OSU Today

Tuesday, May 10, 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.

The TEDification of the large lecture hall (Chronicle of Higher Education)

For more than 20 years, Kathleen M. Greaves has taught large, lecture-based courses at Oregon State University in a classroom that seats 600. Keeping students engaged is always a challenge — and sometimes it’s hard enough just to keep the students in the balcony from chattering as she teaches. (subscription)

OSU reveals fresh data on student conduct (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University on Monday night made public its most comprehensive list of student conduct data since the university began holding students accountable for off-campus misconduct in the fall of 2013. Raphelle Rhoads, OSU’s community conduct officer, presented the numbers at a meeting of the Community Relations Advisory Group, which is working to ease livability issues in the near-campus neighborhoods.

What I’ve learned from owning a dog during grad school (Inside Higher Ed)

Danielle Marias is a PhD candidate in Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University.

Exploring the mathematical universe (Eureka Alert)

The LMFDB provides a sophisticated web interface that allows both experts and amateurs to easily navigate its contents. Each object has a “home page” and links to related objects, or “friends.” Holly Swisher, a project member from Oregon State University, commented that the friends links are one of the most valuable aspects of the project: “The LMFDB is really the only place where these interconnections are given in such clear, explicit, and navigable terms. Before our project it was difficult to find more than a handful of examples, and now we have millions.”

OSU Dairy Club hosts Dairy Youth Day (Capital Press)

The Oregon State University Dairy Club hosted its second bi-annual Beaver Dairy Youth Day at the OSU Dairy Center on April 16. The event was organized by co-chairs Emma Miller and Alicia Torppa for youths in grades 4-12, according to a club press release.

Design team shares plans for OSU-Cascades (My Inform)

On Monday evening, OSU-Cascades hosted a community forum to introduce the campus design team. The university has selected Page Southerland Page and SERA architects as the design team to work on plans to expand the campus’ new west side.A cutting-edge yet sustainable campus is the goal of OSU-Cascades new design team.

Rototilling tips for the garden (Farm & Dairy)

If you’re adding compost to your garden’s soil, you can do so with a shovel or a spading fork instead of rototilling, Oregon State University Extension says.

 How to get your kids to eat healthy: 80 percent of kids eat more fruit and vegetables after playing this game (Medical Daily)

“The normal development and growth of all of a child’s tissues is just critically dependent on vitamins and minerals,” said Dr. Balz Frei, a biochemistry professor who specializes in nutrition at Oregon State University, who was not involved in the study. “Starting from conception, micronutrients are crucial to the trajectory of your health for the rest of your life.”

After a huge die-off, Oregon sea stars are coming back (Willamette Week)

In 2014, when the disease hit Oregon, Oregon State University’s school of science wrote that the ochre sea star, also called the purple sea star, “may be headed toward localized extinction in Oregon,” with an estimated 30-50 percent of the Oregon population afflicted with the somewhat mysterious disease.

Master gardeners say it’s time to spring into the garden (Coast Weekend)

Miller has a passion for beautiful edible garden landscapes. An associate professor at Oregon State University, he serves as community and urban horticulturist for OSU Extension Service and manages the popular Metro Master Gardener program in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties.

Children with disabilities gain independence with Go Baby Go! program (Sentinel)

Earlier in the day, the couple joined other parents, along with therapists, volunteers, Sovia Therapy staff and Central Penn College occupational therapy assistant students at a workshop led by Sam Logan from Oregon State University. Logan led the group workshop on how to retrofit off-the-shelf Power Wheels-type vehicles for children with disabilities.

Introducing SQUAD (OSU Beavers)

Think of the memories — the camaraderie of being with friends at Reser Stadium; the atmosphere watching basketball at legendary Gill Coliseum; the spectacular weekend afternoons at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. It doesn’t have to end upon graduation. Oregon State Athletics is making it easy for recent graduates to continue to rally with Beaver Nation as part of the introduction of “SQUAD.” (see also Oregonian)

Today

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 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.

Geography Day: Join in for a celebration of Geography as an interdisciplinary science! Geography graduate student research presentations will be accompanied by an interactive Omniglobe demonstration – drop by and check out this cool visual display of spatial data. During the lunch hour, test your knowledge of Geography and win prizes. Tuesday, May 10, 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Burt 193. Coffee, snacks, and light lunch will be served. Attendance is encouraged. For more information: shireen.hyrapiet@oregonstate.edu.

EMT Departmental Seminar: Stephanie Smith-Roe, Genetic Toxicologist from the Biomolecular Screening Branch of the National Toxicology Program/NIEHS, will present a seminar “Testing Botanicals at the National Toxicology Program: Black Cohosh as a Case Study” on Tuesday, May 10 at 11 a.m., in the Ag and Life Sciences Building, room 4001.

Carpool meeting: Do you commute from Linn County to Corvallis? If so, you are invited to a carpool/vanpool informational meeting on Tuesday, May 10 from noon to 1 p.m. The meeting will be held in Memorial Union Room 208 at Oregon State University located at 2501 Southwest Jefferson Way, Corvallis. This meeting is for people who live in Albany, Lebanon, Sweet Home, Brownsville, and the surrounding areas who commute to Oregon State University or other employers in Corvallis. Free pizza lunch will be provided! Please RSVP to transportation@oregonstate.edu if you plan on attending. Questions? Please contact OSU Transportation Services at transportation@oregonstate.edu.

Lonseth Lecture: The Department of Mathematics holds its 31st Annual Lonseth Lecture on Tuesday, May 10, at 4 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center Construction & Engineering Hall. Richard Tapia, professor in the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University, will present his talk, “The Remarkable Journey of Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass,” an overview of the history of the impactful isoperimetric problem. Prior to the lecture at 3:30 p.m., the department will celebrate the achievements of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty with the annual Mathematics awards ceremony. A reception will follow the lecture.

NEW! Drifting Identity Formation: Investigating Indo-Fijian Identity: Oftentimes, the first generation children of immigrants find it difficult to create their own sense of ethnic self-identity. This event will explore the formation of cultural identity for not only the Indo-Fijian migrants, but the twice migrated families that then traveled to developed countries. 6 -7:30 p.m., May 10, Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

North American Truffling Society: General meeting, 7:30 p.m., May 10, Room 2087, Cordley Hall, The speaker will be University of Oregon Britta Roy, who will present “Fungal Floral Mimicry”, delving into the biology of rust fungi that mimic flowers, and Dracula orchids which mimic mushrooms.

Senior Art Exhibition: Francisco Morales: Serie De Expiaciones (Series of Atonements) Site-specific installation of large paintings with sculptural elements. May 9 – 13, Fairbanks Hall, West Gallery, free. oregonstate.edu/fairbanksgallery

Upcoming events

NEW! MU Retail Food Service Food Fair: Join us May 12 for free food and drinks in the Memorial Union Plaza 2 – 4 p.m. We will have over 30 tables filled with food and drink, as well as prizes and the MURFS Wheel of Fortune! Find out more: http://bit.ly/MURFS_Food_Fair

NEW! University Theatre: Rozencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: Withycombe Hall Main Stage, May 12 – 14 and May 20 – 21 at 7:30 p.m.,  May 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets and info.: liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/theatre, and at the box office in Withycombe 143, or call 541-737-2784.

NEW! Celebrating FIRST! The significance of being FIRST: an event for first-generation undergraduate and graduate students. There’s something special about being FIRST in college. We want to celebrate your resilience, your courage and your perseverance. Be inspired by stories from OSU’s first-generation students and share your stories. May 17, 5 -7 p.m., Native American Longhouse.  Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Janet Ekholm at janet.ekholm@oregonstate.edu. Accommodations: 541-737-5105. Sponsored by the Division of Undergraduate Studies.

Spring Repair Fair & Plant Swap:  Bring your broken items and learn how to repair them, swap garden seeds and starts, and attend demonstrations to learn more skills (offered for D.I.Y. green cleaning, fire starters, and T-shirt bags). Wednesday, May 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

Retirement Celebration for Sandra Frye, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences:  You are invited to attend the celebration of retirement for Sandy Frye, who has served OSU for over 35 years.  Please join Sandy, her family, and her colleagues from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, the former Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, and the former Department of Family and Consumer Sciences on  May 12, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at 115 Hallie Ford Center.   Refreshments will be served.

EXTENDED:  Cajun Crayfish Fest–Deadline Extended: 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 Tuesday, May 10.

Shakespeare auditions: Open auditions for Oregon State University Theatre’s popular summer event, Bard in the Quad, will take place at 6 p.m. May 15 and 16 in the Withycombe Hall Main Stage Theatre. Call-backs may be held May 17 if needed. Bard in the Quad will return with a production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” Rehearsals will begin with a read-through on May 28. Regular rehearsals will start June 19 and be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays. Technical/dress rehearsals are July 30-Aug. 3. Performances run August 4-8 and August 11-14. All actors must be available for all of technical rehearsals and performances and to strike the set immediately following the closing performance. For more information, contact Elizabeth Helman, Elizabeth.helman@oregonstate.edu

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

Malaysian Cultural Night: Enjoy a night of Malaysian food, performances, games, and fun. May 20 at MU Ballroom, 7-9 p.m., doors open at 6.40 p.m. Tickets on sale on May 9 at SEC front desk, free for OSU students, $5 for general public. Sponsored by Student Events & Activities; funded by ISOSU. Information/Accommodation related to disability, contact: lohh@oregonstate.edu

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Scholarship System Hands-on Training : If you are a new or infrequent user of the online Scholarship (reimbursement) System, a hands on training is available on Wednesday, May 11, 10:30 am. – noon in 201 Milne Computing Center. Michael Hansen will take participants from login through completion of a scholarship reimbursement transaction. Seating is limited so pre-registration is required. Please visit the Professional Development registration to reserve your seat http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=40. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Business Intelligence Center at core.bic@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Weekly Wednesday WebEx Training at 2 p.m. – CORE Features: This week’s Weekly Wednesday WebEx Session hosted by Business Intelligence Center Operations Manager Diana Lindsley will cover CORE Features. Participants will learn about Detail/Summary Views, Interactive Sorting, report drill-through and column meta data. No need to pre-register. To access WebEx on Wednesday copy and paste the link into your browser: https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=mfcfaac9ba569864fb4a49a0a2c14d4e7. Enter meeting number 923 272 920 as directed.

NEW! Scholars’ Insights: Cheer on graduate students as they compete for the top prize in this years’ Scholars’ Insights 3MT competition. Sponsored by the OSU Graduate School, A Three Minute Thesis (3MT) research competition, developed by The University of Queensland, challenges graduate students to give a compelling, three-minute presentation about their thesis, or project topic.  Wednesday, May 11, 6-9:30 p.m., LInC 228.

NEW! Effective strategic planning:  The Center for Learning & Organizational Development has been involved in assisting OSU departments and divisions develop and implement operational planning that aligns with the OSU Strategic Plan.  In this learning workshop, “Insights on Effective Strategic Planning,” scheduled for May 12, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Paul Biwan will share insights to better prepare you to develop and implement strategic planning, and positively impact these efforts. To register, visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23.

NEW! 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. Thursday, May 12, 10 – 10:30 a.m. Questions? contact Cub Kahn (cub.kahn@oregonstate.edu). Register here: http://bit.ly/1SoSEie

NEW! Water Quality Assistant Professor Faculty search Teaching Seminar: Please join Biological and Ecological Engineering on Thursday, May 12 at noon in STAG 160. Mandy Michalsen will present, “Tree-scale hydrodynamics – why the high-resolution details of forest structure matter.” Michalsen will introduce the Streeter-Phelps (SP) equation and define key terms, perform interactive “though experiments” to illustrate how varied parameter values influence results, and finally relate the SP equation to current events in water quality.

NEW! Writing Intensive Curriculum Spring Lunch Series:  “Writing for Audiences in STEM and Beyond,” Friday, May 13, noon-1:00 p.m., Milam 215.  The WIC Program welcomes a special guest speaker, Dr. Chris Thaiss, Clark Kerr Presidential Chair and Professor in the University Writing Program at the University of California, Davis, for a presentation specifically focused on writing in the STEM disciplines and beyond.  Register by noon on May 12.  Pizza and beverages will be provided.

Long-Term Care insurance: Long-Term Care Insurance: Making the Right choices.  Will you be able to pay for long-term care?  UNUM comparison.  LTC needs scenarios.  Designed for people 50 and older.  Presented by Diane Steeves, CLTC.  May 11—11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.—MU 222. Hosted by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*. RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

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.

Flourishing @ OSU Lecture Series: Mario Magaña Alvarez, OSU Associate Professor and 4-H Outreach State Specialist, College of Public Health & Human Sciences, will speak on “Looking Into the Future for Positive Change with Eyes of the Past,” Wednesday, May 11 at noon, Kidder 202.

School of Psychological Science Spring Colloquium: Ameer Almuaybid and Jamie Naylor of Psychological Science will present on “An examination of the equilibrium theory of intimacy in dyadic interactions” and “Mind wandering and (mis)learning from text.” May 11, noon – 1 p.m., Reed Lodge 111.

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

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Sara Courtneidge, OHSU, will present a seminar “The Control of Invasion and Metastasis” on Wednesday, May 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Islamophobia: Politics and Prejudice in Contemporary America: Hundere Lecture: What does it mean to “love your neighbor” in a time of divisive political rhetoric and religious polarization?  Larycia Hawkins is an American scholar, author, and speaker and in 2013 became the first female African-American tenured professor at Wheaton College, a Christian evangelical liberal arts college. Her decision as a Christian to wear a hijab during the Advent season 2015 as an expression of solidarity with Muslims sparked a national and international controversy, as did her assertion that Christians and Muslims worship the same God. Wednesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union, Asian/Pacific-American, Room 206

Oregon Forage & Grassland Council Spring conference: Announcement of new faulty at OSU Corvallis & La Grande campuses, Pasture for Pollinators work by Sujaya Rao with OFGC & USDA NRCS CIG grants. Field tours to follow at Monmouth & Shedd locations. Car-pooling available.  9 a.m. start May 12 at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility. Members $15, Non-members $25, students $10. Lunch included. Contact: Claudia Ingham, claudia.ingham@oregonstate.edu

News for Employees

NEW! Nominations being accepted through June 1, for the annual WIC Culture of Writing Awards in the Disciplines:  The Writing Intensive Curriculum Program invites colleges, schools, departments, and units to select and nominate their best undergraduate paper(s) from the past year.  This is an excellent way to honor top students and help create a strong culture of writing excellence at OSU.  Besides recognition in their discipline, across the University, and throughout the state, winning students receive $100 deposited to their student account, $50 from the WIC Program and $50 from the nominating unit.  For more information and a nomination form, visit:  http://wic.oregonstate.edu/culture-writing-awards.

NEW! Sustainability Fellows: Develop your sustainability leadership skills as a Sustainability Fellow, working with a campus department or community organization on a project or completing a research project with a faculty mentor. If you have an idea for a project, talk to your department about applying to host a Fellow. The priority deadline for Research and Host Site applications is May 26. Project site applications will be open for students to apply June 1. Visit the SSI website for more information: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/ssi/resources/fellowships

Oregon NASA Space Grant Scholarships and Fellowships Available: The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to offer scholarships and fellowships for community college and undergraduate students in the STEM fields and graduate students enrolled in an MAT program in STEM education. Scholarships and fellowships are open to students attending OSGC member institutions. Application deadline is May 20. For more information go to: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/scholarships.

Summer TAG Program: Registration remains open for Expeditions, OSU’s precollege summer program serving talented, gifted and highly able students entering fourth/fifth grades in the fall. Held July 11 – 22 at Linus Pauling Middle School, the morning program has a noon transportation option to OSU KidSpirit.  oregonstate.edu/precollege/expeditions. For more information: carol.brown@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2670

Middle School TAG Programs: Adventures in Learning, OSU’s summer program for talented, gifted and highly able students entering grades six and seven, and Outside the Box, for students entering grades eight and nine, is still accepting registrations.  Both are full-day programs held on the OSU campus on July 11 – 22. To register: oregonstate.edu/precollege/ail and oregonstate.edu/precollege/box For more information: dennis.hickey@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2403

Synergies: News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Read an inspiring story about two alumnae, about a new grant for our adapted physical activity program, an education trip to the Swiss Alps, national recognition of one of our graduate students and more here and in Synergies. http://bit.ly/1SREwyk

2016 OSU Commencement volunteers needed: Over 50 volunteers are needed to serve as information specialists and assist guests during this year’s Commencement ceremony. Commencement volunteers play an important service and public relations role. As a volunteer, we seek your assistance in providing directions and programs, assisting family and friends finding seats, assisting guests with special needs, answering questions and being an OSU ambassador. Attendance at one mandatory training session will be required (to be held on Thursday, June 9 or Friday, June 10). All volunteers receive confirmation and detailed information about their tasks before the commencement ceremony. If you have a cell phone, please bring it on Saturday so we can reach you if needed. Most volunteers will be needed on Saturday, June 11, from 8 – 11:30 a.m.  Please register online here.

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.

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.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on May 13.  Interested parties should apply to posting # P00135CT no later than midnight on May 12.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.  The position available is in the Full-time TEMPORARY (including weekends) in the Large Animal Hospital.

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.

Office Specialist 2 – The Office of the Faculty Senate invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position. Posting # P00236CT. Closes May 15.

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.

Peer Wellness Specialist-Health Educator:  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Peer Wellness Specialist. Posting #P00286UF.  Closes May 16.

 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.

Program Representative 1 – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Program Representative 1 position. Posting #P00224CT. Closes May 17.

NEW! College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Hospital is seeking applicants for three 12-month limited duration, full-time Medical Aide position for the large and small animal reception areas. Required qualifications include six months providing support in a health care facility. Posting # P00144CT. Closes May 19.

Academic Advisor  – The College of Forestry invites applications for a part time (.75 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor.  Posting #P00276UF.  Closes May 22.

Academic Advisor & Ambassador Coordinator  The College of Forestry invites applications for a part time (.75 FTE), 12-month position as Academic Advisor & Ambassador Coordinator.  Posting #P00284UF.  Closes May 22.

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 22.

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.  Closes May 23.

Administrative Program Specialist: Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting #P00237CT closes May 23.

Info Technology Consultant -This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Information Technology Consultant 1 position in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting#P00229CT. Closes May 27.

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

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.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (.75 FTE) intermittent Food Service Worker 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in rural Salem, Oregon. Posting # P00090CT. Closes June 30.

Faculty Research Assistant.  The Department of Microbiology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term position in a molecular microbiology research laboratory.  The duties of this position include testing new antibiotics in mouse models of infection, and in standard clinical laboratory assays.  Applicants must have research laboratory experience working with research animals (preferably mice), and pathogenic bacteria. Applications accepted through July 5. https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/24786

 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: “Sweet May hath come to love us, Flowers, trees, their blossoms don; And through the blue heavens above us The very clouds move on.” ~ Heinrich Heine.  Sunny today, high of 81, low of 46. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 66, low of 37. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 66, low of 49. Sunny tomorrow.

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

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