Graduate Admissions and Special Events Manager

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

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00401PO17 Classification Title Program Coordinator II Internal Title Graduate Admissions and Special Events Manager Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Nursing Department College of Nursing Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $48,572 Advertised Salary Range $48,572 - $50,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Student Services

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

Manages and plans comprehensive student support services for all graduate students including, but not limited to, recruitment, application, admission, development of programs of study, retention support and front-line customer services in consultation with the Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Executive Director of Student Affairs.

Manages the execution of Student Affairs event activities to include information sessions, orientations, ceremonies, and CON events as needed.

Manages and coordinates data and information systems for Office of Student Affairs including the maintenance of accurate aggregate data used for university reports, strategic planning, and student evaluation with proactive distribution of data reports to appropriate administrators.

In collaboration with Academic Affairs System Manager, prepare regular data and assessment reports as necessary to track utilization and impact of student services, analyze trends, and propose modifications to enhance student success.

Analyzes processes involving the Offices of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs to make recommendation to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Executive Director of Student Affairs for changes to increase efficiency and accuracy.

Directly responsible for advising graduate nursing students as needed.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 5 years related program experience, or bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree is preferred.


Ability to interpret and institute College and University policies and procedures with discretion. Skills to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions. Requires experience in the use of Microsoft Office, Self Service Carolina, GMAS, BDMS, IMS and CON CENTRAL database. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the general public and communicate effectively.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 10/12/2017 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 Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 5 years related experience, or a bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * The salary for this position is not as flexible with regards to negotiations as it might be in the private sector. Please confirm that you understand this.
    • I Understand
  3. * What Microsoft Office products are you experienced in using and give examples of uses?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your experience with event planning?

    (Open Ended Question)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your experience with information systems and developing and analyzing reports?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Discuss your experiences in the area of academic advising.

    (Open Ended Question)

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