Tech Assistance and Internal Operations

in alphabetical order

Oscar Aquino – Helpdesk Technician

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What can I do for students? Desktop Support: Install, configure and maintain software and hardware for systems in the Associated Students network.

What other duties do I have? Respond to Help Desk Tickets created by Career and Student Staff

Where is my desk? UCEN 2533

When is a good time to drop in? Regular business hours

Andy Doerr – Media Specialist

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What can I do for students?

  • Media Center and AS Annex Manager
  • Editor A.S. Annual Reports, including A.S. Flashback at: flashback.as.ucsb.edu
  • Creative Media Unit team member
  • Staff liaison to Gaucho Photography club
  • Photo and video documentation and archiving
  • Maintain archive of A.S. in local press
  • Historical research projects

What other duties do I have?

  • Department Safety Representative
  • Workshop Wednesdays Series Coordinator
  • Ergonomics
Where is my desk? Please contact me via email.
When is a good time to drop in? Normal business hours

 

JudyAnn Dutcher – Web Developer

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Campus committees:

  • Web Standards Committee
  • Women in Technology

What can I do for students?

  • Web design and development for AS groups
  • Teach Adobe Suite and WordPress to AS students
  • Promote AS activities through AS social media outlets
  • Set up functional email/slack accounts

What other duties do I have? Print design projects as needed, DocuSign author

Where is my desk? AS Annex when not in pandemic mode. Currently working remotely

When is a good time to drop in? 8AM-noon M-F

Anjum Fitch - Assistant Director for Budget and Finance

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Who do I advise? 

  • Financial & Business Committee
  • Investment Advisory Committee

What can I do for students? Provides guidance and analysis on AS fiscal policies and procedures.

Where is my desk? AS Administration Office, Room 2537D

When is a good time to drop in? Monday-Friday 9-4- by appointment only
The best way to reach me is by email

Lili Hartounian - Resources & Payroll Analyst

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Who do I advise? I advise students and staff on Human Resources and Payroll matters

What can I do for students? I am the Primary payroll administrator. I initiate and oversee payroll for all personnel. I assist and advise students in matters involving the payroll process.

What other duties do I have? Keys and Security- Oversee the authorization of the Associated Students security system.

Where is my desk? AS Administration Office, Room 2537D
When is a good time to drop in? I am in the office Monday,  Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8-5 and Tuesday 7:30-4:30

Katherine Kosearas - Administrative Support Specialist

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What can I do for students? Provide general office assistance and clerical support in Administration unit within Associated Students, HR and HR recruitment support, and department emergency coordinator/Department Safety Representative guidance

What other duties do I have?

  • General office assistance and clerical support to Administration unit within Associated Students
  • General office support for the Managers of the Administration unit including the Director of Internal Operation, the Assistant Director for Human Resources and the Assistant Director for Budget and Finance
  • HR and HR recruitment support
  • UCPath data entry
  • Assists Interim Assistant Director for HR and the HR&Payroll Analyst as needed with the Student Staff Supervisor group
  • Department emergency coordinator/Department Safety Representative.

Where is my desk? AS Admin Office Room 2537C

When is a good time to drop in? To be determined due to COVID 19 Restrictions.
Sean Lieberman – Assistant Director for Technology

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Who do I advise? Tech Committee

Campus committees: Connect Advisory Group

What can I do for students?

  • Advise on computer/networking needs
  • Create email/calendaring/Slack accounts
  • Help plan out and structure complex web development projects for student groups

What other duties do I have?

  • Photographer
  • Campuswide Events/Ticketing System lead
  • Elections Guy
Where is my desk? UCEN 2519
When is a good time to drop in? regular business hours

 

Chelsea Lyon-Hayden – Art Director

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Who do I advise? Creative Media Unit

What can you do for students?

  • Associate Students entities (boards, committees, commissions, units) may request graphic design services by filling out the form at http://graphics.as.ucsb.edu.
  • I teach workshops each quarter for the A.S. Media Center’s Workshop Wednesday series. I’m also available for design software training by appointment.

Where is your desk? A.S. Annex (Building 434)

When is a good time to drop in? I am currently working remotely. Email me to make an appointment over Zoom.

Irina Nikolaeva – Recordkeeping Specialist

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What can I do for students?

  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Review Minutes and post budgets
  • Monitor activity of more than 25 Boards, Committees and Commissions
  • Process Emergency Loans

What other duties do I have? 

  • Process payments
  • Other Record Keeping Duties
  • Maintain EOP Database

Where is my desk? AS Administration, rm. 2537C

When is a good time to drop in? Anytime from 8:30-5pm, Mon-Fri

Ed Schatz - Director of Technical Assistance and Internal Operations

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What can I do for students?

  • Provide guidance on policies, procedures, agreements/contracts, and assist with identifying potential stakeholders for projects across the Associated Students department.

What other duties do I have? Help ensure:

  • Compliance with A.S. and University regulations
  • Efficiency of current systems and use of resources
  • High level of Service effectiveness
  • Internal controls and processes are in place and current

Where is my desk? Remote location – please contact me by email message or directly over AS Slack.

When is a good time to drop in? Remote “office hours” (messages by email or AS Slack) are Mondays – Thursdays 10am – 12pm.

Kelsey Thibdeau – Community Financial Fund Coordinator

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Who do I advise?

  • Community Financial Fund
  • Finance and Business Committee
  • What can I do for students?

I can offer information on

  • Financial Literacy
  • the CFF grant
  • AS funding requests
  • Basic Needs

Where is my desk? virtual