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CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

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Assistant Director of Financial Aid (Student Services Program Coordinator II), $33,395 - $42,000 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 Assistant Director of Financial Aid.  The successful candidate must have a Master's degree in Student Personnel Services or a related field and one year experience or a Bachelor's degree and three or more years of related financial aid experience, strong supervisory and interpersonal skills, keen attention to detail, familiarity with enterprise-type systems such as Banner, and literacy with MS office and PC applications. Additionally, preference will be given to those with experience in Institutional Methodology (IM), Common Origination and Disbursement (COD), and Direct Loan and Student Employment processing in Banner. Candidate must have excellent administrative, interpersonal, organizational, and communication abilities.

Duties to include:  Supervising and assisting the counseling team with reviewing the case load of financial aid applicants and assisting in the administration of federal, state, and institutional financial aid funds and services. The Assistant Director assists in providing training and support to assigned staff and ensures compliance with relevant regulatory requirements as mandated by the federal, state, and institutional governments. The Assistant Director is responsible for managing the policy and procedures related to the USC Aiken Office of Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP), responsible for overseeing and determining a student’s standing related to SAP, and works as a liaison with the University’s Financial Aid Committee on SAP Appeals. The Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing NSLDS transfer/monitoring compliance. The Assistant Director also assists with reviewing technical processes and general operations of the financial aid office.

Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74303Application Deadline: August 24, 2014.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

Student Services Program Coordinator II, $31,805 per year, Financial Aid Department

 

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 FWS/Grants Program Coordinator. 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. Preference will be given to those with experience with the Federal Pell Grant, FSEOG, and Federal Work Study programs. 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. Duties to include:  administering the Federal College Work-Study Program and providing technical and accounting support for the Federal and State Grant Programs; supervising the completion of Vocational Rehabilitation and Commission for the Blind documents and coordinate appropriate communication with other state agencies and regional USC campuses; counseling students and parents concerning all financial aid programs, debt management and budgeting; and processing and completing student aid applicant files, related to verification and data entry.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74443Application Deadline: August 24, 2014.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

Administrative Assistant, Minimum Salary $26,139 per year, Academic Success Center

 

This position provides administrative support for the Academic Success Center, including: screening and referring telephone calls; scheduling; maintain budget; updating the office website and publications; organizing and processing changes of major and/or advisor requests; maintaining office databases; assisting Academic Success Center staff with the implementation and assessment of programs and services; advise students; and resolving routine and non-routine problems by supplying accurate and complete information about policies and procedures to students, faculty, and staff.  Bachelor’s degree required. Apply online at:   https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74492. Application Deadline:  August 17, 2014. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 

Statistical & Research Analyst II, Minimum $28,752 per year, School of Education

 

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=74386Application deadline:  July 28, 2014.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

Systems Engineer (Systems Programmer I), Minimum Salary $39,842 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.

 

 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

 

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.
 

 

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS 

 

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.

Instructors of Nursing

Two full-time, non-tenure track BSN faculty positions (Instructor) at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing, beginning August 2014.  Minimum qualifications:  Master’s degree in nursing; possession of/eligible for an unencumbered South Carolina and Georgia nursing license.  Licenses must be obtained by August 1, 2014.  Preference for applicants with medical-surgical and psychiatric nursing experience; recent teaching and clinical experience 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.

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=73409.  Send transcripts of academic work and three letters of recommendation to Maureen Bravo, Chair; Faculty Search Committee; USC Aiken; 471 University Parkway; Aiken, S.C. 29801.  Email: maureenb@usca.eduReview of completed applications begins immediately and continues until position 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.