July 8, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013

Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group

  • Managed strategic equipment/material purchases for summer projects.
  • Developed construction strategic sourcing contract language; coordinated with legal counsel and KU Endowment Association on adopting the language.

Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU's buying power

  • Coordinated with legal counsel and KUEA on proposed construction audit contract clauses.
  • Conducted facility assessment capital budgeting workshop, in which high-level administrators determined global priorities for allocating funding to address deferred maintenance issues.

Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan

  • Advertised for HVAC Worker Senior.
  • Continued refining key performance indicators report.
  • Performed fee analysis, submitted to Comptroller’s Office for approval of updated fees.
  • Coordinated with Business Operations Service Center on FY2013 ending balance and requested transfer of site construction equipment to Facilities Services pursuant to the site crew transfer effective June 9.
  • Coordinated with Facilities Services on street repairs.
  • Participated in campus master planning work sessions and meetings.

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