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Open Positions

August 18, 2016

Director, Business Study Abroad
Office of International Activities

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina invites applications for the Director, Business Study Abroad, Office of International Activities.

Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for International Programs and Partnerships, the Director of Business Study Abroad Programs leads the development, promotion, and delivery of high quality academic programs abroad for both graduate and undergraduate business students. Programs include semester study abroad, short-term study abroad, and other international experiential activities. The Director advises students and works closely with faculty, partner institutions, and third-party providers to ensure safe and well-conceived programs abroad. The Director is also responsible for collaborating with the USC Study Abroad Office. In the past academic year the office offered over 20 DMSB faculty directed short-term study abroad programs with almost 300 graduate and undergraduate students participating. The office was responsible for allocating over $150,000 in scholarships to support STSA student participation. The office manages over 60 DMSB-specific study abroad exchanges for students in the highly regarded international business undergraduate program. All students in the IB major are required to study abroad at least one semester.


  • Coordinate and provide support for study abroad participants before, during, and after program participation in conjunction with other academic and non-academic support services. Address complaints and resolve problems or grievances from study abroad students. Serve as study broad emergency contact and resolve urgent issues as appropriate. Oversee liability issues of students abroad through screening, risk management communications and region-specific monitoring.
  • Work closely with departmental representatives to lead the study abroad team in providing excellent academic and financial advice on term-time and summer study abroad. Regularly monitor and review the approved programs with relevant faculty and the Senior Associate Dean in order to maintain a selection of cost effective programs of high quality and variety in terms of subject area, geography, and program type. Develop social media and marketing communication strategies and coordinate with the Moore School Marketing and Communications team. Provide oversight to ensure that faculty, administrators, and students learn about overseas opportunities and receive excellent advice and guidance about pursuing them.
  • Supervise the assistant director(s) and administrative assistant(s).
  • Stay abreast of institutional and non-institutional study abroad scholarship opportunities. Regularly report on study abroad trends in participation and programs to the Senior Associate Dean International Programs and Partnerships.
  • Maintain Moore School relationships with partner institutions through continued and ongoing communication both in person and long distance. Coordinates with International Activities, partner institution s, and the Graduate School to facilitate student exchange and cohort program memorandum of understanding approvals and renewals.

Minimum qualifications
Master’s degree and 7 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services; or bachelor’s degree and 9 years relevant experience in business, public administration or administrative services.

Preferred qualifications
Preference given to work within the field of education abroad. Familiarity with private study abroad partner organizations and exchange student associations (e.g. NAFSA) is preferred. Prior work experience with faculty in developing international or service-learning initiatives is desirable. Previous university administrative experience, foreign language ability, international experience, and social media marketing skills is also preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit application online at Reference: Program Manager II/Director, Business Study Abroad, REQ. #010801. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and achievements.

July 21, 2016

Management Department Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Management Department at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina invites applications and nominations for a tenure track assistant professor position with research interests in the scholarly area of innovation, broadly defined. While faculty rank is for an assistant, consideration of associate or full professors will be limited to situations in which the candidate presents an exceptional record. All faculty searches are subject to the availability of funding.

The position requires a doctoral degree in management or a related field, the ability to do high quality research that will have a major impact on the topic of innovation, and the ability to effectively teach courses in management at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also expected that teaching will involve a blended-learning pedagogical approach. The ideal candidates will have a strong foundation in management and/or allied disciplines (e.g., economics, sociology, psychology) and will build upon existing strengths within the department. Multidisciplinary and/or multilevel scholarship is encouraged but not required. Candidates must possess a doctorate or expect to complete the doctorate by August 2017. Assistant professors must demonstrate potential to consistently publish in top-tier scholarly journals. More senior professors must have demonstrated consistent publications in top-tier scholarly journals.

Candidates should submit their vitae, samples of research and teaching performances, three reference letters, and any other supporting application materials to, or via surface mail to: Sandy Bringley, Management Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208 by September 15, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed.

June 17, 2016

Tenure-Track Marketing Assistant Professor

The Department of Marketing invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 2017. The position is contingent on budget availability. Eligible candidates will have earned a PhD in marketing or a closely related field by August 2017. Required qualifications include the ability to publish in top tier marketing journals, excellent quantitative training, interest in managerially relevant issues, and the ability to teach marketing research and marketing analytics.

A competitive annual salary and benefit package is available to support the position. Teaching loads and summer support are competitive with other top-level marketing departments.

Applications will be accepted until July 30th, 2016. We will start reviewing applications immediately. For more information about the Moore School and the marketing faculty, please visit our website at To be considered, please send a digital letter of interest and current curriculum vitae via e-mail attachment to Jennie Smyrl at The letter should be addressed to: Satish Jayachandran, Professor of Marketing, Darla Moore School of Business, 1014 Greene Street, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 29208.