We maintain over 62 buildings on campus and provide service to over 9.1 million gross square feet of space.

We consist of over 500 employees and make up various departments or what we call service areas.

  • Administration (Continuous Improvement, Real Estate, NRB, Support, HR, Sustainability)
  • Business Operations (Accounting, Purchasing, Auxiliaries)
  • Capital Projects
  • Physical Planning
  • General Services (Custodial Services, Mail and Receiving)
  • Facilities Operations
  • Transportation & Parking
  • Protective Services and Emergency Management


To view open positions within our department please visit WashU jobs.

Referral Program

OFMD employees could be paid a referral bonus upon the referring employee’s completion of 12 months of employment (with no corrective action). To submit a nomination and for more information, please fill out the employee referral form. This form must be filled out and returned to Melanie Strowmatt prior to hiring in Olin, room 212.

Internship Program

Contact Brad Rickert for more information.

The Operations and Facilities Management Department (OFMD) Internship Program at Washington University allows students to have the opportunity to contribute to the efficient operation of our university’s facilities, develop valuable skills, and make a positive impact on the campus community. OFMD believes that internships play a vital role in preparing students for a successful career in facilities management and related disciplines.

“We strive to hire for drive, aptitude, and attitude and work to teach real-life skills and provide a professional experience that will help you frame future career.”

Melissa Rockwell-Hopkins,
Associate Vice-Chancellor, Associate Dean of Operations and Facilities Management