Admissions Coordinator

University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC (30+ days ago)4.3

Posting Number

Classification Title
Student Services Program Coordinator II

Internal Title
Admissions Coordinator

Columbia 01

School of Law

School of Law


Advertised Minimum Salary

Advertised Salary Range
commensurate with experience within band 5

Location of Vacancy

Part/Full Time
Full Time

Hours per week

Work Schedule
The employee would be expected to work 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, with one hour for lunch, the hours per week is 37.50.
The employee must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

12 months

Job Search Category
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.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

South Carolina Retirement

State Insurance Programs

Annual Leave

Sick Leave
Position Description

Advertised Job Summary
The Admissions Coordinator manages the front office operations of the Office of Admissions, has primary responsibility for the fulfillment of inquiries for information or services (in person, by telephone, email or electronic), and communicates with various internal and external audiences and stakeholders in the exchange of information about the law school admission process and the School of Law. The Admissions Coordinator customizes campus visits for prospects and guests, including class visits, building tours, and meetings with admissions staff, faculty, and student ambassadors. The Admissions Coordinator has direct responsibility for prospect information and recruitment event management using a CRM . The Admissions Coordinator coordinates admissions staff recruitment travel, manages the logistics of off-campus recruitment and yield events, and assists with on-campus recruitment and yield events. The Admissions Coordinator manages administrative matters related to staff travel, purchasing and procurement, recruitment and travel budget management, recruitment materials and printing, and other administrative matters to support the student recruitment and admissions function. The Admissions Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Assistant Dean for Admissions and in collaboration with professional admissions staff and student volunteers.

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

Experience with database management systems, software systems, and Microsoft Office, especially Excel, required. Highly motivated with desire to serve students and public. Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment in answering questions and providing advice. Able to understand specific information about the School of Law and convey that information accurately to others. Proficiency in ACES 2 and PeopleSoft or ability to become proficient in both required.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive
Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date

Job Open Date

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

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 June 29, 2018.

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EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have at least a Master's degree in Student Services or a related field, OR a Bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

  • Applicant Documents Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of References and Contact Information