Kathleen Norton

Administrative Assistant IV, Sponsored Programs

Biography

Kathleen Norton joined UNLV in October 2004. She is the administrative assistant IV in the Office of Sponsored Programs. Kathleen is the direct assistant for the executive director and the admin for the office. She is the front office manager and receptionist. Her many duties include customer service via phone, email, and walk-ins; office supply and equipment procurement and maintenance; office budget preparation and budget forecasting analysis; and creating, maintaining and updating various documents, forms, internal work requests, invoices, purchase orders, E-Docs, handbooks, policies, and procedures. Kathleen is the P-Card manager and liaison for the business card holders and also maintains and assists with leave records. She is the event coordinator for workshops/events both large and small on and off campus. She is the travel manager for all professional staff, handling everything from pre-travel reservations to post-travel reconciliations.

Being a military spouse, Kathleen has lived all across the U.S. Her many positions included a procedures coordinator/technical writer for the Christian Broadcasting Network in Virginia Beach, VA; a warehouse assistant supervisor for a chemical plant in Baltimore, MD; an I&C lab technician for a nuclear power plant in Avila Beach, CA; and a manager for the Waldenbooks chain of stores in both California and Rhode Island.