In a similar way, the directors of the CIVU consist of two professors from both VU and ZJUT: Professor Jianyun Meng (Director, the VU side) and Professor Liu Jiangang (Associate Director, the ZJUT side).

The current full-time staff of the CIVU, Professor Liu Jiangang, Ms. Wang Yueqin and Ms. He Jun, are professional teachers from ZJUT. Selected and trained at the Confucius Institute Headquarters in methodologies of teaching Chinese overseas, they are committed to fulfilling their mission of helping American friends learn the Chinese language and culture.