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Instructor, Maritime

San Jacinto College
La Porte, TX 77571
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Instructor, Maritime - Maritime Campus


  • Keeps up with developments in the field of study.
  • Demonstrates high standards-academic and professional.
  • Evaluates student work constructively and provides timely feedback.
  • Teaches at times and locations that meet student needs.
  • Provides access to students through posted conference hours, electronic communications, and other appropriate methods and responds to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
  • Develops and uses a syllabus and course information materials for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting within state, college, and departmental guideline.

Professional Development:
  • Maintains high standards of competence in the discipline(s) and teaching methodologies through professional development activities.
  • Plans, develops, and uses effective teaching methods and materials which assist students in meeting course objectives, are appropriate for students with diverse educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles, and engage the students in learning.
  • Reviews, evaluates, reflects, and revises program curricula and teaching methods through a self-evaluation process of self- reflection.
  • Meets or exceeds professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, requirements of business/industry, and higher education, as appropriate to the discipline.

  • Actively participates in college meetings and/or committees, task forces, and councils.
  • Participates in college-related activities such as registration, community education, recruitment of students, student retention, and faculty selection.
  • Participates in college activities for students/student organizations to aid in retention.
  • Participates in business and community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission and values of the college.
  • Participates in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
  • Participates in setting departmental goals, in developing college budgets that support the goals, and in planning for achieving those goals.
  • Promotes and maintains departmental affiliation agreements and other partnerships with other institutions

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Teach both credit and non-credit USCG approved courses.
  • Ensures that all equipment and technology are in operational condition for use in instruction.
  • Review instructional material for currency and accuracy.

  • USCG 200 Ton Merchant Mariner Credential/License and ability to obtain USCG approval to teach coursework assigned to the position (Licenses must be attached)
  • Maritime Experience gained through Military Service may substitute for licensure requirements
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be a team player/leader and place a high priority on student learning
  • Must be fully capable of swimming for assessments
  • Must be able to don firefighting gear to include SCBA for assessments
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in a maritime discipline
  • 1600 Ton Merchant Mariner Credential
  • Teaching experience in either operational or management level of US Coast Guard approved courses
  • Experience as a Vessel Master or Mate
  • Valid Merchant Mariner Credential
  • Tankerman PIC DL

Work Hours:
  • 12-month position
  • 40 hours per week
  • Portion of teaching assignment may require weekend and/or evening hours

Work Environment:
  • Indoor classroom
  • Swimming pool for personal survival assessments
  • Outdoors in hot and humid conditions for select classes
  • Exposure to controlled fire during training and assessments

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for this position you MUST attach the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Transcript(s), if applicable
  • Merchant Mariner Credential

Additional Information:
Faculty are assigned to teach courses using various delivery methods based on the teaching area and the needs of students and the College, which may require a physical presence at the assigned on-site work location.

Salary Grade: BACH

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req3385

Posting Close Date: 10/22/2021


Posted: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-07

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