Appendix X

3/14/17

SENATE COMMITTEE ON UNIVERSITY PLANNING

Connecting Operations with Students, Faculty, & Researchers

(Informational)

Steven Maruszewski, Assistant Vice President for Physical Plant, will report on the many ways that students participate in the Physical Plant activities including in the classroom, in the field, in internships, in research, and in engagement.

SENATE COMMITTEE ON UNIVERSITY PLANNING

  • James Adair
  • Richard Bundy, III
  • Kevin Cockroft
  • Peter Eberle
  • David Gray
  • Nicholas Jones
  • Binh Le
  • David Lieb
  • Frantisek Marko
  • John Messner
  • Padma Patil
  • Laura Pauley, Chair
  • Nicholas Pearson
  • Vansh Prabhu
  • Andy Reisinger
  • Gavin Robertson
  • Jeff Robzen
  • Ira Saltz
  • Shuang Shen
  • Steinn Sigurdsson, Vice-Chair
  • Ford Stryker
  • Ming Wang
  • Jong Yun

Slide 1: Introductory Slide: Connecting Operations with Students, Faculty, & Researchers, The Pennsylvania State University Faculty Senate, March 14, 2017

Steve Maruszewski will provide a presentation on how students, faculty and researchers can utilize our campus operations and our physical facilities to supplement learning and research.

March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 1


Slide 2: Services Offered

Review of the many aspects of a facilities organization to provide a background on the numerous opportunities for engagement.

March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 2


Slide 3: History of Collaborations

Brief discussion of the history of collaboration between operations, students, faculty and research beginning with the research engagement associated with our spray field operation and leading to the collaborations around extending the life of our elm tree population at University Park.

March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 3


Slide 4: Physical Plant’s Strategic Plan

Mission & Strategic Plan

OPP stewards Penn State’s physical plant and provides quality facility services and safety programs in support of the University’s mission.

Vision

  • We exceed customer expectations.
  • We provide excellent value.
  • We enjoy coming to work.
  • We are recognized nationally for excellence in facilities, environmental, and safety management.

Guiding Principles

  • We value and empower our employees.
  • We collaborate with academia.
  • We are committed to diversity.
  • We foster creativity, teamwork, and communication.
  • We champion the University’s commitment to sustainability.
  • We provide an enjoyable, healthy, and safe work environment.
  • We value leadership, accountability, and professionalism.

Strategic Plan 2014-2018 Goals

Improve Operational Effectiveness

  • Implement Facilities Asset Management (FAM)
  • Develop and implement the IT master plan
  • Collect and distribute data to improve operations

Foster a highly engaged workforce

  • Develop a retention strategy
  • Develop a robust training strategy
  • Develop a succession plan strategy

Enhance relationships with customers

  • Strengthen service to Commonwealth campuses
  • Develop a communications strategic plan
  • Expand academic partnerships
  • Identify external constituents and develop strategies to enhance relationshipsAs described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 4

Slide 5: In the Classroom

Brief review of how campus operation’s personnel contribute to the in class room learning from classes taught by professional practitioners sponsored class projects.

As described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 5


Slide 6: Field Experience

As described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 6


Slide 7: Internships

Review of the extensive internship program offered within the Office of Physical plant.

As described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 7


Slide 8: Research

Review of recent and current research partnerships and collaborations using our physical facilities and our overall business functions to contribute to the research.

As described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 8


Slide 9: Engagement

Review of areas where the Office of Physical plant directly contributes to the student engagement.

As described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 9


Slide 10: Opportunities are endless

Brief reminder of the endless opportunities that exist via collaborations with our operations.

As described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 10


Slide 11: Contact OPP

Instructions on how to engage.  www.opp.psu.edu, Click Contact then Living Lab Opportunities.

As described above: March 14, 2017 Agenda, Appendix X, Slide 11


Slide 12: Thank You (All Text Slide)

            Opportunity to ask questions.