The Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff (VC/COS) has administrative oversight of Human Resources, Public Safety, Community and Government Relations, EEO/AA, and oversees the operations of the Office of the Chancellor, including supervision of staff, management of the office budget, and serving as the principal aide to the Chancellor performing special assignments.
The VC/CO serves as Secretary of the University, managing all concerns related to the Board of Trustees, in addition to being the liaison between the university and General Administration, and acts the Chancellor’s representative and ambassador to internal and external constituents as directed by the Chancellor.
Human Resources exist to provide value-added, comprehensive, customer-friendly human resources services. HR supports the university's strategic goal of providing efficient and effective systems, serving as steward of its physical, financial and human resources, and continuously improving its processes, procedures, and organizational structure.
The Winston-Salem State University Police & Public Safety comprised of Emergency Management, Parking & Transportation, supports the University’s mission of liberal education for holistic student development by fostering a safe, secure, and service-oriented environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors.
The Office of Government and Community Relations serves as the university’s primary liaison with community organizations as well as federal, state and local government officials and entities.
The Board of Trustees serves as advisor to the Board of Governors on matters pertaining to WSSU and to the Chancellor concerning the management and development of the institution.