OSU Today

Tuesday, April 26, 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.

Old-growth forests cooler than others, study says (KGW)

In the face of a changing climate, old-growth forests may be the key to keeping us cool. That’s the finding of a 7-year study out of Oregon State University. (see also Lab Manager Magazine)

Q&A on social justice with Dr. Nana Osei-Kofi (Daily Lobo)

Dr. Nana Osei-Kofi, Director of the Difference, Power, and Discrimination program at Oregon State University, was received last week by members of the Communication & Journalism Department as well as others within the UNM community in the Centennial Building Auditorium.

Stay healthy, by land or by water (Dispatch Argus)

“Gardening can easily be considered a moderate activity,” says Bradley J. Cardinal, Ph.D., professor of exercise and sport science, Oregon State University, Corvallis.  “With gardening, you’re working your legs, your upper back, your arms, bending and getting up,” Cardinal says.

The Roundup: A billion years of boredom (Wiki Edu)

What does a billion years of boredom look like? Thanks to student Wikipedians in George Waldbusser’s Biogeochemical Earth class at Oregon State University, we have a pretty good idea.

OSU to be awarded Phi Beta Kappa Chapter (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University will be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter at an installation ceremony on the Corvallis campus this week, the university announced on Monday.

OSU Alumni Association honors three (Gazette-Times)

The Oregon State University Alumni Association recognized two OSU graduates and one longtime supporter of the university at an awards ceremony on campus Friday.

Today

NEW! Open Forum for Associate Dean for the Division of Undergraduate Studies-Tuesday, April 26, from 11-11:45 am in Furman 404. Julie Greenwood will give a short presentation regarding OSU’s Blueprint for Undergraduate Student Success. The presentation will be followed by Q&A. The forum is open to all OSU students, staff and faculty. Position information and the candidate’s bio will be available at the session. For accommodations related to disability, please contact janet.ekholm@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-5105.

Are You Smarter than a Waste Watcher?: Put your recycling knowledge to the test by going up against one of our club members! Don’t worry, first you get to randomly draw a disadvantage for your opponent, then play the toss game for a chance to win a stainless steel mug! April 26, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., MU Quad. This event is part of the Waste Watchers’ #BeavsRecycle campaign, which celebrates the high rates and long history of recycling at OSU.

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.

Reflections on Animal Compassion in Tibetan Buddhism – Lecture by Geoff Barstow, who will discuss the role of animal compassion in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, including reflections on the moral status of animals, their relationship with humans, normative claims regarding the value of compassion, and the sometimes surprising consequences of directing that compassion towards animals.  4 p.m., April 26, in Milam Hall, room 319.

Dixon Recreation Center Beaverprint Challenge: The Department of Recreational Sports will be hosting an event in Dixon Recreation Center where you’ll have a chance to calculate your Carbon Beaverprint using the Oregon State University Carbon Calculator while also learning different ways to reduce it. April 26, 5 -7 p.m., Dixon Recreation Center.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon – 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.

TONIGHT: Art Reception at Giustina Gallery: “Loosely Bound: A Ten Year Creative Journey” is on display in the Giustina Gallery at The LaSells Stewart Center. The public are invited to a free reception tonight from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. to celebrate its opening and meet the artists. This show is a culmination of individual work and group projects from the last ten years. It runs from April 26 through May 26. Learn more about this exhibit online.

Science lecture by winner of the Linus Pauling Legacy Award: Jane Lubchenco of OSU, 2016 winner of the Pauling Award sponsored by OSU Libraries and Press, will deliver a free public lecture in Portland on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Avenue. Her talk is titled “Scientists Making Waves and Bringing Hope.”

Upcoming events

NEW! Zombie forum: Human vs. Zombies open forum is being held Wednesday April 27, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the MU Board Rm. 221.  The forum is open to all staff and students to discuss concern any potential impact of HvZ on the campus community.

NEW! Growing Food Security EDventure: Volunteers will be repackaging food (ex. Frozen vegetables, cereal, beans, etc.) into smaller containers that will be distributed to those experiencing food insecurity. Volunteers will need to pre-register to participate. April 28, 6- 8 p.m., SEC Plaza.

NEW! Phi Beta Kappa Society induction: The nation’s most prestigious academic honor society – The Phi Beta Kappa Society – will install a chapter at Oregon State University and induct its first class of members at a ceremony on April 28 at 6 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center 100. Three OSU alumni will be honored as OSU Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Foundation Members. A reception will follow the formal ceremony. For more information, leadership.oregonstate.edu/phi-beta-kappa.

NEW! Illuminating the Truth: Students will experience a night of live music, food, trivia, and learn about the sustainable methods we can take as individuals to reduce carbon emissions and work towards campus climate neutrality. April 28, 7 – 9 p.m., SEC Plaza.

“Mug Shots” Coffee Giveaway: Join the Sustainability Office at our Mug Shot photo booth in the MU Quad and get your picture taken with your reusable mug. Participants will be given FREE fair trade coffee and will also be entered in a draw to win some fun prizes. 9 a.m. – noon, April 27, MU Quad.

Retirement Celebration for Tom Watts, Associate Registrar:  You are invited to attend the celebration of retirement for Thomas J Watts, Associate Registrar Extraordinaire.  The festivities will be held Thursday, April 28, from 3-5 p.m. in the Omaha Room at Goss Stadium.  Remarks will start at 3:30.  Refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP Sarah Whiteside Sarah.Whiteside@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-4048.

Dinner and Thought For Women: This free dinner and seminar series is for female undergraduate and high-school students interested in learning the principles behind computer science (not programming) that can give you an advantage in any field.  Learn how the fundamentals of problem-solving and computation apply to your everyday life in a casual environment with fun activities.  Five 3-hour events:  May 2, 8, 16, 23, 31 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union.  Register at http://goo.gl/CpYlgp.  Additional information about the research study or special needs, contact Jennifer Parham-Mocello, parhammj@eecs.orst.edu.

Hiratsuka art on display: The Little Gallery invites you to a reception for ‘Conversation Pieces’, a selection of prints using intaglio printmaking techniques.  The artist, Yuji Hiratsuka is a professor of printmaking at Oregon State. The reception will take place on Thursday, May 5, 3-5 p.m..  The show will run April 25-June 10.    Gallery Hours:  M-F, 8-5 ( closed during the lunch hour).  Gallery is open to the OSU community and to the general public.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! 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

NEW! Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die: Playing God and the Religion Problem in Bioethics: Horning Lecture with Hundere Endowment for Religion and Culture Chair Courtney Campbell. The talk seeks to portray both the rich interdisciplinarity of bioethics and of our own community of scholars. Thursday, April 28, 4 p.m., Memorial Union, Journey room 104.

NEW! CCE Distinguished Lecture Series, “Infrastructure in Perspective”: Acclaimed historian Henry Petroski, professor of Civil Engineering and History, Duke University, will give the lecture “Infrastructure in Perspective” on April 28 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center. In his talk, Dr. Petroski will discuss the history, current status, and future of our country’s infrastructure in the context of technology, finance, and politics. Reception to follow. Register at: cce.oregonstate.edu/lecture.

NEW! Women on Wheels Longboarding Workshop: April 28, 4-5:30 p.m., IM Fields. Workshop-style class that covers basic board introduction, riding techniques, rules of the road, and how to get started on your own. A portion of the workshop will cover gender-based norms in longboarding and how to combat them, as well as info on transportation options at OSU.

NEW! WIC Spring Lunch Series:  “Mindfulness for Distracted Writers,” Friday, April 29, noon-1:00 p.m., Milam 215.  Faculty and GTAs are invited to this second of four WIC Spring Lunches.  Vicki Tolar Burton will share research and strategies for helping writers improve focus and reduce writing anxiety.  Register by noon on April 28. Pizza and beverages will be provided.

NEW! “Why Training Doesn’t Work”: The deadline is May 2 to register for “Why Training Doesn’t Work: For Frustrated Managers,” workshop scheduled for May 4, 8:30-11:30 a.m., presented by Kristen Magis, Center for Learning & Organizational Development. In this training session, you will explore the factors that promote learning and practicing new skills on-the-job. You will also learn strategies to get the most out of the resources you invest in staff training. There is no cost to attend. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 to register for this workshop and to view other professional development opportunities.

Financial Workshops: The Office of Human Resources is sponsoring four separate workshops on retirement savings for employees at any point in their careers:  Get Started & Save for the Future; Building a Portfolio for Any Weather; Preparing your Savings for Retirement; and Shifting from Saving to Spending.  April 27, MU 208.   For additional information and times,  please visit the OHR website at:  http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/current-employees/workshops-and-events#financial .  To register visit the OSU Professional Development Training website  http://oregonstate.edu/training .  For information, 541-737-2805 or by email at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu.

Library Workshops: 3D Printing & Scanning (4/27) and Scalar Digital Publishing (4/28) Workshops: Registration is encouraged but not required. View the remaining offerings in the Library’s Spring workshop series at http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

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.

CORE Update, April 27 at 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. – MU Horizon Room: What’s new in CORE? Join the Business Intelligence Center Team for an annual face-to-face Cooperative Open Reporting Environment system update from 10 am-11:30 am on April 27th. The BIC Team will share the latest, greatest and future plans for CORE. The update session will be broadcast via live streaming video (chat option available with ONID Login) and recorded for later viewing. For those people attending in person, light refreshments will be available. Questions? Contact the BIC at 541-737-4121 or core.bic@oregonstate.edu.

GRRS (Grant Reports) Training Session, April 27 at 2 p.m: The Business Intelligence Center (BIC) is offering weekly training sessions through WebEx. This week participants will explore GRRS Reports (Grants Reports) with Michael Hansen. The 30 minute WebEx sessions are offered on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is no need to pre-register. To access the Weekly 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.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Matthew Revington, University of Windsor, Canada, will present a seminar “Structural and Dynamic Studies of Proteins using NMR,” on Wednesday, April 27 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Underwater Archeology and The Newport Medieval Ship: Newport Medieval Ship Curator and alumnus Toby Jones is returning to OSU to give the 2016 George and Dorothy Carson Memorial Lecture.  The Newport Ship is the most important late-medieval merchant vessel yet recovered.   Built c. 1450 in northern Spain, she foundered at Newport twenty years later while undergoing repairs.   Since her discovery in 2002, further investigations have transformed historians’ understanding of fifteenth-century ship technology. Wednesday, April 27, 7 p.m., in Milam Auditorium.

Conversation with the President At the April 28 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, President Ed Ray will review some of the past year’s accomplishments and answer questions from attendees. The meeting will begin at noon in the MU, room 211, and is co-sponsored with the Association of Office Professionals and the Professional Faculty Leadership Association. 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 25 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

NSF GRFP Informational Session: The OSU Graduate School is hosting an Informational Session about the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) at OSU on May 4, 5-6:30 p.m. in the Linus Pauling Center Auditorium (LPSC 125). Seating is limited. Register Here. Click here for more information.

News for Employees

 NEW! Women’s Center awards: The Women’s Center invites nominations for our two annual awards: Women of Achievement and Student Leadership. Use the following links to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership Award. Nominations Due: Monday, May 9.  We invite you to not only consider nominating a worthy individual but hope that you will plan to attend this year’s award ceremony on May 23 at noon in the MU Journey Room.

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.

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.

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

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.

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.

The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center is hiring temp seasonal lifeguards. The lifeguard position maintains constant surveillance of swimmers or canoers, monitors activities, provides instructions, helps prevent accidents; provides general information on waterfront operations to guests; cautions swimmers and canoers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards; enforces waterfront rules and regulations; responds to all illness and injury incidents around the waterfront facilities immediately and appropriately. Please send resume to elaine.laizure@oregonstate.edu

Office Specialist 2 – The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2.  Posting # P00196CT.  For full consideration apply by April 26.  Closes May 5.

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.

Insurance and Billing Specialist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist- Insurance&Billing Specialist.  This is an internal employment opportunity. Posting #P00204CT.  Closes April 28.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

EXTENDED! 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 May 3.  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 May 2.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

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.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Human Resources Consultant 1 position. Posting #P00255UF. Closes May 3.

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.

Instructional Design Specialist – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructional Design Specialist position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting # P00222UF. Closes May 8.

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.

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

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.

Writer- News and Research – The News & Research Communication Department is seeking a News and Research Writer. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President. Posting # P00264UF. Closes May 16.

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: “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ~ George Eliot. Increasing clouds, high of 63, low of 46. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 57, low of 37. Chance of rain tonight and showers tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly sunny, followed by a chance of rain, high of 57, low of 47. Rain tonight, showers tomorrow.

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

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