March 18, 2013

Monday, March 18, 2013
    Construction Strategic Sourcing: develop capability with unified purchasing group
  • Interviewed and selected on-call architects (2) and on-call landscape architects (2) for next three-year contract cycle.
  • Financial Management Best Practices: design processes to enhance KU's buying power
  • Received introductory budget variance reports from Business Operations Service Center.
  • Participated in a workgroup examining residence hall construction funding alternatives.
  • Prepared and submitted historic rehabilitation tax credits application for several projects.
  • Oversaw facility assessments performed by consultant with pending deliverables including lifecycle cost analyses and maintenance prioritization recommendations. Requested proposals for assessment of additional buildings.
  • Responded to legislative inquiries related to funding.
  • Construction Management Best Practices: develop Unit and integrate with KU Master Plan
  • Conducted monthly KU Construction staff meeting.
  • Completed job analysis questionnaires for classification and market study.
  • Participated in campus master planning work sessions and conference calls.

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