Coordinator for Operations
Posting Number STA00130PO17 Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II Internal Title Coordinator for Operations Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Undergraduate Admissions Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838 Advertised Salary Range $32,838 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule
Position requires some evening and weekend work and may also require occasional travel.Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative
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.
Advertised Job Summary
The Coordinator for Operations is responsible for working with the Senior Assistant Director for Operations to provide program support in the Operations division of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The Coordinator will have a full range of admissions responsibilities, including processing applications; coordinating workflow for Operations staff members; limited recruitment travel; representing the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at on- and off-campus recruitment programs; and developing relationships and collaborating with relevant campus offices.
The Coordinator will represent the University to prospective students when they visit the University, write or call the admissions office, and when they require special programs or individual counseling.
The Coordinator will review and make decisions on applications for admissions to the University. The overall purpose of the Coordinator will be to take a leadership role in proposing new and creative ideas to ensure prospective students have been personally, effectively, and knowledgeably served, while working toward the highest yield of enrolled students from the admitted group.
Position requires some evening and weekend work and may also require occasional travel.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Masters degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience.Preferred Qualifications
Experience within an administrative or data processing environment, especially USC Admissions and admissions policies, is highly desirable. Knowledge of and/or experience with Ellucian Banner and Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems, as well as MS Word/Excel, is extremely desirable.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Must relate well to people, have an engaging personality and be able to speak with confidence before groups. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to make presentations to large and small groups. Must be knowledgeable of admissions policies and procedures and be familiar with national issues and trends in higher education. Must have the ability to maintain confidential information. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Must possess and maintain a positive, customer-friendly attitude. Must be able to cultivate and manage key relationships and develop and promote outreach programs and opportunities collaboratively with appropriate university departments. Must be able to inspire students to pursue higher education and promote the University throughout the state.
Must be able to read and evaluate academic credentials. Must be able to operate a personal computer. Must have strong writing skills. Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to operate a motor vehicle.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/03/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/17489 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.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
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- * Are you available to work occasional overtime on nights and week-ends?
- * Do you have a master's degree in Student Personnel Services or a related field, or a bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience?
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