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Adjunct Faculty, English

Job description


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!

The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.

Campus Marketing Statement:
Lone Star College-Atascocita Center

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow's workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

The Atascocita Center, a satellite center of LSC-Kingwood. The Center provides a variety of services to students including registration, advising, placement testing, and a diverse assortment of course offerings, tutoring, and library services.

Campus address is 15903 West Lake Houston Parkway. Houston, Texas, 77044.

Position Summary:
Adjunct faculty are hired in a part-time capacity on a semester-by-semester basis, contingent upon the needs of the System. Lone Star College System accepts application material year-round from qualified applicants willing to teach on a part-time basis. Adjunct (part-time) faculty hiring is based on student demand. We offer day, evening, and weekend classes. Classes are offered at various times and locations during the academic year. As a rule, adjunct faculty may teach a maximum of five classes per academic year.

Job Functions:

  1. Teaches Developmental English at Lone Star College - Atascocita Center at a variety of times.
  2. Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner.
  3. Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines.
  4. Works with Center staff in developing and supporting student success initiatives.
  5. Provides timely, quality access to students via electronic communication and other appropriate methods, including office hours.
  6. Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress.
  7. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
  8. Attends meetings, trainings and orientations as required.
  9. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Mastery of course content.
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service, and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning.
  • Excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.
Physical Abilities:

  • Minimal physical effort is required
Salary:
$41.75/per contact hour

Work Schedule & Conditions:
  • Hours will vary depending on class time. Instructors are required to meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to students outside of class instruction.

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Duration of Job Posting:

Position posted until filled

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree with a major or minor in English, literature, creative writing, or in a related field such as education, reading, writing, linguistics, or language arts; or a Master's degree in English, literature, creative writing or in a related field such as education, reading, writing, linguistics, or language arts: or a Bachelor's degree with related teaching or training experience in one or more of the above mentioned fields.
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, tuition reimbursement, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.

How to Apply:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!
Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.

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

Primary Location: US-Texas-Houston
Work Locations: 15903 W Lake Houston (0201) , 15903 W Lake Houston , Houston , 77044
Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC Atascocita Center - 0201
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Required Documents: Transcript 1, Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy
Job Posting: Oct 2, 2018, 9:20:36 PM

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Posted: 12/3/2018
Application Due: 2/1/2019
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