Administrative Associate 3 - Public Relations And Marketing

Knoxville, TN
Feb 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Regular Full-time, MR06

 Administrative Associate 3, Haslam College of Business

The Office Marketing & Public Relations at the Haslam College of Business invites applications for a full-time, non-exempt Administrative Specialist III (Project & Admin Specialist). This position provides a broad range of specialized administrative, staff, and project management support in the Office of Marketing & Public Relations. The candidate will collaborate between MPR staff and departments, external vendors, and a variety of campus constituents through support of the Executive Director and the office. The Haslam College of Business is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

• Create project management plans and schedules
• Manage multiple, simultaneous project schedules that include both internal and external resources.
• Set up and send meeting requests for creative process work, manage data entry including forms and invoicing, and manage and enforce the approvals process through each step of the creative process.
• Become familiar with, use daily, and train other staff members in the use of a creative dashboard product, entering information for multiple members of the team, updating projects daily, and printing/compiling reports from this service for the executive director.
• Create and manage estimates and budgets for projects and evaluate resources, making appropriate recommendations to keep projects moving forward in a timely and fiscally responsible manner.
• This position will support the Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Haslam in the fulfillment of her responsibilities, as well as provide administrative support for the direct reports of the Executive Director. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing the Executive Director’s calendar, setting up meetings and appointments, assisting in special projects, gathering and compiling information for reports and creating agendas, answering telephones and taking messages, training new office personnel, greeting clients, preparing letters, newsletters, records and related materials from rough drafts, corrected copy or recorded media, proofreading completed materials and making corrections, maintaining and running reports on all departmental, personnel, and financial records using the UT system and/or hard copies.
• Inventory, account for and maintain office supplies and equipment for the office and its employees, compose routine letters and replies based on general instructions, stay updated on UT policies and procedures, and attend administrative training, seminars and conferences as needed.
• This position may supervise student workers and/or interns within the office.
• Other duties as assigned by the executive director.


High school diploma or some college and specialized education with four-five years office experience; bachelor’s degree and one-two years of office experience.

Experience: Two years experience in administrative and/or project management support within a university setting or within creative shops is preferred.

Job Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills are a necessity, as is the ability to effectively communicate creative information to all audiences. Candidate must be able to manage projects independently, but also as a member of a team. The employee must demonstrate sound skills in decision-making, critical thinking, strategic thinking/planning, and crisis management. Follow through and attention to detail on both short- and long-term projects requiring thorough documentation and written reporting will ensure success.

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.



Job: Administrative Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Public Relations And Marketing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Feb 16, 2021, 11:21:46 AM

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