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Administrative Services

BSF personnel provide the following administrative services:

  1. Technical extension to the Biology Business Office with regards to specification writing, instrument evaluation, and bid justification
  2. Technical assistance to faculty in selection of instrumentation and systems design
  3. Inter-departmental interface with those departments which provide services not covered by BSF (e.g.,Facilities Services, Telephone Services, Motor Pool, Computer Center)
  4. Vendor-department interface involving contract service
  5. Location and acquisition of surplus property
  6. Maintenance of field laboratories and boats
  7. Project management to faculty or departments
  8. Coordination and disposal of hazardous materials. Coordination of facilities safety and security systems. Assist Environmental, Health and Safety with building safety inspections. Manage Life Sciences electronic security and key systems.

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