Kim_SholtensBy Kim Scholtens, Human Resources Representative

Filled positions:
• Dean of Southern Minnesota Center for Agriculture – shared position between SCC and MnWest – Brad Schloesser
• Director of Professional and Continuing Education (75%) – Customized Training Representative (MAPE) – Anne Willaert
• Faculty Development Specialist – MnSCU Academic Professional 4 (MAPE) – Lisa Lamor – starting January
• Account Clerk – Bookstore (AFSCME) – Faribault – Tristeen Kimbro

Vacancies in Progress:
• College Readiness English Instructor – North Mankato – closed October 8, 2012
• Computer Integrated Machining Instructor – Faribault – open until filled
• Dean of Technology – replacing Wes Taylor – closed August 30, 2012 – conducting interviews
• Health Simulation Specialist (75%) – Nurse Specialist – failed search – reposted – closes November 2, 2012
• Mathematics Instructor – North Mankato – replacing Sri Pudipeddi – closed October 15, 2012
• Small Business Management Instructor (50% temporary) – failed search
• Biology Instructor – North Mankato – replacing Laurie Forsythe – closes December 3, 2012
• Academic Advisor – Faribault – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – replacing Jeannie Ender – closed October 24, 2012
• Academic Advisor – North Mankato – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – temporary 12 week appointment – closed October 24, 2012
• Coordinator of Placement/Graduation/Work-Study – North Mankato – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – replacing Sara Wilfahrt – closed October 24, 2012
• Nursing Assistant Instructor (75%) – Faribault – replacing Susan Weatherson – open until filled
• Nursing Assistant Instructor (60%) – North Mankato – replacing Lyn Kruckeberg – closed October 8, 2012
• Nursing (PN) Instructor (75%) – Faribault – closed October 15, 2012
• Nursing (AD) Instructor (75%) – Faribault – closed October 15, 2012
• Nursing (AD) Instructor – FT – North Mankato – replacing Folake Adelakun – open until filled
• Retention Coordinator – North Mankato – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – internal posting
• Access and Opportunity Advisor – North Mankato – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – internal posting
• Access and Opportunity Advisor – Faribault – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – internal posting
• Fitness/Wellness Center Director – North Mankato – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – closes November 13, 2012
• Assistant Director of Student Life – Faribault – MAPE MnSCU Academic Professional I – closes November 13, 2012
• Director of Student Life – North Mankato – MMA MnSCU Academic Supervisor I – internal posting
• Customer Service Specialist, Intermediate – Student Affairs – North Mankato – replacing Deann Schloesser – closes October 23, 2012

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH
Please watch our web site for the latest news for the Presidential Search. The ads have appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Community Week, and Diverse Issues and will continue to be on their web sites, as well as, South Central College’s and MnSCU’s web sites.

SABBATICALS
Remember faculty sabbatical applications are due to the President – signed by your dean – no later than November 15. Forms to be used can be found at www.hr.mnscu.edu, click “Campus HR Staff,” then “Forms,” and then go down to the MSCF forms section and you will see the sabbatical forms.

PACE SURVEY
The PACE (Personal Assessment of the College Environment) Survey is on our website. Go on the Staff Net portal, and click on “PACE Survey 2012. You will need to use your SCC login and password. The Administrative Team will be discussing some of the mean scores that have been identified as in need of improvement. They have been listed on page 36 of the survey.

On page 35 of the survey, our top performance mean scores are listed. Most of the top scores were for the student focused questions.