Vice President, System Office Administrative Services

Houston, Texas

Posted: 11/9/21
Deadline: 11/30/21
Salary: Commensurate with education, qualifications and experience
Reference Number: 35550

About This Organization

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:
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-University Park

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

Founded in 2010, LSC-University Park is located on a 71-acre campus that includes the comprehensive Lone Star College campus along with Lone Star Corporate College, the LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Center, multiple university partners, a charter high school, several commercial tenants and much more creating the college of the future. LSC-UP’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. LSC-UP’s “Invitation to Innovate” (i2i) has resulted in local, national and international awards and recognitions, including one patent.

Campus address is 20515 SH 249 (TX 249 and Louetta Road), Houston, TX 77070.

Job Duties

Position Summary:
The Vice President, System Office Administrative Services serves as a Financial and Administrative Officer and the Chief Ethics Officer for Lone Star College (LSC) System Office. Provides leadership and oversight of budgets and financial planning, as well as multiple administrative areas that may include, but are not limited to, construction and facilities operations, business services, and vending and food services. This position reports to the Senior AVC of Administrative Services.

1. Responsible for the financial planning of LSC System Office Administrative Services activities; Projects income and expenditures, and analyzes and coordinates budget development within allocations; Monitors and controls expenditures within guidelines established by LSC policies and limitations
2. Manages and provides leadership for the student account functions that include but are not limited to cashiering, third party billing, collections, cash management, and customer service. Partner with assigned LSC location(s) leadership in the areas of fiscal accountability, including final responsibility for all financial transactions, record keeping, report preparation, inventory control, and financial and payroll document control
3. Responsible for the delivery of all facilities management services for assigned LSC location(s). Services include, but are not limited to: general maintenance, HVAC maintenance, central plant maintenance, generator maintenance, janitorial services, lawn care services, shipping/receiving, and mail services, etc.
4. Works with the Sr. Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services and other LSC leadership to develop LSC protocols to enhance efficiencies and operational functionality. Ensures compliance with all applicable internal and external rules, regulations, guidelines contractual requirements, as well as with LSC policies and procedures. Creates and maintains positive community interaction and partnerships, both internal and external, including attendance at regional and national professional organizations
5. Serves as liaison between System Office and a variety of departments and LSC leadership, and serves on various committees and councils as appropriate
6. Advises the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor, Administrative Services regarding strategic initiatives and planning, and assists in the development and review of policies to be recommended to the LSC Executive Council
7. Serves as Chief Ethics Officer for LSC System Office
8. Strong commitment to diversity of the college’s workforce
9. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Advanced knowledge of business, accounting, budget software/applications
Proven ability to effectively communicate with System faculty and staff and the general public including verbal, written, and electronic communiqués
Ability to oversee, plan, and implement major programs and services for the organization
Ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires incumbent to be sensitive to change and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs
Ability to perform work that encompasses advanced technical, scientific, legal, or mathematical concepts
Ability to determine goals, policies, and desired outcomes for multiple units
Ability to manage the budget within an assigned department and to determine allocation of budget among departments
Ability to successfully handle purchasing authority of over $25,000 without supervisory approval

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.

Master’s Degree and at least 10 years of related work experience, with at least 5 years in a Manager- or Director-level position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Doctoral degree


Commensurate with education, qualifications and experience

Other Info

Julie Reitzi
Recruiter II, Human Resources
Lone Star College
5000 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4356

Required Application Materials

How to Apply: ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY! 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.