Facilities Planning & Operations



To provide the highest quality facilities and a physical environment that supports and promotes the academic programs of The Ohio State University at Newark and Central Ohio Technical College.

The Department of Facilities Planning and Operations oversees 20 buildings, including 9 academic facilities, 3 residence halls, as well as 200 acres of grounds at the Newark campus. Extended campuses in Coshocton, Mount Vernon and Pataskala total 96,000 square feet.

The Maintenance, Custodial and Grounds crews are responsible for:

  • building operations and maintenance
  • cleaning services
  • lawn and landscape services

The Project Management office is responsible for:

  • campus construction
  • renovation and restoration projects
  • current and future space planning

The Public Safety office is responsible for:

  •  safety of faculty, staff and students
  • traffic, parking
  • vehicle permits
  • criminal background checks
  • vehicle assistance

The Space Management office is responsible for:

  • the creation of a master schedule for classrooms and laboratories each semester
  • the scheduling of meetings and events for faculty, staff and students
  • event support


  • Provide ​a sa​fe, clean, healthy and aesthetically pleasing environment
  • Provide facilities that operate day and night without interruption
  • Promote excellent customer service
  • To be proactive in understanding the changing needs of our customers
  • Facilitate the efficient and effective management of resources
  • Provide appropriate employee development and training
  • Contribute to the success of the Newark Campus
Contact: Superintendent of Facilities Brian Boehmer