What's Next?
home link

Career Opportunities

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.

 



 

POSITION TITLE:  Patient Services Representative

DEPARTMENT: The Eye Center

DATE: 3/28/17

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.


Education/Skills/Qualifications:

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 hrd@sco.edu with Patient Services Representative in the subject.   Internal applicants should complete the SCO internal application and submit with a resume to hrd@sco.edu by 4/4/17.  PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS!

Southern College of Optometry is an equal opportunity employer.



 

POSITION TITLE: Mail Center Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Physical Plant

DATE: 3/16/17

 

Southern College of Optometry, a leader in optometric education located in Memphis, has an opening for a Mail Center Clerk in our Physical Plant Department.

Duties include:

  • Provides mail services to the College community.
  • Services customers by selling postage, postal supplies, and performs shipping and receiving duties in the mail center, including bulk mail preparation.
  • Notifies recipient of packages received at the College and pick-up procedures.
  • Prepares accounting documents to reconcile cash received and reconciles cash drawer and mail meter daily.
  • Assists in performing shipping and receiving duties including regular, bulk mail and express delivery preparation.
  • Note: Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs.


Education/Skills/Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess:

-High School diploma or equivalent
-One year related experience.
-Bulk mail experience preferred.
-Must possess valid driver’s license from state of residency and proof
of insurance or insurability based on driving record.


Interested applicants should apply by submitting a resume and cover letter to hrd@sco.edu with Mail Center Clerk in the subject line. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE INTERNAL APPLICATION FOR POSTED POSTIONS that is located on the HR IRIS page under Employee Forms. Deadline for internal applications is Tuesday, March 21 at 4:30PM.

Southern College of Optometry is an equal opportunity employer.



 

POSITION TITLE: Campus Security Officer

DEPARTMENT: Security

DATE: 2/24/17

Southern College of Optometry, a leader in optometric education, has an opening for a Security Officer.  The position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provides security for employees, students, facilities and visitors and patrols assigned locations.
  • Monitors campus via use of surveillance equipment.  Responds to emergency/non-emergency situations.
  • Writes reports, work orders, citations as necessary.
  • Provides customer service by responding to phone and in-person inquiries.


Education/Skills/Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess:

-High School diploma or equivalent

-1 or more years of security experience required

-Licensed as a non-commissioned unarmed officer for state of TN or ability to obtain licensure

 

External candidates should submit a resume and cover letter via email to:  hrd@sco.edu with Security Officer in the subject line. Candidate must have the ability to work extended hours when necessary.  Shift is Thursday, Friday and Monday 3PM-11PM, Saturday and Sunday 7AM-3PM.

 

SCO offers a competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, short and long term disability, PTO accrual based on years of service, 403b retirement program and life insurance after 1 year of service, and a generous holiday schedule. 

 

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.  SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.