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English Adjunct Instructor
Laredo College in Laredo, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 06/05/2021
Category
Faculty-Liberal Arts-English And Literature
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

SALARY:

See Position Description

DIVISION:

Arts and Sciences

DEPARTMENT:

English and Communication - English

OPENING DATE:

09/04/20

PAY GRADE:

$750/ SHE

SHE AMOUNT:

$750

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Application Pool Notice
Laredo College continuously accepts applications for part-time (adjunct) instructors to create a pool of candidates for each session/semester. Applications will be reviewed and positions will be filled based on department needs. Applications received for this pool will remain active for one year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of Arts and Sciences, or Provost/Vice-President of Academic Affairs and in which the instructor has appropriate qualifications. Use up-to-date content and pedagogical skills to ensure active participation and learning by students.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ability to teach online, completing all required trainings and satisfying all Quality Matters standards.

  2. Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute departmental syllabus which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, absence policy, and other pertinent information for each course assigned.

  3. Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress and to provide opportunities which will allow students to succeed. Use multiple measures of assessment. Include opportunities for research and outside assignments when appropriate.

  4. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.

  5. Encourage the use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that appropriate information is being shared and discussed.

  6. Meet all assigned classes on time in the assigned rooms and be available to students 15 minutes before class, except between classes when teaching back-to-back classes, and 15 minutes after class.

  7. Follow procedures related to the Office of the Registrar and Admissions Office, including grade reports and deadlines, attendance record reports, withdrawal deadlines, mid-semester progress reports, and the like.

  8. Distribute student evaluation forms and/or surveys on a timely basis.

  9. Follow the academic calendar and other policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Trustees.

  10. Use current technology to enhance effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, overhead projectors, PowerPoint, DVD/VCR equipment, and the like.

  11. Will participate and assist in Institutional Effectiveness processes.

QUALIFICATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/SKILLS:

NOTICE: Required Documents
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your resume and unofficial transcript(s). In addition, if a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

Required:

  • A Master’s Degree and a minimum of 18 graduate in English. Graduate coursework hours must be aligned with course learning outcomes that instructor will be teaching.

  • License(s) required by accrediting agency.

Preferred:

  • Two years teaching experience at high school or college preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Provide service to a diverse population.

  • Communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students.

  • Contribute to instructional vitality and growth.

  • Knowledge of student outcomes assessment and institutional effectiveness.

  • Be cooperative and a team player.

  • Have a student centered philosophy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:


Supervision Exercised
N/A

Supervision Received
English and Communication Department Chair, Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs

Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
Work is performed in a standard office environment.
Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Safety
Required to work safely and follow safety rules.
Report unsafe working conditions and behavior.
Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions
Immediate supervisor may assign other duties.
May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed.
May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm

Disclaimer
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.laredo.edu

West End Washington Street
Laredo, TX 78040
956-721-5138

humanresources@laredo.edu

Position #00086
ENGLISH ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR
LG

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