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Adjunct Faculty, Geology

Job description

DescriptionCommitment 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-Creekside Center

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.


LSC-Creekside Center is a state-of-the-art, full-service satellite center designed to serve the western portion of the Woodlands, as well as Tomball and the surrounding communities. Its location in an area of rapid growth provides an ideal opportunity for both working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses and certificates.


Campus address is 8747 West New Harmony Trail.  The Woodlands, Texas 77375


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 a variety of courses in Geology
  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 through electronic communication and other appropriate methods
  6. Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress
  7. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
  8. Maintains professional and consistent communication with Department Chairs and the Division Staff
  9. Participates in professional development activities, as offered and/or needed
  10. Plans, develops, and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives, and which are appropriate for students with different educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles
  11. Interacts with other faculty; communicates with students outside of the classroom
  12. 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
  • Excellent in communication and interpersonal skills, and student engagement
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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QualificationsRequired:
  • Master’s Degree in Geology or Earth Science, or a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Geology or other Earth Sciences
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-The Woodlands
Work Locations:
8747 West New Harmony Trail (0303)
8747 West New Harmony Trail


Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC Tomball - 03
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Staff
Travel: No
Job Posting: Nov 6, 2017, 11:58:34 AM

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 7/17/2019
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