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
- 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-University Park
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 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus
that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with
Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing
Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school,
several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of
the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the
model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s
“Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and
international awards and recognitions, including one patent.
Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston,
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Promotes and supports student learning. Responsible for providing
and disseminating information services in support of the college's
mission to provide quality educational programs to a diverse
student population. Position's role encompasses the general areas
of learning facilitation, personal and professional development,
and institutional and community service. Reference services may
include developing or acquiring instructional materials and
providing assistance to the college community in the use of
research technology and materials. Position contributes to the
educational environment of the college by teaching information
literacy and providing support for classroom learning.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Instructs students, faculty, and other library users in
accessing and using print, audio-visual, and electronic information
- Plans and develops a variety of instructional materials using
appropriate technologies that will assist students in meeting their
- Promotes the use of general and subject-oriented print and
electronic research guides and other instructional materials
- Plans, organizes, and delivers research instruction and other
- Maintains a study atmosphere conducive to student learning
- Evaluates, acquires, and provides access to information
resources in a variety of formats to support student learning
- Maintains professional working relationships with students,
colleagues, and other library users
- Assists students and faculty by supporting specific programs or
course research needs
- Provides reference assistance during the day, evenings, and
weekends to meet student, faculty, and community research
- Interprets policies and procedures for library users
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Knowledge and skills in library technology
- Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with
colleagues and community
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
- 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
- Work schedule is weekends and evenings only
- Master's degree in Library Science
- Minimum 3 years’ library experience in higher education,
preferably at a community college
- Thorough knowledge of library automation systems, including
circulation and acquisitions functions
Hourly Pay Rate is $25.16.
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.
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If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by
phone, or email to schedule an interview.
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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.