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 Subject : Manager, Career Advising 30227.. 07/22/2019 12:02:35 PM 
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Lone Star College-CyFair

Manager, Career Advising 30227

Purpose and Scope: 
The Manager of Advising strategically plans, implements, and manages advising program initiatives as assigned by leadership. Functions include, but are not limited to, a case management advising model, transfer services, advisor training programs, and assessments. The Manager oversees daily operations and provides guidance and solutions for issues that need to be addressed for advisors, front desk staff, other department employees and students. Provides guidance to students, prospective students and community members in career exploration and planning, resume writing, job search, and interview skills. Conducts training and seminars in classes and interact with faculty for scheduling. Oversees job fairs, job boards and website, and interacts with local businesses.

Essential Job Functions:
1.      Supervise full-time and part-time Advising staff; Provide direction, guidance, and professional development opportunities for continued success and growth

2.      Ensure business process documentation is created, and conduct training sessions for staff as needed

3.      Ensure daily operations run smoothly and align with defined goals and processes

4.      Provide guidance and solutions for issues that require escalation

5.      Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of programs through surveys and other assessments; Seek opportunities to improve services as needed

6.      Prepare and submit monthly reports detailing Advising activities and their effectiveness and impact on student success; Identify ways to improve/enhance current programs

7.      Develop and conduct assessments designed to gauge the effectiveness of Advising/case management initiatives

8.      Advise students on proper courses selection for all credit degree programs, credit and non-credit certificates programs, TSI regulations, course requisites, and associated with University Center and other colleges or universities

9.      Actively participate as a department representative on various committees, meetings, and workshops

10.  Critique resumes and work with students on their resumes and cover letters

11.  Oversee career services website, job boards, and job fairs

12.  Conduct career services/exploration, interviewing technique, resume writing and overall job search skills workshops for students and graduates

13.  Work with a variety of LSC departments and local businesses for placement of students in jobs within their fields, as well as develop co-op position for students; Develop new business partnerships and maintain current partnership relations to increase potential for student placement

14.  Work with local school district on advising early college, dual credit, tech prep students or potential prospective students

15.  Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


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

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