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Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

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.

How elderly go from being perceived as capable consumer to ‘old person’ (Examiner)

How older adults move from being perceived as capable consumers to “old person” or “elderly” is a journey recently studied by researchers from the Oregon State University. The latest study released November 12, 2012 online is published in the Journal of Consumer Research. (see also Science Blog, Science Newsline, Innovations Report)

Students highlight the hardships of hunger, homelessness (USA Today College)

Colleges such as Oregon State University and Villanova University have also joined in promoting awareness. Oregon State has participating in the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week for a number of years as well, hosting events such as the Faces of Homelessness Panel and a food drive.

OSU relaunches hospitality degree with industry support (Portland Business Journal)

Oregon State University is relaunching its four-year hospitality degree, a program it discontinued in the early 1990s for budget reasons.

A run splashed with color (Gazette-Times)

Armed with 10-pound bags of colored cornstarch and hundreds of empty baggies, two Oregon State University students assembled 4-ounce packets of the dyed powder in preparation for their class project, Run With Color — a 5-kilometer race.

Obama’s brother-in-law, Oregon State coach Craig Robinson has Beavers headed in right direction (Indianapolis Star)

If you haven’t figured it out, the left-handed guard who wore No. 23 when he scored two points in the state-championship-winning game is President Barack Obama, and the high-scoring Princeton forward is Obama’s brother-in-law Craig Robinson, Michelle Obama’s older brother and the fifth-year head basketball coach at Oregon State University.

Farmers increase income diversity with agritourism (KLCC)

Small farms agent for Lane, Linn and Benton County, Melissa Fery helped bring an agritourism summit to Oregon State University at the end of the month.

Fatal forage (Central Oregonian)

Cory Parsons is a Livestock Range Agent with OSU Extension Service for Baker and Union counties in Oregon. He is working closely with Crook County OSU Range and Livestock Extension Agent Tim Deboodt on a study concerning the toxicity of western juniper.

Frail, older adults much more likely to be food insufficient (Today’s Dietician)

Lead author Ellen Smit, PhD, RD, an epidemiologist at Oregon State University, says food insufficiency occurs when people report that they sometimes or often do not have enough food to eat. Food-insufficient older adults have been shown to have poor dietary intake, nutritional status and health status.

Handmade in Oregon IX exhibit at OSU (LIFE@OSU)

A group invitational exhibit featuring ten Oregon artists is on exhibit at the Memorial Union Concourse Gallery at Oregon State University through Nov. 30.

From vine to fine wine (Central Oregonian)

Mylen Bohle with the Oregon State University Extension Service, who attends all the association’s meetings, has been responsible for a good deal of help with education for the group.

New partnership seeks to protect and maintain salmon habitat KTOO)

Although Alaska enjoys a healthier salmon harvest than the Lower 48, the Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership invited Oregon State University’s Robert Lackey to talk about the future of salmon and the consequences of salmon habitat destruction. Lackey teaches political science and fisheries science and co-edited the Salmon 2100 anthology.

Educational event in Portland will address antibiotic use, resistance (Lund Report)

For the third year, the College of Pharmacy at Oregon State University and the Oregon Health Authority will sponsor “AWARE at the Square” in Portland, a health education event about antibiotic use and resistance.
(Lund Report)

OSU Beaver banner flies over oil rig off Qatar (OregonLive)

This is where Jamal Alshamari works, in an offshore oil production station 70 miles east of the coast of Qatar. Alshamari is a 2008 Oregon State University alum in electrical and electronics engineering.

Today

NEW! OSU Press blog: OSU Press is celebrating the first University Press Week with Association of American University Presses (AAUP) colleagues around the country with a digital showcase of books and journals, Fine Print*, and a blog tour . Today, visit our blog to read some inspiring words from Brian Doyle—author of Mink River, The Wet Engine, and The Grail.

NEW! Training Days 2012:  Join us for the 2012 Training Days, Nov. 13-14.  For information on session topics and schedule visit our website at http://businessservices.oregonstate.edu/trainingdays/.  You may register at the event for any session that has room.  Ken Thrasher, former President and CEO with Fred Meyer and OSU alum is our keynote, and he will be sharing what he has learned throughout his successful career. Many sessions are available through webcast.

Flu Shot Clinics for Students/Faculty/Staff: Tuesday, Nov. 13, MU 109, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. while supplies last. Students: $15 (charged to student account). Faculty/Staff: $28 (cash, check, debit/credit, or charged to PEBB Insurance). Bring OSU ID card and Providence or PacificSource insurance cards. FluMist nasal vaccine also available. Details: 541-737-9355 or http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/flu.

NEW! Take a Coffee Break with Equity and Inclusion: Join the staff of the Office of Equity and Inclusion for an informal conversation about diversity and inclusion. Bring your ideas and questions, and learn more about resources and initiatives at Oregon State University. Coffee and tea will be provided, and all are welcome. 10-11 a.m., Memorial Union, Rm 212.

Transgender Awareness Week events: The Women’s Center is hosting several events, next week, including: Womens Studies faculty Qwo-Li Driskill will be leading a discussion at noon on Nov. 13 on “Taliqwo Didantvn/They Have Two Hearts: Cherokee Two-Spirit Identities.” On Nov. 14, at noon, Jeff Kenney from LGBT Outreach and services will be leading a discussion on Safe Space Dialogues. All take place at the Women’s Center. For more information: 541- 737-3186.

Global Learning Faculty Learning Community: Nov. 13, noon to 1 p.m., Kelley Engineering, Room 1126 (near e-café). This session will describe the ongoing activities of OSU’s initiative to enhance cross-cultural and international perspectives and content in a variety of courses. Participants in the Global Learning Faculty Learning Community will share their experiences.

Green Training Days: Campus Recycling, the OSU Sustainability Office and OSU Catering are teaming up to produce two sessions for Training Days 2012, Nov. 13 and 14. The first session, Greening Your Events, is Tuesday at 3 p.m. and will focus on ways you can reduce your events’ impact on the environment and highlight your department’s commitment to sustainability The second session, Sustainability for Campus Communicators , is Wednesday at 10 a.m. and will cover current and upcoming hot topics and accomplishments that may be useful in your marketing and communications work at OSU. Register here.

NEW! Intern Abroad: Learn about opportunities to earn OSU credit while interning abroad in an English speaking country.  Internships are available for any major, with locations including Australia, the Caribbean, India, Ireland, the Mediterranean, South Africa, the South Pacific, and the United Kingdom (England and Scotland).3-4 p.m, Heckart Lodge, 2nd Floor Conference Room.

Lifelong STEM Learning Seminar: Nov. 13, 4 to 5 p.m., Kidder Hall Room 202. The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning presents a panel “Building the Empirical Foundation for Collegiate Teaching Reform”. Panelists: Kay Sagmiller, Center for Teaching and Learning; Corinne Manogue, Physics; Eric Weber and Wendy Aaron, Mathematics Education; and Milo Koretsky, School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering will lead this forum focusing on trends in collegiate teaching research and examination of the challenges, opportunities, and new directions in STEM teaching and learning. URL for streaming will be posted at http://stem.science.oregonstate.edu/Events .

NEW! Geography, Environmental Sciences, and Marine Resource Management Seminar Series: Speaker Joe Levy, of OSU’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, will present “Going, going, gone! Antarctica’s vanishing ground ice.” He will speak on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. in Burt 193.

Horticulture seminar: Gail Langellotto-Rhodaback, assistant professor with the OSU Department of Horticulture, will speak on “Assessing the Effect of Bt hybridization on Lepidopteran-based Food Webs in Wild Rice,” on Nov. 13, 4 p.m., ALS 4000

NEW! Taste French Cheese…then study or intern in France: This cheese tasting is an introduction to French culture for any students who are considering studying or interning in France. All levels of French language ability are welcome, from beginning (no previous French) to advanced French levels. Education abroad advisors, former study abroad students and cheese specialists will be available to answer questions. 4-5 p.m, Heckart Lodge, 2nd Floor Conference Room.

TED Talk Hunger Discussion: Nov. 13, 7:30-8:30 p.m., MU 109B. In a world filled with food, why are people still suffering from starvation? Watch Josette Sheeran, head of the UN’s World Food Program, discuss global hunger & learn what’s going on in your own backyard. Dialogue facilitated by Sociology Professor Mark Edwards. Sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and the Human Services Resource Center. See: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/hha for more information.

International Fair with INTO OSU: 6 to 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13, International Living-Learning Center. Come experience cultures from around the world in the comfort of the ILLC! Get to know international students and enjoy the dancing, music, arts, tea, and food of their home countries.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Get a Piece of our Past:  Under the Morrill Land-Grant Act of 1862, Oregon received 90,000 acres of federal land to establish and fund a public institution of teaching, research and service, what would later become Oregon State University. Come learn more about our land grant heritage and take away a soil sample from one of the original tracts of land. Nov 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in Kerr Lobby.

NEW! Day of Non-Judgment: The “Day of Non-Judgment,” is a 24-hour challenge to not judge, in thought or action, and will be celebrated on Nov. 14, at 11:14 a.m., in the Memorial Union Quad. Participants will read a pledge of equity and inclusion out loud, and students will repeat it. Because the event is happening during International Education Week, the pledge will also be read by students in their native Chinese, Arabic and Spanish. Afterward cocoa will be available for participants.

NEW! Refer a Friend Sale at the OSUsed Store: Come by our public sale Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St – new customers and the friends that refer them will get 25 percent off their entire purchase! Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

NEW! Special Recycling Collection Event Nov. 15: To celebrate America Recycles Day, Campus Recycling wants to help you recycle your hard-to-recycle items! On Nov. 15, noon to 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Brick Mall, bring Styrofoam, film plastics, electronics, and more (click here for a full list) for free recycling. Departmental and personal items accepted. Get the details on our blog.

NEW! TAC Webinar for Students: IT for Professional Development | Professional Proficiencies, with Jon Dorbolo (TAC).  After school comes work, or more school.  Either way you can use information technology effectively to build your career.  Topics include online presence, social tagging, lifelong learning, networking, and collaboration.   Nov. 15, 4-4:50 p.m. Register here: http://is.gd/Rn6iE7 .  Visit the TAC page http://oregonstate.edu/tac/webinars for more information.

NEW! TAC Webinar: TAC.FM – Friday Morning TAC Tech Talk, with host Mark Dinsmore  (TAC) and Stevon Roberts (TAC). Every Friday morning we’ll check out technologies of interest to teaching faculty at OSU. Program segments include TAC News, Going Mobile, iPad apps, TAC Tech Tips and more. Nov. 16, 10-10:50 a.m.  Register here: http://is.gd/oEtIu0.   Visit the TAC page http://oregonstate.edu/tac/webinars for more information.

NEW! TAC Webinar: Finding and Using Media: Teaching Tactics, with Steve Roberts (TAC) and Jon Dorbolo (TAC). Audio, visual, and interactive media are widely available and may enhance many educational experiences.  In this session Steve and Jon explore the principles of instructional uses of media as well as methods for finding, assessing, and deploying such assets in your courses.  Nov. 16, 1-1:50 p.m. Register here: http://is.gd/T1FjTk.   Visit the TAC page http://oregonstate.edu/tac/webinars for more.

NEW! AOP Luncheon Topic: Volunteerism and Community Services! Crystal Kelly from CARDV will speak on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from noon to 1 pm at the West Dining Hall East Conference Room. Open to all. Please join us to learn of different opportunities to serve our communities or find services. Questions, please contact Laura.Frye@oregonstate.edu.

Childcare and Family Resources Lunch and Learn: Nov. 14, noon to 1 p.m. Dana Campbell, Children’s Librarian for the Corvallis-Benton County Library, will speak on early literacy in MU Room 211.

TAC Webinar: Lecture Visuals | Teaching Tactics, with Jon Dorbolo (TAC). Projected visual presentations (e.g. PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi, etc.) are the most commonly used instructional technology. In this session Jon focuses on strategies for lecturing with visuals whether in the classroom or conference. For help with a particular presentation software, contact TAC. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4-4:50 p.m. Register here: http://is.gd/5TH2UP. Visit the TAC page http://oregonstate.edu/tac/webinars for more information.

College of Business MBA Program Information Session: Hear an overview of the MBA program Wed., Nov. 14, 6-7 p.m. in Bexell Hall 207. In as little as nine months you can: further your education, expand career opportunities, learn from business leaders and renowned faculty, and complete your resume with a graduate business degree. For more information, call 541-737-5510. No RSVP required.

The World on a Plate: A Global Photographic Feast: Wed., Nov. 14, 7 p.m, LaSells Stewart – Austin Auditorium. A fast-paced slide lecture examining the implications of the modern diet for our personal health and for our planet. Featuring images from What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets; Hungry Planet: What the World Eats; and Man Eating Bugs: The Art & Science of Eating Insects. For more information, contact Julie Walkin at 541-737-6419 or visit oregonstate.edu/international/iew.

Turning Conflict Into Opportunity: Meet the new Ombuds, Sue Theiss, to learn about her new office, skills to help you manage conflict, and the importance of being a good bystander to support women through moments of professional adversity. Sponsored by OSU Women’s Network and open to all. Nov. 15, noon to 1:30 p.m. in Willamette Room, Valley Library. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/own/events

Naked Mole Rats and the Science of Aging: At the Nov. 15 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Viviana Perez of the Linus Pauling Institute will discuss her research on protein stability in the aging process. Triad meets in the MU, room 211, from noon to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend free of charge and pay $11 if they have lunch. Contact Nick Houtman, 541-737-0783, to save a seat.

Native American meal: “Indigenous Feast: a way of giving thanks” helps celebrate Native American Heritage month and as continuation of the journey through culture and cuisine series presented by UHDS, the Native American Longhouse and American Indian Initiatives. It takes place Nov. 15, 5 to 7 p.m., in McNary Dining’s Boardwalk Cafe. Cost is $10 at the door.

PCOSW general meeting: The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) welcomes all to a general meeting on Nov. 16 at noon in the Women’s Center. As a direct link with President Ray, PCOSW actively helps women on campus to succeed, creates awareness of women’s issues, and investigates and advocates against sexism and institutional sexism.

Lectures and seminars

NEW! Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar:  Dennis Carson, Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, will present a seminar “Cancer stem cells as therapeutic targets” on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 3:30 p.m. in Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg 4001.

Corvallis Climate Change Impacts Community Seminar Series: Speaker Bob McKane, of the EPA, will present “Climate change effects on watershed hydrological and biogeochemical processes” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. in ALS 4000.

Water, People & Institutions Seminar Series: Speaker Martin Doyle, of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, will present “The Emerging Commodity of Restored Streams” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in ALS 4000.



Fisheries and Wildlife seminar: Nov. 14 – “COMES Marine Fisheries Genetics: An Overview from Krill to Salmon.” Michael Banks, Director, Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies, Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU, 4 p.m., Nash Hall 032

Faces of Homelessness Panel: Nov. 14, 6 to 8 p.m, MU 109A. Local individuals will share personal experiences of homelessness. This event serves to provide space for the personal narrative to dispel myths and stereotypes about people experiencing homelessness. Representatives from Community Outreach, Inc. and Jackson Street Youth Shelter will provide information about their work and the realities of local homelessness and food insecurity issues. Canned food donations requested at the door; proceeds will go to the OSU Food Pantry. See: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/hha for more information.

Fulbright Faculty Panel Discussion: Nov. 15, noon to 1 p.m., Kelley Engineering, Room 1007. Recently returned from Australia, Norway and Taiwan, three OSU Faculty (from Forestry, Engineering, and Oceanography) will discuss the value of their Fulbright Scholar experience, and how these types of international teaching and/or research fellowships benefit OSU.

“Research to Commercialization” seminar series: The Microproducts Breakthrough Institute and OSU’s Office of Commercialization and Corporate Development are co-sponsors of a seminar series on the commercialization resources, networks and facilities available to transform innovative research at OSU into real-world products and services. All of the seminars are from noon to 1 p.m. Upcoming seminars are Nov. 16: Legal Aspects of Research Commercialization and Nov. 30: The Entrepreneur’s Role in Research Commercialization.

News for Employees

NEW! DPD deadline changed: The deadline for submitting applications for The Winter Break 2012 Difference, Power and Discrimination (DPD) Graduate Student Seminar has been changed to Nov. 16.  The seminar will run Dec 10-Dec 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Information and the application for the DPD seminar are available here: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/dpd/winter-graduate-student-seminar

NEW! Professional development: Did you know OSU Professional and Noncredit Education offers over 300 affordable QuickSkills online professional development courses? Topics range from Microsoft Office skills to grant writing to website design. Courses can be completed in six to eight weeks, and most only cost $100. View the entire catalog at http://pne.oregonstate.edu/catalog/osu-quickskills-online.

Office closure: Printing and Mailing Services’ front office will be closed for staff training on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 12:45 to 4 p.m.. Shipping and mailing services will remain open. Hard-copy print jobs may be placed in the drop box on the south side of the building, and digital orders may be submitted online using our online order form. Completed orders WILL NOT be available for pick-up during this time. For questions or concerns, please call 541-737-4941 or e-mail digital.printing@oregonstate.edu.

Holiday Cards and Calendars: Printing and Mailing services has customizable holiday cards and calendars available for all OSU faculty, staff and students. Customers can choose from a creative selection of ready-made designs or upload their own images and custom text. Ordering information and prices are available online through our Design Online module (requires one-time registration). For questions, please e-mail digital.printing@oregonstate.edu.

Recreational Sports Energy Civil War: Get active and help Oregon State beat University of Oregon by participating in the 2012 Energy Civil War. From Nov. 14-Nov. 21, using any of the 10 marked ReRev cardio machines in Dixon Recreation Center will give OSU points for the competition. Let’s prove our school spirit and beat the Ducks.

Education Abroad Photo Contest: All Day, Valley Library Atrium (outside of Java II) Nearly 500 OSU students studied or interned abroad last year! Now you can share their incredible international experiences by viewing and voting on over 200 photos taken around the world. The contest is located in the lobby next to Java II in the Valley Library. Vote for your favorites before Friday at 4 p.m.

Wellness projects sought: The Healthy Campus Initiative has grant money available for wellness projects. Do you share our goals and have a project in mind that is collaborative and open to all? Promote Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, Stress Management, and/or Tobacco Cessation. Up to $1,000 per project available. Find eligibility details and a simple application at: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/bewell/

Call to artists: Nov. 16 is the deadline to submit your work for the third annual Staff Art Exhibit. Show us your creativity! Learn more at http://oregonstate.edu/urm/events/classified-and-professional-staff-art-exhibit including seeing images of last year’s submissions.

OSU Procurement and Contract Services (PaCS) Equipment Maintenance Management Services: PaCS has contracted with The Remi Group to provide a comprehensive approach to managing equipment maintenance: keep using your current vendors, consolidate your equipment maintenance contracts, AND save money. The company will host a presentation providing details and answering questions on Nov. 28 at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in MU Room 213. For more information visit the PaCS Buy Orange website: http://pacs.oregonstate.edu/buyorange

Special recycling collection event coming soon: To celebrate America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, Campus Recycling will help you recycle your hard-to-recycle items, departmental and personal, in the Memorial Union Brick Mall. Material accepted will include Styrofoam, film plastics, electronics, and more. Visit our blog for a list of items and full event details, and please hold onto these items to recycle at this special event.

Joy Drive: OSU Childcare and Family Resources is looking for faculty and staff interested in sponsoring student families in need with gifts for the 2012 holiday season, and for student families who would live to receive presents this year. To participate, contact Arielle at nontraditional.affairs@oregonstate.edu or Amy at amy.luhn@oregonstate.edu. Sponsors should indicate the size of the family they’d like to sponsor. Please respond before Nov. 14.

Jobs

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

Cook 2 – University Housing & Dining Services invites application for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 10-month, Cook 2 position. Posting #0009897. Closes Nov. 13.

Office Specialist 2. Full-time position in OSU’s Business Affairs/ID Center. Posting #0009892. Closes Nov. 14.

This recruitment is for a full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term Assistant Professor (Extension) position in Field Crops and Watershed Management and will be assigned to Malheur County. The appointment period is up to one year. This appointment will be reviewed for possible conversion to a fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Professor of Practice) position after the first year. This position is located in Ontario. Posting # 0009786. Closes Nov. 14.

The College of Business is seeking applicants for a F/T, 12-month professional faculty position of Director in the Close to the Customer (C2C) Program, Posting #0009891. Closes Nov. 15.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – University Administrative Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting #0009885. Closes Nov. 30, with full-consideration closing date of Nov. 16.

The Research Office invites applications for two full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator positions. The IRB Coordinator will assist the IRB Administrator in managing the privileged and confidential institutional review and approval process of proposed research activities involving human subjects to protect their safety, rights, and welfare. Posting # 0009737. Closes Nov. 16.

Office Specialist 2 – The Department of Career Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0009902. Closes Nov. 17.

Adaptive Technology Program Manager- Disability Access Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Adaptive Technology Program Manager position. Posting #0009841. Closes Nov. 18.

Business and Engineering Business Center invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting #0009904. Closes Nov. 25, with a full-consideration closing date of Nov. 18.

The Extended Campus invites applications for two full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term Student Success Counselor positions. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # 0009869 Closes Nov. 19.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Operating Systems – Network Analyst, competency level 1, position for Enterprise Computing Services. Information Services shares and supports the University’s overall mission by assisting all areas of the university in extending their programs, teaching, research and communication throughout the world. Posting # 0009920. Closes Nov. 20.

The Josephine County 4-H Youth Development Program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, 4-H Program Coordinator position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Program Leader and Regional Administrator. This position is located in Grants Pass. Posting #0009893. Closes Nov. 20. This is an Internal Search, and is open to current, regular status OSU employees ONLY.

The Division of Finance and Administration invites applicants for the Director of Shared Services position. The Director provides overall leadership and management for OSU’s shared services units, including the direction of business operations and strategic planning for Business Centers. Posting #0009865. Closes Nov. 21.

Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, for the Graduate School. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately (2 years) from the appointment begin date. Posting # 0009906. Closes Nov. 22.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for the Graduate School. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately (2 years) from the appointment begin date. The position will primarily provide programming support for the creation of graduate administrative software to be developed on the Salesforce platform. Posting # 0009906. Closes Nov. 22.

The Department of Financial Aid/Scholarship invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Financial Aid Advisor position. Posting # 0009915. Closes Nov. 23.

Information Systems Manager – The Department of Financial Aid/Scholarship invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, Information Systems Manager position. Posting #0009919. Closes Nov. 26.

Business Analyst. Full-time position in OSU’s Business Affairs. Posting #0009924. Closes Nov. 26.

Executive Assistant to the Oregon State University Librarian – This position is a full time, 12-month fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #0009910. Closes Nov. 26.

Teaching and Engagement Department Head – The University Valley Library invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor position. Posting #0009911. Closes Nov. 27.

Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is recruiting for a full-time, Associate Dean of Healthy People. The Associate Dean will lead the division through a period of rapid enrollment growth, significant campus transition, and disruptive change in the way higher education is delivered. The anticipated start date for this position is the summer of 2013. Posting #0009794. Closes Nov. 30.

Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is recruiting for a full-time, tenure-track, Associate Professor faculty position. The individual in this position will develop and lead a hospitality management program to be offered at OSU-Cascades. Posting #0009798. Full consideration Nov. 30. Closes Feb. 15, 2013.

The OSU Foundation is seeking an Assistant Director, Information Technology Services (ITS). The ideal candidate for this position brings a comprehensive knowledge of programming techniques and protocols, relational databases, and data structures, values and understands the need for documentation at multiple level. Submit a cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application to Patricia Kenney , Senior Director, Human Resources.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applications for one full-time, Temporary Psychologist or Counselor position. The preferred start date is Dec. 15 but can be negotiated to start no later than Jan. 3, 2013. A 40 hour work week is preferred with a minimum of 20 hour work week required. For the full announcement please go to http://oregonstate.edu/counsel/job-openings. Application materials can be submitted to beth.dyer@oregonstate.edu. This position is open until filled.

The Oregon State University Foundation is looking for a Gift Accounting Specialist. This position is responsible for performing all functions related to gift processing, including data entry, banking, and receipting. To be considered for this job opportunity, please send cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application electronically to Fran Judy, Senior Human Resources Coordinator.

Traffic and Maintenance

Gilbert Addition: Due to renovations, restrooms 2 and 3 in Gilbert Addition will be temporarily shut down. Building water will need to be shut off temporarily for short periods of time but this will only be done after hours. This closure should end by 5 p.m. Nov. 15.

Dearborn: Due to renovations, rooms 106A and the adjoining room 107 in Dearborn Hall are going to be renovated to create two new ADA restrooms. Room 0001A will be used by the contractor to install new plumbing for the restrooms. Building water will need to be shut off temporarily for short periods of time but this will only be done after hours. Demolition will occur Oct. 3 and there will be noise throughout the day. The room closures will end by 5 p.m. Nov. 15.

Weather

Corvallis: Right about now, Oregonians start dreaming about summer again, bright days in the park, warm breezes. But the reality is a bit wetter and colder. There’s a chance of showers today with a high of 55 and a low of 45. We may see a few more showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: After some scattered showers today, the sun should return for a few days. Today’s high will be 50 with a low tonight of 31.

Newport: Showers remain today with a high of 54 and a low of 46. Wednesday showers should dwindle and there may be some clearing.

 

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