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January 12, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Consolidate FO and Housing Maintenance Staffcapitalize on economies of scale

  • Met with Central Shop Supervisors to discuss successes and issues
  • Continue to meet with Doug Carter to address any housing concerns

Performance Managementimplement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • Attended the “Hearing Protection” meeting regarding staff safety
  • Weekly meeting with Carol Cooper to discuss human resources needs and issues
  • Work with Steve Levenson and Craig Brooks to establish a Safety Risk Management
  • Work on Performance Evaluations
  • Participate in the meeting regarding the upkeep on Endowed and Iconic Landscapes
  • Hold an exit interview with Brian O’Keefe, leaving from the engineering department
  • Help to present an FS Employee with the University’s Employee of the Month, December
  • Evaluate the Custodial Service Agreement
  • Publish the December Foghorn and share with staff.
  • Welcome Lea Bryan as the new Work Management Manager for Facilities Services

Zone Maintenancedevelop system to reduce supervisory staff and improve efficiency

  • Met with Barry Swanson & others to discuss abandoned bicycles and how to better deal with them
  • Discuss and implement the addition of Zone Planner positions with Campus Operations
  • Meet with zone managers to discuss issues and opportunities

Energy Reduction and Sustainabilityexecute plan with incentives for participation

  • Meet with George Werth to discuss most recent ideas to reduce energy usage and other projects

Asset Inventory

  • Meet bi-weekly with Julie Bellucci to discuss inventory and other storeroom opportunities
  • Discuss Freon storage
  • Attend recurring meetings with DCM regarding the Procurement Advisory Committee
  • Review the receipt of New Chemical Products with the Safety Manager and Julie Bellucci

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Changing for Excellence was the featured cover story in the January, 2015 edition of Business Officer, the official magazine of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). You can read the full story online.

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