Adjunct Instructor, Commercial Music

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

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
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, Commercial Music

Is this an Adjunct Position:

Yes

Position Number:

801004

Posting Number:

201500032FAC

Start Date:

08/28/2017

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions To Applicants:

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) 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:

The adjunct instructor will be responsible for teaching courses in sound engineering, live sound, electronics and applied music lessons. This position reports to the Chair of Commercial Music. Adjunct instructors are hired based on the needs of the hiring department per semester. This position may require teaching some day and evening courses. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s degree in Commercial Music or a related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required. Three to five years of professional experience in music or audio engineering is required.

Ability to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff members in a professional manner. 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. Ability to clearly communicate. Must comply with established College rules and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a musical field or graduate degree in a related field is preferred. Prior teaching experience is preferred.

Salary:

Depends upon teaching load.

Work Hours:

Hours vary as needed by department.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/929

Essential Job Functions:

Provide quality instruction while working independently in the classroom.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain current knowledge and expertise in Commercial Music and Audiovisual Production.

Essential Job Functions:

Completes all necessary paperwork with required timeframes.

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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