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Adjunct Faculty, Discovery College CTE-CE

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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-North Harris

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

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

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, TX 77073.
Position Summary:

Position responsible for teaching summer children’s camps. Continuing Education Adjunct instructors are hired in a part-time capacity on a semester-by-semester basis, contingent upon the needs of the System and student demand.

Job Functions:
Teaches courses in the Discovery College Summer ProgramCreates engaging lessons that promote student involvement and application of the materialSubmits required college reports and forms in a timely mannerUtilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelinesSupervises all children indoors and outdoors using positive feedbackMaintains a safe and healthy classroom environmentDocuments all accidents and incidents on appropriate formsEnsures that the Discovery College Coordinator has copies of all lesson plans, supply lists and syllabi to facilitate classes in case of instructor absenceResponsible for other reasonable related duties as assignedKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, students, parents and the general public.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and to provide a dynamic climate for lifelong learningPhysical 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:

$29.34/contact hour

Work Schedule & Conditions:
Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazardsHours 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 instructionSpecial Instructions:

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Duration of Job Posting:

Position posted until filled

QualificationsRequired:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related area, will consider equivalent work experience
Preferred:
  • At least 2 years of teaching experience in an elementary or middle school setting OR at least 3 years of teaching experience in a camp, science or children’s museum, or education department of a zoo or aquarium
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: Academic Affairs
Organization: System Office - 00
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Mar 5, 2019, 4:33:28 PM

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 7/18/2019
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