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Research Administrative Assistant - College Of Education, Health, & Human Sci

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Position Description:

The Research Administrative Assistant for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS) in the Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships (OCEP), Cherokee Mills site will provide administrative support to the Cherokee Mills Program Coordinator in a community-based setting. The purpose of this position is to provide support for critical community engagement projects in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS) and in the College of Social Work (CSW). The individual in this position will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks to ensure the smooth operation of collaborative programs at the off-campus Cherokee Mills site.


·       Provide administrative support to the Program Coordinator, including managing calendars, scheduling appointments and meetings, making copies and packets of forms and handouts, scanning documents, and a variety of other office tasks and duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.

·       Draft and edit correspondence, reports, and other documents as needed.

·       Assist with communications with community partners and participants (e.g., emails, creating and mailing documents, paperwork, and newsletters).

·       Assist with event planning (e.g., recruitment events, training programs, and information fairs).

·       Perform basic research tasks, including recruiting study participants, screening, interviewing, obtaining informed consent, searching for published literature, compiling annotated bibliographies, inputting data, and maintaining databases.

·       Translate project documents (e.g., interview transcripts and recruitment posters) from English to Spanish and provide spoken translation services for clients in a variety of settings (e.g., office, workshops, recruitment events).


Required Qualifications:

·       Ability to speak, read, and write Spanish fluently (Spanish-English bilingual).

·       Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

·       Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish.

·       Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software and technology skills.

·       High School diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Admin-Education, Health & Human Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 22, 2024, 3:16:05 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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