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Employment Opportunities

Staff and Educational Specialist Positions

When there are full-time vacancies in the CAPS Outreach Center, they will be posted on UT’s Human Resources website.
Most of the time these vacancies will also be posted in the Knoxville News Sentinel newspaper.
These positions require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree plus experience.
These positions will require that a cover letter and an application be sent to our office at:

Math and Science Center
1914 Andy Holt Ave, 25 HPER
Knoxville, TN 37996

From September till May of each school year we hire individuals to work as instructors/tutors in: math, science, English, ACT prep, computer science, Spanish, and French. These positions are part time with no benefits and they also require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

During the summer, we hire instructors to work up to 30 hours per week during the four-week residential component in the subjects listed in the previous paragraph. We will additionally hire six resident assistants each summer to live in the dorm and participate in evening activities with our students. These positions require someone who is a junior in college and is not taking classes during the summer.

If you are interested in any of the positions described above or you would like more information about them, please feel free to call our program at 865-974-4466 or stop by our office at the address listed above.

Current Employment Opportunities

Advertisement for the Upward Bound RA position.

Resident Assistant Flyer and Job Description

UTK Employment Application

Please email cover letter, resume, and the UTK Application for Employment to Jonathan Curry at


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