Office of the Executive Director

Plant Operations Working Partners

Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC)

AEC plans and manages the design and construction of new facilities, additions, renovations, utility and infrastructure improvements. By managing the design and construction of campus projects, AEC assures that all projects will be constructed in accordance with University and State of Michigan criteria for quality design including economics of construction and operation.

Business & Finance Diversity Committee

Since 1992, the Business & Finance Diversity Committee has worked to create an environment that values, challenges, and respects all employees.

Environmental Health & Safety

EH&S and its specialized program areas lead the University and support the surrounding community through partnership, guidance, and education to promote health, safety, protection and enhancement of the environment, and regulatory compliance.

Facilities and Operations

More than 1,600 employees work together throughout five units of Facilities and Operations to help the University community provide world-class opportunities for education, research and public service. F&O has primary responsibility for the stewardship of the University's physical properties valued in excess of $2.6 billion, including more than 28 million square feet of building space, as well as associated environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance.

Facilities Users Network

During the Plant Operations' strategic planning process, we learned that our stakeholders (facilities managers and coordinators) were interested in establishing a group for facilities managers. Under the guidance of Bob Johnston (LS&A) and John Keedy (CoE) and the Steering Committee (comprised of other stakeholders and members of the Plant Operations Lead Team), the Facilities Users Network was launched in June 2001. The group meets the last Thursday morning of each month (except July and August).

International Union of Operating Engineers

IUOE Local 547 works hard to provide the best representation and training opportunities for its members, while continuing to grow and strengthen through organizing.

Parking & Transportation Services

Parking and Transportation is responsible for providing the campus community with safe, reliable transportation options and safe, convenient parking choices.

U-M AFSCME Employees Union

The University of Michigan Employees Union: AFSCME Local 1583 Representing Employees in the University of Michigan System, including the University of Michigan Hospital and all 3 U of M campuses.

U-M Division of Public Safety & Security (DPSS)

As part of the Division of Public Safety and Security, UMPD contributes to and promotes a safe and secure community, while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons utilizing facilities and programs of the University of Michigan.

U-M Hospital Facilities

We strive to maintain facilities that are safe, comfortable, compliant, and functionally pleasing for which the care and treatment of patients & their families is our 1st mission. Facilities Services ensures the assets of the UMHHC are sustained by embracing a diverse work force that is well trained, committed to providing exceptional customer service, and possess demonstrated competencies in their craft.

U-M Housing Facilities

The mission of University Housing is to create and sustain diverse learning-centered residential communities that further the goals of the University. Through partnerships with others in the University community, Housing Facilities provides quality programs, services and facilities.

U-M Skilled Trades Union

The University of Michigan Skilled Trades Union, Inc. represents 30 Trade classifications with membership approaching 500 "Skilled Trades" men and women.


Work~Connections is an integrated disability services program designed by the University of Michigan to assist and support you when you experience an illness or injury, during the subsequent recovery, and through your successful return to work.

Content modified: Sep 11, 2017