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Part-Time Student Assistant, Work Study - State (#20216) TC - 20216 more...
Location:Houston, TX
Company:Lone Star College
First posted:April 21, 2017

Job Details

Job Title Part-Time Student Assistant, Work Study - State (#20216) TC Job ID 20216
LSC-North Harris-Victory;LSC-North Harris-Greenspoint;LSC-Health Professions Bldg
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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!

Campus Marketing Statement

Lone Star College-Tomball

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States.  With more than 80,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of 95,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion. 

LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College-Tomball, located north of Houston and founded in 1988, offers a wide range of programs including the college system's only veterinary technology program and leading health sciences programs. 

Campus a ddress is 30555 Tomball Parkway.  Tomball, Texas 77375-4036

Position Summary

The College Work-Study Program provides jobs for students with financial need. This program is a subsidized student employment program designed to assist students in financing their post-secondary education.  Students are able to earn money according to the hours worked to help pay their educational expenses.  Employment opportunities exist on campus and vary depending upon the hiring department.

In order to be eligible for Work-Study, students must document financial need every year by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or, in the case of Texas Work Study,  the Texas Application for Financial Student Aid (TAFSA).  Work-study is a need based award and cannot be awarded to a student if the award combined with other resources would exceed the student's need.  Students are awarded funds based on their financial need but are only paid for hours worked.  Any unearned funds at the end of the program term are forfeited.

Students applying for work-study positions are not guaranteed a position. Work-study positions are based upon department need and the availability of funds.  Work-study earnings are not paid in advance so they cannot be used to pay the direct costs (tuition, books, etc.) of the semester in which they are awarded.

There are two (2) types of work-study that can be awarded to a student.

  1. Federal Work-Study Award- This award may be granted to students that are Residents or non-residents of the State of Texas, however will depend on the funding source.
  2. Texas Work-Study Award-This award differs from the Federal Work-Study award, in that it is restricted only, to residents of the State of Texas and to those enrolled in at least half-time (6 credit hours) enrollment.

Job Functions

  1. Handles routine office inquiries from employees, students and parents.

  2. Assists in the day to day maintenance and responsibilities of the assigned department .

  3. Responsible for clerical functions including answering phones , filing, scheduling, organizing, etc.

  4. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for Financial Student Aid (TAFSA).

  • Must demonstrate financial need and indicate your interest in the work-study program.

  • Must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours to qualify for the Federal work-study program or at least half-time enrollment (6 credit hours) for the Texas work-study program.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Proficiency in use of personal computer workstation with common software applications .

  • Ability to organize and multitask functions to ensure compliance with due dates and deadlines .

  • Outstanding customer service skills .

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and communications skills .

  • Ability to transfer knowledge to subordinates and higher authorities .

  • Problem analysis and problem resolution skills .

  • Ability to learn and use multiple software programs .


Hourly Pay Rate is $7.54 per hour (not to exceed 19.5 hours per week).

Work Schedule & Conditions

Work hours vary.  The Work-Study Program is considered a type of part-time employment and is not allowed to exceed 19.5 hours per week. The Work-Study hours are flexible depending on the needs of the department.

Benefits Marketing Statement

By joining our top notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College To Work For".  We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, participation in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan and more .

Special Instructions

Please go into My Career Tools on your Career Home Page and click on Cover Letters and Attachments to add your resume/CV, teaching philosophy, transcript, and any other credentials or certificates.  These items will be required in order to be considered as a candidate for this position. 

To attach additional documents, once logged in to your account, look under 'My Career Tools', click on Cover Letters and Attachments, and then 'Add Attachment." Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file. You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less.

How to Apply


To learn of all available opportunities, go to: (please use the apply button below) .  Search by keyword or click the "Advanced Search" link to search by keyword or Job Opening ID.  Application materials will not be accepted via fax, e-mail, mail or hand delivery.

Normally there is no contact with applicants unless they are selected for interview.  Some openings are posted year-round and are re-posted periodically; these applicants will be notified and asked to re-apply in order to remain active applicants for those positions.

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 (please use the apply button below) .

All positions are subject to a criminal background check.  EEO Employer

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