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Part-Time Student Assistant, Veterinary Technology

Found in: Lensa US


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-Tomball

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 1988, Lone Star College-Tomball is the third oldest college in the LSC system. LSC-Tomball offers a wide range of academic and workforce programs and is a leading college in the health sciences. LSC-Tomball is the founding college of the lifePATH program, a four-year degree for adults with cognitive disabilities. LSC-Tomball enjoys a joint library partnership with Harris County Public Library, and we offer an early college high school with the Tomball Independent School District.

Campus address is 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375.

Job Description

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:Under direct supervision, this position assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the animals, spaces and labs. Assists with the general care of the animals housed year-round in the Veterinary Technology program. Assists with some general office duties.


  1. Responsible for assisting with the general care of the animals housed in the Veterinary Technology labs, including but not limited to; bathing, providing daily exercise, and maintaining the cleanliness of the animals and the area
  2. Assists with answering phones, making copies, and general cleaning duties
  3. Assists the Licensed Veterinary Technologists with the treatment of animals, maintaining laundry, and with inventory
  4. Provides animal care on weekends and holidays for the animals housed year round
  5. Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned


  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Must be currently enrolled in veterinary technology courses
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with common office software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and Access)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


  • Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds to include animals and supplies/feed/dog food
  • Ability to restrain and handle small and large animals housed in the veterinary technology areas
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound
  • Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly, concisely, or quickly
  • Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading


  • Provides animal care on weekends and holidays for the animals housed year round
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards but does require outdoor conditions to care for large animals housed in the veterinary technology areas
  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment, as well as standard equipment used in the basic care of animals
  • Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Includes inventory, cleaning, bathing, care of the animals housed in the veterinary technology areas


  • Must be a current student in the Veterinary Technology program
  • High School diploma or equivalent


Hourly Pay Rate is $7.25

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, excellent work/life balance and more.

Special Instructions

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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.


Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary


High School or Equivalent

Job type

Part time

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