SC Department of Public Safety Program Assistant - 61008702 in Richland County, South Carolina

*This position is located within the STD/HIV Division of the Bureau of Disease Control. *

Collects and enters HIV counseling and testing data into an approved format and/or database. Serves as the contact to notify grantees of reporting of issues, such as late or incomplete data and required follow up actions as necessary. Conducts grant activities such as compiling reports by deadlines and compile ancillary materials for grants, annual reports and interim progress reports. Provides project support such as scheduling meetings, conference calls and travel logistics. Coordinates the purchasing of supplies and equipment, and maintain the inventory for HIV testing supplies. Serves as a back- up for administrative coverage in the STD/HIV Division, including mail distribution and telephone coverage. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum and Additional Requirements: A high school diploma and work experience in an administrative support/office management environment. Must have program experience in HIV prevention. A bachelor's degree may be substituted for the required program experience.

* Institutions of higher learning must be recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. *

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one (1) year of previous work experience in supporting programs or projects to include the provision of technical assistance, staff support and administrative functions. At least two (2) years of state government experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Able to maintain positive relationships with program staff, partners and the general public. Must be culturally sensitive and communicate effectively with a diverse group of partners.

Additional Comments:

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the State application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Job Title: Program Assistant - 61008702

Agency: Department of Health & Environmental Control-H.S. Central Office

Opening Date: Mon. 10/17/16

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 10/26/16 11:59 PM Eastern Time

State Salary Range: $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 annually

Agency Hiring Range: Min: $26,988 Max:$31,694

Job Type: Temporary Grant - Full-Time

Location: Richland County, South Carolina

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)