Program Officer

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00474PO20Classification TitleProgram Manager IInternal TitleProgram OfficerCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionDivision of Academic Affairs and ProvostDepartmentPROV Rule of Law CollaborativeBand 7Advertised Minimum Salary $52,073Advertised Salary Range52,073 to 68,000Location of VacancyColumbia, SCPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

The employee’s normal schedule will be M-F 8:30 am-5:00 pm. Some after hours and weekend work should be expected, especially during work travel.

Type of Staff PositionResearch Grant (RGP)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryOther ProfessionalBenefit Eligibility TypeResearch Grant (RGP)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

The Program Officer will work to implement, conduct, research, and assess grant programs in the global rule of law subject area. S/He will work to instill and support a culture of continuous improvement by executing the development and delivery of rule of law learning programs and activities. S/He will oversee research assistants working on ROLC grants and cooperative agreements.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree in related field and 3 years related program experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree preferred (JD, MA, PhD), JD strongly preferred. Advanced foreign language skills preferred. Experience in global rule of law programs preferred. Prior international work travel experience preferred.


Experience with government and NGO efforts in Rule of Law, experience in grant application and administration. Demonstrated research experience. Ability to make presentations and prepare reports. Ability to interpret and apply rules and regulations.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies2Desired Start Date10/01/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date08/10/2020Job Close Date11/04/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

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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 Master’s degree in related field and 3 years related program experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Resume




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Posted: 10/6/2020
Application Due: 11/4/2020
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