Advisor II, Workforce

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 15, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Career Services, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time


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, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

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.

Location address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX 77433.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Advisor II, Workforce, Teacher Certification p rovides advising to workforce and CTE students serving as first line of contact and as a resource on services available to students. Provides direction and referrals to workforce students to meet the students' needs from career guidance, through program selection and completion, and into job search preparations. Meets with students on a regular basis to track their success and progress, reporting on progress of students and involves others to assist with their success. Serves as a resource to colleagues on workforce and CTE programs, labor market information, and program requirements.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides information to students on workforce and CTE awards and the occupations associated with the awards; Provides information on the application process for competitive admissions programs
  • Assists students in the career exploration process, including providing assistance with career exploration tools and interest assessments
  • Advises Teacher Certification students on proper course selection and Teacher Certification programs including course prerequisites, co-requisites, and recommended course sequence
  • Advises students on opportunities for transfer of AAS degrees into bachelor degrees
  • Provides coaching and advising to students on skills to develop clear and attainable educational plans
  • Tracks and provides data on students with declared workforce majors; May include success, retention, completion and graduation rates as well as other data
  • Tracks students through program completion and provides assistance in completing graduation checks and applications
  • Advises students with job search for in-school students, externship students and graduate's employment in the field of study
  • Provides information on job search and interviewing techniques and in appropriate follow up; Provides resources for interview preparation
  • Advises and assists students and graduates in developing resumes and cover letters; Contacts students who have workforce credits or are close to workforce award completion but are not enrolled in courses and advises on steps to completion
  • Serves as a resource to colleagues in advising, admissions, outreach and other areas on workforce programs and CTE awards
  • Works collaboratively with faculty, student recruitment and retention; Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community
  • Provides students with information and proper referrals to available resources and services on campus
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Understands labor market information for workforce clusters and employment trends
    • Proficiency with common office software
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • High level of customer service
    • Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking of student success and student educational plans
    • Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of students
    • Ability to promote diversity and maintain a positive attitude in demanding work environment
    • Ability to prioritize duties
    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 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
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Workforce education advising experience
    • Career advisor/counseling experience
    Salary

    Hiring salary range is $43,070 to $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:

    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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