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Manager, Mi Familia Mi Futuro-Grant Funded

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Kingwood, TX

Employer:  Lone Star College
Category:  Other
Job Type:  Full 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, 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-Kingwood

    Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes 'America's Best Employers By State' list.

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

    Lone Star College-Kingwood, an innovative and dynamic community college located in the pine-forested suburbs of northeast Houston, has an opening for someone interested in working with a diverse group of colleagues who want to make a difference in the lives of students and grow professionally. Kingwood focuses on fulfilling individual dreams and enhancing community life and offers unique programs in respiratory care, computer gaming and dental hygiene.

    Location address is 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339.

    Job Description


    Oversees staff and/or specific program(s) involved in implementing specific activities or processes and provides strategic decision-making and leadership. The Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (DHSI) Program, Mi Familia, Mi Futuro, is a federal funded Title V grant. The program aims to "improve postsecondary degree attainment of Hispanic, low-income, and other underserved students by reducing student and institutional barriers." The Program Manager ensures the development of quality educational programming for the DHSI program participants in a manner consistent with college policies, the objectives, and standards of the U.S. Department of Education guidelines for Mi Familia, Mi Futuro, and federal regulations governing grant programs.

    This is a temporary, grant-funded position. Continuation of the position from one academic year to the next is contingent upon continued grant funding.

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of grant activities to meet stated goals; Works collaboratively with internal and external contacts; Serves as college liaison with various state/federal agencies
  • Responsible for DHSI personnel management, including but not limited to hiring, training, and evaluating staff, and developing and prioritizing schedules, activities, and projects
  • Responsible for program oversight and evaluation; and ensuring all project activities align with applicable policies and procedures
  • Prepares departmental objectives and coordinates grant activities with Program Officer and System Office Grants department; Evaluates the quality of services provided and determines ways to improve services and implement needed changes
  • Develops and maintains a variety of campus community activities associated with program objectives; Plans and directs the development and communication of information pertaining to student participation
  • Develop, interpret, and implement all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to grant; Monitors compliance of program to federal/state regulations and Lone Star College policies and procedures
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates recruitment activities for program to coincide with other campus student recruitment strategies
  • Reviews and analyzes reports, records, and directives to obtain information to increase efficiency and enrollment
  • Develop and manage budgets for area; Monitors grant expenditures adhering to federal regulations and submits periodic reports relating to funding; Develops, organizes, and submits proposal to funding agency for grant funding
  • Responsible for purchasing, initiating purchasing contracts, and relationships with outside vendors
  • Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to support interaction with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to perform research and obtaining external resources for student success
  • Strong supervisor, management, and training skills
  • Ability to effectively work with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds and ages
  • Knowledge of federal Department of Education grant regulations, particularly Title V programs
  • Ability to compile student data for dissemination and reporting purposes


    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
  • 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

  • Master's degree
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience supervising, coordinating or managing services for economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals (e.g., low-income, first-gen)
  • Must demonstrate experience, commitment to, and sensitivity for addressing the needs of economically and educationally disadvantaged individuals
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish

  • Leadership experience with federal Department of Education grants/programs
  • Experience working with populations similar to the DHSI target population

  • Salary

    Hiring salary range is $54,528 - $62,707.

    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:
  • Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  • If the position was full time or part time
  • If the position was paid or unpaid
  • 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.

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    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


    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 .

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