Chief Administrative Officer at The Ohio State University

Chief Administrative Officer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
January 28, 2020
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

Duties and Responsibilities

Position Overview

The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is responsible for the implementation, oversight and alignment of the business operations for the College of Social Work with more than 750 graduate, 450 undergraduate and over 400 students on the regional campuses. The CAO is the strategic business position in the College of Social Work and responsible for designing, implementing and directing the college’s financial, IT, operational and analytical functions and policies. Reporting to the Dean, this is a highly visible and high-impact position that helps shape the strategic direction of the college and oversee change management efforts in a manner aligned with the college’s entrepreneurial culture while simultaneously keeping a strong focus on sustainability and financial strength.

Position Requirements

REQUIRED Qualifications

Experience Bachelor’s degree; experience in an administrative capacity; knowledge of University policies, rules and regulations; knowledge of the principles and application of data processing functions; experience with university budget restructuring and forecasting; knowledge of OSURF policies and procedures

Required Experience

DESIRED Qualifications

Experience Master’s degree in an appropriate field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Apply Here

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

How to apply

For a full position description and to apply, please visit and search by job requisition number 457885.