Julie Shaffer is currently the Director of Budget and Finance for Student Affairs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She previously worked in student affairs as the Director of Budget, Finance and Human Resources for the Office of the Dean of Students and Student Success & Engagement. Prior to entering student affairs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign she was a coordinator for Facilities and Services at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Prior to coming to the University of Illinois she worked in student affairs at Illinois State University and held positions in public accounting in both Bloomington and Chicago. Julie Shaffer holds a B.S. in Elementary Education and a M.S. in Accountancy, both from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is a Certified Public Accountant.
With over 20 years of experience in accounting, Julie Shaffer works hard to make financial matters more easily understood by individuals without accounting backgrounds and helps them take a more active role in the fiscal management of their departments.
Julie Shaffer serves as a mentor to a student at Edison Middle School through the Champaign-Urbana School’s Mentoring Program. She is married to Paul Shaffer and has two daughters.