Mary Rodriguez serves as the Administrative Services Officer and Sr. Human Resources Coordinator for the IC2 Institute. Her business and administrative functions at the institute include budget preparation and monitoring, financial reports, allocations and communications between holders and IC² for endowments and faculty grants, reviewing and approving authorizations and payments, purchasing, and overseeing other administration functions. Mary’s human resources work involves all matters related to recruitment, hiring and on-boarding of new staff and students, reclassification, employee relations and training programs, separation and retirement of staff, compliance of university rules and regulations as related to human resource and administrative procedures. Mary has worked at UT Austin for over 20 years and joined the IC² Institute as an Administrative Manager for the Global Commercialization Group (now Global Innovation Lab).
Mary holds a certification in administrative management and SHRM human resource management. She was nominated for the Exemplary 140 Service Award in September 2018 and again in March 2019. When she isn’t managing daily operations, you can find Mary at a beach somewhere.