Providing a Leadership Culture and Efficient Operations
The Administration division provides direction and structure for business operations of the University System of Georgia. By establishing policies and overseeing day-to-day operations, it defines and evaluates solutions for USG objectives in the departments of Real Estate and Facilities, Legal Affairs, Human Resources, Organizational Effectiveness and Safety and Security, Communications, and Governmental Affairs.
Real Estate and Facilities is responsible for overseeing the management of construction, renovation, and maintenance of facilities for University System of Georgia institutions; working with campus officers and other state agencies; managing the oversight of long-range development planning, including coordinating the development of campus master plans; and implementing systems for property management and land development.
Human Resources is responsible for the plan design and plan administration of all system-wide employee benefit programs and oversees the publishing and implementation of the Board of Regents personnel policies.
Legal Affairs is responsible for developing and managing contracts and agreements; responding to legal inquiries, appeals and interrogatories; educating employees and institutions on all laws affecting institutions of higher education; and advising University System of Georgia institutions on legal matters governing copyright, employment and other relevant matters.
Organizational Effectiveness is responsible for campus consolidations, the ethics and compliance program, enterprise risk management, management reviews, and oversight of intercollegiate athletics.
Safety and Security provides centralized access to safety and security information applicable to the University System of Georgia institutions.