OSU Today

Thursday, Oct. 12, 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 sudden wildfire approaches, how do you get people out of their homes? (Washington Post)

Some people can become overloaded with information and others might be communicating — or searching for communications — when they should be evacuating, said Meg Krawchuk, an assistant professor at the Oregon State University’s College of Forestry. Other times, the information just can’t get out fast enough, particularly with an unpredictable situation — leaving residents with little to go on.

Editorial: OSU report on Arnold sets the stage (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University’s report on the life and times of Benjamin Lee Arnold — the namesake for OSU’s Arnold Dining Hall — provides an excellent starting point for the university’s discussion of its history and whether it should rename some of its buildings.

OSU Food Science & Technology department is something to be proud of (Lake Oswego Review)

The center is Oregon State University’s only agriculture field research station in the northwestern part of the state. The scientists and specialists employed there work with farmers to improve yield and nutritional quality on a variety of crops; vegetables, seed crops, berries, small fruit, Christmas trees and other produce small commercial farms might grow.

A few words with Wayne Harrison, the author of “Wrench” (Gazette-Times)

Wayne Harrison lives in Eugene and teaches writing at Oregon State University. He worked as a mechanic and a corrections officer before turning to writing. His latest book, “Wrench,” reflects that blue-collar upbringing.

Urban growth, water use studied in the Eugene-Springfield area (Herald & News)

Oregon State University economists dove deep into the topic of urbanization and water use, and took the Eugene-Springfield area as a model in their recently published study.

Homecoming Academic Showcase (LIFE@OSU)

A Homecoming Showcase will highlight the amazing breadth of academic work happening around campus, as well as capture the spirit of the OSU150 celebration, which kicked off this summer with the OSU150 Space Grant Festival during the solar eclipse.

Dr. Dwaine Plaza talks race and history (Corvallis Advocate)

When asked about the work he does, Dr. Dwaine Plaza answers with what feels like urgency. He speaks rapidly, and perhaps this is because there is so much to say about the experience of African Americans in the United States, and there are many of us who have yet to hear it.

What can philosophy bring to science and society? (Corvallis Advocate)

Sharyn Clough has been doing philosophy of science at Oregon State University since 2003. The energy and passion she brings into her work can be infectious. She is quick to make a joke and share a laugh, but also slow down to concentrate and figure out the best way possible to convey her thoughts.

OSU Extension workshop to cover mud and manure (News Review)

The first educational program will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Lookingglass Grange Hall in Roseburg. A tour of ranches in the Lookingglass area is planned for 9 a.m. to noon Friday.

Today

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

Introduction to CORE: On Thursday, Oct. 12, 10:30 a.m.-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.

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/

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 senateThe Oct. 12, Faculty Senate agenda is available online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/october-12-2017-faculty-senate-agenda. The meeting will be in the LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall from 3 – 5 p.m. President Ray will present his State of the University address, there will be reports from OSU Intercollegiate Athletics and INTO OSU, as well as an action item from the Graduate Council to revise a graduate policy. Faculty Senate meetings are open to non-Senators.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Homecoming Alumni Brunch: Join ASOSU and The Beaver Caucus for the Homecoming Alumni Brunch on Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Memorial Union Lounge. President Ray and ASOSU leadership will give remarks. All are welcome to attend this free event. Please RSVP.

NEW! OSU Contemplative Studies Mindfulness  Practice  Group.  Open to OSU students, staff, and Corvallis area community.  Free. Monday nights 6:30-8 p.m., at Westminster House, 101 NW 23rdSt.  Corvallis.  Includes basic instruction for beginners as needed, and practices may vary slightly with different group leadersFor information, Julie Graves @ Julie.graves@oregonstate.edu  or Audrey Perkins Audrey.perkins@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Student Volunteer Opportunity: The Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center will be hosting its fall volunteer training session on Monday, Oct. 16 from 4-6 p.m. If you are interested in learning about survivor advocacy and working with our team to plan programs and events for the 2017-2018 academic year, please contact amanda.stevens@oregonstate.edu for more information on this fun and valuable training opportunity. Pizza and refreshments will be provided! For more information on the Survivor Advocacy and Resource Center and what we do, please visit http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/sarc

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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).

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! School of Psychological Science Fall Colloquium Series: Jason McCarley and Ali Enright will speak on a topic to be announced. Monday, Oct. 16, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

NEW! FREE OSU Webinar: “Q&A Session About Community Health Worker.” Get exclusive access to an expert-led Q&A session and learn how community health workers can help improve health care while lowering overall costs. Webinar starts Thursday, Oct. 17 at noon – sign up here for access.

NEW! Become a Master Storyteller and Accelerate Your Marketing Results. Jump start your marketing career by reaching customers across all media with engaging stories. Learn more about the new Transmedia Storytelling course.

NEW! Ace Grammar in Four Weeks and Boost Your Writing Confidence. Grammar mistakes can be an invisible anchor, prohibiting career growth. Learn the skills to get this area handled once and for all. Learn more.

NEW! New Faculty Orientation: The Research Office will host a half day New Faculty Orientation event on Nov. 2 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Horizon Room that will introduce you to critical information, resources, and services to empower your research and outreach efforts. Vice President for Research, Cindy Sagers, will introduce the event and a panel discussion with distinguished research faculty will follow at 2:30pm. Refreshments will be provided. Register: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3fO8QesQpYl2KfX For questions contact Jane Cigarran at jane.cigarran@oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSU’s Popular Craft Cidery Startup Workshop Returns to Portland Nov. 6-10: Learn the essentials of opening your own cider business with this exclusive, one-of-a-kind workshop. Learn more.

NEW! Training Days: Training Days, scheduled for Nov. 7 and 8 at The LaSells Stewart Center, is open for registration! OSU subject experts will introduce you to the latest policies, procedures, technical processes and systems, innovations, tools and tips so you can carry out your work with ease. Topics are relevant to academic faculty, professional faculty and classified employees. Register early as spaces fill quickly. There is no cost to attend.

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).

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.

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

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.

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. 

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

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/

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.

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

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.

Take Note 

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

Traffic and Maintenance

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.

NEW! Animal Resource Center: Starting on Oct. 16, Pacific Power and Cougar Construction will be installing a sump pump in one of their electrical vaults at/near the Animal Resource Center on Washington Way.  The duration of the project will be one week. The work will include the installation of a sump pump and discharge that will be connected to the storm drain system.  In addition, the electrical service will be routed to a subpanel located at/near the southeast corner of the Animal Resource Center building.  Pedestrian access in this area will be affected for the entire week; therefore, alternate pedestrian routes should be used to navigate around this area. 

NEW! Kerr: On Wednesday & Thursday, Oct. 18-19, from 6  – 11 a.m., the south parking lot and building entrance of Kerr Administration Building  (View Map) will be blocked to accommodate a crane to remove and install equipment on roof of Kerr. For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Jobs

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

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.

NEW! Coordinator-ID Center Operations- The Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Coordinator-ID Center Operations. Posting # P01669UF. Closes Oct. 17.

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 position closes Oct. 18.

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! Administrative Program Assistant Disability Access Services invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, classified Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P01215CT. Closes Oct. 23.

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.    

NEW! The Office of IT Infrastructure Services is seeking an IT Infrastructure Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is a the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01670UF. Closes Nov 6.

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.

Weather

Corvallis: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ St. Augustine. Showers today, high of 55, low of 44. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers, high of 48, low of 35. Rain and snow expected tomorrow.

Newport: Showers, high of 53, low of 46. Showers tomorrow.

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

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