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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

4 lessons on making remote work make sense for your campus

EAB hosted two virtual Q&A sessions to discuss the future of Facilities and remote work. Joined by guests David Kang of University of Colorado Boulder and Tom Morrison of Indiana University, the conversation centered around four lessons for Facilities leaders as they look to the campus of the future.

How one of the world’s most sustainable universities is moving towards a more holistic approach

Climate change, natural disasters, and increased energy consumption have created unprecedented challenges for society. We spoke with Kathleen Packer, the Director of Facilities Management at the University of Wollongong (UOW), to learn how her university achieved a top-six position in the 2021 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings and what’s next for the institution’s sustainability journey.

Campus Space Planning for Fall and Beyond

Guests share thoughts on ways that facilities usage and delivery of student services are likely to change when students return to campus this fall.

Experts

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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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