Julie Owens joined the iSchool on January 8 as a senior grants and contracts coordinator. In her position, she will perform post-award administrative functions related to sponsored research projects.
Owens has twenty years of experience in grants and contracts administration at the University of Illinois. She previously worked as senior grants and contracts coordinator for the Department of Computer Science.
"I was looking for a new opportunity where I could learn about different kinds of grants than what I had managed in the past," she said. "The iSchool seemed to be just what I was looking for."
Owens holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bradley University. In her free time, she enjoys exercising and spending time with family.