SWAU Career Opportunities

About Our Open Roles

Southwestern Adventist University is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian institution. All candidates must embrace the mission, purpose and vision of Southwestern Adventist University. The University is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities for all individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status in its hiring and employment practices. The University does; however, exercise its constitutional and statutory rights as a religious organization and employer to give preference to members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As such, full-time faculty and staff are to be members in good and regular standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Pathways to Success

The Pathways to Success Team is accepting applicants for the following role - 

Data Analyst

The Data Analyst will interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports to department for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (OIER).  He or she will work closely with the Office of Student Success to collect and analyze data from students enrolled in that program.  He or she will also be responsible for the development and implementation of databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality for the OIER.

Candidates should -

  • Have proven working experience as a data analyst, a bachelor's degree (a concentration in data analytics is preferred).
  • Have strong technical expertise regarding basic data models, data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Have strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.

Individuals may send their resumes and cover letters directly to Austen Powell, Director of Pathways to Success at aupowell@swau.edu.

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Office of University Advancement

Southwestern Adventist University's Office of Advancement is accepting applications for the following role -  

Director of Leadership Gifts & Grants - The Director of Leadership Gifts and Grants will be responsible for the overall achievement of short and long-term fundraising goals, grant oversight and building a strong culture of philanthropy. This individual will also assist with operational, administrative, and event activities designed to engage, cultivate, steward and expand and diversify current and prospective donors for the University.

Candidates for this role should have experience managing a dynamic portfolio of major gift prospects, have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding fundraising/performance goals, have experience representing a large non-profit organization in a fundraising capacity.  A Bachelor's degree is required, CFRE is preferred.

Applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Tony Reyes, Vice President for Advancement at treyes@swau.edu

Dining Hall

The Southwestern Adventist University Dining Hall is accepting applications for the following role - 

Dishwasher - Candidates should be willing to work under pressure and with a diverse team.  This role works shifts that includes nights and weekends.    

Applicants should reach out directly to Chef Sualua at (817)202-6298 and should be prepared to do an in-person demonstration as a part of the interview process. 

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Plant Engineering

Southwestern Adventist University is seeking to fill the following role in its Plant Engineering Department. 

Groundskeeper - Candidates should have experience in landscaping, as well using and maintaining applicable equipment/machinery.  We are searching for someone with a strong, solid work ethic, and a “do it right the first time” philosophy.  Candidates will need to be prepared to spend the majority, if not all their time outdoors, in the elements.  They will also need to be comfortable working independently. 

Interested individuals can reach out directly to Ken Hanson, Director of Plant Engineering at ken.hanson@swau.edu or via telephone at 1(817)202-6519.