Municipal Finance Training Specialist - Municipal Technical Advisory Service (Knoxville or Jackson, TN)
Institute for Public Service
Location: knoxville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 247802
Municipal Finance Training Specialist - Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)
Regular, Full-time (Knoxville or Jackson, TN)
The University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) seeks applications for a Municipal Finance Training Specialist in itsKnoxville or Jackson office. MTAS is an agency of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service that provides technical assistance, consulting, training and research services for Tennessee towns and cities.
The Municipal Finance Training Specialist has responsibility for all aspects of the MTAS Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) Program. In addition to providing program design, curriculum development, examination development, training material development and classroom delivery, the position updates, validates, and assesses the program on an on-going basis.
The position also stays current on generally accepted accounting and reporting principles, government finance best practices, applicable state and federal laws and regulations; and maintains program materials in order to provide municipal officials with the most current and relevant information available.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Finance Training Specialist:
Develops, maintains, and updates the curriculum for the CMFO Program
Delivers CMFO training and continuing education courses statewide
Markets and coordinates the CMFO program pursuant to strategic goals
Stays abreast of new laws and rules, GASB statements, and other regulatory guidelines to determine their impact on municipal governments and the CMFO Program
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.