Adm.Coord. for Fac. Supp.&Sch.

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Classification Title:

Administrative Coordinator I

Internal Title:

Adm.Coord. for Fac. Supp.&Sch.



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School of Law


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Advertised Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

The standard work week is 37.5 hours; Monday-Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm with one hour for lunch.

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:

Under the limited supervision of the Supervisor of Faculty Support, the Administrative Coordinator will provide specialized administrative support to the faculty with a focus on grant writing, research, faculty scholarship, and general support to the NMRS Center on Professionalism. The successful candidate must have initiative, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and will be self-motivated and proactive, well-organized, reliable, proficient in the use of the MS Office Suite, and have previous experience in, or demonstrate the potential to quickly learn, proofreading, editing, and legal citations. Additionally, the successful candidate must possess the demonstrable ability to work independently, problem-solve, and have excellent research and analytical skills. This position will heavily involve grant research and writing to include general responsibility for researching grant opportunities to determine eligibility criteria and assisting faculty in identifying grant opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Bachelor’s degree, or high school diploma and 4 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications:

1-2 years of entry-level experience in grant writing.


Ability to learn new office management software. Ability to work independently and problem-solve. Strong research skills and knowledge of information sources. Ability to handle confidential matters with the utmost integrity. Ability to understand the programs and funding requirements of the organization. Ability to proofread materials for spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, and consistency. Ability to work in a professional manner with a diverse constituency of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. Type a minimum of 45 wpm (with 5 or fewer errors).

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate applicable proficiencies by achieving a passing score on each of the following intermediate examinations: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and spelling/grammar. These skills tests will be administered via EmployTest.

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 May 5, 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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Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time