Shannon Homesley is the Executive Assistant to the Provost, a role she has held since 2014. As Executive Assistant to the Provost, she manages the calendar, email, and daily matters for the Provost. She coordinates various projects for both the Office and Division of Academic Affairs such as prioritizing and managing correspondence, coordinating special projects and conducting research, managing executive requests, drafting communications on behalf of the Provost, managing information flow, and planning and organizing for the Office of Academic Affairs. She has worked at UNC Charlotte since 2008, beginning as an Administrative Assistant in the Office of Legal Affairs (1.5 years), then moving to the Controller’s Office where she served for five years as a Business Services Coordinator, performing both business and administrative functions for the University Controller. Prior to coming to UNC Charlotte, Homesley had a 12 year career as a paralegal at law firms and in a corporate legal department.
Homesley earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1999 and her Master’s of Arts in English from UNC Charlotte in 2015. She earned a certificate in Paralegal Technology from Central Piedmont Community College in 2008 and is a North Carolina Certified Paralegal.