Coordinator of Student Services

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00637PO20Classification TitleStudent Services Program Coordinator II - SC Honors CollegeInternal TitleCoordinator of Student ServicesCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionSouth Carolina Honors CollegeDepartmentHNRS South Carolina Honors CollegeBand 5Advertised Minimum Salary $37,913Advertised Salary Range$37,913 or above, based on years of experienceLocation of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

Office hours: USC’s core business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Staff may be required to participate in events as assigned which may require occasional nights or weekends.

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 ServicesBenefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

The South Carolina Honors College is seeking a positive and energetic person with excellent communication and organizational skills to join our team. The Coordinator of Student Services is the point of contact for Honors College students, parents and faculty, providing information and serving as a resource for concerns or inquiries. This person is charged with the operation of the student services office including managing the internal honors student database, producing the honors curriculum, and coordinating all aspects of student records (including matriculation and graduation, generating reports, auditing, and GPA probation). As a staff member in the Honors College you will be part of a dynamic, driven and passionate community dedicated to serving high achieving students. We are invested in learning, in and out of the classroom, which is why we’re ranked consistently as one of the top honors colleges in the country. Honors College staff members should possess a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a commitment to working with high-achieving students.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Masters degree and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Banner, Degree Works, and Self-Service Carolina. Some knowledge of USC policies, procedures, and programs is preferred.


Applicants must have the ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. The successful candidate will be well organized, have excellent written and oral communication skills, be able to deal diplomatically with various constituent groups, be proficient in Microsoft Office Software (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and have some experience with databases (Filemaker, SQL, or similar). The successful candidate will have the ability to supervise, train and evaluate personnel. Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret information accurately are critical.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start DateIf Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date10/19/2020Job Close Date11/15/2020Open 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 November 15, 2020

Please add your resume and cover letter to this application, along with a list of references including contact phone numbers and email addresses.

The cover letter and resume will reviewed, but are not accepted in place of a complete employment history on the application, including job duties and experience.

Applicants selected for an in person interview will be required to provide copies of their undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts prior to the interview.

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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 a Masters degree and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Why are you interested in this particular job in the Honors College at USC?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience using excel, and any database management experience you have.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience in administrative coordination and/or project management at an institution of higher education? If so, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/22/2020
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