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Vice President, Instruction

Lone Star College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2022

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-Houston North Greenspoint

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.

LSC-Houston North Greenspoint is a state-of-the-art, full-service location designed to serve the greater Greenspoint area. Its proximity to local businesses and public transportation has created a location ideal for working and non-traditional students. The facility offers a selection of day, evening and weekend credit courses, including university-transfer courses, certificates, computer/office skills, and developmental studies.

Location address is 250 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E., Houston, TX 77060.

Job Description


The Vice President, Instruction serves as the Chief Academic Officer (CAO) for the campus, overseeing instructional departments, student support/services, and other units as assigned by the campus president. The CAO is responsible for student learning, quality of instruction, data informed decision making, and the pursuit of academic excellence and integrity at the campus and center locations. Promotes an environment supportive of the Lone Star College mission, vision, and strategic plan. Provides effective, creative and energetic leadership by promoting, supporting and evaluating innovative approaches to teaching and learning.


  1. Provides leadership for planning, developing, and improvement of instructional programs, which may include but are not limited to; credit transfer and workforce programs, faculty initiatives and professional development, academic support, assessment, accreditation compliance, alternate delivery methods, and institutional effectiveness.
  2. Works with LSC key personnel to establish college-wide protocols for faculty hiring, workload, and other relevant issues. Provides leadership and oversight of curriculum development and implementation of curricula, courses, programs and activities.
  3. Ensures that faculty and programs remain compliant with all applicable internal and external rules, regulations, guidelines, and requirements (focus on SACS, GIPEWE, THECB,WECM), as well as with LSC policies and procedures.
  4. Manages, monitors, and administers area budgets. Implements budget controls and performs needs assessments for development of annual budgeting recommendations.
  5. Continuously reviews, analyzes, and evaluates instructional programs seeking opportunities for continuous improvement. Makes recommendations to campus President about the creation, improvement, and deactivation of instructional programs in collaboration with the faculty, deans and college president.
  6. Provides leadership in the recruitment, hiring, orientation, evaluation, retention and professional development of faculty, administration and staff.
  7. Resolves student, faculty, and dean's issues/grievances and academic appeals through collaboration and appropriate appeal processes.
  8. Develops and pursues professional relationships with area ISD's, higher education institutions, and community organizations to increase educational partnerships and to determine community educational needs within the college’s service area.
  9. Actively participates as an LSC representative on various committees, meetings, and conferences.
  10. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned.

  • Strong personal initiative and autonomy with the ability to provide dynamic and innovative academic leadership
  • Ability to design integrated systems and processes
  • Knowledge and skills in instructional development and evaluation including new program development, effective strategies for teaching and learning, and the appropriate application of technology to enhance learning and access
  • Ability to provide coordination for review, development revision, and articulation
  • Proven effectiveness in allocating and managing resources
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to set priorities and handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Above average skills in utilization of computer systems to extract and report information
  • Ability to establish strategy and direction for departments
  • Ability to promote diversity and maintain a positive attitude in demanding work environment

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.

  • 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
  • Master’s degree and at least 10 years of related work experience, with at least 5 years in a Manager- or Director- level position
  • Doctoral degree
  • 5 years of experience as a Dean or at the Dean level

Hiring salary range is $130,146-$149,668

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


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 .

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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