Director of Enology and Viticulture
Lake Michigan College
Benton Harbor, MI
About Lake Michigan College
Lake Michigan College is a comprehensive community college situated on the shores of southern Lake Michigan. The region provides a unique blend of resort-style amenities and a diverse economic base. The College’s district is home to the world headquarters of a Fortune 150 company, nuclear energy production, agriculture, and tourism. Recognized for its many beaches, nationally acclaimed golf courses, a flourishing wine industry, the region also provides a wide range of cultural, educational and professional opportunities for families. The College is within 90 minutes of downtown Chicago. The University of Notre Dame and Western Michigan University are within 45 minutes of the LMC campus.
Lake Michigan College is a dynamic institution offering over 100 degree and certificate programs through three campuses and a Technology Center. The College was recently named one of the country’s 50 fastest growing community colleges within its size range and is strongly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body.
LMC enrolls approximately 7,000 students annually and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). It has an annual budget of approximately $29 million.
Lake Michigan College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. The Director of Enology and Viticulture will prepare students for employment in the wine industry through instruction and program development. Serves as the director/instructor for this program. This is a full-time, contract position in the newly created Enology and Viticulture program beginning Fall Semester, September 2014 pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission.
Bachelor’s degree AND a minimum of two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) related experience in a field related to Wine Studies/Enology is required; Master’s preferred. Five or more years of experience in the wine industry strongly desired. Teaching experience in postsecondary education strongly preferred. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
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