Director, Human Resources
Lone Star College

Houston, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Job Title: Director, Human Resources
Location: LSC-Kingwood
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37133
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 PURPOSE AND SCOPE:The Director of Human Resources will be responsible for strategically directing all Human Resources aspects of LSC adhering to all local, state, and federal laws and to the mission and values of LSC. Acts as a site manager for HR functions and protects the interest of LSC with regards to employment by supporting a Lone Star College Campus to hire, orient, train, advise, develop, discipline, and terminate employees at all levels throughout the employee life-cycle. Will direct and administer college human resources functions and recommend solutions within approved policies and guidelines to ensure compliance with legal mandates. Works closely with different offices including Payroll and HR Support Services to provide accurate interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Administer human resources functions including employment, orientation, compensation, employee relations, job evaluation, and benefit programs; Oversee and/or approve processing of forms for completeness and accuracy including forms for employment, employment contracts, insurance enrollment, performance evaluations, promotions, and terminationsAssist supervisors and employees in understanding HR-related policies; Research problems and recommend solutions through appropriate channelsHandle employee relations including employee investigations in conjunction with Leadership, Supervision, and if necessary, Compliance and Office of General Counsel (OGC); Work to protect the college from escalated employment related issuesPartner with LSC location administrators and managers, counterparts at other LSC locations, and the System level HR department to develop strong working relationships in order to foster Human Resources' role as a part of the campus community and the LSC community at large; Partner with campus/location groups to provide HR leadership to all levels of the campus organization including PSSA, Faculty Senate, President's Cabinet, and Student ActivitiesEnsure that HR policies, procedures, and processes are administered in accordance with current federal, state and local employment lawsPlan, develop, and implement timelines and procedures for college-wide human resources/payroll functions including benefits, job evaluation, performance evaluation, and special employment agreementsMaintain accurate data and produce statistical reports related to affirmative action, turnover, budgeting, employment and other functionsDevelop content for and participate in the delivery of employee relations education programs for managers and supervisors to ensure an understanding or expectations related to employee relations policies, procedures, processes and employment laws, rules and regulationsDevelop and present oral and written communications and training related to various human resources topicsFacilitate the employee hiring process by working with Direct Reports, Compensation, Benefits, Recruiting, Payroll, and campus stakeholders to ensure a smooth and complete hiring process for full-time and part-time Administrative, Faculty, Staff and Student WorkersManage campus/location HR department staff and provide leadership and guidance for daily job functions; Assist in setting priorities of work for HR Coordinator(s) and HR Specialist(s) based upon needs of the campus/locationMonitor department budget to support the campus HR function and staff development Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:Excellent customer service skills/focus; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationshipsWorking knowledge of federal and state HR laws, statutes, and regulations; the ability to interpret and apply those policies, regulations and rulesAbility to plan, direct, motivate, and provide guidance to staffAbility to set priorities and meet deadlinesAbility to deal with ambiguity, learn quickly, and adapt to changeSolution-orientedStrong quantitative and analytical skills; Strong attention to detailAbility to multi-task; Ability to plan, organize, maintain detail orientation and coordinate multiple projects in a fast paced environmentProficiency with common office software and demonstrated knowledge of HRIS Systems to support functional areas (i.e. PeopleSoft's HCM) PHYSICAL ABILITIES: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. WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS:PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipmentInterface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the positionWork is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazardsOccasional travel to other LSC Campuses


  • Bachelor's degree, and at least 7 years of progressive human resources experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience must include at least 3 years in a manager- or director-level position


    Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related fieldPHR or SHRM-CP certification or higher, or industry recognized equivalents

Hiring salary range is $74,380-$85,537

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:

  1. Length of time (specific months and years) of employment
  2. If the position was full time or part time
  3. If the position was paid or unpaid
  4. 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.

Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on 'My Activities' at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on 'Add Attachment.' Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. 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

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

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