VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT STAFF
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Location: VA 103
Phone: (657) 278- 7746
GAIL DAWSON: With the title "Administrative Analyst" comes the responsibility of overseeing the general operations of the art department office, which has a staff of one full-time Administrative Assistant, one part-time Administrative Assistant and several student assistants. She also manages the attendance records for all department staff and faculty on behalf of the department chair. She serves as assistant to the department chair which carries the responsibility of making sure deadlines are met for various department and university-assigned tasks. Additional responsibilities include assisting the department chair in scheduling, searching for full-time faculty positions, hiring and managing part time faculty and as the liaison between area coordinators.
Gail came to the Department of Art in 2005 from the Department of Modern Languages where she had worked 4 years as an Administrative Assistant II and before that from the Department of Admissions where she had worked 1 year as an Administrative Assistant I. Thus she brings to this position both general campus and department level knowledge and experience. She was attracted to the Department of Art position because it provided advancement within the university and because she has a personal interest in arts and crafts.