EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Boise State Welcomes Chef Nathan Child
Boise State University Dining Services has hired a new executive chef, Nathan Child, to add flavor and flair to the campus dining experience. Child has the opportunity to add his own signature style to Boise State’s catering, Boise River Café and athletics meal planning, as well as influence some retail dining options across campus. Child draws culinary inspiration from exotic food cultures and bold flavors from around the world. He also partners with local farmers, producers and other food artisans to capitalize on southern Idaho flavors.
BOISE STATE IS FINALIST FOR OPERATION HAT TRICK AWARD
Efforts by Trademark Licensing, Bronco Shop and Veteran Services, qualifies Boise State as a finalist for the Operation Hat Trick Excellence in Service Award. The award recognizes a collegiate institution’s efforts to support the recovery of wounded service members and veterans through sales of co-branded merchandise, where a portion of proceeds is donated to charities which assist in the rehabilitation of veterans.
Orange shuttle line will run through summer
To support Boise State’s expansion into downtown, the Department of Public Safety will run one free shuttle on the orange downtown route during the summer. This is a new service for summer students, faculty and staff.
Public Safety’s Mason second in annual appathon
Andrew Mason, an employee in the Department of Public Safety, and his team placed second in the 2017 Bronco Appathon, while also snagging awards for “Best Design” and “Best in Novice”.
Congrats, Don Whitehead!
Don Whitehead of Facilities, Operations and Maintenance was nominated for the David S. Taylor Service to Students Award at this year’s Student Involvement Campus Awards Ceremony. The David S. Taylor Service to Students award highlights those who have provided exemplary service to students throughout the year.
Participate in University Day and Arbor Day
Boise State’s annual University Day will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 26. Participate in sprucing up the campus prior to commencement. Check in at the SUB Patio and in the Quad and get a free t-shirt!
The campus Arbor Day celebration will take place 10 a.m., Friday, April 28, in the Quad. Volunteers are welcome to help in planting a tree.
Risk Management and Insurance adds Two to Staff
Boise State’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) office is a small, three-person operation with a big job. Led by Kip McBean, ARM Risk Manager, the RMI office serves the university by protecting assets from the consequences of loss posed by threats from all natural and manmade hazards. In addition, they serve as a resource to provide a safe, disaster-resistant university for the entire campus.
FINE ARTS Groundbreaking May 2
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Fine Arts Building will take place 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Towers Parking Lot. All staff members are invited to attend.
HONORS COLLEGE DINING HALL NAMING CONTEST
Submit an entry to name the new dining space located in the Honors College and Sawtooth Hall. Submissions for the contest run through April 28, 2017. The new space will enhance the quality of food service on campus with a focus on fresh food concepts and expanded hours.
CYCLE LEARNING CENTER OFFERS FREE BIKE DEMOS
The Cycle Learning Center is offering free demo rides on all types of rental bikes in conjunction with BroncoFit week, April 24-29, and May in Motion. Everyone is welcome to stop by the shop and take a bike out for a ride in order to try something new or different.
SIGN UP FOR COFFEE WITH KEVIN
A monthly opportunity is available for division members to meet and converse with Kevin Satterlee, Chief Operating Officer. The first Friday each month, he will host 15-minute visits with individuals or teams of up to five people.
NOMINATE DIVISION EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR
Boise State’s Campus Operations Division Employee of the Year awards will be given out each year at the divisional meeting. Nominations are open year-round for the three awards aligned with our division goals: 1) Empathy for the Customer, 2) Attention to Detail, and 3) Imputed Quality.
Occupational Safety Newsletter
Each month the Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability team puts together an “Occupational Safety Newsletter” for the campus to read.
CAMPUS OPERATIONS VIDEO BLOG
Chase Duckworth, a Communications – Media Productions major, has joined the Campus Operations Team as a video blogger. His mission is to tell the Campus Operations’ story from the perspective of a student to the students. Check out recent Campus Operations’ happenings:
- Employee Spotlight: Nathan Child
- Watch May in Motion
- Cycle Learning Center Spring Demo Week
- Boise State Grad Fair
- Solar Charging Station
- Food Truck Rally Location
PROMOTION AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Looking for opportunities or do you know someone we could add to our team? The following are open positions within the Campus Operations division:
- Executive Director of Institutional Compliance
- Laboratory Safety Specialist, Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability
- Sustainability Coordinator and Environmental Compliance
- Building Superintendent, Facilities Operations and Maintenance
- Bronco Shop Manager, BODO Store
- Event Worker (Temporary), Department of Public Safety
- Shuttle Bus Driver (Temporary), Department of Public Safety
- Senior Security Officer (Temporary), Department of Public Safety
- Landscape Technician (Temporary), Facilities Operations and Maintenance
IMPORTANT DATES and Events TO REMEMBER
The following are important dates and events to remember for the upcoming months:
- April 26 – University Day (10 a.m.-2 p.m., SUB Patio and Quad)
- April 28 – Arbor Day Tree Planting (10 a.m., Quad)
- May 1-5 – Finals Week
- May 2 – Fine Arts Groundbreaking Ceremony (10 a.m., Towers Parking Lot)
- May 6 – Commencement
Monthly Training, Workshop, Speaker Opportunities
Boise State’s Campus Operations Division is continually offering training opportunities to provide continued education, required training, and development for its employees. The following are training sessions offered in the upcoming month:
- April 24 – ONE Boise State
- May 8 – ONE Boise State
- May 22 – ONE Boise State
- June 7 – Trello! Personal Productivity and Project Management (6/7)
- June 28-29 – Crucial Conversations (6/28-29)