Background Screening Specialist

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number TMP00187PO18 Classification Title Human Resources Specialist Internal Title Background Screening Specialist Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Human Resources Department Salary Administration and HR Systems Salary $10.00- $13.00 per hour 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 Temporary Position Temporary Staff Job Search Category Human Resources/Legal

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.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Background Screening Specialist is responsible for supporting the Background and Support Services team to ensure the university conducts appropriate background checks through the designated third party vendor. The specialist will process, and assist with the return of results to the department requester.


Bachelor's degree and experience in human resources programs OR
a Master's degree in Human Resources Management or a related field.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 02/05/2018 Proposed End Date Job Open Date 01/22/2018 Job Close Date 02/02/2018 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

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/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe your knowledge and experience with verifying education, employment, and providing recruitment services in current or past positions.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have experience working with Applicant tracking systems?
    • Yes
    • No

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


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