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Adjunct Instructor - CIS COSC 1301 (Semester Pool)
Laredo Community College in Laredo, Texas
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Date Posted 07/13/2017
Faculty-Engineering-Computer Engineering
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Information


Job Title Adjunct Instructor - CIS COSC 1301 (Semester Pool)
Department Computer Technology
Position Type Part Time/Temp
Position Grade  
Position Level (Faculty Only)  
Step Range  
Salary Range $700
Pay Basis Per Semester Hour Equivalent
Hours Per Week  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of Workforce Education or the Associate Vice President for Instruction, and in which the instructor has appropriate qualifications. Use up-to-date discipline and pedagogical skills to ensure active participation and learning by students.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop, evaluate and revise programs, courses and objectives to ensure instructional and programmatic responsiveness to the occupational and academic needs of students and to ensure instructional quality as demonstrated by students’ achievement of competency based
2. Stay current of changes that occur in discipline. Participate in departmental initiatives to
infuse changes into curriculum. Participate in interdisciplinary discussions which are directed at improving student learning and evaluating core competencies curriculum.
3. Participate in college and departmental committees and activities. Substitute for colleagues as appropriate.
4. Participate in college activities which include but are not limited to orientation,
convocation, in-service, graduation, and workshops designed for professional growth and development.
5. Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, absence policy, and other pertinent information for each course assigned.
6. Participate in meetings called by Dean of Workforce Education or the Associate Vice President
for Instruction or the Department Chair for the purpose of disseminating information, providing input into the decision making process, and sharing expertise with colleagues.
7. Prepare professional development plan in consultation with the department chair; review
plan on an on-going basis with the Department Chair; work with assigned peer/mentor.
8. 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 measurements of assessment. Include opportunities
for research and outside assignments.
9. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials and classrooms.
10. Encourage use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to
ensure that appropriate information is being shared and discussed.
11. Participate a minimum of one posted office hour on campus for consultation with students.
12. Participate as a faculty advisor during the registration process and during the semester by
providing accurate career counseling and guidance at time assigned by the Department
Chair or Dean of Workforce Education.
13. Provide appropriate information to Library staff regarding desired discipline materials.
14. Respond to requests for information from the Dean of Workforce Education or the
Associate Vice-President for Instruction.
15. Follow procedures related to the Registration Office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
16. Participate in the preparation and updating of class schedules and the Catalog.
17. Distribute student evaluations forms on a timely basis.
18. Participate in faculty evaluations as described by the Department Chair and/or the Dean
of Workforce Education.
19. Serve as peer mentor when requested.
20. Follow proper procedures for requesting textbooks, instructional supplies, and
expendable supplies; submit travel and absence reports on a timely basis.
21. Participate in career days for elementary and secondary school students; participate in civic activities for the purpose of communicating services provided by the College.
22. Sponsor or provide assistance with student clubs and organizations.
23. Promote the College’s programs and curricula.
24. Follow the academic calendar and other policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Trustees.
25. Participate in Southern Association accreditation activities; implement Institutional
Effectiveness plan in occupational area.
26. Perform other duties assigned by the Department Chair, the Dean of Workforce Education or the Associate Vice-President for Instruction.

Position Reports To Department Chair
Required Qualifications

Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in the teaching field.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience desirable.

Certificates/Licenses and Skills

License(s) required by accrediting agency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have knowledge of the operation and control of the types of computer systems used by the
department, or similar systems; must have knowledge of computer networks, microcomputer
operating environments, and applications software packages. Must know or be able to learn what
teaching and testing materials are being used for all Computer Information Systems courses
taught at Laredo Community College; must be able to prepare error-free student testing materials; should reflect appropriate office and telephone etiquette and procedures; should be poised and articulate in English and in Spanish.
Discipline competence; pedagogical competence which engages the student and focuses on
student learning; ability to operate specialized laboratory equipment; ability to use current 
technology to enhance teaching effectiveness. Should have concern with academic progress of students. Cooperativeness and professionalism in dealings with College administrators, colleagues and students.

Physical Demands

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.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Supervision Exercised


Work Environment

Inside Work-in a well lighted and air conditioned area most of the time
Outside will be exposed to all types of weather, noise, and vibration from equipment.


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

Other duties may be assigned by immediate supervisor. May be required to work outside regular working hours. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 Community 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 Community 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.

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number PT00017
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 12/01/2015
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
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