About Finance and Administration
The Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA) is the chief fiscal officer charged with the fiduciary integrity of the university and leadership for financial, and sustainable physical resources. As a member of the senior leadership team, the VPFA provides effective leadership that will result in financial stability driven by strong academic and co-curricular programs, sound financial management and facilities planning.
The VPFA is responsible for the development and administration of the annual budgets,fiscal analysis and planning; financial reporting; auxiliary services; contract administration; purchasing; facilities management; and assisting the President with strategic planning and development. In addition to developing and implementing policies to promote and achieve financial sustainability, administrative excellence and a vigorous infrastructure for Valdosta State University. The division is committed to supporting Valdosta State University community by providing exceptional service and stewardship of financial, human, and physical resources.
Departmens include: Budget and Payroll, Financial Services, Human Resources, Univeristy Police and Enivironmental Occupational Safety, Physical Plant and Facilities Planning, and Auxiliary Services. Each unit is guided by their individual goals and objectives to accomplish the Division mission. The nature of each unit’s business is contingent on the university’s continuous need for people, facilities, products, activities, funds, services and information. The division is singularly focused on one comprehensive goal: to maintain stewardship of the human and physical resources entrusted to us by the State of Georgia.” The results of this effort can be described in three words “accountability in action”. Accountability in action is achieved every year through the completion of three action steps: defining our division plans, implementing our plans and measuring the plan results.