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Part-Time Specialist III, Mi Familia Mi Futuro Ambassador Grant



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, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Foster Belonging
  • 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 has been recognized in multiple categories.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Kingwood

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-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 hygiene.

Location address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The PT Specialist III, Mi Familia Mi Futuro (MFMF) Community Ambassador is responsible for providing support services as a representative of the Mi Familia, Mi Futuro Program to Outreach, College Relations, Student Services, and other departments as needed to advance student success for underserved students. MFMF Community Ambassadors provide information to students, their families, and community members, and represent the college at school district functions and community events. They provide mobile outreach services and presentations in Spanish. MFMF Community Ambassadors will offer Spanish translation or interpretation services as needed. Evening and weekend hours required.

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

  1. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  2. Represents the college at elementary, middle/intermediate, and high school visits, career, health, community, and corporate fairs
  3. Assists coordinator with executing on-campus and off-campus recruitment / retention focused events
  4. Collaborates with campus resources to seek new information about the college to promote academic and co-curricular programs to prospective students
  5. Conducts campus tours for prospective and new students, as well as community visitors. Creates relevant presentations about college information
  6. Shares information with students about admissions and application processes and New Student Orientation. Disperses information by various methods, which may include telephone calls, chats, emails, information tables, and various public speaking engagements
  7. Participates in various outreach events, committees, and initiatives on behalf of the college and department as needed and assigned by department manager. Prepares for programs/events by gathering and assembling the necessary materials
  8. Listens to student concerns (within scope of the level of this position) and determines if they need referral to other departments
  9. Provides general operational support within the department. Contributes to the operations of the campus during evening and weekend hours
  10. Actively participates in training sessions
  11. Responds actively and sensitively to students & community members' issues and inquiries. Informs and orients students to help them succeed in college setting
  12. Volunteer services to community organizations for special events and programs
  13. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work with diverse clientele in a team environment
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to gain knowledge of the rules and procedures of the college
  • Ability to maintain good positive relationship with the public, students, faculty, and staff
  • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to organize functions to ensure compliance with due dates/deadlines and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to coach and transfer knowledge
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 up to 20 pounds to handle recruiting materials and setup for events; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:
  • Work hours will include some evening and weekend hours as needed
  • 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 at least 3 years of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
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.

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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.

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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