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Senior Manager, Human Resources (#20271) SO - 20271 more...
Location:Spring (The Woodlands), TX
Company:Lone Star College
First posted:April 21, 2017 (last updated 3 days 10 hours ago)

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Job Title Senior Manager, Human Resources (#20271) SO Job ID 20271
LSC-System Office
Full/Part Time Full-Time

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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-System Office

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 more than 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-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.

This position is located at the LSC-System Office at 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381

Position Summary

Manages staff and/or resources to provide specific program or service offerings to internal or external stakeholders. Acts as a site manager for Human Resources functions. Responsible for planning, directing and administering the college human resources functions. Works closely with the HR Support Services and Payroll. Researches problems and recommends solutions within approved policies and procedures.

Anticipated hire date will be September 1st, 2017.

Job Functions

  1. Administers human resources functions including employment and orientation; acts as local liaison with interpretation of compensation and benefits programs. Processes and/or reviews forms for completion and accuracy, including forms for employment, employment contracts, insurance enrollment/claims, performance evaluation, special employment agreements, promotion and termination.

  2. Assists supervisors and employees in understanding HR-related policies; researches problems and recommends solutions through appropriate channels.

  3. Coordinates the employment process by facilitating the formation and training of search committees, serving as a resource to them.

  4. Plans, develops and implements time lines and procedures for college-wide human resources functions including benefits, job evaluation, performance evaluation and special employment agreements.

  5. Oversees new employee orientation. Assists employees in selection of benefits and retirement planning.

  6. Maintains accurate data and produces statistical reports related to affirmative action, turnover, budgeting and employment functions.

  7. May act as a liaison between the employee and HR benefits department to assist in the resolution of related problems. In the process of researching benefits and employment services problems, queries PeopleSoft and legacy HR systems (Colleague and IEBS) as necessary, recommending an avenue for problem resolution.

  8. Develops and presents oral and/or written communications related to performance evaluation, affirmative action and benefits.

  9. Serves as an active member of committees as necessary.

  10. Develops and monitors assigned budget within allocation.

  11. Plans and coordinates training sessions as needed.

  12. May plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs to provide professional development opportunities and recognize employee achievements.

  13. In connection with the Director of Compliance, may serve as a resource to staff regarding such issues as civil rights, ADA and sexual harassment.

  14. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, and at least 5 years of human resources experience; with at least 3 of those years in a Manager- or Director-level position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a related field.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills/focus; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Working knowledge of federal and state HR laws, statutes, and regulations; the ability to interpret and apply those policies, regulations and rules.

  • Ability to plan, direct, motivate, and provide guidance to staff.

  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, learn quickly, and adapt to change.

  • Solution-oriented.

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills; strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task; ability to plan, organize, maintain detail orientation and coordinate multiple projects in a fast paced environment.

  • Proficiency with common office software and demonstrated knowledge of HRIS Systems to support functional areas (i.e. PeopleSoft's HCM).

Physical Abilities

  • Minimal physical effort is required.


Hiring Salary is $63,976

Work Schedule & Conditions

PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment.

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.

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 22-23 days paid holidays and up to 12 annual vacations days, full comprehensive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities and more.

Special Instructions

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