Instructor / Assistant Professor of Speech

Orange, Texas
Commensurate with Experience
May 22, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Lamar State College-Orange invites applications for the position of Instructor/Assistant Professor for Speech.  Lamar State College-Orange (LSC-O) is a two-year state supported college in Orange, Texas.  The campus is located in the southeast corner of Texas, near the Louisiana border and 100 miles east of Houston.  LSC-O has a current enrollment of approximately 2,600 students, and offers technical, academic, and public service programs. This is a non-tenure-track position to provide quality and innovative instruction in Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, and Introduction to Speech. Normal teaching load is 15 hours per semester with the possibility of voluntary overloads during long and summer terms, including day, evening, possibly Saturday, off-campus, and online courses. The successful candidate will effectively deliver instruction in multiple modalities; teach traditional, non-traditional, and dual credit students; proficiently manage student information system and learning management system technologies; effectively mentor students, including assisting with advising and registration; supply professional leadership in curriculum development; continue professional development; serve on departmental and college committees; participate in college- and course-level assessments; and perform other duties as assigned.

Master’s degree in Speech or Communication required with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the speech or communication field; Ph.D. in Speech or Communication strongly preferred. Community College and online teaching experience preferred. Teaching credentials and experience in a second academic discipline a plus. Candidate must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Candidate must comply with established Lamar State College-Orange standards and policies.

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.

Lamar State College – Orange is an EEO/TSUS Institution.