Classified Positions

Administrative Assistant, Maximum Salary $27,527 per year, USCA Departments of Campus Recreation and Wellness & Exercise Science

The Administrative Assistant will provide support to the operation of two departments. The person hired must be able to interact with co-workers, supervisors, departmental faculty, students, and the public in a positive manner and be able to work independently with little supervision.  Overall duties for both departments include:  processes hiring paperwork including liaison between Human Resources and the departments; administers payroll; oversees purchasing requisitions, credit card purchases and business transactions including deposits; maintains budget spreadsheets and reconciles monthly; and schedules all rooms within 25Live software.  Duties for just Exercise and Sport Science include:  maintains faculty contracts and student progress reports, screens student course prerequisites; and assists the Department Chair with purchases and the budget, records department meeting minutes, and performs other duties as assigned by the Department Chair. Duties for just the Department of Campus Recreation & Wellness include:  manages student employee and cardiac patient files; point of contract for entry into the cardiac rehab program; provides updates to web master to maintain departmental web page; schedules student employees for events on campus including information fairs, admissions events, orientations and other special events on campus; and point of contact for business operation software for the department.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree, or a high school diploma and 4 years of related experience; or equivalency. Employee must be self-directed and able to work independently, possess excellent oral, written, communication, and organizational skills; have the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff; and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/69291.  Salary is non-negotiable. Application Deadline: October 24, 2019.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Director, Network Systems Administrator I, Minimum Salary $60,279 (Salary commensurate with experience), USC Aiken Computer Services Division

The Director, Network Systems Administrator will plan, direct and manage development and growth of network systems and technology infrastructure. They will provide technical leadership, guidance and support and serve as chief technical consultant and system architect. They will also research, design and develop new technologies, lead, develop and manage technology projects, plan, implement and support disaster recovery of mission critical systems and manage overall network and systems operations on a 7 day-a-week, 24 hour-a-day, and 365 day-a-year basis. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and 6 years of experience in designing, implementing and maintaining desktop, virtual and network operating systems and network operations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience is required. Experience the Active Directory, Windows, Windows Server, Office 365, Cisco, TCP/IP and two years supervisory experience also required. Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/68037.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Law Enforcement Officer I, $36,000-$42,000 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, USCA University Police

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/postings/67849.  Applications accepted until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


TEMPORARY POSITIONS

 

Adjunct Online Faculty: Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Institution: University of South Carolina Aiken

Location: Online/Remote

Category: Faculty – Mathematical Sciences - Computer Science

Posted: 7/19/2019

Type: Adjunct/Part-Time

Salary: $2000-$2500 USD Per Course

The University of South Carolina Aiken’s Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking applicants to teach cybersecurity courses online. Specifically, for Fall 2019, applicants should be able to teach a course titled “Introduction to Information Security”.

Faculty Expectations:

Providing virtual assistance to students by appointment and virtual attendance at a limited number of faculty or committee meetings. 
Expectations for online faculty include frequent online interaction with students. Replies to student inquiries and other feedback/grades must be delivered within 24-48 hours. 

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree or at least 18 credit hours of graduate work in the discipline.
Online Teaching Experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Computer Science with certifications in cybersecurity

Able to provide a sample of recent online course evaluation results.

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/61972. In addition to completing the online application, please upload a copy of the following to complete your application packet: cover letter, CV, unofficial copies of your transcripts, and list of 3 references with contact information.  Review of complete application materials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

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


Adjunct Faculty – USCA School of Business Administration 

The University of South Carolina Aiken School of Business Administration is seeking adjunct faculty qualified to teach in any of the following areas: accounting, economics, finance, management, statistics/analytics/information systems.  Please note:  This is for an on-campus teaching position.  

Minimum Qualifications

•PhD in Business, DBA, doctorate or master’s degree in field related to the assigned course. 

•If teaching economics, applicant should possess a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Economics.
•Able to qualify as having both the appropriate academic degree and a sustained level of either professional experience or scholarly activity.

Preferred Qualifications

A doctoral degree in the field related to one’s teaching is preferred, but not required. Professional experience is preferred, but not required in all cases.

Pay Rate:

$2500 per course for doctoral degree holders ($2000 if teaching 200-level Economics or $2,000 if teaching with a Master’s degree)

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/42717.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  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. 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. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ph: 803-641-3446. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Part-Time (Adjunct) Faculty – USC Aiken Department of Communication

The Department of Communication seeks qualified individuals interested in teaching on a part-time temporary basis. We seek individuals qualified to teach public speaking and/or interpersonal communication. This is for face-to-face instruction.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree, including at least 18 graduate credit hours in communication, is required, but a related degree and sustained professional experience will be considered.

Pay is per course, and is $2,000 for those teaching with a Master’s degree.

Please submit a cover letter, vitae, names and contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Bing Han, Chair, Interim Department of Communication, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Ph.: 803-641-3530. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Political Science – Comparative Politics & International Relations

The Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in comparative politics and international relations, beginning August 16, 2020. Responsibilities include teaching typically two or three sections of an undergraduate introductory survey in comparative politics or international relations, and one or two undergraduate upper level courses per semester, using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level. In addition, successful candidates for the position will be expected to produce research and productive scholarship and, after the first year, advise students, as well as perform service to the department, university, profession, and community. The department seeks a scholar broadly trained in non-Western comparative politics and international relations and capable of teaching courses in both. While specific research subfield specialization is open, we would welcome a candidate specializing in gender issues, transboundary issues, and/or cyber security studies. Ph.D. in Political Science or related discipline is required; in hand is preferred but advanced ABD will be considered with evidence of degree completion by August 15, 2020. Evidence of productive scholarship or research potential is necessary. Successful candidates will demonstrate teaching excellence as instructor of record in courses on comparative politics and/or international relations. Experience teaching courses in both subfields will be preferred.

Applicants must complete the online application at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/68363, and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, a sample syllabus for an undergraduate class in comparative politics or international relations, contact information for three references and statement of teaching philosophy. Please direct questions to Sarah Young or Matthew Thornburg, search committee co-chairs, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Additional materials may be sought from some candidates as the search progresses. Application deadline: November 1, 2019.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or protected veteran status.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History - US

The Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in American History, beginning August 16, 2020. The department seeks broadly trained candidates prepared to teach both American history surveys; upper level-courses in their area of specialization; and rotating courses including The Historian’s Craft, the Senior Capstone, and South Carolina history. Candidate should specialize in post-1865 American history and should not duplicate existing department strengths. Candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and the potential for productive scholarship.  By the time of application, candidates must have PhD in History or evidence of completion of all requirements; degree must be conferred by August 15, 2020.  Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load (typically two preps per semester) using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level; research and productive scholarship; and after the first year, student advisement as well as service to the department, university, and the broader community. 

Applicants must complete the online application at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/68357, and upload a cover letter, curricula vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, a syllabus for United States History from 1865, and a syllabus for an upper-division United States History class. Three letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Elizabeth Georgian, History Department, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29803. Complete applications received by November 15 will receive full consideration.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or protected veteran status.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.


TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY CLINICAL/COUNSELING POSITION: The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Clinical/Counseling Psychology to begin August 16, 2020.  The position requires an earned doctorate by the time of appointment, with candidates expected to become licensed in SC. The area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates with a child, multicultural, or veteran focus in their research and/or clinical expertise. Duties include graduate and undergraduate teaching, supervision of master’s theses, participation in the training of master’s-level practitioners, and supervision of practicum and internships. Candidates should be committed to promoting a liberal arts education through undergraduate and graduate instruction using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level, and to developing a program of research to support master’s-level theses. The Psychology Department is MPCAC accredited and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, a Master of Science degree in applied clinical psychology, and is equipped with modern laboratory, teaching, clinic, and computer facilities.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application and submit the items listed below online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/68011.

• Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position

• Curriculum vitae

• Three current letters of recommendation

• Unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts

 

Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit:

• Names and contact information for three professional references

• Official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts

Please direct questions/letters of recommendation to Dr. Jane Stafford, Psychology Department, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

USC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or protected veteran status.

USC Aiken, a senior institution of the University of South Carolina System and home to approximately 3,700 students, consistently ranks as one of the top comprehensive, public institutions in the South by U.S. News and World Report, having achieved the number one ranking in 14 of the past 19 years. A 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 36 states and 38 countries. Situated on 450 acres, USC Aiken is located thirty minutes from Augusta, GA (home of the Masters Tournament and Fort Gordon, new home of US Army Cyber Command), one hour from Columbia, SC, and within three hours of Charleston, SC, coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.


Instruction and Reference Librarian (Tenure Track)

The Gregg-Graniteville Library at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applicants to be the Instruction and Reference Librarian, a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will participate in reference desk staffing, library instruction, and collection development, and they will serve as a librarian liaison to academic programs at USC Aiken.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participating in a robust library instruction program that handles 200+ instruction requests and workshops per academic year
  • Providing online and in-person reference services to campus and community patrons
  • Serving as a liaison to USC Aiken academic programs
  • Meeting campus guidelines for promotion and tenure, including the areas of teaching/librarianship (including the potential for teaching for-credit courses); research and scholarship; and service to the library, the campus, the profession, and the community

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies
  • Strong commitment to public service
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of trends and best practices in academic libraries
  • Ability to teach in a variety of settings and formats
  • Commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion, and belonging

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • MLIS/MLS from an institution accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent by the start date

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Instruction experience
  • Reference experience
  • Liaison experience
  • Evidence of original research/scholarship

 

Other Information

  • This is a 12 month, 37.5 week appointment with accrued sick and annual leave; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The successful candidate must have an MLIS/MLS from an institution accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent by the start date. Completed applications received by September 23rd will receive full consideration. For more information, please contact Ms. Brandy Horne (search committee chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system, located just 20 minutes from Augusta, GA, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study.  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. USCA has consistently ranked among top 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.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/64450 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of philosophy of librarianship; d) unofficial transcripts; e) three letters of recommendation. Finalist will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts.

The University of South Carolina Aiken is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the nondiscrimination policy.


Instructor of Library Science - Twelve-month (Non-tenure Track). USC Aiken’s Gregg-Graniteville Library

Responsibilities: Manage Federal and State documents collections; provide reference services for government documents and the main library collections; participate actively in Information Literacy Instruction program and collection development; serve as a departmental liaison; create and update relevant Library research guides; participate actively in Library and campus governance through committee service; supervise student workers.

Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent; experience in the use of traditional and web-based library resources; strong commitment to public service; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; familiarity with information technology and its applications in an academic setting.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with government documents collections; experience with reference services, library instruction, and collection development; knowledge of assessment trends and best practices in academic libraries and commitment to remaining current in the field.

Other Information: This is a 12 month, 37.5 hours a week appointment with accrued sick and annual leave; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate must have an MLIS/MLS from an institution accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent by the start date.  Completed applications received by July 8th will receive full consideration. For more information, please contact Professor Deborah Tritt Harmon (search committee chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system, located just 20 minutes from Augusta, GA, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study.  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. USCA has consistently ranked among top 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.

Apply online at: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/58787 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of philosophy of librarianship; d) unofficial transcripts; e) three letters of recommendation. Finalist will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE. 


Assistant Professor of Computer Science (with emphasis in Cybersecurity)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in computer science with a focus on cybersecurity to begin August 16, 2019.

USC Aiken maintains a close working relationship with Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), and the university’s new B.S. degree program in applied computer science with a concentration in cybersecurity is the result of collaboration with SRNL and other companies in the region. The faculty member in this position will take a key role in shaping the curriculum and growing our relationship with SRNL. 

Requirements: (1) Ph.D. (by August 16, 2019) in computer science with expertise in cybersecurity; (2) potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level; and (3) evidence of productive scholarship. Successful candidates will have the qualifications for and interests in teaching a wide range of cybersecurity related courses such as secure software development, hacking techniques, cyber defense & digital forensics, information security, operating systems, and cryptography. The successful candidate will also be able to develop faculty-student research projects and strengthen relationships with local industries (e.g. SRNL, US Army Cyber Center of Excellence (located 30 miles away at Fort Gordon), EDTS, Unisys). Faculty normally teach 12 hours per semester. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

To apply, please complete online application at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/54017 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement; e) unofficial graduate transcripts; f) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalist will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact Dr. Yilian Zhang (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Dr. Thomas Reid (search committee co-chair) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system, located just 20 minutes from Augusta, GA, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study.  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. USCA has consistently ranked among top 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.

University of South Carolina Aiken is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 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 online. No paper applications will be accepted.