Executive Searches

Chief of Staff

Under the administrative direction of the University President, the Chief of Staff (COS) to the President is a transformational leader and strategic thinker who interacts with a broad range of constituents that significantly impact the University. The COS serves as a campus leader who works collaboratively and engages with diverse stakeholders around the community, other divisions, and academic colleges to establish and ensure inclusive excellence. The COS must support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives and embrace a strong commitment to the social justice mission of the University.

The Chief of Staff assists the President in planning and executing a wide range of complex initiatives, while providing general oversight and monitoring of all operational units on campus; matters that range from policy development, academic, fiscal, and administrative programs, and represents the President to other senior staff, the campus, and to the community at large.

The Chief of Staff manages the budget and financial reporting for the Division and provides management oversight to the Executive Assistant and AVP of Communications and Marketing. The Office of the President Division includes the Office of Communications and Marketing, which is responsible for leading an integrated, comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and proactive communications organization that generates high-quality, professional content for all university channels and ensures a consistent, professional, and mission-driven, public image of the institution. The division also includes the Office of Equity and Inclusion which includes Title IX and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation (DHR).

Search Committee

Scott Barrett (Chair), Vice President for University Advancement
Monica Ponce (Co-Chair), Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Adelbert Baylis, Associate Director, Technology Enabled Services, Information Technology
Glenn Bach, Faculty Advisor, College of Arts and Humanities Student Success Center
Myla Edmond, Associate Vice President, Communication & Marketing
Tiffany Herbert, Ph.D., Interim Associate Vice President of Health and Well-being
Sheree Schrager, Ph.D., Dean, Graduate Studies and sponsored Research
Fabiola Tene, Financial Reporting Accountant, Accounting Services