Bus Driver Adjunct Instructor
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
The Bus Driver Adjunct Instructor is responsible for the overall duties associated with instructing students for the program. Instructor will provide students with the understanding and driving skills for transporting passengers. Instructor will schedule recruiting initiatives and/or meet with prospective individuals interested in the program within our service delivery area. Will also develop and maintain relationships with funding agencies that refer students to our program.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop course/program curriculum to address the particular area of instruction.
- Work with Dean of Community Education and/or Workforce Coordinator in support of College Workforce Development efforts and initiatives.
- Meet with individuals interested in the Bus Driver Program to provide information that will assist in the individuals’ enrollment.
- Inform and assist students in meeting admission requirements and program expectations.
- Develop and maintain relationships with prospective employers in the bus driving industry so as to keep current with employer demands and facilitate placement for graduating students.
- Represent LC at job fairs, informational fairs, orientations, etc. to present information about the bus driving career, and refer prospects to funding agencies.
- Provide instruction that will achieve the specific goals and objectives as stated in the syllabus of the assigned courses and create a wholesome, meaningful learning environment in the classroom. Present a positive attitude toward teacher-student learning relationships. Follow daily lesson plans to ensure quality, consistency, and uniformity of instruction and student conduct.
- Provide students with information about the goals and requirements of each course, the nature of the course content and the methods of evaluation to be employed including required classroom behavior.
- Measure each student’s progress through the use of written exams or performance assessments essential to mastery of unit objectives. Endorse student skill advancement reports and advise students on their progress covering course material. Provide supplemental materials and/or instruction when necessary.
- Maintain hours established by the College as assigned by the Sr. Director and adhere to departmental lunch and break policies. Conduct night hours of operation as scheduled by Director.
- Be responsible for the efficient and safe operation, care, and appearance of assigned equipment.
- Must be able to handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality.
NOTICE: Required Documents
To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your resume and your High school diploma, or unofficial transcript(s), or GED certificate. If recommended for this position an official transcript(s) will be required. In addition, if a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.
- High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
- Three years of experience as a Bus Driver and knowledge of
computer hardware and software.
- Possess and maintain a current Texas Class B Commercial
Driver’s License with Passenger endorsement.
- Current DOT medical examiner’s certificate and DOT
Pre-Employment Drug Test.
- Associates Degree.
- Previous teaching experience as a driver trainer.
- School Bus endorsement.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must have strong oral and written communicational skills in
both English and Spanish languages
- Must have proficient knowledge of Higher Educational processes
regarding registering, enrolling, and admissions.
- Must have knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of
driving, inspecting, and managing passengers on vehicles of the
appropriate type and size.
- Must have knowledge in the performance of routine vehicular
Dean of Community Education and Workforce Development Coordinator.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
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 time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
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 needed.
May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.
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. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htm
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 this 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 as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.