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Director, Financial Operations for Academic Affairs

Nicole Dopson

Nicole Dopson received both her Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Master’s in Accounting from the University of New Mexico.  She has worked in the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs since 2011.  Her role as Director of Financial Operations entails providing critical financial, budget, accounting, and business process improvement support and analysis for the schools/colleges/divisions within Academic Affairs.  She oversees the Academic Affairs Fiscal Shared Service Center and all the fiscal activities for the schools/colleges/divisions that report under the Provost.  She works closely with the Provost, Deans, Chairs, and Vice Presidents in strategic financial planning and analysis and serves as the voice for Academic Affairs on fiscal/budgetary matters with divisions outside of Academic Affairs.  Prior to her work within the Provost Office she has worked in multiple departments across the University campus and has experience working in the corporate accounting sector.