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Teaching Faculty

Teaching Faculty - School of Social Work

Department/School: School of Social Work

Hours: Full time

Pay Rate: Based on experience

Description: 

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses with a focus on generalist social work practice.
  • Advise graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Participate in service to the university, community and the social work profession.

Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctorate degree in social work or related field.
  • Master’s in Social Work with at least 2 years of post masters practice experience.
  • Experience with and commitment to e-learning.
  • Commitment to the integration of faith and social work practice.
  • Teaching 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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three references to:

Kristie Wilder, School of Social Work 
Southern Adventist University 
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Contact Email: kwilder@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2206

Associate Director - Online Learning & Academic Technology

Department/School: Online Learning and Academic Technology

Hours: Full time, because online education is year-round, this is a 12-month position. 

Pay Rate: Based on experience and education.

Description: 

The Associate Director will manage the operational aspects of the department to ensure quality, efficiencies, and effectiveness. This campus leader will liaison with academic and support departments on campus in the design and implementation of online courses and programs. The Associate Director will assist the Director in new initiative planning, coordination and implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides day-to-day management of all online campus courses and programs;
  • Oversees the support and function of the e-class learning management system;
  • Collaborates with deans on course development for existing and new online courses and programs;
  • Directs the development of online courses adhering to sound online pedagogy, design consistency, and appropriate use of online technologies;
  • Coordinates production of course materials and suggest improvements to faculty to maintain the academic integrity of online courses and programs;
  • In collaboration with the Director, directs and schedules the design team to ensure that all elements are in place for each course under development;
  • Directs the development, updating, and implementation of policies, procedures, and standards related to distance education and academic technology integration;
  • Coordinates with all campus entities to schedule online course offerings and assures proper listing in class schedule (includes obtaining approvals from department chairs; Admissions and Records, Library, etc);
  • Plans, conducts, and coordinates training for faculty in developing an understanding of technology-rich instructional approaches and best practices for distance education;
  • Works with the Director to develop and implement a campus-wide long range plan for distance education and classroom technology integration;
  • Works directly with Information Systems personnel to manage the digital infrastructure and resources related to distance learning and academic technologies;
  • Ensures that national accreditation policies or procedures are being followed in regard to all aspects of online learning, including but not limited to: exam security, student access, student services, (advisement, library, etc.) financial aid availability, etc.;
  • Directs the work of staff assigned to the department;
  • Coordinates with the Director to recommend changes, as needed, to the online campus staff.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in related field required, doctorate preferred. Experience in distance education, curriculum development and mapping, and project management are expected. Experience managing technology teams, facilitating and coordinating technology integration and training in a higher education system highly desirable. Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal, written and oral communications including training and presentation skills.

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, 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, be an SDA church member in good and regular standing.

To Apply: Please send or email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and at least three references to:

Southern Adventist University 
P.O. Box 370
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

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 - 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

Southern Adventist University invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Counselor Education with a specialty in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling in the School of Education and Psychology, effective August 1, 2015.

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 OR earned doctoral degree in clinical/counseling psychology from an APA-accredited program and have been employed as full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.

  • 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

Produce Associate (Part time) - Village Market

Department/School: Village Market

Hours: Regular business hours - Part time. 

Pay Rate: Grade 3003, $7.86 - $12.58

Description: 

To maintain and operate the Produce Department in an efficient manner within company policy; to ensure that the work shift contributes to the financial best interests 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. Observe all store rules and university policies;
  2. Maintain a neat, well groomed personal appearance at all times using store dress code and grooming standards;
  3. Observe shift operating hours at all times as scheduled or assigned by the department manager;
  4. Comply with all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations;
  5. Comply with all state, county and local weights and measures laws and labeling requirements;
  6. Adhere to merchandising plan and goals established for the department;
  7. Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and stocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
  8. Take products to preparation or storage area including refrigerated and frozen storage areas;
  9. Keep manager or other designated personnel aware of low inventory conditions or spoilage problems;
  10. Handle damaged and spoiled products according to store policy and assist on controlling the level of damaged and spoiled product;
  11. Comply with all safety policies and procedures; 
  12. Wait on customers including slicing, cutting, weighing, packaging and pricing merchandise;
  13. Assist in the preparation of food products;
  14. Assist in training associates when assigned;                    
  15. Maintain good communications with superiors and subordinates throughout the store;
  16. Control excessive use of utilities and water and observe sound conservation practices;
  17. Perform other duties and assignments as directed;
  18. Ensure favorable department image to customers by maintaining a clean, attractive and friendly department;
  19. Greet all customers and provide them with prompt and courteous service or assistance.

B.     Bookkeeping

  1. Use correct pricing as determined by department manager; ensure that all merchandise is properly dated;
  2. Maintain and submit all required records and reports including tracking and spoilage sheets.

C.    Merchandising

  1. Maintain and promote items including new items and weekly specials;
  2. Keep refrigerated coolers, store shelves and other displays full stocked and faced at all times according to tag allocation, product movement or departmental standards;
  3. Display merchandise in an attractive, appealing, neat and colorful manner;
  4. Keep perishable merchandise rotated in accordance with departmental policy and product code dates and pull all out all out-of-date merchandise;
  5. Maintain a procedure for making regularly scheduled inspections of display racks and refrigerated cases to ensure product freshness and visual appeal; cull damaged or marginal products from racks and display cases hourly or more frequently as required;
  6. Follow approved procedures for receiving product, price marking and restocking to ensure quality protection, accuracy and product rotation;
  7. Keep manager or other designated personnel aware of low inventory conditions or spoilage problems.

D.    Maintenance

  1. Maintain general housekeeping and sanitation standards in compliance with store policy and state and local health regulations on a regular, ongoing basis,
  2. Assist in keeping all food preparation, display and storage areas clean, clear and in good order;
  3. Respond promptly to emergencies or potential safety hazards;
  4. Check refrigeration equipment for proper performance a minimum of one time per shift; use and maintain equipment in good working order;
  5. Immediately advise department manager of any maintenance or equipment problems.

E.     Security

  1. Take action to control shrinkage and pilferage losses; observe security standards by staying alert and being aware of customer and employee actions and behavior; report to department manager or store manager any abnormal behavior;
  2. Protect store assets at all times.

F.     Personnel

  1. Assist in training associates when requested or directed to do so;
  2. Maintain good communications in the department and throughout the organization;

Notify department manager of personnel situations or policy violations having as adverse effect on store operating performance or of situations requiring disciplinary action or that may potentially require such action.

Requirements and Conditions (Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all of the duties described in the proceeding in an efficient and competent manner. 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. High school education is preferred but not required.

Mathematical Skills:

  1. Must be able to perform arithmetical calculations at the eight-grade level in order to handle basic transactions and measuring and weighing procedures.

Language Skills:

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 of assistance, to answer telephones, and to be able to communicate effectively with department employees, the store’s co-workers and customers.

  1. Ability to read, write, analyze, interpret and understand the English language with sufficient proficiency in order to read and understand:
    1. Instructions for operating electronic equipment and tools including a computer
    2. Company handbooks, policies and procedures and
    3. Other written job-related documents including postings on store bulletin boards.

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 all products carried in the department;
  2. Be able to handle special request from customers accurately;
  3. 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 at the store.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands 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; sit; and use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls;
  2. The employee must frequently walk, talk or hear and reach with hands and arms, occasionally; the employee must crouch or kneel.
  3. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at least once per shift carrying bulk food products, concentrated product canisters, trash containers, and frequently exert of lift negligible (less that 25 pounds) amounts of weight.
  4. Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision and the ability to adjust focus including having sufficient visual acuity to check and verify invoices and other written documents;
  5. Be able to climb a ladder to retrieve items from overhead storage racks and elevated storage areas;
  6. 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;
  7. Have sufficient physical mobility or agility to be able to respond quickly to fire or other emergencies such as cleanup requests (due to accidental spills or breakage of glass or plastic containers having liquid contents), employee or customer accidents, etc.;
  8. Be able to stock coolers and shelves and endure working under temperature extremes in refrigerated storage areas up to 20 minutes at a time;
  9. Be able to work with fresh fruits, vegetables and other agents without negative allergic consequences;
  10. Be able to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and chemical fumes from common commercial cleaning agents such as bleach and cleaners during routine housekeeping duties;
  11. Have sufficient memory retention skills to memorize daily menu items and specials, customer orders, etc.

Work Environment

The work environment conditions described below are representative of the ones 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 low temperatures in refrigerated and frozen storage areas;
  2. Typically the noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Special Requirement:

Must have a strongly expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be 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

Accreditation Coordinator (Part time) - School of Social Work

Department/School: School of Social Work

Hours: Regular business hours - Part time. (thru December 31, 2015)

Pay Rate: Grade 3012, $13.99 - $18.80

Description: 

Responsible for data collection, analysis and the preparation of reports in preparation for, and meeting accreditation requirements. This individual is also responsible for ensuring the accuracy and clarity of accreditation reports.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Meet periodically with the Interim Dean (or Dean when necessary) and MSW program director regarding matters pertaining to the accreditation process.
  2. Understand thoroughly The Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE’s) accreditation standards/requirements.
  3. Manage all CSWE accreditation documentation and assist the faculty in developing processes, matrices, and procedures as needed.
  4. Assist in the development of databases for field, alumni, and capstone assessments that ensure data integrity.
  5. Enter data collected from all assessments in the corresponding databases.
  6. Aggregate/disaggregate data collected for this accreditation period, prepare reports, and disseminate appropriately.
  7. Provide curriculum vitae and syllabus-formatting support to faculty.
  8. Serve as editor of all accreditation documentation to ensure CSWE guidelines are met.
  9. Serve as accreditation committee member, and attend MSW program meetings as may be necessary.

Qualifications:

  1. Administrative skills
  2. Proficient oral and written communication skills
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel
  4. Great attention to details and meeting deadlines
  5. Must practice confidentiality of information at all times.

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, be 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

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

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

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

 

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