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Adjunct Instructor - Diesel Engines Mechanic (Semester Pool)
Laredo Community College in Laredo, Texas
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Date Posted 07/13/2017
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Automotive Technology
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Information


Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Diesel Engines Mechanic (Semester Pool)
Department Transportation 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 South Campus and/or 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 objectives.
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 the VPI, Dean of South Campus, or 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 thirty-five hours on campus assigned duties, including an average of two posted office hours or the Learning Center for consultation with students.
12. Participate as a faculty advisory during the registration process and during the semester by providing accurate career counseling and guidance at time assigned by the department chair. Use the Program Degree Guide on an on-going basis to maintain current information about each student.
13. Provide appropriate information to Library staff regarding desired discipline materials.
14. Respond to requests for information from the Dean of South Campus and/or the VPI’s Office.
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 evaluation forms on a timely basis.
18. Participate in faculty evaluations as described by the Department Chair and/or the Dean of South Campus.
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
25. Participate in Southern Association accreditation activities; implement Institutional Effectiveness plan in occupational area.
26. Perform other duties assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of South Campus, or the VPI.

Position Reports To Department Chair
Required Qualifications

Associate degree with major in the teaching field. Six (6) additional hours in the teaching field or technical/vocational education. and three (3) years work experience; or

A certificate with major in the teaching field where allowed by standards, six (6) additional hours in the teaching field or in technical/vocational education. and three (3) years work experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Certificates/Licenses and Skills

ASE Certification in teaching area required. Master ASE Certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Should have an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Should be able to work with various types of audio visual equipment and software.

Should have a good working knowledge of maintaining student records and dealing with
sensitive information.

Physical Demands

Subject to prolonged periods of standing in a teaching environment. Required to lift items weighing up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Supervision Exercised


Work Environment

Work inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time.


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. 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 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 PT00028
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 12/01/2015
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
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