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 eight areas:
Professional Development; Mission & Pride;
Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior
Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance;
Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
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
Location address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road),
Houston, TX 77070.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Manager, Communications will be responsible for planning,
developing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive
communications plan to include internal and external marketing and
advertising. This position will serve as an administrator for the
web content management system and coordinate communications-related
functions such as web content, social media, DMS, press releases,
and media inquiries.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Manage a comprehensive marketing and public relations plan for
the college, including but not limited to photography and
- Oversee internal communication functions including web content,
DMS, social media and electronic communications
- Serve as the liaison to college constituents and departments
with regards to marketing and communications-related matters
- Research, write, and edit communications pieces for a wide
variety of internal and external communications channels
- Maintain standards for marketing and communication functions,
ensuring adherence to LSC branding standards and guidelines
- May supervise and manage staff, including hiring, onboarding,
training and professional development
- Disseminate information, college-wide, on behalf of the college
- Work closely with faculty and college executives to promote
student success across all disciplines and assist in student
recruitment and retention
- Oversee college social media platforms and develop strategies
to engage students
- Assist with special event support as needed
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Demonstrated competency in desktop publishing and working
knowledge of graphic design and professional photography
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to plan and implement effective, collegiate public
- Expertise in advertising, market research, promotion and web
- Ability to meet specific deadlines on a daily basis
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to work in a diverse college setting
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 3 years of related work
experience, or an equivalent combination of education and
- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public
Relations, TV Production, or Journalism, or a related field
- Experience working with media relations in the public
- Prior work experience in journalism
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:
- Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
- If the position was full time or part time
- If the position was paid or unpaid
- 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
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.
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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.