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Adjunct Instructor - Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CAD) (Semester Pool)
Laredo Community College in Laredo, Texas
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Date Posted 07/24/2018
Faculty-Fine And Applied Arts-Architecture
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CAD) (Semester Pool)
Department Computer Technology
Position Type Part Time/Temp
Position Grade  
Position Level (Faculty Only)  
Step Range  
Salary Range $725
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 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. 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.
3. Participate a minimum of one posted office hour on campus for consultation with students.
4. 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.
5. Prepare and submit to the Chairperson all relevant data concerning students on a regular
6. Follow proper procedures for requesting instructional supplies, and expendable supplies,
textbook requisitions and absence reports on a timely basis.
7. Completion and documentation on project request/worksheet on all work taken on as a class project, and for retaining files for review and approvals by the Chairperson.
8. Coordinating and supervising teaching and lab activities including cooperative education component in order to plan and promote the most effective instructional program possible.
9. Administer student evaluation forms on a timely basis.
10. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials and classrooms.
11. Follow procedures related to the registration office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports, withdrawal deadlines, class changes and time and room scheduling.
12. Work the required teaching load assigned with required designated office hours as deemed necessary to meet the student’s needs for tutoring purposes.
13. Participate in the development of new curriculum and revisions.
14. Attending staff meetings, workshops/seminars and other scheduled activities as directed by the Chairperson.
15. Use current technology to enhance institutional effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, computer-assisted instruction programs, audiovisual equipment and in addition be willing to learn and apply any other new technology necessary to enhance learning.
16. Participation in the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of Institutional Effectiveness measures is required.
17. Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of Workforce Education, Vice-President for Instruction and/or President.

Position Reports To Department Chair
Required Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in teaching field.

Three years work experience in teaching field.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience desirable.

Certificates/Licenses and Skills


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have knowledge of 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 Electronics Technology 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. Concern with academic progress of students. Cooperativeness and professionalism in dealings with College administrators, colleagues and students.

Physical Demands

Prolonged periods of standing in a teaching environment. Required to lift items weighing up to 40 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the 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 PT00026
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 12/01/2015
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
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