Educational Specialist – University of Tennessee, Knoxville Satellite Educational Opportunity Center, Athens, TN
Responsibilities and Duties include: The Educational Specialist position is responsible for providing activities necessary to increase the rate program participants continue or re-enter the educational process in the pursuit of post-secondary education and obtaining adequate financial aid. This is accomplished through coordination with institutions and community agencies; recruitment; career assessment; career, academic, and financial aid counseling; and dissemination of information on postsecondary education opportunities, student financial aid, and financial literacy.
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.