Employment

Employment opportunities at USC Upstate

Why Join USC Upstate?

At USC Upstate, we are committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. We are dedicated to providing our students with a high-quality education and fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment for our faculty and staff. By becoming part of the USC Upstate team, you’ll be contributing to the growth and success of our institution and the communities we serve.


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university and a senior institution of the University of South Carolina. USC Upstate is located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country. More than 40 bachelor’s degree programs are offered in the liberal arts and sciences, business administration, nursing and teacher education, and master’s degrees in education, informatics and nursing. Among the fastest growing universities in South Carolina, USC Upstate is a diverse and dynamic community of 5,600 students from across the Upstate, 36 states and 51 countries and an alumni base of about 30,000.

The University employs about 650 full and part-time faculty and staff who work on the 330-acre main campus in Spartanburg, the Greenville campus for commuting junior and senior level students, and The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics in downtown Spartanburg. USC Upstate seeks to attract and retain a diverse qualified faculty. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

For more information about Spartanburg and South Carolina, visit the Spartanburg Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Search Employment Opportunities

Application Assistance: The University of South Carolina is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all job seekers during the application process. If you have general questions or need reasonable accommodations during the online application process, contact our office at 864-503-5322.

TTY users in South Carolina may reach the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) with questions about the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711 and asking the call administrator to dial 803-737-0800.

Notice to all applicants: If you are selected as a finalist, job references and a background check may be conducted. For additional information or to view the entire policy go here: Job Reference and Background Checks policy (PDF).

Contact Information

Human Resources
Stockwell Administration Building (Suite 309)
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Phone: 864-503-5322
Fax: 864-503-5350
Email: uscupstatecareers@ndzt.net



The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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 therefrom 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.

The University of South Carolina has designated as the ADA Title II, Section 504, and Title IX coordinator the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs.

The Office of the Executive Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity Programs is located at 1600 Hampton Street, Columbia, SC; telephone 803-777-3854.

USC Upstate participates in E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify.