OSU Today

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

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.

This town in Oregon is supposedly more “innovative” than Seattle (Geek Wire)

If Corvallis, Ore., is looking for a new slogan to slap on its town sign, it might be this: “Welcome to Corvallis. More innovative than Seattle.” (see also Nerd Wallet)

Bill would expand accessible child-care to low income (Statesman Journal)

Bobbie Weber, faculty research associate at Oregon State University, said that research into the program shows that a family losing eligibility is just as much as issue for the child as it is the parent. “Children need stable relationships with those who care for them and parents need to remain stably employed,” Weber said. “Studies have shown unstable subsidy use associated with unstable child care arrangements.”

Oldest ever fossilized grass has psychedelic fungus hitching a ride (Washington Post)

“This is an important discovery that helps us understand the timeline of grass development, which now forms the basis of the human food supply in such crops as corn, rice or wheat,” study author George Poinar, Jr. of Oregon State University said in a statement.”But it also shows that this parasitic fungus may have been around almost as long as the grasses themselves, as both a toxin and natural hallucinogen.” (see also Live Science, EarthSky, Oregonian)

Unwanted impact of antibiotics broader, more complex than previously known (Medical Xpress)

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered that antibiotics have an impact on the microorganisms that live in an animal’s gut that’s more broad and complex than previously known. (see also Sify, Medical News Today)

Study finds lamprey decline continues with loss of habitat in Oregon (Phys Org)

“The lamprey decline has probably been going on for the past half century, but it wasn’t until the last 15-20 years that it has been recognized by many in the scientific community,” said Luke Schultz, a research assistant in Oregon State University’s Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and lead author on the study. “Today lamprey populations are at about 5 to 10 percent of the 1960s totals at Bonneville Dam, and the story is much the same elsewhere.

Town hall on war to air on “Think Out Loud” (Gazette-Times)

“The core idea really is to get a community conversation going about the current state of the U.S. and its world conflicts,” said organizer Christopher McKnight Nichols, who teaches in the School of History, Philosophy and Religion at Oregon State University.

OSU-Cascades plans bike loan program (Bend Bulletin)

Oregon State University-Cascades will launch a pilot bike loan program for faculty and staff next month. (see also KTVZ)

OSU professor elected to the National Academy of Engineering (LIFE@OSU)

Gabor Temes, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oregon State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, the highest professional distinction for engineers in both industry and academia.

Bringing physical education back to universities (Daily Iowan)

Bradley Cardinal, a professor at Oregon State University who conducted a study examining 354 randomly selected four-year universities and why they cut their requirements, said he believes now to be a pivotal moment to bring back such stipulations.

Treadmill desks don’t make up for sitting (Yahoo UK)

“Treadmill desks aren’t an effective replacement for regular exercise, and the benefits of the desks may not justify the cost and other challenges that come with implementing them,” the study’s lead researcher John Schuna Jr., an assistant professor of exercise and sports science at Oregon State University, said in a statement. (see also OPB, Daily Mail)

Low snow could change Presidents Day plans (Bend Bulletin)

The federal outlook for the rest of winter predicts more of the same weather ahead for Central Oregon, Kathie Dello, deputy director for the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University in Corvallis, said Tuesday.

To protect wetlands reach for your toolbox (Forest News)

SWAMP is a collaborative program between CIFOR, the US Forest Service and Oregon State University. It was developed five or six years ago when we tried to approach and work with policy makers, with practitioners. We recognize a need to really build their capacity to understand what wetlands are all about, related to climate change.

RIP Bill Enyart; Forever a ‘Giant Killer’ (OSU Beavers)

Legendary Oregon State University football player Bill “Earthquake” Enyart passed away Tuesday morning after a battle with cancer.  Enyart, who was born April 28, 1947 in Pawhuska, Okla., was 67-years-old. (see also Oregonian, Portland Tribune)

Researchers explores shellfish die-off (The Dalles Chronicle)

In 2007, the owners of Whiskey Creek oyster hatchery on the Oregon coast lost almost all of their larvae — and had no idea why. The only clue was that the larval die-offs often occurred during intense upwelling events, when deep, acidic waters replace surface waters blown offshore. The next year, hatchery owners turned to Burke Hales, a biogeochemist at Oregon State University in Corvallis, who dove into the ocean’s complex carbon chemistry.


Vet Med Bake Sale: The College of Vet Med will be hosting a bake sale from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11 through Friday, Feb. 13 in the atrium of Magruder Hall. Stop by and buy some sweets for your sweetie! There will be cookies, cupcakes, brownies and more. Gluten free options available. For questions, contact katie.larsen@oregonstate.edu

Harvest of the Month: University Housing & Dining Services’ Harvest of the Month will be featuring pears and hazelnuts this Wednesday, Feb. 11.  Come enjoy samples from our tasting table hosted by UHDS chefs while learning more about OSU’s breeding program from representatives of the crop soil science/ horticulture department.  The main event will be hosted at Southside Station at Arnold from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  McNary Dining, Marketplace West and Southside Station at Arnold will all be featuring menu specials that highlight pears and Hazelnuts.

NEW! Watercolor Wednesday: Please join us this Wednesday for a mid-day drop-in watercolor session at the conference table in 149 Snell from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., – an on-going, no cost, opportunity to “explore art as an avenue of stress relief and stress management. Provided by OSU Childcare and Family Resources.

UHC Wing-a-thon: The University Honors College invites you to donate 15% of your total order to the Linn-Benton Food Share at Buffalo Wild Wings between 11 am-closing on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Bring in a fundraising ticket in order for 15% of your total order to go the LBFS. For questions, contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

WSE Soup Lunch: Come enjoy some soup from noon-1 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Wednesday, Feb. 11! Prices are $3.00 per bowl, or $5.00 all you can eat soup and bread. Desserts sold separately. For questions, contact michelle.maller@oregonstate.edu

OSUsed Store Valentine’s Sale: We love our customers! Before coming by our public sale Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street, visit Surplus Property’s Facebook page to find the phrase that gets you 25% off one item. Learn more on our website.

Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar:  Perry Hystad, Assistant Professor in Public Health & Human Sciences, OSU, will present his seminar “PURE-Air: a Global Assessment of Air Pollution and Cardiopulmonary Disease”- at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 11, in ALS 4001.

Book review: Jon Lewis, OSU film professor, will review Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris at noon, Feb. 11, at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. Lewis has been a professor in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at OSU since 1983.  He is the author of eight books, most recently Essential Cinema: An Introduction to film Analysis. Lewis has just received the high honor of being named a 2015 OSU Distinguished Professor.

Faculty Sessions with President Ray: In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring two winter term small group conversations with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional). Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. The Winter 2015 sessions are Feb. 11 from 1-2:30 p.m., and March 5 from 10-11:30 a.m. To attend, provide vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu with your name, email address, work unit, phone number, and session date. Session requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.

TAC Webinar: Get to know Canvas. Learn about course layout and tools in Canvas and how to add documents, links and media. We will also have an overview of assignments, quizzes and the grade book. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 3-3:50 pm. Register here: http://bit.ly/1IsCJtV Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife winter seminar: Stephen Brandt, Professor of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU, will speak on “Habitat Quality: Space and time perspectives from a pelagic fish,” Feb. 11, 4 to 4:50 p.m., Nash Hall

Winter 2015 Water Resources Seminar Series: Jack Herron, Hydration Technology Inc., will speak on “New Technologies in Water Resource Engineering,” Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4 – 5 p.m., Peavy 242.

Literature and Art of the WWI Era – Join us for a panel discussion on literature and art of the World War I era featuring Prof. Elizabeth Sheehan & Prof. Neil Davison, and moderated by Prof. Ray Malewitz. This event, part of the year-long Citizenship and Crisis Initiative is hosted by the Special Collections and Archives Research Center and will feature an exhibit of WWI archival materials. Organized by the American Studies Working Group and co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities, the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, and the School of History Philosophy, and Religion. Wednesday, Feb 11, 5 p.m., SCARC, 5th Floor, Valley Library. Light refreshments will be served.

Repair Fair: OSU Campus Recycling will feature musical Instruments as a new category of items to fix at its upcoming February Repair Fair. Held twice per term, the Repair Fairs allow students, staff, and the community to learn how to fix their stuff while receiving free repairs for broken or damaged items. The February event will be held on Feb. 11 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the OSU Recycling Warehouse, 644 S.W. 13th.

Weaving Stories Together: Sharing Tales of Spirit and Religion: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 11, 6-8 p.m., MU Horizon Rm.

Upcoming Events

NEW! One Billion Rising Corvallis – One Billion Rising is a global initiative to end violence against women. Feb. 14, Memorial Union Ballroom, 1-4 p.m., become a part of a local initiative with a global impact. We will drum, dance and RISE for gender equality. ALL are Welcome! FREE Admission. Facebook Event Page #1billionrisingcorvallis.

Open Labyrinth Walk: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Dixon Rec (Multipurpose Rm 1).

Understanding The Purpose of Life: The Plan of Salvation: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., MU 211.

China Night Ticket Sales: Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Chinese Association on Saturday, Feb. 14 at LaSells Stewart Center. Dinner: 5:30-7 p.m.; Show: 7-9 p.m. Tickets now available in MU 103 (10 a.m.- 6 p.m.) or online – $10.50 general admission or $8.50 for OSU Students with ID (limit 2). Sponsored by Student Events and Activities. Funded by ISOSU. For disability accommodations or more information, contact: caofosu@gmail.com

The 2015 Crossroads International Film Festival: The annual festival features six engaging films from around the world. Screenings are each Sunday in February at the Darkside Cinema in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. Admission is $6 per film and discounted festival Passports are available for $30, each Passport entitles the holder to six tickets for the price of five. For more information on how to order Passports, contact crossroadsosu@gmail.com. Feb. 15 films are: 1:30 p.m.: “I Have Found It,” India (151 minutes); 4 p.m.: “Instructions Not Included,” Mexico (115 minutes); 6:30 p.m.: “Boy,” New Zealand (87 minutes)

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Anthropology Tan Sack Series: Utah Valley Univ. Assoc. Prof. of Anthropology Joylin Namie, director of Drinking Gold, a documentary film exploring the confluence of plastic surgery, religion, and popular culture among Mormon women in Utah, will lecture on the ways Mormon women employ surgery to fashion a mainstream, yet simultaneously Mormon, identity using the visual language of the body. The talk, “‘In the World, but Not of the World’: The Paradox of Plastic Surgery among Latter-day Saint Women in Utah” will be in 201 Waldo Hall at noon Friday, Feb 13.

NEW! College rankings talk: The SPP Brownbag Series continues Friday, Feb. 13, at noon when Allison Hurst (Sociology) presents “College Rankings: Reproducing Privilege or Transforming Lives.” The brownbag will be held in Fairbanks 304. The event is free and open to the OSU community.

NEW! Biotransformation Processes in Micro-scale Structures: Fulbright Visiting Scholar Polona Žnidaršič Plazl, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, will discuss her research in microfluidics for biocatalytic synthesis (Read more here). She will speak on Feb. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute, Hewlett-Packard campus.

TAC Workshop: Welcome to Canvas. This two hour hands-on workshop is for instructors and TA’s who are ready to set up their courses in Canvas. We will cover course layout, assignments, quizzes, communication tools, the gradebook, and how to organize your course material. Attendees are invited to stay for an additional hour of assisted and individualized course development support. Location: Bexell 120. Thursday Feb 12, 9 a.m. – noon. Register here.Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

Lab Hazard Awareness Training is being offered to OSU employees on Thursday, Feb. 12, 10-11 a.m. , in the Oak Creek Building room 201. This safety training is required for all OSU employees who are not lab employees but may need to enter a lab in the course of their work.  Examples would be trade workers, IT workers, or administrative personnel.  The course assists personnel to become familiar with lab hazards,  lab warning signs and labels, and general and specific protective measures. Refresher training is required every three years. Pre-registration is encouraged: submit name and OSU ID# to radiationsafety@oregonstate.edu.

A Seedbed for Startups: At the Feb. 12 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, John Turner of the OSU Advantage Accelerator and College of Business will discuss support for new research-based companies. Triad meets in the MU, room 211, from noon to 1. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. A catered lunch is $11. Contact University Events, 541-737-0724, to save a seat.

Canada study abroad: The course directors for the 2015 Canada study abroad program will hold an open information session for anyone interested in participating in the experience on Feb. 12, from 1 – 2 p.m. in Fairbanks Room 304.  For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/soc204/plazad/Canada2015/canada2015.html

Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Daniel Schlenk, Professor of Aquatic Toxicology, University of California, Riverside, will present his seminar “Climate-Change Induced Salt-water Intrusion to Agricultural Areas of California: Toxicological Impacts on Salmonid Susceptibility to Pesticide Toxicity”- at 1:30 pm on Thursday, Feb. 12, in ALS 4001.

Starker Lecture Series:  Author Jack Nisbet will speak on “Every Reason to Hope: David Douglas and Pacific Northwest trees,” 3 p.m., Feb. 12, 107 Richardson Hall.  Immediately following  the lecture Lois Leonard, producer of Finding David Douglas; Richard Hermann, co-author of Douglas-fir: The Genus Pseudotsuga and Jack Nisbet will be on-site selling and signing their books, 4:45 -6 p.m., 1st Floor Knuckle. For more on the Starker Lecture Series: http://starkerlectures.forestry.oregonstate.edu/

Multifaith Faculty Panel Presentation: This event is held as part of Spiritual Wellness Week. The panel takes place from 3 – 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, in the MU Horizon Room.

How resilient are you? Professional Faculty Leadership Association presents a professional development session on “Resiliency” by Glen Fahs, leadership facilitator for Cascade Employers Association and lead facilitator for the international Resiliency Center. Feb. 17 in the Memorial Union, Horizon Room from noon – 1:30 p.m. Registration closes Feb. 11: $25/PFLA Members and $40/Non-Members (registration fee includes lunch). Click here to register. Information: Susan Atkisson, Susan.Atkisson@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-1762.

Food Drive Events

NEW! Valentines Silent Auction: Goodies and gifts for Valentine Day. Come and give generously from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Friday, Feb. 13. For questions, contact michelle.maller@oregonstate.edu

NEW! College of Forestry Waffle Bar: Breakfast is served! Join us for a waffle bar 8-9:30 a.m. in Richardson Hall, 2nd floor Knuckle on Friday, Feb. 13. Buy 1 waffle for $3 or 2 for $5. Fill your plate with all the toppings you can fit. For questions, contact jessica.king@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Quilt Raffle: Come to the 2nd floor Help Desk in Peavy Hall to purchase raffle tickets from 8 am-5 pm from Feb. 13-27. Ticket prices are $1 for 1 or $5 for 6. For questions, contact terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Graduate School Raffle to benefit the OSU Food Drive: Prizes include Handmade OSU beanie and Scarf; Handmade OSU pillowcases; Handmade socks; Movie Nite pack; Dinner and a Movie pack; and MORE! $1 or 1 food item per ticket or 6 for $5!  Pick up your raffle tickets and drop off your donations in 300 Kerr Admin Bldg and sneak a peek of the prizes! Winners will be chosen at the conclusion of the Food Drive event and will be notified via phone or email. For more info: michelle.lacrosse@oregonstate.edu

Farmers Market: Come to Integrative Biology in 3029 Cordley Hall from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12 to purchase home baked treats, canned pickles & jam, hand crafted items, houseplants, and more! For questions, contact durrellt@science.oregonstate.edu

Dessert Tasting: Attention dessert lovers! Come try a variety of homemade desserts in Hovland 09 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 12. Cost is $5 per person. Hosted by AMBC & CAS Admin. For questions, contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu

OSUF Silent Auction: Register for FREE on Handbid.com or download the smartphone app. The auction is open to all OSU employees and will last two days starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12 and closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13. Auction time will be extended by 15 minutes for individual items in the event of a bidding war. Happy Bidding! For questions, contact katie.chandler@oregonstate.edu

Folding for Food: Why just give money to the OSU Food Drive when you could fold it into tiny clothes! CPHHS is filling a clothes line with dollar bill origami “clothes” for the food drive during the month of February. Check the internet for examples and instructions, and then come hang your folded bills on the line in Milam room 101 from 8 a.m.-noon or from 1 – 5 p.m. For questions, contact susan.carozza@oregonstate.edu

Research Quilt Raffle: Beautiful queen size quilt made by local quilter, Robin Baker. The quilt is on display in the Research Office located at A312 Kerr Admin. Bldg. Tickets are 1/$1 or 6/$5. Drawing held on Feb. 27. For questions, contact mimi.poitras@oregonstate.edu

Change for Candy!: Pockets weighing you down? Got a sweet tooth that needs its fix? Well we have a solution for both of those! Drop off any spare change during the month of February and grab some candy from the Arts & Sciences Business Center. Full size bars available for $1 in Cordley 2042. For questions, contact stefanie.maerki@oregonstate.edu

ASC Candy Guess Jar: Love candy? Good with numbers? Swing by the Academic Success Center in Waldo Hall during the month of February from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to “guesstimate” the amount of candy on display. Guess correctly and you win the whole jar! Suggested donations to guess are $1 ($1 = 4 pounds of food!), but we will gladly accept any amount. For questions, contact whitney.colby@oregonstate.edu

Prettiest Pet Contest: Do you think you have the prettiest pet? Enter the Grad School’s 4th Annual Prettiest Pet Contest! Feb 2-27. Costs $1 or 1 food item to enter a picture of your pet! All photos of animals welcome. Cast your vote with a cash donation or food item in 300 Kerr Admin. Bldg. from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For questions, contact michelle.lacrosse@oregonstate.edu

UHC Smoothie-thon: During the Month of February, the University Honors College Student Association will be selling smoothie cards ($10) that contain one free small smoothie, and eight $3 medium smoothies to Jamba Juice. 50% of the proceeds go to the Linn-Benton Food Share. Purchase in Weniger 239 or contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

UHC Pizza-thon: The University Honors College will be selling coupon sheets ($15) that contain a free small pizza, a free pizza with the purchase of a large pizza and more at Papas Pizza from Feb. 2-16. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Linn-Benton Food Share. Purchase in Weniger 239 or contact brownw@onid.orst.edu

News for Employees

NEW! Association of Office Personnel Monthly Merit Award Nominations: Nominations for classified or professional faculty to receive a monthly Merit Award are now being accepted. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding performance in the work place. The nominator may be anyone from the campus community. Potential qualities include great working attitude, cooperation, courtesy, creativity, flexibility, professionalism, quality of work, sense of humor, and other qualities the nominee admires. Nominations are due by February 15th. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.

NEW! The Division of University Outreach and Engagement is seeking nominations for the 2015 Vice Provost Awards for Excellence. These annual awards recognize outstanding contributions by faculty and staff that significantly advance the mission of outreach and engagement. Award winners receive $1,000 provided as OSU funds in a services and supplies index and a commemorative plaque. Award categories include: service, strategic impact, program, innovation and diversity.  Submit your nomination online by Feb.17.

NEW! Apply to be a PROMISE Sponsor – The PROMISE (Professional and Managerial Internships in State Employment) program invites you to apply to host a 2015 summer intern.  The program runs from June 22 to August 28, 2015. Click here for information about hosting an intern and to apply.  For general information about the PROMISE program, visit: http://oregonstate.edu/oei/promise/.  The deadline to apply is Feb. 26.

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program.  The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate education training.  If interested in submitting a proposal and to be selected/approved to apply, please send a letter of intent to mary.phillips@oregonstate.edu on or before Feb. 27.  Information:  http://research.oregonstate.edu/program/research-traineeship-nrt-program

Deadline Extended: Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF) Spring 2015: The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for the RERF Spring 2015 solicitation. The intent of the RERF program is to enable faculty to acquire, repair, renovate, or improve equipment directly used for research. Spring 2015 solicitation: preference to replacing obsolete or heavily worn equipment. Note: the program guidelines and application have been revised: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/research-equipment-reserve-fund. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: Mar. 30.

Campus MATLAB Site License: The University has purchased a campus site license for Mathwork¹s MATLAB software, including MATLAB, Simulink, and a number of other software packages as well as more than 50 toolboxes. The software is now available at no cost to faculty, staff and students for use in instruction and non-commercial research, and it can be installed on university-owned or personal computers. For more details and to learn how to obtain the software, go to http://is.oregonstate.edu/accounts-support/software/software-list/matlab

Traffic and maintenance

Snell Hall: Due to the installation of a new handrail, the main elevator in Snell Hall will be temporarily shut down Feb. 15, from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m.


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

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.65 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Salem, OR .  Posting # 0013805. Closes Feb. 11.

Administrative Program Specialist – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time, Administrative Program Specialist.  Posting #0013851. Closes March 2.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.46 FTE), Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Corvallis, OR .  Posting # 0013801. Closes Feb. 18.

Special Programs Coordinator – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Special Programs Coordinator position. Posting #0013811. Closes Feb. 20.  For full consideration, please apply by Feb. 13.

International Student Advisor – International Student Advising and Services (ISAS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Student Advisor position. Posting #0013792. Closes Feb. 13.

Human Resources Consultant 2 – The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Human Resources  Consultant 2. Posting #0013788.  Closes Feb. 13.

Temporary Food Service Worker 1– Extension/4-H Youth Development program invites applications for two temporary, (75.0 FTE),  Food Service Worker 1 positions located at the 4-H Conference and Education Center in Salem.   Posting # 0013799. Closes Feb. 15.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension 4-H youth development, invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Maupin.  Posting # 0013765. Closes Feb. 18.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension 4-H youth development, invites applications for a part-time, (.50 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in The Dalles.  Posting # 0013757. Closes Feb. 18.

AMBC – Newport Business Office Manager – The Agricultural Science and Marine Science Business center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Newport Business Office Manager position. This position is located in Newport, Oregon. Posting #0013751. Closes Feb. 19.

Innovation Alliance Fellow – Academic Affairs Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Innovation Alliance Fellow position. Posting #0013863. Closes Feb. 20.  This is an internal employment opportunity.

The Office of Intercultural Student Services –Diversity Development  is currently seeking applicants for the position of Coordinator of the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Posting #0013429. Closes Feb. 20.

College Alumni Relations Director – Alumni Relations invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, College Alumni Relations Director position. Posting # 0013617. Closes for full consideration Feb. 20

Vice President for Research   – The Office of the Provost/Executive Vice President invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Vice President for Research.  Inquiries, nominations, and applications are confidential and should be directed to Sharon Tanabe or Emy Peña at Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates – (562) 360-1612; stsearch@storbeckpimentel.com (Code: OSU VPR). Closes Feb. 20.

Education Program Assistant 1– Extension Family and Community Health, invites applications for a part-time, (.40 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Madras, OR .  Posting # 0013839. Closes Feb. 23.

Management Analyst 1 (ID Center). This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time ID Center Management Analyst 1 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013871. Closes Feb. 23.

Management Analyst 1 (Process Improvement Team). This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Process Improvement Team Management Analyst 1 position for Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0013872. Closes Feb. 23.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty, Regional Administrator position. A tenured professorial appointment may be considered with this position.  The region assigned will be Coastal Oregon which will cover Clatsop, Columbia, Lincoln, Tillamook, Coos and Curry counties.  Posting #0013578. Closes Feb. 27.

Assistant Professor (practice)– Oregon State University Extension Service and the College of Agricultural Sciences invite applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice, full-time, (fixed-term, 1.0 FTE), position located in Baker City.  Posting # 0013404. Closes Feb. 28.

Senior Institutional Research Analyst – Institutional Research invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Institutional Research Analyst position. Posting #0013220. Closes Feb. 28.

Degree Clearance Manager – The Office of the Registrar  invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Degree Clearance Manager position. Posting # 0013836. Closes March 1

The University Honors College invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Consultant-Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0013808.  Closes March 1.

International Admissions Manager – INTO OSU invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, International Admissions Manager position. Posting #0013696. Closes March 1.

Academic Advisor – College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor position.  Posting #0013786.  Closes March 2.

Senior Graphic Designer – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Graphic Designer. Posting #0013797. Closes March 8.

Military and Veteran Resources Advisor – The Office of the Dean of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Military and Veteran Resources Advisor position.. Posting # 0013881. Closes March 11.

Technical Services Coordinator – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Technical Services Coordinator.  Posting #0013815. Closes March 11.

(CAS) invites applications for a full time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position: 70% Extension, 25% Research and 5% Service. This position is located at the Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center (HAREC) in Hermiston OR. Posting #0013741.  Closes March 15.

DirectorAcademic Success Center. The Academic Success Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost. Posting #0013858. Closes March 20.

Advanced Practice Clinician- NP/PA– Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.  Posting #0013622. Open until filled.

The Oregon State University Foundation, located in Corvallis, Oregon has a job opening for the position of Gift Accounting Specialist.   This position is responsible for performing all functions related to gift processing, including data entry, banking, and receipting.  To be considered for this job opportunity, please send cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s  application electronically to Fran Judy, Senior Human Resources Coordinator.

The Oregon State University Foundation (OSUF) is seeking a successful computing professional to assist the Foundation in building a best-in-class technology program that ensures top-line customer service.   Assistant Director, Information Technology Services (ITS) To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume and the Foundation’s application to Patricia Kenney, Senior Director, Human Resources.


Corvallis“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” ~ Pablo Neruda. Patchy fog, followed by cloudy skies, high of 56, low of 41. Cloudy followed by sunshine tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 59, low of 39. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport:  Partly sunny today, high of 59, low of 48. Cloudy followed by some sun tomorrow.

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

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