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Location:Kingwood, TX
Company:Lone Star College
First posted:March 06, 2017
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Job Description

Job Title:

Adjunct Faculty, Computer Information Systems - Networking (#19723) KW

Job ID:

19723

Location: LSC-Kingwood

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-Kingwood

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-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally.  Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene. 

Campus a ddress is 20000 Kingwood Drive.  Kingwood, Texas 77339-3801

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 various networking courses at a variety of times and locations.

  2. Submits timely required college reports and forms.

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

  4. Advises students in academic matters.

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

  6. 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.

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

Required Qualifications

Associate's or Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer information systems, computer information technology, computer engineering, computer-based information systems or business/computer related field (e.g., computer management, decision), or electrical engineering and 3 years non-teaching work experience in the field or industry certification(s).

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 .

  • Networking methodologies.

  • Network Topologies and Protocols.

  • OSI Model.

  • Network Operating Systems.

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, teaching philosophy, transcript, and any other credentials or certificates.  These items will be required in order to be considered as a candidate for this position. C opy of any IT certifications.

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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