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The Office of the Vice President for Administration, is responsible for the stewardship, planning, policy development and communication among the broad range of critical services and functions that report to the EVP to ensure timely, cost-effective, high-quality support to a variety of stakeholders.

The VP also participates in the university’s strategic initiative that will develop well-crafted imperatives for achieving more efficient utilization of existing physical, financial, technological and human resources across a broad spectrum and collaborates to identify opportunities to implement improved business processes that increase effectiveness, flexibility and responsiveness while maintaining accountability.

The Vice President for Administration provides leadership, planning and coordination to the University’s administrative operations to develop and maintain optimal support of the University’s mission and goals. As a member of the Executive Vice President’s staff, the Vice President for Administration participates in strategic planning to ensure that the University is a preeminent provider of critical services and functions to the NYU community.

  • Facilitates and monitors progress of EVP operations
  • Promotes, develops and implements strategic initiatives (Best Practices)
  • Fosters horizontal cooperation & decision-making
  • Trouble-shoots problem issues and areas


A. Steven Donofrio
Chief of Staff & Vice President

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