Peer Consultant Coordinator

Columbia, SC
Mar 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00293PO18 Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II Internal Title Peer Consultant Coordinator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Student Success Center Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $34,480 Advertised Salary Range $34,480 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 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

The Peer Consultant Coordinator is responsible for overseeing development, implementation, and assessment of a comprehensive array of academic support initiatives for undergraduate students at the University of South Carolina. The Peer Consultant Coordinator contributes to service development, improvement, and delivery of the Peer Consultant Program. This position is charged with providing programs and services that facilitate self-regulated learning, retention and degree completion, academic goal setting, skill development, and effective decision-making. The Peer Consultant Coordinator supports the comprehensive nature of the Student Success Center through assessment, workshop development and delivery, 1-1 student consultations, representation of the SSC at campus events and functions, and may supervise graduate and/or student leaders.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Masters degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or Counseling or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, or Counseling and 2 yrs. relevant work experience coordinating and assessing student or academic programs in a higher education setting is preferred.


The position requires strong critical thinking and communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently while developing strong collaborative relationships with colleagues, students, and student affairs and academic affairs units. The individual must be able to exercise excellent professional judgment and discretion, making decisions on a regular basis that impact student welfare and the institution.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/07/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No 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 master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling or related field and 1 year related experience; or a bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

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


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