The VP Finance & Operations portfolio consists of ten highly-integrated departments. While each has a defined purpose, all our departments work cohesively to deliver exceptional service to the university.
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Finance delivers on UBC’s commitment to financial accountability and transparency. Through its three units, Finance shares the University’s financial story, manages its cash, capital, contracts and compliance requirements, and runs the campus responsibly.
UBC’s Facilities group manages UBC’s physical assets. By setting high operational standards, Facilities three department’s build and maintain a world-leading education and research environment.
UBC’s operations units manage UBC’s physical assets—for risk, health, and safety
UBC’s Okanagan campus’s rapid growth in a unique environment requires dedicated care and attention. Our Okanagan-focused finance and operations unit ensures UBC Okanagan can grow while maintaining strong coordination between all UBC campuses.
Advising & Services
The VPFO is directly supported by it’s own matrixed Human Resources and Communications & Engagement functions. By blending direct portfolio membership with dotted line connection back to central leadership, these units lead the VPFO with UBC best practice.
The VP Finance & Operations is UBC’s link, though board directorships, to several wholly-owned, independent business units who manage key investment portfolios for the university.