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The University of Tennessee is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university, housing 11 colleges and 900+ programs of study. With an enrollment of 30,000 students, our undergraduate and graduate programs are repeatedly ranked among top national programs.Illustration of a torch

The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of outdoor and cultural activities. Knoxville is located within easy driving distance to Asheville, Nashville, Atlanta, and the Great Smoky Mountains; and a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a statistical area population of over 850,000 people.


Available Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville! All available Student Life positions will be posted on the UT Human Resources website.

Assistant Director, Student Conduct & Community Standards

Reporting to the director, the primary duties of the assistant director for Student Conduct & Community Standards are as follows:

  • Investigate and adjudicate individual and organizational misconduct cases involving high risk/liability and complexity
  • Serve as liaison between the department and other campus partners, as well as inter/national organization headquarters
  • Assist the Director with oversight, management, and strategic direction of the department
  • Oversee the student organization misconduct process
  • Maintain and collect data regarding student organization misconduct incidents, trends, and office timelines; Compile student organization misconduct annual reports
  • Supervise a full-time coordinator
  • Assist with selection, training, and supervision of graduate assistants and practicum student(s)
  • Advise and present to on-campus and off-campus entities regarding university policy and interpret the UT standards of conduct
  • Collaborate with campus entities regarding educational sanction programs
  • Serve on campus committees as assigned

Learn more about the Assistant Director position

Interpreter, Sign Language Interpreter (part-time)

Under the general guidance of the Coordinator for Interpreting and Speech-to-Text Services in Student Disability Services, this position facilitates communication access through sign language interpretation for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing to ensure equal access to programs and activities. This 30-hours/week position offers prorated benefits (medical, dental, vision, paid time off, etc.) in a teamed atmosphere with several full-time regular and part-time temporary interpreters. Hours may vary semester-to-semester depending on student schedules.

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Associate Director, Center for Student Engagement

Assists the Director with oversight and management of the Center for Student Engagement (CSE), functioning as senior management leader in the Director’s absence. The Associate Director works closely with the Director to develop department strategic plans, goals, and initiatives; and formulates, interprets, and enforces department policies. The position provides support and advisement to student organizations and the Campus Events Board (CEB), as well as oversight of CSE program planning/event management.

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Coordinator, Multicultural Student Life

The Coordinator of Multicultural Student Life assists the Assistant Director in advising and providing guidance to several student organizations associated with the department. This position assists in the planning, production, marketing, and assessment of programs and activities; hosts weekly, and in some cases bi-weekly, meetings with student organizations and student organization leaders. The coordinator organizes annual conferences and cultural celebrations, develops initiatives focused on supporting and expanding programs and services for under-represented student populations as well as collaborates with faculty, professional staff, and students to develop and deliver cultural programs and services to various majors, classes, organizations, and departments.

Learn more about the Coordinator position