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Human Resources

Joey Trent
Chief Operating Officer



Cindy Walker (contact)
Benefits & Retirement

Charlene Ray (contact)

Human Resources manages nearly 500 employees. They have access to health, dental and life insurance as well as retirement options. In 2017, former personnel director Joey Trent was named Chief Executive Officer, overseeing personnel, technology, and maintenance.

We have a variety of full- and part-time positions available in our Employment suite, where prospective employees may apply online. For assistance with Human Resources questions, please contact Central Office at 423-547-8000.

Forms & Time Off

Forms like the Comp Time Approval Form, Comp Time Leave Request Form, Professional or Staff Development Leave Form are available under the Staff tab at the very top of this website. Please click on Faculty/Staff Forms to view and download these forms.

To request time off or to view available comp time or vacation hours, please visit the Skward Employee Access module. A link is available under the Staff tab at the top of this website.