Jennifer Cox

School of Life Sciences
University Staff

Student Information

Undergraduate Student
Health Sciences (Healthy Lifestyles Coaching)
Health Solutions


  • Establishes controls for approval of various actions within functional responsibility, such as personnel actions and expenditures.
  • Supervises work of subordinate personnel, which includes hiring, termination, discipline, performance evaluation, work planning, etc.
  • Prepares and/or coordinates the preparation of major operational and special budgets; prepares budget projection and analyses.
  • Prepares financial and administrative reports; analyzes and interprets statistical, financial and management planning data for decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Manages and controls personal services budget, expenditures and revenues; reviews and authorizes purchase of supplies, services, and equipment.
  • Analyzes and plans for staffing, capital equipment/improvement, supplies and service requirements.
  • Assists with personnel matters such as payroll actions, classification, recruiting, new hire actions, interviewing and selecting new staff, employee grievances, or other applicable issues.
  • Coordinates internal and external audits, and prepares audit work papers.
  • Keeps informed of, interprets and applies pertinent rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by university or other governing agency; informs affected staff as changes occur.
  • Develops and implements procedures for daily operations of assigned functions according to established policies; prepares and updates internal manuals.
  • Represents work unit at meetings for conferences and serves as liaison for unit concerning requests or complaints.
  • Develops long-range strategic plan for work unit and coordinates communication of objectives to achieve goals.
  • Provides technical and professional direction to work unit as required.
  • Controls personnel and department records and inventory functions.
  • Provides assistance and guidance regarding ASU policies and procedures
  • Budget Changes
  • Funding approvals
  • Coordinates faculty startup budgets
  • Reconciles faculty startup and departmental accounts
  • Payroll funding approval
  • STAR forecasting and budgeting
  • Back up for Marie Lawrence- Administrative Director and Chief of Staff
  • Cross-trained in all areas of staff
  • Professional Achievements:
    • Current member of the ASU Procurement Advisory Board.

    • Current member of the Workday Change Management Board.
    • Current member of WACUBO.
    • Completed Track 1 and 2 of the WACUBO Business Management Institute (BMI) held in Santa Barbara, CA.
    • Volunteers frequently for hiring committees.
    • Participates in the many SOLS-sponsored staff development opportunities and assists with planning and execution whenever needed.
    • Recipient of multiple ASU Sun and CLAS Awards for excellent service and commitment to University goals.
    • 2014- Participated in the ASU Financial System Replacement Project shadowing sessions administered by the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED).  The Business Technology Services team shadowed myself and Research Management to learn the post-award process.  This contribution benefited all users as the University moved forward with this initiative.
    • 2013- Nominated by the Office of the Dean for CLAS to participate in the CSW (Commission on the Status of Women) Staff Mentoring Program.  This nomination is considered an honor as CSW requested excelling staff members. 
    • 2012- Graduate of LINAU (Leadership in the New American University) Supervisor Development Program.
    • Recipient of the Coaching Certificate for Training in Health and Wellness Coaching from ASU and the International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching.
    • 48 accredited hours of health and wellness coaching to ASU undergraduate and graduate students.


B.S. Health Sciences 2018, Magna Cum Laude

College of Health Solutions

Arizona State University

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