Digital Communications Coordinator

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Classification Title:

Public Information Coordinator - Exempt

Internal Title:

Digital Communications Coordinator



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South Carolina Honors College


HNRS South Carolina Honors College

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Advertised Salary Range:

$35,568 or above, based on years of related experience

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work 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 Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Communication Services

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina is hiring! We invite applications for a Digital Communications Coordinator.

We are seeking a positive and energetic person who has excellent written and oral communication skills. Under the guidance of the Communications Director, the Digital Communications Coordinator supports the college communications plan by sharing the messaging and news of the South Carolina Honors College to multiple audiences through numerous digital platforms. This position will be responsible for implementing components of the strategic communications plan via the college website, student newsletter and email communications, social media and digital displays. The Digital Communications Coordinator will write, edit, design and disseminate information, as well as work with others engaged in similar activities. The incumbent will be responsible for the college website, including routine updates, creating new pages and content, creating and imbedding forms, and monitoring and improving SEO.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material, communications and/or design.


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 and have advanced knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. Exceptional writing and communication skills, including ability to tell a compelling story with a command of grammar and AP style. Excellent interpersonal and speaking skills, both in person and by phone, with a high level of professionalism. Advanced knowledge of social media, including best practices for engaging audiences in a professional context on each platform. Some knowledge of USC policies, procedures, and programs is preferred.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

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 may be required to provide copies of their undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts prior to the interview.

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 14, 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: 2/21/2021
Application Due: 3/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time