The Administrative Services Division of Montana State University Billings consists of the Business, Finance, and Operations departments of the University. Administrative Services is comprised of the following areas:

Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

Susan Simmers

This office is responsible for the leadership of the Administrative Services Division. It serves as the Chief Financial Office of the campus. All campus insurance is handled in this office as well as central contract review, central resources for state, federal, Board of Regents, rules, regulations, policies, and laws.

Policies & Procedures


Campus Insurance Issues & Forms

Susan Simmers

Insurance claims and general information regarding property and liability coverage are handled through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance.

See also:

Administration home page


Strategic Planning

Business Services

Director: Barb Shafer

Business Services is responsible for the University purchasing, accounts payable, cashiering, Perkins Loan Program management, accounts receivable, mail services, and printing services.

Policies & Procedures


Budget Office

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Finance: Heather Hanna

The Budget Office is responsible for internal and external budget development, monitoring and balancing. This office also serves as the University internal auditor.
Policies & Procedures


Facilities Services

Director: Chris Eagan

Facilities Services is responsible for all campus construction projects, architectural and engineering services needed by the University, grounds, repair and maintenance, custodial, and temperature control.
Policies & Procedures


Financial Services & Payroll

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Finance: Heather Hanna

Financial Services is responsible for accounting and financial reporting, payroll, grants and contracts management, internal campus recharges, property management, and cash and investment management.
Policies & Procedures


Human Resources

Director: Jody Stahl

Human Resources is responsible for the University recruitment and retention of employees, benefits administration, employee and labor relations, equal employment opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Act, University training program, new employee orientation, affirmative action, and diversity.
Policies & Procedure


Information Technology

Chief Information Officer: Brett Weisz

The Information Technology department is responsible for various technology on campus including the data center, servers/network, computer labs, classroom technology, software, technology purchasing, end user support, and the IT Help Desk.

Policies & Procedures


Risk Management and Safety Office

Coordinator: 

Promoting a safe university environment and regulatory compliance through expertise and assistance.


University Police

Interim Chief: Brandon Gatlin

The Campus Police are responsible for the safety and security of the campus as well as parking and the motor pool.
Policies & Procedures

See also:

Administration home page