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
Martin Luther King- Monday, January 19, 2015
Good Friday- Friday, April 3, 2015
Memorial Day- Monday, May 25, 2015
Independence Day- Friday, July 3, 2015
Labor Day- Monday, September 7, 2015
Thanksgiving- Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28, 2015
Christmas- Thursday, December 24; Friday, December 25; Monday, December 28; Tuesday, December 29; Wednesday, December 30; & Thursday, December 31, 2015
New Year’s Day- Friday, January 1, 2016
The Online Advisor/Recruiter position will oversee online student enrollment for the Graduate and Professional Studies organization of Buena Vista University. This position will retain and recruit online students, and will serve as the advisor for academic, personal, and professional development. This position will also assist the online student population with financial aid and billing processes. Some intermittent travel may be required. A bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license are 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. 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 University will be closed Nov. 27 and 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Laura Newhouse will begin on December 1st as the Online Academic & Program Development Manager. Please join us in welcoming Laura to BVU!
Lisa Santiago will begin on November 24th as the Site Manager / Education Coordinator at our West Burlington Site. Please join us in welcoming Lisa to BVU!
Buena Vista University has an opening for the Assistant/Associate Director of Financial Assistance. The position is responsible for all processes involving the awarding of financial assistance to students enrolled in the Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS) program, in addition to being the Office of Financial Assistance technology support contact. The successful candidate will have strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills. A Bachelor’s degree is required and experience in higher education 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: 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
Jill Baumann will be the Assistant Registrar in the Registrar's Office, effective December 8, 2014. Jill previously served as the Associate Director of Financial Assistance / Coordinator of GPS. Join us in congratulating Jill on her new position.
A reminder that all benefits paperwork is due by this Friday, November 14th, 2014. If you have any questions, please stop by Human Resources or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Direct deposit date for payroll is the second to last business day of the month. November’s direct deposit payroll date is Tuesday, November 25th. December’s direct deposit payroll date is Tuesday, December 30th. Please contact Human Resources if you have any questions. Thanks.
An ongoing issue has occurred this fall with the viewing of the Employee Home Page. This issue has been corrected by using the following link: https://hr.bvu.edu/wfc/applications/wtk/html/ess/logon.jsp. Remember to update any shortcuts you have for this site. We apologize for any inconveniences this has caused. Please contact Human Resources if you have any issues. Thanks!
Buena Vista University grants Veterans a holiday on Veteran’s Day consistent with Iowa Law. The Veteran’s Day off for Veterans applies to those employee Veterans who would normally be required to work on Veteran’s Day. The Veteran’s Day off is an unpaid day of absence. Veterans who wish to take Veteran’s Day off must provide at least 1 month prior written notice of the intent to take the day off for Veteran’s Day. Those requesting this day off must also provide a federal certificate of release or discharge from active duty to confirm the employee’s eligibility for this unpaid day off.
We would like to thank the following people for their years of service to Buena Vista University as November marks their employment anniversary. Thank you for your years of dedication! 5+ Years: Lori Berglund; 10+ Years: Ryan Harder, Tanya Landgraf, Richard Clinesmith; 15+ Years: Theresa Lullmann; 20+ Years: Kathy Heuton, Suzette Radke, and Jennifer Thompson.
Jayne Berends will begin on November 24th as the Coordinator- Lakes & Prairies. Please join us in welcoming Jayne to BVU!
Alecia Kruse will begin on November 24th as the Accountant I. Please join us in welcoming Alecia to BVU!