Administrative Assistant

Jan Carico is the administrative assistant for the Office for Faculty Advancement. She serves as the point person for the office’s day-to-day operations, coordinates travel, tracks expenses and manages calendars for Vice Provost Abbas Benmamoun, Associate Vice Provost Sherilynn Black and Assistant Vice Provost Shana Lassiter.

Prior to joining the Office for Faculty Advancement, Jan worked in the Center for Child & Family Policy, the Center for Genomic and Computational Biology and the Department of Immunology, where her skills enabled her to contribute to a variety of projects, including event coordination, student recruitment and a seminar series, all the while providing administrative support to a tenured professor running a full research lab.

Jan earned her B.S. in business administration and accounting with honors from Roosevelt University. In her free time, she is most known for being an avid treasure hunter. Jan thrives on upcycling discarded and broken furniture by transforming them into new heirloom pieces. She also has a love for abandoned animals and currently shares her home with her dogs, Loki and Gilly, and three cats, Poppy, Lexi and Mr. K.

Focus Areas: Administrative Assistance to Leadership, Office Hours, Advisory Committees
Pronouns: she/her/hers