UC San Diego Administration
and Chancellor’s Office Staff

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Jeff Gattas

Associate Chancellor / Chief of Staff
(858) 534-6861

Reporting to the Chancellor and working in close collaboration with the Associate Chancellor in the Office of the Chancellor, the Associate Chancellor / Chief of Staff is a strategic advisor to the Chancellor and the campus executive leadership team. This position is the key architect of the Chancellor's strategic communications strategies and tactics to achieve institutional goals and objectives spelled out in the campus Strategic Plan. A member of the Chancellor's Executive Cabinet, the Associate Chancellor / Chief of Staff provides senior executive-level oversight and coordination to implement the directives and institutional initiatives of the Chancellor. The role supervises Campus and Community Relations, the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination, and governmental affairs professional staff.