Instructor I, Upward Mobility Nursing

Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Port Arthur, TX

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

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Instructor I, Upward Mobility Nursing

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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 current e-mail addresses of three (3) professional references. Applicants selected for interviews may be asked to provide professional 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 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. EEO/AA

Job Summary:

The Instructor reports directly to the Upward Mobility Nursing Program Director. The primary duties of this position are classroom instruction, lab instruction, and clinical supervision. Serves on assigned faculty committees. Assists with student advising. Continues professional development. Performs other related duties as required. Assigned courses may include at least one evening class or clinical per year. Teach a standard work load of thirty (30) semester credit hours of instruction each academic year beginning each fall and continuing through the following summer.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited college or university with a MSN or BSN with master’s degree in related field and a minimum of six semester hours of graduate level content in nursing. Must be a Registered Nurse and registered to practice in the State of Texas. Must be currently employed in nursing or nursing education for the previous three years.
Experienced in clinical nursing practice and able to assist students in clinical practice.
Understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process.
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.
Working conditions include a normal classroom and lab setting. Clinical experiences are typically performed in hospital or long term care facilities. Some hazardous conditions exist.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Blackboard Learning Management System is desirable.


Commensurate with experience. Plus excellent benefits. On Tenure Track.

Work Hours:

40 hours a week

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Provide quality and innovative instruction within the classroom, lab, and clinical settings.

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Maintain academic standards as established by the Texas Board of Nursing.

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Assist with advising and recruiting students.

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Provide professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum.

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

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Work with little or no supervision.

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Effective communication skills, written and spoken.

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Skills to evaluate programs and procedures.

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Deal with parents, students, faculty and staff in a professional manner.

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Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

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Skills to plan, schedule, and manage multiple projects and assignments.

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Establish effective working relationships with others while promoting a positive campus image.

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Follow college policies and procedures.

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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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