Jeff Posey accepts associate vice president position at Alcorn Facilities Management
A new member has been added to Alcorn State University’s Facilities Management team.
Jeff Posey is the new associate vice president of Facilities Management. Posey brings a ton of experience to the University. Prior to his new role, he served in various capacities at Copiah-Lincoln Community College for 22 years. His most recent position there was the school’s director of Institutional Effectiveness and Facilities Planning where he oversaw the college’s capital expansion program that included the Bureau of Building Projects, campus renovation projects and development of infrastructure grants and campus improvements. He also has an educational background, serving 14 years as the school’s adult education director after three years as the adult education coordinator. During this time, he was an accomplished author of a number of curricular documents and technical manuals written under contract with t he Mississippi community College Board.
Posey earned a doctorate degree in higher education from Delta State University.
Prior to his doctorate degree, he obtained a master’s degree in education from the University of Southern Mississippi. He received a bachelor’s degree in education from Delta State University.
The beauty of Alcorn’s campus, along with historic buildings such as the Oakland Memorial Chapel, is a couple of things that stands out for Posey. He looks forward to starting on projects that would make the University more operationally and energy efficient.
“I’m very excited about being in my new role,” said Posey. “It’s an exciting challenge to be able to work at a university of this size in a rural area. We have lots of land, beautiful buildings and historic structures here on this amazing campus. I enjoy the task of making this campus more energy efficient while preserving historic structures.”
After years of accumulating knowledge and experience at a community college, Posey wanted to showcase his skills at the university level.
“I really wanted to work for a university. I’ve experienced the community college atmosphere for years, so being able to transition to a bigger university is an opportunity that I’m thrilled about. This opportunity allows me to take my experience and skills I’ve gained at a community college to another level.”
The people of Alcorn have made a great impression on Posey. So far, he’s received a warm and friendly welcome from his colleagues.
“I really love the atmosphere here at Alcorn. Everyone seems to be very friendly. I’ve been pleased with the chance to meet the people on campus. Everyone gets along with each other. This is a good group of people to work with. We have a great staff that is capable of getting things done.”