Human Resources Coordinator

Columbia, SC
Sep 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00270PO17 Classification Title Administrative Assistant Internal Title Human Resources Coordinator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Health Services Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $35,000-$43,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40.0 Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Due to nature of position evening or weekends may be required during emergencies or periods of heavier work-loads.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months 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.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for preparing and maintaining employment records related to actions such as hiring, termination, leave, transfers, or promotions for a large health care organization. Processes various forms such as background checks, employment eligibility verifications (I-9) and a variety of other hiring documents. Creates and reviews all department personnel forms for completeness, accuracy, timing, and conformity to policy guidelines. Acts as the liaison with SHS Clinic/Department managers, administrative staff, Human Resource representatives and others as necessary to obtain and provide personnel information. Assists with determining salary compensation for vacant positions by comparing similar position using an occupational information database. Anticipate and identify potential human resource and payroll problems to minimize the financial and operational impact to SHS. Communicate and educate department personnel policies and/or benefit changes. Investigate, document, and resolve unique payroll and human resource problems and issues. Oversees, guides, and coordinates search committee activities to fill vacant positions. Assists with the coordination of the Employee Performance Review System (EPMS) process. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described above.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree, or high school diploma and 4 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

2 years of Human Resources experience.


Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to provide and understand the importance of excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders. Knowledge of recruitment principles, methods, techniques, and resources. Database management skills. Ability to develop and deliver presentations. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Ability to lead and train staff. Knowledge of affirmative action and equal employment principles, concepts and methodology. Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions. Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues. Knowledge of employee recruitment and employment principles. Knowledge of federal, state, and local equal opportunity/affirmative action legislation, policies, procedures, and documentation requirements. Knowledge of business letter writing and basic report preparation. Knowledge of basic business arithmetic. Skilled in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other electronic software systems.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/02/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/12/2017 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 Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Bachelor's degree, or high school diploma and 4 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you ever been disciplined or discharged from a position related to a HIPAA regulation? If so, describe the circumstance.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do yo have experience with writing, developing and/or analyzing policies? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your philosophy of customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe how you handle and prioritize multiple requests/tasks while maintaining a high level of customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

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


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