Administration & Finance (A&F) is committed to service excellence to those who serve our students and the campus community. Our mission is to provide levels of service that instill confidence, is responsive to our customers’ needs and dedicated to innovation in our design and delivery of services. It is our belief that A&F is successful when the business support services you need are timely, readily available, accessible, and delivered seamlessly.
Administration & Finance is responsible for the following departments:
- Audit & Advisory Services
- Budget Administration & Operations
- Business Operations
- Fiscal Affairs
- Human Resources
- Information Technology Services
- Physical Planning & Development
- Risk & Analytics
The Budget Administration & Operations office is committed to supporting the mission of the University community by creating and disseminating quality information for planning, budgeting, management, and accountability. The office works with academic and administrative units in the annual budgetary process, assessing ongoing budget planning issues, and establishing and monitoring controls over fund allocations. The office provides support through analysis, forecasting, institutional research, and reporting. The office is responsible for ensuring that campus budgetary policy and practice conform to Federal, State, and University regulations.
Business Operations division is focused on implementing innovative programs that elevate the reputation of SF State, provide a positive employee experience, and result in lasting change and sustainable savings. Business Operations encompasses departments that provide service across the campus: Mail Room, Shipping & Receiving, Procurement & Support Services, Environment Health & Safety, Policy Managment & Compliance, and Quality Assurance. The division also provides support for the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee (ARC), Policy Governance, and Enterprise Risk Management efforts.
Fiscal Affairs is committed to providing quality financial services to the campus community while ensuring financial integrity of university funds. Fiscal Affairs supports the University by providing accounting and student financial services. Service areas in Fiscal Affairs include: Governmental Accounting, Trust & Special Project Accounting, Financial Reporting, Tax Services, The Bursar, Student Financials, and OneCard.
The fundamental mission of Human Resources (HR) is to ensure that faculty and staff have no distractions from fulfilling the role each person was hired to accomplish. With that in mind, HR provides a large range of services including: benefits information and enrollment; employee development; labor relations; coaching and counsel; compensation & classification determinations; leave management to recruitment & selection expertise, and more. Service areas include: Benefit & Retirement Services, Payroll Services, Labor Relations & Employee Development, Talent Management & Compensation Solutions and Employee University. In accordance with SF State's user-friendly principles, HR strives to communicate respect, courtesy/civility, appreciation, empathy, trust, inclusion, and consultation.
Information Technology Services (ITS) advances the mission of SF State by ensuring reliable systems and network infrastructure, excellent technology support, and promoting and assisting technology integration to support SF State’s long-standing commitments to teaching, learning and social justice. There are 8 areas of service within ITS: Service Desk, Network & Telecommunications, Information Security, ITS Physical Planning & Development; Enterprise Applications, Systems, Web & Mobile Applications and Fiscal Affairs Business Systems.
The mission of Physical Planning & Development (PP&D) is to provide an aesthetically attractive, sustainable and functional physical environment that fosters optimal student learning and living; faculty instruction and research; and staff support of academic programs. PP&D provides oversight for Capital Planning, Design & Construction; Facilities & Service Enterprises; University Sustainability Programs; and University Housing/University Property Management.
Through analysis and decision making, the Division of Risk and Analytics will create a business-minded, risk aware culture among responsible university management that promotes and integrates principled leadership to establish acceptable risks in all of the University's education, research, outreach and service endeavors.
To help ensure the future viability of San Francisco State University, the Division of Risk and Analytics will assess enterprise risk areas, develop enterprise risk management strategies, recommend institutional policies related to controlling risks and promote a culture that identifies risk management as a consideration when executing and planning enterprise activities. Analysis will focus primarily on major capital asset acquisition, operational planning and effectiveness, and financial risk modeling.
Risk & Analytics