The Facilities Management offices are located in the main building on the main floor in Room 109 (old mail and copy room). The hours of operation are from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Director of Facilities and Campus Safety office is located in Andersen Hall, room A-425. The department is responsible for all aspects of Facilities Management: planning, construction management, energy management, space inventory management, preventive and routine maintenance, repair, custodial services and grounds services in compliance with specifications and code requirement. It conducts ongoing planning and assessment of the physical plan management. The office negotiates and evaluates contracts for facilities infrastructure including construction, telephone networks, building-wide systems such as the photocopy fleet, cleaning and pest prevention. The Facilities Department recruits, hires and manages maintenance, custodial and security staff including observance of collective bargaining agreement. It provides appropriate support for ongoing classroom, performance and college events. The department works closely with the Dean of Students and Senior Director of Administration and Human Relations to comply with all regulations and procedures regarding campus safety and security. It develops and writes policies and procedures for the department, and maintains external relations with NYC departments (police, fire, sanitation, building inspectors), neighborhood groups, and nearby campus employees.