Division Operations Specialist, Math & Natural Sciences

Lonestar College System
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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:
  • Students Matter
  • Inspire Excellence
  • Act Intentionally
  • Better Together
  • No Fear!
  • Trust!

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-North Harris

Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area.
LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.
Lone Star College-North Harris, nestled on 200 acres of piney woods, is the original and largest college in the Lone Star College System family. Serving the community for more than three decades, LSC-North Harris offers more than 60 programs of study, including university-transfer and numerous education courses and programs. LSC-North Harris is keenly focused on leading-edge technology in emerging technical job fields.
Campus address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive. Houston, Texas 77073-3499.
Position Summary:

Oversees general operations of a large instructional support division or department. Responsible for coordination of support functions such as scheduling, maintenance, communications, equipment, workflows, supplies, information processing, and staff support. Oversees general operations of a large instructional division or department. Responsible for providing academic and/or departmental support by coordinating office activities to achieve optimum utilization of equipment and employee productivity.

Job Functions:
  • Provides supervision and training to support staff and student workers
  • Coordinates and schedules office duties based upon priorities
  • Provides administrative support to the division, including but not limited to composing correspondence from verbal direction or from knowledge of the organization, remaining active in planning, analysis and revision of department schedules and calendars, arranging meetings, and maintaining department documentation and files
  • Responsible for various department/division employee payroll functions
  • Assumes lead in budget building and assists in the budget planning process; Sets up, maintains and monitors budget expenditures
  • Manages office supplies; Includes tracking supply usage, maintaining appropriate levels of supplies, preparing and processing requisitions, verifying receipt and distribution of supplies, and submitting documentation for appropriate payment of requisitions
  • Retrieves, compiles, and disseminates a variety of reports, correspondence, agendas, or management information in support of department/division
  • Some positions may perform a variety of Faculty support functions, including but not limited to input and/or maintenance of faculty qualifications information, program coordination activities, and acting as liaison and facilitator for adjunct faculty communicating with them regarding instructional matters and professional development
  • Some positions may assist students concerning courses and schedules during registration and notify them of class cancellations
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn
    • new software.
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize well
    • Ability to work on multiple projects
    • Ability to document expenses
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    Physical Abilities:
    • Minimal physical effort is required
    Work Schedule & 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
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    Duration of Job Posting:

    The position is posted until filled


    • High School Diploma and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Associates Degree
    • Training in office administration
    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 22-23 days paid holidays and up to 12 annual vacation days, full comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more.

    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 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

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

    Primary Location

    : US-Texas-Houston

    Work Locations

    2700 WW Thorne Dr
    2700 WW Thorne Dr
    Houston 77073


    : Academic Affairs


    : LSC North Harris - 01


    : Full-time


    : Day Job

    Employee Status

    : Regular

    Job Level

    : Staff


    : No Required Documents:Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    Job Posting

    : Mar 21, 2018, 8:01:00 PM
    Employment Type:
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