Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 28 & Friday, November 29, 2013
Christmas - Monday, December 23; Tuesday, December 24; Wednesday, December 25; Thursday, December 26; & Friday, December 27, 2013
Additional Days- Monday, December 30, 2013; Tuesday, December 31, 2013
New Year’s Day - Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Martin Luther King- Monday, January 20, 2014
Good Friday- Friday, April 18th, 2014
Memorial Day- Monday, May 26th, 2014
Independence Day- Friday, July 4, 2014
Labor Day- Monday, September 1, 2014
Thanksgiving- Thursday, November 27, 2014 & Friday, November 28, 2014
Christmas- Monday, December 22; Tuesday, December 23; Wednesday, December 24; Thursday, December 25 & Friday, December 26, 2014
New Year’s Day- Thursday, January 1, 2015
Additional Days- Friday, January 2, 2015
Kelsey Hartnett will begin on May 14th as Web & Marketing Writer. Please join us in welcoming Kelsey to BVU!
Beth Henle will begin as the Enrollment Manager- Mason City/Iowa Falls/ Marshalltown on June 1st. Beth previously served as Student Enrollment Specialist/ Advisor- Iowa Falls. Join us in congratulating Beth on her new position.
Andrea Hughes will begin on Monday, April 28th as Accountant I. Please join us in welcoming Andrea to BVU!
Matt Ossenfort's last day at BVU was April 14th. We wish Matt well in his future endeavors!
Monday, April 14th 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 Melissa at ext. 2049.
Faculty/Staff Payroll Cutoff Monday, April 14th is the faculty/staff payroll cut-off for the range of dates of 3/10/14 to 4/13/14. Please have your timecard approved by noon and make sure there are no purple times. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa at x2049. Thank you.
Buena Vista University, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for the position of Head Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Coach. Responsibilities include the overall successful development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the cross country/track & field programs. Specifically, developing and conducting in-season training and strategy, recruiting student-athletes, managing the program’s fiscal budget, and supervising the assistant coaches. Applicants should possess a strong coaching background and demonstrated success recruiting student-athletes. A master’s degree in health, exercise science or a related field such as sports management is preferred, bachelor’s degree is required. 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 resume to Human Resources one of three ways.
Mail to: Buena Vista University, Human Resources Department, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588
Buena Vista University currently has an opening for an Accounting Assistant- GPS in the Business Office. This position will handle accounting functions related to the Graduate and Professional Studies as well as routine accounting of the Business Services Department. In addition, this position will be responsible for duties related to processing paperwork and collecting payments for institutional and Perkins Loans for BVU. This position will also serve as back up to other positions within the Business Office. Considerable knowledge of, and the ability to accurately apply, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practices is preferred. This position requires the ability to work in a confidential environment while ensuring accuracy of details. A Bachelor’s degree is 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 resume to Human Resources one of three ways. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The Student Enrollment Specialist/Advisor’s duties include working within Buena Vista University’s Graduate and Professional Studies division. Duties include recruitment of new students, managing prospective student inquiries, retention of current and stop out students and advising students from the point of interest through graduation on their program of study, financial aid counseling and career opportunities. Extensive phone calling and evening work up to two nights per week required. Bachelor's degree required and one to three years of higher education experience 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 resume to Human Resources one of three ways. Email: email@example.com 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
Emily Sauter will begin on Monday, April 21st as Payroll Accountant/ HR Generalist. Please join us in welcoming Emily to BVU!
Morgan Anderson's last day at BVU was April 4. We wish Morgan well in her future endeavors!
Kylie Hammer's last day at BVU was April 4th. We wish Kylie well in her future endeavors!
Faculty, Staff, Students and Alumni are encouraged to nominate candidates for the 17th Annual Education for Service Award, to be presented at the Recognition Dinner on Friday, May 23rd. To receive this annual outstanding service award established by John & Connie Klockentager for BVU staff members, an individual must be an excellent service role model for all employees at Buena Vista University. John Klockentager was the former Vice President for Enrollment & University Communications for 12 years, 1986-1998. Criteria for a nominee include the following and should be considered when nominating a candidate: • Helpful, friendly, caring person and strong role model for students, staff and faculty • Strong leadership qualities • Shown significant improvements in the quality of service, work or a process • Goes above and beyond with service and assistance to students, fellow employees and other constituents • Helps establish more efficient processes for students and the University • Job performance is above and beyond expectations • Nominee demonstrates the mission of the University To nominate an individual please go to the following link www.bvu.edu/educationforservice and submit an online nomination by answering the following items: 1) Explain and give examples of how the nominee goes above and beyond with service and assistance to students, fellow employees and other constituents. 2) Explain and give examples of how the nominee established more efficient processes for students and the University. 3) Give examples of the nominee’s strong leadership qualities. 4) Explain how the nominee demonstrates the mission of the University; “We develop students for lifelong success through innovative and imaginative academic and professional preparation”. 5) Provide any additional information on why your nominee should be chosen as the next recipient for the Education for Service Award. All nominations are due by Monday, April 7, 2014. All nomination forms are confidential. Recipient will receive a stipend to be used for his/her professional development, lapel pin or pendant and a framed certificate.
Reminder to all Simply Well participants: March 31, 2014 is the deadline to complete the two requirements for Simply Well; Health Questionnaire and Health Screening. By completing both requirements you will continue to receive the discounted health insurance premiums. Please contact Human Resources if you have questions. Thanks.