Tuesday, May 30, 2006 Seattle Pacific University



CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

Benefits Fair and Retirement Consultations

Drop by the Benefits Fair on Tuesday, June 13, in the SUB Gazebo Room from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Along with useful information and direct access to the people who provide your benefits, you'll be able to play a few “fair games." Cash door prizes of $400, along with other vendor-provided prizes, will be given away. In addition, as part of this year's fair, we will sponsor individual retirement consultations with both TIAA/CREF and Fidelity Investments. To schedule an appointment with a TIAA/CREF representative on June 13, or with a Fidelity representative on Wednesday, June 14, look for the "Special Announcement" section on this Human Resources Web page. More




Staff Payroll Change?

The 15th of each month is the last day to make adjustments or additions to your staff payroll check. If you have any changes, call Carol Clement, payroll lead in the Finance Office, at 206-281-2533.




Studio Arts/Visual Communications Exhibit

Beginning May 30, SPU's Art Center Gallery will feature works by graduating seniors in both the studio arts and visual communications programs. A closing reception will be held Friday, June 9, 6-8 p.m. The gallery, located at 3 West Cremona Street, is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.




Percussion Ensemble in Concert

SPU's Percussion Ensemble, directed by Dan Adams, will perform Tuesday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the E.E. Bach Theatre, located in McKinley Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. The Percussion Ensemble includes ethnic drums and mallet, and other percussion instruments.




SPFC Research Conference June 1

The School of Psychology, Family, and Community will host its third annual research conference on Thursday, June 1, in the Library Seminar Room from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Students from undergraduate psychology, marriage and family therapy, and graduate clinical psychology will present their research.




Thalia Symphony in Concert

Thalia Symphony, orchestra-in-residence at SPU, will complete its 57th season Thursday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church, adjacent to the SPU campus. The repertoire includes the music of Bartok and Dvořák, features pianist Judith Cohen. General admission is $12, and $8 for students and seniors. For tickets, call 206-281-2048. The Thalia Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Professor of Music Eric Hanson, was founded in 1948 and includes local and SPU musicians.




Visual Communications Open House/Portfolio Night

Come enjoy dessert, and music, and take a look at some incredible graphic-design portfolios by seniors in the visual communications program on Thursday, June 1, 6-9 p.m. in the Science Building lobby. Students will be on hand to answer questions about their work and the program. More




Interior Design, Clothing, and Textiles Portfolio Show

The second Fashion and Interior Design Exhibit is Thursday, June 1, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at First Free Methodist Church in the Fine Center. This event includes dresses, portfolios, displays, a slide show, food, and music.




Integrating Faith and Clinical Practice

The annual lecture in faith and clinical practice is Thursday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Demaray Hall 150. William R. Miller, distinguished professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of New Mexico, is the keynote speaker. He has authored and edited numerous books and articles, including Judeo-Christian Perspectives on Psychology: Human Nature, Motivation, and Change. His lecture is titled “Across the Great Divide: Including Spirituality in Psychology's Vision of Human Nature." This free lecture is open to the public. For more information, visit the School of Psychology, Family, and Community Web site. More




SPU Choirs in Concert on June 2

All of SPUs major choirs will perform on Friday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. in First Free Methodist Church. The SPU's Men's Choir is directed by David Shockey, the Women's Choir is directed by Neil Lieurance, and the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers are directed by David Anderson. This event is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.




SPU Night With the Mariners Is August 4

Join SPU faculty, staff, students, alums, friends, and family at Safeco Field on Friday, August 4, to watch the Seattle Mariners play the Oakland A's. Game time is 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. Make checks payable to SPU. The deadline to order tickets is Friday, June 30. However, tickets usually sell out before the order deadline date. To purchase tickets, contact Julia Weir in University Communications, Suite 116, at 206-281-2051 or julia@spu.edu.




Planning Campus Events Next Year?

Twice a year, the Office of University Communications publishes a community events brochure titled “Engage," highlighting a sampling of campus events of interest to the public. Previous brochures have invited neighbors to guest lectures, symposia, concerts, athletic events, gallery showings, theatre productions, etc. This brochure is sent to more than 35,000 alumni, friends, and Seattle neighbors. We are now collecting event information for the 2006-07 academic year, especially events during Autumn and Winter quarters. If you are planning an event of interest to the public, please forward the information to Tracy Norlen in University Communications at tcnorlen@spu.edu. We are also interested in any possible events you may be planning, so please send that information as well. If you have questions, contact Tracy at 206-281-2977.




SPU's Garden Tour This Saturday

Tour award-winning campus landscapes and explore select residential gardens during SPU's annual Queen Anne and Magnolia Garden Tour on Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The day begins with a lecture by award-winning garden designer and SPU ྍ alumna Lorene Edwards Forkner. Then you can enjoy guided tours of several SPU gardens and private gardens on Queen Anne and Magnolia. Tickets are $18 per person in advance or $20 on the day of the tour. Order tickets by calling 206-281-2138 or visit the Web site. More




Fall/Winter Camp Casey Weekend Requests Due June 15

Attention all full-time SPU faculty and staff. June 15 is the deadline to submit an online request for a fall or winter weekend in a Victorian-style officers' house at Camp Casey Conference Center, SPU's historical beach property located on Whidbey Island. The circa-1900 houses, once a part of the Fort Casey coastal military fortress, are available for your extended weekend. A $35 fee allows you and your guests to use the four-bedroom house for two to five days. You may also use the gym, private beach, and other amenities at Camp Casey. To see photos, visit the Camp Casey Web page at www.spu.edu/casey/. Requests will be accepted for stays between September 18, 2006, and January 31, 2007. Please indicate three to five possible weekend dates. Results will be distributed by July 10. If you are offered a spot, you will find that Camp Casey provides a wonderful setting to enjoy the rural, historical beauty of Whidbey Island. Go for walks, bicycle around Crockett Lake, fly a kite, go out for dinner, and shop in Langley, Coupeville, or Port Townsend. Direct questions to Maralie Johnson, administrative assistant at Camp Casey, at maraliej@spu.edu, or call toll-free 866-661-6604. All requests must be submitted online by June 15. More




Pet Photo of the Week

“This is Peter in March 2006. We think he was born in July 2005, so he's about 8 months old. His mother was a feral cat hanging around my sister's house in Yakima. She managed to capture Peter and two siblings. The siblings were cuter than him, if you can believe that, and found homes very quickly. I bonded with him, and eventually took him home to be my cat in Edmonds." Phil Rand, senior systems analyst, Computer and Information Systems.




Fac/Staff Bulletin Deadlines

The Fac/Staff Bulletin is published every week on Monday. If you have information or event news, please 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, June 1. The next publication date is Monday, June 5.




CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Art
Assistant or Associate Professor of Education (Two positions)
Director of Engineering Programs
Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Coordinator of Nurse Practitioner Program
Director of Master of Science in Nursing Program
Professor of Family and Community Nursing: Pediatric Specialization
Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Physics Education
Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Political Science
Assistant or Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology
Associate or Professor of Clinical Psychology
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

Acquisitions Technician, University Library
Administrative Assistant, Office of Business and Planning
Administrative Assistant and Budget Manager, University Library
Administrative Assistant, Humanities (32 hrs/wk), College of Arts and Sciences
Admissions Counselor I, Admissions
Graduate Nursing Admissions Counselor, Graduate Center
Maintenance Operating Engineer, Plant Services
Major Gifts Officer, Corporate, Foundation and Major Gifts
Multi-Skilled Trades I, Camp Casey
Nurse Practitioner (32 hrs/wk), Health Services
Security Officer I, Safety and Security
Stores Manager, Building Maintenance
Web Communications Manager, University Communications
Web Designer/Developer, University Communications
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