Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

 

Administrative Assistant, $29,686 per year, Departments of Biology & Geology; Chemistry & Physics

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support for the Departments of Biology/Geology and Chemistry/Physics.  This position is responsible for the efficient operation of the administrative functions of the office and for performing a variety of functions in support of the faculty of both departments, including (but not limited to) tracking budgets, maintaining departmental files and databases, processing mail and routine travel forms; ordering supplies, processing personnel documents.  Maintains departmental websites.  Requires a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience, or a high school diploma and 6 years of related experience; or equivalency.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software and be able to work with minimal supervision.  Knowledge of office management procedure and policy interpretation required.  Proficiency in web applications, Adobe Creative Suite, and University software is desired.   Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80903Application deadline May 15, 2017.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Administrative Specialist I (Switchboard Operator), $18,229/yr, Computer Services

 High school diploma and 1 year related experience, or equivalency. Will serve as a switchboard operator for the USC Aiken campus. Must be able to operate an Avaya console or compatible; must possess a pleasant speaking voice and have excellent verbal communication skills; must be able to follow oral and written instructions; and must be able to use a computer and assorted software packages (i.e. Microsoft Office). Higher Education experience is desirable.  Additional duties will include data entry, filing and other clerical duties assigned by supervisor. Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80745Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Student Services Program Coordinator II, $32,838 per year, Financial Aid Department

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 FWS/Grants Program Coordinator. 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 required. Preference will be given to those with experience with the Federal Pell Grant, FSEOG, and Federal Work Study programs. 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. The FWS/Grants Coordinator will assist students and families with financial aid options and processing federal, state and institutional financial aid applications in accordance with federal, state and college regulations. The Coordinator administers and monitors student's eligibility for the Federal Work Study (FWS), Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG), and the South Carolina State Need-Based Grant (SNBG) programs and any other federal/state grant programs. The Coordinator reconciles the Grant and FWS programs to ensure institutional compliance. The Coordinator will keep abreast of the regulations concerning these programs as they impact the Office of Financial Aid in its entirety. The Coordinator is responsible for certifying and submitting documentation in accordance with federal financial aid regulations regarding the Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Services, and other outside agencies.   Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80664Application Deadline:  May 2, 2017.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Accountant/Fiscal Analyst I, Minimum Salary, $31,036/year, Financial Aid

Under the general supervision of the Director of Financial Aid, this position is responsible for performing a variety of accounting duties along with accurately monitoring, reporting, and reconciling Federal and State aid programs. Other duties include processing Return to Title IV withdrawals for students who withdraw and/or drop courses and assist with resolving award errors or edits. This position is also responsible for assisting the Director of Financial Aid in obtaining and documenting the accuracy of data related to the Annual Federal Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP). Will also perform other duties as assigned as related to student financial aid. A High School Diploma and 6 years clerical accounting or bookkeeping experience or equivalency required.  A Bachelor’s degree and 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 processing electronic files with the US Department of Education via Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) and the National Student Loan Database System (NSLDS).  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80809.  Application Deadline:  May 3, 2017.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Director of Student Life -  Programming, Community Service and Transfer Orientation,  Student Services Program Coordinator II, Minimum Salary $32,838 per year

USCA seeks an Assistant Director of Student Life – Programming and Community Service to advise student programs including the Pacer Union Board; oversee and implement a comprehensive community service program; advise two traditional events student planning committees; and serve as Chair of the Transfer Orientation Planning Committee.  Includes the supervision of student employees.  Master’s degree in higher education administration, student personnel, or related area, OR Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience required.  Some evening and weekend work required.  Review of applications will begin on March 6th and will continue until position is filled.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80427.  For more information, e-mail Angel Miano, Associate Director of Student Life, at angelm@usca.edu or call (803) 641-3411.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Law Enforcement Officer I, Minimum Salary - $29,687 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, University Police Re-advertisement

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=80174Applications accepted until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

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. Doug Kuck, Chair, Department of Sociology, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: dougk@usca.edu Ph.: 803-641-3210. 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 - Communication

The Department of Communication 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 

 

Director of Distance Learning (Instructional Technology)

Responsibilities: Oversee small office that provides support to faculty in course design for online and blended learning by incorporating best practices in instruction and instructional design; leading professional development for online learning.  Must have:  experience with online learning, online course management tools, graphic and multimedia authoring software, website design software; and ability to work in both Mac and PC environments. Minimum of Master’s Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology or related field, plus 3 yrs experience in instructional design and education training. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80810.  Please send transcripts and three current letters of reference to Dr. Jeff Priest; University of South Carolina Aiken; 471 University Parkway; Aiken, SC 29801. Application Deadline:  May 15, 2017. Women and minority candidates encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Documents Librarian (Twelve month, non-tenure track, Instructor of Library Science) - Library

Responsibilities:  Manage federal and state documents collection; provide reference services for government documents collections and the main library collections; participate actively in the information literacy instruction program and collection development; plan and update relevant library research guides; participate actively in Library and campus planning and governance through committee service; some supervisory responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications:  Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program; experience in the use of traditional and Web-based library resources; strong commitment in public service and teamwork; ability to work collaboratively; excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; familiarity with information technology and its applications in an academic setting.  Preferred Qualifications:  experience with government documents collections and knowledge of and experience with reference, library instruction, and collection development; knowledge of assessment trends, knowledge of best practices in academic libraries; evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in library and information science.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80820.  Send three letters of recommendation to Professor Deborah Tritt, Chair, Documents Librarian Search Committee, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 290801.  Email:  deboraht@usca.eduReview of completed applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  USCA seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding community.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Assistant Professor of Nursing

One full-time, 9 month, faculty position (Assistant Professor, tenure track) at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing beginning January 2018.  Qualifications:  Doctorate in nursing, education, or related discipline, possession of/ eligible for unencumbered South Carolina and Georgia nursing licenses.  Licenses must be obtained by January 2018. Individuals with nursing academic experience encouraged to apply. Recent teaching, teaching in theoretical/writing courses, clinical instruction experience, women’s health experience, and online teaching desirable.  Experience in and ability to teach in a variety of different courses preferred.  Applicants must be able to perform all duties of a clinical instructor in various settings including, but not limited to, physical requirements. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. 

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80826. Send official transcripts of academic work and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Betty Abraham-Settles, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, S.C. 29801. Email:  bettya@usca.edu.  Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  USCA seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding community.  Men and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professor of Engineering

Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Engineering to begin August 2017 at the University of South Carolina Aiken. Exceptional candidates will be eager to help implement the new B.S. degree in Industrial Process Engineering and will hold a Ph.D. in Industrial, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering with specializations relevant to traditional or emerging areas. The person selected will pursue excellence in teaching lecture and laboratory courses throughout the undergraduate curriculum, and participate in campus, departmental and professional service. Scholarship/consulting is also expected at a level appropriate for an undergraduate institution—ideally to include undergraduate students. Housed in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, this new program enjoys wide-ranging support from local industries and is preparing for initial ABET accreditation. Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. USCA is an AA/EOE and seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with our diverse student body and the diversity of the surrounding community.

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80667 and include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research/consulting plans, contact info for three professional references, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

More information about the College of Sciences and Engineering is available through http://web.usca.edu/cofse/index.dot.  More information about the institution is available through www.usca.edu.  Questions should be directed to Dr. Bethany Fralick, bethanyf@usca.edu.  USCA is an AA/EOE.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


 Instructor of Nursing

One full-time, 9 month, faculty position (Instructor, non-tenure track) at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing beginning August 2017.  Qualifications:  Masters or higher degree in Nursing; possession of/ eligible for unencumbered South Carolina and Georgia nursing licenses.  Licenses must be obtained by August 2017. Individuals with women’s health, obstetrical nursing experience encouraged to apply. Recent teaching, clinical instruction experience, and online teaching experience desirable. Applicants must be able to perform all duties of a clinical instructor in various settings including, but not limited to, physical requirements. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79864. Send official transcripts of academic work and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Betty Abraham-Settles, Chair of Faculty Search Committee, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, S.C. 29801. Email:  bettya@usca.eduReview of completed applications begins November 1, 2016, and continues until position is filled. USCA seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding community.  Men and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professor of Special Education - Multicategorical (Tenure-track)

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.  Candidates must be willing and able to teach in online settings. Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses through the Palmetto College – the University of South Carolina’s online degree completion program. Based on candidate background, these may include: Characteristics, methods, and assessment of Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism, TBI, Severe Disabilities, Emotional Disabilities, Behavior Management. Responsibilities also include field based supervision; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Main responsibilities will be teaching online classes through the Palmetto College with potential for teaching traditional classes on the Aiken campus. Salary commensurate with experience.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system.  As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in 47 programs of study.  With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement.  As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.”  2017 marks USC Aiken’s 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Best Place to Work” designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities. 

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016, and continues until position is filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79872.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and letters of reference to:  Dr. Judy Beck, Dean, School of Education, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. Beck at judyb@usca.edu. 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.