Southern Adventist University employs about 1,400 students each school year. Student workers are valuable resources to the operating functions of the university. As student employment coordinator, I am here to assist students with employment at Southern. If you have questions, please feel free to email me or call at 423.236.2278. I'll be happy to help!
—Kaylie Ackerman, Student Employment Coordinator
What is the Employment Process?
We post job openings (from campus departments and local businesses) on the Student Job Board. When looking for a job, it’s important to know your class schedule since employers may need to fill specific time slots.Student Job Board
A Labor Assignment Request to be turned in to HR and other forms you can complete in our office. You will need ORIGINAL documents for identity/employment eligibility. Down below are documents/forms that are acceptable. COPIES are NOT ACCEPTED and must presented in their original form and unexpired.A complete list may be found on page 3 of Form I-9
Students are paid every other Friday. Students receive 25% of their earnings directly transferred to their personal bank account; the other 75% is applied to the student account at SAU. Students employed under the Federal Work-Study Program receive 100% directly to their personal bank account.
Acceptable Forms and Documents
We'll need to see one thing from List A or one each from Lists B and C., or Form I-94 for non-U.S. citizens. For the I9 form, students typically present their physical U.S. Passport or Passport card , OR their Driver's License or Student ID - along with - their Social Security Card or Birth Certificate. COPIES are NOT ACCEPTED. Documents must presented in their original form and unexpired.
Community Service Video
This video showcases community service here at Southern Adventist University