The Rector's staff works to provide comprehensive, proactive, and strategic support for the entire Rectorate. This applies to areas such as education, research, innovation, collaboration with the working world, international cooperation, and regional collaboration.
- The staff's role is to support the Rectorate in their daily work and strengthen their capacity for externally-oriented activities, including contact with public and private community actors.
- The staff also contributes to coordination across the areas of responsibility of the Vice Rectors, as well as ensuring the quality of decision-making foundations and processes.
- The Rector's staff is also responsible for providing administrative support to the Rector and the Rector's management group, and oversees the overall support apparatus for NTNU's top management.