The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support for the House Professor-Dean and the Assistant Dean of the House. S/he manages the administrative and logistical aspects of a wide variety of House events and programs, serves as the House Office manager and oversees the work of student service desk assistants. The Administrative Assistant also coordinates communications with 30 House Fellows (senior faculty and university administrators), alumni, and guest dignitaries with facilities and dining staff in regard to program support.
Jenny is a native of Mississippi, where she attended the University of Southern Mississippi and completed her Bachelor's Degrees in both Theatre and Psychology. She went on to the University of Alabama with the Alabama Shakespeare Festival to complete her Master's Degree in Theatre, Stage Management.
In 2005, she moved her life north, bought some really good snow boots and a warm coat, and now calls Ithaca her home. This summer will bring her 11th anniversary of working at Cornell, as well as being married.
When she is not in the office, she is playing the role of Super-Mom to her 2 wonderful kids and spending as much time outdoors as the weather allows.
She is looking forward to the many opportunities to engage with Students in Bethe House! Stop by the office any time for a dose of Southern Hospitality.