OSU Today

Thursday, Oct. 26, 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.

How mobile homes hinder the American Dream (City Lab)

These homes, whether single or double wide, provide low-cost housing for 20 million Americans, giving shelter and stability to those who might otherwise be on the streets or moving from place to place. “That’s the positive around the role mobile homes can play,” says Katherine MacTavish, a professor at Oregon State University and co-author of the recent book, Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park.

50 ways an earthquake could shatter – or spare – these major Northwest American cities (National Geographic Australia)

“If you have a large fault, the earthquake doesn’t come from a point, it ruptures over a large area,” says Chris Goldfinger, a seismologist at Oregon State University who was not on the study team and who has uncovered much of the evidence for past earthquakes along the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

Willamette Valley farmers will face water challenges (Capital Press)

By the turn of the century, farmers in Oregon’s Willamette Valley will be planting earlier and will begin irrigating about two weeks sooner than they do now, according to an Oregon State University study that used computer modeling to project water availability, demand and storage in the Willamette River basin to the year 2100.

Experts consider lessons from fire season (Jefferson Public Radio)

John Bailey teaches at the School of Forestry at Oregon State University

Biotech, software and Internet of Things big winners at Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Awards (Portland Business Journal)

This year’s Wyatt Starnes award recognized a college entrepreneur. The Wyatt Starnes Battle of the Schools Winner was Chris Vlessis, a student at Oregon State University Cascades. Vlessis is chief technology officer and co-founder at Shape Integrated Software, a digital marketing company in Bend.

Tree-free pulp may benefit Umatilla County farmers (Herald & News)

Don Wysocki, extension soil scientist for Oregon State University, said the threshold for losing crop productivity depends on field rotation and yields, but he considers 50 bushels per acre to be the break-even point.

OSU releases oral history archive (Corvallis Advocate)

Want to hear what it was like to work for the Oregon State University student newspaper during WWII? To win an Oregon Book Award? To be the first woman to summit Mount Everest? To spend more than five months in space? 

Why save the small town? (New Mexico Political Report)

“Some of the smaller towns will disappear, because they aren’t needed anymore,” said Bruce Weber, director of the Rural Studies Program at Oregon State University.

Today

Game day: Oregon State to host Stanford University in a nationally televised football game at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26. On Thursday, OSU parking permit holders can park in any commuter zone (Zones A, B, C and D) on campus.  However, cars belonging to employees in the orange lots on the linked map must be removed by 1 p.m. A free parking lot at the Benton County Fairgrounds and travel back and forth to campus in a courtesy shuttle. The shuttle will run from 4:30 a.m. through three hours after the game ends. OSU Beaver Bus shuttle service will operate from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. To avoid congestion, we encourage you to walk, bike, or carpool to campus.

Pac-12 Challenge (Oct 23-27): Join every university in the Pac-12 in this conference-wide effort to reach 1.5 million minutes of physical activity in one week.  Register and log your fitness minutes at www.pac12challenge.org to celebrate movement and the combined influence of university communities for healthy practices.

Academic Technology webinar: In-Video Quizzing in Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. to learn about converting a video in Canvas to a video quiz assignment. Register to receive information on joining this free 30 minute webinar, or discover other webinars. Questions? Email us atCanvas@oregonstate.edu

College of Education Research Symposium, Panel on Diversity and Social Justice-focused Education Research:  Gloria Crisp and Tenisha Tevis will share their experiences as education researchers working in adult and higher education.  Audience questions and discussion will be encouraged. The event will be held Thursday Oct. 26, 11 a.m. – noon in Furman Hall 303.  Please feel free to bring your lunch.  Dessert and drinks provided.

University Budget Conversations: Sherm Bloomer-Director of Budget & Fiscal Planning is hosting another University Budget Conversations forum. The forum format is very informal, and is open to all OSU students and employees who are interested in learning about OSU’s budgeting processes. Attendees are encouraged to bring their questions and their lunch. If you have questions about University Budget Conversations, contact Karren Cholewinski in the Office of Budget & Fiscal Planning for more information. Thursday, Oct. 26 at 11:30 a.m., 1005 Kelley Engineering Center.

TRIAD meeting: Join Heather Knight, Assistant Professor, Computer Science  on  Oct 26 at noon, as she discusses the topic of programming robots for empathy and kindness. The meeting will begin at noon in LPSC 402. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13.  Contact Jeannine Cropley, Jeannine.cropley@cgrb.oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot

Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training: Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst college students? This workshop will teach participants to recognize the warning signs and how to help if someone they know is thinking about suicide. Suicide is preventable and depression is treatable – you can help save a life. Noon-1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room. Each workshop will be in the Journey Room from noon to 1:30 p.m. The dates are Oct. 26, Nov. 20, Jan. 23, March 7, April 23, May 24.

Presentation and Open Forum Interviews: University Housing and Dining Services and the Assistant Director for Diversity Initiatives and Programs Search Committee cordially invites you to attend open forum interviews. Presentation topic: Describe a proposed dialogic workshop or program addressing a social justice concept for a group of first‐year students at Oregon State University.” Oct. 26; 2 – 2:50 p.m., Memorial Union 206 Asian/Pacific American Room.  Contact dave.warneking@oregonstate.edu for more information.

Staff Open Houses at Recycling & Surplus: OSU employees are invited to staff appreciation event on Thursday, Oct. 26 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Recycling/Surplus warehouse at 644 SW 13th Street. Enjoy snacks, giveaways, presentations, tours, and more. Open to OSU employees only. Details here.

Martin Luther: Man, Monk, Scholar, Transformer Lecture by Kurt Hendel. “How do Martin Luther and the Reformation connect to our lives today?” Come and hear Hendel speak about Luther’s own spiritual quest, Lutheran ethical themes and altruism, and Luther’s timely conceptions of the mission of the church and Christian attitudes toward people of other faiths. Hendel is the Bernard, Fisher, Westberg Distinguished Ministry, Professor Emeritus of Reformation History at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. Oct. 26, 4 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church. FMI please visit Reformation 500.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Book Talk: Author Andrew Fisher will give a talk about his book, “Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups,” on Monday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. in Avery Lodge. The event is free and light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Food in Culture and Social Justice Program, Human Services Resource Center, and Slow Food Corvallis.

NEW! Family Resource Center Trick-or-Treat Tour: OSU employees and students with children are invited to bring their kids to the MU Family Lounge (to the right of the main living room-rm 112) to receive a trick-or-treat map from 3-5 p.m. on Oct. 31. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. For questions, please contact them at familyresources@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4906.

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).

Faculty/Staff free Nutrition Counseling:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday Oct. 27 or Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. or noon.  Can count towards your HEM requirement.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Music a la Carte: Combos from the OSU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ryan Biesack. Friday, Oct. 27 at noon in the Memorial Union Lounge. Free.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sale 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.

Youth Philharmonic: The Portland Youth Philharmonic will kick off its 94th season with a performance at 3 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis. The Corvallis performance, part of a short tour by the Philharmonic that also includes a stop in Roseburg, is hosted by the Corvallis-OSU Symphony Society. The concert is free but seating is reserved and tickets are required. For more information or to reserve a seat visit http://cosusymphony.org/. Accommodations relating to a disability may be made by calling 541-286-5580, preferably at least one week in advance.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony Society: The COSUS presents a free pre-season concert featuring the Portland Youth Philharmonic in a program of Dvorak’s “Hussite Overture,” Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2, and Beethoven’s triumphant Fifth Symphony. Sunday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center. For more information or to reserve your free ticket, visit: cosusymphony.org.

Make a Difference Day: Join Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Civic Engagement for this year’s Make a Difference Day 2017, happening on Saturday, Oct. 28. Make a Difference Day is a nationally recognized day of service where thousands of people across the country work to improve their community. Projects are open to OSU students, faculty, staff and their partners/dependents. We will be hosting 5 different projects with start times in the morning and going to mid-day or mid-afternoon. We are partnering with Corvallis Housing First for home/shelter beautification,  Wildcat Ridge Sanctuary for tree and flower planting,  Student Sustainability InitiativeGrowing Food Security, HSRC, and Organic Growers Club for Let’s Squash Food Insecurity – Pumpkin and Squash Processing Party, Greenbelt Land Trust for stream stewardship, and Meals on Wheels for crafting placemats and meal bags. More information and registration: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/makeadifference.

Theta Phi and ATO: The Hearts for Arts Gala: Black-tie auction event that is donating to Children’s Healing Art Project. We invite you to dress up and bid on your favorite date baskets! Event is in the MU Ballroom on Nov. 2 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets on sale in the MU Quad Oct. 30-Nov. 1, for $5 presale or at the door for $8.

 Faculty Sessions with President Ray: In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring two fall term small group conversations with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional). Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. Please access the registration form at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8JmFMuYC1xkg3I1. to register for either Oct. 31 from 1-2:30 p.m., or Nov. 27 from 9:30-11 a.m. Session requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! School of Psychological Science Fall Colloquium Series: Kathleen Bogart will speak on “The Adults with Rare Disorders Support (AWaRDS) Project,”  Monday, Oct. 30, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111. 

NEW! OSU Africa Initiative:  Larry Becker, Professor, Geography, OSU, will present “Whose Rice and for What? African Rice (Oryza glaberrima) Contradictions. Notes from the Field (2016) in Côte d’Ivoire,” Nov. 2, noon, at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center.  Contact:  Larry Becker, Co-Coordinator, OSU Africa Initiative, 541-737-9504.

NEW! Ecology Conservation of Biodiversity Seminar: Allen Thompson, Associate Professor of Philosophy, will present “Natural Values and Novel Ecosystems: Adapting Nature Conservation” on Friday, Nov. 3,  3-4 p.m. LINC 302. Free and open to the public.

NEW! Workshops added for Training Days! Training Days, scheduled for Nov. 7 and 8 at The LaSells Stewart Center has added two repeat workshops, Become a DocuSign Sender, scheduled for Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. and Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Details and registration. Register early as spaces fill quickly. There is no cost to attend.

Social Justice Education Initiative for Fall term! The SJEI is a professional development program from Academic Affairs for all OSU faculty, staff, and graduate students aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. In addition to the platform curriculum, comprised of Session One and Session Two, there are new shorter workshops that explore specific topics with more depth. Now is a great time to build your equity and inclusion skills! Custom and unit-level delivery is possible in addition to these general workshops. Space is limited, register today http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46

Journey Into Leadership: The Center for Learning and Organizational Development is accepting applications through Nov. 14 to participate in the “Journey into Leadership” program. Journey into Leadership is a 7-series leadership exploration and development program that promotes the belief that you can effectively lead from whatever position you hold. The program begins in December and ends in March. Visit the Journey into Leadership website for the schedule, details and application.

Master Recycler Class: This 8-week class will cover all aspects of waste reduction, reuse and recycling and be hosted on the OSU campus on Tuesday nights, Jan. 9 through Feb. 27 at 6:15-9 p.m. plus two required Saturday field trips and one optional Wednesday field trip. This non-credit class is free to those who agree to “pay back” what they learned by completing 30 hours of volunteer service. Visit http://tiny.cc/recycclass for more details and 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.

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, OR, January 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 linkhttp://bit.ly/2kCAiFu Questions? Contact Karen Holmberg at karen.holmberg@oregonstate.edu 

Evolution of a Superbug: An Interdisciplinary Conversation about Antibiotic Resistance: How a giant petri dish helped scientists visualize the evolution of antibiotic resistance and inspired artists. Panelists include scientist Michael Baym, Harvard Medical School, Oregon artist Bets Cole and OSU composer Dana Reason. Free, open to public. Nov 15, 6 pm at The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison, Corvallis.

Take Note 

Joy Drive: The Family Resource Center’s Joy Drive pairs OSU sponsoring departments/individuals with OSU students who have children and are in need of help creating a joyful winter holiday season. If you or your department are interested in participating in this year’s Joy Drive please indicate the size of the family (number of children) you would like to sponsor (as a reference, the average number of gifts for each child last year was 5 low to moderate price gifts).  Please respond no later than Nov. 9 to familyresources@oregonstate.edu

Faculty Senate elections: The University-wide election of the Faculty Senate President-Elect and Interinstitutional Faculty Senate (IFS) Senator will be conducted electronically between Nov. 15 and Dec. 6. Ballots will be distributed to all eligible voting members. Election of new members of the Executive Committee (EC) will be conducted electronically among current Faculty Senators prior to the Dec. 7 Faculty Senate meeting. President-Elect candidates must have been a Faculty Senator at some time, while IFS Senator candidates need not have been a Senator. EC candidates must now be, or have been during the six years prior to the election year, members of the OSU Faculty Senate. If you have candidate suggestions for any of the positions, please forward them by noon on Nov. 2 to Vickie Nunnemaker at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu. Use the subject line ‘Candidate.’

Faculty Senator or Committee/Council Vacancies: Please notify the Faculty Senate Office if a sabbatical, leave, or retirement will prevent you from completing your term as either a Faculty Senator or Faculty Senate committee/council member. If you are away more than one term, exclusive of summer term, a replacement is required. This information will assist us in identifying a replacement. Committee and council members immediately continuing on a 1039-hour appointment may retain their position as long as the temporary appointment continues, or until the end of their appointed term, whichever comes first. If you are unsure of the ending date of your committee/council term, please contact Vickie Nunnemaker at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu Use the subject line ‘Vacancy?’.

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. 27, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines, qualification requirements, and application links.

Textbook Replacement Grant. Reduce the cost of textbooks and save OSU students money. OSU Faculty are invited to submit a proposal to replace a current textbook with high-quality, no or low-cost alternatives. Winners receive $500 – $1000 to compensate them for time spent in locating, evaluating, and selecting open educational resources or low-cost alternatives. This grant is sponsored by the Women’s Giving Circle. Proposals are due by Dec. 9. Contact Stefanie Buck (stefanie.buck@oregonstate.edu).

Call for Proposals—Center for the Humanities 2018-2019 Fellowships: The Center for the Humanities is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Resident Research Fellowship Program. The deadline to submit proposals is Thursday, Dec. 7. Find application forms, instructions, and more information about awards here.

Taste Testers Wanted: a fun and tasty way to participate in food research.  The OSU Center for Sensory & Consumer Behavior Research is looking for panelists for consumer taste tests.  Open to all students, faculty and staff.  Panelists receive up to $20/hour for their time.  Tests run throughout the year but panelists choose which tests interest them.  Fill out our questionnaire to get added to our pool at  http://agsci-labs.oregonstate.edu/sensoryresearch/ or call 541-737-6506.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Washington Way: Due to tree maintenance, the northbound lane between Intramural Lane and Washington Way (see map) will be closed Saturday, Oct. 28, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Power outage: Pacific Power, our electrical utility provider, needs to perform maintenance in a utility vault. For this repair to happen they will need to shut down the electrical power that feeds the following buildings: Lab Animal Resource Center, Magruder Hall, Vet Research Lab & the Freezer Farm. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause, however this shutdown is necessary so Pacific Power can make the necessary repairs to ensure life safety and protect the integrity of the campus electrical grid. The shutdown will take place from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Nov. 5. 

Jobs

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

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.  

Exam Proctor – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for part-time intermittent exam proctor positions for OSU Extended Campus. This position proctor examinations for students taking Ecampus online courses. The proctors validate test-taker identity, administer paper and electronic exams based on pre-established test protocol, monitor the testing environment including computer set-ups, and record and report any infractions to testing protocol. Posting #P01220CT. Closes Oct. 29.

Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (.475 FTE), 10-month, Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor I (CADC-I) Posting #P01642UFCloses Oct. 29.

Assistant Director of Journalism, Orange Media Network, invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Assistant Director of Journalism, Posting # P01671UF. Closes Oct. 30.

Office Specialist 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Mathematics Department at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Corvallis, Oregon.  Posting# P01233CT.  Closes Oct 31.

UPDATED! 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. 31.

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.

Office Specialist 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Extension Gilliam County Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Condon, Oregon.  Posting# P01230CT.  Closes Nov. 4.

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.

Payroll Receptionist – The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Payroll Receptionist post # P01235CT, Closes Nov. 7.

The Office of the Registrar is seeking an Associate Registrar- Compliance. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Registrar. Posting #P01682UF. Closes Nov. 10.

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.

Custodial Operations Supervisor  – University Housing and Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Custodial Operations Supervisor position. Posting #P01698UF. Closes Nov. 12.

Analyst, Budget & Resource Planning – The Office of Budget and Fiscal Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Analyst, Budget & Resource Planning. Posting # P01697UF. Closes Nov. 12.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Advanced Practice Clinician NP/PA (Mid-Level Medical Practitioner), Posting #P01232CT.  Closes Nov 13.

Assistant Professor – Computer Science.  The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, in partnership with OSU-Cascades in Bend, is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Assistant Professor position in Computer Science.  The applicant should be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate computer science courses including, but not limited to, introductory computer science, data structures, analysis of algorithms, web development, and database management systems.  Posting # P01681UF.  Full consideration Nov, 13. Closes Nov. 14.

Education Program Assistant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 18 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 position for the Extension Benton County Office at Oregon State University (OSU).  Posting# P01237CT.  Closes Nov. 15.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Recruitment & Scholarship Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting the International Marketing and Recruitment team in converting prospective student leads to offer-holders and offer holders to confirmations, along with working collaboratively with the International Admissions team on special cases. This position will also be responsible for awarding, recording, and sending scholarship information/award letters to scholarship recipients. The Recruitment & Scholarship Assistant will advise current students on additional scholarship funding opportunities outside of INTO OSU and will collaborate with the OSU Office of International Services’ Scholarship Coordinator on scholarships offered through Oregon State University. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=34270&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Nov 15.

Director of Financial Reporting Services– The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time, 12-month Director of Financial Reporting Services, Post # P01689UF, Full Consideration Date Nov. 17. Closes Nov. 20.

Associate Dean OSU-Cascades in Bend, is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Associate Dean position.  The Associate Dean will assist the Dean of Academic Affairs in leading the campus through a period of rapid enrollment growth, significant campus transition, and the expansion of academic programs.  Posting # P01687UF.  The full consideration date is Nov. 17. Closes Nov. 20.

Regional Director – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a Regional Director. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The region assigned will be West Central Oregon which will cover Benton, Lane, Linn, Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties. The office location will be in one of the West Central Oregon’s Extension County Offices. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement.  Posting# P01686UF.  Closes Nov. 17.

Instructor – Computer Science.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Instructor position in Computer Science.  The Computer Science Instructor should be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate computer science courses including, but not limited to, web development, databases, networking, security, and/or algorithms. Additional areas of teaching include software engineering, machine learning, and big data.  Posting # P01694UF.  The full consideration date is Nov. 23. Closes Nov. 24. 

 The Division of Student Affairs is recruiting for a permanent Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students (AP/DOS). The AP/DOS plays a pivotal role in creating and sustaining an engaging, inclusive, and caring campus environment for all students, serves as a thought-leader and an innovator within the Division of Student Affairs, and collaborates broadly with campus partners to advance thriving student communities and holistic student development as critical components of student success. Posting # P01668UF. Full consideration date Nov. 17. Closes Nov. 24.

Academic Advisor: School of Civil and Construction Engineering  is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) fixed-term, 12-month academic advisor.  Posting # P01640UF.  Position closes Nov. 30.

NEW! The Department of Agricultural Education and General Agriculture invites applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. This position will provide innovative leadership in Agricultural Education while also engaging and providing service to our Agricultural Sciences and Leadership programs. Posting # P01678UF with a full consideration date of Dec. 8.

Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for one full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 position.  Posting # P01125CT.  Closes 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: Areas of fog and then sunny, high of 67, low of 43. Sunny tomorrow after a foggy start.

Central Oregon: Sunny, high of 62, low of 36. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 64, low of 53. Sunny tomorrow.

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

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