Contract and Gifts Administrator

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Logo Posting Number STA00314PO19 Classification Title Administrative Coordinator II Internal Title Contract and Gifts Administrator Campus Columbia Work County Richland College/Division University Advancement Department ADV Development Office Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $46,259 Advertised Salary Range $46,259 - $65,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week 37.5 Work Schedule

The standard work hours are from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with one hour fur lunch, the hours per week is 37.50.

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.

Benefits for FTE, 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 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 Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under limited supervision, reporting to the Executive Director of Talent and Administrative Services, the Contract and Gifts Administrator is responsible for enhancing the internal organizational processes related to all University Development contractual program agreements and donor gift agreements. S/he will review all vendor contracts and gift agreements and makes recommendations when needed. The Contract and Gifts Administrator is the primary liaison to UofSC’s Office of General Counsel and University Foundations for everything related to program contractual agreements and donor gift agreements. S/he will provide oversight of all vendor and gift administration functions with a particular emphasis on Development Officer support, vendor management and contract status. The Contract and Gifts Administrator will work to implement best practices; manage relations with multiple constituencies; and maximize the quality of service provided to the University’s internal and external customers.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree and 4 years related experience in business, public administration or administrative services, or bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree and 4 years’; or bachelor’s degree and 6 years’ experience in development, fundraising, legal or related field, preferably within higher education. Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills and a familiarity with UofSC policies, procedures, and software systems.


The ability to successfully manage multiple concurrent and ongoing tasks despite interruption. Proven capability to plan, execute and manage projects to completion. Adept at conducting research and maintaining complex filing systems. Strong negotiating skills with the ability to think analytically, strategically and critically. A “customer-service” focus with the ability to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with a large and diverse group of stakeholders. The ability to work as a member of a team and to foster cooperative and collegial working relationships. Strong organizational skills with an exceptional attention to detail and a high level of accuracy. Exceptional presentation, written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. The ability to successfully organize, prioritize and manage a large volume of work to meet deadlines. The ability to maintain confidentiality. A willingness to participate in seminars, conferences, organizations, etc. to continue to develop and grow professionally.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/15/2019 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 05/09/2019 Job Close Date 06/10/2019 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 June 10, 2019.

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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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree and 4 years related experience in business, public administration, or administrative services, or bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If so, please tell us how you qualify?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you willing to accept this position with a salary range from $46,259 to $65,000?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Tell us about your work experience in negotiating program contracts and agreements.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What specifically attracts you to this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 5/11/2019
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