Associate Dean for Enrollment, Recruitment and Faculty Development (50%) – Open to UW-Green Bay Employees Only

The Associate Dean for Enrollment, Recruitment, and Faculty Development in the College of Science and Technology is responsible for assisting the dean with budget, personnel, curriculum, planning and working with diverse constituencies to promote the University and these programs. This position will focus on enrollment and recruitment targets, assist with faculty and staff recruitment, and faculty development initiatives. The Associate Dean will report to the Dean of Science and Technology and represent UW-Green Bay and the College of Science and Technology to external and internal stakeholders.

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

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY OPEN TO UW-GREEN BAY EMPLOYEES ONLY.

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

#50fitspiration Challenge

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Thank you for participating in the #50fitspiration Challenge!  Jena Richter posted some pics of her and some of the fifty #50fitspiration posters displayed around campus on Twitter or Facebook, and she received a T-shirt and water bottle.  The Wellness Committee hopes that you found the wellness tips on the posters helpful for staying healthy at work!

University Services Associate 2

The University Services Associate 2 is responsible for administrative and program support operations for the Professional Program in Education and Phuture Phoenix.  The duties include serving as receptionist, preparation and dissemination of correspondence, scheduling appointments, and coordinating meeting and travel arrangements.  This position will provide direct support to the Professional Program in Education Chair, the Phuture Phoenix Director and the faculty and staff in both areas.

This position will also perform the financial related activities of the Phuture Phoenix program, including budget reconciliation, preparation and processing of financial reports and maintenance of related financial and donor records.  The University Services Associate 2 will also service as liaison between the Phuture Phoenix program and select external constituents.

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

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, June 12, 2016.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division releases final Overtime rule

Effective May 18, 2016 the US Department of Labor finalized a rule to update overtime protections for US Workers.  The final rule, which takes effect December 1, 2016 raises the minimum salary threshold from $23,660 to $47,476 per year.  However this does not impact teachers, as anyone who’s primary duty is teaching is exempted from the salary threshold.  Included in this change are automatic updates every three years to maintain at the 40th percentile of salaried workers.  Human Resources is continuing to work with departments and divisions to analyze the current employee population and determine how these changes will be implemented.  For more information on this change, please see the resources available on the Department of Labor website or Employee Resources and FAQ’s available on the UW System OHRWD website.

 

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Webinars offered in June

Live Webinars Scheduled in June

ETF is offering a series of 30-minute, live, interactive webinars designed to increase your understanding of Wisconsin Retirement System benefits. Individuals can also ask questions at the end of these sessions.

5 Basic Steps to Your Retirement: Consider this webinar your quick reference guide to starting the retirement process within the next 12 months. We’ll review: choosing a termination date, how to request a retirement estimate – and how to read and understand it. We’ll also cover how to schedule a retirement appointment and – drum roll here — how to submit the retirement application.

  • Thu, Jun 2, 2016 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Tue, Jun 14, 2016 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Wed, Jun 22, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Retirement Annuity Options:  This webinar will help to increase your understanding of the WRS annuity options and to explain the difference between a beneficiary and a named survivor. There will be time at the end of the webinar to ask questions regarding the annuity options.

  • Fri, Jun 3, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Thu, Jun 16, 2016 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tue, Jun 28, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Buying Service:  If you are eligible to purchase service, doing so would increase your retirement or disability benefit. Find out how by viewing this webinar. We’ll cover the types of service you may be able to buy, how and when you can buy service, and much more. Eligible types of service include service earned during prior WRS covered employment and forfeited through a separation benefit and some types of service earned with other government employers.

  • Tue, Jun 7, 2016 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Mon, Jun 20, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Thu, Jun 30, 2016 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WRS Benefits: For New and Mid-Career Employees:  This one-hour webinar is for employees who are five years – or more – from retirement. The information presented will help ensure sound, strategic decisions over the course of your career. Topics include vesting, ways to enhance a WRS retirement benefit, purchasing service, military service credit, the Core and Variable Trust Funds, contribution rates, the importance of a beneficiary form and how to complete one, and how “life event” changes affect retirement benefits.

  • Wed, Jun 8, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Jun 15, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Variable Fund:  In this webinar we will discuss the Variable Fund – what it is, how it differs from the Core Fund, and the effect participation in this fund may have on your retirement benefit calculations. We will also discuss how to elect to participate in the Variable Fund, how to cancel Variable participation, and the impact the timing of these decisions may have on your Wisconsin Retirement System benefits.

  • Thu, Jun 9, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Tue, Jun 21, 2016 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Thu, Jun 23, 2016 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Wed, Jun 29, 2016 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Register for a webinar

Please contact Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 or payrollandbenefits@uwgb.edu with any questions.

Fitness Coordinator – Open to UW System Employees Only

The Fitness Coordinator is responsible for the design and administration of a comprehensive Fitness and Wellness Program, including the overall operations of the Kress Events Center weight room and cardio deck (Schreiber Foods Fitness Center).  Program elements include, but are not limited to, Group Fitness classes, Personal Training  programming, coordination of special events, competitions and educational workshops, and other fitness services (fitness assessments, nutritional counseling, wellness programs, etc.) to meet the needs of the student. The Fitness Coordinator will assist with budget planning, marketing, scheduling and programming for the Kress Events Center.  This position will be involved with and support departmental strategic initiatives.

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 apply by Thursday, May 26, 2016.

Wellness Webinar- Health Technology

 

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Health Technology is a booming industry and each day we are bombarded by apps, games, websites, trackers and more relating to all aspects of our health.  But which ones are actually useful?  We did the hard work of investigating hundreds of tools and have come up with the best one’s for you!  This webinar will help you choose which ones you should use for improved health and over all well-being!

 

When:  Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time:  12:00 p.m. – 1:00p.m.
Location: CL 735

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

The University of Wisconsin – Green Bay has a current vacancy for a full time, first shift Custodian in Outbuildings/Float. This position works under the general supervision of the Custodial Services Program Supervisor, and is responsible for maintaining the overall appearance and cleanliness of their designated areas. This position is a full-time, first shift university staff appointment. Work hours for this position will be 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Clean offices, restrooms, and other building areas.
  • Maintain all floor surfaces including mopping, buffing, vacuuming, shampooing, and refinishing.
  • Clean windows (inside and outside).
  • Clean furniture.
  • Assist with furniture, piano, and equipment moves as required.
  • Stock restrooms and custodial work areas with necessary supplies and products.
  • Remove waste and recycling.
  • Perform 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 full position responsibilities, please see the full position announcement.

THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY OPEN TO UW SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY. To ensure consideration, please apply by Monday, May 16, 2016.

Academic Staff Contract Renewal Process

All Academic Staff employees are hired into a contract.  Annually, employees receive appointment letters with current information on their position and placement in the Academic Staff contract scheme. Contract notifications for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year will be distributed no later than August 1, 2016. For further information on the Academic Staff contract scheme, please see Chapter 2 of the Academic Staff Handbook.

 If you have any questions regarding the current contract scheme, please contact Human Resources or the Academic Staff Committee.

 

Welcome Mitchell Sabez!

Mitchell SabezThe Office of Human Resources welcomed Mitchell Sabez on May 2, 2016, as a Human Resources Assistant!  Mitchell’s responsibilities will include coordinating and entering personnel transaction data in the Human Resources System (HRS), processing student employment paperwork, and handling various recruitment activities for the divisions of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Information Services, the Library, and Provost Office. He will also coordinate exit processing, perform fiscal year end duties, and assist with IT-related functions for the HR Office.

In 2014, Mitchell earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from UW-Green Bay.  Prior to his appointment at UW-Green Bay, Mitchell worked in Human Resources at Cabelas for 1 year.   He is originally from Greenfield, WI, and currently lives in West Bend, WI.  He has an older brother who resides in Omaha, NE, and his parents still reside in Greenfield.  Mitchell enjoys playing tennis, running, reading, music, and movies.  He is excited to return to the Green Bay area and especially UWGB!   Welcome, Mitchell!