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Employment Opportunities

Human Resources

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

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

Director of Financial Aid (Student Services Manager II), Minimum Salary $61,787/yr, UofSC Aiken Financial Aid Office

The Director of Financial Aid serves as a key member of the Enrollment Management leadership team, specifically providing leadership, vision, and direction for the department of Financial Aid.  This position is responsible for the supervision and implementation of all federal, state, and university aid distribution in addition to serving as the reporting and compliance officer for all related programs.  This highly technology-based position, reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor, is critical in the efforts to develop innovative ideas/programs/services to grow university enrollment.  A Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services or related field and 7 years of experience in Financial Aid in Higher Education is required.  Strong technology skills, complex data warehouse knowledge/report writing, and experience with Ellucian ERP and other relational data bases preferred. Ten years of university Financial Aid experience is preferred along with at least 5 years supervising professional staff members.  Apply on-line at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/102215.  Application deadline: August 1, 2021.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Network Engineer (IT Technician III), Minimum Salary $43,865 per year, UofSC Aiken Technology Services Division

Minimum requirements: BS in Information Technology Systems or related field and 2 years’ related work experience or high school diploma and 6 years related work experience; or equivalency. Experience with configuring network equipment, including switches, routers, firewall, VPN, IDS/IPS, cameras, and network wiring required. Requires knowledge of and experience in systems analysis process and methods for determining equipment and software configurations; knowledge of data structure, security, system integrity and monitoring. Professional certifications such as CCNA, Network + and MCSE and experience with computing in an academic environment are preferred. Experience with Cisco, Check Point, Meraki, and Aruba network equipment or equivalencies are also preferred. Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/100637Application deadline: July 25, 2021. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Head Cashier (Fiscal Technician II), Minimum Salary $29,625/year – UofSC Aiken Business Services

This position will provide timely and accurate clerical and accounting services to students and campus administrators. This position will specifically, perform all daily duties for collection of student tuition and fee payments and daily deposits.  Monitor, analyze and reconcile accounts as requested or required. Provide great customer service to students regarding their accounts and to the public. Supervise part-time cashiers. Candidates must have Associate’s degree with 12 semester hours of accounting-related courses and 2 years clerical accounting or bookkeeping experience, or high school diploma and 4 years related experience; or equivalent education and experience.  Preferred qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting or related field, supervisory experience.  Some experience with common business software (MS Office, QuickBooks) required.  Must be able to work between the hours of 8 am and 5:30 pm; extended mandatory hours at peak periods.  Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/101267.  Application deadline:  July 25, 2021.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

Assistant Director (Student Services Program Coordinator II), Minimum salary $36,047/year, UofSC Aiken Career Services

The Assistant Director of Career Services is responsible for coordinating, promoting, and tracking experiential education opportunities for UofSC Aiken students including cooperative education, internships, job shadowing & informational interviews.  Duties will include maintaining and developing professional relationships with business, industry, faculty, students, alumni, and community organizations. Candidate must have a Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 1 year related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 3 years related experience (related experience should be in either higher education or employer relations); must possess excellent customer service, interpersonal, group presentation and written communication skills; and must be able to relate effectively to the needs of a diverse student population. Preferred candidates will have a proven background in employer relations or career development and experience with a college student population.

Additional duties will include:

Employer Relations

  • Conduct employer visits to develop experiential education opportunities, promote the hiring of USCA students and understand the needs of businesses, industry and the local community.
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of career events.
  • Obtain feedback from employers who have hosted an experiential education activity to assess strengths and weaknesses.
  • Attend community events to promote USCA and its students.

Student Services

  • Advise and counsel students in searching, applying for and securing experiential education (cooperative education, internships, job shadowing, etc.) opportunities.
  • Monitor student placements.
  • Direct students in evaluating their skills and goals, identifying appropriate opportunities, and preparing resumes and application materials.
  • Conduct individual counseling appointments on a variety of job searching issues including resume, cover letter, interview, and job search.

Campus Relations

  • Promote experiential education and other services provided by the Career Services Office to USCA students, faculty and staff through brochures, flyers, and presentations.
  • Coordinate with individual academic departments to develop, maintain, track and evaluate experiential education opportunities.
  • Establish connections with the Coordinator of Service Learning and the Alumni Office to assist with the promotion and development of opportunities.

Apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/100921.  Application Deadline: August 8, 2021.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

TEMPORARY POSITIONS

No current vacancies please check back later.


Faculty Positions

Instructor of Sociology – Criminology or Criminal Justice (Non tenure-track)

The University of South Carolina Aiken (UofSC Aiken) invites applications for an Instructor in Sociology with a focus in criminology or criminal justice. This full-time position is a nine-month, renewable appointment to begin August 16, 2021. Responsibilities include teaching four courses (12 credit hours) per semester where candidates should be prepared to teach Introductory Sociology and courses in the Department of Sociology’s criminology and criminal justice concentration. Candidates may be required to teach classes both in-person and online. Instructors are also expected to advise undergraduate students and perform service to the department and the university. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in Sociology with significant graduate coursework related to crime, deviance, and delinquency, or a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology.

Preferred Requirements: PhD in Sociology, Criminal Justice, or Criminology. Candidates who are ABD will be strongly considered. Candidates who have previous experience teaching at the college level and who have an interest in teaching Introduction to Criminal Justice, Police in Society, and other criminology/criminal justice related courses are encouraged to apply.

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, protected veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/99410 and upload a) cover letter, b) current curriculum vita, c) statement of teaching philosophy and teaching interests, d) unofficial graduate transcripts, and e) full contact information for at least three professional references. The references will be asked to upload a letter of recommendation through the online application portal.  Finalists will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts, documentation of effective college-level teaching (one or more of the following: syllabi, student evaluations, etc.), and a diversity statement. Questions may be directed to Dr. DeAnna Gore, Search Committee Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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. Learn more about UofSC Aiken at www.usca.edu.    

Director of Simulation--Instructor of Nursing

The School of Nursing at UofSC Aiken invites applications for an Instructor to serve as the Director of Simulation. Expected start date is January 1, 2022. This position is non-tenure track.

Requirements: Master's degree in nursing; possession of/ eligible for unencumbered South Carolina nursing license. Applicants must be a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator or be signed up to attend a review course and take the exam before 1/1/2022. Individuals with simulation and nursing academic experience encouraged to apply. Recent experience teaching with simulation required. Applicants must be able to perform all duties of a clinical instructor in various settings including, but not limited to, physical requirements. Salary is commensurate with qualifications 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 initial screening of applicants will begin June 7, 2021 and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/97612 and submit the following: a current CV, cover letter, unofficial graduate transcripts, and full contact information for 3 professional references. Questions may be directed to Dr. Mary Gaffney, 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. 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.

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 Management – School of Business Administration (Tenure-track)

The School of Business Administration (SOBA) at UofSC Aiken seeks an Assistant Professor of Management beginning August 16, 2021. This is a tenure-track 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position. 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. 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. 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 UofSC 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.    

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 initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/96885 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 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. 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.  

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 Accounting – School of Business Administration (Tenure-track)

The School of Business Administration (SOBA) at UofSC Aiken seeks an Assistant Professor of Accounting beginning August 16, 2021. This is a tenure-track 9-month full-time teaching, research, and service position. Candidates must be willing to teach lower-level and upper-level undergraduate courses in Financial Accounting and advanced accounting topics in both online and traditional settings. 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. 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 UofSC 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.  

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 initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until filled. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete an online application at https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/96748 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 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. 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.

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.