Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistant




Darla Moore School of Business


DMSB Small Business Development Center


$18.00 per hour

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Part Time

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Individual works 22.5 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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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.

Advertised Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant assists the Leadership team with tasks required to manage the CARES Act grant. This includes being the first point of contact for the public and handling requests/concerns, directing callers to the appropriate staff for assistance, and helping with organizing and promoting a variety of public programs. This individual works closely with the Project Manager and State Director to understand and comply with grant requirements, gather data and write and submit reports. Prepares PPT and other presentations. Assists with completing and maintaining personnel records. Assists with compiling, organizing and reviewing financial information for grant monitoring and reporting. Handles other tasks as needed


Excellent written and verbal communication; ability to work well under pressure and manage concurrent tasks with frequent interruptions; analytical thinking skills; high degree of accuracy; takes initiative when appropriate. Microsoft Office and other software or database management systems required. Knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, and equipment. The employee must use their discretion in organizing their work, compiling confidential information and reports. Responsible decision-making, confidentiality, careful discretion and unquestioned accountability is 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 position is open until filled. 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.

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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: 5/8/2021
Application Due: 9/1/2021
Work Type: Part Time