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O'Leary SSC Leadership

Amy Carlson

Amy Carlson

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About Amy
Amy Carlson has 20 years of experience in higher education, including 9 years at the University of Kansas, where she previously worked as the Manager of Post Award Services at the Higuchi Biosciences Center.

As Director of the O'Leary Shared Service Center, Amy is responsible for cultivating an environment of outstanding customer service and accountability to the units served. She is dedicated to providing a collaborative environment, growth opportunities for staff, and effective working relationships with units across the University.

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Tim Spencer
O'Leary SSC Finance/Research Manager

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About Tim
Tim Spencer has been employed at the University of Kansas full-time since 2012. Prior to joining KU, Tim taught middle school choir and high school band in the Leavenworth School District. Tim was one of the first staff hired into the Shared Service Center model in 2013, and has served in a variety of positions since, including Accounting Specialist with Strong Hall SSC, Grant Coordinator with Eaton Hall SSC, and Grant Coordinator Senior with Strong Hall SSC. Tim has served as a Finance/Research Manager with O’Leary SSC since 2020, where he uses his background in education and skillsets in finance and research to provide support, oversight and guidance to his team members in their daily interactions with the research centers and labs they serve.

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Chris Campbell
O'Leary SSC Finance/Research Manager

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Connie Jordan

Connie Jordan
O'Leary SSC HR Manager

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About Connie
Connie Jordan has over 20 years of experience in human resources and business management. Her KU career began in 2010 as a payroll/grant specialist with the KU Office of Research after transferring from the HR department at Kansas State University. In 2014 she accepted a position as a HR Coordinator supporting various departments within the O'Leary Shared Service Center. Connie currently serves on Staff and University Senate.

Caitlin Day Wedel

Caitlin Day Wedel
O'Leary SSC Finance/Research Manager

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About Caitlin
Caitlin Day Wedel has been employed at the University of Kansas since 2011. She brings 12 years of experience in business management, accounting and financial aid. As a Finance Manager at O'Leary SSC, Caitlin is tasked with managing the financial operational duties on behalf of O'leary SSC units, while providing support and direction to the O'Leary Finance team. Caitlin is passionate about creating a positive culture in which team members strive to provide excellent customer service while growing personally and professionally.

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Carruth SSC
Fax:      785-864-5090

Eaton Hall SSC
​Phone:  785-864-7688  

O'Leary SSC
​Phone:  785-864-5058  

Strong Hall SSC
​Phone:  785-864-4995