Academic Advisor

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary


Posting Number STA00156PO17 Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II Internal Title Academic Advisor Campus Columbia 01 College/Division South Carolina Honors College Department South Carolina Honors College Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838 Advertised Salary Range $32,838 - $40,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Office hours: USC's core business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Honors Advisors are required to participate in events as assigned which may require occasional nights and weekends.

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

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, navigate here: http://sc.edu/about/offices_and_divisions/human_resources/benefits/index.php.



Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Honors College Academic Advisors are responsible for academic advising of up to 200 students each semester, which involves assessing student's curricular needs and opportunities and placing them in appropriate honors classes. Advisors guide students toward a rich collegiate experience that may include research, study abroad, service learning, and/or internships culminating in graduation and post-graduation success, using available technologies to ensure accurate and effective advising.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Masters Degree in Student Services or related field, or a bachelor's degree and two years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

The successful candidate will be well organized, have excellent written and oral communication skills, be able to deal diplomatically with various constituent groups and be proficient in Microsoft Office Software (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).



Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/10/2017 Job Close Date 08/25/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Please add your resume and cover letter to this application, along with a list of references including contact phone numbers and email addresses.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/17643 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 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. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents

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