Faculty and Staff Openings

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Teaching Faculty

Teaching Faculty - School of Visual Art & Design

Department/School: School of Visual Art and Design

Hours: Full time

Pay Rate: Based on experience

Description: 

Professor of Fine Art to teach foundation drawing, painting, color theory, and foundation design. 

Qualifications: M.F.A. in painting strongly preferred.

Broad knowledge of the field, advanced technical skill, exemplary exhibition record, and an adventurous aesthetic are requisite.

Successful candidate will have current teaching experience, as well as experience with advising, curriculum development, and strategic planning.

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, 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 letter of application, curriculum vitae (including a statement of teaching philosophy), portfolio samples, and at least three references to:

Randy Craven, School of Visual Art and Design 
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Contact Email: rlcraven@southern.edu

Teaching Faculty (Management) - School of Business and Management

Department/School: School of Business and 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

Teaching Faculty - School of Nursing

 

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

 

 

Professor of Counseling  - School of Education and Psychology

 

 

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

 

Hourly Staff

Cashier/Customer Service Clerk (Part Time) - Village Market

Department/School: Village Market

Hours: Regular business hours

Pay Rate: Grade 3004, $8.65 - $13.37

Description: 

To operate a cash register and check stand to provide the store’s customers with the most accurate and efficient checkout service possible; to perform stocking and other duties as assigned;  to provide and maintain high standards of customer service in the store’s front end operations, to perform other  customer service duties such as answering the telephone, handling customer questions and concerns taking telephone orders, counting cashier receipts and posting totals according to established company policy; to ensure that the work shift contributes to the financial best interest of the store.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

A.    General

  1. Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance at all times and observe  all store rules and university policies including dress regulations, i.e. no jewelry, no revealing clothing;
  2. Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by the department manager;
  3. Clean check out areas daily and keep them neat and organized;
  4. Be knowledgeable in and able to recognize or differentiate between all of the various types of produce merchandise carried in the store including differences between varieties of similar classes of products (e.g., apples, lettuces, etc.);
  5. Assist customers with any large or bulky products that they may have difficulty in handling;
  6. Record the purchases of a customer into a cash register efficiently and accurately;
  7. Process all of the various types of sales transactions accepted by the store including but not limited to cash, checks, authorized charge cards, EFT transactions, EBT or Food Stamps, and collect those receipts in strict accordance with established company policies and procedures;
  8. Process all refunds and returns according to company policy;
  9. Bag or package merchandise according to established company policies and procedures,
  10. Stock merchandise in assigned sections as required;
  11. Handle damaged or spoiled  products and return-to-stocks according to company policy;
  12. Perform all front end duties according to company policies, procedures and practices;
  13. Assist in training personnel when assigned;
  14. Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
  15. Greet all customers with a smile and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.

B.     Bookkeeping

  1. Ring all sales into cash register in accordance with company cash handling procedures;
  2. Use correct pricing and department for all merchandise and notify management of price discrepancies;
  3. Record on designated forms any price discrepancies or “not on file” items that are encountered;
  4. Notify management of any irregularities or discrepancies in the results of the work shift for cash variances exceeding the established amounts.

C.    Merchandising

  1. Keep shelves in assigned areas fully stocked and faced to the maximum extent possible according to tag allocation or standards;
  2. Ensure that all front end displays are clean, neat and uncluttered;
  3. Follow procedures for restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation.

 D.    Maintenance

    1. Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards on an ongoing basis;
    2. Assist in keeping check out, sales and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
    3. Use and maintain equipment in good working order and report problems or malfunctions immediately to your supervisor.
E.     Security
    1. Adhere to store policy pertaining to excessive cash in registers and request cash pickups in accordance with such policy;
    2. Observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer actions and behavior; report to management or campus safety any abnormal behavior;
    3. Secure register at all times when leaving it unattended; protect company assets at all times.

F.     Personnel

  1. Assist in training associates and co-workers when directed to do so;
  2. Maintain good communications in the department and throughout the organization;
  3. Notify department manager of situations or policy violations having an adverse effect on store operating performance.

Qualifications:

The requirements and conditions listed below are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skill, experience, and/or ability required. Some requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities:

Education and/or Experience:

  1. A high school education is preferred ;

Mathematical Skills:

  1. Be able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages and apply basic concepts of algebra in order to handle sales transactions, tender change and verify charges and counts;
  2. Be able to accurately complete required reports including sales reports and cash accountability or cash reconciliation.

Language Skills:

  1. Ability to hear, speak, and understand the spoken word in  order to respond promptly to pages for assistance, to accommodate verbal requests from  customers for information or assistance, to answer telephones and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, the store’s co-workers and customers;
  2. Ability to read, write, analyze, interpret and understand the English language with sufficient proficiency in order to:

a) read and understand instructions for operating cash registers and other equipment;

b) read and understand company handbooks, policies and procedures;

c) be able to instruct, train, and communicate effectively with employees;

d) be able to communicate effectively with customers, visitors and sales representatives;

e) read and understand other written job-related documents including postings or company bulletin boards;

3. Ability to fill out forms properly and write reports.

Reasoning Ability:

  1. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in circumstances where only limited standardization may exist;
  2. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in diagram, oral, schedule or written form.

Other Skills or Requirements

  1. Be fully knowledgeable and thoroughly familiar with the types of merchandise carried in the store including pricing and family product differences in produce (e.g., apples and squashes) and departmental product differences such as deli, grocery, bulk foods, etc;
  2. Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in an efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony and safety established in the store.

Typical Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Some requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities:

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, to sit, use the hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls;
  2. The employee must frequently walk, talk or hear, and reach with the hands and arms and occasionally, the employee must crouch or kneel;
  3. The employee must occasionally lift or carry 35 pounds carrying bulk or industrial sized containers of product and frequently exert or lift moderate amounts of weight;
  4. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and the ability to adjust focus including sufficient visual acuity to check accounting reports, invoices,  contracts and other written or printed documents;
  5. Be able to sweep and mop floors, dust and face shelves, and lift and carry out trash containers to be emptied in an outside bin;
  6. Be able to stock refrigerated coolers and freezers;
  7. Be able to work with fresh fruits, vegetables, house plants and flowers and other types of typical grocery items without negative allergic consequences that adversely impact work performance;
  8. Be able to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemicals from common cleaning agents used during routine housekeeping duties;
  9. Have sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to respond to fire or other emergencies such as cleanup requests (due to accidental spills or breakage of containers having liquid contents), shoplifting and other security assistance requests, customer accidents, etc;
  10. Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities in an efficient and satisfactory manner that meets the minimum standards for volume, productivity, accuracy, cleanliness, harmony, safety and profitability established by the employer;

Work Environment

The work environment conditions described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. It may be possible to modify some circumstances to accommodate individuals with disabilities;

  1. The work environment includes occasional exposure to refrigerated and frozen storage areas;
  2. Typically, the noise level in the work environment is moderate;
  3. Access to break areas, storage areas, offices and employee restrooms may require ascending and descending a flight of stairs.

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

TEMP - Talge Housing

Department/School: Talge Housing Office

Hours: Intermittent TEMP; will work varied hours Sunday-Friday, and will not exceed 24 hours in a one week period. 

This 24 hour work week solely depends on the number of rentals during a one week period and at no time are these hours guaranteed.

Pay Rate: $10/hour

Description

Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning and re-setting apartments (Upper Stateside and Spaulding Cove) after guest(s) departure in a timely manner so that it is ready to be occupied again quickly.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Washing linens,

Completely cleaning/ disinfecting bathroom area,

Re-setting bathroom and bedrooms,

Cleaning all mirrors and glass,

Dusting furniture in apt.,

Cleaning/disinfecting kitchen area,

Washing dishes/ returning to cabinets,

Sweeping/vacuuming all floors,

Mopping kitchen and bathrooms,

Keeping all halls and entrance area vacuumed and tidy,

And other cleaning as necessary.

Qualifications:

Be 18 years of age or older.  Experience preferred.

Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent time management.

Must be responsible, dependable, and a team player.

Typical Physical Demands: 

Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching.  Must be physically able to ascend and descend stairs. Be able to move and clean under furniture, and carry up to 25 lbs. while walking up and down stairs.

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

Dispatch Supervisor - Campus Safety

Department/School: Campus Safety

Hours: Full-time (willing to work some weekends and holiday hours).

Pay Rate: Grade 3010 $13.21 - $17.93 

Description

Responsible for manning the Campus Safety dispatch desk during daytime and training shifts, front line supervision of student workers, training and hiring of new student employees, and assisting with management of the parking permit system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answers & responds to all incoming calls to the Campus Safety department. Appropriate responses include: giving instructions to the caller, answering questions, sending patrol to handle issues, or transferring calls.
  • Learns the policies and procedures of Southern Adventist University.
  • Learns the policies and procedures of the Campus Safety Department and assists with updating policy and procedure as necessary.
  • Monitors fire alarm system (FireWorks), card access systems (CardKey, SALTO, and Onity), emergency services radios, and weather radar/radio systems.
  • Processing of weekly court docket.
  • Documents and responds to emergencies including fire alarms, panic alarms, severe weather events, campus-wide incidents, door alarms, and medical emergencies.
  • Documents and responds to incidents. Notifies the appropriate parties including supervisor, police department, emergency authorities, parties involved, risk management, and others as requested.
  • Learns the Vehicle and Traffic Regulations. Assists in parking management including processing parking permit requests, permit charges, and citation management.
  • Assists with Locksmith programming, card encoding, and door opening schedule requests.
  • Processes items for Lost & Found.
  • Maintains ReportExec log of all phone calls, events, supervisor and patrol activities and assists with maintaining system updates and/or technical issues.
  • Responsible for front-line discipline and supervision of dispatchers.
  • Assists with hiring and interview process for new dispatchers.
  • Assists with creating dispatch schedule and approves shift change requests.
  • Assists with preparing bi-weekly training meeting agendas and leads training meetings.
  • Responsible for training of new dispatchers, preparing training checklists, training agendas, daily training evaluations of trainees, and testing of all dispatchers.
  • Assists the Office Manager as needed/directed.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned by the Director of Campus Safety.

Qualifications:

Be 18 years of age or older.  Minimum of two years secretarial experience.

Ability to handle difficult interpersonal situations in an acceptable manner. Leadership skills and experience required.

Good communication and customer service skills a must. Multi-tasking skills required.

Ability to effectively train and supervise anywhere from an individual to group of students for a duration of several hours at a time.

Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent time management, and have good cause and effect reasoning and decision-making skills.

Must be responsible, dependable, and a team player.

Must present a professional demeanor, display a spirit of helpfulness, work well with others, and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

Have a desire to grow professionally, including a willingness to learn new systems and procedures. Be able to type at a minimum of 60wpm. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and ability to learn new programs quickly.

Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.

Typical Physical Demands: 

Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require sitting for long periods of time. May require lifting anywhere from 20 to 30 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, phones, fax machine, calculators, register, and two-way radios. Excellent 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

Chef/Cooks Manager (Part-time) - Cafeteria

 

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

TEMP - Breakfast Shift Assistant - Cafeteria

 

Department/School: Food Services/Cafeteria

Hours: 5:00am - 2:00pm

Pay Rate: TBD

Description: Assist head cook in the preparation of the Breakfast and Lunch meal in whatever capacity you are needed

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Notify the Cafeteria 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
• Turn on the warmers and decks
• Prepare sanitizing water buckets
• Assist in the preparation of Breakfast and Lunch making sure meal is out on time for workers
• Assist in setting up of hot deck for Breakfast and Lunch
• Assist in the keeping up of hot foods on the decks during Breakfast and Lunch
• Put leftover food away after breakfast, making sure it is dated and on correct shelves
• Make sure all steam kettles are cleaned and cleanup work stations from lunch before leaving
• Make sure chemicals are filled, cleaned, labeled and organized every day before you leave
• Take your turn in Sabbath duty
• Assist with special functions when needed
• Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
• Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned
 

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

Landscape Supervisor (Housing and Irrigation)

 

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

Patrol Officer - Campus Safety

 

Department/School: Campus Safety

Hours:  Regular Business hours

Pay Rate: Grade 3009, $12.43 - $17.15

Description: 

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:
o Tennessee State unarmed proprietary security officer license
o CPR/AED 
o Basic First Aid
o Defensive physical tactics, including handcuffing methods
o Chemical spray usage and application
o Collapsible baton usage and application
o CLERY and TIBRS reporting
o Legal responsibilities
• Respond to, document, and report on:
o Medical emergencies
o Fire alarms and emergencies
o Crime and criminal investigations
o 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:
o Motorist assists, such as jump starts and air in tires
o Emergency apartment or building access
o 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:
o Receiving and documenting phone calls
o Monitoring radio traffic
o Monitoring doors, closed-circuit cameras, and fire alarm systems
o 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:

EDUCATION: 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 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

 

 

Full-Time Salary

Vice President - Advancement

Department/School: Advancement

Hours: Full time

Pay Rate: Salaried 

Description: 

Provides leadership for all fundraising endeavors. The Vice President seeks to enhance the University’s fundraising programs, and to strengthen relationships with those who can have the greatest philanthropic impact. He/She works closely with all the officers of the University but has a particular responsibility to coordinate his/her efforts with those of the President.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manages a program which provides continued growth in capital, endowment, and current giving campaigns.

• Seeks to develop and enhance strong relationships with major donors using a system which moves donor contact to the next level. Tracks and plans steps to build relationships which result in greater giving.

• Seeks to strengthen relationships from a wide range of potential donors including individuals, corporations, foundations and other sources.

• Monitors the procedures for the acknowledgement of gifts and ensures that gifts are recorded in a timely and appropriate manner.

• Builds volunteers involvement and leadership in fundraising and alumni efforts.

• Manages programs which motivate the University family to give and seek charitable gifts.

• Builds on a program which is designed to move donors from initial annual gifts to a lifetime of giving to the University through capital and planned gifts.

• Sets appropriate goals and establishes the procedures and methods necessary to meet those goals.

• Ensures that the alumni program strengthens relationships with all alumni groups and that it encourages involvement and philanthropic support.

• Establishes and monitors fundraising policy and the appropriate use of gift funds.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Advanced degree preferred. Must have proven experience in fundraising and in administering a multifaceted fund raising program including capital campaigns. Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and be able to read, write and speak English fluently.

Typical Physical Demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Must be able to travel. Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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, application*, and cover letter 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: hr@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

Program Administrator and Instructor - Global Community Development

Department/School: Global Community Development

Hours: Full time

Pay Rate: Grade 1330 $38,237 - $51,332

Description: This position requires experience in working in a global context engaging communities in the mission of transformational development. The Program Administrator and Instructor is a key member on the GCD team providing leadership and oversight for global initiatives. A large part of the job will involve networking with NGO’s and other corporate agencies to develop partnerships for student recruitment. Student mentoring capacity, marketing skills and excellent team collaboration skills are required. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have development practice experience; graduate teaching experience and flexibility to travel.

Duties:
• Promote program growth by working closely with the GCD leadership team and other stakeholders to identify and develop additional strategic growth opportunities.
• Maintain positive relationships with all key stakeholders 
• Develop potential partnerships with organizations that build opportunities for increasing enrollment and mutually beneficial services
• Identify and negotiate suitable field training site facilities that ensure adequate safety and well-being for students and faculty
• Provide academic and research support for graduate students
• Manage and monitor the GCD budget 
• Teach graduate courses as opportunity allows
• Support administrative and university functions for international aspects of the program in collaboration with key GCD team members.
• Organize program outreach events and identify emergent opportunities.

• Aggregate and regularly update overall program assessment and improvement data.
• Support the GCD program by performing any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Doctoral degree preferred.

Qualifications: The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Must work well in a participatory team environment.

Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse educational, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational and leadership skills.

Must be able to exercise discretion and good judgment.

Preferred Experience: 


• Minimum of 5 years related experience working in a global context engaging communities in the mission of transformational development


• Strong relational abilities


• Participatory leadership skills


• Strong organizational abilities 


• Ability to multi-task


• Technical writing and report drafting


Preferred Technology Experience: • Social media
• Microsoft Office
• SharePoint
• Web site development a plus

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

 

Student Finance Counselor

 

 

Department/School: Enrollment Management/Student Finance

Hours: Full time

Pay Rate: Grade 1330 $38,237 - $51,332

Description: The Student Finance Counselor counsels  students and families regarding financial arrangements, packaging of aid, and collecting of student accounts.

Duties:  

Uses professional judgment to counsel prospective students and current students, as well as their families, regarding financial arrangements, payment and aid options, and debt management.

Represents the university to prospective students and families during campus visits and when traveling to academies and churches for financial aid nights and general recruiting.

Interprets and implements the policies of Southern Adventist University, the U.S. Department of Education, and state and local agencies in the awarding, packaging, and processing of financial aid.

Monitors and collects current and non-current student accounts and counsel with families regarding billing procedures and problems.

Supports the customer-service, student-centered focus of Enrollment Services while maintaining the financial viability of the university.

Manages student help and updates “best practice” knowledge and skills at professional conferences.

Performs special assignments as requested by director.

Qualifications: 

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in business, marketing, or counseling.

Experience:    A minimum of two years experience in marketing, enrollment services, financial aid, student services, counseling, or loan and collections management. Computer skills required

Must demonstrate track record of effective interpersonal communication and/or counseling skills; be able to multitask complex situations and work collaboratively toward win-win solutions; demonstrate sound judgment; be able to balance human need against policies; and be technologically savvy.  The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.

Typical Physical Demands:  Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require

lifting up to 25 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.

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