OSU Today

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 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.

As a warming climate changes Kodiak bears’ diets, impacts could ripple through ecosystem (The Conversation)

I’ve spent the last three years trying to solve this ecological puzzle. After extensive field and lab work along with researchers from Kodiak National Wildlife RefugeFlathead Lake Biological Station and Oregon State University, we arrived at a fascinating conclusion.

‘Warm summers and stronger storms': Climatologist on climate change and extreme weather (KVAL)

With all of the strange weather patterns seen around the world this summer, many are wondering whether or not these are signs of climate change. Kathie Dello, a Climatologist at Oregon State University has been studying weather conditions over long periods of time. She has seen temperatures across the nation rise over the past few years, and she says this is a direct sign of climate change.

Paris Agreement targets still possible – but not easy, new study says (Weather Underground)

It’s encouraging that it’s still physically possible but it’s going to take very ambitious mitigation with a peak in emissions by 2030, which is before some states are even talking about phasing out coal. Things will have to progress a lot quickly,” Kathie Dello, climate scientist and associate director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University, told weather.com in a phone interview.

OSU researchers identify gonorrhea vaccine candidates (KTVZ)

Researchers at Oregon State University have identified a pair of proteins that show promise as the basis for a gonorrhea vaccine, the school said Tuesday. The findings are an important step toward a potential new weapon in the fight against a sexually transmitted disease that affects millions of people around the globe, with nearly 80 million new cases estimated each year. (see also Technology News)

Size matters when it comes to extinction risk (BBC News)

Heavyweights are threatened mainly by hunting, while featherweights are losing out to pollution and logging. “The largest vertebrates are mostly threatened by direct killing by humans,” said a team led by Prof Bill Ripple of Oregon State University in Corvallis, US.

OSU celebrates start of academic year (Gazette-Times)

There are 7,963 new students at Oregon State University this fall. Many of them, like Joanna Pavana, are the first members of their families to attend college. And many of them gathered Tuesday on the OSU campus for the ceremony that officially kicks off the new school year.

University Day 2017 (LIFE@OSU)

A list of this year’s award winners.

Seaweed-fueled cars? Maybe someday, with the help of new tech (Phys Org)

A key part of boosting seaweed cultivation is knowing where to grow it. To help answer this question, a PNNL-led team will develop a set of advanced modeling tools that can predict the best locations and times to efficiently cultivate seaweed in an open-ocean farm. The team will integrate several existing modeling tools to evaluate seaweed growth potential, nutrient availability, and how natural phenomena such as wind, currents, tides, waves and storm surges could affect the productivity of manmade seaweed farms. This project is being awarded more than $2 million over the course of two years. PNNL ocean scientist Zhaoqing Yang is leading the effort from PNNL’s Seattle office. He will collaborate with colleagues at PNNL, Georgia Tech, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Oregon State University.

Handle with care: Hard-shelled winter squashes are often softies (Washington Post)

The longer that squash remains in the garden, the greater the risk, said Alexandra Stone, a horticulturist with Oregon State University. “Once they reach that harvestable stage, it is best to get them out of the field, as they are prone to sunburn, rodent damage, cracking and other problems,” she said.


Union vote:  Classified Staff Lunch & Vote On Your Contract, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Market Place West (NW Conference Room). More information? Contact organizer Siobhan Burke 630-699-0281

NEW! Critical Questions Lecture Series: Evan Gottlieb will speak on “Speculative Romanticism, or Wordsworth and Shelley in the Anthropocene,” Wednesday, Sept. 20, 4 p.m., MU Room 206. For full event details, go to http://calendar.oregonstate.edu/event/129125/. The School of Writing, Literature, and Film.

Search advocate training: Fall Search Advocate workshops begin Sept. 20.  If you’re interested in becoming a search advocate (to serve as an external representative supporting equity, validity, and diversity for faculty and staff search committees), you can register at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=45. Workshops are also scheduled for Hermiston, Beaverton, and Burns, and other statewide sessions will be added soon.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Union vote: Classified Staff Vote On Your Contract, Arnold Dining Hall, Friday, Sept. 22, 9 – 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. More information? Contact organizer Siobhan Burke 630-699-0281.

NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sale: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sale Friday, Sept. 22, 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! Ettihad Cultural Center Welcome Event: Ettihad Cultural Center is hosting a welcome event with free food to celebrate the beginning of the new school year. It will be held on Sept. 22 from 3 to 5 p.m. in SEC 380. Contact godilj@oregonstate.edu for more information or questions.

NEW! Gardening Fall Festival: The Lane County Master Gardener Association invites you celebrate the fall season at its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., River Road Park and Recreation Center, 1400 Lake Drive, Eugene. Learn research-based gardening and food preservation techniques, meet community organizations, and shop local vendors. Enjoy free workshops, tomato and heirloom apple tastings, free cider pressed on-site, a vegetable-judging activity, and kids’ activities. There will also be a bake sale, book sale, plant sale, seed swap, and store featuring items made by local Master Gardeners. For more information, call 541-344-5859, email lanemg@oregonstate.edu, or go to extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/gardens

NEW! Play auditions: Auditions for Oregon State University Theatre’s fall production, “Inherit the Wind,” will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 in the Withycombe Hall main stage theatre, 2901 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis. Auditions are open to all OSU students, staff, faculty and community members of all ages. The cast features six principal roles and a large ensemble that will portray multiple characters, for a total of 29 roles available. Those auditioning should be prepared for cold readings from the script, which will be available Sept. 20. Callbacks will be held Sept. 26 if needed. Rehearsals will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. Technical/dress rehearsals will be held from Nov. 4 through Nov. 8. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 11, 16 and 17 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 and 19.

Union vote: Classified Staff Lunch & Vote On Your Contract, Thursday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Willamette West Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Valley Library.  SEIU President Steve Demarest will join us for Q and A at 11 am. More information? Contact organizer Siobhan Burke 630-699-0281

Art exhibit, Emotions & Sensations: Dolors Escala began studying texiles at the Ramón Folch School in Barcelona and developed an interest in art and the art of engraving.  Later, while studying in Catalunya, she started working in abstraction, the language of shapes, form, color and line, and began to experiment with different engraving techniques.   Today, using handmade paper and special inks, she decides if a piece will be unique or a numbered series. Sept. 18-Nov. 9, The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall. Opening reception Sept. 21, 3- 5 p.m.

Book reading: Susan Jackson Rodgers, a fiction writer and associate professor of creative writing at Oregon State University, will read from her work at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22, in the Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall. A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. Rodgers’ new novel, “This Must Be the Place,” is the coming-of-age story of a young woman on a cross-country road trip in 1983.

Invitation to OSU Fulbright Committee: OSU Faculty and Staff are invited to participate in the OSU campus review committee for the U.S. Student Fulbright program. The application for each OSU candidate is reviewed and the candidate interviewed before proceeding for the national competition. Your participation is welcome if one or more of the following applies to you: You are interested in Fulbright’s mission to further mutual understanding between the US and other countries through academic exchange, you have international experience and/or regional world expertise, you have a few free hours between Sept. 11-29: most committee members interview just 1-3 candidates. To participate, please complete this brief survey. For more information, please contact the OSU Advisor for Prestigious Scholarships: leann.adam@oregonstate.edu

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Campus Forum for Mike Green, finalist for Vice President for Finance and Administration: This forum is open to all OSU students, staff and faculty and will include a presentation followed by plenty of time for Q&A. Friday, Sept. 22, 1:15-2:15 p.m., Kidder 202. The presentation will be streamed live: http://live.oregonstate.edu/  The presentation will also be recorded and available at https://media.oregonstate.edu/ after the interview has been completed. 

NEW! Corvallis Changemakers Conference: A conference for Women and their Allies. The panelists presenting at this conference include activists who have run for local and national office, managed non-profits, started businesses, initiated grassroots campaigns, and more. Topics include mentoring, networking, and movement building; using personal narratives, initiatives, canvassing, and other educational tools to affect public opinion. To learn more about the conference and purchase tickets ($20 – $40) visit https://corvallischangemakers.com/. Full day event with meals included. Oct. 1, CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Venue sponsor: Golden Z Club at OSU. Event is open to all.

NEW! Living on the Land – Land Stewardship Planning, Soils & Water Resources:  Learn the basics of planning for natural resource management, including soil health and water rights. The first in a five class workshop series for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. Thursday, Oct.  5, 6 p.m., – 8 p.m..  Walterville Grange 39259 Camp Creek Road, Springfield. $10/Class, $30 for series or $35 for 2 Farm Partners.  Registration Required

NEW! Goat Health and Nutrition Workshop: Basic health topics including diseases to be aware of, vaccinations and hoof health.  Nutritive values of feeds including browse, hay, grains, and protein & mineral supplements.  Poisonous plants for goats and methods for weed management. Friday, Oct. 6  ~  5:30-8:30 p.m. Creswell Community Center (99 N. 1st St, Creswell, OR 97426)  $15/individual $25/ two farm partners  Registration Required

Academic Technology webinar: Welcome All Learners in Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. and learn about the course home page, Canvas syllabus, university policy links, and accessibility tools. Register for information on joining this free 30 minute webinar, or discover other webinars. Questions? Email us at Canvas@oregonstate.edu

Financial Strategies for Women.  Designed for women (and people who care about women) who want to take control of their finances: Sept. 21, noon , MU 206  Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*.  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

Doug McAdam Lecture on Trump’s Rise: Stanford Sociologist Doug McAdam will give a lecture on “Putting Trump in Historical Perspective” based on his 2014 book, “Deeply Divided: Racial Politics and Social Movements in Postwar America,” in MU 213 on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the School of Public Policy.  

OSU alumni talk: Oregon State welcomes guest speakers Ivan Williams ’80 (B.S. Chemical Engineering) and Erika Williams ‘78 (B.S. Resource Recreation Management). The road from your undergraduate studies to your career may not be straight and narrow. By applying the skills and knowledge gained at Oregon State and building upon life experiences, a major can be a steppingstone to a lifelong journey that will exceed your wildest expectations. Follow the story of two alumni, from the colleges of Engineering and Forestry, who went from buying movie tickets to making feature length films, television shows and musicals. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 4-5 p.m., LINC 268. Free. Pizza provided.

Employee workshops: Registration is open for the Center for Learning & Organizational Development employee workshops. Workshops include the Manager’s Legal Toolkit, Core Curriculum for Supervisors and Managers, Cultural Competency, Stretch Goals, A Coaching Process for Developing Talent, Time Awareness, Work Balance and Integration, and Managing People through Change. We present these workshops to all employees at no cost. Details and registration

Fitness Classes – Registration is now open for Rec Sports fitness classes.  Choose between DAM Fit and FitPass formats.  DAM Fit classes start Oct. 2; FitPass classes start Sept. 20.  Register on-line or at the Recreation Services Desk, in Dixon Recreation Center, M-F, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Workshop for NSF GRFP Applicants – The Graduate School is offering an intensive workshop to help OSU students prepare competitive applications for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award. The workshop will be conducted in two sessions. Session 1 will be Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. and Session 2 will be Thursday, Sept. 28 from 5:30-7 p.m.  Both sessions will be held in LPSC 125.  Space is limited to please register here: Registration. If you have any questions please contact the Graduate School at Graduate.inquire@oregonstate.edu

Cuban public health and politics: Join the OSU Alumni Association for an interactive discussion on Cuban public health and politics with F. Javier Nieto, Dean, College of Public Health and Human Sciences and David Bernell, Associate Professor and Director of Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies, Thursday, Sept. 28, 4-5 p.m. at Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez center.  Free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged to assist us in planning.

Social Justice Education Initiative for Fall Term: The SJEI is a professional development program for all OSU faculty, staff, and graduate students aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. In addition to the platform curriculum, comprised of Session One and Session Two, there are new shorter workshops that explore specific topics with more depth. SJEI is also available to hold in-house workshops for individual units, including customized training to meet your unit’s needs. Now is a great time to build your equity and inclusion skills! Space is limited, register today! http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46 For more information: jane.waite@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0866.

Community Conversations Workshop – “Land use” has a direct impact on how you experience the place you call “home” – including the type of housing, businesses, and amenities near where you live, work, and play. The City of Corvallis is launching a series of community workshops in September to gather input on land use needs, challenges, and opportunities. We hope OSU faculty and staff will share their opinions by joining an upcoming community conversation or participating in an online survey. Please visit the website for more information –http://www.corvallisoregon.gov/index.aspx?page=2078

Take Note 

Puerto Rico Agriculture Donations:  The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking donations for Puerto Rico. Forty percent of PR agriculture has been lost due to hurricane Irma. Our Ag partner K-12 schools and our University colleagues are in need of agriculture curriculum, and classroom supplies to help rebuild their ag classrooms and school gardens. Items requested include: seeds, gloves, garden supplies, books, classroom supplies including markers, scissors, ag curriculum. Donations are accepted in Strand Agricultural Hall-STAG 147 until Oct. 2 when students will be assisting with boxing and shipping.

Second Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: In 1992, more than 1,500 scientists co-signed a “Scientists’ Warning to Humanity” published by the Union of Concerned Scientists, calling attention to the threat to humanity posed by environmental destruction. Scientists at OSU have the opportunity to join more than 11,000 colleagues from 135 countries who have co-signed a second warning, written by OSU Distinguished Professor Bill Ripple and seven co-authors and due to be published soon in the journal BioScience. The accepted article and a link to a signature form is at http://scientistswarning.forestry.oregonstate.edu .

Apply now for Ecampus professional development funds: Oregon State Ecampus invites faculty, staff and administrators to pursue professional development related to online and hybrid education. Further your professional goals while promoting effective teaching and learning in OSU’s online and hybrid courses. Funding is available for professorial faculty and professional faculty and advisors. The application deadline is Oct. 9. Learn more and apply online today.

New Website for OSU Policy and Standards:  The University Policy and Standards Program is announcing the launch of its new website: http://policy.oregonstate.edu/  The site includes information about the current efforts of the university policy program as well as a new, searchable University Policy and Standards Manual.

Mid-Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Pets in Disaster Whether you decide to stay in place in an emergency or evacuate to a safer location, you will need to make plans in advance for your pets. Keep in mind that what is best for you is also typically best for your pets.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/09-15%20Pets%20in%20Disasters.pdf

OSU Employees attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 20, to submit the application for employees 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

Mike Lerner named new head of Chemistry Department: The College of Science welcomes Michael Lerner as the head of the Department of Chemistry effective immediately. Lerner is a professor in chemistry and has taught inorganic and general chemistry courses for more than 25 years at OSU. He has also served as the longtime director of online education and head graduate advisor in the department.

Term-Long Laptops at the Valley Library: The Valley Library has 12 Dell laptops available for long-term borrowing. These laptops are term-long substitutes for students without computers. For more information or to fill out the application, go to bit.ly/valley-laptops. Applications are due Friday, Sept. 29. For further questions, email valley.circ@oregonstate.edu.

OSU Standard Updated:  Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed update to OSU Standard 576-005 Time, Place, and Manner Rules for Speech Activities, through the end of business on Oct. 2, 2017.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updating and replacing the existing university standard. The proposed amendments tailor portions of this university standard to the Cascades campus and clarify existing university policies governing the placement and use of signs, posters, banners, and chalking on campus.  The proposed university 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.

Traffic and Maintenance

36th and Harrison: Pacific Power will be replacing poles and installing a new pole and anchors beginning the week of Sept. 18, through Sept. 29. A tree contractor working for Pacific Power will be trimming trees in the area for new clearances and pole and anchor locations. Lane closures will vary daily. Traffic will be maintained and directed by flaggers and signage.


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

Senior Director of Community Relations and Marketing–  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Senior Director of Community Relations and Marketing.  As a member of the OSU-Cascades’ Leadership Team, the Senior Director of Community Relations and Marketing will provide strategic and visionary leadership in support of OSU-Cascades by working to enhance the brand, reputation, public awareness and support of OSU-Cascades.  Posting # P01550UF. Closes Sept. 20.

Facilities Services is seeking a Trades Maintenance Coordinator (Internal Employment Opportunity). This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month position. Posting #P01157CT. Closes Sept. 20. 

EXTENDED! 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 Closes Sept. 28.

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.

EXTENDED! Accountant 2- The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Accountant 2 post # P01158CT. Closes Sept. 22.

The 4-H Oregon Conference/Education Center at Oregon State University (OSU) is hiring a Cook 1 position.  This position is seasonal with an intermittent schedule through the winter months (December, January, February). This position is in a rural youth camp kitchen located in Salem, Oregon. Posting #: P01162CT.  Closes Sept. 22.

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.

Communication Toolkit Intern – OSU Libraries and Press invites applications for a part time (10 h a week), 20 week position. The student intern will work with the Data Management Specialist at the library to develop materials (presentations, guidelines, exercises, etc.) that will help researchers have conversations about how to share their research data. Posting #P02718SE. Closes Sept. 24.

The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) in Corvallis is seeking a Finance Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. , Posting # P01583UF. Closes Sept. 25.

Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for three full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 positions.  Posting # P01125CT.  For full consideration, apply by Sept. 25.  Closing date is Dec 29 or when filled.

The Vice President for Research Office is seeking an Associate Vice President for Research. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Consideration will be made for applicants to start at .50 FTE or greater for up to one year, with the intent of this being a full 1.0 FTE within a year. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President. Closes Sept. 25. Posting # P01568UF.

Newport Business Office Manager – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Business Office Manager position for their Newport Office. Posting #P01575UF. Full consideration date Sept. 27.  Closes Oct. 11. This position is located in Newport, Oregon.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Operations. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P01584UF. For full consideration: Sept. 29. Closes Oct. 6.

OSU Extension Service-Assistant to the Outdoor School Program Leader: The Division of University Outreach and Engagement, Extension Service at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty, Assistant to the Outdoor School Program Leader.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Posting #P01570UF. Closes Sept. 29.

NEW! Grants and Contracts Technician – The Health Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Grants and Contracts Technician position. Posting #P01173CT. Closes Sept. 30.

The College of Science advising office invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month Advisor position. The Transfer Student Support & Recruitment Advisor provides direct academic advising to current, prospective and intra-university transfer students in the College of Science. Posting #P01554UF.  Closes Sept. 30.

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.

The 4-H Youth Development Off Campus Office is recruiting for a 4-H Youth Development Educator. This position is located in Benton County and will work as a member of a regional and statewide team of the Extension 4-H Youth Development program.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed-term appointment. Posting # P01585UF. Closes Oct.1.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Medical Aide, Posting #P01175CT.  Closes Oct. 1.

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.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant – The OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (approximately 18 hours per week), Administrative Program Assistant (APA) in the Extension office in Portland (located in the Brooklyn neighborhood). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date. This position will have a priority designation for working with Spanish speaking audiences through the utilization of bilingual/bi-literate/bi-cultural skills.  Posting# P01181CT.  Closes Oct. 2.

Accountant 1 – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position for their Newport Office. Posting #P01154CT. Closes Oct. 2. This position is located in Newport, Oregon.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 1 – Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (approximately 18 hours per week), (.45 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 9 months), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) with the Jefferson County Extension office in Madras. This position will work as a member of a regional and statewide team of Extension FCH (affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences).  Posting# P01182CT.  Closes Oct. 3.

 The Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences and the OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Practice, Extension Field Crops and Watershed Management position located in Malheur County, Oregon. Posting # P01591UF. Closes Oct. 13.

The Office of Financial Aid is seeking a Financial Aid Advisor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P01604UF. Closes Oct. 13.

4-H Youth Development Educator – Oregon State University Extension invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, 4-H Youth Development Educator position, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences. The position is located in Heppner, Oregon in Morrow County, and reports to the Outreach and Engagement Regional Administrator (RA). Reappointment is at the discretion of the Regional Administrator in consultation with the 4-H Program Leader.  Posting# P01606UF.  Closes Oct. 20.

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 Oregon State University Foundation has an new opportunity for a Facilities and Office Technician. This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Foundation’s Corvallis building, offices, and grounds, and for selected facilities activities in the Foundation’s Portland office.  Learn more or apply at:  www.osufoundation.org 

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Service Desk Support Technician (helpdesk) in Information Technology.  This position will assist in the implementation and support of OSU Foundation IT systems by providing first level support for the ITS Service Desk responding to and addressing requests for assistance with technical problems and issues. The Service Desk Support Technician will provide support to all OSU Foundation offices, including the main Corvallis office, three offices on the OSU Corvallis campus, one office in Portland, and one office in Bend.  Learn more or apply at:  www.osufoundation.org

The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student to work in the Donor Relations department. Be part of the team that says thank you and makes sure that generous supporters know their gifts are having a positive impact on campus. Alumni, parents, and others donate over $100 million a year to OSU for scholarships, new facilities, and research projects. This position works a maximum of 20 hours per week.  Students must be available during summer months.  Hourly wage is $10 – $12.  Visit About Us at the OSU Foundation website http://www.osufoundation.org to learn more details and how to apply.

Web Development Student InternshipThe OSU Foundation seeks an energetic and creative Oregon State student to join our talented Communications team as a Web Intern. This student position offers an exciting opportunity to increase your knowledge of website and multimedia development and digital communications processes, while building your professional portfolio. Projects will include building and editing web pages, multimedia features, and digital communications for the OSU Foundation. Up to 20 hours per week. Work must be completed onsite at the OSU Foundation office during regular business hours (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday). Applicants must be current OSU students. This position is open immediately with preference given to applicants who have an interest in continuing work throughout the 2016-17 academic year. Work-study students are encouraged to apply.  $10.25-12/hour.  Apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4481www.osufoundation.org

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 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.


Corvallis: “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language / And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” ~ T.S. Eliot. Showers today with possible thunderstorms tonight, high of 61, low of 46. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Showers likely today, high of 50, low of 33. Slight chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Showers today, with a chance of thunderstorms tonight, high of 57, low of 49. 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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