Student Advisor

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Student Services Program Coordinator II

Internal Title:

Student Advisor



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Darla Moore School of Business


DMSB Darla Moore School of Business

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Advertised Salary Range:

$33,494 - $47,734

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Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Student Services

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Student Advisor provides general advisement and operational support to a pool of approximately 5000 undergraduate business students for 9 different majors and over 70 minors. Performs advisement duties that include frequent email communication with students, weekly drop-in sessions, and thorough documentation of communication and student meetings as outlined in office procedures. Provide assistance with Freshmen and Transfer Orientation. Provides administrative support for DegreeWorks and transcript evaluation. Conducts information sessions for prospective students/parents. Assists with recruiting events sponsored by USC Admissions including Open House and Admitted Student Day.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Masters degree in Student Services or related field, or Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of counseling and guidance. Knowledge of UofSC policies and procedures preferred. Excellent organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail. Ability to work independently and prioritize. Excellent professionalism in fast-paced environment. Proficiency in Microsoft office including Excel. Prior experience with BANNER and DEGREEWORKS desirable.


Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, knowledge of Outlook. Knowledge of student activities programming and educational administration, degree and academic requirements, data retrieval, interpretation and preparation and related data processing procedures, knowledge of management and personnel; knowledge of student services operational and administrative activities; ability to inform other administrators on policy matters, ability to counsel students on a variety of personal and other issues, ability to serve as liaison to other campus unit and public, Ability to plan and organize work activities, flexibility, and ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.

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Special 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.

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EEO Statement:

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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Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
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