Instructional Staff I-Building Construction Trades-Correctional Education Program

Employer
Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Location
Port Arthur, TX

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Institution Type
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Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. This is a part-time appointment teaching at the Federal Correctional Complex-Beaumont and in Stiles and Gist state prisons as needed. The successful applicant must be capable of meeting clearance requirements of the FCC-Beaumont and Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice.

Position Title:

Instructional Staff I-Building Construction Trades-Correctional Education Program

Is this an Adjunct Position:

No

Position Number:

800230

Posting Number:

201500089FAC

Start Date:

05/06/2019

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions To Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Full-time appointment to teach at the Federal Correctional Complex-Beaumont and in Stiles and Gist State prisons as needed. The successful applicant must be capable of meeting and maintaing clearance requirements of the FCC-Beaumont and Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

The application must be completed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. An incomplete application will not be considered. Your application is not complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the application process.
Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.
The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of three (3) references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide letters of reference. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
EEO/AA

Job Summary:

This position reports directly to the Director of External Learning Experiences. The primary duties of this position are classroom teaching and lab instruction to students incarcerated at two federal correctional facilities. Instruction will be provided in the skills needed in building construction and maintenance including carpentry, electrical, and plumbing, identifying and correcting minor problems in building maintenance; identify and using measuring devices; safety procedures for building maintenance, identify proper use of hand and power tools used in building maintenance; and listing materials utilized in building maintenance.

Duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following; provides quality and innovative instruction, mentors students by demonstrating excellent communication skills and interpersonal relations, supplies professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, works with various administrative functions of the College, establishes effective working relationships with others, including coworkers and prison personnel, and maintains a safe, orderly, and secure laboratory environment. Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates of Applied Science degree in Building Repairs and Maintenance Technology or directly related field is required. Exceptional industry experience coupled with formal classroom/lab teaching experience may be considered in lieu of the above educational requirement. Three years of full-time paid in-field work experience at the journeyman level within the past five years. Work experience should include instructional process.

This position requires standing up for up to three hours at a time, walking distances of up to 1/2 mile, carrying objects up to 42 pounds, operating various tools of trade, and performance of normal activities expected of a construction technician in a typical industry setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others. Must comply with established College rules and procedures.

Salary:

$46,000 -12-Month Prison Appointment

Work Hours:

40 hours a week.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/1633

Essential Job Functions:

Provides quality and innovative instruction.

Essential Job Functions:

Demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

Essential Job Functions:

Supplies professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum.

Essential Job Functions:

Assists with advising and recruiting students. Mentors students by demonstrating excellent communication skills and interpersonal relations.

Essential Job Functions:

Establishes effective working relationships with others.

Essential Job Functions:

Serves on departmental and college committees, performs community service, and continues professional and technical development.

Minimum Requests:

3

Maximum Requests:

3

Organization

Working at Lamar State College-Port Arthur

Lamar State College - Port Arthur, a member of The Texas State University System, is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality and affordable instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The College embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life.

Located in Port Arthur, an industrial and cultural center of Southeast Texas, the college offers freshman- and sophomore-level work in numerous academic and technical/vocational fields. The campus sits between the 1,000 and 1,800 blocks of Procter Street and Lakeshore Drive.

The city has modern public schools, churches, shopping districts and recreation areas serving a community of approximately 70,000 persons. Principal area industries are oil refining, chemical production, shipping and shipbuilding. The metropolitan area, known as the Golden Triangle, includes the cities of Beaumont, Orange, Vidor, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Bridge City. All lie within 25 miles of Port Arthur and form the heart of the upper Texas Gulf Coast where approximately 350,000 live.

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