Staff Portfolios

Senior Business Manager

Melissa Segal

  • Financial oversight
  • Budget/projections
  • Space oversight/planning
  • Supervision of administrative staff
  • Oversight of neurobiology programs
  • HR management
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Strategic planning

Operations Coordinator

Kathleen Boatè

  • Building and space management
  • Renovations planning/management
  • Equipment oversight and repair
  • Seminar series
  • Faculty meeting lunches
  • Faculty recruitment admin
  • Services oversight (e.g., DI Water)
  • VVC Admin

Staff Assistant

Alyssa Brewer

  • Travel/expense reports admin
  • Buy@Duke ordering and management
  • Reimbursements
  • Line Item Reports
  • Deposits
  • Event Logistics

Grants & Contracts Admin

Shekeya Council

  • Pre-award and post-award for all neurobiology faculty except Drs. Brunel and Mooney
  • JITs and RPPRs
  • Monthly PI reports
  • Financial/travel approvals

Communications Specialist (8 hours/week)

Alissa Kocer

  • Website and faculty pages
  • Weekly newsletter
  • Display screens
  • Social media
  • Promotional materials

HR/Payroll Rep

Darla Wherry

  • Payroll setup/admin
  • Hiring processes and onboarding
  • APT (including faculty 1:1's with Department Chair)
  • Visas
  • Faculty recruitment
  • COI reports/training

DGSA

Carla Sturdivant

  • Student funding, records, issues
  • Courses and scheduling
  • Student seminars/programs
  • Retreat and recruitment
  • Training grant
  • Grants for Drs. Brunel and Mooney (pre- and post-awards)