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-Kingwood
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-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community
college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston,
has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse
group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of
students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling
individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique
programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental
Location address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
Promotes and supports student learning. Responsible for providing
and disseminating information services in support of the college's
mission to provide quality educational programs to a diverse
student population. Position's role encompasses the general areas
of learning facilitation, personal and professional development,
and institutional and community service. Reference services may
include developing or acquiring instructional materials and
providing assistance to the college community in the use of
research technology and materials. Position contributes to the
educational environment of the college by teaching information
literacy and providing support for classroom learning.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Instructs students, faculty, and other library users in
accessing and using print, audio-visual, and electronic information
- Plans and develops a variety of instructional materials using
appropriate technologies that will assist students in meeting their
- Promotes the use of general and subject-oriented print and
electronic research guides and other instructional materials
- Plans, organizes, and delivers research instruction and other
- Maintains a study atmosphere conducive to student learning
- Evaluates, acquires, and provides access to information
resources in a variety of formats to support student learning
- Maintains professional working relationships with students,
colleagues, and other library users
- Assists students and faculty by supporting specific programs or
course research needs
- Provides reference assistance during the day, evenings, and
weekends to meet student, faculty, and community research
- Interprets policies and procedures for library users
- Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
- Knowledge and skills in library technology
- Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with
colleagues and community
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
- 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
- Work schedule may include weekdays, weekends, or evening
- Master's degree in Library Science/Information Science from an
- Minimum 3 years of library experience in higher education,
preferably at a community college
- Thorough knowledge of library automation systems, including
circulation and acquisitions functions
Hourly Pay Rate is $27.77.
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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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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If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by
phone, or email to schedule an interview.
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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.