Cordella Rashid

Assistant Director of Finance


Cordella Rashid serves as the chief finance, budgetary, and contracts and grants professional responsible for managing the financial needs of the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science, and its initiatives including the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership. As the chief budgetary and compliance officer, she is responsible for a broad range of high level responsibilities including comprehensive proposal budget development, oversight of sponsored research activities, development of proposal narratives, budget reviews and submission to sponsoring agencies, post-award project review, reconciliation, and modification while providing high level guidance and advice with sponsoring agencies to ensure institutional compliance.

Ms. Rashid brings experience in financial accounting, financial management, supervision, and financial reporting. Prior to joining NC State in February 2016, Cordella served as the Interim Director of Administrative Services for the School of Nursing at UNC-Chapel Hill. Prior to her employment at UNC-Chapel Hill, she worked at NC Agricultural & Technical State University for 13 years. At NC A&T, she served in several positions including, business officer, student services manager and senior administrative officer. She received her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from NC A&T State University and master’s degrees in business administration and information systems from Strayer University.