UTKCG Career Gateway Pool - Administrative Support 2023

Job Details

Are you interested in a career at the University of Tennessee? If so, the Career Gateway is a great way to get your foot in the door at UT. Career Gateway provides quality temporary support to University departments. CG employees have the opportunity to work in a campus department while continuing to look for regular positions on campus. CG assignments are located in UT departments in the Knoxville area and are available due to a vacancy because an employee is on leave, or because of an increased workload or special project.

Once your application is completed, you may be contacted if a position becomes available that matches your education, experience, and unique qualifications.

CG assignments are varied and can include many different jobs such as clerical/secretarial, office administration, etc. The majority of assignments are entry to mid-level clerical support. You must have at least one year of administrative/clerical experience.  Typically, work schedules are Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

CG employees do not receive benefits and are paid on an hourly basis on the biweekly payroll. The level of pay varies is based on the duties performed and the assigned job classification.

Key Areas of Responsibility


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required., 6 months to 5 years of clerical, secretarial, or office experience.Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office.Strong verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable with routinely shifting demands.

Organization.Time management.Attention to detail.Problem-solving.Technology.Independence.Computer Skills Preferred

Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, SharePoint.Database management.Calendar management.Proficiency with photocopiers, scanners, and projectors.Accurate data entry.Inventory and supply management.Editing and Proofreading.Accounting and Payroll Experience  

Job: Administrative Support
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Assoc Vc Human Resources
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jan 3, 2023, 1:57:29 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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