Director Student Success and Engagement
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.
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, the Director of Student Success and Engagement will provide leadership, direction and development for student affairs for USC Salkehatchie with two campuses located in Allendale and Walterboro SC. Functional areas include Student Life, Alumni activities, Counseling and Disabilities Services, Retention and Student Support Services, and Academic Advising. Will serve as the campus’s Title IX Officer, liaison for off-campus student housing, coordinating the Student Care and Outreach Team, and coordinate and teach University 101. (after completing required training)
Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 3 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience. Ability to develop and foster good relationships with both internal campus stakeholders as well as external audiences such as local, state, and national agencies.