Central Office Location:
Old Roberts School Building
534 East First North St.
Morristown, TN 37814
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1218
Morristown, TN 37816
Toll-Free Phone:
866-631-4120
Position Openings

Job Title: Data Specialist-Purchasing
Location: DCEA Education Center
Program: 21st CCLC (LEAP, TPP, AE)
Education/Experience Qualifications: Associates degree with experience in purchasing procedures preferred. Ability to work independently. Good communication skills mandatory. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and data entry is a must. Flexibility and organization skills required. Have a valid Tennessee drivers’ license and proof of automobile insurance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tracks supply requisitions, obtains purchase order numbers, and orders supplies requested by approximately 25 staff members located within multiple counties in compliance with Agency purchasing requirements.
  • Primary contact for multiple vendors.
  • Receives and distributes supplies to appropriate staff. May travel within service area to deliver supplies.
  • Maintains inventory for multiple grant programs/multiple sites.
  • Front office duties, such as reception, answering multi-line telephone, mail distribution and filing.
  • Data entry as needed.
  • Serves as a support member of the Education Center team.
  • Is able to seek accurate answers to difficult or complex questions and provide follow-up information in a timely manner.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; non-exempt.  
Forward resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Data Specialist-Purchasing, 409 E. Main St., Morristown, TN 37814.


 

Job Title:
Academic Year Facilitators (8 positions)
Location: Carson Newman University
Program: Upward Bound
Education/Experience Qualifications: Required: Current college student with at least 30 earned credit hours and/or recent college graduate. Preferred: Upperclassmen with at least 60 earned credit hours and experience navigating the trials of college enrollment and persistence. Experience and/or understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first generation and minority students. People oriented; good organizational and communication skills; knowledgeable in discipline area; ability to maintain accurate record keeping; and ability to motivate students in an academic subject matter or related instructional area that corresponds to study skills.  

Job Summary: Facilitators will provide appropriate instruction within specific academic subject areas and/or areas that correspond with the appropriate program strategies, such as ACT prep, financial literacy, career planning, college planning, etc.  Facilitators will work with students ONE Saturday per month at Carson Newman University.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Instruct and supervise students assigned to classes;
  • Provide continuous feedback on student success/weakness to the Director and Lead Educational Advisor;
  • Deliver classes on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes;
  • Maintain appropriate student records;
  • Comply with all rules, policies and procedures of the Agency;
  • Maintain confidentiality of client and Agency information;
  • It is an essential function of this job to get along with others, to be civil toward others and not threaten anyone’s safety, to be respectful of managers, co-workers and subordinates;
  • Treat all people with respect and not discriminate in the provision of services or Agency business with regard to age, sex, race, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status;
  • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds;
  • Other related duties deemed necessary by the Upward Bound staff;
  • This job may change at any time for and/no reason.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; 4.5 hours/month.  
Forward resume to: DCEA, Attn: Academic Facilitator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816.


 

 

Teacher – full-time, 37.5 hours/week, school year
Hamblen County: Head Start Learning Center

Degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree and experience teaching preschool children is required. Supervises and interacts with children in all daily activities; makes home visits; conducts parent-teacher conferences; organizes classroom and maintains a safe and healthy learning environment; observes, assesses, refers, and evaluates each child’s progress and plans/implements classroom activities based on individual needs; maintains classroom discipline using positive guidance techniques. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, transportation for work-related duties, and liability insurance. Mileage is reimbursed. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Full-time benefits include: vacation, sick, holidays, partially paid health insurance and retirement. Pay based on education and experience. EOE.

Reply to: Personnel Manager, Douglas Cherokee Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Cut-off to apply is 4 PM 7/15/2014.

 


 

 

 

 




 



Job Title:
On-Site Maintenance
Location: Sparta
Program: Rental Management
Education/Experience Qualifications: Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs. Possess good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance. Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on  automobile. Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work. Must live on-site in apartment provided at complex.

Duties and Responsibilities: Performs light maintenance duties such as minor plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs. Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed. Mows grass on property as necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater. Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons. Picks up trash around buildings. May clean gutters. May accompany pest control or other contract service workers as needed. Responds to after-hour emergency calls if present on property.

Hours and Benefits: Part-time; Non-Exempt.
Send resume to: DCEA; Attn: On-Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.




 




Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Lead Tutor/Parent Training Specialist in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness to lead tutor/parent training specialist throughout tutorial/parenting activities. Collects data for evaluation as required by lead tutor/parent training specialist. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect for and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relative to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Must possess a High School diploma or GED. Preference will be given to the individuals holding an Associate’s Degree and/or experience working with students in an academic setting. Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile. Spanish bilingual preferred in some programs.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Please specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Tutors, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN. EOE.

 

Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutor
Location:

Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Lead Tutor/Parent Training Specialist in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness to lead tutor/parent training specialist. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students/adults and promotes favorable attitudes. Maintains on-going working relationships with teachers of school children to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relevant to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in education with State Certification in Elementary Education. A minimum of two years teaching experience preferred. Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center; Attn: Certified Teacher Tutor, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.