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2022 Roundtable for Senior Facilities Officers

Among the many lessons of the past two years is the discovery that, when the moment necessitates, colleges and universities can act quickly, address cross-campus problems, and adopt new technologies and policies. But as we settle into post-pandemic habits, the jury is out on whether transformational change can be sustained.

Bridge the Talent Gap: 4 Conversations to Recruit, Retain, and Re-skill Facilities Employees

In this series of working groups, EAB will convene Facilities leaders and HR directors to discuss the unique barriers and opportunities relevant to different segments of the Facilities workforce. Each session will include an EAB overview of industry trends and promising tactics, dedicated time to discuss and plan with colleagues, and opportunities for questions and comments. Sessions are best suited for Senior Facilities Officers, Senior Estates Officers, Human Resource Directors, Facilities/Human Resource Liaisons.

Research and Services

How higher ed can bridge the Facilities talent gap

In a series of working groups, EAB convened Facilities leaders and HR directors to discuss the unique barriers and opportunities relevant to different segments of the Facilities workforce.

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Hallmarks of an Antiracist Institution: The Behaviors and Actions that Promote Racial Justice in Education

The ongoing national conversation about the deadly impact of racism has created an urgency around the need for dramatic change at all levels of society.

A new approach to campus challenges for Facilities and Estates teams

The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched Facilities and Estates organizations to the limit, creating new challenges and exacerbating existing ones. Leaders are therefore rethinking how to manage the physical campus, creating change and driving innovation.

Facilities Resource Hub

EAB provides in-depth research and services for facilities and estates leaders to meet their most pressing challenges. We’ve surfaced best practices to help our partners reduce costs, improve space utilization, and more.

Quick Reads

Optimize office space on the post-COVID-19 campus

Colleges and universities are turning their attention toward optimizing office on a post-COVID-19 campus. Discover the most popular financial, policy, and design changes higher ed leaders are exploring for workspaces.

5 Facilities trends every higher ed leader should be watching

EAB surveyed Facilities and Estates organizations across North America, Europe, and Oceania during December 2021 to better understand the challenges facing today’s campuses. Read on for five of the most important Facilities trends we uncovered.

Adapting university office spaces to support flexible work arrangements

Many higher education institutions are embracing more permanent flexible work spaces for administrative and professional services employees. Campus leaders must therefore begin rethinking their office space strategy.

Experts

Managing Director
Director, Research Advisory Services
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Evaluate Your Facilities Organizational Chart

Participate in EAB’s Facilities Organizational Chart Assessment and Evaluation to audit your unit's current structure and compare it with peer institutions.

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Facilities Forum

Providing senior facilities officers with the research, tools, and strategies needed to more effectively rationalize space use, improve utilization rates, shift towards preventative maintenance, and more.

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