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Ammon Johnson

Business Administrator IIII
Phone: 847-491-3376
Office: Tech L358
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  • Oversees departmental financial operations
  • Manages faculty salary and effort
  • Coordinates effort reporting, annual space survey, etc.
  • Manages administrative staff and HR related matters for the department
  • Prepare and administer department annual budget
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Royce Morris

Electronics Specialist
Phone: 847-461-6873
Office: Teaching Labs - Tech CG30
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  • Manages NUECE UTL operations, facilities, and safety
  • Develops and coordinates lab course schedules and lab space usage
  • Determines lab annual budget expenditure
  • Supervises teaching lab assistants (TAs)
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Steve Slocombe

Electronics Technician II - Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories
Phone: 847-491-8161
Office: Tech CG20
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  • Provides preventative and corrective maintenance of NUECE UTL course experiment apparatus, test equipment, and lab PC systems
  • Administrates lab course toolkit and test equipment loan program
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Carol Surma

Financial Assistant
Phone: 847-491-3692
Fax: 847-491-4455
Office: Tech L357
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  • Purchasing and vendor payment requests
  • Processes reimbursements for students and visitors
  • Processes contracted services, consultant, and honorarium payments
  • Orders lab and office keys
  • Maintains copier and office supplies
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Vaneida Aguilar

Research Administrator
Office: Tech L356
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  • Manages proposal preparation and pre-award activities
  • Monitors awards, and submits award management requests for processing and approvals (no-cost extensions, opening account codes, revised budgets, etc.)
  • Sponsored research compliance monitor and local subject matter expert regarding sponsored research 
  • Effort Reporting, Payroll, and NUFinancials support
  • Liaison with Northwestern's Sponsored Research office (SR)
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Joseph Mazanek

Financial Assistant
Phone: 847-491-2972
Office: Tech L357
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  • Verifies payroll entries for grants & awards
  • Administrative support for hiring, onboarding & compensation
  • Creates summary reports for budgeting & accounting within the department
  • Corrects errors on current accounts
  • Works with faculty & staff to ensure all submissions & funds have been correctly entered within the department system
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Catherine Healey

Graduate Affairs Coordinator
Phone: 847-467-4620
Office: Tech L359
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  • Assists in recruitment, applications, and admissions for the graduate programs
  • Oversees the PhD recruitment visit and orientation
  • Oversees graduate student milestones, coordination with TGS, and issuing letters of verification
  • Manages class planning and programming in CLSS and SES/CAESAR
  • Maintains ECE website and edits accordingly
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Nataliya Panchyshyn

Administrative Assistant
Phone: 847-491-7092
Office: Tech L359
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  • General administrative duties including clerical/mail organizing, general office maintenance/questions
  • Event planning and scheduling
  • Organizes department seminars and guest visits
  • Event advertising
  • Permission numbers
  • Room reservation requests