Faculty and Staff Openings

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Faculty Positions

Certification Officer and Teaching Materials Center Director - School of Education & Psychology

Location: School of Education & Psychology

Job Summary: The Faculty member will be responsible to teach some courses in the department, oversee the Teaching Materials Center, serve as the Certification Officer, and serve as the CAEP Coordinator for the Teacher Education Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Teaching Materials Center by curating and managing its collection of curriculum materials, books, and other resources, creating an inviting environment for students, faculty, and community members to access and benefit from the Center’s comprehensive collections of teaching resources.  Coordinate all functions and operations of the TMC, both library and retail, submit accounting documents for items sold, solve patron issues, manage the TMC budget, coordinate scheduling of TMC usage, oversee the TMC website, and hire, train, and manage TMC employees.  Manage usage of library computer program, in cooperation with McKee Library personnel.
  • Collect and process certification documents for all students graduating with eligibility to seek teaching licensure, in cooperation with the SEP Dean.
  • Review the degree audits of all students seeking elementary, middle school or secondary teaching licensure as they progress to the final stages of their program.
  • Consult with all program students and faculty as needed regarding teacher licensure requirements and help with the development of students’ programs of study.
  • Advise secondary, middle school, and elementary teacher candidates when requested or in the absence of their primary adviser regarding teacher education issues.
  • Advise students who already have degrees and are seeking teaching licensure by evaluating their transcripts and guiding them as to what they need to do to get their licensure.
  • Complete and manage the Title II report.
  • Manage SEP’s entries for TN Compass, for the ETS database, and the TN Report Card.
  • Consult with the Tennessee Department of Education and the Southern Union Registrar on certification issues.
  • Consult with other academic departments and schools regarding the development of other teaching licensure areas.
  • Help to prepare materials to be sent to the State Department of Education for new licensure programs and changes to old licensure programs.
  • Maintain documentation of how state standards are met in each of the certification areas. Provide when needed for accreditation reports.
  • Provide coordinationformaintainingCAEP accreditation.
    • Become well-informed on CAEP standards, expectations, and methods of reporting. Attend CAEP training.
    • Collaborate with the Dean of the School of Education and Psychology in determining needed steps to satisfy CAEP requirements.
    • Provide oversight for the quality assurance process for educator preparation, ensuring that the requirements of all CAEP standards are being addressed.
    • Work with the faculty and the Assessment System Manager to develop standards-aligned assessment instruments, collect and report data, and ensure that assessment results are used in program decision making.
    • Coordinate preparation of materials for annual reporting and for periodic renewal of CAEP accreditation.
  • Serve as a member of the Southern Union Certification Review Committee.
  • Maintain files of academic and other materials used in the preparation of certification requests.
  • Collect and process certification documents for all students graduating with eligibility to seek school counseling licensure, in cooperation with the SEP Dean and office manager.
  • Attend TACTE biannual meetings to keep up-to-date with trends and changes in Tennessee licensure.

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.    

Qualifications:  

  • Earned master’s degree in education, required
  • Teaching experience in K-12 education, minimum of 3 years
  • Experience in higher education
  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects with great attention to detail, as well as with sensitive and confidential issues. The ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills, have good people skills with ability to work well in both team and individual approaches to goal setting/problem-solving.

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

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

To Apply: Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three references to:

Tammy Overstreet, School of Education and Psychology

Southern Adventist University

P.O. Box 370

Collegedale, TN 37315-0370

Contact Email: toverstreet@southern.edu

Teaching Faculty - Physics & Engineering

Location: School of Physics & Engineering

Duties and Responsibility:

  • Teach undergraduate courses and/or labs.
  • Provide academic advice to assigned student advisees.
  • Oversee student research projects.
  • Collaborate with chair and colleagues on on-going curriculum development.
  • Serve on University committees and other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in professional development activities and in service to the university, community, and the profession.

Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate degree in physics or closely related field, required
  • Commitment to the integration of faith and learning
  • Teaching experience and record/evidence of potential for scholarly activity, preferred
  • Experience with e-learning, preferred

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 30 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate computers and other standard office equipment.

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

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

To Apply: Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and (upon request) three references to:

Ken Caviness, Department of Physics & Engineering
Southern Adventist University 
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370

Contact Email: caviness@southern.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Salaried Staff

Graduate Dean - Academic Administration

Location: Academic Administration

Hours: Full-time, salary

Job Summary: The Dean of Graduate Studies assumes a leadership role in all aspects of graduate education and provides academic, administrative, and strategic direction to Graduate Studies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees graduate programs to ensure academic rigor and quality
  • Manages and supervises the Graduate Studies Office and staff
  • Supervises the overall graduate admissions and registration process
  • Maintains the budget for the Office of Graduate Studies
  • Chairs Graduate Council in the development of University Graduate Studies policy and approval of graduate curricula
  • Supports the implementation of newly approved graduate programs
  • Works with the development office to support fundraising efforts for graduate studies as necessary
  • Serves an ex officio member or chairs the following university-level committees and working groups: Administrative Council, Deans and Chairs Advisory, Expanded Cabinet, Financial Statement Review, Graduate Council, Off-Campus Programs, Strategic Planning and Budgeting, Undergraduate Council, University Assembly
  • Oversees development and implementation of Graduate Assistant (GA) policies and provides leadership for GA development and graduate teaching programs
  • Develops graduate student enrollment plans consistent with the university’s strategic plan
  • Oversees the graduate student grievance process and discipline processes
  • Provides oversight for recruitment of graduate students, including promotion of the campus and its graduate programs
  • Other duties as assigned

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

Qualifications: Doctoral degree. Minimum five years of successful full-time graduate teaching experience at the higher education level. Ability to effectively chair meetings and lead groups.

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

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

To Apply: Please send a curriculum vitae to:

Robert Young

Southern Adventist University

P.O. Box 370

Collegedale, TN 37315

Email: ryoung@southern.edu

Hourly Staff

Receptionist (part-time) - Wright Hall Lobby

Location: Wright Hall Lobby

Hours: Part-time, hourly. 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.

Pay: $13.01 - $17.99/hr.

Joby 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.

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 Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Faculty Support Secretary (Part-time) - School of Nursing

Location: School of Nursing

Job Summary: Secretary reports to the School of Nursing dean and assists faculty with course note packet orders, posting syllabi, obtaining textbooks and teaching materials.

Duties and Responsibilities: A variety of other committee activities, website editing/maintenance, newsletter, social media and support activities are included in the job description.

Qualifications: Individual must be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, flexible, and possess strong interpersonal and computer skills for quality work. 

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

Patrol Officer - Campus Safety

Location: Campus Safety

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $13.17 - $18.16

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learns policies and procedures of Southern Adventist University and enforces them.
  • Receive and maintain regular training, licensure, and certification in:
    • Tennessee State unarmed proprietary security officer license
    • CPR/AED
    • Basic First Aid
    • Defensive physical tactics, including handcuffing methods
    • Chemical spray usage and application
    • Collapsible baton usage and application
    • CLERY and TIBRS reporting
    • Legal responsibilities
    • Respond to, document, and report on:
    • Medical emergencies
    • Fire alarms and emergencies
    • Crime and criminal investigations
    • General safety concerns
  • Performs regular security patrols of campus property, buildings and parking lots by vehicle, foot, and bicycle.
  • Coordinates emergency incident command response in accordance with National Incident Management standards and training
  • Performs services including:
    • Motorist assists, such as jump starts and air in tires
    • Emergency apartment or building access
    • Safety escorts after dark
  • Learns the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations. Assists in parking management including patrolling parking lots, writing citations, placing road cones and barricades, and directing traffic.
  • Performs additional event duties monthly including traffic control, documentation, parking management, VIP escorts, and general security patrols at on and off-campus events such as graduation services, pageants, and university hosted community events.
  • Assists with dispatch services as needed, including:
    • Receiving and documenting phone calls
    • Monitoring radio traffic
    • Monitoring doors, closed-circuit cameras, and fire alarm systems
    • Processing access card requests
  • Maintain daily computer log of call response and security patrol documentation.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the director of Campus Safety.

Qualifications: 

  • Degree in related field preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to maintain physical training, first aid, and TN security license certification yearly.
  • Must pass criminal background check.
  • Must have computer skills including familiarity with MS Office.
  • Be a self-starter and be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Must possess good organizational skills.
  • Must have leadership qualities and a willingness to learn new systems and procedures.
  • Must be a team player, loyal to the university and Campus Safety.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

Typical Physical Demands: 
Normally requires walking, sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May occasionally require additional physically demanding movement, including sprinting, jumping, rolling, striking and blocking movements with arms and legs, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, use keys, manipulate handcuffs, and use a touchscreen device. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Deli Floater (Part-time) - Food Services/Deli

Location: Food Services/Deli

Hours: Part-time, hourly

Pay: $13.01 - $17.99/hr.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Assistant Housekeeper (Part-time) - Thatcher Hall

Location: Thatcher Hall

Hours: Part-time, hourly

Pay:  $10.00 - $15.00/hr.

Job Summary:  The assistant housekeeper supervises the activities of approximately 20 student workers in the Housekeeping Department of Thatcher and Thatcher South.   

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the hiring and training of student workers
  • Supervises students workers
  • Answer phones, manage emails and assess issues that arise
  • Assist in keeping track of inventory, order supplies and insure janitor closets are stocked
  • Clean dean’s offices
  • Manage storage cages for Thatcher and Thatcher South
  • Deal with emergencies as they come up, ie when workers are out sick, cleaning up clogged toilets, cleaning flooding basements and hauling overflowing garbage, etc.
  • Manage inventory of dehumidifiers and supervise the rental of them
  • Manage cleaning staff for Southern Village during the summer months
  • Assist and help supervise summer cleaning staff for the dorms as needed
  • Do small repairs
  • Laundry:  i.e. rags and mop heads as well as linens from summer guests at Southern Village and bed packs for the residence hall
  • Assist with decorating Thatcher and Thatcher South for Christmas
  • Must have knowledge and ability to run small equipment such as:  shop vacs, rug shampooers, steamers, floor buffer/stripper, hand drills, etc.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Notifies deans of the need for new items or of those needing replacement, including furnishings.  
  • 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. 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 50 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 Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

Alarm Technician - Plant Services

Location: Plant Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $18.49 - $23.49/hr. 

Job Summary: Installs, maintains, and repairs fire alarm systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs alarm systems for existing buildings as approved
  • Coordinates with project managers for installation of alarm systems in renovations and new construction
  • Repairs alarm systems as reported in Taskmaster or by other means
  • Assists with yearly system testing
  • Organizes, orders, and maintains appropriate quantity of replacement parts
  • Assists electricians as directed by supervisor
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assign

Special Requirements:  Must have 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

Qualifications:  Must have training in fire alarm systems. Must be capable of reading fire alarm circuit plans. Computer skills required. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. Must hold a valid U.S. driver’s license with reasonable driving record.

Education and Experience: Minimum of a high school diploma required. Fire alarm tech certification required. NICET certification is a plus. Minimum of three years of experience as an alarm technician. EST-3 fire alarm experience is a plus.

*Training available for the right candidate.

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

Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending, reaching overhead, climbing extension and step ladders, and driving university vehicles. May require lifting up to 75 pounds. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to work with electrician’s tools for low voltage wiring. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under normal weather and office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. May require outside work for exterior alarm devices. May be contacted after normal business hours, on weekends, or on holidays for work needs.  

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

HVAC Lead Master Technician - Plant Services

Location: Plant Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $18.49 - $23.49/hr.

Job Summary: The HVAC Technician will install, trouble-shoot, repair and perform preventive maintenance on central heat and air systems, water source heat pump systems, PTAC’s, chillers, boilers, freezers, ice machines, and other refrigeration. Other jobs as assigned relate to the maintenance, renovation, and construction of campus facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates priorities and provides support for HVAC Master Technician and HVAC Technician
  • Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs, as required, building HVAC/R equipment consistent with manufacturer’s guidelines, operating design parameters, and accepted practices to optimize energy use
  • Installs HVAC/R units, including electronic, electrical, and mechanical components, connections, ductwork including flexible tubing and sheet metal construction
  • Troubleshoots and repairs HVAC/R units including electronic, electrical, and mechanical components and connections
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs computerized electronic, pneumatic, and direct digital control (DDC) devices related to HVAC/R control
  • Maintains and makes operating repairs on electrical equipment and appliances, on oil and gas equipment, on refrigerators / freezers and ice makers, and on other refrigeration equipment
  • Operates and keeps in good working order a variety of equipment including hand tools, mobile electronic devices, measuring/diagnostic/testing meters and instruments
  • Conserves, installs, recycles, and reclaims refrigerants and records use
  • Reads and interprets complex blueprints, sketches, schematics, and wiring diagrams
  • Performs brazing, silver and lead soldering, pipefitting, welding and fabrication as required
  • Performs assigned daily work as well as all other reasonably business-related functions

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

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Possess current documentation indicating current successful completion of formal training classes or programs and be able to exhibit acceptable life experiences in HVAC/R work and possess EPA Universal/R410A license
  • Must have the ability to follow both verbal and written directions in English; the ability to interact with students, faculty, administration, and staff in a professional and positive manner; and the ability to read and understand OSHA guidelines such as Material Safety Data Sheets, equipment safety data plates, fuel/chemical flash points, etc.
  • A minimum of five years of service in the trade
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret schematics, wiring diagrams, blueprints, and sequence of operations to diagnose proper operation of campus HVAC/R equipment.
  • Must have the ability to recover, recycle, and reclaim refrigerants adhering to HVAC/R industry standards, specifications, and protocols
  • Must have the ability to record all refrigerant loss/charge amounts and manufacturer information on work orders, when servicing campus HVAC/R equipment
  • Must have the ability to perform preventative maintenance on all campus HVAC/R equipment using the campus work order system, visual inspection, verbal or written instruction, etc.
  • Must have the ability to properly lubricate, repair, replace, and align both direct and indirect mechanical drive components for all campus HVAC/R equipment
  • Must have the ability to verify and diagnose proper operation of chilled/heating water hydronic generation equipment such as Centrifugal, Screw, Scroll, and Reciprocating Chillers, Gas and Oil fired boilers, and central heating/cooling air distribution systems
  • Must be proficient at a variety of applications implemented throughout the campus such as: direct digital control, pneumatic, electro-pneumatic, electronic, electric, and electro-mechanical controls
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, and be able to operate boom/man lifts, scissor lifts, and material lifts

Education and Experience:  Certification for refrigeration and HVAC Universal preferred. A minimum of a high school diploma with college or trade school education preferred. Also a minimum of five years of experience as a heating/air conditioning and refrigeration specialist with varied experience in maintenance tasks is preferred. 

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

Physical Demands:   Requires sitting, standing, bending, reaching, climbing ladders, operating heavy equipment including forklifts, working in enclosed spaces and lifting up to 100 pounds. Job requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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

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

Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315

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

Contact Email: akmaitland@southern.edu

         

Part-time KR's Place Supervisor - KR's Place

Location: KR's Place

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

Pay: $13.17 - $18.16

Job Summary: To 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


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