OSU Today

Aug. 28 – Sept. 1, 2017

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.

The job no one wants: why won’t young people work in logging? (The Guardian)

John Garland, professor emeritus at Oregon State University, has spent a lifetime researching the industry and trying to improve its safety record. Earlier, as we drove along a forest road to the site that Miller Lumber was clearing, he explained why the industry has struggled to attract young people to its ranks. “Logging is difficult, dirty, dangerous, and declining.”

Poor little zooplankton – they got punk’d by Monday’s total eclipse (LA Times)

“They didn’t make it all the way up because the eclipse is only so long,” said Jonathan Fram, the Oregon State Universityoceanographer who observed them. “It takes them a while to get to the surface.” To measure the movement of the plankton, Fram used bioacuoustic sonar equipment that is stationed off the Oregon coast.

Are blue whales finding new “microphone channel” to communicate in? (Phys. Org)

A new study published this week in Scientific Reports may shed some light on these mysteries. A group of acoustic researchers at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center recorded a blue whale call, then created a model to replicate that sound based on a series of controlled air bursts from the animal’s vocal cords. (see also Popular Mechanics, Daily Mail)

It’s crucial to upgrade America’s water infrastructure (Scientific American)

A piece by Sean W. Fleming, who holds faculty positions at the University of British Columbia and Oregon State University and operates a data science research company.

Grizzly bears go vegetarian due to climate change, choosing berries over salmon (The Telegraph)

“What you have is a scrambling of the schedule,” said William Deacy, a biologist at Oregon State University that studied the phenomenon. “It’s essentially like if breakfast and lunch were served at same time and then there is nothing to eat until dinner.

As Tolstoy noted (sort of), all unhappy microbiomes are unhappy in their own way (Science Daily)

A microbiological version of the “Anna Karenina principle,” it’s a new paradigm suggested by scientists at Oregon State University — one that has key implications for a more personalized approach to antibiotic therapy, management of chronic diseases and other aspects of medical care. (see also Gears of Biz)

Humans drilling for oil and gas are to blame for rocketing levels of toxic gas methane (Daily Mail)

Study coauthor Professor Edward Brook, from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, said: ‘All of the natural gas that we mine is very old and leaking inevitably occurs during that process. (see also Gears of Biz)

Eclipse pushes businesses into the black (Gazette-Times)

Last week’s total solar eclipse darkened the mid-Willamette Valley, and it might have helped push some businesses into the black, as well. Shop and restaurant representatives said they saw a surge in sales thanks to thousands of visitors who flocked to Oregon for the astronomical event.

Nine proposed action areas to enhance diversity and inclusion in the American Fisheries Society (Journal of Fisheries)

An essay co written by OSU’s Ivan Aresmendi and Brooke Penaluna.

Challenges retaining talent? Here’s what they’re really trying to tell you (Forbes)

Is there a correlation between the style in which someone quits and the organization itself? A study conducted by Anthony Klotz, Oregon State University College of Business and Mark Bolino, University of Oklahoma Price College of Businessdiscovered the 7 ways that people quit and the that a connection may exist.

High winds may have dashed space team’s eclipse video hopes (Democrat-Herald)

The team left Newport aboard the OSU research vessel Pacific Storm about 8:30 p.m. Sunday under rough conditions. At the helm was Captain Ron “Yogi” Briggs and a crew with years of experience fishing in the Bering Sea.

Totality exhibition drew thousands (Liberal Arts Research in Action)

Curated by Associate Professor of Photography and New Media Communications Julia Bradshaw, the Totality Exhibition brought together a variety of works by locally and nationally recognized artists.

News roundtable (Think Out Loud)

We’re joined by Kevin MannixBarbara Dudley and Christopher McKnight Nichols to discuss some of the big stories of the week on our news roundtable.

What did Dr. King mean by love? (Marin Scope)

José-Antonio Orosco is an associate professor of philosophy in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion and director of the Oregon State University Peace Studies Program

Welcome to the new Jr. Beavs Kids Club (OSU Beavers)

If you have a Beaver fan 12-years or younger in your family, it’s time to sign them up for the popular Jr. Beavs Kids Club, presented by Toyota.

Onion growers race to rebuild facilities (Bend Bulletin)

“I think yields may be down and that might be a saving grace this year,” said Stuart Reitz, an Oregon State University Extension cropping systems agent in Ontario. “That might take some of the pressure off.”

How gardeners can help bees thrive (Oregonian)

“I’ve been covered in 30,000 honey bees and didn’t get stung and I’m nobody special,” said Melathopoulos, a bee expert with Oregon State University Extension Service. “The key message is that most bees don’t sting.”


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 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.


Webinar: How To Recognize, Respond To, and Elicit Change Talk: “Change talk” is a Motivational Interviewing expression that refers to language a person uses that favors change. Recognizing, responding to, and eliciting change talk are three crucial skills practitioners must develop and apply to support people in making change. Aug. 30, 11 a.m. in MU 49.


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. We are at Farmers Market on Saturdays, sharing a booth with The Organic Growers Club. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

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 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.


NEW! Home football game: Saturday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m., Oregon State will host its first home football game of the season. That means football game day parking will start back up. Game day parking starts at 7 a.m. in the Orange lots. Any vehicles will be towed from those lots starting at 5 a.m. Any staff or student wishing to park on campus and not attending the game on that Saturday may do so and park free at any of the pay lots. Please notify the attendant that you are there in a working capacity for the University and they will let you in. There will be plenty of signage around the lots, so please pay attention to them. If you have any questions or concerns please direct them to Kevin.Blank@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-5977.

Upcoming Events

NEW! WOW Fest: Mon. Sept. 18 from 7 p.m -11 p.m. students will play mini golf while learning about alcohol, drug & sexual violence prevention.  We are seeking volunteers and prizes to give away. Help us bring the WOW!  Sign up to volunteer or get more event info. Other questions, email wowfest@oregonstate.edu.

Full Moon Campus Ramble: Join us for the sunset and full moonrise on this quiet twilight walk around the OSU campus, 7 p.m., Wed., Sept. 6. We’ll reflect through photography and writing (your choice) on the perceptible shift of the seasons from summer to fall. Then we’ll share our favorite images and writing at a follow-up session, 7 p.m., Wed., Sept. 13. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. All levels of writing and photographic experience and interest are welcome. Register by Sept. 1.

Board of Trustees: The Finance & Administration Committee of the OSU Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting on Thursday, Sept. 7, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. to review results of the annual Board self-assessment and approve the 2018 committee work plan. The committee will receive a capital project status report and a budget update. The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. The Allworth conference room in the university’s Memorial Union will also be open to the public as a site for listening to this meeting. The agenda and meeting materials will be posted at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. The public can listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 48 hours in advance. 

Pollination:  Recent Work by Tallmadge Doyle: Pollination,” an exhibition of recent works by celebrated Eugene printmaker Tallmadge Doyle, is on display in Gallery 440 in Strand Agriculture Hall on the Oregon State University campus through Sept. 8.  Sponsored by the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences, the exhibit features 15 hand-pulled prints from her studies of the nature and science of pollination. The 440 Gallery is located on the fourth floor of Strand Agriculture Hall, and is open Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Tomatoes, Salsa, and More! Workshop includes the basics of canning tomatoes using water bath and pressure canning methods. Learn to make a variety of salsas and sauces, as well as freezing and drying using tomatoes, and tomatillos, as well as, seasonal fruits. Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Community Christ Church 1485 Gilham Rd., Eugene.  $30/ person. Registration  required.  Learn more.

NEW! Director of Financial Aid candidates: Candidate # 1 – Keith Raab, 10 – 10:55 a.m., Sept. 11, MU 206.

NEW! Reuben Biel – Zoology PhD Defense, Department of Integrative Biology: “Coastal dune ecology, geomorphology, and ecosystem services: How invasive beachgrasses, their interactions, and sediment dynamics shape U.S. Pacific Northwest dunes,” Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1 p.m. in ASL 4001.

NEW! Director of Financial Aid candidates: Candidate #2 – Mark Diestler, 1:35-2:30 p.m., Sept. 12, MU 208.

NEW! Director of Financial Aid candidates: Candidate #3 – Helen Faith, 10-10:55 a.m., Sept. 14, MU 208.

NEW! ABC+D of Medicare: Medicare choices? Part D? Medigap? Medicare Advantage? Designed for people 63 and older.  Sept. 14, noon,. MU 206 Presented by Kyle King, CPRC®, APMA®, Associate Financial Advisor, CFS*. RSVP to investmentseminars@mapscu.com

NEW! Director of Financial Aid candidates:  Candidate #4 – Sonia Slomba, 10-10:55 a.m., Sept. 15, MU 213.

PERS: Tiers 1 & 2 Simplified.  What role will PERS play in your retirement plan? Understand how your PERS retirement works and explore the various choices, advantages/disadvantages you will need to consider when you decide to retire.  Designed for people within 5 years of retirement.  Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*.  Sept. 7, noon, MU 206  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

American Vacuum Society Symposium: The 2017 Symposium of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the American Vacuum Society will be held Sept. 7–8 at the LaSells Stewart Center. A free workshop on ambient pressure XPS and STM techniques will be held from 1:30-5:30 on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in 102 Johnson Hall. Symposium registration is $200 (students $40). More information: http://cbee.oregonstate.edu/PNWAVS-2017.

Summer Symposium for Educational Technology: Time is running out to register for the Summer Symposium. Learn from OSU faculty and professionals about the educational technology available on campus and how you can use it in your teaching and learning materials. 2 full days of workshops and sessions, Sept. 7-8. Free of charge. Open to the entire OSU community. Register at http://is.oregonstate.edu/symposium/

Birding Without Borders: An Epic Worldwide Big Year: In 2016, Oregon native and OSU graduate Noah Strycker became the first person to see more than half of the planet’s bird species in a single, year-long, worldwide birding adventure. Sept. 20, 7 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center. There will be a free reception following the presentation where attendees can meet Strycker.

Understand and Leverage the Financial Landscape of Contracts with Cost & Price Analysis of Business Contracts: Learn how to enhance the profitability of your business through prudent contracting. Learn more.

Ensure a Culture of Success with NEW! Online HR Certificate: Create agile practices around recruiting talented employees, helping them grow and retaining them within your organization. Learn more.

Grow Your Best Garden Ever with OSU’s Newly Updated Master Gardener Online: Become a certified MG™ OR earn a Home Horticulture Certificate with OSU’s one-of-a-kind program. Register now before class fills.

Accelerate Your Inbound Marketing by Mastering the Latest in Content Marketing:  Learn how to optimize your content for search, social and mobile, and then how to promote your great content so it gets found and shared! Learn more.

Enhance Your Leadership in Three Days with Oregon Authentic Leadership Retreat in Bend: Immerse yourself in an OSU-exclusive experience designed to boost your leadership skills, accelerate your self-awareness and increase your team’s overall productivity and satisfaction. Secure your seat.

Craft Beer Lovers and Pros – Learn Beer Styles w/OSU Experts on Sep. 16 & 17: Join industry pros and OSU fermentation scientists for an amazing overview of beer flavors and styles before heading over to Septembeerfest. Learn more.

Now Enrolling OSU-Exclusive Permaculture Design Certificate Program: Led by Andrew Millison and his team, the program guides you through development of your own regenerative landscape designs. Learn more 

Oregon Master Naturalist (OMN) Program Returns Sept. 25: Join the program and become part of a special network of volunteers dedicated to Oregon’s natural history and natural resources management. Discover more.

Space is Limited for Always Popular Online Blueberry Course: Learn where the blueberry market is going and how you might be more successful – even in a tight market. Secure your seat today!

Pass Your Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification with Oregon’s #1 SHRM Prep Course: Secure your SHRM certification this year with OSU’s test prep program, which boasts a 95% pass rate. Learn more.

Take Note 

NEW! OSU Standard Updated:  Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed update to OSU Standard 576-040 Smoking, through the end of business on Sept. 15, 2017.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updating and replacing the existing standard on smoking with University Standard 07-020 Smoking on University Property. The proposed standard is available for review upon request as an electronic pdf document.  Comments or requests should be directed to Susan Barba at susan.barba@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Fall Family Weekend Events: OSU Program Council is looking for student organizations and OSU departments that are planning events during Fall Family Weekend that would like to have their event information included in the program for the weekend. Please email Kayla.Gilkison@oregonstate.edu with the event title, organization name, date and time of event, location, and a brief 1-2 sentence description of the event by Oct. 6, to be included in the program.

NEW! Science students receive over $7.5 million in scholarships: The College of Science is delighted to announce a record-breaking total of more than $7.5 million in scholarships awarded for 2017-18 to both current and incoming science students. This amount has tripled since 2015-16. The dramatic increase is attributed to a number of factors including more students who qualified, more students accepting scholarship offers and a substantial increase in scholarship funding by the university thanks to generous donor support.

Beaver Champion Award: Every year on University Day the President awards the Beaver Champion Award to an individual (or individuals) for outstanding effort, the achievement of excellence, extra effort beyond that requested, and performance of the highest quality.  The President’s Office is seeking nominations for this award.  Please send nomination letters to Edward J. Ray, President, Office of the President, 600 Kerr Admin. Bldg. or to pres.office@oregonstate.edu

Restroom Signage Changes: Recently, around 60 restroom signs were changed all over the Corvallis campus to increase the number of restrooms accessible to all genders. These signs are labeled “Single-User Restroom” and can be used by anyone. This campus map will be updated to reflect these changes, in total around 200 public restrooms are now non-gendered. This sign will become a campus standard for single-user restrooms moving forward. Contact Gabriel Merrell in Equal Opportunity and Access with questions, Capital Planning and Development as well as Facilities Services have been helping to address issues such as fixing damage caused by removing the old signs.

Intl student orientation volunteers: Applications for the Fall 2017 International Student Orientation Volunteers are now being accepted. As a volunteer, you will be welcoming and interacting with international students while assisting with logistics for the orientation. Volunteers must attend the mandatory full day training on Sept. 11 and shifts are available from Sept. 12-19. Apply here or contact hyesu.han@oregonstate.edu for more information.

OSU Dependents attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Monday, Sept. 11, to submit the application for dependents attending other former OUS Universities during Fall 2017. Applications are to be submitted to your HR business center. For additional information, please visit: hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Application Open for Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium: It’s that time of year again! This symposium is open to OSU undergraduates who wish to present their ongoing or previously conducted research or creative work. We welcome applications from students in all academic colleges and of all class standings, including first-year students. Deadline to apply is Aug. 21. Email ugr@oregonstate.edu with questions. See application and additional details at http://undergraduate.oregonstate.edu/research/presentation-opportunities/undergraduate-summer-research-symposium

Don’t forget to submit your Welcome Week 2017 events.  New Student Programs & Family Outreach invites departments, organizations and units from all over campus to submit events for Wednesday-Sunday of Welcome Week (September 20-24).  These dates are great opportunities to not only engage with new students but also remind or reintroduce returning students to your department, service, group, etc.  Open houses, gatherings, programs/events, drop in times are some of the programs that are most successful.  Events can be submitted here: http://welcome.oregonstate.edu/submitting-events.  Events submitted by Sept. 4 will be listed in the schedule online and within the New Student Guide app (https://guidebook.com/app/OSUGuide/).  Any questions contact newstudents@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-7627. 

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Waste in Disaster  Natural and man-made disasters such as floods, hurricanes, or warfare that flood the sewer system can cause additional personal and community disasters. You may be unable to flush the toilets or run water for weeks or even months. Failure to properly dispose of human waste can lead to epidemics.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/08-01%20waste.pdf. 

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Reser and LaSells parking: Due to parking lot maintenance,  Reser Stadium Lot (3281B) and LaSells Stewart Center West Lot (3277) (view map) will be closed on Aug. 28 starting at 6 a.m. The lots will reopen as soon as it is safe to enter.

NEW! Campus Way; Campus Way from 30th Street to 35th Street will be closed Tuesday Sept. 5, through Friday Sept. 8, for paving (View Map). Access to the parking lot north east of Campus Way and 35th Street intersections will be open on Sept. 5, and Sept. 6, but closed on Sept. 7- 8.

NEW! Seed Lab: As part of the Seed Lab parking lot paving project, on Aug. 28, traffic will be rerouted through the construction site on a temporary drive lane to the Radiation Center Parking (View Map). Signs will be posted to help detour traffic to the appropriate entrance and travel path.

NEW! Seed Lab: As part of the Seed Lab parking lot paving project, and for the safety and well-being of employees, parking lots adjoining the Seed Lab Parking Lot (Radiation Center parking and EH&S Annex parking) will be CLOSED on Sept. 5, and Sept. 6, ALL DAY (View Map). Employees will need to find alternative parking during this period. There will NOT be access to the Radiation Center parking lot from Jefferson Way. 


 National Forage Seed Center East Lot: To facilitate the reconstruction and expansion of the gravel parking lot west of the Motor Pool along Campus Way, all parking stalls will be closed for the duration of the project within the lot, June 12 – Sept.  15. There will also be closures to the adjacent sidewalks and access aisles for limited duration.  The access aisle to the Radiation Center will remain open, or the project will accommodate special deliveries.  Clark Meat Lab access will be provided as coordinated with the building manager, with pedestrian paths communicated to the public in advance of events and for normal business.  General construction noise and dust will be present during the lot reconstruction.


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

Certified Veterinary Technician: The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications for a full time, limited duration (12 month) Small Animal Intensive Care Unit Float Technician.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P01129CT no later than midnight on Aug. 28 for full consideration.  Additional applicants will be considered until the position is filled.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered. 

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant – Disability Access Services invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, classified Administrative Program Assistant – Alternative Testing Coordinator position. Posting P01126CT. Closes Aug. 28.

Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for three full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 positions.  Posting # P01125CT.  Closes Aug. 28.

NEW! Food Service Worker 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (.75 FTE) intermittent Food Service Worker 2 position for the Oregon 4-H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in rural Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P01132CT.  Closes Aug. 30.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Support Service Manager, Posting #P01514UF.  Recruitment closes Aug. 31.

NEW! Education Program Asisstant 1 – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time, .70 FTE (approximately 28 hours per week), 10-month, limited duration (1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) with the Family and Community Health (FCH) program in Douglas County. FCH is affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences. This position will be located in Roseburg, Oregon and will require travel.  Posting# P01131CT.  Closes Sept. 1.

 Cook 2 – Oregon State University Extension invites applications for a one part-time (approximately .75 FTE), seasonal Cook 2 position for the Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center just outside of Salem, Oregon. The position is a part of the OSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.  Posting# P01090CT.  Closes Sept. 1. 

NEW! This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant position for the Office of the Registrar at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P01141CT. Closes Sept. 3.

EXTENDED – Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for three full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 positions.  Posting # P01125CT.  Closing date is Sept. 4.

Finance and Accounting Manager- The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Finance and Accounting Manager post # P01522UF. Closes Sept. 4.

Executive Director in Residence – Outdoor Products.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Executive Director in Residence – Outdoor Products position.  OSU-Cascades is creating the first-of-its-kind bachelor’s degree in Outdoor Products. We are seeking the inaugural Executive Director in Residence to help launch and administer the program. Posting # P01494UF. Full consideration Sept. 5. Closes Sept. 11.   

Academic Advisor – The Marine Studies Initiative invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor. Posting #P01528UF. Closes Sept. 6.

NEW! Administrative Coordinator, External Engagement – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Administrative Coordinator position.  Posting # P01544UF. Full consideration date is Sept. 7 and posting closes Sept. 21.

NEW! Student Clerical (ASA Front Desk Worker)   This recruitment will be used to fill up to four part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Clerical positions for the department of Academic Services for Student Athletes at Oregon State University. Posting # P02671SE. Closes Sept. 8.

NEW! The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) at Oregon State University (OSU) is hiring an Finance and Accounting Manager position. Posting # P01553UF. Closes Sept. 8.

NEW! Office Manager – Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, (1.00 FTE) 12-month, fixed-term, Office Manager position in the Extension Baker County Office. This position will be located in Baker City, Oregon. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Regional Administrator. Posting P#01551UF.  Closes Sept. 9. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity

NEW! Student Clerical -The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part time a maximum of 20 hours per week), 12-month Student Clerical, Posting # P02660SE, Closes Sept. 10.

OSU-Cascades Human Resources Consultant – OSU-Cascades invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Consultant-HR 2 position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President. Posting # P01536UF. Closes Sept. 10.

Student Media and Communication Tech.– The Marine Studies Initiative invites applications for a 10 hour per. week Student Technical Assistant position. Posting #P02596SE. Closes Sept. 15.

NEW! Executive Assistant: Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, Posting #P01535UF.  Closes Sept. 18.

EXTENDED – Assistant Professor of Practice – This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position that will serve the Klamath Basin region in addressing Irrigated forages, Livestock production and Open Campus. The academic home for this position will be the Department of Agricultural Education & Agricultural Sciences, in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU).  The position will be located in Klamath Falls.  Posting# P01426UF. Closes Sept. 21.

NEW! The Office of Equity Opportunity is seeking a Director of Equal Opportunity Investigations. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting # P01537UF. Open until filled. Full consideration date Sept. 22.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor – Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and the OSU Extension Service invite applications for a full-time, 9-month, annual tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor that will serve the OSU Wasco and Hood River Region. The academic home will be the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University. This position will be based in The Dalles at Wasco County Extension Office with a satellite office at the Mid-Columbia Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Hood River. Summer salary for 2 months will be provided by the College of Agricultural Sciences for three years after the start of the position. After that, it is expected that grants, fees, gifts, and or local funding will be secured for summer salary. Obtaining these funds will be the responsibility of the faculty member.  Posting # P01496UF. Closes Sept. 30.

Treasury Manager – The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time, 12-month Treasury Manager, Post # P01383UF.  Closes Sept. 30.  

Fiscal Coordinator 2 – The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time, 12-month Fiscal Coordinator 2, Post # P00977CT.  Closes Sept. 30.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Horticulture-MCAREC, Hood River. This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time, 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant/Associate Professor focused on orchard production of fresh sweet cherries and pears. This position is located at Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research & Extension Center in Hood River, Oregon. Posting # P01491UF. Closes Oct. 1.

ABE Teacher  The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01530UF. Closes June 30, 2018.

The OSU Alumni Association is hiring 4-5 students to join the Student Setup Crew.  This is a year-round position.  Ability to start during the summer is desirable.  This is a part-time student position working up to 20 hours per week at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  In this role, student workers execute event setups and perform basic maintenance, cleaning, A/V setup, technical support, and customer service. Flexibility, attention to detail, teamwork, and the ability to work independently are required. Salary:  $10.25/hour.  Lean more about the position at OSUFoundation.org – About – Careers – Student Job Openings.   Current OSU students can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to Christi Kasten, Sr. Associate Executive Director by email at christi.kasten@oregonstate.edu.

The Oregon State University Foundation has a great opportunity for a student on our Advancement Services Records teamApplicants should have a basic understanding of the principles of electronic records management, be able to accurately enter coding and retrieve information from the OSUF Advance database.   Preference will be given to applicants with web knowledge and database skills.  Salary – $10.25/hour.  Lean more about the position at OSUFoundation.org – About – Careers – Student Job Openings.   

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Communications Student Worker on our Communications & Marketing Strategy team. This paid student position provides the opportunity to increase your experience in writing, editing, and publishing electronic and web-based communications. Assignments may include fundraising appeals, event marketing and registration emails, and e-newsletters, supporting many departments within the Foundation. 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.

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Athletic Development Events Student Worker on our Athletics Communication and Stewardship teamUnder the direction of the Events Director, interns will observe and assist in projects related to event planning.  Responsibilities include engaging in strategic planning for upcoming events, opportunity to innovate new fundraising events, researching potential venues, purchasing and organizing events supplies, crafting communication, assist with RSVP guest and invitation lists, tracking information, assist with on-site event execution including set-up, registration and breakdown, and other duties as needed.

Education Project Assistant – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Education Project Assistant.  Posting #P00924CT. Position open until filled.

Education Project Assistant – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Education Project Assistant (Spanish required).  Posting #P00925CT. Position open until filled.


Corvallis: “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson. Areas of smoke Monday, high of 96. Sunny the rest of the week, highs in the 80s, lows in the 50s.

Central Oregon: Smoky all week, highs in the 80s, lows in the 50s.

Newport: Mostly sunny all week, highs in the 60s, lows in the 50s.

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

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