skip to main content columnskip to left navigation

ETSU Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

About Working at ETSU


ETSU Campus photo


At East Tennessee State University,
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity, and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Located in the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee, ETSU is the state's fourth largest university with 11 colleges and schools including the James H. Quillen College of Medicine and Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy. Learn more about our programs and campuses at .

Children playing photo

Work, Live, Grow

ETSU believes in a healthy balance between work, personal life, and academic and career pursuits. In addition to insurance and retirement our comprehensive benefits packages includes services and resources that support the health and welfare of our employees and families including a state-of-the-art wellness facility, child care, educational assistance, and much more. Visit our Benefits Summary page to learn more.

River rafting picture

Around the Region

Our region offers endless opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking and whitewater rafting. But East Tennessee is also a center for history, music, regional arts and crafts, storytelling and performing arts and much more. Residents in the Tri-ciites enjoy the small-town community feel with the convenience of a regional airport and city shopping and dining. For links to area attractions and event, visit our Arts and Entertainment website.

icon for left menu icon for right menu