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Adjunct Faculty Occupational Therapy Assistant

Company name
Lone Star College System

Location
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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-Tomball

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.

Lone Star College-Tomball, located north of Houston and founded in 1988, offers a wide range of programs including the college system's only veterinary technology program and leading health sciences programs.

Campus address is 30555 Tomball Parkway. Tomball, Texas 77375-4036

Position Summary:

It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.

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 Occupational Therapy Assistant courses at a variety of times and locations

2. Submits required college reports and forms in a timely manner

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

4. Meets with and advises students either before or after class or by appointment, electronic communication, or other appropriate methods

5. Evaluates students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives and informs students in a timely manner of their progress

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

7. Attends meetings, trainings, and orientations as required

8. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Mastery of course content

Demonstrated leadership skills; style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation

Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills

Commitment to diversity; ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people

Demonstrates interest in interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, learning technologies, course development, and adult learning methodologies including collaborative learning, learning communities and distance learning

Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology

Ability to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning

Physical Abilities:

Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling

Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body

Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound

Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction

Ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely

Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly

Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading

Salary:

$41.75 per contact hour

Work Schedule & Conditions:

Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment

Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position

Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

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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Duration of Job Posting:

Position posted until filled

Required:

Associate's degree or higher in Occupational Therapy Assistant or Bachelor's degree or higher in Occupational Therapy from an institution accredited by a USDE recognized regional or national accrediting body and 3 years non-teaching work experience in the field.

Must have a current Texas license as an OT or OTA

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:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!

Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new 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 (please use the apply button below)

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

Company info

Lone Star College System
Website : http://www.lonestar.edu/

Company Profile
Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused. Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy. LSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers.

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