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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.

Administrative Specialist, RecSports

RecSports employs over 350 part-time student staff at any given time during the academic calendar. This position will be responsible for collecting and submitting all required HR paperwork through the duration of student’s employment with RecSports. This position will review, process, and submit bi-weekly and monthly time to the UT Payroll Office. This position manages all space reservation requests once received from the campus community.

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Hall Director, University Housing

The Hall Director is responsible for developing and administering a comprehensive residence life program focused on community development and student contact in residence halls housing between 517 and 1,084 predominately undergraduate students. Additionally, this position serves as the catalyst for student contact and development in the community and is designated as a front-line staff member for staff supervision and development, student discipline, program development, on-call crisis protocol, and facility management.

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Coordinator for Student Programming, Center for Student Engagement

The Coordinator will serve on the advising team for the Campus Events Board and will directly advise a programming committee and the team of elected committee Membership Chairs. In addition to supporting CEB, this role will oversee the CSE Ticket Subsidy program and serve as the support person for events approved through the SPSF fee request process. The Coordinator will also provide support for marketing, social media, and assessment efforts for all Campus Events Board events.

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IFC Coordinator, Sorority & Fraternity Life

This position will serve as the primary advisor for IFC, assist with the recruitment and selection process of council officers, and coordinate chapter membership recruitment and intake process. Additionally, the IFC Coordinator empowers student leaders and advocate for students and attends organization meetings, council meetings, and programs on campus to strengthen the connection with students. This position will meet individually and in groups with council and chapter leadership, and maintain strong working/collaborative relationships with chapter advisors, (inter)national headquarters, and supporters.

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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator, University Housing

The EHSC will develop, implement, and manage policies, procedures, and training to specifically address a variety of industrial hygiene-related issues. The EHSC also develops and manages criteria for University Housing site safe audits, and conducts routine inspections of facilities.

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Assistant Director, Center for Student Engagement

The position will serve as the departmental lead in the development of student organization-focused strategic plans, goals, and initiatives. The position will lead a team that offers support for 400+ Registered Student Organizations (RSO) and their faculty/staff advisors. The position will serve as the campus expert on the Engage software systems (VOLink). Finally, the position will be responsible for oversight of various large- and small-scale campus programs, including coordination of the Homecoming Week calendar and activities.

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Assistant Director of the Student Counseling Center and Director of Clinical Training, Student Counseling Center

The Assistant Director provides clinical services as part of the senior staff of the Student Counseling Center, and provides primary administrative oversight to the clinical training programs (including the predoctoral internship in professional psychology program, practicum students, graduate assistants, and any trainees) of the SCC.

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Employee Wellness Coordinator

Reporting to the Assistant Director of the Center, this position works to mobilize, create, and sustain campus-wide health promotion practices in order to create an environment that promotes employee success and personal development.  The coordinator will plan, implement, and evaluate theory-based and evidence-informed health promotion strategies, policies, programs, and services; develop strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for health promotion programs and services; and collaborate with key stakeholders on and off campus to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to health for employees.  The coordinator will incorporate multicultural diversity and social justice concepts and principles into health promotion services.  Additional responsibilities include budget management, student intern supervision, marketing, outreach, and assessment.

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Sign Language Interpreter (part-time), Student Disability Services

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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