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Manager, LifePATH Internships

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Career Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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-Montgomery

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–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.

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

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Working under the leadership of the Director of lifePATH, builds student relationships to determine career goals, builds community relations to determine student match to internships and develops and coordinates internships internally and externally by ensuring goals and objectives are accomplished by providing post-secondary educational opportunities for students who have disabilities that affect executive functioning.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Identify, develop, and monitor current internship sites to evaluate appropriateness and relevance of internships, evaluate policy and procedures, and support the internship, job shadowing, or volunteer work provider
  2. Collaborate with the lifePATH Director to create procedures that solidify the quality of student learning during internships, job shadowing, volunteer work, etc. and create procedures
  3. Visits potential internship providers, promote lifePATH students, gather information and maintain a detailed database pertaining to providing internships, job shadowing, and volunteer work opportunities
  4. Review student career assessments, career goals and preferences in order to collaborate with each lifePATH student about relevant internship possibilities
  5. Assist in the development of marketing materials promoting lifePATH students internships, and distribute to the community using both electronic and hard copy materials
  6. Collaborate with departments to secure volunteer opportunities, job shadowing, internships, or future employment within the college system
  7. Counsel and advise students regarding employment opportunities in the local area for both future career and immediate employment needs
  8. Plan and conduct internship workshops and informative promotional materials with updates as needed
  9. Collaborate and assist other career and employment focused faculty and staff with various campus events and activities throughout the year (career fairs, employer visits, etc.)
  10. Keep current with best practices pertaining to internships, collaborating with the director about information dissemination
  11. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Results-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to focus on specific goals within a big picture view of higher education
  • Understanding of the needs of high schools, colleges and the communities served
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationships in the course of performing assigned duties
  • Excellent social, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of current management practices, database management systems, software used for analysis of data, marketing and recruitment strategies and data interpretation and evaluation
  • Attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude in a demanding work environment
  • Ability to assume responsibility for independent actions
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and maintain confidential information




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 in Business Administration, Management or a related field and 5 years of non-teaching work experience in the field
  • Experience facilitating, managing, creating or providing student internships


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with individuals or educating individuals with disabilities in an educational setting, social service, or vocational rehabilitation setting
  • Experience working with business partners, social services, educational institutions and parents


Salary

Hiring salary range is $52,430 to $60,295 annually.

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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