Office Administrator

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00505PO20Classification TitleAdministrative AssistantInternal TitleOffice AdministratorCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS EnglishBand 4Advertised Minimum Salary $27,527Advertised Salary Range$27,527Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, 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 CategoryAdministrativeBenefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised 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 primary contact in Film and Speech for students, faculty, all university offices and departments, as well as the general public. Perform all administrative duties for Film and Media Studies and Speech associated with student application and acceptance, course scheduling, advisement, and registration. Will prepare and process financial transactions in coordination with the central budget manager. Prepare and process appropriate paperwork for purchase and personnel actions including graduate assistants, instructors, and visiting faculty. Assist program directors with the coordination and scheduling of meetings. Supervise 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 QualificationsKnowledge/Skills/Abilities

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.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date10/16/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date08/27/2020Job Close Date10/11/2020Open 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 October 11, 2020.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, 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 bachelor's degree or high school diploma and 4 years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe any administrative experience or other relevant work experience related to this job.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If selected for this position will you be willing to accept the advertised salary?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 9/1/2020
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