Monday, December 18, 2006 Seattle Pacific University



CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

Autumn Quarter Grades Due Dec. 18

Autumn Quarter grades are due in Student Academic Services (SAS) by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 18. Grades may be submitted to SAS via the web, in person, placed in the SAS drop box (located outside of Demaray Hall 151), mailed, or faxed to 206-281-2669. Timely submission of grades helps students and offices with important processes such as the academic dismissal process, disbursing financial aid, and processing enrollment verification. If instructors want grades to appear on the web before December 18, they need to contact Coordinator of Student Records Kelli Knapp at kknapp@spu.edu so she can roll the grades to academic history. If there are challenges when grading students, please contact SAS PRIOR to the grading deadline. We may be able to assist with resolving the situation. If you have questions concerning grading or meeting the University deadline, contact Kelli at 206-281-2636 or at kknapp@spu.edu




Passports Required for Air Travel Into United States

Effective January 23, 2007, citizens of the United States will be required to present a passport to enter the United States when arriving by air from any part of the Western Hemisphere. The Department of Homeland Security states that this change will increase security as well as efficiency as it significantly limits the number and type of acceptable documents for entry. For more information, visit the website. More




IRS Standard Mileage Increase

Please note that the IRS standard mileage rate will increase as of January 1, 2007. The new rate will be 48½ cents per mile for standard business transportation. Please contact Payments Department Lead Marci Walden in the Finance Office at 206-281-2527 with any questions.




Sacred Sounds of Christmas CD Available This Week

“The Sacred Sounds of Christmas" CD, featuring SPU's acclaimed choral and instrumental ensembles, is now available. The CD offers an eclectic collection of readings and traditional and lesser-known Advent and Christmas music spanning several centuries. Proceeds benefit SPU performing groups. CDs can be purchased for $15 (includes tax) from Julia Weir in University Communications in Lower Weter Hall. Cash or checks are preferred. CDs can also be purchased in the SPU Bookstore or through the website ($2.95 shipping charges apply). More




Peer Advisor Nominations Needed by January 4

The peer advisor selection process for 2007-08 is coming up fast, and we need your help in obtaining nominations for qualified candidates. Our campus is blessed with many students who have exceptional academic, spiritual, and leadership gifts. However, if you know students who rise above – leaders among leaders – we would greatly appreciate your participation in nominating them for the selection process. If you would like to nominate a student, email Administrative Assistant Sonja Whitaker in the Office of Residence Life at whitas@spu.edu no later that January 4, 2007. Thank you in advance for your help.




Faculty, Staff Discount Coupons for Campus Dining

SPU faculty and staff received coupons in campus mail from SPU's Dining Services. These coupons can be redeemed at Noah's Bagels, Freshens Smoothies, and Academic Perks, located in Falcon's Landing in the SUB, or at Subway, located in the Corner Market Place off Martin Square.




Advent Banners in SPU Library

Four large Advent banners are now on display in the interior stairwell of the SPU Library. The banners were made for the library by the University Presbyterian Church banner team. The banners will be in the library until January 6.




Do You Have Family or Friends in Denver?

The SPU Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will tour Denver, Colorado, and surrounding areas during Spring Break, March 17-25, 2007. The choirs are now finalizing their tour. If you have friends or families in the Denver area, please ask them if they would like to have the choirs perform in their church or school, or it they would be willing to provide a homestay for some of the students. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman, performing groups coordinator, at 206-281-2933 or kfeldman@spu.edu. To learn more about the Concert Choir, visit the website. More




Do You Have Family or Friends in Phoenix?

University Players, a six-member drama troupe of SPU students, will visit Phoenix, Arizona, during Spring Break, March 16-26, 2007. If you have friends or families in the Phoenix area, please ask them if they would like to have the Players perform in their church or school, or it they would be willing to provide a homestay for some of the students. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman, performing groups coordinator, at 206-281-2933 or kfeldman@spu.edu. For more information on the Players, visit the website. More




Pet Photo of the Week Resumes in January

Make sure to take some photos of your pet(s) over the holidays and send them to the Fac/Staff Bulletin. The Pet Photo of the Week feature resumes in January. A big thank you to all those who have send it photos!




Fac/Staff Bulletin Resumes Publication Jan. 8

The Fac/Staff Bulletin is published weekly on Mondays. The deadline for submitting information is Thursday. If you have information or event news, send it as soon as possible to the Fac/Staff Bulletin editor (Tracy Norlen) at fsb-editor@spu.edu, or submit an item directly from the Fac/Staff Bulletin. The next deadline is Thursday, January 4, and the next bulletin will be published Monday, January 8.




CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Faculty Positions

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry
Assistant or Associate Professor of Education
Coordinator of Nurse Practitioner Program
Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing: Adult Health Specialization
Professor of Family and Community Nursing: Pediatric Specialization
Assistant or Associate Professor of Philosophy
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Associate or Professor of Clinical Psychology
Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology
Assistant or Associate Professor of Theology
Dean, School of Theology
For more information on all current faculty vacancies, visit the Web site or call (206) 281-2508 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential faculty members to SPU. More




Staff Positions

Administrative Assistant, Annual Giving
Administrative Assistant, Art (.5), College of Arts and Sciences
Admissions and Academic Counseling Office Representative (.9), Undergraduate Admissions
Computer Services Manager I, Student Financial Services
Graduate (MSN) Nursing Admissions Counselor, Graduate Center
Housekeeper/Custodian (Customer Service Specialist), Camp Casey Conference Center
Maintenance Mechanic II, Building Maintenance
Manager of Administration (budget manager), University Services
Manager University Fund, Annual Giving
Processing Assistant (temporary), Undergraduate Admissions
Records Assistant, Facility and Project Management
Route Maintenance Technician, Building Maintenance
Student Financial Services Counselor, Student Financial Services
Senior Designer, Response magazine, University Communications
For more information on all current staff vacancies, visit the Web site or stop by the Human Resources office. You can also call Kathleen Abbott at (206) 281-2591 with any questions about a job opening or to refer potential employees to SPU. More





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