OSU Today

Wednesday, April 20, 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.

U.S. Senate calls for building three, not two, new regional research vessels (Science)

NSF has sought for years to expand its existing fleet of these vessels, which would be funded through the agency’s large facilities construction account. In 2013, Oregon State University, Corvallis, got the nod and $3 million from NSF to coordinate the design for three vessels.

OSU history professor named Carnegie fellow (Gazette-Times)

An Oregon State University historian specializing in American foreign relations has been named a 2016 Andrew Carnegie fellow. Christopher McKnight Nichols, an assistant professor of history in OSU’s School of History, Philosophy and Religion, is one of 33 individuals from across the country selected for the distinction, which comes with a cash award of up to $200,000 to fund one to two years of scholarly research and writing.

Too late for genetic rescue to save nearly extinct Minnesota wolves: Researchers (Tech Times)

A public survey by the National Park Service analyzed by Michael Nelson from Oregon State University, however, revealed that 86 percent thought wolves should stay present on Isle Royale even if it means intervening for them. Of the remaining respondents, many opposed intervention out of the belief that healthy ecosystems should be free of human meddling.

Retiring early might actually kill you (UpRoxx)

Well, bad news: A new study reveals that those of us who retire early are also at a higher risk of dying early, too. According to a study done at Oregon State University, retiring early might actually be problematic for your health. (see also Pacific Standard)

OSU Divest to meet with Foundation (Gazette-Times)

Members of OSU Divest, the on-campus group that wants the Oregon State University Foundation to end its investments in fossil fuel companies, will get a second chance to persuade the foundation to change its policy.

Compound in hops may help metabolic syndrome, study says (UPI)

Xanthohumol, a compound found in hops and present in beer, improved health indicators for metabolic syndrome and reduced weight gain in mice, researchers at Oregon State University report in a study published in the Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

An Oregon-made kite that can power five homes (Portland Business Journal)

Thanks to the partnership with Oregon BEST, Schaefer will team up with researchers at Oregon State University, including mechanical engineering professor Roberto Albertani, to further test the prototype and develop advanced computer models to speed eWind’s time to market.

Today

Finalists for Executive Director, Marine Studies Initiative: Campus forums are being held for the finalists. Jack Barth will give a presentation and Q&A Wednesday, April 20, from 11 a.m. – noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center. Michael Harte will give a presentation and Q&A Monday, April 25 from 11 a.m. – noon, 115 Hallie Ford Center. The presentations will be streamed live: http://live.oregonstate.edu/ There is a live chat for the online audience to use for questions. Look for the prompt to “sign in with ONID” in the lower right corner. The presentations will also be recorded and available at https://media.oregonstate.edu/ after all interviews have been completed.

School of Psychological Science colloquia: Katy Krieger; Christian Sinnott, Psychological Science. “Words of well-being; Investigating differences between rural and nonrural students in higher education.” April 20, noon, Reed Lodge 111. If you have any questions, would like to present your own research in a future term, or have disability accommodation requests, please contact Kathleen Bogart (kathleen.bogart@oregonstate.edu).

Earth Week Talks at OSU: The Links between Climate Change & Environmental Justice.” Sam Chisholm Hatfield, Valerie Goodness, and Gail Woodside will discuss their research and experiences of native cultures and climate change, past, present, and future.  Wednesday, April 20, noon-1 p.m., Memorial Union, Room 206.

CORE Training Session – CORE: FTE Reports: The Business Intelligence Center (BIC) is offering weekly CORE training sessions through WebEx. This week participants will explore FTE Reports with Diana Lindsley. The 30 minute WebEx sessions are offered on Wednesdays from 2 – 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.

Sprout!: Plant seeds, play trivia games, and try making a pollinator seed bomb at our workstations. Learn how to use household items to start one’s own plants and why it’s worthwhile to grow your own food! April 20, 3-5:30 p.m., SEC Plaza.

Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series: Sara Krajewski is the new Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at the Portland Art Museum. There will be a reception Wednesday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. and a 6:30 p.m. lecture at The LaSells Stewart Center, free.

“Just Eat It” Film Screening: Filmmakers and food-lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. In a nation where one in 10 people is food insecure, the images they capture of squandered groceries are both shocking and strangely compelling. April 20, 7 -9 p.m., M.U. Horizon Room.

Upcoming events

NEW! Music à la Carte: OSU New Music Ensemble. Friday, April 22 at noon, Memorial Union Lounge.

NEW! Earth Day Sale at the OSUsed Store: Save money and natural resources – when shopping, choose used! And if you come to our Earth Day sale, you’ll get a free reusable bag, mug or bottle, while supplies last. No purchase required. We carry used furniture, bicycles, computers, electronics, housewares and more. April 22, noon-3 p.m., OSUsed Store 644 SW 13th Street.

NEW! HOOHAA: This will be our 15th annual HOOHAA event on April 22 from 3:30 – dark. At this Earth Day celebration we provide free music, food and transportation. It is also a time to enjoy the company of our community and the opportunity to dig the soil and plant onions. A free shuttle to the event will leave from the OSU Bookstore from 3:30 – 7 p.m. OSU Organic Growers Club Farm, 34076 NE Electric Rd.

NEW! Earth Day Tour of Energy Positive Homes: For the 9th Annual Corvallis Earth Day Tour, visit three Corvallis homes that have been retrofitted to annually produce surplus electrical energy while making the homes as energy efficient as possible. Participants will also be shown how to save money on such energy saving techniques, considerations for selecting contractors and special tricks not normally shown to increase the efficiency of energy use. April 22, 4 – 7 p.m., Corvallis Environmental Center, 214 SW Monroe Ave.

NEW! The Thin Green Line: Creative Resistance to Fossil Fuel Development in the Pacific Northwest: Featuring speakers, workshops, and seriously joyful movement building, The Thin Green Line will gather activists, artists, writers, scientists, policy makers and engaged citizens from all over the Pacific Northwest to learn and strategize about resisting fossil fuel development. From 1-9 p.m., April 23, The LaSells Stewart Center.

NEW! OSU Hackathon 1.0: Innovation Unscripted – Friday, May 6 – An all-day event for employees to collaborate, innovate and build or propose something new to benefit OSU. Does not have to be technical (you could design a new process, for example). Register a team, or register alone and ask for a team. All OSU employees are welcome. Participation is limited to 12 teams. Registration: April 1 through 25.

Celebrate Teaching Excellence at OSU: OSU educators who designed and implemented innovative (and effective) teaching strategies will share their ideas and invite yours, at this round table event. This Center for Teaching and Learning Spring Celebration applauds all OSU educators’ commitment to student success. Thursday, April 21 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Registration: Celebrating Teaching Excellence Symposium

Film -The Battle of Algiers: Join the History Students’ Association for a showing of The Battle of Algiers. History Students’ Association Movie Night Thursday, April 21, at 5 p.m., in Milam Hall, room 319.

“Kombit” Screening: Come and see a screening of Kombit, a collective effort to create a sustainable system in Haiti, where 98% of the country is deforested. Learn about the work and inspiring stories that have been happening in Haiti as the people and volunteers from Timberland work towards recreating their lush forests and self-sustaining country. April 21, 5 -7 p.m., MU Room 104 Journey Room.

British Marshall Scholarship Information Meeting: Marshall Scholarships finance Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in any field in the United Kingdom. Join OSU Prestigious Scholarships along with the British Consulate and a Marshall Alum for an interactive discussion about the Marshall experience and application process. April 21, 4-5 p.m., West Hall First Floor Lounge. For more information, please contact LeAnn Adam: leann.adam@oregonstate.edu

Take Back The Night: OSU’s Take Back the Night is an annual event that gives students and community members the opportunity to come together to acknowledge the ongoing issues of sexual violence. Take Back the Night will begin with key speakers, followed by a campus & community march, and end with a survivor speak-out. Please join us on Thursday April 21 at 7 p.m. at the SEC Plaza.  For more information visit: http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/feature-story/take-back-night-2016

OSUAA Spring Awards Celebration, April 22: Join us in celebration as we honor two Beavers and a close friend during the OSU Alumni Association’s Spring Awards Ceremony on April 22. Award Recipients: Pamela Knowles ’77, Jean & C.H. Scram Graham Leadership Award; Allyn Ford, Joan Austin Honorary Alumni Award; Jen-Hsun Huang, E.B. Lemon Distinguished Alumni Award. Registration is open.

Faculty Staff Fitness: Happy Healthy Eyes four-part introductory class that covers techniques to avoid neck, shoulder, and eye strain begins this week on Friday, April 22. To register for the event, visit us in Langton 123, or register online here.

Earth Day of Service, Saturday April 23, Registration is open for 9 Earth Day Projects! OSU Students, Faculty and Staff may register here. Pre-registration is required. Be rooted in your community and join the Center for Civic Engagement in this day of service, community building, and celebration of planet Earth. Transportation will be provided but we will also be asking if volunteers would be willing to bike to the closer service locations in order to help reduce carbon emissions.

Retirement Celebration for Tom Watts, Associate Registrar:  You are invited to attend the retirement reception for Thomas J. Watts, Jr., Associate Registrar. Tom is retiring after 15 years at OSU in the Office of the Registrar.  The celebration is Thursday, April 28, in the Omaha Room at Goss Stadium, from 3-5 p.m., with remarks at 3:30. Refreshments will be served. Please contact Sarah Whiteside with any questions: sarah.whiteside@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-6616.

2016 Joint Service Review: The Army, Navy, and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps units at Oregon State University will showcase military drill and parade during the annual Joint Service Review on Friday, April 29, from 10-11 a.m at the Memorial Union Quad.  Keynote speaker and reviewing officer will be Rear Admiral Jeffrey Ruth, Commander, Navy Region Northwest.

Campus Tour and Networking Event presented by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association – Want a chance to get out on campus, learn something new and network with your colleagues? PFLA is offering a free campus tour on May 5 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. followed by lunch from 12:30 – 1 p.m. (either brown bag or purchase through OSU Catering). Register here or call Melissa Elmore at 541-737-3326.

SAVE THE DATE! Retirement Celebration for Associate Vice President for Research Rich Holdren and Executive Assistant Debbie Delmore: You are invited to a reception to honor Rich and Debbie for their years of service to the Research Office and OSU. Please join us on Wednesday, June 1 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., in the MU Lounge for a wine and cheese reception. Child-friendly goodies will be available as well. To RSVP: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1Uq5mWTbZkNSC0Z

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Advisor Coffee Talk: Active Duty Veterans: Cathy Walker & Willie Elfering will speak about the needs of active duty veterans, the challenges facing them and how to support them. 11 a.m.- noon, April 22, Strand Agriculture 262.

NEW! Earth Week Talks at OSU:  The Role of Direct Action and Protest in the Climate Crisis.” Patrick Mazza and Meredith Cooks will provide first-hand accounts of acts of civil disobedience and protest, from train track sit-ins to kayak blockades. They will share success stories of where direct action has changed public policy and averted environmental destruction. Friday, April 22, noon-1 p.m., Snell Hall International Forum.

NEW! Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Mei Sato will speak on “Unraveling biological-physical interactions in animal behavior.” Noon, Friday, April 22, Burt 193.

NEW! OSU Climate Planning –  A Call to Action: Did you know OSU is attempting to be carbon neutral by 2025? Getting there requires participation from our entire campus community. Attend a short panel presentation and orientation from OSU climate planning leaders and experts, followed by a discussion of how individuals, departments and even colleges/divisions can take action to reduce carbon emissions. Learn how to be a part of the solution by joining efforts within your college or division. April 22, noon – 1 p.m., Memorial Union 213

NEW! Singing for Science: When data aren’t enough. Brown bag lunch on April 22, noon to 1 p.m. in Room 402, Linus Pauling Science Center. Jeremy Hoffman, a Ph.D. student in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences and a Science Communications Fellow with the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, will talk about his work communicating the science of global climate change. His video is online, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRUOgW9tJMs.

NEW! Speech Communication Colloquium: Robert Iltis will present “Obligation and Choice in Lincoln’s First Inaugural” on Friday, April 22, from 4-5 p.m. in STAG 160. His work argues that Lincoln’s metaphoric style enabled a pragmatic response to secession, but also engaged symbol systems that gave a mask of civility to slavery.

NEW! Data Carpentry Weekend Workshop at the Valley Library, April 23-24: Do you have data you want to analyze?  This hands-on workshop teaches basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data. We will introduce data organization in spreadsheets and OpenRefine, an Introduction to R, SQL for data management, and data analysis and visualization in R. No prior computational experience is required, but participants should bring their laptops and plan to participate actively. Participants must attend both days. Registration: http://osuvalleylibrary.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dng5tZgA2AuZk0t

NEW! Open Forums: Candidates for Assistant Director of Mental Health Promotion at CAPS. Open Forums will take place the week of May 2-6 and are open to all. Candidates will present on the topic: “How would you develop a comprehensive mental health promotion program on a large university campus? Explain your philosophy and rationale.” The presentation will begin at 1:30 followed by Q/A and time to meet campus partners. Candidates include Arien Muzacz, Monday, May 2, Plageman 322; Sean “Sem” Moundas, Wednesday, May 4, MU 213; Michele Ribeiro, Thursday, May 5, MU 213; and Raquel Cabral, Friday, May 6, MU 104. Position information and candidates’ bios will be available at the sessions. For accommodations related to disability, please contact sherri.bird@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0855.

WRGP Thesis Defense: Luca Adelfio, MS WRS candidate.  He will present Geomorphic and Climatic Controls on Water Temperature and Streambed Scour, Copper River Delta, Alaska: Implications for Understanding Climate Change Impacts to the Pacific Salmon Egg Incubation Environment” on Thursday, April 21 at 9 a.m. in Wilkinson 203.  Luca is advised by Steve Wondzell with the US Forest Service.

Earth Week Talks at OSU: “It’s Not Only Stupid,  It’s Also Wrong to Wreck the World.” Michael Nelson, professor of environmental ethics and philosophy, Ruth H. Spaniol Chair of Renewable Resources, OSU College of Forestry, will discuss how climate change and other environmental catastrophes are not only scientific, survival, economic, and technological issues, they are deeply philosophical and moral issues as well.  Thursday, April 21, noon-1 p.m., Snell Hall International Forum.

China – Past, Present and Future: At the April 21 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Brett Tyler of the Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing will discuss his research experience in China, which awarded him its highest honor for non-Chinese scientists in 2014. 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 April 18 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

WIC Spring Lunch Series:  Can We Make WIC Students Plagiarism-proof?  Faculty and GTAs are invited to the first of four WIC Spring Lunches Friday, April 22, noon-1 p.m, Milam 215.  Tim Jensen, Writing I; Sara Jameson, Writing II; Celeste King, INTO; and Sarah McGreevy, WR 121, will participate in a panel discussion on how students can be taught citation and use of sources.  Register by noon on April 21.

The Thin Green Line: Creative Resistance to Fossil Fuel Development in the Pacific Northwest —Featuring speakers, artists, activists, policy makers, writer, workshops and movement building, The Thin Green Line will gather engaged citizens from all over the Pacific Northwest to learn and strategize creative ways to resist fossil fuel development. Saturday, April 23, 12:30 – 9 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center. For full schedule and registration information: The Thin Green Line.

WRGP Spring Seminar Series.  Paul Hsieh of the USGS will present “The Science Behind the Taming of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill,” on Wednesday April 20, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center 314.

Open Forums for Associate Dean for the Division of Undergraduate Studies-Open Forums will take place the week of April 25 and are open to all. A short presentation regarding OSU’s Blueprint for Undergraduate Student Success will be followed by Q&A: Kate Field, Monday, April 25, 11-11:45 a.m., Furman 202; Julie Greenwood, Tuesday, April 26, 11-11:45 a.m., Furman 404; Carlos Jensen, Wednesday, April 27, 11-11:45 a.m., Furman 202; and John Edwards, Thursday, April 28, 11-11:45 a.m., Furman 404. Position information and candidates’ bios will be available at the sessions. For accommodations related to disability, please contact janet.ekholm@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-5105.

Broadening Research Horizons (OCCD) Seminar: Join us  for a look into the tool kit of university technology commercialization. The Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (OCCD) connects researchers with other universities, established companies, entrepreneurs, and investors to extend the impact of your research, bring resources to the university and drive economic progress for Oregon and beyond. April 26, 3 p.m. RSVP to: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cGCdsS219l1FXiR  /  or call: 541-737-0664. Join from Bend, Newport or Corvallis. Corvallis campus-Linus Pauling Science Center (LPSC) 402, HMSC Newport- Barry Fisher Room, Cascades Campus Bend- GRC 108.

Open Forums for Director, New Student Programs and Family Outreach: Campus and community partners are invited to attend finalists’ presentations focusing on national best practices and trends within the realm of orientation/first-year experience that align with the OSU Blueprint for Undergraduate Student Success and/or the Student Affairs Domains of Learning. Open forums are from 9 – 9:45 a.m. in MU 213 on April 27 – Leslee Mayers, April 28 – Kristin Dees, and April 29 – Tina Muller. Position information and candidates’ bio information will be available at the sessions. For accommodations related to disability please contact debby.widony@oregonstate.edu , 541-737-8748.

Enhance Your Teaching with Hybrid Techniques: Center for Teaching and Learning workshop on Thursday, April 28, noon-1 p.m., Milam 215. Learn effective practices for hybrid teaching. Explore tools and techniques to enhance your course or training by integrating online and face-to-face learning activities. Please bring a laptop. Refreshments provided. Information: cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free 60-minute nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available  Friday, April 29  at 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m.  The sessions can count towards your HEM activities.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

News for Employees

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! Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) program for Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2016-17. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. Program description and application: http://research.oregonstate.edu/incentive/undergraduate-research-innovation-scholarship-creativity-urisc. Information Debbie Delmore at debbie.delmore@oregonstate.edu. Deadline: May 9.

Call for proposals: DeLoach Work Scholarships for undergraduates: The OSU Honors College is now accepting applications to the DeLoach Work Scholarship program for summer and fall terms, 2016. Tenured and tenure-track Oregon State faculty members, as well as senior instructors, can submit proposals for funding in support of Honors College undergraduates working at tasks that advance faculty research and enhance student experiential learning. Other faculty who like to apply should contact the UHC. Proposed work must relate to the area of the nominated student’s academic training and provide a significant learning outcome. Deadline is Monday, May 16 at 5 p.m.. Information is available at http://honors.oregonstate.edu/deloach-work-scholarship.

National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE):From April 5-May 6, Oregon State University is participating in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) study. We invited all first-year students and seniors who applied to graduate by March 30 to participate. We ask for your help in shaping engagement opportunities at OSU by encouraging students to participate in this important study. For more information about OSU’s participation in the NSSE, visit: oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/NSSE

Diversity Points of Pride: OID is developing its “First 100 Days” report on campus diversity and social justice efforts.  We invite all OSU community members to share “Points of Pride” from this academic year related to promoting an inclusive and equitable community; perhaps a short list or bullets. Items can include training, initiatives, events, curriculum and policy changes, and programs that promote access, diversity, equity and social justice – think broadly!  Email to diversity@oregonstate.edu by May 2.

Momentum! Researchers at the College of Engineering are working collaboratively and globally to develop solutions toward community resilience. The latest issue of Momentum! introduces you to a few of them and their work.

Confluence: Check out the latest issue of Oregon Sea Grant’s newsletter, Confluence. The issue includes articles on ecosystem-based management, strategies to mitigate drought, the shellfish industry’s views on ocean acidification, participation of stakeholders in research projects, and the impact of climate change on estuaries.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Medication.  Disaster can strike at any time and without warning. By preparing in advance, you can make sure you will have the medications you need and one less thing to worry about in an emergency. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

 Synergies: News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Read about one of our alums who was named a Portland Business Journal “40 under 40” honoree, how to improve your well-being with a simple tip, one of our graduate student’s recent scholarship, an unforgettable hands-on science trip Oregon high school students took to Florida and more here and in Synergies. http://bit.ly/1ScP0u2

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Ralph Miller Lane: As part of the Valley Football Center project, Ralph Miller Lane will be closed April 20 – May 4 (View Map). Water and storm water lines need to be installed and connected to the city and OSU systems in Ralph Miller Lane. The sidewalk on the north side of street will be open.

NEW! Highway 20: Continuing work on the Highway 20 Pioneer Mountain – Eddyville project means traffic delays this summer for travelers heading toward Newport from the mid Willamette Valley. Phase 4, which includes the final parts of the construction and opens up the new alignment to traffic, begins June 1. Night-time closures of up to ten hours for most of the summer through the end of October, and intermittent delays of up to 20 minutes, as well as other temporary closures are possible.

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.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 8 hours per week, however this will be more during peak time) Biological Sciences Research Technician 1 position for the Wasco County Extension Office. Posting # P00148CT. Closes April 20.

University Shared Services Enterprises (USSE) is seeking a Temporary Accountant 2.  Posting # P00154CT.  Closes April 21.

Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1 – The Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) invites applications for a part-time (.20 FTE), Temp Bio Sci Research Tech 1  position. Posting #0014695. Closes April 22.

Office Specialist 2 – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2.  Posting # P00176CT.  For full consideration apply by April 24.  Closes May 13.

Consultant-Academic Advisor – The College of Business invites applications to fill two full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor positions.  Posting # P00200UF.  For full consideration apply by April 24.  Closes May 1.

The University Administrative Business Center is seeking a Human Resources Consultant 2. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Business Center Manager. Posting # P00217UF. Closes April 25.

Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00169UF.  Closes April 25.

Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00170UF.  Closes April 25.

Program Manager for Student Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Manager for Student Engagement.  Posting # P00171UF.  Closes April 25.

Oregon State University, College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Hospital is seeking applicants for three 12-month limited duration, full-time Medical Aide position for the large and small animal reception areas. Required qualifications include six months providing support in a health care facility. Posting # P00144CT. Closes April 25.

Education Program Assistant 1 OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) based in Beaverton and serving Washington and Multnomah Counties. Posting #P00175CT. Closes April 25.

Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on April 26.  There are two full time positions available in the Small Animal ICU (daytime and overnight shifts).  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00135CT no later than midnight on April 25.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

OSU Extension in Washington County seeks to fill an Outreach Coordinator position. This is a fulltime (1.0 FTE), professional faculty position. The position offers an exciting opportunity to provide program leadership for the STEM Beyond School (SBS) Program, implemented state-wide in both urban and rural communities.  Posting # P00197UF. Closes April 25.

Info Technology Consultant -This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Information Technology Consultant 2 position for Community Network at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting#P00163CT. Closes April 25.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 1 OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Coordinator (EPA1) based in Ontario and serving Malheur County. Posting #P00185CT. Closes April 25.

HR Business Analyst – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term HR Business Analyst. Posting #P001173UF.  Closes April 26.

Director of Information Technology – The Department of Athletics invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Director of Information Technology. Posting #P00213UF. Closes April 27.

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications: The College of Forestry invites applicants for this full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.Posting #P00139UF. Closes April 27.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is seeking a Recycling Program Manager.  This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-Month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.  Posting #P00177UF.  Closes April 28.

Job and Internship Developer – The Career Development Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed term, 12-month, Job and Internship Developer position. Posting # P00184UF. Closes April 28.

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.

Advisor – Academic. OSU-Cascades in Bend invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor.  There are two vacancies and this is an internal employment opportunity.  Posting # P00209UF.  Full consideration date is April 29. Closes May 6.

PACE Marketing Manager – OSU Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) PACE Marketing Manager. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P00179UF. Closes April 30.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Fiscal Coordinator 1.  Posting #P00172CT.  Closes April 30.

Director for the Austin Entrepreneurship Program– The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director for the Austin Entrepreneurship Program.  Posting # P00172UF.  For full consideration apply by April 29.  Closes May 16.

Temp Bio Science Research Worker Malheur County Extension invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), temporary (approximately 1 year), Biological Sciences Research position. Posting # P00142CT. Closes June 1. Full Consideration April 29.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Fiscal Coordinator 1.  Posting #P00172CT.  Closes April 30.

Accounting Technician – The Agricultural and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE) position as Accounting Technician.  Posting #P00170CT.  Closes April 30.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Center for Excellence Genome Research invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, Faculty Research Assistant position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P00138UF. Closes April 30.

Assistant Director of the Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez (CCCC) – Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Asst. Director of the Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez (CCCC).  Posting #P00203UF. Closes May 1.

Strategic Planning Manager – The Division of Outreach and Engagement invites applications for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Strategic Planning Manager position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost. Posting# P00212UF. Closes May 1.

Admissions Counselor for The Office of Admissions invites applications for limited term full-time (1.00 FTE), 12 month salary position. Posting# P00041AW. Closes May 1.

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.

Advisor – Academic (Internal Employment Opportunity) for The OSU Cascades invites applications for full-time (1.00 FTE), 12 month salary position. Posting# P00186CT. Closes May 2.

Marketing and Communications Coordinator: The Department of Recreational Sports invites applicants for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This position initiates and leads the comprehensive marketing and communications efforts of the department to inspire healthy living and engage students in recreational activity.  Posting #P00202UF.  Closes May 2.

Outreach Program Coordinator The College of Public Health & Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term 4-H Outreach Program Coordinator position Klamath county. Posting #P00195UF. Closes May 2.

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is taking applications to fill one full-time Operating Systems-Network Analyst. Posting # P00164CT. Closes May 3.

Summer Session Marketing Program Manager – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Summer Session Marketing Program Manager. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00178UF. Closes May 6.

NEW! Coordinator for External Engagement – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Coordinator for External Engagement.  Posting # P00235UF.  For full consideration apply by May 9.  Closes May 23.

Assistant Dean of Online Learning – The College of Engineering is seeking an Assistant Dean of Online Learning. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #P00211UF. Closes May 11.

Outreach Program Coordinator- The College of Public Health & Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term 4-H Outreach Program Coordinator position in Wasco county. Posting #P00193UF. Closes May 11.

Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards – The Office of the Dean of Students invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), fixed term, 12-month, Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards position. Posting # P00196UF. Closes May 13.

Refrigeration Mechanic: Facilities Services invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE)  Refrigeration Mechanic position. Posting #P00076CT. Closes May 16.

Administrative Assistant / Communications & Stewardship and Annual Giving Programs: The OSU Foundation is looking for a top-notch administrative professional to help keep our functions running efficiently, look for new ways to lend support, increase productivity and create improvements.  Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, this position provides administrative assistance and support to the Foundation’s Communications & Stewardship and Annual Giving programs.  The OSU Foundation offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.  The Foundation strives to be a Best Place to Work employer and is an advocate of employee fitness and wellness.  To apply, visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5251

Student Worker, Special Events: (Part-time student employment) This opportunity reports to the Associate Director of Special Events and gives students a chance to develop experience, knowledge and skills to implement higher education fundraising sponsored events by providing administrative and general support to the Special Events team.  If you are interested in applying to this student position, please visit the OSU Foundation website at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5202. Up to 20 hrs/week. Some evenings/weekends. Must possess valid Oregon Driver’s License.

The Oregon State University Foundation has opened an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Director, Regional Programs for California.  This entry level position will devote its time to fundraising activities focused on OSU’s rated discovery prospects in the California region, and advancing OSU Foundation’s engagement strategies.  If you have experience in donor cultivation and engagement, and strong oral and written communication skills, consider applying for this position.  The OSU Foundation makes hiring decisions on the basis of merit and ability, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5195.

Weather

Corvallis: “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”Ralph Waldo Emerson. Scattered showers and possible thunderstorms today, high of 80, low of 49. Partly sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 79, low of 46. Slight chance of thunderstorms tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly sunny today, high of 67, low of 52. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

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