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-Houston North Fairbanks
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.
LSC-Houston North Fairbanks is located at Highway 290 and West
Little York Road, near the Sam Houston Tollway. The Fairbanks
location provides a variety of services to students including
advising, registration, counseling, and tutoring. Academic programs
include basic transfer courses, developmental studies, and English
for Speakers of Other Languages.
The location address is 14955 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
T he PT Specialist III issue s procurement cards, provide s
assistance and training, audit s transactions to adhere to policy
and procedures, run s reports, analyze s data, and report s audit
findings to administrator s . He or She p rovide s assistance and
training for purchasing, Accounts Payable and credit cards to
campus personnel and division managers. He or She t rain s travel
and expense prepay auditor on financial module and procedures and
act s as backup. The Specialist III is r esponsible for cash
handling and accounts receivable (A/R) of student accounts. He or
She e xecutes job duties to ensure effective operations of
department. He or She r eviews and analyzes reports, records, and
directives, and confers with others to obtain data required for
department activities. He or She p rovides guidance to students,
LSC Student Services, and LSC Financial Aid with regard to tuition,
fees, payment plans, and collections efforts.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Analyze financial procurement card accounts and transactions .
Report and record violations. Issue procurement card and travel and
expense credit cards. Maintain credit card spreadsheets and
Provide training and assistance on purchasing guidelines to
requestors and division manager s. E nter requisitions and contract
for business services. P rovide assistance with office of general
counsel contracts and procedures.
P rovide instruction and direction to campus personnel on
accuracy of direct pay request and accounts payable guidelines.
Verify for accuracy and process direct payments for
Train and assist Travel and Expense . Prepay Auditor for Travel
and Expense module as SME . Act as backup to Prepay Auditor for
travel and Expense module .
Create Budget journals and JE's . Perform year - end processes
. Serve as back-up for campus business office journal entries, bank
deposits and general ledger reconciliations. Create General Ledger
journals such as transfer funds from suspense accounts to
Assist students with account finance and payment activities
associated with receivables, billing and collection
Manage third party billing, collection and reporting functions
on student accounts to ensure accuracy and timeliness
Review, validate and adjust student accounts for tuition waiver
and fees in accordance to state and financial aid guidelines.
Assist cashiers with daily functions as needed. Record refund
monies for vending machine. Request vendors to deliver
Sit on various campus hiring committees for staffing
coordination and selection .
Record students receivables payments and balancing at the end
of work session. Prepar e student receivables deposits.
Deliver instructions to students to set up payment plans
online. Assist some student with manual payment plans. Deliver
instructions to students and provide assistance in fill ing out
Financial Agreement Responsibility . Deliver instructions to
students and provide assistance in obtaining 1098t forms . Deliver
instructions to students and provide assistance in creating a
refund profile online.
Deliver instructions to employees to fill out employee waivers.
E mail employee waiver form s to employees upon request and enter
waivers into system.
Assist students by putting different waivers into the system
such as dual credit, Early College High School, State Waivers,
Police and Firefighters waiver, etc.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Requires detailed analytical skills and a high level of
accounting skills and knowledge
- Proficiency in use of personal computer workstation with
standard software applications
- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills to interact
with subordinates and direct/coach work efforts
- Excellent interpersonal relationship and communication
- Ability to organize functions to ensure compliance with
deadlines and regulatory requirements
- Ability to transfer knowledge to subordinates and higher
authorities; Ability to determine the approach for doing the
- Ability to work in an environment that may have unpredicted
requirements or demands
- Ability to follow specific procedures that may result in
interaction with co-workers, citizens, or other individuals
- Ability to work in a responsive environment where co-workers or
citizens bring problems to incumbent for resolution; Ability to
determine the problem and create an individual solution
- Ability to prepare and or process purchase orders
- Ability to make recommendations that affect the budget
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
- High school diploma or GED
Hourly Pay Rate is $13.45
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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PLEASE NOTE - although location on posting is listed as Houston
North Fairbanks, these individuals will be assigned and work at
any/all of the four Houston North locations, as needed. Locations
include Houston North Greenspoint, Houston North Victory, Houston
North Fairbanks and Houston North Fallbrook
How to Apply
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We will not accept application material received via fax, email,
mail, or hand delivered.
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are
subject to a criminal background check.