Academic Advisor and First-Generation Coordinator

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina is hiring! We invite applications for an Academic Advisor and First-Generation Coordinator.

The South Carolina Honors College (SCHC) is seeking applications from positive and energetic people who have a strong desire to work in student services and academic advising, and who have a passion for supporting students towards a successful collegiate experience. 

Honors College staff members should possess a wide-ranging intellectual curiosity and a commitment to working with high-achieving students. The Academic Advisor and First-Generation Coordinator works with students in two primary ways. The incumbent will be responsible for academic advising of approximately 220 students each semester, which involves assessing students’ curricular needs and opportunities and placing them in appropriate honors classes. As the First-Generation Program Coordinator, the incumbent will advise, support and provide programming for first generation students in the Honors College. This role builds community among these students by hosting events and programs, and by regularly communicating with them, serves as a resource for SCHC staff on best practices in supporting first generation students, and serves as a liaison to the Gamecock Guarantee program and other campus stakeholders.

USC Minimum Qualifications:  Masters degree and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:  Some knowledge of USC policies, procedures, and programs is preferred.

Application Procedures:  Please visit to apply for this position.  This job posting closes midnight June 27, 2021.  Estimated start date is August 2021.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.