Adjunct Instructor, Software Developer/Game Design

Employer
Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Location
Port Arthur, TX
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Software Developer/Game Design

Is this an Adjunct Position:

Yes

Position Number:

800133-SDG

Posting Number:

201500046FAC

Start Date:

05/01/2018

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions To Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive a online confirmation number at the end of the application process.
Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.
The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.
If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
EEO/AA

Job Summary:

The Software Developer/Game Design adjunct instructor reports to the Business and Technology Department Chair or designee. The Software Developer/Game Design adjunct Instructor’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to classroom and lab instruction of computer programming, game development, and web design. Provide professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, recruit students, participate in professional development activities, maintain inventory of equipment and supplies, and work with the various administrative functions of the college. Performs other related work as assigned. Teaching assignment may include day and evening classes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate degree from an accredited college. Five years of recent experience in the field and/or relevant teaching experience. Directly-related employment experience and/or certifications may possibly be substituted for a portion of the education requirement. Ability to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff members in a professional manner. Must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others. Ability to clearly communicate. Must comply with established College rules and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.
Knowledge in game and web design.
Experience with current gaming software.

Salary:

Depends on course load

Work Hours:

Part-time; Could be days or evening classes.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/1136

Essential Job Functions:

Educate students using accepted and approved instructional methodology.

Essential Job Functions:

Teach courses as assigned, instruct and evaluate students.

Essential Job Functions:

Participate regularly in professional development activities.

Essential Job Functions:

Assess, update, and maintain program curriculum.

Essential Job Functions:

Recruit students.

Essential Job Functions:

Complete administrative responsibilities by given deadlines.

Minimum Requests:

3

Maximum Requests:

3

Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference:

12/31/2018

Company

Working at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman- and sophomore-level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1,000 and 1,800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The city has modern public schools, churches, shopping districts and recreation areas serving a community of approximately 70,000 persons. Principal area industries are oil refining, chemical production, shipping and shipbuilding. The metropolitan area, known as the Golden Triangle, includes the cities of Beaumont, Orange, Vidor, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Bridge City. All lie within 25 miles of Port Arthur and form the heart of the upper Texas Gulf Coast where approximately 350,000 live.

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