OSU Today

Thursday, May 12, 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.

OSU program aims to reduce excessive drinking (KEZI)

Oregon State University is launching a new program to curb high-risk drinking among students. OSU Choices aims to reduce the number of students consuming five or more alcoholic drinks in one sitting through peer-led education from student athletes. The program will provide strategies to encourage safe choices when drinking and highlight social norms surrounding drinking. The project will span three years and is funded by a NCAA Choices grant.

Study: Maximal shoes don’t reduce shock (Bend Bulletin)

“I think everybody just assumed, ‘When there is more cushion, it’s going to help distribute that force differently,’” said Cindy Conti, manager of the FORCE Lab, which is a partnership between Oregon State University-Cascades, The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care & Research and Therapeutic Associates’ Bend clinic.

A Q&A with Angela Batista (LIFE@OSU)

The new Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) is approaching its first 100 days in operation, making it the perfect time to share our recent conversation with Dr. Angela E. Batista, Interim Chief Diversity Officer.

Narcisse snake dens a wonder of the natural world (CTV News)

While most come to snap a picture of the tens of thousands of snakes all knotted into a ball,  Professor Bob Mason came here to learn what’s going on inside the snakes during mating season. “It’s really one of the natural wonders of the world right here,” said the department of integrated biology faculty member at Oregon State University. He said the den is a living laboratory for him and his team of researchers.

Still solid: Burggraf’s OSU buildings still in use (Gazette-Times)

When Albany architect Bill Ryals thinks of the Oregon State University campus, Waldo Hall and Weatherford Hall immediately come to mind. But Waldo Hall, designed by Albany-based architect Charles Burggraf and built in 1907, is Ryals’ personal favorite for its wild mix of styles, the use of color, and the way the building straddles two different eras of architecture.

NASA awards WGBH $10M to develop STEM education tools (BostInno)

WGBH won’t be going it alone with these efforts by any means. In addition to NASA and PBS LearningMedia, the Boston media organization will be working with the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning at Oregon State University, which will provide initial research to help the team get going on its content and evaluate the materials as they’re produced. Also, WGBH will be collaborating with Harvard University’s WorldWide Telescope Ambassadors program, whose technology transforms a regular computer into a virtual telescope.

‘Art by Scientists’ on view at Unitarian church (Gazette-Times)

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 N.W. Circle Blvd., is displaying an exhibit titled “Art By Scientists,” and will hold a reception from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Library talk deals with species extinction (Gazette-Times)

Kolbert’s book was discussed Wednesday by Rebecca Terry, an Oregon State University assistant professor in biology, before an audience of about 100 people at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. The talk is part of the Random Review program sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

CEOAS research at Saturday Farmers Market (Corvallis Advocate)

To give the public a glimpse at current research and findings, Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) is now occupying an educational and interactive booth every other Saturday at the Corvallis Farmers’ Market. Each department at CEOAS has volunteered to run hands-on, imaginative activities to help local folks grasp the program’s discoveries.

Oregon universities are fighting back to prevent sexual assault (KEZI)

Both the University of Oregon and Oregon State University are fighting back to protect their students from sexual assault.

‘Blue nights’ at the Opera: OSU’s opera workshop goes high-tech for production (Gazette-Times)

Performances of “The Blue Forest” Friday and Saturday in the Learning Innovation Center at Oregon State University won’t be traditional nights at the opera. “The Blue Forest” will include art, science, forestry, music production and the use of a large 360-degree screen that can hold up to eight projected images at a time.

‘Dead’ men talking: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’ bows at OSU (Lebanon Express)

With its Shakespearean inspiration, it made sense for the Oregon State University Theatre to launch a production of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern” as part of its year-long celebration of the Bard.

Student-led drive collects 1,601 pairs of shoes (Statesman Journal)

“I can only imagine how many people we have helped,” said Elizabeth Ficek, who was one of the South Salem students who helped launch One Thousand Soles. Now a second-year student at Oregon State University, she keeps tabs on the project through its Facebook page.

Today

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.

 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! Faculty Senate: The May 12 Faculty Senate agenda is online at http://cs.oregonstate.edu/~mjb/fs1605/1605.pdf. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. in the LInC 228 (Learning Innovation Center). Action items include curricular proposals, Standing Rules revisions, Promotion and Tenure Revisions and Doctoral Time Limit Revision. Additionally, proposed revisions to the Faculty Senate Bylaws will be presented in May and voted on during the June meeting. Faculty Senate meetings are open to the public.

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.

NEW! Seminar on Eruptive Style and Magma Degassing: Thomas Giachetti, Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon will give the weekly CEOAS G&G seminar on “Open-system degassing of magma during volcanic eruptions of silicic magma and its control on the eruptive style”.  He will speak on May 12 from 4 to 5 p.m., in Burt 193.

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.

Upcoming events

NEW! Veteran support: Coming home does not mean that their war is over. For some veterans, it means a new battle begins. With an average of 22 veteran suicides daily, they need our support more now than ever. Join members of the Veteran and Family Student Association Friday, May 13, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the MU Quad.

NEW! Resoundings: Resoundings featuring Dana Reason piano, Catherine Lee, oboe and John Savage flute perform innovative and adventurous contemporary music by Roscoe Mitchell, Samuel Vriezen, John Savage, John Cage and Dana Reason. Presented by The Arts Center and Between the Cracks Forum: Sat. May 14 at 3 p.m. Suggested donation $8-15. For more information contact 541-740 6168.

NEW! North Clackamas Community Choir: Chanties of the Sea, featuring the OSU Meistersingers. Milwaukie Lutheran Church, 3810 SE Lake Road, Milwaukie. Monday, May 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 seniors, $15 family (up to 5 people). Information: bakerchoir.com

NEW! Group sessions with President Ray: Two small group sessions with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional) are scheduled from May 18 from 11 a.m.-noon and May 31 from 1-2 p.m. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. If you’d like an issue clarified, or wish to confirm a rumor, this is the place to do it! If you wish to attend, please send a message to vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu and include your name, email address, phone number, and unit. When responding, please enter ‘Faculty Sessions’ in the subject line.

NEW! Engineering Undergraduate Expo: Save the date for the College of Engineering’s 17th annual Undergraduate 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.

NEW! Day of Caring, Friday May 20: Registration now open. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate in this day of service. Choose from 4 different afternoon service projects. Check-in will be on campus at the SEC Plaza with transportation provided from there.  Many projects can accommodate children and youth as well. Pre-registration is required for Day of Caring, so be sure to reserve your spot by signing up here: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/dayofcaring.

NEW! Campus START orientation information session: We invite all OSU employees to attend a short presentation on the details of our START summer orientation program at OSU. Presentation will cover a typical START session agenda, dates of sessions, how to identify START participants and some FAQs you may get working on campus this summer. Two info sessions will be held: Mon. May 23 at 1 p.m. in MU 206; Thurs. May 26 at 2 p.m. in MU 206.

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.

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

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

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/

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

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.

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

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.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Open Forum: May 16, Candidate for Associate Dean/Director for Research, College of Forestry: Our second candidate, Charles Goebel, will present on the topic of “Forestry Research in the 21st Century … Challenges and Opportunities for the Land Grant University” on Monday, May 16 at 9 a.m. in Richardson 107. The 30 minute presentation will be followed by Q&A, all are welcome to attend. More information is available at http://deansoffice.forestry.oregonstate.edu/search-associate-deandirector-research. For accommodations related to disability, please contact Adrienne.Wonhof@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-4279.

NEW! Integrative Biology Seminar Series: Eric Archer, Geneticist, Marine Mammal and Turtle Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA, will give a seminar on “Acoustic and genetic evidence for population structure in North Pacific fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus).” He will speak on May 16, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm in ALS 4001.

NEW! Immigration and American Politics: Three Perspectives on Past Policies and Practices: Panel discussion presented by Elizabeth Borgwardt, Christopher McKnight Nichols and Daniel J. Tichenor. 7-8:30 p.m., Monday, May 16. Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Ave. Portland.

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.

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.

Writing Intensive Curriculum Spring Lunch Series:  “Writing for Audiences in STEM and Beyond,” Friday, May 13, noon-1 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

News for Employees

NEW! 2016 BEE Spring Photo ContestBEE Around the World: Capturing Engineers in Action. Submission deadline: May 16. Winners will be announced at the Spring Banquet on May 26. Visit the BEE site for all the details and to submit your photo. 1st place prize is a Polaroid Cube with Water proof case and 32 GB memory card.

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

Traffic and Maintenance

Snell Hall: Due to renovations related to staff relocations from Peavy Hall, Snell Hall will experience contractor congestion and noise over the next several weeks.  The bulk of the initial work will be taking place from 6 p.m. to 4 a.m. each night to limit the impact to building occupants.  However, the majority of the renovation will be during regular business hours starting in a couple of weeks.  This will mainly be finish work and should not create too much noise.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Office Specialist 2 – Seed Certification invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 2 position.  Posting  #P00244CT. Closes May 20.

NEW! Student Advocate– Office of Student Life invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office of Advocacy Student Advocate position. Posting #P00301UF. Closes May 22.

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.

NEW! Administrative Progoram Assistant – Seed Certification invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position.  Posting #P00233CT. Closes May 27.

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.

NEW! Dir – Strategic Partnerships – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships.  Posting # P00306UF.  For full consideration apply by June 15.  Closes Aug. 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: “To dream a garden and then to plant it is an act of independence and even defiance to the greater world.” ~ Stanley Crawford. Sunny today, high of 86, low of 48. Sunny tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 81, low of 44. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Patchy fog then sunny, high of 69, low of 50. Partly sunny tomorrow.

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

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