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Faculty Positions

LocationSchool of Computing

HoursFull-time, salary

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

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

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

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

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

Location: School of Visual Art and Design

Hours: Full-time, salary

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

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

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

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

Location: School of Journalism and Communication

Hours: Full-time, Salary

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

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

Duties:

  • Teach undergraduate courses
  • Advise students
  • Develop growth nurturing initiatives
  • Participate in department and university committees
  • Help oversee student projects, clubs, tours and more.
  • Help nurture a culture of scholarly and professional engagement
  • Other duties as assigned
Special Requirements: Must have a strongly expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

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

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

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

Rachel Williams-Smith

Email: rwilliamssmith@southern.edu

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


Location: School of Education/Psychology

Hours:
Full-time, salary

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

Qualifications:

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

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should submit cover letters and curriculum vitae to:

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

Adjunct Faculty

Location: Modern Languages Department

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

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

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

Salaried Staff

Location: Food Services

Hours: Full-time, Salary

Pay: $48,430 - $56,406/yr. 

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

Duties and Responsibilities:    

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Student Success Center

Hours: Full-time, salary

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.  May require lifting up to 25-30 pounds.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

To Apply: 

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Graduate and Professional Studies

Hours: Full-time, salary

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

To Apply:
Please send a resume to:

Tyson Hall
Graduate Studies

PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

Contact Email: tyson@southern.edu

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: Audio Visual

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $14.40 - $19.54/hr.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Cafeteria

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $13.55 - $18.69/hr. 

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate student workers and lunch staff to facilitate meal execution
  • Notify the Cafeteria Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program.
  • Check the workers board for daily menu and for any special functions
  • Lead out with the preparation of the lunch meal - check temperatures before serving –
  • Work with Café Manager and Director with menu planning, recipe implementation, and food innovation
  • Make sure all food is put away properly after lunch, determining how to utilize leftovers in future meals
  • Prepare items needed for special functions and make sure they are ready on time
  • Set up hot decks for meal, making sure it is ready on time for workers (35 minutes before meal time starts)
  • Be alert to the student employee’s attendance and performance, notifying Café Manager of any issues.
  • Understand and practice the best and proper methods of quality preparation for each item on menu and to maintain the highest of standards in all food production.
  • Understand, maintain, and practice good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
  • Practice safe food handling
  • Keep the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during the day
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Perform and assign daily and weekly cleaning duties
  • Receive and check in any applicable orders
  • Take your turn and lead out in Sabbath and weekend duty.
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

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

Education and Experience: A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in Food Service. Supervision and management experience preferred. ServSafe preferred, but not required.

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Emailakmaitland@southern.edu

Temporary Positions

Location: Food Services/Cafe

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: University Health Center

Hours: On-Call, as needed

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Location: Deli/Village Market

Hours:
Temporary, Hourly

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

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: Talge

Hours: Temporary Hourly

Job Summary: The Housekeeping Supervisor supervises the activities of approximately 25 student workers for Talge Hall.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Insures the residence hall is clean and well-maintained.
  • Interacts with Plant Services for major maintenance projects.
  • Schedules outside contractors for upkeep of porches and exterior windows.
  • Coordinates purchase of supplies through the Service Department.
  • Coordinates with Director of Residence Life when new items are needed and when equipment and furnishings need replacing.
  • Communicates directly with parents and students as needed.
  • Provides recycling services.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.  

Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent. Two to five years supervising employees.   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