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Part-Time Staff Assistant I, Language & Communications

Part-Time Staff Assistant I, Language & Communications

location2700 W W Thorne Dr, Houston, TX 77073, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/20/2024
Part Time

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, 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 three areas: Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging.

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-North Harris

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 80,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2023 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

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.

Location address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073.

Job Description


The PT Staff Assistant I supports staff, faculty, administration and students by performing task-oriented duties while providing clerical, analytical, administrative, and/or operational support. He or She greets faculty, staff, students and the public and directs visitors to the proper location.


  • Monitor in-office faculty grade checkout materials, uploading syllabi and vitae in iSTAR, and maintain organizational charts for accuracy
  • Monitor inventory of office/general supplies that are needed for staff and full-time faculty. Distribute markers and board erasers to faculty and maintain inventory. Monitor and keep two faculty workrooms stocked with supplies
  • Provide administrative support to Dean, DOM and division using various MS Office software
  • Provide photocopying, scanning, emailing, filing, and submitting service requests to Facilities
  • Serve as receptionist on the frontline by greeting, meeting, and assisting staff, faculty, students, and visitors to the office with information and an assortment of needs. Receive phone calls and answer appropriately, or transfer to the correct staff of faculty. Interact with customers by answering general inquiries. Answer parking questions and director to proper department. Check Lost & Found for items that an owner may be looking for. Record, receive, contact owner (if feasible) and release found items
  • Provide assistance to supervisors and others in the department by taking messages, proofreading, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, assisting with technology related issues, and filing. Read, monitor and respond to emails. Monitor and review incoming appeals for manager to approve/deny
  • Maintain and file department documents
  • Stay up to date with current events occurring on campus and relay any relevant information to the department staff. Maintain and update the bulletin board with printed student articles, the library hours, and course information and other happenings. Print and post STEM related event fliers inside classrooms and/or buildings on campus
  • Create and follow up on work orders that are submitted to maintenance
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


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.


  • 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


  • High school diploma or GED

Hourly Pay Rate is $11.32

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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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.

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