Instructor, Economics

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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 TitleInstructor, EconomicsIs this an Adjunct PositionNoPosition Number798756Posting Number201500109FACStart Date10/08/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions To Applicants

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 (both Bachelors and Masters) 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.
Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.

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

The Instructor reports to the Department Chair for Business and Industrial Technology. Duties include teaching economics courses and completing all duties associated with full-time teaching. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and/or online classes. Locations may include PA campus, dual enrollment/Early College High School, or Correctional Facilities. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in any field with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Economics. Able to deal with students, faculty, and staff members in professional manner. Able to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
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.
Working conditions are a normal classroom setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Economics.
Higher education teaching experience.
Experience teaching at a two-year college a plus.

SalaryCommensurate with experience, 9-month contract On-tenure Track; Plus Excellent Benefits.Work HoursDependent upon class schedule. Courses may be scheduled during the day or evening.Quick Link for Internal Postings Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

Provide quality instruction, teach courses assigned, and evaluate students.

Essential Job Functions

Participate regularly in professional development activities.

Essential Job Functions

Advise students.

Essential Job Functions

Complete administrative responsibilities by required deadlines.

Essential Job Functions

Serve on departmental and college committees, perform community service, and continue professional development.

Essential Job Functions

Teach courses online using the college’s learning management system.

Reference Letter

Minimum Requests3Maximum Requests3Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit ReferenceSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience in using the Blackboard Learning Management System?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of teaching experience do you have?
    • 0-1 years
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 5 or more years
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  4. * How many years of field related experience do you have ?
    • 0 - 6 years of field related experience
    • 7 - 10 years of field related experience
    • 11- 20 years of field related experience
    • 21 or more years of field related experience
  5. * What is the highest level of education attained?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How would you describe your ability to work as a member of a team?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Are you willing to teach evening or weekend classes?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Describe your computer skills.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Please rank your skills with Microsoft Word?
    • Excellent
    • Good
    • Average
    • Beginner
  10. * Please rate your skills with Microsoft Excel.
    • Excellent
    • Good
    • Average
    • Beginner
  11. * Please list all certifications you hold.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Describe your experience creating, teaching and modifying courses in the Blackboard Learning Management System.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3
  7. Transcripts 2
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Selective Service
  3. Transcripts 3




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Posted: 10/9/2020
Application Due: 1/7/2021
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