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NIU faculty and Supportive Professional Staff employees have benefitted from the service of a personnel advisor for decades. Operating Staff employees now can seek similar assistance from their own advisor. John Hulseberg, a painter and assistant paint shop foreman based at the Physical Plant, began temporary duties in August as a confidential resource and consultant...
The NIU administration invites all Operating Staff to the 17th annual StaffFest, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Invitations to the 2016 StaffFest were previously announced via email or through campus mail. RSVP your reservation by Friday, July 15, to Karen...
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2016. The recipients are Brenda Hart, office administrator, Department of Marketing; Ruperto Herrera, application programming analyst, Division of Information Technology; Lynne Meyer, office support specialist, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; and Lise Schlosser, office manager, College of Liberal...
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NIU’s Operating Staff Council will conduct its new member election at the end of April. Employees in status positions who have the permission of their supervisors and the willingness to serve approximately five hours each month for meetings and subcommittee participation are encouraged to run. The required form is available online. Return the completed form...
Money and a graduation cap
Recipients of the Operating Staff Dependent Endowed Scholarship, available to children of civil service staff members, now will receive more money for their studies. This scholarship is made possible through fundraising activities of NIU civil service employees. Eligibility Children of NIU operating staff employees or operating staff retirees. The employee or retiree must have worked...
Merci and Tom Sawyer
The second article in Operating Staff Council’s “A Huskie You Should Know” series spotlights Merci and Tom Sawyer, building services workers in Altgeld Hall. Want to nominate a worthy operating staff member? Email [email protected]
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“A Huskie You Should Know: Spotlight on Operating Staff” is a new column featuring NIU civil service employees. The Operating Staff Council invites faculty, staff and students to email [email protected] to explain who they would like to nominate and why. Members of the council will interview nominees and write the articles that will appear on...
Logo of the Operating Staff Council
The Outstanding Service Award is presented each year to up to four NIU Civil Service employees. The objective of this award program is to recognize individual Civil Service employees who have demonstrated outstanding service and have made significant contributions to the university community. A $1,500 taxable award and a plaque will be presented to each...
Logo of the Operating Staff Council
NIU will hold an election Thursday, Nov. 12, to determine who will represent the university’s Operating Staff employees on the State Universities Civil Service Advisory Committee (also known as the Employee Advisory Committee). Balloting will be conducted at Human Resource Services and at the Holmes Student Center (in the hallway outside the Blackhawk). The term...
Photo of a brown bag lunch and an apple
The Operating Staff Council’s Workplace Issues Committee is sponsoring a brown-bag series titled “Steer Your Career.” All sessions will be over the noon hour in the Blackhawk Annex of the Holmes Student Center. Wednesday, May 13: “Résumé Today, Job Tomorrow” will will show you how to “refresh” your résumé. Gail Jacky of the University Writing...
Top: Lisa Clark and Amy Deegan. Bottom: Patricia Lee and Liz Wright
Four members of NIU’s Operating Staff have been chosen to receive the Outstanding Service Award for 2014. The recipients are Lisa Clark, routing supervisor, Physical Plant; Amy Deegan, office support specialist, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center; Patricia Lee, office support specialist, Campus Recreation; and Liz Wright, administrative assistant in the Division of Research and...
Andy Small
NIU’s Andy Small will lead the University Advisory Committee of the State Universities Civil Service System. Small, president of the NIU Operating Staff Council and NIU’s representative on the committee, was elected during the group’s Jan. 16-17 meeting at the SUCSS headquarters in Urbana. Members are elected by civil service employees at each of the...
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