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Specialist III, Outreach & Recruiting

Job description

Job Title: Specialist III, Outreach & Recruiting
Location: LSC-Kingwood
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 33005
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

  • One LSC

  • Student Focused

  • Own It

  • Advance Equity

  • Cultivate Community

  • Choose Learning

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-Kingwood

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.

Campus address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.

Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Under general/limited supervision, this position is responsible for significant functions in Student Outreach and Recruiting. Acts as a primary expert and provides advice and information to others. Ensures that all district policies and practices surrounding function are implemented and carried out correctly by others.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Participates in outreach/recruiting programs such as high school visits, participation in college day/night programs and special events such as Houston Hispanic Forum College Day, campus tours and on-campus eventsInteracts with and develops partnerships with church and community groups, businesses, state and local agencies to reach potential students for outreach/recruitment and enhance college/K-12/business relationshipsAssists in tracking of students for recruitment purposes and participates in tele-counseling and various communication flow processes. (e.g. email blasts, phone-a-thons, direct mailings, web correspondence, etc.)Provides advice and information to education and community partnersParticipates in outreach and recruitment activities for service area, including workshops and training programs for service area school students, parents, apartment tenants, businesses, etc. Informs students about college and system/state policies regarding testing and placement in addition to recruiting/admissions policies and proceduresParticipates and actively engages in programs designed to reach students in lower grades than high school. Uses data and best practices to drive outreach and recruitment activitiesCollaborates with college staff, faculty, and administrators to address and provide a wide variety of assistance to students in order to promote recruitment, admissions, and enrollment at the collegeCollaborates with Dual Credit Coordinator and program to facilitate recruitment and enrollment of DC studentsMaintains confidentiality of all student records and databases as related to recruitment, admissions and student successResponsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

Knowledge of a personal computer and MS Office softwareStrong commitment to customer service Ability to communicate effectively and work with diverse clientele in a team environmentGood organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasksAbility to assume responsibility for independent actionsAbility to assist in training other staffAbility to maintain positive attitude in a demanding work environmentAble to work evenings and weekends in addition to a varied scheduleSpecific knowledge of recruitment, admissions and enrollment programs and policies

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.

WORK SCHEDULE & CONDITIONS:

Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma or GED and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Salary

Hiring Salary is $32,250 - $37,088.

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

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 a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/27/2020
Application Due: 9/24/2020
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