Beth Tepsic

Beth Tepsic

  • Manager of Departmental Operations
211 Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building
University Park, PA 16802


  • Oversees daily operations of department
  • Oversees budgets, income and expenditures
  • Provides faculty assistance with budgets, meet with faculty to review their funds and grants and serve as liaison with Grants and Contracts Office
  • Assists with graduate student appointments
  • Assists with distribution of workload, grant salary distribution, pre-award authorization, no-cost extensions, and overhead return funds
  • Human resource representative/liaison to College HR Office
  • Coordinate all new hiring, from placing job ads to processing new, extended and reappointments for full-time faculty and staff
  • Hires, trains and supervises departmental staff
  • Approves all appointments in Workday; Serves as department timekeeper
  • Initiates requests for all supplemental pays
  • Approves all SIMBA, SAP Concur and Shop Onlion forms and documents


  • College of Agricultural Sciences, Staff Laureate Customer Service Award, 2015
  • College of Agricultural Sciences, Staff Laureate Trailblazer Award, 2018
  • College of Agricultural Sciences, Ella Reagle Staff Assistant Award, 2021