Program Assistant

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00155PO18 Classification Title Program Assistant Internal Title Program Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Office of Research Department Office of Research Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $28,337 Advertised Salary Range $28,337 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Information Technology

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

Serve as Program Assistant for the Office of Research/IT Data Management. Provide administrative assistance for the management of USC Electronic Research Administration modules and security user groups. Assist Director with various program reporting and inventories.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree and 1 year related program experience, or high school diploma and 5 years related experience

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Demonstrated experience in managing multiple programs and reviewing, analyzing, and evaluation programs and activities for efficiency, effectiveness, and management controls. Candidate must have excellent communication skills in both written and oral forms
Must be highly detail oriented and possess the ability to work efficiently and effectively with deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to be flexible and prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis. Experience with query building and creating reports using Crystal Reports and knowledge of sql/oracle databases

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 03/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/09/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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, protected 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 at least a Bachelor's degree and 1 year related program experience, or high school diploma and 5 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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


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