Professional Opportunity: Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff

The University of California, Berkeley has announced a search for the role of Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff of the Administration Division. 

The Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff provides strategic guidance, advice, and decision-making on behalf of the Vice Chancellor, Administration, relative to strategic resource planning and budgeting, short- and long-range policy development, priorities, communications, change management, and high-level analyses of programs and initiatives across the entire Administrative Division. With expert knowledge of organizational processes and protocols within the complexity of higher education, the Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff will be a trusted consultant and advisor to senior leaders, a strategist, administrator, team leader, and a sterling communicator with sage, dependable political acumen.

The University has retained Caldwell, a national executive search firm, to assist with this search. Please email confidential inquiries, nominations, or referrals to:

Acceptance of candidate materials will begin immediately and the ability to apply or nominate will continue until the position has been filled. Candidate materials should include a resume and cover letter. Please apply in confidence to

Search Committee | Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff, Administration

Marc Fisher
Vice Chancellor, Administration – Hiring Manager and  Co-Chair
Rosemary Kim
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief of Staff, Finance Division – Co-Chair
Julia Arno
Executive Director, Professional Schools Region
Khira Griscavage
Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief Risk Officer
Andrea Lambert-Tan
Assistant Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff to the Provost
Ruben Lizardo
Director, Local Government and Community Relations
Sally McGarrahan
Associate Vice Chancellor, Facilities Services
Dan Mogulof
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Public Affairs
Seana Van Buren
Assistant Dean for Administration & Chief of Staff, School of Public Health
Eugene Whitlock
Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief People & Culture Officer