Eileen Ryan

Administrative Assistant, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning history month profiles

What is your current job title and responsibilities?
Administrative Assistant; Provide support to the Director, faculty and staff of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.  Responsible for all financial records associated with the Faculty Center, supervise all office functions, and I am also the Responsible Fiscal Officer for the department.

What is your history at UCF? (past job titles, responsibilities)
I came to UCF to work in the Karen L. Smith Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning in March 2007 as a Senior Secretary.  In September 2008, I applied and received the Office Assistant position, where I remained until I received the Administrative Assistant position in July 2010.

What is your favorite UCF memory?
Being accepted to the Leadership Enhancement Program

If you could change one thing at UCF, what would it be? ($ and time no object)
Better communication and support among Administrative Professionals throughout the university.

What is one piece of advice you would like to share with your colleagues.
Respect everyone and treat them as you would expect to be treated yourself.

Who at UCF would you like to thank for your success?
Dr. Alison Morrison-Shetlar for offering me my first position here and Dr. Melody A. Bowdon for all her support.

Name and describe a teacher from you past who truly inspired you.
Sister Mary Eileen Gannon

What undergraduate class/program inspired you the most and why?
The Leadership Enhancement Program.  It has given me more confidence in myself and allowed me to grow intellectually.

If you had a “free” Saturday, how would you spend the day?
I would spend the day outside working in my yard.  I love working outside, it is very therpaeutic and I couldn’t think of a bettwe way to spend a “free” Saturday.


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