OSU Today

Thursday, Oct. 20, 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.

Hundreds of mammal species being driven to extinction by human appetite for bushmeat (Telegraph)

“These species will continue to decline unless there is major global action to save them,” Bill Ripple, a professor at Oregon State University and lead author of the study, told AFP. (see also Express)

OSU’s Richardson Hall damaged by storm (KEZI)

Crews are cleaning up the damage at Oregon State University’s Richardson hall after the rain from last week’s storm.

Trek Theatre at Oregon State University (Gazette-Times)

Eugene-based Trek Theatre will visit Oregon State University for a pair of events Thursday, Oct. 20. The “Star Trek” celebration is sponsored by the Anarres Project, a program based out of the OSU School of History, Philosophy and Religion.

OSU, Samaritan to conduct mass casualty drill Thursday (Gazette-Times)

Officials are urging the public not to worry on Thursday, when several emergency response vehicles will be parked Oregon State University’s Reser Stadium as part of a mass casualty drill.

Does drinking beer make you live longer? 8 reasons to justify the fact (India.com)

Beer helps you lose weight. Nope, I am not drunk over my favourite pint but the statement is true. Researchers at Oregon State University have found a substance, xanthohumol in beer which helped mice lose weight and lower their cholesterol levels during the experiments. The study, published in the Journal of Cell Metabolism discovered a molecule, nicotinamide riboside, which is being referred to as the “miracle molecule” to help fight obesity and diabetes. (see also Ag Info)

Benton residents and agencies participating in statewide earthquake drill (Gazette-Times)

The “drop, cover, hold” model will be practiced by an estimated half a million Oregonians at today at 10:20 a.m. during the Great Oregon Shake Out, a part of an international earthquake preparedness program. According to shakeout.org, more than 20,000 people are expected to participate in Benton County alone through public agencies, Oregon State University and local schools.

Coffee and politics: replacing inefficient water (Daily Evergreen)

An Oregon State University professor explained his proposed system to replace inefficient water use practices across the West at a Coffee and Politics talk on Wednesday.

OSU Art Faculty Exhibit at Linn-Benton (Democrat-Herald)

The OSU art faculty show features 14 artists: Evan Baden, Michael Boonstra, Julia Bradshaw, Katherine Campbell, Anna Fidler, Lee Ann Garrison, Julie Green, Stephen Hayes, Yuji Hiratsuka, Shelley Jordon, Andrew Myers, Felix Oliveros, Kerry Skarbakka, and John Whitten.

Unusually heavy October rains has Oregon producers scrambling to get work done (Capital Press)

The heavy rain sent farmers scrambling to finish fall work, said Michael Bondi, director of Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora. “It caught us all by surprise,” he said.

Author to speak on women and science (Gazette-Times)

Author Eileen Pollack, who is delivering a pair of talks at Oregon State University Friday, said the lack of media representations of women in those fields is part of a cultural barrier that discourages young women from taking science classes or pursuing STEM careers.

Finding energy in historic photographs (Corvallis Advocate)

These photographs serve as inspiration for Fidler’s colorful works on paper, a selection of which are on display in Oregon State University’s Fairbanks Gallery through Nov. 2. An artist’s talk and reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. today during the Corvallis Arts Walk.

 

Today

NEW! OSU Disaster Drill at Reser Stadium:  OSU Emergency Preparedness will be conducting a Drill today on the east side of Reser Stadium between 6 a.m. to noon. Community and OSU emergency vehicles and responders will be practicing their response to a simulated incident.  Please help keep the area safe for the responders and don’t approach the training area.

OSU Board of Trustees: Each of the board’s three standing committees will meet on Oct. 20, on the OSU-Cascades campus 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.

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.

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

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.

Fresh and Fierce: Paul Wesselmann, a leadership speaker, will visit OSU to host a forum for faculty and staff about “Unleashing Your Best Self in Work and Life.” Bring your lunch, enjoy some light snacks and join this fast-paced event on Friday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

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.

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.

Taste of the ‘Chives and Obo Addy Legacy project I-Book Launch: Warm up and celebrate the tastes and musical legacy of Ghana-born drummer Obo Addy. Dishes prepared from his Hot and Spicy Cookbook will be available for sampling. You’ll also have the opportunity  to view and hear (and dance to!) the new I-Book about Obo Addy. Oct. 21, noon-1:30 p.m, Willamette Rooms, third floor of the Valley Library. To view the cookbook, go here.

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

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

 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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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! Workshops offered on Graduate Publishing Tips – Where, When & How and Qualtrics: The fall workshops wrap up with a session on Graduate Publishing Tips – Where, When & How on Oct. 24 where you will consider how to choose journals in which to publish, the value of impact factors, and what to expect after you’ve submitted. And finally you have one last fall opportunity to learn about survey development with Qualtrics (Intro and Advanced) on Oct. 27 by exploring its many and powerful features.  Registration is encouraged but not required: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Open Forum for Director, Linus Pauling Institute: Monday, Oct. 24, from 11 a.m.-noon in Linus Pauling Science Center (LPSC) 402. Candidate A will give a 20min presentation addressing the following question: Based on what you know about LPI today, what do you see as the opportunities to leverage further to ensure our position as a top, internationally recognized research institute? The presentation will be followed by Q&A for the remainder of the hour. The forum is open to all OSU students, staff and faculty. Position information and the candidate’s bio will be available at the session. For questions, please contact jane.cigarran@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! University Research Computing Seminar: Clara Llebot and Steve Van Tuyl will speak on “Research Data Management and Open Science”,” 2-3 p.m., Monday, October 24, in Kidder 202. They’ll explore research data management policy, methods, resources and tools – including resources at OSU and open science tools. This will be streamed at: http://live.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Matthew Andrews, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives & Administration and Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics at OSU will present a seminar, “Mammalian Hibernation and its Contributions to Modern Medicine” on Monday, Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001.

NEW! Psychology talk: John Edwards, Current Controversies over Replication and Research Practices in Psychology, Oct. 24, 4-5 p.m., Reed 111.

NEW! The U.S. Military, the Welfare State, and Citizenship: A lecture by Jennifer Mittelstadt. Mittelstadt is a political historian of the United States. She specializes in the twentieth century, especially post-World War II, and her interests in politics are quite broad.  They include social policy and social politics; liberalism and conservatism and neoliberalism; second-wave feminism; and the military and militarization. Monday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. MU: Journey Room 104.

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.

New Faculty Orientation: The Research Office will host a half day New Faculty Orientation event on Oct. 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Horizon Room that will introduce you  to critical information, resources, and services to empower  your research, and outreach efforts. Vice President for Research, Cindy Sagers, will introduce the event and a panel discussion with distinguished research faculty will follow at 2:30 p.m.. Refreshments will be provided. Register: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_beCgwsNFb9FslOR  For questions contact Jane Cigarran at jane.cigarran@oregonstate.edu .

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

NEW! Faculty Senator President ballots: Faculty Senator President-Elect Ballots have been distributed to all eligible faculty voters; however, if you haven’t received a ballot but believe that you’re eligible to vote, please contact vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu and include your name and unit in which you are employed. The individual elected will immediately assume the position of president-elect and will be installed as Faculty Senate President on Jan. 12, 2017. Please note that voting will close at 6 a.m., on Oct. 24.

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.

Jobs

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

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.

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! Manager 1-Chef de Cuisine.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term position as Chef de Cuisine.  Posting # P00792UF.  Closes Oct. 31.

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.

NEW! The Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Procurement Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.  Posting # P00801UF. Closes Nov. 3.

EXTENDED: 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 Nov. 6.

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.

NEW! Instructor – Accounting.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed term position as an Accounting Instructor.  Posting # P00769UF.  Full Consideration Nov. 17. Closes Nov. 20.

NEW! Instructor – Management.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed term position as a management and entrepreneurship Instructor.  Posting # P00768UF.  Full Consideration Nov 17. Closes Nov. 20.

NEW! Instructor – Accounting (Tax).  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed term position as an Accounting (Tax) Instructor.  Posting # P00770UF.  Full Consideration Nov 17. Closes Nov. 20.

UPDATED! Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards– The Student Conduct and Community Standards (SCCS) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Post # P00802UF  Closes Nov. 27.

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

Weather

Corvallis: “By golly, Jim…I’m beginning to think I can cure a rainy day!” ~ Dr. Leonard McCoy (Star Trek: The Devil in the Dark). Rain with a high of 62 and a low of 49. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of rain, high of 61, low of 45. Slight chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Heavy rain, high of 59, low of 51. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

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