Adjunct Instructor, Government

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

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Government

Is this an Adjunct Position:

Yes

Position Number:

800017-Gov

Posting Number:

201500080FAC

Start Date:

01/15/2019

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. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

The following documents are requested: resume, unofficial copies of official transcripts, 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:

Adjunct position to teach Government courses. The courses are traditionally taught in the day, evening, and/or online. Locations for classes include Port Arthur campus, dual-enrollment, or Early College High School, with possible opportunity to teach in a correctional facility.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Masters degree in political science is required, or a Masters degree with 18 hours of graduate work in political science.

Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff members in a professional manner.

Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects ad assignments.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, pull, and carry objects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching in a two-year college or university.

Salary:

Depends upon course load per semester.

Work Hours:

May include day, evening, and/or online classes.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/1474

Essential Job Functions:

Provide quality and innovative instruction while working independently in the classroom.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain current knowledge and expertise in the subject area of teaching responsibility.

Essential Job Functions:

Commitment to the development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum-based ACGM outcomes, and Core Curriculum outcomes.

Essential Job Functions:

Complete all necessary paperwork within required time frame.

Essential Job Functions:

Attend faculty meetings and professional development as required.

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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