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Adjunct Instructor, Technical and Workforce Courses at Polk County Center, Livingston, TX

Employer
Lamar State College-Port Arthur
Location
Port Arthur, TX

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Security Sensitive Statement:

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

Position Title:

Adjunct Instructor, Technical and Workforce Courses at Polk County Center, Livingston, TX

Is this an Adjunct Position:

Yes

Posting Number:

201500172FAC

Start Date:

01/25/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions To Applicants:

Please Note: A criminal background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. Resume and Cover Letter is required. Unofficial transcripts required prior to campus interview, official transcripts required upon hire. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the of the process of applying for a position.

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 or (409) 984-6259.

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:

While all qualified adjunct applicants are encouraged to apply, Lamar State College Orange, Lamar State College Port Arthur, and Lamar Institute of Technology has openings for the Spring 2024 semester for instructors in the following fields:· Accounting· Business· Computer Information Systems· Construction Management· Cosmetology· Court Reporting· Criminal Justice· Cybersecurity· Graphic Design· Heating, Air Conditioner & Refrigeration· Information Technology· Logistics Management· Medical Coding· Medical Office Administration· Nurse Aide· Paralegal· Patient Care Technician· Real Estate· Vocational Nursing· Welding

Adjunct Instructors must be qualified and competent to teach applicable courses within the degree and certificate programs. Hours vary, depending on the need and course schedule, and may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes. This is not a posting for ONLINE instructors. Classes will be delivered at the Livingston, Texas Polk County Education Center.

Physical Requirements:
This position requires the ability to: remain in a stationary position for most of the time; occasionally move about inside an office to access documents, office equipment, etc.; constantly operate a computer or other office equipment, such as a printer or copy machine.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess an earned Associate’s degree in the discipline from a regionally accredited institution or
  • License or certificate in the discipline plus years of relevant work experience in the discipline.
  • Possess good time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in teaching discipline, or higher
  • Experience teaching in higher education.
  • Related field and/or industry certifications, if applicable
  • Knowledge of teaching methodologies/pedagogical strategies

Salary:

•$800 per credit hour (based on course load) or paid hourly based on course type.

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://lamarpa.peopleadmin.com/postings/3809

Essential Job Functions:

Teach courses at the Livingston, Texas Polk County Center as scheduled and actively engage with students in the learning process.

Essential Job Functions:

Provide feedback to students and respond to student communications in a timely manner.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain ethical and professional behavior.

Essential Job Functions:

Attend adjunct faculty meetings.

Essential Job Functions:

Assess courses on departmental and institutional levels.

Essential Job Functions:

Complete required training, such as Blackboard Online Instructor Certification and Title IX Training, etc.

Essential Job Functions:

Take advantage of the professional development opportunities offered by The State Colleges and Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Faculty Development Trainings to continually refine and improve professional knowledge and teaching skills.

Essential Job Functions:

Adhere to the policies and procedures contained in the TSUS Rules and Regulations and State Colleges’ Policies and Procedures Manuals.

Essential Job Functions:

Other related duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requests:

3

Maximum Requests:

3

Organization

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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