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-CyFair
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.
Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair
Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including
unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management
and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the
college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting
learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art
technology and active, collaborative learning.
Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The PT Advisor II, Early Alert Title III serves as the first point
of contact and resource in meeting with, advising and tracking
students’ academic progress in connection with degree completion.
Position provides academic advice and direction to students on
degree planning, program requirements, course selection and
enrollment, and schedule building. Educates students’ on LSC’s
policies and state & federal rules as they relate to them.
Represents Lone Star College (LSC) internally and externally.
This is a grant-funded position, Continuation of the position
from one academic year to the next is contingent up continued grant
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Serves as the designated campus Advisor to students in all
areas pertaining to their academic progress with Lone Star
- Provides individual, one-on-one academic advising to students
on degree requirements and proper course selection
- Provides guidance and assistance to students to ensure smooth
transition to 4 year institutions
- Communicates and coordinates with College Relations and
universities to schedule transfer events for students
- Monitors, tracks and reports progress on a cohort group of
students including success, retention, and completion rates
- Assists students in creating their MEP (My Educational Plan)
and advises students on course prerequisites, co-requisites, and
recommended course sequence
- Educates and provides students with information on resources
and services available at the campus/center
- Reviews degree plans for students, approves/denies their
requests to graduate, and processes student registration
- Develops workshops, information sessions, recruitment events,
etc. and advises students on employment opportunities in their
field of study
- May work with local school districts on advising CTE (career
technical education), dual credit, tech prep, and potential
- Advises and assists students in creating and developing resumes
and cover letters
- Advisors of International students will advise on immigration
issues, ensures college compliance with all immigration
procedures/regulations, and provides admission advice and counsel
to International students. They will also collaborate with the
Office of International Programs in the planning and implementation
of college wide policies and procedures
- Serves as a member or chair of various committees/meetings,
such as Graduation, Veteran’s Luncheon, All Male Summit, Female
Summit, Open House, New Student Orientation, etc.
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Proficiency with common office software
- Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking student
success and student educational plans
- Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of
- Ability to prioritize duties
- High level of customer service
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
- 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 at least 3 year of experience, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience
- Work experience in a higher education setting
- Experience working with students who have unique barriers and
experience in assisting these students with their educational
Hourly Pay Rate is $21.32.
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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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.