Part-Time Advisor I, Advising & Counseling

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 22, 2021
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-Tomball

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 six 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.

Lone Star College-Tomball, located north of Houston and founded in 1988, offers a wide range of programs including the college system’s only veterinary technology program and leading health sciences programs.

Campus address is 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Advisor I m eet s with students in assigned discipline on a regular basis to provide advising, track academic progress and success/completion/retention. Advise students on proper course selection for credit programs and make appropriate referral to non-credit certificate programs including TSI regulations, course prerequisites, co-requisites and career advising. Collaborate s with personnel in assigned department and related areas/other departments in order to identify potential early interventions need; assist Department Directors in planning and developing successful academic support programming and events.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Advise s students in assigned d epartment/discipline. Meet s with students on a regular basis to track thei r academic progress and success
  • Assist s students with reviewing their Academic Advising Report and creating their MEP (My Educational Plan)
  • Advise s students on proper course sel ection for assigned discipline/d epartment credit certificate and degree programs and make s referrals to non-credit certificate programs. Advising includes TSI regulations, course prerequisites, co-requisites and career advisi ng
  • Acquire s and process es data regarding students in assigned discipline in order to complete job function
  • Collaborate s with personnel in assigned department and related areas (college staff and faculty) in order to identify potential early interventions nee ded
  • Refer s students to counselors, college resources (organizations) and outsi de organizations when necessary
  • Assist s the Directors/Manager s in planning and developing successful academic support programming and events
  • Develop s department/position objectives and strategies
  • Meets with students on a regular basis to track their progress and success. Maintains accurate d ocument ation of meetings
  • Monitors proces ses, materials and surroundings, ensuring accuracy and compliance with all relevant rules, regulations and policies at all times
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Proficiency with common office s oftware
    • High level of customer service
    • Excellent communic ation and organizational skills
    • Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking of student succes s and student educational plans
    • Ability to communicate and work w ell with all levels of students
    • Ability to prioritize duties


    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:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


    Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $18.45/hr.

    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.

    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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