Brooke Vance, MPA, joined UCSF Department of Pediatrics in 2021 as an Administrative Officer for Academic Affairs. Here, she supports the recruitment, appointment, and advancement processes for one of largest pediatric departments in the nation. Brooke is a member of the UCSF Committee on Disability Inclusion, where she actively contributes to one of the Chancellor’s Four Goals. Additionally, she is a member of UCSF Administrative Management Professionals, and an active participant of the UCSF Staff Assembly.
Throughout her career, the projects she has found most compelling were those involving research, administration, communications, program development, organizational strategy and effectiveness, and DEI. She has a long history of working in administration, including risk management, establishing and monitoring internal control mechanisms in all areas of operation, personnel management, and finance.
Brooke has been supporting operational excellence for over ten years in a variety of academic settings. UCSF is her fifth higher education employer, in her third state. She has worked in library services, alumni and development, undergraduate department administration, student affairs and enrollment management, and now supports academic affairs for UCSF pediatric faculty and non-faculty academics.