Why Work at UT?
The University of Tennessee System is the state’s oldest higher education institution and preeminent public university.
Working at the University of Tennessee offers more than just a stable job. In 2022, the University of Tennessee System was named a certified Great Place to Work®. The Great Place to Work survey is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at the UT System. Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention and increased innovation. The University is proud to provide a great work environment for all employees.
Through the combined force of education, research and outreach, the University serves students, business and industry, schools, governments, organizations and residents statewide.Learn More about UT
Clear values help ensure that all employees are working towards the same goals. Core values support the University’s vision and shape its culture.Learn about Our Values
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Each year you will have an opportunity to participate in a wide variety of facilitated workshops, seminars, and conferences. Additionally, you will have access to a growing number of self-paced eLearning courses at no cost to employees on a full spectrum of topics—making it convenient for employees to meet their development needs.
Attend educational, cultural, theatrical and sporting events for the whole family at discounted rates
Family-friendly events are held daily on each of UT’s campuses, and employees are often offered discounted admission.
Receive discounts from national companies
Partnerships with several national companies allow UT employees to apply discounts toward cell phone plans, travel expenses, rental cars, and many more purchases.
Employee Assistance Program
UT provides an employee assistance program which provides free, confidential assistance to help employees and their families resolve problems that influence their personal lives or job performance.
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Consider UT a place where your professional success is valued as much as your personal well-being.
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