Duties and Responsibilities
Application Pool Notice
Laredo College continuously accepts applications for part-time
(adjunct) instructors to create a pool of candidates for each
session/semester. Applications will be reviewed and positions will
be filled based on department needs. Applications received for this
pool will remain active for one year.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in
courses assigned by the Department Chairperson, with the approval
of the Dean of Arts & Sciences and the Provost/Vice President
of Academic Affairs.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
NOTICE: Required Documents
- Teach Geography courses. Instructors would teach face-to-face,
online, dual enrollment, or hybrid courses.
- Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute departmental
syllabus which informs students in writing about course
requirements as to absences, tardiness, testing, assignments, and
- Inform students of their progress by promptly returning
assignments, quizzes, and examinations.
- Compile, administer, and grade instruments that evaluate
- Encourage the use of the Library, the Tutoring Center, the
Counseling Center and other supportive services.
- Counsel students and notify student or counselors of frequent
absences, failures, or necessary make-up work.
- Meet all assigned classes on time in the assigned classrooms
and be available to students 15 minutes before class, except
between classes when teaching back-to-back classes, and 15 minutes
after class per day in the Adjunct office or the Tutoring
- Be available for one hour per class taught for office hours in
the adjunct office, tutoring center, or other area as approved by
the Department Chair.
- Use Canvas as the LMS and grade book.
- Follow procedures related to the Registrar’s Office, including
grade reports and deadlines, attendance record reports, withdrawal
deadlines, mid-semester progress reports, and the like.
- Follow the academic calendar and procedures as outlined in the
Faculty Procedures Manual.
- Direct library research or other outside assignments.
- Promote College programs and curricula.
- Update syllabi at least every two years.
- Substitute for colleagues when necessary.
- Cooperate in evaluation procedures by students, Department
Chairperson, Dean of Arts & Sciences, and the Provost/Vice
President of Academic Affairs.
- Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for
the security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chairperson,
Dean of Arts & Sciences, Provost/Vice President of Academic
Affairs or President.
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your
resume and unofficial transcript(s). If recommended for this
position an official transcript(s) will be required. If a license
or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your
Certificates and Licenses:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Master's Degree, eighteen graduate hours in Geography.
- Some experience in teaching, preferably at the junior and/or
senior college level.
- Be knowledgeable, mature, and concerned with the academic
progress of students. Be cooperative and professional in dealing
with college administrators, colleagues, and students.
- Ability to provide service to a diverse population, to operate
specialized equipment, audio-visual aids, and to develop lecture
strategies to enhance teaching effectiveness.
Department Chair, Dean of Arts & Sciences, and/or the
Provost/Vice-President of Academic Affairs, and the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel,
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up
to 50 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in a standard office environment.
Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the
The noise level in the work environments is usually quiet to
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.
Immediate supervisor may assign other duties.
May be required to work outside regular working hours, as
May be required to work at a different college work site or campus
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
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
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.
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency
from an approved stated education agency or having membership with
the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a
course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a
certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree
equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA.
This report must be attached to your online application at the time
of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following
links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However,
you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service.
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended
to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the
job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills
and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities
may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add,
change, amend, or delete portions of the job description at any
time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform
other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition,
reasonable accommodations may be made by LC at its discretion to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential