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, 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
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
As an integral part of an instructional Dean's division leadership
team, the Division Operations Manager manages the administrative,
financial, and human resources operations for the division,
including but not limited to course schedules, budgeting, payroll,
purchasing, and supervision of administrative support staff. In
conjunction with the division's leadership, the Operations Manager
plans the annual budgets for the division and monitors/reconciles
expenditures to ensure they are within the authorized budget.
Oversees expenditures of grants and contracts and maintains related
fiscal recor ds. Manages various personnel, payroll, and hiring
functions, and serves as liaison to a variety of LSC departments.
Serves as active member of the LSC -wide DOM Council.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manages full- time and part-time employees; m akes assignments,
set s priorities, and provides t rai ning, counseling, and coaching
Manages the development of the division's annual op erational
and capital budgets; t racks expenditures and prepares journal
entries and budget revisions as required
Completes budget vs. cost analyses throughout the year, in
addition to expense projections, trend reports, and ad hoc reports,
Manages the building of credit/non-credit schedules to ensure
that students can enroll in the division's course offerings,
faculty are paid appropriately, appropriate fees are collected, and
State reporting is accurate; e nsures that the division's
schedules, catalogs, and various publications reflect accurate
course of ferings and pro gram information
Manages the purchasing of goods and services, including
preparation and evaluation of quotes and bids, preparation of
requisitions, and receipt of goods and materials
Manages faculty and staff payroll, as well as hiring processes
for part-time faculty and students ; t his inclu des but is not
limited to time-reporting, employment verification, background
check authorization s, identifying overloads and stipends,
verifying multiple payroll and benefits forms, and credentials
Ensures Memorandums of Assignment, Memorandums of
Understanding, Faculty Workload forms, and retirement documents for
part-time faculty and Extra Service Agreements for full-time
faculty are completed appropriately each semester
Ensures that reporting procedures and approval s are in place
and communicated for travel and other expenses and that LSC expense
reporting polic ies and procedures are followed
Compiles information, analyzes data, and provides a variety of
reports on enrollment, room utilization, faculty workload, and
other areas for In structional Deans and Divisions
Manages or participates in activities associated with SACS
accreditation, program accreditation, search committees, civil
rights training, and other miscellaneous LSC and initiatives as
Identifies, develops, and implements administrative best
practice s and re-enginee rs processes as needed; e nsures changes
are documented and communicated to employees
Responsible for other reason able related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of educa tional institutions is helpful
- Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
- Skills in areas of purchasing, budgeting, financial
administration, financial reportin g, and personnel
- Strong i nitiative and analytical skills
- Strong skills with computer applications (especially Microsoft
Office Suite), including extracting queries and creating
- Ability to multi-task and maintain attention to detail while
meet ing tight deadlines
- Ability to work with minimal supervision and maintain
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 equ ipment
- Internal 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
- Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of related work
experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
Hiring salary range is $52,430 to $60,295.
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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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are
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