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Faculty Positions

Location: School of Visual Art and Design

Hours: Full-time, salary

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

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

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

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

Location: School of Education/Psychology

Hours:
Full-time, salary

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

Qualifications:

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

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

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit cover letters and curriculum vitae to:

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

Location: Biology/Allied Health Department

Hours: Beginning Fall 2021, Full-time, salary

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

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

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

To Apply:

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

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

Location: Chemistry Department

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

              Dr. Brent Hamstra, Chair

              Chemistry Department

Southern Adventist University

PO Box 370

Collegedale, TN  37315

Email: bhamstra@southern.edu

Location: History and Political Studies

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location: School of Nursing

Hours: Part-time, salary

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

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

Qualifications: Doctorate and teaching experience required.

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

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

Christy Showalter
cshowalter@southern.edu

Location:School of Business

Hours:
Full-time, Salary


Job Description: The School of Business is seeking a full-time teaching faculty member in the area of finance and economics beginning Fall 2021 for face-to-face classroom instruction. Qualified candidates will have an earned doctorate degree in Economics or Finance. Ideal candidates will be current and articulate regarding market trends, movements, and changes; active experience in securities investments; proficiency, creativity, and/or interest in the incorporation of finance-related technology in the classroom; commitment to student learning outside the classroom. Ideal candidates will be committed to guiding and nurturing advisees/students in their spiritual journey of discovering and pursuing God’s calling. 

Qualifications: 

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

Duties:

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

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

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

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

Email: ssheehan@southern.edu

Stephanie Sheehan, Ph.D.

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

Location:School of Education and Psychology

Hours:
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, preferably in literacy/reading, but with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in literacy education
  • Have 3+ years of 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.

 
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:
Full-time, Salary

Job Summary: The School of Social Work is seeking a creative and motivated faculty to serve as the MSW Program Director beginning January/June 2022.

This is a 12-month faculty position with reduced teaching load to allow for the administration of the MSW Program. The MSW Program Director oversees all aspects of the Program and works closely with the School of Social Work (SOSW) Dean and faculty to ensure the Master of Social Work program offers high quality education that prepares future social workers for their professional careers. The MSW Program Director is responsible for setting the program vision in alignment with the SOSW’s mission and values, continuing to increase the diversity of our MSW student population, maintaining MSW enrollments at established enrollment targets, fostering a culture that is conducive to student retention and success, and seeking innovations for MSW programming. In addition to administrative responsibilities, the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching clinical content (e.g. Advanced Clinical Practice, Clinical Diagnosing and Psychopathology) and/or graduate-level elective courses focusing on populations, topics, or intervention strategies. Courses will be taught hybrid and/or on-line.

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.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Provide oversight and leadership of the MSW Program.
  • Act as the lead MSW advisor, making advising assignments, overseeing continuous review of student policy compliance and degree progression.
  • Lead 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.
  • Teach core graduate social work courses and electives.
  • Develop, revise, and oversee policies for the MSW program.
  • Work in partnership with MSW faculty to utilize evaluation information and develop or revise curriculum and/or training opportunities
  • Oversee and participate in student recruitment efforts and manage the admissions process, including meeting with prospective students, conducting information sessions, making admission decisions, and orientation of incoming students.
  • Plan different activities for in-person and online students and campus that promote community building and socialization to the profession.
  • 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 MSW advanced program completion (i.e., portfolio, 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.
  • Supervise revision of the MSW catalog and other university publications for purposes of marketing, communication, and outreach.
  • Coordinate MSW Team meetings and decision-making processes;
  • Recruit, hire, orient, and evaluate MSW adjunct faculty as needed;
  • Evaluate the performance of MSW adjunct faculty as needed
  • 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;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students, faculty, staff, and administration
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching
  • Strong verbal and written 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;
  • Experience with student assessment and/or program evaluation;
  • Experience with CSWE accreditation processes;
  • Comfort with use of technology especially as it relates to communications and innovative online teaching.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited institution
  • Two (2) years of post-MSW practice experience AND a Doctoral Degree in Social Work or related disciplines required.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure OR clinical work experience under supervision.
  • Minimum: Five years post-MSW experience.
  • Minimum: Three to five years' experience with supervisory and/or administrative roles or functions.
  • Experience in online teaching and student engagement.
  • Minimum: Three to five years' experience with supervisory and/or administrative roles, working collaboratively in higher education setting. 
  • Established record of working effectively with diverse student populations in higher education.
Special Requirement: Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Southern Adventist University and be a member in good standing in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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 (Minimally the statement should address the candidate’s beliefs and assumptions regarding teaching and learning in the context of Seventh-Day Adventist social work graduate education. It should include the candidate’s ideas regarding being an effective professor and professional development philosophy)
  • Three professional letters of reference (e.g., current or former supervisor, colleague, a mentor)

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

NOTICE

Southern Adventist University, is seeking to employ one H-1B nonimmigrant in the occupational classification of Professor of Data Analytics at a salary of $62,327 for the period from 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2024 at the location of 4881 Taylor Circle, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315. The labor condition application is available for public inspection at the same address.  Complaints alleging misrepresentation of material facts in the labor condition application and/or failure to comply with the terms of the labor condition application may be filed with the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Chicago National Processing Center, 536 South Clark Street, 12th Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60605–1509, telephone: (312) 886–8000, facsimile: (312) 353–3352, help desk email: plc.chicago@dol.gov, or with any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor. 

Salaried Staff

Location: School of Business

Hours: Full-time, Salary

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

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.

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.

 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.

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.

Adjunct Faculty

Location:  School of Business/ADC Program

Job Summary: Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer in the School of Business for Business Analytics Fundamentals

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location:  School of Business/ADC Program

Job Summary: Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer in the School of Business for Business Finance Fundamentals

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

 

Location:  School of Business/ADC Program

Job Summary: Adjunct Faculty and Course Developer in the School of Business for Management Fundamentals

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Modern Languages Department

Job Summary:To begin Fall semester of 2021. The Modern Languages Department (MLD) is seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Adjunct Instructor of German. The MLD at Southern follows the ACFTL National language guidelines. There will be occasional opportunities to participate in professional development activities ensuring your awareness of goal-oriented and student-centered instruction. 

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

To Apply: 

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

Email:aroyo@southern.edu
Phone: 423.236.2395

Hourly Positions

Location: Plant Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $19.03 - $24.17/hr.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Plant Services

Hours: Full-time, Hourly

Pay: $19.33 - $24.56/hr.

Job Summary:  The HVAC Technician will install, trouble-shoot and maintain central heat and air systems and water source heat pump systems as well as freezers, ice machines and other refrigeration, and other jobs related to the maintenance, renovation and construction of campus facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and services campus HVAC/R equipment
  • Does preventative maintenance on same equipment
  • Installs HVAC systems
  • Reports to supervisor any hazardous condition observed
  • Reports to supervisor any code deficiency observed and is responsible to work toward bringing campus facilities up to current building code requirements
  • Troubleshoots heat and air conditioning systems and refrigeration systems
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

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

Qualifications:  Must be EPA refrigerant certified. Must be able to read schematics and troubleshoot.  Knowledge of commercial and industrial code applications.  Understanding of how circulating systems work both in modulating valves, steam traps and pumps.  Knowledge of how to perform other maintenance and preventive maintenance functions.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently, and be able to communicate effectively.  Computer skills required.  Must hold a valid U.S. driver’s license with reasonable driving record.

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

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

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

Working Conditions: Essential tasks are performed under normal office/school conditions of under various weather conditions and in non-conditioned construction environments, including outdoor work.  Working conditions may present abnormal temperatures (on roof tops) and/or humidity.  Work areas are normally well ventilated and lit, but a portable light and fan may be necessary.  May be contacted after normal business hours, on weekends, or holidays for work needs.

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Plant Services

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay:
$19.33 - $24.56/hr.

Job Summary: The plumber will perform plumbing installations/repairs and other jobs related to the maintenance, renovation or construction of campus facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in day to day plumbing maintenance of the campus facilities
  • Works toward bringing campus facilities up to current building code requirements
  • Troubleshoots electrical controls associated with water heaters and boilers
  • Designs and lays out plumbing systems
  • Installs fixtures, piping, boilers, water heaters
  • Repairs leaks in plumbing systems
  • Replaces aging pipes
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

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

Qualifications: Must have a minimum of a journeymen plumber’s license.  Must have knowledge of how to perform other maintenance and preventive maintenance functions. Basic computer skills required.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Must hold a valid U.S. driver’s license with reasonable driving record.

Education and Experience: A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred.  A minimum of five years of experience in working as a plumber with varied experience in maintenance tasks.

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Cafeteria

Hours:
Part-time, hourly

Pay:
$13.38 - $18.51/hr.

Job Summary: The major responsibilities of the Dishroom Supervisor is the assignment of work, training, and supervision of student workers to provide efficient service to customers, ensure the cleaning and sanitation of dishes and laundry, and to report all equipment issues to the Caféteria Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Is alert to the dishroom student worker’s attendance and performance.
  • Notifies the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems, or suggestions that would improve the program.
  • Understands how to run each piece of equipment properly and notifies Caféteria Manager of ane issues
  • Understands, maintains, and practices good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
  • Keeps the dish room as clean and neat as possible during the day
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment – is prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Provides training for new student workers in proper safety and sanitation procedures and in the operation of dish room equipment such as dishwasher, garbage disposal, washers, dryers, etc.
  • Oversees, trains, and works with all dish room student workers and assigns rotating job responsibilities
  • Distributes clean dishware to appropriate areas
  • Is responsible to keep all laundry washed and distributed to appropriate areas
  • Is responsible to keep the garbage room, loading dock, and drain grate in loading area clean
  • Takes turn working for Sabbath rotation
  • Helps out as needed during special events
  • Maintains a Christian atmosphere in Dishroom area by precept and example.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay:
$13.60 - $18.81/hr.

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

General Duties:

  • Cook / plan / prepare supper menus / meals
  • Be aware of your student employees’ attendance and performance.
  • Work one on one with students-training them in proper methods of work
  • Understand and practice proper methods of preparation for each item on menu
  • Understand, maintain, and practice good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
    • Practice safe food handling
    • Keep the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during your shift
    • Keep prep area sink clean and neat as possible during your shift
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment – being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Inventory Grab & Go display case – refill as needed
  • Keep sandwich case stocked / making sure ‘rotation’ is followed
  • Oversee the dishwashing- wash and put away in designated areas
  • Oversee the laundry – wash, dry and put away if time permits
  • Oversee the breaking down of the hot serving deck, ice cream bar, and salad bar after supper
  • Check all areas to be sure they are stocked and ready for next shift
  • Oversee clean up and inspect all work stations before leaving
  • Check all Deli cooler doors are properly closed before leaving
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as required
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
  • Notify the Deli Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the Deli

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Campus Safety

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Day shift (1st) 7am – 3:30pm

Afternoon Shift (2nd) 3:00pm – 11:30pm

Night Shift (3rd) 11:00pm – 7:00am

All positions include weekend and holiday scheduling

Days and hours will be assigned at time of offer of employment

Pay: $12.43 - $17.15

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

Learns policies and procedures of Southern Adventist University and enforces them.

  • Receive and maintain regular training, licensure, and certification in:
    • 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, Title IX, 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
  • Learns the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations. Assists in parking management including patrolling parking lots, writing citations, placing road cones and barricades, and directing traffic.
  • Assists with dispatch services as needed, including:
    • Receiving and documenting phone calls
    • Monitoring radio traffic
    • Monitoring doors, closed-circuit cameras, and fire alarm systems
  • Maintain daily computer log of call response and security patrol documentation.
Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the director of Campus Safety.

Qualifications: Degree in related field preferred but not required.

Any/All previously earned certificates and documentation to be submitted with application.

Must be able to maintain physical training, first aid, and TN security license certification yearly.

Must pass criminal background check.

Must have computer skills including familiarity with MS Office.

Be a self-starter and be able to work without direct supervision.

Must possess good organizational skills.

Must have leadership qualities and a willingness to learn new systems and procedures.

Must be a team player, loyal to the university and Campus Safety.

Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record. (pass University Transportation Department driving record check)
Typical Physical Demands: Normally requires walking, sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May occasionally require additional physically demanding movement, including sprinting, jumping, rolling, striking and blocking movements with arms and legs, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, use keys, manipulate handcuffs, and use a touchscreen device. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay:
$13.77 - $18.99

Job Summary: Be a working supervisor, working one on one training students. Lead out and direct Sandwich and Bakery student helpers, utilizing them for preparation and repack of all sandwich and bakery items for display and special orders. Prepare School Lunches. Be creative in marketing strategies to promote sales for the Deli.

General Duties:

  • Be aware of your student employee’s attendance and performance (the ones you supervise).
  • Notify the Deli Manager of situations, problems, or suggestions that would improve the program.
  • 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 prep areas as clean and neat as possible during the day
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Supervise and work one on one with student workers in preparation of all sandwiches and desserts. Maintaining quality control over all products.
  • Cut, slice, and package grab and go sandwiches and desserts, make Parfaits
  • Bake various items and package
  • Make pizzas
  • Stock all sandwich and bakery items on display shelves and in display coolers rotating items
  • Make out various food orders for vendors
  • Pull out items from freezer for next day
  • Adjust production to meet current needs
  • Work with Deli Manager to cost and price all items
  • Clean and straighten Bakery cooler and freezer daily-making sure everything is in its correct place
  • Follow daily cleaning list for bakery and sandwich
    • All dishes from sandwich and bakery are washed before leaving
    • All trash cans are emptied with new clean bags before leaving
    • Sandwich coolers are organized
    • Sandwiches stocked before leaving for the day
  • Clean ovens etc. during slow times- like student breaks
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned
  • Maintain a positive work environment

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

Education and Experience:  A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Food Service. Supervision and management experience. 

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

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

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

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

To Apply
:

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Transportation

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $19.33 - $24.56/hr.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and repairs university vehicles and equipment
  • Provides and maintains personal tools to complete mechanical repairs
  • Assists maintenance technicians and student workers
  • Learns computer repair programs and processes paperwork as required
  • Travels out of town for bus trips or training purposes as needed
  • Works after hours to prep vehicles or check out vehicles for use as needed
  • Maintains a clean work area

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.

Employee must have the desire to grow with Transportation Services and the University.

May be necessary to come in after hours to prep vehicles and check-out for use. In this position it may be necessary to go out of town, for training purposes.

Qualifications: Must have mechanical experience in all areas, a class B Commercial Driver’s License preferred, ability to obtain Class B Commercial License within 6 months of employment.

Must have the desire to grow with Transportation Services and the University.

Education: ASE Master Technician certificate recommended.

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours:
Full-time, hourly

Pay: $15.50 - $20.74/hr.

Job Summary: To effectively direct and supervise the activities of all Deli Department personnel in the absence of the Deli Manager; to achieve the sales and profit goals established for the department; 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:

  • General
    • Observe all store rules and university policies;
    • Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe university dress regulations, i.e. no jewelry, no revealing clothing;
    • Must wear an approved hat or hair net;
    • Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by manager;
    • Comply with all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations;
    • Comply with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements;
    • Adhere to merchandising plan and goals established for the department;
    • Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
    • Follow approved Deli Department plans for effective space management based on product movement, consumer demand and profitability;
    • Check and verify Deli Department receiving’s to ensure that items on vendor invoiced are all delivered; check products for quality, count or weight, and condition;
    • Take products to preparation or storage area including refrigerated and freezer storage areas;
    • Control department expenses and utilize energy conservation practices;
    • Assist in ordering and maintaining inventory control to ensure freshness, product quality and turnover for maximum sales to minimize out-of-stocks or overstocks;
    • Handle damaged and spoiled products according to store policy and assist on controlling the level of damaged and spoiled product;
    • Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
    • Responsible to Deli Manager for enforcement of all store policies and procedures pertaining to the Deli Department;
    • Maintain good communications with superiors and subordinates throughout the store;
    • Control excessive use of utilities and water and observe sound conservation practices;
    • Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
    • Ensure favorable department image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly department;
    • Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.
  •  Bookkeeping
    • Perform product gross margin calculations and assist in determining the correct retail pricing to be used on each deli department item based on the department’s targeted sales and gross profit goals;
    • Be familiar with invoice documents and confirm accuracy of item description, sizes, quantities and pricing to be used during departmental product deliveries;
    • Use correct pricing as determined by gross margin calculations and the policy guidelines of profit goals established for the department; ensure that all merchandise is properly priced;
    • Maintain and submit all other required records and reports.
  • Merchandise
    • Keep refrigerated coolers, store shelves and other displays full stocked and faced at all times according to tag allocation, product movement or departmental standards;
    • Display merchandise in an attractive, appealing, neat and colorful manner;
    • Keep perishable merchandise rotated in accordance with departmental policy and product code dates and pull all out all out-of-date merchandise;
    • Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
    • Assist in ordering merchandise and maintain inventory control to minimize out-of-stocks and over stocks and to maximize sales and turnover;
    • Observe local conditions and competitive activity pertaining to the Deli Department and keep others informed.
  • Maintenance
    • Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards in compliance with store policy and state and local health regulations on a regular, ongoing basis,
    • Follow planned program maintenance on display cases, back room coolers and other equipment;
    • Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance a minimum of one time per shift; Use and maintain equipment in good working order;
    • Immediately advise department manager of any maintenance or equipment problems.
  • Security
    • Take action to control shrinkage and pilferage losses; observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer and employee actions and behavior; report to department manager or store manager any abnormal behavior;
    • Protect store assets at all times.
  • Personnel
    • Assist in training associates when requested or directed to do so;
    • Maintain good communications in the department and throughout the organization;
    • Notify department manager of personnel situations or policy violations having as adverse effect on store operating performance or of situations requiring disciplinary action or that may potentially require such action. 

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

Education and/or Experience:

  • Should have a high school education including some exposure to college courses (but does not necessarily have to be credentialed);
  • Should have a minimum of one year experience in overall department operations with successful or concurrent participation in a management training program, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None Required

Mathematical Skills:

  • Must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, gross margins, markup, percentages, proportions, ratios, volume and to apply concepts of basic algebra;
  • Ability to verify vendor invoice charges and counts and complete required accounting reports including inventory, receiving and variations in column totals. Ability to input data into computer using various spreadsheets and software programs.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to hear, speak and understand the spoken word in order to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal requests from customers for information of assistance, to answer telephones, and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, the store’s co-workers and customers.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, interpret and understand the English language with sufficient proficiency in order to read and understand:
  • Instructions for operating electronic equipment and tools including a computer
  • Company handbooks, policies and procedures and
  • Other written job-related documents including postings on store bulletin boards.
  • Ability to compose and write reports and effective departmental memos including “menus”, and customer signs or sales suggestions.

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

  • Be fully knowledgeable and thoroughly familiar with the nature and duties of every staff position in the department including procedures, policies and operations;
  • Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in a efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony and safety established at the store.

Physical Requirements 

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

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

Work Environment

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

  • The work environment includes occasional exposure to low temperatures in refrigerated and frozen storage areas;
  • The work environment includes frequent exposure to or near heated ovens and high temperatures;
  • 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:patriciapetersen@southern.edu


Location: Village Market

Hours:
Part-time, hourly

Pay: $8.71 - $13.93/hr.

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

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

  • General
    • Observe all store rules and university policies;
    • Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe university dress regulations, i.e. no jewelry, no revealing clothing; At times must wear an approved hat or hair net;
    • Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by the department manager;
    • Comply with all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations;
    • Comply with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements;
    • Adhere to merchandising plan and goals established for the department;
    • Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and stocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
    • Take products to preparation or storage area including refrigerated and freezer storage areas;
    • Handle damaged and spoiled products according to store policy and assist on controlling the level of damaged and spoiled product;
    • Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
    • Wait on customers including assisting with product selection;
    • Assist in training associates when assigned;
    • Maintain good communications with superiors and subordinates throughout the store;
    • Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
    • Ensure favorable department image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly department;
    • Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.
  •  Bookkeeping
    • Use correct pricing as determined by department manager;
    • Be familiar with invoice documents and confirm accuracy of item description, sizes, quantities and pricing to be used during departmental product deliveries;
  • Merchandising
    • Maintain and promote items including new items and weekly specials;
    • Keep refrigerated coolers, store shelves and other displays full stocked and faced at all times according to tag allocation, product movement or departmental standards;
    • Display merchandise in an attractive, appealing, neat and colorful manner;
    • Keep perishable merchandise rotated in accordance with departmental policy and product code dates and pull all out all out-of-date merchandise;
    • Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
    • Keep manager or other designated personnel aware of low inventory conditions or spoilage problems.
  • Maintenance
    • Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards in compliance with store policy and state and local health regulations on a regular, ongoing basis,
    • Assist in keeping all display and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
    • Respond promptly to emergencies or potential safety hazards;
    • Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance a minimum of one time per shift; use and maintain equipment in good working order;
    • Immediately advise department manager of any maintenance or equipment problems.
  • Security
    • Take action to control shrinkage and pilferage losses; observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer and employee actions and behavior; report to department manager or store manager any abnormal behavior;
    • Protect store assets at all times.
  • Personnel
    • Assist in training associates when requested or directed to do so;
    • Maintain good communications in the department and throughout the organization;
    • Notify department manager of personnel situations or policy violations having as adverse effect on store operating performance or of situations requiring disciplinary action or that may potentially require such action.

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

Education and/or Experience: High school education is preferred but not required. Knowledge of vitamins, supplements, herbs and natural remedies is required.

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.

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

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

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

Physical Requirements

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

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

 Work Environment

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

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

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

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:patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Temporary Positions

Location: Food Services/Cafe

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Deli/Village Market

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

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

               *Must be flexible on work hours

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Service Department

Hours: Temporary, hourly

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Graduate and Professional Studies

Hours: Temporary, hourly

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Location: Housing Office

Hours: Temporary, hourly

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent. The ability to communicate effectively. Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational skills. 

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Academic Administration

Hours: Temporary, hourly

JOB SUMMARY: The Administrative Assistant performs the duties specific to Academic Administration, Graduate and Professional Studies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

General

  • Provides general office support services for the Associate Vice Presidents for Academic 
  • Administration 
  • Process daily correspondence; coordinate and follow up as necessary
  • Works with Academic Administration staff in organizing graduation services
Academic Admin
  • Pre-professional committee – gathers student information, keeps committee minutes and sends out recommendation letters to medical and dental schools
  • Dual Enrollment - Works with academies in managing extension classes
  • Academic Review process – takes minutes and sends correspondence to students pertaining to their academic status at Southern Adventist University
  • Student Support – meets with students and assists them with overload requests, permission for off-campus classes, and permission for examination time changes
  •  Absence notifications – manages email notifying professors of student absences from classes for field trips and illnesses
  • Accreditation - Assists in producing documents to notify AAA and SACSCOC of program and other substantive changes
  • Maintains record of international tours and trips
Graduate and Professional Studies
  • Assist with the processing and tracking of Conference-sponsored teachers 
  • Supports the graduate student application process and the Director of Graduate Admissions and Academic Progress
  • Scans and files student records and official documentation per record retention policy
  • Schedules Graduate Council meetings and takes minutes as needed
  • Provides office support to Graduate and Professional Studies
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.

QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree in Office Administration or a related field is highly desirable.
The administrative assistant for this department must have outstanding interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills and be a problem solver and facilitator. The ability to deal in an appropriate and confidential manner with personnel and student–related information is mandatory. The administrative assistant is expected to effectively supervise student workers and to delegate tasks appropriately. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and internet experience are essential. The administrative assistant will be expected to practice exceptional telephone etiquette and diction, and demonstrate excellent English grammar, composition, and proofreading skills. 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Requires lifting and carrying up to 25
pounds. Requires many hours of computer work and physical labor. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, copiers, calculators, the telephone, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and vision. 

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: University Health Center

Hours:
Temporary, hourly

Job Summary:
  The On-Call Nurse is responsible for responding to calls to evaluate on campus students presenting with illness during non-business hours.

Scope of Responsibility:

  • 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 if required
    • 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, FERPA and HIPAA regulations.
  • Attends scheduled UHC staff meetings and trainings as needed.
  • Performs all other reasonably medical-related functions as assigned.

Special Requirement:  None

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 including gown, gloves, N95 respirator and face shield 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.

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: University Health Center

Hours:
Temporary, hourly

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Performs all duties as listed
    • Triage incoming calls 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, Rapid Covid, Flu test, Urine dipstick, finger stick blood glucose and urine pregnancy tests)
    • Follows OSHA, FERPA and HIPAA guidelines.

Special Requirement: None

Education and Experience: A current RN licensure in the state of Tennessee is required.  A current BLS certification is also required. 

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, use of full PPE including gown, gloves, N95 respirator and face shield.  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: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: Human Resources

Hours:
Temporary, hourly

JOB SUMMARY: The position duration is approximately three months with a full time schedule commitment lasting from October 2021 to January 2022 (could be subject to change).  This position is actively involved with day to day support of student employees, hiring managers and respective departments.  The temporary employee will be expected to take the lead on all things related to student employment but will also work closely with other HR team members to ensure accurate data is entered, communication to all parties is provided, best practices and employment policies are met, and positions are filled smoothly. Below is a full description of the position along with requirements and application instructions.  Applicants must be available to start by October 4, 2021 and able to work a schedule of 8:00am to 5:00pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8:00am to 12:00pm on Fridays with ability to provide flexibility for extended work hours according to load and departmental needs.

Scope of Responsibility:

  • Coordinates with hiring departments for on-campus student jobs.
  • Promotes student employment on campus and creates opportunities for recruitment, retention, and training (as it relates to student employment). 
  • Posts open student jobs to the Student Job Board as they become available.
  • Enters and maintains all student employment/payroll information in the HR software system.
  • Helps students complete employment forms and develops plans for their employment success as needed.
  • Assists with organizing/maintaining all hard copy files.
  • Monitors and administers all requirements for documentation from student workers.
  • Is an employer representative for the government program E-Verify, ensuring timely receipt and entry of all related documentation.
  • Assists with internal audits on a regular basis.
  • Assist payroll manager as needed.
  • Provides special reports on employment status as requested.
  • Oversees and works to comply with HR/student employment related aspects of the Worthy Student Work Program, Federal Work Study Program, and the Student Wage Policy.
  • Regularly communicates with managers when limits are approaching with respect to hours worked under ACA, international employment, and departmental terminations due to student status
  • Works closely with the Office Manager to stay aware of current issues/procedures so as to cover those duties during busy times or when Office Manager is not available.
  • Attends professional development and training sessions as scheduled.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.
  • Supports the mission of the university and engages in campus activities that also promote the student employment program. 
  • Leads out in campus initiatives to honor student employees during National Student Employment Appreciation Week.
  • Reports employment or policy related challenges to the AVP of HR and works to correct and apply necessary attention as appropriate. 
  • Supervises student employees assigned to specific HR tasks associate with student employment.
  • Is an active team member of the Human Resources Department, and works to stay abreast of general happenings within the department and assisting with general functions, questions, needs, and customer service related matters that may arise at any point during the day.   

Qualifications:B.A. or B.S. degree or combination of education and equivalent work experience. The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Must be able to write and speak English fluently as well as be proficient with spelling, grammar, and punctuation. In addition, this position requires strong computer skills in various areas, including MS Word, Word Perfect, and Excel; along with good relational skills with a focus on customer service.  Must be able to multi-task and organize tasks according to priorities, while taking the initiative within a fast paced environment. 

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu

Location: University Health Center

Hours:
Temporary, hourly

Scope of Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer service – in client interactions and phone calls
  • Scheduling of patients and chart preparation
  • Assist in daily office activities – record requests, faxed reports and orders, filing
  • Prepare new patient charts
  • Maintain medical records – using Datatel and Medicat. Follow HIPAA and FERPA guidelines.
  • Contact tracing for Covid-19

Qualifications

  • Experience working in an office setting is preferred
  • Must have strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently- using good judgement and initiative.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Present a professional demeanor, display a spirit of helpfulness, work well with others, and maintain a high degree of integrity and confidentiality.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching.  May require lifting up to 25 pounds, may use of full PPE including gown, gloves, N95 respirator and face shield.  Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, the telephone and other office equipment.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: patriciapetersen@southern.edu