Purpose and Scope: 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. The faculty member's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.
Essential Job Functions: • Teaches courses Government at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs • Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods • Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines • Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives, and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course • Submits required college reports and forms • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials • Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community • Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods • Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
Salary: Commensurate with education, qualifications and experience
Required: Master's degree in Political Science/Government or Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Political Science/Government
JD's and MPA's must have 18 graduate hours in related Political Science/Government courses
How to Apply:
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About Lone Star College
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. Throughout its 40 year history, Lone Star College has been steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Currently leading the charge to improve completion rates, LSCS is one of the only colleges in the nation to establish a formal Office of Completion and is the managing partner of Texas Completes, the statewide initiative that brings together five Texas college systems to advance deep student success reform.