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IT Assistant - UT Police Department

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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IT Assistant- UTPD


Accepting Applications:         December 2, 2021

Expected Selection Date:       February 2022

Classification Title:   Administrative Associate 2                  Request Number:

Employment Status  [  ] EX   [X] NE                                        Job Pay Grade:  MR05

Position Summary

Responsible for assisting in the daily IT support of the UT Police Department.


    Assist in support of IT security standards, evaluation and deployment including VPNs, IPSec tunneling, and data encryption.Evaluate IT systems ability to operate for incident response including redundancy and resiliency for UT Police systems and access for external services necessary.Assist in support of in-car computer systems and their network topology for police vehicles meeting Federal law enforcement and University security standards.As needed, assists end users of campus-wide video surveillance system in locating and capturing video taken that depicts criminal or other important events.Maintain a working knowledge of UTPD confidential data and the security of the data in storage, network topology, physical access, and procedures to prevent non-authorized access.


    Assist in inventory and cataloging of all IT equipment within the police department and necessary registrations for function.Assist with administration and maintenance on multiple large IT systems including in-house servers, Microsoft Active Directory, cloud-based systems, and SQL databases.

HoursStandard administrative hours, typically 8 am – 5 pm.

Position Qualifications

    Minimum- High School Diploma, 21 years of agePreferred -  Associate’s degree


    Ability to work independently and as a member of a team and to prioritize assignments with minimal supervisionAbility to be  available for occasional after-hour and weekend support
  • Positive interpersonal skills. Decision making skills. Active listening skills. Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of groups. Ability to evaluate analytically.
  • Ability to be self motivated, multi-task, detail oriented, and think critically.  Ability to work in a multicultural setting. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups.

 ProcessCandidates should complete an online application with the UT Office of Human Resources.  A committee will review applications and conduct interviews for the position. Committee recommendations will be forwarded to the Chief of Police. The Chief of Police may conduct final interviews. The Chief of Police or designee will select the applicant for this position.


Job: Information Technology - Technical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Feb 2, 2022, 4:39:15 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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