Sign Coordinator

Job description


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Classification Title:

Program Coordinator I

Internal Title:

Sign Coordinator



Work County:



Division of Administration and Finance


DAF Work Management

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Advertised Minimum Salary :


Advertised Salary Range:

$33,494 - $47,734

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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:

Coordinates all signage programs associated with one or more projects with varying degrees of complexity for USC Columbia and satellite campuses by scheduling and attending meetings with architects, contractors, department heads, project managers and staff for renovations and new construction; designing internal and external signs based on customer requests, aesthetics, and University & ADA standards; communicating with Project team members, Architects and Contractors regarding updates procurement, scheduling, funding, logistics and planning of signage for all projects; plan and implement standard and special signage needs; monitoring contractual commitments to assure performance of work and University acceptance of completed work; and preparing written reports and oral communication for presentations. The signage coordinator works with the Department of Accessibility ensuring signage has braille for visually impaired persons, enforces signage height codes for wheel chair bound individuals, directional signage for building access (i.e. wheel chair ramps), HC parking space designation, directional signage for accessible restrooms, etc.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree and 2 years related program experience.

Drivers License required.


Knowledge of project management principles and methodologies for new construction, renovations and signage. Familiar with project management and signage software. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Corel, Photoshop, AutoCad and FAMIS or similar system. Project manager terminology. Ability to exercise judgment and discretion for standard signage and what is appropriate for our facilities. Ability to establish and maintain a good and effective working relationship with Architects, Contractors, Project Managers, Faculty, Staff and Vendors. Ability to interpret and apply ADA Laws, regulations and policies and procedures. Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbally and written. Superior customer service skills required. Occasional travel is required to branch campuses to provide signage services.

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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 June 7, 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: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time