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Friday, April 29, 2016

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.

Pine beetles not responsible for wildfire, research shows (The Globe and Mail)

“They found something quite different,” Dr. Daniels said of the U.S. study, which was done by researchers at the University of Vermont and Oregon State University. (see also Scientific AmericanLaboratory Equipment)

Working longer may mean living longer, study says (CBS Boston)

Retiring at age 65 may not be the healthiest thing for you, according to a new study. Researchers at Oregon State University looked at data from 1992 to 2010 and found that those who stayed on the job past the traditional retirement age lived longer. (see also Huffington Post, Business News Daily, WTOP)

Just how screwed are we when it comes to coral bleaching? (GOOD)

“Many open ocean fish—big fish that are fundamental to the food supply of many, many nations—[have] larvae that hang out on coral reefs,” says Oregon State University biologist Virginia M. Weis. “Once that habitat is gone, those fish are not going to make it.”

OSU study: Your driveway could be toxic (KGW)

Your driveway could be making you sick. A new study by Oregon State University found products used to seal driveway surfaces could increase your risk of cancer.

OSU chapter of Phi Beta Kappa installed (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University is home to the 286th chapter of Phi Beta Kappa following a formal installation on the Corvallis campus Thursday night. After completing a years-long evaluation process, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society welcomed OSU into its ranks with an elaborate ceremony that included the conferring of a charter, the adoption of bylaws and the election of officers.

Survivor keynotes OSU Holocaust week (Gazette-Times)

Eva Mozes Kor, a Nazi death camp survivor who endured the twisted medical experiments of the notorious Josef Mengele yet still found it in her heart to forgive her tormentors, will give the keynote address at Oregon State University’s 30th annual observance of Holocaust Memorial Week.

Interior restoration commercial Oregon (Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce)

The Oregon State University Strand Agricultural Hall project is a four-story renovation of a 102-year-old brick building in the center of the campus. The age of this structure created some challenging situations, including areas where the floors had settled nearly a foot over time.

Morel mushrooms: What to look for (Press & Dakotan)

Michele Wiseman, a faculty research assistant at the plant clinic at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, also collects and cooks morels. “I like to soak them in salt water overnight to get the bugs out and rinse them a few times,” she said. “After they dry, I rehydrate them and sauté them in butter to use in pasta sauces or soup.

Today

New exhibit at library: Now on display at OSU’s Valley Library is “Heartwood: Inquiry and Engagement with Pacific Northwest Forests.” The exhibit explores our multifaceted connections with our forests and is located in the gallery on the fifth floor of the Valley Library. The exhibit will be on display until October.

Fashion history comes alive: The College of Business Design Programs’ Historic and Cultural Textile and Apparel Collection will be on display at Austin Hall during Moms and Family Weekend. The collection is a scholarly resource featuring apparel and textile artifacts dating to the 15th century, and Austin Hall 242 will serve as a showcase room for some of the most remarkable pieces from Friday, April 29, through Sunday, May 1.

Open Forums for Director, New Student Programs and Family Outreach: Campus and community partners are invited to attend finalists’ presentations focusing on national best practices and trends within the realm of orientation/first-year experience that align with the OSU Blueprint for Undergraduate Student Success and/or the Student Affairs Domains of Learning.  9 – 9:45 a.m. in MU 213 on April 29 – Tina Muller. Position information and candidates’ bio information will be available at the sessions. For accommodations related to disability please contact debby.widony@oregonstate.edu , 541-737-8748.

2016 Joint Service Review: The Army, Navy, and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps units at Oregon State University will showcase military drill and parade during the annual Joint Service Review on Friday, April 29, from 10-11 a.m at the Memorial Union Quad.  Keynote speaker and reviewing officer will be Rear Admiral Jeffrey Ruth, Commander, Navy Region Northwest.

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free 60-minute nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available  Friday, April 29  at 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m.  The sessions can count towards your HEM activities.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Mom’s Weekend Golf Tournament – Recreational Sports is excited to host the 2nd annual Intramural Sports Moms Weekend Golf Tournament on Friday, April 29 at Trysting Tree Golf Course. This event is a two-person scramble played on the front 9 holes of the course with two divisions available (mother/son and mother/daughter). All pairs will receive free tokens for balls to use on the driving range, a golf cart and a Moms Weekend Golf Tournament t-shirt. Participants will also walk away with Beaver swag, get to complete in the “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive” competitions, and pairs will be vying for the coveted Intramural Sports Championship T-Shirt. Learn more about the tournament here or contact Ali Duerfeldt, Sports & Special Programs Coordinator, for more information.

Music à la Carte: Joe Manis Trio. Friday, April 29 at noon. Memorial Union Lounge.

Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Annaliese Hettinger will speak on “Rapid shell formation occurs in larval bivalves – interaction between organic matrix and inorganic shell components.” Noon, Friday, April 29 Burt 193.

Writing Intensive Curriculum Spring Lunch Series:  “Mindfulness for Distracted Writers,” Friday, April 29, noon-1 p.m., Milam 215.  Faculty and GTAs are invited to this second of four WIC Spring Lunches.  Vicki Tolar Burton, director of the Writing Intensive Curriculum Program, will share research and strategies for helping writers improve focus and reduce writing anxiety.  Register by noon on April 28. Pizza and beverages will be provided.

NEW! BEE Seminar: Scott Salesky, a Postdoctoral Fellow at University of British Columbia-Vancouver, will present “Atmospheric Boundary Layer Physics” on Friday April 29 from 3-3:50 p.m. in Gilmore 234. Free and open to the public.

Chamber Music Corvallis: Adaskin String Trio and Thomas Gallant, Oboe. Elgar: Andante and Allegro for Oboe and Strings, Beethoven: String Trio, op. 3, Roland-Manuel: String Trio, Mozart: Quartet for Oboe and Strings. Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Tickets: $29 at Grass Roots Books & Music, online at chambermusiccorvallis.org and at the door. OSU students free with ID.

Saturday

Flying Club Open House: Corvallis Airport, Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Airplane Rides with a $20/person donation, weather permitting, and free food. Talk to members, see our aircraft, and learn about the Oregon State Flying Club first hand. OSU & LBCC students, alumni, staff & families are eligible for membership. Visit:  flying.oregonstate.edu

Ethical Purchasing Tabling at the Mom’s Weekend Market: Vendors will be selling homemade items to educate others about Fair Trade and promote Fair Trade items. April 30, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., SEC Plaza

Wave Lab open house: The Wave Lab will be hosting an open house from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday April 30 at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory 3550 SW Jefferson (West of 35th Street on Jefferson). The OSU Wave Lab is the largest tsunami research facility in the US, and will be open for 20 minute guided tours and demonstrations.   Tours start every 5 minutes on a first come-first serve basis, and cover tsunami research, coastal hazards in Oregon, and coastal engineering.  For any questions, please contact Alicia Lyman-Holt alicia.lyman-holt@oregonstate.edu.

Corvallis Repertory Singers: If Music be the Food of Love, Sing On! Evening of songs, sonnets and soliloquies by William Shakespeare. Music by Vaughan Williams, Mantyjarvi, Clausen and Dickau. Featuring guest artist David Ogden Stiers. Saturday, April 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets $18-$23, at Grass Roots Books & Music, Gracewinds Music, Troubadour Music, Schmidt’s Garden Center in Corvallis and Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, and online at tickettomato.com. OSU students admitted free with ID. repsing.org

Sunday

Readers Theater: “A Change is Gonna’ Come” is a readers’ theater production in celebration of International Workers Day. It will take place on Sunday, May 1, at 7 p.m., in the main meeting room at a the Corvallis-Benton County Library. The performance honors the struggles of working people for gender, racial, environmental, and economic justice, and promotes a vision of a better world for all. Sponsored by The Solidarity Action Network, a coalition of unions, community groups, and social justice organizations, including the Coalition of Graduate Employees and the OSU-AAUP.

Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Series: Vadym Kholodenko. Sunday, May 1 at 4 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis. Tickets $20/advance, $25/door. corvallispiano.org

Upcoming events

NEW! Labyrinth walk: An open Labyrinth Walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, May 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in MU Room #13 (multipurpose room on the ground floor level of the newly remodeled portion of the MU).  Claim some time to let go of the stress, find a focus, or experience a centering for your life and work.  Come and go as your schedule allows. Free.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

NEW! 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 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

NEW! Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday May 6 at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.; Friday May 20 at noon or 1p.m.; and Friday June 3 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., or noon.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

NEW! Engineering Undergraduate Research Expo: Save the date for the College of Engineering’s 17th annual Undergraduate Research Expo Friday, May 20 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Kelley Engineering. This Senior Design Showcase features nearly 200 student-built projects from all engineering disciplines. Free and open to the public.

OSU’s Photographic Archive: Technology and Society, 1850-1950: Using examples from the vast photographic collections of the Special Collections and Archives Research Center, faculty members Larry Landis, Julia Bradshaw, and Dwaine Plaza will discuss the evolution of photographic methods and the context for reading these changes over time. Part of “Collections at the Center,” a new series inviting campus to engage with historical materials through expert lectures, participant discussion, and close observation of material objects. May 2 at 5 p.m. in Special Collections and Archives Research Center, 5th floor Valley Library.

Senior Art Exhibition: Kaitlyn Carr and Abi Losli: Pause. Water and hybrid identities in paint and print. May 2 – 6, Fairbanks Hall, West Gallery, Free. oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Webinar: Thirty-Minute Brief: How to Get Started and Get Assistance to Make Your Course Hybrid, with Cub Kahn (CTL).  A growing number of OSU faculty are redesigning classroom courses as hybrids, which combine significant online learning activity with a reduced amount of on-campus “seat time.”  This webinar will demonstrate effective methods for designing and teaching a hybrid course, as well as reasons that you might consider a blended approach. Tuesday, May 3, noon – 12:30 p.m. Questions? contact Cub Kahn (cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu). Register here: http://bit.ly/1NFPvbL

NEW! Nicaraguan Social Movements and a Sustainable Planet: This event at OSU will be a public talk on how food sovereignty and agroecology are part of the peasant struggle and Via Campesina. Three Nicaragua-based representatives of Via Campesina will talk about their own experiences as agroecologists in social movements. A particular focus will be sharing about the work to construct IALA Mesoamérica, or the Latin American Institute of Agroecology in Mesoamerica, which will be the first agroecological peasant university of its kind in Central America. 4-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez.

Library Workshops: Zotero Citation Manager Workshops (May 2). Registration is encouraged but not required:  http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Stay tuned for the summer workshop schedule. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Open Forums: Candidates for Assistant Director of Mental Health Promotion at CAPS. Open Forums will take place the week of May 2-6 and are open to all. Candidates will present on the topic: “How would you develop a comprehensive mental health promotion program on a large university campus? Explain your philosophy and rationale.” The presentation will begin at 1:30 followed by Q/A and time to meet campus partners. Candidates include Arien Muzacz, Monday, May 2, Plageman 322; Sean “Sem” Moundas, Wednesday, May 4, MU 213; Michele Ribeiro, Thursday, May 5, MU 213; and Raquel Cabral, Friday, May 6, MU 104. Position information and candidates’ bios will be available at the sessions. For accommodations related to disability, please contact sherri.bird@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0855.

Integrative Biology Seminar Series: Joseph Campanale, postdoctoral scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara, will give a seminar on “Windows of chemical vulnerability during embryonic development: Investigating the role of ATP-binding cassette transporters in sea urchin primordial germ cells.” He will speak on May 2, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ALS 4001.

The role of diversity in engineering: Join us Monday May 2 from 4-5 p.m. in Kearny 305 as we hear from Adam Kirn, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at University of Nevada, whose work is focused on progressing the understanding of the role of diversity in engineering— reconceptualizing it as both an expansion of visual measures (e.g. race/ethnicity, gender expression, etc.) as well as latent measures (e.g. attitudes and beliefs). http://stem.oregonstate.edu/kirn-talk-2016

The Triumph of the Human Spirit: From Auschwitz to Forgiveness: In 1944, at the age of ten, Eva Mozes, along with her family of Romanian Jews, was taken to Auschwitz. She and her twin sister Miriam were spared, but only because they were used for experiments by Dr. Josef Mengele, the most notorious of the Nazi doctors. Eva Kor will discuss surviving Auschwitz and Mengele, the importance of Holocaust education, and the value of forgiveness in reducing hatred and mass violence.  7:30 p.m., Monday, May 2, at The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium.

Apply for the Iterate Program Now: The OSU Advantage Accelerator is now taking applications for Iterate, a series of workshops for interested entrepreneurs who want to take their business concept to the next level. The four week session begins May 3, and will be available remotely in Bend and Newport. Further details here: http://advantage.oregonstate.edu/iterate

Close to Home: Eugenics in the United States – and at Oregon State: This panel will focus on the teaching and the popularity of eugenics and “scientific racism” in the United States, particularly in the Pacific Northwest and at Oregon State College. It will also address the question of whether Linus Pauling, Oregon State’s best-known alumnus, was a eugenicist. Tuesday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium.

“Why Training Doesn’t Work”: The deadline is May 2 to register for “Why Training Doesn’t Work: For Frustrated Managers,” workshop scheduled for May 4, 8:30-11:30 a.m., presented by Kristen Magis, Center for Learning & Organizational Development. In this training session, you will explore the factors that promote learning and practicing new skills on-the-job. You will also learn strategies to get the most out of the resources you invest in staff training. There is no cost to attend. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 to register for this workshop and to view other professional development opportunities.

Don’t fail at your first job!: This is your opportunity to participate in a mentoring event about first job fails.  This virtual event allows you to get and give advice through private chat-based conversations. Register. Never used a virtual platform to network before?  Here’s a demo to show you how it works. Wednesday, May 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Manager/Supervisor training: Space is available in the May 25-26 session of the OSU Core Curriculum for Managers and Supervisors training program. The OSU Core Curriculum is designed to strengthen knowledge and skills for effective supervision and management at OSU. The program focuses on three areas: State and university Service, performance management and work life management. For details and to register, visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23.

News for Employees

NEW! 2016-17 Zonal Parking Proposed Changes:  Oregon State University Transportation Services is considering  proposed changes to the 2016-17 OSU Corvallis campus zonal parking system to provide even more reliable and convenient campus parking; distribute parking throughout campus; provide more economy parking on campus; lessen OSU parking impacts in surrounding neighborhoods; and serve parking customer needs in the best ways possible. Provide input at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/image-album/2016-17-zonal-parking-proposed-changes. These materials will be on display within the Student Experience Center Plaza on Thursday, May 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Comment cards will be available at that time.

NEW! 2016 Commencement Human Interest Stories: In an effort to personalize the annual Commencement Ceremony, President Ray includes 2-3 human interest stories of personal achievement of our graduating students that he will highlight during his Commencement address.  There are many untold stories of personal achievement and great accomplishments of our students.  All nominations must be submitted online  no later than Wednesday, May 11, 5 p.m. Selected students and their nominators will be notified during the week of May 23 or earlier. Additional information can be found online at 2016 Human Interest Stories.

NEW! University Housing & Dining Services is relocating: UHDS administrative staff will move over the Memorial Day weekend to Oxford House and Avery Lodge.  The UHDS Administrative Office will open on May 31. Oxford House will serve as the main administrative hub and is located on the northwest corner of the 9th Street and Jefferson Avenue.  Office hours and telephone numbers will remain the same, but the mailing address changes to: OSU University Housing and Dining Services, 957 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Corvallis OR 97333. Following summer renovations, former UHDS space in Buxton and Hawley Halls will be used for residents of the College of Engineering living learning community.       

NEW! Get There Campaign: Don’t miss the “Get There” campaign, May 2 – 22, across Benton, Lincoln, and Linn Counties! Track your trips by bike, bus, walking, carpool/vanpool and teleworking for your chance to win a Kindle® Fire, a trip to Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, or hundreds of dollars in local gift cards. Sign up or log in at DriveLessConnect.com and click “Calendar” in the top grey bar to track your trips. Get active, save money, and you could win prizes. Questions? Contact OSU Transportation Services at transportation@oregonstate.edu.

Cat photo contest: The College of Veterinary Medicine is sponsoring a cat photo contest as part of Pet Day. Submit cat photos to pangk@oregonstate.edu (a maximum of 3 photos please). Deadline for submission is May 1. Pet Day attendees will vote on the best overall photo, cutest photo, and funniest photo. There are prizes for the 3 winners.

Women’s Center awards: The Women’s Center invites nominations for our two annual awards: Women of Achievement and Student Leadership. Use the following links to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership Award. Nominations Due: Monday, May 9.  We invite you to not only consider nominating a worthy individual but hope that you will plan to attend this year’s award ceremony on May 23 at noon in the MU Journey Room.

Diversity Points of Pride: OID is developing its “First 100 Days” report on campus diversity and social justice efforts.  We invite all OSU community members to share “Points of Pride” from this academic year related to promoting an inclusive and equitable community; perhaps a short list or bullets. Items can include training, initiatives, events, curriculum and policy changes, and programs that promote access, diversity, equity and social justice – think broadly!  Email to diversity@oregonstate.edu by May 2.

Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2016-17. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. Program description and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/undergraduate-research-innovation-scholarship-creativity-urisc. Information Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 9.

Traffic and Maintenance

Ralph Miller Lane: As part of the Valley Football Center project, Ralph Miller Lane will be closed April 20 – May 4 (View Map). Water and storm water lines need to be installed and connected to the city and OSU systems in Ralph Miller Lane. The sidewalk on the north side of street will be open.

Jobs

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

Job postings: Oregon State University is transitioning to a new jobs website. During the transition, there are two different locations to search job postings, depending on the date that the job was posted. If you visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs you’ll have access to both sites for your search.

Advisor – Academic. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor.  There are two vacancies and this is an internal employment opportunity.  Posting # P00209UF.  Full consideration date is April 29. Closes May 6.

PACE Marketing Manager – OSU Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) PACE Marketing Manager. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P00179UF. Closes April 30.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Fiscal Coordinator 1.  Posting #P00172CT.  Closes April 30.

Director for the Austin Entrepreneurship Program– The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director for the Austin Entrepreneurship Program.  Posting # P00172UF.  For full consideration apply by April 29.  Closes May 16.

Temp Bio Science Research Worker Malheur County Extension invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), temporary (approximately 1 year), Biological Sciences Research position. Posting # P00142CT. Closes June 1. Full Consideration April 29.

Advisor – Academic. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor.  There are two vacancies and this is an internal employment opportunity.  Posting # P00209UF.  Full consideration date is April 29 & closes May 6.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Fiscal Coordinator 1.  Posting #P00172CT.  Closes April 30.

Accounting Technician – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accounting Technician.  Posting #P00170CT.  Closes April 30.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Center for Excellence Genome Research invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P00138UF. Closes April 30.

Consultant-Academic Advisor – The College of Business invites applications to fill two full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor positions.  Posting # P00200UF.  Closes May 1.

Assistant Director of the Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez (CCCC) – Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Asst. Director of the Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez (CCCC).  Posting #P00203UF. Closes May 1.

Strategic Planning Manager – The Division of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Strategic Planning Manager position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost. Posting# P00212UF. Closes May 1.

Admissions Counselor for The Office of Admissions invites applications for limited term full-time (1.00 FTE), 12 month salary position. Posting# P00041AW. Closes May 1.

Food Service Worker 1 – Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center invites applications for a part-time (.25 FTE), intermittent, Food Service Worker 1 position. Posting P00090CT. Closes May 1.

Associate Vice President for Research (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Vice President of Research Office is seeking an Associate Vice President. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President of Research. Posting# P00259UF. Full Consideration date May 2.

Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on May 3.  There are two full time positions available in the Small Animal ICU (daytime and overnight shifts).  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00135CT no later than midnight on May 2.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

Advisor – Academic (Internal Employment Opportunity) for The OSU Cascades invites applications for full-time (1.00 FTE), 12 month salary position. Posting# P00186CT. Closes May 2.

Marketing and Communications Coordinator: The Department of Recreational Sports invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This position initiates and leads the comprehensive marketing and communications efforts of the department to inspire healthy living and engage students in recreational activity.  Posting #P00202UF.  Closes May 2.

Outreach Program Coordinator The College of Public Health & Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term 4-H Outreach Program Coordinator position Klamath county. Posting #P00195UF. Closes May 2.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting #P00255UF. Closes May 3.

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is taking applications to fill one full-time Operating Systems-Network Analyst. Posting # P00164CT. Closes May 3.

NEW! Trades Maintenance Worker II – Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Trades Maintenance Worker II.  This position is located in Newport Oregon.  Posting #P00206CT. Closes May 5.

NEW! General Maintenance Mechanic – Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, General Maintenance Mechanic.  This position is located in Newport Oregon.  Posting #P00207CT. Closes May 5.

Office Specialist 2 – The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2.  Posting # P00196CT. Closes May 5.

Medical Lab Technologist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 9-month, Medical Lab Technologist. Posting #P00208CT.  For full consideration, apply by May 6. Closes May 27.

 Summer Session Marketing Program Manager – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Summer Session Marketing Program Manager. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00178UF. Closes May 6.

Instructional Design Specialist – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructional Design Specialist position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting # P00222UF. Closes May 8.

Coordinator for External Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Coordinator for External Engagement.  Posting # P00235UF.  For full consideration apply by May 9.  Closes May 23.

NEW! Contract Services, a sub-unit of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Contracts and Operations Specialist. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P00249UF. Closes May 11.

Assistant Dean of Online Learning – The College of Engineering is seeking an Assistant Dean of Online Learning. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #P00211UF. Closes May 11.

Outreach Program Coordinator- The College of Public Health & Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term 4-H Outreach Program Coordinator position in Wasco county. Posting #P00193UF. Closes May 11.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2.  Posting # P00176CT.  Closes May 13.

Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards – The Office of the Dean of Students invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed term, 12-month, Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards position. Posting # P00196UF. Closes May 13.

Writer- News and Research – The News & Research Communication Department is seeking a News and Research Writer. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President. Posting # P00264UF. Closes May 16.

Refrigeration Mechanic: Facilities Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE)  Refrigeration Mechanic position. Posting #P00076CT. Closes May 16.

The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center is hiring temp seasonal lifeguards. The lifeguard position maintains constant surveillance of swimmers or canoers, monitors activities, provides instructions, helps prevent accidents; provides general information on waterfront operations to guests; cautions swimmers and canoers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces waterfront rules and regulations; responds to all illness and injury incidents around the waterfront facilities immediately and appropriately. Please send resume to elaine.laizure@oregonstate.edu

Administrative Assistant / Communications & Stewardship and Annual Giving Programs: The OSU Foundation is looking for a top-notch administrative professional to help keep our functions running efficiently, look for new ways to lend support, increase productivity and create improvements.  Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, this position provides administrative assistance and support to the Foundation’s Communications & Stewardship and Annual Giving programs.  The OSU Foundation offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  The Foundation strives to be a Best Place to Work employer and is an advocate of employee fitness and wellness.  To apply, visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5251

Student Worker, Special Events: (Part-time student employment) This opportunity reports to the Associate Director of Special Events and gives students a chance to develop experience, knowledge and skills to implement higher education fundraising sponsored events by providing administrative and general support to the Special Events team.  If you are interested in applying to this student position, please visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5202. Up to 20 hrs/week. Some evenings/weekends. Must possess valid Oregon Driver’s License.

Weather

Corvallis: “At the end of the day, it isn’t where I came from. Maybe home is somewhere I’m going and never have been before.” ~ Warsan Shire. Showers today, high of 60, low of 43. Sunny this weekend, highs 70 on Saturday and 85 on Sunday.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers, high of 54, low of 34. Sunny this weekend, highs in the mid 60s to 70.

Newport: Showers likely, high of 54, low of 45. Mostly sunny this weekend, highs reaching the 70s by Sunday.

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

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