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Welcome to Lamar State College - Port Arhur's employment portal! Here you will find a variety of career opportunities ranging from faculty, staff, and student employment.

Lamar State College - Port Arthur is a comprehensive two-year state supported institution offering freshman and sophomore level work in numerous academic and technical-vocational fields.  The city of Port Arthur, located 90 miles East of Houston, has its roots in oil refining, chemical production and shipping.  More recently, the College is supporting efforts to diversify the local economy and is playing a major training and education role in the development of several major criminal justice facilities in Southeast Texas.

Human Resources

The function of the Human Resources Office is to design, implement, and maintain a program of personnel administration for the institution; a program which adequately defined and explained for each employee of the college and operates with dignity and respect for all individuals.

Under the direction of the President, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for the development and administration of sound personnel statutes, regulations, and policies. Major functional areas include benifits, records maintenance, employment, classification/compensation, workers compensation, safety, risk management, and employee relations.

The Human Resources Office serves the faculty, staff, students, and administration in their programs of teaching, extension, and support services. They share in a commitment with faculty to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service.

LSCPA Diversity

Lamar State College - Port Arthur is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. No person is excluded from consideration for employment because of their age, color, gender or gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical ability, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, requires that we employ only U. S. Citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States.  New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.  Lamar State College - Port Arthur is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive equal consideration in the selection process.  We encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Vietnam era veterans, and person with physical disabilities.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Selection Process Information

To be considered an applicant for a position of Lamar State College – Port Arthur, all materials requested in the position announcement must be received. Submission of these materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. The on-line application must be competed in full detail (including work history) for your qualifications to be considered. Failure to complete the application completely may result in you not being considered for the vacant position. Your application for the position will not be complete until you receive an online confirmation number at the end of the process of applying for a position.

Materials submitted for this opening will be not considered for future openings. If an applicant is interested in multiple positions, they must submit an electronic application for each opening.

Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Interviews are held at Lamar State College – Port Arthur. All interviews will be conducted after the date of the filing deadline. Second interviews may be required for selected candidates.

Travel costs related to an interview will be borne by the applicant. Applicants who are eliminated from final consideration during the selection procedure will be notified by electronically (e-mail).

Lamar reserves the right to contact the current or most recent employer and to investigate past employment records of applicants selected for interview.

Lamar reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment process if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.

Lamar State College – Port Arthur is an E-Verify employer. In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College-Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective Service System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment. All positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.