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Adjunct Faculty, Art Appreciation (#19643) Fairbanks Center more...
Location:Houston, TX
Company:Lone Star College
First posted:July 28, 2016 (last updated 2 weeks 2 days ago)
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Job Description

Job Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Art Appreciation (#19643) Fairbanks Center

Job ID:

19643

Location: LSC-CyFair-Fairbanks Ctr

Full/Part Time:

Part-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

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

  • Students Matter
  • Inspire Excellence
  • Act Intentionally
  • Better Together
  • No Fear!
  • Trust!

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-CyFair (Fairbanks Center)

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States.  With more than 80,000 credit students each semester  and a total enrollment of 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion. 

LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College-Cy-Fair, a comprehensive community college for the 21st century, provides a dynamic, collaborative  learning environment for life-long learning centered on learning engagement. Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the Cy-Fair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.

 

Fairbanks Center, a satellite center of LSC-CyFair, is located at Highway 290 and West Little York Road, near the Sam Houston Tollway. The center provides a variety of services to students including advising, registration, counseling, and tutoring.  Academic programs include basic transfer courses, developmental studies, and English for Speakers of Other Languages. 

Campus address is 14955 Northwest Freeway/Hwy 290. Houston, Texas 77040

Position Summary

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 System 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.

Job Functions

  1. Teaches courses at a variety of times and locations.

  2. Prepares class lectures, assignments, and assessments

  3. Submits timely required college reports and forms.

  4. Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course following established institutional guidelines.

  5. Advises students in academic matters.

  6. Provides timely, quality access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.

  7. Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.

  8. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community

  9. Completes required district training.

  10. Attends campus orientation.

  11.   Participates in system course evaluation as assigned.  

Required Qualifications

  • MA or MFA in Art, Studio Art, Art Education or Art History; or a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in art, studio art, art education, or art history .

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Mastery of course content.

  • Commitment to academic excellence,  student success,  exceptional service, and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning.

  • Excellent in communication and interpersonal skills, and student engagement .

Salary

$41.75 per contact hour.

Work Schedule & Conditions

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.  

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For".  We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.

Special Instructions

Please go into My Career Tools on your Career Home Page and click on Cover Letters and Attachments to add your cover letter, transcript, any other credentials or certificates, five digital images showing examples of student work, and ten digital images of own work (if Studio Art major).  These items will be required in order to be considered as a candidate for this position. 

To attach additional documents, once logged in to your account, look under 'My Career Tools', click on Cover Letters and Attachments, and then 'Add Attachment." Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file. You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE ONLY

To learn of all available opportunities, go to: (please use the apply button below) .  Search by keyword or click the "Advanced Search" link to search by keyword or Job Opening ID.  Application materials will not be accepted via fax, e-mail, mail or hand delivery.

Normally there is no contact with applicants unless they are selected for interview.  Some openings are posted year-round and are re-posted periodically; these applicants will be notified and asked to re-apply in order to remain active applicants for those positions.

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 (please use the apply button below) .

All positions are subject to a criminal background check.  EEO Employer

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