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Staff Assistant II, Instruction

Company: Lone Star College
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

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 LearningThe 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-University ParkLone 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.Established in 2012, Lone Star College-University Park has been recognized nationally and internationally for its innovation, as well as its focus on student access and success. Conveniently located off SH 249 in the heart of northwest Houston, Lone Star College-University Park is known as the "community's college," providing students with highly affordable degree and certificate programs that transfer seamlessly to four-year universities or lead to direct employment. Campus facilities include the Center for Science & Innovation, the Energy & Manufacturing Institute, Learning Innovation Labs and the Geology Rock Wall. Dr. Shah Ardalan has been president of LSC-University Park since its founding.Location address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.
    Job Description

    PURPOSE AND SCOPE:Under general supervision, performs standard and some advanced administrative duties. Generally reports to a Manager-level position and provides support to multiple individuals or a department. Activities are generally routine but may involve non-routine requests or specialized information. Basic duties may include receiving and logging information, making copies, sorting and distributing mail, coordinating office functions, preparing correspondence and basic reports, scheduling appointments and making travel arrangements, providing information, and contributing to a service-oriented environment. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Progressively utilizes the features of one or more standard business software packages up to the following skill level:
  • Word Processing: Performs sorts and merges, prints mass mailings, selects font attributes and changes
  • Spreadsheets: Designs routine spreadsheets, sets up routine formulas, and prints desired sections
  • Databases: Sets up new database files and recommends screen improvements
  • Scans mail, arranges in priority order, and distributes to one or more managers
  • Screens calls for managers and responds to routine questions
  • Schedules tentative appointments for approval by manager, makes routine travel arrangements; may schedule group meetings and assist with set-up
  • Coordinates with other administrative, maintenance, or clerical employees in own department or throughout the college to accomplish such routine activities as ordering supplies, obtaining approvals, and arranging for word processing, document duplication, equipment repair, or travel advances
  • Responsible for safety and maintenance of own equipment; may control or disburse petty cash or monitor expenses charged against department accounts
  • May collect data and perform basic mathematical calculations, including assisting with budget documents and records
  • Some positions may assist in scheduling and inputting classes and/or prepare instructor classroom and project materials
  • Some positions assist students by handling their requests and providing routine information
  • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access)
    • Ability to work on multiple projects
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality 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 and at least 1 year of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Associate degree

            Hiring salary range is $31,200 - $35,880. 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:
          • Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
          • If the position was full time or part time
          • If the position was paid or unpaid
          • Unofficial transcript for highest earned degreeAdditionally, 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 ONLYWe 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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