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Adjunct Instructor - EMS

Lamar State College-Orange
West Orange, TX
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Adjunct Instructor - EMS
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The role and mission of LSCO places major emphasis upon the teaching component. Therefore, the instructional faculty position at LSCO has an emphasis on teaching, scholarship, and service. The apportionment of responsibilities may be modified for a specific position and for a specific semester due to classes not making or other variables which affect teaching assignments. Faculty will be expected to teach assigned classes according to approved course syllabi or instructional dean.Adjunct faculty members, excluding dual credit embedded faculty, are expected to maintain one office hour per week per three classroom hours. The modality of office hours should mimic the modality of the course(s) the adjunct teaches. If the adjunct is teaching an online course, the office hour should be offered virtually. If the adjunct is teaching a face-to-face course, the office hour should be offered face-to-face. Adjuncts should work with their immediate supervisor to determine an office location, when necessary.During the office hours, the faculty member will be available to counsel students and will be available for departmental, divisional, and institutional obligations. Adjunct faculty are encouraged to attend additional events, committee meetings, professional development sessions, graduations, convocations, etc.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSA. Teaching:1. Classroom preparation, supervision, and instruction, in face-to-face, online, hybrid, or HyFlex deliveries, as needed and determined by the College Administration.2. Field-based or off-campus instruction, as needed and determined by College Administration.3. Laboratory design, preparation, instruction, supervision, and other associated responsibilities related to courses assigned.4. Student performance measurement including: i Preparation, administration, timely grading, and evaluation of classroom assignments, tests, papers, examinations, research projects, etc.,ii Reporting of grades on or before the deadline provided by the Registrar;iii Assessment, reporting, and artifact submission of student learning outcomes, course-level, and program-level outcomes.5. Student interactions to provide course-level support, academic advisement, assistance with degree plans, registration, and course assistance.6. Coordination and supervision of student activities directly related to the academic program.7. Experiments in teaching methods and teaching-oriented research, including the development and implementation of effective learning environments.8. Timely selection and procurement of books, films, and other materials for the classroom, library, learning center, or laboratory use.9. Periodic evaluation of library holdings and recommendations of books and other materials to be ordered by the library or Gator Success Center.10. Development of new courses and programs of study, including web-based and other technology-based instruction.11. Active participation in curriculum development, including the establishment of program and student learning outcomes, and the reporting of learning outcomes results as required by departmental procedures.ADDITIONAL FACULTY JOB FUNCTIONS (PREFERRED FOR ADJUNCTS)A. Professional Development and Pedagogy Advancement:1. On-going reading and research to maintain proficiency and growth in one's field of professional specialization.2. Attend professional development opportunities regularly, as required by College Administration.3. Holding membership or office in professional associations.4. Attend and participate in meetings, conferences, and conventions of professional associations.B. Service:1. Support student success by assisting with and participating in commencement, PTK inductions, and other related ceremonies. Refer to the current faculty handbook for the minimum required commencement participation.2. Serve on institutional and affiliated committees.3. Serve on professional association committees.4. Participate in college-wide assessment activities.5. Participate in institutionally-sponsored activities to recruit students.6. Interview and screen candidates for faculty and staff appointments.7. Coordinate, advise, and supervise student organizations or student activities not directly related to the academic program.8. Student support with academic advisement, assistance with degree plans, registration, and graduation assistance.9. Participate in sponsored community service or community projects.10. Volunteer tutoring support in Gator Success Center.C. Other: 1. Faculty members who serve as Student Organization/Club Sponsors have significant responsibility for student and campus activities and are therefore considered a Campus Security Authority (CSA) pursuant to the federal Jeanne Clery Act. Faculty members who serve as a Student Organization/Club Sponsor will be responsible for reporting information in compliance with the Clery Act.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTSEducation:Education commensurate with the specific instructional assignment is required. See LSCO's Faculty Credentialing Guidelines for minimum educational and/or experiential requirements.CoAEMSP requirements Standards III.B.1.b., III.B.5.b., III.B.6.b.:
  • have appropriate medical or allied health education, training, and experience,
  • be knowledgeable about methods of instruction, testing and evaluation of students,
  • have field experience in the delivery of out-of-hospital emergency care,
  • have academic training and preparation related to emergency medical services at least equivalent to that of a paramedic,
  • be knowledgeable about the current versions of the National EMS Scope of Practice and National EMS Education Standards, and about evidenced-informed clinical practice.
  • Preferred Qualification - possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree to assist with directing EMS programs

The faculty must be knowledgeable in course content and effective in teaching their assigned subjects, and capable through academic preparation, training and experience to teach the courses or topics to which they are assigned. For most programs, there should be a faculty member to assist in teaching and/or clinical coordination in addition to the program director. The faculty member should be certified by a nationally recognized certifying organization at an equal or higher level of professional training than the Emergency Medical Services Profession(s) for which training is being offered.
Perform duties assigned under the direction and delegation of the program director. The Lead Instructor duties may include teaching any EMS course(s) and/or assisting in coordination of the didactic, lab, clinical and/or field internship instruction.Experience:College teaching experience is preferred. For technical programs, pertinent job experience outlined in the minimum faculty credential standards is required.Physical Requirements:Ambulatory; cognitive; normal speech/communication; normal written communication; normal or corrected visual acuity; normal or corrected hearing; and moderate travel required (regardless of instructional delivery mode); frequent standing and sitting. Moderate lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying objects up to 20 pounds; operation of a personal computer and other various office equipment; infrequent stooping, bending, sorting, and filling.Security Sensitive:This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.Working Conditions:Normal teaching and office working environment during normal business hours.

Lamar State College Orange is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. Salary:
$800/Credit Hour
EEO Statement:
Lamar State College Orange is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.
Lamar State College Orange's Annual Security Report:
We value the safety of all members of the Gator Community at our beautiful campus on the Sabine River. LSCO publishes an Annual Security Report that provides information regarding campus Safety & Security, including topics such as crime reporting policies, information regarding programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking, the procedures the College 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.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report, you can stop by the Safety and Security Department, located in the Academic Center, Room 149, during regular business hours. You can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 409-882-3910 or emailing

You can also find the report on our website at
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To be considered, all documents must be provided on or before the closing date. If you are unable to attach documents electronically, you may fax them to Human Resources at 409-670-9391 or email to Official transcripts must be provided at time of employment.

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