Advisor/Student Recruiter

Job description


Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Student Services Program Coordinator II - Exempt

Internal Title:

Advisor/Student Recruiter



Work County:



College of Information and Communications


CIC College of Information and Communications

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with one hour for lunch. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

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:

A self-starter, the undergraduate recruiter and academic advisor will serve (1) as the leader for undergraduate recruitment, and (2) as an academic advisor to undergraduate students and to provide student services support for the College of Information and Communications’ Office of Student Services. The recruiter/advisor will also manage the recruitment efforts for undergraduates that includes creating a recruitment strategy to meet enrollment goals. The recruiter/advisor also will counsel and advise undergraduate students pertaining to academic planning and progression, study abroad, engagement on campus, leadership opportunities and career pathways. Advisors communicate and meet regularly with students and possess a working knowledge of the college curriculum, university policy, and campus resources.

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:

Experience with academic advising in higher educational setting. Experience with working with college students is preferred in one or more of the following areas: academic advising, curriculum planning and college teaching; supporting and advising graduate students; program planning; general student affairs administration within a diverse campus in an urban setting. Knowledge of student development, USC systems, and USC policies and procedures preferred. Experience with social media and search engine optimization tools also preferred.


Knowledge of principles and theories of student development ad higher education administration. Knowledge of techniques of individual and group counseling. Knowledge of the academic policies and procedures of the University and the College of Information and Communications. Excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the general public. Proficiency in computer applications, electronic mail systems, and online University systems. Must be detail orientated, self-motivated, and able to work independently and carefully manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously with short deadlines in a high-volume environment. Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Must have an ability to work with changing priorities and multiple projects in a high-volume environment. Knowledge of student information systems required. Knowledge and experience in academic advising. Proficiency in Microsoft Office software required. Effective written and oral communication skills required. Must be able to work with a diverse student body, faculty and administrators. Ability and willingness to work evenings and some weekends is expected. Ability to analyze data, to produce reports, to keep detailed and accurate records, and to maintain confidentiality.

Evening/ weekend and non-standard work hours will be required.

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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 March 5, 2021

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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: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 3/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time