Division of Operations and Finance
Reporting directly to the President and in partnership with the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and other senior cabinet-level leadership, the COO is responsible for the planning and day-to-day management of all financial, human resource, and administrative functions of the University. The COO willparticipate in envisioning and shaping a culture of excellence and innovation in support of Oakland University’s mission, aspirations, and strategic goals.
The COO is responsible for developing and implementing campus business and administrative policies and procedures consistent with the University's Offices of the President and the Board of Trustees; implementing best practices and timely business processes to enhance the administrative and fiscal services of the University; and developing University level annual and long range goals consistent with the strategic plan. The COO serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and works collaboratively with other executives, students, faculty, and staff, as well as the University's external constituents.