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Administrative SupportAmanda Powers

    Colloquia/Seminar and Accounting Assistant

  • Seminars and Colloquia
  • Make necessary hotel reservations (and cancellations)
  • Reserve conference rooms
  • Review budgets
  • Submit information to Intercom and Science Seminars
  • Type and post seminar posters
  • Send confirmation/reservation letters to speakers
  • Process reimbursement of travel expenses
  • Process group meal reimbursements
  • Set up catering for special lectures
  • Enter seminars on web page and keep updated
  • Assist with schedules for speakers
  • Send notices to appropriate listservs regrading upcoming events
  • Manage IGERT and NIRT budgets
  • Place orders
  • Process travel
  • Reconcile purchasing cards
  • Set up appointments, etc.
  • Type Promotion and Tenure dossiers for review by faculty member and then by committee
  • Type proposals and manuscripts using TEX check for newest proposal guidelines, provide faculty with guidelines, submit proposals using FastLane
  • Type Faculty Activitiy Summaries, prepare two files--one for departmental review and one for the Dean's Office.
  • Manage the Physics Department's Listervs (faculty and postdocs)
  • Keep files on available awards and scholarships
  • Send emails regarding the awards available
  • Assist accounting staff assistants with budget-related duties
  • Schedule students and handle arrangements for Student Machine shop course
  • Maintain the following databases:
  • Alumni database
  • Departmental Committee database
  • Preprint Numbers database
  • Speakers database
  • Order office supplies and maintain inventory
  • Helpful Links

  • Seminars and Colloquia
  • Promotion and Tenure
  • Fastlane

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