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Administrative Specialist- College of Education

Coastal Carolina University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Start date
Jun 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Administrative Specialist


The Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences at Coastal Carolina University seeks a qualified Administrative Specialist.


Duties include, but are not limited to: serves as departmental Administrative Specialist and liaison for Political Science and Anthropology/Geography departments; handles various correspondence with faculty, staff, current and prospective students, alumni, parents, and the general public; coordinates prospective student visits, disseminates departmental information; schedules room reservations; coordinates tutoring schedules; coordinates and performs fiscal management activities for the departments, monitors and maintains departmental budgets and accounting functions; initiates and organizes budget requests; responds to budget inquiries, coordinates and performs procurement management activities; coordinates and tracks all departmental purchasing, maintains P-Card, serves as P-Card liaison, oversees purchasing of basic departmental supplies; coordinates and over sees travel activities; coordinates and tracks all departmental related paperwork for Political Science and Anthropology/Geography departments; assists chairs in planning, developing, and implementing academic advising, registration, orientation, recruitment and retention activities; performs Datatel functions, drop/add, change advisers, change of major/minor, assign advisers, make student folders; assists with meet-and-greet, career networking events and other departmental functions as assigned. Maintains and updates student records, assists with transfer and petition issues, assigns faculty advisors, registers students, monitors and assists probation and suspension students; assists chairs with various documents and reports, including annual reports, program evaluations, faculty evaluations, departmental web page and brochures, newsletter, and class scheduling;  provides exceptional customer service to all constituents, including but not limited to, faculty, staff, students, visitors and the community at large; prepares and oversees all hiring and salary paperwork for departmental personnel; and other duties as assigned.


Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and two (2) years of relevant job experience are required.  Equivalent education, training, and experience will be considered. A bachelor’s degree and experience in an academic setting are preferred.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 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 may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applicants should include an application, cover letter, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Administrative Specialist II (AA50/149887) – Full-time position with benefits. State pay band: 03. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.



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