Ken Kaiser

Ken Kaiser

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Temple University – Philadelphia, PA

Ken Kaiser, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Temple University, has nearly 30 years of experience at the university.

Kaiser is responsible for Temple’s construction, facilities and operations, purchasing, real estate, environmental health and safety, sustainability, public safety, business services, and auxiliaries. He also oversees the budget, human resources, risk management and insurance, treasury and investments, and mission continuity planning, along with the OWLcard/Diamond Dollars program, the Office of the Controller, and the Office of the Bursar.

Kaiser has also served the university as vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer; senior associate vice president for finance and human resources; director of finance and administration for institutional advancement; university privacy officer; director of finance and operations for the Ambler and Fort Washington campuses; and senior budget analyst. Between his two stints at Temple University, Kaiser worked for three years at Montgomery County Community College as vice president for administration and finance.

Kaiser’s connection to Temple University runs deeper than his decades of service. He earned three degrees from the university: an M.B.A., a master’s degree in management information systems and e-business, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Fox School of Business.