SJSU Research Foundation - Chief Operating Officer Search

SJSU is Seeking Nominees for the Position of Chief Operating Officer of the Research Foundation

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) provides vision and entrepreneurial leadership to support the San José State University’s research and public service mission through externally-funded programs and activities. The COO is responsible for an organization that is the University’s largest provider of research and public services to local, national and international sponsors. The COO oversees all financial, human, programmatic and other resources, activities and assets of the Research Foundation toward accomplishing the mission of the Research Foundation, and with that, the related mission of San José State University.

For full consideration, applications are due by July 31, 2014.

This position will be open until filled; however, applications received after the first screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.


Chief Operating Officer of the Research Foundation Search Committee

Peter Lee, Chair Professor, Social Work
Nitin Aggarwal Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems
Terry Austen Community Representative and Board Member
Jeanne Dittman Interim Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
David Goulette Graduate Student, Mathematics
Jim Harvey Director, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Andrew Hsu Dean, Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering
Kevin Jordan Professor, Psychology
Ranjit Kaur Sr. Benefits Analyst, Research Foundation
Wenbin Wei Associate Professor, Aviation and Technology