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Manager, Talent Search Grant

Lone Star College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Salary Band
Not specified
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-Tomball

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

Founded in 1988, Lone Star College-Tomball is the third oldest college in the LSC system. LSC-Tomball offers a wide range of academic and workforce programs and is a leading college in the health sciences. LSC-Tomball is the founding college of the lifePATH® program, a four-year degree for adults with cognitive disabilities. LSC-Tomball enjoys a joint library partnership with Harris County Public Library, and we offer an early college high school with the Tomball Independent School District.

Campus address is 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375.

Job Description


The Manager, TRIO Talent Search ensures the development of quality educational programming for the Educational Talent Search participants by providing support services in the manner consistent with college policies, the obj ectives and standards of the U. S. Department of Education guidelines for TRIO Educational Talent Search, and federal regulations governing grant programs.


  • Develops, implements, manages and evaluates a variety of student services¿ activities geared towards secondary students and related to the persistence and retention towards postsecon dary transition and completion
  • Supervises and directs assessment related to advisement- academic/registration, career development, financial aid, and crisis interve ntion for program participants
  • Hires, trains, and supervises staff in accordance with LSCS policies. Conducts performance evaluations for program staff developing individual professional development plans for each staff member t o maintain optimal performance
  • Responsible for the integrity of the Program records, which support state/federal, reports
  • Responsible for submitting annual performance reports relating to funding and for statistical and narrative reports related to grant to ensure compliance with LSCS policies
  • Interprets and implements state/federal regulations and System policies and procedures related to th e program; monitors compliance
  • Prepares departmental objectives, evaluates the quality of services provided and determines ways to improve services and implement changes
  • Prepares reports, proposals, and recommendations for overall program; keeps detailed records of assigned activities
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates recruitment activities for Program to coincide with other student recruitment strategies
  • Accountable for monitoring the integrity of the database, evaluating grant perfo rmance, and periodic reporting
  • Monitors grant expenditures while adhering to f ederal regulations
  • Responsible for other reasona ble, related duties as assigned


    • Ability to plan, lead and organize efforts to fully develop the program per federal r egulations and LSC guidelines
    • Skilled in creative thinking with proven record of success in b uilding innovative programming
    • Proven ability to produce accurat e, detailed analytical reports
    • Critical think ing and problem solving skills
    • Skilled in creating and maintaining an effective organizational structure and positive work environment
    • Knowledge of budget to include pla nning, allocation and analysis
    • Sk illed in working independently
    • Skilled in researching and obta ining external funding sources
    • Skilled in hiring, supervising and training employe es
    • Knowledge of computer technology/common office software to access data, maintain records, generate repor ts and communicate with others
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skill to support interaction with individuals from diverse backgrounds
    • Knowledge of federal grant regulatio ns, particularly TRiO programs
    • Demonstrated ability to compile student data for dissem ination and reporting purposes


    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.


    • 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

    • Master’s degree
    • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience supervising, coordinating or managing services for diverse, high-risk, under-represented and/or low income populations
    • Must demonstrate experience, commitment to, and sensitivity for addressing the needs of economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals


    Hiring salary range is $52, 430-60,295

    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


    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 .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.

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