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Faculty Positions

LocationSchool of Computing

HoursFull-time, salary

Job SummarySouthern Adventist University seeks a full-time faculty member for the School of Computing.

QualificationsThe ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in computer science, information technology, information systems, or a related area.  Such an individual would teach graduate and undergraduate courses, develop course materials, advise students academically, serve on university committees, and perform other duties expected of full-time faculty.

Master’s prepared individuals also may apply.  The duties for faculty with only a master’s degree are the same as those listed above excluding teaching courses at the graduate level.

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

To ApplySend letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), portfolio samples, and at least three references to Rick Halterman, School of Computing, Southern Adventist University, halterman@southern.edu.  

Location: School of Visual Art and Design

Hours: Full-time, salary

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Faculty

Location: Modern Languages Department

Job Summary and DutiesThe Modern Languages Department is seeking a qualified individual to bring academic and professional excellence to the department. The candidate must be able to teach German classes at both the elementary and intermediate levels and be comfortable with technology.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in German or related field with a minimum of 18 credit hours in German at the graduate level. Minimum 1+ year teaching experience required.

Send curriculum vitae or inquiries to:
Adrienne Royo, Chair
aroyo@southern.edu
SAU Modern Languages Department
PO Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315

Salaried Staff

Location: Food Services

Hours: Full-time, Salary

Pay: $48,430 - $56,406/yr. 

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

Duties and Responsibilities:    

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

Special Requirements: An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, a SDA church member in good and regular standing.  Able to have a good rapport with employees–especially students.

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

Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively.  A self-starter who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills and has the ability to motivate others to do the same.  Approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others.

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

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.  May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, and telephone.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Hourly Positions

LocationKR's Place

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

Pay: $13.17 - $18.16

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

Duties and Responsibilities: 

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

Oversee the following each evening:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Thatcher Hall/Thatcher South

Hours: Hours, Part-time; 8a-3p Monday-Thursday; 8a-noon Friday

Pay: $14.93 - $20.07/hr.

Job Summary:Perform managerial/secretarial work of a complex nature for the Residence Hall Staff general office functions and any required, related work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all duties related to residents checking in and out of the residence hall and Southern Village (distributes and collects appropriate forms, gives card access to rooms, provides mailbox combinations, etc.).
  • Be familiar with housing process (moves, check-in/check-out, etc.)
  • Work with Administrative Dean to post miscellaneous charges on student accounts for unpaid fines, storage charges, etc. Collects fees for visitors.
  • Working knowledge of computers and able to learn new programs.
  • Assists in locating missing packages. Forwards mail for residence halls and Southern Village weekly.
  • Keep up with petty cash transactions.
  • Ensures student workers’ hours are accurate each week and approves their time by 10a each Monday (student deans, resident assistants and desk workers).
  • Maintains proper use and function of office machines.
  • Responsible for scheduling residence hall space
  • Coordinates residence hall tours with Campus Visits.
  • Performs all other reasonable business functions as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Prefer previous experience in office management.
  • BS/BA preferred.
  • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with co-workers, residents, parents and the general public.
  • Practice confidentiality of information at all times.
  • Knowledge of data entry and word processing skills using Microsoft Office programs.
  • Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision.
  • Must possess good organizational skills.
  • Have a desire to grow professionally, including a willingness to learn new computer systems and procedures.
  • Be able to read, write and speak English fluently.

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.

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 a 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 Appy:

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Admissions

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.93 - $20.07

Job Summary: The International Enrollment Adviser serves international prospective and continuing students by assisting them to gain admission and the appropriate status for enrollment, and maintain that status through graduation and into post-graduate employment.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a Primary Designated School Official for international students enrolled or seeking enrollment at Southern Adventist University.
  • Support and advise international prospective students with their enrollment process by assisting them with items related to the creation, issuance, or transfer of an I-20.
  • Provide direction and counsel for students seeking international student visas.
  • Serve as a Primary Designated School Official for continuing international students, facilitating the continuance of their status and assisting them with Optional Practical Training after completing their studies.
  • Serve as a Primary Designated School Official for the institution by maintaining record-keeping and reporting requirements of Department of Homeland Security, including reporting enrollment information and answering inquiries from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
  • Assist the Director of Admissions in the general activities, including registrations, campus visit events, committee work, policy input, and the general mission of the Admissions Department.
  • Assist the Human Resources office, working with legal counsel as appropriate, to obtain and maintain appropriate J-1, H-1B or TN visas for visiting professors from international locations.
  • Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate by department leaders.
Qualifications:
  • Must be either a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the US, to be recognized as a Designated School Official by the Department Homeland Security.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver excellent service in all interactions.
  • Experience in international business and/or policy preferred.
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual proficiency preferred.
  • Must have strong competence in organizational skills.
  • 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. Minimal travel may be required at times.

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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Audio Visual

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.40 - $19.54/hr.

Job Summary: The Audio Visual Technology Supervisor assists with the audio visual technology needs for classrooms, conference rooms, offices, digital signage and general university areas. Installs audio visual equipment on campus and provides training and guidance to first level of support personnel along with conducting second level of technical support. Recommends related technologies for class room and campus buildings in coordination with IS and Academic Technologies or Online Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Is responsible for general office functions, which may include answering the telephone, scheduling and create invoices for services.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining AV classroom equipment standards.
  • Trains student employees in department policy and overall principles for effective video, sound, and lighting.
  • Assist AV Program Supervisor with events and programs as requested.
  • Maintains warranties on equipment.
  • Design and engineer stable class room audio visual systems to enhance the teaching experience for students.
  • Maintain all Audio Visual equipment on campus and maintain Crestron patches and firmware.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the Associate Vice President of Information Systems.
  • Plan equipment installations and schedule equipment repairs utilizing student labor where needed.
  • Provide a weekly status to management for current activities and future needs.
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. Employee must maintain a Christian attitude working with program events and participants.

Qualifications: Be able to work a flexible schedule which includes day, evening, night, and weekends. Some
overtime will be required. Associate or Bachelors degree in related field or the minimum of two years experience required. Good communication skills a must. Computer skills in power point and video editing are a plus. Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational skills. Have the desire to grow professionally, including a
willingness to learn new systems and procedures. Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.

Typical Physical Demands:
Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Requires lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires
manual dexterity sufficient to operate P.A., video, lighting equipment, and office machines. Requires exceptional hearing and normal range of vision.

Working Conditions:
Essential tasks are performed under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable
discomfort. Occasional off campus programs working in outdoor or rented auditoriums
environments.

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Temporary Positions

Location: Food Services/Cafe

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Notify the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program
  • Understand and practice proper methods of preparation for each item on menu
  • Understand, maintain, and practice good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
  • Practice safe food handling
  • Keep the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during the day
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Report to Cafeteria Manager for the day’s work assignments
  • Make sure all steam kettles are cleaned and cleanup work stations from lunch before leaving
  • Assist with special functions when needed as per your schedule
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
  • Perform deep cleaning and extra cleaning whenever asked to
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: University Health Center

Hours: On-Call, as needed

Job Summary:
The On-Call Nurse is responsible for responding to calls to evaluate on campus students presenting with illness during non-business hours. They will perform a nurse exam and implement standing protocols for managing ill students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all duties as listed:
    • Triage medical calls from Southern staff or students and document appropriately.
    • Arrive on campus within 30 minutes of call to perform nurse assessment of patient.
    • Maintain proper use of all required personal protective equipment (PPE) throughout patient encounter.
    • Triage and assess patients per written protocol and communicate pertinent findings to MD/NP or PA.
    • Move the patient to quarantine room or assist in accessing emergency treatment as appropriate.
    • Administer medications per standing protocol and document appropriately.
    • Provide documentation to UHC staff by start of following business day to allow for prompt follow-up.
    • Complete John Hopkins contact tracing education course.
    • Assist with COVID -19 testing and case management of COVID-19 patients as assigned.
    • Follow-up with patient education as needed.
    • Weekend shift duties will include regular follow-up with patients in isolation and quarantine, documentation of encounter, and alerting on-call provider to any pertinent findings.
    • Comply with all OSHA and HIPAA regulations.
  • Attends scheduled UHC staff meetings and trainings as needed.
  • Performs all other reasonably medical-related functions as assigned.

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

Education and Experience: A current RN licensure in the state of Tennessee is required.  A current BLS certification is also required.  Two years of experience in general nursing practice is recommended.

Qualifications: The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Good customer service and tactfulness in dealing with people, along with discretion, good judgment, initiative and the ability to work independently are especially important.  Must be a self-starter and possess good organizational skills.  Must be able to work well with personnel and be a team player.  The ability to maintain confidentiality is vital.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Requires ability to wear full PPE for extended periods. May require lifting up to 25 pounds.  Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate computers, telephone, perform lab tests and give injections.  Requires normal range of vision and hearing.

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours: Temporary, hourly

Job Summary: Operate a cash register and check stand to provide the store’s customers with the most accurate and efficient checkout service possible; to perform stocking and other duties as assigned;  to provide and maintain high standards of customer service in the store’s front end operations, to perform other  customer service duties such as answering the telephone, handling customer questions and concerns taking telephone orders, counting cashier receipts and posting totals according to established company policy; to ensure that the work shift contributes to the financial best interest of the store.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

  1. General
    1. Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe all store rules and university policies including dress regulations, i.e. no jewelry, no revealing clothing;
    2. Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by the department manager;
    3. Clean check out areas daily and keep them neat and organized;
    4. Be knowledgeable in and able to recognize or differentiate between all of the various types of produce merchandise carried in the store including differences between varieties of similar classes of products (e.g., apples, lettuces, etc.);
    5. Assist customers with any large or bulky products that they may have difficulty in handling;
    6. Record the purchases of a customer into a cash register efficiently and accurately;
    7. Process all of the various types of sales transactions accepted by the store including but not limited to cash, checks, authorized charge cards, EFT transactions, EBT or Food Stamps, and collect those receipts in strict accordance with established company policies and procedures;
    8. Process all refunds and returns according to company policy;
    9. Bag or package merchandise according to established company policies and procedures,
    10. Stock merchandise in assigned sections as required;
    11. Handle damaged or spoiled products and return-to-stocks according to company policy;
    12. Perform all front end duties according to company policies, procedures and practices;
    13. Assist in training personnel when assigned;
    14. Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
    15. Greet all customers with a smile and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.
  2. Bookkeeping
    1. Ring all sales into cash register in accordance with company cash handling procedures;
    2. Use correct pricing and department for all merchandise and notify management of price discrepancies;
    3. Record on designated forms any price discrepancies or “not on file” items that are encountered;
    4. Notify management of any irregularities or discrepancies in the results of the work shift for cash variances exceeding the established amounts.
  3. Merchandising
    1. Keep shelves in assigned areas fully stocked and faced to the maximum extent possible according to tag allocation or standards;
    2. Ensure that all front end displays are clean, neat and uncluttered;
    3. Follow procedures for restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation.
  4. Maintenance
    1. Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards on an ongoing basis;
    2. Assist in keeping check out, sales and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
    3. Use and maintain equipment in good working order and report problems or malfunctions immediately to your supervisor.
  5. Security
    1. Adhere to store policy pertaining to excessive cash in registers and request cash pickups in accordance with such policy;
    2. Observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer actions and behavior; report to management or campus safety any abnormal behavior;
    3. Secure register at all times when leaving it unattended; protect company assets at all times.
  6. Personnel
    1. Assist in training associates and co-workers when directed to do so;
    2. Maintain good communications in the department and throughout the organization;
    3. Notify department manager of situations or policy violations having an adverse effect on store operating performance.

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

Education and/or Experience:

  1. A high school education is preferred ;

Mathematical Skills:

  1. Be able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages and apply basic concepts of algebra in order to handle sales transactions, tender change and verify charges and counts;
  2. Be able to accurately complete required reports including sales reports and cash accountability or cash reconciliation.

Language Skills:

  1. Ability to hear, speak, and understand the spoken word in order to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal requests from  customers for information or assistance, to answer telephones and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, the store’s co-workers and customers;
  2. Ability to read, write, analyze, interpret and understand the English language with sufficient proficiency in order to:
  3. read and understand instructions for operating cash registers and other equipment;
  4. read and understand company handbooks, policies and procedures;
  5. be able to instruct, train, and communicate effectively with employees;
  6. be able to communicate effectively with customers, visitors and sales representatives;
  7. read and understand other written job-related documents including postings or company bulletin boards;
  8. Ability to fill out forms properly and write reports.

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

  1. Be fully knowledgeable and thoroughly familiar with the types of merchandise carried in the store including pricing and family product differences in produce (e.g., apples and squashes) and departmental product differences such as deli, grocery, bulk foods, etc;
  2. Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in an efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony and safety established in the store.

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

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, to sit, use the hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls;
  2. The employee must frequently walk, talk or hear, and reach with the hands and arms and occasionally, the employee must crouch or kneel;
  3. The employee must occasionally lift or carry 35 pounds carrying bulk or industrial sized containers of product and frequently exert or lift moderate amounts of weight;
  4. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and the ability to adjust focus including sufficient visual acuity to check accounting reports, invoices, contracts and other written or printed documents;
  5. 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;
  6. Be able to stock refrigerated coolers and freezers;
  7. Be able to work with fresh fruits, vegetables, house plants and flowers and other types of typical grocery items without negative allergic consequences that adversely impact work performance;
  8. Be able to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemicals from common cleaning agents used during routine housekeeping duties;
  9. Have sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to respond to fire or other emergencies such as cleanup requests (due to accidental spills or breakage of containers having liquid contents), shoplifting and other security assistance requests, customer accidents, etc;
  10. Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in an efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for volume, productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony, safety and profitability established by the employer;

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

  1. The work environment includes occasional exposure to refrigerated and frozen storage areas;
  2. Typically, the noise level in the work environment is moderate;
  3. Access to break areas, storage areas, offices and employee restrooms may require ascending and descending a flight of stairs.

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Deli/Village Market

Hours:
Temporary, Hourly

Job Function:
To maintain and operate the Deli 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:

  1. General
    1. Observe all store rules and university policies;
    2. Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe university dress regulations, i.e. no jewelry, no revealing clothing; Must wear an approved hat or hair net;
    3. Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by the department manager;
    4. Comply with all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations;
    5. Comply with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements;
    6. Adhere to merchandising plan and goals established for the department;
    7. Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and stocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
    8. Take products to preparation or storage area including refrigerated and freezer storage areas;
    9. Keep manager or other designated personnel aware of low inventory conditions or spoilage problems;
    10. Handle damaged and spoiled products according to store policy and assist on controlling the level of damaged and spoiled product;
    11. Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
    12. Wait on customers including slicing, cutting, weighing, packaging and pricing merchandise;
    13. Assist in the preparation of food products;
    14. Assist in training associates when assigned;
    15. Maintain good communications with superiors and subordinates throughout the store;
    16. Control excessive use of utilities and water and observe sound conservation practices;
    17. Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
    18. Ensure favorable department image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly department;
    19. Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.
  2. Bookkeeping
    1. Use correct pricing as determined by department manager; ensure that all merchandise is properly dated;
    2. Be familiar with invoice documents and confirm accuracy of item description, sizes, quantities and pricing to be used during departmental product deliveries;
    3. Maintain and submit all other required records and reports including tracking and spoilage sheets.
  3. Merchandising
    1. Maintain and promote items including new items and weekly specials;
    2. Keep refrigerated coolers, store shelves and other displays full stocked and faced at all times according to tag allocation, product movement or departmental standards;
    3. Display merchandise in an attractive, appealing, neat and colorful manner;
    4. Keep perishable merchandise rotated in accordance with departmental policy and product code dates and pull all out all out-of-date merchandise;
    5. Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
    6. Keep manager or other designated personnel aware of low inventory conditions or spoilage problems.
  4. Maintenance
    1. Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards in compliance with store policy and state and local health regulations on a regular, ongoing basis,
    2. Assist in keeping all food preparation, display and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
    3. Respond promptly to emergencies or potential safety hazards;
    4. Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance a minimum of one time per shift; use and maintain equipment in good working order;
    5. Immediately advise department manager of any maintenance or equipment problems.
  5. Security
    1. 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;
    2. Protect store assets at all times.
  6. Personnel
    1. Assist in training associates when requested or directed to do so;
    2. Maintain good communications in the department and throughout the organization;
    3. 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.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None 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.

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

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

  1. Be fully knowledgeable and thoroughly familiar with all products carried in the department;
  2. Be able to handle special request from customers accurately;
  3. 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:

  1. 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;
  2. The employee must frequently walk, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms, occasionally; the employee must crouch or kneel.
  3. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at least once per shift carrying bulk food products, concentrated product canisters, trash containers, and frequently exert of lift negligible (less that 25 pounds) amounts of weight.
  4. 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;
  5. Be able to climb a ladder to retrieve items from overhead storage racks and elevated storage areas;
  6. 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;
  7. 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.;
  8. Be able to stock coolers and shelves and endure working under temperature extremes in refrigerated storage areas up to 20 minutes at a time;
  9. Be able to work with fresh fruits, vegetables, flour, oils, spices and other agents without negative allergic consequences;
  10. 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;
  11. 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:

  1. The work environment includes occasional exposure to low temperatures in refrigerated and frozen storage areas;
  2. The work environment includes frequent exposure to or near heated ovens and high temperatures;
  3. 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.

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Job Summary:  Responsible for insuring isolation rooms are cleaned between occupants.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Disinfect/sanitize isolation rooms.
  • Prepare room for next occupant.
  • Dispose of trash.
  • Coordinate with Housekeeping Supervisor purchase of supplies through the Service Department.
  • 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.     

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, sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 30 pounds.  -- Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under normal residence hall conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is usually 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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Service Department

Hours: Temporary, hourly

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

Typical Physical Demands: Requires climbing stairs, walking, sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 30 pounds.  -- Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu