Payroll and Benefits Specialist (80%) – Open to UW System Employees Only

Under general direction of the Payroll & Benefits Supervisor, this position performs complex payroll and benefits functions for UW-Green Bay’s Human Resources Office.  This position is responsible for interpreting and applying a wide variety of payroll and benefit rules and regulations affecting approximately 350 permanent and temporary university staff employees, and around 600 student employees.  Primary  payroll duties include processing the university staff and student bi-weekly payroll.  Primary benefits duties include advising university staff regarding the University benefit package and provisions, providing benefit counseling to new hires, exiting employees, and employees with life changes according to UW System, Wisconsin Retirement System, and Employee Trust Fund (ETF) policies and procedures.  In addition, this position assists with information technology and reporting for the office of Human Resources.

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

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY OPEN TO UW SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, January 22, 2016.

CURRENT: Current Connect: Get Plugged In

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Current Connect: Get Plugged In
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Click HERE to Register

Current Connect is a program hosted by Current, the young professionals program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber.
Specifically designed with new members in mind, this program will educate new members on how to maximize their membership investment by educating members on the types of events and programs offered by Current.

Additionally, this facilitated session is setup to create a smaller, more intimate setting for members to build more meaningful personal and professional relationships that are often times more difficult to forge during other larger events. Think of it as a building a cohort to acclimate you to the program while you continue to expand your overall experience.

While new members are targeted for this program, any member is welcome to attend to become more acquainted with their peers and Current’s program offerings.

Food and beverage is served at each session. Please be sure to notify us in advance if you have special dietary restrictions. There is no cost for members of Current to attend.

Speaker
Tanja Schneider

Agenda
7 am Doors open for networking, light breakfast
7:30 am Session begins

8:30 am Conclusion

Location

The Docking Station
www.thedockingstation.net
111 N. Broadway Ste. B
Green Bay,WI 54303
Conference Room
Maximum Attendees: 20

Thank you to our Sponsors

CURRENT: Emotional Intelligence Lunch n’Learn

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Emotional Intelligence Lunch n’ Learn presented by Steven F. Baue
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Click HERE to Register

This event is coordinated and hosted by Current, the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s young professionals group targeting individuals age 21-40.

Emotional Intelligence

Why do smart people fail?  Why do technically brilliant individuals often have trouble managing others or struggle when working in a team?  It’s not because they lack intelligence or technical skills.  What they lack is a critical level of Emotional Intelligence (EQ): the ability to express and manage your emotions while being able to understand and respond to the emotions of others.  Research suggests that EQ is one of the strongest predictors of performance, accounting for almost 60% of success in all types of jobs.  In this session participants will not only learn how a high EQ provides a strong foundation for successful relationships in both our professional and personal lives, but steps they can take to improve their EQ.

About the Speaker

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Steven F. Baue
President and Owner
Employee Resource Center Inc. (ERC)

Steven Baue is the owner and president of ERC, the premier Green Bay-based Employee Assistance Program and Performance Consulting company recognized for its outstanding mental health counseling and strong reputation for leadership and team development.

Steve’s career path has provided him the opportunity to travel and work across the world, including living abroad in Australia.  Prior to ERC, Steven was the Vice President of Human Resources & Public Affairs for Fincantieri Marine Group USA and held a diverse range of senior Human Resource positions for Joy Global INC. (Milwaukee, WI).  As an active participant in the Green Bay community, Steven currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Green Bay Chamber, the Bay Area Workforce Development Board, the Holy Family Site Advisory Committee and formerly served on the Steering Committee for the Brown County Heroin Response Initiative and the ADVANCE: Green Bay Area Economic Development Board of Directors.

Steven was born in Superior, WI, attended Rice Lake High School in Rice Lake, WI, earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, and a Master of Arts in Communication from Marquette University.

Menu
Parmesan pork medallions served with garlic mashed potatoes, chef’s choice steamed vegetables, coffee and dinner rolls.

Event Registration
$15 Members of Current | $25 Nonmembers of Current

Free with 2016 Lunch n’Learn or All-Inclusive Event Package – Learn More

To ensure proper membership pricing for Current or an evetns package enrollment, please us the e-mail address we have on file for you when registering online. There is a 96-hour cancellation policy.

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Speaker
Steven F. Baue
Employee Resource Center Inc. (ERC)

Agenda
11 am Registration & Networking
11:30 am Lunch Served
12 pm Presentation
1 pm Conclusion

Location
The Meadows
www.meadowsevents.com
850 Kepler Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311
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Maximum Attendees: 150

Thank you to our Sponsors

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Academic Department Associate

Under the general supervision of the Student Services Specialist in Nursing, this position serves as the department’s initial informational point of contact with faculty, administrators, students, and organizations outside of the University.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support for the Professional Program in Nursing, including the statewide BSN@Home Nursing Program Track, the BSN-LINC National Nursing Program Track, the Campus Track, the MSN Leadership & Management in Health Systems Program, and Health Information Management & Technology (HIMT) Program,
  • Management of the daily operation of the Nursing department office.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring department budgets and track budgets including accumulating pertinent data.

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

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, February 8, 2016.

Employee Spotlight: Teri Ternes

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This month’s employee spotlight is someone who is very energetic, is very involved on campus, and is a big Packer fan. Teri Ternes works with the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. She has 3 children, 4 grandchildren and a dog. In her position, no day is the same.

Name: Teri Ternes

Position at UWGB: University Services Assoc II

Summary of what you do: Administrative support services in the office of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences

How long have you been employed: September 9, 2006

Brief history of employment with UWGB: I began my career at UWGB under interim Dean Fergus Hughes and Associate Dean Regan A.R. Gurung.  Fortunately I am a self-starter as my predecessor had already left for her new position in the Chancellor’s office.  However I was left with detailed instruction from a very organized individual [thank you Becky!!].  I perform various duties for current Dean Scott Furlong and Associate Dean Donna Ritch [I got lucky here too…awesome supervisors!!].  Some of my duties include setting up the Academic Excellence Symposium, preparing for conferences and general meetings, assisting students and faculty, overseeing EMBI budgets, working with the Czech Slovak Voice Competition, arranging travel for faculty and staff, editing the CLAS Newsletter. I am the Admin Assistant for UWGB’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. I’ve been actively involved on the University Staff Committee [formerly Classified Staff Advisory Council] currently serving as chair for the Professional Development committee.  I am a member of the Emergency Operations Committee.

Three words that describe you: Energetic, organized, willing to help others

Personal interests:  Cooking, scrap booking, gardening, veggin’ in the sun!

Random facts/interests: I like to eat…almost anything except anchovies!!

Are you messy or organized?  Organized

Best vacation you’ve been to? Girlfriends trip to Puerto Vallarta

Describe what you were like at age 10.  A little girl who loved playing w/her dolls.

Do you have a favorite newspaper, blog? FB page: I Grew Up In Port Washington – fun to reminisce on your hometown!

Do you recall any embarrassing moment at work?  Yes, the day I interviewed – I didn’t know my way around campus and was running late; asked a gentleman how to get to Theatre Hall [dah, I was standing at the bottom of the outside stairwell]; later found out it was Professor Brian Sutton!

Favorite travel spot?  Door County!!

If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be?  Princess Diana

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?  Veggie Pizza

If you were an animal what would you be?  Dog

– If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it? Me, Myself and Who?

If your house was burning down, what’s the one non-living thing you would save? Photos

Least favorite Food? Anchovies…hmm, not sure I ever had ‘em but they look gross!

People would be surprised if they knew: I like mustripen [no it’s not blood sausage!!]

Tell us a little about yourself.  Born and raised in Port Washington Wisconsin, attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and PWHS; played piano & the glockenspiel in grade school; was in HS choir and musicals, member of the PW Drill Team/rifle bearer during HS, Girl Scout, traveled after HS before attending LTC for Medical Assistant, moved to GRB in ’78, Cub Scout/Boy Scout den mother, Girl Scout leader, manager Girls/Women’s soccer team for GB Metro, like to have fun, like to shop

Tell us a little bit about your family.  Youngest of 4 children; born in Port Washington Wisconsin, married to husband John in ’78, 3 children, 4 grandchildren, and a dog!

Tell us something about yourself that would surprise us?  Went zip lining in Montana – not at all like around here.

Tell us three things most people don’t know about you. I like rearranging furniture and cleaning the bathroom!!

Top 3 life highlights? Birth of our 3 kids, marriage of 2 children

What advice would you give to recent new hires? Don’t hesitate to ask questions, participate in all that is offered, walk campus – it’s beautiful

What are three career lessons you’ve learned thus far? Listen, respect others opinions

What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? Meeting and greeting others!

What book did you read last? Rediscovering Jesus

What books are at your bedside? Mother Love [my prayer book]

What children’s character can you relate with most? Why? Micky Mouse…loved that show as a kid!!

What did you want to be when growing up? A nurse

What do you always want to try and never did? Hot air balloon ride

What do you like most about your job? Not routine!!

What do you like to do in your spare time? Work outside, ride my bike

What do you like to do on your days off? Be outdoors, cook, clean

What does a typical day look like for you?  Up @ 5AM, coffee on, sit in dim lighting sipping coffee & watching news, off to work @ 7:10

What else do you do for fun? Be silly…life’s too short to be ‘stuffy’!!

What is the first concert you attended? John Denver

What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery? Hmm…never really thought of this.  I probably would pay off my bills, maybe buy a new car and then give the rest to those less fortunate.

What is the most important thing you have learned in the last five years?  Be sensitive to others!

What is your biggest pet peeve?  Lying.

What is your family like?  Simple, fun, honest

What is your favorite meal? Beef roast

What is your favorite sport? Soccer

Hidden talent?  Leafing

What kinds of hobbies and interests do you have outside of work? Biking, hiking, babysitting the grandkids, volunteering

What one food do you wish had zero calories?  Chocolate – isn’t this everyone’s wish?

What phobias do you have? Falling in a dark hole!!

What places have you lived in? Port Washington, Milwaukee, Sheboygan & Hobart Wisconsin; San Diego, California

What was your favorite book, toy, or outfit as a child? I had a little brown stuffed dog; wonder what ever happened to him?

What would people never guess you do in your role? I’ve been honored to be the preparer of EMBI’s Earth Caretaker Award.

What’s your favorite thing to do in Green Bay? Enjoy all the Packer hoop-lah on game day, even outside of the stadium!!

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Retired and traveling

Where is your favorite place to eat? Friday night fish fry @ Farr’s Grove!!

Where is your home town? Port Washington Wisconsin

Where would you like to go on a dream vacation? Ireland or Germany

Textbook Department Manager – Open to UW System Employees Only

Under general supervision of the Bookstore Director, the Textbook Department Manager is accountable for all functions in the textbook department of the bookstore.  This position will collaborate with faculty to obtain book requirements for courses, coordinate the purchase of course materials for resale, pricing, display, and inventory control, and oversee the return of unsold inventory to vendors. This position is also responsible for maintaining awareness of enrollment to properly adjust course material order.

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

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY OPEN TO UW SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, January 17, 2016.

Welcome Dana Stueber!

IMG_2823The Counseling & Health Center welcomed Dana Stueber as Health Educator/Sexual Violence Prevention on December 1, 2015!  Dana is from the Green Bay area, and holds a degree in nursing from the Bellin College of Nursing. Since 2000, Dana has worked at St. Vincent Hospital as a registered nurse, and she currently coordinates the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program.  Dana is married with three children.  Welcome, Dana!

Welcome Kyle Paal!

IMG_2825The Facilities Planning and Management department welcomed Kyle Paal as an HVAC Specialist on December 7, 2015!  Kyle is originally from Luxemburg, WI, and has an associates degree in HVAC/Refrigeration.  Before his employment at UWGB, Kyle spent 11 years at K.Kelly, Inc.  Kyle is married with a child on the way, and absolutely loves to hunt and fish!  Welcome, Kyle!

Welcome Erinn Aubry!

IMG_2824GBOSS (Green Bay One Stop Shop) welcomed Erinn Aubry as an Enrollment Services Front Desk Advisor on December 9, 2015!  Erin is originally from Oconto, WI, and has a degree in Business Administration with a Finance emphasis and a Human Development Minor from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay.  Before her employment at GBOSS, Erinn worked at Rassmussen College for two years.  Erinn is married to Erik Aubry, and enjoys spending time with their two rescue dogs, Layla (an American Bulldog) and Charlie (an American Staffordshire Terrier).  Welcome, Erinn!

Dealing with Disruption: Safety & Intervention Workshop

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Date:        Thursday, January 14, 2016

Time:        2 – 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Phoenix Room C

Have you ever been seriously concerned for a student, co-worker, maybe even a friend or family member and been unclear on a course of action? Have you thought of your personal safety and those around you in times of workplace disruption?

Mental health issues, stressful life circumstances, or odd behaviors do exist in our own lives and as part of the campus community regardless of our best efforts to prevent or control them. Dealing with Disruption will help you recognize when to be concerned, what to do, or not do, and who you can call for help.

This professional development opportunity will encourage discussion between you and your officemates on plans of action for personal safety. Please join members from the Counseling and Health Center, Public Safety and the Dean of Students office for this presentation so that you can assist yourself, students and your co-workers. The entire campus community is invited. Registration is appreciated.

This event is hosted by UW-Green Bay’s Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and University Staff Professional Development Committee.