UofSC 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

Technology Project Manager (SSPC II), $35,568 per year, USC Aiken Enrollment Management Division

The Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management seeks applications for a Technology Project Manager.  The position is a key member of the leadership team in the Division of Enrollment Management.  The Project Manager oversees enrollment technology implementation and utilization for all enrollment management offices, manages daily activities of artificial intelligence system and customer relationship management system, and coordinates daily technology-based communications with prospective students and parents.  The Project Manager also provides background research and implementation guidance for projects as directed by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and coordinates functional operations of all graduate admissions and dual enrollment activities.   Master’s degree in Student Services or related area, or bachelor’s degree and two years related experience required. Some knowledge of enrollment management at the university level required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the public is necessary. Must be familiar with higher education technology and have demonstrated ability to implement new products/services.  Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.  Experience in managing university-based CRM and/or artificial intelligence systems; experience with Ellucian Banner; demonstrated success in managing university admissions and/or enrollment programs or projects are all preferred. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/89125Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. 

Re-advertised General Maintenance Technician, (Trades Specialist IV) $27,527 minimum per year, UofSC Aiken Operations

High school diploma and 2 years’ directly related trade experience. Under general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs trades related duties with a wide range of difficulty & complexity, specializing in specific trade areas in various kinds of repair, maintenance or construction activities; works on a general maintenance crew involving multiple professional trades skills. Responsible for preventative/corrective maintenance tasks on heating, ventilating & air conditioning systems, such as changing filters, greasing motors & cleaning coils & fans.

Also responsible for preventive/corrective maintenance on motors, fire alarm systems, lights, appliances, generators & other electrical equipment. Isolates, troubleshoots & repairs electrical system problems. Performs regular walk down of equipment to ensure proper operation and reports any adverse conditions.  Routine work hours are 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday. Position requires heavy lifting & possible overtime.  Apply on line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/87347.  Application Deadline: November 16, 2020.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Associate Director of News and Marketing (Public Information Director I), Minimum Salary $42,796/year, UofSC Aiken Marketing and Communication

Under the supervision of the Director of Communications & Marketing, the Associate Director of News and Marketing is responsible for a range of duties that support the strategic goals of UofSC Aiken.

He/she will provide news and information that promotes a positive reputation of the university through traditional and digital media.  Key objectives of this position requires collaboration with the marketing team. The position collaborates cross-functionally with UofSC Aiken divisions and departments, including the Advancement, Alumni, Admissions and the Cabinet.

The Associate Director will research and gather information for various communications. He/she will write and edit content for use in and on multiple channels, including press releases, magazine articles, newsletter articles, marketing collateral, the website, social media and more. Excellent proofreading skills and attention to detail are required. Additionally, the Associate Director will assist with photography and video planning, production and editing, as well as the organization and maintenance of digital assets. The successful candidate will assist with social media initiatives.  The Office of News and Information interfaces with many internal and external audiences, and it’s important for the Associate Director to have strong relationship building skills and confidentiality. The successful candidate will interact with students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, donors, community organizations and the media.

The successful candidate will work with the marketing team to develop new web content and news features as needed, delete outdated content and coordinate with other departments to ensure information on their pages remains accurate and timely.

The Associate Director will be a self-starter who shows initiative, a problem solver and a team player. A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing or related field, and 4 years related experience; or a Master’s degree and 2 years professional experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material is required.  Master's Degree in a related field preferred. Experience with email and social media platforms, graphic design, photography and video software also preferred.  Fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Proficiency on a PC and/or Mac is required. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is required.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/88855Deadline to apply: November 8, 2020.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Website Specialist (Public Information Coordinator), Minimum Salary $33,494/year, Office of Marketing and Communication, UofSC Aiken

Responsible for the creative development, implementation, and maintenance of visual and multimedia content for the UofSC Aiken Web site, intranet and digital signage in support of University marketing and communications objectives. Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience related to the development and dissemination of informational material. Knowledge of database and programming helpful.  Solid knowledge of graphic design principles and hands-on experience with web page design. Working knowledge of software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Dreamweaver, and Microsoft Office in both a Macintosh and PC environment required. Ability to present technical information in a clear and concise manner. Knowledge of responsive design, mobile; web applications, and SEO. Familiarity with social media integration. Knowledge of database and web programming helpful. Ability to establish effective working relationships with and provide training/guidance to faculty, staff, and students. As part of the University Advancement staff, this position reports to the Director of Marketing. Some evening and/or weekend work required. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/88471Deadline to apply: November 8, 2020.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Law Enforcement Officer I, $36,000 - $41,000 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, UofSC 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 on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/87883.
Position is open until filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

RE-ADVERTISED General Maintenance Technician, (Trades Specialist IV) $27,527 minimum per year, UofSC Aiken Operations

High school diploma and 2 years’ directly related trade experience. Under general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs various trades related duties to include preventive and corrective maintenance on HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, and locksmith duties,  Assist with maintenance of vehicles which includes 5 university vehicles and 10 golf carts.   Assists with upkeep and operation of a pool and Jacuzzi.  Responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance on motors, fire alarm systems, lights, appliances, and electrical equipment.  Routine work hours are 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday. Position requires heavy lifting & possible overtime.  Apply on line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/86053.  Application Deadline: November 2, 2020.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Athletics Business Manager, Salary commensurate with experience and experience, UofSC Aiken Athletics  

The Athletics Business Manager serves as a key member of the Department of Athletics administrative leadership team and reports directly to the Director of Athletics. This position is responsible for initiating and monitoring all financial aspects of an NCAA Division II athletics program, including development and oversight of team and administrative budgets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel, property control and all required financial reports.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Sports Management or related field, and 2 years related experience, including supervisory experience.  Master’s degree in Business, Sports Management, or related field; experience and exposure working in NCAA athletics operations; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; and knowledge of PeopleSoft, Banner and Quicken preferred. Requires excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational and management skills and strong written and oral communication skills. Work may be required on nights and weekends. 

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/87728.  Application deadline: November 1, 2020. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

Part-Time Faculty - Math 

Part-time instructor needed to teach lower level math courses at University of South Carolina Aiken for Fall 2020. 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. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Psychology at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology, area of specialization in developmental psychology. This position will begin August 16, 2021. Requirement: PhD in psychology by the time of appointment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The Psychology Department at UofSC Aiken consists of nine full-time faculty members, approximately 175 undergraduate majors, and 30 graduate students. Psychology degrees at UofSC Aiken include the Bachelor of Science degree (SACSCOC accreditation) as well as a Master of Science degree in clinical/counseling psychology (MPCAC accreditation). Candidates should be committed to promoting a liberal arts education through undergraduate and graduate instruction, and to developing a program of research to support master’s-level theses. To learn more about our department and university, visit: https://www.usca.edu/psychology.

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

Review of applications will begin November 15th and continue until the position is filled. Apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/88680  and include a CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research proposal, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts.

Please direct additional questions to Dr. Maureen Carrigan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-641-3545.

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, we were ranked third in Regional Colleges South for Best Colleges for Veterans. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

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.

Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at UofSC Aiken seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in analytical chemistry (broadly defined) to start August 16, 2021. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and to undergraduate research. Within our ACS-certified degree programs, course responsibilities include quantitative analysis, instrumental analysis, and general chemistry. The teaching load for the position is 12 contact hours per semester, with a 9-month contract period.

The faculty member in this position will establish a productive research program within their area of expertise that involves undergraduate researchers. Start-up funding will be provided. State-of-the-art instrumentation is available through a combination of departmental equipment and easily-accessible UofSC system facilities. The department has partnerships with local industry and the Savannah River National Lab, allowing for collaborative research opportunities. Additionally, UofSC Aiken will be the home of DOE’s new $50 million Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, with construction set to begin soon. Our departmental guidelines place chemical education research on an equal footing with research in traditional chemistry disciplines.  

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

The faculty member will also advise chemistry majors, participate in faculty self-governance, and engage in service activities for the department, the University, their professional community, and/or the public. An earned doctorate in chemistry or an equivalent field by the start date is required. ABD candidates will be considered. A full description of the responsibilities and requirements of faculty at UofSC Aiken can be found in the UofSC Aiken Faculty Manual. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/88601 and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research proposal, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references.

Please direct additional questions to Dr. Gerard Rowe, Department Chair of Chemistry and Physics at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-641-3429.

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. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

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.

Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry (Tenure-Track)

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at UofSC Aiken seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member in physicalchemistry (broadly defined) to start August 16, 2021. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and to undergraduate research. Within our ACS-certified degree programs, course responsibilities include Physical Chemistry I and II with labs and general chemistry. The teaching load for the position is 12 contact hours per semester, with a 9-month contract period. 

The faculty member in this position will establish a productive research program within their area of expertise that involves undergraduate researchers. Start-up funding will be provided. State-of-the-art instrumentation is available through a combination of departmental equipment and easily-accessible UofSC system facilities. The department has partnerships with local industry and the Savannah River National Lab, allowing for collaborative research opportunities. Additionally, UofSC Aiken will be the home of DOE’s new $50 million Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, with construction set to begin soon. Our departmental guidelines place chemical education research on an equal footing with research in traditional chemistry disciplines.  

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

The faculty member will also advise chemistry majors, participate in faculty self-governance, and engage in service activities for the department, the University, their professional community, and/or the public. An earned doctorate in chemistry or an equivalent field by the start date is required. ABD candidates will be considered. A full description of the responsibilities and requirements of faculty at UofSC Aiken can be found in the UofSC Aiken Faculty Manual. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled.  To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/88567and upload the following with their online application: a current CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, research proposal, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references.

Please direct additional questions to Dr. Gerard Rowe, Department Chair of Chemistry and Physics at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-641-3429.

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. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. UofSC Aiken has ten NCAA Division II Athletic programs.

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.

Instructor in Computer Science (with emphasis in Applied Gaming)

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) invites applications for an Instructor in computer science with a focus on applied gaming to begin August 16, 2020.

Requirements: (1) Ph.D. (by July 1, 2020) in computer science with knowledge and experience in applied gaming (which includes augmented and virtual reality) or a combination of a master’s degree with five years of professional experience or a bachelor’s degree with ten or more years of experience in discipline; and (2) potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level using engaged learning strategies appropriate to the discipline and level. Successful candidates will have the qualifications for and interests in teaching a range of applied gaming related courses. This person will also be able to help the college strengthen relationships with local industry. Faculty normally teach 12 hours per semester. Salary commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow and shape this new program at USC Aiken. The Central Savannah River Area (CSRA), which includes Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA, is experiencing unprecedented growth, interest, and opportunity in computer science, specifically in cybersecurity and applied gaming. Faculty in these positions will have the opportunity to collaborate with our industry partners (e.g. Savannah River National Laboratory, US Army Cyber Center of Excellence, EDTS, Unisys, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, and Savannah River Remediation).

Applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/80337 and upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interest; d) unofficial graduate transcripts; e) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are 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..

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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