Empower Upper Cumberland has an opening for a Collaboration Specialist. The Collaboration Specialist works on behalf of the Empower Upper Cumberland Collaboration to provide support to the team, specifically coordinators and managers. This position provides administrative, organizational, and logistical support to the Empower Department and Collaboration.

Duties include:

  • Assisting with events, training, meetings, etc.
  • Responsible for providing administrative assistance to the collaboration
  • Manages training and meetings calendars for teams, as well as supports logistics for meetings
  • Taking minutes for meetings and corresponding with partners
  • Tasked with ordering supplies for the departments and reconciling credit card statements
  • Maintains the department’s and collaboration’s inventory lists
  • Tracks community outreach and employee training attendance
  • Completes required registration documents for Circles USA
  • Aids in ensuring smooth onboarding for new hires (name badges, business cards, phone setup, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Project Director


  • A basic understanding of the current human and workforce services systems
  • Ability to process and understand agency policies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to think creatively to develop new ideas
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including Excel
  • Great flexibility and accountability
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

The successful applicant will possess a high school diploma (required), an Associate’s Degree (preferred), and have direct experience working in or utilizing the Human Services system.

Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to careers@ucdd.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer