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.
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:The PT Specialist I, Discovery College performs standard support duties, assisting the instructors. Helps ensure all children have a safe, secure and appropriate environment.Assists the Program Manager of Discovery College with the day-to-day operations of the Lone Star College youth program. Discovery College, a summer youth program started more than 26 years ago, offers more than 50 one-week courses for ages 8-17. Our programs are fun and educational, offering children a chance to develop skills and learn new ones in a friendly environment. Knowledgeable instructors, usually certified teachers, will lead classes in a variety of subject areas with curriculum developed to encourage learning in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Our goal is to provide an opportunity for students to begin thinking about their future college plans and to provide a quality enrichment program from the arts to academics in a fun, safe environment.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Under direct supervision, helps to ensure that all children have a safe secure and appropriate environmentActively assists the summer youth program instructors in implementing lesson plansProvides positive feedback towards all childrenAssists with preparing, serving, and cleaning up lunches or snacks as neededAssists with preparing classroom supplies and end of the day cleanupDocuments all accidents, incidents, observations on appropriate formsResponsible for other reasonable, related duties as assignedKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Ability and willingness to treat all employee, parents, and children with respect, dignity, and maintain confidentialityStrong customer service skillsDemonstrated ability and commitment to work collaborativelyKnowledge and experience working with youthKnowledge and ability to use PC and common office softwarePHYSICAL 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 equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazardsWork hours vary between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday through ThursdayMorning and afternoon shifts availableThis is a temporary, part-time position only
Hourly Pay Rate is $ 10.25Benefits 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.
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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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