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Southern Adventist University requires all students to visit the Human Resource Department to complete new hire paperwork after they have been hired, and before the start of the first day of work:
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Heat and Air (HVAC) Student Employee

Location/Department: Plant Services

Description/Duties: Clean small A/C units, change filters, assist Technician in various areas 

Qualifications: Some a/c experience preferred, but not necessary 


7:15-12 Monday thru Friday

1-5 Monday Thru Thursday.

Can work one or both shifts

Pay Rate: $10

Person to Contact: Kim Sturm

Email:  kasturm@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2291

Job Posted: 4/23

Plant Services

Landscape Worker

Location/Department: Landscape Services

Description/Duties: May include mowing, weeding, weed eating, planting, mulchng, and general landscape jobs.

Qualifications: Want to work outside in the great outdoors!

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8-12 and 1-5, and Friday, 8-12.  Summer must have four-hour blocks.  You can work up to 38 hours per week.

Pay Rate: According to class standing and prior landscape experience.  A summer bonus is possible at the end of summer for individual work performance.

Person to Contact: Dee Dee Boyce

Email: dboyce@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2747

Other: Please come to the Landscape Office and fill out an application!

Job Posted: 4/23


Flooring maintenance and carpet cleaning helper

Location/Department: Service Department

Description/Duties: Carpet cleaning helper for housing and Administration buildings, some general maintenance and janitorial cleaning.

Qualifications: N/A

Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday thru Thursday and 8:00AM TO 12:00 Noon on Friday 

Pay Rate: Starting pay 10.00 hourly

Person to Contact: Richard Long Jr

Email: rlong166@gmail.com

Office Phone: 423.236.2133

Job Posted: 4/23


Painters for the summer

Location/Department: Plant Services

Description/Duties: Working with a painting technician, prepping and painting 

Qualifications: no experience necessary, we can teach you


7:15-12 Monday thru Friday

1-5 Monday Thru Thursday.

Can work one or both shifts

Pay Rate: $10

Person to Contact: Kim Sturm

Email: kasturm@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2291

Job Posted: 4/23

Plant Services

Summer A&P I Grader

Location/Department: Biology/Allied Health 


  • Grade labs, quizzes, and tests honestly, fairly & efficiently
  • Other duties as requested
  • This is an online class, so work will be done remotely


  • Need to have taken A&P I and received an A or a B
  • Computer skills
  • Computer access with secure internet
  • Need to be available May 6-June 13, the dates the class runs

Hours: Flexible (working remotely), but must meet professor's deadlines for grading, and meet with professor weekly remotely.

Pay Rate: $7.75/hr SO; $8.00/hr JR; $8.25/hr SR

Person to Contact: Aaron Corbit

Email: acorbit@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2925 

Job Posted: 4/23


General Laborer

Location/Department: Plant Services

Description/Duties: Assisting Tech in keeping warehouse, shed, parking lot clean.  Stripping wire, helping other technicians as needed 

Qualifications: none


7:15-12 Monday thru Friday

1-5 Monday Thru Thursday.

Can work one or both shifts

Pay Rate: $10

Person to Contact: Kim Sturm

Email: kasturm@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2291

Job Posted: 4/23

Plant Services

Construction Crew

Location/Department: Plant Services

Description/Duties: Demolition and then remodel of various areas around campus 

Qualifications: Qualifications No experience necessary 


7:15-12 Monday thru Friday

1-5 Monday Thru Thursday.

Can work one or both shifts

Pay Rate: $10

Person to Contact: Kim Sturm

Email: kasturm@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2291

Job Posted: 4/23

Plant Services

Engage Worship Assistant Student

Location/Department: Enrollment Management - Wright Hall 

Description/Duties: Serve as a primary contact for scheduling and planning events for Engage Worship Perform administrative duties and functions, overseeing Engage Team members Collaborate with and assist the Student Director in planning and leading Computer skills necessary 

Qualifications: Effective communication skills :: via phone, email, and face-to-face
Organized :: can keep contacts, calendar and details in order Ministry-Minded :: has an attitude of service in collaborating with contacts and planning events
Leadership :: able to recruit and rally a group of talented SAU students around a common cause
Availability :: able to participate in several weekend trips along with time in the office
Adaptability :: creating programs and events that suit our hosts and able to adjust as necessary 

Hours:10 hours minimum anytime between M-TH 8:30-5 pm and F 8:30-12.The 10 hours must consist of time slots no less than 2-hours each. 

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Leticia Chaparro

Email: lchaparro@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2570

Other: Please apply here: https://form.jotform.com/231554213374148

Job Posted: 4/24


General Physics Lab Assistant (Summer)

Location/Department: The School of Engineering and Physics 

Description/Duties: Assist with supervision and guidance in General Physics labs, possible setup and take-down of experimental equipment.

Qualifications: Must have successfully completed University Physics or General Physics lecture and lab courses (B or better). Must have an interest in, and talent for, clearly explaining concepts. 

Hours: Must be minimally available for lab from 9 AM-12 PM, and/or 1–4 PM, Monday to Friday, between July 31- August 6 and August 7–16, 2024

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Katelynn Webster

Email: katelynnwebster@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2230

Job Posted: 4/24

Engineering and Physics

Reader Position and Gallery Assistants

Location/Department: School of Visual Art and Design 


  1. Grading papers,
  2. Grading exams,
  3. Hanging up show in the gallery, taking it down.
  4. Handling hammer and nails.
  5. Fixing walls and painting
  6. Posting promotional posters around campus

Qualifications: The SVAD is looking for a couple students who are good with grading exam essay questions, editing and reviewing research papers. We are looking for someone who can help and improve students English grammar. Planning ahead is important because work hours vary according to deadlines in the syllabus, but students must weekly check the syllabus and reserve more working hours when due dates are indicated. They need to be good at time management especially because work increases at the end of the semester.

Applicants must understand good punctuation, spelling, and recognize what makes a good sentence structure. (Optional) Knowledge of Excel, Word and some Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign) would be helpful but not necessary.

Applicants also should be flexible to help with gallery preparations for exhibitions. Knowing how to work with tools such as hammers, nails, leveler for setting up and taking down artworks from gallery space is a plus. Training will be available on how to hang and take down gallery shows and this will include calking and painting walls. This position also requires someone who is able to walk around campus, to post promotional posters for gallery openings. A self starter, energetic, and positive attitude is a must since each facet of the job demands flexibility.

If interested please contact Professor Giselle Hasel to apply.

Hours: Flexible

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Giselle Sarli Hasel

Email: ghasel@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2089

Job Posted: 4/26

Visual Art and Design

Student Success Manager (SSM)

Location/Department: McKee Library, Suite 2126 / Student Success & Retention Services 

  • Participate in weekly Student Success Team meetings (fall & winter semesters)
  • Manage assigned caseload according to protocol
  • Assess the need for services and develop an Individual Action Plan (IAP) with the student
  • Connect student/s to appropriate services/resources
  • Monitor the student’s progress toward achieving goals identified in the IAP
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation/case notes Assist with intervention programs for special populations 

  • Graduate or upper-level undergraduate student (Social Work, Psychology, or Education emphasis, preferred but not required)
  • Maintain good academic standing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service minded
  • Familiar with campus resources
  • Organized, self-starter, critical thinker
  • Work efficiently alone and with a team
  • Leadership qualities
  • Ability to connect with students
  • Maintain integrity and confidentiality
  • Proficient in MS Office with the ability to learn other programs

Hours: 10+ hours a week during the fall & winter semesters, 

20+ the summer / Flexible and negotiable

Pay Rate: Undergrads: starting at $10 / hour

Graduate: starting at $14 / hour

Person to Contact: Regina Bailey

Email: reginabailey@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2838

Other: Email your resume to reginabailey@southern.edu.

Job Posted: 4/26

Student Success & Retention Services

Teaching Assistant/Reader

Location/Department: History and Political Studies 

Description/Duties: Grade papers, record grades, light cleaning, occasional assistance with running classes, help with departmental activities

Qualifications: Major in the department, work experience of some kind with good references, ability to handle time well and prioritize the job.

Hours: 6-10 per week

Pay Rate: depending on level of experience and year in school

Email:  ldiller@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2417

Job Posted: 4/26

History and Political Studies

Campus Call Center Agent (Summer - Plus)

Location/Department: Advancement

Description/Duties: The Call Center Agent will serve as a liaison, between the university and the caller (parent/student/community). The successful candidate will be able to accept ownership for effectively responding and solving the caller’s questions or issues. They will be customer service oriented, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and enjoy research and data entry.

• Previous customer service experience is a plus.
• Strong phone and verbal communication skills; active listening
• Organized and self-motivated
• Flexible, work well with others.
• Familiarity with CRM systems; ability to work with multiple software applications.
• Ability to multi-task, manage time effectively, and set priorities.

Hours: Summer Employment: Monday-Thursday 9:30am to 5pm (seasonally open until 8:30pm)

Pay Rate:  Pay varies dependent upon experience and class standing.

Person to Contact: Janel Anderson

Email: janela@southern.edu

Office Phone: 432-236-2555

Other: 2 Positions Available

Job Posted: 4/29/2024


Audiovisual (video editor)

Location/Department: Hackman Hall School of Religion / ERC Missions

Description/Duties: We believe that once a follower of Christ sees that God can use them to share His word, they will be a missionary for life. We organized short mission trips during fall and winter, and summer.

ERC Missions Studio Helps record and edit training videos, interviews, etc.
- Able to work at night when needed it.
- Work hours based on projects.
- Care for equipment and take inventory.

- Basic knowledge of filming (lighting, framing, sound)
- Knowledge of video editing software (Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects)
- Knowledge of video stream (Zoom & Ecamm Live)
- Film major + but not required.
- Knowledge on Photoshop & Canva

Hours: 7+ a week

Pay Rate: Based on class standing with, a continuous service rate increased after two semesters. Possible bonus at the end of the semester based on individual performance. All our ERC team members have access to an incentive for an ERC-sponsored mission trip. $7.50

Person to Contact: Alex Castillejos

Other: Bilingual / Spanish preferred 

Email: alexcastillejos@southern.edu

Office Phone: 541-840-8516 or 423-236-2031 

Job Posted: 4/30/2024

Hackman Hall School of Religion

After Care Provider

Location/Department: Standifer Gap SDA School

-Supervise children after school.
-Help with homework, play games with the children.
-Applicant must be attentive, responsible, on-time, and enjoy kids k-8.
-Its kind of like being a pool lifeguard but more fun.

Qualifications: Candidate will need transportation to get to Standifer Gap SDA School each day. You can work some days if another person applies to work other days. You should be outgoing and willing to deal with telling children no when they need it.

Hours: 3:15-6:00 Mon-Thur and 2:45-5:00 Friday

Pay Rate: Pay Rate $11/hr

Person to Contact: Kent Kast

Email: kkast@gccsda.com

Office Phone: 423-892-6013

Other: This is for the 24/25 school year starting mid-August

Job Posted: 4/30/2024

Standifer Gap SDA School

Student Dispatch Officer (Summer and beyond)

Location/Department: Campus Safety

Description/Duties: The student dispatch officer mans the dispatch desk, answers and maintains a log of all incoming and outgoing radio traffic among officers, handles walk-in traffic with various needs, answers the phones in a timely, professional manner, monitors several emergency and alarm systems, and any other tasks as assigned by Dispatch Supervisor.

Qualifications: Must be a student at Southern Adventist University.  Be 18 years of age or older. 
Maintain GPA of 2.5 or higher. 
Must be a self-starter and able to work without supervision.  Must have good cause and effect reasoning and decision-making skills. 
Must be responsible, dependable, and a team player. 
Must be willing to work every other weekend and some vacations. 
Must present a professional demeanor, display a spirit of helpfulness, work well with others, and maintain a high degree of confidentiality. 
Must be able to write and speak English fluently.

  • Learns the policies and procedures of Southern Adventist University and abides by them
  • Documents and communicates emergencies including fire alarms, panic alarms, door alarms, hazardous weather, and medical emergencies to appropriate responding officers.
  • Notates incoming and outgoing phone calls and pertinent radio traffic using the ReportExec dispatch log system.
  • Learns the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations. Assists in parking management including distributing parking permits, enforcing the vehicle code, and processing parking citations.
  • Monitor Door activity in CardKey and Salto.
  • Process items for Lost & Found.
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the Dispatch Supervisor of Campus Safety.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


1st shift: 8 to 4

2nd shift:  4 to 12

3rd shift:  12 to 8

Pay Rate: $11.25 to $13.75 depending on class standing

Person to Contact: Corbett Cole

Email: cccole@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2100

Job Posted: 5/2

Campus Safety

Chef’s Assistant

Location/Department: The Garden

Description/Duties: Preparation of ingredients and assembling of menu items as instructed by the Chef. Duties include but not limited to vegetable preparation, salad and wrap assembly, and working closely with the Chef to prepare the “meal of the day.”

Qualifications: Skills needed: efficiency, team mindset, ability to follow and execute verbal instructions.

Please send resume to mpickens@southern.edu Position for the Fall 2024 Semester. We are not open during the summer.

Hours: 8am-11:30pm Monday-Thursday

2pm-5:30pm Monday-Thursday

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Maggie Pickens

Email: mpickens@southern.edu

Office Phone: 1706.809.3714

Job Posted: 5/2

The Garden

Kitchen Assistant

Location/Department: The Garden

Description/Duties: Assist the Chef in duties in the kitchen and front of house as needed.

Skills needed: efficiency, team mindset, ability to follow and execute verbal instructions. 

Past work experience in a kitchen preferred but will also train as needed.

Qualifications: Skills needed: efficiency, team mindset, ability to follow and execute verbal instructions. 

Please send resume to mpickens@southern.edu

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11am-2pm Monday-Thursday 5pm-7:30pm

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Maggie Pickens

Email: mpickens@southern.edu

Office Phone: 1706.809.3714

Job Posted: 5/2

The Garden

Summer Front Desk Worker

Location/Department: Talge Hall


  • Provide excellent customer service to residents, visitors, callers, faculty and staff at all times.
  • Greet students and visitors to the University and Residence Hall.
  • Trained as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
  • Sign in/out male and/or female visitors and faculty/staff of Talge Hall.
  • Answer the residence hall lines and transfer to the correct person or take messages.
  • Answer questions and direct customers to appropriate resources. Stay with the customer until the question/need is resolved or get back to the individual.
  • Check out equipment and packages.
  • Assist the mail worker with checking in packages upon arrival when needed after mail worker has left for the day.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor, Dean on duty and/or office manager.


• Must be currently enrolled as a student at Southern Adventist University and the Greater Collegedale School System (summer only).

  • Some experience preferred but not required.
  • Good English skills and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Mental – Pressure from multiple calls and visitors
  • Physical – Sitting and writing in an office environment,  occasionally handling residents’ packages no more than 50lbs.               

Hours: During the summer, desk workers are eligible to work a combined 38 hours per week. The desk shifts are 4 hours long starting at Midnight (12 am - 4 am, 4 am - 8 am, etc). Multiple shifts can be picked up during the day but they can't be back-to-back shifts.

Pay Rate: $8.25 - $12.00 per hour depending on class standing

Person to Contact: Brandon Dorn

Email: bdorn@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2992

Job Posted: 5/2


Report Designer/Student Developer (Summer / Fall)

Location/Department: IT Integration and Development 

Description/Duties: • Develop ad hoc and end-user reports for various departments on campus
• Participate in building and maintaining custom software solution for the university
• Perform quality assurance testing for various application enhancements/new systems
• Be prepared to accept other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: • Friendly and patient attitude when working with non-technical users
• Strong troubleshooting skills and detail-oriented
• Familiar with various browsers—IE, Firefox, and Safari both in Windows and Mac environments
• Preferable knowledge of Transact-SQL, Report Builder, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
• Preferable knowledge of OnBase Studio, Unity Form, and Workflow
• Preferable knowledge of programming languages and web/mobile development tools and platforms
• Punctual and regular in meeting work schedule
• Ability to work in a team environment

Hours: Summer: up to 40 hours

Fall: up to 20 hours

Pay Rate: Pay varies dependent upon experience and class standing

Person to Contact: Herdy Moniyung

Email: hemoniyu@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2735

Other: 4 positions available

Job Posted: 5/8


Lifeguard/Swim Instructor (Summer / Fall)

Location/Department: Hulsey Wellness Center

Description/Duties: I am looking for qualified lifeguards who hold a current Red Cross certification to work May, June, July and August and also Lifeguards for the coming 24-25 School year.
I am also looking for swim instructors for June and July and then in the fall and spring semesters of the 24-25 school year. Swim instructors do not need to have their WSI certification but must like teaching kids from 4-12 yrs old.

Qualifications: Red Cross Lifeguard Certification/Professional Rescuer CPR/AED/First Aid 

Hours: Hours are flexible between 6AM - 8:00PM 

Pay Rate: $12.00/hr.  May-August

Person to Contact: Tamara Ritterskamp

Email: tlritterskamp@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2857

Other: Please don't hesitate to make contact and work for us!

Job Posted: 5/8

Hulsey Wellness Center

Assistant for Deployed Student Missionaries

Location/Department: Bietz Student Center/ Office of Ministry and Missions/Suite 2000 

Description/Duties: * Be flexible

* Connect with Student Missionaries in the field as often as possible

* Responsible for getting one envelope and one package per semester out to SMs in the field (incl. contents, boxes, postage, customs forms)

* Responsible for two to four packing parties

* Maintain a prayer list for SMs

* Check the social media profiles of student missionaries regularly to collect media and report any concerns to the SM Director

* Email a list of people who need follow-up to the SM Director whenever it’s necessary

* Read the blogs of student missionaries, report concerns to SM Director & save significant ones for promotion

* Create & manage Google sheet with deployed SMs information (addresses, contact, social media - Use 2024-2025 Punchlist)

* Collect and grade NOND-227, 228 and 050 assignments and report updates on students’ academic and emotional status to the SM Director

* Respond to students’ assignments and submissions where necessary

* Update and manage e-Class

* Stay in regular contact with deployed SMs on a monthly basis via Skype, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Snapchat, or email, etc. – they need to know your job is to take care of them

* Create and update student missionaries social media groups to engage students with each other

* Keep main office neat and clean (maintain a business-style environment)

* Facilitate Re-Entry interviews if desired

* Support the Student Missions team wherever needed during retreats, vespers, mission emphasis week etc.

Qualifications: Must have served as a student missionary, taskforce, or have lived abroad (non-native country).

Hours: 12 hours/week

Pay Rate: Freshman: $7.25 - Sophomore $7.75 - Junior $8.00 - Senior $8.25

Person to Contact: Steven Manoukian

Email: msteven@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2442

Job Posted: 5/9

Student Missions

Assistant for Returned Student Missionaries

Location/Department: Bietz Center for Student Life, Office of Ministry and Missions, Suite 2200 

Description/Duties: * Be flexible

* Manage all requests for SMs to come and speak at events (dorm worships, churches, classes etc.)

* Responsible for the Student Missions Club, including community service events

* Responsible for Student Missions Lifegroup

* Help our office to be more missional within our own community

* Organize the logistics for Re-Entry Retreat

* Identify and enhance events (packing parties, Christmas party, service projects, etc.) for returned SMs to participate in and develop lasting community with other returned SMs

* Connect the SAU campus to Student Missions, and vice versa

* Seek out and promote (to returned SMs) compelling opportunities for returned SMs to consider as long-term options for going back to the mission field

* Consider starting adoption program for faculty/staff/students to communicate with SMs

* Facilitate a positive and engaging relationship between the student missionaries and the deployed SMs

* Connect potential SMs with returned SMs for location information

Qualifications: Must have served as a student missionary or taskforce worker. Theology, or religion major is a plus.

Hours: 12 hours/week

Pay Rate: Freshman $7.25 - Sophomore $7.75 - Junior $8.00 - Senior $8.25

Person to Contact: Steven Manoukian

Email: msteven@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2442

Other: studentmissions@southern.edu

Job Posted: 5/9

Student Missions

Student Reader Position

Location/Department: English, History & Political Studies 

Description/Duties: Upload assignments and other class materials to eClass
Assist the professor and students as needed
Be punctual and trustworthy
Light cleaning of their own workspace as well as the professor's office
Willing and available to work until grades are entered at mid-term and finals
Help with office work as needed

Qualifications: Sophomore or Junior preferred (looking for someone able to continue for at least a school year)
Honest and hardworking
Excellent computer skills required (eClass, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Able to manage time without constant supervision
Attention to detail
Good judgement and reasoning skills
Organizational abilities (time and workspace)
Display good people skills
Excellent work ethic

Hours: Flexible 

Pay Rate: Based on class standing

Person to Contact: Wanda Barber

Email: wbarber@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2381

Job Posted: 5/10


Reader for David Hartman

Location/Department: School of Religion


  • Grade quizzes, exams, reading reports, and assignments for 4-5 classes (150-200 students).
  • Manage the Grade Book: enter grades into the eClass Grade Book and help me post the mid-term and final grades to the records office.
  • Manage a flood of emails and student inquiries about their assignments and grades.
  • Occasionally, proctor a quiz or exam, either in the office, or in the classroom.
  • Periodically dust the office and take out the trash.
  • Other incidental chores.


  • Able to work at least 8 hours a week.
  • Good people skills. Students get stressed out about their assignments, tests, and grades, and will stop by or email to ask for clarification or help. Need to have a listening ear, calming voice, and helping heart to assist them with whatever issue they are having (whether face-to-face or by email).

Hours: Able to work at least 8 hours a week.

Pay Rate: Based on class standing

Person to Contact: David Hartman

Email: dhartman@southern.edu; jrherod@southern.edu 

Office Phone: 423.236.2980

Job Posted: 5/14


Lunch Helper

Location/Department: Vm- DELI

Description/Duties: Assist the cook with prepping for the lunch meal and keep it going until lunch is over. Duties may include working the fryer, oven, steamer, handeling knives, and whatever else the cook needs help with.

Qualifications: No food experience needed but is an asset. Looking for applicatns who are willing to learn, take owership in their work, and have good work ethics.

Hours: Mon, wed & Fri

9am - 12 pm or 12- 2:30 pm (shift times are somewhat flexable )

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Amelia Laneville

Email: atun@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2310

Job Posted: 5/15

Village Market, Deli

Server/Front End Helper

Location/Department: DELI

Description/Duties: Assist the supervisor with breakfast/lunch meals, serve the customers, package and tag salads for sale, and whatever else is needed to move things along. 

Qualifications: No experience needed but is can be helpful. On the job training. Looking for applicants who are willing to learn and take ownership in all that they do.

Hours: Hiring for all day and all times

Monday - Friday

7am - 3:30 pm

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Amelia Laneville

Email: atun@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2310

Job Posted: 5/15

Village Market, Deli

Grab & Go Salad Helper

Location/Department: DELI

Description/Duties: Assist the supervisor in prepping veggies, making salads, at times package salads and tag for sale, and whatever else is needed.

Qualifications: No experience required. Must be able to follow directions and read recipes. Must also be responsible and  able to work alone on occasion.

Hours: Monday -Thursday's

7am - 2 pm (all shifts available, with some flexibility)

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Amelia Laneville

Email: atun@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2310

Job Posted: 5/15

Village Market, Deli

Housing Office Assistant (starting immediately)

Location/Department: Housing

Description/Duties: Provide a welcoming environment for students and visitors.
Office duties include but are not limited to; encoding ID cards, proof of residency letters, maintaining area housing website, monitoring calls and emails, and assisting with small projects.

Begin during the summer. Continue through school year.

Qualifications: Confidentiality of student information; be self-motivated, punctual, good interpersonal skills, knowledgeable in Microsoft office.

Hours: up to 38/week during summer

up to 24/week during school year

Pay Rate: Based on class standing. $1.00 extra/hour, up to $500.00 bonus at the end of summer based on hours worked. Possibility of summer incentive if required criterias are met. 

Person to Contact: Irene Royo

Email: iroyo@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2566

Job Posted: 5/15


Assistant to the Collections Manager (Summer / F24)

Location/Department: Billing & Collections 


  • Helps with processing of student account moving from current to non-current status or collections agency status.
  • Create excel sheets for statement coordinator for moving accounts.
  • Mail monthly letters, make collections calls, assist with setting up payment plans for non-current students.
  • Reconciling accounts with collections agencies.


  • Self-Starter
  • Knowledge of creating excel spreadsheets and maintaining them.
  • Good Phone skills

Needs to be available to work summers

Hours: 15-20 per week in school year

can work up to 37Hr per week in summer

Pay Rate: $8-10 per hour depending on experience

Person to Contact: Kathy L Davis

Email: kldavis@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2653

Other: please email Summer & F24 class schedule and Resume 

Job Posted: 5/22

Student Finance

Smoothie Tech

Location/Department: Hulsey/Kayak

Description/Duties: Prepare customer orders, interact with customers and fellow workers. 
Follow recipes and directions to stay consistent. 
Fill product as needed. 
Maintain a clean working environment. 

Qualifications: Must wear close toed shoes, no jewelry can be worn while working. Hair must be kept up above shoulders. 

Must have a good attitude, willing and able to follow recipes and directions as given. 
Able to work in small environment and work as a team.

Hours: Various 2 1/2 hr. shifts available Monday through Friday afternoon and evenings. 
Rotating Sunday shifts 5 1/2 hrs. usually only get a few Sundays for the entire semester.

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Cheryl Maguire

Email: cmaguire@southern.edu  

Office Phone: 423.236.2592

Other: Please send PDF copy of your F24 schedule ASAP to cmaguire@southern.edu for consideration. Thank you

Job Posted: 5/22


Stock Person

Location/Department: Hulsey/Kayak

Description/Duties: F24 Semester - Pick up stock and prepared foods from Cafeteria stock rooms and refrigerators/freezers, load golf cart and take to Kayak and pack out. 
Pick up laundry and empty product containers from Kayak and return to cafeteria. 
Make Boba pearls each day.


Must have a great attitude, willing to learn both stock areas and Kayak stock. 
Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. and drive a golf cart. 
Must be able to work independently with the highest integrity.

Hours: Sundays 12:30 - 2:30 (flexibility on Sundays as long as job is done after noon and completed by 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Thursdays hours 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Some days may not take the entire 2 1/2 hours 

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Cheryl Maguire

Email: cmaguire@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2592.

Other: Please send PDF copy of your F24 schedule ASAP to cmaguire@southern.edu for consideration. Thank you

Job Posted: 5/22


Food Prep

Location/Department: Hulsey/Kayak

Description/Duties: Prepare Lettuce, Tomatoes, etc. 
Make salads, sandwiches and wraps as per order. 
Order changes slightly every day. 

Qualifications: Must work in a food safe manner. 
Keep area clean at all times. 
Be able to follow recipes and directions as given. 
Must be reliable/dependable and able to work independently with the highest integrity. 
Must have good attitude and willing to learn.

Hours: Mornings Sundays - Thursdays available 

Pay Rate: Based on class standing 

Person to Contact: Cheryl Maguire

Email: cmaguire@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2592

Other: Please send PDF copy of your F24 schedule ASAP to cmaguire@southern.edu for consideration. 
Thank you

Job Posted: 5/22


Service and Print Production Assistant (Summer/Fall)

Location/Department: Quick Print

Description/Duties: Quick Print is Southern’s source for on-campus printing needs. Catering to both the needs of Southern and the community, applicants must have the ability to work in a fast-paced retail office environment.
Customer Service duties include answering phones, filing paperwork, sending emails, and greeting clients.
Production duties would include operating industry-standard printing equipment (cutting machines, printers, computer software), as well as creating, preparing, and modifying designs for deliverables from concept to product delivery. 

Qualifications: Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office.

Have excellent communication, organizational and decision-making skills.

Be self-motivated, professional, and punctual.

Must have a willingness to learn and adapt.

Must be able to work in a team environment.

Hours: Flexible – Quick Print office hours are 8am-5pm Monday through Thursday and 8am-12pm on Fridays. 

Pay Rate: Based on class standing. 

Person to Contact: Erin Cook

Email: qprint@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2861

Job Posted: 5/23/24

Quick Print

Office Assistant

Location/Department: Summerour Hall

Description/Duties: The student worker performs many office functions, including but not limited to:

  • Providing great customer service to everyone who comes to the office!
  • Assisting professors and departmental staff
  • Answering and making phone calls
  • Being familiar with all office equipment and machines
  • Checking departmental email and sending professional responses
  • Typing, copying, faxing, and mailing documents (includes mail merges)
  • Creating spreadsheets, PowerPoints, signs, certificates, flyers, etc.
  • Updating the departmental website, calendar, handbooks, and course sequences
  • Assisting with recruiting visits and View/Preview Southern
  • Scheduling events and interviews
  • Proctoring and grading tests and quizzes
  • Maintaining student records/files
  • Ordering items; receiving and sorting mail and packages
  • Cleaning, sorting, and filing
  • Running errands on campus
  • Other duties as reasonably assigned


  • Good, current computer skills in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Knowledge of Access and Publisher beneficial
  • Willingness to serve
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Work independently
  • Follow instructions and check your own work for accuracy
  • Anticipate needs and respond accordingly
  • Previous office experience preferred (as in a business office with multiple personnel)

Hours: Not to exceed 20 hours/week. During summer sessions, 1 full-time or 2 part­ time assistants are hired, not to exceed 38 hours weekly.

Pay Rate: The pay rate is based on a combination of class standing and previous campus/office experience.

Person to Contact: Suzanne Brown

Email: shbrown@southern.edu

Office Phone: 423.236.2415

Other: Expectations
•   Display punctuality, honesty, reliability, responsibility, and self-awareness
•  Maintain confidentiality
•  Show flexibility
•  Be self-motivated
•  Complete quality work in a timely manner
•  Display ability to take in/process constructive criticism or feedback on job performance and make appropriate changes as needed
•  Maintain business casual office dress and demeanor

Job Posted: 5/23