OSU Today

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

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.

 In 1925, a remote town was saved from lethal disease by dogs (BBC)

“You couldn’t feed that diet to a pet dog, though, not even a pet Siberian Husky,” says Davis’s colleague Erica McKenzie of Oregon State University in Corvallis. “Any dog owner who has worried about their pet snaffling the Christmas turkey knows that some dogs can die from pancreatic inflammation if they suddenly ingest a large amount of fat.”

More than 300 wild mammal species are in peril after being ‘consumed to extinction’ by humans using them for meat, ornaments and medicine (Daily Mail)

Study leader Professor William Ripple, from Oregon State University in the US, said: ‘Our analysis is conservative. These 301 species are the worst cases of declining mammal populations for which hunting and trapping are clearly identified as a major threat. If data for a species were missing or inconclusive, we didn’t include it. (see also ScienceThe Independent, International Business Times)

A better battery: One-time pollutant may become valued product to aid wind, solar energy (Nanowerk)

Chemists at Oregon State University have discovered that one or more organic compounds in a family that traditionally has been known as pollutants could offer an important advance to make cheap, reliable batteries. (see also Science Magazine, Phys. Org)

 Interrogating the Silence (Terra)

Patti Duncan’s journey has been guided by deep, sometimes disturbing questions. How and why are the voices of birth mothers often erased from these stories? Why have so many women been silenced?

Rain ravages campus building (Gazette-Times)

Classes were relocated and faculty instructed to work from home after rain heavily damaged Oregon State University’s Richardson Hall over the weekend.

Oregon State, University of Oregon rank high on student sexual health survey (KATU)

Oregon State University and the University of Oregon are ranked in the top five in a national survey of 140 of the top schools on sexual health on college campuses.

OSU to participate in Great Oregon Shake Out (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University faculty, staff, and students will participate this Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Great Oregon Shake Out, an earthquake preparation drill taking place across the nation.

Seed to Supper improves, expands (Newberg Graphic)

After making a successful Yamhill County debut with a class in Newberg last spring, the Oregon Food Bank and Oregon State University Extension Service are bringing back it’s Seed to Supper program this fall.

OSU, Samaritan will conduct mass casualty exercise Oct. 20 (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University and Samaritan Health Services are joining with a number of community organizations to conduct a mass casualty incident exercise on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 6 a.m. to noon.

Phil and Penny Knight’s gift to UO has competitors saying ‘it will help us all’ (Oregonian)

n Corvallis, Oregon State University President Ed Ray described the gift as “fantastic,” and added he’s been advocating for greater cooperation among the universities since he arrived in the state in 2003. “I told people that unless the public universities in Oregon learned how to behave as a virtual mega-university,” Ray said, “we could never do what [the University of] Michigan could do for Michigan, what [the University of] Wisconsin could do for Wisconsin.”

Drug take back event set for Saturday (Gazette-Times)

This is the sixth year that Corvallis has participated in the event, which is administered by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The goals of the program is to prevent accidental poisonings and keep medications out of the watershed. The event is sponsored by the Corvallis Police Department, the city’s Public Works Department, Oregon State University’s College of Pharmacy, the Benton County Health Department and Republic Services.

New staff join Hermiston, Pendleton ag research stations (East Oregonian)

Oregon State University has added five new staff over the summer at its farm experiment stations in Hermiston and Pendleton. Ruijun Qin, Scott Lukas, Anna Browne and Angie Treadwell are the latest additions to the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center, while Christina Hagerty was recently hired at the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center north of Pendleton.

Panel to discuss University-Community partnership agreement (Cascade Business News)

One of the most frequently asked questions by local community members about the Oregon State University – Cascades campus in Bend is how the university will communicate about and respond to issues that arise in the surrounding community and support community livability

New technology cuts air pollutants by transforming logging waste into cleaner-burning replacement for coal (Oregon Business)

In 2012, Oregon BEST funded a collaborative research project between HM3 Energy and Oregon State University that performed testing and generated data about drying times and emissions from different types of woody biomass.


OSU Board of Trustees: The Oregon State University Board of Trustees will hold a retreat at the OSU-Cascades campus on Oct. 19, to discuss the university’s student success goals, current cost structure, and revenue generating opportunities. The retreat is open to the public and will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in room 204, Tykeson Hall. Each of the board’s three standing committees will meet on Oct. 20, in Tykeson Hall, Room 204. These meetings are open to the public. The board will meet again on  Oct. 21, in Tykeson Hall, room 204. The meeting is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public. A public comment section of the meeting is scheduled for approximately 10:15 a.m. Commenters are allowed up to five minutes and may register by e-mail before the meeting by contacting Marcia Stuart at marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu or may register at the meeting itself. More information at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/trustees. For accommodations: (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

Workshops offered on Showing Your Research with Zotero:  Check out Zotero (Intermediate & Advanced) on Oct. 19, an excellent online tool for capturing, managing and citing your research sources. View all the offerings in the library’s fall workshop series at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Harvest of the Month free food sampling, today, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m, McNary Dining Center. Taste free samples of locally grown pecan-roasted Sugar Loaf squash at this month’s Harvest of the Month, a monthly celebration of local foods. The squash, grown by Corvallis-based Red Hat Melons, will also be featured in items for purchase at all dining centers. At Marketplace West, find Sugar Loaf squash corn enchiladas with harissa crema, cotija cheese and pickled onions at Serrano’s Grill; or roasted Sugar Loaf squash with pancetta and parmesan at Tomassito’s. At Southside Station at Arnold, enjoy roasted Sugar Loaf Squash and apple bisque with pumpkin seed gremolata. Harvest of the Month is hosted by UHDS Dining Centers in partnership with the Corvallis Environmental Center, OSU Horticulture and Crop and Soil Science.

Beaver Family Connections- Teen Drinking & Marijuana Use: Bring your lunch and join in on conversations regarding teen drinking and marijuana use. Learn about some of the research that has been done surrounding this and what you need to know to be prepared to talk about with your teens. Oct. 19, noon-1 p.m., MU 207.

 WRGP Fall Seminar. Bruce Aylward, of Amp Insights, will present “Water Markets and Collective Action” on Wednesday Oct. 19, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Weniger Hall 149.  Free and open to the public. Event Calendar.

Calling All First-Generation Faculty and Staff! The Division of Undergraduate Studies is proud to host “First!” on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 5-7 p.m. in the Native American Longhouse Eena Haws. We invite all faculty and staff who would like to support and welcome first-generation college students at OSU. Admission is free. Contact alexis.terrell@oregonstate.edu for more information. RSVP encouraged but not required.

Harvest Dinner at Five Four One. Students, faculty and staff are invited to a multi-course fall feast at Five Four One in McNary Dining Center, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. The Harvest Dinner features food grown on campus as well as ingredients from around the Pacific Northwest. Guests at the event can visit with local growers to learn more about where their food comes from. Tickets are $9/person and are available for pre-purchase or purchase the day of the event, at Five Four One and MainSqueeze in McNary Dining Center. A full menu and listing of local growers represented is available at uhds.link/harvestdinner.

Agents of Change film screening: Join producer and filmmaker Abby Ginzberg for a screening of “Agents of Change,” which examines the story of racial conditions and resistance on college campuses, including Oregon State, throughout the turbulent 1960s. The film connects the dramatic events of that era with current social justice movements such as Black Lives Matter. Wed., Oct. 19, 6 p.m., LInC. For more information contact Dwaine Plaza at: dplaza@oregonstate.edu.

Rivers of Oregon: Join award winning author and photographer Tim Palmer, as he presents a slide show based on his stunning new book, Rivers of Oregon. With spectacular photos from all across the state, Tim will take you on a river tour that will change the way you think about water flowing across our land. Free and open to all ages. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. Corvallis-Benton County Library.

Artist in residence: Painter and sculptor Shoshanna Weinberger, a native of Kingston, Jamaica, will be in residence at OSU on Oct. 19, to spend time working with art students and reviewing and critiquing student art work. At 7 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center C&E Hall, she will present “Sometimes All of Me is Not Enough,” a public talk about her personal history, the visual interests that inspire her studio practice and how stereotypes, adolescent memory, current culture and questions on the notions of politics and beauty influence her work. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the Myrtle Tree Alcove area outside of the lecture hall.

Rebecca Vega Thurber featured at Portland event: The Phi Beta Kappa Society—which recognizes outstanding college students at graduation—is naming Portland as an Arts & Sciences City of Distinction. To celebrate Portland’s arts and sciences community, the Society will host a round of “lightning” talks from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 19 at the Empirical Theater at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). OSU Professor Rebecca Vega Thurber is one of the featured speakers. The event is free and open to the public. For more information:  https://www.pbk.org/portland

Upcoming events

NEW! Shake Out: OSU faculty, staff, and students will participate this Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Great Oregon Shake Out, an earthquake preparation drill taking place across the nation. At 10:20 a.m., members of the Corvallis campus community are asked to “Drop, Cover, and Hold-On” for 60 seconds to simulate the response to an earthquake. Participation is voluntary but encouraged. OSU community members who do participate in the Great Oregon Shake Out are asked to fill out a Qualtrics Survey http://bit.ly/2ed6o40 after the event. Departments are also asked to count the number of participants and send that information to Bamberger at Michael.bamberger@oregonstate.edu so he can update the OSU participation tally on the Shake Out website.

NEW! Zombies on campus: Humans versus Zombies, a student-led activity, will be taking place Oct. 21 starting at 12 a.m. through Oct. 23, at 11:59 p.m., on the grounds of campus. This outdoor-only tag game features teams of students as humans and zombies, all wearing identifiable head and arm bands with the letters HVZ on them.  Players will be carrying brightly colored Nerf toy blasters.  Game moderators will be wearing identifiable arm and headbands.  Any students or staff with concerns should contact Campus Public Safety non-emergency number, 541-737-3010.  Students participating in this event are also asked to stop what they are doing if a campus community member requests them to do so. For more information  email mods@osundead.com or visit the HVZ website at www.osundead.com.

NEW! Avery Lodge, Dixon Lodge, Azalea House Open House: Tour the new Human Services Resource Center (HSRC) Food Pantry. Visit OSU’s future childcare center at Azalea House. Learn about the new Collegiate Recovery Living Community. Visit the new offices of Childcare and Family Resources, located in Avery Lodge. Visit the administrative offices of University Housing & Dining Services. Enjoy local, seasonal culinary treats provided by OSU Catering. Friday, Oct. 21, 3-5 p.m. Located on the lower east side of campus, between Madison Avenue and Jefferson Avenue. For an accommodations request, including a provided shuttle service, please provide advance notice to dave.warneking@oregonstate.edu or call 541-737-4771.

NEW! Visiting Writers Series: Author Eileen Pollack will give a craft talk at 4 p.m., Friday Oct. 21 in the MU Journey Room.

NEW! Author reading: Writer Eileen Pollack will speak about “The Facts Behind the Fiction: Research and Creative Writing” at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union Journey Room on Friday, Oct. 21. At 7:30 p.m. that evening she will speak about her 2015 book, “The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boy’s Club” at the Valley Library Rotunda, followed by a Q&A and book signing. This event is part of the 2016-17 Creative Writing Program’s Visiting Writers Series and SPARK, a yearlong series of events celebrating the convergence of the arts and sciences.

NEW! Free Ecstatic Dance: As a special offering to OSU faculty, staff, and students—as well as the greater Corvallis community—a free Ecstatic Dance will be held in the ballroom at the OSU Memorial Union from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sunday Oct 23. This event is sponsored by the OSU Juggling/Flow Club. For more information about Ecstatic Dance (including many FAQs): www.EcstaticDanceCorvallis.com

NEW! Chinook and Chanterelle: Author Robert Michael Pyle reads from his latest book, Chinook and Chanterelle, his second full-length collection of poetry. Rich in natural images, stories, and indelible episodes from the whole world around us, Pyle’s poems also track the territory of loss and grief as it rises into the higher ground of rediscovery, redemption, and re-enchantment. Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Grass Roots Books & Music, Corvallis.

Startup Showcase: Startup Showcase will be presented by entrepreneurs from the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator/ RAIN Corvallis program on Thursday, Oct. 20. The event will be a celebration of achievements and a new take on a traditional startup graduation event for the program. Individuals will present their successes and companies live on stage at the LaSells Stewart Center, Construction and Engineering Hall; and other researchers will discuss advances in their fields. The event is free and open to the public, and attendees can choose to attend one, two, or all three sessions. Free registration is available online at http://bit.ly/2dHQSPs

Volunteers needed for Mass Casualty Exercise:  OSU Emergency Management is seeking volunteers to act as patients during our Oct. 20. Mass Casualty Exercise.  If you are interested and available between 7 and 11 a.m., consider joining us and helping us make this a realistic training event.  For more information or to sign up, go to:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c4eaeae2ba1f94-osushs1

AFAPC’s annual Fall Welcome Back Luncheon: Come learn about our organization and meet current members as we welcome new staff and faculty of color to Oregon State. AFAPC envisions a community that provides support, nourishment, engagement, and inspiration for faculty and staff of color, and indigenous, and mixed-heritage identities at Oregon State University. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 20, Native American Longhouse Eena Haws.

The Upward Beating Heart: Calling all dancers, artists, musicians, designers, comedians – any student with a story to tell: OSU Theatre’s Spring production will feature an original student-created work based on Rilke’s inspirational text, Letters to a Young Poet. There will be an audition prep meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 5-6 p.m. at the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre. For more info: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-arts-and-communication/theatre/students/auditions

Hawaiian film screening: On Thursday, Oct. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, join a screening of this powerful film about the struggle to maintain Hawaiian culture and values within Westernized modern day Hawai’i. The story is told through the lens of a Native Hawaiian Māhū, or one who embodies both masculine and feminine spirit, and kumu, or teacher, cultural practitioner, and community leader. This event is part of the Pride Center’s Queer History Month celebration. To see more info or to RSVP, visit the Facebook event page.

Trek Theatre:  The Drumhead@OSU:  As part of its celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, the Anarres Project hosts the Trek Theatre’s performance of Star Trek: TNG’s “The Drumhead”. This classic episode is a story about the clash between state security and the protection of human rights. Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center 228. There will be a small reception at 6 p.m. before the performance and guests are encouraged to come in their best Star Trek costume.  Small prizes will be available for the best cosplay.

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday Oct. 21 at 11 a.m., or noon; Friday Nov. 18 at 11 a.m., or noon; and Friday Dec. 2 at 10 a.m., or 11 a.m.  Can count towards your HEM requirement. Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Undergraduate Math Contest with Cash Prizes: The questions span calculus and upper division math.  There will be cash prizes to top three OSU participants (totaling $100). Oct. 22,  9-11:30 a.m. in the Math Learning Center (MLC), Kidder 108.  RSVP, including OSU ID, to gibsonn@oregonstate.edu.  More info at http://www.math.oregonstate.edu/contests

Make a Difference Day, Saturday, Oct. 22: Join Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement for this year’s Make a Difference Day 2016. Make a Difference Day is a nationally recognized day of service where thousands of people across the country work to improve their community. Bond, learn, serve! Projects are open to OSU students, faculty, staff and their partners/dependents. We will be hosting 5 different projects with times ranging between 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM. We are partnering with Corvallis Parks & Recreation, Produce for the People Community Garden, Growing Food Security, Habitat for Humanity Restore and more! Details about the projects can be found on our website here: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/makeadifference.

Autumn Campus Ramble: Celebrate the distinctive flora, fauna and landscapes of autumn with a quiet morning walk through campus on Sat., Oct. 22, 9 am-noon. Reflect on the turning of the season at varied sites through photography and/or writing. We’ll share favorite images and writing from the Ramble at an evening session on Thurs., Oct. 27, 7-8:30 pm. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. Register.

Town Hall to Prevent High-Risk Drinking: Join OSU faculty, student leaders, and County staff to discuss the issue of high-risk alcohol use in our community. Frances Harding, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, will discuss how communities and universities can work together to address this issue. Nov. 3, 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Club Level of Reser Stadium.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! OSU Libraries Seminar Series Presentation: “Assessing the Library with Service Design,” with Annie Downey and Joe Marquez of Reed College Library, on Oct. 21 from 10-11:30 a.m. Downey is the Associate College Librarian and Director of Research Services for the Reed College Library. Marquez is the Web Services Librarian at the Reed College Library. The presentation will take place in the Willamette Industries Seminar Rooms on the third floor of the Valley Library (Valley 3622). Contact Beth.Filar-Williams@oregonstate.edu or Uta.Hussong-Christian@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

Brunch: Citizenship in Times of Crisis:  Join SAGE and Christopher McKnight Nichols, for a thought-provoking discussion on these and other enduring questions about citizenship and about crisis and the relationship between the two. They will discuss and debate questions about the rights, duties, and changing definitions of citizens and citizenship, with special reference to today’s challenges, long-term patterns, and the role that older adults play in defining and promoting citizenship as well as political engagement. *Registration Required Oct. 20, 11 a.mCenter for Philanthropy, Portland.

Triad: At the Oct. 20 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Jonathan Armstrong, Fisheries & Wildlife, will discuss using motion activated cameras to capture intimate portraits of wildlife. The meeting will begin at noon in Room 215 in the MU. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13.  Contact Justin Fleming at the Motor Pool by Monday, Oct. 17 to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot, 541-737-7086.

Star Trek and Social Justice:  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, the Anarres Project presents a discussion with Christina Allaback, the artistic director for the Eugene based Trek Theater, about the social justice emphasis of the classic TV series. She will explain the origins of Trek Theater, how she sees it embracing the lessons of the theater of the oppressed, and what we can learn about social justice from science fiction. Thursday, Oct. 20, 4 p.m. in Milam Hall 319

From Frazzled to Fired Up: Paul Wesselmann, a leadership speaker people know as The Ripples Guy, will visit OSU to host a student forum about “Transforming Ripples of Possibility Into Waves of Opportunity.” Encourage all students to hear him speak Thursday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid and the Betrayal of the American Dream. Lecture by  Sara Goldrick-Rab, (recently seen on the Daily Show) this Thursday Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Avery Lodge at 1030 SW Madison Ave. Hosted by the Human Services Resource Center, snacks and beverages provided.

Enhance Your Teaching with Hybrid Techniques: Center for Teaching and Learning workshop, Thurs., Oct. 27, 10-11:30 a.m., Milam 215. Learn effective hybrid teaching practices in this hands-on session. Explore tools and techniques to integrate online and classroom learning. All faculty and GTA’s welcome. Please bring your laptop. Refreshments provided. Contact Cub Kahn for further information. Register by Oct 26.

The 16th Annual Oregon Students of Color Conference: The Oregon Students of Color Conference  will be held at OSU Nov. 11-13. The conference is focused on education around social and political inequalities for students of color that includes a queer justice lens to help establish ways to continue advocacy and progress. Students will interact with community organizations and hear from keynote speakers who have created real change in society. OSU teaching faculty, undergraduate, and graduate & post doctoral students are encouraged to share their research and submit a proposal to empower students from marginalized communities to be leaders. Workshop proposal deadline is Oct. 21. You can find more information on the topics suggestions as well as information on how to submit a proposal here.

SJEI SESSIONS ADDED! The Social Justice Education Initiative is a professional development program for all OSU faculty and staff (including graduate students) aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. The SJEI curriculum is organized into two four-hour live workshops that are sequential: Session One and Session Two. Both sessions will be offered repeatedly throughout the term at no cost and include breakfast or lunch. Units and departments may arrange for custom delivery. Registration for SJEI workshops is now open and available via the OSU Professional Development registration system: http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46 For more information: jane.waite@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-0866.

Leadership development:  The Center for Learning and Organizational Development is accepting applications through Nov. 16 to participate in the Journey into Leadership program. Journey into Leadership is a 7-series leadership exploration and development program that promotes the belief that you can effectively lead from whatever position you hold. This program is suitable for academic faculty, professional faculty and classified employees. For more about the program and to access the application, visit http://hr.oregonstate.edu/journey-leadership. Questions may be directed to leigh.larkin@oregonstate.edu. (No cost to OSU employees.)

News for Employees

Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or conducting research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 28, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines and application links.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Family Care in Disasters.  Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. Families can cope with disaster by creating a disaster plan. Knowing what to do is not only your responsibility, but is the best protection for your family.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.


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

HR Business Analyst – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term HR Business Analyst. Posting # P00762UF. Closes Oct. 19.

The Department of Public Safety at Oregon State University is seeking applicants to fill a full-time, 1.0 FTE Office Specialist 2 vacancy.  Posting #P00561CT.  Closes Oct. 19.

Information Technology Consultant – The Department of Athletics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Information Technology Consultant (competency level 1). Posting # P00576CT. Closes Oct. 21.

Dining Manger.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position as Dining Manager.  Posting # P00764UF.  Full Consideration date is Oct. 21. Closes Oct. 24.

Office Specialist 2 – The New Student Programs & Family Outreach in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Office Specialist 2, Post # P00571CT. Full consideration date Oct. 20. Closes Oct. 21.

Oregon State University’s (OSU) Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit (EESC) invites applications for an Outreach Web Developer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the director, dependent on funding and unit staffing needs.  Posting # P00734UF. Closes Oct. 23.

NEW! Program Tech 2, Proposal Support – College of Engineering invites applications to join their Proposal Support team as a PT2.  The PT2 coordinates the grant application process, facilitating the preparation, formatting, completion, and routing of support documents of grant applications submitted to funding agencies.  The position is full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, salary, posting #P00580CT.  For full consideration, apply by Oct 24.

The Department of Agricultural Education & Agricultural Sciences (in the College of Ag Science) is seeking an Administrative Manager, a full time Unclassified position.  Closes Oct. 24.

The Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is seeking a System Layer Administrator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), position at Oregon State University. Posting # P00573CT.  Closes Oct. 24.

Accountant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) is accepting applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00499CT. Closes Oct. 24.

Faculty Research Assistant (FRA) – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant.  Posting #P00771UF. Closes Oct. 25.

Leasing and Strategic Real Property Contract Specialist: The Leasing and Strategic Real Property Management unit of Capital Planning and Development invites internal applicants for a Leasing and Strategic Real Property Contract Specialist position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00775UF. Closes Oct. 25.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Aide, Posting #P00562CT.  Closes Oct. 25.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Office of Admissions at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #P00569CT. Closes Oct. 26.

The Science and Math Investigative Learning Experiences (SMILE) Program is seeking a Program Coordinator. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00730UF. For full consideration, Oct. 12. Closes Oct. 26.

Academic Advisor –  College of Engineering, School of Civil & Construction Engineering (CCE) is seeking application for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head. Posting #P00740UF.  Closes Oct. 28.

OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a F/T position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Counselor Education.  Posting #P00745UF.  Full consideration date is Oct. 29. Closes Nov. 1.

Developer/Database Administrator – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Developer/Database Administrator to research, develop and administer web-based database applications, collaboratively develop the Ecampus communication plans throughout student lifecycles, as well as build email marketing campaigns, and will be responsible for the associated data structure, web forms, data and reports. Posting # P00564CT. Closes Oct. 30.

This recruitment is to fill a part-time (.49 FTE) 12 month, Faculty Research Assistant position for Oregon State University Extension Service Forestry and Natural Resources Program in Lincoln County.  The position will be located in Newport.  Posting #P00744UF.  Closes Oct. 30.

The OSU Extension Service is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term (annual reappointment) Assistant Professor of Practice position. The position is stationed in the Lane County OSU Extension Office in Eugene.  Posting #P00748UF.  Closes Oct. 30.

NEW! Office Specialist 2 – The Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #P00586CT.  Closes Oct. 31.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Vice President for Research Office at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), Fiscal Coordinator 1 position. Posting #P00578CT (https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/33616). Closes Oct. 31.

Director of Strategic Partnerships – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships. Posting # P00596UF. Closes Oct. 31.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Extension Family & Community Health program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor (Practice) in Social Demography position. Posting #P00606UF. Closes Nov. 1.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Finance & Operations, Posting #P00772Uf.  Closes Nov. 7.

Assistant/Associate Professor – Management.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Cascades Campus (Tenure Home in Corvallis) position as an Assistant or Associate Professor – Management.  Posting # P00767UF.  Full Consideration date is Nov. 11. Closes Nov. 14.

Assistant/Associate Professor – Operations.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Cascades Campus (Tenure Home in Corvallis) position as an Assistant or Associate Professor – Operations.  Posting # P00766UF.  Full Consideration date is Nov. 11. Closes Nov. 14.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 32 hours per week) intermittent Food Service Worker 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU).  This position is located in Salem.  Posting P00525CT.  Closes Nov. 15.

The Extension Family and Community Health Program invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Assistant Professor of Practice position. This position is located in McMinnville. Reappointment is at the discretion of the of the Regional Administrator and the Family and Community Health Program Leader.  Posting # P00782UF.  Closes Dec. 19.  Full consideration Nov. 18.

The Education Opportunities Program invites applications for a part-time (0.25 FTE), 9 month, Fixed-Term Writing Instructor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00704UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Transcriber 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 1. Post # P00597UF, Closes June 15, 2017.

Transcriber 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 2, Post # P00598UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Interpreter 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 1, Post # P00599UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Interpreter 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 2, Post # P00600UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training) – The Department of Disability Access Services at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 9-month Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training), Post # P00140AW, Closes June 30, 2017.

Student Assistant: Interactive Media & Video: The OSU Foundation seeks an energetic and creative Oregon State student with a passion for visual storytelling to join our communications team as an assistant in interactive media and video. This paid student position provides the opportunity to increase your knowledge of interactive communications while building your professional portfolio. Assignments will include creating videos and animated graphics as well as managing digital assets. In general, assignments will tell the story of how donor support enables amazing things to happen at OSU—from creating scholarships, to recruiting top faculty, to building new facilities—and ultimately makes the world a better place. To apply, visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4481

Information Technology Services Student Worker: The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student for a paid position in Information Technology Services. The student worker will assist ITS staff with providing computer and mobile device hardware, software, and technical service to OSU Foundation and Oregon State University employees. Applicants must be familiar with but not limited to, basic troubleshooting skills, Microsoft Office, Windows operating systems, mobile devices, and audio-visual equipment. To apply, visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4481

Director of the Linus Pauling Institute – Oregon State University invites applicants for Director of Linus Pauling Institute. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. Inquiries, nominations, referrals and CVs with cover letters should be sent via the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/5859. Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.


Corvallis: “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”  ~ Marcus Aurelius, Meditations. Slight chance of rain, high of 58, low of 52. Showers likely Thursday.

Central Oregon: Partly sunny today, high of 56, low of 45. Slight chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Rain likely tomorrow, high of 57, low of 54. Rain Thursday.

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

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