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Science Teacher

Position #: 60028135        
State Job Title: Non-Certified Teacher-Science

Opening Date: February 11, 2019        

Closing Date:  Until filled

The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities seeks a science teacher beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a ten-month faculty position which includes multiple courses and levels of instruction. We seek an experienced, flexible, and creative teacher who can teach several of our typical course offerings in science, including chemistry, physics, and biology. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree with at least five years of teaching experience at the secondary and/or post-secondary level, and have recognized success as an educator and scholar. Interest, background, and/or experience in project-based learning would also be an ideal qualification.  The candidate must have, or have the qualifications to obtain, teaching certification in South Carolina.  Additionally, the candidate must have a commitment to (and record of) ongoing professional development, along with demonstrated knowledge and interpersonal skills to work with artistically talented students, other academic and arts educators, and diverse constituencies and cultures. Candidates will be expected to address how their teaching and professional experience fit with the unique mission of the school.

Interested persons must complete a state employment application which can be found on the employment section of the school’s website ( In addition to the printed application, applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and list of references to:
Deborah Franks, Director of Human Resources
S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street
Greenville, SC  29601
(864) 282-3781

Located on the banks of the Reedy River in downtown Greenville, the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is a public, residential high school serving 240 of our state’s artistically-talented students through programs of pre-professional instruction in an environment of artistic and academic excellence. The school is a resource for all teachers and students in South Carolina. The arts disciplines include Creative Writing, Dance, Drama, Visual Arts, and Music.  


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Vice President - Dean


OPENING DATE:  March 6, 2019                  

CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
SALARY RANGE:  Determined by Education and Experience    BAND and LEVEL:  00

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m./Full-time, may include some evening, weekend and/or overnight. 

LOCATION:  South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, Greenville, SC

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:  A master's degree and a combination of successful experience in education and administration in one or more of the arts disciplines with proven understanding, knowledge and application of public institution administration in a residential environment. 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:  Doctorate or a terminal degree.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Experience as a supervisor with effective leadership and motivational skills; knowledge of and ability to develop, implement, and administer pre-professional arts programs; knowledge of and skill in managing a complex organization utilizing effective organizational skills and with the ability to think strategically; knowledge of public school curricula and instructional practices; ability to assume primary responsibility for the school in the absence of the president; ability to coordinate scheduling of programs and courses; ability to communicate both orally and in writing  with individuals and groups; ability to support institutional goals through continuous improvement practices; ability to utilize social/interpersonal skills in dealing with diverse populations, including board members, administrative and support staff, faculty, students, parents, donors, and members of the public necessary for successful interaction and effective working relationships; commitment to creating and nurturing arts and academic excellence.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:  Under the supervision of and in shared governance with the President of the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, the Vice President for Arts & Academics/Dean is an administrative position that develops and implements pre-professional arts and challenging academic programs for the School providing leadership and supervision to Arts and Academic Department Chairs, Faculty, Administrative and Support staff.  The VPAA/Dean oversees and coordinates all aspects of the instructional program of the campus and leads multiple student-focused initiatives ensuring that each student receives access to a rigorous college preparatory education. Planning and implementing pre-professional arts and challenging academic programs.  Interprets and provides leadership, strategic planning, and management of day-to-day operations while designing and administering policies and procedures that maintain program integrity through cooperative and integrative working relationships while improving and refining the quality of services provided.  Utilizes collaborative problem-solving techniques when applicable.  Analyzes program needs and establishes priorities that fulfill the School’s mission, goals, and objectives.  Oversees research relative to best teaching and learning practices and strategies, and implements research results.  In conjunction with the Director of Guidance, oversees the scheduling of all academic and arts courses and the development and distribution of the school calendar. Provides supervision, leadership, and guidance to Department Chairs, faculty and staff in assessing the quality of academic, arts, library/media, guidance, and registrar determining their relevance and ensuring that all activities contribute to the school's mission and goals.  For faculty and staff: establishes work standards, provides direction and motivation, utilizes established human resource processes, evaluates work performance, reinforces positive efforts and addresses disciplinary needs, guides and facilitates resolution of employee work problems, exhibits integrity and sensitivity with respect to the needs of employees, conducts staff meetings on a regular basis communicating administrative and operational information, encourages and provides for professional development activities, and develops strategies to establish and build collaborative partnerships throughout the School.  In coordination with the Director of Human Resources: maintains appropriate staffing levels including adjunct faculty, substitute teachers, and support personnel. Provides assistance as necessary for the development and maintenance of comprehensive student services programs and the development of student character including orientation, commencement, award and recognition programs, and student handbooks that promote student involvement, student learning, and a sense of community and incorporates the core values of learning, community, integrity, excellence, and responsibility.  In conjunction with the Vice President of Student Development, oversees the adjudication of academic and non-academic discipline matters. Other related duties as required.

Interested persons must complete a State Employment Application at Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Faxed applications will not be accepted. 

Deborah Franks
Human Resources Director
South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 282-3781


Student Services Program Coordinator I

OPENING DATE:      March 8, 2019

CLOSING DATE:     March 28, 2019

WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time-12 month, 37.5 hrs/wk (Hours Vary, Rotating Days and Shifts)

LOCATION: South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, Division of Residential Life, Office of the Dean, Greenville, South Carolina

A Bachelor’s Degree and experience in Student, Human or Social Service Programs.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Position is in Female Residence Hall. Applicant must be able to hear, speak audibly, walk, and lift up to 50 lbs.  Must posses a valid driver’s license.  Must be able to work variable hours and shifts, including some weekends. 

Provides student services oversight and counseling in matters pertaining to health and safety, discipline, and personal/social problems for students enrolled in the residential high school and the summer programs.  Coordinates student’s visits to the health room, medical professionals, and facilities as needed; Coordinates collection of student data concerting absenteeism and discipline; Communicates with Director of Student Services concerning progress and/or problems.  Coordinates student activities and events;  Participates in programs, committees and other activities;  Reviews conditions of  residential life facilities, equipment and supplies;  Participates in orientation activities for new students as well as check-in and check-out of residence hall occupants; Conducts room inventories; Assists with room assignments.

Please Note:  This is a 12-month live-in position which includes room and board when students are in session.  

Interested persons complete a State Employment Application online at Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Deborah Franks
Human Resource Director
South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
15 University Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 282-3781