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Discounted Tickets

Human Resources

Posted June 29, 2015

Attention Faculty/ Staff: The Human Resources Office has discounted tickets to King’s Pointe Waterpark and Pirate's Pointe. The waterpark tickets are $10 each and the miniature golf tickets are $4 each. We accept cash and check. Thanks!
- Human Resources


Administrative Assistant-Associate Dean of Faculty Office

Human Resources

Posted June 29, 2015

Presidents Council has approved reopening the existing Administrative Assistant for the Associate Dean of Faculty Office position. This position is essential in supporting all the student and faculty related activities in the office and is responsible for significant planning and execution of many events including ACES presentations and the student Honors Dinner. The job advertisement for this position is listed below. Buena Vista University’s Associate Dean of Faculty Office is seeking an Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time position requiring a driven individual with strong interpersonal, critical thinking, clerical and organizational skills. The candidate will be responsible for handling a broad cross-section of office functions including coordinating annual events, coordinating faculty recruiting, and various other duties. Must have experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Associate’s degree preferred. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. To apply please complete the following items: • An electronic application at www.bvu.edu/hr, and • Send a cover letter and a resume to Human Resources one of three ways. Email: humanresources@bvu.edu Mail to: Buena Vista University, Human Resources Department, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 Fax: 712-749-1449 EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer
- Human Resources


Parking Lot Painting Scheduled

General Announcements

Posted June 29, 2015

Parking Lot Painting Schedule July 6-7. Please vacate these lots during the scheduled painting times. Areas to be painted will be blocked off. Monday
Lot B (north of Rec Center) Lot D - east ½ (north of Science) Lot F (McCorkle Hall) Lot G - east ½ (Liberty Hall)

Monday Evening – Tuesday AM
Lot A (behind Fieldhouse) Lot C (north of SSA) Lot E – east ½ (Early Street) Lot I (north of DE) Lot K (south of Ballou) Lot L (Edson) Tuesday
Lot D - NW ¼ (north of Science) Lot E – west ½ - (Early Street) Lot G – west ½ (Liberty Hall) Lot J (behind Ballou) Lot N (stadium)
- Keith Schmidt


Thank You

General Announcements

Posted June 29, 2015

Thank You Fred and Susan and Buena Vista University for the flower arrangement that was sent for the passing of my Father in law. It was truly appreciated.
- Janet Reinert and family


Retirement Reception

General Announcements

Posted June 26, 2015

Jim Barber, locksmith, is retiring. Celebrate Jim and his 30 years of service to the university by joining us for refreshments and well wishes on Tuesday, June 30, 2– 3 p.m., in the Centennial Room.
- Keith Schmidt, Director of Facilities Management


Attention: ANGEL inaccessible after June 30th

General Announcements

Posted June 26, 2015

We are coming to the end of our migration from ANGEL to Canvas. A vast majority of faculty and students have already made the move from ANGEL to Canvas and we continue to hear positive feedback regarding its ease of use and functionality. Attention: ANGEL will no longer be accessible after June 30th 2015. After this time, faculty and students will no longer be able to access ANGEL to gather content and review course material/grades. if you have content that you would like to get off of ANGEL, please contact the TLTC at 712.749.2359, we would be happy to walk you through the process of archiving your content and loading it into Canvas. Thank you! -TLTC
- TLTC


Mailroom Hours

General Announcements

Posted June 26, 2015

The Mailroom will be closed for lunch from 12-12:30pm June 29 to July 10. If you have packages or mail that needs to be sent out please bring it to the Mailroom by 2pm on these dates to ensure we can send it out the same day. Thanks!
- Tanya Landgraf


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 25, 2015

Elizabeth LaPlanche's last day at BVU was June 24th. We wish Elizabeth well in her future endeavors!
- Human Resources


New Web Calendar, BVUNews Submission

General Announcements

Posted June 25, 2015

Starting this Monday, June 29, we will be switching to our new web calendar system. With this change will come slight changes to the way users submit events and announcements for the website. At the submission page (bvu.edu/BVUNews), you have the option to submit an announcement, calendar event, or academic achievement.  The submission forms for announcements and events will be new and easier to use. Later this summer we will be introducing a new event submission form that will allow users to edit event submissions after they are made.  BVUNews e-mails will continue to be sent Monday and Thursday mornings.  Please contact me if you have any questions.
- Ryan Harder


Volunteer for RAGBRAI

General Announcements

Posted June 24, 2015

On July 19 Storm Lake will be host to over 20,000 people for RAGBRAI. There is a need for multiple volunteers. If you have a few hours to spare, please consider volunteering. You can sign up at www.stormlakeragbrai.com/volunteer to help with Hospitality, the Information Center, Campground, Entertainment, Clean-up and Transportation. Jump right in and volunteer!
- Ashley Farmer-Hanson


Trustee Phil Brown

General Announcements

Posted June 24, 2015

I am saddened to inform you that trustee Rev. Phil Brown passed away after a brief illness on June 21. Phil was a valued member of the Board. He served on the Student Affairs and Institutional Advancement committees. He first became a trustee in 2013. Phil was our 2011 commencement speaker and served on our President’s Advisory Council from 2008-2013. He had a long and distinguished career as a Presbyterian minister including his service as executive of the Synod of Lakes and Prairies. My thoughts and prayers are with Phil’s wife, Dr. Faith Ralston, and his entire family. Fred Moore
- Fred Moore


Rec House Closed Over July 4th Weekend

General Announcements

Posted June 22, 2015

The Rec House will by closed during the weekend of July 4th. The House will close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 2nd and will re- open on Monday, July 6th at 2 pm. If you have any questions please email Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu. Thanks and have a great holiday.
- Trevor Berneking


Discounted Tickets

Human Resources

Posted June 22, 2015

Attention Faculty/ Staff: The Human Resources Office has discounted tickets to King’s Pointe Waterpark and Pirate’s Pointe. The waterpark tickets are $10 each and the miniature golf tickets are $4 each. We accept cash and check. Thanks!
- Human Resources


New Web Calendar

General Announcements

Posted June 22, 2015

On June 29 we will be switching to our new web calendar system, powered by Active Calendar software. This new software has many features that I think you'll find useful, including the ability to save events to your Outlook calendar and social media sharing. With this new system there will also be slight changes to the way you submit events and announcements on the website. More information about these changes will be available in Thursday's BVUNews e-mail. Please contact me if you have any questions.
- Ryan Harder


Online Security Training

General Announcements

Posted June 22, 2015

Please join us in Hanson 8 at 9 AM to learn about ways to protect yourself online. This session will give a general overview of the most common ways that computers, smartphones, and accounts are compromised and provide steps to avoid this. You may click on http://tinyurl.com/June24Security to download an appointment that you can add to your Outlook calendar.
- Scott Wunschel – Information Services


Last A/P check run for FY14/15

General Announcements

Posted June 22, 2015

Please submit all invoices/request for reimbursements for FY 14/15 as soon as possible. The last accounts payable check run for this fiscal year will be June 25th. The cut off to turn in invoices is 5pm Tuesday June 23rd. If you have received merchandise/services and have not received an invoice, please call the vendor today to obtain a copy. If you have any questions, feel free to contact either Kris, Courtney or myself. Thank you Margaret
- Margaret Carrington


Pick-up Soccer

General Announcements

Posted June 22, 2015

Happy Monday everyone! All are invited to join us for some friendly pick-up soccer on Monday, June 22 at 5:30 on the Forum Lawn. (We'll be playing this Wednesday at the same time as well!) All skill levels are welcome, our only goal is to have fun and get some exercise! If you have any questions, please feel free to E-mail me at wagnerc@bvu.edu. Hope to see you there!
- Craig Wagner


Student Payroll Cutoff

Human Resources

Posted June 18, 2015

Monday, June 22nd is student payroll cut-off at 5 pm. Please review your timecard and make sure there are no missing punches. Paper timesheets need to be turned in by 5pm. If you have any questions, please contact Casey at ext. 2061.
- Casey James


PT Campus Security Officer

Human Resources

Posted June 18, 2015

Presidents Council has approved reopening the existing part-time Campus Security Officer position. This position will be needed to help fill in shifts during the week for staff days off, to cover staff vacations, and to serve as extra help during large events. The job advertisement for this position is listed below. Buena Vista University is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time Campus Security Officer position (up to 16 hours a week). The position will be used in staff shortage times and during certain athletic and special events. These positions respond to all campus emergencies, including medical, and criminal, along with completing incident reports, maintenance reports and assist students, faculty, staff, and visitors in any way possible. Campus Security also patrols the buildings and grounds and is responsible for enforcing University rules and regulations as well as federal, state, and local laws. Officer must successfully complete First Aid, CPR and Pepper Spray certifications. Officer must possess and maintain a valid Iowa Driver's License with a good driving record. A High School Diploma or G.E.D. is required and some college or previous experience preferred. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. To apply, please: • Complete an electronic application at www.bvu.edu/hr, and • Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources one of three ways. Email: humanresources@bvu.edu Mail to: Buena Vista University, Human Resources Department, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 Fax: 712-749-1449 EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer
- Human Resources


Web Content Freeze

General Announcements

Posted June 18, 2015

Starting approximately July 1 and ending around July 7, we'll be asking dotCMS content contributors to refrain from updating or creating any new content (unless it's an emergency) while we make some changes to BVU's website. If you have any projects to finish up in dotCMS, it would be a good idea to start wrapping them up in the next several days, or wait until the content freeze is complete.
- Josh Weitzel


Discounted Tickets

Human Resources

Posted June 18, 2015

Attention Faculty/ Staff: The Human Resources Office has discounted tickets to King’s Pointe Waterpark and Pirate’s Pointe. The waterpark tickets are $10 each and the miniature golf tickets are $4 each. We accept cash and check. Thanks!
- Human Resources


Last A/P check run for FY14/15

General Announcements

Posted June 18, 2015

Please submit all invoices/request for reimbursements for FY 14/15 as soon as possible. The last accounts payable check run for this fiscal year will be June 25th. The cut off to turn in invoices is 5pm Tuesday June 23rd. If you have received merchandise/services and have not received an invoice, please call the vendor today to obtain a copy. If you have any questions, feel free to contact either Kris, Courtney or myself. Thank you Margaret
- Margaret Carrington


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 17, 2015

Alex Holter's last day at BVU was June 13th. We wish Alex well in his future endeavors!
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 17, 2015

Becka Neary-DeLaPorte's last day at BVU was June 17th. We wish Becka well in her future endeavors!
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 17, 2015

Dijon DeLaPorte’s last day at BVU was June 15th. We wish Dijon well in his future endeavors!
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 17, 2015

Ricky Markley is now in the Campus Security Officer position effective June 15, 2015. Ricky previously served as the PT Campus Security Officer. Join us in congratulating Ricky on his new position.
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 17, 2015

Monica Welander will begin in the Regional Education Coordinator position effective July 2, 2015. Monica previously served as the Academic Program Development Manager- Lakes & Prairies. Join us in congratulating Monica on her new position.
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 17, 2015

Emily Sauter is now in the Accountant I position effective June 1, 2015. Emily previously served as the Payroll Accountant/ HR Generalist. Join us in congratulating Emily on her new position.
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted June 17, 2015

Casey James began on June 16th as the Payroll Accountant/ HR Generalist. Please join us in welcoming Casey to BVU!
- Human Resources