Graduate Program Coordinator

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00892PO19Classification TitleStudent Services Program Coordinator IInternal TitleGraduate Program CoordinatorCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS EnglishBand 4Advertised Minimum Salary $30,348Advertised Salary Range$30,348Location of VacancyJ. Welsh Humanities Office BuildingPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

8:30AM – 5:00PM with one hour for lunch.

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff PositionFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryStudent Services 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 TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Coordinates and monitors the day-to-day operations of the Graduate Studies Program for the English Department. Handles all budgetary matters for the graduate program including assistantships, payroll, abatements, stipends, fellowship funding, and travel allocations. Performs all administrative duties for the Graduate Studies Office associated with advisement, course scheduling, and student services. Coordinates all advising, scheduling, and registration needs for all English department graduate students and faculty. Maintains and updates current records for all current graduate students along with databases on GA utilization, time-to-degree, and alumni job placement.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience.

Preferred QualificationsKnowledge/Skills/Abilities

Excellent organizational skills, communication skills, initiative, efficiency, and follow through. Microsoft Office and internet skills. Highly desirable: experience with spreadsheets, web-authoring, database, and the UofSC mainframe (Banner, SSC, Data Warehouse, Peoplesoft, etc.). Familiarity with UofSC procedures and offices will be extremely helpful. Flexibility and the capacity to adapt to rapidly changing systems.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialSafety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNo Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date12/02/2019If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date10/07/2019Job Close Date11/07/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial 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 November 20, 2019.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree in student services or a related field, or a bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you willing to accept the posted salary range, based on your experience and education?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae




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Posted: 10/15/2019
Application Due: 11/7/2019
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