Advisor II, TRIO Student Support Services-Grant Funded

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full 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-Kingwood

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-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.

Campus address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The purpose of the TRi O Student Support Services Program (SSS) is to provide academic and other support services to low-income, first-generation or disabled college students to increase their retention and graduation rates and to facilitate their transfer from two-year to four-year colleges. This is accomplished through creating individual success plans for students in the cohort group as well as planning and developing successful academic support programs including workshops, campus transfer trips and volunteer opportunities. May also have responsibility for Student Leadership Organization. This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation of the position from one academic year to the next is dependent upon continued grant funding.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Advises students in assigned academic discipline(s); Acts as case manager and meets with students on a regular basis to track their academic progress and success
  • Tracks, provides and publishes data on students with declared majors in assigned discipline/division on items including success, retention, and completion rates
  • Creates individual success plans for students in cohort group
  • Provides students with other college and community referrals on an as needed basis
  • Assists in identifying, recruiting, interviewing and selecting students for the SSS program
  • Provides student coaching to SSS program participants in the areas of academic, financial, career and transfer support
  • Builds, develops and maintains student centered relationship through delivery of personalized coaching services
  • Maintains and facilitates communication between TRiO and other campus departments as needed
  • Conducts academic and personal development workshops, coordinates college visits trip and program events
  • Monitors evaluates and tracks SSS student progress, maintains student files and updates all required databases
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Has basic knowledge of general o ffice and software applications
    • Possesses good organizational skills
    • Strong attention to accuracy and detail
    • Ability to prepare reports
    • Ability to prioritize duties
    • High level of customer service


    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 i nternal and external contacts as needed to carry ou t the functions of the position
    • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with min imal exposure to safety hazards


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's Degree and at least 3 years of related work experience in higher education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master's Degree in education, psycholog y, social work or related field
    • Experience providing advising services to dis advantaged/disabled individuals
    • Experience with case management


    Salary

    Hiring salary range is $43,070.00 - 49,530.00

    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

    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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