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Grand Valley State Univsersity Pew Operations

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  • Grand Valley State Pew Campus Operations
    Jon Englund
    Sam King
    Darren Chase
    Trevor Spoelma
  • Overview
    Mission Statement: Educating students to shape their lives, professions, and their societies
    Operation’s purpose:
    To keep campus safe and well maintained so students can focus on learning.
    22 Full time employees
    5 Managers
    11 Maintenance
    1 HVAC
    5 Clerical
  • GVSU Operations (Pew Campus)
    Erin Babson
    CHS; President’s house; The Rapid
    Bill Luckstead
    Muskegon; DeVos
    Rence Meredith
    Bike Factory; Eberhard; Housing; Utilities; Leased Space
    Ron Villanueva
    Parking Ramp, Kennedy, Holland, Landscaping
  • Erin Babson
    • CHS:
    • Leased Space
    • Parking
    • Various Building-specific Concerns
    • President’s House:
    • Maintenance
    • Fully staffed by Grand Valley
    • The Rapid:
    • Capacity planning
    • Costs
    • Bus Scheduling
  • Bill Luckstead
    Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center:
    Located in Muskegon
    Security Concerns
    Space for different departments
  • Rence Meredith
    Bike Factory:
    Operations Department; Charter School; Johnson Philanthropy Center
    Secchia Hall; Winter Hall
    Heating; Plumbing; Electric
    Leased Space:
    Managing GV-owned Property; Revenue from unused space
  • Ron Villanueva
    Parking Ramp:
    Special Engineering Needs
    Meijer Campus:
    Located in Holland
    Manage Specific Contracts
    Snow; Landscaping; Hiring Student Workers
  • Organizational Focus: The Rapid
    The Rapid:
    $3,000,000 Fixed cost run the busses
    25,000 Riders per day
    Completely managed by GVSU operations
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  • Organizational Focus: Sustainability
    • Facilities/Facilities Layout trend
    • LEED Certified buildings
    • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
    • Background
    • GVSU has 10 LEED certified buildings
    •  MAREC
    • LEED Certified Gold (39 to 51 points)
    • Kennedy Hall
    • LEED Certified (33 to 38 points)
    •  Bycicle Factory
    • LEED Certified Silver (26 to 32 points)
  • Organizational Focus: Collaboration
    • Organizations (APPA), National Conferences
    • “Best practices manual," publications
    • Steelcase
    • Tours once a month to see furniture in action
    • Try new products (Honors College smart boards)
    •  Communication with WMU to share ideas
    •  Work with vendors to test new products and methods
    •  Consolidating purchase orders with local higher ed institutions
    • Make or buy
    • Vendors give them quality work because GVSU is a respected place
    • Include items on university wide surveys
    • Measure the number of work orders completed and do follow up phone calls after to measure satisfaction.
    • 3 year contracts, evaluations
  • Future Developments
    • Looking at parking, transit, and pedestrian traffic flow
    • Bike Rental program next year
    • New Seidman College of Business, Fall 2013
    • Facilities planning is the most involved.
  • Suggestions
    Increase coordination with Allendale Operations
    Take further advantage of economies of scale
    Attract more possible vendors in bidding competitions
    Take advantage of government grant programs
    Apply for grants that promote sustainable programs
    Continue and increase mass transit programs
    Explore additional destinations for the 50
    Work with the Rapid to promote green technologies, Hybrid busses.
  • Closing
    • As Grand Valley and Downtown campus continue to grow the options to Pew Campus Operations will also increase
    • Sustainability programs give GVSU positive press, especially our standing as a leader in LEED certification
    • The 50 route is important to students, promotes sustainability, and is one of GVSU's best assets
    • As the downtown campus grows outside contractors will be able to give GVSU better service.