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ISSUE: Volume 43, Number 43: June 06, 2006

Contents
Top Stories
American Indian special education teachers visit campus as part of $1 million grant
Events to Note
Summer movie camp accepts 12-18 year olds
U2 workshops listed
Open forums set for associate dean of student life/director of judicial affairs and crisis programs candidates
Discounted tickets for Crimson Creek production
Open forums set for assistant director of housing candidates
UND offers "Summer at UND" program
Doctoral examination set for Lynn Mahlum
Midsummer writing retreat set for June 10
Young entrepreneurs summer camp planned
Student housing groundbreaking ceremony set for Tuesday, June 13
Conflict Resolution Centers offers family mediation seminar
Announcements
June motor pool billing will be processed in FY07
Transportation lists account billing codes
Note billing info for department charges at Union
Division of Research matching funds request form
Center for Instructional Learning Technologies to report to ITSS
Staff Senate has openings for two senators
Sioux-Per Swing golf tournament schedule
Wellness Center may close occasionally on hot days
AAUW requests used books and other media
Internal job openings listed
In the News
Chester Fritz Library announces outstanding library support staff award winners
American Indian special education teachers visit campus as part of $1 million grant

More than a dozen American Indian special education teachers visited campus to take part in a two-day seminar to orient them to the University and graduate study. The seminar was the first part of four-year, $1,070,000 grant to help beef up the number of Native American special education teachers in North Dakota.

Funded by the U.S. Department of Education through its Department of Indian Education, the United Tribes Technical College Special Education Program (UTSEP) grant will be delivered through UND's College of Education and Human Development. The program is designed to recruit 17 Native American teachers, pre-kindergarten through high school, into UND's preservice graduate degree program in special education. The grant will support the preparation of 17 Native American educators in either earning a Master's degree in either Learning Disabilities or Early Childhood Special Education.

The participants came from Standing Rock, Three-Affiliated Tribes, and Turtle Mountain and one South Dakota reservation. Each participant currently teaches (PreK-12) in a school on a reservation.

"This collaborative program addresses the need to provide advanced training for people already in the field. They have the potential for complimenting and extending teacher training and education done at the undergraduate level by tribal colleges and mainstream colleges," said Dr. David M. Gipp, president of United Tribes Technical College. "Educators will appreciate the way these programs are constructed because they can remain on the job through most of the time they are earning the advanced degree."

"We're delighted to be partnering with United Tribes Technical College on this program, which we believe will have a profound effect on the overall quality of public education in this state, particularly within Native American schools. Our exceptional special education department is well-positioned to implement this grant. The result, in just a few short years, will be 16 more highly educated special education teachers," said President Charles Kupchella.

The UTSEP project will run through the summer of 2009.

Dr. Marjorie Bock, associate professor and Rose Isabelle Kelly Fischer Endowed Chair in the Department of Special Education, is co-principal investigator of the UTSEP program. Bock said, "The United Tribes Special Education Project will recruit 16 Native American teachers, pre-k through 12, into the master's special education program at UND. A unique component of this project is to involve practicing Native American educators who are committed both to teaching and to their communities."

Students in the UTSEP program must be currently employed by a school district or Headstart, must hold a bachelor's degree in education and a valid teaching license, must meet UND Graduate School and Special Education admissions requirements, and must be Native American.

Open forums set for associate dean of student life/director of judicial affairs and crisis programs candidates

The campus community is invited to attend the presentations and open forums of the candidates for the position of Associate Dean of Student Life/Director of Judicial Affairs and Crisis Programs. Candidates will facilitate a short presentation followed by an open forum during which members of the campus community will be able to ask the candidates questions.

Interview schedules are as follows:

William (Bill) Burns – Thursday, June 8, 1:45 to 3 p.m., Memorial Union, North Ballroom. Dr. Burns is currently the director of counseling services at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.

Jim Bove – Friday, June 9, 1:45 to 3 p.m., Memorial Union, North Ballroom. Jim Bove is currently the assistant dean of students at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.

Christina Kaberline – Monday, June 12, 1:45 to 3 p.m., Memorial Union, North Ballroom. Christina Kaberline is currently the interim assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska.

-- Cassie Gerhardt, Coordinator of Greek Life/Search Committee Chair, Memorial Union, cassiegerhardt@mail.und.nodak.edu, 7-3667

Summer movie camp accepts 12-18 year olds

Due to requests, the first summer Moviemaking Camp will accept participants ages 12 - 18 years of age. The camp runs June 12-23, from 1 to 5 p.m. Campers will write, direct, shoot, and edit a short digital move in small groups. Instructors are Christopher Jacobs and Kathy King (English). The cost of $180 includes manual, equipment, instruction, and a really cool cap. Call 777-0841 to register.
-- Kathy King, Sr. Lecturer, English, kathleen_king@und.nodak.edu, 777-6395

U2 workshops listed

Below are U2 workshops for June 13-22. Visit our web site for additional workshops.

Facilities Discoverer Reports Training
June 13, 11 a.m. to noon, 130 Ryan Hall. The billing charges from facilities will be posted to PeopleSoft in a summarized format. To access the detailed information each department will need to have access to Discoverer reports and be trained to access the detail and summary information for their departments. These reports will break down the charges by individual work orders and/or projects. Presenter: Laura Thoreson.

Records Retention and E-Mail: June 14, 9 to 10 a.m., Swanson Hall, Room 17. Learn what role e-mail plays in an organization, UND Policy, and best practices for retaining e-mail messages. Presenter: Chris Austin, Records Manager.

Home Sweet Home: June 20, 3 to 4:30 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator. Buying a home is probably the most expensive purchase you will make in your lifetime, so you don’t want to make a mistake. Learn how to determine whether to buy or not, the cost of home ownership and what you can realistically afford. Presenter: Marybeth Vigeland, Certified Consumer Credit Counselor, The Village Family Service Center.

Pandemic Flu…It’s for the Birds: June 21, 10 a.m. to noon, Swanson Hall, Room 17. This course will cover information about the possibility of an outbreak of avian flu, or similar pandemic outbreak. Course participants will be taught what types of things they can do to minimize their risk of exposure. Preparation actions of federal, state, and local government will be discussed, and participants will also learn what steps they should follow if a global pandemic develops. Presenter: Jason Uhlir.

Defensive Driving: June 22, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 211 Skalicky Tech Incubator. This workshop is required by state fleet for all UND employees who drive state vehicles on a regular (monthly) basis, received a traffic violation, or had an accident while operating a state vehicle. Employees are encouraged to bring a family member (spouse and/or dependents). This workshop may also reduce your North Dakota insurance premiums and could possibly remove points from your driving record. Presenter: Mike Holmes.

The Basics of IRB Review: June 22, 1 to 4 p.m., Swanson Hall, Room 17. All researchers planning to conduct human subject research are required to complete training. The workshop covers research ethics, federal regulations, and UND policies regarding human subject research. It will also review the Institutional Review Board forms and procedures. The workshop will include two case studies, a quiz, with time for questions. Presenter: Renee Carlson.

Safe Online Practices - Protecting Your Identity and Securing Your Computer: June 22, 2 to 4 p.m., 361 Upson II. The Internet can provide a wealth of information and give access to valuable financial, business, educational, and entertainment services. However, when connected to the Internet, you and your computer become vulnerable to scammers, identity thieves, viruses, spyware and more. This workshop will provide the information needed to help protect your identity and computer while online. Presenter: Brad Miller, IT Security Officer.

Please reserve your seat by registering with U2 by: Phone, 777-2128; E-mail, U2@mail.und.edu; or online at www.conted.und.edu/U2/. Please include: (1) Workshop Title/ Date, (2) Name, (3) Department, (4) Position, (5) Box number, (6) Phone number, (7) E-mail, and (8) How you first learned about this workshop. Thank you for registering in advance; it helps us plan for materials and number of seats.

-- Julie Sturges, Program Assistant, U2, U2@mail.und.edu, 777-2128

Open forums set for assistant director of housing candidates

The Housing Office is bringing two candidates to interview for the Assistant Director of Housing position. Both will be giving brief presentations on the topic, "Current Needs of Students Living on Campus and How Are Those Needs Being Met." They will be prepared to answer questions. We hope to see you there. The candidates are:

Nancy Gjertson, visiting from Michigan Tech University, Friday, June 9, 9 to 10 a.m., Swanson 17

Teresa Hash, visiting from UND, Wednesday, June 14, 9 to 10 a.m., Swanson 16-18

-- Troy Noeldner, Associate Director, Housing, troy.noeldner@mail.und.nodak.edu, 777-6366

Discounted tickets for Crimson Creek production

Stephen Sondheim’s thriller, "Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street", will be presented by the Crimson Creek Collegiate Players and assisted by the Master Chorale at the Empire Arts Center next week, June 14, 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. University employees and their families are offered a special discount rate of $15 if tickets are purchased by 4 p.m. Friday, June 9. Stop by or call the Chester Fritz Box Office at 777-4090 for your discounted tickets.
-- Diane Nelson, Director, Human Resources, dianenelson@mail.und.nodak.edu, 7-4364

UND offers "Summer at UND" program

The University’s “Summer at UND” program offers a wide range of courses and activities for the community during the summer months. Nearly 400 courses for academic credit are available during UND Summer Sessions, which begin again June 26. Class sizes are smaller and some courses are held in the evenings to accommodate students’ schedules.

An array of summer events and activities are also held on campus, such as cultural or athletic events, youth camps or specialized workshops. Events are typically open to the public. Here is a preview of those events happening at UND from June 1 – June 15, 2006:

• June 1 - Aug. 9, Research Experience for Undergraduates in Physics, 10 a.m., Physics Department
• June 3 - July 11, Upward Bound, various times, UND Campus
• June 4 - 7, Boys Regular Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 4 - 8, Girls Regular Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 4 - 9, Swimming and Diving Technique and Training Camp, 8:30 to 5 p.m., Hyslop Sports Center
• June 4 - 9, Girls State, various times, Chester Fritz Auditorium
• June 5 – 8, A Framework for Understanding/Teaching Students in Poverty Workshop, T&L 900, 1 to 4:45 p.m., Memorial Union
• June 6 - 8, UND Aircraft Investigation Course, 8 to 7 p.m., Grand Forks International Airport
• June 6 - 9, Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner Initial Course, 8 to 5 p.m., Old Ralph Engelstad Arena
• June 7, The Leadership Pill, 10 to 12 p.m., Skalicky Tech Incubator
• June 7 – 8, Improving Creative Writing Using Six Traits Workshop, T&L 900, 5 to 5 p.m., Memorial Union
• June 7 - 9, Boys Shooting and Big Man Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 9 - 10, Girls Varsity Team Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - 14, Girls Advanced Fundamentals and Competition Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - 15, Boys Advanced Basketball Camp, various times, Betty Engelstad Arena and Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - 16, Swimming and Diving Technique and Training Camp, 8:30 to 5 p.m., Hyslop Sports Center
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Summer Institute, 8 to 12 p.m., West Hall
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Med Prep MCAT Program, 8 to 4:30 p.m., School of Medicine and Health Sciences
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Med Prep PLC Program, 8 to 4:30 p.m., School of Medicine and Health Sciences
• June 11 - July 21, Indians into Medicine Pathway Program, 8 to 4:30 p.m., School of Medicine and Health Sciences
• June 12 – 13, Scientifically-Based Reading Research: Teachers Tool Workshop, T&L 900, 8 to 5 p.m., Hughes Fine Arts Center
• June 12 - 16, Mini-Society Summer Camp, 8 to 12 p.m., Center for Innovation
• June 12 - 16, Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial Course, 8 to 5 p.m., Old Ralph Engelstad Arena
• June 12 - 23, Summer Moviemaking Camp for Teens, 1 to 5 p.m., Merrifield Hall and Hughes Fine Arts Center
• June 13 - July 23, Portraits Exhibition, North Dakota Museum of Art
• June 13 - Sept. 19, Vance Gellert - REAL: Artists and Landscapes Exhibition, North Dakota Museum of Art
• June 14, The Leadership Pill, 10 to 12 p.m., Skalicky Technology Incubator
• June 14 – 15, Hands-on American History Workshop, T&L 900, 8 to 5 p.m., Memorial Union
• June 15, SIL-UND Colloquium Series, 8 to 9 p.m., Merrifield

For more information about the "Summer at UND" program, to register for UND's Summer Sessions, or to view a calendar of events from June 1 - Aug. 31, visit www.summer.und.edu. If you have additional questions on summer credit courses, call the Summer Sessions Office at (701) 777-6284. Or if you have questions on events/activities, contact the Summer Events Office at (701) 777-0841.

-- Julie Bean, Summer Events Program Specialist, Summer Events - Division of Continuing Education, juliebean@mail.und.edu, 777-0841

Doctoral examination set for Lynn Mahlum

The final examination for Lynn Mahlum, a candidate for the Ph.D. degree with a major in teaching and learning, is set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8, in 206 Education Building. The dissertation title is "It's Just Who I Am!: Teacher Candidates Speak Out About Dispositions Assessment." Myrna Olson (teaching and learning) is the committee chair.

The public is invited to attend. -- Joseph Benoit, Dean, Graduate School.

Midsummer writing retreat set for June 10

A midsummer writing retreat is scheduled for June 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Women's Center, 305 Hamline St. This intensive, one-day writing retreat is sure to generate new material for writers or jump start old projects. Kate Sweney and Kathy King will lead participants through a series of exercises and free writes. Participants are also encouraged to bring material they would like feedback on. Cost is $45. Reserve by calling 795-9113. -- Kathy Coudle King.

Young entrepreneurs summer camp planned

The Center for Innovation will host a Young Entrepreneur Mini-Society Summer Camp June 12-16, sponsored by NDSU Extension, Grand Forks County 4-H and UND’s summer program council. The camp is open to all youngsters ages 9-12 who want to learn how to run their own business. The Camp is also open for local teachers and 4-H and Scout Leaders who want to integrate more entrepreneurial activities into their classrooms or club meetings. This is a unique combination of youth and adults working and learning together in an experienced-based, fun-focused summer camp.

Campers will form their own society, give it a name, elect its leaders and create their own currency which they can earn, invest, save or spend as they see fit. The members of this new community will learn how to recognize economic opportunities and then open individual businesses they believe will supply the goods and services that their fellow citizens need and want. Along the way, citizens will encounter dilemmas that naturally occur to entrepreneurs.  From those unique individual experiences we will all learn more about the processes and the unlimited possibilities of entrepreneurship, active citizenship and cooperative community development.

The five days for youth participants will begin at 8:00 and end at 12:00. Each day will include a town meeting, product development, marketing practice and a campus field trip to highlight entrepreneurial thinking around UND. On Friday, there will be a final market day, auction and awards ceremony for campers, friends and parents. The registration fee for youth entrepreneurs is $ 50, which includes snacks, materials and a t-shirt. There is no registration fee for adult campers, and they may earn up to two semester credits from either UND or NDSU for their participation.
-- Barry Striegel, Science Mentor, College of Nursing, b.striegel@und.nodak.edu, 777-4523

Student housing groundbreaking ceremony set for Tuesday, June 13

UND students, faculty and staff are invited to the new student housing facility Groundbreaking Ceremony on Tuesday, June 13, at 1 p.m. The ceremony for the $20 million student housing project will take place near the construction site on University Avenue and Stanford Road (west of the Chester Fritz Auditorium).

Designed by JLG Architects of Grand Forks and SCB Architects of Chicago, the four-story, 108,657 square foot replacement housing complex responds to the growing trend for amenities and more personal space in student housing. The apartment-style residence will be home to 250 students and offers furnished living rooms, bedrooms and a full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave and dishwasher. Each unit houses four students with either single or double occupancy bedrooms. A first floor emporium features a coffee shop with drive up access and meeting rooms.

This new building will be the first construction of housing facilities since the completion of Swanson Hall in 1985 and furthers UND's commitment to providing a quality, on-campus living and learning experience.

Expected opening is August 2007.
-- Judy Sargent, Director of Residence Services, Residence Services, judysargent@mail.und.edu, 777-4251

Conflict Resolution Centers offers family mediation seminar

CRC Offers 40-hour Family Mediation Seminar
Dates: July 27-28 & July 31-Aug. 3
Place: UND Campus
Cost: $300 for faculty and staff; $875 off campus

Have you even wondered how to help your own family, or other families in conflict, whether in your personal or professional capacity? Learn about what conflict is, what makes is so difficult, how to improve your own skills for managing conflict, and how to act as a 3rd party to support families move through conflict into peace, strength and connection.

Two grad-level course credits offered through the UND Division of Continuing Education ($50/credit additional charge). Pre-approved for CLE, and Counselling and Social Work CEU.
This could be the best course you've ever taken!

Contact the UND CRC for more information; 777-3664, conflict_resolution@und.nodak.edu
-- Gail Colwell, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, Conflict Resolution Center, gailcolwell@mail.und.nodak.edu, 777-2572

Transportation lists account billing codes

Because PeopleSoft numbers are not compatible with the North Dakota state fleet dispatch system, we have created a system using TranID's. A four-digit number represents an individual fund-dept-project-program combination. When making reservations at other North Dakota State motor pools, please call our office first to obtain the correct TranID to be used for billing your vehicle. This will help alleviate end-of-the-month billing problems. Thank you.
-- Mary L. Metcalf, Manager, Transportation, marymetcalf@mail.und.edu, 701-777-4123

June motor pool billing will be processed in FY07

Historically, the Transportation Department has processed the June motor pool billings in the middle of July and back dated to June 30th. Effective immediately, this process will no longer occur. The June motor pool billings will be processed in July and NOT backdated to June. Please review your anticipated transportation expenses for June. A reallocation of funds may be required if you were planning on using them for the June billing. In summary, this fiscal year will consist of only 11 months of motor pool billings rather than the normal 12. Beginning in July, fiscal year 2007 will include 12 months of billings.

The above change in University policy for billing of state fleet vehicles will also affect sponsored projects, especially those funded by a North Dakota state agency. Typically, N.D. state agencies require a final billing by July 15 at the latest. Grants and Contracts has tried to convince the state to extend that date, but has not been successful. Therefore, University departments may need to cover June state fleet expenditures with department funds for sponsored projects funded by North Dakota state agencies that require a final bill prior to the end of July. If there is a new state award effective July 1 for the same program, Grants and Contracts will work with UND departments and state agencies to see if the new project can be billed for June state fleet expenditures.

-- Mary L. Metcalf, Manager, Transportation, marymetcalf@mail.und.edu, 701-777-4123

Note billing info for department charges at Union

Department charges made after Thursday, June 15, for any services offered by the Memorial Union will be billed after July 1, except by special arrangement. This would include Sign & Design, Union Services, Lifetime Sports etc.
-- Joyce Ketchum, Account Technician, Memorial Union, joyce.ketchum@und.nodak.edu, 777-6154

Division of Research matching funds request form

As part of its commitment to research development at UND, the Division of Research frequently provides matching funds for proposals to external funding agencies. In order to properly monitor the amounts and sources of matching funds provided for these proposals, principal investigators requesting matching funds must now complete a “Division of Research Matching Funds Request Form,” which can be found at: http://www.und.edu/dept/research/docs/MatchingFundsRequestForm.pdf.

This form is to be used when requesting matching funds from the Vice President for Research or Research Development and Compliance. Please note that matching funds will be provided by only one of these offices. Requests for $5,000 or less should be submitted to Research Development and Compliance. Requests for over $5,000 should be submitted to the Vice President for Research. Also, matching funds WILL NOT be provided unless they are required by the funding agency, and UND will not provide matching funds in an amount greater than the amount to be provided by the funding agency; e.g., 2:1 matches will not be provided.

-- Barry I. Milavetz, Associate Vice President for Research, Research Development and Compliance, barrymilavetz@mail.und.nodak.edu, 701/777-4278

Center for Instructional Learning Technologies to report to ITSS

Effective July 1, the Center for Instructional Learning Technologies (CILT) will report directly to Information Technology Systems and Services through Craig Cerkowniak. CILT will continue to provide the same excellent services to the academic community following the reorganization. Our thanks go to Kathy Smart for her past leadership of CILT. Dr. Smart will return to her tenured position in Teaching and Learning. -- Greg Weisenstein, Provost.

Staff Senate has openings for two senators

Staff Senate has openings for two senators in the following category: Technology. Please submit nominations to Gerry Nies (Bylaws/Elections Committee Chair for Staff Senate) - gerrynies@mail.und.nodak.edu

Sioux-Per Swing golf tournament schedule

The Athletic Department and Alumni Association is proud to announce its 2006 Sioux-per Swing campaign. This year’s tour includes 12 beautiful golf courses across North Dakota, Minnesota and Canada.

Registrations will be accepted individually or as teams. Hole sponsorship opportunities are also still available. Non-golfers can join their friends for dinner by registering for a dinner only ticket.

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to enjoy a day of golf and meet with friends and fellow Fighting Sioux fans. Spots are filling up fast so register today!

Registration and any other questions can be sent to Lora Petrik at lorap@undalumni.net or by calling 701-777-6067.

Wellness Center may close occasionally on hot days

Statement Regarding Wellness Center Closings Due to Heat During Summer Months

Patron and employee safety is our number one concern at the Wellness Center. We do our best to provide a safe environment for exercise for the entire campus community. However, once we can no longer do so because of high temperatures in our facility, it is our responsibility to protect the safety of our patrons and employees by closing the facility.

Quite simply, the Hyslop Sports Center, in which our interim center is now housed, was not designed with full-year use in mind and the air handling systems are not ideal for meeting the challenges that a fitness center brings. Due to the temporary nature of the interim center and the high cost of installation, air conditioning is not an option in the current facility.

Our current policy is to begin closing procedures when the facility temperature reaches 88 degrees. Our numbers are based on a Human Factors Handbook, which is cited in facility standards from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). The ACSM is one of, if not the, most highly regarded organizations in the fitness industry. Basically, we do not want anyone in the facility once the temperature reaches 90 degrees so we begin closing procedures at 88 degrees. Regular temperature readings are taken not only by our guest service personnel, but confirmed by calling the 24-hour desk at Facilities. As the temperature reaches an unsafe level, a professional member of the Wellness Center staff is contacted and he or she makes the decision to close the facility. We always work closely with UND Facilities to help monitor and deal with the situation. We appreciate your patience and understanding in this matter through these next couple of months.

-- Wellness Center.

AAUW requests used books and other media

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) requests donations of books, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes and records in working order. Please drop off at 2420 9th Avenue North or call one of the following numbers:
772-1622/0247; 775-9468; 795-9808.
-- Dianne Stam, Administrative Secretary, University Learning Center, diannestam@mail.und.nodak.edu, 777-4406

Internal job openings listed

EXECUTIVE/PROFESSIONAL/ADMINISTRATIVE/COACHES

POSITION: 3110, Lead Research Information Associate, EERC, #06-291
DEADLINE: (I) 6/09/2006
SALARY:$33,000 - $40,000

POSITION: Assistant Registrar, Office of the Registrar, #06-290
DEADLINE: (I) 6/12/2006
SALARY: $35,000 - $39,500

POSITION: Online Education Media Developer, Continuing Education, #06-283
DEADLINE: (I) 6/08/2006
SALARY: $30,000 - $35,000

POSITION: Research Information Associate/Records Management Associate, EERC, #06-287
DEADLINE: (I) 6/08/2006
SALARY:$25,000 - $35,000

POSITION: ITSS Technical Services Specialist, (part time, benefitted, 12:30-4:30) #06-286
DEADLINE: (I) 06/08/2006
SALARY: $16.35 - $18.27

POSITION: Web Application Developer, ITSS, #06-285
DEADLINE: (I) 06/08/2006
SALARY: $35,000 - $40,000

POSITION: Partnership Coordinator, Continuing Education, #06-284
DEADLINE: (I) 6/08/2006
SALARY: $30,000 - $35,000

POSITION: Director of Native Media Center, School of Communication, #06-279
DEADLINE: (I) 6/06/2006
SALARY:$40,000 - $44,000

POSITION: Accounting Specialist, Accounting Services, #06-275
DEADLINE: (I) 06/01/2006
SALARY: $29,000 - $31,500

POSITION: Director of Marketing, Television Center, #06-273
DEADLINE: (I) 6/01/2006
SALARY: $29,000 - $34,500

POSITION: Associate Dean of Student Life/Director of Judicial Affairs and Crisis Programs, Dean of Students, #06-185
DEADLINE: (I) Current UND employee (Internal) applicants will be considered with the External applicants. Open until filled (Review of applicants will begin April 15, 2006)
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

POSITION: Associate Vice President for Outreach Services and Dean of Outreach Programs, #06-114
DEADLINE: (I) Current UND employee (Internal) applicants will be considered with the External applicants. Review of candidates will begin December 1, 2005 and will continue until the position is filled.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

TECHNICAL/PARAPROFESSIONAL

POSITION: Government Documents Library Associate, Chester Fritz Library, #06-289
DEADLINE: (I) 6/08/2006
SALARY: $16,000 - $16,500

POSITION: Collection Officer, Business Office, #06-282
DEADLINE: (I) 6/6/06
SALARY: $20,500 - $21,000

POSITION: Lab Technician, Center for Biomedical Research, #06-281
DEADLINE: (I) 6/6/06
SALARY: $25,000 - $28,000

POSITION: Account Technician (part-time 60%, benefitted), EERC #06-274
DEADLINE: (I) 6/1/2006
SALARY: $11.00 - $13.50

OFFICE SUPPORT

POSITION: Data Input Operator, Purchasing, #06-288
DEADLINE: (I) 6/07/2006
SALARY: $20,000 - $22,000

POSITION: Administrative Secretary, International Programs, #06-276
DEADLINE: (I) 6/6/06
SALARY: $20,000 - $21,000

CRAFTS/TRADES/SERVICE

POSITION: Building Services Technician - LEAD (Re-advertised, Custodial, Hours and days may vary / 40 hr/week), Facilities/Wellness Center, #06-278
DEADLINE: (I) 06/09/06
SALARY: $18,000 - $25,000

POSITION: Building Services Technician (Re-advertised, Custodial, Hours and days may vary / 40 hr/week), Facilities/Wellness Center, #06-277
DEADLINE: (I) 06/09/2006
SALARY: $16,640 - $23,000

Chester Fritz Library announces outstanding library support staff award winners

Linda Olson and Lois Quamme were named University of North Dakota Chester Fritz Library Outstanding Support Staff for 2006. The award was presented by UND President Charles Kupchella at the Library Support Staff Reception on April 4, 2006 during the celebration of National Library Week.

Linda Olson, serials specialist, ensures that journals, magazines and other serials are received and made available to the public. During the past year, she learned and tested procedures and workflows associated with the new Library automated system. This included learning a new way to input information. She also tested the system for problems and developed procedures to insure the information was correct and the publications were made available as quickly as possible. She prepared documentation for specific procedures and compiled title lists for which prediction patterns have been completed. Her work was particularly important during the transition to the new system and she worked hard to make the journals and magazines available to UND students, faculty and staff.

The second recipient is Lois Quamme, account technician. She assists in maintaining and disbursing Library funds, keeps all the budget records, prepares financial reports, and manages audits and cash counts. She has learned to use the new ConnectND computer system while also learning the new Library system. The system changes have brought new policies, procedures and forms to her job. Since the transition, she has worked to resolve questions about the new systems and to see the records are accurate. During the entire process, Ms. Quamme has maintained a positive attitude and has done whatever was necessary to get the job done.

The Chester Fritz Library Outstanding Support Staff Award is given annually. A selection committee, composed of Library and campus staff and faculty, reviews nominations submitted from the UND community. The Award is based upon superior performance in their job, completion of special library projects, and/or outstanding service to the library, library profession or the campus community. The recipient receives $275 and a framed certificate. The names of Award winners are engraved on a wall plaque, which is located outside the Library’s Administrative Office in the Chester Fritz Library.

-- Wilbur Stolt, Director of Libraries, Chester Fritz Library, wilburstolt@mail.und.edu, 777-2189