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Faculty Positions

Location: School of Education/Psychology

Hours:
Full-time, salary

Job Summary:
Full-time teaching position in the area of Counseling.

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:School of Business

Hours:
Full-time, Salary


Job Summary: The School of Business is seeking a full-time teaching faculty member in the area of finance and economics beginning Fall 2022 for face-to-face classroom instruction. Qualified candidates will have an earned doctorate degree in Economics or Finance. Ideal candidates will be current and articulate regarding market trends, movements, and changes; active experience in securities investments; proficiency, creativity, and/or interest in the incorporation of finance-related technology in the classroom; commitment to student learning outside the classroom. Ideal candidates will be committed to guiding and nurturing advisees/students in their spiritual journey of discovering and pursuing God’s calling. 

Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctorate degree in Economics (with >=18 hours in Finance) or Finance (with >=18 hours in Economics).
  • Current and articulate regarding market trends, movements, and changes.
  • Active experience in securities investments.
  • Commitment to student learning outside the classroom.
  • Proficiency in finance-related technology and willingness to achieve creative classroom integration preferred.

Duties:

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses
  • Serve as sponsor/co-sponsor of the student investment team
  • Nurture student’s spiritual and professional growth
  • Provide academic advising
  • Develop course materials
  • Serve on departmental and university committees
  • Positively contribute to scholarly and professional engagement
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

Experience: Minimum of 3+ years of professional experience or 3+ years of teaching experience; graduate level teaching experience preferred.

To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), portfolio samples; and three references to Stephanie Sheehan.

Email: ssheehan@southern.edu

Stephanie Sheehan, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Location: Biology/Allied Health Department

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

To Begin: Fall 2022

Job Summary: Seeking a Biology PhD who will teach upper and lower division courses with expertise in areas such as physiology, bioinformatics, or virology, but other specialties will be considered.  Desire Adventist holding a short-term interpretation of the creation of life on earth and committed to involvement with undergraduate students in the classroom as well as guiding independent student research projects. 

Qualifications: PhD in Biology

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. Must be knowledgeable of educational operating and personnel policy procedures 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: Physics and Engineering Department

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

To Begin: Fall 2022 and Fall 2023

Job Summary: The Physics and Engineering Department is seeking full-time teaching faculty members in the areas of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering. The ideal candidate will be proficient in developing and teaching undergraduate engineering courses, including both lecture and laboratory components. In addition, the successful candidate will be committed to mentoring advisees, nurturing student learning both in and out of the classroom, and disciplining students in Jesus Christ.

Duties:

  • Develop and teach general and specialized undergraduate engineering courses within the faculty member’s areas of qualification.
  • Appropriately integrate Christian faith and biblical principles as reflected in Seventh-day Adventist beliefs in course content and by personal interactions with students and colleagues.
  • Advise and mentor students in the areas of academic, spiritual, and career development.
  • Sponsor student clubs, tours/trips, senior capstone projects, and special projects.
  • Nurture a culture of collaboration within the Physics and Engineering department and across the university through meaningful service on departmental and university committees.
  • Practice professional and scholarly engagement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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

Qualifications: Master's degree in mechanical, electrical, or computer engineering or related area required. Doctorate preferred. Prior higher education teaching experience and/or relevant industry experience preferred. Be able to write and speak English fluently.

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, calculators, telephone and other office equipment.

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: Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and at least three references to:

Tyson Hall, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President, Academic Administration

Southern Adventist University

P.O. Box 370

Collegedale, TN 37315-0370

tyson@southern.edu (preferred)

(423) 236-2864

Location: School of Business

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: The School of Business is seeking a full-time teaching faculty member in the area of management, operations, healthcare administration, or marketing for face-to-face classroom instruction beginning Fall 2022.

Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctorate degree w/minimum of 18 hours in a given discipline.
  • Current and articulate regarding discipline and Biblical facets, application, and/or implications therein.
  • Experience in preferred discipline.
  • Commitment to student learning and engagement outside the classroom.

Duties:

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses
  • Serve as sponsor/co-sponsor of student groups in the department as needed
  • Nurture student’s spiritual and professional growth
  • Provide academic advising
  • Develop course materials
  • Serve on departmental and university committees
  • Positively contribute to scholarly and professional engagement
  • Positively contribute to team and university collegiality and spiritual tenor
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

Experience: Minimum of 3+ years of professional experience or 3+ years of teaching experience; graduate level teaching experience preferred.

To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), portfolio samples; and three references to Stephanie Sheehan.

Email: ssheehan@southern.edu

Stephanie Sheehan, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Location: Applied Technology

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: The Construction Management faculty member will instruct students in courses and labs that encompass the theoretical and hands-on aspects of residential and commercial construction and related processes. Courses in the program include but are not limited to construction safety, plumbing, electrical, drywall and finishes, masonry and concrete, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, residential building codes, estimating, contract administration, introduction to architectural drawing, and 3-D modeling. Courses in the construction management program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaches courses and skills through a biblical, faith-based world view with a missional mindset
  • Respects and upholds university values
  • Demonstrates behavior congruent to these values with students in classrooms and lab spaces; and with campus colleagues
  • Implements university and departmental policies in the classroom
  • Prepares instructional materials and instructs students in construction courses  
  • Develops and/or selects appropriate instructional materials for all assigned courses
  • Performs duties associated with instructing and assessing student progress in a timely way. These include but are not limited to grading and required record keeping according to university guidelines
  • Teaches day and evening classes and/or labs as required
  • Stays current in the construction field and various trade skills
  • Mentors students in the construction management program; assists with networking in the industry
  • Proactively communicates, meets, and coordinates with the department chair in planning and developing curriculum, instructional procedures, and instructional consistency
  • Represents construction management as needed in Advisory Council meetings
  • Participates in departmental functions such as staff meetings, committee work, faculty evaluations, curriculum development, etc. as needed
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the department chair

Special Requirements: 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.     

Employment Qualifications: (Required) 

  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with university students 
  • Demonstrated competencies in the varied trade area(s) relevant to course content(s)
  • Earned Master’s degree in a construction management related field from an accredited institution; or equivalent foreign degree, plus two years of professional experience directly related to construction and construction management
  • Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum in accordance with industry standards
  • Experience with skill/trade practices and trends; willingness to integrate new skills and technology

Employment Qualifications: (Desirable)

  • Successful college-level teaching experience
  • General Contractors license
  • Demonstrated formal training and continuing education in the skills/trades
  • Recent professional work experience in construction. 
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations of TN and O.S.H.A. regulations
  • Completion of courses or training in educational theory and practice

To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), portfolio samples; and three references to Stephanie Sheehan.

Email: ssheehan@southern.edu

Stephanie Sheehan, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Salaried Staff

Location: President's Office

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: Serves as special advisor to the university president on issues pertaining to; and the leading out of key university initiatives surrounding strategic planning and diversity matters.  In doing so, he/she oversees all elements of the university’s strategic plan while bringing special focus to bridging institutional objectives with inclusiveness that is reflective of a community centered in God’s love and value for every human being.  

Scope of Responsibilities related to Strategic Planning:

  • Manages and facilitates the execution of strategic initiatives from the President, President’s Cabinet and Executive Cabinet.
  • In partnership with the President, identifies best practice for adjusted revisions to the strategic plan and budget process.
  • In partnership with the President and Vice Presidents, prepares strategic plan progress reports and annual reports.
  • Maintains strategic plan initiative timeline for quick progress evaluation.
  • Assists with scheduling follow up progress meetings on strategic initiatives and projects from various committees and task forces.
  • Coordinates with the President to communicate strategic initiatives to employees and the public; keeps issues and processes on front burner.
  • Works with Vice Presidents on behalf of the President to propel the institutional strategic plan forward.
  • Assists the President on projects including communicating to Cabinet and Executive Cabinet on decisions as needed; coordinating of UPARS updates for the President’s Office; and responding to communication for the President as needed.
  • Manages communication and execution of annual surveys as requested by the President.
  • Performs all other special projects and functions as assigned by the President.

Scope of responsibility related to Unity and Inclusion:      

  • Serves on the following university committees: Diversity Committee (chair), Strategic planning and budgeting Committee, and CSI (Committee for Sexual Integrity).
  • Advises the president on diversity issues as they arise but also presents subject area matters on a proactive basis according to climate and university needs.
  • Creates and helps to interpret policy regarding diversity and cultural awareness.
  • Establishes a relationship with each ethnic club and helps to guide them in working together to unite their celebrations on diversity.
  • Leads or participates in responding to grievances related to diversity.
  • Plans, conducts, and/or supports university programming that promotes a spirit of inclusivity and adequately addresses the needs for such dialogue on an ongoing basis through Race Relations presentations for employees; and facilitates similar programming for students on a regular basis.
  • Advises student leaders in the planning and coordination of Deep Retreat and helps to facilitate the similar diversity experiences on campus.
  • Provides support to respective department/leaders on recruiting and retaining a diverse student body and employee workforce.
  • Works with Marketing and University Relations to promote Southern Adventist University’s image related to diversity.
  • Participates in relevant professional organizations which brings in and ties resources to the university for enrichment of campus community opportunities.
  • Stays abreast of benchmarks and statistics related to diversity subjects and brings them into forefront of strategic planning.
  • Serves as a resource and support to international student matters on campus. Collaborates with individuals from Enrollment and Student Success to identify areas of need.

Special Requirements: Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ and the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good and regular standing, and have a desire to serve in a cooperative, spiritually redemptive, and soul-winning atmosphere. 

Qualifications:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a significant length of experience in administration is required. This individual will possess a high level of demonstrated skill in organization, communication: presentation/speaking/and in written form; along with analytical/problem solving abilities.  In addition, the qualified candidate must also have excellent interpersonal skills with ability to provide sound judgement, and effective responses to a diverse audience which includes faculty, staff, students, constituents, and non-campus individuals all while practicing a high degree of professionalism surrounding topics that are sensitive and confidential. 

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, scanners, calculators, 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 generally 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Alumni Relations

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Alumni Relations helps plan and execute programs and initiatives that build strong relationships with alumni and encourages their active participation as members of the Southern Adventist University family. The Assistant Director is responsible for intentionally communicating with alumni in agreement with the University’s strategic goals. They intentionally foster a culture of philanthropy for current students and alumni. The Assistant Director assists with alumni events and creates alumni synergies with campus affinity areas.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute initiatives in agreement with department strategic plan.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of plans to engage alumni through communication, giving, volunteering, and experiences.
    • Assist in the collection, writing, and dissemination of alumni-specific communication.
    • Help coordinate with Advancement on giving opportunities.
    • Assist in the leadership of the on-campus volunteer program
    • Help develop new and capitalize on existing opportunities to engage alumni.
  • Build alumni involvement by focused attention on affinity groups.
  • Help organize alumni specific gatherings including local and regional alumni chapters, camp meeting representation, Homecoming Weekend, and other alumni events.
  • Assist in growing and maintaining alumni chapter presence and regional ambassadors.
  • Intentionally collaborate with other campus departments to increase alumni involvement.
  • Seek synergies between alumni messaging and other campus printed and digital material.
  • Work with academic and affinity groups to develop and maintain an active alumni-student mentorship program.
  • Actively seek updates to alumni contact information and be comfortable using database.
  • Assist the Director of Alumni Relations in the management of the Alumni Council and actively engage Council members in their campus involvement and initiatives.
  • Develop content and provide management of alumni websites, email communication, and social media engagement.
  • Actively use the history of Southern Adventist University to engage with alumni and students.
  • Intentionally develop current students for future alumni engagement.
  • Provide oversight of student workers.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.

Special Requirements: Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ and the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in good and regular standing, and have a desire to serve in a cooperative, spiritually redemptive, and soul-winning atmosphere. 

Qualifications:         

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • An alumnus of Southern Adventist University preferred.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and implementing programs and events.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Comfort with last minute changes and adjustments.
  • Raiser’s Edge database experience preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Adept in digital communication and maintaining an interactive online presence.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently, self-motivated.
  • Desire and skill set to engage an alumni base from various generations, genders, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to adjust working hours and travel nationally including nights and weekends’ 15-20% of the time.

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, the telephone, event materials such as tables, chairs. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions: Majority of tasks are performed under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Travel and event planning will require flexibility with space, lighting, and environment.

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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: School of Business

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

Job Summary:
The individual is responsible for all activities relating to managing the graduate studies program in the school of business including but not limited to the admissions process, advising, growing enrollment, liaising with other school of business staff and faculty and others on campus to increase and/or establish partnerships with businesses and organizations within the greater Chattanooga metropolitan area; liaising with internal departments on development and use of marketing materials and management of the school of business content in the graduate catalog are maintained/updated. This position may be responsible for supervision of one or more graduate assistants; teaching between one and two classes in the undergraduate business program; associated advising of undergraduate students; and other departmental duties as assigned by the Dean.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the graduate program in the school of business in cooperation with the dean and the graduate studies faculty representative
  • Pursue and build relationships that increase enrollment in the program in a measurable way and a notable degree
  • Manage student-related CMS data and leverage for purposes of growing enrollment
  • Exercise discretion and good judgment in coaching students in the development of academic advising plans for graduate and undergraduate students (100-120 students per semester)
  • Collaborate with the dean to ensure courses are scheduled according to detailed course offering information by semester during each academic year
  • Must be able to manage the student admission and progression process and supervise the graduate assistants assigned to this function
  • Exercise discretion and good judgment when suggesting corrective actions to students
  • Assist with departmental recruiting and career fairs (graduate and undergraduate)
  • Hire graduate assistants and manage workflow in a way to accomplish program and departmental goals
  • Organize a “New Student Orientation” each fall
  • Represent the SB at open house events both on and off-campus
  • Facilitate and execute senior exit interview for graduate students
  • Collect and organize data for UPAR, SACS and IACBE program management and accreditation reporting process
  • Teach in the undergraduate business program as needed and within areas academically qualified
  • Collaborate with departmental staff on other SB initiatives as needed

 Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in a business related field

Qualifications:

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with students and individuals in all levels of business management and community interface
  • Ability to synthesize diverse sources of information for use in decision-making and strategy development
  • Ability to work energetically, often at a quick pace, to accomplish diverse responsibilities
  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing environmental contexts
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in cooperatively fulfilling position responsibilities and departmental initatives
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency; ability to learn additional software as needed to fulfill job description and responsibilities
  • Discretion and good judgment in the execution of all duties

Expectations

  • Professional dress and demeanor.  Dedicated, energetic, results oriented, team player, flexible, loyal, and ability to maintain confidentiality

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 35 pounds. 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 under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted and ventilated.

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: 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

 

Location: Admissions

Hours:
Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: An Admissions Counselor is responsible for assisting in the development, planning and implementation of the Southern Adventist University recruitment strategy within their assigned territories, by connecting with individual prospective students and their parents and assisting them through the enrollment process. Travel comprises about 25% of the job, which equates to about 50-60 days per year and may include weekends.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and advise prospective students in assigned areas of the North America Division by connecting with both prospective students and their parents through phone calls, emails, text messages, in-person meetings, and other communication channels to assist them through the enrollment process.
  • Create an individual territory recruitment plan (using suggested recruitment template) each year as well as participate in the creation of a team recruitment plan. The plan includes recruitment activities, participation in events/conferences/fairs, communications with prospective students and networking opportunities.
  • Organizing recruiting events and representing Southern at college fairs, high schools, and other promotional opportunities, including the Adventist Enrollment Association’s North American Division College Fair Tour.
  • Recruit in assigned Southern Union conferences during the summer months including visiting Camp Meetings and Summer Camps to represent Southern Adventist University and meet with prospective students.
  • Manage up to 600 applicants within assigned territories utilizing Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software effectively.
  • Develop profiles for prospective students in assigned territories in order to effectively communicate relevant benefits of Southern Adventist University and specific programs.
  • Offer counseling on scholarships and financial aid to prospective students.
  • Assist in the evaluation of recruitment techniques to determining their effectiveness in order to seek ways to improve them.
  • Update a database of teachers, administrators, and contact people with whom workshops and information sessions can be booked. Network with new contacts to help increase inquiry production.
  • Represent Southern Adventist University at union and conference-wide meetings, particularly educational and ministerial, as assigned.
  • Support the Campus Visits Coordinator by assisting with Campus Visit events, including “Counselor of the Day” activities, and leading portions of ViewSouthern, PreviewSouthern, and other campus visit related event programming.
  • Represent Southern Adventist University during academy graduation services in the Southern Union and present appropriate awards and scholarships.
  • Assist the Associate Director of Admissions in the general planning of the office, including registrations, committee work, policy input, and other duties as assigned to support the general mission of the Admissions Department.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required, but a Master’s degree preferred. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills. Highly organized with a distinct propensity for timeliness and professionalism. Ability to work extended hours during critical admissions seasons. Experience effectively working with and speaking to young adults preferred. Demonstrated competency with a variety of technology platforms and tools.

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. 

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

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, walking, bending and reaching. May require moving packages up to 50 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.

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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Location: Modern Languages Department

Job Summary:To begin Fall semester of 2021. The Modern Languages Department (MLD) is seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Adjunct Instructor of German. The MLD at Southern 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. 

Qualifications: Must hold a minimum of an M.A. in German, with 18 graduate credit hours in German.

To Apply: 

Contact Prof. Adrienne Royo, 
Chair of the Modern Languages Department

Email:aroyo@southern.edu
Phone: 423.236.2395

Job Summary: The adjunct faculty member in the construction management program will instruct students in a course and any associated lab(s) that align with individual expertise and experience. These courses are to encompass the theoretical and hands-on aspects of residential and commercial construction and related processes. Courses in the program include but are not limited to construction safety, plumbing, electrical, drywall and finishes, masonry and concrete, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, residential building codes, estimating, contract administration, introduction to architectural drawing, and 3-D modeling. Courses in the construction management program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respects and upholds university values
  • Demonstrates behavior congruent to these values with students in classrooms and lab spaces; and with campus colleagues
  • Implements and upholds university and departmental policies in the classroom
  • Prepares instructional materials and instructs students in selected construction courses
  • Develops and/or selects appropriate instructional materials for selected assigned courses
  • Performs duties associated with instructing and assessing student progress in a timely way. These include but are not limited to grading and required record keeping according to university guidelines
  • Teaches day and/or evening classes/labs as available (in consultation with the chair)
  • Stays current in the construction field and various trade skills

Employment Qualifications: (Required) 

  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with university students 
  • Demonstrated competencies in the varied trade area(s) relevant to course content(s)
  • Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum in accordance with industry standards
  • Experience with skill/trade practices and trends; willingness to integrate new skills and technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in a construction management related field

Employment Qualifications: (Desirable)

  • Earned Master’s degree in a construction management related field from an accredited institution; or equivalent foreign degree, plus two years of professional experience directly related to construction and construction management
  • Successful college-level teaching experience
  • General Contractors license
  • Demonstrated formal training and continuing education in the skills/trades
  • Recent professional work experience in construction. 
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations of TN and O.S.H.A. regulations
  • Completion of courses or training in educational theory and practice

To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), portfolio samples; and three references to Stephanie Sheehan.

Email: ssheehan@southern.edu

Stephanie Sheehan, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Hourly Positions

Location: Food Service/Cafeteria

Hours:
Part-time, hourly

Pay:
$14.33 - $19.82/hr.

Job Summary: As a Cafeteria Floater, under the direct leadership of the Cafeteria Manager, the primary role is to work alongside other staff and student workers to serve the guests in the Cafeteria where needed. The Cafeteria Floater is expected to fulfill the primary and secondary job responsibilities, inquiring guidance from Cafeteria Manager or Foodservice directors when necessary. Preparation for the meal period will be in either the Cooks or Salad area, utilizing student helpers for preparation of food, cleaning, special orders, and any other relevant work-related tasks as necessary.

Duties and General Responsibilities:

  • Understands and completes the primary responsibilities of the position every shift, and completes secondary responsibilities as needed during daily operations
  • Is alert to student workers’ attendance and performance
  • Notifies the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program.
  • Understands and practices the best methods of quality preparation for each menu item and maintain the highest of standards in all food production
  • Understands, maintains, and practices good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
    • Practices safe food handling
    • Keeps the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during the day
    • Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Makes sure all food is put away properly after meal period
  • Cleans coolers, work area, and decks to maintain a sanitary work environment
  • Assists in the training of new workers
  • Takes their turn and leads out on Sabbath and weekend duty
  • Maintains a Christian atmosphere by precept and example
  • 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, 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 necessary. A minimum of 2 years experience in Food Service.

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 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 under normal Food service 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Campus Safety

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay:
$15.42 - $20.93/hr

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.

Work Schedule:

Day shift (1st) 7am – 3:30pm
Afternoon Shift (2nd) 3:00pm – 11:30pm
Night Shift (3rd) 11:00pm – 7:00am

  • All positions include weekend and holiday scheduling
  • Days and hours will be assigned at time of offer of employment

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, Title IX, 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
  • Learns the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations. Assists in parking management including patrolling parking lots, writing citations, placing road cones and barricades, and directing traffic.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Any/All previously earned certificates and documentation to be submitted with application.
  • 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. (pass University Transportation Department driving record check)
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 Requirement: Must have a strongly expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, an SDA church member in good and 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: School of Religion

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay:
$15.99 - $21.49/hr

Job Summary:
The Office Manager coordinates operations for the main office of the School of Religion and serves as secretary to the dean. They also provide effective support to full-time and adjunct faculty in the School of Religion (SOR) and facilitate interaction with other campus departments and schools.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Office Manager and Dean’s Secretary

  • Maintain professional office operations and administrative functions.
  • Perform receptionist duties by providing a welcoming and hospitable environment for visitors: greeting, answering incoming phone calls and delivering world-class, positive, and professional service to students, employees, and visitors.
  • Oversee and support all administrative duties in the office and ensure that office is operating smoothly.
  • Provide coverage for main office during office hours.
  • Purchase office supplies and keep workroom well stocked.
  • Keep copiers in good working order.
  • Maintain and coordinate office and SOR calendar and coordinate with the university calendar.
  • Attend faculty meetings and take minutes.
  • Participate actively in the planning and execution of some specified SOR events, including some that will take place during non-regular work hours.
  • Reserve needed facilities for special SOR events.
  • Prepare printed letters and programs as needed by the SOR dean.
  • Provide administrative assistance to the dean (e.g., support school operations, manage schedules, create accreditation documentation and reports, facilitate university and accreditation reporting needs, etc.).
  • Display posters when on-campus special SOR events are to take place.
  • Produce reports, compose correspondence, and draft new adjunct faculty contracts as requested and/or approved by the dean.
  • Assist with scheduling job interviews for ministerial students.
  • Serve as assistant editor of SOR newsletter Reaching Out and oversee the collection of articles, planning of layout, approval of final form, and mailing of hard copies

Building Manager

  • Submit building schedule to locksmith for School of Religion usage.
  • Receive requests for use of building by other entities and convey them to dean.
  • Submit work orders to Plant Services for needed repairs.
  • Ensure professional appearance of building by communicating with Service Department as needed
  • Oversee comfort level of building by communicating with Energy Management as needed

Financial Management Support

  • Maintain appropriate and accurate financial records when needed.
  • Keep credit card receipts for charges on SAU card and do monthly review of charges.
  • Prepare check requests and expense reports as needed

Technology Support

  • Assist with managing and maintaining office and classroom technology and equipment.
  • Oversee school to campus communications, create PowerPoint slides for lobby screen, and oversee social media communications.
  • Assist with technological needs and access for office staff and faculty

Student Worker Supervision and Support

  • Recruit student workers according to faculty needs and as approved by the dean.
  • Ensure good performance of student workers by providing them adequate orientation, coaching and guidance.
  • Oversee and evaluate performance of student workers in conversation with faculty, reporting results to the dean.
  • See that student workers adhere to SAU and SOR policies and procedures.
  • Review and approve student workers’ timecards.

Faculty Support

  • Provide proactive support for faculty needs (e.g., assist with forms and letters, classroom technology maintenance, etc.).
  • Orient and train adjunct instructors regarding office procedures and general university resources

Collegial Relationships

  • Demonstrate positive regard and support for department policies, procedures, and personnel.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in responding to faculty and student needs.
  • Resolve conflicts in a professional manner according to university and department policy.

 Qualification:

  • Demonstrated office management or administrative assistant experience.
  • Knowledge of office management responsibilities, systems, procedures, and office equipment.
  • Present a professional demeanor, have a spirit of helpfulness, and demonstrate an ability to work well with others, and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Strong computer skills (e.g., MS Word, Excel, e-mail, and web-based applications).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent time management skills: ability to multitask and prioritize work assignments.
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and a strong team player.
  • Demonstrate creativity with an ability to suggest improvements.
  • Be able to write and speak English fluently.
  • Has ability to proofread and edit documents.
  • Be willing, on occasion, to demonstrate flexibility regarding regular office hours.

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

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 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Food Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.33 - $19.82/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 you during the interview process.
  • Supervise 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
  • 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 of 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 create a good rapport with employees and 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Food Services

Hours: Part-time, hourly

Pay: $9.18 - $14.68/hr

Job Summary: To maintain and operate the Vitamin Department in an efficient manner within company policy; to ensure that the work shift contributes to the financial best interests of the store.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

General
  • Observe all store rules and university policies;
  • Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe university dress regulations, i.e. no jewelry, no revealing clothing; At times must wear an approved hat or hair net;
  • Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by the department manager;
  • Comply with all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations;
  • Comply with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements;
  • Adhere to merchandising plan and goals established for the department;
  • Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and stocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
  • Take products to preparation or storage area including refrigerated and freezer storage areas;
  • Handle damaged and spoiled products according to store policy and assist on controlling the level of damaged and spoiled product;
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
  • Wait on customers including assisting with product selection;
  • Assist in training associates when assigned;
  • Maintain good communications with superiors and subordinates throughout the store;
  • Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
  • Ensure favorable department image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly department;
  • Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.

 Bookkeeping

  • Use correct pricing as determined by department manager;
  • Be familiar with invoice documents and confirm accuracy of item description, sizes, quantities and pricing to be used during departmental product deliveries;
Merchandising
  • Maintain and promote items including new items and weekly specials;
  • Keep refrigerated coolers, store shelves and other displays full stocked and faced at all times according to tag allocation, product movement or departmental standards;
  • Display merchandise in an attractive, appealing, neat and colorful manner;
  • Keep perishable merchandise rotated in accordance with departmental policy and product code dates and pull all out all out-of-date merchandise;
  • Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
  • Keep manager or other designated personnel aware of low inventory conditions or spoilage problems.
Maintenance
  • Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards in compliance with store policy and state and local health regulations on a regular, ongoing basis,
  • Assist in keeping all display and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
  • Respond promptly to emergencies or potential safety hazards;
  • Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance a minimum of one time per shift; use and maintain equipment in good working order;
  • Immediately advise department manager of any maintenance or equipment problems.
Security
  • Take action to control shrinkage and pilferage losses; observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer and employee actions and behavior; report to department manager or store manager any abnormal behavior;
  • Protect store assets at all times.
Personnel
  • Assist in training associates when requested or directed to do so;
  • Maintain good communications in the department and throughout the organization;
  • Notify department manager of personnel situations or policy violations having as adverse effect on store operating performance or of situations requiring disciplinary action or that may potentially require such action.

Requirements and Conditions (Essential Functions):To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all of the duties described in the proceeding 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: High school education is preferred but not required. Knowledge of vitamins, supplements, herbs and natural remedies is required.

Mathematical Skills: Must be able to perform arithmetical calculations at the eight-grade level in order to handle basic transactions and measuring and weighing procedures.

 

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 of assistance, to answer telephones, and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, the store’s co-workers and customers.

  • Ability to read, write, analyze, interpret and understand the English language with sufficient proficiency in order to read and understand:
  • Instructions for operating electronic equipment and tools including a computer
  • Company handbooks, policies and procedures and
  • Other written job-related documents including postings on store 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:

  • Be fully knowledgeable and thoroughly familiar with all products carried in the department;
  • Be able to handle special request from customers accurately;
  • Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in a efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony and safety established at the store.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands 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 stand; sit; and use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • The employee must frequently walk, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms, occasionally; the employee must crouch or kneel.
  • The employee must be able to lift up to 35 pounds at least once per shift carrying received merchandise, , and frequently lift negligible (less than 25 pounds) amounts of weight.
  • Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and the ability to adjust focus including having sufficient visual acuity to check and verify invoices and other written documents;
  • Be able to climb a ladder to retrieve items from overhead storage racks and elevated storage areas;
  • Be able to sweep and mop floors, dust and face shelves, and lift and carry out trash containers to be emptied in an outside bin;
  • Have sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to respond quickly to fire or other emergencies such as cleanup requests (due to accidental spills or breakage of glass or plastic containers having liquid contents), employee or customer accidents, etc.;
  • Be able to stock coolers and shelves and endure working in refrigerated storage areas up to 20 minutes at a time;
  • Be able to work with dried herbs or spices and other agents without negative allergic consequences;
  • Be able to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemical fumes from common commercial cleaning agents such as bleach and cleaners during routine housekeeping duties;
  • Have sufficient memory retention skills to memorize daily menu items and specials, customer orders, etc.

 Work Environment

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

  • The work environment includes occasional exposure to low temperatures in refrigerated storage areas;
  • Typically the noise level in the work environment is moderate.

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.

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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.33 - $19.82/hr

Job Summary: Your primary responsibility is the execution of the supper shift at the Deli.  You are expected to be responsible for all aspects of the shift, including food, cleanliness, and service. Customer service is # 1 priority. Secondary responsibilities include assisting during lunch and other tasks based on the needs of the business.

General Duties:

  • Cook / plan / prepare supper menus / meals
  • Be aware of your student employees’ attendance and performance.
  • 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 followed
  • Oversee the dishwashing- wash and put away in designated areas
  • Oversee the laundry – wash, dry and put away if time permits
  • Oversee the breaking down of the hot serving deck, ice cream bar, and salad bar after supper
  • Check all areas to be sure they are stocked and ready for next shift
  • Oversee clean up and inspect all work stations before leaving
  • Check all Deli cooler doors are properly closed 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 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 of 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 tasks 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: CK2

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.51 - $20.01/hr

Job Summary: The CK2 Shift Supervisor will have the primary responsibility of assisting and supporting the CK2 Manager oversee and execute the entire operation. In addition to promoting the mission of Southern Adventist University, this position is expected to oversee a profitable venue that serves our students healthy and tasty food options.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Checks and maintains high standards of food preparation and service
  • Instructs and maintains high standards of sanitation and safety in all areas
  • Oversees a team of 10-15 student workers, ensuring adherence to university policies, Foodservice policies, county health regulations, and CK2 policies
  • Coordinates with CK2 Manager with motivating, counseling and disciplining of student employees when necessary
  • Delegates tasks to students, assigning them to stations and ensuring productivity
  • Monitors weekly hours of student workers
  • Is prepared and willing to work in any station to maintain efficiency
  • Oversees transactions, including cash reconciliation, refunds, etc. Prepares reports to account for daily sales
  • Assists with inventory management and ordering and reporting any shortages
  • Keeps all equipment in working order, coordinating with CK2 Manager as necessary
  • Fills in for absentees
  • Puts up signs when CK2 is open/close to keep customers aware of any changes which is coordinated with Manager
  • Maintains communication log with observations from your shift
  • 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, a SDA church member in good and regular standing.  Able to have a good rapport with employees – especially students.

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.  Supervision and management experience necessary.

Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively.  Must be a self starter who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills and has the ability to motivate others to do the same.  Personality should include approachable, loving, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others.

Skills and Aptitudes: Have a working knowledge of food service operations, computer skills.  Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees with a team spirit, the ability to interact appropriately with campus personnel.  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 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 foodservice 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Cafeteria

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.51 - $20.01/hr

Job Summary: Coordinate with other cooks and student helpers with lunch utilizing them for preparation of all hot foods and any additional special orders. Assist as needed with breakfast and supper meals. Be primary contact for Catering manager to discuss catering, recipes, hot food production, and menu planning and innovation.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate student workers and lunch staff to facilitate meal execution
  • Notify the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program.
  • Check the workers board for daily menu and for any special functions
  • Lead the preparation of the lunch meal
  • Work with Café Manager and Director with menu planning, recipe implementation, and food innovation
  • Prepare items needed for special functions and make sure they are ready on time
  • Be alert to the student employee’s attendance and performance, notifying Café Manager of any issues.
  • 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
  • Perform and assign daily and weekly cleaning duties
  • Receive and check in any applicable orders
  • Take your turn with Sabbath rotation 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. A minimum of 5 years experience in Food Service. Supervision and management experience preferred. ServSafe preferred, but not required.

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 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 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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: The Garden (whole foods plant-based eatery)

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $15.99 - $21.49/hr

Note:This position is anticipated to be for a limited term which is anticipated to be from August 2022 to May 2023. This however, is not a contract offer for this specific time or duration of time.*

Job Summary: The Garden Assistant Manager will support the Manager/Chef of a new whole food, plant-based venue on campus.  

This applicant is largely responsible for the execution of recipes, and continued development of The Garden evening menu. Emphasis should be placed on providing options to meet dietary restrictions such as gluten free, dairy free, etc. and are to be included as part of the recipe/menu development. The Assistant Manager will also be responsible for leading a team that maintains high food quality and consistency, while effectively managing food costs. Additionally, this program includes opportunity for an instructional element in educating campus constituents regarding a plant-based lifestyle. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrates support for The Garden vision: To provide a delicious plant centered dining experience for Southern students, staff, and community at an affordable price
  • Controls and directs the evening food preparation process in addition to other responsibilities as assigned by The Garden Manager
  • Collaborates with the manager for continued expansion and development of The Garden menu options
  • Assists the manager in tasks such as training and supervising student workers
  • Communicates with the manager regarding needed supplies, ingredients, and equipment/repairs of the kitchen.
  • Works with culinary arts students to further their education by encouraging and providing opportunities for hands-on creation and development of The Garden menu options
  • Assists in instructional workshops (as available) for students and community in education of plant-based living.
  • Complies with TN State and Hamilton County sanitation regulations and safety standards 
    • Practices safe food handling 
    • Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment
    • Keeps the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during the workday and ensures a clean kitchen is left at the close of service each evening
  • Provides leadership to create a culture and work environment based upon cooperation and respect; providing opportunities for culinary students as well as collegiate students to learn and grow. 
  • Creates a positive, Christian atmosphere in the area by precept and example

Education and/or Experience: 

  • Proven culinary expertise with the passion and skills to produce delicious WFPB cooking required. Demonstration of these skills may be a part of the interview process for finalist candidates 
  • Two years of foodservice experience desired. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Graduate of SAU’s VCA program is a plus. Prior experience may include task delegation, employee development, and team building strategies
  • Skills and experience in allergen-free cooking 
  • ServSafe certification must be obtained upon employment
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
  • Comfortable with technology for operations and communication, including Excel, Outlook, POS, etc. 

Special Requirements: Must have 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, and a desire to serve in a cooperative, spiritually redemptive, and soul-winning atmosphere.  Practice confidentiality at all times. 

Typical Physical DemandsRequires 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 tasks are performed under normal foodservice conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lit and ventilated. Requires some working/transitioning in extreme temperatures. 

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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

*Tennessee is an at-will employment state, meaning an employment offer may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated at any time for any reason, and without cause or notice.

Location: Plant Services

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay:
$18.34 - $23.86/hr

Job Summary:
The millwork technician will perform general carpentry and millwork jobs related to maintenance, renovation, and construction of campus facilities, working cooperatively with other employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Takes responsibility for the Millwork Shop:
    • Makes sure area is clean and safe
    • Sees that all guards and safety devices are in place and operational
    • Restocks regular supplies by ordering through purchasing department
    • Keeps stock materials organized
    • Maintains organization of tool room and sees that tools are checked out and returned
  • Performs millwork and other carpentry duties as assigned
  • Reports to supervisor any hazardous conditions observed
  • Reports to supervisor any code deficiency observed and is responsible to work toward bringing campus facilities up to current building code requirements
  • When asked, participates in the planning and construction of projects for remodeling, renovation and new construction of campus facilities
  • 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: Training and experience in cabinet building and carpentry and knowledge of how to perform maintenance functions. Basic computer skills required.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 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 as a finish carpenter and/or cabinet maker.

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 is required.  Have safety-consciousness and able to promote it within work force.  Must use care with tools and equipment.

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.

Working Conditions: Essential tasks are performed in a warehouse environment with hearing and/or dust protection needed at times.  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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Plant Services

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay:
$19.28/hr - $24.80/hr

Job Summary: Manages the overall office operations; required record keeping; reports for payroll; work order and inventory management; and oversight of the purchasing office and procurement of materials.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processes and codes all invoices and communicates in a timely manner with Accounting
  • Reviews, post, and codes all credit card charges monthly
  • Maintains records for an average volume of 500 work orders per month, including communication to external customers as needed
  • Oversees requisition and inventory management systems (Taskmaster and Inflow)
  • Manages Plant Services purchasing office and directly supervises the Purchasing Coordinator and Assistant Purchasing Coordinator
  • Approves weekly timecards for hourly employees and students, calculates weekly on-call pay, calculates bonus pay and submits to Payroll in a timely manner
  • Tracks and records employee hours per project for productivity purposes
  • Tracks utility expenditure across campus and communicates to Accounting and Housing for rebilling purposes to leaseholds, student housing, employee housing, etc.
  • Manages all files and records for Plant Service including but not limited to the following:
    • General Contractor licenses for current employees making sure they are up to date
    • On-campus building permits
    • Sub-contractor licensure and proof of insurance including workers compensation if applicable
    • Various permits: Boiler room, elevator, etc. for inspection if requested
  • Keeps forms, schedules, calendars, spreadsheets, etc. up to date
  • Manages petty cash fund and personal charges
  • Provides office support duties for the Plant Service Directors
  • Manages keys required for campus and housing repairs
  • Communicates with staff to resolve emergencies
  • 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 an SDA church member in good and regular standing.   

Qualifications: General office managerial skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office.  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: Minimum of two-year degree in office management or related field and at least five years of office experience.

Skills and Aptitudes: Ability to be pleasant under pressure and deal with complaints professionally. Be sensitive regarding confidential issues and incidents.  Interpersonal relationship skills essential, with ability to work with employees in a way that promotes team spirit, and the ability to interact appropriately with campus personnel.  Have safety-consciousness and able to promote it within the work force.  Must use care with tools and equipment.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching and may require lifting up to 40 pounds. 

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

Location: Housing Office

Hours: Temporary, hourly

Job Summary:The housekeeper will assist in cleaning the residential housing between occupants to prepare for new residents moving in. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Insures the housing is move-in ready.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.  

Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent. The ability to communicate effectively. 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 Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Transportation Department

Hours: Temporary, hourly

Job Summary: To transport students to and from the University and other sites within designated route(s) and to ensure the safety of the student passengers while in a University vehicle. This job class is responsible for the safe operation of a University bus and for ensuring the safety of student passengers while meeting established bus schedules.

Typical Duties: 
  • Drives University vehicles within a prescribed route(s) in accordance with time schedules.
  • Conduct safety and operational inspecion of assigned vehicle daily.
  • Reports needed mechanical repairs when necessary.
  • Services buses with gas, diesel and oil; as needed.
  • Maintains cleanliness of vehicle to ensure safe operating condition on long trips.
  • Attends driver training programs to maintain current knowledge of Motor Vehicle Code and the Education Code as it applies to the operation of passenger vehicles over 15 passengers.
  • Performs related duties as required.
Qualifications:
  • Must have a Commercial Driver’s License, Class A or B with P endorsement.
  • Current Medical Certificate.
  • Ability to pass a drug screen.
  • Possession of a safe driving record.
  • Pay based on experience.
  • Knowledge of basic first aid practices, procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to read and write at level necessary to successfully perform the required duties.
  • Ability to understand and carry out both oral and written instructions in an independent manner.
  • Ability to drive a bus safely and efficiently.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and extreme caution while driving.
  • Ability to maintain valid certification as a bus driver according to state regulations.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform required duties.
Education: High school diploma and some college preferred.

Experience: Previous driving of a bus or mini bus or a willingness to be trained with possession of permit.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting for long periods of time, pulling, standing, lifting. May require lifting up to 50 lbs.

Working Conditions: Willing to load and unload buses in hot or cold conditions.

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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: School of Computing

Hours: Temporary, hourly, through June 6, 2022

Duties and Responsibilities: Working with the dean, faculty, students, and prospective students in the activities associated with an academic department.

Qualifications: Must have excellent in-person, phone, and email communication skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. 

To Apply: Qualified individuals should contact Rick Halterman at halterman@southern.edu

Location: Human Resources

Hours:
Temporary, hourly, beginning of July to end of September 2022.

Job Summary:
  Provides assistance to certain office tasks and projects for the Student Employment Coordinator within the Human Resources Department.

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Assists with organizing/maintaining all hard copy files.
  • Assists with internal audits on a regular basis.
  • Assists with filing, scanning and indexing documents to student’s account.
  • Processes I-9 forms and documents through the government entity E-Verify to ensure that all employees are authorized to work in the United States.
  • Assists with weekly cleaning
  • Assists with other tasks as necessary

Qualifications: Must be a fluent and effective communicator in the English language (verbally and written form: spelling, grammar, and punctuation).  Strong computer skills in various areas including: MS Word, Word Perfect, and Excel. Excellent interpersonal skills is essential, along with the ability to multi-task, organize/prioritize tasks, be a self-starter, and work independently while meeting targets and deadlines.  Must be able to practice confidentiality.

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, 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 submit your resume to Kaylie Ackerman at kaylieackerman@southern.edu