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December 26, 2012

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
    Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group
  • Prepared and entered requisition for job order contracting bid process.
  • Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU's buying power
  • Ordered P-card for assistant director of KU Construction.
  • Posted job notice for vacant administrative associate position, which will enter purchase orders and track inventory for KU Construction.
  • Coordinated with FS and EHS on shared NFPA code subscription service.
  • Conducted construction audit meeting.
  • Identified and researched potential grant opportunity.
  • Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan
  • Ordered additional safety equipment for KU Construction.
  • Requested security assessment for KU Construction areas of the Warehouse Building.
  • Evaluated quote for Maximo life safety module to automate citations, plans of correction, preventative maintenance, etc.
  • Master planning commenced with "soft kickoff" involving campus tour, stakeholder meetings, steering committee meetings, and executive committee meetings. Master planning officially begins in January.
  • DCM and FS directors established a dedicated, bi-weekly coordination meeting.

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