OSU Today

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

OSU marine studies building to offer tsunami ‘vertical evacuation‘ (KTVZ)

Oregon State University’s new marine studies building at its Hatfield Marine Science Center will not only increase the region’s marine science education and research capacity, it will use state-of-the-art architectural and engineering techniques to serve as one of the first “vertical evacuation” tsunami sites in the United States. (see also Democrat-Herald, Oregonian, KLCC)

The truth about trailer parks (Top of Mind BYU Radio)

An interview with OSU’s Kate MacTavish.

OSU study: No unique threat from canola (Capital Press)

Canola poses no greater threat to specialty seed producers in Oregon’s Willamette Valley than turnips, radish and other related crops, according to Oregon State University.

Corps takes another look at stored Willamette River Basin water (Capital Press)

The reallocation work comes on the heels of a six-year Oregon State University research project that used computer modeling to predict water availability, demand and storage in the Willamette River Basin to the year 2100.

Oregon public universities see in-state enrollment dip slightly, diversity increase (Oregonian)

Inside the numbers: The Corvallis university was the state’s largest institution for the fourth straight year. OSU-Cascades, which saw a significant legislative setback to its expansion plans in 2017, continues to grow. The four-year campus in Bend said enrollment climbed 7.3 percent this year, or roughly by 83 students.

Oregon State looking for cherry growers to develop pest plan (Good Fruit Grower)

Oregon State University is looking for sweet cherry growers in the Northwest to help develop a long-term Integrated Pest Management plan.

Echoes of the Klan (Portland Mercury)

“The guy who spread the virus to the Beaver State was named Luther Powell,” says Finn John, an Oregon State University instructor and author of Wicked Portland.

OSU-Cascades releases master plan (KBND)

Oregon State University released its Master Plan for expansion of the Bend campus, Wednesday night. Christine Coffin, with OSU-Cascades, says it’s the result of two years of talking with area residents and students about how the school should grow.

Playing with prose and gearing toward gratitude (Corvallis Advocate)

Richter is currently an instructor of creative writing at Oregon State University, and a 2017 Oregon Book Award Finalist. She’s written two books of poetry, one called Threshold, which became a national bestseller, and the other, No Acute Distress.


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.

Thanksgiving meals. Love Thanksgiving food? You’re in luck. University Housing & Dining Services is offering three different Thanksgiving meals at Oregon State. Pick just one, or feast at all three! People going home for the holiday can get a Thanksgiving fix early: Thursday, Nov. 16 at Marketplace West. Anyone on campus on Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day, can attend the annual dinner at Southside Station at Arnold. Each all-inclusive meal price is $9.95 and includes turkey, potatoes, and other holiday favorites. All meals are open to students, staff, faculty, and members of the community. Meal times and details: uhds.link/thanksgiving17

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

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.

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 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.

Classified Staff meeting: All Classified Staff meeting, Thursday, Nov. 16, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. , Willamette East room, 3rd floor Valley Library. Lunch served. We will hear about the Rolling Strike of 1987. For more information please contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at 630-699-0281 or burkes@seiu503.org

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.

“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.

“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 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.

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.

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

Upcoming Events

NEW! Fall social: The OSU Chapter of Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honorary) will hold a fall social upstairs at McMenamins on Monroe Friday Nov. 17, from 6-8 p.m.  All members (active and inactive) as well as interested scientists are welcome to attend, learn about the program for the coming year, and find out about Sigma Xi at OSU. 

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.

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: Hispanic/Latinx and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Intersectional Identities.Lecture by Cristòf Del Aquelarre Errante. Friday, Nov. 17, noon Milam Hall, 301.

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

Fall Family Weekend Comedy Show: Join comedians Jermaine Fowler and Jay Larson on Friday, Nov. 17 at The LaSells Stewart Center at 6:30 or 9 p.m. Ticket prices are $34/$36, with light desserts and refreshments that will be served. Tickets and more information can be found here.

Film screening: Luther (film) is a 2003 biopic about the life of Martin Luther (1483–1546) starring Joseph Fiennes. It was an independent film partially funded by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. The film covers Luther’s life from his becoming a monk in 1505 to the Diet of Augsburg in 1530. Friday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. OSU, Milam Auditorium. Free and open to all. FMI please visit Reformation 500.

OSU Opera Workshop: The OSU Opera Workshop under the direction of GRAMMY nominated baritone Mitchell Hutchings presents “A Night at the Opera.” Tickets $10 general admission, OSU students and K-12 youth free. CAFA discounts apply. Friday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church of Corvallis, 4515 SW West Hills Road.

Child Care Center Open House/Celebration: You’re invited to take a peek at OSU’s newest child care center before the OSU v ASU football game on Saturday, Nov.18 from 9 a.m.- noon. Please join the Family Resource Center and center directors from both Azalea Child Care Center and Beaver Beginnings Child Care Center and enjoy warm breakfast fare and hot drinks, tour the centers and celebrate OSU’s tradition of campus based child care for students and employees. For more information visit http://familyresources.oregonstate.edu/FRCevents or contact them at familyresources@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4906.

Monterey Pop Film Screening — Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Music Festival and the “Summer of Love” with a screening of D.A. Pennebaker’s celebrated documentary, “Monterey Pop.” The film features memorable performances by Otis Redding, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin and more. Presented by OSU Distinguished Professor Jon Lewis and Director of Performing Arts Bob Santelli. The two will introduce the film and a short Q&A will follow. 6:45 p.m., Nov. 19, Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st Ave., Portland.

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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Data That Make You Feel: OSU students, faculty and staff are welcome to this brown-bag science communications seminar. We’ll explore ways to present accurate scientific data that fosters emotional responses in scientific and non-scientific audiences. Panel speakers include Bill Ripple and James Johnston in the College of Forestry and Anne Bahde in the Valley Library. Friday, Nov. 17, noon-1 p.m. in room 402, Linus Pauling Science Center. More at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/sciencecommunicators/.

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Caroline A.E. Strömberg, Associate Professor, University of Washington will present a seminar, “The Past is the Key to the Present: Using Fossil Plant Silica to Reconstruct the Cenozoic Assembly of Earth’s Grassland Ecosystems” on Monday, Nov. 20, 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. The seminar is free and open to the public.

NEW! Natural Values and Novel Ecosystems: Adapting Nature Conservation: OSU Associate Professor of Philosophy Allen Thompson will discuss the recent emergence of the concept of novel ecosystems, its significance in debates about conservation and natural values, and implications for land management practices in the Anthropocene. Monday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave.  

Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) Intern Symposium: Join Oregon Sea Grant and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for student presentations from the first Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) Internships. Information for prospective 2018 OASE Interns also available. Friday, Nov. 17 from 9 – 10 a.m., Memorial Union Room 213. Free refreshments. Contact Sarah Kolesar with questions and remote connection options.

OSU Anthropology Lecture Series: Melissa Cheyney, associate professor of anthropology at OSU, will give a lecture titled, “Does Big Data Have a Role To Play in Physiologic Birth Research?  The Case for a Critical, Precision-Midwifery, All Data Framework.”  Cheyney will speak on Nov. 17 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

Film and Culture, Culture and Film: Benita Blessing will discuss the use of films in language and history/culture classrooms for World Languages and Cultures’ Friday lecture. noon-12:50 p.m., Kidder Hall 212 (through 210). Bring a lunch for an informal talk and conversation about the contributions and challenges that using film as an artifact and resource poses for our increasingly interdisciplinary classrooms.

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.

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.

Take Note 

NEW! Transportation Survey: Complete the OSU Transportation Survey by Friday, Nov. 17. Oregon State University would appreciate your participation in a brief, online transportation survey about your typical trips to and from campus.  The survey is completely anonymous, and all responses will be aggregated for reporting purposes. Your input helps the University to serve your transportation needs.  The survey takes less than five minutes to complete. Click here to begin the surveyFor questions, please contact Transportation Services at 541-737-4037 or transportation@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! STEM Academy registration: Registration for STEM Academy AWSEM (Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering, and Math) Clubs for 6th-12th grade will is open. AWSEM Clubs are designed to nurture girls’ interest in STEM by providing a program of hands-on activities paired with positive adult women STEM role models. Middle School Club meets on Tuesdays, 5-6:30 p.m., from Jan. 23–Feb. 27. High School Club meets on Wednesdays, 5-6:30 p.m., from Jan. 24–Feb. 28. To register: http://stemacademy.oregonstate.edu. For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email STEM.academy@oregonstate.edu. Cost is $85. Scholarships available.

Volunteers needed: We are looking for volunteers to help us at our upcoming Winter 2018 International Student Orientation, which takes place Tuesday, Jan. 2 to Friday, Jan. 5.  This is a great opportunity to meet people from all over the world, practice your intercultural communication and gain valuable leadership skills and experience. There will be half day Volunteer Training on Thursday, Dec. 28. Use the link to sign up: https://tinyurl.com/y83b55fx Please contact Erica Mercier at Erica.mercier@oregonstate.edu if you have any questions.

Mid-Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Clothing in Disasters   Essential clothing for a disaster supply is a commonly overlooked area of preparedness. If a person does not have the proper clothing suitable for the terrain they are in, then harsh elements such as rain, cold, and snow can have catastrophic effects. Follow these guidelines when choosing your emergency clothing.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/11-15%20Clothing.pdf.

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

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

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.


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

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.

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! Web Project Coordinator/Dev – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Web Project Coordinator/Dev position.  Posting # P01746UF. Full consideration date is November 22 and posting closes Nov. 30.

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.

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.

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 Professor – Architectural Engineering – The College of Engineering’s School of Civil and Construction Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position Posting #P01733UF.  Full consideration date:  Dec. 30.

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 Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an Accounting student worker to help with:  data entry, event/facility support, general ledger recording, special projects and general office duties such as copying, filing and scanning.  Up to 20 hours per week. Applicants must be current OSU students. This position is open immediately with preference given to applicants from the College of Business who have an interest in continuing work throughout the 2017-18 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=6857

The Oregon State University Foundation/Alumni Association is searching for an Career Services student worker to help with:  resume/cover letter review, web page content management, draft marketing emails, help set-up for events, help create presentations, etc.  PT 20 hours/week, $10.25 per hour.  Submit cover letter and resume to:  Yuliya.dennis@osualum.com

The Oregon State University Foundation/Alumni Association is searching for an Office Assistant student worker to help with:  answering phones, greeting customers, data entry, preparing mailing, scanning/copying, website content management, preparing supply boxes, event name tags and material preparation, etc.  PT 20 hours/week, $10.25 per hour.  Submit cover letter and resume to: Christi.kasten@osualum.com

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 


Corvallis: “You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.” ~ Colette. Showers today, high of 48, low of 38. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Chance of rain and snow today, high of 40, low of 30. Slight chance of snow showers and then mostly sunny Friday.

Newport: Showers today, high of 49, low of 43. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

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