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Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Science

Job description


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-CyFair

    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-CyFair, a comprehensive community college for the 21st century, provides a dynamic, collaborative learning environment for life-long learning centered on learning engagement.


    Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning. 


    Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road.  Cypress, Texas. 77433-1383.

     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 in Environmental Science

    2. Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner

    3. Develops and follows a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines

    4. Meets with and advises students either before or after class or by appointment, electronic communication, or other appropriate methods

    5. Evaluates students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs students in a timely manner of their progress

    6. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community

    7. Attends meetings, trainings, and orientations as required

    8. 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

    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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    • Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in environmental science, biology, chemistry and/or geology
    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-Cypress
    Work Locations:
    9191 Barker Cypress Rd (0500)
    9191 Barker Cypress Rd
    Cypress, 77433

    Job: Student Services
    Organization: LSC Cy Fair - 05
    Schedule: Part-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Employee Status: Regular
    Job Posting: Jul 26, 2017, 4:26:46 PM




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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/15/2019
    Application Due: 6/27/2019
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