Daily Brief

January 7, 2020

Avalanche Cheers on KU Basketball

WEATHER

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

Generally weak low pressure to the south will increase our cloud cover throughout the day. Some wet snow or rain could slide in from the south in the afternoon but with marginal temperatures at about 38, not expecting any travel impact during daylight hours. Once sunset passes, some minor accumulation is possible. High bust potential with this little event. Could just as possibly mainly miss the area.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MULTICULTURAL CENTER CLOSED
Jan. 7
The Multicultural Center will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 7.
     Faith M. Riedel, Multicultural Center

UNIVERSITY CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
The next UCC meeting is Thursday, Jan. 23, in 29 Rohrbach Library. The deadline for submission of proposals is noon, Thursday, Jan. 9. Please submit proposals to UCC secretary Lisa Brennan, Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, 319 Stratton Administration Center. Please note, a hard copy signed original must be submitted for each proposal uploaded to the SharePoint site. Contact Ms. Brennan at ext. 3-4220 with any questions.
     Lisa Brennan, University Curriculum Committee

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL OPEN JOB POSTINGS
These are the non-instructional positions open on campus on our job board at http://employment.kutztown.edu:

Job Number

Job Title

Job Term

Advertise To

2019-0175 (internal)

NEW - Custodial Worker 1 - 1st shift

Full Time

1/10/20

2019-0176 (internal)

NEW - Custodial Worker 1 - 3rd shift

Full Time

1/10/20

2019-0173 (internal)

NEW - Technical Services Coordinator

Full Time

1/10/20

2019-0188

Director, Multicultural Services

Full Time

1/13/20

2019-0177

Assistant Director of Admissions for Hispanic/Latino Recruitment

Full Time

1/19/20

2019-0162

Facilities Technology Specialist

Full Time

1/19/20

19-20 Asst Coaches

19-20 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan. 8

9 a.m.

Procurement and Accounts Payable Training
200 Stratton Administration Center

Jan. 13

5 p.m.

AFSCME membership meeting
114 Sharadin Arts Building

Jan. 20

All Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
University Closed

Jan. 21

 

Spring semester begins

Jan. 10

2 p.m.

WTRACK vs. Golden Bear Invitational
O’Pake Fieldhouse

Jan. 10

2 p.m.

MTRACK vs. Golden Bear Invitational
O’Pake Fieldhouse

STEP BY STEP PROCEDURES ON REQUISITION CREATION
Jan. 8
The KU procurement team will hold a step by step training on how to enter a requisition in SAP, 9-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, in 200 Stratton Administration Center. We will explain what fields need to be filled in, how to locate a KU-linked vendor and what additional information is needed in the text fields. This training will include Aramark ordering, commodities and honorariums. In addition, our Accounts Payable team will highlight the necessary steps to pay the vendor. To register, please click on the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0B4EADA72AA0FF2-step.
     Angela Jackson, Office of Procurement

BERKS COUNTY SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
Jan. 9
KU hosts the 2020 Berks County Science Olympiad Thursday, Jan. 9. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the McFarland Student Union. The competition concludes with an awards ceremony at 1:45 p.m. Students from Antietam, Bayard Rustin, Boyertown, Central York, Conrad Weiser, Exeter, Fleetwood, Governor Mifflin, Reading, Sun Valley, Twin Valley, West Chester East, Wilson and Wyomissing Area will be participating. The Science Olympiad is an international nonprofit organization devoted to improving the quality of K-12 science education, creating a passion for learning science and providing recognition for outstanding achievement in science education by both students and teachers. The official website is http://www.soinc.org/.
     Dan Blanchard, Department of Physical Sciences

TREEHOUSE UPDATE
The Treehouse contract, for printer toner cartridges, expired Dec. 31. Please contact Sharon Young in IT for a quote for the best toner price.
     Mary Vink, Office of Procurement

CURRENT RATE UPDATE
The reimbursement rate for use of personal automobile for official State System travel has decreased to 57.5 cents per mile effective Jan. 1, 2020. (For travel occurring from Jan. 1, 2019, through Dec. 31, 2019, the reimbursement rate is 0.58 cents per mile.) Please visit the Accounts Payable website: https://www.kutztown.edu/about-ku/administrative-offices/accounts-payable/current-rates.htm for current information.
     Denise Spease, Office of Accounts Payable

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.