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-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.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Advisor II 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. E ducates students on LSC's policies and state &
federal rules as they relate to them. R epresents Lone Star College
(LSC) internally and externally.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Serve s as the de signated campus A dvisor to students in all
areas pertaining to their academi c progress with Lone Star
Provide s individual, one-on-one academic advising to students
on degree requireme nts and proper course selection
Provide s guidance and assistance to students to ensure smooth
tr ansition to 4 year institutions
Communicate s and coordinate s with College Relations and
universities to schedu le transfer events for students
Monitor s, track s a nd report s progress on a cohort group of
students including success, r etention, and completion rates
Assist s students in creating their MEP (My Educational Plan)
and advise s students on course prerequisites, co-requisites, and
recommended course sequence
Educate s and provide s students with information on resources
and s ervices available at the campus/c enter
Review s degree plan s for students, approve s /den ies their
requests to graduate, and proce sses student registration
Develop s workshops, information sessions, recruitment events,
etc. and advise s students on employment opport unities in their
field of study
May w ork with local school districts on advising CTE (career
technical education), dual credit, te ch prep, and potential
Advise s and assist s students in creating and developing
resumes and co ver 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
Serve s 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 ot her reasonable, related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND A BILITIES:
- 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
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 intern al 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 years 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
Hiring salary range is $43,070 - $49,531
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:
- Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
- If the position was full time or part time
- If the position was paid or unpaid
- 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
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.
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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.