Assistant Director of Human Resources

Columbia, SC
Jul 12, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00025PO17 Classification Title Administrative Coordinator II Internal Title Assistant Director of Human Resources Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department College of Arts and Sciences Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $48,572 Advertised Salary Range $48,572 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Typically 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with one hour for lunch, Monday – Friday.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Assistant Director (AD) of Human Resources is a key member in the Office of the Dean. She/he will assist with the human resource operations of the College of Arts and Sciences, by providing administrative support to the Director of Human Resources in managing the Office of Human Resources in the College; includes oversight and management of various human resources actions. Will assist the Director in coordinating the human resources operations of the College to include, but not limited to, the hiring and reappointing of faculty, staff, students, and temporary employees, tenure and promotion, post-tenure review, third-year review, retention actions, sabbatical leaves, dual employment, ECOM processes, resignations, and retirements. Evaluates the personnel management activities of all 51 units to ensure compliance with federal, state and University policies and procedures. The AD will be responsible in managing the human capital management in the hiring of classified staff. Will also be responsible for reviewing and approving various human resources actions for classified staff FTE personnel, including but not limited to, creating, updating, and/or reviewing position descriptions, reviewing and approving job requisitions, processing new hire documents, reviewing and processing dual appointments for staff, processing and submitting resignations, and retirements. The incumbent will serve as a Corporate Administrator for E-verify for the College. Will work with the Budget Office to research and/or correct any errors regarding salary, account changes, etc. and generate paperwork as needed for these actions. The Assistant Director of Human Resources is expected to maintain official personnel files for all FTE classified staff by filing all processed HR documents in a timely manner. Maintains and updates, as needed, the classified staff database for the College and various other spreadsheets on behalf of the Director. Will oversee the College's EPMS processes annually and advise units, as needed, on the required procedures and paperwork. The Assistant Director will assist the Director of Human Resources with the faculty review processes as requested, including but not limited to reviewing dossiers, paperwork, etc. for Third Year Reviews, Tenure and Promotion, and Post Tenure Reviews. Must be willing to contribute to the overall success of the College by performing other related duties as required or assigned by the Director and/or Dean of the College.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 5 years related experience in business, public administration or administrative services, or bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

Considerable experience and knowledge of policies and procedures related to the University's faculty personnel operations, faculty review processes, Summer employment (ECOM), and academic affairs (ACAF) policies and procedures.


Ability to analyze and present ideas in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing. Strong team player skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce is a must. Must have writing skills sufficient to compose and edit a variety of documents using correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation, with the ability to pay close attention to detail and proofread work carefully. Good organizational, time management, customer service and problem-solving skills and the ability to work accurately and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions. Work requires initiative and independent judgment. Must be proactive and creative, identifying process improvement opportunities. Ability to maintain electronic and hard copy records and files for easy access and retrieval.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/11/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have direct experience with coordinating and processing academic hiring documents for a division/unit/college of the University of South Carolina?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have direct experience with recruiting and hiring faculty? If so, please explain how so.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience with tenure and promotion and faculty review processes? If so, please explain your experience and how you've assisted in the process(es).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What are your salary requirements?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your level of proficiency with Microsoft Office?
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Proficient
    • Expert
  6. * Describe your philosophy of customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have a Master's degree and 5 years related experience in business, public administration or administrative services OR a bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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