June 24, 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013
    Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group
  • Developed RFP for student housing public-private partnership.
  • Managed strategic equipment/material purchases for summer projects.
  • Conducted construction strategic sourcing workgroup meeting and coordinated with Purchasing. Drafted action plan.
  • Requested assistance from Purchasing to implement large-format printing strategic sourcing.
  • Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU's buying power
  • Submitted historical rehabilitation tax credits applications for two projects.
  • Coordinated with Purchasing on KUPPS procedures.
  • Coordinated with legal counsel and KUEA on proposed construction audit contract clauses.
  • Arranged for KUIT capabilities to enter assets in VFA.facility, a database for planning, estimating, and prioritizing infrastructure improvements.
  • Communicated with KUIT regarding the Maximo project.
  • Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan
  • New business manager started June; received training from retiring business manager.
  • Site construction crew transferred to FS effective June 9, since this crew primarily performs maintenance work.
  • Continued developing key performance indicators report.
  • Participated in campus master planning work sessions and meetings.


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