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Jan. 3, 2019
Inside news
Reminder: Service delivery job showcase is Jan. 8
Employees can learn more about finance and human resources specialist positions Tuesday, Jan. 8, at a job showcase event.

Interest survey for specialist positions opens Jan. 9
Employees who wish to be considered for specialist positions on finance and human resources service delivery teams must complete the online survey by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18.

Job descriptions released for new HR, finance specialists
Position descriptions released Dec. 21 for the finance and human resources specialist jobs in the improved service delivery initiative assign existing job titles and classifications to the roles, along with a refined list of responsibilities.

Finance and HR hire service delivery leaders
New associate vice presidents in finance and human resources will help implement improved service delivery structures and oversee specialist teams in their areas.

More news
The following announcements were added this week:
  • Reminder: Normal library hours resume Jan. 14
  • Funeral service for former employee Katy Rice is Jan. 4
  • Saturday movies return to Reiman Gardens this month
  • Margaret Sloss center has new name

Around campus
Students take time to show appreciation
The effort to encourage students send CyThx to people who make them feel like a valued member of the Iowa State community succeeded in its first campaign.

While you were away
Facilities teams used the partial campus shutdown to tackle lots of projects.

Open houses and receptions
This week
  • Retirement, Lynne Baldwin, IT services, Jan. 4 (2-4 p.m., 1230 Communications)
Next week
  • Retirement, Sue Shipitalo, office of the vice president for research (Grants Hub), Jan. 7 (no public event)
  • Retirement, R. Samuel Houk, chemistry and Ames Laboratory, Jan. 10 (2-3:30 p.m., Hach lobby)
  • Retirement, Dave Russell, facilities planning and management, Jan. 15 (1:30-3:30 p.m., presentation at 2 p.m., shops area of General Services Building)
  • Reception, honoring the 12 featured in the 2019 'Women Impacting ISU' calendar, Jan. 16 (3:30-5 p.m., MU Sun Room)
Details about these events are on the university calendar.

Arts and events
Big 12 showdown is a tough ticket
Single-game tickets are not available on the Cyclone ticket website for Saturday's Iowa State and Kansas men's basketball game at Hilton Coliseum. There are tickets -- mostly upper level -- for sale through Iowa State's ticket exchange. There also are tickets available on resale sites like StubHub. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. and the game will be televised on ESPN2.

More campus events
Talks, performances, athletic contests and other campus events are listed on the university calendar.

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