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Friday, Oct. 13, 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.

Shaping change and addressing challenges (OSU)

Address to the Oregon State Faculty Senate from President Ray.

OSU students work at AV help desk, now they have their eyes on AV careers (Commercial Integrator)

One of the shining examples of immersing youngsters in the wonderful world of AV is in full swing at Oregon State University, where manager of classroom technology services Don DeMello oversees the Integrated Learning Resource Center, a call center staffed by the students themselves.

Study renews questions about the price and effectiveness of key Mallinckrodt drug (St. Louis Post Dispatch)

“This is an absurdly priced medication,” Hartung, a pharmacist and associate professor at Oregon State University told the Post-Dispatch. “The price isn’t justified by any evidence that it is any better than the standard of care for these patients.” Hartung said a similar, less expensive course of treatment would be to use a steroid such as prednisone.

Oregon initial hazelnut price drops below $1 per pound (Capitol Press)

Whether farmers will make a profit this year varies by individual, since people have different levels of debt and establishment costs for their orchards. “It kind of depends where you are, how mature your orchard is,” said Nik Wiman, an Oregon State University orchard specialist.

Wood construction becomes sexy again (Capitol Press)

To explore the uses and design possibilities of mass timber, the University of Oregon architecture program is combining efforts with Oregon State University’s forestry and engineering programs to create the Tallwood Design Institute.

 Reception and artist talk of OSU grads’ exhibit set for today at LBCC (Gazette-Times)

Recent Oregon State University graduates Johnny Beaver, Milla Oliveira, Francisco Morales and Amy Gibson will display their artwork at Linn-Benton Community College’s South Santiam Hall Gallery through Oct. 26.

Fall books preview: Titles suited for the season (Gazette-Times)

Just in time for Oregon State University’s 150th anniversary, Robbins, the retired emeritus professor of history at OSU, takes an in-depth look at the institution’s first 150 years. Robbins views the university’s history through the lens of broader events such as wars and economic depressions that shaped the campus. This serves as an unofficial companion volume to Larry Landis’ pictorial history of OSU, “A School for the People.”

Fuller first student to graduate in Accelerate Master’s Platform for molecular and cellular biology (LIFE@OSU)

It’s a common perception that life in a university research lab is a lonely existence. That wasn’t Skylar Fuller’s experience at Oregon State University. Not by a long shot.

A touch of ‘Oz:’ Rodgers offers new twist on coming-of-age tale (Democrat-Herald)

Susan Jackson Rodgers is the author of the new novel “This Must Be the Place” and two short-story collections, “The Trouble with You Is” and “Ex-Boyfriend on Aisle Six.” She teaches creative writing at Oregon State University.

OMIC R&D: An anchor for innovation (Columbia County Spotlight)

The Boeing Company chose Scappoose — a quiet, quaint city with a population of roughly 7,000 — as the site for its next advanced manufacturing research and development site. The news was announced in March 2016, then came the partnerships with higher education — Portland Community College, Oregon Institute of Technology, Portland State University and Oregon State University.

Events scheduled for Homecoming weekend (Gazette-Times)

It’s homecoming weekend at Oregon State University, and a number of events have been sandwiched around the main course: Saturday afternoon’s football game between the Beavers and the Colorado Rockies.

Fiction writers Watterstone and Shum to read at OSU Friday (Gazette-Times)

Fiction writers and Oregon State University alumni Jaclyn Watterson and Michael Shou-Yung Shum will read their works at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in the Lab Theatre in Withycombe Hall, 2921 SW Campus Way, Corvallis. A question-and-answer and book signing will follow.


NEW!  Fall Preview: An open house program for prospective students will be in the LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Friday, Oct.13. There will be approximately 900 visitors on campus, which may affect parking and retail food locations.  Please welcome visitors you interact with during their time on campus.

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).

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

Meat Science Center: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Friday from 12-5:30 p.m. Products include fresh and cooked/smoked sausages, bacon, retail cuts, jerky, snack sticks, and Beaver Classic cheese! The store is located at 3260 SW Campus Way, next to the Motor Pool. Please email Nathan.Parker@oregonstate.edu for any questions regarding the store

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.

Historic Football Film Footage: Celebrate Homecoming Weekend by watching clips of historic Beaver gridiron victories and colorful pregame mayhem! We’ll show recently digitized footage of games against USC and UO as well as clips of the quirky atmosphere surrounding big games in 1976 and 1940. Friday, Oct. 13, noon to 1 p.m., Library Valley, Willamette Rooms 3rd floor.

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.

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

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! What’s your biggest dream?: Oregon State alumnus Lee Shull, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Columbia Water Holdings, Inc, will present the steps he has taken to pursue (and achieve) his professional dreams to build a successful career over the past 40+ years. This is an informal presentation followed by an opportunity for Q&A. Free. Friday, Oct. 13, 2:30-3:30 p.m., LPSC 402.

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. 

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.

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.


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.

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

Chocolate Cookoff for Veterinary Scholarships on Saturday, Oct. 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.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Weight Watchers: OSU Employees Weight Watchers Open House is Oct. 17 in Milam 105.  Meetings are held at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., meetings are 30 minutes long.   Staff arrives 30 minutes early to answer questions. The NEW 13-week OSU At-Work Weight Watcher’s Session starts Oct. 24.  The Public Employees Benefit Board (PEBB) offers Weight Watchers for free.  Come join us, Julia Slater is the Leader.

NEW! XX Digitus Duo: Pianists María García and Momoko Muramatsu, performing together as the XX Digitus Duo, will visit Oregon State University for a Latin American-themed concert at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th Street, Corvallis. This event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. For more information, visit corvallispiano.org

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

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 Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks:  Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some, or all. On Oct. 17 join Sue Theiss from the University Ombuds Office who will share strategies for Navigating Difficult Conversations to prevent harmful communication from escalating, within and outside the classroom. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here.

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/

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.

Outdoor Summit: Join OSU University Outreach & Engagement, Travel Oregon and Oregon State Parks for a two-day event to learn about and mobilize people to contribute to Oregon’s outdoor recreation priorities. Speakers include Stacy Bare, Sierra Club, and Luis Benitez, Colorado’s Office of Outdoor Recreation. Oct. 16-17, CH2M Hill Alumni Center, Corvallis. Cost: $10, plus optional crop-up dinner. Learn more and register: bit.ly/OutdoorSummitOR.

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 Oct. 17 at noon – sign up here for access.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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.


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.

NEW! Manager Seed Certification Service, Department of Crop and Soil Science. The Oregon Seed Certification Service (OSCS) is seeking a manager for their seed certification service. Posting # P01626UF. Closes Oct. 24.

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! Administrative Program Assistant – The Department of Recreational Sports invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant. Please refer to web posting for qualification details and application process. Posting #P01216CT. Closing date: Oct. 31.

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.


Corvallis: “The thing under my bed waiting to grab my ankle isn’t real. I know that, and I also know that if I’m careful to keep my foot under the covers, it will never be able to grab my ankle.” ~ Stephen King. Showers today, high of 56, low of 35. Sunny this weekend.

Central Oregon: Showers today, high of 41, low of 25. Sunny this weekend.

Newport: Showers, high of 53, low of 40. Sunny this weekend.

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

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