As Office Administrator, Dhandevi (call name "Mandy") Singh provides administrative support to members on the OSVCR leadership team, coordinates meetings and large-scale events, supports staff with annual awards programs and special funding initiatives and assists with committee meetings and materials. Mandy serves as the liaison with internal and external organizations to arrange for specified department services, assist with annual compliance requirements, and process purchase orders and contracts. Mandy also provides full administrative support for several key executives, which includes heavy meeting scheduling and coordination of travel arrangements and reconciliation of expenses. In her role, Mandy serves as the backup to the Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice Chancellor and assists with ad hoc administrative and special projects throughout the year.
Prior to joining OSVCR, Mandy worked at UPCI Basic Research Administration, where she spent the past year as Administrative Coordinator, maintaining the administrative operations for specified faculty at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Immunology department. Additionally, Mandy was a staff member in SCI-Informatics and Networked Systems, and provided administrative support to the chair, faculty, staff, and students of the department. Before joining Pitt, Mandy worked as a Legal Assistant, Special Education Teacher, and Director of Operations in the hospitality industry. She holds a Master of Arts both in Political Science and Education.