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Part-Time Specialist III, Disability Services

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 17, 2023


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 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-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

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Under general/limited supervision this position is responsible for significant function. This position acts a primary expert and provides advice and information to others. Ensures that all district policies/practices surrounding function are implemented/carried out correctly by others. Primarily performs specialized, specific functions requiring knowledge and experience in a particular field, area or department function. Typical duties may include information gathering and review, presentation of information in verbal or written form, some interpretation of information. At a higher level, also provides advice and counsel in area of expertise such as academic advising, financial aid, and student records.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Answers heavy volume of phone calls, student questions, and takes messages
  2. Contacts students via phone, email, or other correspondence regarding Disability Services
  3. Processes student paperwork via various media
  4. Follows-up on issues related to Disability Services
  5. Reviews documents for completeness and prepares student files
  6. Assists with records retention and maintenance
  7. Prepares/updates forms, reports and correspondence
  8. Prepares/maintains the Disability Service packets for distribution to campuses
  9. Performs administrative support functions to assist in daily operations, which include copying, processing mail, file maintenance, and other duties as assigned
  10. Tasks include but are not limited to bending, lifting, and carrying boxes
  11. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to follow detailed verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to read and process/analyze large quantity of data
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task with disruptions
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality to adhere to The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Works independently with little direction
  • Ability to bend, lift, and carry boxes as needed to carry out job functions
PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

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 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
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or GED and a minimum of one year of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associates degree or higher and at least one year of related work experience
Salary

Hourly Pay Rate is $14.55

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.

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.

PLEASE NOTE - although location on posting is listed as Houston North Greenspoint, hire could be assigned and work at any/all of the four Houston North locations, as needed. Locations include Houston North Greenspoint, Houston North Victory, Houston North Fairbanks and Houston North Fallbrook

How to Apply

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY

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 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

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

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