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JIAM Staff

Jon Phipps, PhD

Interim Director

865-974-7570 / jphipps@utk.edu


Darcy Rathjen

Site Manager/Safety Coordinator

Space Management & Planning, Occupant & Lab Services, Site Orientation & Safety coordination, Facilities Services coordination (construction, maintenance, moving , & cleaning), OIT ticket coordination.

865-974-7579 / drathjen@utk.edu


Melanie Murphy

Business Manager

Budget, Space Inventory, Core Facilities & Stratocore, Contracts, HR approvals, Ledger Review, Equipment Purchases, Phone/Data Port Requests, Conference Room Booking backup, and Reporting.

865-974-7055 / mtaylo10@utk.edu


Tina Long

Financial Associate 2

Reception, Key Check-outs, Accounts Payable Invoices, Asset Management & Equipment Inventory, Expense Reports, Purchase Orders/Requisitions, Shipping Requests, and Supplies Orders.

865-974-7427 / tinalong@utk.edu


Chris Maguigan

Financial Associate 2

Institute On-boarding, Key Requests, Key Check-outs, Conference Room Booking, Accounts Receivable Deposits, HR Transactions, Internal Transfers, Ledger Reconciliation, LN2 Refill Requests, Pcard Reconciliation, and Website Updates.

865-974-7415 / cmaguiga@utk.edu


24-hrs a day/7-days a week:
Maintenance: Facilities Services at (865) 946-7777
Health/safety: EHS OneCall at (865) 974-9586
Emergencies: 911 or UTPD at (865)-974-3111