Administrative Assistant

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Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00420PO18 Classification Title Administrative Assistant Internal Title Administrative Assistant Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department English 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

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 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

Coordinate and monitor the day-to-day operations of the offices of the Film and Media Studies Program and the Speech Communication and Rhetoric Program. Serve as a primary contact for students, faculty, all university offices and departments, as well as the general public. Perform all administrative duties associated with student application and acceptance, course scheduling, advisement and registration. Will prepare and process financial transactions in coordination with the central budget manager and prepare appropriate paperwork for purchase and personnel actions including graduate assistants, instructors and visiting faculty. Assist program directors with the coordination and scheduling of meetings and may supervise any hired work study students.

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

Experience working with spreadsheets, web-authoring, database, and USC mainframe (PeopleSoft, Data Warehouse, ITAMS, Pathfinder, etc.).


This position requires the employee to have excellent organization skills, communication skills, initiative, efficiency, and follow through. As the first point of contact for Film Studies and Speech Communication, it also requires the ability to work well with students, faculty, and other staff members from these and related programs. Must have basic word processing and internet skills. Employee must have good working knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 05/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 04/03/2018 Job Close Date 04/21/2018 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 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. * 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
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    Posted: 4/4/2018
    Application Due: 4/22/2018
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