Business Office

Juliana Walsh Kaiser

Associate Dean for Finance and Administration

The CAS Business Office oversees the College’s finances, personnel policies and procedures, and facilities. This includes the annual operating budget (accounts payable, purchasing, and research accounts); endowment and gift accounts; faculty, staff, and student payrolls; space planning; and facility management.

Specific duties include

  • Recommend to the Dean the addition of administrative and support staff, and changes in their status and salaries
  • Supervise the process of determining salary offers for administrative and support staff
  • Oversee the employee performance review process for both exempt and non-exempt staff
  • Assist in the review of position descriptions and determination of grade levels
  • Work with departments and the Office of Human Resources to address employee disciplinary issues
  • Review all requests for supplemental funding and make recommendations to the Dean
  • Oversee the Quarterly Budget Confirmation process
  • Supervise the review of all expenditures against search accounts, research accounts, and departmental unrestricted and -2, -3, and -9 accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of the Statistical Review, the Annual Report, and other documents
  • Participate in the planning of major renovations projects and identify funding
  • Assist in planning computing equipment purchases and upgrades
  • See the Budget, Payroll, and Facilities page for more information