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Adjunct Instructor, Mathematics (Prison Location)

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX

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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.

This is a part-time appointment teaching at the Federal Correctional Complex -Beaumont and Mark W. Stiles state prisons as needed. The successful applicant must be capable of meeting clearance requirements of the FCC-Beaumont and Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice.

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Adjunct Instructor, Mathematics (Prison Location)

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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) 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 Inmate Education Program. The instructor will be responsible for providing instruction for the Inmate Education Program. Duties and responsibilities include providing classroom instruction of mathematics classes using face-to-face delivery, using leadership in the implementation of curriculum. Develop and implement Core Assignment to be given to all students each semester. The successful applicant must be capable of meeting clearance requirements of the FCC-Beaumont and Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree and 18 hours graduate credit in math required for credit classes from a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required. Bachelor’s degree required for remedial math classes. 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:

Ph.D. in math preferred from a regionally accredited institution of higher education for credit classes. 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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Complete all necessary paperwork within the required timeframes.

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Attend faculty meetings and professional development as required.

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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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