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Regional Admissions Representative

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Travel required within geographic region in South Carolina with some overnight travel required.

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00055PO17
Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II
Internal Title Regional Admissions Representative
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division Palmetto College - Office of the Chancellor
Department Palmetto College
Band 5
Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838
Advertised Salary Range $32,838
Location of Vacancy Position will located in Columbia, SC and assigned a geographic region to travel in SC
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 37.5
Work Schedule
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.

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 Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Three positions available.

Regional Admissions Representative will represent the University of South Carolina, Palmetto College to prospective students, as well as their parents, spouses, high school guidance counselors, and technical college representatives located within an assigned geographic region in the State of South Carolina.

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 in admission, public relations, sales experience or another student personnel area desired. Preference with be given to those who currently live in the existing geographic market and have knowledge of the local secondary schools.


Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with a wide range of audiences. Effective motivational skills, sales abilities, and attention to detail. Must also be able and willing to travel and work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and weekends Excellent organizational ability to manage multiple projects and to work independently and in a team. Ability to relate to diverse pool of prospective college students with tact, diplomacy and discretion. Knowledge of admissions process required, related experience desired in a college setting. Strong computer skills with MS Word, Excel, and relational databases desired. Capability of standing for long periods and handling large quantities of recruitment materials. Energetic, creative and outgoing individual who enjoys travel and event planning. Previous work experience in a position requiring measurable results.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 3
Desired Start Date 08/14/2017
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 07/26/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Travel required within geographic region in South Carolina with some overnight travel required.

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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, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Resume
Optional Documents