Faculty, Psychology (17000351)

Location
Conroe, Texas
Salary
Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications
Posted
Aug 02, 2017
Ref
17000351
Institution Type
Community College

Faculty, Psychology (17000351)

Commitment to Mission: 

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs:

·         Students Matter

·         Inspire Excellence

·         Act Intentionally

·         Better Together

·         No Fear!

·         Trust!

Campus Marketing Statement:

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.   

LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities.  LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology. 

Campus address is 3200 College Park Drive.  Conroe, Texas 77384-4500

Position Summary: 

It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. The faculty member's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.

Job Functions:

  1. Teaches courses in Psychology at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs
  2. Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods
  3. Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines
  4. Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
  5. Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course
  6. Submits required college reports and forms
  7. Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials
  8. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community
  9. Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods
  10. Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean
  11. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning
  • Commitment to diversity; ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Mastery of course content

Physical Abilities: 

  •  Minimal physical effort is required.

Salary:

Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications

Work Schedule & Conditions: 

  • PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • A climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards is the general work environment, unless otherwise stated in job announcement

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 Required:

  • Master’s in Psychology or Master’s with 18 graduate hours in Psychology; or Master’s in Educational Psychology, or Counseling Psychology with 18 hours of graduate coursework completed in Psychology or analysis of coursework. 

Benefits Marketing Statement:

By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For".  We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities, sabbatical opportunities and more.

How to Apply: 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery. 

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year.  By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.   

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.  More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer.  All positions are subject to a criminal background check.