Human Resources Assistant

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00206PO17 Classification Title Administrative Coordinator I Internal Title Human Resources Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department College of Arts and Sciences Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,915 Advertised Salary Range $39,915 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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 Human Resources Assistant will assist with the human resources operations of the College of Arts and Sciences, by providing administrative support to the Director of Human Resources. Duties may include generating offer and reappointment letters, making photocopies of various documents, filing, conducting research to process, complete, and submit various HR actions, updating various spreadsheets, etc. Will review documents for accuracy and forward to the appropriate University Offices for final approval. Will assist the Director in reviewing and approving various human resources actions, including but not limited to, creating, updating, and/or reviewing position descriptions, reviewing and approving job requisitions, processing new hire documents, reviewing and processing dual appointments, processing and submitting resignations, and retirements. Will oversee the College's EPMS processes annually and advise units, as needed, on the required procedures and paperwork. Must be willing to contribute to the overall success of the College by performing other related duties as required or assigned by the Director and/or Dean of the College.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience in business management, public administration, or administrative services; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Strong team player skills and the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce is a must. Must have writing skills sufficient to compose and edit a variety of documents using correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation, with the ability to pay close attention to detail and proofread work carefully. Good organizational, time management, customer service and problem-solving skills and the ability to work accurately and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions. Work requires initiative and independent judgment. Must be proactive and creative, identifying process improvement opportunities. Ability to possess thorough knowledge of University Policy and Procedures.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/05/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/22/2017 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. * Do you have direct experience with coordinating and processing academic hiring documents for a division/unit/college of the University of South Carolina?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your administrative and clerical experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What are your salary requirements?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience in business management, public administration, or administrative services; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

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


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