Adjunct Instructor, Graphic Design Program

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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, Graphic Design Program

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Special 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 a 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.
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 adjunct instructor for Graphic Design reports to the Business and Technology Department Chair or designee. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, classroom and lab instruction of photography, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Adobe Suite. Must have knowledge of typography, and design principles. Provide professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, participate in professional development activities, maintain inventory of equipment and supplies, and work with the various administrative functions of the college. The Graphic Design adjunct instructor may be required to participate in off-campus recruiting. Performs other related work as assigned. Teaching assignment may include day and evening classes.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s degree from an accredited college. Five years of recent experience in the field and/or relevant teaching experience. Directly-related employment experience and/or certifications may possibly be substituted for a portion of the education requirement. 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:

Master’s degree in fine arts (MFA) or master’s degree in graphic design or visual design (MA) preferred.
Experience with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.


Depends on course load; $2,122 per 3 hr class.

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Hours to teach varies. Could be day or evening classes.

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Educate students using accepted and approved instructional methodology.

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Teach courses as assigned, instruct and evaluate students.

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Participate regularly in professional development activities.

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Assess, update, and maintain program curriculum.

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Advise and recruit students.

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Complete administrative responsibilities by required deadlines.

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Posted: 12/17/2020
Application Due: 3/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time