Make a To-Do List Before Turning in at Night

Making a to-do list before bed every night is a great way to prioritize what you want to accomplish tomorrow. At the same time, it can help you relax and free your mind from thinking about tomorrow’s responsibilities. You can sleep easier knowing you’ll wake up feeling organized and in control of your day. Here’s how to make the most of your to-do list today:

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  • Don’t overload your list by including more than you can get done in a day. This can cause you to feel overwhelmed before your head hits the pillow. Instead, list a maximum of five things you want to get done, in order of importance.
  • Make first things first. Do the first thing on your list as soon as you can in the morning, when you’re most fresh. Distractions are inevitable as the day progresses, so this way you’re sure to accomplish your highest priority item.
  • Use your list as a memory extender. Knowing you’ve listed and prioritized tomorrow’s needs gives you permission to forget about them tonight.

 

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Student employee hours limit decreases to 20 hours June 23 through July 6

Just a reminder that the student employee hours limit will decrease to 20 hours per week for two weeks, June 23rd to July 6th.  The hours limit will increase back to 40 hours per week starting July 7th.  The hours limit is in place to make sure we are in compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Please review the 2019 Student Bi-Weekly Payroll Schedule at https://www.uwgb.edu/UWGBCMS/media/hr/Wellness%20Items/2019-Student-BiWeekly-Payroll-Schedule.pdf

If you have any questions, please contact us at payrollandbenefits@uwgb.edu or ext. 2390.

Employees have unlimited Kress Events Center access during summer and can win a prize for utilizing it

Just a reminder that UW-Green Bay employees have unlimited access to the Kress Events Center until the end of summer.

Summer hours, through August 30th, are as follows:

  • Monday to Thursday: 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

SUMMER CHALLENGE: Utilize the Kress Events Center 12 times this summer and receive a prize courtesy of the Wellness Committee. Punch cards can be found and stored at the Kress Events Center front desk. A front desk attendant will punch your card each time you visit.

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GROUP FITNESS CLASSES: Employees have unlimited access to FREE group fitness classes during the summer.

OUTDOOR RENTALS: Employees have access to our new equipment rentals at a special university price!

Please contact Alex Reichenberger, Fitness Coordinator at the Kress Events Center (reichena@uwgb.edu or ext. 2836), with any questions.

Director of Player Development – Men’s Basketball

This position reports to the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, and will assist with all aspects of running a successful Division 1 Men’s Basketball program, while adhering to all NCAA, UW-Green Bay, UW System, and State of Wisconsin rules, regulations, and policies.

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

To ensure consideration, please apply by Thursday, June 27, 2019.

Welcome Matthew Suwalski!

On June 17, 2019, the University Union welcomed Matthew Suwalski as the Director of the Student Union.

Welcome Matthew!

Welcome Tori Grant Welhouse!

On June 17, 2019, the Marketing and University Communications department welcomed Tori Grant Welhouse as a Marketing Manager.

Prior to coming to UW-Green Bay, Tori worked at Spectrum Reach for over 5 years and she is a Greater Green Bay Ambassador. Tori is involved in the Regional VP Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets and enjoys writing, golfing, biking, snowmobiling, ATVing, travel and photography.

Tori holds a BA in English from Carroll University and a MFA from Antioch University. She is from Green Bay where she lives with her husband Douglas and has three adult children: Devin Welhouse, Fergus Grant, and Arabella Welhouse.

Welcome, Tori!

Custodian Float

This position reports to the Custodian Services Supervisor and is responsible for the overall appearance and cleanliness of the designated work area.  Work performed in this position includes manual cleaning and maintenance of UWGB buildings.  General areas of responsibility include: cleaning offices, restrooms, and other building areas; maintaining all floor surfaces including mopping, buffing, vacuuming, shampooing, and refinishing; cleaning windows (inside and outside); cleaning furniture; assisting with furniture, piano and equipment moves as required; stocking restrooms and custodial work areas with necessary supplies and products; waste and recycling removal; snow removal and salting of building entrances.  This position will be required to drive a State vehicle and travel between work locations as needed.

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

To ensure consideration, please apply by Monday, June 23, 2019.

Health Educator for Sexual Violence Prevention (50% Appointment)

This position reports to the Director of Counseling and Health, and is responsible for providing and coordinating sexual assault and violence prevention trainings and programming. This person also serves as the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, providing advocacy and support to victims who report sexual assault or violence. The Health Educator will work collaboratively with campus and community to implement evidence-based programming to students, faculty and staff recognizing cultural, social justice and student health issues, and using theoretical frameworks and evidence based approaches.

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

To ensure consideration, please apply by Monday, June 24, 2019.

Title & Total Compensation Project Update – June 2019

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The University of Wisconsin (UW) is embarking on a complete redesign of its current classification and compensation structure. The goal of the Title & Total Compensation Project will be to develop new systems that will enable institutions to continue to attract and retain the best talent.

For Title & Total Compensation Project background information related to job titles, job descriptions, compensation, and benefits, please see this handout.

Managers and Division Leaders – would you like a poster for your area about Title & Total Compensation Project? Please print off this poster and showcase within your department!

Recent UW System Updates:

  • Updated job titles & standard job descriptions are on track to be posted online by the end of the calendar year 2019. The TTC project team will work over the summer to provide a proposed match for each employee to an updated job title. This step will allow employees to discuss their specific job title and standard job description with managers. Employees and managers can anticipate fall training in preparation for employee-manager conversations in winter 2019-2020. The fall training will offer instructions on where to find the updated titles and job descriptions, the new job title structure, and the next steps. This work sequence will allow for more productive and informed employee-manager conversations.
  • Thank you for participating in the Employee Benefits Preferences Survey. We were pleased that forty-seven percent (18,634) of UW benefits-eligible employees took the survey to help the UW assess employee priorities, needs, and wants related to benefits. Our project partner, Mercer Consulting, is developing a summary of the survey with a comparative analysis of benefits other employers with similar workforces are offering. We anticipate that this summary will be made available to employees in fall 2019. The TTC project team will develop benefits enhancement recommendations that will be shared with employees, based on Mercer’s analyses, by the end of the calendar year 2019.

In the Queue:

  • Review and Revision of DRAFT Titles and Standard Job Descriptions, estimated completion: June 2019 (Q2)
  • Summary of Results for the Employee Benefits Preferences Survey & Benefits Value Analysis, estimated completion: September 2019 (Q3)
  • Proposed Titles and Standard Job Descriptions Posted Online, estimated completion: December 2019 (Q3)
  • Titles and Standard Job Descriptions Implementation, estimated completion: March 2020 (Q1)

For up-to-date information about the Title & Total Compensation Project, please see the UW System Title & Total Compensation Project Website. Answers to frequently asked questions can be found on the UW System FAQ page.

UW-Green Bay Updates:

  • UW-Green Bay HR has started conversations with University Staff and Academic Staff governance groups related to a potential appeals process for title determinations.
  • UW-Green Bay has an institutional T&TC project team, whose goal is to engage with subject matter experts and stakeholders. Feedback and information about T&TC flows to and from the project team. A listing of members of the UW-Green Bay institutional T&TC project team can be found here.
  • The Office of Human Resources and Workforce Diversity keeps employees informed on project updates through their weekly HR Connect newsletter and HR Connect Blog as well as presenting T&TC updates at monthly governance meetings.
  • The next T&TC open forums will likely be scheduled in late summer or early fall. Please watch the HR Connect newsletter and HR Connect Blog for updates.

Welcome Tyler Schiesser!

On June 11, 2019, the Facilities Grounds Crew welcomed Tyler Schiesser as a Groundskeeper.

Tyler has a degree from UW-Stevens Point and enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends. He is originally from Algoma, WI.

Welcome Tyler!