OSU Today

Wednesday, March 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.

Southern right whale study quantifies impact of whaling in New Zealand’s waters (ABC Australia)

But, while southern right whale populations are still just a fraction of their original size, they are recovering, said study co-author Dr C. Scott Baker, the director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University. (see also Guardian, eScience News)

Recordings in Deep Sea poses a larger noise pollution problem (International Business Times Australia)

The deep sea exploration, which was conducted by researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOOA), together with academics from Oregon State University, measured the amount of noise pollution in the Pacific Ocean using a hydrophone — a powerful underwater microphone.

One fish, two fish, test fish, control fish (US EPA)

With so many chemicals in the world today and even more under development, scientists need a rapid, economical, and accurate way to screen for chemicals that may be harmful to humans and wildlife.  The use of zebrafish in high-throughput testing is increasingly important to chemical research initiatives at EPA.  In fact, zebrafish studies by Dr. Noyes (in the laboratory of Dr. Robert Tanguay at Oregon State University) recently received national acclaim for their contribution toward flame retardant research.

Thoreau’s fern (Gazette-Times)

Meyers is the taxonomic director of the Oregon Flora Project, which is in the process of publishing an updated scientific description of every plant that grows in Oregon. The project’s office is right across the hall from the OSU Herbarium, which houses roughly half a million pressed plant specimens in thick manila folders filed away in rows of steel storage cabinets. Meyers was doing research in the herbarium about 10 years ago when he made the scholarly discovery of a lifetime: a fern collected by Henry David Thoreau, the 19th century philosopher-naturalist who wrote “Walden.”

US millennials feel more working class than any other generation (Guardian)

The graduate student and teaching assistant, who lives in Corvallis, Oregon, says he is “less interested in having a successful stock market than I am in having government policies that help the wealth of this nation, that help the citizens of the nation.” “The numbers that show up in the Wall Street Journal don’t concern me. What concerns me is whether or not I’m going to be able to afford to go to the hospital if I need to.”

In our view: Fishing for solutions (The Columbian editorial)

All of which brings into sharp relief a new study from Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, with the findings adding a new variable to discussions about how to improve salmon survival rates and preserve one of the Northwest’s cultural landmarks. The study identified crucial differences between wild salmon and hatchery salmon, and co-author Michael Blouin, a professor of biology at Oregon State, told the Corvallis Gazette-Times: “I think it lays to rest the question of whether wild fish and hatchery fish can be genetically different. It’s very clear that they’re adapting in ways that make them unfit in the wild and that are detectable at the genetic level.”

Have a date with your shrub before getting out the clippers (Herald & News)

You’ve got clippers in hand, a shrub in mind and a gleam in your eye. It’s pruning time. But do you have a plan? Before you clip a stem, know your shrub, said Neil Bell, horticulturist for Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

Bend 2030 presents Envision OSU-Cascades (Cascade Business News)

Bend 2030 will host four workshops in April offering community members a chance to envision the future of Oregon State University – Cascades’ new campus and to provide input on the university’s long-range development plan.

Today

Capstone seminar and defense: Justin Zweifel, MNR, will present, “A landscape-scale watershed assessment method to support fish passage restoration strategies in Puget Sound, Washington State: A case study for the Fish Barrier Removal Board,” at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 16, Peavy 236.

OSU Free Virtual Networking Lunch – Beaver Nation is everywhere. The OSU Alumni Association has introduced a new virtual platform that allows you to connect with Oregon State alumni and friends no matter where you live. This real-time chat program will allow you to network and build connections from the privacy of your own computer. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, March 16. Register here. Here is a demo of how the virtual platform works.

CORE Training Session – New CORE Features: The Business Intelligence Center (BIC) is offering weekly CORE training sessions through WebEx. This week’s takes place March 16, 2 p.m. BIC Operations Manager Diana Lindsley introduces participants to the various features of CORE. These 30 minute WebEx sessions are offered on Wednesdays from 2 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 link into your browser, https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=mfcfaac9ba569864fb4a49a0a2c14d4e7. Enter the meeting number 923 272 920, as directed.

Upcoming events

NEW! End of Term Sale: The OSU Beaver Store is having its End of Term Beaver Gear sale.  Sale goes through Friday, March 18.

NEW! Harvest of the Month tasting: Please join University Housing and Dining Services for a free food sampling featuring blueberries from Willamette Valley Fruit Company (Salem) and wheat berries from Camas Country Mill (Junction City). These local ingredients will be combined into a watercress, wheat berry, and shaved fennel salad, tossed with blueberry vinaigrette and topped with spiced almonds. The tasting will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, at Marketplace West dining center. A full entrée portion will be available for purchase at Cooper’s Creek in Marketplace West.

NEW! Pangea Café Spring Sale: Join us for our annual end of term sale. Wednesday 30% off, Thursday 40% off, Friday 50% off. Sign up for our newsletter to see our daily specials: http://bit.ly/PangeaDailySpecials

NEW! Prevention & Advocacy Coalition: Full Meeting: The OSU Prevention and Advocacy Coalition ensures strategic and coordinated campus-wide efforts related to prevention and advocacy and the broad use of evidence-informed best practices. The coalition has a goal to realize a vision of an OSU culture characterized by: (1)Respectful interactions and relationships, free of sexual assault and other forms of harassment and violence and (2) Safe and healthy attitudes, decision-making, and behaviors related to alcohol and other drugs.  March 28, from 10 a.m. – noon in Memorial Union 13: Multipurpose Room. More information: contact.coalition@oregonstate.edu

NEW! The Sinatra Century: Please join us for OSU Night at the Oregon Symphony.  Singer and showman Curtis Stigers, a platinum-selling artist, joins the Oregon Symphony to celebrate what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday with his greatest hits, plus emotional renditions of Gershwin, Porter, Kern, and more. Saturday, April 2, 7:30 p.m., Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 SW Broadway, Portland. For tickets to the concert, please visit the Oregon Symphony’s website and enter promo code “Beavers” for a 20% discount.

NEW! Marine Science Day: Join the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport for our annual Marine Science Day Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Come behind-the-scenes for a peek at the cutting-edge research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique. Meet researchers from OSU and six government agency partners. Explore with interactive science displays and touch tanks presented by marine scientists. Visit a genetics lab. Enjoy special family-friendly activities by Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon Coast Aquarium. Learn how scientists observe the ocean using buoys and gliders. To volunteer, go to www.volunteersignup.org/Y8TAL. Parent (or grandparent) and child teams welcome. Contact Maryann at 541-867-0234 or Maryann.Bozza@oregonstate.edu for more information. For more information, go to http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu/marinescienceday

RESCHEDULED: Faculty from Arts and Sciences to meet with Ray, Randhawa: Announcing, President Ray and Provost Randhawa conversational meeting with faculty of the Division of Arts and Sciences on April 15 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kelley Engineering building room 1001. A video recording of the meeting will be made available for those who cannot attend. Contact Andrea McDaniel for more information.

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! BEE Thesis Defense. Ku-Huan Chien, MS Biological & Ecological Engineering, on Friday, March 18 at 9 a.m., in Gilmore 234.  Ku-Huan will present “Life Cycle Assessments for Wastewater Treatment and the Feasibility Study of Microbial Fuel Cell Technology.” He is advised by Hong Liu in Biological & Ecological Engineering. Free & open to the public.

NEW! Research Office Monthly Seminar Series: Research Development and the Research Impacts Network Broader Impacts for Federally Funded Grant Proposals. An interactive discussion on how to best manage complexity in proposal development. We will introduce the OSU  Research Impacts Network (ORIN) which functions as a hub of information about creating broader impacts and teaching outreach innovation for your proposal. This is the third in a series of monthly seminars about OSU research presented by the Research Office. March 29, 3-4 p.m.: RSVP to: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cGCdsS219l1FXiR, or call: 541-737-0664. Corvallis campus-Linus Pauling Science Center (LPSC) 402,; HMSC Newport- Barry Fisher Room; Cascades Campus Bend- GRC 108.

NEW! Mathematics public lecture: “How efficiently can one untangle a double-twist? Waving is believing!” Can you do the Philippine candle dance, the Dirac belt trick, or the Feynman plate trick?  Whether your answer is yes or no, this event will
engage you in this and far beyond in discovering and understanding the most mathematically efficient way to untangle a double-twist in 3-space. Limber up, as this highly visual and hands-on event will get you twisting to understand a big secret of the space we live in. Friday, April 1, 8 p.m. in LINC 128, reception to follow. co-sponsored by the Pacific Northwest section of the Mathematical Association of America and the OSU Department of Mathematics. The talk preceeds the PNW MAA annual Spring Meeting, which is Saturday April 2 at OSU.

Twitter in 15 Minutes!: Learn the basics of Twitter and practice a few tweets to get the hang of it. Hosted by eXtension and Victor Villegas. Join the webinar on March 17, 11:15 a.m. To connect to the webinar, click on this link.

Distinguished Visitor Lecture in Earth Science: Jessica Tierney, Associate Professor of Geosciences at the University of Arizona will present “Pirates, famine, and El Niño: The Horn of Africa under a changing climate” Monday, March 28, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in LInC 100. Lecture followed by reception.

Become a Community Leader with Recycling 101. There is no planet B. Protect natural resources by learning about recycling, composting and waste reduction with Recycling 101. Travel the life cycle of recyclables and learn techniques to make earth-conscious choices at work and at home. Available online anytime, Recycling 101 is made up of eight modules – the first overview module is completely free.

Learn Online Marketing from the Pros – Digital Brand Management Series Continues in March 28: Only a few spots left for the next session of our Digital Brand Management series: Building a Digital Channel Content Strategy. Learn from, and network with, Hallie Janssen of the Oregonian Media Group. This OSU-exclusive experience teaches you real-world strategies to help you gain an immediate edge! Learn more.

Genome colloquium: The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing’s Spring Conference and Colloquium will take place all day on April 11 in the OSU CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Registration is free and open to everyone in the OSU community: http://cgrb.oregonstate.edu/spring-conference .This year’s conference’s keynote speaker is Elaine Ostrander (NHGRI), who was one of the lead PIs on the dog genome project and who is a leader in the field of comparative genomics.

Ecampus Faculty Forum: Take part in a showcase of excellence in online teaching and discover techniques you can use to improve your online courses on April 13 from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The interactive sessions at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center feature OSU colleagues sharing innovative teaching methods and course development best practices. Includes breakfast and lunch with a keynote address by Jan Plass, chair of Digital Media and Learning Sciences at New York University. Register by April 10.

Registration is open for the employee learning workshop, sponsored by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA): “Excel Tips and Tricks for Intermediate Users,” is scheduled for April 27, 1-2:30 p.m. Presenter Brad Dennis, Business Center Manager, Auxiliary and Activities Business Center, will demonstrate how to maximize the calculations feature, create more efficient sorting, link from one spreadsheet to the other, import and export files, and more. Cost to attend is $5 for PFLA members and $10 for non-members. Visit http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cYiJG56Pc7dUj9H for details, a downloadable flyer, and to register.

News for Employees

NEW! Spring Break Hours MU Retail Food Service: Bites: Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., E.Cafe: Mon – Wed 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Java II: Mon – Fri 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., JavaStop: Mon 7:30 am – 2 p.m. and Fri 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Keep up to date on hours at food.oregonstate.edu

NEW! 2016 OSU Food Drive Final Results: OSU collected 523,519 pound equivalents of food during the 2016 OSU Food Drive – our highest total to date. Creative food drive coordinators hosted over 50 events ranging from a Downton Abbey tea and Folding Money for Food to soup lunches, bake sales and plant sales throughout the month of February. Thank you to everyone who contributed to help their neighbors in need.

NEW! Request for Applications- Action Research Fellows: The ESTEME@OSU Project and the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning welcome applications for action research fellows. Teams or individual instructors using evidence based instructional practices in undergraduate STEM classrooms are encouraged to apply.  Selected candidates will be supported in their research design and provided $3,000 financial support. Applications are due March 29th, 2016 by close of business to Victoria.Bonebrake@oregonstate.edu. Please see http://bit.ly/arf-rfa-2016 for application instructions and more information.

NEW! Faculty Release Time (FRT): The Research Office Incentive Programs is accepting applications for FRT Fall, Winter, or Spring 2016-17 release. The program provides limited funding for individuals developing external grant proposals or who wish to further their scholarly activities. Program description and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/faculty-release-time. Information: Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: April 25.

NEW! Employees attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Thursday, March 24, to submit the application for employees attending other former OUS Universities during spring term. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

NEW! Faculty Staff Fitness Spring classes begin March 28- there is still time to register. If you would like to register for a FSF class, come into Langton 123 to register in person or follow this link to our online registration platform.  We still have many spots open, so come in and save your spot today.

NEW! Golden Z Club announces Zonta Club Scholarships: Applications for the 2016-2017 Zonta Scholarships are available from the Zonta Club of Corvallis at http://www.zontacorvallis.org/#!scholarships/ctvn. Multiple deadlines in April apply. Connect with the Golden Z club via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GoldenZOSU/ for updates and information.

Mid-Month Emergency Preparedness Topic – Food in Emergencies, Part 2: If a disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, and electricity for days or even weeks. Options for food storage include: Freeze dried foods, prepared foods, dehydrated foods, and canned foods.
Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

CAPS Faculty/Staff Survey Reminder: Recently Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) sent out a survey to gather information about faculty and staff perception of our services. We thank all of you who responded to it. If you have not yet completed the survey, your participation is valuable as we evaluate our services. Please click on the link below by Friday, March 18. http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_721Qd7QPB2gvvKZ

RecycleMania Civil War Tip: RecycleMania, an annual 8-week Civil War and national recycling competition between universities, runs through April 2. Help OSU compete – and catch up to UO who is currently ahead – by recycling, composting and reducing your trash. Tip: If you have a green deskside bin, empty it into your building’s recycling bins so it counts for the competition.

2016 Association of Office Professionals Member of the Year Award: The OSU Association of Office Professionals was formed to foster awareness, excellence, and professionalism in the ranks of office personnel. This award recognizes contributions toward these goals by individual members through creative approaches and consistently high performance as a professional in ways that benefit Oregon State. Nominees must be active AOP members and have participated in AOP-related activities within the last two years. To nominate an AOP member, submit your completed packet by April 22 to Laurie Wyant, Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu. The complete packet shall include a nomination form and two letters of support. One of the two letters should be from a co-worker or supervisor.

Boss of the Year Award: The Oregon State University Association of Office Professionals wants to recognize creative approaches and consistently superior performance as a supervisor. A nominee must be actively employed in a supervisory capacity at any level. Nominees must be an OSU employee. To nominate a supervisor for this award, submit nominations by April 22 to Laurie Wyant, Laurie.Wyant@oregonstate.edu. Nomination packets must include a nomination form, and two letters of support, no longer than 2 pages in length. At least one should be from office support personnel.

AOP scholarship: The OSU Association of Office Professionals (AOP) was formed to foster awareness, excellence and professionalism in the ranks of office personnel. The OSU AOP will award at least one $500 scholarship based on achievement and potential for the 2016-17 academic year. To qualify, 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. Application can be found at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/aop/aop-scholarship. 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.

Coming this Spring: Earth Week Teach-Ins: Faculty are invited to lead teach-ins during Earth Week, from April 18-22. This campus-wide event aims to educate OSU students about climate change and its ecological, social, political and moral implications. Faculty can hold closed teach-ins with their own students, or open teach-ins for all students and community. The event will also host keynote lectures from Monday through Friday during Earth Week at noon in the Snell Hall International Forum. The project is sponsored by OSUDivest, Spring Creek Project, PESE, 350Corvallis, and RTC. For more information please visit www.osuteachin.wordpress.com For questions or to confirm participation as teach-in leaders, please e-mail osuteachin@gmail.com

Course Fees Updated: Oregon State University will take written comments on its proposed updates to OSU Standard 576-010 University Fees through the end of business on Tuesday, April 5. The purpose of the comment period is to receive public feedback regarding updates to the Summer/Fall 2016 course fees for certain field trips and PAC courses before they become effective on April 10. The proposed fees can be reviewed at the Valley Library circulation desk. Comments should be directed to Beth Giddens at beth.giddens@oregonstate.edu.

STEM Academy AWSEM (Advocates for Women in Science, Engineering, and Math) Club for 3rd-5th grade girls. Elementary AWSEM Club meets Thursdays, 3:15-4:45 p.m., from April 14–May 12 at Garfield Elementary School in Corvallis. Topics: DNA, Chemical Engineering, Computing, Geography, and Physics. Undergraduate women studying science and engineering at OSU will lead and be mentors for the clubs. To register, please visit http://stemacademy.oregonstate.edu. For questions, call 541-737-8139 or email STEM.academy@oregonstate.edu. Cost is $75. Tuition assistance/scholarships available.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Steam leak: Due to a major steam leak on the primary steam distribution supply to campus, the Energy Center has reduced the Corvallis campus steam pressure to 50 pounds.  This is a 10-pound reduction and is necessary for safety.  This could affect equipment utilizing steam campus-wide.  The leak is on Jefferson between 30th and 35th Street. (View Map) The area has been fenced off.  This is affecting pedestrian traffic in front of Richardson Hall.  Restoration is unknown at this time. For questions or comments on this notice contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Valley Football Center: As part of the Valley Football Center Expansion project, the power to both Samaritan Athletic Medicine Center and Valley Football Center will be shut down March 19 – March 23 to upgrade power at Valley Football Center. Samaritan Athletic Medicine Center will be shut down March 19 and possibly March 20. Valley Football Center will be shut down March 19-23. For more information, contact Dave Raleigh at 541-230-0804.

30th Street: Due to tree maintenance, the northbound lane between Campus Way and Jefferson Street (View Map) will be temporarily closed Tuesday, March 22, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Bill Coslow 541-737-3488.

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.

Temporary Fiscal Coordinator 2 for The VP for Research invites applications for temporary full time FTE, 12-month, hourly position. Posting # P00110CT Closes March 16.

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

EXTENDED: Chef de Cuisine, OSU Catering, University Housing and Dining Services. Filling one F/T Management position. Annual salary range $36,000 – $48,000, and includes a comprehensive benefits package (health care, vacation & sick leave). Unclassified Faculty Posting #P00071UF. Closing date extended to March 18.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar – Fish Ecology. Quantitative fish ecologist to assess the impact of hypoxia on living resources in the Gulf of Mexico, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Send email and vitae to Stephen.brandt@oregonstate.edu. Closes March 18.

NEW! Development Engineer (Internal Employment Opportunity): OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for part-time, limited duration, 12-month, hourly position. Posting # P00108CT Closes March 18.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting # P00071CT. Closes March 20.

Accountant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) is accepting applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00103CT. Closes March 20.

Veterinary Technician. Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Large Animal Teaching Hospital. The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. Posting #0015391. Apply by March 20.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for an Office Specialist, Learning Center. The Learning Center Office Specialist acts as a first point of contact for students, instructors and other visitors of the Learning Center at INTO OSU. This is a general administrative and customer service position designed to provide a high level of support and assistance to the Learning Center Coordinator in the day to day operations of the Learning Center. For more information or to apply please follow the link: http://bit.ly/1Tm1Hpm
Apply by March 20.

Coordinator of Student Activities: OSU-Cascades in Bend is seeking a Coordinator of Student Activities. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), short-term academic wage appointment anticipated to last through June of 2016. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Director of Student Success. Posting# P00026AW. Closes March 25.

Assistant Director for Student Life. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Assistant Director for Student Life. Posting # P00094UF. Full consideration date is March 21. Closes March 25.

Office Specialist 2 – Integrative Biology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, OS2. This position is responsible for the coordination of travel, hourly hiring and payroll processes. Posting #P00096CT. Closes March 25.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – The University Administrative Business Center (UABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Human Resources Consultant 1 (HRC1) position. Posting # P00090UF. Closes March 28.

OSU-Cascades Human Resources Manager – OSU-Cascades is seeking an OSU-Cascades Human Resources Manager. This is a full-time 1.0FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting# P00086UF. Closes March 28.

NEW! Operating System/Network Analyst: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE) Operating System/Network Analyst position. USSE supports the Banner ERP system and other business services at public universities in Oregon. Applications received by March 31 will receive full consideration. Posting # C33419.

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

Accountant 1 – The Arts & Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00032CT. Closes March 31.

Public Information Representative 2 (Transportation Options Coordinator) – The Transportation Services department invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Transportation Options Coordinator to lead programs to reduce single-occupancy vehicle trips associated with the university. Posting #P00113CT. Closes April 1st.

Student position: Interested in a paid position translating from English to Chinese or Spanish? The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) is hiring OSU students who have completed SPAN 455 or CHN 313 to translate the content of SSI’s official website and other marketing materials to English or Chinese. Applications due Friday, April 1. Apply NOW.

Student employment: The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) is hiring for 2016-2017! SSI works to advance student efforts to create a culture of sustainability at OSU through programming that fosters environmental, social, and economic justice. We believe educational institutions have a responsibility to model innovative tools, systems , and ways of thinking to create a more sustainable world and provide students the experiences to become leaders in their communities creating that change. Apply online at: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/main/student-sustainability-initiative-job-opportunities or in person at the Student Experience Center Information Desk. Applications due April 1.

Assistant Director of Virtual Career Development –The Career Development Center invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Assistant Director of Virtual Career Development. Posting #P00111UF. Closes April 15.

Assistant Professor – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Weed Management for Horticultural Crops. Posting # P00108UF. http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/22117 Closes April 17.

Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity – The Vice President of Research Office is seeking an Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting# P00095UF. Closes April 28.

Food Service Worker 1 – Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center invites applications for a part-time (.25 FTE), intermittent, Food Service Worker 1 position. Posting P00090CT. Closes May 1.

Research Analyst – The OSU Foundation is looking for a pro-active prospect research analyst to support fundraising activities by researching, analyzing and recommending strategies for a team of development officers. This position is responsible for helping facilitate donor cultivation and solicitation. If you have experience identifying new prospects through industry best practices, creating prospect profiles and briefings, collaborating with development officers, and “thinking differently,” consider applying for this position. If you’re interested in this position, and you have experience with profile research techniques, apply at the OSU Foundation website: http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5098.

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

Weather

Corvallis: “Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” ~ Henry David Thoreau. Slight chance of rain and patchy fog, then mostly cloudy. High of 59, low of 34. Patchy fog, then sunny Thursday.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of snow showers, then mostly sunny. High of 47, low of 26. Sunny Thursday.

Newport: Slight chance of rain and then partly sunny. High of 57, low of 43. Sunny Thursday.

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

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