Building Managers

Building Managers are crucial on-campus leaders that perform a wide variety of essential functions in their buildings. From ensuring that physical spaces such as a labs and classrooms are operating appropriately to coordinating inspections and trainings, these individuals ensure that the UT Austin campus is safe, secure, and functional. 

This amount of responsibility requires collaboration with several different departments across campus including Facilities Services, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), Fire Prevention Services (FPS), and the Office of Emergency Management (OEM). This page is designed to provide resources and information specific to the role of the building manager as they work with OEM. For information relating to EHS and FPS expectations of building managers, please contact them directly.

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) 

Fire Prevention Services (FPS) 

Roles and Responsibilities

There are four key collaboration points between OEM and the building managers. These points are the following: 

  1. Annual Update of Building Emergency Plans
  2. Appointment and Training of the Building Emergency Management Team 
  3. Monthly Inspection of Automated External Defibrillators
  4. Scheduling of General Safety Trainings