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Advisor II, Workforce AEL Grant

Job description

Job Title: Advisor II, Workforce AEL Grant
Location: LSC-Houston North Greenspoint
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34164
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-System Office, University Park

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-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.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Advisor II serves as the first point of contact and resource in meeting with, advising and tracking students' academic progress in connection with degree completion. Position provides academic advice and direction to students on degree planning, program requirements, course selection and enrollment, and schedule building. Educates students on LSC's policies and state & federal rules as they relate to them. Represents Lone Star College (LSC) internally and externally.

This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation of the positon from one academic year to the next is dependent upon continued grant funding.


Oversees daily and some long-term advising caseloads for AEL program operations. Actively maintains up-to-date knowledge of area and acts as a Subject Matter Expert within area and as a point of contact and liaison for internal and external constituentsMeets with students on a regular basis to track their academic progress and successEnters, tracks and maintains a variety of data, including documents, spreadsheets and databasesMay be responsible for ensuring and maintaining compliance with local/state/federal compliance of processes and documentation within assigned areaAdvises students on proper course selection for all, non-credit certificate programs (includes Workforce and CTE), including TSI regulations and placement, course prerequisites, co-requisites, recommended course sequence, and associated with University Center and other colleges and universities. Provides information to students on relevant program requirementsAdvises students on opportunities for transfer of AAS degrees into bachelor degreesAdvises students with job searches and externship, and advises graduate¿s on employment in their field of study. Assists with the career interest assessments, career exploration processes and tools, and provides information on job search and interviewing techniques, preparation and appropriate follow up, and in developing resumes and cover lettersTracks students through program completion and provides data on students with declared workforce majors. May include success, retention, completion and graduation rates as well as other data. Provides assistance in completing graduation checks and applicationsWork with Program Manager to develop best practices for Adult Education population based on student correspondence, advising appointments and needTakes part in and/or leads special projects as needed, including presenting informational orientation sessions related to adult-learners, first-time-in-college students and providing academic advice and assist with the enrollment process. Most Adult Education and Literacy Orientations will require travel between Lone Star College Campus locations and approved off- site locationsProvides coaching and advising to students on skills to develop a clear and attainable education plan and goal, including MEP (My Educational Plan) Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


Strong attention to accuracy and detailExcellent knowledge of general office and software applicationsAbility to prepare and analyze reportsPossesses excellent organizational skillsStrong multi-tasking abilities with the ability to prioritize dutiesHigh level of customer service


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.


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


Bachelor's degree and at least 3 year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experienceSalary

Hiring salary range is $43,070 - $49,530

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


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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Job No:
Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time