Employment Opportunities


U.S. News and World Report

The Chronicle Great College to Work For 2013

Law Enforcement Officer I (3 positions available), Minimum Salary - $28,753/Yr, 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.  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=74552Application deadline:   August 31, 2014.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

Systems Engineer (Systems Programmer I), Minimum Salary $40,638 per year depending on degree, qualifications and number of years of experience, Computer Services Division

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related major plus two years experience in an information technology field, or equivalency. Expert level knowledge of and experience in loading, deploying, patching, and troubleshooting desktop and server operating systems, configuring and upgrading industry standard applications, network troubleshooting techniques, required.  Experience with Windows Server 2008/2012, Windows 7/8, VMWare, scripting, and desktop imaging required. Preferred qualifications: MCPD, MCSE, VMWare Certification, and experience in an academic environment.  Experience with SAN technologies, iSCSI, Exchange, TCP/IP, and backup/recovery solutions or equivalencies are also preferred. This position is on call 7x24x365 on a rotational basis. Background check required.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74018Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.





Adjunct Math Instructor Position

The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for an adjunct Instructor of mathematics to teach lower level math courses beginning August 22, 2014. An M.S. in mathematics or at least 18 graduate hours in math is required. Teaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply please email copies of transcripts of undergraduate and graduate study, and three letters of recommendation to: mohammadh@usca.edu or mail to: Dr. Mohammad Hailat, Mathematical Sciences Department, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801.  Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. 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.




Assistant Professor of American Government

The Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in American government beginning August 2015.  Ph.D. in political science must be in hand by time of appointment.  Required:  ability to teach or develop courses in introductory level American Government, Scope and Methods of Political Science, and upper level American politics courses. Must be willing to develop a state and local politics course with an emphasis on South Carolina politics. There may also be an opportunity for involvement with a small public opinion research lab on campus. Candidates should not duplicate existing departmental positions (political theory, public administration, international relations, and comparative politics); must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarly potential.  Prior university teaching experience strongly preferred. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load (minimum of 2 preps per semester); research and productive scholarship and; after the first year, student advisement as well as service to the department, university, profession, and broader community.

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. 

Must apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=73980 and upload letter of interest, and current curriculum vitae.  Have three letters of reference mailed to:  Dr. Thomas J. Wood, American Government Search Committee Chair; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; University of South Carolina Aiken; 471 University Parkway; Aiken, SC 29801.  Additional materials may be sought at a later date from candidates selected for telephone interviews.  Deadline for receipt of completed applications is September 30, 2014.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USCA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.