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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.

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.



Full-time, Temporary, Receptionist Position, $10/hour, Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar seeks an energetic, technologically savvy, outstanding customer service advocate.  This 37.5 hour per week position is in a high call/visit volume office which requires extensive phone, email, and in-person service to students as well as other on and off campus constituents.  Minimum Requirements:  A high school diploma and 4 years related experience.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Some occasional evening hours will be required.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76760.   Applications accepted until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA 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. 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. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.





Assistant or Associate Professor of Exercise and Sports Science

Department of Exercise and Sports Science. University of South Carolina Aiken.  Full-time, tenure track, beginning January 4 or August 16, 2016.  Required: Ph.D. in exercise physiology or related area; teaching experience. ACSM certification preferred.  Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate courses; advising majors; conducting original research and mentoring student research; serving within the university and in the local community.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and 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 begins September 14, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77140; and send transcripts of academic work and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Brian Parr; USC Aiken; 471 University Parkway; Aiken, SC 29801. Email: brianp@usca.edu. Phone: 803.641.3667. Women and minorities 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.