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Adjunct Instructor - Economics

Lamar State College-Orange
Orange, TX

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Professional Fields, Business & Management, Social Sciences, Economics
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Four-Year Institution

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Adjunct Instructor - Economics

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The role and mission of LSCO places major emphasis upon the teaching component. Therefore, the instructional faculty position at LSCO has an emphasis on teaching, scholarship, and service. The apportionment of responsibilities may be modified for a specific position and for a specific semester due to classes not making or other variables which affect teaching assignments. Faculty will be expected to teach assigned classes according to approved course syllabi or instructional dean.Each faculty member will schedule office hours which will include the normal working hours (Mon-Fri 8:00 – 5:00), not excluding evening hours when classes are in session. During these office hours, the faculty member will be available to counsel students and will be available for departmental, divisional, and institutional obligations. Refer to the current faculty handbook for minimum office hour requirements. Additional events, committee meetings, professional development sessions, graduations, convocations, etc. require the attendance of faculty outside of their posted office hours or the normal working day.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSA. Teaching:1. Classroom preparation, supervision, and instruction, in face-to-face, online, hybrid, or HyFlex deliveries, as needed and determined by the College Administration.2. Field-based or off-campus instruction, as needed and determined by College Administration.3. Laboratory design, preparation, instruction, supervision, and other associated responsibilities related to courses assigned.4. Student performance measurement including:i. Preparation, administration, timely grading, and evaluation of classroom assignments, tests, papers, examinations, research projects, etc.,ii. Reporting of grades on or before the deadline provided by the Registrar;iii. Assessment, reporting, and artifact submission of student learning outcomes, course-level, and program-level outcomes.5. Student interactions to provide course-level support, academic advisement, assistance with degree plans, registration, and course assistance.6. Coordination and supervision of student activities directly related to the academic program.7. Experiments in teaching methods and teaching-oriented research, including the development and implementation of effective learning environments.8. Timely selection and procurement of books, films, and other materials for the classroom, library, learning center, or laboratory use.9. Periodic evaluation of library holdings and recommendations of books and other materials to be ordered by the library or Gator Success Center.10. Development of new courses and programs of study, including web-based and other technology-based instruction.11. Active participation in curriculum development, including the establishment of program and student learning outcomes, and the reporting of learning outcomes results as required by departmental procedures.ADDITIONAL FACULTY JOB FUNCTIONS (PREFERRED FOR ADJUNCTS)A. Professional Development and Pedagogy Advancement:1. On-going reading and research to maintain proficiency and growth in one’s field of professional specialization.2. Attend professional development opportunities regularly, as required by College Administration.3. Holding membership or office in professional associations.4. Attend and participate in meetings, conferences, and conventions of professional associations.B. Service:1. Support student success by assisting with and participating in commencement, PTK inductions, and other related ceremonies. Refer to the current faculty handbook for the minimum required commencement participation.2. Serve on institutional and affiliated committees.3. Serve on professional association committees.4. Participate in college-wide assessment activities.5. Participate in institutionally-sponsored activities to recruit students.6. Interview and screen candidates for faculty and staff appointments.7. Coordinate, advise, and supervise student organizations or student activities not directly related to the academic program.8. Student support with academic advisement, assistance with degree plans, registration, and graduation assistance.9. Participate in sponsored community service or community projects.
10. Volunteer tutoring support in Gator Success Center.C. Other:1. Faculty members who serve as Student Organization/Club Sponsors have significant responsibility for student and campus activities and are therefore considered a Campus Security Authority (CSA) pursuant to the federal Jeanne Clery Act. Faculty members who serve as a Student Organization/Club Sponsor will be responsible for reporting information in compliance with the Clery Act.


Education:Education commensurate with the specific instructional assignment is required. Academic transfer faculty must:· Hold a master’s degree or higher in Economics;
· OR: Hold a master’s degree in any discipline, with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

Experience:College teaching experience is preferred. For technical programs, pertinent job experience outlined in the minimum faculty credential standards is required.

Security Sensitive:This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.


$800/Credit Hour

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Working at Lamar State College-Orange

For more than 50 years, LSCO has provided an affordable, quality education in an environment that emphasizes friendly service and personal attention.

Lamar State College Orange currently has a student body of approximately 2,648. Two-year academic programs are offered in business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, liberal arts, theater, natural science and sociology. These academic programs lead to associate of science degrees and will transfer to four-year institutions for students seeking baccalaureate degrees. Thirty technical programs are available, leading to associate of applied science degrees, certificates of completion and institutional awards. Some of these degrees include process operating and industrial technology, instrumentation, and medical office. Customized training programs to meet the needs of local business and industry and offered through the Continuing and Workforce Education Department.

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