Scope of Responsibilities
Responsible for directing IT business support staff and all business operations to facilitate all IT projects and operations, Ms. Smith also manages all financial transactions for the division. She assists directors in Information Technology with maintaining budgets and ensures spending occurs as planned. Ms. Smith approves cost center reconciliation, reviews and approves all business operations for all IT units and directs procurement and contract processes for Information Technology. She also reviews the division's financial reports and activities as well as recommends appropriate actions to the CIO and project office.
Ms. Smith earned her Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Ms. Smith has more than 30 years of management experience and has been employed in higher education for 25 years. She has extensive experience directing Information Technology business operations and is an innovative leader with excellent communication and computer skills and the ability to establish relationships with all levels of her unit.