Advisor II, Diversity Initiatives - 17000360

The Woodlands, Texas
Jul 18, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Advisor II, Diversity Initiatives - 17000360

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:

Students Matter

Inspire Excellence

Act Intentionally

Better Together

No Fear!


Campus Marketing Statement:

 Lone Star College-System Office

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States.  With more than 80,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion.

LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park.  Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

This position is located at the LSC-System Office at 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381

Position Summary:

Assists supervisors and managers by ensuring the accomplishment of operational outcomes in processes or programs. Provides academic advice to a cohort of students. Serves as first line of contact for students. Provides direction and referrals to a cohort group to meet the student needs. Meets with students on a regular basis to track their success and progress reporting on progress of students and involves others to assist with their success. This position’s primary focus will be on Diversity Initiatives and will include advising students and performing a variety of coordination and outreach functions.

Job Functions:

-Advises cohort of students on a campus-wide basis. Meets with students on a regular basis to track their academic progress and success

-Tracks and provides data on cohort group including success, retention, and completion rates

-Assists students in creating their MEP (My Educational Plan) by end of student’s first semester

-Advises students on proper course selection for all credit degree programs, credit and non-credit certificate programs, including TSI regulations, course prerequisites, co-requisites, and associated with University Center and other colleges and universities

-Provides career advising to students

-Works with faculty and counselors to develop and deliver Student Success and EDUC 1300 courses

-Works with faculty and coaches of cohort group to identify needed early interventions

-Provides informational and training sessions related to first-time-in-college students

-May work with local school districts on advising early college, dual credit, tech prep students and/or potential students

-Refers students to Counselors when necessary

-Coordinates and facilitates Student Orientation, Student Summit(s) and other success initiatives for underrepresented populations.

-Assists in identifying and developing innovative strategies to support students from historically underrepresented populations

-Outreach responsibilities include but are not limited to advising, student development, and outreach to faculty and peer mentors, staff, and various campus constituents.

-The incumbent will participate in various student success activities designed to support enrollment and retention initiatives

-Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

-Excellent communication and organizational skills

-Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of students

-Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking of student success and student educational plans

-Proficiency with common office software

-Ability to prioritize duties

High level of customer service

Physical Abilities:

-Minimal physical effort is required



Work Schedule & Conditions:

-PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment

-Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position

-Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards


Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of related work experience

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 22-23 days paid holidays and up to 12 annual vacations days, full comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more.

How to Apply:  


Application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will not be accepted.

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.

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