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September 4, 2012

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Consolidate FO and Housing Maintenance Staff: capitalize on economies of scale

  • Analyzed current staffing levels in the new FS organization and estimated total FY13 labor budget using end-of-year staffing projections that accounted for changes due to VSIP and re-organization
  • Worked on rate request justification for FS student employees who charge FS work orders
  • Completed identification of FS vehicles by cost center in connection with ongoing project of determining future campus vehicle needs

Performance Management: implement cultural change to improve staff engagement

  • Completed development of new work order module in Maximo and completed testing in preparation for the cutover to Maximo 7.5
  • Reviewed suggested changes by Student Housing to the latest draft of the SLA

Zone Maintenance: develop system to reduce supervisory staff and improve efficiency

  • Met with central shop supervisors and zone managers to review new work order management process and discuss workflow between zones and central shops after the Maximo re-implementation
  • Met with zone managers and shop supervisors to discuss the first two months of the new FS organization and identify challenges and issues that need to be resolved moving forward

Energy Reduction and Sustainability: execute plan with incentives for participation

  • Met with the Director of the Center for Sustainability to develop a plan for creating marketing materials for the Fraser Hall energy conservation effort using KU Student Design Center staff


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