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Human Resources, Equity & Diversity Staff

HR Staff

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The UT Space Institute
Human Resources, Equity & Diversity
411 B. H. Goethert Pkwy, MS-11
Tullahoma, TN 37388-9700

Location: Main Academic Building, Lower C wing, Room C106

Ph: (931) 393-7226
Toll Free 1-888-822-8874 ext. 37226
Fax: (931) 393-7268
Email

Patricia Burks-Jelks, ext. 37226
Human Resources Director,
Equity & Diversity Officer
(931) 393-7226


  • Employment
  • Classification/Compensation
  • Personnel Actions
  • Human Resources Policies and Procedures
  • Immigration
  • Training
  • Employee Evaluations
  • Budgeting
  • Employee Relations Committee
  • Equity & Diversity
  • ADA Coordinator
  • Grievances / Problem Resolution

Pam Ledford, ext. 37504
Administrative Coordinator
Ph: (931) 393-7504


  • Benefits Orientations and Updates
    (Insurance, Retirement, Tax Deferrals, Disability)
  • Recruitment
  • Employee Employment Verifications
  • Workers Compensation
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Sick Leave Bank
  • Employee Background Verifications
  • Educational Fee Waivers
  • Staff Training & Development Program
  • Webpage
  • Service Awards
  • Notary Services

Courtney Maricle-Frazier, ext. 37267
Administrative Support Assistant
Ph: (931) 393-7267


  • Employment Processing & *Payroll Changes for Biweekly, Monthly, Adjunct Faculty, Summer Pay, Extra Pay, GRA, direct deposits, payroll deductions, W-4, I-9
    * Payroll distribution and time sheets are the responsibility of the Business Office.
  • Student Insurance
  • Student Employment Verification
  • File Maintenance
  • Resolution of procedural problems in payroll area
  • Recruitment
  • Procurement Card Distribution
  • IRIS Coordinator
  • USCIS E-Verify Coordinator

Contact Us

By mail:
Human Resources,
    Equity & Diversity
Univ. of TN Space Institute
411 B.H. Goethert Parkway
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Ph: (931) 393-7226
Toll Free 1-888-822-8874
ext. 37226
Fax: (931) 393-7268
Email

Staff Contacts

Patricia Burks-Jelks,
Human Resources Director,
Equity & Diversity Officer
(931) 393-7226

Pam Ledford, Benefits
(931) 393-7504

Courtney Maricle-Frazier, Payroll
Ph: (931) 393-7267

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