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-Montgomery
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.
Lone Star College–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered
educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands
and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and
conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning
opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as
radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.
Location address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The TRiO Student Support Services Program is responsible for the
coordination and provision of services to a cohort of students. The
Advisor I communicates with students on a regular basis to track
their success and progress. Provides academic, financial aid,
career and transfer advising to students. Provides direction and
guidance on programs, certificates, and degree plans specific to
academic discipline(s). Within the TRiO Program, this position also
assists with coordinative support and project functions as needed.
This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation of the
position from one academic year to the next is dependent upon
continued grant funding.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Advises students in assigned academic discipline(s). Meets with
students on a regular basis to track their academic progress and
success. Tracks, provides and publishes data on students with
declared majors in assigned discipline/division on items including
success, r etention, and completion rates
Provides coaching and advising to students on skills to develop
clear a nd attainable educational plans, and p rovides coaching and
advising to students to explore ideas and interests in a
respectful, safe environment
Assists students in developing and updating their MEP (My
Educational Plan) through completion. Provides coaching and
advising to students to acquire the necessary skills to assume
responsibility for working and achieving their educational plans,
including how to use advising tools, such as Advising Resources,
MyLoneStar, Program Evaluations, etc.
Provides coaching and advises students on proper course load
and sequencing to encourage individual student success. Advises
students on proper course selection for credit degree programs,
credit and non-credit certificate programs in assigned
disciplines/division including course prerequisites, co-requisites,
and recommended course sequence as well as articulation agreements
relating to transfer programs associated with University Center and
o ther colleges and universities
Provide s career advising to students
Works with faculty and coaches of students to iden tify needed
Provides students with information and proper referrals to
available resourc es and services on campus
M ay assist with maintaining compliance of processes and
Takes part in and/or l eads special projects as needed
Responsible for other reasona ble, related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Excellent communic ation and organizational skills
- Ability to communicate and work w ell with all levels of
- Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking of student
success and student education al plans
- Proficiency with common office s oftware
- Ability to prioritize duties
- High level of customer service
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
- Bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of related work
experience, or equivalent combination of education and
- Experience in a higher education setting
- Previous experience working with students who have unique
barriers and experience in assisting these students with their
Hourly Pay Rate is $19.57.
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
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY
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.