This is a grant-funded position dependent upon continued funding.
The Administrative Associate 2 will provide administrative and clerical support to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, specifically to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment & Training (SNAP E&T), the Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education Program (SNAP-Ed:TNCEP), and the Tennessee Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). This position is responsible to the Assistant Dean of Extension, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) and works under the direction of the SNAP E&T State Program Director. This is a regular, non-exempt, full-time position. Continuation of this grant-funded position is dependent upon continued funding through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS). Duties include:
Performing specialized duties according to program guidance and University established practices. This may include compiling data, data analysis, spreadsheet management, data entry in IRIS (SAP), document preparation, grant proposal preparation, and media presentations
Maintaining necessary correspondence with regional SNAP E&T program staff
Scheduling appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining calendars for program director
Making travel arrangements and processing travel reimbursements for those working under the SNAP E&T program
Collaborating with other Administrative Associates and Financial Associates on program work flow
Coordinating and maintaining SNAP E&T electronic and hard copy files, inventories, websites and equipment management
Working with the Marketing & Communications Department to coordinate printing of program materials for distribution
Assists FCS and SNAP E&T Financial Associate with grant-related financial data entry, reporting and documentation
Receiving and routing phone calls and directing visitors
Performs other duties, as necessary or as assigned
Providing administrative support for a program of activities that meets the needs of all eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, religion or veteran status
Internal Number: 218609
About Institute of Agriculture
The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.