279K PLSH, 472-5138
Judy assists faculty, staff and students in 279 Plant Science office suite. She is responsible for the design and layout of several courses on Canvas, facilitates Zoom web conferencing sessions and edits videos. She creates surveys via Survey Monkey, gleans information from MyRed, uses Photoshop, Premiere, Word, Excel, Access, and Adobe Acrobat as needed to assist faculty and staff.
202 Keim, 472-2811
As the department receptionist, Tatyana welcomes faculty, staff, students and visitors in person or by phone or e-mail. She schedules conference rooms, maintains department lists and emails, coordinates Extension manuscript movement of copy, processes travel arrangements and reimbursements, purchases supplies and serves as a Building Maintenance Reporter. She provides assistance to the Department Head, Assistants to the Department Head, Facilities Coordinator, Business Manager and Personnel Generalist. She also serves on the department Awards Committee and the Activities and Entertainment Committee.
279K PLSH, 472-1560
Casey is the office supervisor and the point-of-contact for faculty, students and staff when it comes to workflow. He accepts and distributes work after it arrives in the office. Casey is a Building Maintenance Requestor, as well as point of contact for all technological issues for Keim Hall and Plant Sciences Hall. Casey is the department’s prime contact for assisting with the temporary immigration of J-1 Visiting Research Scholars, as well as for assistance with travel and Concur reimbursement. Casey works with Danielle Lopez to coordinate Masters and PhD defenses.
Casey also serves on the departmental Curriculum Committee as the admin support.
ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT ASSOCIATE
279K PLSH, 472-1730
Kathy provides administrative and student support for the department’s Distance Education program. She assists online students and their faculty advisors. The Distance Education program offers an online Master’s of Science (MS) degree in Agronomy or Horticulture, 3 Horticulture graduate certificates, 1 Grasslands graduate certificate, and 1 Plant Breeding & Genetics professional certificate. In her position, Kathy enjoys helping students reach their academic, professional and career goals.
Kathy also serves as a backup to Danielle Lopez, graduate administrative associate, and assists the Office Professionals group. She works in MyRed, Canvas, CLSS, UNLcms, Facebook, Twitter, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Publisher and Adobe Acrobat.
Kathy sits on the department’s Awards Committee and is a member of UNOPA – University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association.
279K PLSH, 472-6447
Christine provides support for faculty and staff. She processes travel requests and expense reimbursements, orders supplies via eShop, reserves conference rooms and department vehicles, scans and emails documents, makes copies for classes, requests service for department vehicles, phones, data ports, and network copiers, and completes many other office duties. She provides assistance to the business office regarding charges to cost object accounts for department vehicle mileage, network copier copy codes/billing, and phone and data port changes/billing. She also serves as a backup to the receptionist by answering phones and greeting visitors at the front desk at 202 Keim Hall and 279 Plant Sciences Hall.
DIGITAL SUPPORT ASSOCIATE
279K PLSH, 472-8488
Kaye provides advanced technology support in Canvas, Excel, and VidGrid. She helps facilitate Zoom web conferencing sessions along with video editing. She can do data entry, car reservations and room reservations. Kaye is also the project assistant and wrangler for the UNL Extension Guide for Weed Management in Nebraska with Insecticide and Fungicide Information yearly publication.