Senior Diversity Recruiter

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Classification Title:

Student Services Manager II

Internal Title:

Senior Diversity Recruiter



Work County:



Division of Academic Affairs and Provost


PROV Graduate School

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Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 8:30-5:00 or 8:00-4:30 with one hour for lunch.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

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About UofSC:

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

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Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Senior Diversity Recruiter plays a key role in advancing the University of South Carolina’s mission for recruiting and enrolling a diverse graduate student population. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and serving at the pleasure of the Dean of the Graduate School, this person will be responsible for partnering with key stakeholders to create and implement diversity recruiting strategies that yield measurable results to attract traditionally marginalized and under-represented graduate students. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in diversity recruiting and a passion for, and experience in, recruiting diverse profiles across race, ethnicity, gender, LGBTQ communities and other types of diversity. This critical role will be responsible for developing, leading, and executing an outcome-driven diversity recruiting strategy that supports the strategic mission of the University to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive campus culture. Overnight travel will be required.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 7 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 9 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience leading diversity recruiting in a college or university setting is preferred.


Demonstrated experience and proven success in thinking outside of the box to find and attract diverse profiles. Skilled with social media and other virtual recruitment strategies. Deep knowledge of recruiting strategies and processes.

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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 5/17/2021.

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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: 4/13/2021
Application Due: 5/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time