Job Details

Lamar Institute of Technology
  • Position Number: 1119566
  • Location: Beaumont, TX
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Humanities

Instructor I, Humanities 999853

Job Summary / Basic Function
Job Summary:
Provides instruction for students enrolled in Humanities/Fine Arts in the General Education and Developmental Studies Department. Must be competent to teach a broad-based humanities course introducing music, theater, and literature through film, lecture, text, and live performance. Additional duties include advising, tutoring, student counseling, mentoring and recruiting. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, weekend, and summer classes on the LIT campus and at our Early College High School campuses.

Major Essential Job Functions:
  • Advise, tutor and recruit students.
  • Maintain office hours.
  • Teach classes during the fall, spring, and summer semesters as required by the department (May include day, evening, weekend and Early College High School).
  • Attend Teaching and Learning Center to upgrade teaching skills.
  • Assist in the development of curriculum as needed.
  • Participate in assessment activities for the LIT Core Curriculum.

    Secondary Essential Job Functions:
  • Awareness of national issues and trends in education.
  • Willing to develop skills necessary to teach on-line courses.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess good time management skills.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures contained in TSUS and LIT Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Perform related duties as required.

    Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to needs of the Institute.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Minimum Education Required:
    A Masters Degree in Humanities/Fine Arts or Masters Degree with 18 graduate hours in Humanities/Fine Arts from a regionally accredited institution is required.

    Minimum Experience Required:
    A working knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications is required. Official transcripts must be submitted with application.
    Three years teaching at the college level required. Community college or technical college teaching experience in Humanities/Fine Arts is preferred.

    Key Competencies:
  • Knowledge of teaching methodologies/pedagogical strategies.
  • Actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Effectively recruit and retain students.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Maintain ethical and professional behavior.
  • Possess basic skills in Microsoft Office applications.

    Physical Requirements:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Capable of lifting 25 pounds and other equipment typically found in a classroom.

    Job Conditions:
    The job conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment with moderate noise.

    Lamar Institute of Technology Expectation of Quality:
    Employee will support the mission of Lamar Institute of Technology by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Lamar Institute of Technology is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 85, Section 657.003.

    Work Hours:

    Open Date: 11/10/2017

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Close Date:

    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.

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    EEO Statement
    Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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