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August 6, 2015


The Daily Brief




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(Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger)


Another decent day Thursday and a little cooler.  A low pressure system will make tonight into tomorrow a little unstable, but not a washout. Best chance for rain looks to happen overnight tonight while most of us are sleeping. The weekend still looks decent.



Office Manager, Association of State College and University Faculties (APSCUF, the collective bargaining agent) at Kutztown University.

Duties:  Manage the APSCUF/Kutztown University office on behalf of 450 plus faculty and athletic coaches members; coordinate with state APSCUF headquarters, coordinate all correspondence activities with various constituencies, maintain office file system, schedule and make arrangements for a variety of meetings, help organize faculty and coaches, and assist with and any other general office manager tasks and organizational needs as required.

Required:  Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in a union setting; ability to deal appropriately with confidential information.  Ability to work with the MS Office suite and some social media and websites, and an understanding of data bases.

Preferred:  Experience with labor union environment; experience as an office manager; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; self-motivated, flexible individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

This is a nine month full-time, summer half-time position with year-long full benefits, beginning as soon as possible. Starting salary is $28,552.40.  Liberal benefits and vacation package included.

Send cover letter, resume/job history and contact information for three references postmarked no later than Aug. 24, 2015 to:  Search Committee, APSCUF/KU Office, Room 203A, Old Main, Kutztown University, 15200 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, Pa. 19530 or fax to 610-683-4694 or email to

Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.
                Paul Quinn, president, APSCUF

Tune in for another informative edition of KUR's Thursday community-interest block of programming. At 11:30 a.m., it's "What's the Story" with Jo Painter. This week's topic: "How the game of golf prepares you for the game of life." Tune in for this poignant and creative edition of "What's the Story." Then at high noon, Mike McVicar does his weekly summer duty of exposing you to the most unexposed music you should be listening to on "The Cyberden." At 1 p.m., the international GBLTQ radio magazine "This Way Out," followed at 1:30 p.m. by women's issues on "Fifty One Percent," the women's issues magazine. Listen to KUR on campus at 1670 AM, on your computer by streaming, on local cable TV channels 24, 28, 99, and/or 266, on your smartphone by downloading the Tune-In app and searching up "Kutztown," or on any phone, cell or landline by dialing 610-465-7860. KUR is your caring community award-winning 24/7 radio station. Thank you for listening.

Please welcome the following individuals who recently began their employment at KU.
                Stephanie Miller, medical records assistant
                Josephina Encarnacion, business consultant
                Cherise Haase, environmental health and safety associate

The Men's Basketball staff is hosting the 6th annual scholarship golf tournament on Friday, September 11. It will be held at Rich Maiden Golf Course in Fleetwood, Pa. Shot-gun start at 1 p.m. The fee is $100.00 per golfer/$400.00 per foursome. The fee includes Golf Cart and Green fees, Lunch, Post scramble Buffet and awards. If you do not play golf but would like to donate a hole sponsorship, just send us $100.00 and you will have signage placed at one of the holes. If you want additional information, please contact Tom York at or call 610-683-4366(O). We hope you can find time out of your busy schedules to join us on this exciting day and help support Men's Basketball.
                Thomas J. York, assistant men's basketball coach

The air conditioning on the 3rd and 4th floors at Boehm Science building will shut down on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Preventive maintenance work is scheduled for the (2) air handlers that supply cooling to those floors. We apologize for any inconvenience.
                Kyle Mills, director, Facilities Operation & Maintenance


The water service feeding Old Main will be shut down on Sunday, August 9 at 4 a.m. to repair a water main leak. You may expect the water to be off most of the day. Water will be restored once the repairs have been made. We apologize for any inconvenience.
                Kyle Mills, director, Facilities Operation & Maintenance





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