The University of Iowa

Embedded into the services that Facilities Management provides is a network of business support for service delivery: Accounting, Budget/Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technologies. (Overhead in rates – all funding sources.)

Unit Specific Services and Duties
Accounting Budget/Finance Facilities Management Accounting is responsible for general accounting, accounting reports, monthly accounting entries, utility billings, utility payments, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, travel, procurement cards, budgeting, and uniform purchase. Specific staff members are responsible for providing real time project updates and reconciliations via BuildUI for all major capital projects.  This includes the budget, funding, contract, purchase order, and expense tracking to help ensure each project is accurate and up to date. 
Human Resources Human Resources serves as a resource for all Facilities Management employees on university and department-specific HR policies, processes, programs, and transactions to create a humane and supportive work environment consistent with Facilities Management's mission and core values.  FM HR also acts as a liaison to University HR for centralized functions, such as benefits, FM payroll, and learning and development.
Information Technology Facilities Management Information Technology (FM-IT) provides service and support to nearly 700 internal users, many external customers, and over 500 computers that are housed in almost every building on the University of Iowa's main campus, as well as the Oakdale campus. The office's numerous services, from desktop support to application development to web deployment to network management, provide dedicated and reliable support to the vibrant community of Facilities Management employees, students and customers.
Maintenance Stores Maintenance Stores stocks maintenance and repair items including electrical, plumbing, hardware, carpentry, refrigeration, sheet metal and tools. Maintenance Stores also includes a dispatch service for maintenance supplies and blueprints throughout campus.
Safety Facilities Management is committed to providing a safe workplace, as well as promoting safety across the campus community and beyond.  Highly functioning partnerships within and outside the university are critical to this mission.