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Southern College of Optometry is one of the nation’s leading optometry colleges. Founded in 1932, SCO leads the profession of optometry by educating some of the country’s top optometrists.


The devotion of our faculty and staff resulted in SCO being named one of the Top Work Places in Memphis by the Commercial Appeal four years in a row. The college was additionally recognized with the highest satisfaction with benefits of any organization in Memphis. Join SCO’s winning team of dedicated faculty and staff as we serve our students, alumni and patients in fulfilling our mission of excellence.


Career Opportunities

The following positions are currently open at Southern College of Optometry:

POSITION TITLE: Patient Services Representative

DEPARTMENT: The Eye Center

DATE: 10/9/2017

Southern College of Optometry, a leader in optometric education, has an opening for a Patient Services Representative.
The Patient Services Representative schedules appointments and performs general clerical duties for The Eye Center.

Duties include:

  • Answers patient and general inquiries in person or on the phone.
  • Communicates with patients regarding scheduled appointments, missed appointments, screening results, etc.
  • Generates reports as required or requested and organizes, sorts, etc. paperwork to be filed by others.
  • May perform other assigned duties as instructed by the Director of Internal Clinics.

The successful candidate will possess:
-High School diploma or equivalent
-One year related experience; prior health care environment preferred by not required. 
Interested applicants should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to with Patient Services Representative in the subject.  

Southern College of Optometry is an equal opportunity employer.



DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant

DATE: 9/27/17

Southern College of Optometry, a leader in optometric education, has an opening for an HVAC Technician who will troubleshoot and maintain the mechanical systems on campus, maintain accurate records and perform preventative maintenance on those systems. 

Duties include: 

  • Troubleshoots and repairs malfunctioning heating, air conditioning and refrigeration units, including chillers, split systems, air handling units and boilers to determine the cause of the malfunction. Troubleshoots and repairs direct digital and pneumatic control systems, as well as wiring and electronic components associated with control systems. 

  • Performs scheduled maintenance inspections, and adjusts, cleans and calibrates various systems to assure proper operations. 

  • Provides technical assistance with the design of HVAC systems including installations and modifications to existing systems. 

  • Responds to emergency service requests as necessary. 


  • High School diploma or equivalent.  

  • Certified boiler engineer and/or certified refrigerant service technician. 

  • 7 or more years of progressively responsible experience working with complex HVAC systems and equipment including chillers, boilers, package units, VAV systems (direct digital, pneumatic and automated control systems). 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license in state of residency and proof of insurance or insurability based on personal vehicle registration.  Ability to operate company vehicles as required. 

This position requires industrial experience such as commercial buildings, hotels, school systems, manufacturing plants, etc.   


Interested applicants should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to with HVAC Technician in the subject line.  PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS! 

Southern College of Optometry is an equal opportunity employer.