Daily Brief

Jan. 31, 2023

Pat Hazell Brings “Wonder Bread” and Laughter to KU Presents!

A fresh and funny salute to Americana, The Wonder Bread Years, starring Pat Hazell (former Seinfeld writer and The Tonight Show regular), is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between standup and theater. From sitting at the kids table to riding in the way back of the Country Squire Wagon, The Wonder Bread Years is a comic bullseye for Baby Boomers everywhere. Tickets: $38, $32 for seniors and students; KU faculty and staff: $32; KU students: $10. KU faculty, staff and students access discounted tickets by using their MyKU Login.

KU Presents!


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

A cold front and weak low pressure bring more clouds than sun today with a passing sprinkle. Noticeably colder than the past few days with highs around 38.


Vice Provost Search Candidate B

Candidate B for the position of Vice Provost Extended and Lifelong Learning and Dean of Graduate Studies will visit campus today, Tuesday, Jan. 31. The open forum will be held 1:45-2:45 p.m., 312 McFarland Student Union. Please view the website below for candidate information.

John Ward, Search Chair, Vice Provost for Extended and Lifelong Learning

Academic Department Chairs and Secretaries List

The updated Academic Department Chairs and Secretaries List has been uploaded to the Provost, Academic Affairs website under Resources and Forms/Faculty and Staff Resources.

Anne Imschweiler, Office of the Provost

Star Wars Trivia with Special Guest Ashley Eckstein

Faculty, staff and students, please join the Kutztown University Activities Board 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 218 McFarland Student Union for an evening with Star Wars trivia and prizes. Immediately following KUAB welcomes Ashley Eckstein as she shares insights on her life, career and her role as the voice of Ahsoka Tano. Ashley has been widely recognized and honored as an actress, entrepreneur, author, designer and influencer. The event concludes at 8 p.m.

Brooke Novotnak, Office of Student Involvement

KU Philosophy Club Meets

The KU Philosophy Club will meet next 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 312 McFarland Student Union. The topic is "A Defense of Infanticide". All are welcome. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Disability Services office prior to the event at 610-683-4108 or dso@kutztown.edu or, TDD number: 610-683-4499, in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.
Elijah Jarosz, president; Allan Bäck, advisor

Allan T Back, Philosophy and Government


Call for Faculty in Workforce Development

If you are interested and qualified in the following areas, please contact Lori at lentz@kutztown.edu and/or 610-683-4478, by Friday, Feb. 3:
- Conversational Spanish for Business.
- Taxes.

Lori Lentz, Extended and Lifelong Learning

Fall 2023 Learning Communities

If you are interested in offering a Learning Community for the Fall 2023 semester, email kirshman@kutztown.edu to receive the form. The due date for the form to be submitted is Wednesday, Feb. 8. If you need additional information or time to complete the form please contact me.

Andrea Kirshman, Student Success & Academic Excellence

UGRC Faculty Mentorship Award

Announcing guidelines and timeline for the 2023 UGRC Faculty Mentor Award. Please share with colleagues and encourage deserving colleagues to apply. One important change for this year is that each candidate must submit the application on their own behalf. See the website for information and past recipients. Review the submission form here.
Key Dates:
- March 1: Deadline to submit applications.
- First week of April: Notification of recipients and public announcement.
- Friday, April 21 (evening before the HECBC Conference): Awards ceremony and celebration.

Lynn Kutch, UGRC

Employment Opportunities

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

Job Number Job Title Job Term Advertise To
2023-0017 NEW - Management Technician,
College of Business (Reposted)
Full Time 2/19/23
2023-0015 NEW - Student Payroll Specialist Full Time 2/19/23
2022-0215 NEW - Accounting Services Program Manager Full Time 2/12/23
2023-0020 NEW - Associate State Director for PASBDC Full Time 2/12/23
2023-0013 NEW - Student Accounts Coordinator Full Time 2/8/23
2022-0046 MR2 HVAC/Plumbing
(Sunday - Thursday)
Full Time Continuous
2022-0137 Utility Plant Operator 1 or 2 Full Time Continuous
2022-0151 Maintenance Repairman 2
Full Time Continuous
2022-0157 Patrol Officer Full Time 2/26/23
2022-0166 Systems Analyst Full Time Continuous
2022-0200 Help Desk Analyst Full Time 2/12/23
2022-0203 Dean, College of Education Full Time 2/15/23
2022-0207 MR2-HVAC & Plumbing-2nd shift Full Time Continuous
2022-0210 Management Technician-
College of Education
Full Time 2/5/23
2022-0216 Assistant Director SSBCI Technical
Assistance Program (Western Region)
Full Time 2/5/23
2022-0217 Assistant Director SSBCI Technical
Assistance Program (Eastern Region)
Full Time 2/5/23
2023-0007 Admissions Recruiter Full Time 2/3/23
2023-0009 Drafter Designer Full Time 2/12/23
2023-0011 Postal Machine Operator - CA2 Reposted Full Time 2/5/23
2023-0014 Labor Relations and Classification Manager Full Time 2/5/23
2023-0016 Student Health Navigator (Reposted) Full Time 2/3/23
2023-0021 Executive Assistant for Finance Full Time 2/5/23
2023-02&03 2023 Summer Painter - Temporary Temp FT 2/12/23
Asst Coaches 2022-23 Assistant Athletic Coaches Part Time 6/30/23
Clerical Asst Pool 2022-23 Clerical Assistant Pool Full Time 6/30/23
Custodial Pool 2022-23 Custodial Worker 1 Pool Full Time 6/30/23
OOC 23-01 Keystone Library Network Coordinator
Part Time 2/12/23
OOC 23-02&03 Purchasing Agent - 2 positions Full Time 2/5/23
OOC 23-04 Legal Fellow Full Time 3/19/23
Upcoming Events
Date Time Event
Jan. 31 11 a.m. Assessment Grant Information Session
Jan. 31 1:45 p.m. Vice Provost Search, Candidate B
312 McFarland Student Union
Feb. 1 Noon "Lunch and Learn" Interview
Feb. 1 2 p.m. Vice Provost Search, Candidate C
312 McFarland Student Union
Feb. 2 11 a.m. Faculty First Thursday Presentation
13G Schaeffer Auditorium
Feb. 2 4 p.m. University Senate
103 Academic Forum
Feb. 2 2 p.m. Vice Provost Search, Candidate D
312 McFarland Student Union
Feb 5 2 p.m. Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Schaeffer Auditorium
Date Time Event
No home games

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 , 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 Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at . Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Kutztown University does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sex discrimination in any education program or activity that it operates, including admissions and employment. Any inquiries regarding the application of Title IX at Kutztown University may be made to Bradley Davis, the university’s Title IX coordinator, located in Old Main A-Wing, Room 02A, by phone at 610-683-4782 or by email at . You may also contact 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 e-mail at .