Operations & Services

About Us

Operations & Services is the largest unit within University Facilities & Capital Planning, providing operational services to the entire Rutgers University community statewide. Our units, under the leadership of Michael Manchello, comprise over 1,200 dedicated staff members who touch all buildings and grounds across all university campuses. Our common mission is to provide timely, quality, cost-effective services in support of the overall university mission.

This unit is made up of the following divisions that provide support for numerous university events annually:

  • Environmental Services provides cleaning, recycling, solid waste management, events support and pest control.
  • Grounds and Fleet Services provides university vehicle maintenance (fee based), grounds and hardscape maintenance.
  • Mechanical Maintenance provides day-to-day services, including painting, electrical, HVAC, interior signage and other interior needs.
  • Work Control, Planning and Quality Assurance includes the Service Response Center, who will take your call whenever you need to report a problem or require assistance of any kind pertaining to your building and surrounding grounds.

Staff Directory

Michael Manchello 
33 Knightsbridge Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Information & Services

Maintenance Related

Project Related

Recycling & Sustainability

Miscellaneous Services