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Part-Time Specialist III, Career Services

Employer
Lone Star College
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part 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-Kingwood

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-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.

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

Job Description



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

T he PT Spec ialist III Career Services is responsible for facilitating successful job searches for students and alumni by: building relationships within the local business community; organizing department events, including job fairs, on campus interviews and resume workshops; maintaining the job board online and on campus; promoting department services through social media, campus events and department website; giving classroom presentations and meeting with individual students; and assisting with the general operation of the department through analytical, administrative, and clerical support with limited supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Organize 4-7 Job Fairs annually, including reserving rooms with R25, requesting tables, tablecloths and trashcans from Facilities department, reserving parking spaces through the Campus Police department, creating online registration form with Google Forms, designing and distributing campus promotional materials (posters, flyers, table tents), promoting event via social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn), writing and submitting press release to Media Services, scheduling campus display of yard signs, banners and promos on campus monitors, providing excellent communication with businesses (by extending an invitation to the event, confirming registration, answering questions and sending reminders), inviting students in person and via email, reaching out to faculty to promote event in class and ordering sandwich trays for the recruiters' lunch break
  • Maintain job board by communicating with hundreds of local employers (email, phone, in person), creating job flyers for the bulletin board and updating online job board listings with Google Docs
  • Greet walk-in traffic and answer questions on job search skills and resume writing
  • Survey businesses and students monthly via Google Forms, e-mail and phone calls to obtain accurate student/alumni hiring data
  • Organize events such as Mock Interviews, On-Campus Interviews and Open Resume Labs by reserving rooms with R25, designing and distributing campus promotional materials (posters, flyers, table tents), promoting events via social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn) and inviting participants via email
  • Register students on the CareerSTAR job board
  • Create and maintain databases of students and businesses with MS Access and Excel software
  • Promote department events on social media sites (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) using Hootsuite
  • Maintain website with current events and promotional images using Open Text Web Site Management/Editor
  • Design and distribute promotional materials (posters, flyers, table tents) using MS Publisher and Word
  • Give classroom PowerPoint presentations to groups of 10-30 students on resume writing, interview skills, job search techniques and programs available through the Career Services department
  • Compile data for monthly report including student hires, job fair attendance, workshop attendance, student appointments, classroom presentations, Career Closet shoppers, and job board visitors
  • Interact with faculty, staff and students and attend campus events to promote the departments' events
  • Train and supervise Work/Study student employees to schedule appointments using MS Outlook calendar and to answer questions about department services
  • Recruit new businesses to offer hiring opportunities to our students, and schedule businesses to recruit at the Guest Information Table


  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially: Publisher, Word, Excel, Outlook and Access
    • Proficient in Google applications, in cluding Drive, Forms and Sheets
    • Knowledgeable in social media sites (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn) and Hootsuite management
    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

    Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $13.45.

    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.

    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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