Daily Brief

Dec. 21, 2021

PHOTOS/VIDEO FROM FALL COMMENCEMENT

Photos and video replay from last weekend's fall commencement ceremonies can be found on the university's commencement webpage.

University Relations

NEW WEBSITE FEATURE IMAGE

You might notice a few fresh faces on the homepage at www.kutztown.edu. One of them is Mitchell Peers, a senior majoring in Business Administration/Accounting.

University Relations

Weather

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

Cold high pressure brings another brisk yet fair day today. Highs around 42

Announcements

BOEHM SCIENCE EMERGENCY STEAM REPAIRS

On Tuesday, Dec. 21 there will be no steam in Boehm Science starting at 5 a.m. in order to make emergency repairs to the steam system. This will impact the heating and hot water supplies in the building. Expect these repairs to take most of the day. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Kyle Mills, Facilities Maintenance

OPEN FORUM: DIRECTOR OF EXTENDED LEARNING

Kutztown University welcomes candidates for the position of Director of Extended Learning.
You are invited to a virtual open forum to meet a candidate for the Director of Extended Learning position 1 p.m., today, Tuesday, Dec. 21. Go to the KU webpage at the link below for information and the Zoom link https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/provost-academic-affairs/director-of-extended-learning-search.html.

Kelly Hish, Graduate Admissions

THANK YOU

We want to thank the many staff and volunteers that contributed to the success of the commencement ceremonies this past weekend. It certainly is a KU community effort that makes our graduations so meaningful to our students and their guests. A special thank you goes to our Facilities crew, whose members work tirelessly behind the scenes without complaint, often jumping in to help manage unexpected challenges that arise. Our true Golden Bear spirit shines brightest as we celebrate the achievements of our graduates—thanks for helping to make it all possible!

KU Commencement Staff, Enrollment Management & Student Affairs

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE PAYMENT RUN

Please note if you have invoices that need to be paid before the new year, they must be submitted via email to apinvoice@kutztown.edu by end of day Tuesday, Dec. 21. This will allow Accounts Payable to process before the holiday break; otherwise, payment will be processed in the new year.

Tammy Moyer, Disbursement Manager - Financial & Business Services

BID THRESHOLD INCREASE – 2022

Please note the bid threshold amount for 2022 has increased from $21,300 to $21,900 effective Jan 1, 2022. As a reminder, this amount applies to all competitive procurements, including construction. However, this threshold does not apply to contracts issued under master agreements, ITQs, or other contracting mechanisms where the underlying contract was issued as a cooperative agreement via competitive solicitation or another contracting mechanism otherwise consistent with the requirements of the Procurement Code. In those cases, the terms of the underlying contract should be followed.

Tammy Moyer, Disbursement Manager - Financial & Business Services

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

These are the non-instructional positions open on our online job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu  (Menu to OOC postings).

Job Number Job Title Job Term Advertise To
2021-0191 NEW - Groundskeeper / Laborer (Su-Th) Full Time 1/9/22
2021-0193 (internal) NEW - Academic Department Secretary - CTM & Communication Studies (internal) Full Time 12/23/21
2021-0192 (internal) NEW - Residence Life Secretary (internal) Full Time 12/23/21
2021-0051 Patrol Officer Full Time Continuous
2021-0128 Key Control Card Access Specialist Full Time Continuous
2021-0146 Senior Network Analyst Full Time 1/30/22
2021-0163 Assistant Director of Financial Management Full Time Continuous
2021-0177 Registrar Full Time 2/1/22
2021-0182 Director of Institutional Research Full Time 1/10/22
2021-0183 Multimedia Producer Full Time 1/4/22
2021-0184 Assistant Director of University Marketing, Social Media Full Time 1/4/22
2021-0185 Associate Dean of College of Business Full Time 2/15/22
2021-0188 System Administrator Full Time 1/9/22
2021-0190 Associate State Director Learning and Development Full Time 1/3/22
Asst Coaches 2021-22 Assistant Athletic Coaches Part Time 6/30/22
Clerical Pool 2021-22 Clerical Pool Full Time 6/30/22
Custodial Pool 2021-22 Custodial Worker 1 Pool Full Time 6/30/22
OOC 21-016 Purchasing Agent Full Time 12/26/21
OOC 22-002 Senior Network Support Analyst Full Time 1/16/22

Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Dec. 21 1 p.m. Open Forum Director of Extended Learning
Zoom
Dec. 21 7 p.m. “Season of Light” Holiday Planetarium Show (Sold Out)
Planetarium, 100 Grim Science Building
Dec. 24-Jan 2 University Closed to the Public (corrected)

In Case You Missed It

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SPACE FORCE

Being the newest military branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, the U.S. Space Force serves to protect the United States by equipping Guardians to conduct global space military operations and space warfare. Kutztown University salutes the service of all Space Force military members, veterans and family members.

Office of Veterans Services

Accommodations

Persons with a disability, and who require accommodation, should notify the Disability Services Office two weeks prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or email DSO@kutztown.edu, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. Please note: Kutztown University does not provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

Notify the university of an accessibility concern

Non-Discrimination Statement

Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University’s Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by email at pena@kutztown.edu or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by email at OCR@ed.gov.