Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

 

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

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=80174Application deadline:  December 19, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


IT Services Specialist III, $34,479 per year, USC Aiken Computer Services Division – Re-advertisement

Responsible for providing PC/Mac, wireless device and software support and training to USCA students, faculty and staff through the USCA Help Desk.  Assists in troubleshooting hardware, software, network and wireless problems.  Requires a bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 1 year related work experience or high school diploma and 5 years related work experience; or equivalency.  Specific knowledge of Windows 7 and Mac OS X operating systems and Microsoft Office 2010/2011 required.  General knowledge of MS Exchange, Windows 10, Office 2016/365 and online training platforms (Blackboard Learn, etc.) preferred.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79907.   Application Deadline:  January 15, 2017.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Systems Engineer (Information Systems/Business Analyst II), Minimum Salary $41,958 per year depending on degree, qualifications and number of years of experience,  Computer Services Division

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems 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, scripting, and desktop imaging required. Preferred qualifications: MCPD, MCSE, VMWare Certification, and experience in an academic environment.  Experience with SAN technologies, iSCSI, Exchange, VMWare, TCP/IP, and backup/recovery solutions or equivalencies are also preferred. Must gain VMWare proficiency or certification within one year of hire. This position is on call 7x24x365 on a rotational basis. Background check required.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79990Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


 

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

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=80071Applications 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 

 

Director of Athletics

The University of South Carolina Aiken, an NCAA Division II Institution, is seeking a Director of Athletics.   This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Services with dotted line reporting to the Chancellor and is responsible for developing and supervising an athletic program guided by the University’s Mission Statement and Strategic Plan. The Athletic Director oversees an eleven sport department that is a member of the highly competitive Peach Belt Conference (PBC). Sports include men’s and women’s soccer, women’s cross country, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, men’s golf, softball and men’s and women’s tennis. The Athletic Director also oversees the Athletic Training Program, Sports information Office and University Spirit Groups. The Athletic Director works in close collaboration with relevant university offices.

The successful candidate will conduct the athletics program in compliance with USC Aiken, Peach Belt Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Specific job categories include (1) Policy Making, Interpretation and Enforcement; (2) Program Leadership and Development; (3) Financial Management and Fundraising; (4) General Administration; and (5) Staff Leadership.

Knowledge/Skills/Expertise Required:

A minimum of a Master’s Degree and five years of collegiate athletic administrative experience is required. Coaching experience is strongly preferred.  Demonstrated effective leadership, administrative and management skills in a collegiate athletic setting; knowledge and experience in revenue enhancement activities; demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills; demonstrated commitment to gender equity, diversity, and affirmative action; professional and personal integrity; and commitment to excellence are required.  Must hold a valid driver’s license.

This is a 12.0 month full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80188.   Application deadline is January 22, 2017.  USCA is an AA/EOE.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

About the University of South Carolina Aiken

Founded in 1961 with strong support from the local community, the University of South Carolina Aiken recently celebrated 55 years of providing excellent service to the state and region. The campus serves more than 3,500 students on its beautiful 453-acre campus. USC Aiken is a comprehensive liberal arts institution committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, student research, faculty scholarship, and civic engagement.  

USC Aiken has been ranked in the top three public baccalaureate colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report’sguide "America’s Best Colleges" for 19 consecutive years with twelve number 1 rankings. USC Aiken is "The University of Choice", providing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 48 programs of study while delivering many of the offerings of a large university on a small, friendly campus with intimate class sizes and personal attention. The commitment to continuing partnerships is woven into the fabric of the campus’ culture.

The campus is located in Aiken, SC, which is known for its temperate climate, outdoor recreational activities, historic homes and equestrian events.  Aiken is located 30 minutes from Augusta, GA, one hour from Columbia, SC, and just over two hours from the South Carolina Coast and the North Carolina mountains.


Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCF&A)

USC Aiken seeks applications and nominations for the position of Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCF&A). The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the business operations of USC Aiken with an annual budget of more than $60 million, to include auxiliary and support programs, budget and financial operations, capital planning and facilities management, and human resources. Additionally, the VCF&A will lead budget planning as well as implementation of the financial aspects of the campus strategic plan and the enterprise risk management plan. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong and distinguished experiences in developing and building support for strategic plans, facilitating change processes, and effectively dealing with a wide array of constituent groups. The VCF&A will serve as the finance contact to the USC System Administration & Finance Office in Columbia.

The position requires a Bachelor's degree and ten years of accounting or business management experience in a leadership role, with five of those years being in a supervisory capacity. A Master's degree in business or a closely related field is preferred. Extensive current knowledge of financial and business practices, excellent supervisory and management skills, the ability to work in a team-oriented environment, and experience in higher education business management are required. Experience with contract review and campus safety planning is preferred.

USC Aiken, ranked the #1 Public Regional College in the South by U.S. News and World Report and a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, is a growing, fully accredited baccalaureate and master degree-granting (i.e. Comprehensive) institution within the eight-campus system of the University of South Carolina. There are shared systems and resources within the USC System, as well as free-standing operations and activities on the campus. With approximately 3,500 students and nearly 1,000 on-campus residents, there are significant expectations and demands upon the fiscal operations and support services of the University.

Aiken is an attractive town of approximately 25,000 people and 20 miles from both Augusta, Georgia and the Savannah River National Lab and Nuclear Site. The area has long been home to an active thoroughbred horse racing community and the compact downtown is filled with shops, restaurants, parkways and cultural centers.

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80056Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is on or before July 1, 2017. Application materials should include a cover letter that outlines relevant experience, unique qualifications and special interests in this position and a current resume/curriculum vitae. At least 5 professional references should also be included on the application, and more may be requested later in the process. For additional information about USC Aiken, please visit www.usca.edu.   Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.  

 


 

Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Teacher Education (Tenure-track)

Doctorate in education with at least three years PK-12 teaching experience required.  Demonstrated effective teaching experience with diverse populations, collaborative and applied research in school settings, grant writing skills, and demonstrated or emerging record of professional publication preferred.  Responsibilities include coordinating the University of South Carolina Aiken teacher education program on the USC Salkehatchie campus. Includes advising potential and current students, scheduling classes, identifying adjunct instructors, and coordinating field experience placements. In addition, the role includes teaching courses in the teacher education program; field based supervision of teacher candidates; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; coordinating the teacher cadet program on the USC Salkehatchie campus; and sustained scholarly activity.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred. This position is based on the USC Salkehatchie campus (Allendale and Walterboro). Salary commensurate with experience.

USC Salkehatchie was established in 1965 as a regional center of the University of South Carolina as the result of local civic commitment and momentum.  USC Salkehatchie offers two Associates Degrees in Art and in Science.  Additionally, USC Salkehatchie offers seven bachelor degrees in partnership with other USC system campuses, including USC Aiken.  Currently over 1,100 students attend classes at USC Salkehatchie.  Visit: http://uscsalkehatchie.sc.edu/home/

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.  Visit:  www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2017 and continue until position is filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80173.

  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. 


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, Industrial Engineering

The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Sciences and Engineering at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in industrial engineering to start in Fall 2017.  Exceptional candidates with specializations relevant to traditional and emerging areas of industrial engineering will be considered.  The individual in this position will be expected to develop and teach lecture and laboratory courses at all levels and guide in the development of a new B.S. degree and curriculum.  The individual will also be expected to advise students, conduct original research, serve within the university and in the local community, and pursue ABET accreditation for the new B.S. degree in industrial process engineering.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The Department offers B.S. degrees in combined math and computer science, industrial mathematics, and industrial process engineering; and a transfer program in engineering.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or closely related field
  • Demonstrated expertise in industrial engineering and higher education

Applications are accepted electronically at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79868.  Please include the following in your online application:

1)    A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications

2)    A current CV/resume

3)    Unofficial transcripts

4)    Contact information for three professional references

5)    Statement of teaching philosophy

6)    Research statement

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 2016 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is expected to begin August 16, 2017. 

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.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Instructor of Curriculum and Instruction (with emphasis in Elementary Education, Educational Foundations, Science Education, or Technology),  School of Education

Master’s degree 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.  Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses (based on candidate background) to include:  science methods, educational foundations, assessment, classroom management, and/or educational technology; field based supervision; and ongoing university service.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Main responsibilities will be at the Aiken campus with potential for teaching on the Salkehatchie 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 positions are filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79869.  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. 


Associate/Assistant Professor of Communication

USC Aiken’s Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Associate or Assistant Professor level to start August 16, 2017.  USC Aiken is a growing and forward thinking university consistently ranked a top public college in the South. We seek an individual with

  •  Demonstrated excellence in teaching. Expertise or experience in one or more of the following curricular areas: media literacy, media writing, digital and social media, new media analytics, strategic communication, interpersonal, organizational, as well as candidate’s area of expertise.
  •  Experience in service-learning, community-based learning or other engaged pedagogies.
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth of students, including communication competence, written and oral skills, and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to provide conscientious academic advisement, work well with colleagues and community members, engage in scholarly activity, and provide service to the university, community and/or profession.

Preference given to candidates with communication or journalism degrees. Ph.D. required.

The Department of Communication offers the B.A. degree along with two minors. We serve approximately 140 majors. Our curriculum includes nine core courses and a required capstone internship experience, and is designed to challenge students to understand, integrate and apply theories and principles from both speech and mass communication areas. We emphasize critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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 on-line at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79871 and submit via the USCA portal a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and evidence of effective teaching (statement of teaching philosophy, peer observation, student evaluations, syllabi, etc.).  Send copies of transcripts and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Charmaine Wilson, Department Chair, Department of Communication, USCA, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Additional documentation will be solicited as needed. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016, and continues until the position is filled. USCA is an AA/EOE committed to a campus environment that values diversity, equity and inclusiveness. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


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. 


Assistant Professor of Elementary Education (Tenure-track) with emphasis in Science Education, Educational Foundations, or Technology

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.  Responsibilities include teaching a variety of courses (based on candidate background) to include: science methods, assessment, classroom management, educational foundations, and/or educational technology; field based supervision; academic advisement; ongoing university and community service; pursuit of grant opportunities; and sustained scholarly activity.  Experience working in a PDS setting and/or with technology integration preferred.  Ability to teach ESOL courses desirable. Main responsibilities will be at the Aiken campus with potential for teaching on the Salkehatchie 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=79870.  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. 


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 November 1, 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.


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.