April 15, 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

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

  • Search committee & HR scheduled interviews and generated questions for procurement manager position.
  • Huron Representatives visited campus to update progress of FS CFE initiatives, climate, morale and business processes
  • Conducted meeting with DCM on CFE issues, budgeting, charge backs and assignment of work. BOSC working on removing charge back concerns; eventual desire is to identify and assign work through one central point (work management office) for both FS and DCM KU Construction.

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.
  • Participated in campus master plan steering committee meetings.
  • Conducted benchmarking visit with KU Medical Center Facilities staff to discuss common issues and areas to collaborate.
  • Safety Manager, Steve Levenson, reported to work; set initial expectations and setup meeting with EHS.

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.
  • JOC Contractor (B.A. Green construction) started Zone 6 renovations.

Energy Reduction and Sustainability: execute plan with incentives for participation

  • No new updates.

Asset Inventory

  • Conducted regular meeting on Maximo status; working on loading EZ Max Mobile.


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