OSU Today

Monday, Feb. 22, 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.

Wooden buildings as strong as steel (Newsweek)

This project, Albina Yard, is using CLT made from Oregon Douglas fir. At the DR Johnson plant three hours to the south—the first in the country to make structural-grade panels—the timber is planed down to a thickness of 1.375 inches, laid flat and set end to end in a single layer. Another layer is glued on top perpendicularly, then another layer glued perpendicular to that and so on—generally three layers of boards for walls and five for floors, according to Lech Muszynski, a wood science professor at Oregon State University—until it is sent into a massive custom-built press for a couple of hours while the glue sets.

OSU in PDX (Gazette-Times)

OSU’s president still delivers a State of the University address each fall to the Faculty Senate, a tradition that dates back many years on the Corvallis campus. But Ray’s annual winter trek up I-5 to give a Portland version of the speech has turned into a major production with the ability to grab at least a share of the spotlight on the state’s biggest stage.

Don’t count on the minimum wage boost to make childcare more affordable (Oregonian Editorial)

First, there are those costs that already determine a certain level of child-care pricing. Staffing, driven by regulations on caregiver-to-child ratios, accounts for about 80 percent of a center’s expenses, said Bobbie Weber, a faculty research associate with Oregon State University, who has researched child-care issues for more than two decades.

Oregon researchers tout potential of new manufactured wood in building industry (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University has been notified that it will receive a $447,000 grant from the federal Economic Development Administration for the testing of cross-laminated timber, or CLT.

Schools fight back against freshman 15 (Marketplace)

But most universities today would consider that an outdated notion. Over the last few decades, many have cut back on physical education requirements. According to a 2013 study (by OSU), only 39 percent of colleges, an all-time low, have exercise requirements.

Fire blight’s risk factors (Good Fruit Grower)

Dr. Ken Johnson, plant pathologist at Oregon State University, reminded growers at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association Annual Meeting about risk factors for fire blight, including the vigor of the tree (a vigorous tree can spread the disease more quickly) and among some of the newer cultivars, such as Jazz and Cripps Pink.

Tuition may increase across Oregon (News10)

Southern Oregon University is considering a 2.7% increase for undergraduate students. This would be about a $4 increase per credit. That is not the only school considering raising tuition, so is the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and other schools.

Ancient flowers probably poisonous (Earth Sky)

Researcher George Poinar, Jr. is a courtesy professor in the College of Science at Oregon State University, and one of the world’s experts on plant and animal life forms preserved in amber.

OSU names 2016 Distinguished Professors (Gazette-Times)

A climatologist and a computer scientist have received Oregon State University highest academic honor, the title of distinguished professor.

OSU lecture examines Supreme Court vacancy (Gazette-Times)

How best to fill the Supreme Court opening created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia will be the subject of a lecture at Oregon State University this afternoon. Jeffrey Segal, a distinguished professor at the State University of New York, will give a free, public talk at 4 p.m. today in the Horizon Room of OSU’s Memorial Union, 2501 S.W. Jefferson Way.

Artichoke growing tips (Oregonian)

Although most artichokes thrive in the cool, moist climate of coastal California, western Oregon is usually mild enough to grow these edible thistles as perennials if cut back and mulched in the winter, according to Jim Myers, plant breeder and researcher at Oregon State University.

Today

Mind/Body Yoga: This is your opportunity to practice yoga, discuss a common theme and connect with a supportive and friendly community. FREE for fee-paying students, $7 for non-students. Every Monday morning, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Dixon Recreation Center, room MP1.

Presentation & Q/A Session for the Coordinator, Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life: Candidates will speak on, “The OSU Fraternity/Sorority Community declared that ‘United by a common bond, we are a diverse community committed to scholarship, leadership, and service.’  What theoretical framework and practical approaches related to coordinating and advising fraternity and sorority life programs would you employ to help the community achieve this vision?” Presentations and Q&As: Feb. 22, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in MU206; Feb. 24,  9:30-10:30 a.m. in MU206; March 2, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in MU206; March 8, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in MU206; March 16, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in MU206. For accommodations related to disability contact debby.widony@oregonstate.edu.

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Lunch: On Mon., Feb. 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Stop by Bio & Eco Engineering in 116 Gilmore Hall to warm-up with a cup of tomato soup and a gooey grilled cheese sandwich. Suggested donation is $3 or 3 cans of food. For questions, contact jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Eugene Koonin, NCBI-NIH, will present a seminar “Discovery of new genome editing systems and novel viruses by genome and metagenome mining” on Monday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. (special date and time) in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

In-Group Bias, Opportunism, and the First Amendment: Do Justices Defend the Speech They Hate? The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has once again highlighted the long-term importance of a Supreme Courts nominee’s ideology.   Jeff Segal, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Political Science, will report on an observational study that suggests that Supreme Court justices are biased regarding free speech claims from their own ideological grouping.  Monday, Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. in the Memorial Union, Horizon Room.

 The Keeping Room—A Reading: Keith Scribner, creative writing faculty in the OSU School of Writing, Literature, and Film and 2015-16 Center for the Humanities Research Fellow, will read from his new novel Monday, Feb. 22 at 4 p.m., in the Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave. Scribner is the author of The Oregon ExperimentThe Good Life, and Miracle Girl. Set against the tobacco fields of the Connecticut River Valley, and told in two parallel timelines—the summers of 1978 and 2008—his new work is a gripping exploration of the power of the past to hold us back and the power of forgiveness to let us move on.

Upcoming events

NEW! Art exhibit: Nigel Poor’s exhibit, The San Quentin Prison Report Archive Project, is currently on exhibit in Fairbanks Gallery through March 1. Poor invited men from San Quentin to augment photographs with written commentary and observations, using images selected from the prison’s archives. Each man’s relationship to the photographs is intimate: the prisoners reflect on depictions of incarceration with astute insights, humor and compassion. http://oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery/Current_Exhibit_.html

NEW! Thomas Kinkade: Works by painter Thomas Kinkade will be on display in the Giustina Gallery in The LaSells Stewart Center Feb. 23-March 15. The exhibit is titled, “What will last? Original works from the Thomas Kinkade Collection.” A reception will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in the Giustina Gallery. Members of Kinkade’s family are scheduled to attend.

NEW! Career Expo: The Career Development Center is hosting the All-Industries Career Fair on Feb. 24 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in the CH2MHill Alumni Center. This is a fantastic opportunity for the OSU community to interact with employers who want to hire OSU students and alumni. A list of employers attending and more information can be found here.

NEW! RecycleMania: RecycleMania is an annual 8-week Civil War and national recycling competition between universities, running Feb. 7 – April 2. Currently OSU is nearly tied with UO. Help OSU compete by recycling, composting and reducing your trash. Events this week: Winter Repair Fair Feb. 24 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Recycled Fashion Show Feb. 25, 7 p.m.

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.

Board of Trustees: The Finance & Administration Committee of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to consider quarterly management and investment reports. The meeting will be from 1-2 p.m. in the President’s Conference Room, Room 650, in Kerr Administration Building, 1500 S.W. Jefferson Way, on the OSU campus in Corvallis. It is open to the public. More information on the meeting is available online at http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/trustees/meetings.

Chamber Ensembles Concert: The Oregon State University horn, low brass and bassoon studios present a free performance at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Street.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Departmental Seminar: Heather Stapleton, Associate Professor, Environmental Ethics and Sustainable Environmental Management, Duke University, will present his seminar “Flame Retardant Chemicals: Uses, Exposure and Human Health Concerns”- at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, in ALS 4001.

NEW! Webinar: Discussing Synthetic Drugs – Jill Head, supervisory chemist in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Special Testing and Research Laboratory.  Ms. Head will discuss the history of synthetic drugs, the evolution of synthetic cannabinoids and cathinones, and new psychoactive substances, with a focus on newer fentanyl.  Feb.24, 11 a.m.-noon in Student Health Services room #333.

NEW! Prevention and Advocacy Coalition: Advocacy Subgroup Meeting- formed as part of the larger Coalition to develop goals and evidence based strategies for creating an OSU culture characterized by respectful interactions and relationships, free of sexual assault and other forms of harassment and violence.  Open to the public, with 10-minutes at the beginning of the meeting for public comment. Feb. 24, 11 a.m.-noon in Student Health Services 322A.  For questions please email contact.coalition@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Budget analysis: Howard Bunsis will present a talk “The OSU Budget:  Breaking the Black Box,” Wednesday, Feb. 24, noon in MU Journey Room. Bunsis is professor of accounting at Eastern Michigan University and has done an independent analysis of the OSU Budget. He will discuss whether the spending priorities of OSU truly reflect it’s academic mission and stated values.  Sponsored by the OSU American Association of University Professors, the Alliance for a Socially Justice University, the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures, SEIU 503, Allied Students for Another Politics, and the Coalition of Graduate Employees.

NEW! Condon Lecture: Ellen Morris Bishop, an Oregon geologist, educator, author, and photographer,will present the 2015-16 Thomas Condon Lecture on 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, in The LaSells Stewart Center. The lecture is titled “Oregon’s Climates through Time — Stories in the Stones.” The Condon Lecture, named after a pioneer of Oregon geology, helps to interpret significant scientific research for nonscientists.

NEW! First Generation Film Screening and Panel: “First Generation” tells the story of four high school students who set out to break the cycle of poverty and bring hope to their families and communities by pursuing a college education. Join this opportunity to learn about the dynamics and stories of first generation students from high school and beyond. A panel of first generation students, faculty, and staff will follow the screening. Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 5:30-8:30 p.m., in the MU Horizon Room Free dinner and childcare provided with RSVP to dce.oregonstate.edu/first-generation by Feb. 24.

OSU-Cascades Bioscience Journal Club Guest Lecture: Mahfuzur Sarker from the OSU Department of Microbiology will be giving a guest presentation at the OSU-Cascades campus on recent research about Clostridium perfringensHe will speak on Feb. 23 from 5-6:30 p.m. in Cascades Hall Room 115. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Molly: svendsmo@oregonstate.edu or visit http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/osucascadesbjc/.

Between Sanders and Trump: Paths for the Left Beyond Electoral Politics:   Political journalist Arun Gupta discusses this historic Presidential campaign and what it means for the future of progressive social movements in the United States. Gupta is a founding editor of the Indypendent magazine and was a founding editor of the Occupy Wall Street Journal.  Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union, 208: La Raza Room.

Face-to-Face, Heart-to-Heart: At the Feb. 25 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Kathleen Bogart of the School of Psychological Science will discuss her work in communications and disabilities. Triad meets at noon in the MU, room 211. 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. 22 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

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.

Food Drive events

NEW! Chili Cook-off: Join the College of Veterinary Medicine for lunch on Wed., Feb. 24 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Magruder lobby. For questions, contact carrie.compton@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! 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. 24 in Richardson Hall, 2nd Floor Knuckle. For questions, contact jessica.fitzmorris@oregonstate.edu.

Chili and Cornbread Fiesta: On Tues., Feb. 23, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Waldo 252, join the School of Language, Culture, and Society for some vegetarian chili and cornbread.  We are asking $3 for a bowl of yumminess with a piece of goodness.  Come one, come all, bring your appetites and support the OSU Food Drive! For questions, contact leonora.rianda@oregonstate.edu.

Folding for Food: Origami folding of dollar bills (or $5 or $10 or $20…) into lovely flowers.  Have some fun creating money flowers, bring them to Milam 101 by Mon., Feb. 29, pop them in one of the vases and register for a prize drawing.  Prizes include art, handmade truffles and hand knitted works of art.  Check the internet for how-to-videos. For questions, contact Rena.Thayer@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.

Cookie Days: Printing and Mailing Services’ XPress Stop will be serving fresh baked cookies from 11:30 a.m .- 3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in February. Cookies will be 2 for $1.  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

PROMISE interns: The PROMISE program invites you to apply to host a 2016 summer intern.  The program runs from Monday, June 27 to Friday, Sept. 2. Click here for information about hosting an intern and to apply.  For general information about the PROMISE program, visit: dce.oregonstate.edu/promise/.  The PROMISE program is sponsored by Diversity & Cultural Engagement and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access.  Please contact Charlene Martinez if you have any questions about the suitability of a project or your organization’s alignment to the PROMISE purpose and mission. The deadline to apply is March 7.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin: Food in Emergencies: If an earthquake, winter storm, or other disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, and electricity for days or even weeks. By taking time now to store emergency food supplies, you can provide for your entire family.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

 Association of Office Professionals scholarship: The OSU AOP will award at least one $500 scholarship based on achievement and potential for the 2016-17 academic year. Applicants must be full time OSU students with sophomore, junior, or senior standing at the time of application with at least one full year of undergraduate studies remaining during the 2016-17 academic year, AND have a major or declared minor in the College of Business, OR regardless of major, have a parent or legal guardian who is a member in good standing in OSU AOP. A completed application; three current, signed letters of recommendation; and a current unofficial transcript must be submitted by May 2, to Laurie Wyant, 213 Gilkey Hall, Corvallis, OR, 97331 or via email to Laurie.wyant@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

Bates Hall: As part of the Johnson Hall Project and in preparation for the power shutdown scheduled for Feb. 27, 7 parking spaces (View Map) in the Bates Hall north parking lot (#3313) will be closed Feb. 23-24. Pacific Power will be working in the vault preparing for Feb. 27.  The drive thru for Bates Hall will remain open. The spaces affected are the drop off parking spots for Bates Hall. The project manager is working with parking services to relocate those spots temporarily to the west for those two days.

Jobs

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.

Administrative Program Assistant–The Office of the Registrar invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P00054CT. Closes Feb. 22.

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.

Director – Life Skills – The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Director of Life Skills position. Posting #P00060UF. Closes Feb 24.

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.

Academic Wage Hourly: Faculty Research Assistant – The Institute of Natural Resources invites applications for a part-time .49 FTE, 12-month, academic wage hourly position. This position is anticipated to last 9 months. Posting# P00013AW. Closes Feb. 29.

Director, Printing & Mailing – Printing & Mailing Services is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Director. Posting number #P00057UF. Closes on Monday, Feb. 29.

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.

Office Specialist 2 – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting # P00053CT. Closes March 2.

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.

Building Services Coordinator, Chemistry Department. 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 March 4.

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.

Executive Director, Marine Studies Initiative–The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Executive Director, Marine Studies Initiative. Posting #P00068UF. Closes March 6. This is an internal employment opportunity.

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! Medical Lab Technologist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Medical Lab Technologist, Posting #P00078CT.  For full consideration, apply by March 7. Closes March 31.

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 Director, Mental Health Promotion: Counseling and Psychological Services seeks an energetic, collaborative leader to direct the vision, coordination, implementation and assessment of the CAPS Mental Health Promotion Program. This position is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Posting #P00069UF. Closes March 14.

NEW! The College of Science Dean’s Office is seeking a Head Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00042UF. Closes March 15.

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.

Weather

Corvallis: “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste it, to experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt. Patchy fog then mostly sunny, high of 52, low of 33. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 45, low of 21. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Scattered showers and patchy fog, followed by sunshine. High of 51, low of 40. Sunny tomorrow.

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

 

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