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Erin Thomas

Administrative Support Assistant
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  • Associate's Degree from South Hills School of Business and Technology
  • Bachelor's Degree from Saint Francis University


About Me

I have been working at Penn State for 12 years, all within Administrative roles.  I have taken and completed many trainings such as Administrative Professionals Series 1 & 2, The Supervision Series and Survival Skills for Supervisors, Level 1.  Outside of work, I enjoy riding my bicycle, swimming, running and being outdoors, spending time with family and friends.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative assistance to the Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation faculty.
  • Assist in providing budget information.
  • Process expense reports in the Employee Reimbursement System.
  • Help maintain calendars.
  • Assist with foreign and domestic travel planning and reimbursement for faculty and lab staff.
  • Make travel arrangements and coordinate visitor seminars, workshops, symposia, and mini-conferences.
  • Maintain files and prepare meeting agendas.
  • Coordinate the MegaMeeting Seminar Series.
  • Prepare purchasing card documents.
  • Order supplies