Administrative Assistant

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Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00404PO18 Classification Title Administrative Assistant Internal Title Administrative Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department School of Earth, Ocean and, Environment Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

M-F 8:30A – 5:00P
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 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.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under minimal supervision performs human resources and business activities in the School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment (SEOE), excluding the Baruch Institute to include: (1) Provide administrative support to the Director of Earth Sciences and Resources Institute (ESRI); (2) coordinating all personnel activities consisting of faculty, TFAC, staff, emeritus faculty, instructors, post-docs, and undergraduates; (3) Serve as liaison to International Support For Faculty and Staff (ISFS) to process all visa request, solve problems for international faculty and staff, and assist with paperwork in connection with international visitors.

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 laws, regulations and policies relevant to the University of South Carolina and College of Arts and Sciences. Ability to effectively plan and organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to schedules and goals. Ability to communicate effectively with the public. Ability to exercise judgement and discretion in interpreting and applying policies and procedures. Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning departmental business. Ability to train other employees. Must be dependable.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 04/09/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/29/2018 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 experience working with PeopleSoft and PeopleAdmin? If so, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have direct experience with coordinating and processing academic hiring documents for a division/unit/college of the University of South Carolina?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * If selected for this position will you be willing to accept the advertised salary?
    • Yes
    • No

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





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    Posted: 3/30/2018
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