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FACILITIES 
Human Resources

South Carolina's Flagship University
FACILITIES Center
743 Greene St.
Columbia, SC 29208
803-777-5500
Business hours: 8:00 - 4:30
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WELCOME to FACILITIES Human Resources!

In a decentralized human resources setting, the Facilities Human Resources team serves as the front line HR representatives for the University. We are the liaison to the USC Division of Human Resources and constantly interact with personnel to provide the services our staff would receive from Divisional HR, but at the local level. Our responsibilities mirror those of USC's Division of Human Resources regarding information systems, recruitment, benefits and salary administration, employee relations and professional development.

The USC Department of Facilities is a great place to work as evidenced by our retention statistics. At least 15 percent of our employees have worked for us more than 20 years and another 21 percent have worked more than 10 years.

Below are some of the reasons people want to work for us:

  • 30 days of paid annual and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Health, dental, and life insurances
  • Medical provider networks for reduced costs
  • Retirement programs
  • Deferred compensation programs
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Cross functional and cross trained teams
  • Convenient location and parking
  • The USC environment
  • One tuition paid class per semester after working for six months in a FTE position
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Predominate Mon to Fri work schedule for Maintenance employees: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tools and vehicles provided
  • Uniforms and safety shoes supplied

We recognize outstanding employees through our "Employee of the Year" and "Employee of the Quarter" programs. We hold quarterly meetings with all employees to share information and allow for questions. We produce an employee newsletter and we hold monthly Employee Suggestion Program meetings to discuss employee suggestions and ideas.

Our Employee Activity Committee works behind the scenes to provide opportunities for team building, social interaction, and recreational activities throughout the year. The events include picnics, softball games and other forms of community building activities throughout our department.

You will find a list of responsibilities by HR employees under the organizational structure.

I hope you will visit our site often to obtain additional information regarding our services as our web site grows. If you need more information please contact us at 803-777-5500.

Lynn Hutto
Facilities HR Consultant


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