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.
- 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-North Harris
Lone Star College offers high-quality, affordable academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion.
LSC, which consists of seven colleges, ten centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online, is continuously named Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
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.
Campus address is 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Director, Law Enforcement Academy, manages staff and/or resources to provide specific program or service offerings to internal or external stakeholders. Responsible for the success of the LSC Law Enforcement Academy (LEA}, the Director plans, implements, and evaluates the program, ensuring it meets the needs of law enforcement, including the Basic Peace Officer training program and other training mandated by TCOLE. Ensures curriculum integrity, quality program offerings, and compliance with local, state and Federal laws and regulations. Position is responsible for marketing the Academy to area agencies in order to meet their needs. Teaches certification classes and supervises guest instructors in the program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Provides leadership, supervision, evaluation, and quality assurance for the Law Enforcement Academy instructional program; plans, develops, and ensures implementation of programs to meet those needs. Develops appropriate curriculum and course materials, organizes course schedules, and ensures content is consistent with local, state and Federal requirements.
- Maintains relationships and compliance requirements with appropriate regulatory and accrediting organizations including local, state (TCOLE), and federal laws and policies as well as with national and international accrediting agencies. Maintains liaison with funding agencies and professional organizations to remain informed about educational and workforce development policies.
- Responsible for LEA strategic planning process, setting goals and action plans for program, continually evaluating the program and making adjustments as needed to ensure continuous success and improvement of the program.
- Responsible for the selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of program Instructors and Staff, including recruiting (Faculty/Instructors and students) into to LEA, or for providng materials and training for others to recruit.
- Develops and manages the LEA budget, ensuring that instructional facilities, equipment, and supplies are adequate and in a suitable, safe state for use. Seeks opportunities for grant or other forms of external funding.
- Provide reports and briefings as required to State and Federal Agencies, LSCS Board of trustees, and senior administrators. Participates on pertinent advisory committees, task forces and committees, strategic planning meetings and appropriate institutes, conferences, and seminars.
- Plans and implements graduation programs and job placement opportunities for LEA graduates.
- Facilitates the promotion and marketing of the LEA.
- Teaches Law Enforcement Academy certification classes.
- Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of Police Academy equipment, state and federal police academy regulations, and police procedure development and administration
- Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position, which may require supervision of outdoor training exercises
- Able to work autonomously and have a high degree of judgment and integrity
- Advanced organization skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent decision making, conflict resolution, and problem-solving abilities
- Ability to work with a diverse group of people
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Ability to take initiative and understand all policies and procedures
- Strong multi-tasking abilities
- Ability to promote diversity and maintain a positive attitude in demanding work environment
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 & CONDITIONS:
- PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment, as well as any equipment generally associated with Law Enforcement
- Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
- Work is performed primarily in a climate controlled office environment but may include exposure to outdoor environments for training exercises, including health and safety hazards typically associated with outside environments as well as with Law Enforcement Training
- Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of related work experience, with at least 3 of them in a Manager- or Director-level position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Master TCOLE Certification
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:
- 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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How to Apply
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We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.
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