2016 Founders Awards for Excellence

Founders Award 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Wednesday, August 24 at Fall Convocation, the 2016 Founders Awards for Excellence were awarded to UW-Green Bay faculty and staff members. These awards have been in existence since 1975 thanks to private philanthropic support. Each year, nominations are collected from faculty, staff, and others for these prestigious awards and a campuswide committee selects the winners. The winners of the 2016 Founders Awards for Excellence are:

Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching – Ryan Martin

Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship – John Mariano

University Award for Excellence in community Outreach – Lora Warner

University Academic Support Award for Excellence – Joan Robb

University Staff Award for Excellence – Marie Helmke

University Award for Collaborative Achievement – T. Heather Herdman and Susan Gallagher Lepak

For more information about the award recipients, read the Inside UW-Green Bay News article.

2016 Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Recipients

Congratulations to the inaugural group of Level 1 Inclusivity and Equity Certificate recipients!

  • John Arendt – Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI)
  • Michael Casbourne – TRIO & Precollege
  • Stacie Christian – Inclusive Excellence and Pride Center
  • Joanie Dovekas – Residence Life
  • Nora Kanzenbach – Academic Advising
  • Mike Kline – Athletics
  • Jayne Kluge – TRIO & Precollege
  • Ann Larscheid – TRIO & Precollege
  • Jemma Lund – International Education
  • Melissa Nash – Human Resources
  • Lynn Niemi – Disability Services
  • Loretta Rafter – American Intercultural Center (AIC), Inclusive Excellence, and Pride Center
  • Lisa Schmelzer – TRIO & Precollege
  • Laura Sinclair – Financial Aid
  • Theresa Weise – Counseling and Health Center
  • Lia Xiong – TRIO & Precollege

These employees were honored at the annual UW-Green Bay Fall Convocation on August, 24, 2016.

In order to complete Level 1, the recipient has completed professional development coursework, community service, and self-study that has given them the knowledge and experience needed to respect and accept diverse individuals through personal behavior and communication.

For more information about the certificate program, please see the Chancellor’s Council for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence website or contact iecert@uwgb.edu.

 

Title and Total Compensation Study Update

An update was provided to the advisory council August 24, 2016 regarding stakeholder feedback on the Request for Proposal (RFP), project coordinator position, and next steps in the Title and Total Compensation Study process.  Information on the feedback received and next steps in this process can be reviewed in this UW System Power Point presentation.

For more information about this process, please see the UW System Title and Total Compensation Study website.

Assistant Professor – Social Work

The Social Work department at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Social Work.  Candidates with a strong orientation to Advanced Generalist Practice are highly encouraged to apply.

The Social Work program has a strong team emphasis, which includes team teaching, offers a competency-based education with a strengths perspective, and takes a proactive stance valuing diverse and inclusive perspectives.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

* Teach courses in the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) Programs, with primary responsibilities in the MSW Program.
* Contribute to the BSW and MSW Programs’ accreditation efforts.
* Advise students.
* Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
* Perform institutional and community service.
* Contribute to the ongoing development of the Social Work department.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education.  The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, October 10, 2016.

2016 Fall All-Employee Training Series

You are invited to attend the 2016 Fall All-Employee Training Series, which will take place on September 19th – 23rd!  Come to learn about programs on campus you may not be aware of, discover helpful tips and resources available to you, and become knowledgeable about important campus policies and best practices. You are welcome to attend one, some, or all of the sessions.

Please register by Thursday, September 15th and indicate which session(s) you will be attending. These sessions will take place in the 1965 Room, Room 103, and Phoenix B of the University Union.  There is no cost to your department for you to attend.

For more information about the following sessions, please see the 2016 Fall All-Employee Training Series Flyer.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 – 1965 ROOM:

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.                Starting Strong: Examining Student Employee Hiring Practices

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.      Qualtrics User Interface Redesign – Navigating the New Qualtrics Insights

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.                  WISDM/WISER Training

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.                  Introduction to the Updated Personnel Action (PA Form) – This session is applicable to admin support in academic units, department chairs, and PA preparers.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2016 – ROOM 103:

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.                Required Response to Records Requests and Records Management

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.              Purchasing Policy, P-Card, Contracts, and Agreements

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.                  Affordable Care Act (ACA) Training for Supervisors

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 – 1965 ROOM:

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.                E-Reimbursements for Travel

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.              Introduction to the Updated Personnel Action (PA) Form – This session is applicable to admin support in academic units, department chairs, and PA preparers.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.                  Wading through the MUC(K)

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 – 1965 ROOM:

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.              Planned 2 Perfection

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.                  Campus Connection Program

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 – PHOENIX B:

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.      Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program – Workshop 1

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.                  Inclusivity and Equity Certificate Program – Workshop 2

 

Click here to register for participation in any of the above sessions.  We hope to see you there!

Wellness Program Incentive Reminder

Do you have health insurance through the State of Wisconsin?  If so, did you know that a $150 incentive is available through the Well Wisconsin program?  There are two steps to complete (just one step if you already attended the biometric screening event held on campus this year on April 18th), and details are available at the following link: http://wellwisconsin.wi.gov/home

 

Assistant Professor – Computer Science

The department of Information and Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Computer Science.  The Information and Computing Sciences unit focuses on problems of information, how meaningful information is constructed from data, and how it may be stored, valued, processed, and communicated by both people and machines.  Candidates with interests in Networking, Data Science, Operating Systems, Architecture and Organization, E-Commerce, Internet Programming and/or Computer Graphics are encouraged to apply.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach both introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in Computer Science and in Information Science with respect to networking, information technology, and emerging technologies.
  • Contribute to ongoing curriculum review and expansion.
  • Develop and teach on-line course offerings.
  • Establish and develop partnerships with local and national companies including IT-related industry and research centers.
  • Advise and supervise internships and independent studies.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional service and contribute to the ongoing development of the Information and Computing Science department.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, and a commitment to undergraduate education.  Additionally, they should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues. Candidates with industry experience, including consulting and contracted research experience are encouraged to apply.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Custodian (Second Shift) – Open to UW System Employees Only

The University of Wisconsin – Green Bay has a current vacancy for a full time, second shift Custodian in the Laboratory Sciences building. This position works under the general supervision of the Custodial Services Supervisor, and is responsible for maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of their designated areas.

For more information and position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, August 26, 2016.