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Part-Time Student Assistant, Mentor Academic Success

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!
Campus Marketing Statement:

Lone Star College- CyFair

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-CyFair, a comprehensive community college for the 21st century, provides a dynamic, collaborative learning environment for life-long learning centered on learning engagement.

Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning.

Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road. Cypress, Texas. 77433-1383
Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, Lone Star College is initiating a program of student-to-student outreach to help increase the academic success of students. This program will employ students to reach out to fellow students by phone, helping to connect them with needed services and opportunities on campus. The Student Mentor should be outgoing, service-oriented, and successful, who will help other students succeed in college. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in rewarding work.

Job Functions:
  1. Must attend required training.
  2. Contacts students to establish a connection, determines if there are any available resources that can benefit them, and encourages them to communicate any concerns or needs regarding their academic success.
  3. Completes forms and enters data into spreadsheets, as needed.
  4. Completes follow-up phone calls, when necessary.
  5. Assist students with the development of study skills.
  6. Mentors students in the area of academics.
  7. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with the public, students, faculty and staff.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
Salary:

$7.25/hour

Work Schedule & Conditions:

Schedules will change from semester to semester. Flexibility is a plus.

Special Instructions:

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Duration of Job Posting:

Position posted until filled

Qualifications

Required:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be a current Lone Star College student in good standing
  • Must have a recommendation from former Lone Star College instructors
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-Cypress
Work Locations: 9191 Barker Cypress Rd (0500) , 9191 Barker Cypress Rd , Cypress , 77433
Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC Cy Fair - 05
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Job Posting: Sep 5, 2018, 5:42:14 PM

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Job No:
Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 1/9/2019
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