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Staff Responsibilities (PDF)

Michael Bennett

Manager of Information Technology

office: GY 540
phone: 812-855-0665
email: mrbennet@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. IT issues and resolutions
  2. Software and hardware purchases
  3. Telephone installation and support

Secondary Support: John Walker.

Pam Christenberry

Department Fiscal Officer

office: GY 125
phone: 812-855-4334
email: pchrist@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Administrative oversight, planning, training
  2. Budget planning for Departmental and Instructional purposes
  3. Financial Aid planning
  4. Human Resources
  5. Research Account balances/reconciliations

Secondary Support: Jim Brophy

Amanda Coats

IU Judson Mead Geologic Field Station Accounting Associate

office: GY 127
phone: 812-855-1475
email: iugfs@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Field Station applications, admissions, information resource
  2. Department income and revenue producing activities
  3. Research account balances and reconciliations

Secondary Support: Pam Christenberry

Kathy Davis

Undergraduate Advisor

office: GY 109
phone: 812-855-2391
email: kamdavis@indiana.edu
hours: Mondays and Thursdays, by appointment only. Make appointments at StarNet.

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR: Undergraduate advising

Megan Divine

Contracts and Grants Accounting Associate

office: GY 123
phone: 812-856-5415
email: meeknapp@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Grant balances
  2. Grant submissions
  3. Grant projections
  4. Hiring post-docs and visiting scholars

Secondary Support: Pam Christenberry.

Ruth Droppo

Graphic and Web Design Specialist

office: GY 517
phone: 812-855-0154
email: rdroppo@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Website design and development
  2. Print media design and production for displays, brochures, promotion and advertising.

Secondary Support: Pam Christenberry.

Dianne Dupree

Administrative Secretary, Chair’s Assistant

office: GY 123
phone: 812-855-5581
email: didupree@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Copies, faxes
  2. Hiring temporary hourly students and non-students
  3. New course proposals
  4. Payroll for faculty and students
  5. Faculty recruitment
  6. Room reservations for special events
  7. Course scheduling
  8. Teaching evaluations
  9. Tenure and promotion support

Secondary Support:

  1. Pam Christenberry for teaching evaluations, tenure and promotion support, hiring temporary hourly employees, new course proposals, faculty recruitment
  2. Amanda Coats for faculty and student payroll

’Chelle Filippelli

Graduate Services Coordinator

office: GY107
phone: 812-856-3285
email: ctabram@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Book orders/desk copies
  2. Financial Aid - posting
  3. Graduate Student assistance and travel awards
  4. Hiring student academic appointments
  5. Graduate Student recruiting

Secondary Support:

  1. Pam Christenberry for graduate student recruitment
  2. Amanda Coats for financial aid posting, graduate student travel awards
  3. Dianne Dupree for graduate student assistance
  4. Megan Divine for student acacemic appointments
  5. GY129 Office Assistant/Purchasing Representative for book orders/desk copies

Jon Fong

Geochemistry Technician

office: GY 320A
phone: 812-855-8034

John Hettle

Facilities Administrator, Geology Building

office: GY 108A
phone: 812-855-3330
email: jlhettle@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Asset management
  2. Building and office maintenance
  3. Copy machine repairs/maintenance
  4. Keys
  5. Space management

Secondary Support: Pam Christenberry

Office Assistant/Purchasing Representative

office: GY 129
phone: 812-855-5582

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR:

  1. Hospitality/catering
  2. Colloquium planning
  3. Information resource
  4. Mail/shipping and receiving
  5. Procurement card reconciliations
  6. Purchasing
  7. Reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses
  8. Travel for faculty, non-employees, and graduate students.

Secondary Support:

  1. Amanda Coats for faculty, graduate student, and non-employee travel
  2. 'Chelle Filippelli for hospitality/catering
  3. Dianne Dupree for colloquium planning, information resource
  4. John Hettle for mail, shipping and receiving
  5. Megan Divine for reimbursements for out-of-pocket expenses, purchasing
  6. Pam Christenberry for procurement card reconciliations

Jian Liu

Geosciences Librarian

office: GY 317
phone: 812-855-4398
email: jiliu@indiana.edu

Terry Stigall

Geophysics Technician

office: GY 414
phone: 812-855-1476
email: tstigall@indiana.edu

Mark Toensing

IU Judson Mead Geologic Field Station Resident Manager

office: IUGFS 633 South Boulder Rd., Cardwell MT 59721
phone: 406-287-3323

Benjamin Underwood

Technical Manager of the Stable Isotope Research Facility

Office: MSBII 001A
phone: 812-856-1556
email: bsunderw@umail.iu.edu

John Walker

IT Technical Specialist

office: GY 540
phone: 812-855-0665
email: geolhelp@indiana.edu

PRIMARY SUPPORT FOR: IT issues and resolution, telephone installation and support