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Administrative Office

Welcome to the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Administrative Office.  If you have any special requirements, please contact Business Manager Marva Anderson.

Location: 569 Dabney

Phone: (865) 974-3065

Fax: (865) 974-3067

Office hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday

EEB is supported by four administrative staff members.  They are listed below, along with their job title.



Marva Anderson
Business Manager
mander16@utk.edu

Duties:

  • New Hire Paperwork(faculty, adjunct, lecturers)
  • Faculty Search/Interfolio
  • Proposal/Cayuse Assistance
  • Departmental Budget
  • Grant Account Reconciliation
  • Gift Account Donations and Reconciliation
  • Contracts/Subcontract Requests
  • SARIF/SFRA Awards
  • Internal University Awards
  • External Sponsored Program Awards
  • Summer Payroll
  • Additional Pay Requests
  • Program Review Documents
  • Faculty/Staff Computer Program
  • Salary Release (Nimbios)
  • F&A Funds
  • Chancellor Funds
  • Carryover Requests
  • IRIS approvals
  • Key Request Approvals

Vacant
Accounting Specialist II

Duties:

Kassi Shepard

Administrative Specialist II &
Undergraduate Coordinator

kshepar8@utk.edu

Duties:

  • Biweekly timesheets (Biweekly Timesheet Excel file)
  • UG curriculum
  • Timetable entry & questions
  • Seminar flyers
  • Space Inventory
  • Room Reservations
  • Social Media Announcements
  • Motor Vehicle Requests
  • Key requests
  • Open/Close courses & Course overrides
  • Request NetID services (internet & library)
  • Adding credit to VolCard


Janice Harper
Administrative Specialist III
jharper3@utk.edu

Duties:

  • Effort Certification
  • Purchases – Equipment, supplies
  • Equipment Inventory
  • New Hire Paperwork (staff and students)
  • Personnel changes
  • Facilities Services Request
  • Key Requests
  • Faculty Dossiers
  • Department Head calendar
  • Procurement card reconciling
  • Graduate Coordinator/Grad Curriculum
  • Cash/Check Deposits
  • Monthly Time Entry
  • Department Event Coordinator