Administrative Specialist - Floater

Columbia, SC
Jul 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number TMP00077PO17 Classification Title Administrative Specialist I Internal Title Administrative Specialist - Floater Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Human Resources Department Division of Human Resources Salary $10.00 Per Hour Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 hours per week Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Work schedule may vary depending on floater assignment.

Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff 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

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Provides temporary administrative support to various academic and administrative departments on campus. Duties include typing and proofreading correspondence, answering telephones, filing, distributing mail, and general office duties to support university departments.

Applicants with human resources, higher education, accounting, data entry, and front office experience are welcome to apply.


Requires at least a high school education and average typing and word processing skills.

At least 2 years of clerical experience is preferred. Experience with MS Office Suite is also preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 07/24/2017 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 07/16/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Conditions for Eligibility

In addition to completing an online application some floater positions require having a valid (within the past year for non-USC employees and within the last five years for current USC employees) typing test on file. Applications without a typing test will not be considered for those positions that require a typing test.
Typing tests are given Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the USC Employment Office, 1600 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC.
Average typing 40-49 wpm with five or less errors.

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/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your level of proficiency with Microsoft Office?
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Proficient
    • Expert
  2. * Describe your administrative and clerical experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

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