March 19, 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012
    Consolidate FO and Housing Maintenance Staff: capitalize on economies of scale
  • Held second meeting with Custodial Workgroup to review current shifts and staffing levels and evaluate current equipment and chemicals inventories in order to begin discussing consolidation.
  • Completed second focus group discussion with the Training focus group.
  • Performance Management: implement cultural change to improve staff engagement
  • Viewed demo of current Maximo configuration at KU and discussed best practices from the Maximo user conference that the FO IT staff attended.
  • Analyzed differences between FO and Student Housing in current staff titles, pay, and tenure in order to understand the overall magnitude of HR change requirements and potential union issues.
  • Zone Maintenance: develop system to reduce supervisory staff and improve efficiency
  • Met with shop supervisors from FO Plumbing, Electric, HVAC, Carpentry, and PM Life Safety Systems to better understand maintenance workloads across the proposed zones.
  • Developed framework for the Steering Committee to evaluate differences between proposed zone models and to understand which models best meet project objectives.
  • Energy Reduction and Sustainability: execute plan with incentives for participation
  • Held second Energy workgroup meeting to discuss branding campaign and marketing plan development for integrated conservation and sustainability efforts.

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