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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.

Location: School of Journalism and Communication

Hours: Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: The School of Journalism and Communication is seeking an experienced, qualified individual to bring his or her creativity, energy, and recent industry experience to the SJC.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have expertise in social media, public relations, with intercultural experience a plus. The candidate should be able to teach a variety of courses including public speaking, public relations, intercultural and communication studies. In addition, the successful candidate will be proficient in research, or have industry specific accomplishments to support his or her qualifications. The SJC is especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who are capable of inspiring students, have a strong commitment to Christ, and will be a strong team player, advisor, and mentor.

Duties:

  • Teach undergraduate courses
  • Advise students
  • Develop growth nurturing initiatives
  • Participate in department and university committees
  • Help oversee student projects, clubs, tours and more.
  • Help nurture a culture of 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.

Education: Master’s degree in Public Relations, Communication or related field required (PhD preferred).

Experience: Minimum of 3+ years of professional experience or 3+ years of teaching experience.

To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), to:

Rachel Williams-Smith

Email: rwilliamssmith@southern.edu

School of Journalism and Communications
Southern Adventist University,
P.O. Box 370,
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.



Location: School of Education/Psychology

Hours:
Full-time, salary

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

Qualifications:

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

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit cover letters and curriculum vitae to:

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

Location: Biology/Allied Health Department

Hours: Beginning Fall 2021, Full-time, salary

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

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

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

To Apply:

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

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

Location: School of Business/Management

Hours: Beginning Fall 2021, Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: The School of Business is seeking a full-time teaching faculty member in the area of finance and economics.

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: School of Education/Psychology

Hours: Beginning June 2021, Full-time, salary

Job Summary: The Faculty member will be responsible to teach classes in both undergraduate and graduate education.  In addition, the successful applicant will participate in academic advisement of education majors, and the responsibilities of the department including CAEP, NAD, and state accreditation processes.

Qualifications:  

  • Hold an earned doctoral degree in education
  • Have 3+ years experience teaching (preferably recent) in a K-12 setting within the United States and come highly recommended as a K-12 educator
  • Be capable of teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate education courses
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Be a team player with written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess a high degree of technological proficiency, capable of using Google Suite, databases, and university platforms used to track student recruitment and progress

Duties:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate education courses
  • Advise  and mentor students (academic, spiritual, and career)
  • Collaborate with partners and stakeholders at public and private schools
  • Contribute to accreditation work for CAEP, the state of Tennessee, and the North American Division of SDAs
  • Sponsor student clubs, tours/trips, and special projects
  • Nurture a culture of collaboration within the School of Education & Psychology and across the university
  • Participate in department and university committees
  • Other duties as assigned

Special Requirements: 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.

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

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

To Apply:

Letters of introduction and curriculum vitae should be sent to:

Tammy Overstreet, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Education & Psychology

P.O. Box 370

Collegedale, TN  37315

toverstreet@southern.edu (preferred)

(423) 236-2444

 

Location: School of Social Work

Hours: Beginning June 2021, Full-time, salary

Job Summary: The School of Social Work is seeking a creative and motivated faculty to serve as the BSW Program Director beginning June 2021.

This is a 12-month faculty position with reduced teaching load to allow for the administration of the BSW Program. The BSW Program Director oversees all aspects of the Program and works closely with the School of Social Work (SOSW) Dean and faculty to ensure the Bachelor of Social Work program offers high quality education that prepares future social workers for their professional careers. The BSW Program Director is responsible for continuing to increase the diversity of our BSW student population, maintaining BSW enrollments at established enrollment targets, fostering a culture that is conducive to student retention and success, and seeking innovations for BSW programming

The appointment will be at a level commensurate with a candidate's experience. Candidates should be highly motivated and passionate about teaching social work competencies by providing exceptional quality instruction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Include but are not limited to:

  • Provide oversight and leadership of the BSW Program.
  • Leading the ongoing accreditation process with CSWE, including continuous review and assessment of the program to ensure compliance with CSWE accreditation standards, and overseeing implementation of a student assessment plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Working with the SOSW Dean to provide curriculum development, monitoring, and oversight.
  • Coordinate with Records Office and plan for Academic year schedule
  • Teaching core undergraduate social work courses and electives.
  • Develop, revise, and oversee policies for the BSW program.
  • Review all syllabi
  • Oversee and participate in student recruitment efforts and manage the admissions process, including meeting with prospective students, making admission decisions, and orientation of incoming students.
  • Overseeing student progress and managing academic actions (i.e. advising, student review, BSW admissions processes, Student awards, student dismissal from program).
  • Plan different activities for the students and campus, including but not limited to Department Convocations, Social Work Month (March) and Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) activities.
  • Provide outreach to students via social media and other platforms as needed to create community and provide support.
  • Support alumni relations
  • Oversee the procedures related to BSW senior program completion (i.e. portfolio capstone, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to develop professionally as a teacher, scholar, and practitioner.
  • Participate on committees at the School of Social Work and University level.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds in higher education
  • Knowledge of and experience with social justice activities to enhance already established program focus
  • Demonstrated ability to model social work professional values and ethics, and to work effectively with colleagues
  • Strong communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in academia.
  • Vision, energy, and creativity to lead the program.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited institution
  • Two (2) years of post-MSW practice experience
  • Previous administrative and supervisory experience, working collaboratively in higher education setting. 
  • Established record of working effectively with diverse student populations in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A DSW or a PhD in Social Work or related field.
  • Experience with the CSWE accreditation process.
  • Experience with leadership in academic setting.
  • Experience with working with students, social work career advising.
  • Experience with hybrid or online-based learning platforms strongly preferred.

Special Requirements: 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: Submit the following documents to Dr. Laura Racovita, Dean of the School of Social Work, Southern Adventist University, racovita@southern.edu:

  • Letter of interest summarizing qualifications and interest in the position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Three professional letters of reference (e.g., current or former supervisor, colleague, a mentor)

Location: Chemistry Department

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

              Dr. Brent Hamstra, Chair

              Chemistry Department

Southern Adventist University

PO Box 370

Collegedale, TN  37315

Email: bhamstra@southern.edu

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

Location: Student Success Center

Hours: Full-time, salary

Pay: $41,592 - $55,836/yr.

Job Summary: Conduct individual and group counseling sessions in a caring, culturally accepting and confidential environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual and group counseling for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Participates in rotation for on-call after-hours response and daily psychological emergency situations.
  • Works with the Counseling Services Coordinator to develop referral relationships with off campus professionals.
  • Working in consultation with the Counseling Services Coordinator, facilitates student referrals for psychiatric services.
  • As directed by the Counseling Services Coordinator, serves as an alternating member of the Student Support Team.
  • Assists the Director of the Student Success Center and the Vice-President for Student Development in the administration of student service programming.

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: A Master’s degree and licensure in counseling (LPC).  A minimum of three years of successful counseling related experience.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.  May require lifting up to 25-30 pounds.  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 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: Graduate and Professional Studies

Hours: Full-time, salary

Pay: $51,848 - $60,395/yr.

Job Summary:  The Director of Adult Degree Completion is responsible for collaboratively developing and implementing the adult degree completion program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with UG schools/departments to develop, implement, and maintain adult degree completion programs; recruit, train, and evaluate adjunct faculty; and coordinate the assessment, evaluation, and continuous improvement process for adult degree completion programs.
  • In collaboration with the Graduate and Professional Studies Office, UG schools and departments (as applicable), Director of Graduate Marketing, and Enrollment Services, develop and implement a comprehensive adult recruitment and marketing plan that supports the overall enrollment goals and the mission of the university.
  • Recruit and advise prospective adult students to meet enrollment goals.
  • Stay updated about the adult admissions flow, application processing, tuition, payment plan, financial aid awarding, scholarships, loans, and campus visit program.
  • Develop/maintain relationships with regional employers, colleges and universities, and other business organizations and service groups where adult degree completion recruitment could occur.
  • Achieve and maintain performance benchmarks for adult student enrollment and marketing, including the calculation of relevant statistics as directed, including enrollment yields by program.
  • Build effective inquiry pools and develop a communication flow in Slate, aggressively following-up with inquirers and applicants using calls, texts, e-mails, and other communication.
  • Organize adult recruitment events as needed, such as virtual and offsite information sessions, open houses, visit nights, and events downtown.
  • Work with Director of Graduate Marketing on effective ad placements in radio, billboard, TV, social media, and/or print advertising, as well as publicity, to build awareness and reputation of adult degree completion program.
  • Work with Director of Graduate Marketing to develop up-to-date, university branded print and electronic materials, including an effective website, for the adult degree completion program.
  • Attend professional development events, such as adult degree completion training workshops.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies

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

Qualifications:  Master’s Degree required; Ph.D. preferred. Must demonstrate track record of effective interpersonal communication, strong writing and speaking skills, and the ability to represent the university in a positive way; have a customer-service approach; be innovative and motivated; be able to work collaboratively; be organized and skilled in follow through; demonstrate sound judgment; and be technologically savvy with strong computer skills.  This position requires the ability to travel to remote locations and to load and transport materials, displays, and other equipment.  Some evening and weekend hours required.

Expectations:  Professional dress and demeanor; maintains confidentiality; loyalty; team player.

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, copiers, calculators, and telephone.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

To Apply:
Please send a resume to:

Tyson Hall
Graduate Studies

PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

Contact Email: tyson@southern.edu

Location: School of Business

Hours: Full-time, salary

Pay: $35,895 - $51,278/yr. 

Job Summary: The Pathways Coordinator facilitates full-circle engagement by serving as a touchpoint for prospective and current
students as they navigate to and through higher education to the workforce.

Duties and Responsibilities: This involves recruiting prospective students; guiding academic and career pathways; this grows into facilitating internship and post-graduation
placement and engaging alumni as an integral part of current student professional growth. This position will initially
be focused on the beginning of the circle of engagement – facilitating pathways to Southern and the school of business for prospective students, selection of a focus area in business, and discovering God’s calling in the world of business. Candidate must be able to articulate a personal understanding of calling and vocation; and demonstrate a commitment to student retention and success.

Education: Required: Bachelor’s in business related field from a regionally accredited institution. Preferred: Master’s degree in business related field.

Experience:
  • Required: At least two years of post-college business-related experience in areas such as recruiting, academic advising, recruiting, or talent development that required exceptional interpersonal skills with diverse audiences.
  • Preferred: Three or more years of related experience in career advising/academic advising/other relevant student support services; and/or marketing, sales, recruiting, or talent development in industry, government, higher education, or the private sector.
Required Skills and Abilities: 
  • Ability to connect with and serve internal and external    stakeholders, especially current, former, and prospective students and parents; faculty and staff; and employers.
  • Multi-platform social media guru able to engage potential and current students, alumni, employers and other stakeholders.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; and the ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities in order to meet goals.
  • Team player and demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative workplace environment.
  • Proven ability to think strategically and adapt to an ever-changing environment in the employment marketplace.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Demonstrated experience in successful event planning and execution.
  • Creation of meaningful performance indicators, and using data to drive continuous improvement.
  • Preferred: Desktop publishing; graphic design;
AVAILABILITY: Required: Flexibility with hours, especially during periods when programs may extend outside of regular work
hours, including limited weekend work. Willingness and ability to travel during the week on a limited basis. Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurance; meet Southern’s driver authorization criteria.

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 25-50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate computers, telephone, set-up/take-down of booths and/or display materials, transport event and/or booth materials. Requires normal range of vision and hearing.

To Apply: For candidates meeting the minimum requirements and interested in learning more about this position and its
progressive levels of responsibility.

Please contact:
Dr. Stephanie Sheehan
ssheehan@southern.edu.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

Hourly Positions

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

Location: Cafeteria

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $13.55 - $18.69/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 out with the preparation of the lunch meal - check temperatures before serving –
  • Work with Café Manager and Director with menu planning, recipe implementation, and food innovation
  • Make sure all food is put away properly after lunch, determining how to utilize leftovers in future meals
  • Prepare items needed for special functions and make sure they are ready on time
  • Set up hot decks for meal, making sure it is ready on time for workers (35 minutes before meal time starts)
  • Be alert to the student employee’s attendance and performance, notifying Café Manager of any issues.
  • Understand and practice the best and proper methods of quality preparation for each item on menu and to 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
  • Perform and assign daily and weekly cleaning duties
  • Receive and check in any applicable orders
  • Take your turn and lead out in Sabbath and weekend duty.
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

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

Education and Experience: A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. 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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Campus Safety

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $13.55 - $18.69

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

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Learns policies and procedures of Southern Adventist University and enforces them.
  • Receive and maintain regular training, licensure, and certification in:
    • Tennessee State unarmed proprietary security officer license
    • CPR/AED
    • Basic First Aid
    • Defensive physical tactics, including handcuffing methods
    • Chemical spray usage and application
    • Collapsible baton usage and application
    • CLERY and TIBRS reporting
    • Legal responsibilities
  • Respond to, document, and report on:
    • Medical emergencies
    • Fire alarms and emergencies
    • Crime and criminal investigations
    • 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:
    • Motorist assists, such as jump starts and air in tires
    • Emergency apartment or building access
    • Safety escorts after dark
  • Learns the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations. Assists in parking management including patrolling parking lots, writing citations, placing road cones and barricades, and directing traffic.
  • Performs additional event duties monthly including traffic control, documentation, parking management, VIP escorts, and general security patrols at on and off-campus events such as graduation services, pageants, and university hosted community events.
  • Assists with dispatch services as needed, including:
    • Receiving and documenting phone calls
    • Monitoring radio traffic
    • Monitoring doors, closed-circuit cameras, and fire alarm systems
    • Processing access card requests
  • Maintain daily computer log of call response and security patrol documentation.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the director of Campus Safety.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in related field preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to maintain physical training, first aid, and TN security license certification yearly.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have computer skills including familiarity with MS Office.
  • Be a self-starter and be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Must possess good organizational skills.
  • Must have leadership qualities and a willingness to learn new systems and procedures.
  • Must be a team player, loyal to the university and Campus Safety.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.
Typical Physical Demands: Normally requires walking, sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May occasionally require additional physically demanding movement, including sprinting, jumping, rolling, striking and blocking movements with arms and legs, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, use keys, manipulate handcuffs, and use a touchscreen device. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

Location: Hulsey Wellness Center

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.93 - $20.07/hr.

Job Summary: The office manager applies procedural and organizational knowledge with general office and secretarial skills in support of academic school staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide exemplary customer service to the public, colleagues, and students by being accessible, listening attentively, communicating clearly, responding in a timely manner, showing respect, never arguing, effectively connecting the person to the right service, product or solution and doing what your say.
  • Works closely with all PEHW staff to make sure their needs are met.
  • Composes and types routine correspondence.
  • Receives, opens, and routes incoming mail to school staff.
  • Maintains and organizes files and records.
  • Answers telephones, send emails, faxes, and answers routine questions or routes calls to appropriate person.
  • Maintains schedules for faculty, student workers, and staff.
  • Helps professors with e-class and grading when needed.
  • Keeps office clean and orderly.
  • Maintains and updates several websites
    • School of Physical Education, Health & Wellness
    • Hulsey Wellness Center
    • Intramurals
    • Employee Wellness
    • Outdoor Leadership
    • SOAP
  • Works closely with Swim Lessons, Gym-Kids, SOAP, WellKids programs.
  • Keeps minutes of OL Roundtable, OL Council, and PEHW Staff meetings.
  • Turn in cash, receipts, checks to accounting when necessary. Help with billing by preparing invoices for School of PEHW academic business.  Communicates with Dean regarding budget.
  • Order supplies and equipment for the department (intramural equipment, Hulsey Wellness Center equipment, office supplies, equipment for classes, equipment for Gym-Masters)
  • Oversee and organize the Physical Education, Health & Wellness resource room.
  • Checks classroom/resource room computer and audiovisual needs.
  • Uploads videos from classes and employee wellness activities and posts on Employee Wellness website.
  • Works closely with Facility Manager and Dean regarding facility happenings and scheduling events in the Wellness Center and posts as needed.  Helps with facility setup, scheduling, decorating during holidays, etc.
  • Works closely with Fitness for Collegiate Life classes, collecting activity class data.
  • Contacts recent graduates to see what they are doing job/graduate school.
  • Works with Dean on Employee Wellness correspondence and creating the webpage, activities, and collecting the activity data turned in by employees.
  • Performs all other reasonable 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 college graduate required. Related clerical experience preferred.

Qualifications: The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Have computer skills, preferably MS Word, Excel, Photo Shop, and also website editing skills.  Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational skills.

Job 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 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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

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

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: Deli/Village Market

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

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

               *Must be flexible on work hours

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

Education and Experience:  A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Food Service preferred.  Supervision and management experience preferred. 

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Service Department

Hours: Temporary, hourly

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: University Health Center

Hours: Temporary, hourly

Job Summary: The Triage Nurse is responsible for triaging all questionnaires regarding symptoms and exposure risk.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all duties as listed:
    • Triage all incoming calls, questionnaires and document appropriately
    • Schedule appointments as deemed necessary
    • Provide class excuse documentation as necessary
    • Check and restock supplies/vaccines, notifying office manager when supplies/vaccines need to be ordered.
    • Assist with office procedures as needed
    • Complete John Hopkins contact tracing education course
    • Assist with COVID -19 testing and case management of COVID-19 patients
    • Administer medications/immunizations per protocol and document appropriately
    • Perform and document in-office lab tests (Rapid strep, Flu test, Urine dipstick, finger stick blood glucose and urine pregnancy tests)
  • Attends scheduled UHC staff meetings

Education and Experience:  A current RN licensure in the state of Tennessee is required.  A current BLS certification is also required.  Five years 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.  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 Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Business/Management

Hours: Temporary, hourly

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Graduate and Professional Studies

Hours: TEMPORARY, hourly

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with answering multiple phone lines
  • Assist with recruitment of prospective graduate & adult degree completion students
  • Process transcripts into application system
  • Office management tasks: filing, shredding, scanning
  • Assist with marketing and enrollment projects
  • Process academic transactions as directed
  • Participate and assist with departmental events, including graduation and graduate and professional studies planned activities
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: Must have excellent communication, writing, and organization skills. Have a knowledge of Word and Excel. Ability to quickly learn various software. Must be able to type efficiently and pay attention to details. Practice confidentiality of information at all times. 

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