Program Coordinator II

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Program Coordinator II

Internal Title:

Program Coordinator II



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School of Medicine Columbia


SOMC Center for Disability Resources

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Advertised Salary Range:

$40,759 - $51,000

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

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Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

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Advertised Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of the Transition Alliance of South Carolina, to direct, develop, refine, implement and supervise activities and objectives of the Statewide Project SEARCH Support Initiative at the Center for Disability Resources, University of South Carolina School of Medicine/PEDS. Coordinate efforts that support this program and serve as a primary contact with funding agencies for content, progress and reporting functions. Coordinate and conduct statewide and local development and maintenance support activities for local Project SEARCH sites across the state of South Carolina. Focus of the program and position is development and implementation of model for successful development, maintenance and support of local Project SEARCH sites. To demonstrate commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to USC/SOM compliance policies, procedures and regulations. This position is established in support of expanded secondary transition program development activities through the Transition Alliance of South Carolina, and in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Services and the South Carolina Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

A Master’s degree in the human services field and one year relevant experience in the field of secondary transition, program development, and interagency collaboration. Requires knowledge of IDEA, specifically secondary transition and experience providing technical assistance at the local or state level. Requires knowledge of statewide and local systems, policies, and practices impacting secondary transition of youth with disabilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will have experience with local South Carolina Project SEARCH sites.


Required to work collaboratively and in a team environment. Understanding of secondary transition best practices, programming, interagency collaboration and adult services required. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public. Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying policies and procedures. Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks both independently and in a team environment. Ability to develop and implement programs, policies, procedures and materials that reflect professional best practice. Ability to communicate effectively. Knowledge of the various transition and employment programs, services and supports available to youth and young adults with disabilities. Working knowledge of secondary transition best practices, programming and adult services. Required to conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to USC/SOM compliance and privacy policies, procedures and regulations.

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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.

We are only accepting applications submitted by January 9, 2021.

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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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Job No:
Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time