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Instructor, Economics

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

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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:

Instructor, Economics

Is this an Adjunct Position:

No

Position Number:

798756

Posting Number:

201500136FAC

Start Date:

05/19/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

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 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 (both Bachelors and Masters) 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.

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. EEO/AA

Job Summary:

The Instructor reports to the Department Chair for Business and Industrial Technology. Duties include teaching economics courses and completing all duties associated with full-time teaching. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and/or online classes. Locations may include the Port Arthur campus, dual enrollment/Early College High School, and/or Correctional Facilities. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in any field with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Economics. Ability to deal with students, faculty, and staff members in professional manner. Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments. Computer skills in Word, Excel, and Outlook.
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 typical classroom setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Economics. Teaching experience in higher education. Teaching experience at a two-year college a plus.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience, 9-month contract On-tenure Track; Plus Excellent Benefits.

Work Hours:

Dependent upon class schedule. Courses may be scheduled during the day or evening.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/2769

Essential Job Functions:

Provide quality instruction, teach courses assigned, and evaluate students.

Essential Job Functions:

Participate regularly in professional development activities.

Essential Job Functions:

Provide quality academic advising to current and future students.

Essential Job Functions:

Complete administrative responsibilities by required deadlines.

Essential Job Functions:

Serve on departmental and college committees, performs community service, and continues professional development.

Essential Job Functions:

Demonstrates a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

Essential Job Functions:

Develop, update, and post course syllabi by posted deadlines.

Essential Job Functions:

Participate in campus events, committee assignments, and graduation ceremonies.

Essential Job Functions:

Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and educational experience when appropriate.

Essential Job Functions:

Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

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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