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Welcome to the Roane State Community College Human Resources Web site.

Our Web site has been designed just for you, and trust that you will find it an interesting and informative tool that responds to your needs.

The Human Resources team is a committed one. Each member of the team contributes to our success in meeting the needs of our faculty, staff and clients. Daily, we are reminded of the need for cross-cultural
understanding and appreciation of our diverse Roane State community. We strive to always meet or surpass the Roane State standard of excellence in all aspects of our work.

Whether you are a first-time visitor or a returning one, we invite you to learn more about Human Resources and the many opportunities we provide.

Mission, Vision, Operating Principles, Values

We, the members of the Roane State Community College Office of Human Resources, hereby articulate a mission and common vision that help us define our purpose and direction. We will strive to abide by and keep in mind the following operating principles and values.


"It is our mission in Human Resources to provide timely, accurate and reliable information to both internal and external customers and to provide training, development and wellness opportunities that maximize the college’s most valued resource."

Vision - An Inclusive Community of Integrated Partnerships

We envision the Roane State Community Office of Human Resources as an inclusive community of responsive professionals who partner with their clients and who are committed to:

  • Be a strong, client-focused, service-oriented organization.
  • Pursue quality in the development and implementation of human resources practices to the extent that we become a recognized leader in the field of human resources.
  • Assist the college in becoming an inclusive community.
  • Design and implement processes / procedures that are unobtrusive and take advantage of state-of-the-art techniques and technologies.
  • Consult with department managers and supervisors in the management of human resources under their leadership and facilitate their ability to make decisions.
  • Serve as a resource to employees in supporting them to make informed decisions regarding work and life issues.
  • Be an open organization in terms of sharing information with each other and clients while respecting the need for confidentiality.
  • Foster the development of the human talent of the college to maximize its contribution to teaching and service.

Operating Principles

In order to achieve our vision we will:

  • Be a learning organization, that identifies with the work of our clients by providing innovative, flexible and timely delivery of services.
  • Be a partner with the senior administration of the College in developing and implementing HR policies, practices and services that are cost efficient, effective and add value.
  • Monitor legal and regulatory developments and be mindful of constraints they may create for the College.
  • Anticipate the effects that developments in the world external to the College may have on the organization.
  • Challenge each other to achieve excellence.


Our attitudes and actions will be driven by the following values:

Mutual Respect
Respect each person as an individual. Accept and value differences within our college community. Extend our respect to both our clients and ourselves.

Integrity - Personal and Professional
Adhere in our behavior to the highest ethical and legal standards. Act responsibly with a commitment to conscientious and productive performance. Commit to a spirit of collegiality with an emphasis on both cooperation and collaboration by taking responsibility and ownership for our actions and behaviors.

Maintain an atmosphere of open communication. Strive to increase our awareness. Stay curious, check our assumptions and find creative ways to incorporate differences into the development and implementation of policies and procedures.

Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748-5011

(865) 354-3000 or toll free 866-462-7722
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