Directs and manages the Administrative Operations team whose role is managing the planning, change and implementation of new systems, policies, and business process improvements across the FAS. Coordinates initiatives with Central Administration, FAS leadership and senior leaders across the University. Oversees core functions the team performs: risk management, procurement/payables, card services, project and change management, training and support for university and FAS initiatives.... Read more about Mary Ann Bradley
Senior Director of Planning and Administrative Initiatives
Responsible for managing the complex portfolio of systems, policy and business process change for the FAS administrative community through participation on University governance boards and collaboration with FAS departments and engagement councils. Works directly with key University business partners to advance the needs of the FAS and serve as the FAS Risk Manager.
Responsible for managing the ASAP Training, Procurement and Card Services. Develops and delivers training, provides ongoing support for FAS and University administrative and financial applications, policies and procedures. Co-Chair of Administrative Systems Advisory Group (ASAG). Primary FAS contact for the Harvard Training Portal for all academic and adminstrative departments. Member of the University's Financial Managers Forum and the Financial Policy Review Committee. Coordinates bimonthly Administrators' Town Hall meetings, hosted by Dean Scott Jordan.
Manages the oversight of the FAS purchasing, corporate card and department card programs. Works collaboratively with the FAS community to identify key procurement initiatives and establish procurement strategy. Acts as the FAS liaison with key offices within the University Financial Administrative Departments. Serves as the primary approver for purchase orders over $50k, exception requests, Short Term Operating Advances and Petty Cash requests.... Read more about Sean McQuarrie
Responsible for project management, thought partnership, and implementation planning for University and FAS initiatives. Oversees change management and communication planning for Administrative Operations initiatives.
Administers the FAS purchasing, corporate and department card programs, including application approval, monitoring, communication, and policy compliance. Coordinates initial contact regarding faculty move issues and processes payments for moving/legal fee invoices. Provides data analysis on card program. Acts as a knowledge resource on procurement, travel/reimbursement and relevant policies. Conducts pre-audits on late reimbursements.
Develops and delivers training, provides ongoing support for FAS and University administrative and financial applications, policies and procedures. Primary FAS contact for Finance Fundamentals curriculum.