Instructional Staff I for Appliance Repair (Prison)

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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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. The successful applicant must be capable of meeting and maintaining clearance requirements of the Beaumont FCC.

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Instructional Staff I for Appliance Repair (Prison)

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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:

This position reports directly to the Director of Correctional Education. The primary duties of this position are classroom teaching and lab instruction to students incarcerated at the Beaumont Federal Correctional Complex. Instruction will be provided in the skills needed in appliance repair and maintenance including small appliances, identifying and correcting minor problems in appliances. Duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following; provides quality and innovative instruction, mentors students by demonstrating excellent communication skills and interpersonal relations, supplies professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, works with various administrative functions of the College, establishes effective working relationships with others, including coworkers and prison personnel, and maintains a safe, orderly, and secure laboratory environment. Performs other related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associates of Applied Science degree in Appliance Repairs and Maintenance Technology or directly related field is required. Exceptional industry experience coupled with formal classroom/lab teaching experience may be considered in lieu of the above educational requirement. Three years of full-time paid in-field work experience within the past five years. Work experience should include instructional process.

Preferred Qualifications:

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. Must comply with established College rules and procedures as well as those established by the prison.

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. Normal classroom setting. Some hazardous conditions may exist.

Occasional travel wiil be required. Valid Texas Drivers License is required.


$38,000.00 - 12 month salary (non-tenure)

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Full-time, Monday thru Friday

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Teach basic safety, basic electricity dealing with color codes, wire, sizing, motors, solenoids, relays, and controls.

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Demonstrate how major appliance operate, troubleshoot, and the components contained within the use lectures, overheads, and videos.

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Demonstrate the ability to disassemble and reassemble appliances during labs.

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Keep competencies on each student’s progress and total hours.

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Be able to create test over subjects to access student progress.

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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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