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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.

PLEASE NOTE: ACC is a religious organization; all employees are required to sign a document agreeing with the Evangelical Statement of Faith and Affirmations.  The Covenant Affirmations can be found here: Covenant Affirmations

To be considered for a position, qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement of faith through Indeed.com.

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

Admissions Counselor

Alaska Christian College
Soldotna, AK

JOB TITLE:  Admissions Counselor
DEPARTMENT:   Enrollment
REPORTS TO:  Director of Enrollment & Financial Aid
STATUS:  Part time (approx. 32 hrs per week) Exempt, Regular, Non-benefited

PURPOSE:  Responsible for the recruitment of potential students across Alaska by developing meaningful relationships in order to recruit them to Alaska Christian College.  Provides support services to the Director of Enrollment & Financial Aid.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Promotes ACC to prospective applicants; including, but not limited to traveling around the state to give presentations, meeting with students one-on-one, and manning informational tables at a regional high schools, college fairs, camps, retreats, etc.
  2. Builds, renews, and establishes relationships and connections while traveling in the state of Alaska.
  3. Has extensive knowledge about all of ACC’s programs and is able to communicate that information to a broad audience.
  4. Communicates with people outside the organization, representing the College to students, leaders, church bodies, and schools. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. Responsible for following up all leads and helping them through admissions process.
  5. Participate in student recruitment, selection, and admission, making admission recommendations to the Director of Enrollment & Financial Aid and Director of Admissions when required to do so.
  6. Remains in communication with the Director of Enrollment& Financial Aid during and after trips for de-briefing and evaluation of the trip.
  7. Provide assistance in conducting orientation programs.
  8. Leads tours of ACC properties.
  9. Performs necessary administrative duties connected to admitting students.

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. Associates degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Alaska Christian College graduate preferred.
  2. One year of relevant experience; experience in Higher Education admissions/recruiting preferred.
  3. Demonstrated experience working with high school and college age students; experience with Alaska Native students preferred.
  4. Must be able to prove to prospective students that one of ACC’s programs is a good fit for their future.
  5. Must have knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal influences, ethnicity, and cultural histories and origins.
  6. Must have good communication skills, both verbally and written.
  7. Must understand and maintain confidentiality of all information seen or heard.
  8. Must be able to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
  9. Detail oriented, with a high degree of accuracy and skill in all work performed.
  10. Functions well in a cross cultural environment, has a teachable attitude, is willing to be a team player, must be adaptable, open to change and considerable variety in the workplace.
  11. Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  12. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe and campus specific software.
  13. Must be organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
  14. Able to meet the demands of an extraordinary travel schedule.
  15. Must be willing to agree to and sign statement of Evangelical Covenant Affirmations
  16. Must be able to pass a background check.PLEASE NOTE: ACC is a religious organization; to be considered for an interview, candidates should submit a short statement of faith along with their application materials and once hired, employees are required to sign a document agreeing with the Evangelical Statement of Faith and Affirmations. The Covenant Affirmations can be found here: Covenant Affirmations

WORKING CONDITIONS:
These duties will be conducted in an office environment with limited exposure to hazardous materials except when traveling.  Majority of on-site shift will be spent seated and working on a computer.  Extensive travel across the state is a requirement.  Must have adequate sight to meet the responsibilities of the job.  Must be able to lift 40 pounds on an occasional basis.

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.

BENEFITS OFFERED:
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Employer Paid Retirement Contributions
Discounted Tuition
Optional AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement of faith through INDEED.

Prep Cook

Part-time, Regular, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Non-benefited

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 work-space through general cleaning of the kitchen and dining areas.
  6. 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 or acquire ServSafe certification/ food handlers’ card.
  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.
  13. Must be adaptable, with the ability to maintain composure in difficult situations.
  14. Must be organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
  15. Must be reliable and dependable with regular, timely attendance.
  16. Must be willing to agree to and sign statement of Evangelical Covenant Affirmations

PLEASE NOTE: 
ACC is a religious organization; to be considered for an interview, candidates should submit a short statement of faith along with their application materials and once hired, employees are required to sign a document agreeing with the Evangelical Statement of Faith and Affirmations.  The Covenant Affirmations can be found here:  Covenant Affirmations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
These duties will be conducted in a food service environment i.e.: a commercial kitchen and dining room.  The job requires frequent contact with co-workers, vendors, and the public.  It requires long hours standing on concrete and considerable use of arms and legs and moving the body in lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.  This position must be able to lift 40 pounds on an occasional basis.  Must be able to make precisely coordinated movements with the hands to grasp, manipulate, and utilize various kitchen tools: broilers, knives, kitchen shears, deep fryers, food slicers, stoves, ranges, dish washing & sanitizing equipment.   There may be some exposure to hazardous materials.  This position must have adequate sight to meet the responsibilities of the job.

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.  Jewelry to be kept to a bare minimum.

BENEFITS OFFERED:
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Employer Paid Retirement Contributions
Discounted Tuition
Optional AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement of faith through INDEED.com.

Dishwasher / Custodian

Part-time, Regular, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Non-Benefited

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 work-space 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.
  10. Must be willing to agree to and sign statement of Evangelical Covenant Affirmations
    PLEASE NOTE:  ACC is a religious organization; to be considered for an interview, candidates should submit a short statement of faith along with their application materials and once hired, employees are required to sign a document agreeing with the Evangelical Statement of Faith and Affirmations.  The Covenant Affirmations can be found here:  Covenant Affirmations

BENEFITS OFFERED:
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Discounted Tuition
AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement of faith through INDEED.com.

Food Service Manager

Part time, Regular, Non-Exempt, Non-benefited

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.
  11. Must be willing to agree to and sign statement of Evangelical Covenant Affirmations

PLEASE NOTE:
ACC is a religious organization; to be considered for an interview, candidates should submit a short statement of faith along with their application materials and once hired, employees are required to sign a document agreeing with the Evangelical Statement of Faith and Affirmations. The Covenant Affirmations can be found here: https://covchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2011/02/2-Covenant-Affirmations.pdf

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. All  jewelry to be kept to a bare minimum.

 

Registrar

Part-time, Regular, Non-Exempt, Non-benefited

PURPOSE: 
To provide leadership and oversight for activities and systems related to academic records, student registration, graduation eligibility and to work closely with administration, faculty, staff, and students. Serves on key committees.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop and supervise registration, drop/add, declaration of pass/fail and audit, and maintenance of all registration programs in cooperation with admissions and the business office.
  2. Develops and implements academic policies regarding student records.
  3. Manages the student record database, distributes all formal academic information and records, and ensures the security and integrity of academic records.
  4. Works with the Vice President for Academic Affairs to certify candidate eligibility for graduation and provides degree audits to advisors and students.
  5. Prepares semester schedules and classroom assignments.
  6. Certify students for graduation, honors, and class standing.
  7. Approve and process requests for diplomas received after the graduation date (when student bills are paid).
  8. Understand and enforce FERPA regulations within the college community.
  9. Confer as requested on revision of publications, brochures and reports.
  10. Serve on Committees as assigned.
  11. Develop standard operation procedures (SOP) manual for the Registrar Position.
  12. Supervise the administration of the Student Course Evaluation process each semester.
  13. 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. Associate degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. A minimum of two years of experience in an office and/or personnel related field preferred.
  3. Knowledge of personnel practices.
  4. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  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 a team player.
  8. Reliable and dependable, with the ability to work independently and show good judgment.
  9. Organized, efficient, and show good time management skills.
  10. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  11. Must be willing to agree to and sign statement of Evangelical Covenant Affirmations
    PLEASE NOTE:  ACC is a religious organization; to be considered for an interview, candidates should submit a short statement of faith along with their application materials and once hired, employees are required to sign a document agreeing with the Evangelical Statement of Faith and Affirmations.  The Covenant Affirmations can be found here:  Covenant Affirmations

WORKING CONDITIONS:
These duties will be conducted in an office environment with limited exposure to hazardous materials.  Majority of the shift will be spent seated and working on a computer.  Must have adequate sight to meet the responsibilities of the job.  Must have the physical ability to use a telephone, facsimile machine, copy machine and other related office equipment.

BENEFITS OFFERED:
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
Employer Paid Retirement Contributions
Discounted Tuition
Optional AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief statement of faith through INDEED.com.

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.