About Us

University Business Operations
North Carolina State University
1220 Varsity Drive
Campus Box 7557
Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone (919) 513-7132

Leadership Team

Jim Klingler
Acting Executive Director &
Director of Financial Operations

In August 2013, Jim assumed leadership of the BOCs and brings experience and dedication to this initiative. He will still be responsible for implementing and overseeing the new financial shared service centers, including planned centers for travel, purchase-to-payment, and accounts receivable services. He joined NC State in 2009 as budget director for the Facilities Division and moved to University Business Operations in 2012. Jim has 15 years of budget and finance experience in university, state and local government. He has a Master of Public Administration and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Email Jim.

Nikki Price
Director of Human Resources

Nikki is responsible for implementing and overseeing the new human resource shared service centers, with Onboarding being the first center. She joined NC State in 2000 and served as human resources director for the Facilities Division for more than eight years before moving to University Business Operations in 2013. Nikki has 14 years of human resources experience in state government higher education institutions. She has a master’s degree in human resources from Western Carolina University and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from North Carolina Central University. Email Nikki.