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
- Facilities & Service Enterprises
- Fiscal Affairs
- Human Resources
- Information Technology Services
- Physical Planning & Development
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 is focused on being a trusted partner who delivers outstanding customer service, fosters collaborative relationships, and provides significant value to be recognized as safety, risk, and procurement experts and leaders within Higher Education. Business Operations encompasses departments that provide service and training across the campus: Mail Room, Shipping & Receiving, Procurement & Support Services, Environment Health & Safety, and Enterprise Risk Management efforts. Our mission is to serve, support, and collaborate with our customers and each other to deliver innovative, timely, and accurate solutions that create value and streamline processes in support of University goals and initiatives.
Through training, analysis, and informed decision making, Business Operations creates 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.
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 the following departments: Capital Planning, Design & Construction, Facilities & Service Enterprises, University Sustainability Programs, and Housing, Dining & Conference Services.
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