The Division of University Operations oversees the systems and services that create a positive campus environment in support of the University's instructional, research and engagement missions.

Amy Parsons, Vice President for University Operations

Amy Parsons, Vice President for University Operations

Division of University Operations

Colorado State University’s Division of University Operations serves the university through leadership in organizational development and resource management. Within this role, DUO:

  • Conceptualizes the future of the university’s buildings, grounds, and infrastructure, bringing that vision to life through sustainable construction and renovations of existing buildings to support the university’s future growth.
  • Works towards the most efficient and innovative administrative operations, leveraging strategic partnerships with internal and external partners.
  • Coordinates and manages the university’s budget and budget processes, including providing detailed information to the public about university funds, and providing compliance oversight.
  • Engages in  strategic planning to support  the university’s growth plan and address diminishing state funding.
  • Creates meaningful  benefits for employees that make CSU an enriched community in which to work and thrive .
  • Manages human resources with dedication to best practices for creating a work environment that focuses on fairness and equality, and engages our professional workforce in the success of students, faculty research, service, and to the overall success of the university.
  • Oversees safety on campus for our employees, students and guests.
  • Assesses and mitigates risk to employees and students, including striving for regulatory compliance, injury prevention and reduced costs.
  • Creates and maintains beautiful, sustainable grounds and oversees stewardship of university lands and properties.