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Chief Financial Officer

Charlie Faas, Vice President, serves as the University's Chief Financial Officer. The Vice President directs the financial and administrative affairs of the University. Division service groups are: Facilities Development and Operations, Finance, University Police Department, and Spartan Shops, Inc.


The Mission of SJSU

In collaboration with nearby industries and communities, SJSU faculty and staff are dedicated to achieving the University's mission as a responsive institution to the State of California: To enrich the lives of its students, to transmit knowledge to its students along with the necessary skills for applying it in the service of our society, and to expand the base of knowledge through research and scholarship.

Administration and Finance Division

Our Vision

To support the mission of San José State University, the Administration and Finance Division seeks to be responsive and continuously refine the services we offer. We strive to be innovative in our work, improving and offering new services to support the University and its mission.

Our Goal Statement

Our goal is to support the SJSU mission by providing outstanding service to students, faculty and staff so that they may better achieve their goals.

In our efforts, we:

  • Consider the best interests of the University
  • Know our business and care to do good work
  • Commit to the idea of continuous improvement
  • Promote participation and personal accountability
  • Collaborate, trust, listen and help
  • Value creative problem solving and mutual respect

Division Town Hall Meetings

December 3, 2020