Rosalie Nickles is assistant dean for finance and administrative services. Nickles has served Texas A&M University and The Texas A&M University System since 1985 in numerous leadership positions, including assistant controller and executive director of the Division of Finance, associate director for financial management services and associate director for administrative services. She was previously the assistant dean for finance and administration at the Qatar campus from 2003 to 2005, and was one of the first full-time Texas A&M at Qatar employees.
These positions have overseen the fundamental improvement of processes, procedures, systems and operating efficiencies; Texas A&M Rules and Standard Administrative Procedures; audits; departmental development; training and strategic development, as well as the management of payroll for 17,000 employees, including taxation and reporting. She also assisted in determining best practices that guide the Office of Sponsored Projects and has extensive experience with the Student Organization Finance Center where she helped develop processes that enabled the associated student organizations to process more than 40,000 transactions per year.