Manager of Student Affairs

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Classification Title:

Student Services Manager II

Internal Title:

Manager of Student Affairs


School of Medicine Greenville

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School of Medicine Greenville


SOMG School of Medicine Greenville

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Advertised Salary Range:

$49,594 - $70,000

Location of Vacancy:

Greenville, SC

Part/Full Time:

Full Time

Hours per Week:


Work Schedule:

Standard working hours are 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday with one hour for lunch. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule 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 seeking a seasoned student services professional to join our team as Manger of Student Affairs.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions, the Manager of Student Affairs oversees the coordination of all operations, student communications, and activities of the Student Affairs Office, ensuring a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. The Manager supervises the Student Affairs Coordinator, serves as a Student Success Coach and collaborates with faculty and staff across other UofSC SOMG offices. The Manager must understand Student Affairs issues from a broad perspective, actively participating in the development of new programs; identify challenges and opportunities and proactively develop and implement strategic solutions. The manager is responsible for developing and implementing policies, procedures and programs which address student well-being, career counseling and residency application at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) School of Medicine Greenville (SOMG).

*This vacancy is located in Greenville, SC.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

Master’s degree in student personnel, counseling or related field and 3 years progressively responsible experience managing a student affairs related program. Or Bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Prior experience with evaluative programming
•Prior experience with supervising and providing leadership to subordinate staff
•Prior experience conducting research to identify solutions, resolve problems, or provide information
•Prior with State Agency or University procedures and policies.
•Prior with university administration


•Knowledge of managerial principles, records maintenance principles and practices, budgeting principles and practices and project management principles;
•Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook and database management
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
•Ability to work independently
•Ability to maintain high level confidentiality
•Higher education principles and practices.
•Knowledge of the basic principles and theories of student development and educational administration.
• Knowledge of the policies and procedures affecting the assigned program area(s).
• Knowledge of the techniques of individual or group counseling.
•Knowledge of public relations and facility management
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff and constituents.
•Ability to identify, develop and implement programs and activities that will benefit the campus community.
•Ability to provide supportive counseling for a wide range of student problems and concerns.
•Ability to supervise, train and fairly evaluate personnel.
•Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds

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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 until 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