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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Coordinator
Classification Code 47250
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Coordinator
Position Number 830900
Pay Grade 7
Department Biomedical Sciences - 31270
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Cross trained as backup for duty hours reporting and credentials, GME Today training, MED Study checkouts, ACP weekly management and other essential job functions as identified.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; 4-5 years in academic/educational setting; CPS

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date April 2008
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty
  • Serves as the main contact for phone calls received for the Anatomical Gift Program.
  • Is responsible for answering all questions for the families of donors to the Program in a polite and dignified manner.
  • Is responsible for taking calls when the Director of the program is not available. This includes nights and weekends also.
  • Must have the ability to decide, based upon the information received, if the donation is beneficial to the Program.
  • Has the authority to reject or accept remains for the Anatomical Gift Program.
  • Is responsible for answering questions and explaining procedural rules to individuals or groups who express a desire to donate their body to medical science in compliance with State and Federal Laws.
  • Maintains all donor files (living and deceased). These files are strictly confidential and must create reports as needed as requested by the Director or other persons.
  • Must advise survivors regarding procedures in obtaining legal documents such as death certificates, burial transit permits, etc.
  • Must arrange for the successful and dignified transfer or donated remains to Quillen College of Medicine and other schools and education facilities.
  • Must design and create layout of the informational brochure explaining the Program that is distributed to the general public on request. Must make changes to this brochure as needed, according to state regulations.
  • Make sure remains are cremated and returned per the donor’s wishes. This includes interacting with the Veteran’s Administration, local funeral homes and cemeteries, as well as surviving family members.
  • Make sure that cremains that are not returned to family members are interred in our common plot.
  • Responsible for daily operations in the office; i.e maintaining the budget (including state, foundation and grant accounts) ordering supplies and assists with the administration and management of the departmental operations in attendance with University policies and procedures.
  • maintains signature authority for the Chair and represents the Chair as required.

*Serves as a liaison between the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

Job Duty Type Essential
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty
  • Typing departmental correspondence.
  • Reading incoming mail and handle what does not require the Chair’s attention.
  • Composing routine and non-routine correspondence independently.
  • Coordinates seminar speakers, and others for the department.
  • Manages and coordinates any search processes for vacant positions.
  • Oversees and coordinates interviews for job applicants.
  • Maintains all personnel records an evaluations for the department.
  • Maintains service and maintenance contracts on ll equipment, service, etc.
  • Maintains and conducts the inventory for the department.
  • Assists in daily functioning of the office.
  • Maintain’s the Chair’s and Director of Anatomical Gift Program’s calendars.
  • Coordinates any other clerical activities.
  • Attends training sessions as needed for the operation of the department.
Job Duty Type Secondary