Our Mission

We provide organizational leadership and stewardship of campus resources that support a healthy and safe environment for learning, research, teaching, and community engagement.

What We Do:

We empower a community of excellence by providing services and support that help students, faculty and staff achieve their academic, research and professional goals. Our diverse areas of responsibility include:

  • Employee recruitment and retention, benefits and compensation management, professional development
  • Building and landscape maintenance and beautification
  • Campus parking, including permitting and enforcement, and construction and maintenance of parking lots and facilities
  • Management of bus system in partnership with the City of Lawrence
  • SafeRide, car sharing and bike sharing programs
  • Investigation and resolution of harassment and discrimination reports
  • Clean campus buildings to ensure healthy and safe environments
  • Campus energy management and education, recycling and other social responsibility programs
  • Planning and management of buildings and workspaces
  • Facilities planning, design and construction
  • Human health and safety

Organization Chart

Strategic Plan

The Operations Strategic Plan 2020 —2021 is the result of significant collaboration across the Operations team and with many of our campus stakeholders.