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Adjunct Instructor - Dance (Semester Pool)
Laredo Community College in Laredo, Texas
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Date Posted 08/16/2018
Faculty-Fine And Applied Arts-Theatre And Dance
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Information


Job Title Adjunct Instructor - Dance (Semester Pool)
Department Visual and Performing Arts
Position Type Part Time/Temp
Position Grade  
Position Level (Faculty Only)  
Step Range  
Salary Range $725
Pay Basis Per Semester Hour Equivalent
Hours Per Week  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The dance instructor will teach courses as assigned by the Department Chairperson with the approval of the Dean of Arts & Sciences and the Vice President for Instruction.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute departmental syllabus which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, absence policy, and other pertinent information for each course assigned.
2. Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress and to provide opportunities which will allow students to succeed.
3. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.
4. Encourage the use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that appropriate information is being shared and discussed.
5. Meet all assigned classes on time in the assigned rooms and be available to students 15 minutes before class, except between classes when teaching back-to-back classes, and 15 minutes after class.
6. 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.
7. Distribute student evaluation forms and/or surveys on a timely basis.
8. Follow the academic calendar and other policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Trustees.
9. Use current technology to enhance effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, overhead projectors, PowerPoint, and DVD/VCR equipment.

Position Reports To Department Chair
Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree as defined by SACS criteria, appropriate for the level of course to be taught.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years teaching at high school or college is preferred

Certificates/Licenses and Skills


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Be knowledgeable and concerned with the academic progress of students. Be cooperative and professional in dealing with college administrators, colleagues, and students.

Ability to operate specialized equipment, audio-visual aids and to develop lecture strategies to enhance teaching effectiveness.

Physical Demands

Walking, standing, lining, carrying. and bending. Required to lift items weighing 10-15 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision Exercised


Work Environment

Walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and bending. Required to lift items weighing 10-15 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. Work inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time.


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

Special Conditions

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.

EEO Statement

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 Community 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 Community 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.

Posting Detail Information


Posting Number PT00027
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 12/01/2015
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
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