Title/Position: Director, Business Operations for Real Estate and FacilitiesProfile:
Ruth Rubi joined the University of Miami in 2000 and is currently the Director of Business Operations for the Real Estate and Facilities Department. She oversees the operating budgets and Human Resources functions for all departments under the Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities including Parking and Transportation, University Police, Facilities Administration, Real Estate, Facilities Design and Construction, Campus Planning and Development, and Emergency management.
Ms. Rubi also acts as liaison between the department and the University’s Board of Trustees and is responsible for coordinating and submitting all major planning, construction and real estate transactions for approval to the Master Planning and Construction Committee and the Executive Committee of the University of Miami, Board of Trustees.
Ms. Rubi acts as the Contract Manager for Material’s Management and supervises its accounts and the budget. Ms. Rubi manages special projects for the department such as launching a new website design and context, and overseeing web maintenance. Ms. Rubi works closely with the Vice President on a number of special projects and works collaboratively with all departments within Real Estate and Facilities and other University Departments on a wide range of projects and problem solving.
Prior to joining the University, Ms. Rubi worked for the City Manage of Miami Beach where she was responsible for office staffs’, daily operations, human resources and budget.
Ms. Rubi has an Associate’s degree in Legal Studies from Miami Dade Community College and a B.B.A degree from the University of Miami.