Administrative Support

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

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00532PO17 Classification Title Administrative Specialist II Internal Title Administrative Support Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Facilities Band 3 Advertised Minimum Salary $22,182 Advertised Salary Range $22,182 - $31,614 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other

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

Under limited supervision, provides support to the Facilities Customer Service and Call Center, the initial receiving point for all faculty and staff requests for maintenance, non-maintenance, and projects. Executes specialized work for university signs as required.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 2 years customer service, administrative support, and data entry experience in a construction or trades related environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with project management and signage software. Working knowledge of Corel and AutoCad.


Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop (or similar photo editing software). Must be able to type 40+ WPM with four or less errors. Must be able to use a personal computer and provide a high level of customer service in receiving requests and complaints from campus customers. Knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and procedures relevant to assigning project and/or service work to service crews. Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of computer systems. Knowledge of database software, including project management and signage software. Ability to analyze data and data collection to develop methods to obtain accurate, useful output. Ability to coordinate and schedule work between user groups. Ability to train and assist staff in the use of systems. Ability to exercise judgment and discretion. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to stay calm under pressure. Ability to respond to potentially angry customers while maintaining an appropriate professional demeanor.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 01/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 11/27/2017 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 No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma and 2 years customer service, administrative support, and data entry experience in a construction or trades related environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop (or similar photo editing software). Please include your level of expertise.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your familiarity with project management and signage software. Also include your knowledge of Corel and AutoCAD.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * If selected, will you be willing to accept the advertised salary? If not, what are your salary requirements?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Other Supporting Documents
    3. Resume


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