Daily Brief

Jan. 12, 2022

Wellness Day Logo, Mascot named Avalanche the golden bear sitting and relaxing

Thursday: Staff Well-Being Event

Happy New Year from University Well-being. We want to celebrate you and thank you for your energy and resolve during these trying times in the world. University Well-being will host an all-staff Well-Being Event, Thursday, Jan. 13, to celebrate you. Faculty on campus are welcome to attend; however, a special event just for you is being planned for when you are back to campus - we want to celebrate you too. Dress in your comfiest, KU inspired gear! You will find the full event schedule on our website. As always, consult with your supervisor during your time away from your area. Welcome back to campus. Questions? Contact Christine Storch at storch@kutztown.edu or Dr. Donavan McCargo at mccargo@kutztown.edu.

University Relations


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Mileage Reimbursement Rate

In accordance with a change in the U.S. General Services Administration’s privately owned vehicle mileage reimbursement rates and Board of Governors’ Policy 1986-07-A, Travel Expense Regulations, the reimbursement rate for use of a personal automobile for official State System travel has increased to 58.5 cents per mile effective Jan. 1, 2022.  (For travel occurring from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2021, the reimbursement rate is 56.0 cents per mile.) Any questions feel free to contact Accounts Payable at apinvoice@kutztown.edu.

Tammy Moyer, Financial & Business Services

Barb Rahn (McNeill) Thank You Celebration

Please join us 3 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 13, as we say farewell and thank Barb for her contribution to the university. Barb has provided more than eight years of service to the university as part of the Finance and Academic Affairs departments. Please join us in wishing Barb all the best as she starts a new adventure.

Troy Vingom, Office of Information Technology

6th Annual Social Work Clinical Updates Colloquium

The Department of Social Work presents: 6th Annual Clinical Updates Colloquium, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  Friday, Jan. 14, virtual. This day-long event features two keynote presentations, "The Emotionally Naked Truth about Youth Suicide" and "Leveling the Playing Field: Empowering Youth Voices through the Lens of Race and Equity," as well as highlighting local resources for youth. The event is co-sponsored by Service Access and Management, Inc. and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Suicide Prevention Coalition.  Please register at the Department of Social Work's website under Events.

Stephen W. Stoeffler, Department of Social Work

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
2022-0001 (internal) NEW - Help Desk Analyst (internal) Full Time 1/18/22
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
2021-0185 Associate Dean of College of Business Full Time 2/15/22
2021-0188 System Administrator Full Time 1/16/22
2021-0190 Associate State Director Learning and Development Full Time 1/16/22
2022-0002 Assistant Football Coach - FT Full Time 1/23/22
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 22-001 Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Full Time 2/15/22
OOC 22-002 Senior Network Support Analyst Full Time 1/16/22
OOC 22-003 (internal) Purchasing Agent Supervisor (West RPO) Internal Full Time 1/21/22

Jeanette Forster, Human Resources

Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Jan. 13 All Day Staff Well-being Event
Jan. 13 3 p.m. Barb Rahn (McNeill) Thank You Celebration
203 Stratton Administration Center
Jan. 14 All Day Social Work Clinical Updates Colloquium
Jan. 17 All Day Martin Luther King Jr. Day
University Closed
Jan. 18 5 p.m. AFSCME 2234 Membership Meeting
220 Boehm Science Center

Date Time Event
Jan. 15 1 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)
Jan. 15 3 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Mercyhurst
Keystone Arena (Live Stats | Live Video)


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.

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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.