Part-Time Specialist III, Student Services
DescriptionCommitment 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.
- Students Matter
- Inspire Excellence
- Act Intentionally
- Better Together
- No Fear!
Lone Star College-University Park
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.
Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.
Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607
Supports other staff by performing task oriented duties while providing clerical, analytical, administrative, and operational support under general supervision. This position primarily performs specialized, specific functions requiring knowledge and experience in a particular area such as veteran affairs, international affairs, academic advising, admissions, financial aid, and student records. The Specialist composes written documents to help students and other campus representatives better understand VA educational benefits, international student affairs and/or state reporting.
Typical duties may include information gathering and review, presentation of information in verbal or written form, some interpretation of information. Assists students in processes relating to registration and admissions including academic advising on course transferability and may analyze transfer coursework, accreditation, catalogs and numbering/grading systems to affect and maintain the Degree Audit system files. Informs and orients students in order to help them succeed in a college setting.
- Provides high level advice and information
- Works the college’s information counter, phone center, and data entry center
- Assists new and returning students in all processes relating to admissions, registration, academic course advising, and course transferability
- Provides new students, in individual and group settings, information and orientation that will help them succeed in the college setting
- Advises, interprets, and implements district/state policies regarding testing and placement
- Processes degree plan requests and evaluates incoming transcripts
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
- Knowledge of Student Services
- Excellent customer service skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task
- Proficiency with common office software
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
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
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Duration of Job Posting:
Position posted until filled
- High School Diploma and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers 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).
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.
Primary Location: US-Texas-Houston
20515 Highway 249 - LSC University Park (0800)
20515 Highway 249
Job: Student Services
Organization: LSC University Park - 08
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Entry Level
Job Posting: Sep 21, 2018, 1:37:34 PM