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Faculty Positions

LocationSchool of Computing

HoursFull-time, salary

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

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

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

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

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

Location: School of Visual Art and Design

Hours: Full-time, salary

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

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

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

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

Adjunct Faculty

Location: Modern Languages Department

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

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

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

Salaried Staff

Location: School of Business

Hours: Full-time, Salary

Pay: $35,895.00 - $51,278.00/yr.

Job Summary:
The Pathways Coordinator facilitates full-circle engagement by serving as a touchpoint for prospective and current students as they navigate to and through higher education to the workforce. This involves recruiting prospective students; guiding academic and career pathways; facilitating internship and post-graduation placement; and engaging alumni as an integral part of current student professional growth. Candidate must be able to articulate a personal understanding of calling and vocation; and demonstrate a commitment to student retention and success.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pathways to Southern

  • Facilitates and/or manages recruiting related endeavors for the school of business, which includes applied technology. These include but are not limited to University arranged events such as View Southern/PreView Southern; campus tour presentations; department showcases and group visits; academic appointment visits; the Main Event; and recruiting trips as planned by University recruiting.
  • Facilitates positive experiences for prospective students and parents visiting the school of business and/or applied technology.
  • Persuasively engages with prospective students through adept and consistent use of various social media platforms; increases SB presence, impressions, and impact.
  • Engages in a consistent and timely manner with prospective students for informational and enrollment purposes, both pre- and post-visit.
  • Maintains applicable records of prospective student engagement and recruiting through contact/relationship management methods and tools, e.g. SLATE.
  • Contributes to University and departmental retention efforts through follow-up with students who are eligible to register but have not yet done so.
  • Keeps accurate and timely records at the cohort and department level regarding all aspects of recruiting and retention efforts, results, and factors contributing to the non-enrolling/non-returning student decisions.

Pathways Discovering Calling within Business Professions

  • Builds meaningful relationships with business students that further their ability to discern God’s calling within the multitude of avenues available in the world of business.
  • Guides students through development of vocational discernment and associated professional pathways.
  • Guides students toward opportunities to engage in University groups focused on career and calling; sophomore mentoring program; and methods of self-discovery through available campus resources.
  • Coaches students in development of realistic academic, vocational and career goals
  • Positively engages students through various social media platforms
  • Assists in planning and execution of annual student dedication and school of business acceptance service
  • Assists in planning and execution of biannual school of business commissioning service

Pathways to Profession

  • Assists students in the process of self-discovery regarding their skills, abilities, qualifications and availability for the purpose of facilitating choice of career field and pursuit of employment.
  • Provides guidance for career preparation based on areas of interest and opportunity.
  • Coaches students on a variety of career exploration tools and related resources.
  • Maintains contact with students eligible for jobs and internships. 
  • Manages student internship program.
  • Disseminates information on all career, internships, student employment, and professional/leadership development opportunities through various modalities.
  • Arranges and implement a variety of approaches to promote student and employer contact. 
  • Identifies, build, and maintain relationships with corporate, nonprofit and public sector employers for recruitment of college students and alumni.
  • Contributes to planning and successful execution career-related events such as Meet the Firms.
  • Proactively develops and implements strategies designed to increase employment opportunities for college students and graduates.
  • Engages alumni in ways that actively support the professional development of students. 
  • Builds and maintains relationships with graduate and professional schools.
  • Creates, collects and analyzes recruiting and outcome related data; provide semester reports on recruitment and student hiring outcomes.
  • Collects career-related data from students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders; develops relationships with academic departments and adopts aggressive outreach strategies to ensure maximum responses and robust data; employs multiple methods and strategies to collect available data.

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.

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.     

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Have ability to connect with and serve internal and external stakeholders, especially current, former, and prospective students and parents; faculty and staff; and employers.
  • Be a multi-platform social media guru able to engage potential and current students, alumni, employers and other stakeholders.
  • Possess strong planning and organizational skills; and the ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities in order to meet goals.
  • Be a team player and have demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative workplace environment. 
  • Have proven ability to think strategically and adapt to an ever-changing environment in the employment marketplace.
  • Have ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Demonstrate experience in successful event planning and execution.
  • Creation of meaningful performance indicators, and using data to drive continuous improvement.
  • Preferred: Have skills in desktop publishing; graphic design;

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

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 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.
  • 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. Knowledge of workforce and recruiting trends as well as career and talent development trends.

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.

Typical Physical Demands:  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.

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 ApplySend resume, curriculum vitae to School of Business, Southern Adventist University, ssheehan@southern.edu 

Hourly Positions

LocationKR's Place

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

Pay: $13.17 - $18.16

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

Duties and Responsibilities: 

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

Oversee the following each evening:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours: 25 hours per week

Job Function:  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:

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

 B. Bookkeeping

  1. Use correct pricing as determined by department manager;
  2. Be familiar with invoice documents and confirm accuracy of item description, sizes, quantities and pricing to be used during departmental product deliveries;

C. Merchandising

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

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

Education and/or Experience:

  1. High school education is preferred but not required. Knowledge of vitamins, supplements, herbs and natural remedies is required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  1. None Required

Mathematical Skills:

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

 Language Skills:  Ability to hear, speak and understand the spoken word in order to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal requests from customers for information of assistance, to answer telephones, and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, the store’s co-workers and customers.

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

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

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

Physical Requirements:

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

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

Work Environment

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

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

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.

Important Disclaimer Notice:

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

To Apply:

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $15.26 - $20.41/hr. 

Job Summary: To effectively train and supervise the activities of all department personnel in the evening to achieve the sales and profit goals established for the store; to direct and monitor store operations in the absence of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager.

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

  1. General
    1. Observe and enforce all store rules and university policies.
    2. Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and enforce store dress code and grooming standards throughout the evening shift;
    3. Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by store manager and ensure that all subordinate department personnel do likewise;
    4. Adhere to all local, state, and federal health and civil code regulations throughout the store;
    5. Monitor the receiving and unloading of merchandise to:
      1. Ensure that all department receiving’s accurately reflect the items and counts listed on vendor invoice
      2. Ensure accurate billing and pricing
      3. Routinely check product to confirm quality, count and condition
      4. Enforce receiving procedure according to company policy;
    6. Assist Customer Service with cashiering duties when needed.
    7. Handle damaged merchandise according to company policy;
    8. Ensure that all evening employees comply with safety policies and procedures;
    9. Handle customer complaints and provide them with satisfaction whenever possible;
    10. Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
    11. Ensure favorable store image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly store;
    12. Maintain good communications with superiors and subordinates throughout the store;
    13. Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service.
  2. Bookkeeping
    1. Maintain, safeguard and forward all department-related accounting reports and documents to the office according to company policies and procedures;
    2. Review and commit invoice documents to confirm accuracy of item descriptions, sizes, and quantities.
  3. Merchandising
    1. Direct and supervise staff of all departments in evening, work alongside of staff while stocking, to ensure refrigerated and frozen coolers, store shelves and other displays are fully stocked and faced at all times according to department standards;
    2. Maintain and fill store displays for maximum sales, profit and turnover;
    3. Direct and supervise staff to keep perishable merchandise rotated in accordance with store policy and product code dates, and to pull all out of code merchandise;
    4. Block aisles in store to keep it attractive and organized.
    5. Ensure that approved procedures are followed for receiving product, price marking and restocking to ensure quality protection and product rotation;
    6. Ensure maximum efficiency by monitoring personnel to effectively use employee hours, cutting when necessary or using idle employees in other departments where needed to optimize evening operation.
  4. Maintenance and Safety
    1. Maintain and oversee housekeeping and sanitation program for store and sales floor;
    2. Supervise Housekeeping personnel at night to maintain cleanliness in sales area and backroom.
    3. Direct and supervise staff to keep all sales and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
    4. Make periodic inspections of the physical conditions of floor areas during business hours;
    5. Ensure that all employees respond promptly to emergencies or potential safety hazards such as spills and broken glass or plastic containers that contain liquid products;
    6. Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance at regular intervals during business hours;
    7. Ensure that all equipment used in the department is maintained in good working order.
  5. Security
    1. Ensure that receiving policies and procedures are complied with to protect the store assets;
    2. Observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer actions and behavior and notify management or security and call attention to any abnormal behavior noted;
    3. Maintain effective security standards and procedures for all areas within the store;
  6. Personnel
    1. Supervise and train all department personnel to perform assignments according to job requirements while maintaining effective employee relations;
    2. Maintain high standards of employee morale and promote and atmosphere of cooperation;

Requirements and Conditions (Essential Functions):

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

Education and/or Experience:

  1. Minimum educational requirement is a high school diploma or GED with a College background helpful. Should have at least three years in the supermarket industry with either successful participation in a management training program or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  2. Should have a comprehensive working knowledge of all aspects of grocery operations;

Mathematical Skills:

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

Language Skills:

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

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

  1. Must be knowledgeable with the operation and nature of all departmental duties;
  2. Be able to perform as well as supervise all duties and responsibilities in an efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony and safety established in the store;
  3. Proficient computer skills are desired including but not limited to; Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Excel Spreadsheets, Microsoft Outlook, etc.

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

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

Work Environment:

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

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

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

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

To Apply:

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu



Location: Student Finance

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $16.46 - $21.61/hr. 

Job Summary: The Billing and Statement Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the entire monthly student billing and statement process for both current and non-current account receivables.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for oversight of monthly statement generation for current and non-current student accounts.
  • Responsible for billing student accounts for registration, housing and miscellaneous department charges.
  • Responsible for oversight of monthly transactions added to statements by other systems.
  • Setup, implement and maintain billing tables in Colleague.
  • Maintain working relationship between Records Department, Student Finance Counselors, Director of Housing and various departments to insure accuracy of student statements.
  • Maintain and update business software with names, addresses and other pertinent information in regards to student statements.
  • Support the customer-service, student-centered focus of Student Finance, while helping to maintain the financial viability of the University.
  • Perform special assignments and projects as requested by the directors of Student Finance.

Qualifications: Must demonstrate track record of effective interpersonal communication skills; be able to multitask complex situations and work collaboratively toward win-win solutions; demonstrate sound judgment; be able to balance human need against policies; and be technologically savvy. Must be familiar with principals of accounting.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two years of billing and/or collections experience preferred.  Be willing to work outside of normal business hours as needed. Computer skills required. Prefer proficiency in all Microsoft Office suite products.

To Apply:

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Thatcher Hall

Hours: Full-time, hourly

             8a-5p Monday-Thursday

             8a-noon Friday

             Extra hours required (evenings and weekends) during                   certain times of the year. Some examples follow but are                 not limited to:  check-in days for Smart Start (late July),                 fall and winter semesters and graduation weekend.

             Residence hall office closings do not always correspond               with other campus offices because of the nature of                         residence hall work.

Pay: $14.93 - $20.07

Job Summary: Perform managerial/secretarial work of a complex nature for the Dean of Students/Director of Residence Life, as well as for the Associate Deans; works closely with residents to facilitate their adjustment to residence hall life; general office functions and any required, related work.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all duties related to residents checking in and out of the residence hall and Southern Village (distributes and collects appropriate forms, gives card access to rooms, provides mailbox combinations, etc.).
  • Maintains accurate housing records for Thatcher, Thatcher South and Southern Village.
  • Posts miscellaneous charges on student accounts for unpaid fines, storage charges, etc. Collects fees for visitors.
  • Become proficient in Onity, Card Key, Abode, Colleague, and EZ Track-It. Perform all related tasks such as updating door locks, updating door programmer and reading door locks as needed and programming ID cards in Onity and Card Key for Thatcher, Thatcher South and Southern Village residents as well as residence hall staff members.
  • Oversees daily distribution of mail for Thatcher, Thatcher South and Southern Village. This includes working with the Associate Dean in hiring/supervising student workers. Assists in locating missing packages. Forwards mail for Thatcher, Thatcher South and Southern Village weekly.
  • Maintains and updates the Thatcher website and message board as needed.
  • Collaborates with Office Manager in Talge.
  • Accounting for petty cash fund.
  • Accounting for funds distributed to resident assistants and student deans for hall functions.
  • Reconciles own business credit card monthly.
  • Reports general maintenance/repair issues to Plant Services.
  • Ensures student workers’ hours are accurate each week and approves their time by 10a each Monday (student deans, resident assistants and desk workers).
  • Assists Residence Hall Deans in completing labor assignments for new Thatcher and Thatcher South student employees as needed.
  • Oversees Thatcher Fitness Center student staff and maintains schedule. (With aid of a student mgr.)
  • Prepares and sends out correspondence for deans, as needed.
  • Prepares flyers and materials.
  • Scans and organizes appropriate files for electronic document retention.
  • Maintains proper use and function of office machines.
  • Responsible for scheduling residence hall space (Thatcher Chapel, White Oak Room, Thatcher Café and rare occasions the Wolftever Room).
  • Performs all other reasonable business functions as assigned.
  • Coordinates residence hall tours with Campus Visits.
  • BRIDGE representative and attends BRIDGE functions.
  • Works closely with deans on special projects, dorm functions, dorm tours, RA Retreat preparation and errands.
  • Assists deans in transporting residents to Health Services, pharmacies, and occasional doctor’s appointments.

Qualifications

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

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

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching.  May require lifting up to 25 pounds.  Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, the telephone and other office equipment.  Requires a normal range of hearing and vision.

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

To Apply:

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Temporary Positions

Location: Food Services/Cafe

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: University Health Center

Hours: On-Call, as needed

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Village Market

Hours: Temporary, hourly

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Education and/or Experience:

  1. A high school education is preferred ;

Mathematical Skills:

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

Language Skills:

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

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Deli/Village Market

Hours:
Temporary, Hourly

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

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

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

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

Education and/or Experience: High school education is preferred but not required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None Required

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

Language Skills: Ability to hear, speak and understand the spoken word in order to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal requests from customers for information of assistance, to answer telephones, and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, the store’s co-workers and customers.

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

Reasoning Ability:

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

Other Skills or Requirements:

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

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

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; and use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls;
  2. The employee must frequently walk, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms, occasionally; the employee must crouch or kneel.
  3. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at least once per shift carrying bulk food products, concentrated product canisters, trash containers, and frequently exert of lift negligible (less that 25 pounds) amounts of weight.
  4. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and the ability to adjust focus including having sufficient visual acuity to check and verify invoices and other written documents;
  5. Be able to climb a ladder to retrieve items from overhead storage racks and elevated storage areas;
  6. Be able to sweep and mop floors, dust and face shelves, and lift and carry out trash containers to be emptied in an outside bin;
  7. Have sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to respond quickly to fire or other emergencies such as cleanup requests (due to accidental spills or breakage of glass or plastic containers having liquid contents), employee or customer accidents, etc.;
  8. Be able to stock coolers and shelves and endure working under temperature extremes in refrigerated storage areas up to 20 minutes at a time;
  9. Be able to work with fresh fruits, vegetables, flour, oils, spices and other agents without negative allergic consequences;
  10. Be able to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemical fumes from common commercial cleaning agents such as bleach and cleaners during routine housekeeping duties;
  11. Have sufficient memory retention skills to memorize daily menu items and specials, customer orders, etc.

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Disinfect/sanitize isolation rooms.
  • Prepare room for next occupant.
  • Dispose of trash.
  • Coordinate with Housekeeping Supervisor purchase of supplies through the Service Department.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.  

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

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

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

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


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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Service Department

Hours: Temporary, hourly

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Wright Hall

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Every other Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Job Summary: The lobby receptionist serves campus guests, residents, faculty, and staff; attends to general campus inquiries (face to face and on the phone); and provides administrative support to Enrollment Management. As receptionist you will be the first point of contact for the university. The receptionist always maintains an outgoing and engaging demeanor.

Philosophy: Support the customer-service, student-centered focus of Southern Adventist University as stated in the Southern Service Standards.

  • Proactively initiate the customer experience, striving to create a feeling of significance.
  • Engage the customer with your presence, your curiosity, and a true desire to serve.
  • Take ownership, and offer a complete solution to the customers’ need.
  • Look for opportunities to deliver exceptional service, and recognize the value of others.
  • Ensure all customer needs have been met, and lead the way toward a positive relationship.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As the lobby host be proactively present both physically and mentally to create a welcoming space. Engaging guests, students, and staff in your space is the first step to meeting their need.
  • Maintain a professional personal presentation & appearance at all times.
  • Maintain safe & clean lobby and public areas of Wright Hall.
  • Serve as an integral element of the undergraduate recruitment communication plan.
  • Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls on the main university number while providing basic information when needed.
  • Receive and distribute courier deliveries.
  • Assist in clerical maintenance of prospective student management system (Slate).
  • Assist with ViewSouthern, PreviewSouthern, and other events hosted by the Enrollment Management Office.
  • Back-up Call Center Manager as necessary.
  • Cross-trains in other areas of Enrollment Management.

Qualifications: Must demonstrate track record of effective guest service and interpersonal communication; be organized and attentive to detail; be flexible between guests on the phone and in person; be able to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure; demonstrate sound judgment.

Hours: Up to 27 hours per week, typically half day shifts. Evenings and weekends when requested for special events will be distributed among receptionists and back-up receptionists as schedules allow.

Education: High school diploma required, Associate Degree preferred.

Experience: Proven working experience in similar roles, telephone skills, solid communication skills both written and verbal, proficient in Microsoft Office products, empathetic listening, professionalism, customer focus, organized.

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu