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Dec. 18-22, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

Complex old-growth forests may protect some bird species in a warming climate (Phys Org)

In a paper published today in Diversity and Distributions, a professional journal, researchers in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University reported that the more sensitive a  is to rising temperatures during the breeding season, the more likely it is to be affected by being near old-growth forest. (see also KTVZInquisitr)

Science at the border between ice and ocean (EOS)

Specifically, the team, which included scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Alaska Southeast, sought to understand the river of meltwater leaking from the bottom of LeConte glacier into the sea, meltwater that rises as a relatively warm plume and may exacerbate the rate at which the glacier melts. The data will help scientists in their quest to make sense of climate change at a granular level.

Scientist to study living versions of origins-of-life fossils (Phys. Org)

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has selected an Oregon State University researcher to lead a study of chemical signaling and metabolite production among microbial communities whose origins trace back billions of years.

Study: Post-wildfire attitudes about recovery vary (KTVZ)

“People have deeply rooted values that are affected by fires,” said Chad Kooistra, who led the analysis as a Ph.D. student in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University. “Wildfires are a very salient issue, even months or years after a fire. People who live nearby or go to that area for recreation care a lot about many different aspects of that landscape. Fires can change how they perceive and experience it.” (see also Phys.Org)

Pre-K program can boost kids’ self-regulation skills (Psych Central)

The intervention, co-developed and tested by child development expert Dr. Megan McClelland from Oregon State University (OSU) uses music and games to help preschoolers learn and practice self-regulation skills.

The century-long search for the ‘true’ Bryde’s whale (Earth Touch News Network)

The headline-grabbing nature of whale strandings might give the impression that such events are common, but in reality, most whale bodies actually sink back before they come anywhere near land. Oregon State University whale biologist Dr Bruce Mate estimates that even under favourable conditions, a whale’s death has to occur within ten miles of shore for there to be any chance of collecting it in the surf.

Plant pathologists discover unusual evolutionary transition in common bacteria (Science Daily)

There are mostly benign species in the soil-borne, plant-associated genus of bacteria known as Rhodococcus, but a few species can be pathogenic. A team of researchers at Oregon State University used genome sequencing to identify species of Rhodococcusthat transition between beneficial and pathogenic — stimulating growth in some plants in the former case while deforming tissues in the latter. (see also Nursery ManagementInfosurhoy)

Oregon Christmas trees cost more than they used to. Here’s why (KATU) 

“As a result of that oversupply and poor prices, growers have moved out of the business and on to other crops or other production,” said Chal Landgren, Christmas tree specialist at Oregon State University’s 164-acre North Willamette Research and Extension center in Aurora.

Science influencers: PNNL scientists among world’s most highly cited (EIN)

Justin Teeguarden is a chief scientist for exposure science at PNNL who also holds a joint appointment at Oregon State University. He has more than 75 peer-reviewed publications, has co-authored National Academy of Sciences reports and serves on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Scientific Counselors Homeland Security Subcommittee.

Meet the app that connects students with advisers (E Learning News)

Enhanced student engagement marks another important achievement. “Research has shown that students’ feeling a sense of belonging is important to their performance, and has a major impact on graduation rates,” said Susana Rivera-Mills, Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Learning Innovation at Oregon State University. “Salesforce Advisor Link provides us with the opportunity to create that sense of belonging, building stronger relationships between advisors and students as they pursue their academic journeys.”

The Water Year in Review (Princeton University Press)

Sean Fleming reflects on the top five water related news stories of 2017. The near-disaster at the Oroville Dam in Northern California, the nation’s tallest, tops his list.

OSU professor named dean at S. Dakota State University (Capital Press)

John Killefer created the Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences at OSU by merging the departments of animal sciences and rangeland, ecology and management.

Private prisons offer ‘poor compensation, instability’ to employees, study says (The Crime Report)

The study author, Brett C. Burkhardt, Ph.D., an assistant professor of sociology at Oregon State University’s School of Public Policy, compared the demographics of private prison inmates and employees to those in state and federal prisons, based on 2005 data from the Bureau of Justice StatisticsCensus of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities—the most recent figures available.

Rural students have a blast in Corvallis (Statesman Journal)

Boarding a bus and heading from their rural school-house to the big university was an eagerly anticipated foray for many school kids across the state on Wednesday, Dec. 13. That’s not surprising. What may be surprising is the hosts at Oregon State University appeared equally enthusiastic.

Researchers hope to prevent cherry viruses in Oregon (KOIN)

“If you’re a cherry grower, you have a long list of things to be concerned about,” Heater said. “It’s a huge gamble to be a cherry farmer.” That’s where Oregon State University researcher Lauri Lutes and Professor Jay Pscheidt come in. They want to be ready for any viruses that may come to cherry trees in Oregon. (see also Fresh Plaza)

Scientifically Combined Warmer Water with Chemicals Exposure Escalates Seriously Damaging Effects in Coastal Fish  (Chemicals in News)

Susanne Brander, a co-author of the study and ecotoxicologist at the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology of the Oregon State University, said in a statement that, “This may be a serious issue for this species and others. We saw fewer offspring in multiple generations at the warmer temperatures across the board. With altered sex ratio and altered reproduction, there is certainly potential for population-level effects.”

Want to get robots in the real world (India Times)

Assistant professor of robotics at Oregon State University, Heather Knight, said robots will soon start playing an emotionally significant role in no time, given the advances in robotics.

How to fight red thread lawn disease (Oregonian)

Winter is bearing down fast, but there’s still plenty to do in the garden. What’s up in yours? Got a question? Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

Barley flavor in beer (Ag Info.net)

I’m Bob Larson. When I attended Oregon State University, my mother must’ve wondered if I was majoring in beer drinking. The answer, of course, was no … but, as it turns out, I could have! Well, at least, the science of beer making.

OSU plans building with tsunami ‘vertical evacuation’ (Jefferson Public Radio)

Oregon State University took some heat when it announced plans for a new building at its Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, because the building is in a tsunami inundation zone.

Tuesday

NEW! Emergency response training: Oregon State University and Corvallis community public safety partners will conduct emergency- response training from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 19 and 20 at Gill Coliseum and Reser Stadium.  As part of the training, there will be emergency vehicles and training activity outside and inside of Gill and Reser.  For the safety of training participants and OSU community members, please do not enter this area during the training or interfere with these activities.  Contact Oregon State Patrol Lt. Eric Judah at eric.judah@oregonstate.edu with questions about this training. 

NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sale: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public evening sale Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Note: the store will be closed to all customers Dec. 22-26. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on Mondays – Thursdays 8 am – 4 pm. Learn more on our website.

Wednesday

NEW! Jaclyn Rushing – Forest Ecosystems and Society M.S. Defense: Jaclyn Rushing will present “Constraints to urban park visitation: Conceptual connections and spatial attributes for traditionally well-served and underserved residents” on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. in Richardson 115.  Rushing  is completing her M.S. under the guidance of major professor Mark Needham.  Free and open to the public.

Thursday

NEW! Lee-Virnig retirement: Please join us next Thursday afternoon for a drop-by reception to celebrate with Janice Lee-Virnig, OSU Cashier’s Operations Manager, on her retirement.  Janice officially retires at the end of December – and thankfully will be continuing with us part-time into January.  We will be celebrating her 15 years of service to OSU, in the Business Affairs conference room from 2:30-4:30, Thursday Dec. 21.  We will have cake and some light refreshments.  Please stop by and share your thanks and good wishes with Janice.

Friday

Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors…Porter Soaked, Hard Cider Soaked or Pinot Soaked Cheddars. Or our newest Award Winner…Smoked Cheddar – American Cheese Society 3rd Place 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Withycombe 159. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

Meat retail: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Friday from noon-5:30 p.m. Products include fresh and cooked/smoked sausages, bacon, retail cuts, jerky, snack sticks, and Beaver Classic cheese! The store is located at 3260 SW Campus Way, next to the Motor Pool. Please email Nathan.Parker@oregonstate.edu for any questions regarding the store

Upcoming Events

NEW! Register now for the 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Peace Breakfast: Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King, while honoring members of the OSU community who carry his message and work forward in the present. The breakfast is free and open to the public but registration is required. At 11 a.m., listen to keynote speaker Melissa Harris-Perry in The LaSells Stewart Center Austin Auditorium. Harris-Perry is a writer, political commentator, former MSNBC TV host and the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University. Jan. 15, 2018 at 9 a.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Ballroom.For accommodations contact 541-737-4717 or events@oregonstate.edu. For a full calendar of events visit, leadership.oregonstate.edu/mlk.

NEW! New play: The OSU College of Engineering is sponsoring “Spinning Into Butter,” a play by Rebecca Gilman, produced by Bag&Baggage Productions, that explores the dangers of both racism and political correctness in America. Show times are 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in room 200 at the Learning Innovation Center on OSU’s Corvallis campus. Tickets are free but required and can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis at http://engineering.oregonstate.edu/community.

Be Orange Challenge: This Faculty and Staff Fitness challenge is not about losing pounds or getting the most steps. Be Orange IS about being mindful of the small things you do every day that make you healthy. For this challenge, you will simply track the things you do each day related to diet, activity, sleep, stress and other health behaviors — no crazy goals or fancy gadgets needed! We will also have staff and activities to help keep you motivated. Drop-In Orientations: Jan. 15-19, Challenge will run Jan. 22-Mar. 4, $5 to sign up via: http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness  

NAACP writing festival: The Corvallis/Albany chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will be hosting a writing festival and scholarship competition entitled “Youth Voices of Diversity,” to be held from 11 a.m. to 5:20 p.m., Jan. 15, in the Horizons Room of the Memorial Union. For more information contact Nicole Hams at hamsn@oregonstate.edu.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Beaver Family Connections Winter Schedule: Bring your lunch from noon-1 p.m. monthly and join in on interesting topics and discussions related to your child’s development and your family health and well being. There will be a Baby, Childhood, Tween/Teen and general session each term from you to choose from. Topics to be covered winter term include Promoting Self-Regulation in Young Children, Bullying 101, Social Media & Technology, and Step Parenting & Blended Families. To see the entire schedule visit http://familyresources.oregonstate.edu/FRCevents. 

NEW! Hispanic Leadership Institute conference: The office of Diversity & Cultural Engagement will host an informational meeting for students who wish to learn more about the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) 36th national conference and the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities 32nd Annual Conference in Chicago on Feb. 15-18. An informational meeting will take place at the Centro Cultural César Chávez on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4-5:15 p.m.

NEW! Foster Learning Outside the Classroom with the Online Informal Learning Certificate. Learn from Oregon State’s College of Education how to guide instruct learners in informal learning settings such as nature centers, museums, zoos and aquariums. Learn more

NEW! Business Administration Certificate – Finance Accounting Foundation Short Course Starts Jan. 15. Learn business essentials with this certificate program, which includes courses in human resources, finance, marketing, business negotiation, and more. Learn more.

NEW! Supply Chain and Transportation Certificate.  This online professional development program from Oregon State offers essential experience to advance your career in the dynamic supply chain industry. Learn more.

NEW! Oregon Master Naturalist (OMN) Program Returns Jan. 22. Join the program and become part of a dedicated network of volunteers committed to preserving Oregon’s natural history and natural resources. Learn more.

NEW! Launch or Expand Your Blueberry Production with Oregon State’s Online Blueberry Program. This innovative online course offers a step-by-step approach to managing a successful blueberry operation. Learn more.

NEW! Launch Your Own Beer Business with Oregon State’s Craft Brewery Startup Workshop. Learn from brewing industry pros, including Ninkasi and others – in Eugene, Feb. 24 – Feb. 28. Learn more.

NEW! Craft Beer Lovers and Pros – PDX Beer Styles Weekend w/ Oregon State Experts! Join Professor Tom Shellhammer in Portland for an in-depth overview of beer flavors and styles. Learn more.

NEW! Sports Facilities Management Certificate!
Our unique, expert-led certificate will help you get the in-demand skills needed for a competitive advantage while building a portfolio of work to show others. Learn more.

Hone your FERPA Knowledge!:  The Office of the Registrar runs a FERPA Learning Community during Winter term. If you’re interested in participating, please fill out a brief survey here before Jan. 3: http://bit.ly/FERPALC2018. If you have questions, please contact allyson.dean@oregonstate.edu

Learn the Essential Elements of Contract Law with this NEW! Expert-Led Online Course. Develop a skillset that all businesses and non-profits need with Oregon State’s Procurement and Contract Management online series. Learn more.

Learn to Lead Through Organizational Change and Ensure Your Team’s Success. This five-week online course teaches you how to avoid pitfalls and improve employee relations during times of transition. Learn more.

Elevate Your Marketing with the NEW! Advanced Marketing Certificate. 
Boost your results with expert-level insight and techniques utilized by marketing pros. Learn more.

Online Business Analyst Certificate from Elite IBM Expert. Receive an immediate career jumpstart as a Business Analyst and gain the in-demand skills that hiring managers seek. Learn more.

Web Development and Coding Online Certificate Series. 
Gain career-ready skills in weeks with our affordable coding program starting Jan. 8. Learn more.

Take Note 

NEW! How to Obtain Hybrid Course Funding: The Center for Teaching and Learning invites OSU faculty to submit proposals to participate in the Hybrid Faculty Learning Community in Spring 2018 and redesign an established Corvallis campus course as a hybrid course. Brief proposals are due Jan. 8, 2018. Professional development funding is provided. See Call for Hybrid Proposals.

NEW! Support the High School Journalism Institute: For 10 years, Oregon State University and The Oregonian have helped train the next generation of journalists and promoted diversity in newsrooms through the High School Journalism Institute. This hands-on experience brings Oregon high school students to OSU every summer, where they learn journalism skills from industry professionals and create a 32-page newspaper. In addition to learning journalism, the students get connected to OSU – they live in the residence halls, eat in the dining halls, tour campus, and earn college credit, all at no cost to them. The program needs to generate additional funds in order to continue this immersive experience. The crowdfunding page can be found here: https://create.osufoundation.org/project/7824 

NEW! Mid-Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Preparedness Planning   It can be overwhelming knowing how to start your preparedness program at home. The Rule of 3s guidelines can help prioritize what to prepare for first. Download the attached poster for reference and sharing with others.  http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/12-15%20Rule%20of%203s.pdf  

NEW! Surplus survey results are in: Thank you to staff and faculty who completed the Surplus Property departmental staff satisfaction survey in October. We appreciate your feedback and are taking it into account to set goals for the future. See a summary of the survey results and the changes we plan to make here.

NEW! Advancing public health: Boston University recently challenged leading public health deans and directors to share their thoughts on advancing public health in an unsettled climate. Listen to what these leaders – including Dean F. Javier Nieto from OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences – have to say.

NEW! PFLA Our Hero Awards: Do you know someone at OSU who deserves hero status? The individual who makes the extra effort, who steps in to assist without being asked or puts forth the effort in a moment to make your day?  Here is your opportunity to recognize and celebrate their greatness. The Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) is seeking nominations for the Our Hero Award.  PFLA membership is not required by either you (the Nominator) or your Hero (the Nominee).   Let us help you celebrate the everyday Hero in your OSU world. Nominating your hero is easy, so visit the PFLA Our Hero webpage today.

NEW! Synergies: Learn about your odds of hitting the genetic jackpot and hear how a student went from academic probation to serving as an intern for Sen. Jeff Merkley in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ latest edition of SYNERGIES. Also learn how – and why – you should grow your own broccoli sprouts, as well as what we’re doing to improve the health of heavy equipment operators and people across Oregon and beyond.

NEW! Adapt, adopt or author open textbooks for bacc core classes: Make college more affordable and increase student success by adopting, adapting or authoring open textbooks and other no-cost learning materials for your baccalaureate core classes. Open Oregon State encourages all faculty teaching bacc core classes on campus in Corvallis, Newport, at OSU-Cascades and online via OSU Ecampus to develop open textbooks and ease the financial strain on students. Learn more and apply for funding today.

Momentum – One of the College of Engineering’s strategic goals is to provide a transformational educational experience that produces graduates who drive change throughout their lives. We provide students opportunities to learn from world-renowned faculty, cooperate with their peers, test ideas in the lab and in the real world, and experience first-hand the value and strength of diversity in problem solving. In this latest issue of Momentum, we highlight some of the outstanding programs we have in place to find, nurture, and support students to maximize the trajectory of their engineering education.

Do you prefer to make a Charitable Fund Drive donation by personal check? No problem! Click herefor the pledge form. For the complete list of all the Charitable Fund Drive organizations, click here. Once you’ve completed the pledge form, mail it and your personal check to the Portland address located at the top of the form. Your donation, in whatever form works best for you, is much needed and appreciated! For online pledged: https://www.ipledgeonline.org/_cfduniversities/.

Chinook Book free to OSU community: The Sustainability Office and several campus partners bring you the gift of free access to Chinook Book!  Chinook Book uses standards and criteria to select merchants that include aspects of sustainability in their business.  All you need is an oregonstate.edu email address plus download and activation instructions.  Already a user?  Email verification using an oregonstate.edu email address may be required.

Faculty Funding: The Center for Teaching and Learning invites OSU faculty to submit proposals to participate in the Hybrid Faculty Learning Community in Spring 2018 and redesign an established Corvallis campus course as a hybrid course. Proposals are due Jan. 8, 2018. Professional development funding is provided. See Call for Hybrid Proposals.

External Fees Updated:  Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Friday, Dec. 22, 2017.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the external fee proposals before they become effective on January 1, 2018.  The proposed fees are available electronically as a pdf upon request. Comments or requests should be directed to Susan Barba at susan.barba@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Kerr Admin Loading Dock closed: As part of the Kerr Admin Freight Elevator Modernization project, the Kerr Admin loading dock will be closed for approximately three months beginning Dec. 15 (see map). The closure of the east side of the loading dock will not affect hand truck deliveries or pedestrian pathways for building access. Accommodations for larger deliveries can be made when needed.

Jobs

To apply for the below positions, visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs unless otherwise specified.

Art Director – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Art Director position.  Posting P01764UF. Closes Dec. 18.

NEW! Office Specialist 1.  This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 8 hours per week), Office Specialist 1 to support the School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program in the Department of Horticulture. Posting # P01300CT.  Full consideration date Dec. 19.  Closes Jan. 1.

Associate Dean-Academic and Student Affairs – The College of Science Deans Office is seeking an Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. This is a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P01790UF. Full consideration date Dec. 22.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Special Programs Coordinator.  This position is responsible for Special Programs coordination, including communication, marketing, and program implementation. This position works closely with a range of stakeholders to ensure high quality outcomes for staff and students and acts as a main point of contact and resource for these partners. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=35898&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Dec. 22.

The College of Veterinary Medicine along with Veterinary Teaching Hospital is looking for a Certified Veterinary Technician to help with our surgical departments. This is full time temporary position. If you are qualified and interested, please apply on line to posting #P01105CT no later than midnight of Dec. 22.

NEW! Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center in Corvallis invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), salaried, 12-month, Fiscal Coordinator 1 position.  Posting #P01309CT. Closes Dec. 27.

Visiting Instructor – Mathematics  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a visiting Mathematics Instructor. This position, starting Winter term of 2018 through Spring term of 2018, is a 1.00 FTE fixed-term, non-tenure track appointment and is not renewable. Posting # P01762UF. Closes Dec 27.

NEW! Prog-Mngr Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Prog-Mngr Student Engagement position.  Posting # P01787UF. Full consideration date is Dec. 28. Closes Jan. 2.

Operations Manager  The Office of The Registrar – The Office of the Registrar is seeking an Operations Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE),12 month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Registrar. Posting# P01795UF.  Closes Dec. 29.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Procurement Contract Officer.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Procurement Officer. Posting # P01784UF. Closes Jan 19, full consideration date is Dec 29.

Campus Visit/Transfer Coordinator-   OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a Campus Visit/Transfer Coordinator. This position is a full-time, 1.00 FTE 12-month  fixed-term, professional faculty position. Posting # P01765UF. The full consideration date is Dec 29. Closes Jan. 26, 2018.

UPDATED! Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for one full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 position.  Posting # P01125CT.  Closing date is Dec. 29 or when filled.

Master Gardener Coordinator – The Oregon State University Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Small Farms and Master Gardener Coordinator position, that will be located at the Extension Lincoln County Office in Newport, Oregon. This position will be affiliated with the College of Agricultural Sciences, and the Forestry & Natural Resources Program at Oregon State University. Reappointment is at the discretion of Regional Director and the Program Leaders.  Posting# P01770UF.  Closes Dec. 30.

Assistant Professor – Architectural Engineering – The College of Engineering’s School of Civil and Construction Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position Posting #P01733UF.  Full consideration date:  Dec. 30.

NEW! Accountant 1 – The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Accountant 1.  Posting # P01305CT.  Closes Dec. 31.

NEW! Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2- Admin Support Posting #P01304CT.  Closes Jan. 1.

NEW! Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2- Immunization Compliance Assistant Posting #P01308CT. (This is an internal employment opportunity.) Closes Jan. 1.

Minute Recording and Transcription Services Contractor: The City of Corvallis is accepting résumés for a Minute Recorder/Transcriber Contractor. Work typically involves attending one or more meetings per month. Must own personal laptop and digital recorder. Compensation is $25 per hour, including actual meeting time and no more than three (3) hours transcription time per one (1) hour of meeting time. Successful contractor candidates will demonstrate strong writing and Word Processing skills, ability to accurately record minutes and present them in good grammatical form, provide verifiable references, and pass a criminal background check. Submit resumes to the Central Administrative Services Manager via e-mail to city.manager@corvallisoregon.gov.  Please use “Minute Contractor” in the subject line. Closes: Jan. 1, 2018.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, Advisor – Academic position.  Posting #P01782UF. Full consideration date Jan 2. Closes Jan 9.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 position for the Office of the Registrar at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P01291CT. Closes Jan. 2, 2018.

Office Specialist 1 –This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 16 hours per week) Office Specialist 1 position for the Extension Douglas County Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Roseburg, Oregon.  Posting# P01287CT.  Closes Jan. 2, 2018.

Associate Head Advisor – College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Office of Student Success, invites applications for a Associate Head Advisor. This is a full time (1.0 FTE) 1- month, fixed term, professional faculty position. Posting #P01744UF, Closes Jan. 5, 2018

NEW! The Housing and Arrivals Coordinator is responsible for ensuring positive experiences for INTO OSU students throughout the arrival process and during their time living on campus. This position works closely with OSU University Housing and Dining Services, the INTO North America Application Processing Center, and a range of other stakeholders and acts as a main point of contact and resource for these partners. For more information or to apply, please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=36078&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Jan. 7, 2018.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Admissions Coordinator. The Admissions Coordinator oversees critical processes within International Admissions and represents the team in many collaborations within the INTO OSU Center. This position leads a team of Admissions Representatives and demonstrates excellent customer service. This position addresses the needs of partners and stakeholders through timely communication and accurate problem solving. Stakeholders that this position will frequently interact with include: the Application Processing Center (APC), INTO Regional Offices, Educational Counsellors, OSU Admissions, and sponsors.  For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=35901&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Jan. 7.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time .75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) with the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program. This position will be located in Eugene serving Lane County.  Posting# P01313CT.  Closes Jan. 15.

Finance & Accounting Manager – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Finance & Accounting Manager position. Posting #P01766UF.Close Jan. 15, 2018.  This is a working manager position responsible for supervising Business Center financial and accounting functions in the AMBC.

Assistant/Associate Professor – The College of Engineering’s School of Nuclear Science and Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications). Posting #P01684UF. Full consideration date: Jan. 18, 2018.

Technical Writing Evaluator The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a part-time, hourly Academic Wage Technical Writing Evaluator position.  Posting #P00314AW. Closes June 15 or when filled.

ABE Teacher  The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01530UF. Closes June 30, 2018.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an Accounting student worker to help with:  data entry, event/facility support, general ledger recording, special projects and general office duties such as copying, filing and scanning.  Up to 20 hours per week. Applicants must be current OSU students. This position is open immediately with preference given to applicants from the College of Business who have an interest in continuing work throughout the 2017-18 academic year. Work-study students are encouraged to apply.  $10.25-12/hour.  Apply at:  http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=6857

The Oregon State University Foundation/Alumni Association is searching for an Career Services student worker to help with:  resume/cover letter review, web page content management, draft marketing emails, help set-up for events, help create presentations, etc.  PT 20 hours/week, $10.25 per hour.  Submit cover letter and resume to:  Yuliya.dennis@osualum.com

The Oregon State University Foundation/Alumni Association is searching for an Office Assistant student worker to help with:  answering phones, greeting customers, data entry, preparing mailing, scanning/copying, website content management, preparing supply boxes, event name tags and material preparation, etc.  PT 20 hours/week, $10.25 per hour.  Submit cover letter and resume to: Christi.kasten@osualum.com

The OSU Alumni Association has two new opportunities Alumni Center Sr. Event Technician and Alumni Center Event Technician. The Alumni Center Sr. Event Technician is part of the Alumni Center team responsible for successful delivery of events at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  Additionally, this position is the lead worker and student workforce manager responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  The Alumni Center Event Technician provides event and facility support to the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  To learn more and apply, visit:  www.osufoundation.org

The Oregon State University Foundation has an new opportunity for a Facilities and Office Technician. This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Foundation’s Corvallis building, offices, and grounds, and for selected facilities activities in the Foundation’s Portland office.  Learn more or apply at: www.osufoundation.org 

Weather

Corvallis: “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is time for home.”Edith Sitwell. Rain for the beginning part of the week with highs and lows in the 40s. By Thursday, the sun will return with highs in the 40s, and lows in the upper 20s.

Central Oregon: A chance of rain and snow early in the week, with sunshine by midweek, highs in the 30s, lows in the teens.

Newport: Windy and rainy for the first part of the week with highs in the 50s and lows in the 40s. Sunshine by Thursday, highs in the 40s, lows in the 30s.

Statewide: For OSU employees around the state, find your local forecast here: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pqr/

 

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