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Coordinating volunteers for the Celebration of Nations, decorating her department’s door with St. Pat’s swag and delivering holiday donations to local organizations on behalf of Staff Council are just a few ways that Jackie Sansone has been involved since joining S&T in 2017.
“I don’t like to sit still,” she says.
Jackie is an office support assistant IV in geosciences, geological and petroleum engineering (GGPE). She has held the role since February. She previously served as an office support assistant III in graduate studies.
“I love the people that I work with,” she says. “It has surprised me how much I enjoy the financial aspects of this job.”
She handles many financial duties for the department, including conducting analyses for appropriations requests for operations and the annual operating budget, ordering supplies and overseeing OneCard accounts.
Outside of work, Jackie enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband and two daughters. She is an avid crafter and especially enjoys finding old furniture and restoring it.
Hometown: Cuba, Missouri
Education: Associate’s degree in humanities from East Central Community College
Favorite accomplishment: Winning first-place in the St. Pat’s door decorating contest for the graduate studies department in 2019
Favorite food: Scallops
Advice to other employees: “Keep a positive attitude.”
Hobbies: Crafts, restoring antique furniture, gardening and spending time with family
Favorite TV shows: Flea Market Flip and The Walking Dead
Family: Husband, Jeff, and daughters Gabriela and Stephanie.
Missouri S&T’s Staff Council launched the staff spotlight feature in February 2019 as a way to highlight staff members throughout the university. Legends Bank, Au Bon Pain and the S&T Store are sponsors. The articles are published in eConnection and shared on Staff Council’s Facebook page.
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