Manager, Dual Credit & Early College High School Programs

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 23, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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-System Office, 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.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607.

Job Description

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.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Manager, Dual Credit and Early College High School Programs is responsible for managing college, high school, and business relations, assisting schools in implementing the infrastructure and systems needed to support a sustainable college preparatory program and culture for all LSC students and prospective students, and to provide college planning curriculum and resources. The Manager, Dual Credit and Early College High School Programs works with deans, department chairs, various LSC departments, and high school personnel to ensure the instructional quality of dual credit programs. Assists with development, implementation, marketing, and evaluation of dual credit. Participates in recruitment efforts and serves as a liaison for the college's dual credit program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assist campuses and schools in implementing the infrastructure, systems, and culture needed to support a sustainable college preparation/dual credit program
  2. Manages the dual Credit articulation and crosswalk process and provides resources for college faculty and staff; develops guidelines for dual credit offerings for both college and high school
  3. Maintains knowledge base of trends in college readiness and dual credit programs and monitors state, federal, and system guidelines related to P16 and college readiness to ensure compliance; provides updates to the Office of Academic Affairs and the colleges; researches and implements best practices of innovative dual credit partnerships for continuous improvement
  4. Coordinates periodic professional development and campus visits for school counselors, dual credit faculty, and other school personnel
  5. Reviews education affiliation, dual credit, and early college high school, college preparatory agreements; coordinates with the office of General Counsel to review Dual Credit and Early College High School legal policies and procedures and all agreements
  6. Collects, organizes, tracks, monitors, and reports student success date for Dual Credit program and Early College High Schools – completion and success rates; Compare outcomes to former dual credit students and current students; monitors behavioral records and tracks student complaints as well as student behavior inside and out of the classroom
  7. Assists in the monitoring of dual credit class sections, course textbooks, POI and ePars for counselors and learning support personnel on the high school campus; Investigates dual credit concerns and issues to resolve with the school partner and/or college administration
  8. Acts as a liaison with the Student Services staff to help coordinate recruitment, admissions, and testing at area high schools as well to develop forms and guidelines for dual credit with home schooled students
  9. Works with Marketing & Communications to develop marketing materials
  10. Actively participates as an LSC representative on various committees, meetings and conferences
  11. Participates in the strategic planning process by making recommendations for new and/or revised policies and procedures. Supports the College’s enrollment management goals for recruitment, enrollment, and retention of students, including enrolling a more diverse and inclusive student body
  12. Manages the Mobile Go unit as for recruitment of prospective students and community outreach programs; Ensures the safety and maintenance of the unit. This includes but is not limited to: remaining with the unit throughout events, returning the unit to the designated parking area, keeping up-to-date mileage and maintenance logs, ensuring the vehicle and trailer are taken to the appropriate vendor for registration and inspection stickers, generator maintenance, tire rotation, oil changes, etc., and any repairs the truck, trailer, and related equipment may require, and performs regular checks on all unit hardware, including computers, wheelchair lift, etc.
  13. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge in areas of budgeting, financial administration, reporting and planning
  • Knowledge of trends in college readiness and dual credit programs
  • Strong skills in computer and database applications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to prepare and give presentations
  • Ability to formulate, interpret, or implement management policies or operating procedures
  • Ability to plan long and short term business objectives
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
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
  • Heavy travel across school districts in service area
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Salary

Hiring salary range is $54,528 - $62,707.

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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