Jensen, Tamara
Assistant to Dean - Finance and Operations
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Assistant to the Dean for Finance and Operations
Woodbury School of Business

(Employed at UVU since 1998)



BS in Information Technology from Utah Valley State College, 2003
AS in Information Technology-Administrative Information Management from Utah Valley State College, 2002
AAS in Business Communications and Office Technology from Utah Valley State College, 1999


October 2003 – Present 

Report directly to the Dean and Vice President overseeing a multi-million dollar budget and all financial transactions ensuring fiscal responsibility for all School of Business departments. Ensure purchasing policy and protocols are followed as outlined by state law and university guidelines. Provide support to all department chairs and directors in the management of departmental budgets, payroll, hiring of faculty, management of faculty workload, etc. Supervise the administration of laws such as the Affordable Health Care Act, ensuring all departments are abiding by appropriate university policy regarding such. Supervise all grant activities within the Woodbury School of Business confirming that grant guidelines are followed and funds are dispensed as outlined in awarded grants. Work with foundation personnel in the control and designation of all donated monies and endowments within the School of Business. Work with the Assistant Dean ensuring all courses scheduled fit within a fiscally responsible plan for course delivery.

Award all School of Business scholarships warranting all institutional and federal guidelines are followed and all funds are dispensed in a timely fashion. Coordinate the hiring of new faculty and staff members, rehire of existing faculty on one-year appointments, and administration of department chair and director appointments, tenure and rank advancements. Plan, coordinate and oversee events associated with the dean’s office. Oversee and manage all activities related to facilities and building utilization within the School of Business. Represent the Dean on various school and university committees.


Serve as member of Woodbury School of Business administrative and executive teams

Serve as Chair of the Nominations and Elections Commitee for the Professional Association of Campus Employees (PACE)

Member of Woodbury School of Business Alumni Board

Recipient of UVSC Young Alumni Award, 2006

Recipient of UVU Woodbury School of Business Staff Excellence Award, 2010