The Office of One-Stop Student Services at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) invites applications and nominations for our One Stop Counselor position. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
The University and Region
UTK is the state's flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university with 11 colleges and more than 30,000 students. With new leadership at the system, university, and college levels, UTK is poised for dramatic positive change focused on solving some of the most audacious, pressing problems our country and world face today. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes, with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville and Cincinnati. It is only a day's drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people.
The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 170 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to our Vision, Mission and Values. We are passionate about fulfilling our land-grant mission of accessible education and making an impact that will transform lives through the student experience.
This position is part of the centralized team within One Stop Student Services that provides a student-focused approach to quality service in order to provide an exceptional, seamless service experience that supports student success and institutional goals of recruitment, retention, and graduation. The position is cross-trained to provide front-line support to students (prospective, current, former, alumni), parents/families, and other campus community members in the areas of Undergraduate Admissions, University Registrar, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and the Bursar. The position will be able to answer questions of significant breadth and depth related to the offices as well as facilitate transactions. This position is the first level of student contact where personal interaction and problem solution begins, providing general information and inquiries, acting as a triage for complex enrollment issues, solving end to end issues, and elevation complex issues to the appropriate specialists in the office that support One Stop.
Internal Number: 225456
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.