Manager, Project Grad Up-Temporary
Lone Star College

Houston, Texas

Posted in Education and Training


Job Info


Job Title: Manager, Project Grad Up-Temporary
Location: LSC-University Park
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37379
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-University Park

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.

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 POSITION SUMMARY:Manages and coordinates the activities of the University Park GradUP program. This program may include varied and constantly evolving projects to ensure that goals and objectives of the projects are well defined and accomplished within specified time frames. These projects are generally focused on increasing student success and more specifically addressing graduation rates. This is a temporary position. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Manage projects to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectivesAnalyze project goals, plans schedule of deadlines for project completion and develops action plan and processes for project completion from inception to evaluationIs a team player, work within a paradigm of willingness to take responsibility for an overall project even when project success requires contribution from other stakeholdersCoordinate efforts between various stakeholders; coordinates project activities; assigns tasks and provides guidance to those responsible for specific functions or phases of projectsDevelop, recommend and implement necessary improvements and changes to projects in order to ensure project successTrain others on process improvement methods and completed project deliverablesConfer with staff to explain project and individual responsibilities for functions and phases of projectsCoordinate meetings, communications and other operationsTake direction and respond to constructive criticism and actively contribute to process improvement effortsResponsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Ability to allocate accountability and task responsibility and follow throughAbility to Identify resource and competency needs, set and communicate individual/team responsibilitiesAbility to adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and timelinesAbility to define project requirements, scoping of project, planning activities, risk and issue management, measure project progress, determine corrective actions to ensure successful project implementationStrong communication and organizational skills PHYSICAL DEMANDS: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 ENVIRONMENT: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 hazards REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree and at least 1 year of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:3 years of related work experience Salary

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

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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