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CE Adjunct, Adult Education & Literacy GED Preparation & DevelopmentalEducation-Grant Funded

Company: Lone Star College
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

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.Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose LearningThe 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 five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.
    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-Houston North GreenspointLone 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.LSC-Houston North Greenspoint is a state-of-the-art, full-service location designed to serve the greater Greenspoint area. Its proximity to local businesses and public transportation has created a location ideal for working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses, certificates, computer/office skills, and developmental studies.Location address is 250 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E., Houston, TX 77060.
      Job Description


      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 that 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.This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation of the position from one academic year to the next is dependent upon continued grant funding. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Teaches High School Equivalency/GED Preparation and developmental education courses to students enrolled in a Continuing Education trade program at a variety of times and locations for the Adult Education and Literacy grant program
    • Creates engaging lessons that promote student involvement and application of the material
    • Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner
    • Utilizes, updates and submits a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines
    • Meets with and advises students either before or after class or by appointment, electronic communication, or other appropriate methods
    • Evaluates students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs students in a timely manner of their progress
    • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
    • Attends annual meetings, trainings, and orientations as required
    • Completes 15 hours of onboarding training and 15 hours of professional development requirements
    • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
      • Skills in project leadership
      • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work collaboratively
      • Familiarity with MS Office software
      • Demonstrated commitment to multi-cultural and multi-generational diversity
      • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community college
      • Demonstrated communication and computer skills
      • Demonstrated commitment to quality service to students
      • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead change PHYSICAL ABILITIES:The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. WORK SCHEDULE & CONDITIONS:
        • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
        • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
        • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
        • Hours will vary depending on class time; Instructors are required to meet with classes at all scheduled times and be available to students outside of class instruction REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of related work experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
            • Bachelor's degree in English or Math
            • TEXAS Teaching Certificate
              Salary


              $49.75 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 ONLYWe 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.

Keywords: Lone Star College, Houston , CE Adjunct, Adult Education & Literacy GED Preparation & DevelopmentalEducation-Grant Funded, Education / Teaching , Houston, Texas

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