Building and Equipment Maintenance Division

The Building and Equipment Maintenance Division of the Department for Facilities Management conducts a University-wide program on a continuing basis to identify and perform necessary maintenance on buildings and facilities. Building and Equipment employees are trained in most principal trades required for maintenance, repair, construction and renovation services including: building trades, electrical, elevator, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, painting and plumbing.

Building Services Division by SSC

The Building Services Divisions of the Department of Facilities Management maintains an environment conducive for learning in the educational and general buildings and residential college areas on the main campus. A program of custodial care is provided to each building based on need and funding available.

Design and Construction Division

The primary task of the Facilities Design and Construction Division of the Department for Facilities Management is to assist and support the operations of Facilities Management for implementation of architectural renovations and additions, infrastructure repairs and modifications, new construction, planning, design, cost analysis and feasibility studies for projects, and construction management on all renovation and new construction projects. Facilities Design and Construction is responsible for administering construction projects which have been authorized and approved by the Council on Higher Education, the General Assembly and the University Administration.

Environmental Safety and Health Division

The primary mission of the Office of Environmental Safety and Health (ESH) is to advance and support a safe and healthful environment at Murray State University and the satellite campuses. ESH works to meet this goal through surveys, consultation, teaching, advising, and environmental assessments. As the University's liaison, ESH works with outside regulatory agencies and organizations to address applicable safety and health standards.

Finance and Administration Division

The Facilities Finance and Administration Division of the Department for Facilities Management is comprised of skilled staff who provide essential internal services such as budget development and financial reporting; handling personnel and labor issues; receive, transport, ship, maintain and issuance of warehouse material and equipment to each of the divisions in the Department for Facilities Management; and manage all University owned vehicles, maintenance and fueling stations.

Grounds Maintenance Division by SSC

The Grounds Division of the Department for Facilities Management provides a planned program of grounds care on the main campus for the educational, general and residential college areas. This program includes turf maintenance; care of shrubs, plantings, and trees; trash/solid waste pickup; road and walk cleaning and maintenance; snow and ice removal; special event preparation; and moving support. 

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