The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff.
The School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California (USC), invites applications for a full-time staff member with the title, Student Services Advisor I for the Office of Undergraduate Education. The Student Advisor will counsel and advise prospective high school and undergraduate students and families on admissions to coursework related to the BS Major in âPharmacology and Drug Developmentâ (PDD) and/or either of our Minors in âScience and Management of Biomedical Therapeutics,â (SMBT) or Foundations in Regulatory Sciences (FRSC) offered by USC School of Pharmacy.Â The advisor will also assist in issues related to financial aid, housing and academic requirements.Â The Student Services Advisor I will assist in the conduct of course equivalencies research for various universities, evaluate applications, advise students on academic progress and provide updates on application progress.Â The Student Services Advisor I will also assist in the coordinating and scheduling of special events (e.g., Trojan Family Weekend), school visits and receptions.
The Student Services Advisor I will work closely with key stakeholders related to USC School of Pharmacy undergraduate programs, including USC School of Pharmacy Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education, faculty and staff, project sponsors, and internal/external collaborators to coordinate and support projects, activities, and events needed to advance the objectives of the School of Pharmacy undergraduate program.
Bachelor's degree required. Masterâs level of education with an emphasis of training in the life sciences is preferred. In addition, the candidate must have documented experience in student advisement or educational support. The ideal candidate must also have strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multi-task.
Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with education and experience.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degreeMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Student program or services experience
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.