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Teaching Faculty

Department/School:
School of Business & Management
Hours: Full time
Pay Rate: Based on experience
Description:

Needed: Management Professor for Fall 2015.

Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate level management courses, directing student projects, research, advising marketing majors, and serving on University committees and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Interested individuals should possess high proficiency and interest in teaching.

Academic requirements include an earned doctorate in management or related field from an accredited institution. Master’s candidates with 18 graduate hours in management will also be considered.

Qualifications to teach effectively in management courses and a record of, or strong evidence of potential for, scholarly activity is preferred. Scholarly activity, student advisement, and service are integral parts of this faculty position.

Related business experience is desirable especially in the field of entrepreneurship and operations management. Six sigma certification is desirable.

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, the telephone and other 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, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, an SDA church member in good and regular standing.
To Apply: Please send a Curriculum Vita
Contact Email: markhyder@southern.edu
   

 

Department/School:
School of Nursing
Hours: Full time
Pay Rate: Based on experience
Description: To teach primarily in the Graduate Program.
Qualifications:

Earned Doctorate required.

Advanced practice certification and experience preferred.  

Requisite qualities include interest in research, successful professional nursing/education experience, flexibility, and a commitment to nursing.

Special Requirement: 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:

Send Curriculum Vitae or inquiries to:

Christy Showalter

SAU School of Nursing,

PO Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315

Contact Email: cshowalter@southern.edu
   

 

Department/School:
School of Education and Psychology
Hours: Full time
Pay Rate: Based on experience
Description:

The Counselor Education area offers Master of Science degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. Both of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs are CACREP accredited. The School Counseling program is also NCATE accredited.

• Teach graduate level courses and occasional undergraduate courses

• Provide graduate academic advising and clinical supervision

• Serve on departmental and university committees

• Engage in activities of the counseling profession, including development/renewal, research and scholarly activity, and community service and advocacy.
 

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:
• Earned doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision from a CACREP-accredited program

Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Tennessee as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or a School Counselor (LSC)

• At least 2 years of practice experience in clinical mental health or PK-12 school counseling settings

• Demonstrated/documented teaching excellence in higher education

• Doctoral-level preparation in clinical supervision

• Commitment to cultural diversity and social justice

Special Requirement: 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:

Screening of applications will begin March 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a single electronic Adobe PDF file containing the following items:

• A cover letter including a statement of teaching philosophy and research interest
• A current curriculum vita
• Unofficial transcripts from all universities attended
• Three (3) letters of reference

Application file should be submitted to:
Dr. Ileanna Freeman
Director of Graduate Programs in Counseling

Contact Email: ileanaf@southern.edu
Contact Phone: 423.236.2960

 

Department/School:
History and Political Studies Department
Hours: Full time
Pay Rate: Based on experience
Description: The Department is seeking a qualified individual to hold positions and teach in both the History and Political Studies Department and the MS program for Global Community Development. Will teach and coordinate the BA in Global Policy and Service Studies and work as the on-campus recruiter, liaison and coordinator for the Masters in Global Community Development, with potential for teaching assignments in the MS program as well.
Qualifications:

Graduate training in international relations, political science, public policy, law or global development. Ph.D. preferred, Master's degree required.

Interested individuals should possess high proficiency and interest in teaching.

Special Requirement: 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: Send cover letter, CV, and Statement of teaching philosophy.
Contact Email: ldiller@southern.edu
Contact Phone: 423.236.2417

 

Department/School:
School of Business & Management
Hours: Full time
Pay Rate: Based on experience
Description:

The School is seeking qualified individuals to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate Marketing courses, including integrated marketing communications, marketing research, marketing management, E-marketing, and service marketing.

• In course content and personal exemplify, appropriately integrate Christian faith and biblical principles as reflected in the Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs.

• Teach a schedule of classes agreed upon by the faculty member, school dean and vice president of academic administration.

• Write, publish, and administer an attendance policy for all classes taught.

• Post a schedule of classes and regular office hours.

• Maintain office hours for a minimum of eight hours weekly.

• Maintain academic records for all students currently enrolled in classes taught.

• Provide academic advising to students as assigned.

• Assist students in acquiring internships and practicum course work according to curricular needs, and supervise student performance according to prearranged criteria.

• Issue grades as requested by the Records and Advisement Office.

• Notify the school dean of special needs or teaching supplies and equipment peculiar to the teaching assignment.

• Attend departmental meetings as called by the school dean or other designated persons.

• Assist during registration days as directed by the dean.

• Administer the prescribed student evaluations of teaching according to policy.

• Furnish data for the personnel file in the office for academic administration.

• Submit timely reports of expenses of official duties.

• Serve on committees and perform extracurricular duties.

• Attend faculty meetings, University Assembly meetings, colloquium and graduation.

• Keep current with advances and developments in the profession and area of specialty.

• Participate in the professional development activities, including but not limited to attendance at the professional meetings and learned societies.

• Maintain a portfolio of professional activities as part of the evidence for advancement.

• Carry out special school assignments as agreed upon with the school dean.

• Administer final examinations according to the published schedule

• Furnish recommendations for students who request references for employment or graduate school.

• Comply with university policies, rules and procedures.

Qualifications:

Interested individuals should possess high proficiency and interest in teaching.

Academic requirements include an earned doctorate in marketing or related field from an accredited institution. Master’s candidates with 18 graduate hours in marketing will also be considered.

Qualifications to teach effectively in marketing courses and a record of, or strong evidence of potential for, scholarly activity is preferred.

Scholarly activity, student advisement, and service are integral parts of this faculty position.

Related business experience is desirable.

Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations is preferred.

Must be able to write and speak English fluently, and possess editorial skills for use in the preparation of curriculum materials.

Strong computer skills in various areas, including MS Office, Power Point, social media , SPSS, Adobe Indesign, Google Analytics and CRM software are required.

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, the telephone and other 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, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, an SDA church member in good and regular standing.
To Apply: Send cover letter, CV, and Statement of teaching philosophy.
Contact Email: markhyder@southern.edu
Contact Phone: 423.236.2750

 

Adjunct Faculty

Full-Time Salary

Department/School:
Student Success Center
Hours: Regular business hours
Pay Rate: Grade 1330, $38,237 - $51,332
Description: The Career Services Coordinator will provide direct oversight to a comprehensive career development program for all students and
alumni.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides direct oversight to all career development activities for students and alumni.

• Counsels students and alumni regarding career goals and work related experiences.

• In collaboration with the FYE staff, develops and coordinates a career advising program for all undecided/general studies students.

• In collaboration with the advancement and alumni offices, provides administrative guidance in the development and management of a comprehensive employer/student relations program.

• Partners with schools and departments to develop major-specific career activities.

• Partners with the alumni office in developing career shadowing opportunities with alumni.

• Assists in the administration of national testing programs.

• Assists the Director of the Student Success Center and the Vice-President for Student Services in the administration of student service programming.
 

Qualifications:

A Master’s degree in a counseling related field is required.

Preference will be given to candidates who are professional in appearance, demeanor, and attitude.

Excellent interpersonal, oral, written communication and public speaking skills are required.

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 well lighted and ventilated.
 

Special Requirement: 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 ask for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu
Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

 

Department/School:
Information Systems
Hours: Regular business hours.
Pay Rate: Grade 1220, $45,571 - $53,428
Description:

Responsible for multifaceted roles that includes technical support, ETL creation and maintenance, and DBA tasks

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide training and technical supports for the university portal, custom applications, and various Ellucian products

• Support, maintain, and develop reporting databases and various ETL processes. Work with end-users to recognize reporting and data needs, identify and extract relevant data from source systems, integrate disparate data sources into a single reporting environment, and document changes to reporting data. Identify data quality issues and how they may be fixed, in collaboration with users.

• Design and implement systems to safeguard University data, including disaster recovery planning. Perform DBA tasks for MSSQL including hardware and software upgrades, security, patches, and performance troubleshooting. Work closely with the backup administrator to ensure successful and accurate backups and restores.

• Perform quality assurance testing

• Work as part of a team to design and implement integrated, computer-based solutions

• Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the work equivalent in academic or industry experience

EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES:
• Excellent interpersonal and technical skills

• Friendly and patient attitude when dealing with a variety of situations and personalities

• Ability to work in a structured, team environment

• Self-motivated with keen attention to details

• Knowledge of T-SQL, SSIS, and familiar with Ellucian products

Special Requirement: 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.
Contact Name: Herdy Moniyung
Contact Email: hemoniyu@southern.edu
Contact Phone: 423.236.2735

 

Hourly Staff

Department/School:
Landscape Department
Hours: Regular Business hours
Pay Rate: Grade 3010, $13.21 - $17.93
Description: Assist the Director in maintaining and improving the beauty and function of the university campus and housing landscapes. Using resources
efficiently as well as leading and training students and teaching them to
respect the dignity of manual labor.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Assist with the daily work assignments of the department.

2. Be responsible for student crews on specific jobs of landscape maintenance.

3. Oversee mowing and plant maintenance of University Housing
properties.

4. Be responsible for irrigation installation and maintenance on University
campus landscapes.

5. Be responsible for student crews on specific Landscape construction and
maintenance.

6. Be familiar with landscape plant installation.

7. Work directly with high school and University students, giving them
positive Christian Leadership.

8. Communicate with the Director on departmental needs, such as work
assignment, equipment repairs and needs.

9. Be familiar with and implement government regulations applicable to the Landscape Service Department such as OSHA, RIGHT TO KNOW, ADA, ect.

10. Cooperate with all departments respecting the line of authority in
supporting the efficient operation of the campus.

11. Accept all reasonably business related duties as assigned by the Director
of Landscape Service.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION: A minimum of an associate degree or the equivalent in work experience.

 

EXPERIENCE: Experience in landscape maintenance, irrigation and landscape
construction. Supervisory skills needed.

1. Knowledge of mowing equipment and techniques.

2. Knowledge and experience in landscape construction and equipment.

3. Knowledge and understanding of irrigation installation and maintenance

4. Ability to supervise multiple crews.

5. Have a familiarity with landscape equipment.

Special Requirement: 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 ask for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu
Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

 

Department/School:
Food Services
Hours: 3:00pm - 7:30pm
Pay Rate: Grade 3008, $12.28 - $16.99
Description:

Be a working manager - leading out and directing student helpers utilizing them for preparation of all hot foods for meals and any additional special orders, or evening banquets.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Be alert to the student employee’s attendance and performance.
• Notify the Cafeteria Chef of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program.
• Understand and practice the best and proper methods of quality preparation for each item on the 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
• Check the workers board for daily menu and for any special functions
• Oversee and help with preparation of Lunch and Supper
• Assign cooks and students workers their jobs for the day
• Oversee and help prepare items needed for special functions and make sure they are ready on time
• Organize and straighten cooler daily-making sure all food items are on the right shelves and dated
• After organizing cooler, check leftovers and confer with menu planner as to when to implement them into the menu again
• Walk through freezer daily making sure your department items are straight and in proper places
• Evaluate leftovers in freezer and confer with menu planner as to when to implement them into the menu again
• Plan for the next day – check to see if you have any orders going out or banquets
• Instruct student workers in time management
• Oversee and lead out in the training of new student workers.
• Track food waste in cook’s dept.-be innovative in how to reduce food waste and over production of food
• Be creative with new menu ideas
• Be innovative with ideas to implement special food sales and promotions
• Work with Cafeteria Chef in establishing standardized recipes
• 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

Qualifications:  Prior experience preferred.
Special Requirement: 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 ask for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu
Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

 

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