Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

 

U.S. News and World Report

Statistical & Research Analyst II, Minimum $28,752 per year, School of Education (Re-Advertisement)

Creates, coordinates, and maintains databases; handles bookkeeping for grant accounts; requires knowledge of computer data management systems including Microsoft Office & Filemaker Pro; must be able to work with both a Mac & PC platform; and must have good oral and written communication skills. Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in statistics or mathematics and 2 years related experience, or equivalency.   Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74386Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

The Chronicle Great College to Work For 2013

Scholarship Program Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary $31,805 per year, Financial Aid Department – Extended Deadline

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public senior institution of the University of South Carolina System is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Scholarship Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for leadership in and the management of the USC Aiken Financial Aid office’s administration of SC State scholarships, and ensuring compliance with state, federal, and institutional policy and procedures governing the receipt, processing, and application to student accounts of all these programs.  Will provide support in assisting students and parents regarding financial aid programs and processes. Will assist in the review of financial aid applications and academic scholarship process for all student aid programs, assures accuracy and completeness. Will maintain and update the USC Aiken Financial Aid Office web page. Will assist with other financial aid programs as needed. Candidate must have a Master's degree in Student Personnel Services or related field, or a Bachelor's degree and two years’ experience of related financial aid experience. Knowledge of Federal Title IV program regulations. The ability to establish and maintain working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff, and co-workers is essential. Must be able to work under pressure and deadlines. Must possess excellent administrative, interpersonal, organizational, and communication abilities.  Familiarity with enterprise-type systems such as Banner, and literacy with MS office and PC applications is preferred. Preference will be given to those with experience with the State Scholarship Programs (HOPE, LIFE, and Palmetto Fellows).  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75857Application accepted until position is filled.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 

Applications Analyst II, Minimum Salary $42,573/year, Institutional Effectiveness - EXTENDED DEADLINE

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Applications Analyst provides computer programming and information systems analyses to support operational data needs of the campus, to improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness of the campus, and to support institutional research and assessment activities at USCA. Under the general supervision of the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Application Analyst will conduct needs assessments, work-flow analyses, write and revise computer programs, design, implement and maintain new systems, and offer database expertise as a means of providing essential information to operational end-users, campus decision makers, and other audiences.  Must have bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and 3 years of computer system development and modification, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must be proficient with MS SQL, MySQL, Sybase, Oracle, Access and web programming in HTML and ASP; experience working with large databases; experience with Banner and authoring reports in Cognos using ODS data; minimum level of keyboarding proficiency. Ability to interpret programming and data requests; analyze requirements; and author programs to fulfill campus needs. Must be able to maintain server, using Windows Server 2012, IIS, MS SQL Server platforms.  Other essential skills include: ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across campus; ability to communicate effectively; extreme attention to detail; good time management skills, ability to maintain confidentiality; and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76499Application Deadline:  July 14, 2015.   USCA is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

Student Services Program Coordinator I, $26,139 per year, Office of Financial Aid

Under the general supervision of the Director of Financial Aid, this position is responsible for the daily administrative operations of the Office of Financial Aid. Will provide general financial aid information to students, parents, faculty, staff, and the community.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Banner experience and Financial Aid experience preferred.  This position requires excellent customer service skills, must be detail oriented, have excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) with proficiency in Access Database management, and be capable of multi-tasking. Will perform other duties as assigned as related to student financial aid. Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76301.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

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. Experience working with summer housing, summer programs, and conference services preferred.

Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76494Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2015, with a starting date of July 15, 2015.  Minimum salary: $31,805 plus 2-bedroom apartment.  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.

Enrollment Counselor (Student Services Program Coordinator I), Minimum Salary $26,139 year, 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=76638Application deadline:  July 9, 2015.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

International Enrollment Counselor (Student Services Program Coordinator I), Minimum Salary $26,139, Office of Admissions

The International Enrollment Counselor maintains primary responsibility for the recruitment, admission, and enrollment growth of international students. Represents USC Aiken in order to increase enrollment by recruiting new students (domestic and international) 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/administrators. Contributes as part of a results driven team of enrollment management officers.

Bachelor's degree required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Working knowledge of various Microsoft Office suite software (Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, and ability to balance priorities are necessary.  Preferred qualifications include experience in international education/enrollment, 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=76634Application deadline:  July 9, 2015.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

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

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=76660Application deadline:  July 5, 2015.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

Academic Advisor (Student Services Program Coordinator I), Minimum Salary $28,752 per year, Academic Success Center

This position provides academic support to students identified as academically at-risk through the coordination of the First PACE Program. Contributes to departmental programs for early intervention initiatives, academic skills building, first-year initiatives, advises students in the First PACE Program, and teaches in the First-Year Seminar Program. Serves as a departmental representative to assigned campus committees.  Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services or related field, or bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant work experience.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76657Application Deadline:  July 26, 2015. 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. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Part-Time Faculty - Communications

USC Aiken seeks to hire part-time faculty members to teach public speaking and interpersonal communication. Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate credit hours in communication, is required. Please submit a cover letter, vita, names and contact information for three references, and transcripts to: Charmaine Wilson, Chair, Department of Communications, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: charw@usca.edu. Ph.: 803-641-3604. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.
 

 

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS 

 

Director of the Library, Gregg-Graniteville Library (Associate Professor/Professor; 12-month, tenure track)

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 (EVCAA). 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, particularly developments related to information literacy, assessment, technology, collection development, reference, the liberal arts, and the legal and regulatory requirements for the Federal Depository Library Program; building and sustaining strategic initiatives; participating in campus leadership functions through service on appropriate committees and councils that address administrative, institutional, departmental, and academic issues; developing and administering the Library’s budget and resources; hiring, supervising, evaluating, leading, and mentoring library faculty and staff; participating in the provision of reference services; fostering ongoing professional development for library faculty and staff; 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.  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; minimum of 10 years experience in positions of increasing responsibility, including significant supervisory, leadership, and budgetary and financial management experience; demonstrated record of academic scholarship; demonstrated student-centered approach to librarianship; demonstrated excellence in organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and demonstrated commitment to service and teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:  PhD 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 knowledge of current issues and trends in information literacy instruction.

Review of files will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only complete files will be reviewed. Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75999.   Send all academic transcripts and three (3) 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 or Associate Professor of Nursing

The University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing invites applications for one full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position beginning August 2015.  Masters in Nursing required with an earned Doctorate in Nursing or related field required by the time of appointment.  Primary teaching responsibility in a BSN program, with an expectation of teaching nursing research as well as having clinical responsibilities.  Individuals with acute care and/or medical-surgical backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Teaching and research experience are desirable.  Applicants must be physically able to perform all duties required of a clinical instructor in various clinical settings. 

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.  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.

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75963Send transcripts and three letters of reference to Dr. Joyce Pompey, Chair, Search Committee, School of Nursing, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  Minority candidates 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.