Student Services Program Coordinator II-University Advising Center - First Year Academic Advisor

Columbia, SC
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Title Student Services Program Coordinator II-University Advising Center - First Year Academic Advisor

Internal Title First Year Academic Advisor


Band 5

Requisition Number 011705

Minimum Salary $37,170

Salary Range

Pay Basis Annually

Department University Advising Center

Campus USC Columbia

Expected Fill Date

Job Posting Date 05-02-2017

Reopen Date

Minimum Posting Period Ends 05-08-2017

Job Close Date 05-19-2017

Type of Position

Job Type Full-Time

Job Category Academic/Administrative

If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided

Job Description
3 positions available

The First-Year Academic Advisor provides individual advising to approximately 300 assigned students (first-year students, transfer students, or both) to assist in transitioning to college, academic planning and progression, and engagement on campus. Advisors possess a working knowledge of college curriculums, university policy, and campus resources. Advisors communicate and meet regularly with students, their assigned College, and the University Advising Center. In addition, this position must maintain an average advising schedule of 30 hours per week, manage student caseloads, participate in on-going training and certification, host various outreach events, intervene with students, and regularly use available technologies to ensure accurate and effective advising.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience.


This position requires strong critical thinking, memorization, attention to detail, and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently while developing strong collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, and student affairs and academic affairs units. The individual must be able to exercise excellent professional judgement and discretion, making decisions on a regular basis that impact student welfare and the institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Documents which must be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
List of References

Special Instructions to Applicants

SOC Code


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