DEI Pathway Coordinator

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Classification Title:

Student Services Program Coordinator II

Internal Title:

DEI Pathway Coordinator


School of Medicine Greenville

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School of Medicine Greenville


SOMG Student Admissions

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Advertised Salary Range:

$33,494 - $45,000

Location of Vacancy:

Greenville, SC

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

Regular work hours are 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday with one hour for lunch. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as needed in support of office functions.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Student Services

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 University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine Greenville is accepting applications to fill the new and exciting role of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Pathway Coordinator .

Under the leadership of the Assistant Dean for Admissions, with direct supervision from the Manager of Admissions, the Admissions Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Pathway Coordinator supports the School of Medicine Greenville’s DEI pathway programs which are focused on recruiting, supporting, and engaging students who meet diversity dimensions* followed by the UofSC SOMG. The Admissions DEI Pathway Coordinator is responsible for the programmatic life-cycle of DEI pathway programs from researching and implementing new programs all the way to tracking career progress/development of participants in DEI pathways programs who enter a career in health care career and/or healthcare training.

*Diversity dimensions include students who identify as the following: (a) underrepresented in medicine: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latinx, and/or Native American; (b) socioeconomically disadvantaged; © from a rural community; (d) first generation college students; (e) learned English as a second language, (f) second career.

**This vacancy is located in Greenville, SC.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Masters degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Prior experience with State Agency or University procedures and policies.
•Prior experience with university administration
•Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook and database management
•Prior experience developing and/or administrating grant-funded projects
•Prior experience with supporting with students from diverse backgrounds
•Prior experience with university administration


•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•ability to work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds
•ability to work well under pressure and manage concurrent tasks with frequent interruptions; strong analytical thinking skills
•Proficient in Microsoft Word and other software or database management systems as required.
•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.
•Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, professionalism, experience with supporting students from a diversity of backgrounds, and the ability to meet expected deadlines while prioritizing multiple tasks and maintaining confidentiality are essential to successful performance.
•The Admissions DEI Pathway Coordinator will perform in an effective and cooperative manner as a member of a high-functioning team, and demonstrate self-awareness, professionalism, open/transparent communication, and emotional intelligence.
•The Admissions DEI Pathway Coordinator must demonstrate commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion with experience fostering an inclusive environment, engaging in ongoing professional development, and working as part of a learning community with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, educational background, languages spoken, socioeconomic status, and geography, among others.

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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 06/30/2021.

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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: 6/3/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time