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Adjunct Faculty, Education 1301 & 2301

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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-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, eightcenters, 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.

 Founded in 2010,LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes thecomprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College,the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, acharter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating thecollege of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as themodel for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation toInnovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards andrecognitions, including one patent.

 Campus address is 20515SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.
Position Summary:

It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that willlead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment ofthe college and the community. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courseswithin the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.


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 Education 1301 and/or 2301 courses at Lone Star College – University Park at a variety of days/times.
  2.  Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner.
  3. Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines.
  4. Works with Department staff in developing and supporting student success initiatives.
  5. Provides timely, quality access to students via electronic communication and other appropriate methods, including office hours.
  6. 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.
  7. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
  8. Attends meetings, trainings, and orientations as requires. May be required to travel to other campuses.
  9. 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.
  • Excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.
Physical Abilities:
  • Minimal physical effort is required
Salary:

$41.75/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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Duration ofJob Posting:

 Position posted untilfilled



QualificationsRequired:
  • EDUC 1301 and 2301; Master’s degree in Education or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Education.
Preferred:
  • A license/certification to teach in Texas K-12 schools
  • At least 5 years teaching experience
  • Experience teaching special populations
  • Experience with a variety of technology tools
  • Experience integrating technology in the classroom
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:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!

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:
20515 Highway 249 - LSC University Park (0800)
20515 Highway 249
Houston, 77070


Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC University Park - 08
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Feb 19, 2019, 7:25:08 PM

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 5/15/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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