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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.

 

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!

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.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Update

The Flexible Spending Account (FSA) program allows employees to set aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay for eligible medical and dependent care expenses annually.  Employees decide how much to set aside and that amount is deducted from each paycheck before Federal, State and FICA taxes are calculated.  The FSA program is administered by TASC.

TASC has recently released a new Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Participant Guide.  This guide is available through the TASC portal, as well as on the UW System Administration website.  The Participant Guide includes details on each of the programs offered; Health Care FSA, Limited Purpose FSA, and Dependent Care FSA. The guide also includes information on reimbursement options, the TASC card, Carryover limits, and navigating the TASC Account website and Mobile App.

Welcome Keith Bani!

IMG_0054Facilities Management welcomed Keith Bani on June 14, 2016, as a Custodian!  Prior to his appointment at UW-Green Bay, Keith worked at Festival Foods.

Keith volunteers for the Tourette Syndrome Awareness 5K Run/Walk Event each year.

Keith is from De Pere, WIsconsin, and attended West De Pere High School.  He has 9 siblings and also has an identical twin!

Welcome, Keith!

Transfer Services Coordinator

The Transfer Services Coordinator reports to the Registrar and provides oversight of the transfer evaluation process.  Primary responsibility is to coordinate the transfer process, evaluate domestic and abroad course transferability in accordance with federal and state policies, solicit course equivalency rulings, and ensure articulation agreements, memorandums of understanding, and transfer guides are in alignment with identified policies and practices.  The successful candidate will also supervise student employees involved in the evaluation process, oversee communication plans and related issues for transfer students, provide assessment of transfer credits, and advise students on credit evaluations and transfer issues.

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

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

Development Officer for Annual Giving

The Development Office for Annual Giving reports to the Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and President of the UW-Green Bay Foundation. The Development Officer for Annual Giving plans and implements a comprehensive annual giving program in support of UWGB.  The annual giving program solicits charitable contributions through personal visits, Phone-A-Thon calls, direct-mail and e-mail appeals, and promotion of online giving and crowdfunding initiatives.

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

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, August 1, 2016.

Welcome Rebecca Sievers!

Official HeadshotOutreach and Adult Access welcomed Rebecca Sievers on April 4, 2016 as the Camps and Conferences Manager!  Prior to her appointment at UW-Green Bay, Rebecca worked at the University of Iowa. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from St. Norbert College, and a Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Ball State University.  Rebecca is originally from Appleton, WI, and enjoys volunteering as a local youth basketball and volleyball coach.  In her free time, she likes to run and do CrossFit, and loves to cheer on the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers! Welcome, Rebecca!

After 5: Lyric Room @ Keggers

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After 5 at LYRIC ROOM @ Keggers

Join us as we explore this hidden gem in the On Broadway district in downtown Green Bay. Keggers is home to a few unique spaces including an outdoor beer garden and the Lyric Room, a fledgling company run by some guys who love music. It’s part of an original music series called Lyric Room Live designed to highlight the burgeoning live music scene in Greater Green Bay.

So, grab your friends and colleagues and come meet other local young professionals in the outdoor beer garden, explore the Lyric Room or just grab a cold one in the main bar. Cash bar.

Date and Time: Tuesday, October 6; 5-8 p.m., Open House Format.

Location: Keggers & Lyric Room

Register Today!