Cecily McAlpine, senior business officer for the Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, monitors division-wide spending, provides financial projections for Vice President Michael Jackson, and oversees payroll and human resources issues.
Cecily, who has worked at USC since 1998, has held several positions in university administration with increasing responsibilities in HR, payroll and business finance. She began her professional career at the Guidant Corporation-Heart Rhythm Technologies in Temecula, California, where she served for five years as the human resources liaison.
Cecily holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from the University of Redlands, a certificate in human resource management from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and an executive master of leadership (EML) from USC’s School of Policy, Planning, and Development. She is a member of Professionals In Human Resources Associations (PIHRA) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).