Public Information Director I
Division of Academic Affairs and Provost
Advertised Minimum Salary
Advertised Salary Range
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Either 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
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.
Benefits for Temporary Positions
, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu. Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes
Advertised Job Summary
To oversee the acquisitions program of the University Press and to build seasonal lists that reflect editorial and financial priorities.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
Master's degree and 3 years professional experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material, or Bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience.Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree and 6 years or Bachelor's degree and 8 years professional work experience in book publishing and acquisitions, of which at least 4 years are at a management level. Demonstrated track record of acquisitions productivity and success.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Working knowledge of the publishing process, acquisition, administration, budgeting, and employee supervision.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 05/07/2018 Job Close Date 05/21/2018 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 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.
We are only accepting applications submitted by May 21, 2018
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.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
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Do you have at least a master's degree and 3 years professional experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material, or bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience?
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