OSU Today

Friday, Nov. 3, 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.

 Oregon hunter kills wolf that was ‘running directly at him’ (Statesman Journal)

Confirmed reports of wolves attacking humans are extremely rare. “Wolves typically try to avoid humans whenever possible,” Oregon State University professor Bill Ripple told the Statesman Journal in a previous interview.

New Oregon whale license plate supports research, education (KTVZ)

Oregonians can now purchase a voucher for a new license plate featuring a gray whale and her calf, with proceeds going to support the Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute.

A-dec founder Ken Austin on a life inventing everything from prison locks to Benny Beaver (Portland Business Journal)

At 86, the founder of A-dec has slowed down, but hasn’t stopped giving back. (subscription only)

Oregon-themed photography exhibit opens Friday at OSU (Gazette-Times)

“For the Love of Oregon,” a photography exhibit by the Willamette PhotoArts Guild celebrating the state and Oregon State University’s contributions to it, will be shown Nov. 3 through Dec. 8, in the Giustina Gallery at the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis.

Olives catch on as an Oregon crop (Capital Press)

“Over the next three, four or five years (OSU) will put in and look at the cold hardiness of several varieties of olives,” Caceu said. “There should be about 100 varieties to study on 1 acre of land at the center.”’

Same meningococcal strain to blame in OSU outbreak (Gazette-Times)

Local health officials are working to contain a recurrence of meningococcal disease at Oregon State University after tests confirmed a student has the same strain that caused a campus outbreak last winter. (see also KATU)

Ag Expo funds scholarships for three OSU students (Capital Press)

Mitchell Evers, Kalli Sherer and Ericka Lepschat are the recipients of this year’s scholarships from the Willamette Valley Ag Association, which operates the Willamette Valley Ag Expo.

Pianist Natasha Paremski (Gazette-Times)

So it’s refreshing to hear how New York-based pianist Natasha Paremski answers the question as she talks about the program for her Sunday afternoon recital in Corvallis. (She is the opening performer in this year’s Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series.)

Today

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

OSUsed Store Public Sale: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sale Friday noon to 3p.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.

Meat Center: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Friday from noon-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

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

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.

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! EHCS relaunch: Please join us for the relaunch Nov. 3 from 3 – 8 p.m. in Hallie Ford Center 115. Speakers will present their research topics in lighting talks to help us understand how their research relates to the Environmental Health Sciences Center and the goals of NIEHS.

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.

ROOM AND TIME UPDATED: 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, 4:30 p.m. Milam room 234.

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.

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.

Saturday

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.

Sunday

NEW! Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series: Pianist Natasha Paremski, the opening recital of this season’s Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Piano Series, 4 p.m., Nov. 5, The LaSells Stewart Center. Advance tickets are $25; at the door, they’re $28. Season tickets are $60. For information on how to order, go to the website corvallispiano.org

Upcoming Events

NEW! Author reading: OSU creative writing professor Nick Dybek will read from his new novel, “The Verdun Affair,” on Monday, Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. at the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson. Dybek’s first novel, “When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man,” was the winner of the 2013 Society of Midland Authors Award and a finalist for the VCU-Cabell First Novelist Award. Set in the shadow of the longest battle of World War I, “The Verdun Affair” will be published in the US, the UK, and France in 2018.

NEW! Lunch Club: Active Community: ASOSU and the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center will be hosting a Lunch Club to share dialogue on topics within current media. Have anything to share? Come for lunch at the APCC Gathering Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 7 (noon -1 p.m.). Lunch is provided to a limited number who RSVP at: http://dce.oregonstate.edu/lunchclub, but anyone is welcome to join!

NEW! University Budget Conversations: The next University Budget Conversations open forum is Thursday, Nov. 9, in Marketplace West-Northwest Room from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. Sherm Bloomer, Director of Budget & Fiscal Planning will be talking about Facilities & Administrative Costs (also known as Indirect Costs). The one-page handout for this session addressing F&A Costs is available on the Budget Conversations Schedule webpage for review ahead of the forum. The forums are open to all OSU students and employees, and you are encouraged to attend at least one of the forums this academic year. If you have questions about University Budget Conversations, please contact Karren Cholewinski in Budget & Fiscal Planning for assistance.

NEW! Danez Smith Poetry Performance: Reading – DON’T CALL US DEAD, Nov. 9 from 6-8 p.m. in the The LaSells Stewart Center Construction & Engineering Room. Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a groundbreaking force, celebrated for deft lyrics, urgent subjects, and performative power. View the event page and learn more about Danez Smith’s works.

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

 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)

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.

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. 

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 Nov. 7, explore the purpose of assessment and varied ways for Assessing Student Learning. If available, please bring copies of the learning outcomes and learning assignment(s) and/or assessment(s) used in your course. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here.

NEW! School of Psychological Science Fall Colloquium Series: Allison Jaeger will speak on “Sketching and Summarizing to Reduce Memory for Seductive Details in Science Text,” Tuesday, Nov. 7, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

NEW! North American Truffling Society Pablo Martin will speak on “Mushrooms: an excellent opportunity to reduce fire risk.”  Martin will discuss how value can be added to forests by developing sustainable mushroom harvest practices, and the importance of understanding the effect of fire on fungal communities and how silvicultural treatments regarding fire could affect fungi. He presentation will feature photos from forest ecosystems in Spain. Nov. 7, 7:30 p m., Room 2087 at Cordley Hall.

NEW! TRIAD meeting: Aslan Noakes, Executive Director of Empower Haiti Together, will share how this organization promotes sustainable and empowering partnerships that equip Haitians to create the change they desire.  The meeting will begin at noon on Thu, Nov 9 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.

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.

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. 

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.

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 Source: Catch up with some of the things the College of Agricultural Sciences is up to in the Fall issue of The Source.  We have an especially rich section in “Our Best” where we shine a light on our honored Diamond Pioneers, Ag Hall of Fame inductees, Distinguished Alumni, and our faculty and staff who have received recognition and awards.

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

NEW! Radiation Center: Due to excavation to replace electrical conduit for the Jefferson Way Tunnel Project several parking spaces on the east side of the Radiation Center will not be available. The closure will be from Nov. 8-12, (View Map).

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.

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.

NEW! Custodial Services Coordinator – Memorial Union invites applications for a Custodial Services Coordinator. Posting #P01247CT. Closes Nov. 13.

NEW! Custodian – Memorial Union invites applications for a Custodian. Posting #P01249CT. Closes Nov. 13.

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.

NEW! Accountant 1– The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Accountant 1. Posting # P01253CT  Closes Nov. 15.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

NEW! Web Developer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Web Developer who designs, develops, analyzes, and maintains scalable applications created in PHP, MySQL, CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript and other third party API tools. This position provides programming support by collaborating with faculty, administrators and other clients to design and develop instructional technology and other web-based educational resources for courses and modules. Posting # P01248CT. Closes Nov 26.

EXTENDED – OSU 4-H Educator: Oregon State University Extension Service invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term, 4-H Youth Development Educator position to be located in Morrow County. Posting #P01606UF. Closes Nov. 27.

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.

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:  “When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.” ~ William Shakespeare. Showers likely today, high of 51, low of 36. Showers Saturday and rain Sunday. 

Central Oregon: Rain and snow today, high of 41, low of 24. Chance of snow all weekend.

Newport: Showers likely today, high of 49, low of 41. Showers Saturday and rain Sunday.

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

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