University of Southern Indiana

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  • USI employment opportunities May 1 - May 22

    Faculty/Adjunct Faculty
    Instructor/Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Assistant, College of Nursing and Health Professions
    Instructor/Assistant/Associate/Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Professions

    Professional/Administrator
    Area Coordinator, Housing and Residence Life

    Office/Clerical
    Bursar Assistant, Bursar's Office

    Service/Maintenance & Security
    Help Desk Assistant, Information Technology
    Maintenance Mechanic (2nd Shift), Facility Operations and Planning
    Custodial Worker, Facility Operations & Planning
    Custodial Worker (2nd Shift), Facility Operations & Planning
    HVAC Operator, Facility Operations and Planning

    Part-Time, Temporary & Seasonal
    Head Men's Golf Coach, Athletics
    Custodial Worker, New Harmony Theatre
    Crew Members, Housing Summer Rehab Program

  • 2018 Fall Faculty/Staff survey - Call for questions

    OPRA will again be conducting a Fall Faculty and Staff Survey that will be launched on August 14 after the Fall Faculty and Administrative Staff meeting.

    If your department has questions that it would like to ask the entire USI employee population (or one of the three groups - faculty, support staff or administrators), this is your opportunity.

    Deadline for questions to be submitted for consideration is Wednesday June 29. If you are adding questions now, contact Dr. Kat Draughon at kdraughon@usi.edu or 812-465-1630, so she can follow up with you.

    FYI - Deadline for questions submission for the Freshmen and Senior Assessment Day surveys is Monday July 30.

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

    A one-day training in mental health first aid for youth has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 9, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 633 Dr. W.R. Brown Sr. Way in Evansville. Youth Mental Health First Aid is a public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention and teaches individuals how to help a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

    Cost: There is no participant cost for this training because it is funded through the Project AWARE grant. Learn more about SWI-AHEC's partnership with Project AWARE. Trainers will be Kerseclia Patterson of Southwest Indiana Area Health Education Center and RaShawnda Bonds of CAPE Minority Health Initiative.

    The course is designed for adults whom regularly interact with adolescents, but may also be appropriate for older adolescents (16 and older) so as to encourage youth peer to peer interaction. Anyone who regularly works or interacts with youth – teachers, athletic coaches, mentors, juvenile justice professionals – may find the course content useful. The core Mental Health First Aid course has been successfully offered to a variety of audiences including hospital staff, employers and business leaders, faith communities, law enforcement and the general public.

    Note: Youth Mental Health First Aid is not specifically designed for parents of youth with mental health challenges. Although parents and families may find the course content useful, the course provides a basic level of information and guidance, rather than more in-depth information on navigating the healthcare system, which parents may wish to explore. 

    For additional information, download the application form or call Janie Chappell with Deaconess Cross Pointe: 800-947-6789 or 812-471-4521 or email janie.chappell@deaconess.com

  • Nominations Open for Support Staff Recognition Award

    USI’s Staff Council would like to invite you to nominate a colleague for the Support Staff Performance Recognition Award

    The Support Staff Performance Recognition Award began in 2007 and all benefit-eligible support staff members (full and part-time) who have been employed by the University for one year are eligible to be nominated for this annual award (excluding current Staff Council members and employees who have won the award less than 3 years ago). 

    Voting by Staff Council members will be held in mid-June and the award will be presented during the University's fall Support Staff Employee Recognition Luncheon. In addition to the traveling trophy, there is a monetary award of $500 to the winner. 

    Staff Council invites nominators of this award to be members of the faculty and administration (excluding senior management) along with support staff members. 

    If you know a support staff member in your area or from another area on campus who exhibits the below characteristics, please nominate him or her by completing the web-based nomination form (Nomination Form).  A PDF version of the form is available on the Staff Council website. Nominators’ identities will remain confidential and only known by the Staff Council Chair. 

    Desired Characteristics for the Support Staff Performance Recognition Award:

    1) Provides superior service
    2) Demonstrates excellence in the performance of job duties and responsibilities
    3) Continually contributes to a positive, collaborative work environment
    4) Exhibits exceptional resourcefulness, innovation or creativity 

    All nominations are due no later than Friday June 1. 

  • Bennett Lane closed during summer months

    For safety reasons, a section of Bennett Lane in front the Physical Activities Center (PAC) will be closed during the summer months for ongoing construction of the new arena. Access to Bennett and Bluff lanes has been rerouted through Parking Lot C. See map for closure marked in red, and detour marked in yellow. Thank you for your patience as this exciting project moves forward.

  • ICC 2018 Survivorship Summit

    Wednesday, June 6
    4 to 7:30 p.m.
    Carter Hall

    Cancer touches us all and often it requires personalized attention to ensure each patient, caregiver, and healthcare professional is receiving proper help. 

    The 2018 Survivorship Summit has been planned and coordinated by the ICC District 10 Regional Cancer Control Coalition. This year's evening conference with have three unique tracks tailored for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Each track will have sessions dedicated to delivering up-to-date information and strategies for communication, fatigue, coping with loss, patient-provider relationships, and more. 

    This event is geared toward professionals, patients, and advocates involved in cancer detection, treatment, and survivorship, including but not limited to: cancer patients and survivors, caretakers, primary care doctors, medical oncologists, nurses, navigators, community health educators, public health professionals, social workers, and staff of community cancer support agencies. 

    Join us on Wednesday, June 6 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Registration is free, but required. A mid-program meal will be provided. CEU’s available.

  • Dining Services summer hours and options

    Chick-fil-A
    Monday - Friday
    9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Sub Connection
    Monday - Friday
    7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Red Mango
    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Starbucks
    May 7 - 30: Closed for construction
    Monday - Friday
    May 31: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Open Saturday June 2 and June 23: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Eagle Express Store
    Monday - Friday
    10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • Open now: Volunteer Nominations for Outstanding Service

    Do you know a deserving volunteer, mentor or student volunteer who has contributed outstanding service to the University of Southern Indiana? Nominate them here!

    Volunteer USI seeks nominations for the 2018 volunteer, mentor and student volunteer of the year awards.These awards acknowledge outstanding individuals or organizations who have contributed significant service to USI.

    Deadline to nominate is Friday, June 29, 2018.

    Award recipients will be selected based on the following criteria: number of volunteer service hours contributed during the fiscal year; exceptional dedication and leadership; and extraordinary service exhibited by the volunteer, mentor, student or student organization.

    Awards Presentation
    Awards will be presented during the Volunteer USI Recognition Dinner on
    Thursday, August 30.

    For questions or more information, contact Caylin Blockley, assistant director of Alumni Relations and Volunteer USI, at cjblockley@usi.edu or 812-465-1215.

  • Check out the latest Elevating Spirit item

    Check out the latest Elevating Spirit @ USI sale item. This summer spirit campus tote bag is great for the ballpark, beach or shopping. Get it now for 30% off the original price of $18.50. Now it's only $12.95! Sale ends May 31 or while supplies last.

    Pictured here is our USI model: Julia Gangala, administrative associate, Multicultural Center.

    Would you like to be an Elevating Spirit@USI model and have a chance to win the Campus Store featured item? Contact Angie O'Nan at amonan@usi.edu.

 

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