Job Opportunities at Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College has exciting career opportunities for talented faculty and administration.

Applicants for exempt positions must complete and return an Application for Exempt Employment:

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Current Open Positions at LCC

Dean of Academic Services

Full-time exempt position in Academic Services.

Dean of Academic Services, Description and Qualifications

Responsibilities: The Academic Dean, reports to Vice President of Academic Services & Student Services and is charged with ensuring the delivery, quality, and integrity of all instructional programs offered by Lamar Community College.  In conjunction with the Vice President, the position supervises the LCC faculty, develops new programs, reviews programs to ensure instructional offerings are current and effective, oversees the college’s assessment agenda as it relates to instruction, coordinates course and faculty scheduling, observation and evaluation of faculty, promotes the use of instructional technology trends, and is the academic contact for all students. The Academic Dean oversees all student advising and must have knowledge and/or expertise in student services processes. This position supervises the Arts & Science and Career and Technical Education Division Directors, IT Academy, Business and Industry Training, and the Director of Concurrent Enrollment. The Dean will oversee Title III and CHAMP grants.

Qualifications: Successful completion of Master’s Degree required

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Supervision experience in college-level instructional programs sufficient to perform complex tasks.
  • Mastery of curriculum design and instructional practice/theory to make  decisions or recommendations significantly changing, interpreting or developing instructional policies and/or programs affecting the entire college.
  • Mastery of written and oral communications to persuade, change, interpret or develop aspects of college operations, e.g., grant writing, community liaison, and advisory/policy boards, local/state/federal government contacts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in human relations laws and techniques including their application to supervision of personnel/subordinates and conflict management. Ability to understand people and resolve personnel conflicts. Ability to motivate and lead faculty.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application skills in resource management, e.g. facilities, and budgets/expenditures. Basic knowledge of computer applications to accomplish managerial tasks, e.g. spreadsheets and word processing. Demonstrated knowledge of decision-making skills such reading complex tables/charts and completing basic planning analyses.

PREFERRED:

Experience in a community college setting strongly preferred. Higher Education teaching experience strongly preferred. Administrative experience preferred.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits that accrue to full-time administrative positions within the Colorado Community College System.

Contact: Nichole Eastin, 719.336.1572, Nichole.Eastin@lamarcc.edu

Application Process: Send full resume, cover letter addressing qualifications, completed LCC Application for Exempt Employment; copy of unofficial transcripts; and three   names,   addresses,   phone   numbers   and   email   addresses   of individuals who are acquainted with your qualifications to.

Lamar Community College ATTN: Nichole Eastin 2401 South Main Lamar, CO 81052 719.336.1570 jobs@lamarcc.edu FAX: 719.336.5626

Former employees  of the Colorado Community  College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily  terminated or resigned  in lieu of termination, must disclose this information  with application.

Any candidate  who requires accommodation is asked  to contact LCC. If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program,  CRS 24-21-201 through  24-21-214, please  notify  LCC’s Human  Resources  Office when you apply for this position, so that you are provided an appropriate time extension  for  notifications  via U.S. mail. The extension  allowed  under this  program   applies   only  to  U.S.  mail  notifications   that  include   a deadline of 10 days or less.

Screening Process:  Screening  of applicants begins on May 15, 2014.   Starting date is as soon as possible. Position remains open until filled.

Finalists are subject to  pre-employment background checks.


Advanced Manufacturing Navigator

Full-time position, under the direction of the CHAMP Project Director.

Advanced Manufacturing Navigator, Description and Qualifications

The Lamar Community College Advanced Manufacturing Navigator position provides assessment, guidance, networking and advocacy services to students participating in LCC’s Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Program (CHAMP) with the aim of positively impacting student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of training leading to gainful employment, retention and/or promotion.  The Navigator will provide cross-system coordination between workforce and LCC to serve unemployed/underemployed workers, reduce duplication of services and increase effectiveness.  In coordination with the Lamar Workforce Center, LCC Career and Transfer Center, CHAMP Project Director and LCC’s Welding Program Instructor, the Navigator will provide students with information and guidance on educational career ladders, internships and employment opportunities in advanced manufacturing.  Areas of responsibility include working one-on-one with students; maintaining confidential student records to monitor program outcomes; continuous improvement of services; consultation and collaboration with key faculty, LCC support services staff, LCC CHAMP staff, and statewide CHAMP leadership team and partners. This is a full-time position, under the direction of the CHAMP Project Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Works one-on-one to provide guidance and services to students interested or enrolled in LCC’s Advanced Manufacturing/Welding Technology Program
  • Identifies barriers and connects students to resources and support services including financial aid, mentoring, tutoring, advising, remediation and community/workforce services; supports students in gaining and retaining access to these services
  • Provides one-on-one assistance to develop individualized student career plans with clear educational and employment goals for job seekers and students interested in employment in the advanced manufacturing industry; supports trainees in navigating their career plans; connects trainees to internships and employment opportunities
  • Tracks students’ progress in their career plan, schedules interventions as needed,  supports persistence and prepares students for job placement by helping students develop résumés for employment and providing coaching via mock interviews
  • Collects data on student participation, performance and outcomes needed for development of grant reports
  • Provides outreach to workforce clients interested in careers in manufacturing; works to enhance coordination between the workforce resources and LCC training opportunities to eliminate  duplication of services and accelerate students in their career path
  • Collaborates with the CCCS CHAMP Navigator/Outreach Coordinator to implement tools for recruitment, assessment, advising,  networking, career planning, employment and student advocacy developed by the consortium; participates in program evaluation and continuous improvement processes for Navigator activities
  • Participates in meetings, conference calls, and listservs with other CHAMP staff and partners as appropriate
  • Attends trainings as directed by LCC, CHAMP consortium management team (CCCS), and/or DOL
  • Actively promote the AQIP process and encourage instructional staff and faculty participation in the AQIP continuum. Travel to workforce center, CCCS, and other locations for meetings.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required. Three or more years of experience is required in student support services, instruction and/or advising in an educational setting; or equivalent experience providing client services within the workforce systems. Five or more years of experience is preferred. Preference will be given for prior work
experience that includes working in one-on-one situations such as case management, with a diverse clientele or a non-traditional student population. Experience preferred in a position which demonstrates the use of personal computers, local area networks, the internet, World Wide Web, Web sites, listservs, and Microsoft Outlook.

Compensation: Salary of $35,000 per year (Current-Sept. 30, 2016) plus benefits that accrue to full-time administrative positions within the Colorado Community College System. Ongoing funding is contingent upon several factors, and is not projected as a possibility at the time of this posting. This position is expected to end September 30, 2016.

Contact: Cheryl Sanchez, Vice President of Academic Services and Student Services. 719.336.1516 or cheryl.sanchez@lamarcc.edu

Application Process:

Send full resume/curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing qualifications including any applicable certifications or licenses, completed LCC Application for Exempt Employment (available at www.lamarcc.edu/jobs), and three names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of professional references to:
Lamar Community College

ATTN: Nichole Eastin
2401 South Main
Lamar, CO  81052
719.336.1572
jobs@lamarcc.edu
FAX:  719.336.5626

Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information with application.

If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program, CRS 24-21-201 through 24-21-214, please notify LCC’s Human Resources Office when you apply for this position, so that you are provided an appropriate time extension for notifications via U.S. mail.  The extension allowed under this program applies only to U.S. mail notifications that include a deadline of 10 days or less.

Screening Process: Screening of applicants begins immediately.  Position remains open until filled.  Starting date is March 3, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Finalists are subject to pre-employment background checks.


Director of Learning Support Services – TRiO

Full-time exempt position in Learning Support Services (12 month).

Director of Learning Support Services – TRiO, Description and Qualifications

Responsibilities:The Director of Learning Support Services, reports to Vice President of Academic Services & Student Services and is responsible for administration of all aspects of the Learning Support Services Department including staff supervision, public speaking and report writing. Individual must be dedicated to the higher education of first generation, low-income and other disadvantaged populations. A major responsibility is for the administration and oversight of the federal TRiO grant to include ensuring compliance and grant re-submission as required. Other responsibilities include oversight of related college services; tutoring, academic resource counseling, transfer counseling, tracking and supporting at risk students. Coordination of activities with other LCC departments is essential to provide a cohesive approach to meet student needs.

Qualifications: Successful completion of Master’s Degree education design, student personnel, counseling, psychology or a related field is required.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Mastery of written and oral communications to persuade, change, interpret or develop aspects of college operations, e.g., grant writing, community liaison, and advisory/policy boards, local/state/federal government contacts.
  • Required basic knowledge of computer applications to accomplish managerial tasks; e.g. spreadsheets and word processing. Demonstrated knowledge of decision-making skills such as reading complex tables/charts and completing basic planning analyses.

PREFERRED:

  • Working experience in higher education with three plus years working with disadvantaged populations strongly preferred.
  • Experience with financial aid, academic advising, and educational opportunity programs desired.  Grant administration experience preferred.

Compensation: $40,000-$42,000

Contact: Nichole Eastin, 719.336.1572, Nichole.Eastin@lamarcc.edu

Application Process: Send full resume, cover letter addressing qualifications, completed LCC Application for Exempt Employment; copy of unofficial transcripts; and three   names,   addresses,   phone   numbers   and   email   addresses   of individuals who are acquainted with your qualifications to.

Lamar Community College ATTN: Human Resources 2401 South Main Lamar, CO 81052 719.336.1570 jobs@lamarcc.edu FAX: 719.336.5626

Former employees  of the Colorado Community  College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily  terminated or resigned  in lieu of termination, must disclose this information  with application.

Any candidate  who requires accommodation is asked  to contact LCC. If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program,  CRS 24-21-201 through  24-21-214, please  notify  LCC’s Human  Resources  Office when you apply for this position, so that you are provided an appropriate time extension  for  notifications  via U.S. mail. The extension  allowed  under this  program   applies   only  to  U.S.  mail  notifications   that  include   a deadline of 10 days or less.

Screening Process:  Screening of applicants begins on March 3, 2014Starting date is as soon as possible. Position remains open until filled.

Finalists are subject to  pre-employment background checks.


Nursing Faculty

Lamar Community College is currently seeking a full-time/166 day faculty contract (9 month position).

Nursing Faculty, Description and Qualifications

Responsibilities: The successful applicant is responsible for delivery of instruction to students in LCC’s Associate Degree Nursing Program to include clinical supervision, student advisement, and participation in department, divisional, and college-wide activities, curriculum and professional development. Teaching assignments may include alternative delivery settings, i.e., synchronous, self-paced, tutorial, evening and weekend offerings. The faculty member functions as a team member in both the Nursing  program  area/department   and  the instructional  division  and serves on appropriate college teams; including AQIP, Faculty Senate, and other internal committees; and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Nursing and two years recent experience in clinical nursing practice (or equivalent) required. Must hold a current, unencumbered  Colorado RN license or a license from a compact state. Must have or be able to qualify for a Colorado Vocational Certification.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits that accrue to full­ time faculty positions within the Colorado Community College System, including  health, life, and  dental insurance, LTD, and benefit package from Colorado PERA in accordance with SBCCOE policy.

Contact: Kathy Henderson, Director of Nursing and Allied Health Programs at kathy.henderson@lamarcc.edu or 719.336.1597.

Application Process: Send full resume, cover letter addressing qualifications, completed LCC Application for Exempt Employment; copy of unofficial transcripts; and three   names,   addresses,   phone   numbers   and   email   addresses   of individuals who are acquainted with your qualifications to.

Lamar Community College

ATTN: Nichole Eastin

2401 South Main

Lamar, CO 81052

719.336.1570

jobs@lamarcc.edu

FAX: 719.336.5626

Former employees  of the Colorado Community  College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily  terminated or resigned  in lieu of termination, must disclose this information  with application.

Any candidate  who requires accommodation is asked  to contact LCC. If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program,  CRS 24-21-201 through  24-21-214, please  notify  LCC’s Human  Resources  Office when you apply for this position, so that you are provided an appropriate time extension  for  notifications  via U.S. mail. The extension  allowed  under this  program   applies   only  to  U.S.  mail  notifications   that  include   a deadline of 10 days or less.

Screening Process:  Screening  of applicants is ongoing.   Position  remains  open  until filled. Starting date is as negotiated  to meet nursing program schedule.

Finalists are subject to  pre-employment background checks.


Adjuncts Instructors

Lamar Community College is currently seeking adjunct instructors to teach courses at LCC, both on-campus and online for future semesters in arts and science and career & technical education areas. The College is creating a database of potential instructors in all applicable areas for upcoming semesters, so please consider submitting application materials to be considered for the upcoming semester and in the future.

Adjuncts Instructors, Description and Qualifications

LCC is expanding its physical education offerings and is seeking certified group exercise instructors for aerobics, group weight training, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Tai Chi, step aerobics, and other courses as well as adjunct instructors for college level PE courses. Acceptable certifications include: NASM, ACSM, ACE, AFAA and NCSF as well as certifications for Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Tai Chi or others. Certifications must be current. Instructors must have current CPR and AED cards and be willing to maintain continuing education requirements. High school diploma or GED required for fitness center courses. Bachelor’s degree in Physical Science (or related field) required, master’s preferred for college level physical education courses.
Additionally the Construction Technologies/Historic Preservation program is seeking carpenters, woodworkers, masons, electricians, CAD, welding, painting (commercial), plumbing, sheet metal, blacksmiths, interior/decorative arts, and construction project managers to teach coursework.

Compensation: $467/credit hour for Bachelors prepared instructors / $485/credit hour for Masters prepared instructors.

Contact: Cheryl Sanchez 719.336.1516 | Cheryl.Sanchez@lamarcc.edu

Application Process:  Send full resume, cover letter addressing qualifications, completed LCC Application for Exempt Employment, copy of unofficial transcripts  and three names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of individuals who are acquainted with your qualifications to:

Lamar Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
2401 South Main
Lamar, CO 81052
719.336.1570
Email: jobs@lamarcc.edu

Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information with application.

Any candidate who requires accommodation is asked to contact LCC.  If you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program, CRS 24-21-201 through 24-21-214, please notify LCC’s Human Resources Office when you apply for this position, so that you are provided an appropriate time extension for notifications via U.S. mail.  The extension allowed under this program applies only to U.S. mail notifications that include a deadline of 10 days or less.

Screening Process:    Screening of applicants continues.  Positions remain open until filled.

Finalists are subject to pre-employment background checks.

Lamar Community College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or disability in its activities, programs, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504, Age Discrimination Act, and Title II of the ADA.  Inquiries may be directed to: Human Resources Director, Lamar Community College, 2401 S. Main Street, Lamar, CO  81052.