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University Facilities provides high-quality service to the University of Richmond community, operating and maintaining facilities to enhance the educational mission of the university. Facilities is the largest department within the University with over 200 employees. We are responsible for building and maintaining campus assets and have seven distinct areas of operation which ensure that the campus infrastructure is maintained in the most efficient and conscientious manner.

Mission Statement

"Our mission is to create and maintain an outstanding learning environment through constant attention to our community's needs and thoughtful care of our beautiful campus."

Core Values


We create an atmosphere in which timely and high-quality information flows smoothly up and down, inside and outside of Facilities; and, encourage open expression of ideas and opinions that impact each other's work.


We readily cooperate with our co-workers in achieving our shared goals and display a respectful attitude with one another.


We focus our actions at work on accomplishing University goals and objectives. We demonstrate a sense of urgency; everything we do is important to the customer and will be addressed with great efficiency. We also demonstrate initiative; meaning we work to meet or exceed expectations without being told to do so.


Our work attire and personal conduct are appropriate for our work environment. We act responsibility with University resources. Our job knowledge is up to date and we demonstrate excellent judgement in all decision-making. In addition, we understand the importance of safety and that we will comply with safety standards and demonstrate safe work habits.


Our workmanship should be of high quality; such that we walk away with pride in what we accomplished knowing that our customers are satisfied with our work.


Demonstrates a high level of dependability in all aspects of the job, including attendance. It is extremely important that University staff be at work when scheduled and minimize unplanned absences.