Manager, Learning & Development at Lone Star College in Houston, Texas

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Job Description:

Job Title: Manager, Learning & Development
Location: LSC-System Office
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35868
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-System Office


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-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.


Location address is 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381.

Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY:


The Manager, Learning and Development manages and leads the activities for professional development efforts and tracking of other large-scale Learning and Development initiatives and projects. May include varied and constantly evolving projects to ensure department goals and objectives are well defined and accomplished within specified time frames. These projects are generally focused on increasing employee engagement and more specifically addressing organizational culture.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:



  1. Manage projects to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives

  2. Analyze project goals, plans schedule of deadlines for project completion and develops action plan and processes for project completion from inception to evaluation

  3. Is a team player, working within a paradigm of willingness to take responsibility for an overall project even when project success requires contribution from other stakeholders

  4. Coordinate efforts between various stakeholders; coordinates project activities; assigns tasks and provides guidance to those responsible for specific functions or phases of projects

  5. Develop, recommend and implement necessary improvements and changes to projects in order to ensure project success

  6. Train others on process improvement methods and completed project deliverables

  7. Confer with staff to explain project and individual responsibilities for functions and phases of projects

  8. Coordinate meetings, communications and other operations

  9. Take direction and respond to constructive criticism and actively contribute to process improvement efforts

  10. Oversees and manages the budget in designated area; implements budget controls and performs needs assessments for development of annual budgeting recommendations

  11. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:



  • Ability to allocate accountability and task responsibility and follow through

  • Ability to identify resource and competency needs, set and communicate individual/team responsibilities

  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines

  • Ability to define project requirements, scoping of project, planning activities, risk and issue management, measure project progress, determine corrective actions to ensure successful project implementation

  • Strong 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 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:



  • Two years successful management of programs or projects from inception to completion

  • Previous experience leading a team of peers or volunteers to accomplish shared work (non-supervisory role)

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


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