Faculty and Staff Openings

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Teaching Faculty 

 

Teaching Faculty - School of Education& Psychology

Department/School:  School of Education & Psychology

Hours:  Full time 

Description:  The School of Education & Psychology seeks a full-time faculty member to teach undergraduate methods courses and education courses, as well as teach graduate level education courses.

Essential Duties: 

  • Engage in activities of the department, including research and scholarly activities.
  • Provide effective academic advising.
  • Work collegially with fellow faculty members and students to promote a nurturing learning environment.
  • Serve on departmental, university and Teacher Education Program committees.

Qualifications: Requirementearned doctorate in education or related field, committed to Christian higher education and the integration of faith and learning, experience with online learning, mathematics background and successful teaching in public and church schools preferable.

Special Requirement: Must have a strongly expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be an SDA church member in good and regular standing.

To Apply: Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of philosophy as it relates to outdoor education, and contact information for at least three (3) references to:  

Dr. John McCoy, Dean - School of Education & Psychology
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Contact Email: jmccoy@southern.edu

Teaching Faculty - School of Education & Psychology

Department/School:  School of Education & Psychology

Hours:  Full time 

Description:  The School of Education & Psychology seeks a full-time faculty member to teach graduate level Outdoor Education courses, effective Fall 2017.

Essential Duties: 

  • Engage in activities of the department, including research and scholarly activities involving students at the graduate level
  • Provide effective academic advising 
  • Will also provide leadership to the undergraduate Outdoor Leadership degree via graduate assistants.
  • Work collegially with fellow faculty members and students to promote a nurturing learning environment
  • Serve on departmental and university committees

Qualifications: Requirementearned doctoral degree in leadership, education, or other applicable degree. Willing to obtain pertinent outdoor certifications, and familiar with online programming.

Special Requirement: Must have a strongly expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be an SDA church member in good and regular standing.

To Apply: Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of philosophy as it relates to outdoor education, and contact information for at least three (3) references to:  

Dr. John McCoy, Dean - School of Education & Psychology
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Contact Email:jmccoy@southern.edu

Teaching Faculty - School of Journalism & Communication

Department/School:  School of Journalism & Communication

Hours:  Full time 

Description: Needed: To teach undergraduate courses and advise in journalism, with a focus in print, broadcast, or new media.ed.

Qualifications:  Master’s required, doctorate preferred. Prefer 5 years of professional experience, 3 years of teaching experience.

Special Requirement: Must have a strongly expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be an SDA church member in good and regular standing.

To Apply: Send a curriculum vitae to: 

Dr. Rachel Williams-Smith, Dean - School of Journalism & Communication
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Contact Email: rwilliamssmith@southern.edu

Teaching Faculty - History & Political Studies Department

Department/School:  History & Political Studies Department

Description:  The History and Political Studies Department seeks a scholar and teacher for a half-time position in American History.  The anticipated contract date will be June 1, 2017, with courses beginning in August. 

The successful candidate will be able to teach American history and will have expertise in either Latin American history or Africana Studies or African-American history.  The ability to teach courses in Atlantic history, topics in African history, and in African-American and/or Latin American pop culture are desirable.  Knowledge of politics on the African or South and Central American continents also of particular interest, as classes in these areas would also be desirable.  All of these are not expected, but a combination of these is sought, and expertise one of the above two regional/cultural areas is a must. 

Essential Duties:  

  • Develop and teach two undergraduate courses per semester
  • Advise, engage, and mentor students
  • Sustain a research and professional growth agenda
  • Serve on departmental and university committees
  • Assist with departmental student recruiting activities
  • Engage in service activities
  • Work collegially as part of a team, with students, fellow faculty members, and administrators.

Qualifications: PhD in History preferred.  A strong commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate education at a small liberal arts teaching institution. 

Special Requirements:   An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three references to: 

Mark Peach - History & Political Studies Department and Bob Young - Academic Administration

Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Email: peach@southern.edu; ryoung@southern.edu

 

Adjunct Faculty

Spanish Instructor - Modern Languages 

Department/School:  Modern Languages Department

Pay Range:  Based on experience

Description: The Modern Languages Department (MLD) at Southern Adventist University (SAU) is seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Adjunct Instructor of Spanish who holds a minimum of an M.A. in Spanish, with 18 graduate credit hours in Spanish. The MLD at SAU follows the ACFTL National language guidelines. There will be occasional opportunities to participate in professional development activities ensuring your awareness of goal-oriented and student-centered instruction.

To Apply:  Please contact Dr. Adrienne Royo, Chair of the Modern Languages Department at SAU at aroyo@southern.edu or by calling 423-236-2395. Please be prepared to provide a copy of your current curriculum vitae for consideration.

Email: aroyo@southern.edu

German Instructor - Modern Languages

Department/School:  Modern Languages Department

Pay Range:  Based on experience

Description:  Seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Adjunct Instructor of German who holds an M.A. in German, with 18 graduate credit hours in German. The MLD at SAU follows the ACFTL National language guidelines. There will be occasional opportunities to participate in professional development activities ensuring your awareness of goal-oriented and student-centered instruction.

To Apply:  Send curriculum vitae: 
Dr. Adrienne Royo - Chair, Modern Languages Department
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Email: aroyo@southern.edu

 

Salaried Staff 

Associate Vice President - Academic Administration

Department/School: Academic Adnimistration

Description: Southern Adventist University seeks applicants for the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Administration.  The associate vice president works with the Senior Vice President for Academic Administration to provide direction for academic strategic planning, curriculum development, instructional methods, grading practices, admission standards, registration procedures, and graduation requirements.  The associate vice president also provides oversight to Institutional Research and Online Learning; chairs or serves on various academic and/or administrative committees; approves exceptions to academic policies when deemed appropriate; serves as the institutional liaison for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) and the Adventist Accrediting Association (AAA); facilitates the administrative processing of program reviews; and serves as the administrative liaison to first-year experience, the honors program, and all extension programs.  

Qualifications:  Earned doctoral degree preferred. At least five years of successful full-time teaching experience at the higher education level; the ability to effectively chair meetings and lead groups; the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing which may include writing accurate and crisp technical reports; evaluate educational programs, on and off campus; and oversee programs that provide academic assistance and accountability for students.  The ability to skillfully and tactfully interact with students, parents of students, faculty members, and administrators is very important.  Applicants must also be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. 

The successful candidate must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be a member in good and regular standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

 

To apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three references via US Mail or email to:

 

Robert Young, PhD

Senior Vice President for Academic Administration

PO Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315

 

Email: ryoung@southern.edu

Office: (423) 236-2804

Evangelistic Resource Center (ERC) Coordinator - School of Religion

Department/School: School of Religion

Pay Range: $39,823.00 - $53,461.00

Description: The Evangelistic Resource Center (ERC) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the activities of the ERC under the supervision of the associate director of the Pierson Institute. The Pierson Institute operates in the School of Religion at Southern Adventist University.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the associate director of the Pierson Institute, the ERC Coordinator is responsible for the spring and summer evangelistic campaigns, also known as ERC Missions, including such tasks as the following:
      • Actively recruits students.
      • Interviews students as needed.
      • Ensures that students raise and submit funds.
      • Plans and participates in training weekends (“ERC Boot Camps”) for participants.
      • Serves as a team leader and preacher for international campaigns as needed.
      • Oversees the student deployment process.
      • Participates in and helps plan weekly ERC staff/student worker meetings.
      • Assists with planning of sites and site visits as needed.
      • Assists with the development of graphics and sermons for overseas meetings.
      • Takes care of details and other logistical needs related to the ERC missions program.
  • The ERC Coordinator assists with the School of Religion field schools as follows:
      • Contacts and coordinates with local pastors regarding the field schools.
      • Provides training and resources as needed for field school churches.
      • Oversees the student application and deployment process.
      1. The ERC Coordinator assists with the Soul-winning and Leadership Training (SALT) program on an occasional  basis, in collaboration with the SALT director.
  • The ERC Coordinator assists with and coordinates other lay training programs as developed by the Pierson Institute.
  • The ERC Coordinator manages and promotes the activities of the Pierson Institute as needed.
  • The ERC Coordinator prepares evangelism resources to be used by local churches.
  • The ERC Coordinator oversees homeland evangelism initiatives.
  • The ERC Coordinator coordinates student workers in the accomplishment of some of the above objectives.
  • The ERC Coordinator manages the facilities of the ERC.
  • The ERC Coordinator prepares materials and presentations for the Pierson Institute Board.

Reporting:  Primary reporting accountability will be to the associate director of the Pierson Institute, as well as to the Pierson Institute Executive Committee and Advisory Board.  The Pierson Institute may also assign a direct reporting relationship with any or all of the following persons for specific projects and assignments:

            Director of the Pierson Institute

             SALT Program Director

             Dean of the School of Religion

Special Requirements:   An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ and to the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and an SDA Church member in good and regular standing.    

Education and Experience:   A master’s degree in religion/ministry/theology is preferred (an M.Div. degree or similar equivalent would be helpful). A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in religion/ministry/theology is required. Extensive experience in both missions and evangelism is expected.

Qualifications:   Ability to read, write, and speak both English and Spanish fluently. Strong relational and leadership skills.  Ability to manage and organize logistical details. Ability to regularly engage in evangelism and/or preach evangelistic meetings. Ability to motivate and recruit others.  Good public relations skills.  Oral, written, and audio-visual communication skills.

Typical Physical Demands:    Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 25 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers and telephone.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

To Apply: Please send a resume and application*, to Human Resources at the following mailing address or the email address below: 

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

 

Hourly Staff  

Patrol Officer - Campus Safety

Department: Campus Safety

Hours: 40 hours per week

Pay Rate: $12.43 - $17.15

Job Summary: The full time patrol officer is scheduled to work 40 hours a week performing patrol officer duties and special assignments from the Campus Safety Department. Patrol officers are licensed by the State of Tennessee as unarmed proprietary security officers and must pass a criminal background check. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learns policies and procedures of Southern Adventist University and enforces them.
  • Receive and maintain regular training, licensure, and certification in:
    o Tennessee State unarmed proprietary security officer license
    o CPR/AED 
    o Basic First Aid
    o Defensive physical tactics, including handcuffing methods
    o Chemical spray usage and application
    o Collapsible baton usage and application
    o CLERY and TIBRS reporting
    o Legal responsibilities
  • Respond to, document, and report on:
    o Medical emergencies
    o Fire alarms and emergencies
    o Crime and criminal investigations
    o General safety concerns
  • Performs regular security patrols of campus property, buildings and parking lots by vehicle, foot, and bicycle.
  • Coordinates emergency incident command response in accordance with National Incident Management standards and training
  • Performs services including:
    o Motorist assists, such as jump starts and air in tires
    o Emergency apartment or building access
    o Safety escorts after dark
  • Learns the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations. Assists in parking management including patrolling parking lots, writing citations, placing road cones and barricades, and directing traffic.
  • Performs additional event duties monthly including traffic control, documentation, parking management, VIP escorts, and general security patrols at on and off-campus events such as graduation services, pageants, and university hosted community events.
  • Assists with dispatch services as needed, including:
    o Receiving and documenting phone calls
    o Monitoring radio traffic
    o Monitoring doors, closed-circuit cameras, and fire alarm systems
    o Processing access card requests
  • Maintain daily computer log of call response and security patrol documentation.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the director of Campus Safety.

Qualifications: 

  • Degree in related field preferred but not required.  Must be able to maintain physical training, first aid, and TN security license certification yearly. Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have computer skills including familiarity with MS Office.
  • Be a self-starter and be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Must possess good organizational skills.
  • Must have leadership qualities and a willingness to learn new systems and procedures.
  • Must be a team player, loyal to the university and Campus Safety.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

Typical Physical Demands:  Normally requires walking, sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May occasionally require additional physically demanding movement, including sprinting, jumping, rolling, striking and blocking movements with arms and legs, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, use keys, manipulate handcuffs, and use a touchscreen device. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions: Most job functions are performed in buildings with normal lighting and temperature conditions. Some job functions, such as security patrols and traffic control, are performed outside in any weather conditions. 

Special Requirements:  An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a SDA church member in regular standing.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and application*, to Human Resources at the following mailing address or the email address below:

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Office Assistant (Part Time) - Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

Hours: 20 hours per week

Job Summary:  The Office Assistant in the Human Resources department provides a full range of functions for the department and assists other HR team members with projects as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides general administrative services including word processing, copying materials as needed, answering the telephone and directing calls to appropriate person.
  • Routinely monitors and responds to the general HR email inbox and appropriately routes information as necessary.
  • Acts as primary lead in the organization/maintenance of all hardcopy files.
  • Assists with Verifications of Employment.
  • Makes arrangements for office lunch outings and other hospitality events.
  • Interacts with and assists customers (assists students and nonstudent employees as needed).
  • Enters student and employee data into Ellucian (DataTel) as assigned.
  • Assists with compiling reports, general mailings, and special projects for all areas of the department
  • Provides support during development events (including Open Enrollment, New Employee Orientation, HR lunch and Learns, Benefit Fairs)
  • Assists with posting of open requisitions (job vacancies) with union papers and other sources as needed. 
  • Stays aware of and in compliance with all applicable employment laws, as reasonably possible, and is a representative for the government program E-Verify, ensuring timely receipt and entry of all related documentation.
  • Attends professional development and training sessions as scheduled.
  • Maintains a professional and helpful approach and practices strict confidentiality with all matters pertaining to employment records and all information/activity the department is privy to.   
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.  

Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience working in an office setting required; preference will be given to someone with Human Resources experience.
  • Proficiencies with computer usage, preferably MS Word and Excel.
  • Must be detail oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize requests.
  • Must have strong customer service skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in an organized fashion showing tact and priority in all areas of work.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 30 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, and telephone.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted and ventilated.

Special Requirements:  An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a SDA church member in regular standing.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and application*, to Human Resources at the following mailing address or the email address below:

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Cook/Chef Manager - Food Services/Cafe

Department:  Food Service

Hours:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Job Summary:   As a working manager, this position is responsible for leading and directing cooks and student workers, coordinating their efforts for preparation of all hot foods for meals and any additional special orders or evening banquets.           

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Primary contact person for cooks’ and catering needs
  • Notify the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve operations
  • Practice the best methods of quality preparation for each item on the menu and maintain the highest of standards in all food production.
  • Understand, maintain, and practice good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
  • Practice safe food handling
  • Keep the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during the day
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health       Department at all times
  • Check the workers board daily for menu and for any special functions
  • Oversee and assist with preparation of Lunch and Supper
  • Oversee delegation of tasks to students and staff to ensure efficient production daily
  • Be alert to the students’ and staff’s attendance and performance.
  • Oversee and help prepare items needed for special functions and ensure prompt execution
  • Organize cooler daily-ensuring all items are labeled and stored correctly
  • Check leftovers and develop plan to implement them into the menu
  • Organize freezer daily, evaluating leftovers and planning when to implement them
  • Plan for the next day – check menu and banquets to determine needs
  • Assist Cafeteria Manager with coaching staff on time management
  • Oversee and lead out in the training of new student workers.
  • Assist Cafeteria Manager with coaching staff on how to manage student workers with on the job training
  • Track cooks’ food waste-be innovative in how to reduce food waste and over production of food
  • Be creative with new menu ideas and implementing special food sales and promotions
  • Work with Cafeteria Manager in establishing standardized recipes
  • Make a monthly days off schedule for all the staff reporting to you
  • Fill in for your staff during absence or make arrangements to cover shift
  • Take your turn and lead out in Sabbath and weekend duty.
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
  • Work closely with Café manager and the Salad supervisor to improve operations of the cafeteria
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned, including modifying schedule to meet the needs of the business 

Special Requirements:   Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, a SDA church member in good and regular standing, and a desire to serve in a cooperative, spiritually redemptive, and soul-winning atmosphere. Practice confidentiality of information at all times. 

Education and Experience: College or trade school education preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in Food Service supervision and management experience. 

Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively. A self-starter, who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills, is essential and displays the ability to motivate others to do the same. Approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others. Able to have a good rapport with employees especially students. 

Skills and Aptitudes:   Have a working knowledge of food service operations. Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees and students with a team spirit. Have safety-consciousness and promote within work force. 

Typical Physical Demands:   Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. (If over 40 pounds please ask for help) Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate food service equipment such as food slicers, chopping bowls, mixers, etc. Requires normal range of motion, hearing, and vision. 

Working Conditions:   Essential task are performed under normal Foodservice conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lit and ventilated.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and application*, to Human Resources at the following mailing address or the email address below:

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email:akmaitland@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279  

Closing Shift Supervisor (Part Time) - Food Services/Deli

Department:  Food Service

Pay Rate:  Grade 3009 $12.96 - $17.88

Hours:  Sunday 10 am - 3 pm, Monday thru Thursday 4pm - 9pm           

Job Summary:     Be a cook / working supervisor, working one on one with training students. Be responsible for the Supper hours – food, cleanliness, service. Customer service is # 1 priority. 

General Duties:

  • Help cook / plan / prepare supper menus / meals
  • Be aware of your student employees attendance and performance (the ones you supervise).
  • Work one on one with students-training them in proper methods of work
  • Understand and practice proper methods of preparation for each item on menu
  • Understand, maintain, and practice good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
    • Practice safe food handling
    • Keep the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during your shift
    • Keep prep area sink clean and neat as possible during your shift
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment – being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Inventory Grab & Go display case – refill as needed
  • Keep sandwich case stocked / making sure ‘rotation’ is done (old in front)
  • Be responsible to keep the laundry going
  • Oversee the dishwashing 
  • Oversee the breaking down of the hot serving deck and salad bar after supper
  • Put leftover food away after supper, making sure it is dated and on correct shelves
  • Check shake machine / turn to standby at closing / clean tray
  • Empty and clean soup containers every evening
  • Check all areas to be sure they are stocked and ready for next shift
  • Make sure all dishes are washed and put away correctly before leaving
  • Make sure floors are swept and mopped every evening / mop buckets emptied
  • Empty garbage cans if needed every evening just before closing
  • Oversee clean up and inspect all work stations before leaving
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as required
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
  • Notify the Deli Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the Deli 

Special Requirement:   An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, a SDA church member in good and regular standing. 

Education and Experience: A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in Food Service. Supervision and management experience. 

Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively. A self starter who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills and has the ability to motivate others to do the same. Approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others. Able to have a good rapport with employees, especially students. 

Skills and Aptitudes:   Have a working knowledge of food service operations. Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees and students with a team spirit. Have safety-consciousness and promote within work force. 

Typical Physical Demands:   Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. (If over 40 pounds please ask for help) Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate food service equipment such as food slicers, chopping bowls, mixers, etc. Requires normal range of motion, hearing, and vision. 

Working Conditions:   Essential task are performed under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted and ventilate.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and application*, to Human Resources at the following mailing address or the email address below:

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email:akmaitland@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279 


Temporary Positions

Simulation Lab Assistant (SLA) - School of Nursing

Job Summary: The simulation lab assistant assists in Southern Simulation Center with simulation events and collaborates closely with the Simulation Coordinator and simulation faculty to produce high quality simulated learning experiences.

Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Prior to simulated learning experiences, completes lab set-up, moulage, props placement, and equipment start-up to create a realistic simulated health care environment
  • During simulated learning experiences, operates and maintains center equipment, human patient simulators, instructor interface computer, audio/visual computer, live-streaming equipment, and materials related to simulation learning
  • Assists in role playing as the voice of the patient during simulated learning experiences
  • After simulated learning experiences, completes room clean-up, replacement and storage of equipment and supplies, powering-down and securing of equipment
  • Contributes to cost-effective use of material resources; notes frequently used sim lab supplies and equipment
  • Communicates with simulation coordinator regarding supply and equipment needs; communicates with simulation coordinator regarding student or other issues
  • Serves as a member of the SON Simulation Committee and attend meetings.
  • Keeps up to date on simulation guidelines, standards, and best practices
  • Engages in educational endeavors to stay current with simulation as a teaching strategy in nursing education

Special Requirements:  Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

Qualifications: 

  • A baccalaureate degree is required. A master’s degree in nursing is preferred. Current BLS certification required; ACLS preferred. 
  • Licensed registered nurse in Tennessee; strong clinical, organizational, and computer skills; strong working knowledge of medical equipment and medical terminology; ability to closely follow operating checklists and scripts.
  • Previous simulation experience preferred but not required.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and/or application*, to Callie McArthur at the following mailing address or the email address below:

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email:cmcarthr@southern.edu

Housekeeper - Guest Lodging

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Flexible hours Sunday-Friday, not to exceed 24 hours in a one week period
  • Must be physically able to ascend and descend stairs. Bend and move freely, be able to move and clean under furniture, and carry up to 25 lbs. while walking up and down stairs
  • Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning and re-setting apartments after guest(s) departure in a timely manner so apartment is ready to be occupied again
    • Duties will include and are not limited to:
      • Washing linens
      • Cleaning/disinfecting apartment
      • Re-setting entire apartment
      • Vacuuming and mop all floors

Special Requirements:  Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and/or application*, to Human Resources at the following mailing address or the email address below:

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

Painter - Plant Services

Job Summary:  Primarily to do painting and related duties on exterior and interior of campus buildings, housing and apartments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Paints by rolling, brushing or spraying
  • Preparation of surfaces for painting by scraping, caulking and sanding
  • Assists in moving furniture, cabinets, doors and drawers
  • Equipment cleanup
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

Special Requirements:  Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

Qualifications:  Must be familiar with various types of preparation for painting and methods of application. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Must hold a valid U.S. driver’s license with a good driving record. 

Education and Experience: Professional painting experience required.

Skills and Aptitudes:  Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with supervisors and other employees in a team spirit, and the ability to interact appropriately with personnel (faculty and students) on the job site. Have safety-consciousness and able to promote it within work force.  Must use care with tools and equipment.

Physical Demands:  Painting calls for a variety of postures, squatting, bending, standing, looking up, reaching away from the body, standing on uneven surfaces, and working on a ladder, scaffold and man lift. The painter must be able to work under these conditions for extended periods of time and must be able to lift a 5 gallon bucket of paint, and on occasion up to 100 pounds. 

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under normal weather and office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. May require outside work for exterior painting. 

To Apply:
Please send a resume and/or application*, to Human Resources at the following mailing address or the email address below:

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email and request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email:akmaitland@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279