Assistant to the Director

Columbia, SC
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00372PO17 Classification Title Administrative Coordinator I Internal Title Assistant to the Director Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Information and Communications Department School of Journalism and Mass Communications Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $36,204 Advertised Salary Range $36,204 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday through 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

Responsibilities include working with the SJMC director in planning, submitting and adjusting class schedules each term and entering schedules into the USC Banner system. Duties also include coordinating tenure and promotion activities, overseeing course evaluation distribution, preparing and maintaining confidential records and reports, processing travel reimbursements, coordinating events/meetings/office maintenance, managing calendars and representing the SJMC in communications with other units on campus.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree and 4 years relevant experience in business management, public administration or administrative services; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with university faculty/staff administration.
Knowledge of the USC system and software, including Banner, PeopleSoft and Class Climate


Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral communication
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Organization and ability to prioritize tasks; ability to work independently.
Knowledge of University office systems and procedures, including but not limited to course scheduling, purchasing, travel, facilities, and correct usage of purchasing card.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 11/01/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 10/04/2017 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 a Bachelor's degree and 4 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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