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Part-Time Specialist III, TRiO Peer Support-Grant Funded

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 10, 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 three areas: Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

Lone Star College-Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC-Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Location address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

This position will assist college students with academic support through mentoring. As a PT Specialist III, TRiO Peer Support, this position assists other students in adjusting to college life. Required to provide high level of information. Will interact one-on-one and in group setting with students. Will work with and assist diverse groups and provide a high level of customer service and support to TRiO students.

This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation of the position from one academic year to the next is dependent upon continued grant funding.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provides general information related to TRIO SSS
  2. Guides students in developing accountability for their decisions and in understanding how those decisions impact their success. Assists students with study skills, time management, academic course intervention, and other college-related skills areas as needed
  3. Sets appointments with students in TRIO SSS for the purpose of mentoring support. Coordinates tutor and tutee meetings
  4. Records, prepares, maintains, and reviews forms, and performs data entry
  5. Provides handouts and/or forms to potential TRIO SSS participants
  6. Plans a variety of TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) events and activities
  7. Participates in panels for TRIO SSS workshops and visiting groups
  8. Assists with or provides event preparation & gives campus tours
  9. Maintains knowledge of multiple programs
  10. Responsible for other reasonable, related job duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
  • Working knowledge of general office procedures and practices
  • Proficiency with common office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Ability to effectively take notes
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:
  • Schedule will depend on department needs
  • 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:
  • HS diploma or GED and at least 1 year of related experience (may include academic coaching, tutoring, mentoring or related activities), or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be a currently enrolled Lone Star student pursuing a course of study with a minimum of 24 credit hours (verified via transcripts)
  • Current GPA at least 3.0
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

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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

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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