PHOTO: Tess OShea

Tess O’Shea

Dietetics Lab Manager


Office: HBS G012B
Phone: 540-568-8921
Email: osheata@jmu.edu


Area of Responsibility

  • Monitors function and status of Dietetics Laboratory spaces including the dining room and all current equipment.
  • Maintains safe and sanitary conditions in laboratories and dining room per local Health Department regulations.
  • Provide safety training for students and other parties using both Quantity and Foods Laboratories.
  • Sets up laboratory equipment and supplies, cleans and stores equipment and supplies after laboratory sessions and supports faculty during instructional laboratory time.
  • Manages guest reservations, lists and payments for weekly Quantity luncheon, and delivers payments to Health Professions office in a timely manner.
  • Purchases all food supplies and products needed to support instructional labs.
  • Inventories all products for the purpose of working within the mandated budget requirements.
  • Works closely with Health Professions faculty to ensure that all materials are provided in a timely manner.
  • Works with local vendors to enlist the most cost effective method of purchasing supplies while being financially responsible for purchases made on behalf of the Dietetics program.
  • Appropriately manage all purchases and records required for reconciliation.