OSU Today

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 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.

Thousands of scientists issue bleak ‘second notice’ to humanity (Washington Post)

This letter, spearheaded by Oregon State University ecologist William Ripple, serves as a “second notice,” the authors say: “Soon it will be too late to shift course away from our failing trajectory.” (see also Chicago Tribune, Toronto Star, New Zealand Herald)

To predict what research will be transformative, a crystal ball might be your best option (Science)

Last year, marine ecology postdoc Sarah Gravem was having a routine discussion with her adviser and some graduate students about the experiments they were planning when the conversation took an unexpected turn. Gravem, who studies the ecological consequences of sea star wasting disease for intertidal ecosystems at Oregon State University in Corvallis, told them that she “didn’t think the experiment was ‘transformative’ enough,” she writes in an email to Science Careers. Her adviser, Bruce Menge, “bristled and said that he didn’t like that word, because he thinks scientists have no way of knowing if something will be transformative before performing an experiment,” she recalls.

Hate smoky summers, Portland and Seattle? Here’s how the crisis in the woods is really a social problem (Investigate West)

Can Portland expect more smoky summers? Absolutely; it just depends how the winds blow, says Philip Mote, director for the Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University.

Pragmatic economist Emery Castle dies (LIFE@OSU)

He was a leader in environmental and resource economics.

Going in for the Krill (Terra)

Count Oregon State University marine ecologist Kim Bernard among those who are beginning to hear faint warning bells. It isn’t just an increase in human harvesting of krill — which also are used for aquaculture feed and pet food — that concerns the native of South Africa. It is what humans are doing to the planet that may be the biggest threat to the Antarctic krill, she says.

Dr. Kathryn Linder discusses online learning efficacy and OSU’s new database (ELearning News)

Dr. Kathryn Linder is a Research Director at Oregon State University’s Ecampus Research Unit. Last week, they announced the launch of the Online Learning Efficacy Research Database.

Woman’s garden full of flowers from Shakespeare’s plays (Statesman Journal)

“Plants meant so much to people who went to see his plays,” said Rhonda Nowak, an Oregon State University Extension Service master gardener since 2011. “People then were more connected to plants then we are; they used them for medicinal purposes and knew the tales behind them.”

Today

Celebrate International Education and Exchange – This is International Education Week at OSU. Throughout the week, entities across campus will be presenting events and activities to highlight the value of programs that prepare Americans for a global environment, as well as celebrate the contributions of international students, faculty and scholars who come to the U.S. for educational and cultural experiences. Please visit the OSU International Education Week page for a listing of events.

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. 14, we will consider approaches for responding to student work by providing feedback that feeds forward student learning. 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.

Beaver Family Connections: What to Expect in your Baby’s First Year of Life: Having a newborn can be overwhelming when you don’t know what to expect. Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from noon-1 p.m. in MU 212, as OSU’s Anne Mannering goes over developmental milestones of the first year and when they should start happening. For more information contact the Family Resource Center with any questions at 541-737-4906 or familyresources@oregonstate.edu.

 NEW! International Documentary and Panel Discussion – On Tuesday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center Construction & Engineering Hall, there will be a showing of the documentary “Ciclovida,” followed by a panel discussion featuring three OSU faculty members and an OSU international student. “Ciclovida: Lifecycle” pedals alongside a group of subsistence farmers from Brazil who bicycle more than 6,000 miles across the South American continent in search of natural seeds. This feature-length documentary is made up of moving stories from landless peasants, indigenous communities, and small farmers that expose the devastating effects of industrial agriculture destined for agrofuels.

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.

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

OSU Bands Fall Concert: The OSU Wind Ensemble and OSU Wind Symphony present their fall-term concert featuring  OSU director of percussion studies Bob Brudvig as soloist in Marco Putz’s “Jubilee Vibrations,” works by Gustav Holst, David Maslanka and more! Tickets $5 general admission, OSU students and K-12 youth free. Advance tickets at: liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents. Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Global Dance Night – Like to dance? Want to enjoy some dance tracks from around the globe? On Thursday, from 7 to 10 p.m., in the MU Horizon Room, students can enjoy free snacks while dancing to popular music from different countries.

NEW! Book reading: Aaron Wolf, OSU professor of geology, will read from his book “The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict,” at GrassRoots Books in downtown Corvallis at 7 p.m., Nov. 16. www.grassrootsbookstore.com

NEW! Symphony: The Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra will open its 112th season with “Our Judeo-Romano-Christian Heritage” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis. Reserved seats are $22, $27 and $32. Advance tickets are available online at www.cosusymphony.org. Corvallis Arts For All discounts apply with valid SNAP card; tickets are available one hour prior to the performance at the LaSells Stewart Center. For accommodations relating to a disability please call 541-286-5580, preferably one week in advance.

 Public meeting set to present Bend campus master plan: Oregon State University – Cascades will present a master plan for the expanded 128-acre university campus and seek community input at a public meeting scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15.  The master plan reflects a nearly two-year long range development planning process during which community member attendance at meetings totaled 1,500.  The meeting will take place at the OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center, Rm. 209, located at 650 SW Columbia St. in Bend. For information contact 541-322-3196 or communityconnect@osucascades.edu.

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/

Public meeting set to present Bend campus master plan: Oregon State University – Cascades will present a master plan for the expanded 128-acre university campus and seek community input at a public meeting scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15.  The master plan reflects a nearly two-year long range development planning process during which community member attendance at meetings totaled 1,500.  The meeting will take place at the OSU-Cascades Graduate & Research Center, Rm. 209, located at 650 SW Columbia St. in Bend. For information contact 541-322-3196 or communityconnect@osucascades.edu

Free CeCe Film Screening: Join the Pride Center for a screening of the documentary Free CeCe followed by a discussion about the prison industrial complex. This documentary pushes past the everyday narratives of victimhood surrounding the lives of transgender people, to spotlight the way CeCe McDonald and other trans people are leading a growing movement fighting for the rights of transgender people everywhere. Nov. 15 from 5-7 p.m. at the Centro Cultural César Chávez. View the film trailer and event page. To request accommodations related to a disability, please email Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu or call (541) 737-9161.

“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.

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.

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! Academic Technology webinar: Giving Students Feedback in Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. to learn about the different feedback tools in Canvas, including student peer review feedback. Register for information on joining this free 30 minute webinar, or discover other webinars. Questions? Email us at Canvas@oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSU Global Opportunities Expo and Faculty-Led Program Presentations – On Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in MU Horizon Room, explore the many ways in which OSU students can learn and earn credit while abroad. From Noon to 1 p.m., OSU faculty and students will present short talks about their extraordinary learning experiences in other parts of the world.

NEW! TRIAD meeting: Edward Feser, OSU Provost and Executive Vice President, will share his thoughts on the state of OSU and the future.  The meeting will begin at noon on Thu, Nov 16 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.

NEW! Corporate tax and health: Bill Wiist, will speak on “Corporate Income Tax Avoidance and Public Health.” He will provide an introduction on the methods corporations use to avoid paying U.S. income tax and identify the amount of lost revenue and possible effects on public health. A former professor, He is the author of “The Bottom Line or Public Health” and currently serves as chair of the Lincoln County Oregon Public Health Advisory Committee. 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in HFC 115/Bray Conference Room.

NEW! “Evolutionary Approaches to Antibiotic Resistance” Microbiology Seminar.  Michael Baym,  Harvard Medical Center. Antibiotic resistance is a major public health challenge, but is fundamentally a problem of evolution. This talk will address efforts to study resistance evolution in the laboratory, and how these insights might be applied to make a difference in the clinic. Nov.16, 3 p.m., LPSC 402.

NEW! Sustainable Landscape: Lane County homeowners can learn to save money on yard maintenance and lessen their impact on the environment through a class offered by the Oregon State University Extension Service. The Sustainable Landscape program will be offered Dec. 12-13, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the OSU Extension Service office, 996 Jefferson Street in Eugene. The cost of the program is $25 per person. Pre-registration is required. The registration form is available at the OSU Extension Service office, 996 Jefferson Street, Eugene (enter on 10th at the wheelchair ramp) or on the Web at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/gardens.

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.

WRGP Fall Seminar Series: Amos Adell of the University of Oregon School of Law, will present Flexible Responses in Water Law and Policy” on Wednesday Nov. 15, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen Hall 103. Free and open to the public. Flyer.

Ecological and Climate Effects of Human Carnivory: Lecture by Bill Ripple. Ripple will discuss his research about the effects of human diet on the environment and climate including iconic wildlife, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity, and stream-side ecosystems. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 4 p.m. Milam Hall, 319. FREE FOOD (planet friendly).

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

Core Curriculum: Last chance to register for the Core Curriculum for Supervisors and Managers for current managers and supervisors, scheduled for Nov. 15 and 16. The 2-day classroom program includes prerequisite online training. The training program strengthens knowledge and skills for effective supervision and management at OSU. Multiple content experts will lead you through topics that address key policies, procedures and practices. There is no cost to attend. Register today.

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

 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

Take Note 

NEW! Military personnel at Beavers’ home game: Oregon State Athletics is proud to honor military personnel, including both active personnel and veterans this Saturday with complimentary admission to the Beavers’ final home game of the season at Noon vs. Arizona State. For more details please follow this link.  http://admin.osubeavers.com/sports/2016/9/26/military-appreciation-day.aspx?hq_e=el&hq_m=1388590&hq_l=2&hq_v=3ebc0152f5

NEW! Hallie E. Ford impact: A new publication highlighting the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families and its impact over the last five years is now online and in print. Access it online at the HFC site; if you’d like a print copy, please contact the HFC at halliefordcenter@oregonstate.edu.

OSU Ecampus Online Learning Efficacy Research Database: OSU Ecampus has developed a new research database that allows users to explore whether the learning outcomes of online and/or hybrid (online and in-person) education are equivalent to face-to-face environments. This database was created in response to skepticism among faculty regarding whether online learning is as effective as face-to-face learning. Faculty can analyze studies that compare the separate modalities and make their own assessments of the outcomes of the studies.

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

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Game day parking: Saturday, Nov. 18, at 12 p.m., Oregon State will host its final home football game of the season. Game day parking starts at 7 a.m. on Saturday in all the lots. Any vehicles without proper OSU Athletic game day issued permits will be towed from the ORANGE lots starting at 7 a.m. on Saturday. Any staff or student wishing to park on campus and not attending the game on Saturday may do so and park for free at any of the pay lots (red, brown, yellow). The following link will direct you to the football game day parking map, http://beavertickets.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/17fac_parkingmap.jpg, please reference for lots that are impacted. Please notify the attendant that you are there in a working capacity for the University and they will let you in. There will be plenty of signage around the lots, so please be on the lookout for them. For more information, Event.Parking@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-5977.

Jefferson: There will be intermittent traffic interruptions Nov. 13-17 from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. to accommodate trucks delivering the precast sections for the steam tunnel. Traffic control flagging will occur at 30th Street & Jefferson Way and 35th Street & Jefferson Way intersections (View Map).  During this time there will possible traffic delays.

Jobs

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

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.

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.

Student Clerical (ID Center Office Assistant) – The Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), 12-month  Student Clerical (ID Center Office Assistant). Posting # P02987SE Closes Nov. 16.

Temporary Education Program Assistant 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) temporary Education Program Assistant 2 (EPA2) for the Extension Jackson County office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position is located at the Small Farms Department at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center in Central Point, OR.  Posting# P01260CT. Closes Nov. 17.

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! Accountant 1– The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), salaried, 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # P01263CT Closes Nov. 20.

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.

Student Accounts Customer Service Assistant– The Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), 12-month  Student Accounts Customer Service Assistant post # P02985SE Closes Nov. 22.

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.

EXTENDED! 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 # P01253CT  Closes Nov. 26.  

EXTENDED! 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. 26.

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.

UPDATED! Cook 1 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for one full-time, 10-month, classified Cook 1 position.  Posting # P01125CT.  For full consideration, apply by Nov. 27.  Closing date is Dec. 29 or when filled.

Coordinator-Academic Program   The University Exploratory Studies Program (UESP) is seeking a Coordinator of Career and Major Decision Making Program/Academic Advisor. This is a full-time, (1.00 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. Posting# P01734UF. Closes Nov. 27.

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.

Education Program Assistant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Education Program Assistant 1 position for the Extension 4-H Youth Development Off Campus program at Oregon State University. This position will be located in Central Point, Oregon.  Posting# P01258CT.  Closes Nov. 29.

NEW! The Department of Crop and Soil Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2. We are looking for a creative, pro-active, customer service focused individual  to be a part of our administrative team. Take a look at posting # P01257CT for more details. Recruitment closes Nov. 30.

The Office of Institutional Analytics and Reporting is seeking a Data Reference Specialist. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01732UF. Closes Dec. 8.  Full consideration date is Nov. 30.

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. Closes Nov. 30.

The Office of Institutional Analytics and Reporting is seeking a Data Reference Specialist. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01732UF. Closes Nov. 8.  Full Consideration Date is Nov. 30.

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.

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 Office of Enrollment Management is seeking a Director of Scholarships. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost. Posting # P01726UF. Closes Dec. 8.

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.

NEW! Assistant Professor (Practice) – This is a part-time (.7 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term (annual reappointment) Assistant Professor of Practice position located in the Josephine County Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Office in Grants Pass. Its academic home is in Oregon State University’s Department of Horticulture in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Active contributions to scholarship are required (see the scholarship duties section, below, for details). The position may, at the option of the incumbent, be increased in FTE (up to full-time) through grants, program fees, and/or other generated revenues.  Posting# P01740UF.  Closes Dec. 10.

NEW! Office Specialist 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Extension Lane County Office at Oregon State University. This position will be located in Eugene, Oregon.  Posting# P01265CT.  Closes Dec. 11.

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: “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust. Chance of showers today, high of 52, low of 43. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 47, low of 32. Rain and snow likely tomorrow.

Newport: Breezy with showers today, high of 54, low of 51. Heavy rain tomorrow.

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

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