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Wednesday, May 11, 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 bionic woman of good science (Pacific Standard)

On a blindingly bright autumn morning, I’m standing with Jane Lubchenco on the rocky shoreline at Asilomar State Beach, two hours south of San Francisco at the southern end of Monterey Bay. There’s a camera crew with us, filming her for an upcoming documentary on large-scale global marine reserves.

OSU to host conference on US foreign relations (Gazette-Times)

A Harvard historian will discuss the course of American foreign policy in a free public lecture at Oregon State University this week.

OSU professor wins forestry research award (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University College of Forestry Prof. Doug Maguire has received a research award from the Oregon Society of American Foresters (OSAF).

Wasting disease clears way for young sea stars, for now (Smithsonian)

A team of researchers from Oregon State University led by marine biologist Bruce Menge has been tracking purple sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus) for years. During the height of the epidemic in 2014, the number of larval sea stars on rocks was similar to or a bit lower than that of previous years.

Engineers collaborate on $4.75 million blueberry harvesting project (Penn State College of Engineering)

The proposal, titled “Scale-neutral Harvest-aid System and Sensor Technologies to Improve Harvest Efficiency and Handling of Fresh-market Highbush Blueberries,” is the brainchild of Changying “Charlie” Li, associate professor of biological engineering at the University of Georgia, and includes input from 14 researchers at the University of California-Berkeley, University of Florida, University of Georgia, Michigan State University, Mississippi State University, North Carolina State University, Oregon State University, Penn State and Washington State University.

Dr. Taras “Terry” Liskevych announces retirement (OSU Beavers)

Oregon State women’s volleyball head coach Dr. Taras (Terry) Liskevych, the former head coach of the USA National Women’s Team and Beavers coach for the past 11 years, has announced his retirement effective prior to the 2016 season.


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 a.m. – 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! Summer Camp Fair: Join us May 11 in the Memorial Union Horizon Room from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Come explore the many wonderful summer camps offered in the Corvallis area! There will be representatives from over 25 different camps/programs for you to speak to who offer programming for children ages 1-18 years old. For more information contact Childcare & Family Resources at 541-737-4906 or familyresources@oregonstate.edu.

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.

CANCELLED Baccalaureate Core Review Workshop: APAA’s bacc-core review workshop has been cancelled.

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! Using math to enhance life: The College of Science welcomes renowned mathematician Richard Tapia who will present a public science lecture entitled, “Using Mathematics to Enhance My Personal Life,” for faculty and students. The event will be held May 11 at 3 p.m. in Snell International Forum at 2150 SW Jefferson Way on campus. REGISTER here. Tapia is a University Professor in Rice University’s Computational and Applied Mathematics Department, the university’s highest academic title awarded to only seven faculty in its history.

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.

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar: Paul “Ty” Ferre of the University of Arizona will present his 2016 Darcy Lecture “Seeing Things Differently: Rethinking the Relationship between Data, Models, and Decision Making” on Wednesday May 11, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Learning Innovation Center 314.

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.

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.

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

Upcoming events

NEW! Honors College: Oregon State University Honors College Thesis projects will be on display at this year’s Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence, Friday May 13 from 11 a.m. – 3  p.m. on the SEC Plaza between the MU and Student Experience Center. This annual spring event celebrates the research accomplishments of graduating Honors students through informative poster displays.

NEW! Music à la Carte: Jessica Lambert, violin; Anne Ridlington, cello; Sunghee Kim, piano.Friday, May 13 at noon, Memorial Union Lounge, Free.

NEW! 18th Annual Salmon Bake: May 13 at noon, Native American Longhouse Eena Haws. Click for Facebook event page or copy this link https://www.facebook.com/events/226016021103707/ Click for Volunteer page or copy this link https://www.volunteerspot.com/login/entry/917386776041

NEW! Supaman at OSU: May 13 at 7 p.m., Student Experience Center Plaza. Click for Facebook event page or copy this link https://www.facebook.com/events/264364623905651/

NEW! OSU Opera Workshop: The Blue Forest. Ogres with an appetite for children, witches casting evil spells, a sleeping princess in need of a kiss and a blue fairy who protects children from danger. Follow Red Riding Hood and Hop o’ My Thumb as they confront these treacherous woods in this multimedia Opera Workshop presentation, sung in English. Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m., LlnC 100. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Advance tickets available online only at tickettomato.com

NEW! OSU Native Alumni Gathering: May 14 at 11 a.m., doors open at 10:30, Native American Longhouse Eena Haws. Click registration page for more info.

NEW! 40th Annual Klatowa Eena Pow-Wow: May 14 grand entries at 1 and 7 p.m., Gill Coliseum. Click here for Facebook event page or copy this link https://www.facebook.com/events/1746878355598500/ To volunteer please email: NativeAmericanLonghouse@oregonstate.edu

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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! Water Quality Assistant Professor Faculty search Research Seminar: Please join Biological and Ecological Engineering on Friday, May 13 at 11 a.m. in KEC 1001. Mandy Michalsen will present, “Bioremediation of Explosives-Contaminated Aquifers and Other Scientific Adventures of an Environmental Engineer.” Michalsen will provide an overview of her engineering experience in the public sector, describe a pilot to full-scale bioremediation project, as well as future research interests.

NEW! Spring 2016 Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar Series: Marco Hatch (Northwest Indian College) will speak on “Using Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Advance Marine Science: Balancing Two Worlds.” Noon, Friday, May 13, Burt 193.

NEW! Men’s Health: “Money, Masculinity, and Men’s Health: Experimental Evidence on Demand for a Preventive Health Input” by Nicholas Wilson. A fundamental puzzle about human behavior is the low level of household investment in preventive health inputs.  We conducted a field experiment testing advertising devices designed to increase demand for a life-saving health technology characterized by low uptake.  Our results reveal highly elastic demand with respect to factors that lie outside of standard consumer demand models of health behavior.  Noon – 1: 15 p.m., May 13 in Cordley 3121.

NEW! History lectures: Harvard University historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Fredrik Logevall will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Oregon State University. Logevall’s lecture, “American Grand Strategy: How Grand Has it Been? Does it Matter?” will be held in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union on the OSU campus. It is free and open to the public and a book-signing will follow. Additional panel discussions and presentations will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. May 13 and May 14 in the Memorial Union Journey Room on the OSU campus in Corvallis. All panels are free and open to the public; on-site registration is required. A full schedule of events is available online: http://bit.ly/1TteLnC.

NEW! 2016 Rethinking Grand Strategy Conference: The participants in the Conference aim to intervene in and to help to construct an historically rich account of how Grand Strategy has developed and operated in American history. It is a project that we believe will help to establish the state of the field, make a significant scholarly intervention, and promote vigorous discussion and debate. Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. in the MU Journey Room.

NEW! Leadership in the Moment: The deadline is May 15 to register for the workshop, “Leadership in the Moment” scheduled for May 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Union. The workshop is presented by Kristen Magis, Center for Learning & Organizational Development. In this workshop, participants will learn to identify opportunities to take leadership action that is aligned with OSU’s Vision and Mission, and learn strategies to act as a leader in just a moment. There is no cost for employees to attend. Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23 to register.

NEW! STEM Teaching Learning Community A biweekly learning community on STEM teaching will be offered in conjunction with the CIRTL Network’s MOOC Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching, which starts June 1. Registration in the MOOC is free to members of the OSU community. Contact Ann Sitomer to participate this summer on the Corvallis campus. Day and time to be determined.

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.

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

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

Being Transgender, All Sides of the Rainbow: At the May 12 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, Tristen Shay and McKenzie Huber in the College of Liberal Arts will discuss their work with trans and gender-variant students. The meeting will begin at noon in the MU, room 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. An optional catered lunch is available for $13. Contact University Events to secure your spot, 541-737-0724.

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.

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, 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.

News for Employees

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.

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.

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

Parking lot closure: Due to building power washing and cleaning the parking lot that services Graf, Rogers, Covell, Batcheller and Dearborn will be temporarily closed Saturday, May 14.  Crews plan to open it back up by 4 p.m.


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.

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.

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.

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

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.


Corvallis: “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews. Sunny today, high of 84, low of 47. Sunny and warm tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny, high of 75, low of 43. Sunny tomorrow.

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