Coordinator for Criminal Justice at University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina


Mid Level

Columbia, SC, USA

Not defined

29 Mar → 28 Apr

Criminal Justice Criminal Law

Job Description

The Palmetto College Coordinator for the Criminal Justice program at USC Upstate is responsible for recruiting potential CJ students from area technical colleges and criminal justice organizations; advising current students in the CJ program; and supporting the ongoing development of the Palmetto College Criminal Justice program. This position will be funded by Palmetto College.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides academic counseling, registration assistance, and appropriate campus-based referral services for all Palmetto College criminal justice students, applicants, and referrals
  • Keeps complete records regarding financial aid, admission requirements, course requirements, related academic and student services
  • Monitors Palmetto College criminal justice students regarding enrollment, success and retention, and graduation efforts
  • Provides in-person or virtual orientation to USC Upstate campus services and advises regarding institutional policies and procedures
  • Works closely with the Palmetto College Call Center Recruiters and system Palmetto College Coordinators to follow-up with the prospective students
  • Performs outreach to SC Technical Colleges to promote the Palmetto College criminal justice program on those campuses, including developing relationships with criminal justice department contacts and transfer/advising center contacts and attending campus events such as transfer days and career fairs

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Student Services, Social Sciences, or related field, or bachelor’s degree and 2 years related experience in higher education academic support services. Successful background check is required

  • Knowledge of the criminal justice field; and experience coordinating internships

  • Effective oral and written communication; organizational; ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality; computer skills; professionalism; maintain accurate records

How To Apply

Apply directly through the LegalJobs website

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