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Adjunct Faculty, Kinesiology

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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!
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-North Harris

Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.

LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College System family. Serving the community for more than three decades, LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs. LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in emerging technical job fields.

Campus address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive. Houston, Texas 77073-3499

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 Health and Physical Education courses at a variety of times and locations.
  2. Submits timely required college reports and forms.
  3. Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines.
  4. Advises students in academic matters.
  5. Provides timely, quality access to students via electronic communication and other appropriate methods.
  6. Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress.
  7. Maintains professional relationship 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.
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service, and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

Physical Abilities:

  • Minimal physical effort is required
Salary:

$41.75 per contact hour (Not to exceed 19.5 hours per week)

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








QualificationsRequired:
  • Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Recreation, or Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Sports Administration, or Master’s with 18 graduate hours in Kinesiology, Recreation, or Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Sports Administration.
Benefits Marketing Statement:
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.

How to Apply:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

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:
2700 WW Thorne Dr (0100)
2700 WW Thorne Dr
Houston, 77073


Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC North Harris - 01
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Jan 4, 2018, 12:53:12 PM

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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