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Faculty Instructor (Mortuary Science) SAC - req11263 

If you are a TRS or ORP retiree please contact Employment at for clarification on eligibility of this position.

Courses are face to face.

All applicants external and internal must upload Resume/CV and transcript(s) (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) to be considered for this position.

Posting closes on: 7/17/2024 at 6:00pm CST

The Alamo Colleges District is an award-winning collective of five colleges in the Greater San Antonio area whose mission is to empower our diverse communities for success. As a district of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and the nation’s only HSI and Historically Black College and University (HBCU), our colleges serve more than 70,000+ students annually with a focus on economic and social mobility.

Our San Antonio College learner community, of 18,900 students, includes 54.9% who rely on financial aid, 45.5% who are first-generation in college; 5.3% who are veterans, and 32.6% who are over age 25. 
The Alamo Colleges has a proven track record of success in training workers that local employers need to stay competitive and carries the designation as the #1 provider of workforce education in the region.

Employment type:  FA

Hours per Week: Varies

Hourly or Salaried: Salary                              

Entry Pay:  Depends on education level. Full Time Faculty Pay

Funding source: Hard Money

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Location: Mortuary Science
1819 N Main Ave.
San Antonio, Texas, 78212
United States

Requisition #: req11263

Outside working hours if other than M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: Evenings and weekends may be required.

Job Summary and Description

Full-time members of the faculty are professional educators who have the primary responsibility of fulfilling the institution’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan, Board of Trustees’ charges and
educational philosophy, and primary goal of providing a quality education for all students attending the colleges. Faculty members are classified according to the ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Faculty members are subject to Board policies, including academic freedom, and are also bound by its accompanying responsibilities. They are directly responsible to a discipline coordinator and/or department chair and have responsibilities through the administrative structure at their respective college and to the district. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, mentor, and facilitator of learning. Faculty job descriptions are defined for Full-Time Teaching Faculty, Adjunct Teaching Faculty, Librarian Faculty, and Counselor Faculty. Faculty Chairpersons have a separate job description.

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Minimum Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a subject area within the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE) curriculum or a Bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science. Master's degree in discipline must be obtained within five years of initial appointment.
  • Proof of graduation from a college-based ABFSE accredited program.
  • Currently licensed by the Texas Funeral Service Commission (TFSC) as BOTH a funeral director and embalmer or meet the TFSC's requirements for immediate reciprocation of both licenses.
  • A minimum of three years of continuous full-time employment within the funeral industry and regular embalming and preparation room experience within this time.
  • Master's degree, or higher, from a regionally accredited university in the teaching discipline.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Five years of continuous full-time employment with embalming and preparation room experience.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Texas driver license. Must be insurable through the organization’s insurers.


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