OSU Today

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 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.

4 ways to sleep better and look thinner (Forbes)

Exercise can help you sleep better at night, but not if you start too close to bedtime. A study done back in 2008-2009 by Oregon State University showed that people who exercised regularly slept better at night than those who didn’t. But since this kind of cardio can raise your energy levels, make sure to leave yourself some wind-down time.

Generosity: The secret ingredient (Gazette-Times)

The Oregon State University freshmen were more than halfway into their two-hour volunteer shift Monday afternoon and had settled into a comfortable rhythm. “There’s not much of a science to it,” MacLeod said. “There’s no trick.”

Oregon public universities graduated 20,000 students in 2011-12 (Oregonian)

The main reason Portland State, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and the state’s four smaller public universities graduated more students: Beginning in about 2007, as the economy soured, they enrolled a lot more students, including more freshmen from Oregon, said Bob Kieran, assistant vice chancellor of institutional research and planning.

Climate change increases stress, need for restoration on public lands (Phys Org)

“People have discussed the impacts of climate change for some time with such topics as forest health or increased fire,” said Robert Beschta, a professor emeritus in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, and lead author on this study. “However, the climate effects on rangelands and other grazing lands have received much less interest.” (see also Gazette-Times, Innovations Report)

SMILE gives students confidence, boosts STEM skills (LIFE@OSU)

But in the last 25 years, the idea of attending college has become more of a reality for Nyssa High School students. In part, that’s because of a strong relationship they’ve formed with Oregon State University through an afterschool program called SMILE (Science & Math Investigative Learning Experiences Program).

Carin Norris remembered fondly (Statesman Journal)

Carin Norris did a little bit of everything. As an honors student at Oregon State University, as captain of the swim team and cross-country team at Silverton High School, as a member of the high school’s theater group and robotics team, she always challenged herself, her mother Julie Norris said.

Hurricane Sandy-like storm surges, sea level rise threaten Oregon Coast (Oregonian)

In the past 10,000 years, an Oregon State University study found that there were 41 major earthquakes in the Cascadia subduction zone, the place where the Juan de Fuca plate dives beneath the North America plate off the coast of Oregon.

OSU-Cascades to offer new hospitality degree (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend plans to launch a four-year hospitality degree program, after receiving gifts totaling $320,000 from the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association and hospitality-related businesses across the state.

OSU develops sweet new tech (KVAL)

Ever wonder how car parts, plumbing parts and other cast metal parts are made? Materials are poured into molds that shape the finished product.  Now, some Oregon State University scientists have found a cheaper and less toxic way to do it – and it’s a sweet deal.

OSU feast will feature indigenous foods (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University will host the second annual “Indigenous Feast: a way of giving thanks,” in celebration of Native American Heritage Month, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at McNary Dining Center’s Boardwalk Café.

New study finds slot machine players don’t conform to stereotypes (Casino City Times)

Co-author Sandy Chen, of Oregon State University-Cascades, and her colleagues found that the most common profile of a slot machine enthusiast was a female homeowner, between the ages of 55 and 60, with at least some college education and an annual household income of more than $55,000.

OSU to collect recyclables not collected at curbside (Democrat-Herald)

To celebrate America Recycles Day on Thursday, Nov. 15, Oregon State University is hosting a special recycling collection event that is free and open to the public.

Oregon TAG education lacking, says report (OregonLive)

While the legislative education committees consider “The Quiet Crisis,” here are tips for parents of TAG students from LeoNora Cohen, an emeritus professor at Oregon State University’s College of Education and former classroom teacher whose research has focused on giftedness, and Ilana Rembelinsky, who runs the Different Minds: Gifted/2e Community Resource Center.

Old? Are you talking to me? (Third Age)

Boomers by and large hope to improve the way people view aging, but an Oregon State University researcher has found they often reinforce negative stereotypes of old age when interacting with their own parents. (see also Outcome Magazine, Everyday Health, Newswise)

Is personalized genomic medicine really a good thing? (Biotechdaily)

The authors of the report are Eric T. Juengst, director of the Center for Bioethics and professor in the departments of social medicine and genetics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Michael A. Flatt, a doctoral candidate in sociology at Case Western Reserve University; and Richard A. Settersten, Jr., professor of social and behavioral health sciences and endowed director of the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University

ODOT receives awards for safety advocacy (Statesman Journal)

Team Oregon, an outreach program for the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University, awarded ODOT’s safety division with the champion award at its award banquet Saturday in Keizer.


University Press Week: 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, the blog features  Robert Michael Pyle, author of “The Tangled Bank” and “The Thunder Tree.”

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. Many sessions are available through webcast.

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.

Green Training Days: Campus Recycling, the OSU Sustainability Office and OSU Catering are teaming up to produce  sessions for Training Days 2012. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Transgender Awareness Week events: On Nov. 14, at noon in the Women’s Center, Jeff Kenney from LGBT Outreach and services will be leading a discussion on Safe Space Dialogues. For more information: 541- 737-3186.

Pay OSU Tuition to go Abroad:  OSU and the Oregon University System offer opportunities for Oregon residents to pay OSU tuition and trade places with an overseas student. Learn about options in Australia, England, Ireland and Wales, and how and when to apply. 1-2 p.m., Heckart Lodge, 2nd Floor Conference Room.

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.

Your Favorite Cup of Tea (or Coffee):  Socialize with OSU community members, international faculty, and scholars as we enjoy beverages from around the world.  Light snacks will also be provided.  3-5 p.m., Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center (CMLC).

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.

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.

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.

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.

Beyond the Spoken Word: Beyond the Spoken Word is a poetry night hosted by ISOSU. This event is open to the  community, and is a time where people can share their self-written poetry or poems from some of their favorite writers.  ISOSU encourages participants to bring multiple pieces, even ones in foreign languages, so long as they are able to translate to English. 6-7 p.m., Memorial Union, International Resource Center.

Food & Culture Expo:  The Food & Culture Expo is an opportunity for campus and community organizations to showcase how they explore health, nutrition, food and culture on a deeper level locally as well as on a global scale. 6-7 p.m. and 8:30-9 p.m., LaSells Stewart, Giustina Gallery.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! NPMR and HyperNiche Workshop: Learn how to analyze data with complex interactions using Non-parametric Multiplicative Regression (NPMR) and the HyperNiche software package. A two-day workshop will be offered at OSU Nov. 15-16. Information on the workshop can be found here: http://people.oregonstate.edu/~lintzh/NPMRworkshop.html E-mail Heather Lintz to register for the workshop: hlintz@coas.oregonstate.edu

NEW! The Red Room Series:  Sharp Three from Los Angeles: Featuring Goh Kurosawa, sitar and guitar; Kai Kurosawa bass; Chuck van Haecke, drums.  Thursday Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Interzone Cafe 1563 NW Monroe Ave.

NEW! Music a la Carte: Nov. 16 – Sunghee Kim, concert pianist from Korea performs Mozart, Chopin, Brahms and Liszt. Noon, MU Lounge

NEW! Opera: The OSU Opera Workshop and Friends of OSU Opera will present “Delight, Despair, and Dessert!” at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Corvallis High School theater, 1400 NW Buchanan St. The event features voice students from Oregon State University, performing scenes from opera and musical theatre. Proceeds will go to the OSU Foundation’s Opera Excellence Fund and Friends of OSU Opera. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for students and children at the door. Desserts served at intermission. For more information: friendsofosuopera.com or oregonstate.edu/cla/music.

NEW! OSU symphony: “Vive la France!”is the theme for the fall concert presented by the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street. Tickets are $18, $25, and $30 in advance, available at Grass Roots Books & Music, Gracewinds Music, and online at cosusymphony.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $20, $27 and $32. OSU students free with student ID. For more information: cosusymphony.org

NEW! Civil War pep rally: The inaugural “Paint the State” Pep Rally will take place Nov. 19 at Parker Plaza at Reser Stadium. The event begins at 7 p.m. with special appearances from head coach Mike Riley, current Beaver players, the OSU Marching Band, Benny Beaver and the cheer team. The first 250 people to arrive will receive a free gift.

Special Recycling Collection Event: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lectures and seminars

NEW! Speech Communication Colloquium: Erin Gallagher will present current research titled “Introducing New Employees to the Workplace: The Effects of Task Interdependence on Veteran Employee Uncertainty and Information Seeking” on Nov. 16, at 4 p.m. in Shepard Hall 106.

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! Blackboard survey: The Blackboard Steering Committee is gathering data on if and how faculty, instructors and GTA’s use Blackboard. Thank you to everyone who has responded to our survey so far!Whether you use Blackboard on a daily basis, or not at all, your input is very valuable to us:  http://osuvalleylibrary.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9WTXI6hdjUSlO9n. The survey will be open until end of day Wednesday, Nov. 21. A separate survey is in the works for students. Questions? lynn.greenough@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Multicultural exhibit: In collaboration with the Oregon Multicultural Archives, the students of the course TCE 408H “Sundown Towns in Oregon” have curated a display reflecting on their research process and showcasing their findings. The exhibit can be found on the fifth floor of Valley Library in the display case across from the main elevators and will be up through mid-December. Find out more on the Oregon Multicultural Archives Blog Post and check out the Digital Collection in Flickr. For more information contact: Natalia Fernández, Oregon Multicultural Librarian, and visit the Oregon Multicultural Archives.

Building Community through Diversity: An introduction to the NCBI model, Nov. 30, 9 to 11:30 a.m., MU 206. The OSU Campus Coalition Builders invite you to this annual presentation specifically designed to introduce participants to the principles and philosophy behind the National Coalition Building Institute’s award-winning community-building model. Everyone welcome. Pre-registration appreciated https://surveys.bus.oregonstate.edu/BsgSurvey2_0/main.aspx?SurveyID=2748&cmd=survey. Contact jodi.nelson@oregonstate.edu for needs related to accessibility.

Leadership program: Are you ready to embark on a journey to discover your leadership potential? Training & Organizational Effectiveness invites you to apply for the 11th annual “Journey Into Leadership” program. Up to 40 participants from all positional levels of OSU will be selected for this multi-series program, funded for OSU employees by the Office of Human Resources. Apply by Nov. 15. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/leadership for details and to apply.

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

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


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

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.

Purchasing Analyst 1 – Procurement and Contract Services (PaCS), invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Purchasing Analyst 1 position.  Posting #0009937.  Closes Dec. 3.

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.


Corvallis: We’re half-way through the week, time to do your Wednesday dance. After all this morning fog clears we may get some sunshine. Today’s high will be 57 with a low tonight of 40

Central Oregon: The sun has decided to make an appearance today, and rain probably won’t return til tomorrow night. Today’s high will be 48 with a low tonight of 31.

Newport: It’s starting out foggy, but we may see the sun later today. The high will be 56 with a low tonight of 43.


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