April 1, 2013

Monday, April 1, 2013

Consolidate FO and Housing Maintenance Staff: capitalize on economies of scale

  • Amber Wood, new Admin Assistant for FS and Director, reported to work last week and hit the ground running.
  • Conducted interviews for Zone 1 Manager position; made selection and offer accepted by Mr. Wayne Hathaway.
  • Gave update to CFE Advisory committee on FS merger and zone model of service delivery 3/13/13.
  • Search committee short listed top 3 candidates for interviews for procurement manager position.
  • Held meeting on transition of motor pool to commercial provider; outlook very positive for change in April timeframe.
  • Renovation in FS administration building on-going; Directors office being completed the week of March 18-22.
  • Held meeting on transition of motor pool to commercial provider; outlook very positive for change in April timeframe.
  • Huron representatives visited campus to update progress of FS CFE initiatives, climate, morale and business processes.

Performance Management: implement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • Met with Director of Student Housing to discuss minor adjustments to SLA; agreed to all proposed changes. Just need to sign final version of document.
  • Held meeting with DCM and Central IT on Maximo governance process and workload identification/prioritization.
  • Providing utility and infrastructure data to Master Plan consultants for campus planning efforts.
  • Participated in campus master plan steering committee meetings.
  • Hosting and planning Spring Regents meeting for Facilities organizations at KS Regents Universities on 18 April 2013.

Zone Maintenance: develop system to reduce supervisory staff and improve efficiency

  • Held weekly meeting with Zone Managers, Zone Supervisors and Central Shop Supervisors to improve communications and workflow between the Zones and Central Shops.
  • Construction of partition walls/offices for Zones 2 and 3 in McCollum Hall continues with in-house forces.
  • Bids on renovations for Zone 6 from JOC Contractor came in favorably; requested award and start as soon as possible.
  • Collecting costs on storms for submission for possible FEMA reimbursement.
  • Held meeting with E&I representative, Mr. Dick Scharfe, and toured FS areas to discuss procurement and inventory issues.

Energy Reduction and Sustainability: execute plan with incentives for participation

  • No new updates.

Asset Inventory

  • Held bi-weekly meeting on Maximo issues with work management and IT. Still need to resolve population of assets problem.


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