Employment Opportunities

Office of Human Resources

Southern Union's Human Resource Offices are located on the Opelika and Wadley Campuses in the Administration Buildings.

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Full-Time Positions Adjunct Instructors Other Part-Time Positions


Southern Union State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.  Southern Union also participates in E-Verify.

Other Part-Time Position Information

Duties will include: transport students, faculty and staff to special events, such as field trips or sporting events. Qualified applicants must hold commercial driver's licenses (CDL), with a passenger endorsement. For more information, contact James Jimmerson, Transportation Coordinator 334-745-6437 Ext. 5507


Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree in an English related field or 27 semester hours in English related coursework from a regionally accredited institution.  The part-time Writing Coach will be responsible for providing individual and small group tutoring to students.  The writing coach will assist students in improving academic achievement by meeting with them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills.  Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching.  Pay rate:  $27.58 per hour.  For more information, contact Kristi Hickman at (334) 745-6437 extension 5453.


Applicants must hold a high school diploma or GED and have documented in-field technical work experience with competency demonstrated through successful completion of an approved occupational examination or industry recognized credential.  Pay rate:  $17.55 per hour.  For more information, contact the Dean of Technical Education and Workforce Development, at (334) 745-6437 extension 5380.  

Non-credit Electrical/Industrial Maintenance or Millwright adjunct instructor/trainer. Non-credit instructors must hold the minimum of an associate's degree or equivalent in the teaching discipline with three (3) years of successful full-time experience as a practitioner in the field (machining, maintenance, electrical, engineering, manufacturing maintenance, millwright, tool & die).  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.   For more information, contact the Dean of Technical Education and Workforce Development, at (334) 745-6437 extension 5380.  

Duties will include: maintaining student records in database; assisting with registration; maintaining filing system; and performing general office duties such as data entry, operating office machines, sorting mail, and answering phone calls/taking messages. Qualified applicants must hold the minimum of an associate’s degree and have one (1) year experience in secretarial and/or clerical work. Pay rate: minimum $11.78 per hour.

Duties will include: receiving students, visitors, and college personnel in a prompt and courteous manner; and answering phone calls/taking messages. Qualified applicants must hold the minimum of a high school diploma. Pay rate: $9.19 per hour.

Duties will include: preparing the laboratory(ies) for scheduled labs to insure the availability of materials and supplies; maintaining files; operating general office equipment such as a computer, copier, fax, calculator, and disposal of used material and general cleaning of lab(s). Qualified applicants must hold the minimum of a high school diploma. Pay rate: $11.45 per hour.

Duties will include: inspect rooms, maintain records, and provide supervision for resident assistants. Must be willing to work weekends, evenings, and other non-standard hours. Qualified applicants must hold the minimum of a high school diploma.  Daily rate varies by shift.

The primary task of the Master Trainer at Southern Union State Community College is to train students in activities designed to promote intellectual growth.  Essential duties include:  assist in planning and coordinating aspects of the Fine Arts instructional program on the Wadley Campus; assist Fine Arts faculty and staff in the achievement of objectives; assist with Fine Arts Department functions such as the annual Fine Arts Camp, Language and Fine Arts Tournament, and Performing Arts Scholarship auditions; and represent the Fine Arts Department to external groups.  The person in this position must have demonstrated proficiency in the Performing Arts.

Duties will include: control a separate timing device with a horn that shall have a sound distinct and different from that of the game clock.  An alternate timing device shall be available.  The scorekeeper's primary responsibility is to accurately record a game's score. Each time a team scores one or more points, the scorekeeper must post the updated score on the scoreboard. Qualified applicants must hold the minimum of a high school diploma.


This position must work with faculty and students to assure smooth operation of the evening programs by performing the following duties: assisting students, faculty, and staff with advising, orientation, and support during the evening hours. Qualified applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Experience in secondary or post-secondary education is required. For more information, contact Linda North at (334) 745- 6437, extension 5402.


This position will promote the Ready to Work (ASCEND) program in order to increase student enrollment; coordinate recruitment activities with area non-profits and others; provide informational materials and services to prospective students and the community at large. Provide advisement during registration periods. Must adhere to a flexible work schedule. Rate of pay: $19.47 per hour.


The primary task of the Admissions Assistant is to maintain student records and transcripts, assist with registration and schedule changes, and scan records for permanent storage. Perform clerical duties that follow prescribed and well-established procedures set by federal, state, and
institutional policies. Rate of pay: $15.13 per hour.


Mail application, required credentials and a resume to:

Southern Union State Community College
Attn: Human Resources
301 Lake Condy Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Please click on the link below for Applications:
General Application for Employment

PO Box 1000
Wadley, AL 36276
(Phone) 256-395-2211
(Fax) 334-745-4892

Sandra Hughley
Executive Director of Human Resources/SPO
Ext. 5102 or 5302
Email: shughley@suscc.edu

Lakieshia Barnett
Human Resources Coordinator
Ext. 5345
Email: lbarnett@suscc.edu

Angela Jones
Human Resources Generalist
Ext. 5107
Email: akjones@suscc.edu

Southern Union State Community College is an equal opportunity employer, complies with ADA and is enrolled in E-Verify. In accordance with Alabama Community College System Policy and Guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon clearance notification from the criminal background check.