Staff Sections

The staff at the College of Optical Sciences provides support services to its hundreds of faculty members, research associates and students. See below for a detailed description of each section's mission and responsibilities, the college's organizational chart as well as our Superlative Staff section.

Staff Sections

Academic Programs
The Academic Programs office is responsible for all aspects of OSC student programs.

Accounting and Financial Reporting, Keys, Purchasing and Travel
The office of accounting and financial reporting is responsible for tracking all OSC expenditures, reconciling OSC records with central accounting systems at the University and projecting expenditures by contract.

Administrative Support
The College of Optical Sciences administrative team provides support to faculty members, their technical support personnel and their students. 

OSC's communications team, under the oversight of the dean, is responsible for managing the college's website, newsletter, marketing materials, press releases and photographic support.

Contracts and Grants
The contracts and grants group manages 60-70 contracts annually and submits more than 100 new proposals per year.

Dean's Office
The dean of the College of Optical Sciences is ultimately responsible for sound fiscal management and administration of approved University of Arizona policies with respect to personnel, academic programs and sponsored projects. 

Development and Alumni Relations
The director of development helps the College of Optical Sciences maintain its stellar reputation by stewarding donations and gifts from its generous donors. 

The responsibilities of the facilities section include assistance with planning and coordinating office moves, laboratory moves, sending files to storage, delivery of equipment and supplies, and other special requirements not covered by the University of Arizona Department of Facilities Management.

Human Resources and Employment Opportunities
The office of human resources at the College of Optical Sciences is responsible for providing on-site professional human resource services and consultation for classified staff, faculty, academic professionals and student employees. 

Technology Management Group
The technology management group provides support for the College of Optical Sciences staff, faculty and students.

Technology Transfer
The OSC office of technology transfer works closely with the faculty, the Dean's Office and Tech Launch Arizona on activities associated with complex intellectual property relations, including startups, interinstitutional interactions and industry-sponsored research agreements.

Superlative Staff

The staff recognition program was begun to highlight OSC's incredible staff, identified as going above-and-beyond in helping to keep OSC running smoothly.