University of Delaware
Kathleen Kerr

Diana Vansant

Administrative Assistant

(302) 831-4663

My Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the Assistant Director for staff selection and training in selection and training of all levels of Residence Life staff consisting of over 240 personnel.
  • Develop and maintain databases for Residence Life staff recruitment and staffing purposes involving over 300 student staff candidates and approximately 400 professional staff applicants annually.
  • Maintain 7 budgets totaling $120,000, oversee procurement card purchases and Works reconciliation records for assigned staff, and train new staff on Procurement procedures.

Where I Can Help

  • Selection and Training
  • Administrative Assistant to Assistant Director Ivet Tweedy

Arrival to UD


Previous Positions Held

  • Administrative Assistant – Health and Nursing Sciences – Dean’s office - UD
  • Quality Control Analyst – Chase Manhattan Bank

Points of Pride

I have two grown children, my son lives in Key West, Florida where he is a gardener for the Casa Marina, Waldorf Astoria Resort. My daughter lives in Lewes, DE where she is studying to become a nurse.

My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

"Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life" - Steve Jobs

Life Outside UD

I love spending time with my family and friends at the beach or in paradise! On the weekends I spend time on the boat fishing with my husband or hanging out with friends on the beach.

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