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Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Augsburg Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for Students, Faculty, and Staff

submitted by sitarami@augsburg.edu

Augsburg is implementing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students, faculty, and staff for fall semester. Documented medical and non-medical exemptions will apply.

Learn more in this email from Augsburg President Paul Pribbenow:

Email from Paul Pribbenow to faculty and staff.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BTALtRZBsDhowtUh3FEprNCxn84AyBJZ/view

Email from Paul Pribbenow to students.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FnQ9bqa3tUkychrwibiCItGH2FE4Eo9-/view

Teaching and Learning

Become a Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Fellow– Apply by September 5

submitted by greenj@augsburg.edu

The Center for Teaching and Learning at Augsburg is seeking TWO faculty members to join the CTL Fellows program for a 2-year term (Sep 2021-Aug 2023). The group of six CTL fellows work closely with the Director of CTL, Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright, to plan, coordinate, and sometimes even host the teaching and learning programming offered to Augsburg faculty throughout the year. Each fellow receives a stipend of $500 per year as well as an additional $1000 in travel funds per year to attend additional teaching and learning focused conferences and bring ideas and information back to CTL.

The minimum qualifications for these two fellowship openings are that you must:
be a full-time faculty member at Augsburg (tenure-track or non-tenure track),
have at least an introductory knowledge of effective pedagogies at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, and
have completed the Augsburg University Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (or are on track to complete it during the Fall 2021 semester)

If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please complete this short form by Sunday, September 5.

If you have any questions about the position or a question about your qualifications, please contact Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright at bankers@augsburg.edu or ctl@augsburg.edu.

Forum Podcast: A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing and Implementing a Diversity and Inclusion Program

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Roselle Rogers (Circa) and Pamela Pujo (Affirmity) offer a practical and actionable guide to launching or refreshing your organization’s DEI program.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/p70/

Podcast Ep. 71: Mastering Cultural Differences: Strategies for Leading a Global Workforce Continued

submitted by gocmen@augsburg.edu

In this special bonus episode of The Forum Podcast, Luiza Dreasher (Mastering Cultural Differences) answer questions from listeners that attended our May 27, 2021 webinar Mastering Cultural Differences: Strategies for Leading a Global Workforce.

https://forumworkplaceinclusion.org/p71/

CTL Back-to-School Workshops Are Here

submitted by greenj@augsburg.edu

To kick off the new academic year IN PERSON, CTL is hosting the Back-to-School Workshops on Wednesday, August 25th and Thursday, August 26th (see program and RSVP form below). The goal of these Back-to-School workshops is to primarily focus on “just-in-time” topics that can be immediately put to use in your upcoming Fall courses. Workshops and sessions will be held in Hagfors (rooms TBD). Unless otherwise indicated, all sessions and workshops are open to and welcome all Augsburg faculty and staff.

Please be sure to RSVP for sessions you are interested in as soon as possible – you can change your selections later! Strict room capacities will be enforced and some sessions may fill. The RSVP link is included at the top of the CTL Back-to-School Workshops Program.

If you have any questions or need accommodations for this event, please contact CTL Director Jennifer L. Bankers-Fulbright at bankers@augsburg.edu.

CTL Back-to-School Workshops (schedule and description of sessions)

General Announcements

Student Workers Wanted: Study Abroad and Away Office

submitted by stoddard@augsburg.edu

The Center for Global Education and Experience (study abroad & away office) is hiring students for fall! We have TWO positions available, both with a focus on marketing and outreach, among other duties.

Students interested in using and growing their communication, marketing, graphic design, and/or social media skills are highly encouraged to apply! No study abroad/away experience is required.

Look for the CGEE student jobs on Handshake, and feel free to contact us with any questions. We look forward to your application!

Find full details and apply online via Handshake

Staff: Remote Work Arrangements

submitted by vachta@augsburg.edu

Staff members interested in ongoing remote work arrangements should meet with their supervisors to discuss department needs and the specific benefits of a remote work arrangement to both the employee and the department.

Arrangements for regularly scheduled remote work should be submitted using the form on the Augsburg Human Resources website.

If you have questions about remote work arrangements please speak with your department director. Augsburg’s remote work (telecommuting) policy can be found on page 88 of the Employee Handbook: http://web.augsburg.edu/hr/Employee_Handbook/Employee_Handbook.pdf#page=88

Note: Flexibility for occasional remote work does not require a formal remote work plan.

Submit Remote Work Arrangement

Apply To Be Opinions or A&C Editor of The Echo (paid)

submitted by sosaz@augsburg.edu

The Echo, Augsburg’s student-run newspaper, is looking for students interested in our positions of Opinions editor and A&C editor.

The editor of our “Opinions” section is responsible for curating, editing and writing articles centered on Augsburg student and community opinions and stories. Some examples of Opinions content topics include political comics, critiques of Augsburg administration and leadership, experiences of marginalized identities, political views and more.

The editor of our “Arts & Culture” (A&C) section is responsible for curating, editing, and writing articles that cover artistic happenings at Augsburg and in the greater Minneapolis community. Previous articles have included album/movie/show reviews, event coverage, interviews with local artists, and more.

Both positions are great opportunities for students who are looking to develop their writing, editing and leadership skills or are passionate about community and the power of narrative. Section editors are compensated $60 per issue, totaling $1200 for the whole year, and work approximately six hours a week.

*Pro tip: you do not need to be an expert in writing or editing to do well as an Echo editor. The Echo provides ample training and a welcoming team of support. If you’re interested, go for it!*

Please reach us at echo@augsburg.edu to learn more about what these positions entail. To apply, send over a cover letter and resume!

Join the MN Urban Debate League’s “Back to Debate” Supply Drive

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

JOIN OUR BACK-TO-DEBATE 2021 SUPPLY DRIVE!

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities area.

We’re planning to shift back to in-person programming with COVID-19 precautions in place- which means we need new supplies!

Help us meet the moment by donating new or gently used supplies, including:

– Expanding file folders
– 1-inch+ binders
– Highlighters
– Sticky notes
– Legal pads
– Black, blue, and red pens

Check out our Amazon wishlist & help us equip our high school national topic debaters by the first tournament on September 25th! https://www.amazon.com/registries/custom/19POQ77IQ7J7G/guest-view

If you or your workplace have gently-used supplies, please contact us at mnudl@augsburg.edu so we can set up a time for pickup/dropoff.

Or, make a flexible cash or check donation. $25 covers the entry fees for a student’s first debate tournament! Become a one-time or monthly giver now and you’ll set more students up for success in the first season. https://www.augsburg.edu/urbandebateleague/donate-2/

Help Fulfill Our Amazon Supply Wishlist

Student Workers Wanted: Athletics Sports Information

submitted by holmesa@augsburg.edu

Athletics Sports Information is seeking 10-15 student employees for 2021-22 academic year. If you enjoy sports, this is a great job for you! Work home athletic events and get paid. Hours are flexible, directly reflecting the home athletic event schedule. This is a great opportunity to hone your skills and gain new experiences. If you are interested in learning more, you can view the job on Handshake or email holmesa@augsburg.edu

Sports Information Student Assistant – Job Posting

Faculty and Staff: Remember to Complete Your Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program Workshops

submitted by reeck@augsburg.edu

Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program workshops are offered before the start of school and throughout the academic year. To find and register for workshops, visit the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department Events Calendar at https://sites.augsburg.edu/diversity/events-calendar/.

A full listing of all workshops can also be found at the link below.

Note: Always check the Equity and Inclusion Initiatives Department Events Calendar the day of your scheduled workshop for last minute day, time, and/or location changes.

Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program 2021-2022 Schedule

Announcing the Inaugural Cohort of the Sankofa Circle Fellowship Program

submitted by reeck@augsburg.edu

It is with great pride and excitement that the staff of the Sankofa Circle Fellowship announce the fellows selected as the inaugural cohort of program. The fellows include:

Muhyadin Abdullahi
Millenium Amha
Nina Bosompem
Jaavion Bradley
Farah Dahir
Janell Howard
Ed Loubaki
Curtis Love
Suad Mohamed
Gerald Shepherd

As you see these students during the beginning days of the fall semester, please congratulate them!

To learn more about the Sankofa Circle Fellowship, click the link provided below.

Sankofa Circle Fellowship

Student Workers Wanted: Assistant Enrollment Counselor, Student Finances

submitted by yangdx@augsburg.edu

Student Financial Services is seeking 2-3 student employees for 2021-22 academic year. This is a great opportunity to hone your skills and gain new experiences. If you are interested in learning more about financial aid and in helping students understand their financial aid, please complete the online application on Handshake.

Event Announcements

No Postings

Keeping Track of Auggies

Math Student Wins Outstanding Paper Award

submitted by doree@augsburg.edu

McNair Scholar Mackenzie Ray is the recipient of an Outstanding Student Paper Session Presentation Award at the national MathFest 2021, which occurred earlier this month. Only 25 of the nearly 100 student presentations were distinguished with the award. Mackenzie is a mathematics and psychology double major. Her research project, “4D Hypercube Perspective Modelling Using 3D Printing for Educational Purposes” was funded by the McNair Scholars Program, and her research was conducted under the direction of Dr. Matthew Haines. Also presenting at the national conference were Drs. Dorée, Haines, and Zobitz of the MSCS Department.

https://www.maa.org/member-communities/students/undergraduate-research/mathfest-student-paper-sessions

Classifieds

Are You an Experienced Debater? Get Paid for Your Expertise – Be a Community Coach for the MNUDL.

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities.

We are looking for community coaches for the 2020-21 season. Community coaches are experienced debaters who want to share their expertise with students and collaborate with teacher coaches at our area schools.

Applicants who competed in Policy/Cross-Examination, Lincoln Douglas, or Public Forum debate as high schoolers/college students would be highly preferred.

We pay our coaches $2,250 for the September-December season and we pay judges $55 a day to judge. Debate is a great way to earn a good amount of money as a coach or some nice weekend money as a judge – it’s also an excellent way to fulfill volunteer hours and work with students. Most importantly, it’s a fulfilling and fun experience!

Contact mnudl@augsburg.edu if you fit the description and are interested!

See More MNUDL Employment Opportunities

Deadline Extended: MNUDL Community Debate Liaison Role Applications Due October 1

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League is a program of Augsburg University. We provide academic competitive debate programming to middle and high school students in the Twin Cities.

Our Community Debate Liaison AmeriCorps VISTA role deadline has been extended to October 1st. This role focuses on volunteer management and building partnerships within the community.

Gain professional development in the nonprofit field while expanding the capacity of our Spanish Debate League and East African Debate programs.

An AmeriCorps VISTA fellowship is a great way to make a career change to the nonprofit field or prepare yourself for further education. You’ll receive professional development, training, a living stipend, and an education award at the end of your service year, which can be used to pay student loans or apply to further education expenses. AmeriCorps members get non-competitive eligibility for federal jobs and gain benefits at Graduate Schools of Service.

You will be a member of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits cohort– please see this link for full benefit details. http://www.mcnvista.org/faq

Learn more and apply via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/hiring/jobs/2681098552/detail/

Learn More and Apply

MN Urban Debate League Now Hiring for Operations Coordinator Role

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

Operations Coordinator:

The Operations Coordinator plays an essential role in implementing the administrative and operation systems for the Minnesota Urban Debate League program.

The pay range is $38,000-42,000 yearly. Augsburg University provides full benefits; additionally after one year, employees are eligible for tuition remission – a great benefit to further a degree for yourself or a dependent.

Please forward this job to people you know who is looking for a full time job or might want to work at Augsburg!

Learn more about the job and apply via Augsburg University: https://augsburg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=134449

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We’re Hiring: Multiple FT + Contract Roles at Minnesota Urban Debate League

submitted by froehlic@augsburg.edu

The Minnesota Urban Debate League, a program of Augsburg University, has multiple open positions:

Operations Coordinator:

The Operations Coordinator plays an essential role in implementing the administrative and operation systems for the Minnesota Urban Debate League program.

The pay range is $38,000-42,000 yearly. Augsburg University provides full benefits; additionally after one year, employees are eligible for tuition remission – a great benefit to further a degree for yourself or a dependent.
Learn more about the job and apply via Augsburg University: https://augsburg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=134449

Community Debate Liaison – AmeriCorps VISTA

The Community Debate Liaison AmeriCorps VISTA role deadline has been extended to October 1st. Gain professional development in the nonprofit field while expanding the capacity of our Spanish Debate League and East African Debate programs. An AmeriCorps VISTA fellowship is a great way to make a career change to the nonprofit field or prepare yourself for further education.
You will be a member of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits cohort– please see this link for full benefit details. Learn more and apply via LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/hiring/jobs/2681098552/detail/

New Debate Coach Roles

Become a debate coach for our newest area partners. District 622 (North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale) is hiring for five debate coach positions starting in fall: at North High School, Tartan High School, Maplewood Middle School, Skyview Middle School, and John Glenn Middle School. This is our most recent suburban expansion, and we are excited to establish new teams there. Learn more and apply: DISTRICT 622 COACH ROLES

Please feel free to reach out to mnudl@augsburg.edu with any questions.

Learn More and Apply