Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

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Housing Community Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary $31,805 per year, University Housing

The University of South Carolina Aiken seeks a Housing Community Coordinator who will be responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive residence life program and serve as a live-in, after-hours manager of a residence area consisting of 360 upperclassmen in Garden Apartment style apartments.  USC Aiken currently houses 968 students.

A Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field OR a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years professional experience in residence life is required.  Experience with residence life programming, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with diverse constituencies, knowledge of principles of student development, and a strong student-centered philosophy is required.

Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78601Applications review will start April 15th and continue until filled, with a starting date of July 1st 2016. Minimum salary: $31,805 plus 2-bedroom apartment.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

USCA, with a student population of 3200, is located in Aiken, SC, and is 20 miles from Augusta, GA and an hour from Columbia, the state capital.  The Aiken area is known for its temperate climate, recreational opportunities, thoroughbred training industry, cultural events, and historic homes.


Housing Community Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary $31,805 per year, University Housing

The University of South Carolina Aiken seeks a Housing Community Coordinator who will be responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive residence life program and serve as a live-in, after-hours manager of a residence hall consisting of 300 freshmen and freshmen living in suite style housing.  USCA currently houses 968 students.

A Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field OR a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years professional experience in residence life is required.  Experience with residence life programming, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with diverse constituencies, knowledge of principles of student development, and a strong student-centered philosophy is required.

Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78602Applications review will start April 15th and continue until filled, with a starting date of July 1st 2016.  Minimum salary: $31,805 plus 2-bedroom apartment.  Women and minorities are encourage to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

USCA, with a student population of 3200, is located in Aiken, SC, and is 20 miles from Augusta, GA and an hour from Columbia, the state capital.  The Aiken area is known for its temperate climate, recreational opportunities, thoroughbred training industry, cultural events, and historic homes.


Trade Specialist III, Min. Salary $23,632 per year, University Housing - EXTENDED OPEN 

Under the direct supervision of Maintenance Supervisor, performs duties required to maintain student housing grounds and facilities.  Tasks include, but not limited to, landscaping, irrigation system repairs and upkeep, swimming pool upkeep, preventative maintenance, trash pick-up and cleaning.  Requires high school diploma and two years related work experience, or equivalency.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78736Application deadline: June 9, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Administrative Assistant, $31,366 per year, Office of Academic Affairs

The Administrative Assistant will provide confidential, administrative support to the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Responsibilities include handling all personnel functions for faculty and academic staff, coordinating the hiring process from the ad to the offer letter and assisting in the fiscal function of the office. Supervision of daily operations of the office and database management of promotion, tenure, appointment deadlines, etc. required. This position serves as the Executive Vice Chancellor’s liaison with faculty, academic unit heads, staff, students and the public. The person hired must be able to perform multiple concurrent tasks under constant interruptions and be able to work independently with little supervision. Requires a Bachelor's degree and four years of administrative experience or a high school diploma and 8 years of related experience; or equivalency.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78942Deadline for applying is June 5, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 

 

 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

 

Student Programs Specialists (2 Positions), Temporary, Part-time, Flexible Scheduling, $13-15/hour, 5-20 hrs/wk, as needed to teach programs - Ruth Patrick Science Education Center.

The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center (RPSEC) is seeking two dynamic, experienced educators with background knowledge in science and mathematics to deliver exceptional, hands-on instruction for K-12 students and adults.  Opportunities for instruction include programs at the RPSEC, the DuPont Planetarium, and outdoor field experiences. One Student Programs Specialist will focus on life science programs involving live animals, and the other Student Programs Specialist will focus on delivering planetarium programs. Both educators will be expected to learn and deliver a variety of other programs as well.

These positions require a minimum of a bachelor's degree in education or a related field. Demonstrated ability to use basic education principles and positive methods of classroom management are necessary. The specialist with the life science focus must be willing to handle and provide care for wild animals such as amphibians, reptiles and owls. The specialist with the planetarium focus must be comfortable with technology and willing to present shows for the public on some Saturday evenings. Both positions require someone with demonstrated leadership, strong public relations skills, computer competency, and outstanding organizational abilities.

These Student Programs Specialists will typically teach K-12 students between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM during normal school days on an as-needed basis. In addition, the planetarium specialist will present public shows approximately one Saturday evening per month. Both specialists will need to work occasional evenings and Saturdays when the RPSEC has special events, and they should be willing to help with program set up and clean up. The RPSEC is an exciting place to work if you have a passion for inquiry-based science education!  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78929Application deadline:  June 15, 2016. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA 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 - Communications

The Department of Communications 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 the Library (Associate Professor/Professor, 12-month, Tenure Track), Gregg-Graniteville Library

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. 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; building and sustaining strategic initiatives; participating in campus leadership functions; developing and administering the Library’s budget and resources; overseeing the development and performance of library faculty and staff; participating in the provision of reference services; 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, 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.

Required Qualifications:  Master’s degree (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-Accredited LIS Program; qualifications to meet criteria for tenure and rank of Associate Professor; minimum of seven years experience in positions of increasing responsibility, including significant supervisory, leadership, and budgetary and financial management experience; demonstrated record of academic scholarship, student-centered approach to librarianship, excellence in organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and commitment to service and teamwork.

Preferred Qualifications:  Ph.D. 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 with requirements for participation in the Federal Depository Library Program; and knowledge of current issues and trends in information literacy instruction.

Review of files will begin March 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete files will be reviewed.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77261.   In addition to the online application, send all academic transcripts and three 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.


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.