Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Enrollment Counselor (Student Services Program Coordinator I), $26,988 per year, USCA Office of Admissions

The Enrollment Counselor maintains primary responsibility for the recruitment, admission, and enrollment growth. Represents USC Aiken in order to increase enrollment by recruiting new students by utilizing CRM, student information system, territory management, and all available resources. Increases prospects and family visits to campus, and creates additional student applications for admission. Counsels prospective students/parents as well as high school guidance counselors and administrators. Advises, recruits, and trains members of student admissions ambassador organizations.  Coordinates yield activities for Admissions Office and staff.  Contributes as part of a results driven team of enrollment management officers.

Bachelor's degree required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Must have working knowledge of various Microsoft Office suite software (Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, and the ability to balance priorities are necessary.  Preferred qualifications include experience in supervision of volunteers, experience with CRM and student information systems, enrollment related recruitment, and management of technology. Experience in giving public presentations, involvement in university student organizations is highly valued.  Extensive domestic travel along with night and weekend hours are an essential part of this position.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79335Application deadline:  July 31, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Part-time, Temporary Administrative Specialist (Switchboard Operator), $10/hour, 29 hrs/week, Computer Services Department 

Requires an Associate Degree or high school graduate and 2 years clerical experience. Will serve as a switchboard operator for the USC Aiken campus. Previous multi-line switchboard experience is required. Experience with an Avaya One X is desirable. Correct English grammar and usage with the ability to clearly and concisely communicate information is essential. Additional duties will include data entry, filing and other clerical duties assigned by supervisor. Windows computer experience to include Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook is required. Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79261. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Temporary Student Services Program Coordinator, $12-14/hour, Full-time, Flexible Scheduling - Office of Veteran and Military Student Success.

The Office of Veteran and Military Student Success (VMSS) is seeking a dynamic, people first, experienced administrator able to fulfill a key position on the VMSS team. This position is critical in ensuring veteran and military students, their family members and spouses receive the highest quality support and resources available as they pursue their educational goals. USC Aiken is the leading “Best for Vet’s” University on South Carolina as rated by Military Times. Our vision is to best position veteran and military students to achieve their education, career, life goals.   

A successful candidate will have demonstrated military/business service experience in the following areas: working as part of a team accomplishing difficult multilayered tasks; possess strong time management skills, proficient with Microsoft Office programs, social media applications; able to lead, motivate, and train a team to fulfill the overall mission of this service organization. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with diverse population, knowledge of the principles of veteran and military student reintegration, and a strong student-centered philosophy is beneficial.  

A bachelor's degree and a minimum of four years professional experience in military/education/service industry is required.   Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79252Applications review will start July 5th and continue until filled, with a starting date of August 1st 2016.  Military Veterans and or Military Spouses are encouraged to apply.

USC Aiken, with a student population of 3400, is located in Aiken, SC, and is 20 miles from Augusta, GA and an hour from Columbia, the state capital.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


 

Part-Time Faculty - Sociology

The Department of Sociology seeks applications from qualified individuals to teach introduction to sociology on a part-time, temporary basis. Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate credit hours in sociology, is required. Please submit a cover letter, vitae, names and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Christine Wernet, Interim Chair, Department of Sociology, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: christinew@usca.edu. Ph.: 803-641-3798. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


 

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.

 
 

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS 

 

Assistant Professor of American Government and Public Administration

The Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor teaching public administration/public policy beginning August 2017.  The position requires the ability to teach upper level courses in public administration and public policy (these could include introductory public administration, public personnel administration, public financial management and public policy; other related courses could also be developed).  The teaching of an introductory American Government course is expected.  Candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and potential of research agenda.  Research focus is open but should not duplicate existing faculty specializations.  Ph.D. in Political Science must be in hand by the time of appointment.  Prior university teaching experience strongly preferred.  Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load (a minimum of 2 preparations per semester), research and productive scholarship, and after the first year student advisement, as well as service to the department, university, and broader community.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to approximately 3,500 students in 50 programs of study.  Currently, the student body includes international students representing 23 countries.  USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  This year (2016) marks USC Aiken’s 18th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 11th time in first place.  Learn more about USCA at www.usca.edu.

Applicants must apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79320.  Applicants must fully complete the online application form and upload a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae.  Applicants should send separately three letters of reference, a sample syllabus, a teaching statement, and a writing sample (e.g. article, paper, chapter length) to:  Mrs. Carol McKay, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  The application deadline is September 30, 2016.  Additional materials may be sought at a later date from applicants selected for telephone interviews.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


 

Instructor of Accounting

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA) invites qualified candidates to apply for a non-tenure track, full-time Instructor of Accounting position starting in August 2016.  Candidates must commit to excellence in teaching accounting at the undergraduate level.  The teaching load is 12 hours per semester and applicants should have an interest, capacity, and relevant experience to teach in areas such as Income Tax, Intermediate Accounting, and Advanced Accounting in both traditional and online formats.  The preferred applicant will hold a Master of Accountancy from an AACSB-accredited institution and the CPA certification; however, those with an MBA, ABD or doctorate in business from an AACSB-accredited institution with at least 18 graduate hours of accounting coursework and the ability to attain the CPA certification will also be considered.  The successful candidate will be expected to maintain currency in their discipline through professional activity and/or the production of scholarly intellectual contributions in the teaching field of accounting.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to approximately 3,500 students in 50 programs of study.  Currently, the student body includes international students representing 23 countries.  USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  This year (2016) marks USC Aiken’s 18th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 11th time in first place.  Learn more about USCA at www.usca.edu.

The School of Business is AACSB accredited, employs 15 full-time faculty members, and maintains six endowed faculty positions.  The School of Business enrolls approximately 550 students, and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing. An MBA program for STEM and Liberal Arts attracts a strong cohort of students from among the significant number of technically/scientifically trained local professionals. 

Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  Applicants must apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79293.  Submit online:   employment application, cover letter discussing qualifications and interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references.  In addition, three current letters of recommendation, official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be required prior to campus visit.  Direct questions to Dr. Mick Fekula at mickf@usca.edu or phone 803.641.3340.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professor of Accounting – School of Business Administration

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA) invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting position (starting date:  January 2017).  Candidates must commit to excellence in teaching accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels and be willing to develop and teach online undergraduate accounting courses.  The position requires effectiveness in teaching, research, service, and student advising.  Candidates must possess a doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) from an AACSB accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered. 

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to approximately 3,500 students in 50 programs of study.  Currently, the student body includes international students representing 23 countries.  USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  This year (2016) marks USC Aiken’s 18th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 11th time in first place.  Learn more about USCA at www.usca.edu.

The School of Business is AACSB accredited, employs 15 full-time faculty members, and maintains six endowed faculty positions.  The School of Business enrolls approximately 550 students, and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing.  An MBA program for STEM and Liberal Arts attracts a strong cohort of students from among the significant number of technically/scientifically trained local professionals.  

Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  Applicants must apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79114.  Submit online:  employment application, cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references.  In addition, three current letters of recommendation, official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness will be required prior to a campus visit. 

Please contact the Accounting Search Committee Chair, Dr. Patsy Lewellyn, at patsyl@usca.edu or at (803) 439-6262 with any questions.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is strongly committed to increasing diversity and is an AA/EOE.  


Visiting Instructor of Management

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA) invites qualified candidates to apply for a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure-track Visiting Instructor of Management position on the USC Sumter campus for 2016-17 (starting date:  August 16, 2016).  Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in management or a business-related field from an AACSB accredited institution; doctoral candidates from AACSB accredited institutions will be considered.  Evidence of effective university teaching experience is required and candidates must be willing to serve as assigned on School of Business Administration (SOBA) committees and advise business students at Sumter.  Some assigned courses will be taught on the USC Sumter campus located in Sumter, South Carolina, in support of the Aiken Business Program at Sumter, an off-site degree completion program in management.  Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy SOBA guidelines for Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification.  Candidates must be willing and able to teach a wide variety of upper level courses in management in both traditional and online settings; the standard teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) per semester.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to approximately 3,500 students in 50 programs of study.  Currently, the student body includes international students representing 23 countries.  USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  This year (2016) marks USC Aiken’s 18th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 11th time in first place.  Learn more about USCA at www.usca.edu.

The School of Business is AACSB accredited, employs 15 full-time faculty members, and maintains six endowed faculty positions.  The School of Business enrolls approximately 550 students, and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing. An MBA program for STEM and Liberal Arts attracts a strong cohort of students from among the significant number of technically/scientifically trained local professionals. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants must apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79245.  Submit online:  employment application, letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information of three professional references.  In addition, three current letters of recommendation and official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required prior to campus visit.  Please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mick Fekula, at mickf@usca.edu or phone 803.641.3340 with any questions.

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.  USCA is strongly committed to increasing diversity and 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.