OSU Today

Friday, Nov. 18, 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.

Second meningitis case identified (LIFE@OSU)

A second undergraduate student attending Oregon State University in Corvallis is being treated at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (GSRMC) for meningococcal disease. The strain has not yet been identified. (see also OPB, KVAL, KOIN)

Curious employees make better problem-solvers, research states (EconoTimes)

The study was published by researchers at Oregon State University, which shows how appealing of a trait curiosity is for employers. It was led by Jay Hardy, who is an assistant professor at the university. The team looked into two sets of parameters with regards to curiosity ratings, one being diversive curiosity and the other being specific curiosity.

The global diversity of distilled spirits (New Food)

Paul Hughes, Assistant Professor of Distilling, Oregon State University gives us an excellent insight into the diffusion and diversity of spirits.

Work-life conflicts are bad for your health, but dwelling makes it worse (Real Simple)

Kelly D. Davis, Ph.D., assistant professor of family health and human development at Oregon State University, says that repetitive thought is similar to two other thought processes: rumination (dwelling on things that already happened) and worry (feeling anxious about what will happen in the future). All three can have harmful effects on health, she says.

Oregon’s environmental golden age remembered in new book (Jefferson Public Radio)

Historian Derek Larson fleshes out the rest in his book Keeping Oregon Green, just out from Oregon State University Press.  The author tells the stories of legislating on behalf of environmental protection.

Gift establishes OSU-Cascades faculty scholar (KTVZ)

A generous gift to Oregon State University – Cascades will support the creation of an endowed scholar position within the Master of Arts in Teaching program. The position will accelerate the impact of science education research underway at OSU’s Bend campus, create new research avenues, and seed teacher development in K-12 science instruction.

UO president says school will protect undocumented students (KLCC)

Oregon State University President Ed Ray told students Wednesday the school will “Do everything we can to prevent anyone associated with OSU from being deported.”


Say I Do: The College of Business Design Programs’ Historic and Cultural Textile and Apparel Collection will be on display at Austin Hall during Fall Family Weekend. The collection is a scholarly resource featuring apparel and textile artifacts dating to the 15th century, and Austin Hall 242 will serve as a showcase room for some of the most remarkable 19th and 20th century wedding dresses from Friday, Nov. 18, through Sunday, Nov. 20. Austin Hall hours are; Friday 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday noon – 8 p.m., Sunday noon – 10 p.m.

Publication launch: The Academic Success Center invites you to celebrate the launch of its new student-focused publication “Glimpse: Snapshots of Success,” Friday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m., in the Trysting Tree Lounge. Glimpse is a collection of student voices and narratives that depict the unique nature of success. Stop by, pick up a copy, and learn about the project! Contact Sarah Norek, sarah.norek@oregonstate.edu, with questions and/or accommodation requests.

Conversations with International Women Students at OSU: Share space with international women students who talk about their lived experiences in the U.S. Friday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m. – noon, MU 207.

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

OSU Disability Network: Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular. Alex Axelson, will present, “Using ReadSpeaker and TextAid to Promote Accessibility in the Classroom”. Friday, Nov. 18, noon, Milam Hall 301

Music a la Carte: The ReSOUNDing Trio: Nov. 18, noon, Memorial Union Lounge, 2501 SW Jefferson Way.

Hops book talk: Do you like hops and brewing history? The OSU Libraries & Press is hosting a talk this week by Peter Kopp, Assistant Professor of History at New Mexico State University and author of his new book “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.” Friday, Nov. 18, 1-3 p.m., at the OSU library in Corvallis. Dr. Kopp will be talking about his book, the rich history of hops and beer in Oregon, and the impact of the Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives at OSU. To celebrate University Press Week, select OSU Press books will be available for purchase. See https://www.facebook.com/events/882746235160283/.

NEW! Employee emotional assistance: In support of Oregon State University employees that are experiencing concerns, emotions and stress following the national elections, we have scheduled an Employee Assistance session co-facilitated by Cascade Centers (EAP) and Larry Roper, interim director of the School of Language, Culture and Society. It takes place today, Nov. 18, 3-4:30 p.m., in The LaSells Stewart Center Ag Leaders Room. This session is a facilitated conversation about concerns and emotions and focuses on constructive and healthy ways to cope and move forward.  If you are not able to attend the session, employees may utilize the OSU Employee Assistance Program by confidentially calling 1-800-433-2320 at any time or by calling the Human Resources Department at 541-737-3103.

Provost & Executive Vice President search: The following is the schedule of campus forums for Provost candidates: Sheryl Tucker, Nov. 18, 3:15-4:15 p.m., LInC 128; Cheryl Achterberg, Nov. 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m., LInC 128. The presentations will be streamed live: http://live.oregonstate.edu/ The presentations will also be recorded and available at https://media.oregonstate.edu/ after the four interviews have been completed.

Stories of Inspiration Through Exploration: To close out International Education Week, the Office of Global Opportunities is hosting a “TED-style” talk, organized and presented by OSU students who will share a snapshot of their experiences abroad and how they have been impacted. Fri., Nov. 18, 6 -8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Multipurpose Room.

Native Rights and the Rights of Nature: An Agenda for the New President, Talk by Winona LaDuke. Ten days after the national elections, we welcome Anishinaabekwe activist, writer, and political leader Winona LaDuke to help us understand this moment in history and speak about some of the many ongoing efforts toward social and environmental justice. Friday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. Whiteside Theater.


GridIron: Faculty Staff Fitness and KidSpirit’s annual GridIron 1k & 5k footballthemed Family Fun Runs are this Saturday morning, Nov. 19 starting at Women’s Building.  Register to participate/volunteer at our event website. Registration includes: FREE childcare during 5k, finisher’s beanie, and food/drinks/prizes from: Moore Family Center, Deluxe Brewing, Woodstock’s, Tried & True, Great Harvest, OSU Athletics, and Heresco.

Wave Lab Fall Family Weekend Open House The O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory (West of 35th Street on Jefferson), largest tsunami research facility in the US, will be open for a 20 minute guided tour and demonstration. Nov. 19, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tours start every 5 minutes on a first come first serve basis and cover tsunami research, coastal hazards in Oregon, coastal engineering and wave energy technology. Questions please contact the lab at wavelab.tours@oregonstate.edu.


Thanksgiving meals on campus. Join University Housing and Dining Services for a series of on-campus Thanksgiving celebrations! Attend just one or come to all three — the choice is yours. Each all-inclusive meal price is $9. Meals are open to students, staff, faculty and guests. Sunday, Nov. 20, Marketplace West Dining Center, 5-7:30 p.m. at Cooper’s Creek; Thursday, Nov. 24, (Thanksgiving Day), Southside Station at Arnold, 5-7 p.m. at Global Fare.

Symphony: The Corvallis-OSU Symphony presents “American & Soviet Masters” with the Barber Violin Concerto featuring Concertmaster Jessica Lambert, violin, and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 3. Sunday, Nov. 20, 3 p.m. at The LaSells Stewart Center, OSU. Call 541-286-5580 for accessibility accommodations. Tickets at www.COSUSymphony.org, Grass Roots Books & Music, and Gracewinds Music.

Upcoming events

NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sale: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sale Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. We are closed Friday due to Thanksgiving. 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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Open Congressional Hearing on the Marine Studies Initiative Building: ASOSU will be hosting a Special Joint Session of Congress to hear arguments for and against building the Marine Studies Initiative Building at the Hatfield location in Newport. The event will be held on Nov. 21, from 7-9 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room.

NEW! Academic Technology WebCast: Learn@OregonState Power Tools for Teachers:  Presented by Dr. Tech on Tuesday Nov. 22,  11 – 11:15 a.m. Introducing the Learn@OregonState web presence – your Canvas-powered teaching and learning tools. This 15-minute mini-webinar provides an overview to your support documentation and consultation opportunities for Canvas, Kaltura, Clickers, Turnitin, and online publisher content. This webinar will save you time and guesswork. Register Now!

NEW! Were we hip to responsible innovation before responsible innovation was hip? A lecture by Stephanie Vasko on power, responsibility, the environment, and innovation in American chemical and fashion industries. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 4 p.m. Milam Hall 319.

NEW Social Justice Education Initiative workshops! The SJEI 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. In addition to the platform curriculum, consisting of Session One and Session Two, there is a shorter workshop open to all focusing on Oregon history. To register: http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46 For more information, jane.waite@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0866.

NEW! Newport drone training: The Research Office UAS program will be hosting training in Newport to support use of drones in research. The class will go over what is needed to fly safely and prepare you to use the OSU mission planning and tracking software. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 6-8. Location TBD. Prerequisites: A drone to fly, and a few hours’ flight time. To register or for questions: E-mail: mark.peters@oregonstate.edu. This will be opened to our partners as well, however, first priority to OSU faculty and staff. Register before Dec. 1.

Victoria L. Pritchard OSU/ODFW State Fisheries Geneticist Candidate Seminar: Monday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m., Nash 032.

Career Development Center forum: An open forum for the Executive Director for the Career Development Center will be taking place on Nov. 21 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Milam 206. Our third candidate will be James Baricelli. Candidates will have 45 minutes to present on a provided prompt and 15 minutes for a question and answer session.

Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Michael Garvin, Postdoctoral Scholar at Oregon State will present a seminar, “Local Adaptation in the Last Frontier: Molecular Genetics to Improve Conservation & Management of Salmonids in Alaska” on Monday, Nov. 21, at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served prior.

On the Gridiron: Jack Kerouac, Football, and Fiction: A lecture by OSU Center for the Humanities guest scholar Julian D’Arcy, professor of English Literature, University of Iceland. Long before On the Road propelled Jack Kerouac to literary fame in 1957, he won glory, and a football scholarship to Columbia, as a star fullback for Lowell High. D’Arcy will reveal how Kerouac’s gridiron memories shaped his writing—in particular, how his changing depictions of college football heroes parallel the increasingly critical approach to college football in fiction of the post-war era. Monday Nov. 21, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson.

Horning Lecture Series – The Material Body – Lecture by Nicole Howard “Exposed to the Lazy and the Ignorant:” medical authority and print culture in early modern medicine. The seventeenth century witnessed exponential growth in the number of printed medical books, from academic anatomies to popular herbals. Within this ferment of activity, some medical authors approached print reluctantly, with concern for the widespread audience that publication implied. Others, however, embraced the possibilities of print and the potential to put their work in the hands of lay readers. Monday, Nov. 21, 4 p.m. Valley Library, Special Collections Reading Room.

Take Note 

NEW! Marine Studies Initiative’s “Call for Assistance” to identify research ideas: OSU Faculty– teams or individuals– are invited to propose concepts that will contribute to the initiative’s development of new and impactful science related to coastal and marine environments, people, and resources. This process includes a brief questionnaire due Dec. 7, a workshop on Jan. 5, and 2-page summaries due Feb. 3. Get involved by contributing your ideas and expertise. Full details at  https://sites.google.com/a/oregonstate.edu/msi-research-cfa/home

NEW! Linus Pauling Institute’s Fall/Winter Research Newsletter: Curious about the molecular nutrition research that’s going on at OSU? Check out LPI’s latest Research Newsletter, where you can explore new research into vitamin E and pregnancy, discover the longevity secrets of the naked mole rat, and find out about a new resource to help you stay healthy. http://bit.ly/LPIfallwinter2016

Thanksgiving holiday reminder: OSU Today will not publish on Thursday, Nov. 24 or Friday, Nov. 25. Send your event listings as early as possible to osutoday@oregonstate.edu.

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

Smoked turkeys: Oregon State’s Meat Science Club is selling fully-cooked smoked turkeys for Thanksgiving. Whole birds are $3.99/lb and halves are $4.29/lb, with weight ranges from ~10-20 pounds. To place your order, click here.

Provost’s Literary Prize: Submissions being accepted for the 29th Annual Provost’s Literary Prize for undergraduate students at OSU.  Deadline for submission Feb. 16 , 2017.  Criteria and instructions for submissions can be found at http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards-recognition/provosts-literary-prize.

Research Fellowhip Program: The Center for the Humanities is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Resident Research Fellowship Program. The deadline to submit proposals is Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Application forms and information about awards may be found online at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/fellowship-program.

Faculty Senate resolution: (Passed Nov. 10) In the wake of Tuesday’s historic election, many OSU community members have expressed fear for their own or others’ rights, safety, and wellbeing. The faculty of Oregon State University at this moment reaffirms our commitment to “uplift the dignity of those with whom we interact,” to “create a nurturing campus community,” and to build a “just, inclusive, and equitable campus.” We rededicate ourselves to preparing students to engage constructively in an increasingly diverse and complex society by teaching empirical, ethical, and critical reasoning, appreciation of multiple perspectives, and social and environmental responsibility.

Mid-month Emergency Preparedness Topic – Clothing in Disasters.  Essential clothing for a disaster supply is a commonly overlooked area of preparedness. If a person does not have the proper clothing suitable for the terrain they are in, then harsh elements such as rain, cold, and snow can have catastrophic effects. Follow these guidelines when choosing your emergency clothing.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

Participants needed for Metabolic Research Study at Oregon State University: The purpose of this study is to determine the benefits of a single session of exercise on muscle metabolism, including the response to insulin. Participants must be age 18-45 years, not engage in regular exercise activity, not have diabetes or cardiovascular disease, and not be pregnant. This study is being conducted by Sean Newsom, Ph.D. and Matt Robinson, Ph.D. of the Translational Metabolism Research Laboratory. For more information, please contact us at TMR.Lab@oregonstate.edu


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

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. Closes Nov. 20.

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. Closes Nov. 20.

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. Closes Nov. 20.

Consultant – Academic Advisor – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Academic Advisor position. Posting P00838UF. Closes Nov. 20.

Oregon Sea Grant is hiring one full time Grants/Contracts Technician position at Oregon State University.  This is an internal employment opportunity. Closes Nov. 21.

Food Service Coordinator.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for 2 full-time (1.0 FTE) Food Service Coordinator positions for the new Housing and Dining Operation.  Posting # P00617CT. Closes Nov. 22.

The Department of Academic Services Student Athletes is seeking a Learning Specialist. This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting#P00860UF. Closes Nov. 22.

The Office of Telecommunication is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Wage-Hourly: Executive Assistant  position. This position is anticipated to last for 4 months.  Posting # P00172AW.  Closes Nov. 23.

The Office of Undergraduate Studies, Education Opportunities Program is seeking a High School Equivalency Program (HEP) Program Student 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 # P00856UF. Closes Nov. 23.

Cook 2.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Cook 2 for the new Housing and Dining Operation.  Posting # P00627CT. Closes Nov. 24.

Accounting Technician – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accounting Technician position. Posting #P00613CT. Closes Nov. 24.

Program Representative 1 – The Business Affairs Office in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Program Representative 1,  Post # P00632CT  Full consideration date Nov. 25. Closes Dec. 1.

Campus Security/Public Safety Officer: OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Campus Security/Public Safety Officer.   Posting # P00599CT.  Closes Nov. 25.

Information Technology Consultant, competency level 2– The Career Development Center’s Communications and Marketing in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Information Technology Consultant, competency level 2, Post # P00606CT. Closes Nov. 27. 

This recruitment will be used to fill a 0.75 FTE (30 hours a week) 4-H Education Program Assistant position for the Klamath County Extension Office.  Posting# P00626CT.  Closes Nov. 27.

Banquet Manager – OSU Catering, University Housing & Dining Services. Filling a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, management position. Posting # P00840UF.  Closes Nov. 27.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Analyst Programmer. This position will be working on projects that support the functional needs of departments and staff within INTO OSU and external customers within INTO and OSU. Some of the responsibilities are: Maintain and develop systems using C#, Automate, SQL, Oracle, and MS SQL Server Management Studio, ensure data accuracy and integrity of enterprise systems including Banner and Sales Force. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=17246&lang=en_US&source=CC3 Closes Nov. 27.

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.

PACE Program Manager– Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager responsible for developing, planning, managing, and implementing non-degree certificate programs and courses offered on a quarterly basis for the PACE unit. The Program Manager must develop, plan and implement courses, prepare quarterly schedules, counsel students, and hire and coordinate faculty, for approximately 50 courses a quarter, and record departmental expenses. Posting # P00864UF. Closes Nov. 28.

Assistant Director of Payroll Services– The University Shared Services (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Assistant Director of Payroll Services,  Posting # P00863UF. Full consideration date Nov. 28. Closes Dec. 9.

Contracting & Event Services Manager The LaSells Stewart Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Contracting & Event Services Manager. Posting # P00875UF. Closes Nov. 29.

Student Technical Assistant– Aquaculture invites student applications for a part-time Student Technical Assistant (Research Support) position for the Aquaculture CRSP department at Oregon State University. Posting #P01462SE. Closes Nov. 30.

Research Associate, Post-doctoral: The Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies at Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Research Associate to develop short-term forecast models of Pacific hake (Merluccius productus) habitat distribution based on in situ observations of ocean conditions.   Posting #P00813UF. Closes Nov 30.

Assistant Dean of Student Life – The Office of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12- month Assistant Dean of Student Life position. Post # P00826UF. Closing date Nov. 30.

Biological Sciences Research Technician 1-The Department of Crop and Soil Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Biological Sciences Research Technician 1 position to assist with research on the ecology and management of slug and snail pests. Minimum requirements: Two years of college-level courses in (specific field of biological science); OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Posting # P00603CT. Closes Dec. 1.

EXTENDED! Academic Wage Appt – Hourly: Staff Auditor. The University Shared Services Enterprises in Corvallis invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE) hourly, 12-month Academic Wage Appt – Hourly: Staff Auditor,  Post # P00166AW  Full consideration date Dec. 4. Open until filled.

Analyst Programmer – CoSINeThe College of Science Information Network (CoSINe), invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position. Posting # P00621CT.   Closes Dec. 5. 

IT Manager.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month IT Manager.   Posting # P00850UF.  The full consideration date is Dec. 1, the closing date is Dec. 5.

Analyst Programmer – Enterprise Computing Center is seeking to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer Level 1 position.  Posting # P00602CT. Closes Dec 2.

Enterprise Computing Services at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking one full-time Analyst Programmer, Competency Level 1.  Posting number: P00602CT.  Closes Dec. 2.

This full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, 4-H Youth Development Educator position is stationed at the OSU Extension Service Education Center in Beaverton, Oregon and will work as a member of a regional and statewide team of the Extension 4-H Youth Development program, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences (CPHHS).  Posting# P00870UF.  Closes Dec. 6.

Memorial Union Director – The Memorial Union is seeking a Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P00854UF. Closes Dec. 7.

The Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Practice position.  This position will be located in Central Point, Oregon.  Posting P00816UF.  Closes Dec. 9.

NEW! Student Illustrator– OSU Extended Campus is looking for a part-time, maximum 20 hours per week, Student Illustrator who will create illustrations and graphics intended for web­ based delivery and used as objects in Open Educational Resources including Open Textbooks and Open courses. Posting # P01545SE. Closes Dec 11.

 The Oregon State University (OSU) Division of University Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month fixed-term Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  Posting #P00867UF.  Closes Dec. 11.

NEW! The Office of Information Services is seeking a Mobile Experience Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting Number: P00884UF.  Full consideration Dec. 12. Closes Dec. 19.

Analyst Programmer-competency level 2– The Office of Budget & Fiscal Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Analyst Programmer-competency level 2, Posting # P00606CT. Closes Dec. 15.

PACE Enrollment Student Employee – Professional and Continuing Education is looking for a part-time, maximum 20 hours per week, Enrollment Student Employee who is detail oriented and has excellent communication skills, to provide administrative and enrollment support to the PACE Enrollment team. Posting # P01388SE. Closes Dec. 16.

UX Graphic Designer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), UX Graphic Designer to collaborate with faculty, administrators and other clients to design and develop instructional technology and other web-based educational resources for courses and modules. The position is responsible for implementing and managing policies and procedures related to Extended Campus’ visual identity. Posting # P00605CT. Closes Dec. 19.

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.

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. Full consideration Nov. 21. Closes Dec. 31.

Faculty Research Assistant-Viticulture, OSU-Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Faculty Research Assistant.  Posting # P00845UF  Closes Dec. 31.

Accountant 1 – The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position.  Posting #P00529CT.  Closes Dec. 31.

Memorial Union Events Support Staff – This recruitment will be used to fill 10-15 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services positions with the Memorial Union at Oregon State University. Mandatory training will begin approximately week 6 of Winter term. Posting #P01228SE. Closes Jan. 23, 2017. http://mu.oregonstate.edu/guestservices/job-application.

Memorial Union Information Desk- This recruitment will be used to fill 5-10 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services positions with the Memorial Union at Oregon State University. Mandatory training will begin approximately week 6 of Winter term. Posting # P01229SE. Close Jan. 23, 2017. http://mu.oregonstate.edu/guestservices/job-application

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.

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Application Support Analyst to help manage organizational reports and train users of the Foundation’s constituent relationship management system (CRM)  The ideal candidate for this position is an innovative thinker with an understanding of how people learn. To apply visit:  Http://www.osufoundation.org.

Telefund & Student-Based Programs Manager: The OSU Foundation is searching for a proven leader to manage our Telefund & Student-Based programs.  In partnership with the Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving Programs, this position oversees student supervisors and a team of 40-60 student callers, and helps develop and implement program solicitation strategies. To learn more about this position and to apply, visit http://www.osufoundation.org.

Assistant Director, Regional Programs – 2 Openings: The Oregon State University Foundation has two openings for Assistant Director, Regional Programs.  These are entry-level fundraising position.  One position will be based in Corvallis, Oregon and will serve the California region, and the second position will be based in Portland, Oregon and will serve the greater Portland area.  To apply visit:  Http://www.osufoundation.org.

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


Corvallis:“At times the whole world seems to be in conspiracy to importune you with emphatic trifles. Friend, client, child, sickness, fear, want, charity, all knock at once at thy closet door and say,—’Come out unto us.’ But keep thy state; come not into their confusion.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson. Cloudy and then a chance of rain, high of 48, low of 43. Rain over the weekend.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny and then a slight chance of rain, high of 45, low of 33. Chance of rain through the weekend.

Newport: Mostly cloudy and then a slight chance of rain, high of 55, low of 50. Rain through the weekend.

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

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