Director, Employer Relations

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Classification Title:

Student Services Manager III

Internal Title:

Director, Employer Relations



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Darla Moore School of Business


DMSB Graduate Operations

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Advertised Salary Range:

$73,347 - $95,000

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Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
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:

Student Services

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.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

This position will represent the Moore School of Business to new and established partners to provide placement/internship opportunities for all Moore School of Business students. Will also oversee all employer activity for all designated industry clients on campus and ensure that employers are treated in an appropriate/relevant manner. This position is responsible for developing a pipeline of full-time employment and internship opportunities for both graduate/undergraduate students and supervision of the Corporate Outreach Team.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree in Student Services or related
field and 8 years experience in student services program area.

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters degree in Business, Education, International Studies or International Business preferred. Working knowledge of the graduate and undergraduate business marketplace is critical, with 7-10 years of experience working specifically within a recruiting or job placement function is highly preferred. Experience in any of the following is desired: Career service management, corporate career development, higher education administration, corporate recruiting, marketing and/or sales. Language abilities preferred.


Excellent written and oral communication skills, presentation skills, creativity, and an ability to work as a member of a diverse team. Professional demeanor and tact, discretion, and good judgment in working with students, faculty and administrative units within the University. Knowledge of the graduate and undergraduate business marketplace in the United States and knowledge of US employment laws is critical, as is familiarity with economies, businesses, and recruiting practices in one or more major market areas outside the United States. Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as a majority of job responsibilities, is required. Strong degree of independence and discretion is required to perform duties as an Employer Relations Team member and requires understanding of a highly competitive program and requires the ability to remain focused in a fast-paced environment. Will be required to interact with other units within the school as it relates to career education and placements needs of students. Requires ability to work collaboratively as a contributing employer relations team.

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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 until 04/24/2021.

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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: 4/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time