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Director EEO/Affirmative Action

The University of Memphis invites candidates to apply for the position of Director EEO/Affirmative Action.  The University of Memphis, a public Carnegie Classified high research university, with approximately 23,000 students, is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The successful applicant will oversee Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policies for the University of Memphis, ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, and university policies.  (S)he will design, implement and maintain audit and reporting systems related to anti-discrimination laws and regulations.  Responsibilities also include reviewing, investigating and resolving complaints of unlawful discrimination and harassment brought by students which involve faculty or staff, and brought by faculty, staff and the public.  The successful applicant will serve as the University's Title IX coordinator, will train faculty, staff and students as required by Title IX, and ensure all applicable University policies are in compliance with Title IX.

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of related experience.  Preferred education includes:  Major in public administration, human resource management, industrial or organizational psychology, law, business administration, educational administration, or a closely related field.  A Master's degree in one of the disciplines noted above or a closely related field is desirable; preferred experience: Professional-level experience in investigating and processing complaints, appeals, and grievances related to equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, civil rights compliance, or employment.

For a comprehensive view of the position requirements and to apply, please visit: https://workforum.memphis.edu/applicants /jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp? time=1347457506892

The University of Memphis, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status.


Assist in installation, maintenance and operation of equipment associated with and required for tv and radio production, broadcast, remote production and transmission and in maintaining technical operations for the WKNO Stations in conformance with FCC requirements, Degree in engineering, engineering technology, or a related field.  Experience may be substituted. Transmitter, RF and studio broadcast systems experience preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to Deb Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to WKNO, 7151 Cherry Farms Road, Cordova, TN 38016.  No phone calls please


Legal notices


Airfield Maintenance Building – Widen 2 Service Bay OH Doors

Memphis International Airport

MSCAA Project Number 11-1340-00

Sealed bids for the Airfield Maintenance Building – Widen 2 Service Bay OH Doors, MSCAA Project No. 11-1340-00, will be received by the Staff Services Division of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA), 3505 Tchulahoma Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38118, until 2:00 PM Local Time on Thursday, October 11, 2012, and immediately thereafter will be opened and publicly read. BIDS WILL NOT BE RECEIVED AT ANY OTHER LOCATION.

The scope of work generally consists of building modifications to widen openings between building columns and to replace two overhead, rolling metal doors at Memphis International Airport's Airfield Maintenance Building. Work efforts include, but are not necessarily limited to, building demolition, rolling metal door installation, concrete masonry unit installation, insulated metal panel installation, structural steel installation, electrical modifications, and other efforts as required.

Bid Documents may be obtained and found on our website (www.mscaa.com) on or after Monday, September 17, 2012. Bid documents may be examined at the following locations in Memphis, TN: Builder's Exchange Plans Room, McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge Plans Room, Memphis Area Minority Contractor's Association, Mid-South Minority Business Council, National Association of Minority Contractors, and Renaissance Business Center Bid Room. Information regarding obtaining bid documents, addenda to these documents and any other additional information may be found on our website (www.mscaa.com).

All Respondents are hereby notified that all updates, addenda and additional information, if any, shall be posted to the MSCAA website and Respondents are responsible for checking the MSCAA website up to the time of the Bid opening.

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held Wednesday, September 26, 2012, at 9:00 AM at the Airfield Maintenance Building, 3318 Winchester Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38118. The project site will be available for inspection immediately following the meeting.

The MSCAA hereby notifies that it will review and award contracts in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4a and Title 49, Part 26, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act. MSCAA further notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged, Minority and Women Business Enterprises (D/M/WBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of age, race, sex, color, national origin, creed, religion, sexual orientation or disability in its hiring and employment practices, or in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services and activities. The D/M/WBE participation goal for this contract is 30% in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents. This project is Federal Grant Funded. Therefore, the only participation that will be counted toward meeting this goal will be participation by certified DBEs, the owners of which have been certified as having a personal net worth less than $1.32 million. MBE and WBE participation is encouraged but may NOT be counted toward the goal.

Each bid must be by a contractor licensed in Tennessee and accompanied by a 5% Bid Guarantee. In accordance with TCA §62-6-119, the Bidder, and where applicable, one contractor/subcontractor performing electrical, plumbing or heating ventilation work must have its license number, expiration date of the license, and that part of the classification applying to the bid shown on the outside of the envelope containing the bid. Failure to supply all information on the outside of the envelope will result in the return of the unopened envelope to the Bidder. The successful Bidder will be required to execute a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price. Liquidated damages for delay in contract completion shall be as stated in the Contract Documents.

No Bidder may withdraw an opened bid within the defined period following actual bid opening without MSCAA's consent. Award will be made to the lowest and best responsible qualified Bidder, if any contract is awarded.

MSCAA reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities, technicalities or omissions therein. MSCAA also reserves the right to reject bids from bidders that have pending litigation or claims with MSCAA, or if such bid includes a proposed subcontractor or supplier that has pending litigation or claims with MSCAA, if MSCAA determines, in its sole discretion, such litigation or claims may adversely affect the ability of the parties to work efficiently and effectively under this contract, or for any other reason as determined by MSCAA. Any such bid will be returned to the bidder. See Instructions to Bidders in the project specifications for a further description of this and other reservations of rights.



By Larry D. Cox, President & CEO


Interested parties must download the solicitation directly from the County's website, unless otherwise indicated in the solicitation invitation. Please visit the County's website at www.shelbycountytn .gov. All solicitations are listed under "Purchasing Bids."


RFP #13-009-14 Construction of Range Operations Building and Firing Range

Pre-Bid Conference: A Mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held at 9:00 A.M., Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the following location:

Shelby County Sheriff's Firing Range

800 Dovecrest Road

Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38134

Please be on time, once the pre-bid conference starts, late arrivals will not be allowed to attend.

Copies of the project manual and plans are located on our website at www. ­shelbycountytn.gov. At the top of the home page, click on the links "Department," "P" for the Purchasing Department and "Bids" to locate the name of the above-described RFP. Copies of the project manual and drawing are posted at this location and can be downloaded at no cost to the prospective bidders.

Shelby County is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free with policies of non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or military service.


By order of




In accordance with Title 4, Chapter 29, Tennessee Code Annotated, the Government Operations Committees of the Tennessee General Assembly will conduct a public hearing to receive testimony on whether the entity listed below should be continued, restructured, or terminated. The hearing will be held in the Legislative Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee, as indicated below. Pertinent public testimony is invited.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012,

at 9:00 a.m., in Room 12

Tennessee Economic Council on Women

Auctioneer Commission

Board of Barber Examiners

Collection Service Board

Board of Cosmetology

Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers

Private Investigation and Polygraph Commission

Real Estate Commission

Real Estate Appraiser Commission

Department of Education (2011 Follow-up)

State Board of Education (2011 Follow-up)

Compact for Education (Follow-up from May 23, 2012 hearing)

Energy Efficient Schools Council (Follow-up from May 23, 2012 hearing)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012,

at 1:00 p.m., in Room 12

Tennessee State Veterans' Homes Board

Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Board of Communication Disorders and Sciences

Board of Dentistry

Board of Optometry

Board of Medical Examiners Committee on Physician Assistants

Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners

Board of Examiners in Psychology

Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

Wednesday, October 3, 2012,

at 9:00 a.m., in Room 16

Tennessee Interagency Cash Flow Committee

Department of Correction

Board of Probation and Parole

Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Emergency Communications Board

Any changes in the above schedule which may become necessary will be announced at the Government Operations Committees' website at www.capitol.tn. gov/joint/committees/gov-opps/. For additional information or to request special accommodations for individuals with disabilities, contact: Deborah V. Loveless, CPA, Assistant Director, Division of State Audit, Nashville, Tennessee; telephone: (615) 747-5258; e-mail: Deborah.Loveless @cot.tn.gov. Request for special accommodations should be made at least 24 hours prior to the meeting whenever possible.

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