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Manager, Texas Alternative Teacher Certification

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance .

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-North Harris

Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.

LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College System family. Serving the community for more than three decades, LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs. LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in emerging technical job fields.

Campus address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Manager, TX Alternative Teacher Certification works with the campus directors to facilitate admissions, advising, state testing, teaching modules and issuing certifications for candidates; monitors to ensure the program is in compliance with all state and federal laws in reference to testing, curriculum, and provide documentation for accreditation; facilitates meeting the college requirements of the program (i.e. schedule, textbooks, information sessions, hiring).



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Advise candidates: work with campus director to facilitate information sessions, evaluation of transcripts, conduct interviews and orientations
  2. Work with the campus Director to ensure the accuracy of the state and federal reporting. Input as needed into the state electronic reporting system
  3. Monitor programs to see if they meet the needs of the division
  4. Help maintain the program curriculum: facilitate the writing and revising of the program curriculum to meet the Texas Education Agency standards
  5. Assist campus director with program coordination, to include building course schedules, ordering textbooks, confirming room needs
  6. Participate in networking with public and private school districts: plan and conduct advisory meeting, attend job fairs, facilitate marketing for the program
  7. Facilitate programs for Substitute Teacher Training: includes the same activities for program coordination of the Alternative Teacher Certification Program
  8. Assist CE Department in monitoring and compliance and documentation of the Texas Administrative Code and federal reporting for teacher preparation: attend state and local meeting, participate in webinars from Title II (federal) and the Texas Education Agency
  9. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work autonomously and have a high degree of judgement
  • Ability to research and understand complex policies and procedures
  • Ability to meet specific deadlines on a daily basis
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse college setting.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent skills in computer and database applications




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:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience




PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience teaching or in school administration


Salary

Hiring salary range is between $52,430 and $60,295

Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary.

Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree


Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted.

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 and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities 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.

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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