Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy for Prison Location

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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.

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Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy for Prison Location

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

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 and maintaining clearance requirements of the FCC-Beaumont and Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on the final candidate prior to the offer of employment. 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) professional 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.

Job Summary:

Instructor reports to the Director of the Correctional Education Program. The instructor will be responsible for providing instruction for the Inmate Education Program. Duties and responsibilities include providing classroom instruction in philosophy classes using face-to-face delivery, using leadership in the implementation of curriculum. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be able to meet and maintaining clearance requirements of the FCC-Beaumont and Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in philosophy or a closely related field. Ability to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.

Occasional travel required. Valid Texas Drivers License is required.

Working Conditions: Normal classroom setting. Some hazardous conditions may exist.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate in philosophy degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Ability to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process. Ability to deal with students, faculty, and staff members in professional manner. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.


$2,200 per class per semester

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Depends on teaching load.

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

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

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

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Complete all necessary paperwork within required timeframes.

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Attend faculty meetings and professional development as required.

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Posted: 8/7/2020
Application Due: 8/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time