OSU Today

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

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.

Deadly beauty: Amber-entomed flower may have been toxic (Reuters)

The flowers lived in a tropical, humid forest alongside a variety of trees, shrubs, grasses and climbing vines, said Oregon State University entomologist and amber expert George Poinar. (see also BBCGizmodo, UPI)

Is there really a war on science? (Scientific American)

Panelist Steve Strauss, Oregon State University professor of forestry, took a sharper tone as he lay out of a brief history of a growing campaign against genetically modified crops. Genetic modification techniques, he noted, have yielded herbicide-tolerant and insect-resistant crops, increasing crop yields and decreasing the exposure of agriculture workers and people in farming communities in particular to dangerous and often carcinogenic pesticides.

OSU participating in recycling competition (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University is once again participating in RecycleMania, a competition that pits colleges against each other in a battle to see which school can reduce the most waste. The contest began Feb. 7 and concludes April 2.

The dangers of commercial crab fishing (KTVL)

According to a study by Oregon State University, commercial crab fishing on the west coast is ranked one of the highest risk occupations in the nation. The fatality rate among dungeness crab fishermen is several times higher than the national rate for commercial fishing.

ALS progression in mice appears to stop with novel treatment to spinal cord (ALS News Today)

Oregon State University researchers were able to stop the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) for nearly two years in a specific type of mouse model. The treatment allowed the animals to live for 650 days – 500 days longer than any other previous treatment has managed.

Learning Innovation Center (Just Design News)

The Learning Innovation Center and its landscape quad define a new precinct on Oregon State University’s historic Olmstead campus. It provides a home for the Honors College


Rummage sale: News & Research Communications is holding their annual rummage sale to benefit the OSU Food Drive. The rummage sale will take place 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily Feb. 15-19, in the fourth floor lobby of Kerr Admin. Items range from household goods to kids clothing to books and Christmas items. For questions, contact Theresa.Hogue@oregonstate.edu.

Naval ROTC Soup Lunch: The Beaver Battalion is excited to compete as a student group this year. Stop by the Naval Science building EVERY Tuesday during February from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for a delicious soup lunch . $3.50/single bowl or $5/endless bowl. Bread and desserts will also be available. For questions, contact state.sec@oregonstate.edu.

Food Security and Community Participation in La Paz, Bolivia: Jason Skipton, a second year student in the MPH International Health track, will share his experience in Bolivia conducting mixed methods research to investigate how a community garden in La Paz, Bolivia could improve food security and increase community participation. Noon-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16, Hallie Ford Center, Room 225.

OSU grad, Teacher of Year, to speak: Brett Bigham, 2014 Oregon Teacher of the Year and Oregon State University graduate, will be on campus Tuesday, Feb. 16, to speak to Charlotte Headrick’s Multicultural American Theater class and any interested members of the community. His talk will take place in Withycombe Hall’s Lab Theatre and will begin at 12:30 p.m. Bigham is known nationally for his work as an educator and advocate for both LGBTQ youth and young people with special needs.

Faculty Senate Open Faculty Forum—Unizin: Collaborative Work on Learning Analytics and Learning Content: Join us next Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1:30  – 2:30 p.m., in Kidder 202 (also streaming live video) for an open Faculty Forum with Amin Qazi, CEO of the Unizin Consortium. The discussion will focus on the current status of the Unizin consortium development and the impact of our collaborative work for Oregon State. Please join Amin Qazi, Lois Brooks, OSU CIO and Dave King associate provost, for a conversation on current status, next steps, and what it means to Oregon State faculty members. Video streaming available at OSU Live http://live.oregonstate.edu/

CORE Training – How to use Validation Tables: The Office of Budget & Fiscal Planning, Business Intelligence Center (BIC) is offering weekly CORE training sessions through WebEx. BIC Operations Manager, Diana Lindsley, will be taking session participants through the various features of CORE. These short weekly WebEx sessions are offered on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is no need to pre-register. To access the CORE WebEx on Wednesday click or copy and paste the following into your browser https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=mfcfaac9ba569864fb4a49a0a2c14d4e7. Enter the meeting number 923 272 920, as directed.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

OSU-Cascades Science Pub: At Oregon State University – Cascades’ upcoming Science Pub on Tuesday, Feb. 16, anthropologist Elizabeth Marino will present “The First Victims of Climate Change,” an exploration of how one coastal community in Alaska is facing the challenges of relocation due to the impact of climate change. Science Pubs take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Free but reservations are required by 5 p.m. the day prior to each Science Pub at  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

Wisdom Workshop: A Wisdom Workshop is being offered by the Contemplative Studies Initiative with John Edwards of Psychology.  The workshop will be held Tuesday evenings Feb.  16, through March 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., in the Learning Innovations Center Room 302.  Registration is not required.  Each session includes meditation.  Session topics are Emptiness, Karma, and Embodiment.  Contact Teri.Morris@oregonstate.edu. for more information.

Upcoming events

NEW! Study in Australia at James Cook University info session: Woendi Hampton, a representative from James Cook University in Australia, one of OSU’s partner universities, will be on campus on Wednesday, Feb. 17. She will hold an information session for students interested in studying at JCU from noon-1 p.m. in Cordley 3029.

NEW! World Social Justice Day: The OSU Peace Studies program is celebrating the UN World Social Justice Day on Thursday, Feb. 18, noon in MU 208.  We will have snacks and a panel of OSU activists who will be discussing their approach to social justice through their community work and/or research, and how they think that OSU can become a more socially just university.

NEW! OSU Chamber Winds: Directed by Christopher Chapman and the Percussion Ensemble, directed by Robert Brudvig, will perform on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe, Corvallis. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased online. OSU students will be admitted for free with ID.

NEW! OSU College of Engineering Graduate Research Expo: The College of Engineering will be showcasing groundbreaking graduate student research at the 2nd annual Graduate Research Expo on Tuesday, March 1 from 1-4 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum. The event is free, and transportation from Corvallis is available. Click here for more information and to register for transportation.

Cocoa in the Quad: The Career Development Center is hosting Cocoa in the Quad in the MU Quad 10-3 on Feb. 17. Hot cocoa and apple cider will be provided, as well as opportunities for photographs in front of the MU that will be featured on social media. RSVP on Facebook to enter to win a $75 gift card to the Beaver Store.

Sister Circle: Women of Color solidarity and support group for students. Meets Wednesdays from 2:30-4 p.m., at the Women’s Center. For more information, 541-737-2131 or shaznin.daruwalla@oregonstate.edu.

Singing for Science: At the Feb. 18 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Jeremy Hoffman, Ph.D. student in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, will discuss his use of music in science communication. Triad meets at noon in the MU, room 215. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact University Events by 11 a.m. on Feb. 15 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

BCC reception: A reception is being held for artist Jeremy Davis and Loretta Milton, the wife of the late Fred Milton who helped pave the way for the BCC. The event will be held Feb. 19, 2-4 p.m., in the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Davis was the artist selected by the Oregon Arts Commission and Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center Arts Committee to provide the current art installation within the center.

Indonesian Night Museum: Experience the MU Ballroom transformed into a museum, showcasing different periods in Indonesian history. Finish your tour with a chance to eat Indonesian foods. Tickets are available starting Feb. 15 at the SEC Information Desk: $5 general; one free for OSU Students. Join PERMIAS and Student Leadership and Involvement Feb. 20, 6 -8 p.m. Funded by ISOSU. Contact: andrianc@oregonstate.edu

RecycleMania: RecycleMania (annual 8-week Civil War and national recycling competition between universities) runs Feb. 7 – April 2. Help OSU compete by recycling, composting and reducing your trash. Upcoming events: Career Wardrobe Event Thursday, Feb. 18, at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the MU Ballroom, Winter Repair Fair Feb. 24 and Recycled Fashion Show Feb. 25.

Save the Date: US Hwy 20 Safety workshop: A community workshop is being held by the Oregon Department of Transportation and DKS Associates, who are working to improve the safety performance of US 20 between Corvallis and Albany. To learn more about the project and provide feedback, you’re invited to attend a community workshop March 2, 4-6 p.m., Children’s Farm Home School Room C, 4455 NE Highway 20, Corvallis. Visit www.us20safetystudy.com.

Save the date for Maker Fair: The College of Liberal Arts is a “co-“ sponsor of The CO., the 2016 Oregon Maker Fair, which will take place on Friday, April 8 and Saturday April 9. The event is free and open to the public. On Friday, there will be a number of panel talks and workshops discussing the role of making, both on and off campus. On Saturday, there will be an all-ages, interactive maker celebration with many engaging exhibitors and activities. Featured speakers for a STEM to STEAM Symposium on Friday afternoon will be: Suzanne Bonamici, US House of Representatives, Bryony DuPont, College of Engineering, Oregon State University, Ken Olsen, Corvallis Makers Club, Eric Schulze, Ask Smithsonian, Cynthia Spencer, The Arts Center, Mike Town, Lakeside School. For more information, or to volunteer or exhibit, go to: http://www.corvallismakerfair.org/

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! 2016 Starker Lecture Series Burning Questions: People Forests & Fire, Fire Ecology, Management, and Policy in the Western US: Challenges But With Great Possibilities, by Scott Stephens, Associate Professor of Fire Science, UC Berkeley. Thursday, Feb. 18, 3:30 p.m., The La Sells Stewart Center, C&E Hall.

NEW! Grad Student and Faculty Workshop on Digital Publishing with Scalar: Last up for the library’s winter workshop series is an Intro to Scalar, a digital platform for publishing multimedia content or building websites, Feb. 18, 4-5:15 p.m. Registration is encouraged but not required, and you can register at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Stay tuned for the spring workshop schedule.  Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu.’

NEW! Leadership in the Moment: Registration will close Feb. 21 for the employee learning workshop, “Leadership in the Moment,” scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 23. Employees, no matter what formal position they hold, can take leadership actions that accomplish OSU’s Vision and Mission. Participants will learn to identify leadership opportunities they can act on in the moment. Visit (http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23) for details and to register.

 Enhance Your Teaching with Hybrid Techniques: Hands-on Center for Teaching and Learning workshop on Wed., Feb. 17, noon-1:30 p.m., Milam 215. Bring your brown bag luch and learn effective practices for hybrid teaching. Explore planning tools and techniques to enhance your course or training by integrating face-to-face and online learning activities. Please bring a laptop. All teaching, research and professional faculty and GTAs are welcome. Refreshments provided. Register now.

Annual Assessment Reporting Workshop: APAA is hosting a workshop to help faculty, instructors, and assessment coordinators learn more about the requirements, process, and resources for completing their program’s annual assessment reports (due to APAA on April 15). The workshop will be held in Milam 215 on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 2-4 p.m. Register online: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bP0bTMxlQr9YUnz

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Marian Waterman, Cancer Research Institute, UC Irvine will present a seminar “Wnt Signaling in Stem Cells and Cancer,” on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Free Cooking with winter produce workshop: Interested in sustainable cooking? Love food in general? The Student Sustainability Initiative’s Growing Food Security program is hosting a hands-on cooking workshop on Feb. 17, 5-7 p.m. at the MU Global Kitchen. All participants will need to reserve a spot. Email us at growingfoodsecurity@oregonstate.edu to secure your spot.

Provost’s Lecture Series presents Ruth Reichl, acclaimed food writer, television host, and former editor-in-chief of Gourmet Magazine. Hear her reflections on “American Food Now: How We Became a Nation of Foodies” on Wed., Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. Program followed by book signing. Free and open to the public. Visit http://communications.oregonstate.edu/events/ruth-reichl or contact events@oregonstate.edu for more information.

Research Office Monthly Seminar Series- OSRAA : Join the Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) for a learning session that will not only discuss the background on OSRAA’s creation, but also the new organizational and functional structure and how it works for you.  More information about OSRAA can be found on our website: http://research.oregonstate.edu/osraa. This session will be on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 3-4 p.m. in Linus Pauling Science Center LPSC, Room 402 (main campus).  A video conferencing link will be available as well at Cascades campus (Bend) in Graduate Research Center GRC 108A and at Hatfield Marine Science Center (Newport) in the HMSC Barry Fisher Room. Please RSVP to Pat Hawk and patricia.hawk@oregonstate.edu by Friday, Feb. 19.

Civic Engagement Week, February 20-26: The weeks’ activities will consist of: a Day Tripper to South Beach State Park to plant native trees; a community partner panel with representatives from Boys and Girls Club of Corvallis, SAGE, Linn Benton Food Share, Produce for the People, and Stone Soup; tabling in the SEC Plaza with ASOSU and registering students to vote; a recycled Craft ‘n Care with SSI and MUPC; a service project with the Boys and Girls Club of Corvallis; and a service project at Corvallis High School with Linus Pauling Healthy Youth. Details and registration available on the Civic Engagement Week website.

Moms & Family Weekend: Save the date. Mark your calendars for Moms & Family Weekend April 29-May 1.  The Memorial Union Program Council is working on the schedule for the printed and online Moms & Family Weekend program and needs any events or activities you want to be included in the program.  Again, please be sure to send your event/activity names, times and locations, to stacey.wai@oregonstate.edu no later than Monday, March 14.

Food Drive events

NEW! Hot Dog Sale:  Join at the College of Veterinary Medicine for lunch on Thurs., Feb. 18, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Magruder lobby. For questions, contact carrie.compton@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! OSUF Online Silent Auction: Join the bidding for a range of fabulous items such as skybox football tickets, gift baskets, and more! The auction runs Feb. 18-19, using the HandBid website and app. For questions, contact breanna.grigsby@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8820.

Downton Abbey tea: On Wed., Feb. 17 from  11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Kerr 4th floor lobby, News & Research Communications is hosting a traditional British-style tea with sweet and savory assorted treats, including scones, tea sandwiches and desserts, accompanied by a cup of black or herbal tea. Gluten free options. $5 per person. Drop by any time during the tea and eat there or takeaway.

Forestry Soup lunch: $3 for a bowl, or $5 for all you can eat soup and bread. Desserts sold separately. Noon-1 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 17 in Richardson Hall,  2nd Floor Knuckle. For questions, contact michelle.maller@oregonstate.edu.

Naval ROTC Soup Lunch: The Beaver Battalion is excited to compete as a student group this year. Stop by the Naval Science building EVERY Tuesday during February from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for a delicious soup lunch . $3.50/single bowl or $5/endless bowl. Bread and desserts will also be available. For questions, contact state.sec@oregonstate.edu.

Popcorn Thursdays: Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop will be serving fresh made popcorn from 11:30 a.m .- 3 p.m. every Thursday in February. Popcorn will be $1 per bag.  For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Cutest Valentine Pet Photo Contest:  Either come into Waldo 252 with your pet and have your photo taken or send a photo to post on our School bulletin board.  $1 to enter the contest.  $2 to have your picture taken and enter the contest.  The winner will be announced on Feb. 29 and will receive an 8 x 10 framed winning photo. For questions, contact leonora.rianda@oregonstate.edu.

Starbucks Gift Basket Raffle: Come by Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop during the month of February to enter to win a gift basket donated by Starbucks.  $1 per entry.  Winner will be chosen on March 1.  For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

M&Ms Raffle: Come by Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop during the month of February to win the M&Ms filled jar.  50 cents per entry and winner will receive the jar of candy.  Winner will be chosen on March 1.  For questions, contact kiara.goldtrap@oregonstate.edu.

Forestry Quilt Raffle update: Tickets for 2 beautiful quilts are for sale Feb. 1-29. One ticket for $1 or six tickets for $5. The drawing will be held Monday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Forestry Computer Helpdesk (Peavy 222). See pictures of the quilts. For questions, contact terralyn.vandetta@oregonstate.edu.

Food Drive Public Employee Appreciation Night: Join other state employees as we cheer the Portland Trailblazers to victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Governor’s State Employee Food Drive. Last year, the amount donated was $1,359 or 5,436 pound equivalents of food! To purchase tickets or for questions: http://communications.oregonstate.edu/sites/communications.oregonstate.edu/files/events/files/blazers_2016_pean_food_drive_flyer.pdf

OSU Extension Service Movie Raffle: It’s MOVIE time! Purchase tickets in 108 Ballard Hall to win a $25 REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP Gift Card.  Tickets are $1/each 6/$5.  Drawing will be held on Thurs., Feb. 25.  Visit Regal Cinema for showtimes & locations. For questions, contact pamela.hoene@oregonstate or call 541-737-1581.

News for Employees

Healthy Minds Study: Counseling and Psychological Services is about to embark on the second administration of the Healthy Minds Study, which assesses the mental health of our campus.  8,000 students from OSU Corvallis and Cascades campuses will be invited to take the survey.  Invitations will be sent out via email Feb. 16, and the survey will begin on Feb. 18.  For more information, contact Michele.Ribeiro@oregonstate.edu.

President Ray named Past Chair of AAC&U’s Board Executive Committee: At its recent Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) named seven new directors and elected a slate of new officers. Dr. James P. Collins, Virginia M. Ullman Professor of Natural History and Environment at Arizona State University, became Chair of the Board, taking over from Dr. Edward J. Ray, President of Oregon State University. Ray will continue to serve on AAC&U’s Board Executive Committee as Past Chair.

Linn/Benton Master Food Preserver program seeking applicants: Apply now to become a certified  volunteer OSU Extension Service Master Food Preserver. Training begins April 14.  Fee is $125 for supplies and materials for the training, which will be held at the Linn County Extension office. For more information about the program see http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/linn-benton-county-master-food-preserver-program or contact Jeanne Brandt at 541-730-3544  jeanne.brandt@oregonstate.edu

Bottle Caddy for Sale: The Wood Science Department’s class WSE 375 is at it again. You might remember our bottle openers from last year. This year we have designed a 22oz bottle caddy, hand crafted by our very own Oregon State students. Check it out at: averywoodproducts.com

Oregon NASA Space Grant Scholarships and Fellowships Available: The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to offer scholarships and fellowships for community college and undergraduate students in the STEM fields and graduate students enrolled in an MAT program in STEM education. Scholarships and fellowships are open to students attending OSGC member institutions. Application deadline is May 20. For more information go to: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/scholarships.

Vice Provost Awards of Excellence: Faculty and staff submissions for the 2016 Vice Provost Awards of Excellence are still being accepted. Awards recognize outstanding contributions that significantly advance OSU’s mission of outreach and engagement. Nominate peers or yourself. Submission deadline is Feb. 17. 

Animal Connection: An online newsletter from the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. This month, read a heart-warming story about a disabled puppy who was adopted by the perfect family, and an injured bobcat who received life-saving surgery from the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Association of Office Professionals 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 the 10th of each month. For more information: http://oregonstate.edu/aop/awards-recognition.  January’s awardee was Ryan Winklepleck in Campus Operations IT.

New journals available through the Elsevier Freedom Collection: OSU Libraries has been able to significantly increase the number of journals available from Elsevier through a subscription to the ScienceDirect Freedom Collection. These journals cover everything from accounting to zoology. This deal provides Oregon State students, faculty and staff with access to 2,370 journals including more than 1,300 new titles with the Freedom Collection and access to other Elsevier subscribed content. For more information, check http://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/elsevier.

Long Term Research Rooms: Apply for a long-term (6 to 12 months) research room at the Valley Library.  Doctoral candidates and faculty members engaged in special projects may apply.  Applications (available here) will be considered based on project merits and specific need for library space and materials.  The application deadline is Feb. 22 and decisions will be made Feb. 29.  Please complete and return to the library circulation desk, or return by email to lori.hilterbrand@oregonstate.edu.


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

Job postings: Oregon State University is transitioning to a new jobs website. During the transition, there are two different locations to search job postings, depending on the date that the job was posted. If you visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs you’ll have access to both sites for your search.

The department of Undergraduate Studies is seeking an Associate Dean. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. This is an internal opportunity only. Posting # P00024UF. Closes Feb. 16.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Extension Forester –The College of Forestry and Coos and Curry County Extension Offcies invite applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0017008. Closes Feb. 17.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Extension Forester –The College of Forestry and Clatsop County Extension office invite applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed-term, Assistant Professor (Practice) position. Posting #0017009. Closes Feb. 17.

Building Services Coordinator, Chemistry Department, Oregon State University. Required qualifications include 2 years management experience, building management experience, experience researching and purchasing products and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Posting # P00041UF. Closes Feb. 19.

Financial Aid Advisor–Financial Aid and Scholarships invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Financial Aid Advisor position. Posting # P00016UF. Closes Feb. 19.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Water Management Technologist) position. Posting #0016967. For full consideration apply by Feb. 19.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Biological & Ecological Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor (Water Quality Engineer) position. Posting #0016965. For full consideration apply by Feb. 19.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking a Human Resources Consultant 1. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position, operating within OSU’s Shared Services. To review the posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Select the link for items posted prior to Jan. 26. Posting #0017014. Closes Feb. 21.  Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled.

Public Info Representative 2 – The School of History, Philosophy, and Religion is seeking an experienced and motivated communicator with a solid combination of graphic & web design, event management, social media, computer, and videography skills.   This is a full time (1.0 FTE) position. Posting #P00040CT. Closes Feb. 22.

Faculty research Assistant – The  Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Faculty Research Assistant positions serving the Eastern and South East regions of Oregon. Posting #0016816. Closes Feb. 22.

Academic Advisor-College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor. Posting P00045UF. Full consideration application date Feb. 25. Closes March 16.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Crop and Soil Science in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position serving Marion County. Posting #0016938. Closes Feb. 28.

Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator – College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Internship & Cooperative Education Coordinator position.  Posting # P00026UF.  Closes Feb. 28.

Accountant 1 – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center at OSU is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00057CT. Closes Feb. 29.

Office Specialist 2 – The department Educational Opportunities Programs invites you to apply to one full time Office Specialist 2 position. To apply, please visit posting# P00038CT.  Closes Feb. 29.

Assistant Professor – Brewing Microbiologist – The College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track position. Posting #0016968. For full consideration date: Feb. 29

Assistant Professor – Food Safety Biologist – The College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month tenure-track position. Posting #0016969. For full consideration date: Feb. 29

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant,Our Beaver Nation: The OSU Foundation is looking to add an experienced and skilled Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to our Development team based on campus at Gill Coliseum. The person in this position will be the point of contact for visitors, callers and staff members, and provide administrative support to the Our Beaver Nation office, annual fund, stewardship, and events. Four year degree and one to two years of reception / customer service experience, or related administrative experience using similar knowledge skills or abilities.  Education and experience equivalencies will be considered.  To apply:  http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5029

Academic Advisor – The Academic Success Center is seeking three, full-time (1.0 FTE) Academic Advisors to provide direct academic advising service to a defined cohort of low-income and/or first-generation college students. Posting #P00048UF. Closes March 1.

Mental Health & Wellness CVM Program Coordinator/CAPS Staff Psychologist: Counseling and Psychological Services and the College of Veterinary Medicine has an opening for one full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position. This is a unique position shared by CAPS and CVM. Half of this psychologist’s time will be on-site at CVM coordinating mental health and wellness programs for CVM students; the remaining half will be on-site at CAPS providing counseling and outreach services. Posting #P00032UF. Closes March 2.

Faculty Research Assistant  – Genome Research/Biocomp is seeking a Core Lab Technician. This is a part-time (.60FTE) position, 12-month, fixed term with the possibility of moving to full time. Posting# P00047UF. Closes March 4.

Seed Laboratory Manager – The Department of Crop & Soil Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Seed Laboratory Manager position. Posting #P00031UF. Closes March 6.

NEW! Coordinator, Sports & Special Programs – The Department of Recreational Sports invites applications for a 12-month, fixed-term, Coordinator position.  This position directs the administration and supervision of comprehensive Sports and Special Programs that includes sport clubs, intramural sports, and special events.  Posting #P00054UF.  Closes March 8.

Sexual Assault Support Services Coordinator: Counseling and Psychological Services seeks an innovative team leader to oversee the Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) program. This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Posting # P00058UF. Closes March 10.

Assistant Athletic Director for Development, Athletics Annual Giving: The OSU Foundation is looking for a strong and talented Assistant Athletic Director for Development in Athletics Annual Giving.  This position is responsible for achieving the annual giving fundraising goals on behalf of Oregon State University Athletics through efficient and effective leadership and management of athletics’ annual giving programs, individual sport support and strategic fundraising campaigns.  If you understand the Annual Giving process as it relates to college athletics, and have a proven record of success in annual giving or significant sales success, consider applying for this position.   For more details please visit the OSUF website at:  http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5052

Student Worker, Our Beaver Nation: The OSU Foundation Development team, Athletics is looking to add an enthusiastic student worker to Our Beaver Nation and serve as an ambassador for Beaver Athletics. Primary responsibilities will include answering incoming calls regarding donations and ticket sales, help with donor related events and game day operations, and other duties as assigned. Average 8-12 hours, maximum of 20 hours, per week. $9.75/hour. If you are interested in this position, please complete the Foundation’s job application and sent it to Mr. Jorge Hernandez, Assistant Director, Human Resources.


Corvallis: “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo- far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” ~ Jodi Picoult. Slight chance of rain, then mostly cloudy, high of 61, low of 43. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, slight chance of rain tonight. High of 58, low of 38. Showers likely tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of rain, then cloudy, high of 58, low of 46. Rain tomorrow.

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


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