In accordance with Article 32 of the University Statute, the position of Head of Administration is conferred by the University Council, which also defines their legal status and salary. The position lasts five years and can be renewed.
The Head of Administration must be a person with high professional qualifications and proven long standing experience as a manager, preferably in the higher education sector. The Head of Administration is in charge of the overall organisation and management of University services, resources and administrative staff.
The current Head of Administration is Franco Vietti. He was appointed by decision of the University Council No 19 of 10 March 2014. His term of office will expire on 8 April 2019.