by Linda on Oct 12, 2015

Nominate an exceptional Bearcat

Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes and celebrates alumni who exemplify our motto: Not Unto Ourselves Alone Are We Born. The WUAA Awards Committee invites you to nominate alumni in the following categories:Young Alumni Leadership Award - recognizes graduates from the past 10 years for outstanding leadership in their vocation, community service and service to the University.Distinguished Alumni Citation - recognizes Willamette graduates who, in professional achievement and service to their communities, represent the University in an exemplary manner by embodying its highest ideals as exemplified in our motto.Sparks Medallion recognizes graduates whose lifetime loyalty and service to Willamette reflect the ideals of one of the University's most devoted alumni, Lestle J. Sparks '19.See the WUAA webpages for more information, a list of past award recipients, and the nomination form.  The deadline for 2016 Alumni Awards is November 30, 2015. Recipients will be announced in May 2016 and will be honored at a ceremony at Alumni Weekend, September 23, 2016. Always a Bearcat,Linda Getchell Lewis '79Chair, Awards Committee, WUAA Board of Directors

by Devin on Oct 12, 2015

University of Western States seeks Research Patient Coordinator

Position InformationID:20794Employer:University of Western StatesDivision:Department of ResearchTitle:Research Patient CoordinatorPosition Type:Full-Time, On-Campus Employment, PaidDescription:SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:As required by the Associate Vice President of Research (AVPR), carries out courteous and confidential contact with participants in research studies and assists with other research study requirements including, but not limited to, data collection and entry, data file maintenance and data confidentiality assurance. RESPONSIBILITIES:• Contacts and tracks study participants with computerized system according to protocol and updates study participant information in database• Interviews study participants by telephone• Administers study materials to participants in person, online, telephone or mail• Travels to clinics on and off campus to enroll participants in the study and guide participants through study exam processes• Provides accurate data entry within HIPAA and HSP guidelines• Establishes and maintains an appropriate and effective filing system that ensures retrievability and HIPAA compliance• Develops new sources of grant outreach within the community• Acts as a liaison for the AVPR by answering incoming telephone calls, quickly imparting information and responding to requests and inquires; appropriately routing calls, taking messages, and ensuring that communication to and from the AVPR’s office is positive and effective• Performs other duties as assigned by AVPR or Research Project ManagerOCCASIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assists in planning and preparation for future grants• Implements and completes specific project tasks• Records, compiles and distributes materials for departmental meetings.• Maintains Reference Manager database, conducts article searches, orders from other universities and scans articles• Researches and compiles source materials necessary to prepare various records and reports• Maintains inventory and requisitions supplies and materials for the Research Department• Assists faculty and staff outside of the Center for Outcome studies on scholarly/research projects• Coordinates travel and lodging for research staff and faculty to conferences including writing POs and travel reimbursements• Assists with interdepartmental team buildingLocation:Location 1Nation WidenoCityPortlandState/ProvinceOregonCountryUnited StatesQualifications:QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform job)• Excellent interpersonal communication skills• Ability to work independently, sometimes with limited supervision• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team• Ability to learn new computer software• Ability to adapt to changing priorities and working conditions• Ability to work under pressure and with impending deadlines• Ability to maintain study participant confidentialityREQUIREMENTS: (Education, Training & Experience)• Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred and one year relevant work experience• General office and computer skills, including accurate typing and operation of miscellaneous office equipment• Previous experience in position requiring interpersonal communication skills• Previous experience with data entry, research, and maintenance of client confidentiality preferred• Reliable transportationSalary Level:Commensurate upon experience How to Apply:To apply, please submit the UWS application, cover letter detailing your training, education and experience as they relate to the duties, responsibilities and minimum requirements of the position, along with your resume and three professional references. All resumes will be reviewed upon receipt. Position is open until filled.No phone calls please. EOE.Link to UWS employment application: may send your materials as an email attachment (Word or PDF) with job title in the subject line, FAX or U.S. mail to:Human ResourcesUniversity of Western States2900 NE 132nd AvePortland, OR 97230Fax: 503.206-3204E-mail:  Update/overwrite with contact information

by Greg on Oct 10, 2015

Elementary and middle school substitute teachers in Portland

My wife and I are teachers in Portland Public Schools. I teach fifth grade, and she teaches eighth grade social studies/lang. Every year, we're scrambling to find decent substitute teachers to cover our classes. Our problem is that once we find a good sub, they get hired somewhere and aren't available anymore.If you sub for PPS and are interested, drop me an email. The next time we need our classes covered, we'll contact you. Cheers!

by Rachel on Oct 09, 2015

What are Japanese Studies Alumni doing now?

Hello! I'm currently a senior Japanese Studies major thinking about my future, and I thought that this would be a good place to see what kinds of opportunities arise for someone who studied Japanese. What types of jobs have you done, and where are you now? Are you in Japan, using Japanese or in something else completely? Thank you for your time in answering me!

by James on Oct 09, 2015

Be a Class Liaison!

The Alumni Association is seeking to strengthen our community and the Bearcat network. Alumni volunteers are critical in this effort! As a Class Liaison, your responsibilities would include:Acting as a communication bridge between the University and your classmates. You'll keep your classmates informed on current university issues and news, and relay their concerns and feedback to Willamette.Communicating with classmates. You will help the alumni community stay connected by disseminating WU-related information and by collecting news, such as Class Notes for publication in Willamette Magazine.Being a motivator. You will encourage your classmates to get involved in WUAA events and recruit committee members during reunion years. You'll also work with classmates to identify ways in which alumni can further support Willamette with their time, talent and treasure.More details are located here: you are interested in being a Liaison for your class, please contact me and I can answer any questions you may have. Go Bearcats!James LippincottAssistant VP for Alumni & Parent Relationsjlippinc@willamette.edu503.375.5439

by Kevin on Oct 07, 2015

JOIST Home (San Jose) - Outside Sales Representative ($18/hour)

Hello Bearcats!I'm here to extend a job opportunity to anyone in the Bay Area who would like a chance to work with Joist Home, a hot tech startup based in Toronto. Our San Jose branch could use some smart, highly motivated people who would enjoy trying their hand at sales. The pay is great, on your slowest days you'll be making (at least) $18/hour. Also everybody here is young and very chill :)If you're interested or want to learn more, email your resume to Kevin

by Devin on Oct 07, 2015

NICWA Hiring for 3 different positions.

National Indian Child Welfare Association is hiring 2 Community Development Specialists and 1 Family Engagement Specialist. Full Job descriptions can be found at

by Devin on Oct 06, 2015

Math Instructor Opening in NW Portland

SPRINGDALE JOB CORPS CENTER31224 East Historic Columbia River Hwy., Troutdale OregonJOB ANNOUNCEMENT  Position:                    Academic Instructor - PIVOT                              Req. : 6016BR Posting Date:           October 5, 2015 – October 23, 2015____________________________________________________________________________________ Summary of Duties:Academic instructor with ability to teach multiple levels of mathematics and to implement innovative teaching methods. Preference given to candidates familiar with computer technology as a teaching tool. Position is at PIVOT, Springdale’s satellite location located in Northwest Portland, Oregon.     An electronic application is required for consideration.To apply to the above job, go to:  JOB REQUIREMENTS(Education, Experience, & Professional Association)Mandatory:Bachelor’s DegreeValid Teaching Certificate in state of employmentValid Driver’s License in state of residence with acceptable driving record. Computer Proficient Preferred:·      One year instructional experience·      Math Endorsement  4  Chugach World Services is an Equal Opportunity EmployerFemales, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.We Value Diversity

by Andrea on Oct 06, 2015

Looking for a job at Zillow?

If you or someone you know would like to apply for a job at Zillow please have them email me their contact info and resume to We have jobs in Seattle, San Francisco, Irvine, New York, Lincoln Nebraska, and Vancouver BC. All current job openings: benefits, work/life balance, company culture and emphasis on innovation is awesome at Zillow. Also for this month only, if you refer a candidate for full time tech job at any of our locations and they get hired, Zillow will pay you $2,000 as a reward.Tech jobs that qualify:Software Development Engineers Senior & those w/less experienceBack End, Full Stack, Front EndTest EngineersProgram ManagersProduct ManagersRelease Managers

by Connie on Oct 06, 2015

Portland Idealist Grad Fair

Location: Tiffany Center, Crystal BallroomDate: 10/12/2015Description:Want to change the world? There's a degree for that!At the Idealist Grad Fair, you can:- Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more- Speak with graduate admissions advisors from local, national and international universitiesThe fair is free and open to anyone considering graduate school. Cost:FreeEvent Website:

by Hannah on Oct 06, 2015

Looking for PR/Communications Internship in Portland

Hello!I am a motivated Rhetoric & Media Studies major at Willamette University in search of a marketing, PR, messaging, or communications internship in Portland for Spring semester (January through May 2016). This internship would be a top priority for me as I'm looking to seriously develop skills in this field. I have experience in fundraising, event planning, and intercultural communications, but have much enthusiasm to learn even more. I'd be very grateful to hear of any connections anyone has. -Hannah Nord

by Mary on Oct 03, 2015

Mary offers a free GE range with a cracked glass top

We have a brand-new, unused GE range that came with our house. The sellers' realtor accidentally cracked the glass top. It is this model, It lists for $700-800.The top would have to be replaced for the burners to work (the oven works fine). A new top would cost about $400. We would just like to get it out of our garage. Please email me if Thanks.

by Russell on Oct 02, 2015

Disability Rights Oregon is looking for an intern with experience in film

Disability Rights Oregon  is looking for an intern with experience in film to help make an educational video about technologies to help people with disabilities vote.Oregon offers a number of accommodations, including an alternate format ballot (AFB) which lets a voter with disabilities mark a ballot on their computer or mobile device, print off a ballot summary, and return it to their county. This video would explain the process to voters in a way that is both clear and engaging. Disability Rights Oregon will consult with the Oregon Elections Division throughout the project.Contact: Esther Harlow at eharlow [at] droregon [dot] org

by Lily on Sep 30, 2015

Abiqua Academy seeks Latin tutor/mentor

Abiqua Academy, Salem's newest college preparatory high school, is seeking a Latin tutor/mentor to work with a ninth grade boy taking an online Latin I course. Help with organization and time management, as well as language development and pronunciation. Provide own transportation to Abiqua Academy, 6974 Bates Road S., once or twice per week. Total of 2 - 4 hours per week, $20 per hour. Qualifications: Junior or Senior in Classical Studies (or alum), preferably with recommendation of Latin professor. Positive role model and patience required. Contact: Lily Driskill, Ed. D., Academic Deandriskill@abiquaacademy.org503-399-9020

by Devin on Sep 30, 2015

Portland Timbers Hiring a Staff Accountant

Position InformationID:20759Employer:Portland TimbersDivision:N/ATitle:Staff AccountantPosition Type:Banking/Finance/Accounting/Insurance, Full-Time, PaidDescription:The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the day to day accounting functions of the Finance department. The person will report to the Senior Accountant and Vice President of Finance and Administration. The Staff Accountant will work with all departments for receivables and payables and analysis projects. Staff Accountant will also be responsible for vault maintenance and assist with cash controls for games and events. This position does require attendance at most events, including some evenings and weekends.Responsibilities: • Account Payables o Get approval, enter, track and pay invoices in a timely mannero Resolve discrepancies on statementso Track, record and reconcile all credit card transactionso Maintain and record bill backs, including invoicingo Manage per diem/cash requests• Accounts Receivableo Reporting of daily & weekly New Era sales and credit card transactionso Daily depositso Tracking of youth transactions-including promissory notes & payments• Cash Managemento Maintain vault for games and eventso Reconcile daily vault cash and deposit• General Dutieso Back up for administrative staff, reception coverage occasionallyo Other duties as assignedLocation:Location 1Nation WideyesCityState/ProvinceNationwideCountryUnited StatesQualifications:Required Qualifications:• Prior administrative work experience in a professional environment• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with applicable accounting coursework.• Attention to detail; strong organizational capability• Availability for game day work on weekends and occasional off-hours as needed• Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to work independently when needed• Proven ability to handle confidential information• Proficient in all Microsoft office applicationsPreferred Qualifications:• Proficient in QuickBooksSalary Level:DOEHow to Apply:Please apply online:  Update/overwrite with contact information

by Devin on Sep 30, 2015

NBC Hiring a multimedia Journalist in Medford

TV Multimedia JournalistKOBI-TV NBC5 in Medford, OR is looking for an enthusiastic and talented Multimedia Journalist to report newscasts on a full time basis. Join our cohesive, progressive news team if you have solid anchoring experience, a journalism degree, and experience reporting and enterprising stories. A good candidate will have a strong background in reporting, shooting, and editing. Proficiency with a newsroom computer system and social media experience are required.A good driving record and drug screening are pre-employment requirements. Our benefit package includes a 401k retirement plan, paid sick leave, paid vacations and paid holidays. The company pays the majority of the health care premium.Please send a cover letter, resume and link to your reel to or to the physical address below:Craig Smullin, News DirectorKOBI TV NBC5/KOTI TV NBC2125 South Fir StreetMedford, OR 97501To be considered for this position, you must also include the following:1. The subject line of your email must include the job title listed above.2. The body of your email must include verbiage that includes the title of the job posting.Best regards,  Chelsea MorrisDirector of Human ResourcesKOBI-TV/NBC5 & KOTI-TV/NBC 2125 South FirMedford, OR  97501Phone: 541-779-5555Fax: 541-779-5564

by Jamie on Sep 30, 2015

Commuter type room/studio/in-law

Hi,I'm looking for a commuter type area/studio/in-law in south Salem. Must have separate entrance, bedroom area, bathroom. Kitchenette and laundry access is a plus though not necessary. Working professional and WU grad!Thanks,

by Jim on Sep 29, 2015

Salem Law Firm Looking for Legal Assistant

The law firm of Van Ness, Mooney, LLC., is seeking applicants for a legal assistant position: Law Firm practicing: Domestic Relations, Criminal Law, and Post Conviction Review.Report directly to James D. Van Ness.You are responsible for monitoring calendars, data entry regarding case management, maintaining files, typing forms, letters and other documents as required, scanning and photocopying, answering phones, and responding to the needs of clients.  A part-time or full time job is being offered.  We are looking for a detailed oriented person, with good communication skills, who seeks a legal career in the future.  No prior experience required.     Interviews will be conducted to fill the role.  Please send resume and cover letter to Jim.VanNess@vnmlaw.orgVan Ness, Mooney, LLC., is an equal opportunity employer.   James D. Van NessWillamette College of Law, Class of ‘98

by Nancy on Sep 29, 2015

Staff Accountant - Portland Timbers

We're hiring a staff accountant to join our finance department. If you’re interested, please apply via Teamworks and shoot me note.  Here is the job description: Accountant The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the day to day accounting functions of the Finance department.  The person will report to the Senior Accountant and Vice President of Finance and Administration.  The Staff Accountant will work with all departments for receivables and payables and analysis projects.  Staff Accountant will also be responsible for vault maintenance and assist with cash controls for games and events.  This position does require attendance at most events, including some evenings and weekends.Required Qualifications:·         Prior administrative work experience in a professional environment·         Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with applicable accounting coursework.·         Attention to detail; strong organizational capability·         Availability for game day work on weekends and occasional off-hours needs·         Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to work independently when needed·         Proven ability to handle confidential information·         Proficient in all Microsoft office applicationsPreferred Qualifications:·         Proficient in QuickBooksResponsibilities: ·         Account Payables o    Get approval, enter, track and pay invoices in a timely mannero    Resolve discrepancies on statementso    Track, record and reconcile all credit card transactionso    Maintain and record bill backs, including invoicingo    Manage per diem/cash requests·         Accounts Receivableo    Reporting of daily & weekly New Era sales and credit card transactionso    Daily depositso    Tracking of youth transactions-including promissory notes & payments·         Cash Managemento    Maintain vault for games and eventso    Reconcile daily vault cash and deposit·         General Dutieso    Back up for administrative staff, reception coverage occasionallyo    Other duties as assigned About Us: The Portland Timbers are in their fifth season in Major League Soccer. As the league’s 18th team, the Timbers play in the renovated Providence Park, an approximately 20,000 seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers have sold out every regular season game in franchise history, a streak of 63 consecutive matches.Peregrine Sports LLC is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans a

by Ivo on Sep 25, 2015

Urgent: Salem Apartment/Room for Rent

Need leads for apartment or room in Salem, preferably close to the Oregon State Hospital.The info is for my mom, Dani, who has started her new job a nurse.If anyone can help, please call her at 503.484.8135 (or email, Bearcats!

by Mary on Sep 25, 2015

Union Gospel Mission, Salem, Seeks Development Director

Union Gospel Mission - SalemPOSITION TITLE: Director of DevelopmentREPORTS TO: Executive DirectorFLSA STATUS: ExemptLOCATION: Administrative Offices, 745 Commercial St. NE, Salem, OregonSTATUS: Full-TimeSALARY: $70,000, depending on experienceMission: Union Gospel Mission (UGM) of Salem is a Christ-centered ministry demonstrating God’s love by meeting physical, mental and spiritual needs of men, women and children in crisis.Purpose: Partnering with churches, individuals and organizations to maximize our effectiveness, we help the neediest of our community break the cycle of homelessness, addiction and incarceration as men and women experience dynamic transformation in following Christ, and become contributing members of our community.Overview: UGM of Salem seeks an experienced and dynamic development director to provide overall fundraising management for a financially sound $4.5 million Christian-based social service organization. The Development Director is responsible for building a successful fundraising, volunteer and in-kind donation program that supports the executive director’s goals in furthering UGM of Salem’s God-ordained ministry. The ideal candidate must be mission-driven, committed to leading with integrity, able to provide strong support and structure to UGM, and have an enthusiasm for raising money.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Revenue GenerationMeet all revenue goals.Create and implement systems for effective identification, cultivation, and solicitation of new prospective donors.Lead the organization’s fundraising programs, including individual donors, annual campaigns, events, direct mail appeals and capital campaign preparations.Support the Executive Director in creating proposals and preparing for individual asks.Manage and build the in-kind donation, sales and growth of the UGM Mission Store.LeadershipManage the day-to-day operations of the Development Department.Lead long- and short-term Development Department planning, including budgeting, and revenue projections.Provide monthly development reports for board, leadership staff review and planning.Effectively supervise, manage, and coach staff building a strong and effective team.Model professionalism, hard work, and high ethical standards.Actively participate as a member of the senior leadership team.Participate in community outreach, fellowship and continued Christian growth.Maintain a positive, encouraging Christian work atmosphere by demonstrating and training staff in appropriate Customer Service C.A.R.E. standards.1. Committed – performs job with integrity – respects and honors others. 2. Attentive – models honesty and courtesy to all. Good listener. 3. Responsive – Takes responsibility for quality results. Serves effectively. 4. Excellent – Seeks to improve performance while providing excellent service.Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Ability to research, design/develop, strategize, implement and sustain fundraising to advance the organization’s profile in the community and maximize resource development efforts.Commitment to helping UGM Salem increase revenue every year to better serve clients.Demonstrated ability to articulate the mission and support the executive director in making presentations to all levels of prospective donors and members of the community.Ability to cultivate and sustain relationships and work effectively with a wide variety of constituencies, including staff, program clients, organizational supporters, current and potential donors, Board members, and community partners.Interest in and experience with capital campaign feasibility studies and management.Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.Outstanding organizational and time management, delegation and follow-up skills.Proven ability to solve problems, work in a team environment, and meet deadlines and budgets.Additional Required Qualifications:Must agree with Union Gospel Mission of Salem’s Statement of Faith and Standards of Conduct.Bachelor’s degree required.Five years’ experience in Development in progressively responsible roles, with a minimum of five years in leadership or management role.Experience managing retail/mission store or other revenue sources, preferred.Capital campaign experience, preferred.Application Requirements:WVDO and Spire Management are proud to be working with the Union Gospel Mission-Salem on their search for a Director of Development. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and complete the screening questions.Application deadline: October 10, 2015.Apply here:

by Sagarika on Sep 24, 2015

Career opportunities at WebDAM in the Bay Area!

We are currently hiring PHP Engineers, a Customer Success Manager, Front End Engineers and UX/UI Designers. Click on the job title to see a description and message/email me if you're interested!Hope to hear from someone soon!

by David on Sep 24, 2015

Start Up Seeking Graphic Design Rebel

Sirona Technology is a start-up looking for a graphic design genius. A creative rebel. A misfit with restless energy, with tenacity, idealism, ambition and curiosity. Our business is medical tourism, and our focus is on both technology to drive patient education about treatments and destinations and on providing interactive marketing services to medical providers worldwide. What we need is simple: someone who can listen, think critically, ask questions and then perfectly interpret ideas and concepts graphically and artistically. We are looking for someone with the expertise in Illustrator and Photoshop and at least a working skill set with Adobe Edge.  This will be either an hourly gig, or a project based gig to start with. For the right person, this could be ground floor access to a company that will re-shape and re-invent how patients and providers find each other, and how healthcare is delivered globally.If this sounds like you, and you have skills and the drive to have an impact, contact us. Contact us:

by David on Sep 24, 2015

Seeking Creative Administrative Support

Sirona Technology is a well-funded, start-up looking for administrative support to help grown our expanding company.  We are looking for the impossible: a detail oriented person who is also highly creative. The position will be a combination of the following responsibilities:1.       Data entry and management 2.       Social media management3.       Content review and developmentWe are willing to train for the right person. We are looking to get someone started ASAP. We think this will be between 15 to 20 hours a week at an hourly rate between $12 to $15.If you are interested, please contact us. Contact us:

by J.R. on Sep 22, 2015

Free Practice LSATs!

The College of Law's Office of Admission will be hosting two practice LSAT tests this semester: Saturday, September 26 and Saturday, November 14, 2015. Both tests will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. in room 217. After the test, lunch will be provided while current Willamette 1L, Cody Gregg, hosts a "Tips and Tricks" workshop. For more information, please visit - please note the sign up at the bottom of this link. 

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