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 Specialist II, Library Joint Use assists students, faculty and
the general public in obtaining resources. Circulates library
materials and maintains patron records using automated systems. May
perform standard and some advanced administrative duties, including
but not limited to receiving and logging information, making
copies, answering routine questions and inquires, providing
information and directions, and providing a customer friendly
environment. Interprets and enforces established library policies
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Uses automated systems to perform circulation services
- Provides information and assistance to library visitors,
serving as public contact for the library in person, by telephone
and email, and referring patrons to reference librarians when
additional assistance is needed
- Participates in the development of documentation for
- Collects money for fines and updates patron records
- Assists library patrons in the use of copy machines
- Interprets and enforces circulation policies and procedures for
the public and for college staff
- Participates in shelf reading, collection inventory project and
- Responsible for other reasonable related duties as
- Strong attention to detail and customer service skills
- Ability to use software products
- Ability to work on multiple projects
- Ability to document expenses
- Ability to work some nights and/or weekend shifts
- Able to lift 30-40lbs
The work requires physical exertion, such as long periods of
standing; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching,
reaching, or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. The work
may require specific, but not common, physical characteristics and
abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.
WORKING 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
- High school diploma and at least 1 year of related work
experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
Hiring salary range is $30,000 - $34,500.
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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If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by
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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.