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Adjunct Instructor, Vocational Nursing Program

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX

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Health & Medical, Nursing
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215 which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Adjunct Instructor, Vocational Nursing Program

Is this an Adjunct Position:


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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. Failure to complete the application completely may result in your not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.
Review of qualified applicants will begin immediately with the desire to hire dependent upon the need of the program.
The following documents are requested: cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three (3) professional letters of reference. However, for the review process we will accept three (3) professional references, name, phone number and e-mail address. 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 Service System or exemption of such registration, prior to employment. If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6237.

LSCPA’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092(f), 34 CFR 668.46).
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.

Job Summary:

The Instructor reports directly to the Vocational Nursing Program Coordinator. The primary duties of this position includes instruction in a classroom and lab. The position also includes clinical instruction and supervision. Continues professional development. Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a Registered Nurse and approved to practice in the State of Texas. Graduate of an approved nursing program. Three (3) years of nursing experience. Must be currently employed in nursing or nursing education for the previous three (3) years.

Ability to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process.
Knowledge of curriculum development.
Ability to work with little or no supervision.
High degree of communication skills, written and spoken.
Ability to evaluate programs and procedures.
Ability to deal with parents, students, faculty and staff in a professional manner.
Must be able to 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 positively promote the campus image.
Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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 with a good driving record required.
Working Conditions:
Normal classroom and lab setting. Clinical experiences are typically performed in the hospital, community setting, nursing homes and simulation lab. Some hazardous conditions exist.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience, experience in public speaking, and experience using Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint.
A desire to work as part of a team.


Dependent upon course load

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Essential Job Functions:

Duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to:
1. Provides quality, innovative and evidence-based instruction. Teaches students in the classroom, clinical skills lab, simulation lab and clinical affiliate facilities.

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2. Maintains academic and professional standards as established by the Texas Board of Nursing.

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3. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the curriculum.

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4. Participates in guidance and counseling of students in program appropriate content.

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6. Establishes effective and professional working relationships with others.

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8. Maintains current evidence-based knowledge, clinical expertise, and safety in the subject areas related to teaching responsibility. Performs related duties 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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