Administrative Specialist

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 08, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Administrative Specialist


The E. Craig Wall of Business Administration at Coastal Carolina University is seeking candidates for the position of Administrative Specialist II (full time position with benefits). The position provides administrative support to the Department Chair in the Marketing and Hospitality Resort Tourism department as well as Wall Center for Excellence.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: providing support for instruction activities of faculty by copying exams/handouts, reserving instructional equipment and rooms, maintaining faculty schedules, contact info and syllabi; managing departmental operations by assisting the department chair, controlling access to facilities, generating mass mailing, maintaining files, assisting faculty with Datatel, keeping track of departmental supplies and record keeping of all travel for the department by processing travel authorizations, and maintaining the departmental budget; providing support for faculty research by preparing documents as needed, entering data into and maintaining databases, proofreading, and assisting with preparation of research papers as needed; providing support for the Wall Center for Advising by scheduling new student orientations, setting up advising sessions, maintaining student files and processing general petitions for the Assistant Dean; and assisting with organizing college wide events by booking spaces, ordering food and other supplies as needed as well as filling out necessary forms for processing.


Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and a minimum of two (2) years administrative support related work experience. Equivalent education, training, and experience will be considered. Previous experience in higher education is preferred. Successful candidates should also possess: proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook; ability to self-start and work independently in implementing administrative procedures; efficient and accurate academic file management and record-keeping skills; and effective oral and written communication skills. Position requires the ability to work with students, faculty and staff along with the public with discretion and good judgment in applying departmental and program policy and procedures.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references online at: or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position filled. 


Administrative Specialist II (AA50/149783), Full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 03. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the University. 


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.