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Student Services and Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

Employer
State of South Carolina
Location
Dutch Fork, SC
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Specialty
Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Coordinator
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Government
Job Responsibilities

Provide leadership, guidance, and direction to the sixteen technical colleges on matters relating to student affairs, staff development, and strategic initiatives. Specific duties include: Responsible for providing technical and consultative resource assistance and support in student affairs (e.g., development and maintenance of staff training and professional development materials, assistance in student issues and grievances, dissemination of information, functional peer group staffing). Coordination of development opportunities and other strategic initiatives including specialized workshops or trainings, fostering new projects or partnerships, and dissemination of information to external partners/stakeholders. Assist with the coordination of the Methods of Administration Audit, to include participation in on-site college reviews, data collection and review, and making recommendations as appropriate. Responsible for departmental administrative duties, including but not limited to the development of annual reports related to student services, strategic initiatives, and other relevant topics and distribution of information. Serve as staff liaison to postsecondary institutions, state agencies, and educational organizations for student affairs projects and issues in the SC Technical College System.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience. Must possess excellent written and oral skills and the ability to work well with a variety of professionals from the education and business communities. Possess general knowledge of two-year postsecondary education, including latest developments in student affairs and be able to apply such knowledge to the application of policies, procedures, and projects. Proficient in utilizing technology to drive efficiency and streamline processes. Successful candidates will be an energetic self-starter with strong attention to detail, demonstrate effective organizational skills, the ability to handle confidential matters, and have experience working at a technical college. Competitive candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to supporting the Division of Academics, Student Affairs, and Research's vision for bold, innovative, and sustainable practices and values of integrity, supportive engagement, and continuous improvement.

Preferred Qualifications

A master's degree and experience working with the design, development, and evaluation of activities and materials related to student affairs in a postsecondary educational setting.

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