Tuesday, July 2

TUESDAY 7/2/2019

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Monthly admissions update

The fall 2019 monthly admissions reports are available online; report number 10 was just posted. Notices will be published in the Tuesday after the last day of the previous month. Contact Derek, <derek.hartl>, or 387-1433, with any questions.


Union Hours July-August

Union and Welcome Center
Monday-Sunday: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Closed: July 4

Oneota Market
Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Closed: July 4-5, Aug. 8

Breakfast: 7-8:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m.
Closed: July 1-6, July 26-Aug. 1
July 9: No dinner
July 21: No lunch
July 24: No dinner
July 25: Lunch only
Aug. 14: Dinner only
Regular hours and meal plans begin Aug. 31

Mail Center
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed: July 4
Regular hours resume Aug. 26 (Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-noon)

Book Shop
Monday-Friday: 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Closed: July 4
July 27: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Aug. 24: 1-3 p.m.
Aug. 26-30: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Aug. 31: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

C-Store and Grab N Go

Closed: July 1-Aug. 30
Aug. 31: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Nordic Brew
Closed: July 1-Aug. 30
Aug. 31: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Staff Excellence Award

Staff and faculty are invited to submit nominations for administrative and support staff for the Staff Excellence Awards. Send nominations in a "confidential envelope" to Marsha Wenthold, Human Resources, by Monday, Aug. 5. Winners will be announced at the Luther College Staff Day on Tuesday, Oct. 22. More information about the award and the nomination process, as well as the nomination form, are available on the Human Resources website.

Oneota Market closed July 5

Along with the 4th of July holiday, Oneota Market will be closed Friday, July 5. The Caf is also closed Sunday, June 30-Saturday, July 6, and will open back up with dinner on Sunday, July 7.


Chapel this week

Thank you for supporting chapel throughout the academic year. Services will begin again with opening convocation in the fall.

Events this week

There are no events scheduled on the campus Calendar of Events for the week July 2-8.


Celebrations this week

July 2: Pamela Ihns
July 3: Jennaya Robison, Alfredo Alonso Estenoz, Jeff Naatz, Daniel Sullivan
July 4: Sue Halverson, Andrew Whitfield, Deborah Gover
July 5: Nancy Bechtel, Jeanie Lovell, Caleb Timp, Alan Zaring
July 6: Andrew Bailey, Owen Burgdorf-Hibbs
July 8: David Grouws

Anniversary celebrations
July 2: Marian Johnson, 25 years

Position openings

Associate Dean for Student Success (1.0 FTE): A collaborative leader of the Student Success team. Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Equity and Inclusion and Student Success, the Associate Dean for Student Success will lead the Center for Academic Enrichment and collaborate with college stakeholders in the re-visioning of student engagement and success. Master's degree in a related field is required as well as five years' experience in academic or student services leadership and administration, and demonstrated experience working with a diversity of students, staff and faculty.

Student Employment Coordinator (1.0 FTE): Working in the Financial Aid Office, the coordinator will be responsible for developing and enhancing student work positions as well as coordinating on-campus and off-campus employment according to federal regulations and established college policies. High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Also required is a minimum of three years administrative or program management experience and thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel.

Title IX Coordinator (1.0 FTE): Position to provide leadership and direction for Luther College's efforts to ensure that students, faculty and staff enjoy an educational environment free of gender discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence. A bachelor's degree is required; master's or professional degree in law, student affairs or related field is preferred. Also required is a minimum three years' experience in higher education, student conduct or with survivors of sexual violence.

Visual Media Fellow (non-renewable, 9-month, 40 hours per week): Responsibilities include supervising and mentoring work-study students, graphic design, photography, helping in the production and post-production of video projects, and managing/monitoring an inventory of photo and video equipment. Bachelor's degree preferred, with experience in visual media field a must. Preference goes to candidates with experience working with Photoshop, InDesign, digital SLRs, Final Cut Pro X and basic sound equipment. Experience working with and managing student workers is preferred. 

Visual Media Manager (1.0 FTE): Responsible for the direction and creation of innovative digital media to tell the Luther story on the web, social media and traditional media. Bachelor's degree in a related field such as photography, video production, design, communications, journalism or related fields, or equivalent work experience and five years' experience in positions with increasing levels of responsibility required. Must be expert with DSLR cameras, audio equipment, lighting, and editing tools such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Lightroom, and Adobe Photoshop. 

To view the complete job descriptions and apply for all current openings, please go to the employment website at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com.


Gabrielle Bruns '19, was selected by the Austrian-American Educational Commission to serve as a Fulbright U.S. teaching assistant for the 2019-20 academic year. Gabrielle graduated with a major in music and minor in German. She will serve as an English teaching assistant at the Pädagogische Hochschule Burgenland, a teacher training college in Eisenstadt, approximately one hour outside of Vienna. 


For rent: Quality, upscale, two-bedroom, furnished condo. Newer home with washer, dryer, stove, fridge and Central Air. $950/month includes electric, heat, water, garbage, high speed internet, cable TV. Garage with remote. Snow removal and yard maintenance provided. One month rent plus deposit. Please call 319-560-3676. Great property located on edge of Decorah! One year lease. No pets.

For sale: Facilities Services has the following items for sale by bid:

  • Two Stihl FS110R String Trimmers. Purchased June 2015. $100 minimum bid per trimmer
  • One Stihl BG Leaf Blower. Purchased June 2014. $50 minimum bid
  • One Stihl 039 Chainsaw. Purchased October 1996. $150 minimum bid 

Email bids to <facilities> by noon Wednesday, July 9. Facilities Services reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

For sale: Chair Gym. A cleverly-designed apparatus that offers a wide variety of exercises through simple adjustments. (More information on their website.) Has been in storage, used only once. Advertised price new, $150. Asking $35. Instruction manual and dvds included. Contact <pauljess>.


And finally...

Wishing everyone a happy 4th of July holiday! Kick-off your Independence Day celebrations by refreshing your memory on the Declaration of Independence and the document's history.