Reporting to the Department Chair, she is responsible for the organization and planning of the day-to-day academic and administrative activities of the department including financial management, personnel management, space management and the provision of student and faculty services. She works closely with the EVP Arts & Sciences Office and partners with other offices throughout the University. She is responsible for the hiring, training, and supervision of department staff. She assumes overall responsibility for the department's administrative budget and supervision of the instructional budget. Additionally, she assumes overall responsibility for oversight of all projects in the department, including department's gift accounts, grants, and accounts connected with any special programs. Lastly, she is responsible for the management, programming, and scheduling of Deutsches Haus at Columbia University.