Effectiveness Evaluation: Resume List
ELSA V. PENA
A Professional job that will challenge me to use and expand my extensive experience and technical skills in the areas of facilities maintenance, architecture and construction in educational facilities.
Have worked over 25 years in Higher Education in the areas of facilities administration, architecture, planning, and construction, as Director of Facilities, Director of Capital Improvements and University Architect.
Planning and managing the preparation of the Master Plan for the Institution. Serving as a liaison between Institution administration and consultants. Developing a preliminary Space Management data base to support the Master Planning effort.
Assisting administrators and trustees with assessing, planning, and organizing capital construction, remodeling and maintenance priorities for the college. Identifying, recommending and/or selecting and implementing delivery methods for the design and construction of capital projects.
Developing criteria, policies, requests for proposals, selection process, etc., for professional services such as architectural, engineering, construction management and capital program management services for the institutions.
Providing extensive plan review and coordination for new building projects prepared by outside architects and/or engineers.
Representing the institutions, negotiating and managing the capital improvement program (over 100M). Working with large construction firms such as Beers-Skanka, Brasfield and Gorrie, Winter Construction; medium and small companies, and also directly with large and small sub-contracting companies.
Developing and managing annual maintenance budgets. Developing and managing, in conjunction with program managers, overall capital improvements and individual building project budgets.
Representing the college and serving as a liaison with city officials including Development, Engineering, Historic Commission, Fire Marshall and Building Inspection departments.
Directing overall facilities and plant management, including construction, maintenance, and architectural engineering services. Managing the professional and craft staff of the department.
Determining, implementing, and managing construction, and maintenance project budgets.
Managing the design and construction documents for renovations to University spaces.
Developing and implementing maintenance contracts for building systems.
Developing design standards and procedures for building construction, including architectural, mechanical, and electrical systems. Assisting IT departments with implementation of design standards and construction for data and voice systems.
PROFESSIONAL WORK HISTORY
Oct 2002 to
Present University Architect.
Feb 2001 to Owner and Manager Archouse Designs, LLC a residential development and
Present design company.
May 1990 to
Feb. 2001 Director of Facilities, Director of Capital Improvements
May 1990 Physical Plant Department.
1987 - 1990 Assistant Director A&E Services and Construction.
1984 - 1987 University Architect
1980 - 1984 Unit Head, A&E Services
1977 - 1980 Architectural Designer
Memberships American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Association of University Architects (AUA)
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)
Consulting Facilities Maintenance Organization and Improvements.
Clairmont Oaks Senior Housing,
Speaking “Marketing the Physical Plant”
Engagements APPA 74th Annual Meeting,
“Maintenance and Architecture”
Architects Training Seminar,
“Maintenance and Design”
78th Annual Meeting,
“A Collegiate Approach to Managing the Design of Facilities in Higher Education”
Society for College and University Planning - Southern Region- Conference 2004
Publications Article, “Designing for Maintainability”
APPA Planning for Improved Campus Facilities
References upon request
Elsa V. Pena
Phone 404 377-0825
Fax 404 377-4212