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Administrative Associate- College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Administrative Associate 3

Office of Research and External Funding

College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

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The Administrative Associate supports the Office of Research and External Funding in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS). Responsibilities include management and data analysis of the faculty start-up funding process, direct administrative support for the Associate Dean and Methodologist, planning and execution of high-visibility events and workshops, developing and distributing departmental communications, assisting with maintaining college-wide compliance to guidelines for efficient college space use, and updating the college's space inventory.






    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. 3 years related experience. Demonstrated experience with data analysis, event planning, and development of visual communications.Knowledge of accounting and data analysis sufficient to develop metrics, analyze return-on-investment, and make effective recommendations.Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to develop and distribute visual communications on behalf of the department.Strong technical skills and the ability to learn new technology, systems, and procedures. Strong problem-solving, management, and organization skills. Ability to plan, coordinate, and execute events. Excellent ability to work with all kinds of people and to work with grace under pressure, maintaining confidentiality and professionalism.  Ability to work independently and adapt to shifting priorities. Ability to adhere to UT policies and procedures.


    Degree in Business Management preferred.Certified Administrative Professional.

For full consideration, applicants should attach a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to the online application.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Admin-Education, Health & Human Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jan 12, 2023, 11:53:13 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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