Conroe, Texas

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-Montgomery

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–Montgomery, the premiere student-centered educational institution in Montgomery County, serves The Woodlands and Conroe communities. LSC–Montgomery provides a relaxing and conducive learning atmosphere while offering leisure learning opportunities, individual classes, and unique programs such as radiologic technology, physical therapy, and biotechnology.

Campus address is 3200 College Park Drive, Conroe, TX 77384.

Job Description

 

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The part-time lifePATH Wraparound Coach (PT Advisor II, lifePATH) is responsible for providing, instructing, coordinating, evaluating, monitoring, and modifying both academic and soft skill support services for lifePATH students pursuing the Academic Path. lifePATH students pursing an Academic Path enroll in traditional LSC courses with traditional LSC students and faculty. The Wraparound Coach assesses the strengths and challenges of each student on their case-load, assembles a support team based on the student's needs, provides one-on-one and small group support services and soft skill instruction, and assists in preparing students for campus and community internships.

LifePATH is a program designed for college students who have difficulty with executive functioning. Executive functioning refers to higher order cognitive skills that mature throughout childhood and into early adulthood.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Advises students in assigned academic discipline(s). Acts as a case-manager, meeting with students on a regular basis to track their academic progress and success
  2. Provides small group instruction and support in both academic and soft skills development to students on case-load
  3. Collaborates with departments, instructors, and support services to meet student's academic and soft skill needs
  4. Becomes familiar with course material, homework expectations, projects, and course testing norms for the classes of each student on case-load in order to facilitate student support and tutoring needs
  5. Collaborates with the lifePATH Internship Program Manager to prepare and monitor students on case-load during campus and community internships
  6. Monitors, evaluates, and tracks student progress; maintains student files and updates all required databases pertaining to academic and soft skill strengths and challenges for each student on case-load in order to determine supports and create and individual plans necessary for academic and soft skill success. Creates individual success plans for students in cohort group
  7. Assembles, schedules, and facilitates Monthly Wraparound Support Team meetings for each student on case-load
  8. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to effectively work with students with disabilities who may have unpredictable needs and changing goals over time
  • Ability to make adjustments to plans, techniques, time-lines, and goals in order to assist students on their case-load
  • Ability to collect and analyze various forms of student data (assessments, grades, disability impact, soft skills and academic functioning, etc.) in order to match and develop supports, techniques, and team members
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with common office software
  • Strong attention to accuracy and detail for tracking student success and student educational plans
  • Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of students
  • Ability to prioritize duties
  • Strong customer service skills

 

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with students who have unique barriers and experience in assisting these students with their educational success
  • Experience with case-management
  • Previous lifePATH work experience
  • Special Education Teacher Certification
  • Experience teaching or providing advising services to neuro-diverse populations
  • At least 2 years of related work experience in higher education
  • Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field

Salary

 

Hourly Pay Rate is $21.75.

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.

Special Instructions

 

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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.

Conroe, Texas

Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused.  Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy.

aboutLSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers.  

Throughout its 40 year history, Lone Star College has been steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Currently leading the charge to improve completion rates, LSCS is one of the only colleges in the nation to establish a formal Office of Completion and is the managing partner of Texas Completes, the statewide initiative that brings together five Texas college systems to advance deep student success reform.

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