Administration and Finance Focus

April 2009
June 2010
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Employee Spotlight - Tashawna Wilson, Department Business Administrator


Events Calendar


Biodegradeable Office Supplies Offered at UH Bookstore

Textbooks Rental

Department of Public Safety
Click It or Ticket


HUB Vendor Show

Today's Business Solutions Workshop

Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Statistics

Green UH
Green Hints - Cook Smart

Call2Recycle Program Recycles Batteries on Campus  

Parking and Transportation

New Digital Parking Meter Used Near Calhoun Lofts

Faculty/Staff Permits Available for Purchase

Summer Construction Improves Parking
and Roads

Plant Operations
College of Architecture Gears up for Summer Upgrades

Fleming Building Construction Set to Begin

Policies and Procedures
SAM Approvals

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Employee Spotlight -
Tashawna Wilson, Department Business Administrator

Tashawna Wilson, Department Business Administrator, answers questions about her job at the University of Houston.

-How long have you worked for the department?
6 years. I joined UH in March 2004 and served for two years as a HR Customer Service Specialist. I was promoted to DBA in May 2006.

-What kind of duties does your job involve?
Manage the administrative, financial, budgetary and human resources operations. Provide financial accountability and ensure compliance with state, university and external funding agency guidelines. Most recently have taken on the responsibility of managing the financials for UHERP.

-What do you like best about the job?
Interaction with the campus environment; I work with a great team of people and the dynamics of the job allow for continuous learning.

-How has the scope of work grown or changed since the Khator/Carlucci administration began?
It�s great to know that the work that we are doing focuses on and supports our journey toward tier one.

-What is the most challenging part of being a Department Business Administrator?
Keeping up with all the projects- multi-tasking! My job is very busy and dynamic so multi-tasking is a necessity.

-What kinds of things drive you to come to work every morning?
I have a very loyal and dedicated team. We enjoy what we do and work well together to accomplish goals and overcome challenges. The team�s loyalty, dedication and commitment to UH is what motivates me to come to work every day.