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Adjunct Faculty, Sign Language

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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 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.

Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.
 

Campus address is 20000 Kingwood Drive.  Kingwood, Texas 77339-3801

 

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 courses at Lone Star College - Kingwood 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. May be required to travel to other campuses
  9. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service, and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning
  • Excellent in communication and interpersonal skills
  • Mastery of course content
  • Physical Abilities:
    • Minimal physical effort is required
    Salary:
    $45.66 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
    • 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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    Please include the requisition number and your name in the title of your file. You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less.

    Duration of Job Posting:

    Position posted until filled

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Deaf Education, Deaf Studies, ASL, Special Education (with appropriate emphasis in Deaf Education), Communications (with appropriate emphasis such as Deaf Education or Speech Pathology), Bicultural or Bilingual Education, or a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the above disciplines

    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-Kingwood
    Work Locations:
    20000 Kingwood Dr (0200)
    20000 Kingwood Dr
    Kingwood, 77339


    Job: Student Services
    Organization: LSC Kingwood - 02
    Schedule: Part-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Employee Status: Regular
    Job Posting: Aug 13, 2018, 1:48:45 PM

     

     

     

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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/15/2019
    Application Due: 7/14/2019
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