Workforce Development Associate

Columbia, SC
Jul 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00049PO17 Classification Title Research Associate Internal Title Workforce Development Associate Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department Arnold School of Public Health Band Unclassified Advertised Minimum Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications. Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

M – F 8:30 to 5:00

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other

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

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Curriculum the Practice and Placement Coordinator is responsible for the day to day management of students' public health practicum opportunities and building and managing employer relationships, connecting public health sites with students through MySPH Opportunity Manager, and supporting preceptors' connections with faculty and the Arnold School of Public Health. The Practice and Placement Coordinator will provide administrative support to the MPH General and Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health academic programs. The Practice and Placement Coordinator will also serve as the administrative liaison for Post Graduate Contract to support graduate placement opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in Public Health, organizational development or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Two years experience in administration; and strong computer, communication, and editing skills and experience in working as a member of a team.


Experience managing the development and administration of the workforce assessment Experience mapping of competencies to curriculum Experience developing career trajectory plans aligned competencies Experience assisting with policy development for competency-based workforce development

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/24/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/13/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No 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 a masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents


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