OSU Today

Friday, Feb. 13, 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.

Today’s drought in the West is nothing compared to what may be coming (Washington Post)

The research is newly published, but its findings are not dramatically different from similar studies in the past. Beverly Law, a specialist in global change biology at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry, co-authored a study of megadroughts three years ago.

Students rally for more higher education funding (Statesman Journal)

Oregon State University, the University of Oregon, Portland State University, and Western, Eastern and Southern Oregon universities were joined by Chemeketa, Lane and Portland community colleges and others at the rally put on by the Oregon Students Association. Providing background noise and a game day ambiance was the University of Oregon band and several college mascots.

A better tomato, a better tomorrow (Civil Eats)

At Oregon State University (OSU), Oregon’s only land-grant university, Jim Myers is quietly pursuing some of the most exciting vegetable breeding projects on the West Coast. – See more at: http://civileats.com/2015/02/13/a-better-tomato-a-better-tomorrow/#sthash.kaU6RIqg.dpuf

Kids’ lunch bags flunk food safety test (KATU)

We turned to educator Jenny Rudolph with the Oregon State University Extension Service, who said she is sometimes called “The Food Lady.” She said you need to use at least two, even three, ice packs for sack lunches. “You really need to keep it at that temperature (below 40 degrees), which is actually pretty hard to do, considering that the food is going to sit there at room temperature for probably four to five hours,” said Rudolph.

Two-day blueberry school to help growers (Statesman Journal)

In 2003, after participating in a day-long blueberry conference where presenters reported on research results, Oregon State University Extension Berry Crops Specialist Bernadine Strik and other small fruits researchers couldn’t shake the feeling that something was missing.

Septoria a concern for westside wheat, expert says (Capital Press)

Stripe rust isn’t the only issue Willamette Valley wheat farmers have to worry about, Oregon State University Extension cereals specialist Mike Flowers said. “Actually, it looks like a pretty bad septoria year,” he said.

More rust stripe possible for Willamette Valley (Capital Press)

“It is early to be finding stripe rust, so that may indicate we’re setting up for a bad stripe rust year,” said Mike Flowers, extension cereals specialist at Oregon State University. “In 2011, when we had the really bad stripe rust year, it was February before we found it. We’re basically finding it about a month earlier now.”

Dangling bodies, transgender men in OSU photo exhibit (Statesman Journal)

The Oregon State University Photography Faculty Exhibition featuring the work of Julia Bradshaw, Kerry Skarbakka and Lorenzo Triburgo is on exhibit through March 10 at the Fairbanks Gallery at Oregon State University, 220 SW 26th St., Corvallis.

OSU students shop for bargain career wear (Gazette-Times)

Students browsed through racks of clothing Thursday in Oregon State University’s Memorial Union Ballroom, selecting career wear and accessories on tables heaped with ties, belts and dress shoes. The students were hunting for interview-suitable clothing during the 10th annual Career Wardrobe Makeover Sale.

OSU sponsors Christian/Atheist debate (Oregonian)

On Tue. Feb. 24, Bernie Dehler (atheist) and Edward (Ted) Davis will debate at Oregon State University on the topic, “Is belief in Christianity conducive to doing good science?” You can see all the details for the free event here: http://tinyurl.com/kktv9k5 .


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

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

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

Music à la Carte: David Rogers and James Edwards, period music on original 19th century guitars. Friday, Feb. 13, noon, Memorial Union Lounge.

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.

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.

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.

OSUF Silent Auction: Register for FREE on Handbid.com or download the smartphone app. The auction is open to all OSU employees and closes 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


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.

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)

NEW! Echo of Ukraine rock concert: This free rock concert is to raise awareness about the current crisis in Ukraine and to support the citizens of Ukraine in this tough period. Enjoy live music by Polar Echo, The Kosmos, Black Market Bargain and Meghan Smiley on Sunday, Feb. 15 in the Snell Hall International Forum from 6-8 p.m. Hosted by the Slavic Student Association, Sponsored by Student Events and Activities. Funded by ISOSU. Join the Facebook event! For more information or disability accommodations: 541-777-0830.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Speed Mock InterviewsSign up on Beaver Careers for a one-of-a–kind opportunity to practice interviewing with Employers and Career Specialists and receive valuable feedback to prepare you for the real thing!  Bring resume.  This event will take place on Feb. 17, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the Memorial Union Multi-Purpose Room. Sponsored by the OSU Career Development Center.

NEW! Screening of Out in the Night: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens Out in the Night and a selection of short films by local filmmakers.Tuesday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations. 

Lunar New Year at Arnold: Come celebrate Lunar New Year with us through culturally inspired cuisine!  University Housing & Dining Services will be hosting a week-long celebration of the Chinese New Year at Global Fare in Southside Station at Arnold.  The celebration begins Sunday, Feb. 15 and continues through Saturday, Feb. 21.

Royal Road screening: The 2015 Corvallis Queer Film Festival screens The Royal Road. Monday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., at the Darkside (215 SW 4th). Free. Visit “Corvallis Queer Film Festival” on Facebook for trailers, schedule, and other details. Contact Bradley Boovy at bradley.boovy@oregonstate.edu for more information. The festival is sponsored by  multiple OSU organizations.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! 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. Mon. Feb. 16, 9-9:50 a.m. Register here: http://bit.ly/1xGIAdn Questions? Contact Lynn Greenough.

NEW! OSU Science Communicators Brown Bag:  Special guests include communications consultant Jean Bonifas and scientist/entrepreneur Paul Ahrens, who will engage you in conversation and kinesthetic experiments to explore the connection between improv and effective science communication. Feb. 17, noon to 1 p.m., in LPSC 402. All welcome. More information: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/sciencecommunicators/2015/02/connection-improv-science-communication/

NEW! Vice Provost for International Programs Campus Forums – open to all OSU faculty, staff and students – are scheduled as follows: Deborah Pierce, Feb. 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Hallie Ford Center 115; Susie Bender, Feb. 23, 10:30-11:30 am.,. MU Journey Room; Schuyler Korban, March 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m., MU Horizon Room.The forums will include a candidate presentation. The forums will be recorded and the recordings will be available after the third candidate completes the interview. Email gigi.bruce@oregonstate.edu for a link to the recordings.

NEW! International Discussion Panel About Africa: As part of Black History Month, the Lonnie B Harris Black Cultural Center and the Oregon Multicultural Archives (OMA) are hosting a panel discussion including storytelling, a Q&A opportunity for the audience, demonstrations, and a drum performance featuring members of the Obo Addy Legacy Project Join us on Tuesday Feb 17,  3-4:30 p.m. at the Centro Cultural César Chávez.

NEW! Deep-sea Hot Springs Lecture: Join Anna-Louise Reysenbach, professor of biology at Portland State University, for a lecture on deep-sea hot springs and their implications for life on Earth and beyond. She will speak on Tuesday, February 17, 4-5 p.m. in Kearney Hall, room 112. Free and open to the public. Info: http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/features/deepsea/

“Is the US at War?  What does war look like today?”  Join us for a Corvallis ‘Town Hall’  discussion on War and the United States of America.  We will begin with an all-star panel discussion that will explore how the US and the world  have responded to various types of threats.   Then it’s your turn to stand up and let your citizen voices be heard. Dave Miller, the host of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Think Out Loud,” will moderate the discussion, which will be recorded for broadcast at a later date.  More details here.  Monday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second Street, Corvallis.

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: $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! Forestry Book Sale: Wanting to find a book to indulge yourself in? The book sale runs all week, come and check out our selection of books, movies and DVDs for sale from 8 am-5 pm in Richardson Hall, 1st floor Knuckle from Feb. 16-20. For questions, contact christina.fierro@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Book fundraiser: There is now a Barefoot Books fundraiser to support the 2015 OSU Food Drive. Visit the web site and explore the books, puzzles, CDs, and puppets that support diversity, community, heath, nature, and storytelling.  20% of sales go to the food drive. http://frolickingbarefoot.com/ A table selling the books at specific times on campus will be arranged soon. please contact naomi.hirsch@oregonstate.edu if you have ideas for the mobile bookstore.

NEW! NROTC Soup Lunch: Come and enjoy lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., on Tuesday, Feb. 17, hosted by the NROTC Unit at OSU in the Naval Armory. There will be a variety of soups, drinks, and desserts. Prices range for each item- a bowl of soup will be $3.50 per bowl. For questions, contact leijad@onid.oregonstate.edu

NEW! Food Drive BBQ: Printing and Mailing Services is hosting a BBQ at our Cascade Hall location, on Friday, Feb. 20, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 pm.  Burgers, hot dogs, and vegetarian options are available. Entry is $5 with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Linn-Benton Food Share. For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Mardi Gras feast: The Office of News & Research Communications is whipping up yet another great Cajun feast this year. For $5, you will get your choice of a variety of main and side dishes and dessert, as well as a drink (virgin Hurricanes, anyone?). Vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., Kerr Admin fourth floor lobby. All proceeds benefit the Food Drive.

NEW! M&M Guess Jar!: Come and guess how many M&Ms are in the Jar! Please stop by the 4th Floor of Snell Hall from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout February to make a guess. A donation is required for each guess made. A minimum of $1 donation to guess up to any amount! Donations need to be given to Lisa (Room 436) or Olivia (Room 401) prior to filling out short form and placing in box. For questions, contact lisa.butler@oregonstate.edu

BEE Bake Sale: Biological and Ecological Engineering is hosting a bake sale in Gilmore Hall 116 116 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 16. $1 or one non-perishable food donation gets you your choice of a baked item! Each non-perishable food item is good for one baked good! For questions, contact jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu

Rummage sale: Hunt for treasures at the Office of News & Research Communications’ annual Food Drive sale. Books, movies, baby clothes, sewing notions, art, holiday items, and much more.   Feb. 16-20, Kerr Admin fourth floor lobby.

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

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

Prospective student open house: Spring Preview, an open house program for prospective and admitted students, will be in LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill on Monday, Feb. 16. There will be approximately 800 visitors on campus, which may impact parking and retail food locations.

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 Feb. 15. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center at Oregon State University (OSU is accepting applications to fill four part-time, seasonal  (Mid-March- Mid August) (approximately 15 – 20 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 positions. This position is located in Newport, OR. Posting #0013835. Closes Feb. 17.

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.

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.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time, Human Resources Consultant 1.  Posting #0013909. Closes Feb. 22.

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.

Education Program Assistant 2– Jackson County Extension invites applications for a part-time, (.75 FTE), Limited Duration, Education Program Assistant 2 position located in Central Point, OR .  Posting # 0013888. Closes Feb. 27.

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.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Admissions Customer Service Representative.  This position will 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. This is a full-time position, paying $12 per hour, and a full benefit package.  For more information or to apply, please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15999042 Please apply by March 1.

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.

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

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

Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) Visitor Center (VC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE),  12-month Marine Education Volunteer Coordinator. This position is located in Newport OR. Posting #0013880. Closes March 4.

Parking Manager, Transportation Services. Posting number 0013902, Closes March 4.

Office Specialist 2 – The General Agricultural/Agricultural Education office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0013751.  Closes March 5.

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: On this Friday the 13th, remember, “You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.” ― Cormac McCarthy. Cloudy, chance of rain in the late afternoon, high of 57, low of 43. Partly cloudy Saturday, sunny Sunday.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 60, low of 38. Sunny through the weekend.

Newport: Chance of rain, high of 59, low of 46. Sunshine over the weekend.

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

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