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Friday, March 16, 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.

Pick the right online computer science degree program (US News & World Report)

“The field changes so rapidly, that being able to think like a computer scientist is really what’s going to serve students in the long run throughout their careers,” says Shannon Riggs, executive director for course development and learning innovation at Oregon State University Ecampus, which offers an online postbaccalaureate computer science program.

How to quit your job (NBC News)

That said, it can take an awful lot of energy to psych yourself up to quit. “Resignations share a lot in common with break-ups in romantic relationships,” says Anthony Klotz, Assistant Professor in the College of Business at Oregon State University, and author of “On the Turning Away: An exploration of the resignation process,” a study that examines how employees go about giving notice. “Part of the anxiety comes from the fact that you are ‘dumping’ your boss, and to some extent your coworkers and company.”

Lack of snowpack leaves the West hung out to dry (Salon)

“It is a bigger decline than we had expected,” said Philip Mote, a climate scientist at Oregon State University and lead author on the study, in a statement. “In many lower-elevation sites, what used to fall as snow is now rain.” (see also Nisqually Valley News)

Study projects damage from rare Portland Hills quake, Cascadia quake (KGW)

There is as much as a 40 percent chance a magnitude 8.0 earthquake along the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the Oregon coast will take place in the next 50 years, according to Oregon State University. There is a 10-12 percent chance the earthquake will be a 9.0 or higher.

Beaver Beer: $1M gift helps build new research brewery (KVAL)

A $1 million gift to the Oregon State University food sciences department is helping students in fermentation studies make better beer.

13,000 and counting (Daily Astorian)

More from the avian world: The popular Oregon State University Chick Cam (tinyurl.com/OSUchicks) started live streaming yesterday at 9 a.m. “We began incubating the eggs on Feb. 27,” Lindsay Davis of the OSU Extension Service in Astoria wrote. “It takes 21 days for baby chicks to hatch.”

Documentary chronicles a growing threat to oceans (Salem Weekly)

Following the film, three guest speakers with impressive marine research credentials will speak and answer questions. They include Dr. Rebecca Vega Thurber, assistant professor of microbiology at Oregon State University; Dr. Nathan Kirk, who teaches and conducts research at OSU; and Dr. John Parkinson, a postdoctoral researcher in the OSU Department of Integrative Biology.


OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sale Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 S.W. 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.

Board of Trustees: The Academic Strategies Committee of the OSU Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 16, to hear a report from the university’s provost and updates on critical employee training and the institutional accreditation process in progress. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. The MU’s Allworth Room will be open to the public as a site for listening to this meeting. The agenda and materials for the meeting will be posted athttp://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. If special accommodation is required, contact Marcia Stuart at 541-737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

John Killefer Farewell Reception: A reception is being held for Animal and Rangeland Sciences professor and department head John Killefer, Friday, March 16, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union 109. Killefer has been named dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at South Dakota State University.

OSU Guitar Ensemble: Cameron O’Connor leads the ensemble in its winter term performance. Friday, March 16, at 5:30 p.m. Benton Hall. Free.

OSU Opera Workshop: Mitchell Hutchings directed Lee Hoiby’s “Bon Appetit!” and other operatic favorites. Friday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., First Congregational, 4515 S.W. West Hills Road. $10 general admission. OSU students and K-12 free. CAFA discounts. Ticket info at liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents

Poet-in-Residence: David Biespiel has been named Poet-in-Residence at Oregon State University. In this role Biespiel will promote poetry in Corvallis and beyond by hosting events, bringing writers into the community and continuing to build the already substantial national reputation of Creative Writing at OSU. A celebration of his new role, and the history of poetry at OSU, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on March 16 in the Alumni Center’s Johnson Lounge. Open to the public. Wine and dessert will be served.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Global forest education: University of Helsinki lecturer Mika Rekola will join us next week to discuss his research on global forest education, concentrating mainly on university level education. Rekola’s research project analyzes the working life competency needs of recent graduates, and he conducted a comprehensive competencies gap analysis between what was included in university curriculum and competencies needed in the workplace. March 19, 1-2 p.m., Strand 110.

NEW! Women’s Herstory Month Keynote: Self-Love in the Context of Empire: Join us for an evening with activist Josie Valadez Fraire. She will be discussing the concept of self-love within the context of empire. March 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Native American Longhouse.

MF Project Presentation: Alexis Gunsolus, MF candidate in Sustainable Forest Management, will present her project, “Group Selection Silviculture in Western Douglas-fir Forests” on March 19, 11:30 a.m., in Richardson 115. Gunsolus is co-advised by Stephen Fitzgerald and Matt Powers, Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management.

Beth Rutila, MS candidate in Water Resources Science, will present her thesis, “Geochemical fingerprinting of metals from non-ferrous smelting emissions within lake sediments” at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, March 19, in Burt 193. Rutila is advised by Alyssa Shiel of CEOAS.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) training: The Adventure Leadership InstituteTM in the Department of Recreational Sports will conduct a WFA course April 7-8,  8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fundamentals of emergency care in a non-urban environment including anatomy, physiology, injury assessment, short-term care, small-group rescues; backcountry emphasis with long-term care and evacuation complications. For registration and cost information, call 541-737-4254

STEM Day Camps: STEM Academy is hosting a range of STEM Summer Day Camps from late-June through mid-August for students who will be entering grades 3-12 in fall 2018. Registration for the summer program opens at noon on March 15. Topics include Coding, Engineering, Computer Graphics, Cybersecurity, Biochemistry, Computational Biology, Powered Machines, Lego Robotics, ActivityBots, Forestry, Game Design, Wildlife Science, and Raspberry Pi. For more information, or to register online, please visit http://stemacademy.oregonstate.edu. For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email STEM.academy@oregonstate.edu. Scholarships available.

MS Thesis defense: Patrick Tweedy, MS candidate in Sustainable Forest Management, will defend his thesis, “Diel rest structure selection and multiscale analysis of Pacific marten resting habitat in Lassen National Forest, California” on March 16, 9 a.m., in Richardson 107.  Tweedy is advised by John Bailey, Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management.

The Im/possibility of Care – Talk by Lzz Johnk, Sasha Khan and Cassie Hall. Interested in Disability Studies? Want to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion? If so, join the OSU Disability Network and the Disability Studies Center for Humanity Research Cluster. For more information: stephanie.jenkins@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6517. Friday, March 16, noon, Milam 301.

Health seminar: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar will be held from 1-2 p.m. Friday, March 16, in HFC 115. Sarah E. Rothenberg, D.Env., will present “Methylmercury exposure through rice ingestion: results from a prospective birth cohort study in rural China.”

MS Thesis defense: Herman Flamenco, MS candidate in Sustainable Forest Management, will defend his thesis, “Long-Term Effects of Vegetation Management on Biomass Stock and Aboveground Net Primary Productivity on Four Coniferous Species in the PNW” on March 16, 2 p.m., in Richardson 243.  Flamenco is advised by Carlos Gonzalez-Benecke, Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management.

First Campus Forum on University Accreditation: Members of the university community are invited to attend OSU’s first Campus Forum on University Accreditation with Marlene Moore, NWCCU Interim President, on Wednesday, April, 4, 10-11:30 a.m. in the Horizon Room at the MU. For details and to register visit http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb3OcEL8KaAweAR. People off-campus may join via WebEx. Questions? Contact JoAnne Bunnage at joanne.bunnage@oregonstate.edu.

University-Wide Strategic Plan 4.0 Forum: Provost Ed Feser will present themes and findings from the series of SP 4.0 campus forums on March 21 from 1-3 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. Registration is not required and this forum is open to all.

Master Food Preservers Volunteer Training, Benton/Linn Counties. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays, April 3 through May 22, Linn County Extension Office, 33630 McFarland Road, Tangent (Just off Highway 34). Volunteers will be expected to return 48 hours of volunteer time during the food preservation season.  Cost is $125 which includes all class supplies, groceries and resource notebook.  http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/ 

Jam Session: The hands-on workshop will teach you how to make a variety of jams and jelly products both sweet and savory using frozen fruits. The spreads can be made using your own frozen fruit or fruit will be provided. The workshop will include cooked jams and jellies and other fruit spreads including regular, low sugar, no sugar as well as no-cook freezer jams. The class will be held on Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. -1:30 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene. Cost of the workshop is $35 Learn More/Register

Take Note 

NEW! Faculty Awards Solicitation – Reminder: The Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the awards listed below. Criteria and nomination forms regarding these awards are online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/individual-awards; online nominations will be accepted through March 17 – hard copies may be delivered to the Faculty Senate Office, Gilkey Hall 107, on March 19. Guidelines to assist those preparing nomination packets are available online at: http://bit.ly/2EeAGTP. For further information, contact Vickie Nunnemaker at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu. Richard M. Bressler Senior Faculty Teaching Award, Faculty Innovator Award, Industry Partnering Award, International Service Award, D. Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award, OSU Academic Advising Award, OSU Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award, OSU Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, OSU Impact Award for Outstanding Scholarship, OSU Outreach and Engagement Award, OSU Professional Faculty Excellence Award, Outstanding Faculty Research Assistant Award, Promising Scholar Award, Dar Reese Excellence in Advising Award, Elizabeth P. Ritchie Distinguished Professor Award, and Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award.

NEW! The SourceThe Source, the College of Agricultural Sciences paperless newsletter is now available giving a snapshot of the teaching, research and outreach activities of the College. Dean Dan Arp has written an essay looking ahead to the year 2030 and pictures challenges to agriculture and what we are doing today to prepare for the challenges. This article links directly to the Winter 2018 issue of Oregon’s Agricultural Progress magazine, to a longer essay he wrote on the Future of Agricultural Science Education, and the entire issue considers the future of agriculture.  We hope you enjoy both of these publications.

NEW! Graduate Showcase & Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition: Graduate students, you have until March 30 to apply for the 2018 3MT Competition/Grad Showcase. 3MT participants have three minutes to present, using no more than on static slide. Showcase is a chance to highlight grad work through posters or creative presentations (over $1,750 in cash prizes). The Graduate School encourages you to participate and support your colleagues. Check out other Grad Appreciation Week events here: http://gradschool.oregonstate.edu/feature/graduate-student-appreciation-week-18

NEW! Enter the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ photo essay contest celebrating national Public Health Week. Tweet or Instagram a photo and caption that represents what this year’s theme, “Changing Our Future Together,” means to you using #OregonStateNPHW and #NPHW. Enter as many times as you wish. The contest runs April 2-8.

NEW! Mid-Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Food in emergencies: If an earthquake, winter storm, or other disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, and electricity for days or even weeks. By taking time now to store emergency food supplies, you can provide for your entire family. People can survive for long periods of time without food. However, going days without eating can cause nutrient deficiencies and unpleasant – even dangerous – side effects. Consider maintaining a two week food supply. This month’s poster can be downloaded at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/03-15%20Food1.pdf

NEW! PCOSW seeks nominations for the 2018 University Mentoring and Professional Development Award. This award, presented each September at University Day, recognizes a classified employee, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups. The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 4. To access the nomination form link, please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

Readers needed: Needed 24 readers (female) for Charlotte Delbo’s moving play “Who Will Carry the Word,” which will be presented on April 10 as part of the Holocaust Memorial Week. Contact Professor Emerita Charlotte J. Headrick if you would like to participate. cheadrick@oregonstate.edu. This is a reader’s theater performance with scripts in hand. Women of all ages are needed. Two rehearsals prior to the performance.

Historical Society exhibit: Are you taking students to Portland? Consider stopping by the Oregon Historical Society to see the OSU150 exhibit Oregon State University:  A Legacy of Transformation. Entry is free with an OSU ID. The exhibit is on display through Sept. 9. For questions, contact shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu.

External Course Fees Updated: Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Monday, April 2, 2018.  The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the Summer/Fall 2018 External Course Fee proposals before they become effective April 15, 2018.  The proposed fees are available electronically as a pdf upon request.  Comments or requests should be directed to Susan Barba at susan.barba@oregonstate.edu.

Reading Room: The Reading Room on the main floor of Valley Library is a collection of books on themes highlighting current issues, chosen in collaboration with students and staff. The current theme is Reading People’s Lives — help choose the next theme by filling out this survey: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_50IIP41H2dXl2WF

Call for Beyond Earth Day Events and Booths: Beyond Earth Day is a celebration put on by OSU and the greater Corvallis community offering events focused on sustainable earth ecosystems, social justice, and a healthy economy. If your organization would like to register for a Community Fair booth or add your event to the April 20-27 calendar, visit the website or contact Andrea Norris at andrea.norris@oregonstate.edu.

Call for 2018 Exemplary Employee Award Nominations: Do you know a professional faculty or classified employee co-worker who goes above and beyond the call of duty? If you would like to recognize someone in your unit or elsewhere on campus who exemplifies great service to OSU, please review nomination information at:  http://oregonstate.edu/admin/hr/recognition/exemplary.html. Nomination packets must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources by Friday, April 6.

Call to Artists: Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center is hosting a Sun Grant art exhibit titled “Our Energy, Our Planet, Our Future” in support of the OSU’s 150th anniversary and the upcoming OSU150 Sun Grant Festival in April. The exhibit runs from March 21 – April 29. Submission deadline is March 15. There is a $20 fee per artist for accepted artwork. Information and to submit.

Traffic and Maintenance

26th Street: Due to construction, 26th Street between S.W. Campus Way and S.W. Orchard Avenue (see map) will be closed through May 2018. Crews will be installing new steam and condensate lines from the tunnel at Campus Way north to the intersection of 26th Street and Orchard. Currently 26th Street is scheduled to reopen May 28. Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted; northbound and southbound sidewalks will remain open. We will add an update to this notification when we have more precise details on the construction schedule.


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

Faculty Research Assistant – OSU-Cascades invites applications for a full-time (1.0), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Posting # P01933UF. Full consideration date March 16. Closes April 6.

Assistant to the Associate Deans – College of Agricultural Sciences Administration is seeking an assistant to the associate deans.  This full-time (1.0 FTE) position provides day-to-day technical and administrative support and serves as an important member of the team in the Dean’s Office. Incumbent will interact with various stakeholders including on campus partners, state and federal agencies, private citizens and others.  Strong computer, organization and communications skills are necessary.  Posting #P01949UF. Full consideration March 18. Closes April 1. 

Operations Manager – Dining, University Housing and Dining Services.  Filling one F/T Professional Faculty position. Anticipated annual salary range $36,228 – $61,560 plus benefits package. Posting #P01953UF.  Closes March 18.

Admissions Representative – This position is to support the Office of International Admissions in providing high level customer service, maintaining the standards and integrity of the Office of International Admissions, and sustaining an efficient admissions process. Please follow the link for more information or to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=38474&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes March 18.

Senior Researcher – The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning is seeking one full-time (1.0 FTE) Senior Researcher position. Posting# P01937UF. Closes March 18.

Veterinary Technician  Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Anesthesia Services. The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. This is a full-time position.  Posting #PO1316CT. Closes March 18. Mark your application with “Anesthesia” in the notes section under the question, “which department would you like to work in.” 

Food Service Coordinator – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time, intermittent Food Service Coordinator position for the Oregon 4-H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in rural Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P01438CT.  Full-consideration March 19.  Closes March 23.

First Year Experience Program Coordinator – The University Exploratory Studies Program (UESP) is seeking a First Year Experience Program Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the director. Posting # P01935UF Closes March 19.

The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute is seeking one part-time (maximum of 20 hours a week) Student Machine Shop Assistant. Posting #P03336SE. Closes March. 19.

The OSU Library is seeking one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month tenure track Assistant Professor.  Posting # P01917UF.  Closes March 19.

The Office of Academic Programs, Assessment and Accreditation is seeking a Curriculum Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the associate provost. Posting # P01894UF. Closes April 2. Full-consideration date is March 19.

Administrative Program Assistant – The Office of International Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P01426CT. Closes March 21.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month schedule, Health Educator-Dietitian, Posting #P00395AW.  This is an Academic Wage position and will be for approximately 10 months. Closes March 21.

Sea Grant is seeking a Coastal STEM Hub Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Oregon Sea Grant director. Posting #P01944UF. Closes March 21.

Temporary Bio Sciences Research Technician 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Temporary Bio Sciences Research Technician 2 position for the Extension Umatilla County office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Umatilla, Oregon.  Posting# P01442CT.  Full consideration March 22.  Closes March 25.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking eight part-time (maximum of 20 hours a week) PCMM Student Route Drivers. Posting #  P03314SE. Closes March 22.

EXTENDED! The Office of Financial Aid is seeking a Financial Aid Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the director. Posting # P01922UF. Closes March 23.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is seeking a Post Award Research Administrator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the associate dean for Research. Posting #P01951UF. Closes March 23.

Enterprise Computing Services is seeking one Analyst Programmer, Comp Level 2 position for their Data Architecture Team (DATA).  This is a Classified Exempt position. Posting # P01385CT. Closes March 23.

NEW! This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. The Office of Human Resources invites applications for an Executive Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P01965UF. Closes March 26.

The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a Classification and Compensation Officer. This is a full-time Academic Wage position and is expected to last for approximately two years. Posting # P0399AW. Closes March 26.

University Outreach & Engagement – Student Success Coordinator. The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Student Success Coordinator position that will be located in Portland. Posting #P01955UF. Closes March 27.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Registered Nurse,  Posting #P01423CT.  Closes March 28.

Video Producer– OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), video producer. This is a creative position that works collaboratively with a team of video producers, marketing managers, faculty, staff and others. The video producer plans, organizes and directs video production, and is responsible for ensuring the quality of video and multimedia content is of a high standard. This position involves some travel both on campus and at times off campus for video interviews. Posting #P01425CT. Closes March 28.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Extension 4-H Youth Development program invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position serving Wasco County. This position will be located in the Wasco County Extension office in The Dalles.  Posting# P01945UF.  Closes March 28.

Education Program Assistant 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Education Program Assistant 2 (EPA2) for the Extension Linn County office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Tangent, Oregon.  Posting# P01441CT.  Closes March 30.

Finance Manager – The Agricultural Research Foundation at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time Finance Manager.  Full consideration applications are due by March 30.  Learn more at http://agresearchfoundation.oregonstate.edu/jobs-arf

The Office of Audit Services is seeking a staff auditor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Audit Executive. Posting # P01876UF. Closes March 30.

Institutional Analytics and Research is seeking a Data Modeler. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P01943UF. Closes March 31.

Executive Support Specialist I: The Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing (CGRB) invites applications for a full-time Executive Support Specialist I position. This is a full-time, 12-month, classified position. Posting # P01433CT. Closes March 31.

OSU 4-H Youth Development Educator – Oregon State University Extension Service invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term 4-H Youth Development Educator position to be located in Crook County. Posting #P01948UF. Closes March 31.

The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration is hiring an Associate Director, Award Compliance & Education. Posting # P01938UF. Closes March 31.

Kinesiology Experiential Learning Coordinator – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites application for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, Experiential Learning Coordinator. Posting #P01877UF. For full consideration apply by March 31.

Assistant Director of Research Communications/Terra Editor – Oregon State University – University Relations and Marketing invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position. Posting # P01974UF. Full consideration date April 1. Closes April 15.

UPDATED! Student Clerical– University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), 12-month, Student Clerical. Posting # P03386SE  Closes April 1.  

Regional Administrator – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a Regional Director. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. The region assigned will be West Central Oregon which will cover Benton, Lane, Linn, Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties. The office location will be in one of the West Central Oregon’s Extension County Offices. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. Posting # P01952UF. Closes April 1.

Student Success Assessment Coordinator – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), student success assessment coordinator position. This position is responsible for monitoring metrics and analyzing data trends in student success and retention, communicating the results to inform and guide strategies used by the Student Success unit, and utilize data to ensure the effective implementation, maintenance and progress of Ecampus student success initiatives with an overarching goal to enhance persistence, retention and success of students in distance degree programs toward graduation and beyond. Posting #P01950UF. Closes April 3.

The Office of Enrollment Management Information Technology is seeking an Operations Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Information Technology Manager. Posting # P01967UF. Full consideration April 2. Closes April 9.

Controller – The Division of Finance and Administration invites applicants for a Controller. Reporting to the vice president for finance and administration, the Controller is responsible for maintaining an effective and compliant accounting and financial system, along with related policies and business processes, that support the mission of the university. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position. Posting #P01975UF. Closes April 9.

Enterprise Computing Services is seeking one Analyst Programmer, Comp Level 2 position for the Hyland Onbase project. This is a Classified Exempt position that is of limited duration (expected to last two years). Posting # P01386CT. Closes April 10.

NEW! Client Services is seeking a Product Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01978UF. Closes April 15.

NEW! Temporary Lifeguard  This recruitment will be used to fill two part- to full-time, seasonal Temporary Lifeguards for the Oregon 4-H Center of Oregon State University (OSU). These positions will be located in rural northeast Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P01446CT. Closes April 15.

Education Program Assistant 2  Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program, affiliated with the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, invites applications for a full-time Education Program Assistant 2 (EPA2) located in Redmond in Deschutes County.  Posting# P01436CT. Closes April 23.

Assistant/Associate Professor – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position (depending on qualifications). Position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Operations Management/Supply Chain Management. Posting #P01929UF. Closes May 1.

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.

Student fundraiser: Looking for a job that is challenging and rewarding at the same time? As a student fundraiser for Oregon State University Foundation you will serve as an OSU ambassador to alumni and friends while helping raise much-need support for scholarships, faculty recruitment, and more. You will be joining a group of students who helped raise more than $400,000 for OSU during the 2017 fiscal year. And, you will get paid to talk with alumni, parents and friends with updates about campus and ask them to make financial contributions to OSU.  Student fundraisers can work 10 – 20 hours per week, $10.50 / hour.  Send your contact information and resume to Jake.mendenhall@osufoundation.org to apply.

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 percent of work time to major gift fundraising activities and 20 percent of work time to administrative responsibilities. Learn more a www.osufoundation.org


Corvallis: “I think books are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up when you most need them.” ~ Emma Thompson. Chance of showers through the weekend, high of 51, low of 35.

Central Oregon: Snow showers likely Friday, and possible through the weekend. High of 42, low of 26.

Newport: Chance of showers all weekend, high of 49, low of 38.

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

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