Job Positions

Academic Coordinator

Categories: Mid South Region 3

Department:

Student Support Services

Institution:

University of South Carolina Upstate

Date Posted:

Jul 21 2021 3:17PM

Close Date:

Sep 21 2021
 

Position Description

The Academic Coordinator with the TRIO Student Support Services Program will be responsible for assisting the Director with the activities of the program; teaching; academic advising and counseling; as well as maintaining participant records and planning special events.

Duties

Academic Coordinator University of South Carolina Upstate STA00664PO21 Spartanburg, SC www.uscupstate.edu
The Academic Coordinator with the TRIO Student Support Services Program will be responsible for assisting the Director with the activities of the program; teaching; academic advising and counseling; as well as maintaining participant records and planning special events.
•Plans and assists with the implementation of special cultural and educational activities.
•Teaches a University 101 class in the fall semester.
•Provides academic advisement for student participants.
•Counsels students regarding educational, financial, career and personal matters.
•Conducts support workshops and seminars as needed.
•Maintains appropriate documentation of student contact and educational progress.
•Administers selected educational tests.
•Assesses the impact of the program on students.
•Trains Peer Leaders.

Application Process

For full job description and to apply, go to: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/101815

Institution Information

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina and is among the fastest growing universities in the State. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked USC Upstate No. 1 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the South. USC Upstate has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 6000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity.

Additional 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.

Contact Information

Ebony Smith Director of TRIO Student Support Services
University of South Carolina Upstate
864-503-5965

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 2 years related experience. Good driving record, valid driver’s license and successful background check are required.

Preferred Qualifications

TRIO work experience and/or direct work experience in counseling, teaching, advising low income, first generational college students or student with disabilities in a college setting is preferred. Other related experience will be considered.