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Great teachers, students & environment = the S.C. Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM). GSSM is growing and requires additional outstanding team members to join the faculty, administration and staff in our residential and outreach programs. Start dates vary. For more details, please see the descriptions below.

Current Openings

 
 

Governor's School for Science and Mathematics Nondiscrimination Statement

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability in admission to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be made to Mr. Ernie Boyd, Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, 401 Railroad Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550, 843-383-3906.  For further information on federal non-discrimination regulations, including Title IX, contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call 1(800) 421-3481.
 


 
 

Director of Admissions - Residential
Immediate Opening

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (SCGSSM) seeks an exceptional person to serve as Director of Admissions. The successful candidate will possess a strong background in managing the admissions process at a selective institution of higher education or secondary school. The Director should be exceptionally well-organized, with strong skills to interact positively and accurately with applicants, their families and supporters. He or she will lead reviewing and establishing admissions policy, and will carry the primary responsibility for fairly and impartially administering that policy. The Director will work closely with Marketing, Recruiting and Outreach staff to seek out and encourage talented students.

Qualifications sought: A master’s degree with 2-3 years of progressively responsible experience in admissions is preferred but a bachelor’s with 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience will be considered. Qualified applicants must have excellent communication skills; demonstrated leadership and coordination capabilities; ability to interact with prospective students, parents, faculty, and high school counselors and educators; knowledge of computer databases (preferably Education Edge) and spreadsheets; and strong skills in written and oral communication; planning; organizing; and budgeting.

SCGSSM is a thriving, nationally-ranked, public residential high school for students with demonstrated talent and interest in science, engineering and mathematics. We are just completing more than doubling the size of our student body and staff. We are located in the lovely residential community of Hartsville, South Carolina.

This position is a 12 month, permanent State of South Carolina position with full benefits. Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience and unique qualifications. Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and the GSSM/State of South Carolina application to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Please include the word "Admissions" in the subject line.

 


 
 

Administrative Assistant - Residential
 
GSSM seeks an enthusiastic professional to provide administrative and clerical support in the areas of Student Development and Academic Affairs. In particular, the administrative assistant provides direct support for the Vice President for Student Development and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Responsibilities Include:

  • various data collection, entering, tracking and reporting
  • written and verbal communication with students, faculty and families
  • maintaining student files and demographic information
  • assist in college application, report card, transcript and diploma processes
  • greeting and hosting visitors
  • Collaborating with other GSSM Divisions in special event program planning and delivering, such as Student Orientations, graduation and other institutional programs. Develop written programs for events.

We seek a minimum of 3 years of varied clerical and administrative experience and supportive degree and/or credentials. A demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computers including word processing, email, spreadsheet and database software is needed. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

This is a full-time, 12-month, State of South Carolina position, with full benefits available. Compensation is competitive based on credentials, experience and other unique capabilities.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and the GSSM/State of South Carolina application to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Please include the word "Administrative Assistant" in the subject line.
 

 


 
 

History Adjunct Instructor - Residential
 
As part of our expansion, we are seeking an exceptional History adjunct instructor. Applicants should have a Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred, in History, and a love of teaching. Desired qualifications include a strong content background in History and experience in teaching History at college or advanced high school levels, knowledge and application of technology, an understanding of gifted learners, and enthusiasm for teaching motivated and talented high-school-aged students.

Current courses taught at GSSM at the college or university level include AP United States History, AP European History and a number of History electives such as African-American History and Studies in Medieval History, along with independent studies. GSSM encourages the introduction of new courses. Courses offered will vary each semester depending on the interests and expertise of instructors, and on student interest. The applicant accepted for this adjunct instructor position will most likely teach AP United States History and/or AP European History.

This is an adjunct teaching position for the academic school year. A public school teaching certificate is not required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with credentials, experience and unique capabilities.

GSSM offers a wonderful teaching environment with motivated and talented students in a residential setting and is recognized among the top public elite high schools in the nation. We are a statewide, public residential high school for 11th and 12th graders specializing in the advanced study of science and mathematics. Historically, GSSM has maintained a 10:1 student to faculty ratio. Nearly 80% of the faculty members have earned doctoral degrees.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and teaching statement and the GSSM/State of South Carolina application to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Please include the word "History" in the subject line.
 

 


 
 

Residence Life Coordinator
 
GSSM seeks an exceptional individual as Residence Life Coordinator whose main responsibilities are to develop and supervise the residential living environment at the Governor’s School, which includes providing a safe, healthy, and fun living experience for academically advanced 11th and 12th grade students.

Persons in this position develop and offer programming focused on the whole person, provide counseling, interpret and enforce community standards, and administer discipline as necessary. Night work and weekend work are required.

The Residence Life Coordinator is a full-time state of South Carolina, 10-month, live-in position. Minimum qualifications include a bachelors in a human services related field with comparable experience, but a masters in student affairs administration, counseling, education, psychology, or related field is preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience and full benefits are available to include health insurance and retirement. Room and board provided.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume and GSSM/State of South Carolina application, to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Include "RLC" in the subject line.
 


 
 

Robotics/Computer Science Instructor - PULSE
 
Darlington County School District (DCSD) and the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) offer a unique opportunity to teach Robotics courses and Computer Science courses beginning August 2014. The position is part of the PULSE (Partnership for Unparalleled Local Scholastic Excellence) initiative where DCSD and GSSM together implement advanced courses.

The duties of the position will include teaching Robotics and Computer Science at Hartsville High School and at the Darlington County Institute of Technology (DCIT). Duties also include developing curriculum for current and future courses.

The ideal candidate will hold a Master’s or Ph.D. in either Computer Science or a related field, and be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for and a commitment to teaching at the high school level. A valid teacher certification for S.C. is required or the ability to obtain such certification, perhaps through transfer from another state.

This is a ten-month, full-time and permanent teaching position with the Darlington County School District. Salary is competitive and full benefit options are available, to include health and retirement options.

Please apply electronically. Forward a cover letter, resume, teaching statement and the GSSM/State of South Carolina application to careers@gssm.k12.sc.us. Include the words "PULSE Robotics" in the subject line.

For clarification or questions, please contact Dr. Jerome Reyes.  

 

Governor's School for Science and Mathematics Nondiscrimination Statement

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, or disability in admission to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be made to Mr. Ernie Boyd, Governor's School for Science and Mathematics, 401 Railroad Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550, 843-383-3906.  For further information on federal non-discrimination regulations, including Title IX, contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at OCR.DC@ed.gov or call 1(800) 421-3481.