Part-Time Peer Mentor, Financial Aid-State

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 24, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time


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-Houston North Greenspoint

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, was named a 2017 Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

LSC-Houston North Greenspoint is a state-of-the-art, full-service location designed to serve the greater Greenspoint area. Its proximity to local businesses and public transportation has created a location ideal for working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses, certificates, computer/office skills, and developmental studies.

The location address is 250 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E., Houston, TX 77060.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

This position will mentor and advise students about higher education, including the financial aid, completing FAFSA application, and Apply Texas application. Mentor will also provide financial aid options and assist students with finding and utilizing appropriate resources. Required to provide high level information. May interact one-on-one with students. May interact with a high volume of customers. Will work with and assist diverse groups.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Filing
  2. Copying
  3. Faxing
  4. Provide general information related to the department
  5. Record maintenance, preparation and review of forms, data entry
  6. Provide handouts and/or forms to customers
  7. Maintain inventory
  8. Set up Financial Aid equipment (such as go-center computers)
  9. Event preparation and support
  10. Collect and record data
  11. Maintain knowledge of multiple programs
  12. Provide limited technology support to end users
  13. Interpret regulations and policies
  14. Maintain and/or process records




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Communication skills (written and oral)
  • Working knowledge of general office procedures and practices
  • Proficiency with one or more office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)


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:

  • High School diploma or GED


Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $15.00

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, excellent work/life balance and more.

Special Instructions

All applicants for Full Time Faculty and Adjunct Faculty positions are required to provide a cover letter and unofficial transcripts for consideration for employment with Lone Star College.

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. You must limit your file name 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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