Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

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

The Office of Financial Aid Accountant/Fiscal Analyst, under the general supervision of the Director of Financial Aid, 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 an associate’s degree and four years clerical accounting or bookkeeping 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=79426.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA 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.


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 - 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 

 

Assistant Professor of Physics

Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2017. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics, astrophysics or astronomy with research interests in astrophysics or astronomy. Candidates with research interests that utilize spectroscopic and/or computational approaches to astronomy or astrophysics are strongly encouraged to apply. Post-doctoral experience preferred. The person selected will pursue excellence in teaching with the support of the university, and participate in campus, departmental and professional service. Primary teaching responsibilities include calculus-based physics lecture and lab and introductory astronomy lecture and lab. The person will also develop a productive research program that involves undergraduates. Our department (http://web.usca.edu/chemistry/) places a high value on undergraduate research and has a history of external funding. Facilities include a rooftop observatory housing a 16” reflecting telescope, CCD camera, solar telescope, a dual-dipole radio telescope and supercomputer access. Start-up funds are provided.

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 completed applications begins October 31, 2016 and continues until the position is filled.   Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79694 and include a CV, teaching philosophy, research plans, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent directly to: Physics Search Committee, Dept. of Chemistry and Physics, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, 29801.  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.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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.

 


 

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.  


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.