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Welcome to Human Resources

Welcome to the Southwestern Adventist University Human Resources webpage. We’re here to help current and prospective faculty and staff (our family) in matters related to employment and other areas needed to help our family be successful.  If you would like to stop by, we are located on the third floor of the Larry R. Moore Building in the Administration Suite.

Our mission is to support the University in its stated Mission, Vision, and Values. We believe our Faculty and Staff are family and daily work to support them in every stage of their lives and career with Southwestern Adventist University. We are a diverse campus and we embrace opportunities that help further shape our culture of inclusion and collaboration. If you are considering joining our family, we invite you to view our open roles below.


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.


Mailing Address:

100 West Hillcrest Street

Keene, TX  76059


Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to noon


Important Links:

Conference Travel & Leave Request Form

Expense Report

Empower Website


Current Open Positions


Full-Time Nursing Faculty Member

Southwestern Adventist University invites applicants for Nursing faculty positions within their growing BSN program. Qualified candidates would have a master’s/doctoral degree in nursing, a focus in medical/surgical nursing, and a passion for teaching. You may submit a cover letter and CV to Dr. Kerrie Kimbrow, Department Chair at


Full-Time Biology Faculty Member

The Biological Sciences Department anticipates two full-time teaching faculty openings beginning Fall 2020. 


The Biological Sciences department seeks to be a department marked by high quality teaching practices, good academic advising, community involvement, and intellectual curiosity demonstrated by independent research and mentoring of undergraduate research.  We value strong teamwork, spiritual commitment, diverse backgrounds and training, and warm relationships with students.


We seek individuals with an earned PhD in one of the following core content areas:  anatomy, physiology, genetics, molecular biology, or cellular biology.  Graduate training or experience in any of the following elective areas is also desirable: microbiology, immunology, histology, parasitology, virology.  Candidates should be members in good standing of the Seventh-day Adventist church and should be supportive of a literal six-day creation position.


Please submit a cover letter, CV, and teaching philosophy for consideration to Peter McHenry, Department Chair at




Genelle Rogers, BBA

Financial Administration
Human Resources Director