Adjunct Instructor, Graphic Design Program

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

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Position TitleAdjunct Instructor, Graphic Design ProgramIs this an Adjunct PositionNoPosition Number800133-GraphicPosting Number201500070FACStart Date08/16/2018Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions To Applicants

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.
Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

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.

Job Summary

The adjunct instructor for Graphic Design reports to the Business and Technology Department Chair or designee. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, classroom and lab instruction of photography, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Adobe Suite. Must have knowledge of typography, and design principles. Provide professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, participate in professional development activities, maintain inventory of equipment and supplies, and work with the various administrative functions of the college. The Graphic Design adjunct instructor may be required to participate in off-campus recruiting. Performs other related work as assigned. Teaching assignment may include day and evening classes.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s 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

Master’s degree in fine arts (MFA) or master’s degree in graphic design or visual design (MA) preferred.
Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

SalaryDepends on course load; $2,122 per 3 hr class.Work HoursHours to teach varies. Could be day or evening classes.Quick Link for Internal Postings Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Educate students using accepted and approved instructional methodology.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Teach courses as assigned, instruct and evaluate students.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Participate regularly in professional development activities.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Assess, update, and maintain program curriculum.

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Essential Job Functions

Advise and recruit students.

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Essential Job Functions

Complete administrative responsibilities by required deadlines.

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Minimum Requests3Maximum Requests3Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference05/31/2019Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD
  3. * Do you have experience in using the Blackboard Learning Management System?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please rank your skills with Microsoft Word?
    • Excellent
    • Good
    • Average
    • Beginner
  5. * Please rate your skills with Microsoft Excel.
    • Excellent
    • Good
    • Average
    • Beginner
  6. * Are you available to work a varied schedule including night classes and possible Saturday classes?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience using Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How much experience do you have with digital media, publishing, and portfolio design?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * How much experience do you have with Adobe Suite CC?
    • 0-1 years of experience
    • 1-2 years of experience
    • 3-4 years of experience
    • 5 or more years of experience
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Selective Service
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Transcripts 2
  6. Transcripts 3




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Posted: 12/28/2018
Application Due: 8/31/2019
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