Part Time Lecturer in International Business and Entrepreneurship (Customs Law)

University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley

United States

July 11, 2021


Posting Details Faculty Title Part Time Lecturer

Job Class Code 00052 Job Code G FLSA Exempt

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 FTE .25 Scope of Job

Position is a part time appointment to teach US Customs Law online at the graduate level. 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. About UTRGV: 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. student-success-outcomes-amid-pandemics-challenges.htm

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualification

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

EEO Statement

EEO Statement 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 disabilities.

Diversity Statement 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.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive 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 least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note

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 Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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