Associate Director for Business Operations – Academic Diversity Initiatives
Favorite City: Marrakech, Morocco
Sakena Sounny-Slitine is the Associate Director for Business Operations –Academic Diversity Initiatives (ADI) which encompasses The Longhorn Center for Academic Equity (LCAE); The Center for Community Engagement (CCE); The Longhorn Center for School Partnerships (LCSP); Project Males (PM); The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC); The Multicultural Engagement Center (MEC) and programs within.
Sakena’s duties include assisting the Associate Vice President for Academic Diversity Initiatives, the Executive Director and Chief Business Officer of the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, and several Assistant Vice Presidents, Program Directors, and Program Coordinators with business operations and finance. She assists with financial management of a multi-million-dollar budget, best practices and compliance, financial reporting, troubleshooting, forecasting, and other financial related tasks. Sakena manages and oversees HR functions for student and staff positions in ADI. Sakena supervises administrative staff, provides mentorship, guidance, and training.