Success Coach, Title V Grant
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.
- 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.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Primary purpose is to help students develop skills, behaviors, and habits that contribute to student success outcomes. In order to promote success, services will include: goal setting, learning strategies, time management and organization, self-regulation and self-efficacy, creation of a learning plan, providing information on counseling, financial, and social assistance programs, and reviewing post-school goals to create a “college and beyond” plan. 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:
- Fosters persistence and completion by maintaining a student caseload, meeting with students on a regular basis to evaluate and track their academic process and success
- Helps students identify and eliminate any barriers to academic success
- Monitors the academic progress of students and collaborates with students to develop a personalized action plan tailored to meet their academic and professional goals
- Guides students to develop accountability for their decisions and an understanding of how those decisions impact their success
- Conducts academic coaching through individual or group sessions that help students assess their own performance and develop academic success
- Collaborates with departments, instructors, and support services to meet students’ needs
- Monitors, evaluates, and tracks student progress; maintains student files and updates all required databases pertaining to each student on caseload in order to determine support needed for academic and professional success. Creates individual success plans for students in cohort group
- Models effective study strategies and self-advocacy. Works with students to develop effective study habits, learning strategies, organizational and time management skills by providing workshops each semester
- Follows-up with students who receive Early Alerts and helps them strategize on how to get back on track in their classes
- Refers students to appropriate academic personnel and support resources and collaborates with others to monitor and accelerate the academic progress of the students who were referred
- Serve as an information center for students, directing students to other relevant offices as necessary
- Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
- Ability to adjust plans, techniques, timelines, and goals in order to meet individual students’ needs
- Ability to collect and analyze various forms of student data (assessments, grades, soft skills and academic functioning, etc.) in order to match support and develop effective techniques
- Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking student success and student educational plans
- Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of students
- Commitment to quality student service
- Commitment to multi-cultural and multi-generational diversity
- Ability and commitment to work collaboratively
- Ability to work independently with little direction or continuous supervision
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:
- Schedule will depend on department needs
- 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
- Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Transcripts and/or a proficiency test may be required
- Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field
- Level III Tutor Certification
- Experience with case-management
- Spanish fluency
- Previous academic coaching or mentoring experience
Hiring salary range is $46,300 to $53,245 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:
- Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
- If the position was full time or part time
- If the position was paid or unpaid
- 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.
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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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