Rural Health Coordinator

Job description


Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Program Coordinator I

Internal Title:

Rural Health Coordinator


School of Medicine Columbia

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School of Medicine Columbia


SOMC Clinical Support Services

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

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:

This position will manage and coordinate projects for the School of Medicine’s South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Health Care and act as a liaison to departments and grantees to administer Center grants and contracts. This role will assist administrative team in contracting, invoicing, and reports from funded programs. Collaborates with outside agencies that have agreements with the Center to track program objectives, tasks, and timelines, and manage a subset of Rural & Primary Healthcare programs.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree and 3 years related program experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer previous experience in coordinating programs. Previous project management experience, from conception to delivery. Prefer strong experience in Microsoft package (to included Excel, Word, etc). Experience with computer-based documentation and communication.


Ability to establish relationships and work collaboratively with local, state and federal agencies and associations. Ability to communicate effectively, with strong oral and written communication skills. Required to conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do no need to reapply.

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 8, 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: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time