Adjunct Instructor, Paralegal Studies

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

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
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, Paralegal Studies

Is this an Adjunct Position:

Yes

Position Number:

800133

Posting Number:

201500035FAC

Start Date:

01/02/2018

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions To Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist 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:

Duties include teaching paralegal courses and completing all duties associated with adjunct teaching. Must have experience as a paralegal with four or more years and/or a lawyer who has worked with paralegals for four or more years. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree in paralegal studies or juris prudence. A minimum of four years of experience providing paralegal services. Ability to deal with students, faculty, and staff members in professional manner. Ability 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:

Teaching experience is preferred.

Salary:

$2,200 per class per semester.

Work Hours:

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

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/1032

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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