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Program Coordinator/Instructor - Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling Program

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The application must be completed 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 of the process of applying for a position. Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately. The following documents are requested: cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference. For the review process we will accept three professional references, name, phone number, and e-mail address. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. 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 System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment. Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer. EEO/AA If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409)984-6237.

Posting Details

Position Information

Security Sensitive Statement

Positions are security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Posting Information

Position Title Program Coordinator/Instructor - Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling Program
Is this an Adjunct Position No
Position Number
Posting Number 201500025FAC
Start Date 12/19/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions To Applicants

The application must be completed 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 of the process of applying for a position.
Review of qualified applicants to begin immediately.

The following documents are requested: cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference. For the review process we will accept three professional references, name, phone number, and e-mail address. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

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 System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
EEO/AA
If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409)984-6237.

Job Summary

The Program Coordinator/Instructor reports directly to the Allied Health Department Chair. The primary duties of this position are coordination and supervision of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling (DAAC)Program, provide professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, classroom instruction of DAAC courses, and management of practicum experiences. Assignments may include day, evening, and/or online courses and summer overload. Will be required to participate in recruiting and promotional activities. Serves on assigned faculty committees, advise and recruit students, attend campus graduation ceremonies, participates in professional development activities, and work with the various administrative functions of the college. Continues professional development. Performs other related duties as required. This is a 9 month faculty position, non-tenure track, and includes benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduated from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in field or closely related field is required. Must have 18 graduate hours in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health, Addictions Counseling, or closely related subject.
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC).
Ability to understand the teaching and evaluation methodologies used in the total instructional process.
Knowledge of curriculum development.
Ability to work with little or no supervision.
High degree of communication skills, written and spoken.
Ability to evaluate programs and procedures.
Ability to deal with parents, students, faculty and staff in professional manner.
Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects and assignments.
Ability to establish effective working relationships with others.
Ability to promote the campus image.
Ability to follow established college policies and procedures.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, speak, listen, and see. The employee is occasionally required to sit, lift, push, pull and carry objects.
Occasional travel required. Valid Texas Drivers License is required.
Working Conditions: Normal classroom setting. Practicum experiences are performed in a variety of settings. Some hazardous conditions may exist.

Preferred Qualifications

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) preferred.

Salary $36,500; 9 Month Faculty, Non-tenure Track, plus $2,005 for Coordinator duties
Work Hours 40 full-time Faculty Position
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Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions

1. Provides quality and innovative instruction. Faculty shall teach a standard work load of thirty (30) semester credit hours of instruction each academic year beginning each fall and spring. Assigned courses may include day, evening, or online classes.

Essential Job Functions

2. Keeps the Allied Health Department Chair informed on a regular basis regarding all actual or potential problems, concerns, or issues related to the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling program.

Essential Job Functions

3. Supplies professional leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum.

Essential Job Functions

4. Assists with advising and recruiting students.

Essential Job Functions

5. Establishes effective working relationships with others.

Essential Job Functions

6. Serves on departmental and college committees, performs community service, and continues professional and technical development to increase ability to teach and coordinate the program.

Essential Job Functions

7. Maintains current knowledge, clinical expertise, and safety in the subject areas of teaching responsibility.

Essential Job Functions

8. Establishes effective working relationships with college and practicum partners.

Essential Job Functions

9. Assures that Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling faculty provide quality and innovative instruction.

Essential Job Functions

10. Provides input on hiring and evaluating faculty

Reference Letter

References

Minimum Requests 3
Maximum Requests 3
Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference 11/30/2017

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD
  2. * Do you have experience in public speaking?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How would you rank your proficiency in using Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint?
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  4. * Do you have experience in using the Blackboard Learning Management System?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a valid Texas Drivers License and a good driving record?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1 year
    • 1-3 years
    • 3-5 years
    • 5-7 years
    • 7 or more years
  7. * How many years of teaching experience do you have?
    • 0-1 years
    • 1-2 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 5 or more years
  8. * How many years of experience of LPC or LCDC do you have?
    • 0-1 years
    • 2-3 years
    • 4-5 years
    • 6-7 years or more

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Selective Service
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcripts 2
  5. Transcripts 3