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About OPP


To promote wise stewardship of the University's physical plant and provide responsive, quality, and cost-effective services in support of the University's mission of teaching, research, and service.


  • We exceed customers' expectations.
  • We enjoy coming to work.
  • We provide excellent value.
  • We are recognized nationally for excellence in facilities, environmental, and safety management.

Guiding Principles

  • We are committed to excellent customer service. We build partnerships and empower our employees to support the teaching, research and service mission of the University.
  • We value our employees - they are the key to our success. We provide an enjoyable, healthy, and safe work environment. We foster collaboration, teamwork and communication to enhance performance.
  • We are committed to diversity and foster a welcoming, nurturing, and inclusive work environment where each employee is respected and valued.
  • We value leadership, accountability, and professionalism. We expect leadership by example, personal integrity, and professional ethics.
  • We value creativity and employ innovative technology to improve performance and to enhance the delivery of products and services.
  • We use Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) principles and tools in our daily work.
  • We champion the long-term interests of the University's physical plant and environment.