Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.

We encourage you to take a look at our benefits and offerings, talk to our faculty and staff, tour our campuses, and discover for yourself why Pellissippi State is the number one college choice for so many in East Tennessee.

The College continues to support and develop career-path associate's degrees, associate's degrees for transfer, certificates, and continuing education opportunities for the citizens of Knox, Blount, and surrounding counties. Pellissippi State offers credit courses to high school students as well. In partnership with the community, the College sustains the effort toward an ever-improving quality of life for residents of East Tennessee.

Human Resources Employment Opportunities

To assist with your career search, the application process was streamlined by creating an online application that enables you to search and apply for positions in a web-based environment. This system enables you to View and apply for job postings online in a secure, web-based environment. Maintain an online employment application and track the status of the positions for which you have applied. Search and apply for positions from any location with Internet access at any time.

The mission of the Pellissippi State Facilities is to provide consistent and quality maintenance, operations, custodial, and facility planning services in a customer oriented, efficient, and responsible manner for students, faculty, staff, and the community.
Employee Benefits

To be eligible for insurance programs, the employee must be employed in a regular appointment for a minimum of 1560 hours per year. Regular part-time employees who work less than 37.5 hours per week receive benefits on a prorated basis. Temporary hourly employees and adjunct faculty are not eligible for benefits.


No matter what your professional, personal or educational goals, the Business and Community Services (BCS) office at Pellissippi State Community College is your training connection for career success or personal development. Let BCS help you meet your potential!

Business and Computer Technology

Pellissippi State's Business and Computer Technology Department is committed to giving students both the classroom education and the hands-on experience they need to compete and excel in a wide variety of fields. And the department does an exceptional job of fulfilling that commitment: it enjoys an excellent reputation in the Knoxville area and has a long-term job placement rate of more than 90 percent.

Support Staff

The purposes of Support Staff Council are to emphasize and initiate opportunities for professional development; establish a forum and support group to create an atmosphere in which solutions to work-related problems can be discussed and explored; initiate training programs for new equipment; provide input into decision-making via representation on various councils/committees; and to initiate opportunities to become better informed relative to activities in all departments/areas of the college.