Scripps Administration oversees operations and administrative support for research and academic programs for all areas of Scripps Oceanography.
Areas of support include administrative computing; business and finance; capital planning and space management; communications; contracts and grants; diversity initiatives; diving program; facilities management; human resources; operations and safety; and web operations.
Business and Finance
VCMS Business Office
Overall responsibility for tracking and projecting the financial resources available to the Vice Chancellor, Marine Sciences (VCMS), as well as providing institution-wide reports, analyses, surveys, and documenting policies and memorandums of understanding for new processes impacting Scripps Oceanography's finances and personnel operations. In addition, oversees the financial administration of the SIO Director’s Office and serves as the financial resource for all Scripps Oceanography units/divisions.
Susie Pike Humphrey
Director, Budget and Finance
Phone: (858) 534-8655
Pr Admin Analyst
Phone: (858) 534-7238
Phone: (858) 534-1117
Phone: (858) 534-6427
Operations and Facilities
Institution-wide operations and management, planning and policy development, facilities, departmental safety and regulatory compliance.
Director of Operations
Phone: (858) 822-1312
Capital Planning and Space Management
Responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of capital projects, from new buildings to major renovations of existing buildings to deferred maintenance. In addition to capital projects, we work with individual Scripps scientists to plan renovations to accommodate their research needs.
Space assignments and requests for space are managed in a fair and equitable manner, relative to Scripps Space Policy, in consultation with section heads, division chairs, business officers and individual staff.
Director, Capital Planning and Space Management
Phone: (858) 534-2837
Capital Planning/Space and Facilities Management Analyst
Phone: (858) 822-7562
UC San Diego Facilities Management is responsible for the routine maintenance of campus buildings and grounds. The staff in SIO Facilities Management serve as liaisons to UC San Diego Facilities Management (FM), Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S), and Facilities, Design and Construction (FD&C). SIO Facilities also provides project oversight, as well as lends design and construction expertise to campus building renovations.
Dennis L. Brand
Phone: (858) 534-2730
Assistant Facilities Manager
Phone: (858) 692-6419
Phone: (858) 534-8449
Office of Contract and Grant Administration
The SIO Office of Contract and Grant Administration (SIO OCGA) serves as administrative liaison for activities related to SIO research contracts and grants funded by federal, state, and private agencies. SIO OCGA is a service department with its primary goal to help SIO principal investigators identify and obtain funding for their research. The SIO OCGA staff reviews each proposal and budget for compliance with agency guidelines and University policy; tracks the status of proposals and responds to agency pre-award audits; accepts, negotiates and signs contracts and grants on behalf of the University; processes post-award actions; and ensures compliance with reporting requirements.
SIO OCCA works closely with the UCSD Office of Post-award Financial Services (OPAFS) on award accounting and payment issues, and the UCSD Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Services office regarding intellectual property matters. SIO OCGA represents SIO on various campus research administration committees taking part in policy decisions and process development representing SIO’s viewpoint.
Director, Contracts and Grants
Phone: (858) 534-4571
Staff Human Resources
SIO Administration Staff HR Office serves as the central entity for staff HR activity within Vice Chancellor Marine Sciences. It is a comprehensive unit, providing guidance and expertise on all facets of staff HR.
Director, Staff Human Resources
Phone: (858) 534-6836
Staff HR Generalist
Phone: (858) 822-5329
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Scripps Diversity Initiatives Coordinator
Phone: (858) 822-4962
Director, Information Technology
Phone: (858) 534-7999
Desktop and User Support
Phone: (858) 534-8484
Manager, Web Operations
Phone: (858) 534-1701
Phone: (858) 534-8484
Data Center and CoLo
Lead Infrastructure Services
Phone: (858) 534-0607
Administrative Database Services
Manager, Administrative Database Services
Phone: (858) 534-5600