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President, Lone Star College - University Park

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Lone Star College
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Job Details

Job Title: President, Lone Star College - University Park
Location: LSC-University Park
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 41303
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, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Foster Belonging
  • 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 has been recognized in multiple categories.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-University Park

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Established in 2012, Lone Star College-University Park has been recognized nationally and internationally for its innovation, as well as its focus on student access and success. Conveniently located off SH 249 in the heart of northwest Houston, Lone Star College-University Park is known as the "community's college," providing students with highly affordable degree and certificate programs that transfer seamlessly to four-year universities or lead to direct employment. Campus facilities include the Center for Science & Innovation, the Energy & Manufacturing Institute, Learning Innovation Labs and the Geology Rock Wall.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The President, Lone Star College-University Park provides leadership and oversight for a large college campus in multi campus system, including off-site centers. The President develops new partnerships while maintaining and deepening existing external partnerships and community relations. In addition, the President must be a good and contributing team member of the Chancellor's Cabinet to help develop, coordinate, and collaborate with colleagues new system-wide initiatives. This role ensures the college is meeting needs of all constituents including students, community, taxpayers, school districts, and others. As a leader, the President works with key local, state, and national leaders to accomplish the mission of college and system.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The College President is responsible to the Chancellor of the System for the performance of the following duties:

  1. Being the Chief Executive Officer of their college in every sense of the word.

  2. Satisfies the yearly Team Expectations set out by Chancellor's Cabinet.

  3. Increases Student Success Outcomes for all student populations.

  4. Functions as an active member of the Chancellor's Cabinet.

  5. Develops and implements college educational and student development programs responsive to the needs of the students and the community, and consistent with the values and mission of the System.

  6. Develops and implements a plan of college organization including hiring, termination, and the assignment of responsibilities to college personnel in accordance with Lone Star College policies.

  7. Develops and implements a college planning and evaluation system and report the results of all such evaluations to the Chancellor in a timely manner.

  8. Represents the college in community and civic activities, supporting the programs of the LSC Foundation and maintaining positive relationships with governmental and educational entities within the college's service area, including members of the Legislature.

  9. Serves as the primary communication link between the college's students, faculty and staff and the Chancellor and Board of Trustees. Employee shall maintain a highly professional relationship with both College faculty and staff in all forms of communication and shall abide by all system Policies and Procedures.

  10. Performs initial assignment or reassignment of duties as directed by the Chancellor based on the needs of the System

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to exhibit the highest ethical standards, integrity, and respect for individual dignity and worth.

  • Excellent interpersonal communications and collegiality for peers and other employees.

  • Experience in leading complex constituencies and matrixed organizations.

  • Experience in change management and organizational development.

  • Experience in higher education.

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 AND CONDITIONS:

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone, and other general office equipment

  • Interface with 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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree and at least 10 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience must include at least 5 years of administrative experience in a President, Vice President, Vice Chancellor or Associate Vice Chancellor position at a comprehensive community college or system, or equivalent experience

Salary

Hiring salary is $230,670. Prior experience as a college or campus president, or equivalent, may be considered for calculating additional compensation.

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. Level of degree completed including date earned.
  5. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree

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


For additional information on this job opening, please visit: https://www.lonestar.edu/executive-recruitment/up-president?campus=universitypark

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.

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.

Organization

Working at Lone Star College

Lone Star College continues to be a leader in higher education while experiencing unpreceded growth. Lone Star College is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation and is always seeking qualified and dedicated people to join our team. Our employees take advantage of state of the art learning and technology centers that focus on student success. It’s no wonder LSC continues to be recognized as a Top 10 degree producer by Community College Week.

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Lone Star College. We’re redefining the community college experience for our students, and our community. LSC created the Honors College for high achieving students in 2013 to push beyond just offering a limited number of honors courses. The Center for Civic Engagement launched in 2015 to increase student civic responsibility and help make our community a better place to live. We continue to expand and refine our workforce education and career training programs in partnership with regional and global employers and a rigorous alignment to their needs. LSC leads statewide reverse transfer, student success and pathway projects to increase student completion rates and improve learning outcomes.

And we’re increasing our international focus to support the increasingly global nature of our workforce.

At Lone Star College, tomorrow starts today.  LSC is building the community college of tomorrow by taking action today.

Visit www.LoneStar.edu to learn more about how LSC is changing the way people think about community colleges.

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