Apply for a Position at USC
If you’d like to be part of the state’s top university workplace, start your search today. Select one of the position categories below to explore current opportunities. Before applying, be sure you’re on the Google Chrome web browser and use “Create Account” to get set up to apply. Set up job alerts to be notified of future openings!
Grow your skills and career in an award-winning workplace.
Join the faculty of South Carolina’s flagship research university.
Adjunct and Temporary
Share your expertise and experience at USC.
Total Compensation Estimator
Use our Total Compensation Estimator to see the value of the benefits we offer at USC. This estimator is built generally for full-time staff employees.
Internal Job Board
Current employees in FTE, RGP, and TL positions can now search for internal career opportunities using the internal job board. Explore the Internal Job Board and other positions advertised on the USCJobs website when seeking your next career move!
We want this process to be easy for you. Get help with the online application process by reviewing our tips and frequently asked questions or learn about the preference given to eligible veterans for our full-time equivalent faculty and staff positions.
Top 5 Tips for Applicants
Review these top 5 tips to help you navigate the application process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Get answers to frequently asked questions regarding the application process.
Learn how the university provides employment preference to eligible veterans who apply to staff and faculty full-time equivalent positions.
Committed to Inclusive Excellence
The University of South Carolina strives to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The university is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender (including transgender), gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDs status, military status, national origin, pregnancy (false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, childbirth, recovery from or related medical conditions, breastfeeding), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other bases under federal, state, local law, or regulations.
Reasons to Work with Us
There are many reasons you choose to work for — or stay with — an employer. Explore the many reasons why you should choose to work for the University of South Carolina.
At South Carolina, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits that work together to enhance the lives of our employees.
Access to professional, leadership or personal development programs that can enhance your workplace skills or quality of life.
A Great Place to Call Home
The university is in the heart of South Carolina’s capital — Columbia. Enjoy dynamic cultural happenings, bountiful outdoor recreation, and a vibrant way of life every member of your family can enjoy.
Other University-Related Positions
Select one of the position categories below to explore current opportunities for students, senior-level leadership and open positions at the Alumni Association.
Build essential workplace skills like professionalism, public speaking and time management working for an employer that values your academic endeavors. Visit Student Employment to explore a range of roles that can bolster your workplace experiences and networking opportunities while earning competitive wages.
Find details about senior-level leadership opportunities at the University of South Carolina.
Explore open positions at the Alumni Association. The Alumni Association is outside of the state system but is still affiliated with the University of South Carolina.