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Workforce Skills Instructor, Mechanical Design

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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 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, eight 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-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

Position Summary:
Provides direction, teaching, and support for Mechanical Design course objectives and contributes to the educational environment of the Lone Star College and the community. Responsibilities include teaching and advising students. Primary functions are to plan, maintain, access, and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student success and student learning.

Job Functions:
  1. Teaches courses in Mechanical Design at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs, making continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods
  2. Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines
  3. Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course. Identifies and assesses student who are in need of additional instruction to successfully complete the course objectives
  4. Responsible for recruiting and advising students in their area
  5. Responsible for managing their classrooms and labs, including assuring lab facilities meet state requirements
  6. Responsible for assisting with student job placement
  7. Works directly with certification agencies to ensure alignment and high level of program and student success
  8. Will have a negotiated workload that will include a requirement to mentor 10-15 students
  9. Will be expected to participate in one or more recruitment events including LSC-Houston North Academy, Open Houses, Career Exploration Days, and Zero Week
  10. May participate in community-based events
  11. 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 effective strategies to engage students in their learning
  • Ideal candidates will seek and maintain relationships with service area communities
  • Must adopt a “students first” approach to education
Physical Abilities:
  • Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling
  • Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound
  • Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading
Salary:

Commensurate with education, qualifications and experience
Work Schedule & Conditions:
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
  • Class schedules will be offered in a blocked format and developed for convenience of the students
Special Instructions:

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Duration of Job Posting:

Position posted until filled

QualificationsRequired:
  • Associate’s degree in Engineering Graphics, Drafting Technology or Computer Aided Design and minimum 3 years in the respective field. Or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering Technology or Architecture and minimum 3 years in the respective field.
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, full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities, sabbatical opportunities 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:
20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Rd) (0801)
20515 SH 249
Houston, 77070


Job: Academic Affairs
Organization: LSC Houston North - 10
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Feb 14, 2019, 8:39:31 AM

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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