Classification Title: Student Services Program Coordinator II
College/Division: South Carolina Honors College
Department: HNRS South Carolina Honors College
Advertised Salary Range: $32,838
Advertised Job Summary:
As a staff member in the Honors College you will be part of a dynamic, driven and passionate community. From our diverse and highly regarded faculty to our top tier students, everyone here is invested in learning, in and out of the classroom, which is why we’re ranked consistently as one of the top honors colleges in the country. Our faculty and staff are devoted to our students and we pride ourselves on the individual attention and mentoring students receive here. We distinguish ourselves by offering opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.
Honors College staff members should possess a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a commitment to working with high-achieving students. The Academic Advisor and Study Abroad Coordinator works with students in two primary ways. The incumbent will be responsible for academic advising of approximately 160 students each semester, which involves assessing students' curricular needs and opportunities and placing them in appropriate honors classes. Honors College Academic Advisors function as liaisons with first-year advisors and with advisors in academic units; and possess a working knowledge of college curricula, university policy, and campus resources. Using this knowledge, Academic Advisors guide students toward a rich collegiate experience that may include research, study abroad, service learning, and/or internships culminating in graduation and post-graduation success, using available technologies to ensure accurate and effective advising. As Study Abroad Coordinator, the incumbent will coordinate all aspects of the SCHC study away experiences and serve at the SCHC liaison to the USC Study Abroad Office. The incumbent will also plan all details of course travel, coordinate study away scholarships, and coordinate scholarly research travel awards.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master’s degree in Student Services or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 54137
About The University of South Carolina
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.