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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, Nov. 5
  • Cat Cannon- 4:30pm STC 108
  • Alpha Eta Rho- 6pm Library Community Room
  • SGA Senate Meeting- 8:30pm CCCR
Wednesday, Nov. 6
  • Study Abroad Booth- 10am-3pm STC Lobby
  • UAS Meeting- 5pm UAS Lab
  • Christian Challenge- 8-10pm Cafeteria
  • Phi Delta Theta Education- 8:30pm
  • Kappa Sigma Alpha- 9pm STC 105
Thursday, Nov. 7
  • Van Operator Trainer- 1-3pm Facilities Maintenance Building
  • High Power Rocketry Club- 6pm Training Hangar
  • Otakats Meeting- 7:30pm CCCR
  • Christian Challenge 8-10pm Cafeteria
  • MSU Meeting- 9-10pm CC Lobby
  • Bowling League- 9pm All Star Lanes
Friday, Nov. 8

Monday, Nov. 11
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November 5, 2013
Campus Activities
Multicultural Tasting Fair 
The Multicultural Connection Committee is pleased to announce the annual
Multicultural Tasting Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 20th from
11:30am-1:30pm.

Please share your culinary expertise by bringing a culturally inspired dish
to the Tech Center Lobby on that morning. This event will be held in
conjunction with International Education Week, celebrated November 17-21. 

We would like the entries to include extra information about the culture
they come from. This could include an artifact, music, informational
handouts, or clothing - anything you feel represents your culture! Please
encourage students to participate as well!!

Please send the name of your dish and the recipe to me at kimms@ksu.edu by Monday, November 18th so that I may have copies prepared.

We look forward to having even more entries this year!
National Distance Learning Week
Celebrate National Distance Learning Week by attending a campus presentation on November 14, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. in the College Center Conference Room. Dr. Gayle Doll, Assistant Professor, Director K-State Center on Aging will discuss her experience as a faculty member teaching online and the benefits of distance education. In addition there will be a reception and awards given to recognize three outstanding faculty members. Form more information about all National Distance Learning Week activities, please click here.
Alternative Service Committee Informal Drop By Session
Attention: Classified Employees

This Friday, November 8th, Carol Marden, Chair of the Alternative Service Committee will be on campus from 9:30 - 11:30 in the Stevens Board Room in the College Center for an informal drop by session, at your convenience. Stop by to have any questions you, as a classified employee, may have regarding the University Support Staff (USS) or the voting process.

Please take the opportunity to view information on the Alternative Service Web Site: by clicking here to make an informed voting decision.

The vote by paper or electronically will begin at 1:00 AM on November 19th and end at 1:00 AM on November 22nd.
Candy Canes and Airplanes
Candy Canes and Airplanes will be held on Saturday, December 7 at the Salina Airport. This is a community event sponsored by K-State Salina and the Salina Airport Authority. Families from the community will be in attendance to see Santa and and participate in activities at K-State student club booths.

Student clubs are invited to host a holiday themed booth and may use this as a fundraiser. Clubs interested in submitting a proposal to host a booth for fundraising during this event should contact Kirsten Zoller at kzoller@k-state.edu for an application. Applications are due November 7.
Student Opportunities
Scholarship Opportunities
 
COLLEGE SOPHOMORES OR HIGHER
1. The Salina Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 1432 is offering a scholarship. Application forms can be picked up in Room 208G College Center. Open to any student, any major as long as they are a sophomore or higher. (You do not need to be a member or child of a member of the VFW. You also do not have to be a Salina resident to apply.) 
Deadline: DECEMBER 1

STUDY ABROAD
1. Variety of scholarships for those interested in studying abroad.
Apply online  here.

AVIATION RELATED
1. The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship is open for applications. Preference given to residents of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois. Must have a "B" average. Award is $2500 to be used towards initial or primary flight training.
Deadline: NOVEMBER 29
Apply online here.

2. Women in Aviation if offering a number of scholarships again (both men and women can apply). We have had K-State students receive scholarships from this organization in the past. 
Deadline: NOVEMBER 18
Apply online here.

3. Helicopter Foundation International is offering scholarships to maintenance students ($1,600-$2,500) and students working on their commercial helicopter rating ($5,000).
Deadline: NOVEMBER 30
Apply online here.

Career Services

Employment and Internship Opportunities

 

Job and Internship details can be found by logging in to your CES account at www.k-state.edu/ces/students/login.htm and searching for the corresponding CES Job number listed.  For more information about CES, please email Marva Morgan at mjmorgan@ksu.edu or call (785) 826-2659.

Internships

 

Aviation (6)

Pilot Internship Program - CES Job #50608 - Expires: July 15, 2014

Express Jet Airlines - Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX or any Crew Base Location

*Must be enrolled as a student at a four-year college or university

*Juniors and seniors preferred, but students enrolled in Master's programs may also apply

*Must have a Commercial Multi-Engine Certificate with an Instrument Rating 

*Strong communication skills

*Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information

*Strong knowledge and application of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

**Apply online here.

 

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Customer Service Avionics Systems Development - CES Job #53125 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company- Wichita, KS

*Student should be engaged in the pursuit of an Electrical Engineering Bachelor's Degree in an Aviation Program.

*An Airframe and Power Plant License and/or Pilots License is also desired.
*Maintenance of an overall 3.0 (4.0 scale) or higher GPA
*Self-discipline and reliable
*Proficiency with Microsoft Office
*Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
*Professional demeanor, troubleshooting and organizational skills are necessary

**Apply online here and search job # 218414

 

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SAA Management Internship-CES Job #53483 - Expires November 24, 2013

Salina Airport Authority - Salina, KS

*Must be an upper class KSU-S student majoring in Professional Pilot, Aviation Maintenance, Airport Management. 

*Time per week is negotiable and will range from 8 to 16 hours per week (average around 12).

*Requires a KBI (5) year background investigation and valid driver's license.

**To Apply: Send or self-deliver the following to the Salina Airport Authority located in the M.J. Kennedy Air Terminal at 3237 Arnold Ave. in Salina, KS 67401 with a cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation, and an  SAA Internship Application (available at the airport terminal, online here, or through Career and Employment Services, K-State Salina, College Center 208)

 

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Engineering/ Technical Publications Internship - CES Job #53119 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company - Wichita, KS

*Preferred 60 hours of coursework towards a Bachelor of Science degree in an aviation related field

*Interest and knowledge of aircraft operation, aircraft systems, and aircraft maintenance practices

*Ability to use engineering drawings, specifications, functional tests, and other sources to research, analyze and interpret information required for inclusion in publications

**Apply online here and search job # 219240

 

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Engineering Equipment Installation, Avionics, & Electrical Systems Internship - CES Job #53120 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company - Wichita, KS

*Prefer completion of 60 hours while currently enrolled in Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Aerospace). 

*Strong mechanical aptitude 
*Microsoft Office applications 
*Time management skills 
*Critical thinking skills in order to troubleshoot 
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
*Professional and diplomatic demeanor 
*Working knowledge of CATIA V5

 **Apply online here and search job # 219242

 

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UTFlight Internship- CES Job #53226 - Expires: November 14, 2013

United Technologies (UTC)-  Hartford, CT

**To Apply:
*Provide a transcript showing CGPA of 3.0 or greater
*Be a fully-matriculated, full-time Aviation Major (first year course studies completed), anticipate continuing with collegiate B.S.or B.B.A. aviation education after the internship
*Be of Good Moral Character
*Be able to pass a background check, security and drug screening
*Provide an essay describing your goals & why you believe this internship would be mutually beneficial to you and UTFlight
*Provide one (or more) current letter(s) of recommendation from a faculty member or administrator of your College or University
*Possess a valid U.S. Passport or current permanent resident card
*Provide a current resume
*Submit your materials to Aaron Comber by February 7, 2014

**Mail application materials to:
  Attention: Aaron Comber
  200 Signature Way
  East Granby CT 06026

 

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Engineering Technology (2)

Engineering Equipment Installation, Avionics, & Electrical Systems Internship - CES Job #53120 - Expires: December 1, 2013

Cessna Aircraft Company - Wichita, KS

*Prefer completion of 60 hours while currently enrolled in Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Aerospace). 

*Strong mechanical aptitude 
*Microsoft Office applications 
*Time management skills 
*Critical thinking skills in order to troubleshoot 
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
*Professional and diplomatic demeanor 
*Working knowledge of CATIA V5

 **Apply online here  and search job # 219242

 

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Structural Engineering Internship - CES Job #53188 - Expires: November 14, 2013

Bombardier Aerospace Learjet- Wichita, KS

*Applicant should be enrolled at an accredited University in pursuit of an engineering degree.

*GPA and structural analysis coursework will be a strong consideration in selecting a candidate.

*Knowledge and practical application of CATIA is a plus.

*Should enjoy hands on work with aircraft and structure.

**Apply online here.

Part-time Employment

 

All Majors (1)

Peer Tutor-CES Job #48292 - Expires: April 4, 2014

Kansas State University Salina - Salina, KS

*Must be a Kansas State University student

*Must have a 3.2 or better cumulative GPA

*Receive a "B" or better in subject area chosen to tutor

**Apply in person at the K-State Salina Academics and Career Advising Center, Technology Center 100

 

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Engineering Technology (1)

Electronic Media Coordinator - CES Job #51462 - Expires: July 15, 2014

Ka-Comm Inc. - Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX or any Crew Base Location

*Must be enrolled as a student at a four-year college or university

*Juniors and seniors preferred

*Computer/Internet experience

*Strong communication skills

*Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information

*Strong knowledge and application of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

**Apply by sending resume or letter of interest to Jim Raubenstine, jraubenstine@ka-comminc.com.

Company information can be seen here. A job application can be picked up and completed at 326 S Clark St, Salina KS 67401. EOE No Phone calls please

Full-time Employment

 

Arts, Sciences & Business (1)

Bilingual Account Executive - CES Job #53264 - Expires: November 15, 2013

Sunflower Broadcasting - Wichita, KS

*Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field preferred

*Hard worker and well organized

*Great people skills

**Apply online here.

 

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Aviation (1)

Assistant/Associate Professor - CES Job #53126 - Expires: November 11, 2013

Middle Tennessee State University- Murfreesboro, TN

*Master's degree in Aerospace, Aviation or related field
*FAA Commercial, Multi-Engine and Flight Instructor Certification (CFI, CFII, MEI) with significant flight experience
*Experience as a pilot for a Part 121 carrier
*PhD/EdD in Aerospace, Aviation or related field
*Flight experience in a regional jet aircraft

** Apply online here.

 

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Engineering Technology (5)

Project Manager/ Estimator - CES Job #52337 - Expires: December 31, 2013

American Boiler and Mechanical - Salina, KS

*Bachelor Degree (or be graduating fall 2013) in Engineering or Construction Science

*Background in plumbing/construction/mechanic/welding is strongly encouraged but not required

 

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Design Drafter- CES Job #53380 - Expires: November 20, 2013

K-Tron America/Premier Pneumatics Incorporated - Salina, KS

*Must be very proficient in Inventor or SolidWorks and AutoCAD.

*A minimum of two-year college degree or equivalent technical training is required. 
*A strong mechanical background with knowledge of Microsoft programs required. Excellent verbal & written communication skills are preferred. 

*Processing of engineered quotations, orders, and product development projects. Performs drafting and design of fabrication and machine detail/layouts.
*Prepare drawings, including layout, modifications, metal fabrication detail, machine detail, and assembly drawings; both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional.
*AutoCad & Inventor software experience preferred.
*Develop item masters, bills of material, order item lists, and change orders during the processing of engineered orders, to provide documents for manufacturing and shipping of equipment.
*Product development drafting and design.
*Assist with lab duties, which may include material testing, equipment assembly, prototype testing, general maintenance.

**To apply send resumes to: K-Tron Salina, Attn: Human Resource Manager, 606 N. Front Street, Salina, KS 67402-0017

 

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Engineering Technician- CES Job #53600 - Expires: November 29, 2013

Hospira Inc.

*A minimum of an Associates Degree is required with an emphasis in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Engineering Technology preferred

*Six years applicable industry experience OR ten years applicable industrial experience in a manufacturing operation

*Experience with FDA regulated or pharmaceutical industry is also preferred

*Must show proficiency with knowledge/skills in MS office, AutoCAD, PLC, and solidworks experience preferred

*Must pass the technical Skills test

*Must pass GMP and area certification.

**To apply online click here and search for "Auto reg ID" 10677BR

 

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Web/Database Developer- CES Job #53622 - Expires: December 31, 2013

Kansas State University- Manhattan, KS

*Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field or equivalent work experience
*Effective verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate well with both technical and non-technical audiences, with attention to detail and focus on accuracy
*Strong analytical and problem solving skills
*Ability to work effectively in a team environment
*At least 2-3 years of web development experience in a PHP + SQL environment
*Strong working knowledge of HTML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, and version control systems like Git and Subversion
*Solid foundation in relational database theory and use
*Solid foundation in principles of agile software development with the ability to adapt to specific coding conventions

**To Apply:

*Submit a cover letter addressing how your qualifications and skills relate to the position.
*Submit a resume or curriculum vita listing education, employment history, and other relevant professional information.
*Submit the names, phone number, and email address of three professional references.
*Submit unofficial transcript
*E-mail application material to: oeie@ksu.edu Subject Line: Web/Database Developer

Campus News/Announcements
Flight Team Competition Results

Congratulations to the K-State Salina Flight Team and their awards that they received at this year's NIFA regional SAFECON! The team took first place overall for the first time in K-State Salina history! Team member Tosh Taylor was awarded Top Pilot. The team also took first place in the ground events and second in the flying events. Way to go Flight Team, and good luck at Nationals! 

Veteran's Day/ Holiday Information

Veterans Day - Monday, Nov. 11th, 2013
The university will remain open on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013; scheduled classes will be in session. Only those employees required to conduct necessary business should be requested to work. Classified employees and unclassified non-exempt employees who do work shall be compensated at one and one-half times (of either compensatory time or pay). Unclassified (non-teaching) exempt staff who work will be afforded equivalent time off at a later date.

For a listing of all K-State Employee Holidays, please click here.

Please visit the K-State Salina Human Resource Web Site at for information regarding employment, benefits, and payroll by clicking here.

2013 W-2

CHECK IT OUT! Electronic W-2 Information Available in State of Kansas Employee Self Service! 

Did you know that you can access your W-2 information on-line in the State of Kansas Employee Self Service at any time by providing your consent to receive W-2 information electronically? It's safe, secure, and convenient! Simply complete the W-2/W-2C Consent in Employee Self Service and you can view/print your W-2 for 2008-2012! W-2 information will be available on-line in early January for 2013 W-2s. For employees who do not consent to receive this information electronically, a printed 2013 W-2 will be mailed in late January in accordance with IRS regulations. Also, employees who separate from the State of Kansas will have access to electronic W-2 information in Employee Self Service for 18 months after the termination date. Just log into Employee Self Service and take a minute to complete your W-2 consent. For instructions click here!  - You will see it's as easy as 1-2-3! 

Coffee with the Dean

"Coffee with the Dean" will be on the first Friday of every month, in the morning. The goal of this is to have a nice open forum time in the community where she is available to anyone and can answer any questions anyone has, discuss campus happenings, etc. The inaugural coffee talk will be Friday, December 6, 7:30 am to 9:00 am at Moka's downtown. Please join us for any part of this, as it is come and go and we would value your support. 

Participants Needed for Online Survey about Communication in Post-Divorce Military Families

You are invited to participate in a research study designed to help in understanding how post-divorce military families communicate. You may be eligible to participate in this survey if you meet the following criteria: you are divorced, you have a child or children from that marriage and your children are 17-years-old or younger, and you or your ex-partner is active duty military. 

The online survey will take approximately 15 to 30 minutes to complete and you will have the opportunity at the end of the survey to enter into a drawing to win one of 4 $50 gift cards. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to volunteer to participate in an interview and receive $30 for your interview participation. To participate in the survey, please click  here.

All information provided will remain confidential, and participation is voluntary. This research study has been approved by the Kansas State University Institutional Review Board. 

Please share with those who may fit the criteria. Contact the principal investigator, Mindy Markham, atmmarkham@ksu.edu if you have any questions.  

Burton Scholarship provides opportunities for 3 K-State Salina students

The Connor Burton Aviation Foundation awarded three scholarships to students in Kansas State University Salina's professional pilot program, making them the fifth group of students to receive this valuable award.

The students were awarded $10,000 scholarships, which are split between their junior and senior years, to help pay for flying time or books and tuition and enabling them to earn their flight certificates more quickly.

 

Click here to read more!

SafeZone Fall Training: Cultural Competence: Understanding and Eradicating Stereotypes

Please join us at our SafeZone Advanced Training onNovember 13th at 9:30 in the morning. We will be meeting in TC 106 and will be discussing cultural competence and stereotypes. This educational discussion will be presented by Dr. Becky DeGreeff. 

Clumps
Clump
Clump:
Noun A collective clap, related to a round of applause. Awarded by K-State Salina's CEO and Dean Verna Fitzsimmons to faculty, staff, and students for a job well done.

Congrats to Flight Team!

Congratulations to the K-State Flight team for taking 1st place in the NIFA regional SAFECON this week. 

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