Lone Star College, TX
As Lone Star College proudly celebrates fifty years of providing
affordable quality education, the Board of Trustees invites
nominations and applications for the position of Chancellor of Lone
Star College (LSC).
LSC is a model college globally recognized for achieving
exceptional levels of success in student learning, student
completion, gainful employment, diversity, equity, and
affordability. With over 80,000 credit and non-credit students, LSC
positively impacts the educational needs of the north Houston Area
through its 8 college campuses: LSC-CyFair, LSC-Houston North,
LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball,
LSC-University Park, and LSC-Online. In addition, LSC has eight
Workforce Centers of Excellence: LSC-Health Professions Building,
LSC Tomball Health Science Building, LSC-Transportation and Global
Logistics Technology Center, LSC CHI Institute, LSC-Energy &
Manufacturing Institute, LSC-Process Technology Center, LSC
Construction & Skilled Trades Technology Center, LSC-Westway
Park Technology Center. LSC also has five satellite centers:
LSC-Atascocita Center, LSC-Conroe Center, LSC-Creekside Center, LSC
Cypress Center, LSC-East Aldine Center, two university center
locations and two system offices. LSC's service area covers 2,700
square miles in Harris and Montgomery Counties. Lone Star College
is comprised of over 7,000 employees, including almost 1,000
full-time faculty, over 2,500 part-time faculty, over 2,000
full-time staff, and over 1,500 part-time staff. Lone Star College
plays a major role in the community, contributing to an educated
workforce that supports the region's economic vitality and civic
responsibility. LSC's story is one of increasing diversity, with
more than 60% of students coming from minorities and historically
underrepresented backgrounds. As such, LSC is designated as both a
Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving
Institution by the US Department of Education. Lone Star College is
accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, associates,
and four baccalaureate degrees.
The 2022 - 2023 budget is $426,179,903. Lone Star College adds
nearly $3 billion annually to the greater Houston economy with
higher student incomes and increased business productivity. LSC 2
expands the Texas tax base by about $2.1 billion in future tax
revenue and government savings stemming from the students' higher
lifetime earnings and increased output of businesses. LSC students
generate $312.5 million in social savings to the Texas public
related to reduced crime, lower welfare and unemployment, and
increased health and well-being across the state. Standard &
Poor's Global Ratings assigned its 'AAA' long-term rating to Lone
Star College on May 5, 2020.
Lone Star College seeks a visionary leader and passionate advocate
who will work proactively to maintain high standards in order
• Support student success, seamless employment, transfer
opportunities, and coordination and communication across all LSC
• Provide fiscally prudent leadership while maintaining LSC's
strong financial standing.
• Build upon LSC's strategic partnerships with the region's
business and industry leaders to
increase the preparation of students to meet the evolving needs of
the local workforce.
• Collaborate with stakeholders to maximize LSC's enrollment,
retention, and completion
to better serve the needs of a diverse and changing
• Embrace LSC's Strategic Plan and build upon the College's success
• Engage with relevant local, state, and federal government
officials to advocate for the
welfare of the College.
• Further develop LSC's partnerships throughout the service area
with K-12, higher
education partners, government, business and industry, community
• Unify divergent perspectives to achieve a cohesive direction
through collaboration and
• Continue to develop LSC's culture of embracing and supporting the
diversity of the
internal and external communities that the College serves.
• Advance LSC's strategic direction with a well-rounded
understanding of evolving
• Apply forward-thinking leadership with all aspects of technology,
education and on-line delivery.
• Prioritize campus safety and skillfully manage crises.
• Cultivate a culture that retains and attracts dedicated and
• Collaborate with the Board of Trustees to achieve LSC's goals and
• Uses sound decision-making in conflict resolution.
Proven track record in the following key priorities and
• Collaboratively lead efforts to develop new workforce and
academic programs that capitalize on the changing higher education
and job market landscapes.
• Experience enhancing student and academic services with a focus
on maximizing quality and efficiency to ensure equitable student
• Experience balancing the efforts of multiple campuses to provide
a consistent and nimble academic and supportive college experience
for all students including first generation, first-time-in-college,
and underrepresented populations.
• Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrates
transparency, collegiality, and builds positive
• An accessible leader who engages with all employees, students,
and the community.
• Confers and collaborates with external local civic and business
leaders, with elected
officials, as well as with leaders from throughout the state and
• Connects with and understands stakeholders through excellent
listening, oral, and
written communication skills.
Financial and Operational Acumen
• Maintains fiscal strength, prudent resource management, and
oversight of significant and complex budgets.
• Identify and secure alternative sources of revenue including
fundraising, grant development, and external contracts.
• Knowledge and understanding of community college funding models
and budget processes.
• Experience managing a multimillion-dollar bond measure and
significant capital projects.
• Successfully improving business processes and operations
throughout a large and
• Successfully balancing competitive compensation, flexible
schedules, and equitable
How to Apply:
This is a confidential search process. To ensure full
consideration, application materials should be received no later
than May 17, 2023. The position will remain open until
To apply go to http://www.acctsearches.org
upload your documents.
Candidates will need to have the following information or materials
available to complete the application:
• A letter of application (not to exceed 5 pages) that succinctly
addresses the opportunities and challenges identified in the
Chancellor Profile and demonstrates how the candidate's experience
and professional qualifications prepare them to serve as the
Chancellor of Lone Star College.
• A current resume including an email address and cellular
• A list of eight references: example, two to three supervisors,
two to three direct reports, and two to three faculty and/or staff
members from current and former institutions.
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