Legal and Administrative Specialist

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN


Position Description / Responsibilities

Assigned to the Bureau of Legal and External Affairs under the direction of the Deputy General Counsel, the Legal and Administrative Specialist provides a range of legal and administrative support services to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC). This position will be housed at the THEC/TSAC offices in Nashville.

 Primary Duties or Responsibilities:

Position Requirements

Skills and Qualifications

Anticipated Salary Range and Benefits

Starting salary will be based on qualifications. This position offers a competitive benefits package that includes, health, dental, life insurance, and paid vacation and holidays.


THEC/TSAC is relentlessly focused on increasing the number of Tennesseans with a postsecondary credential. We pursue this goal by innovating for student access and success, creating a policy environment conducive to increased degree attainment, and protecting students and consumers. Additional information may be found at

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.

Application Instructions

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references on the form found at Your submission materials may be copied and pasted into the form or attached in a .txt format. Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2018. While electronic submission through the link above is preferred, written submissions may also be sent to:

Laura Stewart, HR Director

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1900

Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0820


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