Faculty and Staff Openings

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Patrol Officer - Campus Safety

Department/School: Campus Safety

Pay Rate:  Grade 3009, $12.83 - $17.70

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: 

  • 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 request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279 

Special Meetings Coordinator (Part time) - Advancement

Department/School: Advancement

Pay Rate:  Grade 3010, $13.64 - $18.51

Hours: Part time, 10 hours per week

Description:  The Special Meetings Coordinator will answer inquiries from internal or external persons or organizations wishing to use university facilities. The Special Meetings Coordinator will monitor and answer inquiries that come via phone, mail, or email and seek approval from administration to approve or decline requests for use of university facilities. For those events or programs that are approved, the Coordinator will establish a point person and coordinate all parties who are in charge of an area that is involved. The Coordinator will see that invoices are created and seek settlement of charges.  The position is for 10 hours per week.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer inquiries about use of university facilities that come from external or internal sources.  Follow policy about types of events the university does not wish to host, and quickly notify those who are making requests that we are unable to assist. Serve as the point of contact for all inquiries about special meetings at university facilities.
  • Seek administrative approval for all events or programs using university facilities. This excludes the use of facilities for normal academic activities.
  • With events or facility use that is approved, serve as the coordinator to produce a “run sheet” to assure that all departments and building coordinators are aware and in agreement to take responsibility for their area.  Distribute to all affected parties.
  • Serve as the coordinator of all volunteers and staff in regard to special meetings, to be sure that all parties know their responsibilities related to use of university facilities.  Keep a list of all events on campus with the identification of a primary contact/responsible person, and distribute across campus as appropriate. The primary contact and responsible person for each special event must be a university employee
  • Work with the Lights Volunteers department so that all volunteers involved are managed through that department
  • Create invoices related to facility use, and see that they are sent in a timely matter.  Assist with settlement of any charges if needed. However, some invoices will be sent directly from the affected departments, such as housing and catering, and the Coordinator’s job in such cases will be to verify that this has been done and payment was received.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.
  • Assist with larger, regular meetings if time allows, such as board meetings, Homecoming or graduations, though the Coordinator is not the primary staff member responsible for such events

Special Requirements:  Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be an Adventist church member in good and regular standing. 

Qualifications:   Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Strong work ethic and ability to work independently; self-motivated. Good customer service skills and the ability to be pleasant even with those who may be unhappy.  Ability to make visitors feel welcome.

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.  Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under normal office/university conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted and ventilated.

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 request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

Breakfast Supervisor - Deli Department

Department/School: Food Services/Deli

Pay Rate:  Grade 3009, $12.83 - $17.70

Hours: 6 - 2pm, some Sundays

Description: Be a working supervisor, working one on one with training students. Be responsible for operations of  hot deck for Breakfast & Lunch,” Meals to Go” program, Sandwich case, Grab & Go case. Customer service is # 1 priority.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be aware of your student employees attendance and performance (the ones you supervise).
  • Assist in the training of student workers
  • Notify the Deli Manager of situations, problems or suggestions that would improve the program
  • Understand and practice proper methods of preparation for each item on menu
  • Understand, maintain, and practice good sanitation and cleaning procedures at all times.
    • Practice safe food handling
    • Keep the kitchen as clean and neat as possible during the day
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Be responsible for the hot serving decks at breakfast and lunch:
    • the setting up of decks
    • the servers during breakfast and lunch
    • take down breakfast /  lunch hot bar at proper time
    • the inspection of decks after each meal
  • Check temperatures before serving-hot foods should be 160 degrees and maintained above 140 degrees at all times.
  • Inventory Grab & Go display case – refill as needed
  • Keep sandwich case stocked / making sure ‘rotation’ is done
  • Receive orders and package food for “Meals to go “ program
  • Turn “Meals to Go” order papers in to Manager at the end of each week
  • Put leftover food away after breakfast / lunch, making sure it is dated and on correct shelves
  • Work one on one with students-training them in proper methods of work
  • Be responsible to keep the laundry going
  • Oversee the dishwashing
  • Cover For Evening supervisor when she takes her break
  • Keep sink area clean and straighten daily
  • Clean up all work your stations before leaving
  • Rotate work on Sundays, per monthly schedule
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

Special Requirements:  An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

Education and Experience:  A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in Food Service. Supervision and management experience. 

Qualifications:  Ability to communicate effectively. A self starter who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills and has the ability to motivate others to do the same.  Approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others.  Able to have a good rapport with employees, especially students.

Skills and Aptitudes:   Have a working knowledge of food service operations. Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees and students with a team spirit. Have safety-consciousness and promote within work force.

Typical Physical Demands:   Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. (If over 40 pounds please ask for help) Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate food service equipment such as food slicers, chopping bowls, mixers, etc. Requires normal range of motion, hearing, and vision.

Working Conditions:   Essential task are performed under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted and ventilate.

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 request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

Dessert/Bakery Supervisor (Part time) - Deli Department

Department/School: Food Services/Deli

Pay Rate:  Grade 3008, $12.68 - $17.53

Hours: 8-1am Monday thru Friday (could vary)

Description:  Be a working supervisor, working one on one training students. Lead out and direct Bakery/Dessert student helpers, utilizing them for preparation and repack of all bakery/dessert items for display and special orders. Be creative in marketing strategies to promote sales for the Deli.

General Duties:

  • Be aware of your student employees attendance and performance (the ones you supervise).
  • Notify the Deli Manager 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 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 bakery as clean and neat as possible during the day
    • Maintain a clean and sanitary work environment - being prepared for Health Department at all times
  • Cut, slice, and package grab and go desserts
  • Make Parfaits
  • Bake various items and package
  • Stock all bakery items on display shelves and in display refrigerators
  • Make out various food orders for vendors for Bakery
  • Work with Deli Manager to cost and price all bakery items
  • Clean and straighten Bakery cooler and freezer daily-making sure everything is in it’s correct place
  • Clean ovens etc. during slow times- like student breaks
  • Maintain a Christian atmosphere in your area by precept and example.
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

Special Requirements:  An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

Education and Experience:  A minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in Food Service. Supervision and management experience. 

Qualifications:  Ability to communicate effectively. A self starter who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills and has the ability to motivate others to do the same. Approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others. Able to have a good rapport with employees, especially students.

Skills and Aptitudes:   Have a working knowledge of food service operations. Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees and students with a team spirit. Have safety-consciousness and promote within work force.

Typical Physical Demands:   Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. (If over 40 pounds please ask for help) Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate food service equipment such as food slicers, chopping bowls, mixers, etc. Requires normal range of motion, hearing, and vision.

Working Conditions:   Essential task are performed under normal office/school conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is well lighted and ventilated.

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 request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

Assistant Housekeeper (Part time) - Thatcher Hall

Department/School: Thatcher & Thatcher South Halls

Pay Rate:  Grade 3005, $9.75 - $14.62

Hours: Part time

Description: The assistant housekeeper supervises the activities of approximately 20 student workers in the Housekeeping Department of Thatcher and Thatcher South.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the hiring and training of student workers
  • Supervises students workers
  • Answer phones, manage emails and assess issues that arise
  • Assist in keeping track of inventory, order supplies and insure janitor closets are stocked
  • Clean dean’s offices
  • Manage storage cages for Thatcher and Thatcher South
  • Deal with emergencies as they come up, ie when workers are out sick, cleaning up clogged toilets, cleaning flooding basements and hauling overflowing garbage, etc.
  • Manage inventory of dehumidifiers and supervise the rental of them
  • Manage cleaning staff for Southern Village during the summer months
  • Assist and help supervise summer cleaning staff for the dorms as needed
  • Do small repairs
  • Laundry:  i.e. rags and mop heads as well as linens from summer guests at Southern Village and bed packs for the residence hall
  • Assist with decorating Thatcher and Thatcher South for Christmas
  • Must have knowledge and ability to run small equipment such as:  shop vacs, rug shampooers, steamers, floor buffer/stripper, hand drills, etc.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Notifies deans of the need for new items or of those needing replacement, including furnishings.  
  • Perform all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned.  

Special Requirements:  An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

Qualifications:   High school diploma or equivalent. Two to five years supervising employees.   The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.  Be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and must possess good organizational skills.

Typical Physical Demands:  -- Requires climbing stairs, sitting, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds.  -- Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under normal residence hall conditions with little or no noticeable discomfort. Work area is usually well lighted and ventilated.

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 request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

Chef/Cooks Manager - Food Services

Department/School: Food Services/Cafeteria

Pay Rate:  Grade 3011, $13.96 - $18.84

Hours: Full time

Description:  Be a working manager - leading out and directing staff in the Cooks department and International bar staff, along with student workers, 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 Manager 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 staff and students workers in cook’s dept. and International bar their jobs for the day
  • Oversee and help prepare items needed for special functions and make sure they are ready on time
  • Take a break for lunch from 1:30 - 2:00 pm
  • Organize and straighten cooler daily-making sure all food items are on the right shelves and dated
  • After organizing cooler, check leftovers and plan 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 plan 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 staff and student workers in cook’s dept and international bar about time management
  • Instruct cooks dept staff on how to manage student workers with on the job training
  • 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 Manager in establishing standardized recipes
  • Make a monthly days off schedule for all the staff in your department
  • Fill in for your staff workers if one is absent, or make arrangements for that shift to be covered.
  • 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

Education & Experience:  College or trade school education preferred.  A minimum of 5 years experience in Food Service; supervision and management experience.

Qualifications:  Ability to communicate effectively. A self starter who displays neatness, cleanliness, and organizational skills, is essential, and displays the ability to motivate others to do the same. Approachable, friendly, positive attitude, able to encourage others. Able to have a good rapport with employees Bespecially students.

Skills and Aptitudes:   Have a working knowledge of food service operations. Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with employees and students with a team spirit. Have safety-consciousness and promote within work force.

Typical Physical Demands:   Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. (If over 40 pounds please ask for help) Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate food service equipment such as food slicers, chopping bowls, mixers, etc. Requires normal range of motion, hearing, and vision.

Working Conditions:   Essential task 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 request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279

 


Temporary Positions

Social Media Coordinator (9 month Internship) - Enrollment Management

Department/School: Enrollment Management/Admissions

Pay Rate:  $10 per hour, 20 hours per week

Description:  The Social Media Coordinator for Enrollment Management will manage the department’s social media accounts. They will create a strategic plan to develop and leverage content (posts, blogs, videos, photos, etc…) throughout the year to communicate with prospective students and parents.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in creating MailChimp templates for email campaigns and integrating data into CRM platform.
  • Create and manage content for Tumblr page. Writing blogs, planning content with admissions team, and curating relevant posts from outside sources.
  • Manage “Southern Adventist University – Undergraduate Admissions” Facebook Page. They will create and schedule posts with useful and interesting information, create event pages for recruitment events, measure and report on success rates, plan and develop strategies to increase the Page’s audience, and collaborate with others in Admissions on campaigns.
  • Manage the Southern Adventist University Snapchat account and develop a team of students as “storytellers” to capture campus events. Develop policies and strategies to best leverage the platform.
  • Assist the Admissions Counselors in communicating with their prospective students and parents via multimedia.
  • Assist the Admissions teams with events and daily recruitment activities as needed.

Qualifications:  Must have experience and knowledge of corporate social media management, higher education admissions, basic working knowledge of Adobe Suite products, and understands the identity and culture of Southern Adventist University.  Experience in SEO, data analysis, photography, photo editing, and/ or video editing are a plus.

Education:  Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, and/or a similar field.

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 request for one to be emailed to you.

Contact Email: sarahshelburne@southern.edu

Contact Phone: 423.236.2279