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Gamecock Recovery Coordinator

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00561PO17
Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II
Internal Title Gamecock Recovery Coordinator
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Department Student Life
Band 5
Advertised Minimum Salary $38,014
Advertised Salary Range $38,014
Location of Vacancy
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

The Gamecock Recovery Coordinator promotes a healthy environment and lifestyle for students in recovery by providing tools and support for academic success, professional development, and campus and community support. The coordinator will plan, coordinate, implement, and evaluate appropriate support programs for students in recovery, including planning educational, social, and service opportunities that connect students in recovery to each other and the USC experience. In addition, this position will provide direct support to individual students in recovery, including creating recovery support plans as appropriate, and connecting students to a referral network of campus and community resources. The Coordinator will develop events, workshops, and other co-curricular programming, education and marketing materials to reduce stigma related to addiction and recovery and to build support for Gamecock Recovery across campus and in the community.

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

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Public Health, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related field and prior experience with a recovery program is preferred.


Familiarity with various pathways to recovery and a recovery oriented continuum of care as well as experience in recovery support, student support, or recovery coaching.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 12/05/2017
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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 3 years related experience OR a bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents