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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 five 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:  Assistant Optician

DEPARTMENT: TEC

DATE: 2/6/18

Southern College of Optometry, a leader in optometric education, has an opening for an Assistant Optician in The Eye Center. This position directs the work assignments for the students/interns and/or work-study students, and provides patient care and intern instruction as determined by the Manager-Ophthalmic Materials & Services.   

Duties include:

  • Assists patients in frame selection, fitting and dispensing of prescriptions and involves students/interns in the process of providing optical services.
  • Assists in professional-level adjustment and/or repair of glasses.
  • Assists Manager in maintaining inventory of frames, lenses and other associated materials for optimum performance.
  • Assists in optical lab during large volume demands.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education/Skills/Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess:
-HS diploma or equivalent.  Some post-secondary education is preferred.

-Sales experience is required.

-Team management experience is highly preferred but not required.

Internal applicants should complete the SCO internal application, located on the HR IRIS page, and submit with a current resume to hrd@sco.edu by close of business 2/13/18.  Application packet may be submitted on-line to hrd@sco.edu or may be hand delivered to the Human Resources Department by the deadline.

Interested external applicants should submit an application by clicking the button below:

Application for Employment

Note regarding internal application:

After logging into IRIS, click on the Human Resources icon to go to the HR home page.Click on the Employee Forms menu item on the left side of the home page and select Internal Application for Posted Position.

Southern College of Optometry is an equal opportunity employer.

 



 

POSITION TITLE: Learning Management Systems Administrator

DEPARTMENT: Information Systems

DATE: 1/29/18

Southern College of Optometry, a leader in optometric education, has an opening for a Learning Management Systems Administrator in Information Systems. The position requires prior experience in an educational environment working with faculty and student learning systems.

Duties include:

  • Coordinates multiple functions in the IS department with emphasis on the LMS, instructional technologies and classroom capture.
  • Provides technical support to faculty, staff and students as it relates to campus-wide learning technologies.
  • Manages all aspects of the college LMS including integration with student info system, building curriculum and course sites, integration with classroom capture software, training for faculty on best practices usage, resolution of technical support issues, etc. 
  • Manages all aspects of the college class capture systems and computer based assessment, including faculty assistance with test design, enrollment management and outcome based statistics.


Education/Skills/Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technologies/MIS.  
-2 years’ experience in a Windows Active Directory environment and Moodle experience is required.
-Prior experience in an educational environment working with/managing learning technologies/classroom technologies is a must.


Internal applicants should complete the SCO internal application, located on the HR IRIS page, and submit with a current resume to hrd@sco.edu by close of business 2/6/18.  Application packet may be submitted on-line to hrd@sco.edu or may be hand delivered to the Human Resources Department by the deadline.

Interested external applicants should submit an application by clicking the button below:

Application for Employment


Note regarding internal application:

After logging into IRIS, click on the Human Resources icon to go to the HR home page.Click on the Employee Forms menu item on the left side of the home page and select Internal Application for Posted Position.

Southern College of Optometry is an equal opportunity employer.


 

POSITION TITLE: User Support Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Information Systems

DATE: 1/29/18

Southern College of Optometry, a leader in optometric education, has an opening for a User Support Specialist in Information Systems. This position provides hardware and user support for faculty, staff and students.  It includes hardware maintenance, software installation and assisting users in the proper utilization of computing resources.

Duties include:

  • Assists staff, students and faculty in utilizing the college’s computer resources and troubleshooting user’s problems.
  • Performs software and hardware installations and preventative maintenance program.
  • Performs PC and Apple repair, installation and setup. 
  • May fill in for other IS staff as needed and perform a variety of data entry and clerical functions for various departments.


Education/Skills/Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess:
-HS diploma or equivalent.  Associates degree and Apple Certification or extensive Apple experience required.
-3 years’ computer experience and/or training required including PC and Apple operating systems, PC and Apple hardware, Apple Servers in Network Environment.


Internal applicants should complete the SCO internal application, located on the HR IRIS page, and submit with a current resume to hrd@sco.edu by close of business 2/6/18.  Application packet may be submitted on-line to hrd@sco.edu or may be hand delivered to the Human Resources Department by the deadline.

Interested external applicants should submit an application by clicking the button below:

Application for Employment

 

Note regarding internal application:

After logging into IRIS, click on the Human Resources icon to go to the HR home page.Click on the Employee Forms menu item on the left side of the home page and select Internal Application for Posted Position.

Southern College of Optometry is an equal opportunity employer.