Director of Procurement
Job Description: I direct and oversee the purchasing activity of the university, making decisions to adequately meet changing economic and business situations.
Worked at KSU since: August 2010
Employment Prior to Kent State University: Supply Technologies/Park Ohio
Likes Most About Kent State University: The people at Kent State have been great. Everyone has been supportive and very friendly.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer: Kent State has a great reputation as a solid employer in the Greater Cleveland/Akron area.
Resides in: Strongsville, Ohio
Hometown: Seven Hills, Ohio
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Business Management, Kent State University
Hobbies: Wine-making, fly-fishing, baseball and other fun family activities
KentLINK Systems Coordinator (Senior Applications Support Analyst)
Job Description: My major responsibilities are to implement, manage, coordinate and maintain the University Libraries’ automated integrated library system (KentLINK) at a local level (eight campuses and 10 branch libraries), with responsibility for the library system’s impact at a statewide level (OhioLINK).
Worked at KSU since: August 1995
Employment Prior to Kent State University: Cleveland State University Library (1989 – 1995) Circulation/Reserves/Billing Coordinator
Likes Most About Kent State University: Faculty, staff and students are friendly, kind and caring. I truly enjoy working with all my talented co-workers at all eight campus libraries.
Attraction to Kent State University as an Employer: As an undergraduate pursuing my library science degree, it was my dream to work at the Kent State University Library in the circulation department. I did not get the opportunity to work in the circulation department, but working in the systems department has fulfilled the dream of working in the Kent State University Library.
Resides in: Copley, Ohio
Hometown: Richfield, Ohio
Education: Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Bowling Green State University
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and our two-year-old daughter we adopted from China a year ago. When not spending time with family and friends, I enjoy scrapbooking, crocheting, photography, baking and reading.