Workforce Skills Instructor, Truck Driving at Lone Star College in Houston, Texas

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Job Description:

Job Title: Workforce Skills Instructor, Truck Driving
Location: LSC-Transport&Global Log Ctr
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35689
Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC

  • Student Focused

  • Own It

  • Advance Equity

  • Cultivate Community

  • Choose Learning

The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.

Qualities of Excellence

As faculty members of Lone Star College, we strive to create a nation of world citizenry in our students. In that pursuit, we model ways of thinking and being that incorporate diversity, equality, and equity. Our culture, then, requires the possession of transcendent qualities that, while immeasurable, are evident in global citizens. We are compassionate with our students, colleagues, and ourselves. We are innovative in the pursuit of learning. Ultimately, we create a culture where learning thrives, people are safe, and we mirror the qualities of world citizenry.

Lone Star College faculty are dedicated to four qualities of excellence:

  • Student Invested

  • Content Expert

  • Pedagogically Excellent

  • Institutionally Dedicated

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Transportation & Global Logistics Center

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow's workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit

The Lone Star College-Transportation & Global Logistics Technology Center is a brand-new, 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art training facility where students learn the skills necessary to become a professional truck driver.

The LSC Professional Truck Driver Fast Track Certification program includes instruction on pre-trip inspection, basic control skills, backing and city street/highway driving. This course satisfies the requirements set by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

LSC is also an approved Commercial Driver License Third Party Testing facility. Texas DPS Testing Centers have a three to four week waiting list to for a student to take the test. Once a student successfully completes their LSC CDL training, they can immediately get scheduled to complete the Skills Test.

Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:Under limited supervision, the WSI, Truck Driving performs instructional duties related to the Transportation & Logistics Technical Center program and provides highly technical support and expertise. Requires extensive knowledge of technical area of expertise. Provides advice and acts as consultant as well as completes repairs, installations and building of equipment and systems. Generally unique position with limited backup. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Provides instruction for the professional truck driving classes, ensuring that the students meet the standards as established by all appropriate regulatory, credentialing and licensing agencies, including but not limited to the United States and Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Coordinating Board of Higher Education and the Lone Star College SystemMaintains/repairs or facilitates the repair of equipment and vehicles as necessary; recommends supplies and equipment for budgetary considerationAssists in identifying additional instructors and special presenters and verifying their qualifications as required by the state and regulatory/licensure agencies; evaluate instructors as requested by the supervisorDevelops and implements curriculum/course outlines to meet requirements of state and regulatory agencies; facilitates textbook and instructional materials selectionMaintains appropriate records for courses, classes, students, instructors and equipment in accordance with state and regulatory/licensure agenciesAssists in planning the schedule for the Center and other programs as assigned; coordinates facilities and special equipment for instructional needsRecommends emerging instructional needs for new courses and programsAssists in Advisory Committee activities and attends all meetings; participates in divisional activities and meetings as requiredMaintains and builds good relationships between the Center and the transportation industry/employers in order to assist students with job placement; assists in service to the business/industry community with program areas assignedResponsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; must have demonstrated problem-solving abilityMust demonstrate instructional skillsSkilled in the Windows environment with basic proficiency with common office softwareAbility to communicate, understand, and meet needs of less technical customersAbility to work occasional evenings and weekendsAbility to manage complex projects demonstrating a high degree of judgment, tact and discretion PHYSICAL ABILITIES:The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters and record boxes. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity. WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards as well as in indoor and outdoor settings with exposure to weather and safety hazard typical of those within the commercial truck-driving industryRequires working some Saturdays, Sundays and College holidays REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:High school diploma and at least 5 years of commercial, over-the-road truck driving experienceClass "A" CDL in good standing with all endorsements also in good standingClean motor vehicle report PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree and 5 years of commercial over-the-road truck driving experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experienceExperience training new drivers with an over-the-road carrier Salary

Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

Your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment

  2. If the position was full time or part time

  3. If the position was paid or unpaid

  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, wellness programs, professional development opportunities, sabbatical opportunities and more.

Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on 'My Activities' at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on 'Add Attachment.' Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts. You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.How to Apply


We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States.

More information on the E-Verify program is available at

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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