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Academic Advisor

Categories: Southeast Region 4


South Carolina Honors College, National Fellowships and Scholar Programs


University of South Carolina

Date Posted:

Sep 1 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina is hiring! We invite applications for an Academic Advisor with a focus on coordinating resources for BARSC MD majors. Honors College staff members should possess a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a commitment to working with high-achieving students. Application Procedures: Please visit to apply for this position. This job posting closes midnight September 21, 2020.


The Academic Advisor works with students in two primary ways. The incumbent will be responsible for academic advising of approximately 220 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. The incumbent will also coordinate the BARSC MD Program, with guidance from the Associate Dean. This includes serving as a recruiting resource to interested students; coordinating the application, review and selection process; advising BARSC MD majors; and coordinating with the Admissions Office and the USC School of Medicine in Columbia.

Application Process

Please visit to apply for this position. This job posting closes midnight September 21, 2020.

Institution Information

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Please visit to apply for this position. This job posting closes midnight September 21, 2020.


Required Qualifications

USC Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer experience in higher education and an academic/professional background in science or health. Some knowledge of USC policies, procedures, and programs is preferred.