Executive Assistant Dean for Administration and Finance
Steven Ross is responsible for the central budgeting, financial, human resources, facilities, technical operations and general administration of the Dean's Office. He is the senior business manager in the School and collaborates with the Dean and Calit2 Director in administrative leadership the School and Calit2. Prior to his appointment as assistant dean, he served as the Director of Planning and Budget for the Jacobs School from 1999-July 2002. With an extensive knowledge of campus and UC system-wide affairs, Ross was previously the manager of academic compensation in Academic Personnel, business manager in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, and began his career at UC San Diego in the campus accounting office. Ross earned an MBA from San Diego State University and a B.A. in Economics from UC Davis.