Steven O'Riordan

Steven O’Riordan

Special Assistant to the Chancellor

University Crossing, Suite 400


Steven O’Riordan serves as Special Assistant to the Chancellor for UMass Lowell.

Prior to this most recent appointment, O’Riordan oversaw the university’s core business operations and finances, leading the divisions of Facilities Management, Financial Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Administrative Services and University Police.

O’Riordan has worked for UMass Lowell for more than 11 years as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Services being responsible for the Offices of Budget & Financial Planning, Controller, Student Financial Services, and Strategic Procurement and Accounts Payable functions.  Prior to coming to Lowell, he served the UMass President’s Office for 14 years in positions including the Associate Vice President for Management and Fiscal Affairs and University Budget Director.

Steve earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Massachusetts Boston.