State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN


Position Description / Responsibilities

This position reports to and assists the state veterinarian.

Key responsibilities of this role:

- Assist the state veterinarian with day-to-day tasks and administrative duties.

- Supervise administrative assistants in the state veterinarian's office.

- Assist with Vehicle/Fleet Management

- Assist with development of grants, as well as help manage and submit grant proposals and reports.

- Communicate with animal health staff and clients. Facilitate meetings as needed.

- Manage supplies and equipment inventory.

- Communicates with clients regarding animal health questions, concerns and complaints.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree AND experience equivalent to four years of full-time increasingly responsible professional staff administrative work.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time increasingly responsible sub professional, paraprofessional, or professional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate coursework in public administration, business administration, or other acceptable field may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of two years.


Three years of increasingly responsible professional administrative services experience with the State of Tennessee.

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