Jim Jackson

Associate Vice Chancellor, University Operations

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jim Jackson is the Associate Vice Chancellor of University Operations at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In this role, he is responsible for the administration and oversight of all operational units that create and manage the infrastructure for the success of the university’s academic and research mission. He has a wealth of experience in change management and has identified employees with leadership potential and developed them into leadership positions.

Jim believes his success as an administrator is underpinned by his philosophy of collaboration, training, trust, and empowerment. He holds Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA) credentials as a Certified Educational Facilities Professional, served as APPA President 2020-2021, and has been an instructor and presenter for various APPA professional development programs.