Adjunct Faculty, Law Enforcement Academy Location:
LSC-East Aldine Center Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Part-Time Job ID:
Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.
- One LSC
- Student Focused
- Own It
- Advance Equity
- Cultivate Community
- Choose Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.
Lone Star College was recognized in eight areas: Professional Development; Mission & Pride; Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging.
Qualities of Excellence
As faculty members of Lone Star College, we strive to create a nation of world citizenry in our students. In that pursuit, we model ways of thinking and being that incorporate diversity, equality, and equity. Our culture, then, requires the possession of transcendent qualities that, while immeasurable, are evident in global citizens. We are compassionate with our students, colleagues, and ourselves. We are innovative in the pursuit of learning. Ultimately, we create a culture where learning thrives, people are safe, and we mirror the qualities of world citizenry.
Lone Star College faculty are dedicated to four qualities of excellence:
- Student Invested
- Content Expert
- Pedagogically Excellent
- Institutionally Dedicated
Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-East Aldine Center
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.
The LSC-East Aldine Center, part of the larger East Aldine Town Center project, is a comprehensive educational campus that provides a mix of academic college transfer courses as well as workforce training programs in high-demand fields such as computer networking, welding, accounting and more. The center will also be home to the Aldine ISD Early College High School.
Location address is 2430 Aldine Mail Route Rd., Houston, TX 77039.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.CE Adjunct faculty are hired in a part-time capacity on a semester-by-semester basis, contingent upon the needs of the System. Lone Star College accepts application material year-round from qualified applicants willing to teach on a part-time basis. Adjunct (part-time) faculty hiring is based on student demand. We offer day, evening, and weekend classes. Classes are offered at various times and locations during the academic year. As a rule, adjunct faculty may teach a maximum of five classes per academic year.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Teach one or more modules within the Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) in accordance with standards established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Course topics include: Fitness, Wellness, and Stress Management; TCOLE Rules; Multiculturalism and Human Relations; Racial Profiling; U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Civil Rights; Penal Code; Code of Criminal Procedure; Arrest, Search, and Seizure; Asset Forfeiture; Identity Crimes; Consular Notification; Civil Process; Health and Safety Code and Controlled Substance Act; Alcoholic Beverage Code; Family Violence, Child Victims, and Related Assaultive Offenses; Missing and Exploited Children; Child Alert Check List; Victims of Crime; Human Trafficking; Traffic Code/Crash Investigation; Intoxicated Driver (SFST); Written Communication; Verbal Communication/Public Interaction; Spanish; De-Escalation Strategies; Force Options Theory; Crisis Intervention Team; Traumatic Brain Injury; Arrest and Control; Criminal Investigations; Juvenile Offenders; Professional Police Driving; Patrol Skills/Traffic Stops; Radio Communications/Amber-Silver Alert/TCIC-TLETS; Civilian Interaction Training; Interacting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing; Canine Encounters; Emergency Medical Assistance; Firearms; TASER Certification; Hazardous Materials Awareness/ICSProvides instruction according to institutional needs, making continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methodsDevelops and uses a syllabus/lesson plan for each course within college and departmental guidelinesEvaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course; Identifies and assesses students who need additional instruction to successfully complete the course objectivesMaintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the communityResponsible for managing their classrooms and labs to ensure state requirements are metAttends meetings, trainings, and orientations as requiredResponsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Mastery of course contentAbility to work evenings and weekends as neededExcellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skillsAbility to work alternate locations as required for certain trainingStrong problem-solving abilitiesAbility to communicate, understand, and remediate less coordinated/ skilled cadetsStrong demonstrated instructional skillsAbility to manage complex projects demonstrating a high degree of judgment, integrity, tact and discretionSkilled in the Windows environment with basic proficiency with common office softwareCommitment to diversity; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of peopleAbility to maintain confidentiality when requiredAbility to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning
The work, depending on the unit of curriculum being taught, may require considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as climbing of tall ladders, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas
WORK SCHEDULE & CONDITIONS:
Law Enforcement Equipment used includes, Law Enforcement related firearms, including pump- action shotgun, and multiple caliber revolvers and semi-automatic handguns, and related safety equipment; Law Enforcement training vehicles, and related safety and set-up equipment; Handcuffs, Defensive Training Batons, and related safety equipmentOffice Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a multi-climate environment: Office with minimal exposure to safety hazards, as well as in indoor and outdoor settings with exposure to weather and safety hazards typical of those within the Law Enforcement training profession
High School Diploma and 10 years of experience as a Police Officer or working in the criminal justice systemValid Texas Driver LicenseTCOLE Instructor Certification
TCOLE Firearms Instructor CertificationTCOLE Emergency Vehicle Operations Certification
$55.81 per contact hour.
Benefits Marketing Statement
By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan, professional development opportunities and more.
Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts. You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.How to Apply
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.
Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).
If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.
Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.
More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.