Dec. 12, 2005
Morningside College has announced the addition of four new staff members and the transition of a current staff member.
The new staff members include Jerrie Hanson, accounts receivable assistant in the business office; Colleen Knapp, database assistant in the office of Admissions; Kenny Madsen, computer technician in the department of Information Services; and Michael Wolff, custodian. In addition, Julie Bamrick assumed new duties as receptionist and switchboard operator for Lewis Hall.
Hanson returns to Morningside College after serving as assistant for Asian Ministries at Morningside Lutheran Church in Sioux City. She previously worked in Morningside’s business office from 1994 to 1998. In her new position, Hanson will be responsible for assisting customers and performing general accounting functions in the business office. She assumed her duties at the college on Nov.14.
Knapp comes to Morningside from Nutra-Flo in Sioux City, where she worked as a mail clerk. In her new position, Knapp will be responsible for managing and coordinating the records and status of applicants and supporting the efforts of admissions counselors. She assumed her responsibilities on Nov. 28.
Madsen is responsible for working with the Support Center’s professional and student staff and technicians to support the notebook computers provided by the college for its students. He began his duties in September.
Prior to joining Morningside, Madsen was the AIX system administrator at Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., in Dakota City, Neb. From 1980 to 2000 he worked in various capacities at IBP, Inc., in Dakota City, including serving as network software engineer, personal computer group supervisor, and micro-computer specialist, to name a few.
Madsen attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and holds a bachelor’s degree from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Neb. He is an IBM Certified Specialist in AIX V4.3 System Administration.
Wolff will serve as custodian for Charles City College Hall and the Lincoln Center. Prior to joining Morningside he was employed with Securitas Security Services as a security officer and was maintenance supervisor for The Arbors Apartments. Wolff began his duties at Morningside on Nov. 28.
Bamrick has been at Morningside since 1999, serving as secretary for the department of Mass Communication. In her new position, Bamrick will be responsible for operating the college switchboard, providing receptionist duties for Lewis Hall, and assisting with phone system administration.