In addition to the duties of a receptionist, the Secretary and Registrar maintains the departmental website and edits Tabulae, the annual departmental newsletter; reserves classrooms for departmental functions and after-hours use; assists the Manager with travel reimbursements; submits building maintenance requests; and serves as the departmental Parking Coordinator. As Department Registrar she or he also coordinates the course timetable and classroom requests, under the supervision of the Chair; prepares and distributes the course schedule; deals with student registration issues; assists with the ordering of textbooks and orders desks copies.
Kim S. Miles
Student Services Manager
The Student Services Manager handles most matters relating to students and the undergraduate and graduate programs. In the graduate admissions process she maintains applicant files, provides notifications, and coordinates department visits and new student orientation. For enrolled graduate students, she maintains student files, prepares personnel actions, provides students with notifications and information, helps schedule exams and defenses, and assists the Chair with teaching appointments. For undergraduates, she coordinates departmental prizes and awards and organizes the departmental commencement ceremony. In addition, the Student Services Manager handles reimbursements and payments to vendors, and holds the Department purchasing card.
Cinnamon S. Weaver
The Department Manager supervises most non-academic aspects of the department, especially all HR and finance matters. She manages the budgets for all departmental accounts and faculty research funds (state, trust, grant, overhead, and summer school); approves payments for invoices, independent contractors, reimbursements for faculty and graduate student purchases and travel; and prepares purchase orders for equipment and services over $5,000. In the area of HR, she hires, supervises and evaluates staff employees and work-study students, including library staff; prepares personnel actions for faculty and summer school instructors; assists with new faculty searches; and assists in preparation of visa documents. She also distributes building keys, coordinates the computer deployment, and coordinates arrangements for conferences and visiting faculty.