Position and campus: Chief Human Resources Officer; University of Tennessee System
When I started: 2019
What I love about working at the UT System:
“Great organizations are made up of great people”
– Claudio Fernandez-Aroz
I love contributing to an institution where we can all lean in and fully participate as professionals vested in making improvements that enhance the employment experience for the entire workforce at UT. It is refreshing to partner with dedicated colleagues across the system with a future-focused mindset at affecting meaningful and sustainable positive change for the UT System.
Position and campus: Director for Human Resources, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and Compliance; UT Space Institute
When I started: 1988
What I love about working at the UT System: UT’s culture of caring about its employees and all the Be One UT values.
Position and campus: Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources; University of Tennessee, Knoxville
When I started: 2006
What I love about working at the UT System: The amazing personal and professional relationships I have made.
Tomi Briggs Rogers
Position and campus: Human Resources and Operations Manager, Institute for Public Service
When I started: 2001.
What I love about working at the UT System: Over the past 20 years, I have had the opportunity to work in or closely with every campus and institute of the UT System. From my career spent in Employee & Organizational Development to the Institute of Agriculture to the Institute for Public Service, I have been afforded the opportunity to serve under diverse leadership and learn how each area has its similarities and differences. Additionally, there are so many favorable aspects about working at UT from the relationships with colleagues to fulfilling the mission at the Institute for Public Service. I enjoy serving others and am appreciative to serve UT over the past 20 years.
Position and campus: Vice Chancellor, Human Resources at the UT Health Science Center
When I started: 2000
What I love about working at the UT System: I love UTHSC because I have the opportunity to work with exceptional faculty, staff and students toward a robust mission of improving the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community. Each day, I get to solve problems, assist employees with personal growth and development and create a culture where everyone can thrive. Our new leadership team is exciting and engaging and it makes me look forward to coming to campus each day to work alongside these incredible professionals.
Position and campus: Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, UT Institute of Agriculture
When I started: 2018
What I love about working at the UT System: The variety of offerings UT is positioned to provide its students, faculty and staff in terms of education and career development. The professional relationships, broad skillsets and experiences my peers bring to the table. The pride our employees feel in the mission of UTIA and their commitment to serving Tennesseans and beyond.
Position and campus: Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, UT Chattanooga
When I started: 2009.
What I love about working at the UT System: My favorite thing about working at UT is the energy behind the higher education mission. I am not sure that any other industry has a mission as exciting as higher education. The opportunities we have to impact our communities and the students we serve is what energizes me about the work we do across our state. I am honored to be part of the UT System and the Chattanooga campus.
Position and campus: Director of Talent Management, UT Foundation
When I started: 2021
What I love about working at the UT System: The continuous learning opportunities and professional development growth are an incredible asset to the already unbelievable benefits offered at the University of Tennessee. Being able to support colleagues and their families across the state is why I do what I do.
Michael S. Washington
Position and campus: Director of Human Resources and Payroll, UT Martin
When I started: 2019
What I love about working at the UT System: I enjoy most the information sharing among fellow colleagues across the system. You never feel like you are facing new challenges alone.
Position and campus: Assistant Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, UT Southern
When I started: 2000
What I love about working at UT System: The positive reputation UT has across the state of Tennessee and the impact we will have for our region.
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