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Adjunct Culinary Arts

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.

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Adjunct Culinary Arts

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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.

LSCPA’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Reportis 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. EEO/AA

Job Summary:

The Adjunct Instructor for Culinary Arts and Hospitality reports directly to the Chair of Business and Industrial technology. Duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following: coordinating activities and directing training of students; instructing students in preparing and cooking foods in a commercial kitchen; and supporting the mission of LSCPA. Performs other related work as assigned. Teaching assignment may include day and evening classes. Teaching assignments may include Dual Enrollment or Early College High School sections and correctional facilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts or closely related field.
Three years culinary experience.
At least one year of leadership/supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts or closely related field.
Five years culinary experience.
Two years of leadership/supervisory experience.
Knowledge of purchasing, ordering, receiving, and inventory procedures.


Depend on course load

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Teaching assignment may include day and evening classes.

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Teach day, evening and/or online classes and labs.

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Plan and organize quality instruction to maximize student learning.

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Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.

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Participate in professional development activities.

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Maintain required office hours.

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Interact with students, faculty, and staff members in a professional manner.

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Oversee equipment set up and maintenance.

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Efficiently present information and respond to information/comments from vendors, suppliers, students and employees.

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Working knowledge of various computer software programs including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, and e-mail.

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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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