Faculty Title Part Time Lecturer
Job Class Code 00052
Job Code G
Posting Number PTFRGV0539
Working Title Part Time Lecturer in International Business and
Entrepreneurship (Customs Law)
Location Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job
Position is a part time appointment to teach US Customs Law online at the
We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio
Grande Valley's diverse student body as a Part Time Lecturer of Department of
International Business and Entrepreneurship, Fall 2021.
It is UTRGV's Vision “To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education,
its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual
university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities
that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and
beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff
that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more
equitable outcomes for student success.
UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and
multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio
Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify
as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest
percentage of Hispanic students.
Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-
breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2020 semester.
For additional information, please visit our website.
https: // www. utrgv.edu/newsroom/2020/09/17-utrgv-marks-record-high-enrollment-
The Department of International Business at The University of Texas Rio Grande
Valley occasionally seeks Part-time Lecturers to teach in the undergraduate
and graduate programs in the College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the program,
advising students, and participating in scholarship activities serving the
college, university or local community as needed.
JD. For those candidates with a master's degree there must be sufficient work
experience to be considered professionally qualified within the subjects to be
covered. Also, the successful candidate must have demonstrated successful
international managerial experience.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications
Training and knowledge in US Customs Law.
Demonstrated ability to teach face to face and online courses.
Salary Part-time Lecturers are paid per course taught commensurate with
experience and/or qualifications. Including Budgetary Approval.
License or Certification Required? No
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 09/01/2021
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire
without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic
information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and
advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and
building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural
environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of
women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for
all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Open Date 06/12/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first
time please complete all biographical information including address, email and
phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in
the application. Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have
a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates
invited for an on-campus interview. Search subject to budget availability.
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per
and at least 135 days in length.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete
will not be considered.
Quick Link https: // careers.utrgv.edu/postings/28658
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