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-North Harris
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-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney
woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College
System family. Serving the community for more than three decades,
LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including
university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs.
LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in
emerging technical job fields.
Location address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Advisor I meets with students in assigned discipline on a
regular basis to provide advising, track academic progress and
success/completion/retention. Advise students on proper course
selection for credit programs and make appropriate referral to
non-credit certificate programs including TSI regulations, course
prerequisites, co-requisites and career advising. Collaborates with
personnel in assigned department and related areas/other
departments in order to identify potential early interventions
need; assist Department Directors in planning and developing
successful academic support programming and events.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Advises students in assigned department/discipline. Meets with
students on a regular basis to track their academic progress and
- Assists students with reviewing their Academic Advising Report
and creating their MEP (My Educational Plan)
- Advises students on proper course selection for assigned
discipline/department credit certificate and degree programs and
makes referrals to non-credit certificate programs. Advising
includes TSI regulations, course prerequisites, co-requisites and
- Acquires and processes data regarding students in assigned
discipline in order to complete job function
- Collaborates with personnel in assigned department and related
areas (college staff and faculty) in order to identify potential
early interventions needed
- Refers students to counselors, college resources
(organizations) and outside organizations when necessary
- Assists the Directors/Managers in planning and developing
successful academic support programming and events
- Develops department/position objectives and strategies
- Meets with students on a regular basis to track their progress
and success. Maintains accurate documentation of meetings
- Monitors processes, materials and surroundings, ensuring
accuracy and compliance with all relevant rules, regulations and
policies at all times
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Proficiency with common office software
- High level of customer service
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- 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
- Ability to prioritize duties
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 experience, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience
- Previous experience working with students who have unique
barriers and experience in assisting these students with their
- Experience in a higher education setting
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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Position Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00 am
- 5:00 pm; 19 Hours a week.
How to Apply
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY
We will not accept application material received via fax, email,
mail, or hand delivered.
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academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on
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If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by
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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.