OSU Today

Thursday, Nov. 2, 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.

OSU study: Human activity reshaping forest animal communities (KTVZ)

Adam Hadley and Urs Kormann, research associate and post-doctoral scientist respectively in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University, are co-authors of a paper announcing the team’s findings Wednesday in the journal Nature. Marion Pfeifer at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom is the lead author of a team of 32 researchers from the U.K, North and South America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Australia. (see also ZME Science)

Entangled: Making the sea safer for whales (KUOW)

Oregon State University marine mammal biologist Jim Rice manages the rescue response when a whale is reported entangled in Oregon waters.

Iceland earthquakes could herald enormous volcanic eruption (The Epoch Times)

The earthquakes are most likely caused by magma—molten rock—moving in the chamber under the cone of the volcano, according to Oregon State University. The magma presses on cracks in the roof of the chamber, causing small shifts in the rock—small earthquakes. (see also Daily Mail)

OSU-led study: Land registration slows Brazil deforestation (KTVZ)

Brazil’s environmental land registration program has been successful in slowing down the rate of deforestation on private land, according to a new study whose lead author is an Oregon State University economist. (see also UPI)

Shocking omissions: Enya, ‘Watermark’ (Boise State Public Radio)

When Oregon State University researchers found a new species of fish swimming in the Orinoco River, they named it Leporinus enyae after the singer.

Local governments consider outsourcing tasks (Jefferson Public Radio)

Bruce Sorte from the Rural Studies Program at Oregon State University studies policy options that face smaller governments.

Eyeing expansion, OSU-Cascades to buy landfill for $1 (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University-Cascades plans to buy an old landfill in Bend for $1.

Wood construction gains ground in US commercial buildings (National Real Estate Investor)

CLT is lumber that is stacked in orthogonal layers, then glued and pressed together to create a material that can be used in the structural components of buildings, such as floors and wall panels, says Andre Barbosa, a structural engineering professor at Oregon State University who has conducted testing for the Framework project.

How do you treat stem canker in a maple tree? (Oregonian)

Hard to believe, but fall is here. What’s up in your garden? Got a question? Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

Today

Academic Technology webinar – Using Clickers to Engage Learners: Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. to learn about teaching strategies with Clickers in the classroom. Register to receive information on joining this free 30 minute webinar, or discover other webinars. Questions? Email us at Canvas@oregonstate.edu

NEW! TRIAD meeting: From vampires to Godzilla, Doug Warrick,  Associate Professor of Integrative Biology, will use biological and physical laws to critically and rigorously assess monsters in his talk “Monsters: The Biology of What Isn’t.”  The meeting will begin at noon on Thur, Nov 2 in MU 211. 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.

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 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

A Reading with Lynda Mapes: Join Lynda Mapes for a reading from her book “Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak.” Lynda is an environmental journalist, an author, an explorer and reveler in the natural world, native plants and species of every sort. Forestry Science Lab Room 20 on Nov. 2 at 4 p.m.

Student Legislative Internship Forum: Join us for a panel to hear from former student interns on Capitol Hill and in Salem, meet current staffers, understand OSU internship resources, and get answers about what it’s like to be a legislative intern. Nov. 2, 5 – 6 p.m. in MU 208. Free – Pizza provided! RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/oTj5fPC56Xhmunwj1

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.

Documenting Ecosystems: Soundscapes and Music for Percussion:  Lisa Schonberg, musician, teacher, and natural historian, will discuss her background and the goals of her work, share documentation and audio samples to help outline her creative process, and give a percussion performance based on ant acoustics in the Brazilian Amazon. Benton Hall 303 on Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

NEW! 9th Annual Oregon State International Film Festival, Nov. 3-7 at Darkside Cinema:, Presented by dasfilmfest and The School of Language, Culture, & Society. This year’s program includes 22 feature, documentary, and short films from 15 different countries. More information available at dasfilmfest’s Facebook events page. Individual tickets and festival passes are available for purchase here.

NEW! Faculty Forum: United Academics Unionizing Campaign: United Academics is currently conducting a campaign at Corvallis campus.  This is the group and process that unionized University of Oregon faculty in 2012.  At the request of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee the OSU Faculty Senate will convene a Faculty Forum on this issue, Nov. 6, 3:50-5:30 p.m., LINC 228. This Faculty Forum is open to all OSU faculty and interested parties. The forum will be streamed live and open to the public. Participation via chat in the live stream requires an ONID login. Please RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/y8xxsnrp. For more information, Jon.Dorbolo@oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSU Press Campus Book Sale — In celebration of University Press Week (Nov. 6-10), OSU Press will be offering 25% off new releases and old favorites on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the lobby of the Valley Library. For those who can’t make it on Tuesday, selected titles will be on sale through December 31 at osupress.oregonstate.edu/2017-holiday-sale (use the promo code 17HOLIDAY at checkout to receive a 25% discount)

Author reading: Writer Sarah Manguso will give a reading of her work on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library Rotunda.  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.

Graduate Engineering Student Speed Networking: To foster community across departments on campus, the Graduate Student Association of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering is hosting a “Speed Networking” Event open to all graduate engineering students and friends! Join us on Nov. 9, from 5:30-8 p.m. at McMenamin’s on Monroe. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. RSVP here.

UPDATED! Beaver Open House: An open house program for prospective students will be in The LaSells Stewart Center and the Memorial Union on Saturday, Nov. 4. There will be approximately 1,500 visitors on campus, which may affect parking and retail food locations.  Please welcome visitors you interact with during their time on campus.

Hold the date:  You are invited to celebrate with Doug Sever, the Director of Financial Aid on the occasion of his retirement on Dec. 4, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in MU 206. 

Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps during World War II: The Oregon Multicultural Archives invites you to view the traveling exhibit “Uprooted” which showcases the history of the Japanese American farm labor camp near Nyssa, Oregon, through the stories of the people who lived and worked in the camp. The display can be found on the fifth floor of Valley Library and will be up through Jan. 5, 2018. Find out more on the Oregon Multicultural Archives Blog Post For more information contact: Natalia Fernández, Oregon Multicultural Librarian, and visit the Oregon Multicultural Archives

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Taylor Lucey – Forest Ecosystems and Society MS Defense: Taylor Lucey will present “A Political Ecology Lens for the Nutrition Transition in Rural Kedougou, Senegal,” on Friday, Nov. 3, 1 p.m. in ALS 4001.  Lucey is completing her MS under the guidance of major professors John Bliss and Kerry Grimm-Greenblatt.  Free and open to the public.

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology: Jacqueline Padilla-Gamiño, Assistant Professor, University of Washington will present a seminar, “Ecophysiology and Potential for Persistence in a Changing Ocean” on Monday, Nov. 6 at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free and open to the public.

NEW! FREE GMAT Test Prep Class and MBA Information Session. Join us for a FREE GMAT Test Prep Class taught by a Kaplan Test Prep instructor, and you’ll also learn what it takes to apply to the OSU MBA program. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Austin Hall, Room 100. Sign up HERE. 

NEW! Startup Showcase: The Startup Showcase is a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, presented by the OSU Advantage Accelerator. Join us for an evening to learn about emerging OSU technologies and hear stories from local entrepreneurs, and network with other professionals in the community. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Nov. 14, 4 to 8 p.m., at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.

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.  This session’s topic: Tapping Abilities: Toward Full Employment of Persons with (dis)ABILITIES – Lecture by David Baldridge. Friday, Nov. 3, noon, Milam 301.

OSU Anthropology Lecture Series: Xiaobo Su, associate professor of geography at the University of Oregon, will give a lecture titled, “Seeing from a Tourist: Mobilities and the Geopolitics of Border Control between China and Myanmar.”  Su will speak on Nov. 3 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

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.

Thinking About Applying for a PH.D. Program for fall 2018? Want help with your application materials? Application Material Workshop. In this session, we will be focusing on editing and tailoring application materials. You must submit a draft prior to the session.  Friday, Nov. 3, 4 p.m. Milam Hall 319A. Please RSVP to trina.hogg@oregonstate.edu

Speech Communication Colloquium: Elizabeth Root will present “English is my First Love”: How the Hegemony of English Impacts Language Learners on a Personal Level” on Friday, November 3, 4 – 5 p.m., in StAg 110. Initial thoughts on data analysis from six focus groups conducted with English language-learners in Seoul, South Korea, will be discussed.

Race & Species – Fresh from presentations at Harvard, Columbia, and Cornell universities, Hanh Nguyen will bring her thought-provoking talk, “How Bigotry Begins” to OSU. The theme is the systematic “othering” of and discrimination against different groups of human beings as well as members of different animal species and why we should consider nonhuman animals in the fight for social justice. Free vegan food from Laughing Planet and free vegan pizza. Friday, Nov.  3, 5 p.m. Milam room 318.

Training Days: Only one week left to register for Training Days, Nov 7-8! Training Days provides nearly 70 brief training and informational workshops for employees. OSU subject experts will introduce you to the latest policies, procedures, technical processes, innovations, and tools and tips for carrying out your work. Click Training Days for details, a view of the schedule and register.

Hybrid Seminar Series: Viktor Bovbjerg/PHHS, Dan Faltesek/CLA and Amy Bourne/COB have taught more than 6,000 students in OSU hybrid courses. They’ll share their successful blended teaching methods to promote learning and student success in large-enrollment courses. All faculty and GTAs welcome. Thursday, Nov. 9, 3:-4 p.m. in Milam 215. Refreshments provided. Information: ctl@oregonstate.edu.

Religious Liberty as Discrimination? Flash Panel – In early October, the Trump administration issued guidelines for protecting religious freedom as a fundamental right enshrined in the First Amendment. However, critics have been concerned that appeals to religious freedom can support bigotry and discrimination, as illustrated by current Supreme Court cases. Four panelists will bring areas of expertise in gender, history, culture, and ethics to bear on the question of the scope of religious freedom and its potentially discriminatory applications. Thursday, Nov. 9, 4 p.m. MU: La Raza Room, 208.

Space Grant Student Symposium: Oregon NASA Space Grant will host the 2017 Student Symposium, Thursday, Nov. 9, 9-6 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. OSGC students awarded fellowships, NASA internships, and team experience awards will present their research projects. Keynote address by Torry Johnson from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Event is free and open to the public. For more information go to http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/oregon-nasa-space-grant-student-symposium.

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.

Take Note 

NEW! The latest issue of Oregon Sea Grant’s newsletter, Confluence, is now available: This issue includes stories about efforts to farm gooseneck barnacles, research on the genetics of Dungeness crabs, a collaboration to reduce crabbers’ injuries at sea, and women’s changing roles in the fishing industry. Read it here.

Kerr Visitor Services: Coming soon! A new visitor services desk will be unveiled in the Kerr Administration Building later this academic year. This will be a point of welcome and assistance for all visitors to Kerr. In addition to providing increased visitor information services for the entire building, a visitor services coordinator will help implement new safety procedures for the building. More information will follow. Please direct questions to 541-737-2447.

Animal Connection: Features stories from the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine, including a hospice therapy dog, a clinical study in the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital where dogs are providing new information on tumor surgery, and an OSU alum who has returned to volunteer in an outreach program she founded as a student.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Preparedness Kits:  Preparedness kits help bridge the emergency or disaster until normalcy can be restored. Kit recommendations range from 24 hours to 72 hours to 14 days, from personal to vehicle to workplace and household sizes.  The difference between the kits is the quantity of items (more for longer periods of time), size of storage container, and types of items (immediate survival versus long-term living).  Download this month’s poster at: http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/11-01%20Preparedness%20Kits.pdf

New issue of “The Messenger” magazine from OSU Libraries and Press is available: The magazine highlights the accomplishments and ongoing efforts of the Libraries and Press. “The Messenger” is available at multiple locations inside the Valley Library — including in the information rack just inside the main entrance — and online at http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/the-messenger-recent-issue. See what’s new and newsworthy at our library.

Updates to University Policies & Standards.  Please visit the University Policy & Standards page to learn about policy updates from the past month: http://policy.oregonstate.edu/whats-new .  This page is updated frequently with new developments so we encourage you to check back regularly.  Feel free to contact the office of University Compliance at 541-737-1060.

Office of International Affairs – 2018-2019 Scholarships for International Students – Application Open: The scholarship application for continuing international students is now open. F-1 or J-1 students, with economic need, who have studied a minimum of 3 terms at OSU in a degree-seeking program are encouraged to apply. The minimum overall GPA for undergraduate students is 2.5 and graduate students is 3.0. Preference will be given to students nearing degree completion. For more information email international.scholarships@oregonstate.edu.

By the end of fall term nearly 1,000,000 disposable to-go containers saved from the landfill: UHDS would like to thank all OSU students, staff and faculty who continue to participate in the Eco2Go reusable container program launched in fall 2015. By the end of fall term, you will have helped University Housing & Dining Services keep nearly 1,000,000 disposable to-go containers from going to the landfill.  Please help us to grow this number by returning containers from  your office area or that you see around campus back to our dining centers or to one of our 11 exterior return locations. All locations and details can be found here: http://uhds.oregonstate.edu/eco2go.  Together, we can continue to increase the program’s success.

Health & Safety: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety, with the following link highlighting 5 essential items you may need if an emergency occurs while you are at school https://www.saif.com/employer/npm_school-5-to-stay-alive.html. Did you know that you can access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://ehs.oregonstate.edu/uhsc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online.

Campus Recycling Customer Satisfaction Survey: Campus Recycling invites OSU employees who have interacted with us (recycling pick-ups, event services, department compost, etc.) to take our survey to help us evaluate the quality of service we provide and develop and refine our processes. Note this is a different survey than the Surplus one released earlier this month. Please take the survey at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1HyxLTn43jX6FgN by Friday, Nov. 10. For more information, contact Andrea Norris (Andrea.Norris@oregonstate.edu).

Faculty Senate Elections – Opportunity to Decline Faculty Senator Nomination: All faculty represented by the Faculty Senate (http://senate.oregonstate.edu/bylaws Article III. Sec. 1., paragraph 8) are eligible during the Fall 2017 elections to be elected to a Faculty Senator position and represent faculty in their apportionment unit, unless they are: a current Senator whose term extends beyond Dec. 31, 2017; a current Senator who is completing two consecutive three-year terms on Dec. 31, 2017; or an administrator with an Executive Level 1, 2 or 3 position (dean or above).If you wish to decline to have your name placed on the Faculty Senator nomination ballot, please respond by noon, Nov. 7 via the survey at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5nj4OhspZmhZoRT.

Faculty Senate Elections – Non-Tenured Faculty with Split Appointments: According to the Faculty Senate Bylaws  (http://senate.oregonstate.edu/bylaws Article V. Sec. 1.) non-tenured faculty who have split appointments between two apportionment units may choose with which unit they wish to be apportioned for Senate purposes; this choice will determine Senate representation. For example, if a faculty member has a split appointment between Agricultural Sciences and Science, they may choose one or the other (FTE will not be split among units). Faculty not choosing where they wish to be apportioned will be placed in an apportionment unit at the discretion of the Faculty Senate Office. Respond by noon on Thursday, Nove. 2 via the survey at https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8A3lUBC4ElnkGnH to indicate with which unit you wish to be apportioned. Tenured faculty will be apportioned in their tenure unit, with the exception of off-campus Extension, OSU-Cascades, and Hatfield Marine Science Center.

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

Traffic and Maintenance

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.

New Close Date! Payroll Receptionist – The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Payroll Receptionist. Posting # P01235CT, Closes Nov. 3.

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.  Closes Nov. 3.

Custodian (Internal Employment Opportunity)– University Housing and Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Custodian position. Posting #P01239CT. Closes Nov. 3.

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.

NEW! Physical Activity Outreach Program CoordinatorThe Oregon State University Extension Family and Community Health program is seeking a Physical Activity Outreach Program Coordinator. This is a part-time (0.45 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P01690UF. Closes Nov. 10.  

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.

Accountant 1– The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Accountant 1 post # P01246CT  Closes Nov. 12.

The Graduate School invites applications for a part-time, 9-month, fixed-term Instructor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01709UF.  Closes Nov. 12.

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.

University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications to fill one full time Administrative/Professional Faculty, Chef de Cuisine, Catering who will join our culinary team working to elevate the on-campus dining experience.  Posting #P01700UF.  Closes Nov. 15.

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.

NEW! Grants and Contracts Coordinator – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Grants and Contracts Coordinator. Posting #01245CT.  Closes Nov. 17.

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.

 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.

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.

NEW! Space Analyst (Research Analyst 2): The Space Management unit of Capital Planning and Development invites applicants for a Space Analyst (Research Analyst 2) position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, classified position. Posting #P01251CT. Closes Nov. 20.

EXTENDED! 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 20.

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. 

NEW! Administrative Assistant – The office of Institutional Analytics & Reporting is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting #P01708UF.  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.

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.

NEW! Assistant/Associate Professor – The College of Engineering’s School of Nuclear Science and Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications). Posting #P01684UF. Full consideration date: Jan. 18, 2018.

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 

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: “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien. Rain today, high of 53, low of 40. Showers likely tomorrow. 

Central Oregon: Slight chance of rain, high of 49, low of 34. Rain and snow showers likely tomorrow.

Newport: Showers, high of 53, low of 45. Showers likely Friday.

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

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