Administrative Departments

The Vice President of Administration has overall responsible for the following major departments:

Dining Services - Colby, together with Sodexo, the food contract service, offers its students an expansive choice of food service options to meet their diverse dietary choices.

Equal Employment Opportunity - The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity supports the College's mission for equal opportunity and diversity in areas such as recruitment, employee education and development, complaint resolution, and special projects.

Financial Planning - The Office of Financial Planning and Assistant Vice President for Finance has overall responsibility for budget administration, including budget development, management, and reporting.

Financial Services -  Administrative Financial Services including Purchasing and Accounts Payable, the ColbyCard office, Student Financial Services and Payroll make up the Office of Financial Services.

Investment Office - The Investment Office is responsible for the investment of the College’s endowment and working capital

Human Resources-  The Office of Human Resources develops and coordinates employment, labor relations, compensation, occupational safety and health, and staff development programs to maximize the effectiveness of the human and financial resources available to support the mission of the College. 

Information Technology Services -   Academic ITS, Administrative ITS, Media Resources, Network Services and Personnel Computing Support Services work together to provide an information technology environment that provides each student, faculty member, staff member and visitor the information technology access, resources and support that the Colby establishes as necessary to meets its mission.

Physical Plant - The Physical Plant department is a service oriented organization that provides a wide range of services for the campus community, including housekeeping, grounds, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, snow removal, grounds care, and utility generation and distribution. The Department also provides a number of support services, such as moving, project planning and estimating

Security - The objective of the Colby College Security Department is to provide a safe and secure environment for the Colby community.  The Department of Security offers a wide variety of services to assist students, faculty, and staff members in their day-to-day living.  The services are widely publicized.  We ask that you familiarize yourself with the contents of this web site and all the services offered by the Department of Security.  The first, and most important step in a successful safety and security program is public awareness.