Student Services Manager IIInternal Title:
Manager, Scholar Engagement Campus:
Darla Moore School of BusinessDepartment:
DMSB Darla Moore School of BusinessBand :
7Advertised Minimum Salary :
$50,833Advertised Salary Range:
$50,833 - $53,000Part/Full Time:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm, with one hour for lunch.Type of Staff Position:
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
Student ServicesAbout 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)South Carolina Retirement:
YesState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
The Manager of Scholar Engagement will manage a robust set of intellectual, learning and social programs to enhance student engagement, persistence and overall success with a keen emphasis on effectively implementing High Impact Practices (HIPs). Will manage student programs such as Rising Scholars, African-American Leadership Conference (AALC), Dominion Energy Power Forward High School Pipeline program, the Power Forward D&I Conference, Business Success Academy and Launchpad program. Will also assist with establishing and managing mentorship programs, supporting HBC collaborations and facilitating various trainings/engagement with D&I student organizations and other stakeholders as needed.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience. Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in social science or a related field and 3 years of relevant work experience in higher education or non-profit sector is preferred. The desired candidate will have at least 3 years prior experience effectively engaging stakeholders and developing collaborative programs in a higher education environment. Demonstrated ability to work with internal and external partners to develop and sustain support for programmatic activities is a must. Demonstrated success in relationship building and a track record of leveraging resources to accomplish strategic objectives is a must. Advanced networking and interpersonal skills are preferred. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Ability to develop strong multi-stakeholder relationships to advance student success is a must; as well as the ability to communicate transparently and respectfully. Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:
Experience working directly with students in an administrative/leadership role.
Ability to accomplish tasks through delegation and empowerment of others.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of relevant laws (i.e. municipal, state, and federal) that may apply to higher education administration.
Ability to balance multiple demands, and with a strong outcome focus.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in collegial and professional environments.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills combined with attention to detail for complex, detail-oriented work.
NoHazardous weather category:
Non-EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
08/01/2021Job Open Date:
07/12/2021Job Close Date:
08/26/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
All applications must include a separate statement addressing your commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusive excellence in your current role and in this prospective role. This should be attached using the ‘Other Supporting Documents’ option.Quicklink for Posting:
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 anytime. 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 8/26/2021.
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.