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The jobs section provides descriptions and applications for any TEA employment opportunities that may be available and links to other job opportunities in the education field. 

Jobs with TEA:

Business Manager: Open until filled

The Tennessee Education Association (“TEA”) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Business Manager (“Manager”). The candidate who fills this position will be responsible for managing all financial activities of TEA. The activities include accounting and financial reporting, audit preparation, regulatory compliance cash management, and payroll and employee benefits. This position will also manage all membership records as well as be responsible for the collection of member dues and remittance of payments to national and local affiliates.
The Manager is a direct report to the Executive Director and will work collaboratively with Executive Management and the TEA Board of Directors by providing timely reporting, logistical, and data support to ensure that Executive Management is informed of all issues affecting the Business Office and TEA.

The Manager will need to reside in or near the Nashville area and must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. The Manager must also be willing to travel both in and out of state and be available to work evenings and weekends.
Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, punctuality and above average attendance are essential. The successful candidate must have a flexible approach for enabling organizational change and an aptitude for problem-solving along with the capacity to successfully engage with members and affiliates. The candidate must be committed to the principle of progress through collective action and will use the position to support efforts to strengthen the organization’s membership and policy agenda.

Preferred Competencies
• MBA or higher degree.
• Experience with PeopleSoft.
• Demonstrated experience in broad administrative and general office management.
• Successful experience working in a non-profit and/or union environment.

TEA is prepared to offer a generous and competitive salary (commensurate with experience and qualifications). Excellent fringe benefits package including full family health insurance; dental, vision and life insurance; retirement and leave package. Please review the detailed job description.
Application Procedure Candidates who wish to apply may do so by submitting an application and resume to Executive Director, Terrance J. Gibson by emailing Jessica Holmes. Applications may be completed and submitted online or sent to the attention of Jessica Holmes. Questions about the application process may be sent to Jessica Holmes or the applicant can call TEA and ask for Jessica Holmes at 615-242-8392.

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TEA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, members of ethnic minority groups and adults with disabilities to apply.

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