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Faculty Positions

Location: School of Visual Art and Design

Hours: Full-time, salary

Job SummarySouthern Adventist University’s School of Visual Art and Design seeks full-time professor of film production to teach cinematography, lighting, sound design, documentary directing, and producing.

QualificationsM.F.A. in film production and current teaching experience preferred. Deep understanding of visual storytelling, industry experience, advanced technical skill, and an exemplary portfolio are requisite. Mutual respect, candor, complimentary intellect, and virtuous motivation are of the highest value.

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

To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), portfolio samples, and at least three references to Randy Craven, School of Visual Art and Design, Southern Adventist University, P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Location: School of Education/Psychology

Hours:
Full-time, salary

Job Summary:
Full-time teaching position in the area of Counseling, available for summer 2021.

Qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree in counselor education from a CACREP-accredited program is required.
  • Doctoral degrees in clinical or counseling psychology from APA-accredited program could be considered if applicant has been employed as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.
  • Additional requirements include but are not limited to 3+ years’ experience in clinical practice
  • licensed or eligible for licensure in state of residence
  • minimum of 2-year teaching experience at the graduate level with preference toward those with experience in face-to-face and hybrid learning environments
  • experience in clinical supervision at the master’s or doctoral level.
Special Requirements: The successful applicant must be a member in regular standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

*Applicants who need the option to work remotely will be considered.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit cover letters and curriculum vitae to:

Tammy Overstreet, Ph.D., Dean, P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315,
toverstreet@southern.edu, (423) 236-2444.

Location: Biology/Allied Health Department

Hours: Beginning Fall 2021, Full-time, salary

Job Summary: Desire Adventist biologist holding a short-term interpretation of creation and committed to involvement with undergraduate students in the classroom as well as guiding independent student research projects when appropriate. 

Qualifications: Prefer biology PhD who will teach upper and lower division courses and labs with heavy weighting on Anatomy and Physiology I and II.

Special Requirements: The successful candidate will be a member in good and regular standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

To Apply:

Send CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and 3 references to: 

Keith Snyder, Biology Search Committee Chair, Southern Adventist University, Box 370, Collegedale, TN  37315;
Phone:  423-236-2929;
FAX: 423-236-1926;
email:  kasnyder@southern.edu.

Location: Chemistry Department

Hours: Beginning January 1, 2022, Full-time, salary

Job Description: The Chemistry Department seeks a full-time faculty member with expertise in biochemistry. Teaching responsibilities may be expected to include biochemistry lectures and labs for majors and pre-professional students, courses for nursing and allied health majors, and courses within the general education curriculum. Additional course responsibilities may also be assigned depending on the qualifications and interests of the successful candidate and the needs of the department. An ability and willingness to contribute to the growth of the department’s undergraduate research program by engaging students in lines of research that complement the research interests of the current faculty is desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and teach undergraduate courses in chemistry and biochemistry in collaboration with fellow faculty members
  • Provide effective academic advising for chemistry majors
  • Assist with extracurricular departmental activities and student recruiting
  • Work collegially with fellow faculty members and students to promote a nurturing learning environment
  • Serve on departmental and university committees

Qualifications: A doctoral degree in biochemistry (or a closely related field) is required, with a strong academic background in biochemistry, a demonstrated knowledge of best practices for teaching chemistry at the undergraduate level, a desire to implement and build on these best practices, and a commitment to teaching from a Biblical foundation.

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

To apply: Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a brief description of research interests, and contact information for at least three references to:

              Dr. Brent Hamstra, Chair

              Chemistry Department

Southern Adventist University

PO Box 370

Collegedale, TN  37315

Email: bhamstra@southern.edu

Location: History and Political Studies

Hours: Beginning July 1, 2021, Part-time, salary

Job Description: The History and Political Studies Department is recruiting candidates for an open position in American History. An ability to teach American history in its world context, with interests in the elements of American history that shine light on traditionally disadvantaged populations, would be especially valuable.

Duties and Responsibilities: Applicants should demonstrate facility in the classroom, provide evidence of scholarly activity pertinent to history or politics, and have a strong interest in mentoring undergraduates and contributing to a strong interdisciplinary liberal arts program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in History is ideal. ABDs who want to work part-time while finishing their dissertation are encouraged.

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

Apply: Send 1) cover letter, 2) cv/resume, 3) statement of teaching philosophy to the chair of the department, Lisa Clark Diller, ldiller@southern.edu. Three letters of recommendation, describing the teaching, scholarship and collegiality of the candidate, should be sent directly to Lisa Clark Diller, ldiller@southern.edu.

Location: English Department

Hours: Beginning June 1, 2021. Full-time, salary

Job Description: Southern Adventist University seeks an English professor.

Duties and Responsibilities: Teach a range of courses that may include firstyear writing, literature (e.g., Biblical literature, the literature of marginalized voices, Ancient and Modern Western Literature, and/or American and British literature), and creative, professional, or technical writing; specialization and professional experience in Creative Writing desired.

Competencies:

  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Strong student advocate who supports the learning and success of students from culturally diverse backgrounds in higher education
  • Commitment to Biblical integration in and out of the classroom
  • Emotionally literate
  • Attitude of servant leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, and collaborative skills
  • Ability and willingness to adapt to changing procedures and methods
  • Professional attitude about work
  • Ability to foster a positive and productive work environment with the skill to lead, develop, empower, and motivate people and teams
  • Innovative, strategic thinking skills with the capability to implement goals
  • Proven experience in solving complex problems
  • Aptitude for mediating difficult situations
  • Skills to communicate effectively in a variety of modes and mediums
  • Facility to read, write, and speak English fluently
Qualifications:
  • PhD in English or MFA in Creative Writing preferred; Master’s degree in the discipline (e.g., English, Composition and Rhetoric, Professional Writing, Technical Writing) required
  • Significant experience teaching literature or writing (secondary and/or college level)
  • Experience teaching first year writing
  • Experience with hybrid or online learning platforms strongly preferred
Special Requirements: An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ and the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day
Adventist Church. A Seventh-day Adventist church member in good and regular standing.

Cognitive and Physical Requirements:
  • Memory, reading, reasoning, analyzing, logic, and verbal and communication are essential requirements of the position
  • Additionally, this job operates in an office and classroom setting, which routinely requires the use/assisted-use of office and classroom equipment such as computers, projectors, phones, photocopiers, and more
Essential Functions:
  • Prepare and teach four courses per semester (total of 12 credit hours) plus one summer course (3 credit hours)
  • Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, attendance records)
  • Participate in up to 2-3 committees on campus as requested
  • Responsibilities also include maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position
  • Advise English majors, assisting students in making plans for timely degree completion
  • Participate in student/club/program/Southern activities on the weekend as scheduled throughout the year
  • Participate in all English Department activities, such as department meetings, evening social gatherings, and celebrations as assigned by the English Department Chair
  • Maintain competency in the field through professional development
  • Take on additional duties as needed
To Apply:

Send (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement harmonizing the disciplinary content with the Seventh-day Adventist worldview, and (4) three letters of reference (describing the teaching, scholarship, and collegiality of the candidate) to the chair of the department, Dr. Keely Tary, ktary@southern.edu. Submission of materials as a PDF is preferred. Consideration of submitted materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Location: School of Nursing

Hours: Part-time, salary

Job Description: Part-time faculty for nursing statistics, methodology and research. 

Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and graduate statistics/biostatistics, research, capstone and DNP projects. 

Qualifications: Doctorate and teaching experience required.

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

To Apply: Send letters of interest and accompanying curriculum vitae may be sent to:

Christy Showalter
cshowalter@southern.edu

Salaried Staff

Location: Food Services

Hours: Full-time, Salary

Pay: $48,430 - $56,406/yr. 

Job Summary: The Associate Director of Catering will have primary responsibility of overseeing the Catering and Special function requests from the various departments of the University. They will also work with Guest Services to cater various events for customers outside of the University.

Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Coordinate and organize staff workers to help in setting up and catering all meals in banquet room and other special events as needed
  • Coordinate and communicate with the workers in each area of the Cafeteria, Deli, and KR’s to make sure they understand what is expected of them with each catering function
  • Determine pricing and prepare estimates and quotes, as requested, for special events and catering request
  • Purchase supplies and decorations for special functions
  • Generate and process billing for special events and catering request
  • Manage Caterease software program and keep it up to date
  • Receive emails and calls for catering request and print the orders
  • Post Special Event orders in each department-highlighting what portion of the event each department is responsible for.
  • Make a list of special item foods that need to be ordered for events and give to the correct person to order.
  • Oversee all meals catered in Presidential Banquet Room and all other special events and request.
  • Receive emails and calls from other departments on campus to schedule banquet rooms for them
  • Keep calendar up to date for Banquet Room reservations and special functions
  • Gather utensils, paper ware, and other items for picnics and other various outings on campus or going off campus.
  • Keep files on all catered events. Make notations for future improvements.
  • Turn in all invoices to be billed, before the end of the month
  • Keep Banquet Storage Rooms neat, clean, and organized
  • Keep track of banquet supplies and equipment. Order more as becomes necessary.
  • Research new ideas in catering
  • Assist and collaborate with Director in developing departmental policies
  • Assist and collaborate with Director in planning the budget
  • Assist and collaborate with Director in managing personnel issues
  • Assist and collaborate with Director in determining wage rates
  • Cover for Director in Director’s Absence
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

Special Requirements: 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.  Able to have a good rapport with employees–especially students.

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 and has the ability to motivate others to do the same.  Approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others.

Skills and Aptitudes: Have a working knowledge of food service operations.  Intermediate computer skills.  Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees with a team spirit, the ability to interact appropriately with campus personnel.  Must have strong verbal/written communication skills. Have safety-consciousness and promote within work force.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.  May require lifting up to 50 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 task are performed under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted 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

Adjunct Faculty

Location: School of Business/ADC Program

Job Duties: Southern Adventist University invites applications for adjunct teaching positions in the School of Business. These positions are part-time, teaching undergraduate adult learners who are 25+ years old enrolled in the Adult Degree Completion (ADC) Program at Southern. Courses being taught will consist of 8-week modules. Previous experience teaching adult learners is preferred, but not required. Courses will be taught hybrid and online. 

Minimum Requirements: Master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Business

Salary Schedule:  Salary is based upon a per course fee as determined by the University. No benefits are offered for this position

Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official college transcripts will be required.

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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: School of Business/ADC Program

Job Duties: Southern Adventist University is seeking Course Developers to build 8-week teaching modules for adult learners in the School of Business. These positions are part-time, and the courses being built will be designed for undergraduate adult learners who are 25+ years old enrolled in the Adult Degree Completion (ADC) Program at Southern. Previous experience building courses or teaching adult learners is preferred, but not required. Courses for ADC students will be taught hybrid and online. 

Minimum Requirements: Master's degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Business.

Salary Schedule:  Payment is based upon a per course fee as determined by the University. No benefits are offered for this position

Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official college transcripts will be required.

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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

 

Hourly Positions

LocationKR's Place

Hours: Part-time, hourly, 6:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Pay: $13.17 - $18.16

Job SummaryTo work wherever needed in helping serve the guests and KR’s Student Workers at KR’s Place with a loving, Christian, and positive attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Be on time when scheduled to work
  • Be aware of Student Workers' attendance and performance
  • Relate any employee issues to immediate supervisor
  • Help to prepare and serve menu items
  • Clean and stock whatever station needs it - Daily
  • Assist others when you are not busy at your station
  • Operate register when needed
  • Settle drawer at the end of the evening shift
  • Be a team player
  • Prepare Food and Work Stations for morning shift
  • Reinforce all department rules
  • Follow through with responsibilities directed by KR’s Manager

Oversee the following each evening:

  • Make sure areas are all clean
  • All food must be dated, labeled, and put away.
  • Dishes are to be rinsed and left on cart and taken down to dish room.
  • All trash, cardboard, rags, and aprons to be taken down to second floor to designated areas.
  • Tables/floors in dining area and kitchen to be wiped/swept and mopped.
  • Refill and stock all paper products.
  • Refill and stock drink coolers.
  • Cooler temperatures checked and recorded
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.

Special Requirements An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ and the teachings and mission of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, a Seventh-day Adventist church member in good and regular standing. Able to have a good rapport with students, staff, and customers and be open to change.

Education and Experience:   A high school diploma. Supervisory experience.

Skills and Aptitudes: Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with students and staff with a team spirit. Have safety consciousness awareness.

Typical Physical Demands:  Requires standing (majority of the shift), 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, blenders, microwaves, etc. Requires normal range of motion, 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.

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

Location: Cafeteria

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $13.38 - $18.51/hr.

Job Summary: As a Cafeteria Worker, under the direct leadership of the Cafeteria Manager, your primary role is to work alongside other staff and student workers to serve the guests in the Cafeteria. You are expected to fulfill your primary and secondary job responsibilities, inquiring guidance from Cafeteria Manager or Foodservice directors when necessary. You are to prepare for and execute your meal period, utilizing student helpers for preparation of food, cleaning, special orders, and any other relevant work-related tasks as necessary.  

Duties and General Responsibilities:

  • Understand and complete the primary responsibilities of your position every shift. Complete secondary responsibilities as needed during daily operations. These will be discussed with your during the interview process.
  • Be alert to student workers’ attendance and performance.
  • Notify the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program.
  • Understand and practice the best methods of quality preparation for each menu item 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 for daily menu and for any special functions and assist in the preparation of special functions
  • Make sure all food is put away properly after meal period
  • Prepare items needed for special functions and make sure they are ready on time
  • Set up decks for meal, making sure it is ready on time for workers
  • Receive and check in any deliveries during your meal period
  • Clean coolers, work area, and decks to maintain a sanitary work environment
  • Assist in the training of new workers
  • Take your turn and lead out in Sabbath and weekend duty.
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example.
  • Perform 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, 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:  A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred but not required. A minimum of 2 years experience in Food Service. Supervision and management experience a plus. 

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 and 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 occasional 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 tasks are performed in a normal kitchen environment 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

Location: Transportation Department

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $19.03 - $24.17

Job Summary: Perform all mechanical needs as it applies to maintaining university equipment and vehicles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and repair university vehicles and equipment
  • Provide and maintain personal tools to complete mechanical repairs
  • Assist maintenance technicians and student workers
  • Ability to learn computer repair programs and process paperwork
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Employee must have the desire to grow with Transportation Services and the University.
  • May be necessary to come in after hours to prep vehicles and check-out for use. In this position it may be necessary to go out of town, for bus trips or training purposes.

Special Requirements: 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.

Qualifications:  

  • Must have mechanical experience in all areas
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License*
*Ability to obtain Class B Commercial License within 6 months of employment.

Education: ASE certified or Master Technician certificate recommended.

Experience: A minimum of five years’ experience demonstrating the ability to diagnose and to repair large and small diesel engines, tractors and small gas engines, computer controlled late model cars is essential. Supervisory experience and the ability to handle multiple demands is required. 

Typical Physical Demands: Requires lifting, pulling, working on knees, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 100 pounds, and requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard trade tools. Position requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions: Willing to work in hot or cold environment. Area can become dusty with low fumes.

Skills and Aptitudes: Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with other employees in a team spirit, the ability to interact appropriately with personnel (faculty and students) on job sites as required.

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

Location: Village Market

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.93 - $20.07/hr.

Job Description: To support the Assistant Store Manager in the performance and management of the procurement and merchandising processes within the Grocery, Natural Foods, Meat Substitute and General Merchandise departments as directed. In their area of responsibility, they will assist with the sourcing, product selection, ordering of product according to store strategic plan, inventory control, pricing, and profitability. They will also help coordinate all store marketing and merchandising efforts, as well as use various reports and management tools in the performance of their job.

Duties and Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • General
    • Observe all store and university policies, and to report to management any variances to policies;
    • Maintain a neat, well-groomed, personal appearance at all times and ensure that all department personnel observe store dress code and grooming standards;
    • Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled by upper management;
    • Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations;
    • Take responsibility for all direct actions in the performance and supervision of all department duties;
    • Assist and support the Assistant Store Manager in the performance of their duties and share responsibility for the department’s operation and performance;
    • Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service;
    • Be familiar with the customer service operation so as to provide support to customer service personnel, including running a cash register and providing help as needed at the customer service counter.
    • Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
  • Purchasing and Sourcing
    • Support the Assistant Store Manager in the following areas:
    • ordering, procurement and inventory levels of all items within the Grocery, Natural Foods, Meat Substitute and General Merchandise departments;
    • Consider quality, price, inventory levels, and consumer appeal when searching for products;
    • Analyze past sales patterns to anticipate trends in consumer buying patterns;
    • Create sale campaigns;
    • Manage inventory by evaluating slow movers;
    • Liaising with existing suppliers working to get the best deal on quality and price;
    • Building relationships with new suppliers;
    • Sourcing new products based on market analysis.
  • Bookkeeping
    • Maintain, safeguard and forward all department-related accounting reports and documents to the office and/or designated departments according to company policies and procedures;
    • Commit invoices, credits, and inventory adjustments;
    • Address and correct any issues with defective or incorrect products to assure proper credit is received;
    • Perform shelf price audits on a regular basis to ensure that all merchandise is correctly priced;
    • Assist in price changes including sale merchandise on shelf tags and store signs;
    • Manage merchandise prices to achieve proper gross profit margins.
  • Marketing
    • Assist with the weekly sales flyer created by the assistant store manager;
    • E-mail the flyer to Southern employees on a weekly basis;
    • Post on social media as appropriate;
    • Assist with coordinating special events.
  • Merchandising & Inventory
    • Conduct a daily store walk-through to determine needs, and to verify that items are in stock in sufficient quantity and displayed in such a way as to maximize sales;
    • Select and order merchandise for sale in accordance with organizational strategy, utilizing various historical data and forecasting tools, and in such a manner as to provide the proper quantities to maintain an appropriate stock level;
    • Create and execute a merchandising plan, considering seasonal needs and/or special pricing, and build merchandising displays for maximum product exposure and sales using various methods to assess the display’s effectiveness and profitability;
    • Responsible for stock levels, inventory turns, sales ratios, and gross profit margin.
    • Researches new trends or advances in product lines, and formulates strategies to respond to changing trends;
    • Manage discontinued items, researching potential replacements and procuring them promptly so as to reduce the number of empty shelf spaces;
    • Order merchandise in assigned sections with the goal of maintaining inventory control to minimize out-of-stocks and over-stocks and to maximize sales and turnover;
    • Run negative-on-hand reports for various departments; investigate and fix inventory values in error on a weekly basis
  • Maintenance and Safety
    • Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards in compliance with store policy;
    • Assist in keeping all sales and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
    • Make periodic inspections of the physical conditions of floor areas to ensure they are kept clean and free of debris, spills and other hazards or potential safety hazards;
    • Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance at regular intervals during business hours;
    • Ensure that all equipment used in the department is maintained in good working order and immediately advise management of any maintenance or equipment problems.
  • Security
    • Ensure that receiving policies and procedures are complied with to protect the store assets;
    • Observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer actions and behavior and notify management or security and call attention to any abnormal behavior noted;
    • Maintain effective security standards and procedures for all areas within the store;
  • Personnel
    • Maintain high standards of employee morale and promote and atmosphere of cooperation;

Requirements and Conditions (Essential Functions): To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all of the duties described in the preceding in an efficient and competent manner. The requirements and conditions listed below are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skill, experience, and/or ability required. Some requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities:

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma or GED, some college or a college degree preferred;
  • Should have at least two years’ experience in the supermarket industry, with a proven record of successful procurement and merchandising responsibilities;
  • Should have a comprehensive working knowledge of all aspects of grocery operations, with the ability to manage operations utilizing various types of reports and management tools.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Must possess the math skills necessary to verify vendor invoice charges and counts, calculate gross margins, percentages and losses, analyze inventory reports.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to hear, speak, and understand the spoken word in order to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal requests from customers for information or assistance, to answer telephones and to be able to communicate effectively with customers, department employees, the store’s co-workers, visitors and sales representatives;
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, interpret and understand the English language with sufficient proficiency in order to:
  • read and understand company handbooks, policies and procedures;
  • be able to compose and write information notices or bulletins to staff;
  • read and understand other written job-related documents including postings on company bulletin boards;

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in circumstances where only limited standardization may exist;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in diagram, oral, schedule or written form;

Other Skills or Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with the operation and nature of all departmental duties;
  • Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in an efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony and safety established in the store;
  • Proficient computer skills are desired including but not limited to; Windows OS, handheld Microsoft mobile devices, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Excel Spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, etc;
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Some requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and use the hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • The employee must frequently walk, talk or hear, and reach with the hands and arms and occasionally, the employee must crouch or kneel;
  • Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and the ability to adjust focus including sufficient visual acuity to check accounting reports, invoices, contracts and other written documents;
  • Be able to climb a ladder to retrieve inaccessible items for customers located above freezer cases or from stockrooms and other storage areas;
  • Have sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to respond to fire or other emergencies such as cleanup requests (due to accidental spills or breakage of containers having liquid contents), shoplifting and other security assistance requests, customer accidents, etc;
  • Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in an efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for volume, productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony, safety and profitability established by the employer;

Work Environment: The work environment conditions described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. It may possible to modify some circumstances to accommodate individuals with disabilities;

  • The work environment includes occasional exposure to, in or around refrigerated storage areas and relatively damp and humid conditions;
  • Typically, the noise level in the work environment is moderate, however, on occasion, it can be somewhat noisy when power tools and equipment are in use or when duties require a temporary presence in the compressor area;
  • Access to break areas, storage areas, offices and employee restrooms requires ascending and descending a flight of stairs.

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

Important Disclaimer Notice: The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances change or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.

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

Location: Quick Print/Purchasing Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.40 - $19.54

Job Summary: Manage the day-to-day customer service, billing, and inventory functions of Quick Print.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the customer service function. Interacts with customers to determine their needs, creates estimates and invoices as necessary, manages the billing process for both internal and external customers, files completed job documents, and ensures that each process is carried out in an efficient, accurate, and timely manner.
  • Interacts with the Production Manager ensuring that production receives clear instructions, allowing them to correctly produce each job.
  • Works with the Production Manager in developing the production schedule to meet customer needs.
  • Provides effective customer service that is of the highest quality.
  • Hires, trains, and manages students to assist in performing the CSR and billing functions.
  • Manages raw goods inventory ordering and making payment for materials, ensuring that appropriate materials are on hand when needed.
  • Prepares routine reports, including sales and annual inventory.
  • 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, be an SDA church member in good and regular standing, and have a desire to serve in a cooperative, spiritually redemptive, and soul-winning atmosphere.

Qualifications:

  • Practice confidentiality of information at all times.
  • Ability to work with deadlines and multi-task.
  • Understand the copy service industry, including vendors and customers.
  • Understand digital copier devices and their work flow and how to take a job from conception to completion.
  • Familiarity with design software products like Adobe Creative Cloud is a plus.
  • Familiarity with ticketing software products like EFI PrintSmith Vision or EFI MarketDirect StoreFront is a plus.
  • An aptitude for learning new technologies as they relate to the copy services industry.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.
  • May require lifting up to 70 pounds.
  • Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, the telephone and other office equipment.
  • 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.

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

Location: Human Resources

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $16.46 - $21.61

Job Summary: The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for assessing and coordinating day-to-day activities and flow within the department depending on priorities and employment activities that may be present. This key team member actively assists individuals from the recruitment and onboarding phase of employment to terminations; and also works closely with departmental leaders to ensure employee changes are applied all while aiming to follow and apply best practices and optimal customer service in each interaction in order to meet departmental goals in support of the university’s mission and standards.  The HR Generalist also supports other Human Resource employees and assists with payroll processing, open enrollment, data entry, and special projects as may be needed.    

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Provides general office support including filing, copying materials as needed, answering telephone phone inquiries and directing customers as appropriate. 
  • Serves as the departmental lead in managing the general HR inbox; works to resolve questions or matters presented, and or forwards to appropriate team member to address. 
  • Is the departmental lead on organizing and maintaining employment files, records, and all employment background checks/verifications.
  • Posts full-time and part-time job openings as they become available, collects and processes all applications/resumes for regular employment and distributes as necessary to the various departments.
  • Communicates appropriately with applicants to ensure a positive customer experience.
  • Coordinates full-employment cycle for employees, including but not limited to, New Employee Orientation, Onboarding, and end of employment items.
  • Acts as recording secretary for the Human Resource Committee.
  • Generates and updates all faculty and adjunct contracts in cooperation with the Benefits & Compensation Manager and Academic Administration.
  • Prepares all new employee documentation and ensures that new employees complete all required employment forms, including form I-9.
  • Meets with new employees to complete paperwork and to provide necessary pre employment policy knowledge and directs them with necessary onboarding essentials (such as where to go for an ID card, nametag, creating email account, etc.)
  • Enters and maintains all employee information in Colleague and OnBase computer systems to ensure accurate status, remuneration, and payroll distribution.
  • Works closely with Student Employment Coordinator (SEC) to stay aware of current issues/procedures so as to cover those duties when SEC is not available.
  • Generates scheduled reports weekly/monthly as necessary and special reports on request to carry out the functions of Human Resources and other departments as arranged.
  • Monitors regular part-time and temporary employee hours on a monthly basis to ensure compliance with approved scheduled hours and communicates any concerns with the affected employees, supervisors and administration as needed.
  • Enters COLA and merit raises, perquisites, personal communication allowances, summer stipends, and other miscellaneous raises or payments for employees.
  • Serves as back-up to HR Office Manager when that team member is not present.
  • Assists Benefits & Compensation Manager with the annual Open Enrollment process of re-applications for health care and other benefits.
  • Assists Benefits & Compensation Manager with the annual salary audit.
  • Records all hires and terminations of employees, including students, in the Benefits Management System – bswift, for the purpose of 1095C reporting.
  • Attends professional development and training sessions as scheduled.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.

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

Qualifications:  BA/BS degree or a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in general office practice; Human Resources experience preferred. Familiar with State and Federal laws related to employment.  Practice confidentiality of information at all times.  Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with fluency and accuracy.  Strong computer skills in various areas, including Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, and Excel.

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, fax machines, calculators, the telephone and other office equipment. 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.

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

Location: Plant Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $19.03 - $24.17/hr.

Job Summary: The Waste-water Collection System Operator will be responsible for the Southern Adventist University waste-water collection system, its operations, reporting requirements, and repairs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit to the City of Collegedale, all system daily, quarterly, and yearly reports
  • Inspect and maintain all of SAU's sewer system.
  • Monitor, maintain, and record flow meter data.
  • Maintain and update the GIS mapping including all system details and specifications
  • Plan long and short-term system repairs and renovations as mandated by state and local authorities.
  • Respond to and supervise all system failures, back-ups or overflows. Document and report each event.
  • Maintain emergency preparedness of response equipment and training of responding Plant Services staff
  • Maintain collection system operator license and continuing education requirements.
  • Respond to 811 locate requests on campus
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director or his designee.

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 have a Waste-water Collection System Operator license.  Must have knowledge of how to perform all system maintenance and repair functions. Must be experienced in all duties listed above. Basic computer skills required.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Must hold a valid U.S. driver’s license with reasonable driving record.

Education and Experience: A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred.  A minimum of five years of experience in working on waste-water collection systems with varied experience in maintenance and repair tasks.

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

Physical Demands:  Requires sitting, standing, bending, reaching, and driving university vehicles.  May require lifting up to 100 pounds.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under various weather conditions and in non-conditioned environments, including outdoor work for exterior repairs or maintenance.  May be contacted after normal business hours, on weekends, or holidays for work needs.

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

Location: Plant Services

Hours: Full-time, Hourly

Pay: $20.57 - $25.72/hr.

Job Summary: The HVAC Technician will install, trouble-shoot, repair and perform preventive maintenance on central heat and air systems, water source heat pump systems, PTAC’s, chillers, boilers, freezers, ice machines and other refrigeration. Other jobs as assigned related to the maintenance, renovation and construction of campus facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides support, coordinates and assigns priorities for HVAC Master Technicians and Energy Management Tech/HVAC Coordinator
  • Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs, as required, building HVAC/R equipment consistent with manufacturer’s guidelines, operating design parameters, and accepted practices to optimize energy use.
  • Installs HVAC/R units, including electronic, electrical, and mechanical components, connections, ductwork including flexible tubing and sheet metal construction.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs HVAC/R units including electronic, electrical, and mechanical components and connections.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs computerized electronic, pneumatic, and direct digital control (DDC) devices related to HVAC/R control.
  • Maintains and makes operating repairs on electrical equipment and appliances, on oil and gas equipment, on refrigerators / freezers and ice makers, and on other refrigeration equipment.
  • Operates and keeps in good working order a variety of equipment including hand tools, mobile electronic devices, measuring/diagnostic/testing meters and instruments.
  • Conserves, installs, recycles, and reclaims refrigerants and records use.
  • Reads and interprets complex blueprints, sketches, schematics, and wiring diagrams.
  • Performs brazing, silver and lead soldering, pipefitting, welding and fabrication as required.
  • Performs assigned daily work as well as all other reasonably business-related functions.

Special Requirement:  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.    

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Possess current documentation indicating current successful completion of formal training classes or programs and be able to exhibit acceptable life experiences in HVAC/R work and possess EPA Universal/R410A license.
  • Must have the ability to follow both verbal and written directions in English; the ability to interact with students, faculty, administration, and staff in a professional and positive manner, as well as the ability to read and understand OSHA guidelines such as Material Safety Data Sheets, equipment safety data plates, fuel/chemical flash points, etc.
  • A minimum of five years of service in the trade.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret schematics, wiring diagrams, blueprints, and sequence of operations to diagnose proper operation of campus HVAC/R equipment.
  • Must have the ability to recover, recycle, and reclaim refrigerants adhering to HVAC/R industry standards, specifications, and protocols.
  • Must have the ability to record all refrigerant loss/charge amounts and manufacturer information on work orders, when servicing campus HVAC/R equipment.
  • Must have the ability to perform preventative maintenance on all campus HVAC/R equipment using the campus work order system, visual inspection, verbal or written instruction etc.
  • Must have the ability to properly lubricate, repair, replace, and align both direct and indirect mechanical drive components, for all campus HVAC/R equipment.
  • Must have the ability to verify and diagnose proper operation of chilled/heating water hydronic generation equipment such as Centrifugal, Screw, Scroll, and Reciprocating Chillers, Gas and Oil fired boilers, and central heating/cooling air distribution systems.
  • Must be proficient at a variety of applications implemented throughout the campus such as: direct digital control, pneumatic, electro-pneumatic, electronic, electric, and electro-mechanical controls.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, and be able to operate boom/man liftsscissor lifts, and material lifts.

Education and Experience:  Certification for refrigeration and HVAC Universal preferred.  A minimum of a high school diploma with College or trade school education preferred. Also a minimum of five years of experience as a heating/air conditioning and refrigeration specialist with varied experience in maintenance tasks is preferred. 

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

Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, reaching, climbing ladders, operating heavy equipment including forklifts, working in enclosed spaces and lifting up to 100 pounds. Job requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions: Working conditions may present abnormal temperatures (on roof tops) and/or humidity.  Work areas are normally well ventilated and lit, but a portable light and fan may be necessary. May be contacted after normal business hours, on weekends, or holidays for work needs. 

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

Temporary Positions

Location: Food Services/Cafe

Hours: Temporary, flexible between 6am and 6pm, (25-27+ hrs/week-As needed)

Job Summary: This position will assist Cafeteria employees with meal preparation, service and packaging.  While classified as a temporary position, there is potential for long-term employment with satisfactory performance and as positions become available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Notify the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program
  • 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 the day
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Report to Cafeteria Manager for the day’s work assignments
  • Make sure all steam kettles are cleaned and cleanup work stations from lunch before leaving
  • Assist with special functions when needed as per your schedule
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
  • Perform deep cleaning and extra cleaning whenever asked to
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

Education and Experience:  A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. 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 Bespecially 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 culinary conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted 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

Location: Deli/Village Market

Hours:
Temporary, hourly; up to 27 hours available (short-term); 

              Sunday: 11am - 3pm
              Monday - Thursday: 8am - 12pm

               *Must be flexible on work hours

Job Function:
Overseeing Sundays and filling in for days off and sick days for other workers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be alert to the student employees attendance and performance
  • Notify the Deli Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program
  • 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 the day
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Report to Deli Manager for the day’s work assignments
  • Supervise student helpers with lunch preparations and special functions-making sure they are efficient, working, and not standing around
  • Make sure all equipment is cleaned and cleanup work stations from lunch before leaving
  • Assist with special functions when needed as per your schedule
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
  • Perform deep cleaning and extra cleaning whenever asked to
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

Special Requirements: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 2 years’ experience in Food Service preferred.  Supervision and management experience preferred. 

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 Bespecially 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 culinary conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted 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

Location: Service Department

Hours: Temporary, hourly

Job Summary:
The Custodian will assist in cleaning the campus buildings. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Insures the campus is clean and well-maintained.
  • Performs work for absentee students as needed.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.  

Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent. The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational skills. 

Typical Physical Demands: Requires climbing stairs, walking, sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 30 pounds.  -- 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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Business/Management

Hours: Temporary, hourly

JobSummary: This assistant serves in a key role to prepare departments for successful academic program reviews. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Successfully navigate reporting requirements for academic program review and assessment cycles.
  • Facilitate multiple layers of information procurement and management
  • Obtain, compile, and summarize all required program review documentation
  • Effectively write and otherwise prepare concise and accurate reports
  • Attend program review committee meetings when requested
  • Provide other administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree (bachelor level degree preferred)
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to enter data accurately and quickly
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to generate concise and accurate reports
  • Highly proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 

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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Graduate and Professional Studies

Hours: Temporary, hourly

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with answering multiple phone lines
  • Assist with recruitment of prospective graduate & adult degree completion students
  • Process transcripts into application system
  • Office management tasks: filing, shredding, scanning
  • Assist with marketing and enrollment projects
  • Process academic transactions as directed
  • Participate and assist with departmental events, including graduation and graduate and professional studies planned activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Must have excellent communication, writing, and organization skills. Have a knowledge of Word and Excel. Ability to quickly learn various software. Must be able to type efficiently and pay attention to details. Practice confidentiality of information at all times. 

To Apply: Email a cover letter & your resume-including at least three references, to myounkin@southern.edu.