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Student Development & Professional Growth Program Coordinator

Posted: 6 months 3 weeks ago

Company/Organization: SC Governor's School for Science & Mathematics

Location: SC Governor's School for Science & Mathematics

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is seeking talented and high motivated applicants for the Student Development & Professional Growth Program Coordinator. This position, which provides direct administrative support and reports to the Vice President for Student Development & Professional Growth, requires candidates with excellent organizational and communication skills. This professional will work collaboratively with other departments within the school. This is a 12-month full-time position that will require occasional evening and weekend work and a high level of confidentially.

Essential job functions include some of the following:

  • Maintains withdrawal paperwork, attendance, enrollment, and conduct records, and prepares reports for the Vice President as requested
  • Edits and formats the Student Handbook and other divisional publications including proofreading information for other departments within the division
  • Works with families to collect and update matriculation information during the registration process for residential students
  • Develops a system for tracking attendance at professional growth in-service activities including developing feedback surveys, researching potential topics and presenters, and supporting these initiatives
  • Takes minutes and maintains records of all student development staff meetings and other meetings led by the Vice President
  • Assists with summer orientation and August move-in
  • Serves on the graduation committee and other campus committees as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Student Development & Professional Growth

Qualifications:  Successful candidates should have a minimum of five years of progressive and relevant experience in program support, report writing, and the coordination of processes. A bachelor’s degree is preferred with executive administrative support experience; knowledge of various technologies, and a willingness to learn new databases and systems. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. 

GSSM understands the importance and impact of diversity and a commitment to equity and inclusion toward our future growth so we welcome all applicants, especially those who embrace this aspect of our mission.

This is a full-time 12-month position with State benefits and salary commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and it will remain open until it is filled.

GSSM is mission-driven to bring excellence and advanced STEM experiences within reach of every South Carolina family. The selected candidate will join a dedicated team of professionals working together to make that happen.

Questions about this position should be sent to Dr. Emilye Mobley.

Please apply electronically. Be sure to provide each of the following three items in your application.

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position

  2. Current resume or curriculum vitae

  3. A completed state employment application

The application and document upload links can be found here.

GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.