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Office Manager

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check. All applications must be submitted online

Posting Details


Internal Title Office Manager
Position Type Classified
Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty
Pay Band 4
Level 1
Department Counseling
Minimum Requirements

High school diploma and 3-5 years related experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with scheduling data software, such as Titanium, or electronic medical records is strongly preferred. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be experienced with standard office equipment, including computers, copiers, and fax machines. Ability to effectively plan and organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to schedules and goals. Ability to communicate effectively, tactfully and courteously with all constituents groups. Ability to train other employees. Must be capable of exercising good judgment and discretion with interpreting and administering policies and procedures. Knowledge of bookkeeping as well as the general principles, policies and practices of office management essential. Knowledge of federal & state student privacy regulations, including FERPA.

Additional Comments Regarding Position

Fast-paced work environment where multi-tasking is essential. Must be able to manage upset, distraught, impaired, &/or agitated individuals when necessary.

Must have exceptional customer services skills, and office management experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary *$26,988 - $38,460
Posting Date 11/09/2017
Closing Date 11/20/2017
Open Until Filled No
Posting Number 2017154
Quicklink for Posting

Job Duties

Job Duties


Coordinates complex administrative, office management, and department support activities. Primary responsibility for the scheduling or rescheduling of counseling services by professional staff and interns. Manages schedules and allocation of offices for professional staff and interns. Plans and coordinates services such as the admission to services, assignment of patients, and the maintenance of medical/psychological files. Ensures compliance with laws and regulations, including FERPA, regarding student record security, confidentiality, release of information, and privileged communication. Interprets and applies departmental policies and procedures.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 55

Researches, drafts and proofs documents for Director and counselors. Assists with the planning, scheduling and coordinating meetings, seminars, in-service activities and special events. Conducts evaluation of services, analyzes data and publishes results. Attends and participates in departmental planning meetings and other staff meetings and records minutes.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 15

Makes departmental purchases, utilizing signature authority for routine supplies and equipment procurement. Reconciles budget and expenditures to ensure accuracy. Initiates all necessary departmental documents (e.g., IDT’s. EA’s, TA’s, etc.) as needed. Prepares deposit records and ensures delivery of monies to Treasurer’s Office.

Essential or Marginal Essential
Percent of Time 30

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
    • Post and Courier
    • Word of mouth
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Job fair
    • Hiring Our Heroes (linkedIn)
    • SC Works (SC Department of Employment and Workforce)
    • Twitter

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3