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Adjunct Faculty, Criminal Justice

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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-System Office-University Park
    Lone StarCollege offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career trainingeducation to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’sworkforce today and redefining the community college experience to supportstudent success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, thelargest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annualeconomic impact of nearly $3 billion.

    LSC, which consists of six colleges, tencenters, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online,was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of HigherEducation. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

     Lone StarCollege-System Office employees are based at one of two System Officelocations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multipleadministrative departments and system-wide training programs.

     Location address is20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

    Position Summary:

    It is theresponsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities andsupport that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives andcontribute to the educational environment of the college and the community.  Primary responsibilities are to plan, developand teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates studentlearning.

    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 Criminal Justice courses at a variety of times and locations
  • Creates engaging lessons that promote student involvement and application of the material.
  • Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner
  • Utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines
  • Meets with and advises students either before or after class or by appointment, electronic communication, or other appropriate methods
  • Evaluates students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs students in a timely manner of their progress
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
  • Attends meetings, trainings, and orientations as required
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Mastery of course content
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; Style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to diversity; Ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrates interest in interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, learning technologies, course development, and adult learning methodologies including collaborative learning, learning communities and distance learning
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology
  • Ability to use effectivestrategies to engage students in their learning
  • Physical Abilities:

    The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.Salary:


    Work Schedule & Conditions:Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment, and any specialized equipment standard within the discipline/industryInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled classroom and/or lab environment with minimal exposure to safety hazardsHours will vary dependingon class time;  Instructors are requiredto meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to studentsoutside of class instructionSpecial Instructions:

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    Duration of Job Posting:

    Position posted until filled

    • Master’s degree in criminal justice or a master's degree with at least 18 graduate hours in criminal justice
    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:

    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:
    20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Rd) (0801)
    20515 SH 249
    Houston, 77070

    Job: Student Services
    Organization: LSC Houston North - 10
    Schedule: Part-time
    Employee Status: Regular
    Job Posting: Mar 25, 2019, 8:18:22 PM




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