OSU Today

Tuesday, May 3, 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.

Ocean’s oxygen starts running low (Scientific American)

“This is exactly the kind of research we have been waiting for in the field,” said Francis Chan, an associate professor in Oregon State University’s Department of Integrative Biology, who was not involved in the study. Chan studies ocean oxygen concentrations off the coast of Oregon.

Hydropower industry’s varying dam flows can devastate downstream aquatic insect population, OSU study finds (Register Guard)

The hydropower industry’s practice of varying the release of water through dams in order to adjust electricity production to meet consumer demands has a devastating impact on aquatic insect populations downstream, a group of researchers from Oregon State University and other organizations has found.  (see also Summit County Citizen’s Voice)

The power of forgiveness (Gazette-Times)

Eva Mozes Kor survived the most notorious Nazi death camp of World War II, but she remained a prisoner of her own bitterness until she found a way to forgive her tormentors. Now 82, Kor recounted her wartime experiences on Monday night to an audience of more than 1,300 people in the Austin Auditorium at Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center in the keynote address of OSU’s 30th annual Holocaust Memorial Week observances.

Comprehensive report of world’s transboundary water basins finds hotspots of risk (Phys Org)

“The proliferation of dams and diversion of water from countries that are upstream from other nations that are dependent on that water is of growing concern,” said Aaron Wolf, an internationally recognized water treaty expert from Oregon State University, who was involved in creating the report. “There simply isn’t enough water to go around.”

The new dean of the Graduate School at Oregon State University (The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education)

Jennifer Dennis was promoted to dean of the Graduate School at Oregon State University in Corvallis. She will also hold the title of vice provost. Before coming to Oregon State in 2015 as associate dean of the Graduate School, Dr. Dennis served for 11 years on the faculty of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. There, she held joint appointments in the departments of horticulture and landscape architecture and agricultural economics.

OSU poet laughs at chronic illness with wit, courage (Statesman Journal)

I was fortunate recently to attend a book launch for poet Jennifer Richter’s second book, “No Acute Distress.” Richter currently teaches in Oregon State University’s Master of Fine Arts program.

Pet Day returns May 7 (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University will hold its 29th annual Pet Day on Saturday, May 7, when the College of Veterinary Medicine opens its doors for tours, demonstrations, displays, a petting zoo, and other family-friendly events.

Organic gardening (KATU) 

Year-long study reveals secrets of Greenland’s growing ice sheet (Examiner)

Based on new measurements from a research tower on the Greenland ice sheet, the study’s authors uncovered how snow piles up on the ice sheet year after year. According to the study’s principal investigator David Noone, an Oregon State University professor and atmospheric scientist, he says: “Normally, the air temperature goes down as you climb, but near the surface in Greenland, it gets warmer,” adding, “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.”

Retiring after 65 may help people live longer (Fox News)

Researchers at Oregon State University analyzed data from 2,956 people who were employed at the start of a larger study in 1992 and fully retired at its conclusion in 2010. Retirement age ranged from 55 to 77 years old. Of the subjects, 33% retired at age 66 or older, 12% at age 65 and 55% before 65. Just over a third cited health reasons for retiring. (see also Mental Floss)

Mowing. Fertilization. Irrigation: What you need to know about lawn care (KVAL)

“When we compare the Willamette Valley of Oregon to other areas of the country, probably the biggest difference is the dominate grass in home lawn is perennial ryegrass,” says Alec Kowalewski, assistant professor and turf specialist with Oregon State University. Kowalewski conducts research with OSU’s Extension Service with the goal of creating best-practice methods to take care of turf and treat it for common fungi and weeds.

Today

NEW! Oral History and You: In conjunction with Pride Week 2016, the Oregon Queer Archives (OSQA) is hosting an oral history event to share stories. 10 a.m.-noon, May 3, Native American Longhouse.  Come learn about the Archives, practice conducting oral history interviews, and experience a live interview with an OSU alum who will discuss a controversial 1981 ASOSU vote to fund the Gay People’s Alliance. For more information please osuqueerarchives@gmail.com

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

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

NEW! May the Fourth Be With You: The force will be strong on this campus on Wednesday, May the 4th. Celebrate with Star Wars-themed specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner at RainTree Café and Boardwalk Café in McNary Dining Center, including dishes like Bobba Fettuccini Alfredo, Vader Taters, and Flan Solo. Find your galactically epic dishes from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at RainTree Café and from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m. at Boardwalk Café. Find more info and a complete list of Star Wars dishes online.

NEW! API Heritage Month: Asian Art Demo. It would be difficult to look back on modern day art history and not see the influence of the Japanese wood block print. Yuji Hiratsuka moved to the United State in 1985 to pursue graduate degree in printmaking and now teaches printmaking and drawing at OSU. Join the APCC in welcoming Yuji and sharing in his experiences. 4 p.m.-6 p.m.,  May 4, Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

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

NEW! Hiratsuka art on display: The Little Gallery, 210 Kidder Hall, 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.

NEW! Adaptive Learning Open House: The open house features demonstrations from 12 Adaptive and Personalized Learning (APL) providers as well as a panel discussion about APL in higher education. A list of providers and the schedule of events can be found here. Come explore the APL tools and provide vital input about the role of APL in the future of teaching and learning at OSU. May 9 and 10 in the Memorial Union Horizon Room.  In-person attendance is strongly recommended. For those working remotely, the event will be live-streamed and recorded. Please register here.

NEW! Cajun Crayfish Fest: Get your tickets now for an all-you-can-eat crayfish boil at McNary Dining Center on Thursday, May 12, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The menu includes crayfish served Louisiana-style with potato wedges, corn on the cob, jalapeno cornbread, watermelon wedges and sweet tea. Tickets are $12 and are available at McNary Dining Center. Deadline to purchase tickets is Thursday, May 5.

NEW! ‘Stepping Down’ Celebration for Dean Tammy Bray, College of Public Health and Human Sciences: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites the OSU community to a ‘Stepping Down Celebration” honoring Tammy Bray, Dean, College of Public Health and Human Sciences on Wednesday, June 1  3 -5 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Center Lobby.   Light refreshments will be served with remarks at 3:30 p.m.    To RSVP  June 1 RSVP

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.

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.

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! Retirement: Exploring Exciting Opportunities, Surprises and Concerns Beyond Finances. Karen Hooker, Professor and Head, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences; Chair, Gerontology and Family Studies, in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and a panel of OSU retirees will discuss information and share experiences on physical, psychological and social dimensions of retirement on Thursday, May 5, 3-4:30 p.m. in MU 206.  The program is sponsored by the OSU Retirement Association

NEW! Building the Case Against Perpetrators of Genocide:  Professor Lawrence Douglas is the James J. Garfield Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College.  He will examine how prosecutors at Nuremberg and later in the Eichmann trial built their case against the perpetrators of the Holocaust. He will also discuss the trials of John Demjanjuk, a Ukrainian who immigrated to the United States in 1952 and was later deported after having been accused of serving as a guard at various death camps during the war. 7:30 p.m., May 5, at 7:30 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Auditorium.

NEW! Writing Intensive Curriculum Spring Lunch Series:  “What are the Roles of Graduate Assistants in WIC Classes?”  A panel of graduate students, Jason Pascoe, Maggie Anderson, and Lauren Crandon join with faculty members Monica Olvera and Tracy Ann Robinson to discuss appropriate roles and training for graduate assistants involved in WIC classes.  Friday, May 6, noon-1 p.m., Milam 215.  Register by noon on May 5.  Pizza and beverages will be provided.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

News for Employees

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Bulletin – Fire  Nationally since 2000, 85 fatal fires, claiming 118 lives, have occurred on college campuses, in Greek housing, or in off-campus housing within three miles of the campus.  Each year more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States, with direct property loss due to home fires estimated at $7.3 billion annually. Download this month’s Preparedness Bulletin at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics and share with your co-workers.

NEW! Over 300,000 disposable to-go containers saved from the landfill: UHDS would like to thank all OSU students, staff and faculty who continue to participate in the Eco2Go reusable container program launched this past fall. So far this year, more than 300,000 disposable to-go containers were kept from the landfill.  Additionally, there are now new exterior return locations at the Valley Library, Dixon Recreation Center, outside of Covell Hall and outside of the ALS building: http://uhds.oregonstate.edu/eco2go). Please remember to rinse the containers and return them opened up to UHDS locations or the exterior drop-off locations throughout campus.

NEW! ADVANCE Faculty Fellowship applications: Applications for the 2016-17 ADVANCE Faculty Fellowship Program are now being accepted. This program enables faculty in tenure-line positions to engage in a defined project that will help embed our commitments to equity, inclusion, and justice throughout the university. Awards are $3,000; application deadline is May 15 for fellowships beginning Fall 2016. For more information and to submit an application visit http://advance.oregonstate.edu/oregon-state-advance-faculty-fellowship

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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 May 14.

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.

Weather

Corvallis: “Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.” ~ Sigmund Freud. Chance of showers today, high of 71, low of 49. Showers likely tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Chance of showers today, high of 72, low of 46. Showers likely tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of showers today, high of 58, low of 49. Showers likely tomorrow.

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

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