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Adjunct Faculty, English

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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! 

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-Montgomery-Conroe Center

 

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–Conroe Center, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves Conroe, Willis, and the northern county communities. LSC–Conroe Center provides a relaxing and supportive learning atmosphere through certificate and college classes and workforce programs such as automotive technology, machining, and welding.

Campus address is 777 Conroe Park Drive North.  Conroe, Texas 77303. 


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:
  • Teaches English courses at a variety of times
  • Submits timely required college reports and forms
  • Develops and implements a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines
  • Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress in the course
  • Advises students in academic matters
  • Provides consistent, quality access for students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods
  • Maintains professional and consistent communication with students, Department Chairs, colleagues and staff
  • Attends meetings, training, and orientations as required
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service, and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning.
  • Excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with strategies for working with students who are not yet college ready and who need help implementing effective learning processes, motivation principles, and confidence building techniques.
  • Mastery of course content.
  • 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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    Duration of Job Posting:

      Position posted until filled



    QualificationsRequired:
    • Master's Degree in English, literature, creative writing or Master's Degree with 18 graduate hours in English, literature, or creative writing.
    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! 

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery. 

     

    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-Conroe
    Work Locations:
    777 Conroe Park North Dr (0401)
    777 Conroe Park North Dr
    Conroe, 77303


    Job: Academic Affairs
    Organization: LSC Conroe Center - 0401
    Schedule: Part-time
    Shift: Day Job
    Employee Status: Regular
    Travel: No
    Job Posting: Oct 18, 2018, 2:59:15 PM

     

     

     

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