Senior Director of Academic Finance
Office of the Provost
Dr. Jessica Williams serves as the Senior Director of Academic Finance for the Office of the Provost. In her role, she provides support to the Office of the Provost and to the colleges in regards to fiduciary matters by overseeing areas of academic funding and Provost Office contributions. She also assists with faculty and staff appointments through reviewing/processing of faculty offer letter requests and faculty transcript credentialing.
In addition to her role as Senior Director, Dr. Williams is also a part-time instructor for University Studies in the area of Human Resource Development as well as Rawls College of Business Administration in the area of Management. Dr. Williams' current research interests involve online learning and how it benefits first generation students and various topics in organizational behavior and employee development.
Dr. Williams has been employed with Texas Tech since 2011. Before coming to Texas Tech, she worked for a mid-size multifamily housing /real estate firm for 13 years. Dr. Williams holds an MBA, with dual specializations in Management and Human Resource Management and a Doctorate in Management, both from Wayland Baptist University. When Jessica is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and watching her two daughters play sports.