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Part-Time Youth Instructor Summer STEM, Grant Funded

companyLonestar State College
location30555 Tomball Pkwy, Tomball, TX 77375, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/10/2024
Education / Training
Part Time

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, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Foster Belonging
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning

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 has been recognized in multiple categories.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Tomball

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Founded in 1988, Lone Star College-Tomball is the third oldest college in the LSC system. LSC-Tomball offers a wide range of academic and workforce programs and is a leading college in the health sciences. LSC-Tomball is the founding college of the lifePATH® program, a four-year degree for adults with cognitive disabilities. LSC-Tomball enjoys a joint library partnership with Harris County Public Library, and we offer an early college high school with the Tomball Independent School District.

Location address is 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The part-time Youth Instructor will be responsible for classroom instruction and providing hands-on experiences that include challenging and innovative concepts and experiences in learning, problem-solving, and analytical skills. The part-time Youth Instructor will simultaneously introduce youth (middle and/or high school-aged students) to one or more of six STEM-focused industry clusters selected as the summer camp focus area, as listed below in the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities section.  This position will provide instruction focused on preparing youth for future high-skill, high-demand jobs. 

This position is a temporary, part-time position for the duration of one Summer. 

This is a grant-funded position. Continuation of the position from one academic year to the next is contingent upon continued grant funding. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for academic instruction of course content for one or more of six STEM-focused industry clusters, in compliance with all LSC and accreditation curriculum guidelines. Creates engaging lessons that promote student involvement and application of the material.
  • Collects information and submits required reports and forms in a timely manner (pre- and post-assessments, surveys, etc.)
  • Conducts classroom activities such as hands-on laboratory, fieldwork or field trips focused on a broad array of experiential lessons to encourage students to apply STEM concepts to real-life problems, searching for solutions and sharing their findings into the fieldwork.
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Expert knowledge in one or more of six industry clusters as selected for the focus for  the summer camp:
    • advanced technologies and manufacturing
    • aerospace and defense,
    • biotechnology and life sciences,
    • information and computer technology (including coding),
    • petroleum refining and chemical produces and energy 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, students, parents, and the public.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic, safe climate for students

PHYSICAL ABILITIES: 

The work is sedentary.  Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the job; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items such as papers, books, or small parts, or driving an automobile.  No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

  • Equipment used includes PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment, as well as any special equipment generally used within the area of specialty
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office/classroom/lab environment with minimal exposure to safety hazards

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in the industry sector selected as a focus for the summer camp, and at least 3 years of related STEM experience; an equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in the selected industry sector with at least three years related experience
  • Experience instructing students (middle school and/or high school aged) in a STEM-focused summer camp environment
  • Training in safety procedures (e.g., laboratory, summer camp)
Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $34.58

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

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

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 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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