Administrative Technology Committee


The Administrative Technology Committee (ATC) provides planning and oversight of the annual portfolio of IT projects related to systems and applications that support the administrative functions of the University. (Performed by ODOC, ODOF, DFR, F&T, Campus Life, HR, Grad School, Safety & Administration, Advancement, Facilities, and University Services)

Responsibilities ​

  1. Oversee the annual IT portfolio planning process:​
    • Recommend cross-departmental administrative technology initiatives to be considered/approved by the Strategic Advisory Group on IT (SAGIT) as needed ​
    • Review the proposed project slate to identify redundancies and interdependencies ​
    • Ensure that the complexion of the slate reflects both institutional priorities from SAGIT and departmental priorities from VPs/deans ​
    • Endorse the annual IT project slate prior to sending it to SAGIT for provost approval ​
  2. Ensure effective project management practices ​
    • Process improvements are considered as part of every IT initiative
    • Proper sponsor and steering committee are defined for high-profile projects
    • New systems plan for secure data sharing with the broader University as needed
    • End users are represented on projects
  3. Ensure that enterprise systems are managed according to Princeton’s guiding principles and architectural design points ​
    • End users are represented in advisory groups to guide the application’s evolution
    • Current systems are leveraged wherever possible before introducing new applications
  4. Liaise and communicate ​
    • Relate key information back to represented VP/dean areas
    • Provide update and solicit advice from SAGIT as appropriate
    • Consult and interact with the other four IT governance committees (Common Services, Instructional Technology Support, Data Governance, and Information Security and IT Risk Management) as appropriate


The committee will meet once a month in person or online to conduct committee business, and a majority of the committee members will constitute a quorum.


Chair: Jay Dominick, Vice President for Information Technology and CIO 

Serves as leader of the committee, SAGIT appointed for a 3-year term; orients new committee members; sets meeting agendas; facilitates committee meetings; represents the committee to other committees and University units. 


Onboards new committee members; maintains the committee document repository and website; reserves physical and virtual meeting spaces; schedules committee meetings; procures and sets up meeting technologies; distributes meeting agendas; prepares meeting documents; tracks meeting attendance; takes and distributes meeting notes; delegates activities to administrative/support staff as needed.


Committee members report directly to president cabinet members and are represented by the most senior IT leaders in their respective areas.