Additional Perks: Professional Development Opportunities, Flexible work schedule, 1-2 remote working days per week, and may be eligible to teach UNIV101 - the nation’s best public first year experience program in the country (additional compensation of $3,400)
Telecommuting is allowed.
The University of South Carolina has an opening for its Peer Consultant Manager position in the Student Success Center (SSC). The Peer Consultant Manager will support, manage and provide leadership for a team of Peer Consultants who (1) conduct outreach to populations of students and (2) promote positive academic/financial decision making and skill development via Success Consultations and Money Management Consultations. Additionally, this position will oversee the Student Success Call Center and Gamecock School Supplies initiative.
The Peer Consultant Manager is a highly collaborative position that plays a critical role in advancing student learning, retention and degree completion.
40% supervising, mentoring, and leadership development of 1 Graduate Assistant and ~40 Peer Consultants
30% ongoing program service development, including the consultation curriculums, Student Success Call Center, and Gamecock School Supplies initiative
15% conducting assessment on program usage and effectiveness
10% supporting the comprehensive nature of the SSC by facilitating workshops & representing the SSC at campus events
5% conducting other duties as assigned
The minimum qualifications for the Manager of Peer Consultants position is bachelor’s degree and 3 or more years of experience, which may be substituted by equivalent combination of certification, training, education, and/or experience.
The preferred qualifications are master's degree and 1 year of experience.
About University of South Carolina Student Success Center
About the Student Success Center:
The SSC offers a comprehensive array of programs and services aimed at helping students persist and graduate. The SSC is designed to be a one-stop-shop for academic support, which includes services such as Supplemental Instruction, Peer Tutoring, Peer Writing, Early Alert and Intervention, Study Skills, Money Management, and Population Specific Support for transfers, sophomores, and juniors. The SSC is one of the largest student employers on campus, employing over 250 peer leaders each semester.
About the University of South Carolina:
The university is a welcoming workplace for those of all abilities, interests and expertise. As part of our workforce, you can do what you do best, every day — whether it's supporting student life and success in student affairs, housing, advising or wellness, strengthening infrastructure in administration, finance, IT, facilities or HR, or contributing to world-class research teams.
Comprehensive, emerging benefits that meet you where you are now and in the future
Committed to diversity, equity and inclusion
Investments in personal and professional development plus generous undergraduate and graduate tu...ition assistance
Opportunities to collaborate across the university, innovate and grow
Flexibility about where and when you work