Staff

Jenifer D’souza

Assistant to the Department Head

edst-head.assistant@ubc.ca

604-822-8994

PCOH 2007

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates Department Head’s schedule and assists with financial and other requirements
  • Serves as administrative assistant at departmental meetings and for the Society, Culture and Politics in Education program and Undergraduate Program in Advisory & Curriculum Committee
  • Processes faculty recruitment, appointment and reappointment
  • Processes Emeriti, Visiting, Adjunct, Post doc and other ad hoc faculty appointments
  • Processes Faculty leaves, reviews, merit, promotion and tenure
  • Processes GAA, GRA and GTA appointments
  • Updates the faculty & administrative directory; monthly billing of photocopying charges

Kelly Xu

Graduate Program Assistant

grad.edst@ubc.ca

kelly.xu@ubc.ca

604-822-6647

PCOH 2005

Responsibilities

  • Advises prospective students on issues such as requirements for admission
  • Coordinates all aspects of graduate program admissions, including the selection process and bringing cases requiring special adjudication to an admissions committee for determination
  • Follows up on student awards by processing documentation and ensuring students receive awards
  • Coordinates new student orientation and graduation
  • Serves as administrative assistant for the Graduate Program Advisory & Curriculum, Ph.D. Admissions/Management, and M.A. committees
  • Interprets University and department policies and procedures, and provides guidance and interpretation of same to students, faculty and staff
  • Serves as administrative assistant to Scholarship & Fellowships Committee

Lynn Zhang

Administrative Assistant

lynn.zhang@ubc.ca

604-822-5374

PCOH 2003

Responsibilities

  • Responds to general inquiries by phone, email, or in person
  • Assists with meeting room bookings
  • Assists with admissions; and Scholarship & Fellowships files
  • Assists with financial processing and inquiries
  • Processes GAA, GRA and GTA appointments
  • Trouble shooting – fax, photocopy machine(s); and orders supplies
  • Serves as administrative assistant to Adult Learning and Education program; Higher Education program; Educational Administration and Leadership program; and Doctor of Education program

Shermila Salgadoe

Administrative Manager

shermila.salgadoe@ubc.ca

604-822-6538

PCOH 2008

Responsibilities

  • Manages all Human Resources and employment issues
  • Manages Departmental financial budgets including faculty research accounts
  • Manages and supervises administrative staff
  • Assists in Course scheduling and faculty teaching load
  • Manages hiring and appointment of faculty, staff, sessionals/adjunct instructors, post docs and graduate students
  • Member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee

Dr. Tony Edwards

EdD Academic Coordinator

anthony.edwards@ubc.ca

Carl Luk

Web & Communications Coordinator

carl.luk@ubc.ca

604-822-6349

PCOH 2009

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the management of the Department Website
  • Coordinates the design (creates, writes and implements the websites’ navigation, layout and content), implementation, hosting and ongoing maintenance of the website
  • Designs advertisements, posters, announcement banners, and presentations
  • Manages public relations and promotions through social media channels
  • Provides support to faculty and staff members on understanding and using web technologies

Sophia Choi

Administrative Assistant (on leave)

sophia.choi@ubc.ca

604-822-5374

PCOH 2003

Responsibilities

  • Responds to general inquiries by phone, email, or in person
  • Assists with meeting room bookings
  • Assists with admissions; and Scholarship & Fellowships files
  • Assists with financial processing and inquiries.
  • Processes GAA, GRA and GTA appointments
  • Trouble shooting – fax, photocopy machine(s); and orders supplies
  • Serves as administrative assistant to Adult Learning and Education program; Higher Education program; Educational Administration and Leadership program; and Doctor of Education program