Daily Brief

July 14, 2021

Multiple piles of red diploma covers stacked up with one prominently displaying the words "Kutztown University of Pennsylvania" in gold capital letters.

SPRING 2021 DEGREE RECIPIENTS
Kutztown University has conferred degrees for more than 1,300 students for the 2021 spring semester. See the full list online.
      University Relations

WEATHER

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

Frontal boundary remains draped across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. High pressure just offshore will continue to produce muggy conditions. Afternoon convection will likely generate more thunderstorms with heavy rain being the primary threat. High temperature in the upper 80s. Winds west at 5-10 mph. Rainfall less than 0.10 of an inch with higher amounts where storms occur.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BUSINESS SMART: READY TO START A SMALL BUSINESS
Considering starting a small business? Join us for our first webinar in a three-part series hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Get organized with this virtual preparatory checklist. Discover the key action steps you should take before opening your business' doors. Understand how to assess your entrepreneur readiness, marketing position and potential business plan. Presented by SBA economic development and lender relations specialist, Kim Stout. Join us 1 p.m., Thursday, July 15, via zoom. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28221
     Zachary Balla, Kutztown Small Business Development Center

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE LAW
Join Vivian Etter, an attorney with Penn State Law's Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, for a discussion on the considerations that you need to know to run your business online smoothly and, most importantly, legally. Topics will cover basic matters such as customer data privacy and consumer protections, media consent forms, social media ads and properly structuring social media contests and giveaways. Additionally, we will discuss pitfalls around the usage of social media platforms and what to be aware of to protect your company. Register today for this live online meeting, 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 21. https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/28224
     Zachary Balla, Kutztown University Small Business Development Center

UPCOMING EVENTS

FREE TEXTBOOKS LOCATED NEAR STARBUCKS IN MSU
Kutztown University Campus Store has recently written off books that are out on tables near the Starbucks in the McFarland Student Union. Stop in and feel free to take as many books as you would like. Some books available: microeconomics, macroeconomics, management, social work, some trade books and much more. Pick up until Friday July, 16, while supplies last.
     Kyle Rex, KU Campus Store

NEW DIRECT PAY REQUISITION PROCESS
Departments can now utilize our new direct pay requisition process, which automates the approval workflow through DocuSign. Using the link below, you can enter your fund center approvers, and complete the form online. Once completed, the form will be sent through DocuSign to the approvers. After all of the approvals are obtained, the form is automatically sent to the Office of Accounts Payable. https://app.kutztown.edu/forms/?Department=Financial%20%26%20Business%20Services&Audience=Faculty%2FStaff. More information regarding what can be direct paid is included on the website. If you prefer to continue using the traditional PDF copy, you can do so. Please email apinvoice@kutztown.edu if you have any questions.
     Matt Assad, Office of the Controller

STUDENT GROUP SIGN-UPS OPEN FOR INVOLVEMENT FAIR
Are you an advisor to a student club on campus? Let your student leaders know that their organization can reserve a table now for the Fall Involvement Fair. Details and information can be found on ENGAGE: https://engage.kutztown.edu/submitter/form/start/489845. For questions, please contact blichar@kutztown.edu.
     Nykolai Blichar, Office of Student Involvement and Community Outreach Center

KUTZTOWN CATERING – ARAMARK
Kutztown Catering is currently booking events for summer and fall. Our full-service menu is back and available. Check out kutztown.catertrax.com for your upcoming needs or contact us at catering@kutztown.edu, 610-683-4680. Keep an eye out for our seasonal menu offerings and new budget-friendly menus geared towards student organizations. As a reminder any university-sponsored event providing food must be ordered through Kutztown Catering (Aramark) unless prior approval has been granted by the Office of Housing, Dining and Residence Life.
     Julia Scheffler, Office of Dining 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

2021-0101

NEW - Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

Full Time

7/25/21

2021-0105

NEW - Assistant Director of Housing and Dining

Full Time

7/26/21

2021-0106

NEW - Manager of Web Design & Digital Assets (REPOSTING)

Full Time

Continuous

2021-0051

Patrol Officer

Full Time

7/30/21

2021-0085

Student Assistance Coordinator (9+1m)

Full Time

7/18/21

2021-0087

Assistant to the Sr Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer

Full Time

7/18/21

2021-0104

Assistant Director of Admissions Hispanic/Latino Recruitment

Full Time

7/18/21

Custodial Pool

2021-22 Custodial Worker 1 Pool

Full Time

Continuous

Asst Coaches

2021-22 Assistant Athletic Coaches

Part Time

Continuous

OOC 2021-009

DEI Manager of Special Projects, Research, & Reporting

Full Time

7/19/21

     Jeanette Forster, Office of Human Resources

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.