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Public Management Fellowship

Public Management Fellowship at the University of Tennessee

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Public Management Fellowship position available at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, United States of America. The University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service has an opening for a Public Management Fellow located in the East Tennessee area.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will work for the municipalities of Sevierville, Maryville, Clinton, and Dandridge serving as a member of the managerial staff providing support for each city manager and/or department head. The fellow will rotate among each participating city performing jobs as directed.

The Management Fellow works for one or more Tennessee cities serving as a member of the managerial staff providing support to city manager(s) and city department heads to gain practical experience in local government management. Examples of work performed will range from research and analysis of various issues such as employee benefits, purchasing, contracts, and franchises as they are renewed to analyzing and managing the budget process for one or more department’s budget within one or more cities. In the latter instance, the fellow may serve as a team leader or coordinator in the development of the departmental budget. Performs other duties as assigned by the city manager(s) in conformance with the inter-local agreement with UT/MTAS.

Duties and Responsibilities

Candidate on this Public Management Fellowship at the University of Tennessee will do the following duties

  • Conducts research and analysis on projects assigned by the city manager.
  • Provides managerial assistance on projects assigned by the city manager.
  • Develops work plans and reports for city project work.
  • Attends conferences and seminars that maintain and expand proficiency in municipal government.


  • This position requires a master’s degree in Public Administration or related area, and a bachelor’s degree in public administration, political science or a related degree is preferred.
  • This position is designed for recent MPA/MPPA graduates.
  • Any previous experience would be considered but is not required.

The University of Tennessee is a public university in Knoxville, USA. The university offers degree programs in various disciplines such as Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Education, Engineering and more. Furthermore, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has been accrediting the university to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Above all, the university is in 419th position in the QS World University Rankings 2019.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 August,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerUniversity of Tennessee



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