Grand Valley State Univsersity Pew OperationsPresentation Transcript
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
Various Building-specific Concerns
Fully staffed by Grand Valley
Bill Luckstead Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center: Located in Muskegon Security Concerns DeVos: Space for different departments Parking Events
Rence Meredith Bike Factory: Operations Department; Charter School; Johnson Philanthropy Center Eberhard Housing Secchia Hall; Winter Hall Utilities: Heating; Plumbing; Electric Leased Space: Managing GV-owned Property; Revenue from unused space
Ron Villanueva Parking Ramp: Traffic Capacity Kennedy: 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
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
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.
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.