Administrative Assistant

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Logo Posting Number STA00360PO18 Classification Title Administrative Assistant Internal Title Administrative Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Office of General Counsel Department Equal Opportunity Programs Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988-$38,460 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with a 1-hour lunch break.

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 Administrative

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

Performs administrative and support service activities under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs. Will serve as the Administrative Assistant for the EOP Office and will also provide administrative support for EOP Office Staff.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree, or high school diploma and 4 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Knowledge of USC Policies and Procedures. Knowledge of personal computer and accompanying programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook. Knowledge of current office management practices. Ability to deal effectively and professionally with the public in handling inquiries and providing information to the public and co-workers. Should possess the ability to compose and edit routine correspondence.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 04/02/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/20/2018 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 or high school diploma and 4 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the ability to provide effective customer service, establish working relationships with all customers and vendors; and to communicate effectively?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe your customer service experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience working in a university environment? If so, how many years?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How many years experience working with Microsoft Word Office Suite?
    • 0-2
    • 3-4
    • 5-6
    • 7+
  6. * What Microsoft Office products are you experienced in using and give examples of uses?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications





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Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 4/25/2018
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