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Alaska Christian College is affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church and is part of the Alaska Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church.  ACC’s mission is to provide a Christ-centered and general studies education to primarily Alaska Native youth in a culturally relevant community.  ACC is a non-profit organization and is located on the outskirts of Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula.  Candidates for all positions must be eligible to work in the United States. All positions are open until filled. Click on the “plus” icon on the right to open the description of the open position. Complete job descriptions can be obtained from ACC.

For questions, contact the Human Resource office at HR@alaskacc.edu or call: 907-260-7422 ext. 4043.

Adjunct Faculty

Alaska Christian College
Soldotna, AK

JOB TITLE:    Adjunct Faculty

DEPARTMENT:   Academic

REPORTS TO:    Academic Dean

STATUS:      Part time, Temporary, Non-exempt

PURPOSE:   To provide instruction in specific educational content to students at Alaska Christian College.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Teach class assignments following ACC procedures on syllabi and assessment.
  2. Evaluate and grade students’ class work, assignments, and papers.
  3. Maintain and report grades and embedded assignments in a timely manner.
  4. Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  5. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  6. Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  7. Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  8. Provide instructional and assessment accommodations to those students with documented physical and learning disabilities.
  9. Maintains a clean, safe, and unobstructed workspace.
  10. Participate in other ministry opportunities as agreed upon.
  11. Carries out other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:      None

MINISTRY EXPECTATIONS:

Alaska Christian College esteems our students and co-workers and values each as members of our community of faith.  Students, faculty, staff, visitors, and vendors are all considered to be customers and it is the duty of each employee, regardless of their position, to perform to a high level of customer service.  All employees are encouraged to develop meaningful relationships with students and other staff to promote the mutual growth of deeper whole-life discipleship.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must have a Masters degree in their field.
  2. Must have good communication skills, both verbally and written.
  3. Must have the ability to understand the implications of new information on current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  4. Must be able to select and use training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  5. Must be able to identify the educational needs of their students and develop formal educational or training programs to meet those needs.
  6. Must understand and maintain confidentiality of all information seen or heard.
  7. Must be detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy and skill in all work performed.
  8. Must function well in a cross cultural environment, have a teachable attitude, be willing to be a team player.
  9. Must be able to work independently and show good judgment.
  10. Must be organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
  11. Must be reliable and dependable with regular, timely attendance.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

These duties will be conducted in a classroom environment with limited exposure to hazardous materials.  Must have adequate sight to meet the responsibilities of the job.

DRESS CODE:

Within the office, “business casual” dress is expected.  Jeans are acceptable as long as they are clean and well-kept.  If any questions arise regarding what is appropriate, speak with the supervisor.

Qualified candidates should apply through INDEED.

Cook

Part-time, Regular, Hourly, Non-Exempt

PURPOSE: Involved in the daily operations of the kitchen and dining room throughout the academic year as well as the execution of catering events during the summer break.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Monitor compliance with health, safety and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving.
  2. Prepare food according to established menus and baking.
  3. Monitor portion sized and presentation.
  4. Maintain food and equipment inventories.
  5. Maintains a clean, safe, and unobstructed workspace through general cleaning of the kitchen and dining areas.
  6. Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.
  7. Carries out other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must have or acquire ServSafe certification.
  2. Must possess knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and serving of food.
  3. Must possess knife skills with the ability to prep food quickly and efficiently.
  4. Must possess knowledge of catering operations, garnish and food presentation.
  5. Must have good communication skills, both verbally and written.
  6. Must have the ability to listen to and understand information being presented and be able to follow written instructions.
  7. Detail oriented, with high degree of accuracy and skill in all work performed.
  8. Must have the ability to keep hands and arms steady when necessary and to move quickly.
  9. Must understand and maintain confidentiality of all information seen or heard.
  10. Functions well in a cross-cultural environment, has a teachable attitude, is willing to be a team player.
  11. Must be able to use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  12. Must be able to work independently and show good judgment.

Qualified candidates should apply through INDEED.

Dishwasher / Custodian

Part-time, Regular, Hourly, Non-Exempt

PURPOSE: Involved in the daily operations of the kitchen, dining rooms and conference facility throughout the academic year and is responsible for maintaining the health and safety standards of the commercial kitchen and conference facility.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Operates dish machine to company and manufacture specifications.
  2. Uses proper measurement of detergent and sanitizer in the dish machine according to manufacturer’s specifications.
  3. Wash and restock all dishes, glassware, utensils, pots, pans and other cooking equipment.
  4. Gather, empty and remove all garbage.
  5. Keep dish and storage areas clean and organized
  6. Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming, steam cleaning, or shampooing.
  7. Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
  8. Perform any combination of light housekeeping duties to maintain commercial establishments in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, doing laundry, and cleaning rooms and halls.
  9. Clean, polish, dust furniture, fixtures, windows and mirrors and clean and maintain cooking, serving, and catering equipment according to company and manufacture specifications.
  10. Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  11. Set up, arrange, and remove decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings.
  12. Monitor compliance with health, safety and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving.
  13. Prepare food according to established menus and baking.
  14. Monitor portion sized and presentation.
  15. Maintain food and equipment inventories.
  16. Maintains a clean, safe, and unobstructed workspace through general cleaning of the kitchen and dining areas.
  17. Assists facility in maintaining compliance with the regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  18. Responsible for locking and securing rooms and buildings from entry
  19. Carries out other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must have or acquire ServSafe certification.
  2. Must have good communication skills, both verbally and written, with comprehensive understanding of the English language.
  3. Must have the ability to understand information being presented and be able to follow verbal and written instructions.
  4. Detailed oriented, with high degree of accuracy and skill in all work performed.
  5. Functions well in a cross-cultural environment and willing to be a team player.
  6. Must be able to use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  7. Must be able to work independently and show good judgment, be comfortable working alone, self-motivated and able to complete a task with little or no supervision.
  8. Must be organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
  9. Must be reliable and dependable with regular, timely attendance.

Qualified candidates should apply through INDEED.

Faculty - Assistant Professor, Behavioral Health Chair

JOB TITLE:    Faculty – Assistant Professor, Behavioral Health Chair

DEPARTMENT:   Academic

REPORTS TO:    Vice President for Academic Affairs

STATUS:      Part-time (0.8 FTE), regular, exempt

PURPOSE:    To provide education, instruction, and mentoring in specific educational content to students at Alaska Christian College and oversee Behavioral Health Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serves as Chair of the Behavioral Health curriculum.
  2. Plan, evaluate, and revise course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  3. Present course material in such a way that enables students to achieve a biblical worldview.
  4. Teach course material according to ACC procedures on syllabi and assessment.
  5. Evaluate and grade students’ class work, assignments, examinations, and papers.
  6. Adhere to policies and procedures outlined in the Faculty Handbook.
  7. Maintain and report course-related assessments in a timely manner.
  8. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions and instructional activities.
  9. Provide instructional and assessment accommodations to students with documented physical and learning disabilities.
  10. Provide academic advisement and mentoring to students as assigned.
  11. Maintain a clean, safe, and unobstructed workspace.
  12. Incorporate diversity into the curriculum.
  13. Participate in continuing study and professional development.
  14. Contribute to the growth and development of the student body through service to the college and community.
  15. Serve on academic committees as assigned.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Adjunct faculty, teaching assistants.

MINISTRY EXPECTATIONS:

Alaska Christian College esteems our students and co-workers and values each as members of our community of faith.  Students, faculty, staff, visitors, and vendors are all considered to be customers, and it is the duty of each employee, regardless of their position, to perform to a high level of customer service.  All employees are encouraged to develop meaningful relationships with students and other staff to promote the mutual growth of deeper whole-life discipleship.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have a MA/MS in Behavioral health related field.
  2. Must be a licensed behavioral health clinician or behavioral health professional who will assume responsibilities for course development, evaluation and revision, and the evaluation of students and instructors.
  3. Must have knowledge and be able to articulate of Alaska Native traditions and culture.
  4. Must have knowledge and demonstrated skills or past teaching experiences in all sections in the Behavioral Health Aide matrix at the Level I certification level.
  5. Successful experience in teaching undergraduate students, with a variety of courses.
  6. Demonstrated good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  7. Ability to incorporate new information on current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  8. Ability to identify the educational needs of the students and develop formal educational or training programs to meet those needs.
  9. Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and community practitioners from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  10. Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality of all information seen or heard.
  11. Must be detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy and skill in all work performed.
  12. Must be able to function well in a cross-cultural environment, show a learning attitude, and willingness to be a team player.
  13. Must be able to work independently and show good judgment.
  14. Must be organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
  15. Must be reliable and dependable with regular, timely attendance.
  16. Must have adequate physical capabilities to meet the responsibilities of the job.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Successful experience and commitment to ministry with Native Alaskan students.
  2. Have lived or worked in an Alaskan village for more than two years.
  3. Should be an individual with a combination of education, research, work, and/ or life experience, which are relevant to providing leadership in a BHA training center program, including an orientation to Alaska Native culture and traditions and be familiar with the CHA Program.
  4. May or may not participate directly in the training, but must be familiar with and have approved the curriculum being taught.
  5. Should have a background in health and education and be able to administrate, serve in a statewide liaison role, uphold the mission of the statewide program, and provide program direction, development, and leadership.
  6. Have connections or can make connections with Elders for guest speaking and lecturing within the program
  7. Knowledge of multicultural teaching practice and experience with diverse populations.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

These duties will be conducted in a classroom environment with limited exposure to hazardous materials.

DRESS CODE:

Within the office, “business casual” dress is expected.  Jeans are acceptable as long as they are clean and well-kept.  If any questions arise regarding what is appropriate, speak with the faculty supervisor.

STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING:

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by the person assigned to this position and does not state or imply that it is all inclusive.  Other duties and responsibilities may be added with consideration of the job requirements and skills needed and can be changed verbally or in writing at the discretion of the jobs immediate supervisor.

Qualified candidates should apply through INDEED.

Food Service Manager

Alaska Christian College

Soldotna, AK

JOB TITLE:    Food Service Manager

DEPARTMENT:  Operations

REPORTS TO:  Vice President for Operations

STATUS:   Part time, Regular, Non-Exempt

PURPOSE:  Responsible for the daily operations of the Food Services Department including the Kitchen and Dining Room providing professional leadership and direction.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Plan all menus and have the ability to create recipes appropriate for a variety of dining.
  2. Purchase food and supplies within assigned budgets and according to established menus.
  3. Receive food and beverage deliveries, checking contents to verify quantity and quality.
  4. Coordinate booking of the Conference Center and catering events and update brochures.
  5. Maintain areas in a clean, safe, organized, and unobstructed way to comply with all safety, sanitation, fire codes and guidelines, coordinating responsibilities with dietary, maintenance and custodial staff.
  6. Directs the kitchen staff in the absence of the Lead Cook.
  7. Provide an annual budget proposal to the Vice President of Operations and track income and expenses monthly.
  8. Maintain departmental accounting including food receipts, invoices, budgeting, meal tallies and all other information as requested or required. This will include assessment reports for accreditation purposes.
  9. Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality or service.
  10. Interview and hire, schedule staff hours, assign duties, and coordinate assignments of cooking personnel. Review and approve time cards.
  11. Maintains a positive, wholesome and nutritional dining and work environment.
  12. Will attend all appropriate staff and faculty meetings as needed.
  13. Develop and maintains standard operation procedures (SOP) manual for this position.
  14. Carries out other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:   Cooks, Prep Staff, Dishwasher/Custodians, Catering Staff, student workers and volunteers.

MINISTRY EXPECTATIONS:

Alaska Christian College esteems our students and co-workers and values each as members of our community of faith.  Students, faculty, staff, visitors, and vendors are all considered to be customers and it is the duty of each employee, regardless of their position, to perform to a high level of customer service.  All employees are encouraged to develop meaningful relationships with students and other staff to promote the mutual growth of deeper whole-life discipleship.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Must have certificates related to administration and food service or be able to attain a Certified Food Protection Manager certification within 90 days of employment.
  2. Must have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, and production methods.
  3. Must possess knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and serving of food.
  4. Must be able to lead a food service team.
  5. Must have good communication skills, both verbally and written.
  6. Detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy and skill in all work performed.
  7. Functions well in a cross cultural environment, has a teachable attitude, is willing to be a team player.
  8. Must be able to work independently and show good judgment.
  9. Must be organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
  10. Must be reliable and dependable with regular, timely attendance.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

These duties will be primarily conducted in a busy kitchen environment and requires working with cooking equipment and utensils.  Some time will be spent in an office to maintain required records.  There may be limited exposure to hazardous materials.  Majority of the shift will be spent standing and walking.  This person must have adequate sight to meet the responsibilities of the job, 20/20 vision with correction.  They must be able to hear with 100% accuracy with correction.  Must be able to lift 35 pounds on an occasional basis and walk stairs on a daily basis.  Travel may be required and work undertaken in different locations.

DRESS CODE:

Professional chef attire is required.  Jeans are acceptable as long as they are clean and well-kept.  Black pants are required during catering events.  Supportive, closed-toe shoes are required.  Black shoes are required during catering events.  Socks/stockings/nylons required; no bare legs or feet allowed.  Hair must be neat, pulled back and secured away from the face in order that it does not fall forward at any time.  A hairnet or hat is required during food preparation and serving.  Facial hair must be trimmed and well groomed.  Fingernails must be trimmed and well groomed.  Piercings:  no more than one earring per ear.  No other visible piercings are allowed.  Tatoos:  no visible tattoos allowed.  All other jewelry to be kept to a bare minimum.

STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING:

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by the person assigned to this position and does not state or imply that it is all inclusive.  Other duties and responsibilities may be added with consideration of the job requirements and skills needed and can be changed verbally or in writing at the discretion of the jobs immediate supervisor.

 

Qualified candidates should apply through INDEED.

Resident Supervisor - Male and Female

Part-time, Temporary (academic year), Hourly, Non-Exempt

PURPOSE: The Resident Supervisor position at Alaska Christian College advises and serves the on-campus student body while living in community with the students; disciplines and counsels students when necessary in conjunction with the Director of Student Services; meets transportation needs and provides social/recreational opportunities for students in a Christian atmosphere; supervises Student Resident Assistants and may assist in the supervision of students enrolled in the student worker program. The RS is a support to the ACC student and staff community and provides mentorship, support, and guidance for the well-being of the campus community. Housing and Meals are provided in this job.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Advises and serves the on-campus student body while living in community with the students.
  2. Enforce rules and regulations.
  3. Be available to students when on duty.
  4. Mediate interpersonal problems between residents.
  5. Disciplines and counsels students when necessary in conjunction with the Director of Student Services.
  6. Leads Bible studies or mentor groups where applicable.
  7. Provides social/recreational opportunities for students in a Christian atmosphere.
  8. Provides transportation needs for the students.
  9. Makes regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.
  10. Participates and assists in implementation of ministry trips and student leaders.
  11. Develop standard operation procedures (SOP) manual for the RS position.
  12. Serves in other areas where the RS desires growth and experience with the approval of the Director of Student Services depending on the type of experience desired.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Completion of a Bachelors degree is preferred.
2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
3. Must have knowledge of human behavior, learning and motivation.
4. Must have an understanding of group behavior and dynamics.
5. Knowledge and experience in handling crisis interventions.
6. Experience serving and mentoring young adults.
7. Good knowledge of RS position and ability to make decisions affecting others.
8. Cultural sensitivity and cultural awareness as well as a teachable spirit.
9. Good team-building and team-managing skills.
10. Ability to keep a positive attitude with students and staff alike despite circumstances.
11. Must understand and maintain confidentiality of all information acquired during the performance of their duties.
12. Must be able to work independently and show good judgment.
13. Needs to be organized and show good time management skills.
14. Must be reliable and dependable with regular, timely attendance.
15. Able to meet the demands of an extraordinary schedule
16. Must be able to maintain emotional health and create self-care plans
17. Must be willing to take time for positive reflection and self-care activates on and off campus.
18. Must have a valid driver’s license.
19. Must have a clean driving record.

Qualified candidates should apply through INDEED.

Tutor

Part-time, Regular, Hourly, Non-Exempt

PURPOSE: Provide individual and small group tutoring to students in the Academic Success Center. Assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Other assistance might include reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems. Tutoring is a supplement to teaching. Tutors are not expected to know everything about the subject for which they tutor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide both scheduled and walk-up tutorial services.
  2. Oversee and create/provide materials for learning communities and/or reading circles as needed.
  3. Keep accurate records of tutorial sessions, reading circles, and learning communities.
  4. Maintain integrity in student work and tutorial session.
  5. Provide feedback on Student Success Center usage to Student Success Center Manager.
  6. Attend tutor training as provided through the Academic area.
  7. With permission of the student, notify Student Success Center Manager and/or the Vice President for Academic Affairs when student concerns in subjects may necessitate a status change for the course.
  8. Works with other tutoring staff and ACC volunteers to coordinate services for students.
  9. Create/maintain motivating environment for learning.
  10. Create activities for mid-term and finals weeks.
  11. Serve as a mentor to one or more students (optional)
  12. At the Student Success Center Manager’s discretion may serve as an ALP advisor to one or more student.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Demonstrate academic excellence.
  3. Understand tutoring practice.
  4. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  5. Must understand and maintain confidentiality of all information seen or heard.
  6. Must be able to work independently and show good judgment.
  7. Needs to be organized and show good time management skills.
  8. Must have a working knowledge of Windows Office and have good data entry skills.
  9. Must be reliable and dependable with regular, timely attendance.

Qualified candidates should apply through INDEED.