As administrative coordinator, LaNita Jackson supports daily operations by coordinating administrative and business support functions across the Institute. Jackson provides support to administrators within the Institute, works with pro-card holders to submit required receipts monthly, maintains and allocates expenses for all IIAD pro-card holders, maintains inventory records and reconciles records with the Property Officer, and pays non-subcontractural invoices.
In addition to her administrative duties, Jackson also acts as IIAD’s Human Resources Liaison to provide support to employees and prospective employees. This includes giving information and appropriate forms to applicants, students, administrators, employees and retirees. She serves as unit liaison with AgriLife Human Resources, which involves coordinating the maintenance of personnel and confidential files, creating notice of vacancies, in-processing and out-processing employees and distributing paperwork.
Before joining IIAD in 2012 as an administrative assistant, Jackson served as an administrative assistant in the Office of the Dean of Faculties and Associate Provost at Texas A&M University.