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-Atascocita Center
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.
The Atascocita Center, a satellite center of LSC-Kingwood. The
Center provides a variety of services to students including
registration, advising, placement testing, and a diverse assortment
of course offerings, tutoring, and library services.
Campus address is 15903 West Lake Houston, Houston, TX 77044.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE :
The PT Assistant II, Circulation, assists students, faculty and the
general public in obtaining library circulating and reserve
resources. Basic duties may include receiving, logging and
interpreting information, sorting and processing library materials
deliveries, answering non routine questions and inquires, providing
information and directions and providing a customer friendly
environment. Activities are routine but may involve non-routine
requests or specialized information.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS :
1. Uses the Horizon Information Management System and the
PeopleSoft database to perform circulation service
2. Assistance to library patrons; serves as public contact for the
library in person, by telephone and email. Screens and refers
patrons to reference librarians when professional assistance is
3. Responsible for opening or closing facility for library
operation including cash register set up in the absence of the
Specialist III, Circulation. Records daily activity statistics;
collection inventory and shelf reading
4. Interprets and enforces circulation policies and procedures for
students, college staff and the community
5. Activates college ID/library cards for faculty, staff and
students. Issues HCPL library cards to public patron
6. Responsible for operation of the Circulation Department in the
absence of the Specialist III, Circulation
7. Participates in the development of documentation for and
implantation of circulation procedures
8. Collects monies for fines and lost materials and updates patron
9. Assists library patrons in the use of laptop computers, copy
machines, the pay print system, fax machine, and other audiovisual
10. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to problem solve equipment problems
- Working knowledge of office practice and procedures
- Working knowledge of personal computers and common office
software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
- Knowledge of Horizon Automated Library System
- Knowledge of PeopleSoft
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to prioritize duties using sound customer service
- Ability to interpret policies and procedures
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team is
- Ability to lift 40 pounds, e.g. books, courier bins, cases of
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 i nternal and external contacts as needed to
carry ou t the functions of the position
- Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with min imal
exposure to safety hazards
- High School Diploma or GED
Hourly Pay Rate is $12.02
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
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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.