About Us - Physical Plant - NIU Facilities Planning & Operations

Physical Plant

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About Us

Mission Statement

To provide the best physical environment for teaching, learning, research and community through maintenance and improvement of university facilities. Our products and services include, but are not limited to: energy, utilities, and maintenance.

We are committed to:

  • Maintaining and improving university facilities in a customer-oriented, prompt and friendly fashion while assuring cost control and efficiency
  • Minimizing and preventing the deterioration of university buildings, structures, integral systems, equipment, and infra-structure
  • Building our resource base through skillful and designed application of our human, financial and technological resources
  • Providing professional and personal growth to our employees, enhancing the effectiveness and value of our university and exerting positive leadership in the operation of the university

Values

The core values we subscribe to in the Physical Plant are:

  • Integrity:
    Honesty and credibility in all relationships, both as individuals and as a department and university
  • Excellence:
    Superior quality, high standards and good taste in all services, reports and programs
  • Service:
    Meeting the needs of the University user, federal and state regulatory agencies, and all users of our services from the viewpoint of those we serve
  • Leadership:
    Providing noteworthy examples that emphasize high ethical and moral standards
  • Sensitivity:
    A sincere and caring attitude coupled with dignified and professional treatment

For further information, call the Physical Plant Director at 753-6255.