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Part-Time Advisor I, Academic Initiatives & Partnerships-Grant Funded

Job description


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!
  • Trust!

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.

Campus Marketing Statement:
Lone Star College-Tomball
Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.

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

Lone Star College-Tomball, located north of Houston and founded in 1988, offers a wide range of programs including the college system's only veterinary technology program and leading health sciences programs.

Campus address is 30555 Tomball Parkway. Tomball, Texas 77375-4036

Position Summary:
The Advisor I meets with students in assigned discipline on a regular basis to provide advising, track academic progress and success/completion/retention. Advise students on proper course selection for credit programs and make appropriate referral to non-credit certificate programs including TSI regulations, course prerequisites, co-requisites and career advising. Collaborates with personnel in assigned department and related areas/other departments in order to identify potential early interventions need; assist Department Directors in planning and developing successful academic support programming and events.
Job Functions:

  1. Advises students in assigned department/discipline. Meets with students on a regular basis to track their academic progress and success
  2. Assists students with reviewing their Academic Advising Report and creating their MEP (My Educational Plan)
  3. Advises students on proper course selection for assigned discipline/department credit certificate and degree programs and makes referrals to non-credit certificate programs. Advising includes TSI regulations, course prerequisites, co-requisites and career advising
  4. Acquires and processes data regarding students in assigned discipline in order to complete job function
  5. Collaborates with personnel in assigned department and related areas (college staff and faculty) in order to identify potential early interventions needed
  6. Refers students to counselors, college resources (organizations) and outside organizations when necessary
  7. Assists the Directors/Managers in planning and developing successful academic support programming and events
  8. Develops department/position objectives and strategies
  9. Meets with students on a regular basis to track their progress and success. Maintains accurate documentation of meetings
  10. Monitors processes, materials and surroundings, ensuring accuracy and compliance with all relevant rules, regulations and policies at all times
  11. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Proficiency with common office software
  • High level of customer service
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking of student success and student educational plans
  • Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of students
  • Ability to prioritize duties


Physical Abilities:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

Salary:
$36.75/hour

Work Schedule & Conditions:
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with 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


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Duration of Job Posting:
Position posted until filled or Posted until specific date

Qualifications

Required:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred:
  • Experience in a higher education setting • Previous experience working with students who have unique barriers and experience in assisting these students with their educational success
Benefits Marketing Statement:
By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For". We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition reimbursement, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more.

How to Apply:
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!
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.

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 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

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

Primary Location: US-Texas-Tomball
Work Locations: 30555 Tomball Parkway (0300) , 30555 Tomball Parkway , Tomball , 77375
Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC Tomball - 03
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Staff
Travel: No
Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Job Posting: Nov 8, 2018, 10:38:17 PM

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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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