OSU Today

Monday, May 2, 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.

Forming fogbows: Study finds limit on evaporation to ice sheets, but that may change (Science Codex)

“Normally, the air temperature goes down as you climb, but near the surface in Greenland, it gets warmer,” said David Noone, an Oregon State University professor who is an atmospheric scientist and principal investigator on the study. “The surface is very cold, but it can be as much as 20 degrees warmer just 30 to 40 feet up in the air. It’s enough that you can feel the difference between your nose and your toes.”

Trump reaches back to 1920s to revive America First (Columbia Dispatch)

Christopher McKnight Nichols, a professor of history at Oregon State University who specializes in the 1930s isolationism movement, said Trump was “tapping into the same sentiment that was there in the 1930s and early 1940s — that America had overreached,” not just by entering World War I in 1917, but also by President Franklin D. Roosevelt defending military assistance to Great Britain with his “Four Freedoms” speech as Germany conquered countries across the Atlantic Ocean in early 1941.

Effective bug control in organic gardens: Read the label (Oregonian)

First, take some advice from Weston Miller, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service. Stop, take a breath and evaluate your garden. How bad is it? Have you really looked carefully?

Revealed: the secret ingredient in beer that could help you lose weight (Telegraph)

The report, published in the journal Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, saw researchers at Oregon State University study the effects of xanthohumol, a natural flavonoid found in hops.

How to build your first professional wardrobe (USA Today College)

In fact, a psychology study at Oregon State University showed that observers could correctly guess the outcome of job interview videos by watching the initial 15 seconds of interactions between the employer and interviewee. That’s right; 15 seconds—it’s basically a handshake and a hello that will launch you up the corporate ladder. So how can you dress to best influence that fleeting window of initial opinion-forming without breaking the already broke bank? These tips will help you put together a polished, professional wardrobe on a budget.

Does it just seem longer? (Register-Guard editorial)

New research from Oregon State University indicates that working longer could mean a longer life. The research, which was supported by a grant from the National Institute on Aging, followed 2,956 people from 1992 to 2010. (see also Science DailyTech Times)

Atomic layer deposition show to produce quality 2D thin films (Beneath the AVS Surface) 

In the latest issue of the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, researchers at Oregon State University and Sharp Labs of America demonstrate how they were able to successfully use a technique known as atomic layer deposition (ALD) to deposit one to two monolayers of MoS2 on large area silicon and quartz substrates.

Diggin’ in the dirt (Curry Coastal Pilot)

Children participating in the Junior Master Gardener program happily dug up dirt and planted vegetable seeds and plants in raised flower beds at the Chetco Community Library Annex property this week. The program, a collaboration among Oregon State University Master Gardeners, the library and AllCare Health, helps children learn about sustainable living. 

Rising seas bring tribes and scientists together (Herald Net)

Philip Mote, director of the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute at Oregon State University, highlighted different estimates for what will happen to sea levels, but also indicated that there were still large areas of uncertainty.

OSU youth football clinic brings community, players together (Gazette-Times)

Shelby Carter gripped the football tightly as she ducked around padded obstacles at the Tommy Prothro Football Complex practice field on the Oregon State University campus. But just as the nine-year-old leaped over the final obstacle, she dropped her head and barreled through Beavers player Kyle White.

Oregon State’s Melissa Ausman breaks her own school record in the discus (Oregonian)

Oregon State junior Melissa Ausman broke her own school record in the discus Saturday in OSU’s High Performance Meet at the Whyte Track & Field Center.


Labyrinth walk: An open Labyrinth Walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, May 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in MU Room #13 (multipurpose room on the ground floor level of the newly remodeled portion of the MU).  Claim some time to let go of the stress, find a focus, or experience a centering for your life and work.  Come and go as your schedule allows. Free.  Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

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

Open Forum: Candidate for Assistant Director of Mental Health Promotion at CAPS- Arien Muzacz will present on the topic of “How would you develop a comprehensive mental health promotion program on a large university campus? Explain your philosophy and rationale.” The Open Forum will take place on Monday, May 2 in SHS Plageman 322 and is open to all. The presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. and be followed by Q/A and time to meet campus partners. Position information and candidate’s bio will be available at the session. For accommodations related to disability, please contact sherri.bird@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-0855.

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.

The role of diversity in engineering: Join us Monday May 2 from 4-5 p.m. in Kearney 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

 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! 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.

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.  7:30 p.m., Monday, May 2, at The LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium.

Upcoming events

NEW! Spring town hall: A Spring Term town hall meeting will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, in the MU Horizon Room. A team of students, faculty and staff led by Jennifer Dennis, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, will provide an update on the development of an online social justice training module for all entering OSU students and gather feedback on training content. During the second half, there will be time for open questions and comments by community members about other topics and issues. It will be streamed live at http://live.oregonstate.edu. For accommodations related to disability please contact diversity@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-1063.

NEW! OSU Latin@ Theatre Project: La Gringa by Carmen Rivera. The longest running off-Broadway Spanish language play, now in its 20th season, will be the focus of a staged reading Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30 pm. Funded by the MU Foundation Pepsi Endowment. Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, Free.

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

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Sessions:  The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday May 6 at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.; Friday May 20 at noon or 1p.m.; and Friday June 3 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., or noon.  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Engineering Undergraduate Research Expo: Save the date for the College of Engineering’s 17th annual Undergraduate Research Expo Friday, May 20 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. in Kelley Engineering. This Senior Design Showcase features nearly 200 student-built projects from all engineering disciplines. Free and open to the public.

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 430- 630 p.m., at 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! Summer safety: Dive into summer by attending the Water, Boat and Sun Safety workshop on Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center, Room 128. Hosted by the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life. For more information, contact Ashlee Casebeer at PanhellenicVP-Programming@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Steven Ingebritsen of the USGS will present “Hydrothermal Monitoring in the Cascade Range” on Wednesday May 4, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center 314.  Free and open to the public.

NEW! 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.

NEW! Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series: Ben Buswell – The Viscosity of Looking. Buswell is a Portland multimedia artist working in sculpture and installation. He received his MFA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his BFA from Oregon State, and is a 2015 recipient of the Hallie Ford Fellowship in the Visual Arts from the Ford Family Foundation. Wednesday, May 4, 4:30 p.m. reception and 5 p.m. lecture Fairbanks Gallery,  oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

NEW! Lauret Savoy–Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape: Lauret Edith Savoy is a woman of African American, Euro-American, and Native American heritage, who explores the stories we tell of the American land’s origins and the stories we tell of ourselves in this land. She is a professor of environmental studies and geology at Mount Holyoke College, a photographer, and pilot, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 – 7 p.m: reception; Reading begins at 7 p.m. Corvallis Multicultural Literacy Center, 128 SW 9th St., Corvallis.

NEW! What Have We Learned About Genocide Prevention?:  Scott Straus, professor of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will discuss the proclivity toward genocide in the 20th century and the continuing problem in Africa and the Middle East. Among the issues that he will address will be: What, precisely, is “genocide”?; What tends to cause it?; and, What, if anything, can be done to reduce the likelihood of genocidal campaigns in the future? Wednesday, May 4,  at 7:30 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium

NEW! Bringing Technology to the Humanities: At the May 5 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Megan Ward will discuss her David Livingstone Spectral Imaging Project. The meeting will begin at noon in the MU, room 215. 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 May 2 for meal reservations, or anytime to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

NEW! Lecture: “We’re living in a materials world:” The College of Science invites the campus community to the 2016 F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Lecture featuring OSU physicist Janet Tate who will present, “It’s a Materials World” on May 9 in LaSells Stewart Center. A global leader in the field of materials physics, Tate will discuss the world of transparent conductors and superconductors and illuminate the surprising and contradictory properties of these materials that are transforming our lives and our economy.

NEW! Baccalaureate Core Review Workshop: APAA is hosting a workshop to provide support to Bacc Core instructors and coordinators for the upcoming category review process. Topics covered include: how to align assignments and assessments with category learning outcomes, submission expectations, and the Bacc Core Committee review process. The workshop is on Wednesday, May 11 from 2-4 p.m. in 303 Furman Hall. Please register online: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9tdCQBpGy1NJHrn

Webinar: Thirty-Minute Brief: How to Get Started and Get Assistance to Make Your Course Hybrid, with Cub Kahn (CTL).  A growing number of OSU faculty are redesigning classroom courses as hybrids, which combine significant online learning activity with a reduced amount of on-campus “seat time.”  This webinar will demonstrate effective methods for designing and teaching a hybrid course, as well as reasons that you might consider a blended approach. Tuesday, May 3, noon – 12:30 p.m. Questions? contact Cub Kahn (cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu). Register here: http://bit.ly/1NFPvbL

Nicaraguan Social Movements and a Sustainable Planet: This event at OSU will be a public talk on how food sovereignty and agroecology are part of the peasant struggle and Via Campesina. Three Nicaragua-based representatives of Via Campesina will talk about their own experiences as agroecologists in social movements. A particular focus will be sharing about the work to construct IALA Mesoamérica, or the Latin American Institute of Agroecology in Mesoamerica, which will be the first agroecological peasant university of its kind in Central America. 4-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez.

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

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.

News for Employees

NEW! Phishing attack: OSU’s information security office has received a number of reports of a targeted phishing email attack requesting users respond to an “Urgent OSU Online Services Re-Validation” by logging on to a web page.  The link provided in the email is a very well-done replica of a legitimate OSU “InfOSU” web page. If you received that email, please do not follow the instructions in it.  If you accessed that site and entered any login credentials, please contact your IT support team for advice.

NEW! PCOSW Speaker Series is Seeking Partners:  The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) is now accepting requests from campus partners who are interested in bringing dynamic speakers to campus during the 2016-17 academic year.  Funding requests should align with the mission of PCOSW and the 2016-17 Speaker Series theme of “Cultivating Connections.” More information available at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/speaker-series. Priority given to submissions received by May 31.

NEW! 11th Annual Community Art Show: The community is invited to submit a piece of art to the 11th annual community art show at the Giustina Gallery on campus. The exhibit will take place June 29-July 28. Reception is 6:30 p.m., July 15. One piece per person, all mediums accepted. Children and young artists especially encouraged. Register by June 24. Submit REGISTRATION Here

2016-17 Zonal Parking Proposed Changes:  Oregon State University Transportation Services is considering  proposed changes to the 2016-17 OSU Corvallis campus zonal parking system to provide even more reliable and convenient campus parking; distribute parking throughout campus; provide more economy parking on campus; lessen OSU parking impacts in surrounding neighborhoods; and serve parking customer needs in the best ways possible. Provide input at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/image-album/2016-17-zonal-parking-proposed-changes. These materials will be on display within the Student Experience Center Plaza on Thursday, May 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Comment cards will be available at that time.

2016 Commencement Human Interest Stories: In an effort to personalize the annual Commencement Ceremony, President Ray includes 2-3 human interest stories of personal achievement of our graduating students that he will highlight during his Commencement address.  There are many untold stories of personal achievement and great accomplishments of our students.  All nominations must be submitted online  no later than Wednesday, May 11, 5 p.m. Selected students and their nominators will be notified during the week of May 23 or earlier. Additional information can be found online at 2016 Human Interest Stories.

University Housing & Dining Services is relocating: UHDS administrative staff will move over the Memorial Day weekend to Oxford House and Avery Lodge.  The UHDS Administrative Office will open on May 31. Oxford House will serve as the main administrative hub and is located on the northwest corner of the 9th Street and Jefferson Avenue.  Office hours and telephone numbers will remain the same, but the mailing address changes to: OSU University Housing and Dining Services, 957 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Corvallis OR 97333. Following summer renovations, former UHDS space in Buxton and Hawley Halls will be used for residents of the College of Engineering living learning community.       

Get There Campaign: Don’t miss the “Get There” campaign, May 2 – 22, across Benton, Lincoln, and Linn Counties! Track your trips by bike, bus, walking, carpool/vanpool and teleworking for your chance to win a Kindle® Fire, a trip to Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, or hundreds of dollars in local gift cards. Sign up or log in at DriveLessConnect.com and click “Calendar” in the top grey bar to track your trips. Get active, save money, and you could win prizes. Questions? Contact OSU Transportation Services at transportation@oregonstate.edu.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Accountant 1 – The Arts and Sciences Business Center (ASBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00223CT. Closes May 6.

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.  Closes May 6.

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. Closes May 6.

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.

EXTENDED: 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 May 8.

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.

NEW! Wellness Specialist-Health Educator:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Wellness Specialist. Posting #P00272UF.  For full consideration, apply by May 10. Closes May 24.

NEW! Registered Nurse 1- part-time:  Student Health Services invites applications for a part-time (0.6 FTE), 9-month, RN1. Posting #P00219CT.  Closes May 11.

NEW! Registered Nurse 1- full time:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, RN1. Posting #P00218CT.  Closes May 11.

NEW! Contract Services, a sub-unit of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Contracts and Operations Specialist. This is a full-time(1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P00249UF. Closes May 11.

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.

EXTENDED: 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 15.

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.  Closes May 16.

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.

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.

 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.


Corvallis: “People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.” ~ Elizabeth Gaskell. Sunny with a high of 80, low of 50. Slight chance of showers Tuesday.

Central Oregon: Increasing clouds, high of 75, low of 43. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog, high of 62, 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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