Director, College Administration & Operations
Scope of Responsibilities
At UHD, Ms. Hamilton is responsible for overseeing the financial, human resources, grant administration and non-academic operations of the college. She provides overall guidance, training and supervision for the Department Business Administrators and Administrative Assistants at Marilyn Davies College of Business. In addition, she provides oversight of budgetary development and forecasting for the college. She is the resource for the college for all financial and administrative matters pertaining to state, federal and university policies and procedures.
Ms. Hamilton earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Houston and is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at the University of Houston-Downtown. She is expected to graduate in December 2023.
Ms. Hamilton has over 12 years of higher education experience and has been working for UHD for over seven years. During her time at the university, she has successfully managed $12 million in state and local funds for two academic departments. She played a crucial role in developing important queries and reports for payroll operations. She was also instrumental in providing key financial information for the proposal for the new Master of Professional Accountancy Program. Ms. Hamilton successfully oversaw a 5-year research grant totally over $600,000 and a 3-year Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program grant funded by the IRS. She has been a key resource for several audits, including the recent successful financial review audit of the VITA grant. Ms. Hamilton fosters a teamwork environment and encourages professional growth amongst her team.