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Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

The University of Tennessee System
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

The University of Tennessee System invites applications and nominations for the position of Chief Human Resources Officer. The CHRO serves as part of the senior leadership team of the University of Tennessee System, reporting to the executive vice president/chief operating officer (EVP/COO) and has responsibility for planning, developing and implementing system-wide initiatives and strategies that support personnel acquisition and management, employee engagement and customer service excellence.

Recruitment will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicant information should be received by October 4, 2019

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.


Successful candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning and possess a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible leadership experience in human resources, including experience in key areas such as compensation, workforce development, performance management, employee engagement, succession planning and change management. An advanced degree and professional HR certifications are strongly preferred. Experience in higher education is highly desirable. A full list of duties, responsibilities and desirable behaviors may be found on the search website at 



Posted: 2019-08-23 Expires: 2019-09-22

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The University of Tennessee System
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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