Program Coordinator I

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
0-2 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Posting Number STA01598PO18
Classification Title Program Coordinator I
Internal Title Program Coordinator I

Campus Columbia 01
College/Division College of Arts and Sciences
Department CAS School of Earth, Ocean and, Environment
Band 5

Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838
Advertised Salary Range $32,838 to $60,760
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 Research Grant (RGP)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Other

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 Research Grant (RGP)
South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Advertised Job Summary

Provide technical and professional services to the Gills Creek Watershed Association (GCWA), a non-profit organization whose mission is to restore and protect the Gills Creek Watershed by uniting citizens, businesses, government, and organizations.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree and 2 years related program experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in environmental management with a focus on freshwater resources. Experience working with a non-profit organization.

PREFERRED: Experience in grant-writing and management, fund-raising, event planning, ArcGIS, Quickbooks, and managing a membership database. Experience with ArcGIS


Working knowledge of environmental laws and regulations related to freshwater quality and watershed management. Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a wide range of people toward achieving common goals. Must be able to prepare written reports, and prepare and deliver presentations at content-level appropriate to audience. Must be familiar with computers and office software. Must be able to work with Excel or similar software to develop project and organizational budgets. Must have a valid driver’s license and transportation for attending meetings and similar activities.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential
Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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 March 28, 2019.

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