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Adjunct Instructor - All Departments

Employer
Lamar Institute of Technology
Location
Beaumont, TX
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Summary / Basic Function:
While all qualified adjunct applicants are encouraged to apply, LIT has openings for the Summer and Fall 2024 semester in the following areas:
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Logistics
  • Data Analytics
  • Cosmetology
  • General Education (Sociology, Psychology, Math, Speech)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Technology (Diesel/Automotive, Welding, Industrial Mechanics)


Job Summary:
The Adjunct Instructor's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing instruction for students enrolled in courses within the designated department at Lamar Institute of Technology, including dual credit high school students. LIT's departments and programs include:

  • Allied Health and Sciences: Child Care & Development, Sonography, Medical Coding, Dental Hygiene, Occupational Safety & Health, and more
  • Business Technologies: Business, Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Real Estate, Cosmetology, Graphic Design, and more
  • General Education and Developmental Studies: General Studies and Teaching (English, History, Math, Speech, Humanities, Sociology, etc.)
  • Public Service & Safety Department: Criminal Justice, Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Academy, Police Academy, and more
  • Technology: Drafting, HVAC, Instrumentation, Process Operating, Welding, and more

You can view a full list of LIT's programs at: https://lit.edu/programs
Adjunct Instructors must be qualified and competent to teach applicable courses within the degree and certificate programs - requirements vary. Hours vary depending on the need and course schedule and may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes, including online. Flexible scheduling and online work arrangements are available (depending upon course type and configuration). This is an exempt position.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Teach courses as scheduled and actively engage students in the learning process
  • Maintain ethical and professional behavior
  • Attend adjunct faculty meetings
  • Assess courses on departmental and institutional levels
  • Complete required training, such as Blackboard Online Instructor Certification and Title IX Training, etc.
  • Utilize LIT's Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) and Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Faculty Online Development Training to continually hone and improve professional knowledge and teaching skills
  • Maintain knowledge of and adherence to the policies and procedures contained in the TSUS and LIT Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Other related duties as assigned

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:
  • Appropriate degree, in accordance with specific program instructor qualifications. For example, some programs require a master's degree, while other, more technical programs may require an associate degree and/or industry certification or license.
  • Work experience in the specifically-targeted program or related field
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of teaching methodologies/pedagogical strategies
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess good time management skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in related coursework
  • Experience teaching in higher education
  • Related field and/or industry certifications
Salary:
$50 per instructional equivalent hr starting in Spring 2024
Work Hours:
Flexible
EEO Statement:
Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including and as it pertains to pregnancy and wages), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, and/or retaliation.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report:
LIT's Annual Security 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). This report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the Institute will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in non-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the Institute or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report, you can stop by Lamar Institute of Technology, Eagles Nest, Room 128, at 855 East Lavaca, Beaumont, TX, 77705, or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 409-839-2032 or emailing titleix@lit.edu.
Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Quick Link:
https://jobs.lit.edu/postings/1424
Open Date:
03/22/2024
Open Until Filled:
Yes

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