Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Science

Lonestar College System
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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!
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.

Campus Marketing Statement:

Lone Star College-University Park

Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.

LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.

Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607

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:

  • Teaches Environmental Science courses at Lone Star College at a variety of times
  • Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner
  • Develops and utilizes a course syllabus for each course, following established institutional guidelines
  • Works with Center staff in developing and supporting student success initiatives
  • Provides timely, quality access to students via electronic communication and other appropriate methods, including office hours
  • Evaluates students by a variety of means to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress
  • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community
  • Attends meetings, training and orientations as required. May be required to travel to other campuses
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
    • Basic computer skills
    • Mastery of course content
    • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for lifelong learning
    • Excellence in communication and interpersonal skills
    $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
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    • Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in environmental science, biology, chemistry, and/or geology
    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.

    How to Apply:


    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. Once positions expire, and we create a new one, applicants will receive an electronic notification to reapply. If you select the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will receive electronic communication regarding career opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    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

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

    Primary Location : US-Texas-Houston

    Work Locations : 20515 Highway 249 - LSC University Park
    20515 Highway 249
    Houston 77070

    Job : Academic Affairs
    Organization : LSC University Park - 08
    Schedule : Part-time
    Shift : Day Job
    Employee Status : Regular
    Job Level : Entry Level
    Travel : No Notes to Applicant: This was previously Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Science (#19265) UP Required Documents: Transcript 1, Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Job Posting : Oct 21, 2017, 8:33:42 PM
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