Manager, Title V Grant (Grant Funded)



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-Montgomery

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–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Campus address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Title V Manager directs and coordinates the activities of the Title V program by ensuring that goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. This position supports and supervises all of a Lone Star College campus’ Leadership program activity duties for the length of the program, including the professional development activities, special events, and related campaigns that increase community awareness of Title V. 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:

  • Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel. Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Provides technical advice and resolves problems
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules or plans as required. Prepares project reports and progress updates for Chancellor, President, or others
  • Develops project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staff requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project
  • Coordinates project activities with activities of US Department of Education and other governmental agencies
  • Manages the Title V grant budget. Allocates the resources and appropriate support services to develop and implement the program
  • Organizes, promotes and participates in steering committee meetings and special activities to provide input into policy, program planning, curriculum design, evaluation, staff development, and other areas. Ensures that all appropriate parties participate in these meetings and activities
  • Establishes a means for all levels of the College to understand and support the program's goals and policies
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Advanced organizational skills
    • Knowledge of and success in facilitating multidisciplinary or multi-organizational teams.
    • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to create processes and systems, manage details, and work independently.
    • Ability to plan, lead and organize efforts to develop and implement the Title V program.
    • Ability to develop collaboration, build consensus, and promote a positive collegial work environment.
    • Ability to think critically and creatively, solve problems, and prioritize own work.
    • Knowledge of budgeting-- including planning, effective allocation, management, and analysis.
    • Knowledge of and ability to use PC and Microsoft Office software.


    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
    • Some local travel within the LSC service area by personal car may be required


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of related work experience, with at least 3 years in a higher educational setting
    • Experience working closely with students and retention/persistence strategies
    • Demonstrated success at program management, working with populations of underprepared students who may be facing any number of barriers to co mpleting their education


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bilingual English/Spanish highly preferred


    Salary

    Hiring salary range is $52,430 to $60,294 annually.

    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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