Admissions Representative


Job title: Admissions Representative

Company: University of South Carolina

Job description: Posting Summary

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Posting Number STA00663PO22

Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator I – Undergraduate Admissions

Internal Title Admissions Representative

Campus Columbia

Work County Richland

College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support

Department SAAS Undergraduate Admissions

Band 4

Advertised Minimum Salary $35,568

Advertised Salary Range Base salary up to $45,000 with additional cost-of-living stipend; salary commensurate with experience.

Location of Vacancy Ohio/Kentucky; preferred location is Cincinnati, OH

Part/Full Time Full Time

Hours per Week 37.5


Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis 12 months

Job Search Category Student Services

About UofSC

About University of South Carolina

The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation’s best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.


Diversity Statement

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

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 uscjobs.sc.edu. 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 Admissions Representative manages an assigned geographic territory as part of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions’ nationwide recruitment program. The Admissions Representative must live in their assigned territory and is responsible for maintaining up-to-date knowledge and oversight of that territory in order to identify and recruit prospective students, feeder schools, and potential growth markets. The Admissions Representative will utilize high-level customer service, relationship-building, presentation, technological, and data analysis skills in order to recruit prospective students, report on their territory, and provide recruitment data to management to determine market priorities. The Admissions Representative will present students, parents, and high school counselors with up-to-date information about the University of South Carolina student experience and advise them on admissions policies and procedures. This position requires extensive travel and seasonal overtime.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree.

Traveling alone within assigned geographic region and to South Carolina for student recruitment and professional development/ training events is required.

Must currently live in, or be willing to relocate to, assigned national territory/market outside the state of South Carolina.


Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and familiarity of UofSC is preferred. Background experience in admissions, customer service, marketing, sales, public relations, or another student personnel area desired. Preference will be given to those who currently live in the existing geographic market and have knowledge of the local secondary schools.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must relate well to people, have an engaging personality, and be able to speak with confidence in front of groups.
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills to ensure positive, brand-promoting interactions with prospective students/families, guidance counselors, and other constituents.
  • Knowledge of secondary and post-secondary school systems desired.
  • Must be able to read and evaluate academic credentials as well as market data for assigned territory.
  • Must be able to operate a personal computer.
  • Must be able to make public presentations to groups, counsel individuals, and maintain confidentiality of student credentials.
  • Will be required to organize special programs.
  • Will be required to travel alone in assigned geographic location.
  • Must be able to drive during the day as well as at night.
  • Must be able to make public presentations before large groups of people.
  • Must have strong writing skills.

Position Attributes

Employees in Safety-Sensitive or Security-Sensitive positions will be subject to pre-employment and post-employment drug testing in accordance with University policy HR 1.95 Drug and Alcohol Testing. Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date

If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date

Job Open Date 05/10/2022

Job Close Date 06/24/2022

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by 06/24/2022.

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EEO Statement

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.

Expected salary: $35568 per year

Location: South Carolina

Job date: Thu, 12 May 2022 07:22:36 GMT

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