Employment Opportunities


CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

 

Enrollment Counselor (Student Services Program Coordinator I), $26,988 per year, Office of Admissions

The Enrollment Counselor maintains primary responsibility for the recruitment, admission, and enrollment growth. Represents USC Aiken in order to increase enrollment by recruiting new students by utilizing CRM, student information system, territory management, and all available resources. Increases prospects and family visits to campus, and creates additional student applications for admission. Counsels prospective students/parents as well as high school guidance counselors and administrators. Advises, recruits, and trains members of student admissions ambassador organizations.  Coordinates yield activities for Admissions Office and staff.  Contributes as part of a results driven team of enrollment management officers.

Bachelor's degree required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Must have working knowledge of various Microsoft Office suite software (Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, and the ability to balance priorities are necessary.  Preferred qualifications include experience in supervision of volunteers, experience with CRM and student information systems, enrollment related recruitment, and management of technology. Experience in giving public presentations, involvement in university student organizations is highly valued.  Extensive domestic travel along with night and weekend hours are an essential part of this position.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81026Application deadline:  June 1, 2017.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Director of Student Life – Diversity Initiatives, Student Services Program Coordinator II, Minimum Salary $ 32,838 per year

USCA seeks an Assistant Director of Student Life – Diversity Initiatives to create a comprehensive multicultural program for the campus community.  Initiates and coordinates special cultural activities and programs with various campus constituencies throughout the year to increase awareness of multicultural perspectives throughout the university community.  Provides assistance to students on a variety of personal, academic, vocational, and related issues. Directs mentoring program including hiring, training and supervising mentors. Serves as advisor/resource to several annual traditional events student planning groups and serves on campus-wide planning committees.  Includes the supervision of student employees.  Masters degree in Student Personnel Services or related field, OR bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience.is required.  Some evening and weekend work required.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81056Application Deadline:  June 4, 2017.  For more information, e-mail Ahmed Samaha, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Life, at ahmeds@usca.edu or call (803) 641-3411.  USCA is an AA/EOE.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 


Trades Specialist V, Salary $39,405 to $45,000 depending on qualifications, Operations - Extended Deadline

Requires a high school diploma and 8 years professional experience in a specialized trades area; or in diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity. Preferred qualifications include: previous supervisor experience, HVAC certifications, and/or Facility manager certifications.  Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on

mechanical, electrical & HVAC equipment for USC Aiken. Performs maintenance as required to include, but not limited to, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and general maintenance. Assists physical plant director with daily operation, utility management, and work management on campus.  Hours are 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Requires heavy lifting and possible overtime.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80915.   Application Deadline:  June 5, 2017.  USCA is an AA/EOE.   Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 

 


General Maintenance Technician, (Trades Specialist IV) Minimum Salary $32,385/year, Operations - Extended Deadline

Requires a high school diploma and five years related work experience.  Experience in HVAC and electrical troubleshooting and repair preferred.  Position will perform a variety of preventive/corrective maintenance tasks on HVAC systems, motors and other electrical equipment, will make repairs on plumbing and perform locksmith duties (i.e. cutting keys and re-keying cores), and other duties as assigned.  Routine work hours are 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday. Position requires heavy lifting & possible overtime.  Apply on line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80916Application Deadline:  June 5, 2017.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


 

Administrative Specialist I (Switchboard Operator), $18,229/yr, Computer Services

 High school diploma and 1 year related experience, or equivalency. Will serve as a switchboard operator for the USC Aiken campus. Must be able to operate an Avaya console or compatible; must possess a pleasant speaking voice and have excellent verbal communication skills; must be able to follow oral and written instructions; and must be able to use a computer and assorted software packages (i.e. Microsoft Office). Higher Education experience is desirable.  Additional duties will include data entry, filing and other clerical duties assigned by supervisor. Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80745Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


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

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=80174Applications accepted until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

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. Doug Kuck, Chair, Department of Sociology, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. E-mail: dougk@usca.edu Ph.: 803-641-3210. 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 

 

Documents Librarian (Twelve month, non-tenure track, Instructor of Library Science) - Library

Responsibilities:  Manage federal and state documents collection; provide reference services for government documents collections and the main library collections; participate actively in the information literacy instruction program and collection development; plan and update relevant library research guides; participate actively in Library and campus planning and governance through committee service; some supervisory responsibilities. Minimum Qualifications:  Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program; experience in the use of traditional and Web-based library resources; strong commitment in public service and teamwork; ability to work collaboratively; 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 and knowledge of and experience with reference, library instruction, and collection development; knowledge of assessment trends, knowledge of best practices in academic libraries; evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in library and information science.

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=80820.  Send three letters of recommendation to Professor Deborah Tritt, Chair, Documents Librarian Search Committee, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 290801.  Email:  deboraht@usca.eduReview of completed applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  USCA seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding community.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply USCA is an AA/EOE.

 


Assistant Professor of Nursing

One full-time, 9 month, faculty position (Assistant Professor, tenure track) at the University of South Carolina Aiken School of Nursing beginning January 2018.  Qualifications:  Doctorate in nursing, education, or related discipline, possession of/ eligible for unencumbered South Carolina and Georgia nursing licenses.  Licenses must be obtained by January 2018. Individuals with nursing academic experience encouraged to apply. Recent teaching, teaching in theoretical/writing courses, clinical instruction experience, women’s health experience, and online teaching desirable.  Experience in and ability to teach in a variety of different courses preferred.  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. 

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80826. 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.edu.  Review of completed applications begins immediately 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 of Engineering

Full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in Engineering to begin August 2017 at the University of South Carolina Aiken. Exceptional candidates will be eager to help implement the new B.S. degree in Industrial Process Engineering and will hold a Ph.D. in Industrial, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering with specializations relevant to traditional or emerging areas. The person selected will pursue excellence in teaching lecture and laboratory courses throughout the undergraduate curriculum, and participate in campus, departmental and professional service. Scholarship/consulting is also expected at a level appropriate for an undergraduate institution—ideally to include undergraduate students. Housed in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, this new program enjoys wide-ranging support from local industries and is preparing for initial ABET accreditation. Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 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.

Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=80667 and include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research/consulting plans, contact info for three professional references, and unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Applications accepted until position is filled. 

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


 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.


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.