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.  Application Deadline:  September 11, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Accountant/Financial Analyst I, $29,686 per year,  University Advancement Office

As a member of the University Advancement team, this position is responsible for processing gifts, daily batches, coordinating acknowledgement of gifts, conducting donor/prospect research, and updating development/alumni database. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Must possess excellent computer skills in word processing and database management.  Must have ability to effectively plan and organize daily financial reports and gift batches, and prioritize task completion according to schedule and goals; the ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public; and the ability to maintain concentration and perform multiple concurrent tasks under constant interruption. Requires an Associate’s degree and at least three years’ experience working in a business or accounting environment, and must possess knowledge of basic accounting/bookkeeping principles.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79533Application Deadline:  August 31, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Administrative Specialist II, $24,400 per year, Office of Academic Affairs

The Administrative Specialist will provide administrative support for the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs including support for the Dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering, the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the Director of Sponsored Research, and the Director of the Honors Program.  Administrative support includes (but is not limited to) providing assistance and academic information to faculty, staff, and students; maintaining the Dean’s schedule; making travel arrangements for the Dean; serving as office receptionist; processing mail; maintaining and purchasing supplies.  Maintains Office of Academic Affairs website.  Requires a Bachelor's degree, or a high school diploma and 4 years of related experience; or equivalency.  Bachelor’s preferred.  Web page design/editing experience preferred.  Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Access and database management is required. Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79563Deadline for applying is September 1, 2016.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Executive Director (Administrative Manager II), Minimum $59,161/Year, Office of External Programs, Continuing Education and Conferences  

The Executive Director is charged with the management of USC Aiken’s efforts to assess need, originate budget, plan, implement, and evaluate external programs, continuing education and conferencing to ensure program success and maximize revenue generation. These activities include collaborating with campus constituents, administration, industry and businesses, non-profits, and the general public, to make USC Aiken a leading provider of educational, cultural and conferencing activities in the community, by providing an array of programs for professional advancement, youth education and summer camps, personal enrichment, professional licensing credit, domestic and international travel, entertainment, and continuing education.  Included in this responsibility is the oversight of the USC Aiken Convocation Center, a 3,500 seat multi-purpose venue with rentable space that is often used for University and Community events. Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree and 3 years or Bachelor's degree and 5 years related experience in business, public administration or administrative services.  Must have good communication skills, be customer oriented, and have significant experience in event planning.  Preference will be given to applicants with experience managing continuing education programs. Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=79595.   Application deadline:  September 15, 2016.  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 - 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 

 

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.