OSU Today

Thursday, April 28, 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.

Oregon State seeks shipyard input for new research ship (Marine Technology)

The design phase for a project to construct a new regional class research vessel to replenish the United States academic fleet is complete, and Oregon State University will issue a request for information (RFI) on Monday, May 2, to shipyards interested in constructing the vessel. (see also Port News)

Driving, parking lot pavement sealcoats more toxic than thought (UPI)

Researchers at Oregon State University found polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, products of combustion, at levels higher than had previously been seen, and types that researchers say had not been detected before. (see also Register-Guard, Science Daily, Northwest Cable News)

Postpone your retirement to live longer (Economic Times)

“It may not apply to everybody but we think that work brings people a lot of economic and social benefits that could impact the length of their lives,” said lead study author Chenkai Wu from the Oregon State University in the US. (see also Australian News Network)

Stiers adds spoken spice to Shakespeare show (Gazette-Times)

Thus his solution: “I wanted to add some drama to it by bringing in the spoken word.” So he reached out to the actor David Ogden Stiers: Would he be interested in performing some of Shakespeare’s sonnets and soliloquies as part of the concert? He was — and so the basic building blocks were in place for Saturday’s performance, dubbed “If Music Be the Food of Love, Sing On!” (The title has been modified somewhat from a line in “Twelfth Night.”)

Aggressive driving is increasing world wide (Psych Central)

The study, conducted by researchers at Oregon State University (OSU), the Beijing University of Technology and the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China, took place in China where aggressive driving has become very common.

The eerie sounds from the Mariana trench (Daily Mail)

You might expect the Mariana Trench to be silent and barren, but it is in fact surprisingly noisy. Instead of a sea of silence, scientists have discovered the dark and mysterious depths are filled with creepy noises from both natural and man-made sources. Scientists from the NOAA, Oregon State University and the US Coast Guard sent a device that spent three weeks eavesdropping at the bottom of the trench using a hydrophone.

Love the smell of food? It may faint as you age (NDTV)

But unfortunately for some, this ability decreases with age, said Tyler Flaherty from Oregon State University in the US. This might be, among other reasons, because of the prolonged use of medication or physical and mental changes associated with older age, the researchers noted in the study published in the journal Chemosensory Perception.

The delicious turmeric tonic that fights inflammation and free radicals (Vogue)

Indeed, curcumin appears to fight more than inflammation: Research shows that it also displays antioxidant, anticancer, and neuroprotective activities, according to Barbara Delage, Ph.D., a nutrition scientist at Oregon State University’s Linus Pauling Institute.

OSU president to deliver State of the University address in Bend (My Central Oregon)

In his annual State of the University Address in Bend on May 3, Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray will provide an update on the university’s worldwide accomplishments in the past year. He will also highlight OSU-Cascades, its four-year degree programs and new campus, as well as opportunities for the campus in the future.

His job is to keep the streets unclogged at OSU-Cascades (Bend Bulletin)

In the debate over where to put the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, the potential for traffic and parking nightmares was a major concern for opponents, but the university promised it had a plan to keep the streets unclogged. Meet Casey Bergh, whose job it is to make that happen.

OSU Women’s Computational Thinking Dinner and Seminar Series (Corvallis Advocate)

On May 2, the first of five Women’s Computational Thinking dinners will be held at Oregon State University. Planned as a series of seminars, these events are open to all high school and undergraduate women who are interested in learning more about computer science and the way it can be used in daily life.

Tackling blood sugar and cholesterol with hop compound (Daily Journal)

The study was undertaken at Oregon State University. The research has been published in the journal Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. The article is titled “Xanthohumol improves dysfunctional glucose and lipid metabolism in diet-induced obese C57BL/6J mice.”

Lemonade Day set for Sunday (Gazette-Times)

Sunday is Lemonade Day in Corvallis, with young entrepreneurs selling their wares all over town in an effort aimed at teaching business skills to youngsters from kindergarten through eighth grade. Corvallis is the fifth Oregon city and the 57th U.S. town to participate in the program. The local event is sponsored by the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, the Corvallis-Benton County Economic Development Office, the Oregon State University College of Business and the Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis.

Today

NEW! Day of Healing Thursday April 28: A Day of Healing provides campus wide events catered towards taking time to heal. Healing is important for survivors/victims of sexual assault, and there is no right or wrong way to heal. Regardless of whether you are a victim, a survivor, or a loved one, taking care of yourself is the best way to help both yourself & others. For more information please checkout https://www.facebook.com/OSUstudenthealth/ 

New exhibit at library: Now on display at OSU’s Valley Library is “Heartwood: Inquiry and Engagement with Pacific Northwest Forests.” The exhibit explores our multifaceted connections with our forests and is located in the gallery on the fifth floor of the Valley Library. The exhibit will be on display until October.

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

The Future of Pastoralism in an Era of Rapid Change: All day Symposium Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., MU Horizon Room. Sponsored by CEOAS, COF, CAS. Email gosnellh@geo.oregonstate.edu for more info.

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 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.

Open Forum for Associate Dean for the Division of Undergraduate Studies-Thursday, April 28, from 11-11:45 am in Furman 404. John Edwards 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.

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

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.

CELEBRATE! 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 today, Thursday, April 28, from 3-5 p.m. in the Omaha Room at Goss Stadium.  Refreshments will be served.  Remarks will start at 3:30 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Clemens Starck and Donald Levering reading from new poetry collections. Clemens Starck, Princeton drop-out and former OSU physical plant carpenter, reads from his new book Old Dogs, New Tricks. He’ll be joined by Santa Fe poet Donald Levering reading from Coltrane’s God. Thursday, April 28, 7 p.m. at Grass Roots Books and Music, 227 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. Sponsored by Spring Creek Project and Grass Roots Books & Music.

Upcoming events

NEW! Music à la Carte: Joe Manis Trio. Friday, April 29 at noon. Memorial Union Lounge.

NEW! Chamber Music Corvallis: Adaskin String Trio and Thomas Gallant, Oboe. Elgar: Andante and Allegro for Oboe and Strings, Beethoven: String Trio, op. 3, Roland-Manuel: String Trio, Mozart: Quartet for Oboe and Strings. Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church. Tickets: $29 at Grass Roots Books & Music, online at chambermusiccorvallis.org and at the door. OSU students free with ID.

NEW! Corvallis Repertory Singers: If Music be the Food of Love, Sing On! Evening of songs, sonnets and soliloquies by William Shakespeare. Music by Vaughan Williams, Mantyjarvi, Clausen and Dickau. Featuring guest artist David Ogden Stiers. Saturday, April 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets $18-$23, at Grass Roots Books & Music, Gracewinds Music, Troubadour Music, Schmidt’s Garden Center in Corvallis and Sid Stevens Jewelers in Albany, and online at tickettomato.com. OSU students admitted free with ID. repsing.org

NEW! Corvallis-OSU Piano International Steinway Series: Vadym Kholodenko. Sunday, May 1 at 4 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis. Tickets $20/advance, $25/door. corvallispiano.org

NEW! OSU’s Photographic Archive: Technology and Society, 1850-1950: Using examples from the vast photographic collections of the Special Collections and Archives Research Center, faculty members Larry Landis, Julia Bradshaw, and Dwaine Plaza will discuss the evolution of photographic methods and the context for reading these changes over time. Part of “Collections at the Center,” a new series inviting campus to engage with historical materials through expert lectures, participant discussion, and close observation of material objects. May 2 at 5 p.m. in Special Collections and Archives Research Center, 5th floor Valley Library.

NEW! Senior Art Exhibition: Kaitlyn Carr and Abi Losli: Pause. Water and hybrid identities in paint and print. May 2 – 6, Fairbanks Hall, West Gallery, Free. oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

Fashion history comes alive: The College of Business Design Programs’ Historic and Cultural Textile and Apparel Collection will be on display at Austin Hall during Moms and Family Weekend. The collection is a scholarly resource featuring apparel and textile artifacts dating to the 15th century, and Austin Hall 242 will serve as a showcase room for some of the most remarkable pieces from Friday, April 29, through Sunday, May 1.

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.

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.

Mom’s Weekend Golf Tournament – Recreational Sports is excited to host the 2nd annual Intramural Sports Moms Weekend Golf Tournament on Friday, April 29 at Trysting Tree Golf Course. This event is a two-person scramble played on the front 9 holes of the course with two divisions available (mother/son and mother/daughter). All pairs will receive free tokens for balls to use on the driving range, a golf cart and a Moms Weekend Golf Tournament t-shirt. Participants will also walk away with Beaver swag, get to complete in the “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive” competitions, and pairs will be vying for the coveted Intramural Sports Championship T-Shirt. Learn more about the tournament here or contact Ali Duerfeldt, Sports & Special Programs Coordinator, for more information.

Flying Club Open House: Corvallis Airport, Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Airplane Rides with a $20/person donation, weather permitting, and free food. Talk to members, see our aircraft, and learn about the Oregon State Flying Club first hand. OSU & LBCC students, alumni, staff & families are eligible for membership. Visit:  flying.oregonstate.edu

Ethical Purchasing Tabling at the Mom’s Weekend Market: Vendors will be selling homemade items to educate others about Fair Trade and promote Fair Trade items. April 30, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., SEC Plaza

Wave Lab open house: The Wave Lab will be hosting an open house from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday April 30 at the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory 3550 SW Jefferson (West of 35th Street on Jefferson). The OSU Wave Lab is the largest tsunami research facility in the US, and will be open for 20 minute guided tours and demonstrations.   Tours start every 5 minutes on a first come-first serve basis, and cover tsunami research, coastal hazards in Oregon, and coastal engineering.  For any questions, please contact Alicia Lyman-Holt alicia.lyman-holt@oregonstate.edu.

Readers Theater: “A Change is Gonna’ Come” is a readers’ theater production in celebration of International Workers Day. It will take place on Sunday, May 1, at 7 p.m., in the main meeting room at a the Corvallis-Benton County Library. The performance honors the struggles of working people for gender, racial, environmental, and economic justice, and promotes a vision of a better world for all. Sponsored by The Solidarity Action Network, a coalition of unions, community groups, and social justice organizations, including the Coalition of Graduate Employees and the OSU-AAUP.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Library Workshops: Zotero Citation Manager Workshops (May 2). Registration is encouraged but not required:  http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Stay tuned for the summer workshop schedule. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Integrative Biology Seminar Series: Joseph Campanale, postdoctoral scholar, University of California, Santa Barbara, will give a seminar on “Windows of chemical vulnerability during embryonic development: Investigating the role of ATP-binding cassette transporters in sea urchin primordial germ cells.” He will speak on May 2, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in ALS 4001.

NEW! The role of diversity in engineering: Join us Monday May 2 from 4-5 p.m. in Kearny 305 as we hear from Adam Kirn, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at University of Nevada, whose work is focused on progressing the understanding of the role of diversity in engineering— reconceptualizing it as both an expansion of visual measures (e.g. race/ethnicity, gender expression, etc.) as well as latent measures (e.g. attitudes and beliefs). http://stem.oregonstate.edu/kirn-talk-2016

NEW! The Triumph of the Human Spirit: From Auschwitz to Forgiveness: In 1944, at the age of ten, Eva Mozes, along with her family of Romanian Jews, was taken to Auschwitz. She and her twin sister Miriam were spared, but only because they were used for experiments by Dr. Josef Mengele, the most notorious of the Nazi doctors. Eva Kor will discuss surviving Auschwitz and Mengele, the importance of Holocaust education, and the value of forgiveness in reducing hatred and mass violence. 4 p.m., Sunday, May 1, at the Congregation Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders St., Portland. 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 2, at The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium.

NEW! Close to Home: Eugenics in the United States – and at Oregon State: This panel will focus on the teaching and the popularity of eugenics and “scientific racism” in the United States, particularly in the Pacific Northwest and at Oregon State College. It will also address the question of whether Linus Pauling, Oregon State’s best-known alumnus, was a eugenicist. Tuesday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium.

NEW! Don’t fail at your first job!: This is your opportunity to participate in a mentoring event about first job fails.  This virtual event allows you to get and give advice through private chat-based conversations. Register. Never used a virtual platform to network before?  Here’s a demo to show you how it works. Wednesday, May 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NEW! Manager/Supervisor training: Space is available in the May 25-26 session of the OSU Core Curriculum for Managers and Supervisors training program. The OSU Core Curriculum is designed to strengthen knowledge and skills for effective supervision and management at OSU. The program focuses on three areas: State and university Service, performance management and work life management. For details and to register, visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23.

Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Annaliese Hettinger will speak on “Rapid shell formation occurs in larval bivalves – interaction between organic matrix and inorganic shell components.” Noon, Friday, April 29 Burt 193.

Writing Intensive Curriculum Spring Lunch Series:  “Mindfulness for Distracted Writers,” Friday, April 29, noon-1 p.m., Milam 215.  Faculty and GTAs are invited to this second of four WIC Spring Lunches.  Vicki Tolar Burton, director of the Writing Intensive Curriculum Program, 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.

Apply for the Iterate Program Now: The OSU Advantage Accelerator is now taking applications for Iterate, a series of workshops for interested entrepreneurs who want to take their business concept to the next level. The four week session begins May 3, and will be available remotely in Bend and Newport. Further details here: http://advantage.oregonstate.edu/iterate

“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.

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.

News for Employees

Cat photo contest: The College of Veterinary Medicine is sponsoring a cat photo contest as part of Pet Day. Submit cat photos to pangk@oregonstate.edu (a maximum of 3 photos please). Deadline for submission is May 1. Pet Day attendees will vote on the best overall photo, cutest photo, and funniest photo. There are prizes for the 3 winners!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Associate Vice President for Research (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Vice President of Research Office is seeking an Associate Vice President. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President of Research. Posting# P00259UF. Full Consideration date May 2.

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.

NEW! Trades Maintenance Worker II – Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Trades Maintenance Worker II.  This position is located in Newport Oregon.  Posting #P00206CT. Closes May 5.

NEW! General Maintenance Mechanic – Hatfield Marine Science Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, General Maintenance Mechanic.  This position is located in Newport Oregon.  Posting #P00207CT. Closes May 5.

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. Closes May 5.

Medical Lab Technologist:  Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (0.5 FTE), 9-month, Medical Lab Technologist. Posting #P00208CT.  For full consideration, apply by May 6. Closes May 27.

 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.

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

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: “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.”~ Harvey Fierstein. Partly sunny, high of 67, low of 44. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny today, high of 58, low of 38. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Partly sunny, high of 57, low of 45. Chance of rain tomorrow.

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

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