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
- 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-CyFair
Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer
and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester.
LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution
by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in
the Forbes ‘America’s Best Employers By State’ list.
LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce
Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.
Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair
Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including
unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management
and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the
college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting
learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art
technology and active, collaborative learning.
Location address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, TX
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The PT Counselor specializes in counseling for career exploration
and planning and assistance with job search skills. Will also be
responsible for academic counseling and advising. Assists other
areas of focus in Counseling, Career and Disability Services,
including personal counseling, serving students with special needs,
retention and outreach programming. Contributes to the educational
environment of the college by teaching and providing support for
classroom learning career related workshops and presentations
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Provides career, academic and personal counseling as well as
information and assessment services to support student learning,
development and attainment of career goals for new and continuing
students and community members
2. Leads continued development of effective career/occupational
assessment, exploration, planning and job search skills
3. Works with employment coordinators on job fairs, employer
development and job development
4. Develops and maintains professional relationships with students,
colleagues and the community
5. Develops and presents academic support and career seminars and
workshops based on student population and faculty needs
6. Provides crisis/short term counseling
7. Provides career related services for the retention of at-risk
students including the socially and economically disadvantaged, the
academically underprepared, nontraditional and returning
8. Serves as a community resources person for career planning and
represents the college to outside groups when requested
9. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Demonstrated skill and knowledge in career, personal and/or
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy of LSC
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
- 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 in counseling or related field and at least 1
year of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience
- Experience administering and interpreting career assessment
instructions (paper-pencil and computerized)
Hourly Pay Rate is $23.40
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.
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Lone Star College provides the federal government with information
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authorized to work in the United States.
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Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are
subject to a criminal background check.