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Adjunct Faculty, Veterinary Technology

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Lone Star College
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Houston, MO
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Job Title: Adjunct Faculty, Veterinary Technology
Location: LSC-Tomball
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 34419
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 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 five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.*
Campus Marketing Statement *Lone Star College-Tomball*
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow's workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Founded in 1988, Lone Star College-Tomball is the third oldest college in the LSC system. LSC-Tomball offers a wide range of academic and workforce programs and is a leading college in the health sciences. LSC-Tomball is the founding college of the lifePATH® program, a four-year degree for adults with cognitive disabilities. LSC-Tomball enjoys a joint library partnership with Harris County Public Library, and we offer an early college high school with the Tomball Independent School District.
Campus address is 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375.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. 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:Teaches Veterinary Technology courses at a variety of times and locations Creates engaging lessons that promote student involvement and application of the material.Submits required college reports and forms in a timely mannerUtilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelinesMeets with and advises students either before or after class or by appointment, electronic communication, or other appropriate methodsEvaluates 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 communityAttends meetings, trainings, and orientations as requiredResponsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Mastery of course contentDemonstrated leadership skills; Style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitationExcellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skillsCommitment to diversity; Ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of peopleDemonstrates interest in interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, learning technologies, course development, and adult learning methodologies including collaborative learning, learning communities and distance learningCommitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learningDemonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technologyAbility to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion, such as frequent climbing of tall ladders, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, and defending oneself or others against physical attack. WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS: Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment, and any specialized equipment standard within the discipline/industryInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled classroom and/or lab environment with exposure to safety hazards typical within the industryHours 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:Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA-accredited program and a LVT Licensed Veterinary Technician or a licensed DVM and 3 years non-teaching work experience in the field. Salary $43.75 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 All applicants for Full Time Faculty and Adjunct Faculty positions are required to provide a cover letter and unofficial transcripts for consideration for employment with Lone Star College.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. You must limit your file name 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](http://www.dhs.gov/E-Verify).
*Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.*
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