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Adjunct Faculty, Pipefitting CTE-CE-Grant Funded

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-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:
  • Teaches courses in the NCCER Pipefitting (Welding) programs
  •  Recommends equipment and supply purchases; provides input into budget process
  • Works collaboratively with other faculty, CE staff, departments and divisions on schedule development, marketing events, student recruitment and retention efforts, and special events
  • Submits required college and NCCER reports and forms – advises students in career and program matters
  • Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines
  • Continuously improves instructional quality by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques and delivery methods, including collaborative learning, learning communities, service learning, instructional technology and distance education
  • 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
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the Pipefitting trade
  • Skills in project leadership
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work collaboratively
  • Familiarity with MS Office software
  • Demonstrated commitment to multi-cultural and multi-generational diversity
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community college
  • Demonstrated communication and computer skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality service to students
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead change
  • 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
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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.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of documented pipefitting experience, including at least 1 year in a leadership/supervisory role and verify the various responsibilities undertaken in the discharge of those duties
  • Possess a Pipefitting Journeyman credential or equivalent
  • Be willing to complete NCCER Instructor Certification Training Program (ICTP), and obtain the appropriate certification from NCCER in the CORE Curriculum and the Pipefitting Craft area
  • 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:


    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-Houston
    Work Locations:
    2700 WW Thorne Dr (0100)
    2700 WW Thorne Dr
    Houston, 77073

    Job: Academic Affairs
    Organization: System Office - 00
    Schedule: Part-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Employee Status: Temporary
    Job Posting: Aug 23, 2017, 6:57:27 PM




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