OSU Today

Friday, April 24, 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.

Hack a toy car, give a kid the freedom to move (Oregonian)

Sam Logan, an assistant professor in Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences, has a simpler, cheaper, more fun solution: Go Baby Go, a program he brought to OSU last fall from his postdoctoral work with Cole Galloway, associate chair of the University of Delaware’s Department of Physical Therapy.

Centenary sparked surge of interest in Malamud (Gazette-Times)

Last April, Oregon State University held a 100th birthday celebration in honor of acclaimed novelist Bernard Malamud, who taught at OSU for 12 years and wrote some of his most influential work there. The event included discussions of Malamud’s Corvallis days, readings by students from “A New Life,” his 1961 novel about his OSU experience, historical documents and other displays. The event has led to increased interest in Malamud, who died in 1986, both on campus and in the community.

OSU President Ed Ray to deliver State of the University address in Bend (My Central Oregon)

In his annual State of the University Address in Bend on April 30, Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray will provide an update on the university’s worldwide accomplishments in the past year and review efforts underway that are advancing environmental progress, health and wellness, and economic prosperity for Oregon and beyond. He will also highlight OSU-Cascades’ expansion to a four-year university and innovations already underway in Central Oregon. (see also Bend Bulletin)

Pharmacists on primary care team save money, lives (LUND Report)

tacy Ramirez is a faculty member at Oregon State University, yet spends the majority of her time in clinical practice working with primary care homes in Benton and Linn Counties. Speaking at a conference co-sponsored by the Oregon Association of Health Underwriters and the Pharmacy Benefits Academy West, she told participants that clinical pharmacists have become problem solvers, helping patients not only receive the appropriate drug therapy, but also helping them “figure out how they’re going to afford their drug therapy.”

GT plans forum on GMO measure (Gazette-Times)

Mary King and Stephanie Hampton of Benton Food Freedom, the political action committee promoting Measure 2-89, will speak in favor of the ordinance. Greg Loberg of West Coast Beet Seed Co. and Debbie Crocker of Monroe, whose family raises GMO sugarbeets and other crops, will speak against the measure. Steve Strauss, a distinguished professor in the OSU College of Forestry, will discuss university research programs involving genetic engineering.

OSU professor receives award, $250,000 cash (Statesman Journal)

The Heinz Family Foundation announced Thursday that Dr. Aaron Wolf, a professor of geography at Oregon State University, is a recipient of the 20th Heinz Award and an unrestricted cash award of $250,000. (see also Pittsburgh Business Times)

OSU Cascades – LUBA decision delayed (KBND)

Those trying to block the westside expansion of Oregon State University’s Bend Campus will have to wait even longer for a decision from the Land Use Board of Appeals. The group Truth In Site appealed to LUBA, saying the location is too congested and not the best fit for a four-year university.

With a bit of care, blueberries sweeten gardens for years (Statesman Journal)

Highbush blueberries, the most common in Oregon, are perennial, long-living deciduous shrubs with a mature height of 5 to 7 feet, according to Bernadine Strik, a berry specialist for Oregon State University’s Extension Service. Attractive as ornamentals, they produce a profusion of white or pink blossoms in spring and colorful foliage in fall.

Statins cost-effective for CVD prevention in seniors (Renal & Urology News)

Michelle C. Odden, Ph.D., from Oregon State University in Corvallis, and colleagues estimated the population impact and cost-effectiveness of statin therapy in adults aged 75 years and older.

Today

North Porch Café: Come join us in celebrating the Student Experience Center Grand Opening Friday and Saturday! We will be open extended hours Friday April 24, 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Saturday April 25, noon – 7 p.m.

Live Radio Broadcast: Come out to the MU Quad on April 24, between noon-5 p.m. for a live broadcast of Lars Larson’s radio show. Get involved and participate in dialogue related to Second Amendment Week. Hosted by the College Republicans. Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by SORCE. For more information or accommodations related to a disability, please contact Donald at handelad@onid.oregonstate.edu

Meat lab: The Clark Meat Science Center’s retail store is open every Friday, from 1-5:30 p.m.  Located off of Campus Way, behind the Motor Pool, the meat lab offers a variety of meat products developed and crafted by OSU students. Products include fresh retail cuts, fresh and cooked sausages, hickory smoked bacon, jerky, and dry-cured products. For more information, including pricing and availability, call 541-737-1927.

Beyond Earth Day – Friday, April 24: Friday Beyond Earth Day events include Water Feature Walking Tours at both noon-1:30 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m., departing from the front of Weatherford Hall and the Student Sustainability Initiative Open House noon-5 p.m., in Student Experience Center Rm. 206 (open house also hosted on Saturday). Learn more on the Beyond Earth Day website.

Student Experience Center grand opening: celebration for the SEC will take place April 24-25 with a series of events. The celebration starts Friday, April 24, with an open house from 2-5 p.m. that includes presentations and recognitions from 2 to 3:30 p.m. It continues Saturday, April 25, with a carnival from noon to 9 p.m., an open house from noon to 5 p.m., and a “Best of OSU” concert series from 5 to 9 p.m.

Leading statistician to discuss “Probability and the Oregon Lottery” The Department of Statistics will host a seminar on understanding the probability of winning the big jackpot and the purposes of lotteries. Ron Wasserstein, Executive Director of the American Statistical Association and an expert on state lotteries, will deliver the seminar entitled, “Probability and the Oregon Lottery” April 24 at 3 p.m. in Owen Hall.

Editorial Festival: OSU’s Visiting Writers Series will host its fifth Editorial Festival on Friday, April 24, in the Memorial Union. This year’s theme is writing and publishing a first book. At 4 p.m., professional writers and editors Geffrey Davis, T Clutch Fleischmann and Nina McConigly will participate in a roundtable discussion about how their first books came to be. At 7:30 p.m., the authors will give readings from their first books. Both events are in the MU Journey Room.

School of Psychological Science Spring 2015 Colloquium Series: Jamie Naylor will speak on “Learning to attend: The influence of gain vs. loss on attention capture for younger and older adults,” April 24, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

Alumni Association Spring Awards:  Join us in celebrating the achievements of Sandy Campbell (College of Science), David Andersen (College of Business) and Ken Johnson during the OSU Alumni Association’s Spring Awards celebration on April 24.  For more information: www.osualum.com/springawards

Saturday

NEW! ZENFEST 2015 – FREE Yoga Celebration: Join Recreational Sports for ZENFEST, an all-day yoga celebration, on Saturday, April 25. Classes are offered every hour between 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. From balance poses to back-bend workshops, our experienced instructors will guide you through a variety of poses, flows and styles that will appeal to all levels of practice.  ZENFEST is free to Recreational Sports members, OSU students and the OSU community – Bring friends and family. Register at the Recreation Services Desk in Dixon for lunch and nutrition workshop.

Gamma Alpha Omega Quinceañera: Celebrate the 15th Birthday of Gamma Alpha Omega at OSU. Dinner/keynote (6 p.m. -8 p.m.), dance featuring DJ Kirkwood (8 p.m.-10 p.m.), April 25, MU Horizon Room. Free for OSU students with ID, no tickets required (non-students: $5 at the door). Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by SORCE. For information or accommodations related to a disability, contact Courtney at calleros1993@yahoo.com.

Cambodian Cultural Event:  Join Cambodian Students Association 7-9 p.m. on April 25 (doors: 6:30) for “Voices of the Fields” in the MU Ballroom, featuring dinner, skit, and traditional dances! Tickets available at SEC Info Desk: $5 general admission/free for OSU Students with ID (limit 2). Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by ISOSU. For information or accommodations related to a disability, contact Amanda at tepa@onid.oregonstate.edu.

Sunday

Fung Bros Comedy: APASU presents The Fung Bros for a night of stand-up comedy and music! April 26 in the MU Ballroom, 6-8 p.m. (doors 5:30 p.m.). Free/no tickets required! Sponsored by SEAC. Funded by SORCE. For information or accommodations related to a disability, contact leewin@onid.oregonstate.edu.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Retirement celebration: Paul Phoenix is retiring from OSU Academic Technology (Media Services) after 31 years.  We are hosting a gathering  on Monday April 27 from 3 – 4:30 pm in the Kidder Hall TV Studio, room 104.

NEW! Sergeant York (Film Screening):  A hillbilly sharpshooter becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI when he single-handedly attacks and captures a German position using the same strategy as in turkey shoot.   The film will be followed by discussion and commentary with Prof’s Christopher McKnight Nichols, Joseph Orosco, and Courtney Campbell.    Join event on Facebook.    Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m., Owen Hall, Room 103.

NEW! Beyond Earth Day – Tuesday, April 28: Tuesday Beyond Earth Day events include the April Repair Fair 3:30 -5:30 p.m. in the Student Experience Center Plaza and “Food Chains” Film Screening & Dialogue 6-8:15 p.m. in the M.U. Horizon Room. Learn more on the Beyond Earth Day website.

NEW! April Repair Fair: Bring your broken items and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your belongings; attend demonstrations to learn more skills. Demonstrations offered for D.I.Y. shoe repair, haircuts, seed balls, upcycling and recycling. Tuesday, April 28 between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. in the S.E.C. Plaza.  See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

NEW! Food Chains Film Screening & Dialogue: Feeding the Nation at Any Cost: Come join us for a Food Chains film screening and dialogue on food justice and farmworker’s rights. One of the producers, Smriti Keshari, will be joining us along with representatives from community organizations (PCUN, First Alternative Co-op, and more) working for a more equitable food system and farmworkers’ rights.  Tuesday April 28, 6 p.m. MU Horizon Room.

NEW! Help Design a Park:  You’re invited to the Washington Way Pocket Park Open Space Design Project Kick-Off and Open House Workshop May 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in MU211 (feel free to come and go as your schedule permits).  Come learn about this unique collaborative design opportunity, share your thoughts and ideas regarding features you want to see in the park, and discover how you can participate in shaping our newest campus open space.  See http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/washingtonwayparkproject/

NEW!  Joint Service Review: The Army, Navy/Marine, and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Programs (ROTC) at Oregon State University will hold their annual Joint Service Review on May 1 in the Memorial Union Quad at 10 am.  This event is a long­standing tradition, which allows Cadets and Midshipmen to participate in a formal review before commissioning as officers in the various military services. The reviewing official and guest speaker will be Lieutenant Colonel Bruce “Snake” Crandall (RET), a Medal of Honor recipient.

Beyond Earth Day – Monday, April 27: Monday of Beyond Earth Day includes the event Soil to Soil: The Compost Campaign at 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in the M.U. Quad. Learn about why and how to compost on and off campus. Learn more on the Beyond Earth Day website.

Procurement Presents OSU Supplier Showcase 2015: Stop by LaSells Stewart Center on Tuesday, May 28, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.. This updated event for faculty and staff is focused on our Buy Orange contracted vendors as well as MWESB, QRF and local Corvallis businesses. See a list of participating vendors plus additional information at fa.oregonstate.edu/pacs/supplier-showcase. Attendee registration is not required this year – just mark it on your calendar and stop by for valuable information, vendor presentations, and a chance to win door prizes.

Food Chains Film Screening & Dialogue: Feeding the Nation at Any Cost: Come join us for a Food Chains film screening and dialogue on food justice and farmworker’s rights, April 28, 6 p.m. MU Horizon Room. One of the producers, Smriti Keshari, will be joining us along with representatives from community organizations (PCUNFirst Alternative Co-op, and more) working for a more equitable food system and farmworkers’ rights.

Asian & Pacific Cultural Center: Join the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center for our Grand Opening ceremony on April 29  at 3:30 p.m. as we celebrate our new location in the heart of campus.   As part of the celebration Ring of Fire in Marketplace West will feature a culturally inspired menu for lunch and dinner April  27 to May 1.  The APCC will also be celebrating its 25th year as part of the campus community. The Grand Opening will lead into Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage month.

OSU Child Development Center Open House: Come to the OSU Child Development Center and see what we’re all about during our open house Monday, May 4, at Bates Hall. Visit and play in the classrooms, meet instructors and more! While the children enjoy a puppet show and story time, parents can learn important information about the center. Light refreshments provided. For open house times and more information, contact hunts@orst.edu or kathleen.mcdonnell@oregonstate.edu.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Prestigious Scholarship Program: Brandy Simula, a candidate for the position of Oregon State University Prestigious Scholarships Advisor, will present her vision for building a program at the university that supports student success in applications to international and national scholarships. She will speak Monday, April 27  from 11 a.m. -11:50 a.m. in Weniger room 201.

NEW! College Matriculation and Application Behavior seminar: On behalf of the Applied Economics department, Silvia Robles, PhD candidate in the department of Economics at Harvard University, will give a lecture on the “Influencing College Matriculation and Application Behavior: An Evaluation of the MITES Program” on Monday, April 27 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. in Bexell Hall 207.

NEW! SciFinder & Zotero Workshops: The Spring Graduate Student & Faculty Workshop Series closes out with two more workshops. Dig in and refine your SciFinder skills with the SciFinder Workshop,  April 29, offered by Keven Seguin from Chemical Abstracts Service. Capture, manage and cite your research sources with Intro to Zotero and Intermediate/Advanced Zotero on April 30. Checkout the full workshop descriptions. Registration is encouraged but not required.

Hugh Kearns workshops: Back by popular demand, the Graduate School will host Hugh Kearns from Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia to present workshops for graduate students and advisors/mentors: 7 Steps for Success- April 27, 9 – 11:30 a.m., MU 206; Feedback: Asking for it, getting it, and responding to it- April 27, 1 – 3:30 p.m., MU 213; Turbocharge your Writing- April 289 – 11:30 a.m., MU 213; and Communicating the Impact of your Research- April 28, 1 – 3:30 p.m., MU 213.

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace: Diana M Ceballos, Ph.D, MS, CIH, will speak April 27, 10-11 a.m.,115 Hallie Ford Center.

UAV program expansion: A session for the OSU community to discuss some of the newest plans, and seek further input and involvement from the campus community, will be held on Monday, April 27, in the Memorial Union, Room 213, from 10-11 a.m. Anyone affiliated with OSU is welcome to attend.

Candidates for Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Campus Forums – open to all OSU faculty, staff and students – are scheduled as follows: Dr. Ian Kellems,  April 27, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.,  MU 208; and Dr. Shari Robinson, April 30, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m., MU 208. The candidates will complete a presentation on the topic, “Identify three challenges faced today by counseling centers at large institutions of higher education. What strategic direction could be implemented to address these challenges that would provide positive impacts?”

Revolutionary Readers: Antebellum Narrative Painters and the Radicalization of U.S. Literature – In this talk, Peter Betjemann, Center for the Humanities Research Fellow and faculty in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, contends that literary paintings, understood as criticism, interpret their sources in incendiary ways, defining for readers a canon of familiar texts deeply engaged with the specters of slavery and involved with questions of interracial desire. Monday, April 27, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave.

Science lecture to pique scientific and mathematical curiosities: Mathematics Professor Edward C Waymire will present the 2015 F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture, “Blending Scientific and Mathematical Curiosities” on April 28, 6:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center. The lecture seeks to engage audience members by sharing an enthusiasm and curiosity about natural phenomena from science when phrased in mathematical terms. Waymire promises a lecture that is less about lessons on Brownian motion, stochastic calculus or statistical physics, and more about insight into their scope in math and science.

Farmer to Farmer Networking: Talking Cover Crops: Join us on April 30 from 3-5 p.m. to look at increasing soil fertility and improving soil health and biology by using cover crops.We’ll discuss which cover crops grow well in the Willamette Valley for building biomass and sequestering carbon. This tour is for any farmer on any size farm wanting to learn more about building soil heath utilizing cover crops. There is no cost to attend, but an RSVP would be appreciated to reserve your spot.  RSVP on-line at http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/southern-willamette-valley-program/farmer-farmer-networking-talking-cover-crops

Microsoft PowerBI seminar for OSU: Learn how Power BI supports OSU’s trans-disciplinary approach for collaborative research and can help you get more out of your data. Hear how Power BI works together with Excel to provide a self-service analytics solution, May 1, 9-1130 a.m. For more info and to register, visit powerbi.bus.oregonstate.edu. Sponsored by: The College of Business and Microsoft.

PFLA Workshop – Exploring the Mechanisms of Unconscious Bias, presented by Figure 8 Consulting. $15/Members, $20/Non-Members. Thursday May 7,  at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Search Advocates may receive Continuing Education Credits, if attending this workshop. Refreshments will be served. Click HERE to Register. For additional information, please contact Susan Atkisson.

News for Employees

Research Impacts Network: The new OSU Research Impacts Network is accepting nominations for members who want to improve processes, communication, and accessibility related to existing tools for developing high quality research impacts. For more information or to nominate yourself or a peer, follow the link to our nomination portal: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0iWh3AGDqfNxOi9 . Nominations are due by May 1.

Zombie alert: Humans versus Zombies, a student-led activity, will be taking place Friday April 24, 12 a.m., through April 30, 11:59 p.m., on the grounds of campus.  This outdoor-only tag game features teams of students as humans and zombies, all wearing identifiable head and arm bands with the letters HVZ on them.  Players will be carrying brightly colored Nerf toy blasters.  Game moderators will be wearing identifiable arm and headbands.  Any students or staff with concerns should contact Campus Public Safety non-emergency number, 541-737-3010.  Students participating in this event are also asked to stop what they are doing if a campus community member requests them to do so. For more information  email mods@osundead.com or visit the HVZ website at www.osundead.com.

 Volleyball Classic: On May 8-10, OSU will host the annual Willamette Volleyball Classic.  This youth/club tournament will utilize six facilities on campus, including Truax, Gill, Dixon upper & lower gyms, Indoor Tennis Pavilion, Langton Hall gym, and McAlexander Fieldhouse.  Play begins at 6 p.m., on Friday night (Truax only), and expands to all facilities on Saturday and Sunday (8 a.m., start both days).  Parking lots around Gill & Truax will be crowded that weekend.  Please contact Cody March (Director of Operations, OSU Volleyball) at cody.march@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

HR newsletter: The latest edition of the OSU HR Newsletter “Serving People Needs at OSU” is now available at: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/newsletters. The newsletter provides interesting articles from the Office of Human Resources and other “people” services and a special section to recognize our newest employees and say farewell to our departing colleagues.

Women of Achievement/Student Leadership nominations: The Women’s Center invites nominations for our two annual awards: Women of Achievement and Student Leadership. Use the following links to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership Award.  Nominations Due: Friday, May 1.  This year’s award ceremony takes place May 26 in the MU Journey Room.

Traffic and Maintenance

Jefferson Way: On Friday April 24, Parking Services will shut down 27 parking spaces on Jefferson Way West, lot #3372 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. (View Map), for equipment delivery to the Hinsdale Wave Research Lab.

Pre-purchasing parking permits: This spring, for the first time, you have the opportunity to pre-purchase a commuter parking permit for next academic year.  This opportunity is only available to those who have a current annual parking permit for a commuter zone (not on-campus residents). Cost will not increase and permits will be valid Oct. 1, 2015-Sept. 30, 2016. To help you choose which zone to purchase, please review next year’s 2015-16 parking map with zones changes called out in a few lots around campus. Monday, May 4 at 8 a.m., current annual commuter-zone permit holders will have the opportunity to repurchase a permit for their current zone. Monday, May 11 at 8 a.m,, current annual commuter-zone permit holders will be able to purchase an available permit in a different zone at the same price as your current permit. For example, if you have an A2 permit, you could buy A1 or A3 if available. Monday, May 18 at 8 a.m., current annual commuter-zone permit holders may purchase a permit in any available zone. Visit the parking permits sales page to purchase your permit. For questions: 541-737-2583.

Valley Library: As part of the Bell Tower Project, pedestrian access will be impacted intermittently on the walkway east of The Valley Library between Jefferson Way and Pioneer Place, May 2 – May 8  (View Map).  The fire lane will remain open.

Jobs

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

Administrative Program Specialist – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (1.0 FTE) Administrative Program Specialist position in Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs at OSU. Posting #0014461. Closes April 24.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant for the vegetable cropping systems program. Posting #0014468. Closes April 24.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Agricultural Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting #0014395.  Closes April 25.

Education Program Assistant 2 – The Extension Service Wasco County Office is seeking to fill one part-time, 0.80 FTE, Education Program Assistant 2 position in The Dalles, OR. Posting# 0014416. Closes April 27.

Contract Officer – Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management, a unit within Business Affairs is seeking a Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #0014492. For full consideration apply by April 28; closes May 30.

Purchasing Analyst 3 – Capital Projects Contact Administration invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Purchasing Analyst 3 position. Posting #0014326. Closes April 29.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant for the hazelnut breeding and genetics program. Posting #0014478. Closes April 29.

Administrative Asst. to Assoc Dean College of Business invites applications for a full-time Administrative Asst. to the Associate Dean. Posting #0014522. Closing date, April 30.

Farm/Ranch Supervisor – Full-time, fixed term position, with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Duties include performing and coordinating farm or ranch operations while supervising staff that perform similar daily support functions. Salary is competitive. Posting #0014322. Questions can be directed to Keri Fisher at keri.fisher@oregonstate.edu. Closes on April 30.

Finance Coordinator – The Auxiliaries and Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Finance Coordinator position. Posting # 0014529. Closes May 1.

Director of Web and Mobile Services – Information Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Director of Web and Mobile Services position. Posting # 0014498. Closes May 1.

4-H Summer Camp Skills Instructor. 4-H Youth Development in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, invites applications for 2 short-term hourly positions. Positions will be located at the Oregon 4-H Center in Salem. Please see posting #0014271 for information about duties, qualifications, and how to apply. Position is open to qualified students and non-students. Closes May 1.

Locksmith – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Locksmith position.  Posting #0014503. Closes May 3.

Instrument Technician 3 – Mechanical –  The Microproducts Breakthrough Institute (MBI), an OSU research and commercialization facility located on the Corvallis Hewlett Packard campus, is recruiting for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), Instrument Technician 3 – Mechanical.  Posting # 0014439. Closes May 3.

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=16905122  Please apply by May 4.

Graduate Academic Advisor – College of Business invites applications for a full-time, Graduate Academic Advisor. Posting #0014272. Closing date, May 5.

Information Technology Systems Specialist, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.  Posting #0014440. For full consideration apply by May 7.  Closing date: May 28.

Information Technology Systems Specialist, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.  Posting #0014440. For full consideration apply by May 7. Closing date: May 28.

Publishing Manager – The Extension & Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a Publishing Manager. This is a full-time, fixed-term professional faculty position ending on Dec. 31, 2015. Posting #0014534. Closes May 7.

Analyst Programmer – College of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time, Analyst Programmer (comp level 1). Posting #0014454. Closing date, May 8

Academic Advisor – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Consultant-Academic Advisor position. Posting # 0014515. Closes May 8.

Library Technician 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time (1.0 FTE) Library Technician 2 position for the OSU Libraries and Press at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #0014518 . Closes May 8.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Director for Violence Prevention, Posting #0014472. Closes May 8.

The College of Science is seeking an Associate Dean for Strategic Initiative and Administration.  This is a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. It is an internal search only and applicants must hold the rank of tenured professor in the College of Science. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Full consideration May 11. Closes May 31. Posting #: 0014578.

Assistant Professor-Plant Pathologist Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center invite applications for an Assistant Professor, full-time (tenure-track 1.0 FTE) position located in Central Point. Posting #0013895. Closes May 15.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Academic Support Manager.  The Academic Support Manger oversees the units responsible for:  Academic and logistical student program advising, student registration, maintenance of student study plan records and communicating study plans to students, classroom scheduling, and the Learning Center operations.  For more information or to apply, please visit: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=16905192 Apply by May 17.

Assistant Director of Client Services – Information Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term, Assistant Director of Client Services position. Posting # 0014528. Closes May 18.

Assistant ProfessorViticulturist Oregon State University’s  Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE) 9-month, tenure track, Assistant Professor located in Central Point, OR. Posting # 0014286. Closes June 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.

Weather

Corvallis:  “The sun was warm but the wind was chill. / You know how it is with an April day. / When the sun is out and the wind is still, / You’re one month on in the middle of May.” ~ Robert Frost. Showers likely today, high of 58, low of 42. Showery throughout the weekend.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 49, low of 31. Showery Saturday and sunny Sunday.

Newport: Showers today, high of 55, low of 43. Showers tomorrow and chance of rain Sunday.

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

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