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Administrative Assistant I, Chief Strategist

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 31, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
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-University Park

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.

Established in 2012, Lone Star College-University Park has been recognized nationally and internationally for its innovation, as well as its focus on student access and success. Conveniently located off SH 249 in the heart of northwest Houston, Lone Star College-University Park is known as the "community's college," providing students with highly affordable degree and certificate programs that transfer seamlessly to four-year universities or lead to direct employment. Campus facilities include the Center for Science & Innovation, the Energy & Manufacturing Institute, Learning Innovation Labs and the Geology Rock Wall. Dr. Shah Ardalan has been president of LSC-University Park since its founding.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Administrative Assistant I will be responsible for providing detailed and task-oriented support to an LSC Executive and to the department team as assigned. Will perform standard administrative work and ensure efficient day-to-day operation of the office. The Administrative Assistant will resolve problems that arise from students, faculty and staff, handle sensitive and confidential records, assist with budget issues, and act as a liaison on behalf of their assigned executive.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Performs a variety of administrative and operational support functions for assigned executive and department. This may include but is not limited to; creating and monitoring a variety of reports; making travel arrangements and completing related paperwork; maintaining a variety of information/data for executive’s review; ensuring all action items and resulting documents are processed/finalized appropriately; sorting and prioritizes mail; maintaining calendars; planning, scheduling and coordinating a variety of meetings (individual and group), etc.
  2. Orders and maintains a variety of supplies (office supplies and furniture, computer equipment, promotional items, food and beverages for meetings/events, etc.). Processes purchase orders and P-card purchases for individuals, department, and possibly grant programs
  3. Monitors multiple budgets and runs a variety of related reports
  4. May maintain dashboard for division and notify employees of meeting necessary deadlines
  5. Operates a variety of office equipment and utilizes one or more standard business software packages at a superior level
  6. Coordinates with internal and external executive-level staff to accomplish moderately complex activities such as identifying and scheduling outside speakers, and developing agendas or recreational programs for meetings and events
  7. Plans, assists with and attends a variety of meetings, committees, and events. Takes minutes and disseminates information to all relevant constituents as needed
  8. Some positions may assist student as needed, including but not limited to processing documents/correspondence, answering general questions, assisting with general issues, etc.
  9. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Proficient in the use of computers and related software for word processing, spread sheets, and database management; Specific software experience in Windows and Microsoft Office
  • College level oral and written communication skills are essential
  • Demonstrated soft skills necessary for office management
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail and the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks with overlapping time-frames and deadlines
  • Ability to use and learn new software products
  • Ability to document and track expenses


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:
  • High School Diploma or GED and at least 5 year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associate’s Degree
Salary

Hiring salary range is $34,670 - $39,871.

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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