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The ideal candidate will be an experienced professional, with a background in rhetoric, writing, and college teaching. A minimum of a Master’s degree or higher is required. The director will be a top-notch writer, capable of quickly assessing a given piece of writing and teaching others how to do the same. He or she will be a visionary, imagining and then implementing innovative services to help Southern’s graduate and undergraduate students write and think more clearly.
The McKee Library places great value on its unique culture of openness and innovation and seeks focused yet creative employees to carry out its consultative mission.
Key responsibilities of the individual selected for this position are as follows:
Supervise, evaluate, and mentor Writing Center tutors and affiliated staff.
Create and maintain online writing tutorials and support documents.
Partner with the library’s professional staff to develop and deliver an integrated writing/research curriculum.
Market Writing Center services to faculty and students, to include various outreach and orientation activities.
Periodically assess the efficacy of the Writing Center’s services against a set of clearly defined assessment criteria.
Partner with faculty to define specific writing support needs across the curriculum at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Oversee the library’s peer-tutoring and supplemental instruction programs.
Evening and/or week-end hours are required.
Master's degree required. Preference will be given to someone with an English degree or related discipline, and to someone who has experience with managing a writing center.
Deadline for submission of resumes is May 21, 2014.
Southern Adventist University
PO Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315
Needed: applications for a outdoor leadership professor for fall 2014.
Duties include teaching adventure activity courses to students pursuing O.L. degrees or students fulfilling general education requirements. Such courses might include undergraduate level rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, ropes technician, caving, challenge course facilitation, whitewater rescue, and alpine mountaineering. Excellence in teaching, integration of faith and learning, creative activity and faculty service is expected.
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Needed: applications for a computing professor for fall 2015.
Duties include teaching undergraduate computing courses, directing student projects, research, advising computing majors, and serving on University committees.
1. Program coordination
a. Oversee the general operations of the fall four-month SALT program and also the Summer SALT intensive(s) (Fall/Summer)
b. Manage the various administrative needs of program (Fall/Summer)
c. Schedule classes, speakers and training intensives for the fall and summer programs (Winter/Summer)
d. Lead weekly staff meetings (All Year)
e. Assist with and teach program classes as needed (Fall/Summer)
f. Supervise and support the SALT task-force outreach coordinator and SALT student workers
g. Personally mentor and supervise SALT students during the program (Fall/Summer)
h. Ensure structure and support for each requirement of the existing Bible Worker Certificate and candidates (All Year)
i. Work on outcomes for the program and assessment of those outcomes (All Year)
2. Program promotion and recruiting
a. Organize and develop recruiting materials (All Year)
b. Promote and recruit students for the SALT fall and summer programs (Winter/Summer)
c. Manage program applicants and application process (All Year)
i. Including interest communication, applicant screening, student advising, etc.
3. Evangelism coordination and training
a. Lead in the selection and preparation of an annual host church for the SALT program (One year in advance of fall evangelism program)
b. Plan evangelism and serve as the liaison between the SALT program and the SALT host church leadership. (All year, starting one year in advance of fall evangelism program)
c. Provide evangelism training and mentorship for the SALT host church (Winter/Summer)
d. Oversee SALT outreach utilizing the SALT task-force outreach coordinator (All Year)
e. Coordinate with It Is Written for outreach training and promotional events (All Year)
f. Provide training for the SAU/Southern Union Evangelism Field School as needed (Winter)
g. Organize SALT training events in churches, schools, etc. (Winter/summer)
i. May include shorter lay training programs such as one-week intensives, Sunday trainings, weekend trainings at churches, etc.
h. Preach evangelistic meetings (As Needed)
4. Student placement and discipleship
a. Facilitate placement of SALT graduates in ministry opportunities (All Year)
b. Disciple SALT graduates in their post-SALT ministry work (Winter/Summer)
c. Manage integration of Bible workers with the field school program/pre-work (Winter/Summer)
5. Program development
a. Work on the development of SALT winter tracks (Winter/Summer)
b. Develop evangelism opportunities for SALT graduates (All Year)
c. Develop resources for evangelism and outreach as time allows (Winter/Summer)
Primary reporting accountability will be to the SALT director/director of the Pierson Institute, as well as to the Pierson Institute Executive Committee and Advisory Board and the dean of the School of Religion.
Qualifications: Strong relational and leadership skills. Experience in a leadership role. Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. Ability to capably manage both details and people. Good public relations skills. Oral, written, and audio-visual communication skills. Previous experience in evangelism training. Experience preaching public evangelistic meetings. A strong passion for evangelism and missions.
*You may pick up an application in Human Resources or email Amy and ask for one to be emailed to you.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides oversight and management of the Student Services Office and the Student Center.
• Oversees and manages the following: Student Success Center (Counseling and Testing, Career Services, Retention and First-Year Advising, First Year Experience, Learning Support Services, and Disability Services), Student Life and Activities, Chaplain’s Office, Housing and Residence Life, and the Student Association.
• Responsible for the strategic leadership of student engagement/involvement and initiatives in support of student success and student retention.
• Responsible for developing and maintaining a strong residential life program.
• Assists the university chaplains with strategies for student spiritual growth and development through LifeGroups, Vespers, weeks of spiritual emphasis, Encounters Weekends, student missions and campus ministries and outreaches.
• Interacts proactively with the university community and the public regarding student life and issues.
• Oversees preparation of the Student Handbook and the university calendar.
• Oversees the student discipline policies of the university.
• Oversees the planning and management of weekly Convocations and the residence hall worship program.
• Serves as the chief mentor/adviser of the Student Association, recommending names of candidates for sponsors of the various activities of the Student Association to the President, and assisting those sponsors in all the activities of Student Association.
• Develops, implements, administers, and evaluates programs, policies, and budgets necessary to accomplish the mission, goals, and objectives of the Student Services Office.
• Performs other duties and projects as assigned by the President.
Email address: email@example.com
Training and Experience:
1. High school graduation plus two (2) years' experience in accounting work. A bachelor's degree in accounting, secretarial or office administration, education, or a related field preferred; OR
2. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Check and maintain high standards of food preparation and service
• Instruct and maintain high standards of sanitation and safety in all areas - making sure each department is following health regulations
• Collaborate with Director in hiring of staff and resolving personnel issues
• Interview, hire and schedule student employees
• Monitor the attendance of all employees
• Check the appearance of all employees, also making sure they are wearing proper uniforms
• Conduct in service training for students and staff
• Directly in charge of the motivating, counseling, and disciplining of student employees when necessary
• Instruct staff in time management
• Instruct staff in how to manage students with on the job training
• Purchases and inventories food supplies and other necessary commodities that assures quality food service at a minimum cost
• Work on establishing standardized recipes
• Calculate recipe and portion sizes
• Check and maintain food cost/prices and track food waste
• Provide VM office with updated item prices and Weekly menus
• Search for new menu items and sample with students at times
• Make sure all invoices are turned in to the Food Service Secretary’s office for payment
• Approve time cards / Monitor weekly worked hours of staff and students
• Be innovative with ideas to implement special food sales and promotions
• Schedule days off for all Deli staff
• Perform yearly evaluations for Deli staff
• Keep all equipment in working order
• Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned
Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively. Must be a self starter who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills and has the ability to motivate others to do the same. Personality should be approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others.
Skills and Aptitudes: Have a working knowledge of food service operations, computer skills. Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees with a team spirit, The ability to interact appropriately with other campus personnel. Have safety-consciousness and promote within work force.
• Be aware of your student employees attendance and performance (the ones you supervise).
• Assist in the training of student workers
• 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
• Be responsible for helping break down hot serving deck after lunch:
the inspection of decks after lunch cleaning
• Put leftover food away after lunch, making sure it is dated and on correct shelves
• Slice all veggie meats for deli and sandwich department
• Make all sandwich spreads for deli and sandwich department
• Do preps for Sandwich department-check with sandwich dept. supervisor for details
• Work one on one with students-training them in proper methods of work
• Be responsible to keep the laundry going from 1-9 pm
• Oversee the dishwashing from 1-9 pm—filling in when needed
• Cover for other supervisor when they take their break
• Straighten cook’s freezer Daily-making sure everything is in its correct place
• Keep vegetable prep area sink clean and straighten daily
• Rotate work on Sundays, per monthly schedule, - usually working 2 Sundays a month
• Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
• Check all areas to be sure they are stocked and ready for next shift
• Inventory Salad display case-oversee making of salads for display case
• Make sure All dishes are done before leaving
• Clean up all work stations before leaving
• Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned
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, 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.
• Assisting with alumni online community management;
• Managing content of alumni features for QuickNotes, Advancement’s monthly e-newsletter;
• Posting fresh, interactive content on a regular schedule to the alumni website and social media networking groups (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter);
• Preparing content for publication in the Beyond the Columns alumni updates section of Columns magazine;
• Recording, preparing and distributing Alumni Council minutes and agendas;
• Importing updated information into the database received from various sources including the alumni websites;
• Coordinating with Records Office to verify alumni information for the database;
• Maintaining honor class lists for use during Homecoming Weekend;
• Managing the distribution and recording of information for the Alumni Baby Gifts program;
• Maintaining departmental budget records, including processing invoices and check requests;
• Supervising Alumni Homecoming Weekend registration process;
• Assisting with other Homecoming duties as assigned;
• Performing all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.
• 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 assigned.
NOTE: May be contacted after normal business hours, on weekends, or holidays for emergency work needs.
Education: High school diploma minimum
Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an alarm technician. EST-3 fire alarm experience is a plus.
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.
Typical 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.
Job Summary: The position is responsible for office procedures such as receiving visitors, answerin telephones, providing secretarial services and assistaing the Vice President for Student services and Director of Student Life & Activities.
The administrative assistant must have outstanding interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills; be a problem solver and facilitator. The ability to deal in an appropriate and confidential manner with personnel/student-related information is mandatory. The administrative assistant is expected to effectively supervise student workers and to delegate tasks appropriately. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and internet experience is required. The administrative assistant will be expected to practice exceptional telephone etiquette and diction. Skills in the use of excellent English grammar, composition, and proofreading are required.
Education: Bachelor's degree required
Experience: Previous office management experience required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides general office support services for the Associate Vice President for Academic Administration including scheduling committees, preparing documents and maintaining meeting minutes
2. Pre-professional committee – gathers student information, keeps committee minutes and sends out recommendation letters to medical and dental schools
3. State Authorization - Manages correspondence with State Agencies in gaining and maintaining state authorization for Southern to teach students in the respective state
4. Dual Enrollment - Works with academies in managing extension classes
5. Academic Review process – takes minutes and prepares correspondence with students pertaining to their status at Southern Adventist University
6. Student Support – Assists in meeting students and providing them with the help they need in taking overloads, permission for off-campus classes, and permission for examination time changes
7. Absence notifications – manages email notifying professors of student absences from classes for field trips and illnesses
8. Accreditation - Assists in producing documents and notifying NAD and SACSCOC of program and other substantive changes
9. Assists in organizing the senior class
10. Works with Academic Administration staff in organizing graduation services
11. Maintains record of International Tours and Trips and notifies NAD regarding insurance, itinerary, and participants.
12. Accepts responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Vice President for Academic Administration related to the operation of that office.