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Manager, Admissions

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • 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 77433.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Manager of Admissions oversees admissions, transcripts, student records, international admissions and front desk services and ensure that all are hired, trained, and managed efficiently and effectively. R emains up to date and to ensure compliance of all THECB standards and those are relayed and met by all admissions personnel. W orks collaboratively with all student services staff to ensure excellent customer service and to brainstorm appropriate enrollment management techniques each semester.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Directly oversee all front desk staff and all the functions related to the admissions process and procedures for new, current and transient students; Directly oversee International Admissions and work with the DSO to ensure compliance with all federal regulations for F-1 students; Directly oversee the evaluation of all transcripts, International and non-International, and all other student records pertaining to the admission to the college
  • Distribute information pertaining to the college through the front desk, email and the call center; Information includes, but is not limited to, the activation of student accounts, information regarding holds, test scores, transcripts and other required admissions documents as well as schedule changes (i.e. drops, adds etc.); Problem solve for students having enrollment issues
  • Work with the Director of Admissions and Outreach to hire and train new admissions personnel
  • Work with Director of Admissions and Outreach to develop processes and procedures to ensure compliance with THECB standards pertaining specifically to admissions, student records and registration and ensure all admissions staff are kept up to date about new standards to ensure the integrity of our data
  • Work collaboratively with Advising, Outreach and Financial Aid to ensure excellent customer service to students, not only during peak registration periods, but all throughout the year
  • Work with admissions staff to regularly assess and analyze enrollment data, student records, transcripts (etc.); Work with staff to ensure continuous improvement of transcript evaluation, records keeping and registration
  • Work with Director of Admissions and Outreach and other departments to help plan and organize events, including but not limited to, annual Open Houses, Commencement and other student focused events
  • Sit on committees around the System to potentially create and implement new process and procedures to better assist in the areas of admissions, student records and prior learning assessments
  • Act as the campus Prior Learning Assessment Liaison, to ensure students obtain credits earned through internal and external challenge exams, military experience, work experience, portfolios, and certifications (etc.); Work with campus Deans, Department Chairs, and the campus VPI to obtain approvals for students if needed
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Ability to lead and supervise personnel in creativ e program and staff development
    • Experience leading and supervising personnel working i n an extremely busy environment
    • Understanding of c omputerized information systems
    • Excellent communication and people skills
    • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college


    PHYSICAL ABILITIES :

    The environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as classrooms, offices, meeting and training rooms, and libraries, College-owned vehicles. This requires use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.

    WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:

    • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
    • 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:

    • Bachelor' s degree and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


    Salary

    Hiring salary range is $46,300 - $53,245.

    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:

    1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
    2. If the position was full time or part time
    3. If the position was paid or unpaid
    4. 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 resume submitted.

    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.

    Special Instructions

    Go to the Job Search page, click on ‘My Activities’ at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on ‘Add Attachment.’ Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume.

    If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts.

    You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less.

    How to Apply

    ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

    Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which 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.

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