OSU Today

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 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.

Onion growers benefit from research related to produce rule (Capital Press)

Oregon State University researchers are starting to publish in scientific journals some of their findings from four years of field trials on bulb onions and the risk of contamination from bacteria in irrigation water.

The N.F.L’s most valuable player might be a punter? (New York Times)

Sitting in his office, arms folded, brows furrowed, Snead pondered that possibility. He inherited a 2-14 team in February 2012, two and a half months before the draft. The Rams needed receivers and defensive linemen and cornerbacks. They also needed a punter. Fassel attended Hekker’s pro day at Oregon State and wanted him. Early in the seventh and final round, Snead mulled picking Hekker.

Deschutes Brewery unveils new pilot brewhouse (Bend Bulletin)

Deschutes Brewery used the pilot brewhouse for a malted barley study by Oregon State University, Vega said, and expects to do the same type of research for hop growers.

Eugene man honored as Oregon motorcycle safety Instructor of the Year (KVAL)

TEAM OREGON is a partnership between the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon State University, offering more than 1,400 rider training courses at 24 locations across the state.

2017’s Fattest States in America (Wallet Hub)

OSU’s Mary Cluskey provides some tips for eating healthy on a budget.

New Gloucester student investigates Yellowstone volcano (The Sun Journal)

The Yellowstone research was led by Adam Schultz, Oregon State University professor of geology and geophysics, and hosted by OSU’s College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences. Neal worked with Schultz’s team at Yellowstone and in Oregon.

OSU enrollment continues steady climb (KBND)

Fall 2017 enrollment for Oregon State University across the three campuses grew 1.9%, and a lot of that growth was at OSU Cascades.

Will expanding I-5 relieve congestion? Freight industry says yes (Oregon Business)

David Hurwitz, an Oregon State University professor and traffic engineering expert, said auxiliary lanes will improve safety and reduce congestion, but possibly only for the short-term. According to induced demand theory, it is precisely the reduction in congestion that could attract drivers, leading to more traffic in the future.

New hop cultivar emerges from public-private partnership (Capital Press)

Strata, a new hop cultivar, has emerged from the public-private partnership between Indie Hops and Oregon State University.

Milking profits (Oregon Business)

“This trend is happening across the country,” says Troy Downing, a dairy specialist at Oregon State University. “A lot of the dairies in the Midwest that were milking 80 cows are retiring at a fairly fast rate; their neighbors are buying those cows and adding them to their existing facilities. The ones staying in business are continuing to grow, buying more land base, spreading out fixed costs. You get a better deal if you buy larger volumes of feed.”

OSU Open Campus brings growth opportunities (Blue Mountain Eagle)

Oregon State University Extension Service agent Shanna Northway and OSU Open Campus Coordinator Didgette McCracken recently hammered out details to offer more educational services at their Grant County office in John Day.

Because diversity matters (LIFE@OSU)

Eight undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Science attended the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) national conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 19-21. Thanks to generous alumni and friends, the College of Science was able to support these students on their travels and participation at SACNAS.

Registration open for 2018 Master Recycler Class (Democrat-Herald)

Registration is open for the 2018 Master Recycler class, a noncredit course co-sponsored by OSU Recycling and Republic Services and held at Oregon State University.

Today

CORRECTION: Meningococcal B Immunization Clinic: Wednesday, Nov. 8, MU Multi-Purpose Room 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Immunizations Offered: Meningococcal B. For students only.

QTI Party: Men & Masculine Folks: Join the OSU Pride Center and Men’s Development and Engagement for a social event for queer, trans and intersex men and masculine-identified folks and allies. This social will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from noon-2 p.m. at the Centro Cultural César Chávez with games and refreshments. To request accommodations related to a disability, please email Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu or call (541) 737-9161.

Be Bright, Be Seen –Get ready for Daylight Saving Time! This annual safety fair features pedestrian and bike light giveaways by OSU Transportation Services, bike tune-ups by the Corvallis Bicycle Collective, prize drawings for Portland-based Showers Pass raingear, and more. Wednesday, Nov 8, noon to 2 p.m., in the SEC Plaza.

Family Resource Center Advisory Board Meeting: The OSU community is invited to attend the Nov. 8 Family Resource Center Advisory Board meeting happening from noon -1 p.m. in MU 105. The majority of this meeting will be spent reviewing and approving the proposed FY19 student fee budget submission. For questions please contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar (CGRB): Brenna Henn, Stony Brook University, will present a seminar “What do we gain by studying African genomes? : Examples from human evolution” on Wednesday, Nov 8 at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

A Situational Understanding of Environmental Values and Evaluation -Lecture by Bryan Norton, distinguished professor emeritus in philosophy and policy, in the School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology. Norton presents an accessible and useful taxonomy of different disciplinary approaches to evaluating environmental change, including willingness-to-pay, cost-benefit analysis, intrinsic value, and risk management. With a distinction between substantive and procedural rationality, he concludes by outlining a pragmatic approach to environmental policy decision making. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m. MU: Journey room, 104.

WRGP Fall Seminar Series. Brent Boehlert, PhD, of Industrial Economics Inc., will present “Quantifying the Contribution of Water and Environmental Management to the Economies of Developing Countries” on Wednesday Nov. 8, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen Hall 103. Free and open to the public. Flyer.

Arts & Indulge: Re-Leaf: On Wednesday, Nov. 8 (3-5 p.m.), come to the Native American Longhouse for a chance to learn different ways to create art by recycling. It’s a fun way to learn about the role of recycling in our community and different ways we can contribute as students and members of the community. Come “re-leaf” some stress with us!

International Women’s Conversation Hour: A meeting space for international women students at OSU to connect and build community. This is a space intended for talking about different aspects of your experience as an international woman studying at OSU. This also includes seeking support around your experience of adjusting to the US, and with social justice and multicultural issues. One objective for offering this event is creating a platform for womens’ voices, and starting a dialogue about womens’ experiences studying abroad. Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m., ILLC 349.

NEW! Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild Exhibit: For the Love of Oregon: Organized by the Willamette Valley PhotoArts Guild, “For the Love of Oregon” commemorates OSU’s 150th anniversary as a Land Grant Institution by focusing on the beauty and diversity that make Oregon special, and calling attention to the many ways in which OSU enhances the lives of its citizens through its research, education and extension programs. Guistina Gallery in The LaSells Stewart Center, Nov. 3-Dec. 8. Opening reception Nov. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Diana Barkelew retirement: Diana Barkelew’s Retirement ice cream social in her honor Monday, Nov. 13, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., Memorial Union Room #206. Diana worked for OUS for nine years and worked for USSE since its 2014 inception as the Director of Financial Reporting, overseeing the formation of the annual financial report for five Oregon universities.

NEW! Discovering the World through GIS / GIS Day: The OSU Geography program will be celebrating Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 15 with numerous activities that highlight the importance of Geography in understanding our dynamic human-environment relationship.  Join us as we explore these relationships through the OmniGlobe, Augmented Reality Sandbox and Virtual Reality along with focused talks and a workshop (registration required).  9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Nov. 15, at various locations across campus.  See detailed schedule:  http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/gaw/

NEW! “Brilliant and Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists:” An exhibit of photographs celebrating women with disabilities around the world, will be on display in Oregon State University’s Little Gallery Nov. 12 through Dec. 8. A reception to celebrate the exhibit’s opening will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the gallery in 210 Kidder Hall, 2000 S.W. Campus Way, Corvallis. Susan Sygall, co-founder and CEO of Mobility International USA (MIUSA), and Susan Dunn, program manager for the Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD), will speak at the event. The Little Gallery is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

NEW! Lonesome Pottery Sale: Get your holiday gifts early! The OSU Craft Center presents beautiful, handmade pottery and glass for sale at bargain prices. All pieces are handcrafted by local artisans and Craft Center members. All proceeds go to support the OSU Craft Center (cash and check only). Partake in the sale Nov. 17, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the MU Trysting Tree Loungesli.oregonstate.edu/craft.

Veterans Day event: The Reserve Officers Training Corps program at Oregon State University will present a pre-Veterans Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday on the quad behind the Memorial Union, 2501 SW Jefferson Way.

United States Marine Corps 242nd Birthday: The OSU Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit will host a Birthday Celebration at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 in the Naval ROTC Armory.  All active duty, retired, former, future Marines and supporters of the Marine Corps are welcome.

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

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.

Film Screening Event: “An Inconvenient Sequel:” The Hatfield Student Organization and the Newport Chapter of Surfrider Foundation invite you to attend a screening of “An Inconvenient Sequel ,”the follow up to “An Inconvenient Truth.”  Nov. 9, 6 p.m., Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center Auditorium. Reception to follow with discussion of local issues in climate change with experts from our community. Free admission – donations benefit the Newport Chapter of Surfrider Foundation. RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/517437098600793

 Memorial for Emery Castle: Emery N. Castle, economist, emeritus OSU professor, past president, Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C.; former head, OSU Agricultural and Resource Applied Economics, OSU dean of faculty and the Graduate School passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31.  A memorial service for Emery will be held Saturday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Corvallis.  A Celebration of Life will follow the memorial service, 4-6:30 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center, Giustina Gallery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice or the OSU Foundation for the Emery Castle Chair in Resource and Rural Economics or the Emery Castle Scholarship for graduate students.

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 

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.

Academic Technology webinar: Love Grading with Canvas Rubrics Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. to learn about using rubrics in Canvas to improve efficiency and consistency of assignment grading. Register for information on joining this free 30 minute webinar, or discover other webinars. Questions? Email us at Canvas@oregonstate.edu

Revolution Matters – A discussion on the Lessons from Comparative Revolutions. Join us for a community discussion with Barbara Muraca, Joseph Orosco, Robert Thompson, and  Tony Vogt about what we can learn from the Haitian Revolution, Mexican Revolution, Russian Revolution, and the German Sparticist Uprising of 1918 for making social change today. Nov. 9, noon, MU Room 208.

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.

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.

Creative Writing Workshop with Danez Smith: Finding Honey in the Rock – A Workshop of Obsession, Thursday, Nov. 9 from 2-4 p.m. at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. In this workshop, we will talk about the obsessions that capture us for a season and obsessions that follow us for a lifetime. Designed for experienced and new writers alike, this workshop ask us to dive deeper into ourselves and find new language and new knowledge in the topics that we return to in our writing and our personal journeys. This workshop offers tools useful for overcoming writer’s block, for building or refining a manuscript or project, and for finding new directions and questions in your work. View the event page and learn more about Danez Smith’s work.

 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.

Pixar Presentation and Q&A: Join us for a one-hour presentation and Q&A by Harley Jessup, OSU Alumnus (BFA Graphic Design, 1976), on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. in Pharmacy 305. The presentation will include information about Pixar’s newest film, Coco. Registration is required; sign up through your Handshake account.

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.

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.

Take Note 

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).

Volunteer role players needed: Help the OSU Oregon State Police and community responders during their December OSU Response Training. Role players are needed to serve as bystanders during scenarios. No acting skills required. Dec. 18 and 19, noon – 4 p.m.. Sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F4BA8AC2EABF49-december1

OMSI Science Communication Fellowship applications: Faculty, graduate students, postdocs: Applications for the 2018 spring cohort of the OMSI Science Communication Fellowship are being accepted. College of Science applicants: COS has committed to sponsoring half the tuition for COS applicants. Participation can be included to meet NSF broader impact goals. Deadline for applications is Nov. 12. Questions? Contact Amanda Fisher 503-797-4635 / afisher@omsi.edu or visit the program website http://www.omsi.edu/science-fellowship

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

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).

Jobs

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

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! 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 #P01243CT. Closes Nov. 13.

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

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.

Fiscal Coordinator 2 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) is seeking a Fiscal Coordinator 2.  Posting # P01256CT. Closes Nov. 15.

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.

The Office of the President is seeking two individuals who will serve as the first impression and point of contact for the Kerr Administration Building. The two individuals will share responsibility for providing building reception, stationed at a location in the first floor lobby, and providing assistance to offices located in the sixth floor executive administrative suite. The Visitor Services Coordinator is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Assistant to the President. Posting #P01725UF. Closes Nov. 26.

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.

NEW! Administrative Program Specialist: The Administrative Program Specialist is responsible for supporting the customer service efforts, room management functions, process development and improvement, student billing, data integrity and reporting, and operational efficiency within the Operations Unit. The Specialist serves as the assistant to the Operations Unit doing a significant amount of administrative and project work. The Specialist serves as a lead customer service liaison for the Housing office.This position is a full-time, 12-month, classified position. Posting # P01250CT. Closes Nov. 30.

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! Director of Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) – Student Affairs invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Diversity & Cultural Engagement. Posting # P01720UF. Full consideration deadline Dec. 3.

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: OSU150 fun fact: Oregon State graduates earn more at mid-career than graduates of all other public universities in the state according to PayScale. Rain and patchy fog today, high of 50, low of 42. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Wintry mix today, high of 45, low of 35. Rain likely tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 54, low of 48. Showers and breezy tomorrow.

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

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