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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

NEWS:

REORGANIZATION UPDATE -- OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT:

Effective July 1, the UNI Advancement Division will cease to exist. Bill Calhoun will continue to report to President Allen and will remain president of the UNI Foundation. University Development and Alumni Relations will continue to report to Calhoun. His new title will be special assistant to the president for development and alumni relations, and president of the UNI Foundation. University Marketing & Public Relations, led by James O'Connor, will now report to Allen. The name of the office will change to Office of University Relations. O'Connor's title will be executive director, University Relations.

 

SUPERVISORY & CONFIDENTIAL COUNCIL:

The next Supervisory & Confidential Council meeting will take place at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 15, in GIL 025.

 

FISCAL YEAR END CLEAN UP:

Purchasing/Accounts Payable reminds account managers to review the Fiscal Year 2010 Closing Schedule at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/obo/documents/close_sch.pdf. Check Statements of Account for purchase order encumbrances that need attention and contact LuAnn Andreessen at 3-3116 for those that should be closed. Requisition preparers (including students) should check for rejected, returned, in-process and pre-approved requisitions that should be canceled or deleted. Remember to submit all procurement cards, RFPs and travel reimbursements for the current fiscal year in a timely manner.

 

CAMPUS SUPPLY REMINDER:

Monday, June 21, is the last day for approved Campus Supply requisitions. All Campus Supply Purchase Orders must be received in Oracle by Friday, June 25.

 

SPEAKERS BUREAU SPEAKERS WANTED:

Are you a UNI faculty member willing to speak to the public about important issues? If so, consider becoming a speaker for UNI's Speakers Bureau program. The Speakers Bureau is a resource for community organizations, groups, businesses, schools and industries looking for speakers at meetings, events, conferences and more. The program offers speakers willing to discuss more than 200 topics. If interested in becoming a speaker, complete the application at http://www.uni.edu/speakers/speaker-submission-form.

 

LIBRARY EXHIBITORS NEEDED:

Rod Library invites university departments and organizations to submit proposals for monthly exhibits for July through August. The library makes three exhibit cases available to the campus community. If your department or organization is interested in mounting an exhibit, please complete the online Proposal Form at http://www.uni.edu/library/exhbproposal/. More information is available at http://www.library.uni.edu/public-relations/exhibits.

 

A&F NEWS AND VIEWS:

A&F News and Views is available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/vpaf/documents/afnews_views0510.pdf. This newsletter has news and information about staff, their accomplishments and department activities in the Division of Administration and Financial Services.

 

SUMMER CONFERENCE GUESTS:

The Department of Residence welcomes the following guests to campus: Iowa PGA Junior Golf Academy, June 13-17; Junior High Volleyball Camp, June 14-15; Quarterback Seminar II, June 14-15; Iowa Leadership, June 12-18; R.I.D.E. High School Counselors, June 15-16; UNI Wheelchair Sports Camp, June 16-19; Quarterback Seminar III, June 17-18; and Football All-Position Camp June 20-21.

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

NEW GRANT RESOURCES AVAILABLE:

UNI is a subscribing member of the Grants Resource Center (GRC), which offers timely informational services on sponsored funding for higher education from both private and public sources. The GRC's website and three newsletters -- GrantWeek, GRC Bulletin and Deadlines -- are now available through the Office of Sponsored Programs' website at http://www.uni.edu/osp/finding-funding. These publications are resources for tracking upcoming funding opportunities and also for keeping up-to-date on agencies, funding programs and federal regulations, as well as learning new strategies for grant competitiveness.

 

EPA FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES:

A web conference on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding opportunities will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 29, in 213 East Bartlett (OSP). The Community Action for a Renewed Environment program and other EPA funding opportunities will be discussed, as well as strategies for forming community environmental partnerships and the EPA proposal review process. Visit http://www.uni.edu/osp/epa-care or contact sarah.bridges@uni.edu for more information.

 

SPSS SHORT COURSE:

There will be a free hands-on short course on using SPSS from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 18, in Wright 112. The class is suitable for beginners. The Department of Mathematics provides assistance through its Statistical Consulting Lab. Contact Mark Jacobson at 3-7172 or jacobson@cs.uni.edu to RSVP or to set up an appointment. Visit http://www.cs.uni.edu/~jacobson/SCL/ for more information.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

BLOKUS:

Learn about and play the most award-winning game of the 21st century: Blokus. Join Adrienne Stanley, UNI mathematics, for a hands-on program the whole family can enjoy at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 8, at the University Museum. Blokus is recommended for adults and children of all ages. The program is free but space is limited. Call 3-2188 to register by Friday, July 2.

 
UNI TO HOST GOOD MORNING CEDAR VALLEY:

UNI will host the Good Morning Cedar Valley breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Thursday, June 17, in the Maucker Union Coffee House. The event will feature speeches from UNI Provost Gloria Gibson and local business leaders. The event will also showcase various exhibits and give members of the community a view of UNI's campus.

PERFORMING ARTS:

UNI JAZZ COMBO CONCERT:

Hear music by high school students from the UNI Jazz Combo camp from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 24, on the plaza behind University Book & Supply. The concert is free. Lawn chairs and coolers are permitted.

 

EMPLOYMENT:

INTERNAL SEARCH:

UNI School of Music is currently accepting internal applications for two temporary, part-time positions: artistic advisor of the UNI Suzuki School and director of the UNI Suzuki School. A complete description of the positions with instructions for applicants can be found at www.uni.edu/music.

 

MERIT VACANCIES:

Merit Vacancies are available for viewing at
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.asp

 

P & S VACANCIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include network engineer; information technology specialist; director, Panther Scholarship Club; project manager/Teacher Quality Partnership; technology specialist/Teacher Quality Partnership; fire and safety specialist; senior research scientist; business analyst; mental health counselor; and assistant manager, Digital Design & Multimedia Production. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp.

 

JOB OPENINGS AT UNI:

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found at http://www.uni.edu/resources/employment/.


 
 
 

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