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The Office of the Director of Administration reports to the Vice Dean of Administration and works closely with the Executive Vice Dean to support the strategic and mission-focused initiatives of the Interdisciplinary Centers and Programs affiliated with the School of Arts and Sciences.

Collaborating with Human Resources, the Finance Department, the Office of Information Technology, and the Office of Space Planning and Facilities Management, the Director provides guidance and support to numerous faculty, students, and staff.

The Centers and Programs associated with the Office of the Executive Vice Dean are the Center for African Studies, the Center for European Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Program in Middle Eastern Studies, the South Asian Studies Program, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Rutgers Center for Chinese Studies, and the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science.

Overall, the Office of the Director of Administration seeks to champion each Center’s and Program’s endeavors to create platforms for faculty, students, and citizens of New Jersey that foster an exchange of ideas from an international or global perspective.