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Faculty Services Specialist

Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Sol Price School of Public Policy is seeking a Faculty Services Specialist to join its team. Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs and working closely with other senior administrators, faculty and staff, the incumbent will be responsible for a variety of faculty affairs functions including but not limited to:

  • Coordinates adjunct and part-time lecturer hiring and employment process for the Price School.
  • Assist with posting positions through required USC systems and managing applicant pools.
  • Assist supervisor with drafting new hire offer letters and ongoing semester contract letters. Responsible for updating the faculty contract system for all adjuncts.
  • Maintains and coordinates adjunct faculty review schedules and assists with review materials as needed
  • Maintains master adjunct faculty listings school-wide and by department
  • Maintain personnel files for adjuncts and update the USC Gold files
  • Coordinate faculty teaching evaluations
  • Help with the development of faculty onboarding for the Price school
  • Provide assistance to faculty with for administrative matters such as Workday access and other general inquiries related to appointments
  • Prepare reports for management on various teaching and faculty related data and trends as requested
  • Help with the development of faculty databases as needed
  • Serves as backup and overflow support for faculty affairs in Price 
  • Other special projects as assigned

Candidate should be able to demonstrate exceptional organizational and communication skills as well as analytic capacity and strong attention to detail.

Bachelor’s degree and minimum 3 years of experience in a related faculty affairs position or human resources in an academic setting.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Outlook. Experience with other databases and large volumes of data preferred.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: In order for your application to be considered, a cover letter and resume must be attached to the application.

The Sol Price School of Public Policy, ranked 2nd nationwide among 282 schools of public affairs, is growing exponentially by expanding its degree offerings, investing in additional faculty, breaking records in research funding, fostering an ever-growing interdisciplinary research slate, while further extending its real-world impact in local and global communities.  

Price faculty, students, alumni, and staff care deeply about improving the quality of life for people and their communities.  It is a strong value echoed by faculty research agendas and involvement at decision-making tables, the career aims of our student body, and the extraordinary achievements of our alumni.

The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.


Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
Minimum Field of Expertise: Academic policies and procedures relating to Faculty Affairs.


REQ20070143 Posted Date: 03/05/2019

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