Part-Time Specialist III, Call Center



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 PT Specialist III, Call Center provides student support, processes inbound calls, and acts as the initial point of contact for level 1 support calls. This position also provides suggestions for knowledge base updates and collaborates with other Call Center personnel to improve operations and exceed customer expectations . The Call Center is designed to receive inbound calls from students, community members and employees needing help with issues such as Financial Aid, Admissions, Advising, Business Office/Bursar/payments and related student needs. The Specialist will assist students in processes and activities related to student services and student records, as well as assisting other callers with their specific needs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS :

  • Provides general campus information and ans wers caller questions via phone
  • Functions as first response access point for all students provid ing information, direction and instructions to students on enrollment, registration, admission applications, student records access and accou nt status and related materials
  • Resolves level 1 calls and level 1 escalations for student records support, refers level 2 adjustments and corrections to Call Center Manager or appropriate Student Success or Business Office personnel for resolution
  • Achieves high level of first call resolution
  • Responsible for accurate documentation and assignment for issues that must be routed back to various campus departments or functional teams for resolution
  • Possesses knowledge of People Soft Campus Solutions (iStar) student records and LSC student portal, myLoneStar.edu. technical expertise in student self-service modules to deliver sup port and resolve student issues
  • Responds actively and sensitively t o customer issues and inquiries
  • Actively pa rticipates in training sessions
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule
    • Commitment to customer service
    • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of students from various socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds
    • Strong internet research skills


    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 a PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
    • Interfaces 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
    • Schedule varies Monday through Saturday (includes evening hours) up to 19.5 hours per week


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Some college hours
    • Experience working in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (iStar) student records
    • Experience and knowldge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)


    Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $13.19

    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, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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    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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