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Jan. 2-5, 2018

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.

Severe wildfires bring a welcome landscape for native bees (OPB)

About 100 yards down a steep shrubby slope, there’s a low post supporting a green and blue plastic jug. It’s straight out of a psychedelic Tupperware party. “This is a blue vein trap,” says Sydney Watkins, an Oregon State University field technician.

The 6 coolest material breakthroughs for 2017 (Co Design)

Discovering a new color is rare and difficult–but the newest blue pigment in 200 years was found by accident. In 2009, the chemist and Oregon State University professor Mas Subramanian was concocting new combinations of chemicals with the idea of creating a new material for use in electronics. To his surprise, he stumbled upon a brand new brilliant shade of blue. And this year, Crayola decided to turn it into a new crayon color under the crowd-sourced moniker Bluetiful–which hit store shelves just in time for the holiday season.

Does pure water exist? (Live Science)

May Nyman, a chemistry professor at Oregon State University, told Live Science that water sucks up ions too readily from the surrounding environment to allow for truly pure water.

Corvallis, Albany-area Safeway stores offer Meningitis B vaccine to OSU students (KVAL)

Four Safeway stores in Corvallis and Albany have the Meningitis B vaccine ready for students who attend Oregon State University, the company said in a news release. (see also Gazette-Times)

We’ve been burying people all wrong (The Outline)

Later, with the help of Dr. Jay Noller, head of Oregon State University’s Crop and Soil Science Department, she co-founded Oregon State University’s Sustainable Cemetery Studies Lab (and created the aptly-titled curriculum, Digging Deeper). In 2014, she purchased two cemeteries in town, including Oak Hill’s 11 tree-lined acres which contain almost 2,000 bodies dating back to the 1850s.

OSU awarded $673,000 to research ocean acidification (Seafood News)

Oregon State University has just been awarded $673,000 to study the effects of ocean acidification (OA) on the region’s shellfish industry. OSU is one of three universities to receive two-year grants through NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Regional Vulnerability Assessment Competition.

What is ‘water memory’? Why this homeopathy claim doesn’t hold water (LiveScience)

But May Nyman, a chemistry professor at Oregon State University, told Live Science that the whole idea of “water memory” doesn’t make sense. “I don’t believe in water memory, because water molecules move. They’re constantly rotating with respect to each other, forming hydrogen bonds, breaking hydrogen bonds,” Nyman said. In other words, there’s no structure in a solution of liquid water permanent enough to account for any long-term memory, she said.

From the Margins to the Center (Terra)

Artists, scholars, philosophers and social scientists at Oregon State bring the human element into the Earth sciences, engineering and biomedical fields.

New STEM hub forms (Democrat-Herald)

The new hub is a partnership between LBCC and Oregon State University, the Linn Benton Lincoln Educational Service District, all the K-12 school districts in Linn and Benton counties, and industry and community partners such as the Albany Chamber of Commerce’s Pipeline Program and the Boys and Girls Clubs.

Maryann Bozza unexpectedly passed away (Seward City News)

Former Seward resident Maryann Bozza unexpectedly passed away from cardiac arrest on Thursday, December 28 during a minor medical procedure in Newport, Oregon. Her death stunned the community and all those who knew and loved her. She joined Oregon State University in 2010 in the position of Program Manager at the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Eating better on a budget (KLCC)

These winter-blooming plants will brighten Oregon gardens’ darkest days (Oregonian)

“One of the coolest things about gardening in the Pacific Northwest is winter gardens,” said Neil Bell, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. “Spring is overwhelming with flowers, but in winter it’s surprising. It’s nice to see something that’s so unexpected. And then there’s the scent; such an enjoyable thing.”

OSU College of Engineering to present “Spinning into Butter” in January (Democrat-Herald)

The Oregon State University College of Engineering is sponsoring “Spinning Into Butter,” a play by Rebecca Gilman and produced by Bag&Baggage Productions.

Bend Science Station construction underway (Bend Bulletin)

Construction of a new, 3,750-square-foot building for Bend Science Station is well underway on the OSU-Cascades campus in southwest Bend.

Food preservation – There’s an app for that! (USDA)

What’s old in the food business is new again — complete with it’s own app. Stephanie Ho has the details. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Jeanne Brandt, Oregon State University Extension Service Food Preservation Program Coordinator.

Tuesday

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Whether you are an experienced or beginning teacher, kick off the Winter term with a fresh and fun teaching workshop series! Certificates are provided to those who complete at least eight sessions. The workshops are every Tuesday. On Jan. 2, Prepare to Teach with CTL and colleagues. Consider what syllabi, teacher ideology, and classroom climates communicate to students about the teacher, course, and content. If available, please bring a copy of your syllabus and teaching philosophy. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here

NEW! Classified Staff meeting: All classified staff welcome to meeting. Elections announcement, lunch, Contract 2019, current issues include business center reorganization, wage inequities. Lunch served. Jan. 2, 11 a.m. – 12:40 p.m., Room 104 Memorial Union. Questions contact Siobhan Burke at burkes@seiu503.org.

ElderCare Connections: Long-Term Care Ombudsmen as Your Advocates for Better Care: Do you have a family member or friend living in skilled nursing home care, assisted living or adult foster care? Do you sometimes have concerns and questions about the care they receive? Attend this session to learn how volunteer long-term care ombudsmen can help you and your loved ones receive the care they need in long-term care facilities. Presenters will discuss residents’ rights, the role of Ombudsman as resident advocate and ombudsman volunteer opportunities. Join us on Tuesday, Jan. 2 from 12:10-12:50 p.m. in MU 212.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Friday

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Save the date – OSU Staff Art Exhibit & Reception: Celebrate works of art created by OSU staff and retirees at the 8th Annual OSU Staff Art Exhibit. Visit with the artists at a reception on Thurs., Jan. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center Giustina Galleria. The exhibit runs now through Sun., Jan. 28. For more information, contact University Events at events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6522. 

Dreams of Cuba: The Little Gallery presents “Dreams of Cuba,” an exhibition of photography by Greg Bal. On view Jan. 8-Feb. 28, with an opening reception Jan. 18, 3:30 p.m. The artist is displaying photos captured in Cuba in 2013 during a study abroad class led by OSU professor Nana Osei-Kofi.

Register now for the 36th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Peace Breakfast: Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King, while honoring members of the OSU community who carry his message and work forward in the present. The breakfast is free and open to the public but registration is required. At 11 a.m., listen to keynote speaker Melissa Harris-Perry in The LaSells Stewart Center Austin Auditorium. Harris-Perry is a writer, political commentator, former MSNBC TV host and the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University. Jan. 15,  9 a.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Ballroom.For accommodations contact 541-737-4717 or events@oregonstate.edu. For a full calendar of events visit, leadership.oregonstate.edu/mlk.

NAACP writing festival: The Corvallis/Albany chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will be hosting a writing festival and scholarship competition entitled “Youth Voices of Diversity,” to be held from 11 a.m. to 5:20 p.m., Jan. 15, in the Horizons Room of the Memorial Union. For more information contact Nicole Hams at hamsn@oregonstate.edu.

New play: The OSU College of Engineering is sponsoring “Spinning Into Butter,” a play by Rebecca Gilman, produced by Bag&Baggage Productions, that explores the dangers of both racism and political correctness in America. Show times are 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in room 200 at the Learning Innovation Center on OSU’s Corvallis campus. Tickets are free but required and can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis at http://engineering.oregonstate.edu/community.

Be Orange Challenge: This Faculty and Staff Fitness challenge is not about losing pounds or getting the most steps. Be Orange IS about being mindful of the small things you do every day that make you healthy. For this challenge, you will simply track the things you do each day related to diet, activity, sleep, stress and other health behaviors — no crazy goals or fancy gadgets needed! We will also have staff and activities to help keep you motivated. Drop-In Orientations: Jan. 15-19, Challenge will run Jan. 22-Mar. 4, $5 to sign up via: http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness  

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! The North American Truffling Society meeting: Erica Cline from the University of Washington will present “Toxic metals in wild harvested mushrooms: Should you worry?” Have you ever wondered whether some types of mushrooms are safer than others with respect to the metals they contain, or whether some foraging areas are safer than others? Cline has been testing metals levels in a variety of commonly harvested wild mushroom species collected with the help of local mushroom foragers along the west coast of the US. Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m. Room 2087, Cordley Hall.

NEW! Provost’s Lecture: American architect and sculptor Maya Lin will deliver the next Provost’s Lecture at Oregon State University on April 26 at 7 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. Lin was originally scheduled to deliver her lecture last April, but had to cancel due to illness. The free event is open to ticket-holders only. Those who ordered tickets to last year’s event will have first priority to order tickets to the lecture starting Jan. 9. OSU staff and students will then have the chance to order tickets starting Jan. 30. Any remaining tickets will be available to the general public starting Feb. 12 via Eventbrite.

Hispanic Leadership Institute conference: The office of Diversity & Cultural Engagement will host an informational meeting for students who wish to learn more about the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) 36th national conference and the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities 32nd Annual Conference in Chicago on Feb. 15-18. An informational meeting will take place at the Centro Cultural César Chávez on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4-5:15 p.m.

Lecture on Amazon Forest: Barbara Zimmerman, founder and director of the Kayapo Project to help indigenous peoples in the southeastern Amazon River basin, will give a free public lecture at Oregon State University on Wednesday, Jan. 10. Her talk, “Unparalleled Conservation Opportunity: Indigenous Lands and Large Scale Conservation of Amazon Forest, the Kayapo,” begins at 4 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center (LInC) Room 302, located at 165 S.W. Sackett Place on campus.

Bread and Soup Class—The Perfect Comfort Foods for Winter: Class will cover several different kinds of soup as well as how to make broth.  Quick and easy breads to go with soup will be demonstrated. Cost $35 per person $25/two or more in a family.  $75 per person for 3-class winter series. Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Community Christ Church-1485 Gilham Rd. Eugene  Learn More

Winter workshops: Winter-term training workshops for employees, presented by the Center for Training & Organizational Development, are open for registration. Workshops include De-Junking Your Life, Core Curriculum for Supervisors and Managers, Cultural Competency, Giving Feedback: A Gift or a Brick?, Delivering Exceptional Service, Strategic Planning & Execution, and Coaching: A Process for Developing Talent. Details, times, dates and registration (no cost)

Beaver Family Connections Winter Schedule: Bring your lunch from noon-1 p.m. monthly and join in on interesting topics and discussions related to your child’s development and your family health and well being. There will be a Baby, Childhood, Tween/Teen and general session each term from you to choose from. Topics to be covered winter term include Promoting Self-Regulation in Young Children, Bullying 101, Social Media & Technology, and Step Parenting & Blended Families. To see the entire schedule visit http://familyresources.oregonstate.edu/FRCevents. 

Foster Learning Outside the Classroom with the Online Informal Learning Certificate. Learn from Oregon State’s College of Education how to guide instruct learners in informal learning settings such as nature centers, museums, zoos and aquariums. Learn more

Business Administration Certificate – Finance Accounting Foundation Short Course Starts Jan. 15. Learn business essentials with this certificate program, which includes courses in human resources, finance, marketing, business negotiation, and more. Learn more.

Supply Chain and Transportation Certificate.  This online professional development program from Oregon State offers essential experience to advance your career in the dynamic supply chain industry. Learn more.

Oregon Master Naturalist (OMN) Program Returns Jan. 22. Join the program and become part of a dedicated network of volunteers committed to preserving Oregon’s natural history and natural resources. Learn more.

Launch or Expand Your Blueberry Production with Oregon State’s Online Blueberry Program. This innovative online course offers a step-by-step approach to managing a successful blueberry operation. Learn more.

Launch Your Own Beer Business with Oregon State’s Craft Brewery Startup Workshop. Learn from brewing industry pros, including Ninkasi and others – in Eugene, Feb. 24 – Feb. 28. Learn more.

Craft Beer Lovers and Pros – PDX Beer Styles Weekend w/ Oregon State Experts! Join Professor Tom Shellhammer in Portland for an in-depth overview of beer flavors and styles. Learn more.

Take Note 

NEW! Staff: Help your campus library by taking a five-minute survey. OSU Libraries is working to improve resources, services and programming. We’re seeking input from staff, who can help by providing input via a brief survey at http://bit.ly/2piZALg. For more info, or if you have questions about this survey, contact Brooke Robertshaw at brooke.robertshaw@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Term-Long Laptops at the Valley Library: The Valley Library has 12 Dell laptops available for long-term borrowing. These laptops are term-long substitutes for students without computers. For more information or to fill out the application, go to bit.ly/valley-laptops. Applications are due Friday, Jan. 12. For further questions, email valley.circ@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OSRAA office hours: OSRAA is starting an office hours program Tuesday, Jan. 2, 9-11 a.m. Weekly schedule and location is on OSRAA’s website and is designed to rotate morning and afternoon each Tuesday. OSRAA is available any time for questions but we hope office hours will provide an opportunity to drop in or call and reach a dedicated subject matter expert.

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Evacuation: Emergency Evacuation is the immediate and urgent movement of people away from the threat or actual occurrence of a hazard.  Evacuations are more common than many people realize. Fires and floods cause evacuations most frequently across the U.S. and almost every year, people along coastlines evacuate as hurricanes approach. In addition, hundreds of times a year, transportation and industrial accidents release harmful substances, forcing many people to leave their homes.  Download the attached poster for reference and sharing with others.  http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/01-01%20Evacuation.pdf

NEW! Impact: As Oregon State celebrates its 150th anniversary, the College of Science is proud to share its foundational contributions in the areas of ocean and space research in a special issue of iMPACT magazine. Read about the many “firsts” pioneered by the College of Science from a biochemist who was the first OSU faculty to be elected to the National Academy of Science to a microbiology alumnus who was OSU’s first Rhodes Scholar. Science has been central to the University’s progress and success for one and a half centuries, and our present-day achievements are no less extraordinary. Check out the expanded digital version.

University policies and standards: Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed University Standard 04-001 Development of University Policies and Standards through the end of business on Friday, Dec. 29.  This standard updates the university’s policy program, which was established in 2014 with the dissolution of the Oregon University System.  The proposed standard will enhance the vetting of policies, establish a uniform process, promote compliance, and result in clear, accessible guidance to the university community.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding the proposed university standard before it becomes effective Jan. 1, 2018.  The proposed standard is available electronically as a pdf upon request.  Comments or requests should be directed to Susan Barba at susan.barba@oregonstate.edu.

Need funds to bring a presenter to campus? Consider partnering with The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW)! The PCOSW Speaker Series Subcommittee welcomes funding requests from all members of the OSU community. The 2017-18 Speaker Series theme is “Raising Awareness: Knowledge is Power.” PCSOW supports a range of speaking formats including, but not limited to, lectures, workshops, or breakout sessions. Applicants should provide an explanation of the purpose, timing, and cost of the speaker event; how the event aligns and supports the PCOSW mission and the theme of “Raising Awareness: Knowledge is Power.” Check out our website, http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/speaker-series, to learn more about the Speaker Series or to apply for funding.  Priority is given to applications submitted by the Friday of the third week of each term.

Phi Kappa Phi Emerging Scholar Nominations Sought: The OSU chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Scholar Award. The chapter established the award to honor tenure-track faculty members in any academic unit who are in the early stages of their professional careers in recognition of outstanding research or creative activity in their field of study. Up to two awards will be made. Application deadline: Jan. 8. More information: http://phikappaphi.oregonstate.edu/awards/emerging-scholar-award#overlay-context=awards/emerging-scholar-award

How to Obtain Hybrid Course Funding: The Center for Teaching and Learning invites OSU faculty to submit proposals to participate in the Hybrid Faculty Learning Community in Spring 2018 and redesign an established Corvallis campus course as a hybrid course. Brief proposals are due Jan. 8, 2018. Professional development funding is provided. See Call for Hybrid Proposals.

Support the High School Journalism Institute: For 10 years, Oregon State University and The Oregonian have helped train the next generation of journalists and promoted diversity in newsrooms through the High School Journalism Institute. This hands-on experience brings Oregon high school students to OSU every summer, where they learn journalism skills from industry professionals and create a 32-page newspaper. In addition to learning journalism, the students get connected to OSU – they live in the residence halls, eat in the dining halls, tour campus, and earn college credit, all at no cost to them. The program needs to generate additional funds in order to continue this immersive experience. The crowdfunding page can be found here: https://create.osufoundation.org/project/7824 

Traffic and Maintenance

Kerr Admin Loading Dock closed: As part of the Kerr Admin Freight Elevator Modernization project, the Kerr Admin loading dock will be closed for approximately three months beginning Dec. 15 (see map). The closure of the east side of the loading dock will not affect hand truck deliveries or pedestrian pathways for building access. Accommodations for larger deliveries can be made when needed.

Jobs

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

NEW! Director of Development, Health Sciences.  The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for a front-line fundraising professional to manage a comprehensive major gift program to support units within the Division of Health Sciences.  This position will devote 80% of work time to major gift fundraising activities and 20% of work time to administrative responsibilities. Learn more a www.osufoundation.org

NEW! OSU Alumni Center Sr. Event Technician.  The OSU Alumni Association / OSU Foundation is in search for a senior events technician to carry out  the day-to-day operations of the CH2M Hill Alumni Center, including managing a student workforce.  Learn more at www.osufoundation.org

Prog-Mngr Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Prog-Mngr Student Engagement position.  Posting # P01787UF. Closes Jan. 2.

Assistant Manager, Dining– OSU Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for an Assistant Manager, Dining. This position is a full-time, 1.0 FTE 12 month fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P01814UF. Closes Jan. 2.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant position for the Office of the Registrar at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P01322CT. Closes Jan. 2.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, Advisor – Academic position.  Posting #P01782UF. Full consideration date Jan 2. Closes Jan 9.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 position for the Office of the Registrar at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P01291CT. Closes Jan. 2.

Office Specialist 1 –This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 16 hours per week) Office Specialist 1 position for the Extension Douglas County Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Roseburg, Oregon.  Posting# P01287CT.  Closes Jan. 2.

Associate Head Advisor – College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Office of Student Success, invites applications for a Associate Head Advisor. This is a full time (1.0 FTE) 1- month, fixed term, professional faculty position. Posting #P01744UF, Closes Jan. 5.

NEW! This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Accountant 2 position for the Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #P01329CT. Closes Jan. 7.

The Housing and Arrivals Coordinator is responsible for ensuring positive experiences for INTO OSU students throughout the arrival process and during their time living on campus. This position works closely with OSU University Housing and Dining Services, the INTO North America Application Processing Center, and a range of other stakeholders and acts as a main point of contact and resource for these partners. For more information or to apply, please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=36078&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Jan. 7.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Admissions Coordinator. The Admissions Coordinator oversees critical processes within International Admissions and represents the team in many collaborations within the INTO OSU Center. This position leads a team of Admissions Representatives and demonstrates excellent customer service. This position addresses the needs of partners and stakeholders through timely communication and accurate problem solving. Stakeholders that this position will frequently interact with include: the Application Processing Center (APC), INTO Regional Offices, Educational Counsellors, OSU Admissions, and sponsors.  For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=35901&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Jan. 7.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Fiscal Coordinator 1, Posting # P01318CT. Closes Jan. 9.

Office Copier Administrator – OSU Printing & Mailing Services is seeking a full-time Fleet Copier Administrator primarily responsible for overseeing the University-wide Office Copier Program, assisting with Bulk Mail Processing, Student Test Scoring administration, and assistance with invoice reviews and billing operations at Printing & Mailing Services.  Position closes on Wednesday, Jan. 10.

The Department of Marketing and Events is seeking a Marketing Writer. This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE,12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01816UF. Closes Jan. 12.

Assistant Computational Scientist (Faculty Research Assistant). The Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing (CGRB) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Assistant Computational Scientist to support CGRB’s Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Teaching Facility (ACTF).  Posting #P01780UF. Closes Jan. 14.

Bioinformatics Analyst (Faculty Research Assistant).  The Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing (CGRB) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Bioinformatics Analyst. Posting number: P01779UF Closes Jan. 14.

Bioinformatics Trainer (Faculty Research Assistant). The Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing (CGRB) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Bioinformatics Trainer.  Posting number: P01775UF. Closes Jan. 14.

Marketing and Communications Assistant (MCA) will be responsible for helping the Marketing and Communications Specialist (MCS) with activities within and emanating from INTO Oregon State University (INTO OSU) to build awareness and drive student recruitment from the global markets to OSU and INTO OSU.  With direction from the INTO OSU Marketing and Communications Specialist and in cooperation with the Marketing and Recruitment Manager, the MCA will organize and implement a wide range of activities/tactics as defined within the annual marketing plan, and will provide marketing and sales support for emerging needs. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=36255&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Jan.14.

Web and Mobile Services (WAMS), part of the Information and Technology Division at Oregon State University, invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE) , 12-month Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, positions.  Posting # P01317CT. Closes Jan. 31.  Full-consideration date is Jan. 15.

Education Program Assistant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time .75 FTE (approximately 30 hours per week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) with the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program. This position will be located in Eugene serving Lane County.  Posting# P01313CT.  Closes Jan. 15.

Finance & Accounting Manager – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Finance & Accounting Manager position.  This is a working manager position responsible for supervising Business Center financial and accounting functions in the AMBC. Posting #P01766UF. Closes Jan. 15. 

NEW! The Parking office of Transportation Services, Oregon State University, is hiring one full-time (1.0 FTE) Parking Field Representative. Posting#: P01331CT. Closes Jan. 17.

Assistant/Associate Professor – The College of Engineering’s School of Nuclear Science and Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications). Posting #P01684UF. Full consideration date: Jan. 18.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Procurement Contract Officer.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Procurement Officer. Posting # P01784UF. Closes Jan 19.

NEW! Scholar Housing and Residential Conferences Coordinator: The Scholar Housing & Residential Conferences Coordinator is a professional faculty position responsible for the overall administration of the Scholar & Guest Housing program, which houses 150-200 academic scholars, interns, and guests throughout the summer and academic year. The position requires infrequent and unpredictable crisis response throughout the year to several facilities but at an even higher amount during the summer conference season in 10-15 facilities. This position is a full-time, 12-month, professional faculty position. Posting # P01833UF. Closes Jan. 22.

Campus Visit/Transfer Coordinator-   OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a Campus Visit/Transfer Coordinator. This position is a full-time, 1.00 FTE 12-month  fixed-term, professional faculty position. Posting # P01765UF. Closes Jan. 26.

NEW! Office Manager The Statistics Department invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Office Manager.  Posting # P01821UF. Closes Jan. 28 or when filled.

ABE Teacher  The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01530UF. Closes June 30.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an Accounting student worker to help with:  data entry, event/facility support, general ledger recording, special projects and general office duties such as copying, filing and scanning.  Up to 20 hours per week. Applicants must be current OSU students. This position is open immediately with preference given to applicants from the College of Business who have an interest in continuing work throughout the 2017-18 academic year. Work-study students are encouraged to apply.  $10.25-12/hour.  Apply at:  http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=6857

Weather

Corvallis: “There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.” ~ Alexandre Dumas. Freezing fog and cloudy early in the week, with rain by week’s end. Highs in the 40s, lows in the 30s.

Central Oregon: Mostly cloudy with freezing rain by Thursday. Highs in the 40s, lows in the 20s.

Newport: Partly sunny early in the week, rain by week’s end. Highs in the 50s, lows in the 40s.

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

 

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