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

Enrollment Counselor (Student Services Program Coordinator I), $35,568 per year, UofSC Aiken Office of Admissions

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

Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Must have working knowledge of various Microsoft Office suite software (Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher), the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals, and the ability to balance priorities are necessary.  Preferred qualifications include experience in admissions, orientation, or other student-centered university functions; strong communication, problem solving, and customer service skills; strong public presentation skills, involvement/work with student organizations, management of volunteer-based organizations; and experience with higher education technology (CRM and/or student information system).  Extensive domestic travel along with night and weekend hours are an essential part of this position. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/87609.  Application deadline: October 2, 2020.  Salary is non-negotiable. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

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: October 11, 2020.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Bursar (Accounting/Fiscal Analyst III), Minimum Salary $47,181/yr, UofSC Aiken Business Services

Under general supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, the Bursar supervises and directs the Business Services department for UofSC Aiken and is responsible for the financial management of student accounts, cash management, financial aid distributions, security of funds and revenue accountability in compliance with federal and state regulations and according to accounting standards and University policies.  This position provides a reporting system to control and manage revenue activities, which includes tuition and fee collections in excess of $30 million, as well as develops and implements, as approved, operating procedures and strategic initiatives.  This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years professional experience in accounting and/or related financial areas.  Preferred experience includes:  previous experience in a Bursar’s Office or other experience in a University business setting, particularly in finance or accounting; experience with the Ellucian Banner system or enterprise resources system; at least 3 years of supervisory experience; and MBA or MAcc. Experience within the State of South Carolina system is also plus.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/87250.   Application deadline:  October 11, 2020.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum Salary $35,568 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/87003Application deadline: September 29, 2020. Minimum salary: $35,568 plus 2-bedroom apartment.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USCA is an AA/EOE.

USCA, with a student population of 3700, 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.

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: September 16, 2020.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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

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.