Business Operations provides the financial and administrative support for University Facilities. We act as the primary liaison between University Facilities and the Business Office and ITS departments. Services we provide include:
Budgeting: The department manages the capital budgets for the entire campus along with 43 different operational budgets from the Trades Shops including all of the Greek Houses.
Invoice Processing: Approximately 5,000 invoices related to maintenance, utility expenses, construction and renovation projects are processed by the department each year.
Reporting and Analysis: Various reports and analysis are prepared on a regular basis included utility usage and costs analysis, maintenance performance measures, etc. Reports are provided to internal as well as external users such as APPA (The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers).
Information Systems: Support and maintenance of MicroMain software for automated work order processing. Approximately 12,000 work orders are submitted to the University Facilities department each year. The department also uses ImageNow software that allows for electronic filing of invoices, contracts, and other documents.