Adjunct Instructor, Commercial Music

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

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Adjunct Instructor, Commercial Music

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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.

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.


Depends upon teaching load.

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Hours vary as needed by department.

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Provide quality instruction while working independently in the classroom.

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

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Completes all necessary paperwork with required timeframes.

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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 8/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time