Coordinator for Operations

Columbia, SC
Aug 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo 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

8:30am-5:00pm M-F

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

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

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.


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 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. * Briefly state why you are interested in this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you available to work occasional overtime on nights and week-ends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * 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?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Resume
Optional Documents


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