Texas A&M University at Qatar maintains a full complement of support services to ensure the University’s academic operation in Qatar runs smoothly. The campus community is modeled after Texas A&M’s administrative structure in College Station, Texas, USA, to provide the services and support necessary for the university’s missions in teaching, research and service.
Office of Building Operations
The Office of Building Operations (OBO) supports Texas A&M at Qatar’s core mission of teaching, research and service by helping to ensure a safe campus community and promoting environmental responsibility through partnerships with students, faculty, staff and visitors. OBO provides regulatory compliance assistance, training programs, protocol development and implementation, technical support, inspections, and provides assistance during emergencies as well as aids in crisis management coordination. OBO supports academic programs at Texas A&M at Qatar by providing environmental, health and safety services to the campus community, including education through training and consultation; maintaining a safe environment; maintaining regulatory compliance; and recognizing and controlling health and safety hazards. OBO’s work in safety encompasses academic laboratories and research laboratories as well as machine and electrical shops. We strive to create the safest environment possible for Texas A&M at Qatar students to learn and grow within their chosen engineering disciplines.
Director – Kent Clawson: email@example.com, +974.4423.0171
The mission of Business Operations is to support the university’s ability to meet its objectives, provide accounting services and financial information to end users, sponsored agencies and Texas A&M University. This is achieved by promoting processing efficiencies and effectiveness; ensure that transactions are being processed in accordance to Texas A&M at Qatar compliance requirements; ensure that adequate accounting processing controls are in place and are operating as designed; and provide timely and accurate accounting information to our internal and external financial users. Our vision is to provide excellent customer service and persevere to exceed customer expectation by coordination, communication and effective resolve.
Director – Bryan Townsend: firstname.lastname@example.org, +974.4423.0521
Human Resource Services
Texas A&M at Qatar strives to create a working environment focused on mutual trust and respect. To that end, our Human Resource team is committed to working with you directly to meet your individual needs. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, (+974) 4423.0010, e-mail: email@example.com
Director – Jeannie Laird: firstname.lastname@example.org, +974.4423.0274
Information Technology on the campus of Texas A&M University at Qatar maintains a distinctive approach to providing technology services to faculty, staff, students, and affiliates. Our vision is to provide innovative technology services — with creativity, enthusiasm, and integrity — framed through the perspective of end users, not technology professionals. Our staff can respond with flexibility and creativity to the challenges of a rapidly changing environment.
Chief Information Officer – Kevin Davis: email@example.com, +974.4423.0609
Office of Marketing and Communications and Events
The Office of Marketing and Communications and Events and Visitor Relations at Texas A&M University at Qatar aims to promote the campus by communicating to the community in Qatar, the region and the world its mission, goals and achievements through targeted communication, marketing and public relations strategies. Additionally, the Office promotes the campus image both within the university itself in Qatar and in College Station, and to various external audiences. The office supports student, faculty and staff recruitment efforts, promotes and enhances community service and outreach programs, assists in nurturing collaboration and partnerships with governmental bodies and Education City institutions, and assists in forging relationships that will bring additional resources, both intellectual and financial, to the university.
Events and Visitor Relations supports all programs and operational units and acts as full-service event partner to assist in all aspects of creating and implementing sustainable event excellence. EVR provides in-house event consultancy in various areas of expertise, including concept and theme development, budgeting, vendor relations and contract negotiation, production, logistics, execution and implementation, protocol and numerous other event-driven needs.
Director – Alicia Holland: firstname.lastname@example.org, +974.4423.0565
Qatar Support Office
The Qatar Support Office serves as the liaison between the main campus in College Station and its branch campus, Texas A&M University at Qatar, conducting communication between the two campuses and their respective students, faculty and staff.