Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

 

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Enrollment Innovation Officer (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary, $38,166/yr, Enrollment Management

The Enrollment Innovation Officer will serve as a key member of the Enrollment Management leadership team for initiative development and implementation; serve as coordinator for graduate programs; serve as the citizenship and residency officer for the campus as well as supervisor of student immunization compliance process. Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 4 years related experience, or a bachelor's degree and 6 years related experience.  Master’s Degree in higher education or related field; knowledge of university enrollment management practices, familiarity with Ellucian Banner ERP system; technological skills in database management; and knowledge of state requirements pertaining to student residency preferred.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75741Applications 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

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.

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.

Coordinator of Academic Advisement (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary, $34,985/yr, Academic Success

The Coordinator of Academic Advisement leads university initiatives which promote the importance of academic advising by providing oversight, development, and implementation of campus advisement efforts through developing the First-Year Advisor Program, facilitating advisor trainings, coordinating the change of major and advisor process, serving as a liaison to USC system advisement offices which host dual campus programs with USCA, developing advisement support resources for students and advisors, serving as the lead advisor for Undeclared students and other special student populations, supporting successful student transitions to college by facilitating seminar classes and workshops, and assisting with data collection and tracking.  Requires a Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 2 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 4 years related experience.  Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication abilities.  Familiarity with software systems such as Banner and AdvisorTrac preferred. Position requires occasional evening and weekend duties. Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76189Application Deadline:  May 31, 2015.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

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.

Director of Student Programs (Teacher) Minimum Salary, $38,166/yr, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center (RPSEC)

The RPSEC at USC Aiken is seeking a dynamic educational leader to serve as the Director of Student Programs (DSP).  The DSP will work with the RPSEC team to develop engaging student programs and deliver quality classroom instruction for K-12 students, teachers and the general public.  The DSP will prepare lesson plans and instructional materials, develop curricula to meet specific requirements of students, schedule and manage RPSEC student programs, supervise animal care efforts at the RPSEC, work on grant-related activities, and teach a variety of programs offered through the RPSEC.  Requires flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends.

Requires a Master's degree and 4 year teaching experience, or bachelor's degree and 6 years teaching experience; knowledge of or interest in principles of animal care and ability to handle amphibians, reptiles, raptors, insects, and arachnids; excellent leadership ability, strong public relations skills, computer competency, and outstanding organizational abilities; experience working with youth and adults; knowledge of basic education principles, principles of instruction, curriculum development and theories; knowledge of modern management techniques and principles; the ability to maintain an orderly classroom and render individualized instruction; and the ability to maintain affective relationships with students, principals, parents, coworkers and the general public. 

The motto of the RPSEC is "Infusing a Love for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics."  The RPSEC is a cooperative effort by the University of South Carolina Aiken, local industry, and public school districts in the Central Savannah River Area. The purpose of this effort is to enhance Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in the elementary, middle and high schools of the area. Its hands-on approach to teaching is designed to help people experience the beauty, the order and the power of science and mathematics, as well as the interest and fun of discovery. A visit to the RPSEC enables students, teachers and the public to experience science and mathematics in a challenging yet exciting way.  The RPSEC has more than 70,000 annual visits to the various programs that it offers.  For more information about the RPSEC, please visit http://rpsec.usca.edu/.

Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76351.  Application deadline:  June 15, 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.