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Administrative Assistant for GreenHouse -Temporary

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number TMP00089PO17
Classification Title Administrative Assistant
Internal Title Administrative Assistant for GreenHouse -Temporary
Campus Upstate 07
College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department USC Upstate Johnson College of Business and Economics
Salary $12.00 - $15.00 per hour
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Part Time
Hours per week 25
Work Schedule
Type of Temporary Position Temporary Staff
Job Search Category Administrative

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 Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers temporary employees expected to work at least 30 hours per week health and life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Assist the Director of the GreenHouse in facilitating and administering all functions related to the GreenHouse Business Incubator, its participants, programs and events. Job activities include planning, organizing, logistics, budgeting, promotion and interface with GreenHouse companies, USC Upstate Special Events, and other stakeholders; Provide special resources for major events such as the annual Johnson Innovation Speaker Series (each fall).

- Assist with day to day operation of the GreenHouse including responding to GreenHouse company requests and
monitoring participant contracts and expenses, room/space requests, mail distribution, etc.

- Work with Director, participants, and University personnel to organize GreenHouse programming and events, and to ensure that activities are in accordance with GreenHouse and University policies and procedures

- Work with new GreenHouse companies in a timely manner and in accordance with participation/workspace agreements and policy procedures to provide the information and resources needed to smoothly transition into the GreenHouse

- Monitor the space, including furniture, internet service and other elements of the GreenHouse and ensure it is clean and well-maintained

- Assist the Director with GreenHouse marketing communications, promotional activities and website to ensure the GreenHouse “brand” stays current, relevant and consistent with University guidelines

- Maintain GreenHouse company participant databases and Policies and Procedures Manual – updating as needed

- Assist the Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the Johnson College with GreenHouse related payments and reimbursements.

Non-Essential Functions:
- Housekeeping
- Event set-up


High school diploma and 4 years of related experience or equivalency. Successful background check is required. Outstanding people and organizational skills, good communication skills – written and verbal, able to interact with multiple stakeholders simultaneously both within USC Upstate and the outside community, and experience with Microsoft Office are required.

Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience in event planning preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/16/2017
Proposed End Date
Job Open Date 07/21/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting
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.

Position Attributes

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential
Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree, or high school diploma and 4 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Supporting Documents
  3. Resume
  4. List of References and Contact Information