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Scarlett Powell

Business Manager


  • Knoxville, Tennessee
Personal Interests

I enjoy drawing, painting, writing poetry, and spending time with my family members.

Favorite Quote

"Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice.  Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely ." -Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Fall 2023 In-Office Hours

  • Tuesday/Thursday: 8:30AM -  5:00PM
    • Lunch break from 12:00PM - 12:30PM
  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays- Working Remotely: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
  • Virtual Office Hours are Available by appointment



Admin. Certificate

Leadership Certificate

Professional Service


  • Provides financial and managerial expertise for business operations, and management of budgetary and financial functions for the department.
  • Plans departmental budget needs by analyzing short- and long-term program plans.
  • Projects possible levels of support from multiple sources of funding.


  • Ensures contracts follow the appropriate review process per policy and procedures.
  • Maintains interface with departmental personnel to coordinate operational activities to ensure adequate staffing and space and facilities.
  • Coordinates the compilation and preparation of operational and financial reports and analyses that summarize progress, challenges, and appropriate recommendations.

Human Resources

  • Facilitates a variety of human resources functions.
  • Manages academic searches and the promotion and tenure process.

Contact Information