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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

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.

Is food just a cocktail of hormones? (Scientific American)

It’s not very appetizing to think of food as a cocktail of hormones, but it may help explain how diet affects health. “It’s really clear,” says Donald Jump, a biochemist at Oregon State University, “that food is just a pile of biochemicals.”

Long live the purity seeds for broccoli (Christian Science Monitor)

A 2006 Oregon State University study concludes “the best solution” is “canola-free zones” to protect against growing or transporting canola through the parts of the valley dedicated to the seed industry. Removal of weedy canola plants “would be onerous and perhaps impossible.” A buffer of at least five miles is needed for protection.

The world looks good to CH2M Hill (Gazette-Times)

In 1946, when Oregon State College engineering graduates Holly Cornell, Jim Howland and Burke Hayes teamed up with professor Fred Merryfield to start CH2M in Corvallis, the company aspired to build water projects in Oregon communities.

Corvallis council kills off traffic circle, okays OSU dorm (Gazette-Times)

The Corvallis City Council said yes to a new dormitory for Oregon State University and no to the traffic circle at Northwest 10th Street and Grant Avenue during a 4 1/2-hour meeting Monday night at the downtown fire station.

Pediatrics group cautions against pesticide use in homes and gardens (Oregonian)

Governments, including Metro, master gardeners affiliated with the Oregon State University Extension Service and others are nudging Northwesterners toward Rappaport’s gardening style, encouraging healthier, less chemical-dependent practices.

A new energy-saving pigment comes out of the blue (Chem Matters: ACS)

Researchers at Oregon State University have patented a blue pigment that is environmentally friendly and nontoxic. This is good news, because many inorganic blues are toxic or cause cancer, such as Prussian blue, cobalt blue, or ultramarine blue.

Corvallis peace advocate to give Pauling Lecture (Democrat-Herald)

Leah Bolger, former national president of Veterans for Peace, will give the annual Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture for World Peace at Oregon State University on Tuesday, April 30.

Preparing to install the world’s largest underwater observatory (R&D Magazine)

Seafloor pressure and tilt sensors, developed by Bill Chadwick at Oregon State University, that detect pressure buildup below the ocean floor.

Soil roundworm parasite costs wheat growers $51 million in lost revenue, says OSU (Albany Tribune)

A microscopic parasitic roundworm is costing Pacific Northwest wheat growers $51 million in lost revenue each year because it’s cutting grain yields by an average of about 5 percent, according to estimates by Oregon State University researchers.

OSU prof: High levels of Vitamin E not unsafe (Gazette-Times)

An Oregon State University vitamin E expert is disputing claims that the micronutrient might cause harm if taken in high doses. (see also The Lund Report)

4-H sees growth, thanks its leaders (Hood River News)

Oregon State University 4-H held its leadership appreciation banquet Sunday, following at successful 2012. The event was held at Hood River County Fairgrounds.

Today

Data Management, EndNote, Zotero & Mendeley Workshops: The OSU Libraries Spring Graduate Student and Faculty Workshop Series kicks off with a busy Week 3. Sessions include  Zotero (April 17), EndNote Web (April 17), Basic & Intermediate/Advanced EndNote (April 18) and Data Management (April 18). View session descriptions and register to attend at: http://bit.ly/graduate_workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

OSU Day at the Capitol: On April 17, OSU advocates, including more than 120 students, will be meeting with legislators in support of increased funding for higher education at the Oregon Capitol in Salem.  OSU Day also includes a full day of activities, including a Health Fair with OSU Pharm. D students; performances by the OSU Meistersingers; and a Q&A meeting with the Governor’s Education Policy Advisor, Ben Cannon.  A reception for legislators, staff, and the public will begin at 4:30 pm in the Capitol Galleria.  OSU supporters are invited. For the complete OSU Day agenda: http://oregonstate.edu/government/sites/default/files/2013osudayagenda.pdf

Open Access Policy Forum:  The Faculty Senate Library Committee is seeking feedback on a proposed campus-wide open access policy.  A draft can be found on the FSLC website (http://oregonstate.edu/senate/committees/library/index.html); open forums for discussion will be held Wed, April 17, 11a.m.-noon, LPSC room 402 and Tuesday, April 23, 2-3 p.m., Valley Library Willamette Room.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

TAC Webinar: Blackboard Grade Center, with Jon Dorbolo and Lynn Greenough (TAC).  This session covers the Blackboard grade center in depth for instructors who want to make use of Blackboard features to refine their grading strategies. We’ll work with organizing the grade center; smart views; uploading and downloading grades; reports; grading schemas and grade weighting. We’ll also show you options for managing large groups of students.  April 17, 2-2:50 p.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/10M7562

TAC Webinar: Introduction to Mind-Mapping, with Kimmy Hescock (TAC). Learn what mind-mapping is and how you might utilize it in your classes to improve learning. This webinar includes a mixture of conceptual and practical application, as well as a brief overview of existing mind mapping software and its features. April 17, 3-3:50 p.m.  Register here:  http://is.gd/XbpWl3

Pathogens talk: “A tale of two poplar pathogens” an OSU Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar by Richard Hamelin of the University of British Columbia, will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at 3:30 p.m. in Agricultural & Life Sciences Building 4001.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Richard Hamelin, Department of Forest Sciences, University of British Columbia, will present a seminar “A tale of two poplar pathogens” on Wednesday, April 17, at 3:30 p.m. in Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg 4001.

Hydropower talk: “The geopolitics of hydropower development on the Mekong mainstream: lessons from Xayaburi Dam,” a free, public talk by Philip Hirsch of the University of Sydney, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 in Agricultural & Life Sciences Building 4000. Sponsored by the OSU Water Resources Graduate Program.

Dialogues on Ability: Have you ever thought about (dis)ability as an aspect of your identity? How does (dis)ability relate to your experience of the world and your interactions with others? Join us for an opportunity to share your experiences and get others’ perspectives on the role of (dis)ability in our lives. April 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at MU 206. Pizza and refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by CAPS, DAS, and Active Minds.

Chamber Music Corvallis: Diotima Quartet Program includes Janacek, Bartok, Brahms. Wed., April 17, 7:30 p.m.  LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis, $ Info: chambermusicCorvallis.com, 541-757-0902

Upcoming Events

NEW! Music à la Carte: John Harbaugh/Joan Paddock Trumpet Duo. April 19, noon Memorial Union Lounge.

NEW! Spring Career Fair: The final career fair of the academic year is taking place April 23, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. All majors welcome. There will be more than 90 employers from various industries and graduate schools at the Career Fair to connect with students and alumni, offer jobs and internships, and provide other future career opportunities. OSU students and alumni are encouraged to attend. To learn more visit http://oregonstate.edu/career/career-fairs

NEW! Climate change film: A screening of the film “Do the Math,” takes place April 21, 8:30 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 Circle Blvd. The rising movement to change the terrifying math of the climate crisis and fight the fossil fuel industry. Includes Q&A via live streaming with 350.org staff following the movie. United Campus Ministry is co-sponsoring this event.

Afternoon Public Sale at the OSUsed Store: The OSUsed Store is open for its public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Departments may shop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or during public sales on Wednesdays. For more information, visit our website.

US Student Fulbright Program. Informational meetings for the US Student Fulbright program will be held during spring term. Deadline: Monday Sept. 30, 2013 for 2014-15 academic year abroad. All applications of students currently enrolled at Oregon State must apply through the Campus Fulbright Program Adviser (FPA) LeAnn Adam. The application cycle for the 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. student program will open in May. Meetings are April 17, 4 to 5 p.m.; May 9, noon to 1 p.m; May 21, 3 to 4 p.m.; and June 3, noon to 1 p.m., all at Heckart Lodge 205. More Info: LeAnn Adam (leann.adam@oregonstate.edu) OSU Fulbright Program Adviser, and see the US Student Fulbright Web site: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/

Classified worker rally: Please attend the Bargaining Table Rally on April 18. Meet at Reser Stadium Football statue at noon and join with us to make some noise. Let’s let management know we are serious about bargaining for a fair contract! Come; bring a friend; lunch will be provided. Best purple outfit wins a $25 Gift card from WINCO. OUS “Economic Proposals” to be submitted Friday.

House Retirement:  Trish House of the Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business (AMBC) will be retiring from OSU after 16 years of service.  Please join the celebration on Thursday, April 18, 1 to 3 p.m., in Hovland 09.

Library Research Awards: The Library Undergraduate Research Awards are being held on Thursday, April 18, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in The Valley Library Main Floor Rotunda. This event is open to all students, staff, and faculty. Come hear about the excellent research being done by OSU students and celebrate their success. Light refreshments will be provided. More info: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/awards/undergrad-research

Religion, hatred and violence: The Dark Side of the Force: Religion – The Holocaust – and Turning the Corner?  Professor Paul Kopperman will lead the OSU Religious Studies Group in a discussion of the role that religion has played in fostering (and calming?) hatred and violence in the world.  April 18 in Milam Hall, Room 301 at 4 p.m.

Corvallis Repertory Singers: Passion, Virtue, Revenge: Opera at the Whiteside. Great opera choruses with arias and ensembles. Includes music by Verdi, Bizet, Gershwin, Bernstein, Gilbert and Sullivan, and more. April 18, 7 p.m. Whiteside Theater, 361 SW Madison Ave. Corvallis. $. Info: repsing.org

Spring Fling: Professional Faculty Leadership Association presents  Annual Spring Fling  Friday, April 19  noon to 1 p.m., Women’s Building Lobby.  Take a step back in time with Oregon State University’s historic tea luncheons.   Lunch will be inspired by an English Tea and complimented with a collection of tea sets from the College of Public Health & Human Sciences. Register by Monday, April 15 at http://tinyurl.com/PFLASpringFling    $15 (payable to PFLA and mailed to Michelle Mahana, #123 Women’s Building)  Lucky draw tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $1/each or $5/6 tickets. Questions?  Please call Michelle Mahana  at 541-737-3256

Beaver Strides online registration and kickoff party: Spring term Beaver Strides online registration is happening now. For more information and to register click here: http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/beaverstrides Register in advance and attend the Beaver Strides Kickoff party on April 19 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Plageman Building, Student Health Services room 322.  Registered Beaver Striders will pick up their free pedometers, tracking booklets and be entered to win prizes.

OSU Digital Publishing Strategy Roundtable: Faculty and staff are invited to an executive roundtable hosted by Adobe Systems, Inc., to present an overview of their Digital Publishing Suite, that allows users to create, distribute, and optimize digital publications for mobile delivery. Sponsored by the OSU Extension Service, this is an opportunity for discussion of a digital strategy that could affect publishing efforts across OSU. Information and registration: http://edu.adobeeventsonline.com/HED/DPS/OSU/invite.html.  Limited seating. April 25, 2 to 4 p.m., CH2M-Hill Alumni Center.

Lectures and webinars 

NEW! TAC Webinar: Collaboration Tools in Blackboard, with Lynn Greenough (TAC). Learn about Wikis, Blogs, Journals and Discussion Forums in Blackboard, how they work, and how to determine which ones might be the best option for your course.  Fri. April 19; 10-10:50 am. Register here: http://bit.ly/10M7KVa

NEW! TAC Webinar: TAC.FM,  with Mark Dinsmore (TAC) and Stevon Roberts (TAC/CTL).  Drop in on our Friday morning TAC webinars. Each week we will take a look at technologies of interest to teaching faculty at OSU. Check out our program offerings, topics and show notes at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/tacfm. Fri. April 19, 11-11:50 a.m. Do drop in: http://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/tac  (Enter as a guest.)

NEW! Job Search Strategies:  Want to feel more prepared?  Increase your confidence and effectiveness by learning productive strategies to search for internships and jobs.  Natalie Swartzendruber from CampusPoint will present on Friday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to noon in OSU Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

NEW! EM Lab Director Candidate Seminar:  Peter Eschbach will speak on “Skills in electron microscopy and how to translate it in the growth of the Oregon State University EM Facility.” Monday, April 22, 2 p.m., Nash 206.

NEW! Search Advocate Workshop: Learn how to work with OSU search committees to enhance the quality of search and selection efforts. This two-part workshop provides theory, research, and strategies that can help search committees test their thinking, address complex process concerns, improve search validity and fairness, promote diversity, and address potential bias risks. Participants who complete Sessions I and II will be eligible to serve as advocates on OSU search committees. Session I will be held on Apr 23 and Session II on Apr 25, each at 8:30 a.m – 1 p.m. Visit the Professional Development Website for more details and to register.

Retirement Income Planning Workshop:  April 18, noon-1 p.m., MU 208.  Presented by: Fidelity.  Workshop will cover ways to save for retirement, creating an income in retirement and how to protect your assets through retirement. Registration is not required, seating is available on a first come basis.

TAC Webinar: Plagiarism Prevention and SafeAssign at OSU, with Lynn Greenough (TAC). Technology Across the Curriculum and the Office of Student Conduct have partnered on a plagiarism prevention training and support initiative for instructors and students. This webinar reviews the resources that are available, and demonstrates how SafeAssign, Blackboard’s plagiarism prevention service, can be used by instructors as one way to help students identify unoriginal content in their writing.  Thursday. April 18; noon to 12:50 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/10M7rJV

The John Byrne Years: At the April 18 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, John Byrne will discuss little-known details of his years as president of OSU. Triad meets in the MU, room 109A, from noon to 1 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend free of charge and pay $11 if they have lunch. Contact Nick Houtman, 541-737-0783, to save a seat.

Talk on history of American welfare: American Liberalism and the Transformation of Single-Parent Families in the 1960s Lv Hongyan, a Chinese historian of the American welfare state, received her PhD from the Institute of American Studies at Northeast Normal University in Changchun, Jilin Province, PRC. Her presentation will be April 18 in Milam Hall, Room 301 at noon.

Surviving rape, a personal story: “Moving Forward as a Whole Woman.” Speaker: Julie Stewart, a senior in Ecological Engineering, the ASOSU Director of Veteran Affairs. While serving in the U.S. Navy she was raped by a fellow service member. She will talk about her PTSD as well as her journey to healing. April 18, noon to 1:30 p.m., OSU Women’s Center.

Creating a Stand-Out Resume:   Writing a stellar resume can be challenging!  These tips can help you make it stand out!  Doug Rice from Enterprise Holdings will present on Monday, April 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in the OSU Valley Library:  Willamette East & West.  Sponsored by OSU Career Services.

Cayuse 424 and Cayuse SP Training:  The Office of Sponsored Programs will offer training on the Cayuse 424 and Cayuse SP proposal system on April 23, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Memorial Union (MU) 211.  Any interested faculty and/or staff are welcome, but attendance is limited to 35.  Send an e-mail to sponsored.programs@oregonstate.edu in order to reserve a space.  This session will be offered at least monthly throughout 2013.

News for Employees

NEW! Humans versus Zombies: A student-led activity, will be taking place April 19-28 on the grounds of campus.  This outdoor-only tag game features teams of students as humans and zombies, all wearing identifiable head and arm bands with the letters HVZ on them.  Players will be carrying brightly colored Nerf toy blasters.  Game moderators will be wearing identifiable arm and headbands.  Any students or staff with concerns should contact Campus Public Safety non-emergency number, 541-737-3010.  Students participating in this event are also asked to stop what they are doing if a campus community member requests them to do so. For more information  email mods@osundead.com or visit the HVZ website at www.osundead.com.

NEW! STEM Academy: STEM Academy will be hosting 19 different Summer Camps for second-twelfth graders this summer. Topics include: “Blender” Computing, DNA Biology and Bioinformatics, Ecological Restoration, Creative Computing, Video Game Design, Food Science, Computing though Collaboration, Engineering, WaterBots: Underwater Lego Robotics (girls session and co-ed session available), Engineering and the Environment, Lego Robotics, and Exploring Microtechnology. For more information or to register online, please visit http://academy.engr.oregonstate.edu. For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email STEM.academy@oregonstate.edu. Scholarships available.

NEW! Easter Lilies: Spring has sprung! And so have the OSU Horticulture Club’s Easter Lilies!  Come get them on Friday, April 19 between noon and 5 p.m. at the East Greenhouses.  $8 each or three for $20.

New employee orientation: New to OSU? Stop by an upcoming monthly new employee orientation presentation designed to assist new staff and faculty 1) understand the “big picture” of OSU, 2) learn about campus resources and services, 3) understand terms and conditions of employment and 4) discover other important information to help you assimilate to OSU. Administrators and topic experts will be present for questions and answers. No registration required. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/orient/newemplres for a list of upcoming dates.

Fitness assessments: Free fitness assessments are now available for anyone involved in the Faculty Staff Fitness program. For those not in the FSF program there is a $10 charge. Fitness Assessments help determine the answer to these questions by measuring your Cardio Vascular Health, Core Strength, Upper Body Strength and Flexibility.   You will also benefit from the guidance that will be given to you after the Fitness Assessment by Rochelle Schwab and Personal Trainers. FSF will work around your work schedule.  Call the FSF office for an appointment, 541-737-3222.

Professional faculty awards: Nominations are now being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award with nominations due May 3.  The award recognizes a professional faculty member who has provided outstanding leadership and service throughout their career both within their Department and in programs and organizations across campus. Eligibility for this award is limited to fixed-term professional faculty who fall within the categories of administrative support, computer-technical support and/or development support.  For complete criteria and nomination information visit http://oregonstate.edu/pfla/awards/karel-murphy

Staff tuition discount: Employees and dependents attending OSU, the Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount) deadline is April 26 to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU during Spring.  Applications are to be submitted to your business center.  For more information:  http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/benefits/stafffee

Summer Life Scholars applications: Applications for the Center for Healthy Aging Research 2013 Summer Life Scholars program are due on May 3. Stipends of up to $2,000 are available to OSU undergraduate students for scholarly, creative research in the interdisciplinary field of aging.  Students must identify and work with a mentor from the Center for Healthy Aging Research.  Up to 5 students will be selected for the program. See health.oregonstate.edu/healthy-aging/student-opportunities; Contact: Anne Hatley@ 541-737-4993

Women’s Center awards: The OSU Women’s Center is inviting nominations for our 2013 OSU Women’s Center Student Awards to be held May 10. Please help us recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of scholarship, leadership, and service of one undergraduate and one graduate woman at Oregon State University. Please click on the link below for information on how to nominate someone and other information about the awards: http://oregonstate.edu/womenscenter/2013-womens-center-student-awards

Unmanned aviation vehicles have useful applications for OSU: The Vice President for Research offers his view on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Please see The Spin on Research

Faculty Staff Fitness: If you are interested in signing up for Faculty Staff Fitness now is the time to do so at http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness. Graduate students as well as family members are welcome.   The term is just beginning and it is not too late.  For information: Rochelle.schwab@oregonstate.edu

History of Disability exhibit: Oregon State University and the Oregon Association of Higher Education and Disability (ORAHEAD) are bringing 3,500 years of disability history to the LaSells Stewart Center from April 16to May 2. The display chronicles the seldom-told history of individuals with disabilities from medical, moral and social minority viewpoints.

Van Pool: Salem to Corvallis via I-5, cost  $135 month. If interested contact Audrey Powell at audrey.powell@oregonstate.edu. For additional van pool info, visit www.valleyvanpool.info.

Ride the Heart of the Valley benefit bike ride.  OSU College of Veterinary Medicine SCAVMA.  One Health fundraising event to benefit both animal and human medical charities.  Event held on Saturday, April 27, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at OSU CVM Equine Arena, 700 SW 30th St.  Pre-registration $30 before April 14 and $35 after.  More information and online registration: http://groups.oregonstate.edu/scavma/ride-heart-valley

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way: Due to assemble and disassemble of a crane for the Austin Hall Building a portion of Jefferson Way will be closed from 11 a.m. to 3p.m., April 22-24.

Langton Place: Due to the installation of new ADA parking and road work for Langton Place two parking spaces will be closed for the duration of the project, April 22-June 14, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The road will remain open during this work.

Electrical shutdowns: A series of electrical shutdowns around campus will take place in April and June. Below is a proposed schedule of shutdown locations, dates and times.
April 21
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Covell Hall, Merryfield Hall-West end, Graf Hall, Batcheller Hall, Benton Hall.
These buildings will have the power shut off at 8 a.m. and re-energized at approximately 10 a.m., then de-energized at 5 p.m. and re-energized at approximately 6 p.m.: Milam Hall, Bexell Hall, Kidder Hall, Milne Computer Center, Gleeson Hall, Gilkey Hall, Gilbert Addition, Shepard Hall, Dearborn Hall, Rogers Hall
April 28
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Withycombe, Nash, Gilmore, Ballard Extension, Women’s Building.
June 16
The following buildings will be without power from approximately 8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Withycombe, McNary, Wilson, Callahan.
These buildings will have the power shut off at 8 a.m. and re-energized at approximately 10 a.m. Then de-energized at 5 p.m. and re-energized at approximately 6 p.m.:Withycombe, Nash, Gilmore, Ballard Extension, Women’s Building, Snell, McAlexander Fieldhouse, Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center, Pharmacy, Women’s Center, Education, Kerr Admin.
Your contacts for questions and concerns regarding this shutdown are Stuart Larson (stuart.larson@oregonstate.edu) and Scott Drahn (scott.drahn@oregonstate.edu) .  You can also contact the Campus Operations Work Coordination Center (541) 737-2969.

Recreational Sports - Men’s Locker Room Water Shutdown April 18, 7 to 11 a.m.: Due to an immediate need to repair, water in the Men’s Locker Room will be shut off, including the shower area, bathroom toilets, urinals and sinks. Bathrooms throughout the rest of Rec Sports will be available for use.

Jefferson Way: Due to the ground breaking for the new Austin Hall,  Jefferson Way Street From Sackett Place to Weatherford Place will be closed April 19 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Jobs

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

The OSU Malheur County Extension Service Office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor. Reappointment is at the discretion of the South East Regional Administrator.  Posting # 0010383. Closes April 17.

Faculty Research Assistant positionDepartment of Fisheries and Wildlife.  Laboratory Manager.  Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in fisheries, fisheries management, marine ecology or closely related field. Posting # 0010518.  Closes April 19.

Analyst Programmer, Competency Level 3 – Office of Budget/Fiscal Planning invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Analyst Programmer position.  Posting #0010486. Closes April 19.

Assistant Manager of Vendor Payment Operations – Office of Business Affairs invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Assistant Manager of Vendor Payment Operations position.  Posting #0010455. Closes April 22.

Instructor- ESL – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Instructor- ESL position. Posting #0010500. Closes April 23.

Re-opened:  The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) is recruiting to fill one full-time, classified Grants/Contracts Coordinator position.  Posting # 0010445. Closes April 24.

The College of Business invites applications for two 1.0 FTE 12-month, Academic Advisor positions. Posting #0010501. Closes April 24.

The Graduate School is accepting applications for one full time Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting # 0010458. For full consideration apply by April 25.

 Information Technology Consultant, Competency Level 2 – Technology Support Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Information Technology Consultant position. Posting # 0010471. Closes April 28.

Professional and Noncredit Education (PNE) is accepting applications for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2.  Posting # 0010511. Closes April 28.

Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position.  Posting # 0010508. Closes April 28.

OSU’s Division of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Instructional Design Specialist position. Posting # 0010505. Closes April 28.

The Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (formerly the Office of Technology Transfer) seeks an individual with a background in engineering to join the office as a Licensing Manager.  The successful applicant must demonstrate passion to develop skills and excel in intellectual property management and licensing within a university setting. Posting # 0010502.  Closes April 29.

International Programs Manager – The College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Programs Manager. Posting #0010534. Closes April 30.

The College of Business invites applications for a 1.0 FTE 9-month, Instructor of Finance position. Posting #0010431. Closes Apr. 30.

Administrative Manager  – The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Administrative Manager. Posting # 0010438  Closes April 30.

EXTENDED: Staff Psychiatrist –Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term Psychiatrist. Posting #0010416. Closes May 5.

The Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Fiscal Coordinator 1 position. Posting # 0010543.  For full consideration apply by April 23. Closes May 7.

International Scholar Advisor – International Scholar and Faculty Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Scholar Advisor position. Posting #0010489. Closes May 31.  To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 30.  Applications will continue to be accepted after the “for-full consideration” date, until the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

4-H Camp Skills Instructors. The OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences is accepting applications for full-time summer job openings. Review the job descriptions at http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/.  For more information email robin.galloway@oregonstate.edu

The OSU Foundation is currently recruiting for the position of Administrative Assistant for Special Events in the Corvallis office.   This position provides administrative assistance and support to the Donor Relations and Special Events team.   The starting annual salary for this position is $32,868.

Weather

Corvallis: “Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.” -  Kenneth Grahame. Today will be partly sunny after some morning fog, with a high of 62. Showers return tonight as lows drop to 42. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Partly sunny today with a high of 47 and a low of 29. Partly cloudly tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly cloudy with a high of 51 and a low of 43. Showers tonight and a chance of rain Thursday.

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

 

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