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-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.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The PT Spec ialist III, Financial Aid is responsible for the timely
completion of all financial aid applications, including FAFSA and
scholarships and documentation. He or She a ssi s t s with
guidelines and documentation for satisfactory academic progress. He
or She i nform s students of their Financial Aid Application
status, help s students complete all necessary
documentation/processes to assure the disbursement of the funds
they're eligible for, and identif ies any special circumstances
that might qualify students f or any additional Financial
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assist students with the completion of all necessary
Analyze documentation being turned in by students to ensure it
is accurate and complete
Record and scan documents that are received by the office to
ensure our system office is aware and able to proceed in reviewing
Inform students of their Financial Aid Application status
including visiting classrooms to provide financial aid
Assist with demographic corrections; i.e., date of birth, name,
or social security number
Analyze fee charges for attendance
Prepare appeals for the committee
Identify any special circumstances a student might be enduring
that could qualify him or her for any additional Financial Aid
File and organize documents received to the office
Stay up to date with the latest Financial Aid upgrades, terms,
and conditions to be prepared for the annual Financial Aid
workshops offered by our Institution to our community
Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines
- Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication
- Excellent customer service skills
- Demonstrated ability and commitment to work collaboratively in
a team environment
- Commitment to promoting diversity in the work environment
- Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service, and
providing dynamic climate for lifelong learning
- Ability to understand and perform complex oral and written
instructions with little or no supervision
- Ability to perform detailed work rapidly and accurately
- Ability to plan, schedule, and manage projects, and
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple
tasks in a fast paced environment
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude in a demanding work
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
- 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
- Must be in good standing with the Department of Education
Hourly Pay Rate is $13.19.
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,
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are
subject to a criminal background check.