Carmen Frank Roberts | e-Inside | Dec. 11, 2017 | Kent State University

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Carmen Frank Roberts

Senior Business Manager
Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As senior business manager for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, I am responsible for developing and maintaining the division's budgeting system and providing financial guidance to the vice president and senior leadership team.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

March 2012

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Accountant for the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The people! Our students, staff, faculty and alumni are some of the kindest and most caring individuals I have ever encountered. Also, I like how Kent State and the city of Kent work closely together to benefit the greater good of downtown Kent, in addition to working to improve the surrounding areas. 

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

The family-friendly environment and a strong focus on sustaining and improving employee health.

RESIDES IN:

Munroe Falls, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Niles, Ohio

EDUCATION:

I hold a B.S. in accounting from Westminster College (PA) class of ’07. I’m pursuing a Master of Public Administration at Kent State and will be graduating in the spring of 2018.

HOBBIES:

Biking and hiking the Metro Parks with my wife, traveling and photography