Logistics Coordinator

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Logistics CoordinatorThe University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, invites applications for the position of Logistics Coordinator.  The Center for Agriculture and Food Security and Preparedness (CAFSP) receives grants from various federal agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control, Department of State, Department of Homeland Security, and private transportation industries to develop instructor-led and web-based course materials, both domestically and internationally. The primary purpose of this grant-funded position is to assist the Associate Director of Operations by coordinating logistics, materials, and inventory for courses. Position also oversees participant registration, maintains participant database system, and mails certificates of completion to participants. Maintains CAFSP website.

Typical Responsibilities:

Coordinates logistics, materials, and inventory for web and instructor-led training courses. Coordinates shipment of course materials to and from designated course sites. Communicates with local points of contact, researching logistics issues. Prints and assembles course materials and/or works with print shop. Maintains inventory at storage sites, located off-campus. Stores equipment and cases in a neat and organized manner. Travels to course sites as necessary to assist instructors. Communicates with instructors, subject matter experts, and collaborators from other agencies and universities as necessary. Provides work direction to others who may assist with these duties. 

Oversees participant registration. Maintains integrity of participant records in database. Verifies grade and course requirement completion. Mails certificates of completion to participants.  Maintains CAFSP website.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED with Four years of relevant experience.  An equivalent combination of training and experience may substitute. Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Logistics, or a related field with One-three years of experience working in an adult training environment. Experience with online course and web design and development and student information systems or database systems is desired.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 4, 2022, 8:08:17 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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