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.
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-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 six colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
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 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.
The Dean of Student Services provides leadership in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive student services program. Oversees the office of Outreach and Admissions, New Student Orientation, Evening and Weekend Services, Visitor and Information Centers, and Dual Credit Student Services functions. Is responsible for student recruitment, the admissions process and relationships with our ISD and charter school partners. Collaborates with other LSC administrators, faculty, and staff to provide service to students and serve as their advocate. Work is evaluated by the Vice President of Student Success in terms of desired outcomes and goals achieved.
Lead the Student Services department by developing department goals, objectives and long-range planning, as well as well as oversee all department staffing and provide professional development to new and existing staff
Make decisions concerning policies and procedures; serve as student advocate at LSC meetings
Evaluate and improve services to students
Direct outreach, admissions and new student services process; prepare and present related reports
Maintain an accessible program in which students can receive support and advice throughout the admissions process
Provide support to the Financial Aid office as needed
Represent The College and the division when meeting with local ISD’s and charter school partners
Support outreach and recruitment by corresponding with prospective students and programming events which introduce them to LSC-UP
Develop a comprehensive enrollment management strategy focused on new and returning students
Collaborate on the design of marketing material geared toward prospective students and the dual credit population
Enforce college policies and procedures, help create a safe and pleasant learning environment
Develop, plan and coordinate special projects involving student services
Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Excellent management skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to understand Lone Star College policies and procedures
Ability to display personal initiative and autonomy
Ability to establish strategy and direction for department
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to problem solve and provide team building skills
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to set priorities and handle several tasks simultaneously
Above 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 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
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Duration of Job Posting:
Position posted until filled
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.
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.
20515 Highway 249 - LSC University Park
20515 Highway 249
: LSC University Park - 08
: Apr 15, 2019, 2:32:59 AM