Faculty Position open for PSU Indigenous Nations Studies Program

We invite associate and full-tenured faculty who specialize in Indigenous or American Indian/Alaska Native Studies and related fields to shepherd our INST academic program. We’re looking for individuals with experience in a few key areas:

  • Scholarly achievement in Indigenous and related studies
  • Successful oversight of educational programs
  • Experience working successfully with students, faculty, administrators and community members from a diversity of cultural and economic backgrounds

 

Portland State’s INST program has flourished under the leadership of Dr. Cornel Pewewardy, who recently retired. The new Director will oversee the program while providing vision to our academic and community-based mission.

 

Please: help us in our search by forwarding this email to your colleagues, friends and relatives.

 

P.S. Application reviews begin November 20, 2017

 

For more information: DIRECTOR OF INDIGENOUS NATIONS STUDIES

https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/24742/

Food Service Commercial Gas Equipment Bonus for Oregon Customers

Staying competitive means businesses of all sizes need to look for ways to stretch every dollar. Improving the energy efficiency of your facility and operations is one important way you can lower operating costs and save money, while enhancing employee and customer comfort. Energy Trust of Oregon offers incentives to help reduce your upfront costs and make energy-efficiency upgrades more affordable. And because bill savings often pay for the improvements in just a few years, you may achieve a faster return on your investment. Plus, by installing upgrades that reduce energy use, you can continue to save energy and money down the road.

  • This bonus is limited to Oregon State gas customers of Cascade Natural Gas, Northwest Natural and Avista only. This does not apply to sales in SW Washington. However, regular incentives still apply to our Northwest Natural customers.
  • This bonus is available for all commercial facilities with natural gas from Cascade Natural gas, Northwest Natural or Avista.
  • Applications need to be received by December 31, 2017 to receive the bonus incentive. If they are received after that date, they may not receive the bonus, but would be eligible for the standard incentive levels. Applications can be submitted electronically or by fax for expediency.
  • The date on the Invoice needs to be between October 18, 2017 and December 31, 2017.

 

Upgrade Now and Save Even More

ENERGY STAR EQUIPMENT Estimated Average Savings Standard Incentive Bonus Incentive
Gas Convection Oven (Full Size) 302 therms each $600 each oven $400 each oven
Gas Combination Oven 290 therms each $750 each oven $250 each oven
Gas Fryer 569 therms/vat $800/vat $300/vat
Gas Steam Cooker 1,308 therms each $2,600 each $900 each

 

Quick Checklist for a completed application with links:

  1. 120P Incentive Application Form: Completely filled out with signature typed or signed (Click for 120P)
  2. W-9: This is the most commonly forgotten piece. (Click for W9)
  3. Itemized Invoice: For the qualified equipment, including model numbers.
  4. Copy of site location gas bill

For more information, please visit the Energy Trust Commercial website, located here.

My People’s Market by Travel Portland, Prosper Portland, and Partners in Diversity

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Support and network with Portland’s entrepreneurs of color at My People’s Market, a vibrant gathering of nearly 100 local multicultural vendors! Head to The Redd at Ecotrust on Nov. 9 to meet, network and experience dozens of multicultural vendors — all while enjoying free live music, artwork and food.

My People’s Market showcases the local entrepreneurial community’s commitment to equity and inclusion. A collaborative event between Travel Portland, Partners in Diversity and Prosper Portland, My People’s Market is aimed to advance opportunities for business owners of color, connecting them with the travel industry and other professionals who can help to expand and scale their businesses. This event is one of a series of connection opportunities for the Mercatus platform and Inclusive Business Resource Network of Prosper Portland.

Support Portland’s multicultural community and enjoy an evening of networking, shopping and fun!

***Interested in sponsoring My People’s Market? Learn more here.

Announcement: Welcome Amber Faist to ONAC

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ONAC staff and board are pleased to introduce Amber Faist as our Marketing and Business Intake Coordinator. Amber will be connecting Native owned businesses to services in order to accelerate and assist business owners into the next stage of business development. She will be working alongside the Small Business Technical Assistance Partnership (SBTAP) program through Prosper Portland. The SBTAP is a citywide program that leverages the power of a partnership network committed to increasing the success of 1,000 underrepresented entrepreneurs.

Amber has a bachelor’s degree in Business Entrepreneurship and has demonstrated experience working within Tribal administrative offices and with Tribal youth ages 8-18. Amber is a 2017 graduate from the Oregon LEAD cohort for leadership development from Native American Youth & Family Services (NAYA). She is a Coquille Tribal member and looks forward to serving Oregon’s Native entrepreneurial network.

Please feel free to contact Amber with any questions and to introduce yourselves to our newest employee. She will be in the ONAC offices Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-1pm, and can also be reached via email Mondays through Fridays. Thank you all for your continued support of ONAC.

AFaist@onacc.org

(971)404-8996

Oregon Native American Chamber

4445 SW Barbur Blvd, Ste. 102

Portland, OR 97239

 

Washington County Employment Opportunities

 

August 21st Employment Opportunities, OREGON

Human Resources Division

Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue Ste. 270

Hillsboro, OR 97124

503-846-8606

http://www.washcojobs.org

Job Opportunities with Business Oregon

We are now recruiting for an Program Analyst 4 (Program & Policy Coordinator) and an Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (SRF & ICF Project Coordinator) within the Economic Development Division.

These are permanent, full-time positions located in Salem.

These recruitments opened, August 11, 2017 and will close August 21, 2017.

You can view the recruitments on the following links:

Program Analyst 4 (Program & Policy Coordinator)

Operations and Policy Analyst 3 (SRF & ICF Project Coordinator)

For those who are interested in applying and need to create an online applicant account, please go to the Applicant E-Recruit FAQ’s. 

Do you need help patenting your idea?

The Small Business Legal Clinic is accepting applications for clients looking for help with the patent process.

Ideal candidates:
• Have a well‐developed idea (prototypes and/or drawings)
• Have an idea related to apparel or mechanical, electrical,
or software engineering
• Meet low‐income requirements of the clinic

Applications are due by August 23, 2017. For more information or to apply, please visit:

https://law.lclark.edu/live/news/34362‐sblc‐continues‐patent‐program

All are encouraged to apply. Fees will be on a sliding scale at a significantly
reduced rate. Call Julieanna Elegant at 503‐768‐6947 for questions.

Portland Central Eastside Job Fair – Aug 30th

SE Works is pleased to announce a partnership with the Central Eastside Industrial Council (CEIC)  to host the Portland Central Eastside Job Fair on WednesdayAugust 30th, 11 am to 2 pm.
The job fair will take place at the 100 SE Alder Building (the home of the Portland Night Market) and will feature many of the Central Eastside’s leading businesses.
There will be over 30 Employers and this will be a great opportunity to network and meet hiring managers from:
Dave’s Killer Bread, Superior Label, Aramark, Franz Bakery, Biketown, New Seasons, UPS, TriMet, Gunderson, Nicky USA, Elephants Deli, Olympic Provisions, Acme Tool, Bridgetown Natural Foods, Wentworth Chevy/Subaru, Rose Quarter, Pacific Coast Fruit Co, Gunderson, Portland Fire & Rescue, Columbia Distributing, FedEx and more…
There is no charge to both Employers and Job Seekers. Special thanks to the sponsor City Liquidators for donating the space!

Job Fair CEIC Flyer

ONAC is Hiring

The ONAC Business Intake & Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of ONAC programming related to marketing and outreach, business intake, and referral to business services.
Classification:          Part-Time, Non-Exempt
Salary/Wage:             $18-25/Hour
Location:                   Portland, OR
Closing Date:            July 31, 2017
The role is equal parts heart and mind requiring leadership and passion about Native American communities AND the keystone that is small business ownership.

NCAIED: Northwest Enterprise Development Conference Artisan Market

Northwest Enterprise Development Conference Artisan Market

September 4-7, 2017

The Northwest Enterprise Development Conference is being held in Tulalip, WA September 4-7, 2017 and will include the Artisan Fair with Native American vendors showcasing their wares. This event draws participants of participants and provides an outstanding opportunity to network as well as showcase your products and services to Native American businesses around the country. Artisan booth locations are available on first come first serve basis. For full details click the link below.

Artisan Booths Now Available!