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Kathleen Bates

Manager, Academic & Research Operations, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Manages administrative support for the academic and research operations for the departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering.

Office: 107B Bingham
Phone Number: (216) 368-3840
University Location Code (mail stop): 7220

Job Description

Kathleen serves as the chief financial officer and administrative manager for the departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering, providing administrative leadership and operational expertise for the integration of business and research operations, including developing and interpreting policies and procedures.

Key Job Functions

  • Manages administrative and research staff
  • Develops, implements and monitors policies and procedures for financial oversight of departmental operating budgets, endowment accounts and sponsored projects
  • Provides human resource administration
  • Oversees student affairs administration, including graduate admissions and student employment