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The Center for Nanoscale Science is a National Science Foundation Materials Research Science and Engineering Center dedicated to research and education in materials. The Center maintains an independent website.

Administrative AssistantDenise Patton

  • Manage budgets; post expenses & run balances; review and/or prepare budget reports; approve expenditures; and initiate approve, and process financial & human resource forms. Manage grants, contracts, & proposals.
  • Coordinate education and public outreach programs: WWW classes World Campus, WISER, K-12 programs, SORP, and/or Minor. Organize and attend workshops, seminars, etc..
  • Supervise staff assistant & wage payroll employees; coordinate and oversee activities of personnel, including research technologists, research assistants, etc..
  • Type/compose correspondence, reports, and forms; assemble background material for meetings and appointments. Research and edit drafts for reports to NSF.
  • Direct, review, screen, and process all mail and telephone communications; act on routine matters and refer others.
  • May act as contact person in University and off-campus relations; Serve as secretary to various committees; prepare agendas; take and compose minutes. Coordinate Scientific Symposium.
  • Assist with activities of Director and Assistant Director by Maintaining calendar; schedule and cancel appointments.
  • Oversee the establishment and maintenance of office files, records, and databases in the Center for Nanoscale Science.

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