Business Office Coordinator

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Classification Title:

Administrative Coordinator I

Internal Title:

Business Office Coordinator



Work County:



Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support


SAAS Undergraduate Admissions

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Advertised Salary Range:

Salary commensurate with experience

Location of Vacancy:

Lieber College

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Work Schedule:

8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday

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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Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Business Office Coordinator is responsible for supporting Business Office functions for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. S/he will assist with managing purchasing, travel, and human resource related activities for the department.

The Business Office Coordinator must ensure compliance with University policies and procedures for activities related to purchasing, HR, and travel, and also provide appropriate information to staff members and other internal constituents (e.g. VP’s Office, Purchasing Department, Controller’s Office, HR) as needed.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience in business management, public administration, or administrative services; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience in college or university admissions, particularly within a Business Office setting, is preferred.
•Knowledge of University of South Carolina policies, procedures, financial systems, and HR systems is preferred.


•Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
•Keen attention to detail and ability to maintain confidential information are required.
•Considerable computer mastery with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat is essential.
•Must demonstrate strong analytical skills, the capacity to learn web-based financial and HR systems, and the ability to correctly interpret USC policies and procedures.
•Must be able to establish and sustain positive working relationships with staff, co-workers, and other internal constituents across campus.
•Must be able to manage sensitive personnel and financial situations and information with confidentiality and discretion.
•Ability to effectively and appropriately manage time and prioritize tasks is required.
•Must be able to manage multiple concurrent tasks of a varied nature.
•Must possess excellent organizational skills.
•Must be able to work independently with little direction as well as collaboratively within a team.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do no need to reapply.

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 14, 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: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time