Director, Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks internal applications and nominations for the position of director of the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education. The center is home to two multidisciplinary PhD programs, the Energy Science and Engineering program and the Data Science and Engineering program, both of which were developed collaboratively between UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The center director serves as the director of the graduate academic and research programs and is responsible for program management. The position reports financially to the chancellor and academically to the provost and senior vice chancellor.
The director provides visionary leadership in the development and growth of the center and its degree programs. This includes oversight of the joint faculty appointment and renewal process, interaction with ORNL and with UT colleges and departments, development of industry partnerships, development of new funding sources, coordination of the program’s curricula and concentrations, coordination with PhD programs that offer a concentration affiliated with one of the center’s programs, graduate student recruitment, and oversight of the center’s budget. In its steady state operation, the center has approximately 125 students in ESE and will have approximately 80 in DSE.
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Assistant Vice Provost, Enrollment Management Operations
The Office of the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications and nominations for Assistant Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Operations.
The Assistant Vice Provost (AVP) for EM Operations will be responsible for the development, implementation and assessment of data driven strategies that inform and support the Division of Enrollment Management and the University’s undergraduate strategic enrollment plan. Additionally, the AVP will oversee efforts to improve processes and related policies, increase efficiencies and effectiveness across the Division of Enrollment Management in daily service efforts and long term enrollment strategies.