Part-Time Specialist II, Call Center

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 21, 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 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.

Founded in 1988, Lone Star College-Tomball is the third oldest college in the LSC system. LSC-Tomball offers a wide range of academic and workforce programs and is a leading college in the health sciences. LSC-Tomball is the founding college of the lifePATH® program, a four-year degree for adults with cognitive disabilities. LSC-Tomball enjoys a joint library partnership with Harris County Public Library, and we offer an early college high school with the Tomball Independent School District.

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

Job Description



POSITION SUMMARY :

The call center is the first point of contact for all students, employees, faculty and the public for Lone Star College. The call center provides assistance to callers regarding all aspects of the college system. The call center assists callers in researching the Police Department and other departments/divisions within the system .

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Manages incoming calls on several lines simultaneously, using a multi-line, computerized Call Manager phone system
  • Provides professional and prompt service to connect callers with destination phone users, internally and externally, using excellent customer service and phone etiquette
  • Provides general information regarding campus and programs using printed and electronic reference materials
  • Provides information regarding deadlines, dates, schedules and events
  • Provides information regarding admissions, test scores, transcripts, class availability, and restrictions
  • Accesses information from various websites and databases in order to respond appropriately to inquiries
  • Enters call log information into spreadsheets and maintains current directory listings
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Skilled in usin g a multi-line telephone system
    • Excellent verbal a nd written communication skills
    • Skilled in communicating effectively with individuals from diverse socio -economic backgrounds
    • Ability to understand maps and building (campus) lay outs and communicate directions
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, s tudents, and the general public
    • Skill in providing excellent customer services in meetin g and satisfying customer needs
    • Ability to use critical thinking skills and function independentl y to solve complicated problems
    • Ability to handle sensitive and/or confidential m atters in a professional manner
    • Knowledge of general customer support pr otocols and telephone etiquette
    • General knowledge of web applications, PC knowledge an d Microsoft Office applications
    • Skill in working in a collaborative team environment
    • Good organizational 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, 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:

    • High school diploma or GED


    Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $11.78.

    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

    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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