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Jeff Gerkin

Executive Director of EM Operations and Interim University Registrar

Jeff Gerkin currently serves as the Assistant Dean & Interim University Registrar. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring the security, integrity, and accuracy of student records. He has dedicated his professional career to helping students achieve their higher educational goals and career aspirations.

Gerkin’s professional experience in higher education spans over 3 decades, including both private and public institutions.  After joining UT in 1992, he was named Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships in 1999.  He earned an MS Degree in College Student Personnel from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a BS Degree from Johnson University.

“I chose to work at UT for the opportunity to work at a major university.  I chose to stay at UT because it is a family.”

CliftonStrengths: Deliberative, Relator, Responsibility, Analytical, Discipline