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Instructor Geographic Information Science (GIS) - Adjunct Pool

Employer
Houston Community College System
Location
Houston, Texas, System Wide

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Instructor Geographic Information Science (GIS) - Adjunct Pool🔍Houston, Texas, System Wide📁Adjunct📅23002YH Requisition #📅Feb 21, 2024 Post Date

The Opportunity
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you’re a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we’re looking for you.


Highlights: We are currently seeking an exceptional individual who will advance the institution’s proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.


Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you’re a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!



SUMMARY


Provide the expertise andknowledge that support the college curriculum and programs. Establish coursesfollowing accepted higher education standards, teach students using a varietyof effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities thatencourage student learning. The role of the Instructional Faculty encompassesteaching and learning, academic advising, professional development andinstitutional and community service.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES include thefollowing. Other relevant duties may be required.



Teaching:


AcademicAdvising:


ProfessionalDevelopment:


Institutionaland Community Service:



QUALIFICATIONS


To performthis job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essentialduties and responsibilities list above. The qualifications listed below arerepresentative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilitiesrequired.



EDUCATION
Must have completed a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Geology, Geography or GIS courses and hold a Master’s degree. Prefer PhD in Geology or field related to GIS (a photocopy of the transcript showing degree conferred must accompany the application).

EXPERIENCE
Minimum of three (3) years work experience (other than education) in Geographic Information Science and Global Positioning Systems.

Prefer experience in curriculum and grant writing and laboratory exercises in GIS.

The Organization
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.


    If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.


    EEO Statement

    Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies.

Osvaldo Gomez, MSW, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX (EO/TIX)

PO Box 667517

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu

HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

Organization

Houston Community College is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development, and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society.

Houston Community College offers more than 300 degrees and certificates as well as over 2,000 courses.

Working at HCC

Houston Community College System (HCCS) employs a competitive hiring process for Faculty, Staff and Administrators. We offer a wide-range of benefits for our employees and their family members. To view our employee benefits, visit HCC Summary of Benefits. We employ full-time, part-time/adjunct and temporaries for a composite institutional staffing of approximately 6,000 employees.

About Houston

Houston is a business leader and has a vibrant economy with an abundance of amentities and resources. The City of Houston is home to more than 2.2 million people and the Greater Houston area has a population of more than 5 million. The city has a diverse mix of food, music, sports, amenities and resources.

 

 

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