Office Manager (2 Positions) - Haslam College of Business

Knoxville, TN
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Regular Full-Time, Market Range 04

The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a full-time, non-exempt Office Manager in the Global Supply Chain Institute (GSCI).  Reporting to the department head, the office manager ensures successful execution of administrative tasks, coordinates department office operations, and ensures adherence to all university and department policies and procedures.  The office manager also performs and supports a wide range of administrative functions and is cross trained to back up other administrative staff.  The position primarily supports GSCI and provides backup support to the Department of Supply Chain Management (SCM) office.


    •    Support GSCI Executive Director and Forum Director and SCM DH/ADH with all administrative and clerical tasks
    •    Manage and reconcile GSCI operating and program budgets, income/expense components, and monthly reporting
    •    Review invoices for reporting and tracking of income and expenditures
    •    Process faculty and staff travel processes
    •    Serve as point person for coordination and execution of execution and events
    •    Supervise student assistants
    •    In coordination with SCM Office Manager, provide reception and customer service for department office
    •    Assist with technology and A/V needed
    •    Provide backup support to search committees and assistance with onboarding process for new faculty and staff

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

    •    High School diploma or GED
    •    Two years of progressively responsible experience in a professional office setting

Desired Qualifications and Experience: 
    •    Bachelor’s degree in a related field
    •    Experience in a higher education setting
    •    Experience in accounting or bookkeeping
    •    Supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    •    Knowledge of fiscal and human resources policy and procedures
    •    Excellent customer service and communication skills
    •    Advanced Microsoft Office skills
    •    Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community
    •    Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
    •    Ability to use tact, discretion, and confidentiality

Application Process: 
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. 

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter addressing professional experience relevant to each required minimum qualification, a resume, and complete contact information for 3 professional references.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865)974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Supply Chain Management
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 7, 2021, 6:44:48 AM

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