Biography

Jamie Moffitt

Jamie Moffitt is the University’s vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer. As vice president, Moffitt is charged with strengthening and aligning central administrative and financial functions with the university's core missions of teaching, research, and service.  In this role, Moffitt oversees a broad range of departments including budget and resource planning, business affairs, purchasing and contracting, printing and mailing, human resources, affirmative action and equal opportunity, institutional research, campus planning, design and construction, internal audit, enterprise risk services, campus operations, parking and transportation, and the UO police department.

Prior to serving as vice president, Moffitt was the executive senior associate athletic director for finance and administration from May 2010 to December 2011. In this role, she managed finances, human resources, contracts, and facilities for the athletic department.  She functioned as the primary contact with the PAC-12 conference on all financial issues and served on the bowl committees for the 2011 BCS championship game and the 2012 Rose Bowl game.

From 2003 to 2010, Moffitt was the associate dean for finance and operations at the UO School of Law. In this role, she reorganized the school’s financial structure, implemented new systems for annual budgeting, designed new financial reporting practices, and improved human resources practices. While at the Law School, she also taught classes in negotiation and accounting & financial analysis.

Before coming to the UO, Moffitt spent seven years working in the private sector.  She began her career working as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. At McKinsey, Moffitt’s engagements mainly focused on strategic planning and merger and acquisition projects for Fortune 500 companies.  She then moved to the role of vice president of strategy and professional services for Beachfire, a venture capital-backed software company providing negotiation applications to the financial services sector.  In 2001, when her family moved to Oregon, Moffitt joined mediate.com, a technology company providing web services and information to professionals in the dispute resolution field.

Moffitt received her Bachelor of Arts degree (economics) from Harvard, her Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy degree (international business) from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and her Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. She was the Training Director for the Harvard Mediation Program and helped teach classes with the Harvard Negotiation Project. She was also a founding member and the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.  Moffitt has published multiple articles on negotiation, mediation and mergers & acquisitions.