Dean, Student Services

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 13, 2021
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-North Harris

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-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College System family. Serving the community for more than three decades, LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs. LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in emerging technical job fields.

Campus address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Dean of Student Services p rovide s leadership in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive student success program. Oversees the office of Admissions, Counseling, Recruitment, and is responsible for registration, recruitment, and student discipline. Collaborates with other LSC administrators, faculty, and staff to provide service to students and serve as their advocate. Work is evaluated by the Vice President of Student Success in terms of desired outcomes and goals achieved.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Make decisions concerning policies and procedures; serve as student a dvocate at various LSC meetings
  • Evaluate a nd improve services to students
  • Direct admissions and registration p rocess; prepare related reports
  • Maintain an accessible program for which students can receive academic advisement, and career/personal counseling
  • Provides support to the Financial Aid office as needed
  • Plans out-of-classroom experiences ; advises student organizations
  • Supports retention and recruitment by corresponding with students and helpi ng them develop their schedules
  • Creates campus brochure s highlighting student services
  • Enforces c ollege policies and procedures; Helps create a safe an d pleasant learning environment
  • Plans and/or coordinates special proj ects involving student services
  • Responsible for other reason able related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Excellent management skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to understand Lone Star College policies and procedures
    • Ability to display personal initiative and autonomy
    • Ability to establish strategy and direction for department
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Ability to problem solve and provide team building skills
    • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Ability to set priorities and handle several tasks simultaneously.
    • Above average skills in utilization of computer systems to extract and report information.


    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 & CONDITIONS:

    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
    • I nterface with i nternal and external contacts as needed to carry out the func tions 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 7 years of related work experience, with at least 3 years i n a Manager- or Director-level position


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master's degree


    Salary

    Hiring salary range is $85,960 - $98,854.

    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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