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Wednesday, Oct. 11, 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.

Coastal researchers, fishermen concerned about more frequent low oxygen zones (OPB)

It seemed to marine ecologist Francis Chan like this is happening most every summer lately. So the Oregon State University researcher looked back as far as coastal oxygen readings go—to about 1950—to see if it’s always been this way. (see also KGW)

Physical activity lacking for food-insecure Oregon rural children (KDRV)

A study out of Oregon State University shows many rural children who don’t have enough food to eat, aren’t getting enough physical activity. In a sample study of families, researchers found 40% were at risk of food insecurity.

Arnold Dining Center’s namesake came from a slaveholding family, fought for the Confederacy (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s second president and the namesake of a dining center grew up in a slaveholding family and was in the Confederate Army, according to a new report from the university. The report on the history of Benjamin Lee Arnold, written by a team of five historians, was released Friday afternoon by OSU. It’s part of a process that could result in the name of Arnold Dining Center being changed this fall.

Could cats replace search-and-rescue dogs? If we motivate them (News.Com Australia)

“Given the importance of olfaction in cat sensory perception, cats could be trained to discriminate between a variety of odours, therefore serving in working roles for detecting specific humans, medical scent detection, bomb sniffing, or drug sniffing,” Oregon State University’s Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences researcher Kristyn Vitale Shreve told Seeker.

College students these days and what free speech means (East Oregonian Editorial)

The presidents of Eastern Oregon University and Oregon State University, as well as University of Oregon vice president for student services Roger J. Thompson, gathered in Pendleton last month. It was purportedly for the Pendleton Round-Up, but we’ve always thought they come every September to chat with the East Oregonian editorial board.

OSU lifts interim tag from finance VP (Gazette-Times)

After more than a year as interim vice president for finance and administration at Oregon State University, Michael Green has been given the job on a permanent basis.

Northern California wildfires:Firefighters continue to battle blazes, hope for reprieve (NBC News)

John Bailey, a professor at Oregon State University’s college of forestry, said a perfect storm has allowed for these intense fires to ravage Northern California. “Hot dry conditions, and then throwing in winds, really expands burnability,” he said, adding, “We just have an unprecedented amount of fuel on our landscapes.”

The state of childcare in Oregon (Jefferson Public Radio)

Margie McNabb from OELD visits, along with Mary Wolf from the CCRN and Dr. Bobbie Weber from Oregon State University.

Can we trust the sustainable meat we order online? (Civil Eats)

Concerns about the overall lack of transparency among well-funded startups led Rebecca Thistlethwaite, farmers program manager for the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Networkat Oregon State University and author of The New Livestock Farmer, to strike up a conversation with the customer service department at Butcher Box in June.

OSU forestry alum Henry Gholz dies in climbing accident (LIFE@OSU)

Henry Gholz, an Oregon State University forestry alum from Fort Collins, Colorado, died from a fall in a climbing accident Sept. 30 in Rocky Mountain National Park. He was 65.


BABy@OSU – Back After Baby: A workshop and networking opportunity for parents returning from bonding leave hosted by the Office of Work Life & The Family Resource Center. Learn more about support for families at OSU, connect with other parents, and hear from presenters. Free lunch. Spouses/partners and babies welcome too. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 11 at Avery Lodge. Register at www.orst.edu/training

NEW! University Budget Conversations: Sherm Bloomer, Director of Budget & Fiscal Planning, is hosting the first bi-weekly University Budget Conversations session. On Thursday, Oct. 12, at noon in 215 Memorial Union (Thought Lab). The format for the conversations is very informal and attendees are encouraged to bring their questions and their lunch. Each session will typically begin with Sherm sharing information about a budget-related topic, followed by time for questions. These bi-weekly sessions are open to all OSU employees and students. For more information or for future Conversations dates/locations, please visit online Budget & Fiscal Planning or contact Karren Cholewinski for assistance.

Faculty Staff Prayer Group: If you teach or work at OSU you are invited to join Deacon and Professor Chris Anderson and others in the Faculty Staff Prayer Group, every Wednesday at noon in the chapel at the Newman Center on Monroe.  It’s quiet.  It’s informal.  We simply sit in a circle and reflect together on the Sunday gospel as a way of centering and strengthening us in our work at the university. For more information, email  deaconcanderson@gmail.com.     Sponsored by the OSU Newman Center and Newman Club.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar (CGRB): David Thomas, University of Minnesota, will present a seminar “Muscle Protein Structural Dynamics and Therapeutic Discovery” on Wednesday, Oct 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Circle of Support: The Survivor Advocacy & Resource Center (SARC) and Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) are hosting a weekly free and confidential support group for student survivors of interpersonal violence (sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual harassment) on Wednesdays 3:30-5 p.m. in 311 Plageman Building, beginning Oct. 11.  For more information, please contact SARC at survivoradvocacy@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2030.

WRGP Fall Seminar Series. Kathleen Dean Moore will present Economic Valuation of River Restoration: Methods and Analysis of the Valuation Literature” on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 4 – 5 p.m. in Owen 103. Free and open to the public. Flyer.

The Politics of Surveillance, Past, Present, and Future – We are all being watched. We are all being tracked. We are all being recorded virtually all the time. How did this happen? What have we lost and what have we gained? Are we all “just” data and what does that mean? New technologies and new understandings of individual rights, corporate rights, collective rights, and national security have dramatically shifted in recent years. What is at stake in these new visions of rights and new technologies of control? A panel of experts aims to provoke a dynamic discussion of the past, present, and future of surveillance and the surveillance society in which we live today. Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4 p.m. Memorial Union, Journey Room: 104.

Breaking Barriers: Women in Engineering:  Interested in learning about what it’s like for women in a male-dominant Engineering industry? On Oct. 11, 5-7 p.m., come to the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center for our Women in Engineering event and hear our panel of speakers as they share their personal experiences in their career fields. Get ready to feel inspired.

International Women’s Conversation Hour: A meeting space for international women students at OSU to connect and build community. This is a space intended for talking about different aspects of your experience as an international woman studying at OSU, and in the US. This also includes seeking support around your experience of adjusting to the US, and with social justice and multicultural issues. One objective for offering this event is creating a platform for womens’ voices, and starting a dialogue about womens’ experiences studying abroad. Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., ILLC 349.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Faculty senate: The Oct. 12 Faculty Senate agenda takes place at 3 p.m.  Please note that the Graduate Council has proposed a ‘Policy on Disallowance of Undergraduate Courses in the Calculation of the Final Graduate Student GPA’. Agenda items include the State of the University Address by President Ray.

NEW! OSUsed Store Homecoming Sale: Come by our public sale Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street, where customers who show their Beaver spirit by wearing orange and black will get 10% off their purchase that day. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

NEW! Open house at the Academic Success Center: The Academic Success Center is excited to invite the campus community to our new space in 125 Waldo Hall on Friday, Oct. 13 from noon-4 p.m. Visit with our staff and student strategists, learn how our strategists support students, explore our success materials and Learning Corner resources, enjoy some celebratory sweets, and more! Questions? Call 541-737-2272 or email sarah.norek@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Homecoming Showcase: OSU150 kicked off with the first festival this summer and there’s much more to come!  Join us next for the Homecoming Showcase, Friday, Oct. 13 from 1 – 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the lobby of Gill Coliseum.  Explore history, as well as what colleges are up to.  Pick up a copy of “A School for the People – a photographic history of Oregon State University” and “The People’s School:  A history of Oregon State University” from OSU Press, explore the Oral History Project and get earn your chocolate coin from the OSU150 table.  Learn more at OSU150.org

NEW! Author reading: Fiction writers Jaclyn Watterson and Michael Shou-Yung Shum will read from their respective new books, “Ventriloquisms” and “Queen of Spades,” on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Black Box Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall.  The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book signing, and is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2017-2018 Visiting Writers Series.

NEW! Get your flu vaccine and help us build herd immunity at OSU. Faculty, staff and students are eligible! Bring your ID and insurance card and wear short sleeves if possible. Many insurance plans are accepted. Cash price is $30. All flu clinics will be held in the MU Journey Room from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. on the following dates: Thurs., Oct. 19; Wed., Oct. 25; and Tues., Nov. 7. Protect the Herd! Get your flu shot. Sponsored by PEBB.

NEW! Magic Barrel: A Reading to Fight Hunger: The annual event, which raises thousands of dollars for Linn Benton Food Share, is an evening of live literary readings, music, food and drinks. It includes Portland storyteller/musician Nick Jaina, playwright David Turkel, and local writer Kathleen Dean Moore bringing her new novel to life with help from singer Audrey Perkins. Other authors include novelist and nonfiction writer John Daniel; Princeton drop-out and award-winning poet Clem Starck; Eugene memoirist Michael Copperman; Portland poet Cindy Williams Gutiérrez; fiction writer and OSU professor Susan Jackson Rodgers and Corvallis poet Bonnie Arning. The event takes place Oct. 27 at the Whiteside Theater. The music will start at 6:30 p.m., and readings begin at 7. Tickets cost $12 in advance and can be purchased online at magicbarrel.org. If any seats are left on the day of the event, tickets will be sold at the door for $15 (cash only).

Filipino-American History Month: Filipino-American History Month is here! Get ready for an event-filled month with the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center and Isang Bansang Pilipino every Thursday from Oct. 12-26 at 6 p.m. Come celebrate and learn about the Filipino culture at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

Tony Trischka Bluegrass Banjo Workshop: The College of Liberal Arts welcomes Tony Trischka, widely considered one of the finest bluegrass musicians of the modern era, presents a workshop on bluegrass banjo technique. Bring your instrument and learn from one of the best! Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. in Benton Hall room 204. Free, RSVP at: bit.ly/OSUTonyTrischka.

Tony Trischka Jam Session: Join famed bluegrass musician Tony Trischka for a bluegrass jam session hosted by the College of Liberal Arts. Bring your instrument, your enthusiasm, and get ready for an unforgettable night of music making! Thursday, Oct. 12 at 8 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall in downtown Corvallis, 223 SW 2nd Street. Free, RSVP at: bit.ly/JamWithTony.

Chocolate Cookoff for Veterinary Scholarships on Saturday, October 14, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the front lawn of Magruder Hall. You can taste 30 different chocolate creations and vote on your favorites (vegan and gluten-free available). Students will also be competing for best decorated booth and costumes. All this pre-game fun for a donation of $5! Sponsored by the student chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Board of Trustees: The Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union. The Board will consider the FY2017 presidential assessment, amendments to Board policies and committee charter, and the 2018 Board work plan. The Board will also hear reports on the university’s efforts to advance equity, inclusion, and social justice, OSU’s Vision 2030 statement, recent legislative session, and acquisition of real property. Other committees of the Board will meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.19, in the Library Seminar Room of the Guin Library, located on the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC), 2030 S.E. Marine Science Drive in Newport. The Board will also hold a retreat on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Library Seminar Room of the Guin Library, at HMSC. The agendas and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. Accommodation requests should be made at least 48 hours in advance to the Office of the Board of Trustees, Marcia Stuart, 541-737-3449.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Introduction to CORE: On Thursday, Oct. 12, 10:30 .am.-noon, members of the Business Intelligence Center will introduce new employees to the Cooperative Open Reporting Environment (CORE) system. The face-to-face session covers information about the development of CORE, data security, access roles, the system structure and the highlights for reports, features and functions. This course may also be helpful for users who access the system infrequently. The location for the introductory session is the 3622 Valley Library, Willamette Room East (3rd Floor). Preregistration is requested but not necessary. If you have questions about the CORE training session, please contact Diana Lindsley or Karren Cholewinski for assistance.

NEW! Library Faculty Association Seminars: speakers from OSU Libraries will talk on Oct. 13, 10:15 -11:45 a.m. at the Willamette Rooms (Valley Library). We will hear about Copyright education and undergraduate students (Jane Nichols); a project to enhance access to resources on tribal history and culture (Richard Sapon-White); the situation of linguistic diversity on the internet (Laurie Bridges).

NEW! 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.  Developing an Accessible Research Design Checklist – Lecture by Katie Linder. Friday, Oct. 13, noon, Milam Hall, 301.

NEW! OSU Anthropology Lecture Series: Jessica Piekielek, associate professor of Anthropology at Southern Oregon University, will give a lecture titled, “Cattle Contagions and Border Anxieties: Disease, Ecological Conservation and Insecurities on the U.S.-Mexico Border in the 1940s.”  Piekielek will speak on Oct. 13 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Waldo Hall Room 201A. This event is part of the Anthropology Program’s “Tan Sack” Lecture Series.  Questions? Contact:drew.gerkey@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Speech Communication Colloquium: Shannon Cruz will present “The Politics of Environmental Attitudes: Synthesis and New Directions” on Friday, Oct. 13, from 4 – 5 p.m. in STAG 110. Two studies will be reviewed: the first synthesizing historical trends in environmental attitudes that have culminated in the current political divide, the second exploring options for attempting to overcome it.

NEW! EECB Seminar Series – Fall 2017: Andres Holz from Portland State University will speak on “Altered fire regimes and positive feedbacks: Lessons from Temperate southern hemisphere’s forests,” Friday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m. in LINC 302. 

NEW! Smoking and Curing – includes Sausage and Jerky Making: Includes safety and tips on smoking meat, fish, veggies and cheese.  Tips on curing your own meats, making summer sausage and jerky.  Lunch provided featuring smoked and cured products shown in class. Oct. 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Community of Christ Church 1485 Gilham Rd., Eugene $60. Registration Required

NEW! PhD dissertation seminar: Beached bones: Exploring the genetic impact of exploitation on the great whales of the South Atlantic Angie Sremba – OSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Monday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m. Guin library seminar room, Hatfield Marine Science Center. Adobe Connect: http://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/hmscdefense/

NEW! Oregon Season Tracker hybrid training, an OSU Extension citizen science program tracking precipitation and native plant seasonal change.  Online portion open now, then attend one classroom session. Sessions run 6 – 8 p.m. on Oct. 17 in Monroe, Nov. 15 in Tangent, and more fall sites. See website for more info and registration http://oregonseasontracker.forestry.oregonstate.edu/become-ost-observer-its-easy . Training cost $40 includes program approved rain gauge.

NEW! OSU Extension Woodland Management… a basic forestry shortcourse.  For anyone just starting out taking care of woodland property.  Thursday evening sessions, 6 – 8:30 p.m., Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, at the Linn County Extension, Tangent.  Followed by Sat. field session Nov. 18th. Cost $50/$60 couple sharing materials. Register by Oct. 20 at http://bit.ly/BentonForestry

Academic Technology webinar: Managing Videos in Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. to learn about the Canvas Media Gallery, My Media, importing video into Canvas, and creating your own videos. Register to receive information on joining this free 30 minute webinar, or discover other webinars. Questions? Email us at Canvas@oregonstate.edu

The Bohemian Reformation – Lecture by David Luft, Horning Professor of History at OSU. The Bohemian Reformation occurred a hundred years before the German Reformation.  David Luft’s lecture on this “magnificent ride” of the religious transformation of Bohemia is part of the Reformation 500 Corvallis series and the first lecture in this year’s Horning lecture series on “Other Reformations.” FMI please visit Reformation 500.  Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. LaSells Stewart Center, C & E Auditorium.

OSU Supplier Showcase, Event and Travel Planner Expo: The OSU Merchant Expo/Supplier Showcase and the Event & Travel Planners Tradeshow is now the OSU Supplier Showcase, Event and Travel Planner Expo. Brought to you by Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) and University Conference Services (CS). The goal for the event is to connect OSU staff in the market for goods, services, and event and travel planners with suppliers interested in doing business with OSU. Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center and The LaSells Stewart Center. Go online to find out more and let us know if you will be attending:  https://osuexpo.org/

Ties to the Land- Your family farm or forest heritage.  Planning for an orderly transition: Tamara Cushing, OSU Extension Specialist leads this interactive workshop providing the tools families with small Farms and woodlands need to decide the future of their land and land-based businesses. Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Emerald People’s Utility District Meeting Rm. 33733 Seavey Loop R. Eugene. $50 per family. Registration Required by Oct. 12.

SOLVE panel discusses digital marketing: Join OSU’s College of Business and experts from industry and higher education for “SOLVE: Beyond mainstream digital marketing – what’s next?” Hear from industry leaders using digital marketing to connect with their customers. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. Tuesday, Oct. 24,  from 5 – 7  p.m. at the WeWork Custom House in Portland.  RSVP.

Navigating for Success at OSU: Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) Workshop led by Larry Roper. This session will provide an opportunity to explore the complex issues associated with managing one’s career. Issues include professional development, making sense of organizations, and sustaining productivity. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11:45 a.m – 1 p.m. Free for current PFLA members; $10 for non-members. Click Here to Register.

Core Curriculum: Last chance to register for the Core Curriculum for Supervisors and Managers for current managers and supervisors, scheduled for Nov. 15 and 16. The 2-day classroom program includes prerequisite online training. The training program strengthens knowledge and skills for effective supervision and management at OSU. Multiple content experts will lead you through topics that address key policies, procedures and practices. There is no cost to attend. Register today.

Take Note 

NEW! URSA Engage – Request for Faculty Mentor Summaries: Information regarding the 2017-2018 URSA Engage Program is available at http://undergraduate.oregonstate.edu/research/funding-opportunities/ursa-engage. URSA Engage is designed to establish mentoring relationships for undergraduates early in their program at OSU. The first step in this process is for faculty to fill out the Mentor Summary Form by Nov. 6. Summaries of mentors’ research/creative focus and examples of potential projects will be posted on the URSA webpage for undergraduates to review.

OWHE Conference Scholarship: OSU’s President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) is offering funds to cover registration costs for OSU tenure line and non-tenure line faculty, staff, and students to attend the 2018 Oregon Women in Higher Education (OWHE) Conference in Sunriver, Jan. 26-27, 2018. In order to apply, please complete and submit the online form by Friday, Oct. 27. Notification of awards will be sent by Friday, Nov. 10. Apply through the following link: http://bit.ly/2kCAiFu Questions? Contact Karen Holmberg at karen.holmberg@oregonstate.edu

Surplus Staff Satisfaction Survey: Surplus Property has opened its customer satisfaction survey to our departmental customers (OSU employees who interact with our department, the OSUsed Store, and/or Surplus Property staff). Its purpose is to evaluate the quality of service we provide to our departmental customers and to develop and refine our processes. Please take the survey at http://bit.ly/2kCAiFu by Friday, Oct. 20. For more information, contact Andrea Norris at Andrea.Norris@oregonstate.edu.

Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships for Winter Term 2018 projects are now being accepted: The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development, research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 26, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines, qualification requirements, and application links.

Tickets to Stanford game: OSU Faculty and Staff can purchase tickets to the Oct. 26 (Thursday) football game at Reser Stadium vs. Stanford for the special price of $20. Tickets here: http://bit.ly/2y0DCgN

OSU Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 17, to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU 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

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Home football game: Saturday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m., Oregon State will host its fourth home football game of the season. Game day parking starts at 7 a.m. on Saturday in all the lots. Any vehicles without proper OSU Athletic game day issued permits will be towed from the orange lots starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Any staff or student wishing to park on campus and not attending the game on Saturday may do so and park free at any of the pay lots (red, brown, yellow). The following link will direct you to the football game day parking map,http://beavertickets.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/17fac_parkingmap.jpg, please reference for lots that are impacted. 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 be on the lookout for them. If you have any questions or concerns please direct them to Kevin.Blank@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-5977.


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

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 1, position for the Enrollment Management Information Technology at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P01186CT. Closes Oct. 11.

Administrative Program Assistant – The Office of International Admissions invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant. Posting #P01200CT. The date for full consideration of applications is Oct. 11. The position closes Oct. 18.

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. Closes Oct. 11. This position is located in Newport, Oregon.

PACE Program Coordinator – OSU Profession and Continuing Education invites applications for one full-time Program Coordinator. This position provides project management support for the Program Management team, setting up projects, maintaining schedules, ensuring deadlines are met and materials are distributed for non-degree certificate programs. This includes, but is not limited to, organizing and maintaining the PACE course schedule, working with outside vendors and PACE clients, counseling students, coordinating with the Marketing team, and supporting faculty and instructors. Posting #P01177CT. Closes Oct 11.

UPDATED! The Office of Human Resources in the Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) is seeking a Human Resources Consultant 1. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting # P01613UF. Closes Oct.. 13.

Education Program Assistant 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Education Program Assistant 2 position for the Washington County Extension office at Oregon State University (OSU). This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date. This position will be located in Portland, Oregon.  Posting #P01209CT.  Closes Oct. 13.

OSU-Cascades Associate Director of Facilities and Operations.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Associate Director of Facilities and Operations.  The purpose of this position is to oversee the OSU-Cascades facilities and operations. Facilities and operations leadership includes maintenance, minor construction such as renovations to campus facilities, engineering, utilities, building and ground systems, built environment renewal, custodial, grounds, mail services, building access and controls, and continuous stewardship of campus physical facilities.  Posting # P01625UF.  The full consideration date is Oct. 13. Closes Oct. 16.

Manager, Employer Relations  – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Manager, Employer Relations position.  Posting #P01646UF. Full consideration date is Oct. 13 and posting closes Oct. 20.

Serials Acquisition Library Technician 3 – Valley Library seeks applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Serials Acquisition Library Technician 3. Duties include managing the libraries’ print serials and standing orders. Posting # P01188CT. Closes Oct. 13.

Academic Technologies at Oregon State University is recruiting for an Equipment Systems Specialist, Comp Level 2.  This is a full-time 12 month position.  Posting # P01202CT.  Closes Oct. 13.

The Office of Precollege Programs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, academic wage salaried position. This position is anticipated to last one year. Posting # P00325AW. Closes Oct. 13.

 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.

OSU-Cascades Faculty Research Assistant.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a part-time (.50 FTE) 12-month Faculty Research Assistant.  This is a project supported by the US Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences (IES) to develop and conduct a pilot test of an innovative online learning and coaching program to help early childhood teachers enhance the academic, social and behavioral outcomes of children who have experienced early childhood trauma.  Posting # P01424UF.  Closes Oct. 15.

Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (.475 FTE), 10-month, Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I (CADC-I) Posting #P01642UF.  For full consideration, apply by Oct. 15. Recruitment closes Oct. 29.

Sous Chef – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a Sous Chef.  This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed term, professional faculty positions, with reappointment at the discretion of the Director.  Posting # P01602UF.  Closes Oct 16.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is seeking a Director of Student Engagement. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #PO162OUF. Closes Oct. 18.

Office Specialist – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 1 position for the Tillamook County Extension Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Tillamook, Oregon.  Posting #P01198CT.  Closes Oct. 18.

Cook 2 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, classified Cook 2 position.  Posting # P01208CT. Closing date is Oct. 19.

4-H Youth Development Educator – The 4-H Youth Development Off Campus office is seeking a full-time, 12 month, 4-H Youth Development Educator position, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences. This position is located in Baker City, Baker County and reports to the Outreach and Engagement Regional Administrator. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Program Leader and the Regional Administrator.  Posting# P01619UF.  Closes Oct. 19.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking an Accounts Payable Supervisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01659UF. Closes Oct. 20.

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.

Chef de Cuisine – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for a Chef de Cuisine.  This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed term, professional faculty positions, with reappointment at the discretion of the Director.  Posting # P01639UF.  Closes Oct 22.

Supervisor-University Facilities/Operations: The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (FW) is seeking a Facilities, Compliance, and Safety Manager. This person will serve in two primary capacities: (1) Facilities Manager and (2) Safety and Compliance Manager. Posting #P01597UF. Closes Oct. 22.

NEW! Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for one full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 position.  Posting # P01125CT.  For full consideration, apply by Oct 23.  Closes Dec 29 or when filled.

Outreach Program Coordinator – Oregon State University Extension invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, 4-H Latino Outreach/At-Risk Youth Program Educator, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences. The position is located in Corvallis in the Benton County Extension office, 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, and is contingent upon sufficient grant funding.  Posting# P01653UF.  Closes Oct. 25.

OSU-Cascades Librarian.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month OSU-Cascades Librarian.  In alignment with the OSU Libraries Instruction Program, the OSU­-Cascades Instruction Librarian develops and delivers library programs and services to the OSU­-Cascades community and degree programs, teaches information literacy concepts and skills, and builds liaison relationships with OSU-­Cascades faculty.  Posting # P01637UF.  The full consideration date is Oct. 27. Closes Nov. 3.    

Assistant Professor of Practice (two positions) – The Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences and the OSU Extension Service invites applications for two (2) full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Field Crops Assistant Professor of Practice positions, one to be located at the Marion County Extension Office in Salem, Oregon and the other to be located at the Linn County Extension Office in Tangent, Oregon.  Posting# P01663UF.  Full consideration Nov. 10.  Closes Nov. 30.

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

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 has two new opportunities Alumni Center Sr. Event Technician and Alumni Center Event Technician. The Alumni Center Sr. Event Technician is part of the Alumni Center team responsible for successful delivery of events at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  Additionally, this position is the lead worker and student workforce manager responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  The Alumni Center Event Technician provides event and facility support to the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  To learn more and apply, visit:  www.osufoundation.org

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

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 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: “No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.” ~ Mary Wollstonecraft. Showers, high of 58, low of 44. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of rain and snow showers, then chance of rain showers. High of 49, low of 29. Slight chance of showers Thursday.

Newport: Showers, high of 54, low of 45. Showers tomorrow.

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

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