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Employment Opportunities

Human Resources

The search for the next Chancellor of USC Aiken has completed. Meet Dr. Daniel Heimmermann.

USC Aiken seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty and staff consistent with our diverse student body and the diversity in the surrounding community.  

All positions have to be applied for online. Paper applications will not be accepted.


Staff Positions

Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management (VCEM)

USC Aiken seeks applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management (VCEM).  The VCEM will provide strategic leadership and management to the Associate Vice Chancellor, directors, staff, and processes involved in enrollment management, including the offices of Enrollment Services, Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, and the Transfer Center. The VCEM reports directly to the Chancellor and is a member of the senior leadership team. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2022.

Core Duties include:

  • Serves as the chief enrollment officer, leading the development of the university-wide vision and strategy for enrollment management.  Leads the implementation of the university strategic enrollment plan to ensure undergraduate and graduate student enrollment goals are met.
  • Leads and manages enrollment management division in support of the enrollment strategies and student success agenda. Identifies and evaluates trends in enrollment, utilizing data in efforts to advise the leadership team and to determine when alternative strategies are needed to meet enrollment goals.  Regularly reports enrollment data to campus leadership.
  • Leads the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of all new student enrollment initiatives to include coordination with Marketing, Student Life, Business Services, Institutional Effectiveness, and academic areas to track prospective students from recruitment through the admission and financial aid processes to registration for classes.
  • Provides strategic leadership in the use of university funds and state/federal financial aid to enhance enrollment.  Develops strategies for utilization of scholarship funds to enroll new and returning students.
  • Work collaboratively with Academic Affairs and Student Affairs and other departments as needed to promote student retention strategies and practices that will support university enrollment goals and student success.  Along with the Office of Academic Affairs and the college deans, monitor program enrollments and offer program suggestions and the implementation of marketing, recruitment, retention, scholarship, program, and course strategies.  
  • Develops and executes enrollment marketing strategies; working in collaboration with the Office of Marketing and Communication so that compelling and consistent messaging is applied to all enrollment-oriented print publications, web and other electronic communications, and advertising media; and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • perform effectively in a highly competitive environment.
  • have knowledge of best practices in recruiting and enrolling students.
  • have substantial experience working in higher education enrollment management and a record of success in meeting enrollment goals.
  • be comfortable with institutional complexity and be skilled at introducing sustainable change at multiple levels.
  • Have knowledge of national enrollment and market trends, awareness of cutting-edge strategies, and mastery of demographic information.
  • be proficient with customer relationship management (CRM) and student information systems and experience in using communication technologies to recruit and enroll students.
  • have exceptional planning, budgeting and organizational skills
  • analyze data and review options to determine best strategy.
  • have experience managing staff, with an ability to inspire and support their professional development.
  • have excellent communication and presentation skills and a strong professional network.
  • have strong intercultural competence and able to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
  • travel on occasion and work mornings, evenings, and weekends as required.

The position requires a Master's degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and at least 6 years progressive experience in the area of enrollment management/planning. Doctorate degree and/or knowledge of Banner preferred. Salary commensurate with education and experience.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Completed applications received by May 22, 2022 will receive full consideration. Applicants must complete the online application at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/116076 and upload the following with their online application: a cover letter that outlines relevant experience, unique qualifications and special interests in this position and a current resume/curriculum vitae. At least 3 professional references should also be included on the application, and more may be requested later in the process. Questions should be directed to Carmen Williams, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. 

The University of South Carolina Aiken is a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system and offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 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 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

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.  For more information concerning USC Aiken, please visit the website at www.usca.edu.

Cashier (Fiscal Technician I), Salary Range: $24,960 - $28,215, USC Aiken Business Services

As Bursar's Office cashier, the employee serves students, departments, and other internal and external constituencies by processing payments, deposits, advance reimbursements, and other financial transactions while maintaining accuracy and consistency, and always providing excellent customer service. Minimum Requirements: High school diploma and 1 year of clerical accounting or bookkeeping experience. Banking/Teller/Cashier experience preferred. Customer service experience highly preferred with a record of proven quality of service provided in an office environment with multiple distractions, interruptions, and repetitive tasks. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/120480. Application deadline: May 24, 2022. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Assistant Athletic Trainer, USC Aiken Athletics

The University of South Carolina Aiken sponsors 10 Division II sports and is a member in the National Collegiate Athletic Association and Peach Belt Conference. The University has an enrollment of approximately 3,900 students. The Assistant Athletic Trainer works under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine to aid in the day-to-day operations and provide care to student-athletes at the University of South Carolina Aiken. The Assistant Athletic Trainer will be responsible for the prevention, examination, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of emergent, acute or chronic injuries and medical conditions. This is a full-time, 10.5 month position (August 1 – June 15). All candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree, have a valid driver’s license with good driving record and be certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC), and be First Aid/CPR certified. Preferred qualifications: Experience working in Sports in Sports Medicine at the collegiate level; Master’s degree; CSCS. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/120357. Application deadline: June 16, 2022. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Verification Coord/Counselor (Financial Aid Specialist), Salary Range: $28,215 -$34,331, USC Aiken Financial Aid

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, the Verification Coordinator/Counselor is responsible for performing preliminary financial aid counseling for prospects, students, and parents. Process the day-to-day operations of the office’s student verification process to ensure that the process is completed in accordance with federal regulations. Processes all SC Vocational Rehabilitation forms, other forms, and other Federal required documentation. Assists in the review of financial aid applications for all student aid programs and ensures accuracy and completeness. Assists with other financial aid programs as needed. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education and experience. Preference will be given to those with experience with financial aid and knowledge of Title IV program regulations. Familiarity with enterprise-type systems such as Banner, and literacy with MS office and PC applications is preferred. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/119930. Application deadline: May 24, 2022. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Business Manager (Accountant/Fiscal Analyst II), Salary Range: $36,047 - $43,865 per year, USC Aiken Housing & Residence Life

Housing and Residence Life is searching for a Business Manager to create, monitor and maintain all accounting records. This position is responsible for the management of housing revenue and expenditures, verification and documentation of financial transactions and under the supervision of the Director, prepare, manage and execute the department budget. Serves as the Business manager and provides administrative support for the University Housing. Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field and 2 years professional accounting experience, or equivalent education and experience. Preferred qualifications: Related experience in a higher education environment is desirable. Knowledge of financial aid processes and award is highly desirable. Knowledge of Odyssey HMS Housing Assignment Software, Banner, PeopleSoft. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/119925 Application Deadline: May 24, 2022. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Re-advertised Building and Grounds Specialist III, Salary $24,960 - $29,625 per year, USC Aiken Landscaping and Grounds Services

Maintains campus grounds and equipment with direction from the Grounds Manager. Performs manual and skilled labor, specialized gardening and routine landscaping duties. Duties may be performed on weekdays with occasional overtime & weekends. Requires knowledge and skill using tools, equipment, materials, and supplies relevant to the trade; knowledge of techniques, methods, requirements, safety practices and procedures for operating heavy equipment; the ability to understand and follow instructions; and the ability to use judgment and initiative to complete routine work without direct supervision. Requires a high school diploma and 2 years related experience. Valid driver’s license required. Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/115138. Application deadline: June 19, 2022. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. *This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

Re-advertised Trades Specialist V, Salary Range: $34,331 - $41,777 per year, USC Aiken Facilities Administration

Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical, electrical & HVAC equipment. Performs general 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. Requires high school diploma and 4 years’ experience in a related trades or crafts area. Preferred requirements: HVAC training and/or certifications, and/or facility manager certifications. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/118118. Application Deadline: June 9, 2022. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. *This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

Re-advertised Patrol Corporal (Law Enforcement Officer II), Salary: $42,435 per year/Salary commensurate with education/experience, USC Aiken University Police 

The Law Enforcement Officer II/Patrol Corporal provides law enforcement, security, and protection for the University of South Carolina Community and property. Serves as the first line supervisor of a team of officers. These are certified police officers in accordance with SC Code of Laws, empowered with full arrest and police authority statewide. They enforce state laws, National Advocacy Center rules and regulations, and University rules and regulations. Executes duties of a patrol officer, provides VIP detail security, assists with critical incidents, and provides emergency first response. Work shifts may vary from week to week. Must work overtime and weekends as required. High school diploma and 2 years of related experience. Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record. Must pass a background investigation and complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy and be certified by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council before assuming police duties. Duty hours include nights and weekends. Must receive certification as a Medical First Responder. 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. Have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/117799.  Application Deadline: May 19, 2022. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. *This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do no need to reapply. 

Law Enforcement Officer I (2 positions available), $36,900 - $42,000 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, USC Aiken 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.  Certified through the SC Justice Academy also 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 have a valid SC driver’s 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 online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/113138.Position is open until filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. 

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Adjunct Online Faculty: Computer Science (Applied Gaming)

Institution: University of South Carolina Aiken

Location: Online/Remote

Category: Faculty – Mathematical Sciences - Computer Science

Posted:

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 applied gaming courses online. Specifically, for Fall 2022, applicants should be able to teach a course titled “Physics Engin Integration”.

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 relevant work experience.

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

Apply online at:  https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/118530. 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.

Faculty Positions

Dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering

The University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for the position of the Dean of the College of Sciences and Engineering.  The Dean provides leadership and guidance in all aspects of the College, including teaching, research/creative activities, intellectual development, program development, advancement, administrative management, and representation of the College both within and outside the University.  The College of Sciences and Engineering of approximately 1000 students and 55 faculty lines consists of the following departments:  Mathematical Sciences (including Engineering and Computer Science); Psychology (offering a BS and MS); Biology and Geology; Exercise and Sports Science; and Chemistry and Physics.  The Dean will report directly to the provost.  The college boasts: a strong emphasis on engaged teaching through undergraduate research; two current NSF CAREER awardees; senior capstone projects in all areas; engineering and computer science capstone projects hosted by local industry partners; the Summer Scholars Institute, our summer undergraduate research program; growth in online degree options; relevant accreditations and certifications (e.g. ABET, ACS, NAACLS, NSCA, and MPCAC); and creative and sustained efforts related to student scholarships, faculty development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2022. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

USC Aiken has the “power of proximity” and is already bringing together key partnerships to create a STEM ecosystem in Aiken County. There are significant synergistic activities that make this position truly unique in South Carolina and throughout the southeast.

  • A $50 million Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) research facility is in the final design stage and will be built on campus to study energy, biomanufacturing, manufacturing, human-machine interface, cybersecurity, and other cutting-edge STEM technologies.
  • The Department of Defense and the State of South Carolina are poised to invest $30 million on USC Aiken’s campus to construct the South Carolina National Guard’s Cybersecurity DreamPort and Readiness centers.
  • The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (20 miles away) has a partnership with USC Aiken.
  • USC Aiken is now the only four-year partner institution with SANS Technology Institute (STI) in the world. Through our exclusive agreement with STI, the STI undergraduate certificate has been folded into our four-year cybersecurity degree as an option for students.

This is an exciting opportunity to help continue to grow and shape our STEM programs and our partnerships at USC Aiken.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Responsibilities of the Dean include, but are not limited to:  faculty recruitment, development, evaluation and promotion; management of financial, personnel and physical resources; supervision of relevant accreditation processes; cultivation and stewardship of alumni and community relations; collaboration with partners within and outside the university; securing and facilitating external funding, both public and private.

Required qualifications include:

•    Terminal degree and record of distinguished academic achievement appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor in a department of the College;

•    Strong written and oral communication skills;

•    Commitment to excellence in teaching/learning, scholarship/creative activities, and service to the university and surrounding community;

•    Record of successful administration in higher education at the department chair level or higher;

•    Demonstrated record in the acquisition of external resources;

•    Thorough understanding of the disciplines and curricula within the respective colleges;

•    Commitment to maintaining and extending student and faculty diversity;

•    Ability to foster a collegial and collaborative academic environment.

•    A record of promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment

Position is open until filled however, applications received by April 24, 2022 will receive full consideration. For further information and to apply online please visit: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/117313.  In addition to the online application, please upload the following:  cover letter that details how the applicant meets the qualifications and a curriculum vita. Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit: Three current signed letters of recommendation, full contact information for five references, and official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts.  Please direct additional questions to Dr. Mark Hollingsworth, Dean-College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 803-641-3784.    

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is consistently ranked a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. 

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 historic homes. Learn more about USC Aiken at www.usca.edu

Assistant Professor of Accounting – School of Business Administration (Tenure-track)

The School of Business Administration (SOBA) at USC Aiken seeks an Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning August 16, 2022. This is a tenure-track 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position. Candidates must be willing to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in Financial Accounting, Taxation of Individuals, and Taxation of Business Entities in both online and traditional settings. Candidates must possess a doctorate in accounting or a Juris Doctor from an AACSB accredited institution; ABD candidates meeting the same qualifications are encouraged to apply. 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. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is desired. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The School of Business Administration at USC Aiken is AACSB accredited, employs 17 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.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.The initial screening of applicants will begin April 8, 2022 and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/116495 and submit the following: Cover letter discussing qualifications and interest in the position, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Curriculum vitae and unofficial copies of all graduate transcripts.  Candidates invited to interview must also provide the following prior to a campus visit: Three current signed letters of recommendation, names and contact information for three professional references, and official copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Please direct additionally questions to Sanela Porca, Interim Dean, School of Business Administration, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 803-641-3232.

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is consistently ranked a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

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.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science - Cybersecurity

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) offers a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science – Cybersecurity and is in the process of establishing another undergraduate degree in data science & analytics. The cybersecurity degree is currently offered face-to-face and asynchronously online. We invite applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track faculty position in computer science to begin August 16, 2022, with a focus on cybersecurity and/or data science & analytics. Cybersecurity should be the main area of expertise, but the most qualified candidate will have some experience in data science & analytics.

Applicants must have: a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field by August 15, 2022, with expertise and interest in cybersecurity; potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level (normal teaching load is 12 hours per semester); and potential for scholarly productivity. Successful candidates must have the qualifications and interests in teaching a wide range of cybersecurity courses. Preference will be given to candidates that have additional experience in data science and data analytics and the ability to teach data science related courses. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

USC Aiken has the “power of proximity” and is already bringing together key partnerships to create a cybersecurity ecosystem in Aiken County that leverages the missions of Fort Gordon (only 20 miles from USC Aiken), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) (only 15 miles from USC Aiken), and other South Carolina entities.

There are significant synergistic activities that make this position truly unique in South Carolina and throughout the southeast.

  • The U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCofE) has a partnership with USC Aiken.
  • A $50 million Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) research building will be built on campus that will focus on cybersecurity and other cutting-edge STEM technologies.
  • The South Carolina National Guard has as their number one priority to build a $30 million DreamPort cybersecurity center on the campus of USC Aiken.
  • USC Aiken is now the only four-year partner institution with SANS Technology Institute (STI) in the world. Through our exclusive agreement with STI, the STI undergraduate certificate has been folded into our four-year cybersecurity degree as an option for students.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape our cybersecurity program and our partnerships at USC Aiken. Faculty in this position will have the opportunity to collaborate with and develop faculty-student research projects with our industry partners.

USC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.  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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The initial screening of applicants will begin on March 24, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the USC Jobs application online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/115915 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) research statement outlining your proposed research plan; and e) unofficial graduate transcripts. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts and three signed recommendation letters. For more information, please contact Tom Reid (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 is a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system and offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 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 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. USC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

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.  For more information concerning USC Aiken, please visit the website at www.usca.edu.

Fulltime Faculty Member—Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing 

The School of Nursing at USC Aiken invites applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor to serve as a full-time faculty member. Expected start date is August 16, 2022. 

Requirements:  Master’s in nursing essential.  An earned Doctorate in Nursing or related field preferred but will consider a Master’s in Nursing prepared candidate.  Master’s prepared candidate would be on a non-tenure track and doctorally prepared candidate would be on tenure track. Primary teaching responsibility in a BSN program, with an expectation of teaching in classroom, lab, and clinical settings. Some online teaching may also be required.  Individuals with medical-surgical backgrounds and experience teaching nursing research are encouraged to apply. Teaching and research experience are desirable. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience. 

USC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

The initial screening of applicants will begin March 16, 2022 and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/115462 and upload the following with the online application: a current CV, cover letter, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Three recommendation letters must also be submitted directly to the Chair of the Search Committee in order for the application to be complete.  Questions may be directed to Professor Ashley Brittain, Chair of the Search Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is consistently ranked a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. 

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.

Fulltime Faculty Member—Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing 

The School of Nursing at USC Aiken invites applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor to serve as a full-time faculty member. Expected start date is August 16, 2022. 

Requirements:  Master’s in nursing essential.  An earned Doctorate in Nursing or related field preferred but will consider a Master’s in Nursing prepared candidate.  Master’s prepared candidate would be on a non-tenure track and doctorally prepared candidate would be on tenure track. Primary teaching responsibility in a BSN program, with an expectation of teaching in classroom, lab (Fundamentals or Health Assessment), and clinical settings (acute care or community settings). Some online teaching may also be required.  Individuals with acute care medical-surgical backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Teaching and research experience are desirable. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience. 

USC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

The initial screening of applicants will begin March 16, 2022 and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/115459 and upload the following with the online application: a current CV, cover letter, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Three recommendation letters must also be submitted directly to the Chair of the Search Committee in order for the application to be complete.  Questions may be directed to Professor Ashley Brittain, Chair of the Search Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is consistently ranked a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. 

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. 

Fulltime Faculty Member—Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing 

The School of Nursing at USC Aiken invites applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor to serve as a full-time faculty member. Expected start date is August 16, 2022. 

Requirements:  Master’s in nursing essential.  An earned Doctorate in Nursing or related field preferred but will consider a Master’s in Nursing prepared candidate.  Master’s prepared candidate would be on a non-tenure track and doctorally prepared candidate would be on tenure track. Primary teaching responsibility in a BSN program, with an expectation of teaching in classroom, lab, and clinical settings. Some online teaching may also be required.  Individuals with acute care medical-surgical backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Teaching and research experience are desirable. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience. 

USC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

The initial screening of applicants will begin March 16, 2022 and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/115330 and upload the following with the online application: a current CV, cover letter, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Three recommendation letters must also be submitted directly to the Chair of the Search Committee in order for the application to be complete.  Questions may be directed to Professor Ashley Brittain, Chair of the Search Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is consistently ranked a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. 

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. 

Fulltime Faculty Member—Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing 

The School of Nursing at USC Aiken invites applications for an Instructor or Assistant Professor to serve as a full-time faculty member. Expected start date is August 16, 2022. 

Requirements:  Master’s in nursing essential.  An earned Doctorate in Nursing or related field preferred but will consider a Master’s in Nursing prepared candidate.  Master’s prepared candidate would be on a non-tenure track and doctorally prepared candidate would be on tenure track. Primary teaching responsibility in a BSN program, with an expectation of teaching in classroom, lab, and clinical settings.  Individuals with women’s health experience and acute care and/or medical-surgical backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Teaching and research experience are desirable. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience. 

USC Aiken is considered a DOE minority-serving institution and continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble the 40% minority student population. 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. 

The initial screening of applicants will begin January 24, 2022 immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/112984 and upload the following with the online application: a current CV, cover letter, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Three recommendation letters must also be submitted directly to the Chair of the Search Committee in order for the application to be complete.  Questions may be directed to Professor Ashley Brittain, Chair of the Search Committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    

The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is consistently ranked a top public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2021 distinction marks USC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, USC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. 

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. 

Assistant Professor of Communication and Emerging Media – Visual Communication and Media Production--University of South Carolina Aiken

The Department of Communication and Emerging Media at the University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 16, 2022.  USC Aiken is a growing and forward-thinking liberal arts university consistently ranked a top public college in the South. We seek an individual with

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching visual communication and media production.
  • Secondary expertise or experience in social media marketing and/or analytics or experience with media writing preferred. 
  • Ability, as needed, to support the core communication courses for the majors.
  • Experience teaching online courses.
  • 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.

Potential opportunity to create and/or redesign classes related to our new Emerging Media degree.

Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Preference given to candidates with communication, media studies, or mass communication degrees.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

UofSC Aiken continues to diversify its faculty ranks to more closely resemble our student population, approximately 40% of whom are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. UofSC 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, gender identity, transgender status, genetics, or protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

The screening of applications will continue until the position is filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/110563 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research statement, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references.  Please direct additional questions to Ms. Elizabeth Webb, Search Chair, Department of Communication and Emerging Media, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additional documentation will be solicited as needed. 

The Department of Communication and Emerging Media offers two B.A. degrees (Communication B.A. and Emerging Media B.A.) along with a minor in Communication. The Department also offers an online B.A. degree in Communication through Palmetto College. We serve approximately 140 majors. Our curriculum for each B.A. degree includes nine 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, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,900 students in 50 programs of study. UofSC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report’s guide "America’s Best Colleges." The 2021 distinction marks UofSC Aiken’s 23rd consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 15th time in first place. Additionally, UofSC Aiken was recognized for being a Best College for Veterans and a Top Performer in Social Mobility. UofSC Aiken is South Carolina’s COPLAC institution providing a unique and strong liberal arts core within our degree offerings.  We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs. Learn more about the Department of Communication and Emerging Media and USC Aiken at www.usca.edu.

Situated on 450 acres, UofSC 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.