The Executive Director of the SVSU Foundation is responsible for advancing the mission of the University by raising private funds to support scholarships, programs, capital improvements, and other strategic initiatives. The Executive Director also provides leadership for Alumni Relations to further enhance goodwill and support from a giving number of alumni.
The Dean of the College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences is responsible for the administration of the following departments: Art, Communication, Criminal Justice, English, Geography, History, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Rhetoric Professional Writing, Sociology, and Theater. The Dean also administers two graduate programs (Masters in Communication/Multi-Media and Masters in Administrative Science), the Bachelors in Applied Studies, the gender studies minor, the gerontology minor, and the International Studies major.
The Associate Provost for Student Services/Dean of Students oversees a range of programs and services that are critical to a student's success at the University. The offices that fall under the Associate Provost/Dean's oversight are: Campus Recreation, Disability Services, Residential Life, Student Conduct Programs, Student Counseling and Health Promotions and the Student Life Center. These departments provide resources and opportunities that enhance the SVSU student experience overall.
The Associate Provost is responsible for assessment of academic programs, administration of online education; and supervision of the Center for Academic Innovation, Zahnow Library, and Adjunct Support Services, as well as coordination of faculty development and awards. He chairs the Academic Programs Advisory Board and prepares an annual academic assessment report for accreditation purposes. Dr. Callejo Pérez chairs the committees that select the Landee Teaching Excellence Award, the Earl L. Warrick Award for Research Excellence, and the House Family Award. He works closely with the Provost in allocating resources and assists in the operation of the Office of Academic Affairs. He also serves on the President’s Staff and the Academic Affairs Executive Council.
The Dean of the College of Science, Engineering & Technology is responsible for seven departments: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics. In addition, the College offers one graduate degree; the Professional Science Master's in Engineering. The curricula for the College are designed to prepare students for productive careers in technical and scientific fields or for advanced graduate study. Course work emphasizes both conceptual understanding and real world projects from local industrial partners.
The Special Assistant to the President for Government Relations is responsible for government relations — state, federal and local. He also works with other campus departments and the President in order to develop data and other supportive material for SVSU's case(s) in Lansing. He also works with Kochville Township administration.
The Dean of the College of Education leads the following academic departments: Teacher Education-Elementary/Early Childhood/Special Education, Teacher Education Middle School & Secondary, Advanced Educational Studies and supervises the direction of the Center for Science & Mathematics Education. The Dean also supervises the graduate program at the Macomb Regional Education Center.
The Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs is the University's chief academic officer. Included within the unit are the Colleges of Arts & Behavioral Sciences; Business & Management; Education; Health & Human Services; Science, and the Engineering & Technology. In addition, the Assistant Vice President for Community Engagement and Integrated Learning; the Associate Provost; the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management; the Associate Provost for Student Services/Dean of Students; the Associate Provost for International and Advanced Studies; the Director of Office of Sponsored Programs; the Registrar; the Director of Institutional Research; the Interim Director of Zahnow Library; and the Director of Online/Hybrid Learning also reports to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Associate Provost for International and Advanced Studies is responsible for the administration of international programs and activities including international strategic partnerships, study abroad, international student services, the English Language Program, as well as graduate and international admissions. He also chairs the Graduate Committee and provides leadership for activities related to graduate programs.
The Executive Director of the Center for Business & Economic Development is responsible for six areas at SVSU: Independent Testing Laboratory, Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Northeast Regional Office, Career Services, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and the Saginaw Valley Research & Development Corporation. CBED is the connection between the University and the community, providing business and community leaders with ready access to the expertise and resources of the administrative staff, faculty and students.
The Executive Vice President for Administration & Business Affairs serves as the University's chief financial and business officer. Areas of responsibility for this division include the following: Auxiliary Services (Bookstore, Campus Dining, Student Housing Operations, Parking), Budgeting, Business Services, Campus Facilities, Conference & Events Center, Controller, Human Resources, Purchasing, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Athletics, and University Police. The Executive Vice President for Administration & Business Affairs also serves as the Treasurer of the SVSU Foundation.
The Executive Assistant to the President/Executive Director of Public Affairs assists the President with a broad range of University administrative and community activities and directs, coordinates, manages, and serves as point of contact for special projects and events, as assigned. He also serves as planning officer for the University's strategic plan and is senior executive officer for University Communications and Web Services. The Executive Assistant to the President/Executive Director of Public Affairs also co-chairs the public affairs council.
The Dean of the Crystal M. Lange College of Health and Human Services is responsible for administering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in health science, kinesiology (athletic training and exercise science), medical laboratory science, nursing, occupational therapy, and social work. Each of these programs combine theoretical courses with an extensive clinical experience component using state-of-the-art technology to provide thorough professional knowledge and hands-on-skills.
The ombudsman helps students resolve concerns, problems, or conflicts with regards to University policies, procedures, and decisions. The ombudsman provides for a confidential and neutral place for students to come to express their concerns. Students work with the ombudsman to identify steps that may be taken to achieve a timely and fair resolution to a problem.
The Special Assistant to the President for Diversity Programs is responsible for providing leadership and coordination for SVSU's programs related to diversity, equal opportunity and affirmative action. The Special Assistant oversees Multicultural Services and also serves as the primary advisor to the president and the campus community on matters related to maintaining and/or enhancing a diverse campus environment.
The Director of the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum is responsible for advancing the Museum's mission of collecting, preserving, presenting, and interpreting Fredericks’s work by promoting an awareness and understanding of his life and art, and for presenting exhibitions of other artists, creating educational programs in the Museum and in the community for K-12, university students, and the public. The Director also is responsible for fund development to support museum programs.
The Dean of the College of Business & Management is responsible for three departments: Accounting, Law & Finance; Economics; and Management & Marketing. In addition to undergraduate majors, the College offers a Master in Business Administration (MBA). Both the undergraduate and MBA programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB-International).