Research Accountant- Social Work Research & Public Service
Location: knoxville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 23000001FB
Social Work Office of Research and Public Service (SWORPS)
Exempt position - Market Range 10
Hiring range 55-65K
The Social Work Office of Research and Public Service (SWORPS) within the College of Social at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is an applied research center. We are a dynamic and close-knit interdisciplinary team of individuals with shared vision of thriving communities with equitable outcomes for all. We do that by building partnerships that leverage research, technology, and human connection to improve lives in Tennessee and beyond. SWORPS has worked with government, nonprofits and across university departments for over 50 years. SWORPS is a growing unit creating even more opportunities, positive impacts, and connections across Tennessee.
Who We Are Looking For:
A motivated individual with a positive attitude who will use their financial expertise for not only accuracy and financial health but to deliver superior service to principal investigators (PI) and the overall SWORPS team. This will be done through organization, policy/procedure guidance, forecasting, proposal preparation & attention to detail. This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong research administration interest who wants to grow alongside the unit they are supporting and further develop their pre and post awards skills. This position will report to the Assistant Director of Budget, Finance & Operations in SWORPS Business Office and collaborate with the College, University & Sponsors.
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.