Administrative Coordinator

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00644PO20Classification TitleAdministrative Coordinator IInternal TitleAdministrative CoordinatorCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionDivision of Academic Affairs and ProvostDepartmentPROV Faculty Senate OfficeBand 5Advertised Minimum Salary $33,494Advertised Salary Range$33,494--$40,193Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

Monday through Friday 8:00-4:30. A flexible schedule may be required on occasion to meet the administrative needs of the Faculty Senate.

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

The Administrative Coordinator plans, coordinates, and/or performs complex administrative duties for the Office of the Faculty Senate, including the Chair of the Faculty Senate, Secretary of the Faculty Senate and Faculty Senate Committees with correspondence, reports, calendars and meetings. Plans, implements and coordinates special projects or programs; prepares detailed program reports. Formulates and administers administrative policies and procedures. Assists with the organization and management of the Chair and Secretary of the Faculty Senate, Faculty Senators and Faculty Senate Committees by advising them of matters requiring action and informing them of relevant procedures and precedents. Upon rotation of elections, coordinates smooth transitions of responsibilities of the Faculty Senate Chair, Secretary and chairs of Faculty Committees. Maintain communications with the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, Office of the Board of Trustees, Chair of Faculty Senate, Secretary of the Faculty Senate, Office of the University Registrar, deans of all colleges, Faculty Senate Committees, Faculty Senate Senators, University Libraries, and regional campuses.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience in business management, public administration, or administrative services; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

BA and three (3) years related office management experience; or high school diploma and seven (7) years secretarial and office management experience or equivalency.


Thorough knowledge of faculty governance policies and procedures. Excellent management and administrative skills. Experience working with a legislative body. Must have effective communication skills. Requires an intense level of the following skills: organizational, analytical, problem-solving and decision/judgment making. Ability to work independently. Conscientious, tactful, and ability to work well with people.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date12/01/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date10/21/2020Job Close Date11/16/2020Open 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 position is open until filled. 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.

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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.

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  1. * Do you have at least a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience in business management, public administration, or administrative services; or equivalency?
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    Posted: 10/22/2020
    Application Due: 11/16/2020
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