Staff Who Does What

ACADEMIC OFFICE - GRADUATE OFFICE

Academic Advising Manager
404-894-8414 | Love 297
  • Advise graduate students and track registration and student progress
  • Manage graduate office and support staff;
  • Work with the Graduate Committee Monitor & award graduate fellowships
  • Recruitment of prospective graduate students
  • Generate final reports for assessment
  • Coordinate graduate website and handbook changes and updates
Academic Program Coordinator I
404.385.6315 | LOVE 298
  • Coordinate graduate application and recruitment processes
  • Student visa processing and renewals
  • Liaison with Grad Admissions
  • Coordinate exit surveys and audit degree petitions
  • Compile reports and statistics for OATS, Academic Program Review, Grad Committee, etc.
  • Coordinate PKU/GT joint Ph.D. program exchange students, and all other international initiatives
  • Graduate safety seminar coordinator,
  • Serve on safety committee
  • Curriculum updates

ACADEMIC OFFICE - UNDERGRAD

Educational Outreach Manager
404.894.2430 | LOVE 290
  • Undergraduate recruitment lead, continuance of current recruitment activities, and the planning and implementation of new recruitment activities including representing MSE at on-campus recruitment events and in the metro-Atlanta high schools
  • Spearhead and coordinate MSE's social media initiatives via Twitter and Facebook
  • MSE undergraduate scholarship program coordinator
  • Assist with the MSE Industry-Student Mentoring Program
  • MSE SURF/GIFT coordinator
  • Help coordinate and execute the MSE FASET sessions with Shirley
  • Meet with prospective students and their families to educate and inform about what MSE is and the opportunities they have as a student in our program
Academic Advisor II
404.894.2850 | LOVE 296
  • Advising Freshman 
  • Registration Holds
  • Exit Surveys
  • Student Awards
  • Commencement Coordinator
  • Degree Petitions (Backup)
  • Banner
  • Degree Works
  • GT Reports
  • Change of Majors
  • FASET Coordinator
  • Career Services Liaison
  • Placement (uGrad)
Academic Advising Manager
404.894.2852 | LOVE 294
  • Overall Management of Staff and academic processes in the UG office
  • Oversee UG Recruitment activities
  • Assessment and reports/ABET Statistics
  • Recruitment Management,
  • Planning and Assistance
  • Class Scheduling Retention
  • WEI Coordination
  • Textbook Ordering
  • BS/MS (MSE) Program

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

Assistant Director, Administrative Operations
404.894.5823 | Love Bldg., Rm. 285
  • Provide support to the School Chair
  • Coordinate activities of the Chair’s office, i.e. internal audits, program reviews,
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Hiring processes of all personnel and researchers
  • Process J-1 and H1B visa requests
  • Supervise administrative, academic, and facilities support staff and activities
Faculty Support Coordinator
404-894-2136 | Love 368
  • Admin Support to faculty and their groups for travel, Buzzmart and other duties:  (Alamgir, Garmestani, Jang, Li, Ramprasad). Processing of reimbursements for Love Building
  • Processing of Love Building time documents
  • Processing / approving of Love Building purchase orders
  • Proposal preparation
  • MSE Faculty Recruiting process; travel logistics, interview schedules
  • Assistance to the Director of Development
Administrative Manager I
404-894-1746 | MRDC 3505
  • RPT
  • Printing of Posters for students and researchers
  • Conference room scheduling for MRDC
  • Supervise administrative staff
  • Schedule travel and agendas for MSE Seminar Speakers
  • MSE Faculty Recruiting process; travel logistics, interview schedules
  • Administrative support to Hightower Chair in Biopolymers and his students for travel, Buzzmart and other duties.
  • Supervise Student assistants in MRDC
Administrative Professional III
404.894.0496 | MRDC 3506
  • Admin support to faculty and their students for travel, Buzzmart and other duties;  (Carr, Cook, Jacob, Jayaraman, Kumar, Losego, Realff, Shofner, Srinivasarao, Y.Wang, Yao, Yushin, Gerhardt)
  • Order and maintain office supplies for all of MSE Bldg.
  • Provide support to the development officer MRDC Bldg.
  • Receptionist for mail, package distribution, supplies
  • Conference room scheduling
  • Supervise student assistants
  • Order food and organize conferences for SPE and PhiPsi organization
Events Coordinator
404.385.7303 | LOVE 284
  • Administrative Support to faculty and their students for  travel, Buzzmart and other duties: (Gokhale, Singh, Speyer, Sanders, Vogel, Thadhani, Muhlstein)
  • Conference room scheduling Love Bldg.
  • Receptionist for mail, package distribution, supplies
  • Conference room scheduling
  • Supervise Student Assistants
  • Coordinate MSE general events and
  • Work with other staff on area specific events

COMMUNICATIONS

Communications Officer
404-385-1650 | Love 292
  • External communications:  newsletter and monthly e-News
  • Media liaison
  • Marketing communications: flyers, brochures, letters for Grad and UG program
  • MSE Rep for CoE and Research Communications
  • Communications support to EAB and Development

DEVELOPMENT

Director of Development
404.894.6345 | LOVE 354
  • Major gift fundraiser Develop and enhance relationships with alumni and corporations.
  • Work with Chairs and faculty to enhance corporate relationships.
  • Work with Central Development to enhance alumni and corporate relationships.
  • Steward gifts to School.

FACILITIES

Building Manager
404-385-4364 | LOVE 181
  • Review gas orders and place on-line orders
  • Maintain inventory Assist with tagging new equipment
  • Assist with master inventory of equipment
  • Work within labs doing equipment setup
  • Work with faculty on their projects and move equipment as needed
  • Office space assignment
Senior Facilities Manager
404.894.6763 | Love 271
  • Facilities maintenance upkeep/prevention operations for MSE buildings, UG labs, and offices
  • Building renovation, lab fit-up/upgrade, and office buildout projects
  • MSE Space Utilization Surveyor and a member of MSE space committee for faculty office/lab assignments
  • GRA office space assignment and coordinating lab, office, and large equipment moves
  • Building safety/security manager, Right-to-know coordinator, and assistant lab safety manager for UG labs
  • Asset manager for MSE inventory equipment
  • MSE keys/door access controls system and coordinator for proxy reader installations
  • Telecommunications coordinator for phone repairs, upgrades, and installations
  • Event logistics, staging, audio/visual, and coordinating equipment set-up/break down

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Grants Administrator
404-894-2816 | MRDC 3507
  • Research funding opportunities and disseminate results to applicable faculty  
  • Coordinate and manage proposal preparation and submission process  
  • Serves as department point-of-contact with MSE Accounting office, OSP, Legal, etc.
  • Assist with coordinating and preparing paperwork to granting agencies involved with grant proposal submittals  
  • Review/Edit proposals  
  • Track upcoming and overdue deliverables
Financial Manager I
404.894.5792 | MRDC 3512
  • Management of finance staff
  • Payment of invoices
  • Preparing of hiring paperwork (students)
  • Proposal preparation
  • Processing of Foundation and AP check requests
Financial Admin I
404-385-5684 |
  • Processing of all travel
  • Processing of bi-weekly time documents
  • Processing / approving of purchase orders
Assistant Director, Financial Operations
404.894.5791 | MRDC, Room 3502
  • Reconciliation of all projects
  • Processing of budget amendments
  • Proposal preparation
  • Salary distribution
  • Head of the Finance Office
Financial Admin I
404-385-5494 | MRDC 3513
  • Processing of all travel
  • Processing of bi-weekly time documents
  • Processing / approving of purchase orders

COMPUTING SERVICES

Computer Systems ManagerResearch Scientist II
404.894.3454 | LOVE 178
  • Provide hardware and software computer support
  • Oversee computing capability and the connectivity for those systems to the resources on the network
  • Assist in the selection and configuration of new computers
  • maintain functionality of desk computers and computer lab
  • Support x-ray lab, used for research and instructional purposes
  • First tier support for OIT accounts, services & software.
IT Support Professional II
404.894.2851 | MRDC 4403
  • General maintenance and technical support of daily IT operations
  • Software upgrades, disk back-up, utility maintenance, repairs, technical and network support, testing of new equipment
  • Directory organization
  • Web content updates and modifications
  • Assists in maintaining main & secondary MSE websites (back-end software).
  • Primary support of Apple products and software (ipad/osx/imac/laptops)
  • First tier support for OIT accounts, services & software.
  • Research and procurement of IT and AV related equipment
IT Support Professional Manager
404.894.3287 | LOVE, Room 172
  • General maintenance and technical support of daily IT operations
  • Software upgrades, disk back-up, utility maintenance, repairs, technical and network support, testing of new equipment
  • Directory organization
  • First tier support for OIT accounts, services & software.
  • Research and procurement of IT and AV related equipment
  • Provide hardware and software computer support for faculty/staff/students.
  • Oversee computing capability and the connectivity for those systems to the resources on the network.
  • Assist in the selection and configuration of new computers; maintain functionality of desk computers.
  • Administers MSE specific servers and databases.
  • Creates and maintains MSE online systems and services (mseforms, etc).
  • Assists in maintaining main & secondary mse websites.
  • Manages MSE computer support personnel