Dean, Student Access Location:
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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.
- 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 eight areas: Professional Development; Mission & Pride; Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging.
Campus Marketing Statement
Lone Star College-CyFair
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.
LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.
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.
Location address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Dean, Student Access provides leadership in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive student access program. Oversees key departments in the Student Success Division: Offices of Admissions, Records, Dual Credit Admissions/Records, New Student Orientation, the Welcome Center, the Assessment Center, and the Call Center. The Dean of Student Access collaborates directly with recruiting, marketing, and the Dean, Student Connection to ensure processes and practices for student admissions support equitable access for a diverse service area. Collaborates with other LSC administrators, faculty, and staff to provide service to students and serve as their advocate. Incorporates data and technology into division practices to support student accessibility. Ensures adherence to college policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Develops and implements practices and procedures to maintain an accessible program in which students receive services that accommodate their admissions and onboarding needsOversees quality of student experience and operation effectiveness and efficiency for departmentSupervises the hiring and training of full-time and part-time employees; Ensures professional development of employees within the department. Develops team members and department culture to create a safe and welcoming working environment that generates an inviting climate for students and the communityDevelops goals and objectives for areas of supervision and provides assistance to the Vice President of Student Success for both short and long-range planningSupervises admissions and registration processes, preparing related reports and supporting innovative continuous improvementCollaborates with campus and system Financial Aid offices as needed to support effective incorporation into the admissions processSupports retention and recruitment efforts in close collaboration with he Dean, Student Connection and recruiting staffEnsures marketing materials, including campus brochures and/or appropriate QR codes align with marketing standards and processes highlighting student services and LSC programs of study (certificates/degrees)Manages the development of budgets and regularly reports on the status; approves expenditures if budgeted; engages in expenditure development and reviewPlans and/or coordinates special projects involving student services, including the college and communityResponsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Excellent management skills, strong interpersonal and communication skillsAbility to understand Lone Star College policies and proceduresAble to work autonomously and have a high degree of judgmentAbility to establish strategy and direction for departmentAbility to work independently and in a team environmentExcellent decision making, conflict resolution, team building, and problem-solving abilitiesStrong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skillsAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsExcellent attention to detailAble and willing to take initiativeAbility to set priorities and handle several tasks simultaneouslyAbove average skills in utilization of computer systems to extract and report information
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
·Bachelor's degree and at least 7 years of related work experience, with at least 3 years in a Manager or Director-level position
Hiring salary range is $89,399 - $102,809.
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:
- Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
- If the position was full time or part time
- If the position was paid or unpaid
- Level of degree completed including date earned.
- 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.
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How to Apply
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY
We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.
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