Admin Coord for HR & Finance

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Posting Number:


Classification Title:

Administrative Coordinator I

Internal Title:

Admin Coord for HR & Finance



Work County:



Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support


SAAS Division of Student Affairs

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Advertised Salary Range:

$35,168 -$40,000 commensurate with experience

Part/Full Time:

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

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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.

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Administrative Coordinator for Finance & Human Resources in the Division of Student Affairs & Academic Support is responsible for assisting with the monitoring of financial transactions, purchasing activities and human resource (HR) actions for compliance with policies and procedures, and serving as an overall resource for special projects and general office support in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Vice Provost.
*Reviews human resource (HR) actions for compliance with University policies and procedures and Division of Student Affairs & Academic Support processes, forwarding any potential concerns to the Director of Human Resources. Prepares all HR paperwork and enters all online transactions (position descriptions, requisitions) for the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Vice Provost. Gathers and organizes data for various reports, including the annual pay for performance and bonus reports and the turnover report.
*Reviews financial paperwork received from the departments within the Division of Student Affairs & Academic Support, prior to submitting for vice president (VP) approval, to verify compliance with University policies and procedures and Student Affairs & Academic Support processes and standards.

Processes finance and purchasing transactions for the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs via PeopleSoft, Visa purchasing card, or other electronic systems, as required.

Performs Visa purchasing card liaison duties for accountholders within the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Assists with the reconciliation of accounts for the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs on a monthly, quarterly or periodic basis, as assigned, and prepares corresponding reports.
*Serves as an overall resource for administrative support, training, and special projects within the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs including, but not limited to, answering phones, correspondence, report distribution, filing, copying, coordinating quarterly business manager meetings, tracking and recording all finance, purchasing, HR activity electronically, coordinating GEMS, and acting as an United Way Ambassador, etc.
*Performs periodic reviews of authorized user activity for various systems (eVerify, payroll, purchasing card, etc.) to ensure procedural integrity and compliance.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience in business management, public administration, or administrative services; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of USC policies, procedures, financial systems, and human resource systems preferred. Understanding of PeopleSoft and PeopleAdmin


A bachelor’s degree and at least three years of related experience required. Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, familiarity with database programs, and the capacity to learn web-based financial systems. Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret policies and procedures accurately are critical. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential.

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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 by May 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