Maija oversees the administration of the Department including personnel, financial and spatial aspects and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Department.

Maija administers, manages and controls the department’s budget, is responsible for all staff-related matters, co-ordinates course schedules, represents the department at non-academic university meetings, administers space, develops and formulates department operating procedures, oversees the website, coordinates department social functions and acts as a resource person to all staff and faculty.