Classified Positions

Administrative Assistant, $31,242 per year, USC Aiken 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 3 years of progressively responsible clerical, secretarial or administrative experience, or high school diploma and 7 years of progressively responsible clerical, secretarial or administrative experience. Apply on-line at:https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/59088Deadline for applying is June 23, 2019. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary $32,838 per year, USCA University Housing and Residence Life

The University of South Carolina Aiken seeks an Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life 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 320 students in a suite 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/postings/58707.  Application deadline: June 23, 2019. Minimum salary: $32,838 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.


Media Resources Consultant, Minimum $32,838, USCA Instructional Services

Requires hands-on and detailed working knowledge of a professional broadcast studio, video design principles, digital media design software and hardware. Skilled in the operation of photographic, lighting, media streaming and video equipment. Requires expert-level knowledge and understanding of related video hardware (DSLR & Digital camcorders) and software. Substantial experience in digital video and audio content development. Ability to communicate orally, visually and in writing. Must have the ability to form productive, collaborate relationships with colleagues and clients and communicate effectively with faculty, staff and students. In-depth knowledge of MacIntosh OS X along with production software including Adobe CC Premiere Pro, After Effects, Encore, Photoshop, Audition, Apple Motion 5, Quicktime Pro, Keynote 5, Final Cut X, Sonic Fire Pro 5, Microsoft Office Suite 2011, and Toast Titanium is required.  Bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience, or high school diploma and 7 years related experience. Candidates will be required to submit broadcast quality production samples they have personally produced.  Deadline to apply: June 16, 2019.  Apply on-line at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/57967.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Regional Enrollment Counselor – Atlanta/North-Central Florida (Student Services Program Coordinator I), $28,337 per year, USCA Office of Admissions

The Office of Admissions at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a Regional Enrollment Counselor to represent the university to prospective out-of-state students, as well as their parents, and high school guidance counselors while operating within assigned region. This position will cover recruitment for Greater Atlanta (GA) and North/Central Florida.  It is a requirement that the person in this role must live in the Metro Atlanta area.

The Regional Enrollment Counselor plays a key role in helping the Office of Admissions to recruit, admit, and enroll prospective students to increase university enrollment and profile.  The Regional Enrollment Counselor extensively uses technology (CRM, Enterprise, and Microsoft products) to maximize admissions applications and enrollment.  Additionally, this position is responsible to build relations with students, families, school counselors, and others who may become part of the USC Aiken community.  This position contributes as part of a results-driven team of enrollment management officers and maintains and extensive travel schedule and works evenings and weekends, as required.

The selected candidate must be a self-starter, able to work independently from remote office location while also functioning as part of the larger USC Aiken Admissions team. Must provide exemplary customer service and display enthusiasm about the University. 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree and one year related experience in a student services field.  Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, working knowledge of various Microsoft Office suite software (Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher), ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, and ability to balance priorities. Preferred requirements include: Experience with CRM and student information systems, enrollment related recruitment, and management of technology.  Public presentations skills, experience in university enrollment/admissions, ability to work with performance data/metrics and goal setting. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/57298Applications 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, 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/52869.  Applications 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, 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/52659.  Applications accepted until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology 

The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a one-year, nine-month position to begin August 16, 2019. A Ph.D. in clinical, counseling or educational psychology is required by the start date. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses depending on area of expertise. USC Aiken is a senior institution of the University of South Carolina with modern laboratory, teaching, clinic, and computer facilities. The Psychology Department is MPCAC accredited and offers a Master of Science in clinical psychology degree. USC Aiken is consistently ranked as one of the top public comprehensive colleges in the South by US News and World Reports. To learn more about our department and university, visit:  http://www.usca.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/55178 and also upload your CV and a separate cover letter. Please also send letters of recommendation to Dr. Jane Stafford, Psychology Department, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC, 29801. 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. Charmaine Wilson, Chair, 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.: 803-641-3546. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.


 

UNCLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Assistant Professor of Accounting – USC Aiken School of Business Administration

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting position (starting date August 16, 2019).  Candidates must be willing and qualified to teach accounting at the undergraduate and graduate level and be willing to teach and develop online accounting courses.  This is a 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications are encouraged to apply.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Courses are taught on the USC Aiken campus located in Aiken, South Carolina.  Other courses are taught online in support of the USC Aiken Palmetto College concentration in Accounting and the USC Aiken MBA.  The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) per semester when teaching undergraduate courses, and 9 credit hours when teaching one or more graduate courses.  Evidence of teaching effectiveness is preferred.  Online teaching experience is preferred, but not required.  USC Aiken School of Business online teaching faculty must complete an online teaching certification course, unless the faculty member already possesses similar credentials.

Candidates must be willing to serve, as assigned, on both USC Aiken committees and USC Aiken School of Business Administration (SOBA) committees.  Service engagements in the local community related to the faculty member’s professional area of expertise are expected in accordance with AACSB engagement and impact guidelines.  The position requires the academic advising of USC Aiken students. 

Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy SOBA guidelines for AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification. 

A senior institution of the University of South Carolina System, USC Aiken ranks as the number one comprehensive, public institution in the South by U.S. News and World Report for 2019.  This distinction has been achieved in 14 of the past 18 years.  USC Aiken was also recognized in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual list of Great Colleges to Work For in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Situated on 450 acres, with an enrollment of 3,600 students, USC Aiken is located one hour from Columbia, SC and thirty minutes from Augusta, GA. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.  Aiken is located within three hours of Charleston, SC and coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains.  Learn more about USCA at www.usca.edu.

The School of Business Administration at USC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 16 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions.  The School enrolls over 700 students and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as an MBA.  Learn more about the School of Business at www.usca.edu/soba.

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/59085.

  • Employment Application
  • Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts

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

  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • Official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts

Please direct questions to Mick Fekula, Dean, School of Business Administration, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 803-641-3340.

USC Aiken is strongly committed to increasing diversity, and is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.


Assistant Professor of Management – USC Aiken School of Business Administration

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Management position (starting date: August 16, 2019).  Candidates must be willing and qualified to teach upper level undergraduate and MBA courses in strategic management, management, and other business-related fields in both traditional and online settings. This is a 9-month full-time teaching, research and service position.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications will be considered.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Courses are taught on the USC Aiken campus located in Aiken, South Carolina.  Other courses are taught online in support of the USC Aiken Palmetto College concentration in Management and the USC Aiken MBA.  The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours (four courses) per semester when teaching undergraduate courses, and 9 credit hours when teaching one or more graduate courses.  Evidence of teaching effectiveness is preferred.  Online teaching experience is preferred, but not required.  USC Aiken School of Business online teaching faculty must complete an online teaching certification course, unless the faculty member already possesses similar credentials.

Candidates must be willing to serve, as assigned, on both USC Aiken committees and USC Aiken School of Business Administration (SOBA) committees.  Service engagements in the local community related to the faculty member’s professional area of expertise are expected in accordance with AACSB engagement and impact guidelines.  The position requires the academic advising of USC Aiken students. 

Candidates must demonstrate the potential or ability to conduct scholarly research of sufficient quality and quantity to satisfy SOBA guidelines for AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) qualification. 

A senior institution of the University of South Carolina System, USC Aiken ranks as the number one comprehensive, public institution in the South by U.S. News and World Report for 2019.  This distinction has been achieved in 14 of the past 18 years.  USC Aiken was also recognized in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual list of Great Colleges to Work For in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Situated on 450 acres, with an enrollment of 3,600 students, USC Aiken is located one hour from Columbia, SC and thirty minutes from Augusta, GA. Aiken is noted for its famous thoroughbred horses, numerous parks and golf courses, wonderful weather, spacious avenues, and stately homes.  Aiken is located within three hours of Charleston, SC and coastal beaches, and the Appalachian Mountains.  Learn more about USC Aiken at www.USCA.edu.

The School of Business Administration at USC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 16 full-time faculty members, and maintains five endowed faculty positions.  The School enrolls over 700 students and offers undergraduate business concentrations in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as an MBA.  Learn more about the School of Business at www.USC Aiken.edu/soba.

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/59062.

  • Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts

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

  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Names and contact information for three professional references
  • Official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts

Please direct questions to Mick Fekula, Dean, School of Business Administration, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 803-641-3340.

USC Aiken is strongly committed to increasing diversity and is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. 


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.


Instruction and Reference Librarian with emphasis in Emerging Technologies (Tenure Track) – Deadline Extended

 

The Gregg-Graniteville Library at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applicants to be the Instruction and Reference Librarian with emphasis in Emerging Technologies, a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin July or August 2019.  The successful candidate will be the librarian liaison to the STEM programs at USCA and participate in reference desk staffing, library instruction, and collection development.

Responsibilities include:

·         Providing library instruction and reference services as part of the instruction and reference team

·         Serving as liaison to USC Aiken STEM programs

·         Leading the technology team, investigating, recommending, and implementing new technologies.

·         Serving as the administrator for the library website and Springshare products, such as LibGuides, LibChat, and LibCal.

·         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

Minimum Qualifications

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

·         Experience or coursework in emerging technologies

·         Demonstrated Interest in STEM

Preferred Qualifications

·         Experience or degree in a STEM field

·         Instruction experience

·         Reference experience

·         Liaison experience

·         Familiarity with STEM-specific resources

·         Project management 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, experience or coursework in emerging technologies, and a demonstrated interest in STEM.  Completed applications received by April 8th will receive full consideration. For more information, please contact Ms. Brandy Horne (search committee chair) atThis 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/53229 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 Communication - University of South Carolina Aiken

The Department of Communication at the University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 16, 2019. 

We seek an individual with

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate communication courses.
  • Ability to teach, create, and/or redesign classes in small group communication and/or organizational communication.
  • Interest in small group and/or organizational communication theory and research.
  • Ability, as needed, to support general education courses in public speaking and/or interpersonal communication.
  • Ability, as needed, to support core communication courses for the major, as well as, our minor in Leadership Communication.
  • Experience in service-learning, community-based learning or other high impact pedagogies.
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth of students, including communication competence, written and oral skills, and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to provide conscientious academic advisement, work well with colleagues and community members, engage in scholarly activity, and provide service to the university, community and/or profession.
  • Experience in teaching or research related to the department’s new program focus on Communication and Digital Arts is of interest.

Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Preference given to candidates with communication degrees.

The Department of Communication offers the B.A. degree along with two minors. We serve approximately 150 majors. Our curriculum includes eight core courses and a required capstone internship experience, and is designed to challenge students to understand, integrate and apply theories and principles from both speech and mass communication areas. We emphasize critical thinking and problem solving skills.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in 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. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report's guide "America's Best Colleges." The 2019 distinction marks USC Aiken's 21st consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 14th time in first place. USC Aiken pumps $281 million into the local economy every year, and was listed among the 2016 Great Colleges to Work For. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has eleven NCAA Division II Athletic programs. The City of Aiken is best noted as a cultural and horse community. Visit: www.usca.edu

Apply on-line at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/48340 and submit via the job portal a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, full contact information for at least three references, and evidence of effective teaching (statement of teaching philosophy, peer observation, student evaluations, syllabi, etc.). Please direct questions to Ms. Elizabeth Webb, search chair, Department of Communication, USCA, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional documentation will be solicited as needed. Review of applications will begin February 1 and continue until the position is filled.  

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decision for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or protected veteran status. 


Assistant Professor of Spanish - Spanish Peninsular Literatures and Cultures

The University of South Carolina, Aiken, a senior institution in the University of South Carolina system, seeks candidates for Assistant Professor of Spanish (Tenure-track), beginning August 16, 2019. Required: minimum earned Ph.D. in Spanish with a specialization in Spanish Peninsular Literatures and Cultures in hand by August 16, 2019. The ability to teach Basic Italian Courses is desired and as well, preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge of and experience in teaching Spanish to English and English to Spanish translation studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 3/3 load of undergraduate courses in Spanish which can include specialized courses in Spanish such as Spanish for Medical Personnel and/or Spanish for Business. The candidate must demonstrate strong evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarly potential and native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in 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. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report's guide "America's Best Colleges." The 2019 distinction marks USC Aiken's 21st consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 14th time in first place. USC Aiken pumps $281 million into the local economy every year, and was listed among the 2016 Great Colleges to Work For. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has eleven NCAA Division II Athletic programs. The City of Aiken is best noted as a cultural and horse community. Visit: www.usca.edu

Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/46459 and also send complete dossier including letter of application, current CV, three recent letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts and documented evidence of teaching excellence and scholarship to Dr. Timothy Ashton, Chair-Spanish Search Committee, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to Dr. Ashton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decision for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or protected veteran status. 


Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education & Voice)

The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Music (tenure-track) beginning August 2019. Ph.D. or D.M.A. required by time of appointment. Primary responsibilities include administration of the music education degree, coordination and supervision of student teachers, teaching elementary/general music methods, and private voice instruction. Secondary teaching responsibilities may be assigned in related areas of expertise.  The ideal candidate is an artist and teacher with significant training in elementary music pedagogies.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2018, and continues until the position is filled.  Applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/42210  and submit the following documents:  1) curriculum vitae; 2) statement of teaching philosophy; 3) an unofficial copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; 4) and three current letters of reference.  Reference letters may be sent to Dr. Joel Scraper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or mailed to the chair at:  USCA Etherredge Center for the Fine & Performing Arts, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina 29801. Do not send audio or video recordings or other supporting materials at this time. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken has been ranked in the top three public baccalaureate colleges in the South for 20 consecutive years 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 2012 and 2013 “Best Place to Work” designation, with top honors for collaborative governance.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.


Assistant Professor of Spanish (Tenure-track) 

The University of South Carolina, Aiken, a senior institution in the University of South Carolina system, seeks candidates for Assistant Professor of Spanish (Tenure-track), beginning August 16, 2019.  Required: minimum earned Ph.D. in Spanish with a specialization in Latin American Literature in hand by August 16, 2019. The ability to teach Basic Italian Courses is desired and as well, preference will be given to applicants who have knowledge of and experience in teaching Spanish to English and English to Spanish translation studies.   The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 3/3 load of undergraduate courses in Spanish which can include specialized courses in Spanish such as Spanish for Medical Personnel and/or Spanish for Business. The candidate must demonstrate strong evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarly potential and native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in 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. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2019 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 21st consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 14th time in first place. USC Aiken pumps $281 million into the local economy every year, and was listed among the 2016 Great Colleges to Work For. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries.  USC Aiken has eleven NCAA Division II Athletic programs.  The City of Aiken is best noted as a cultural and horse community. Visit:  www.usca.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 17, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/41790.  Also, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and documented evidence of teaching excellence and scholarship online.  Please have three recent letters of recommendation sent to: MS Adrienne Banko, Chair-Spanish Search Committee, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Questions may be directed to MS Banko at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  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 online. No paper applications will be accepted.