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Administrative Associate Student Success (GYO), Academic Affairs and Student Success (PART-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION)

The purpose of this administrative support position is to temporarily assist the system and campuses in advancing the Grow Your Own (GYO) Teacher Apprenticeship initiative until an executive director can be hired. The individual in this position will manage the GYO communications and email, help draft and review program documents, assist program staff in collecting documents/information from various sources, provide administrative support in terms of coordinating and scheduling project meetings, take minutes/notes in meetings, send communications on behalf of UT Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) to school districts and other partners, generate or post content for social media sites in collaboration with UT Communications, and carry out other duties as assigned.

Duties include:

Administrative support (e.g., scheduling meetings, managing calendars, assisting with meeting agendas, responding to GYO email account)

Communications (e.g., drafting or reviewing content for website, social media, and other communication; drafting meeting materials, etc.) Manage the GYO internal Teams site (uploading documents, adding users, managing chat box, etc.)

Other duties as assigned (because the position and project are both new, we anticipate needing support in other areas, such as reaching out to vendors, reviewing and collecting data from websites, preparing directory information, etc.)


Associate's Degree

Must have at least one year experience in a professional setting or office

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Candidate must be skilled in professional communication (free from errors, professional tone) with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Candidate must have advanced proficiency at cloud collaboration and other related tools, (e.g., Zoom, Teams, SharePoint, Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Argos, IRIS, WordPress, Canvas, Banner, Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Acrobat Pro DE,
  • Requires some knowledge of the UT System and its campuses.
  • Candidate must be highly organized and able to manage multiple project components simultaneously.

Bachelor's Degree

Experience in K-12 or higher education preferred. 7 or more years' work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of UT EPPs preferred.

Job: Administrative Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Academic Affairs
Schedule: Part-time
Job Posting: Jul 14, 2022, 2:37:35 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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