Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

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Housing Community Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary $31,805 per year, University Housing

The University of South Carolina Aiken seeks a Housing Community Coordinator who will be responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive residence life program and serve as a live-in, after-hours manager of a residence area consisting of 360 upperclassmen in Garden Apartment style apartments.  USC Aiken currently houses 968 students.

A Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field OR a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years professional experience in residence life is required.  Experience with residence life programming, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with diverse constituencies, knowledge of principles of student development, and a strong student-centered philosophy is required.

Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78601Applications review will start April 15th and continue until filled, with a starting date of July 1st 2016. Minimum salary: $31,805 plus 2-bedroom apartment.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

USCA, with a student population of 3200, is located in Aiken, SC, and is 20 miles from Augusta, GA and an hour from Columbia, the state capital.  The Aiken area is known for its temperate climate, recreational opportunities, thoroughbred training industry, cultural events, and historic homes.


Housing Community Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary $31,805 per year, University Housing

The University of South Carolina Aiken seeks a Housing Community Coordinator who will be responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive residence life program and serve as a live-in, after-hours manager of a residence hall consisting of 300 freshmen and freshmen living in suite style housing.  USCA currently houses 968 students.

A Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field OR a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years professional experience in residence life is required.  Experience with residence life programming, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with diverse constituencies, knowledge of principles of student development, and a strong student-centered philosophy is required.

Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78602Applications review will start April 15th and continue until filled, with a starting date of July 1st 2016.  Minimum salary: $31,805 plus 2-bedroom apartment.  Women and minorities are encourage to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

USCA, with a student population of 3200, is located in Aiken, SC, and is 20 miles from Augusta, GA and an hour from Columbia, the state capital.  The Aiken area is known for its temperate climate, recreational opportunities, thoroughbred training industry, cultural events, and historic homes.


Law Enforcement Officer I, Minimum Salary - $28,753 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, University Police

Officer will provide law enforcement, security and protection for the campus. Duty hours include nights and weekends.  High school diploma required.  Associates degree or bachelor's degree in criminal justice and one year experience in public safety/law enforcement preferred.   Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record.  Must pass a background investigation, complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy and be certified by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council before assuming police duties.  Must receive certification as a Medical First Responder.  All applicants must be a current resident of SC and have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle.  This position will require that the successful candidate pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug test as well as be subject to random, post incident /accident, reasonable suspicion and rehabilitation monitoring drug and alcohol testing consistent with USC HR Policy 1.95, Drug and Alcohol Testing.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78757Application deadline:  May 23, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Law Enforcement Officer I, Minimum Salary - $28,753 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, University Police (2nd Position)

Officer will provide law enforcement, security and protection for the campus. Duty hours include nights and weekends.  High school diploma required.  Associates degree or bachelor's degree in criminal justice and one year experience in public safety/law enforcement preferred.   Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record.  Must pass a background investigation, complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy and be certified by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council before assuming police duties.  Must receive certification as a Medical First Responder.  All applicants must be a current resident of SC and have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle.  This position will require that the successful candidate pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug test as well as be subject to random, post incident /accident, reasonable suspicion and rehabilitation monitoring drug and alcohol testing consistent with USC HR Policy 1.95, Drug and Alcohol Testing.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78760Application deadline:  May 23, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Trade Specialist III, Min. Salary $23,632 per year, University Housing  

Under the direct supervision of Maintenance Supervisor, performs duties required to maintain student housing grounds and facilities.  Tasks include, but not limited to, landscaping, irrigation system repairs and upkeep, swimming pool upkeep, preventative maintenance, trash pick-up and cleaning.  Requires high school diploma and two years related work experience, or equivalency.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78736.   Application deadline: May 8, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

 Part-Time Faculty - Math

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower level math courses at University of South Carolina Aiken beginning August 20, 2015. Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics. Teaching experience preferred. Send letter of application, resume, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to:

Dr. Mohammad Hailat, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Pkwy., Aiken SC 29801. 803-641-3446. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Part-Time Faculty - Communications

The Department of Communications seeks applications from qualified individuals to teach public speaking and/or interpersonal communication on a part-time, temporary basis. Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate credit hours in communication, is required. Please submit a cover letter, vitae, names and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Charmaine Wilson, Chair, Department of Communications, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: charw@usca.edu. Ph.: 803-641-3546. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

 

Part-Time Faculty – History

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower level history courses at the University of South Carolina Aiken beginning August 18, 2016. Master’s degree in History and at least 18 graduate hours in History required.  Experience teaching at the collegiate level preferred. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references to:

David Dillard-Wright, Chair

Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy

University of South Carolina Aiken

471 University Parkway

Aiken, SC 29801

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 

 

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS 

 

Director of the Library (Associate Professor/Professor, 12-month, Tenure Track), Gregg-Graniteville Library

The Director of the Library is responsible for strategic leadership, administrative management and supervision of the Gregg-Graniteville Library at USC Aiken. The Director serves as part of the campus leadership and reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Specific responsibilities include working collaboratively with the Library personnel to fulfill the campus’ educational and research mission through the provision of library resources and services; directing the Library’s long-term and strategic planning; fostering cooperative relationships with external stakeholders and agencies to enhance resources and services available to the USC Aiken community; keeping abreast of the latest developments in academic libraries and higher education; building and sustaining strategic initiatives; participating in campus leadership functions; developing and administering the Library’s budget and resources; overseeing the development and performance of library faculty and staff; participating in the provision of reference services; and sustaining a scholarly and professional record appropriate to appointment at the Associate Professor level or above.

The University of South Carolina Aiken has consistently ranked among the top three public baccalaureate colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” guide.  USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with top honors for collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership, and has been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media. Founded in 1961 with generous and enthusiastic support from the local community, USC Aiken has grown to serve more than 3,200 students on its beautiful 453-acre campus.  USC Aiken is a comprehensive liberal arts institution with talented faculty committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  A 15:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 29 states and 20 countries.  According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), USC Aiken seniors rank the campus as contributing to their knowledge, skills and personal development at rates significantly higher than other institutions that participate in the survey.  Visit:  www.usca.edu.

Required Qualifications:  Master’s degree (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-Accredited LIS Program; qualifications to meet criteria for tenure and rank of Associate Professor; minimum of seven years experience in positions of increasing responsibility, including significant supervisory, leadership, and budgetary and financial management experience; demonstrated record of academic scholarship, student-centered approach to librarianship, excellence in organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and commitment to service and teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:  Ph.D. or additional advanced degree; experience with both technical and public services in an academic library setting; experience with tenure processes, especially mentoring tenured and non-tenured faculty; strong record of success in developing and implementing flexible approaches or innovations amid changes in scholarly communication; experience in seeking grant or other external funding; familiarity with library assessment practices and with requirements for participation in the Federal Depository Library Program; and knowledge of current issues and trends in information literacy instruction.

Review of files will begin March 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete files will be reviewed.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77261.   In addition to the online application, send all academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation to:  Dr. Tim Lintner, Director of Library Search Committee Chair, Gregg-Graniteville Library, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professors of Curriculum & Instruction (with emphasis in Foundations of Education, Science Education, or Literacy)    (Tenure-track)     [Two positions]

Doctorate in education with at least three years PK-12 teaching experience required.  Demonstrated effective teaching with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, grant writing skills, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred.  Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses (based on candidate background) to include:  Foundations of Education, science methods, literacy methods, and/or educational technology; field based supervision; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable.  Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of South Carolina Aiken has consistently ranked among the top three public baccalaureate colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” guide.  USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with top honors for collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership, and has been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media. Founded in 1961 with generous and enthusiastic support from the local community, USC Aiken has grown to serve more than 3,200 students on its beautiful 453-acre campus.  USC Aiken is a comprehensive liberal arts institution with talented faculty committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  A 15:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 29 states and 20 countries.  According to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), USC Aiken seniors rank the campus as contributing to their knowledge, skills and personal development at rates significantly higher than other institutions that participate in the survey.  Visit:  www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77331.  Send hard copies of transcripts, letters of reference and supporting documents to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


 

USC Aiken seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and the diversity in the surrounding community.  

All permanent positions have to be applied for on-line. 

No paper applications will be accepted.