OSU Today

July 18-22, 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 best way to teach adults to save energy might be through their children (Washington Post)

“A lot of the techniques that are recommended through that theory have to do with really practicing skill-building, behavior changes, modeling those behavior changes to others, setting goals — pledging and committing to make changes to behavior — and then monitoring progress over time,” said Hilary Boudet, a sociologist at Oregon State University and the new study’s lead author. “And so we tried to build all those components into each session with the Girl Scouts.” (see also Scientific American, Pacific Standard, LA Times)

Scared out of its skin, an ancient insect escaped sticky doom (UPI)

“From what we can see in this fossil, a tiny mushroom was bitten off, probably by a rodent, at the base of a tree,” George Poinar, Jr., a researcher and amber fossil expert at Oregon State University, said in a news release. “An insect, similar to a walking stick, was probably also trying to feed on the mushroom. It appears to have immediately jumped out of its skin and escaped, just as tree sap flowed over the remaining exoskeleton and a hair left behind by the fleeing rodent.” (see also Daily TelegraphGizMage! Science News)

The party’s over: ‘Sober dorms’ are on the rise (Washington Post)

Elsewhere, Texas Tech opened substance-free housing in 2011. Oregon State University will offer such accommodations this coming school year. (see also Tyler Morning Telegraph)

These disaster machines could help humanity prepare for cataclysms (Science)

In addition to the San Diego facility, the projects funded under the original program and its successor, theNatural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI), include North America’s largest wave flume for studying tsunamis at Oregon State University, Corvallis; the world’s largest university-based hurricane simulator at Florida International University in Miami; and, at UC Davis, the world’s biggest centrifuge for making scale models mimic the stresses on tons of buildings, rock, and dirt—crucial information for assessing how structures will weather earthquakes and landslides.

OSU names new dean for College of Public Health and Human Sciences (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Services has a new dean. Dr. F. Javier Nieto will begin his new duties on Oct. 31. He succeeds Tammy Bray, who had been dean of the college since 2002 and recently stepped down. (see also Herald & News)

Oregon’s public university presidents hire key state staffer to run new ‘council of presidents’ (Oregonian)

The presidents of Oregon’s seven public universities hired an executive director this week for a new organization that will lobby for their interests at the Legislature and respond to public-policy issues.

Water births pose no heightened risk to newborns, OSU study finds (Oregonian)

The study, published in the Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health in January, was the largest focused specifically on water births and the first one conducted in the U.S., said lead author Marit Bovbjerg, an epidemiology instructor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University.

Cultural knowledge, authentic language key to Oregon State University’s new online French bachelor’s degree  (Bezinga)

Oregon State University has launched an online bachelor’s degree program in French that will provide students with a high level of proficiency in developing speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, with an emphasis on cultural competency.

Next Portland mayor says he can be an advocate for agriculture (Capital Press)

Dan Arp, dean of Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences, said he would remind Wheeler that agriculture is the state’s second largest economic driver. Oregon ag produces $5 billion in annual farm-gate value and is a major source of jobs, Arp said.

OSU commercial wins Grand Gold (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University has received a Grand Gold award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for its 2015 “Ocean Challenges” broadcast commercial.

New Springfield, Portland buildings get $200K to test cross-laminated timbers (Portland Business Journal)

The National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design, a collaboration between Oregon State University and the University of Oregon, will perform the research and testing functions.

A new blue (TIME)

A feature on the blue pigment discovered by OSU chemist Mas Subramanian (subscription only) (see also NPRNY Magazine, Philly Mag)

Organic Valley traces milk back from table to farm (New York Times)

Authenticity is “the biggest key for consumers,” said Sarah Z. Masoni, product and process development manager at the Food Innovation Center at Oregon State University. “They want to know who’s creating their food. Consumers want to trust the suppliers of their food.”

STEM camp (Gazette-Times)

But this particular camp for high school students at Oregon State University was focused on DNA and bioinformatics, a field that specializes in using data tools to aid scientists, so the skill was actually an intrinsic part of the field. The camp, which ends today, is one of 30 summer camps put on by OSU’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy, part of the university’s precollege program.

Get to Know Your Forest Floor (Jefferson Public Radio)

It’s time to get to know our lichens better. Naturalist Kem Luther can help in that department.  He’s written a book about lichens, mosses, fungi, and the other things that grow on the forest floor in his book Boundary Layer from Oregon State University Press.

Both oars in the water (Portland Tribune)

Devery Karz couldn’t have imagined just 10 years ago that she’d qualify for the Olympics as a rower. The 28-year-old Park City, Utah native was a runner in high school who started rowing in 2007 as a sophomore walk-on at Oregon State. In August, she’ll travel to Rio de Janiero to represent the U.S. in the women’s lightweight doubles sculls on Aug. 7.

OSU’s Julie Green displays work at Capitol Building (LIFE@OSU)

Corvallis artist and OSU Professor of art Julie Green will exhibit “My New Blue Friends” in the Governor’s Office, in the Capitol Building in Salem, July 7 through Sept. 7.

How growing sea plants can help slow ocean acidification (Yale 360)

Last summer, Oregon State University marine ecologist George Waldbusser and his team boated around Netarts Bay planting baby oysters to see how they would fare. The only ones that thrived were those protected by beds of eelgrass, which seemed to swallow up enough carbon dioxide during the peak of each day to give the oysters a break from acid and a window of opportunity for growth.

2016’s Best and Worst Cities for Driving (Wallet Hub)

OSU’s David Hurwitz offers money saving tips for drivers.

Da Vinci Days returns with small-scale, sustainable fun (Gazette-Times)

da Vinci Days, an eclectic mix of art, entertainment, engineering and science, shut down after its 25th year in 2013 amid financial challenges and returned with smaller-scale events in May prior to this weekend’s return. Saturday’s events featured a hands-on interactive children’s village, Oregon State University STEAM exhibits, art, vendors and local music on the main stage at the fairgrounds.

Changes in the Wind (Terra)

When Peter Ruggiero meets with people in coastal communities to discuss climate change, he asks them to consider what they like most about where they live. And then he asks them to imagine the future. Climate change can be a daunting, difficult subject, but the thing is, says Ruggiero, this exercise helps people approach it with a sense of purpose. “We’ve found this actually moves the needle. People become more optimistic and less pessimistic about climate change.”

Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria (CanMua)

“The microbes are everything,” said Lisbeth Goddik, a professor of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University who works extensively with small cheesemakers.

OSU taps Barth for Marine Studies post (Gazette-Times)

Jack Barth has been named executive director of Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Initiative, the university announced.

Run of river hydropower makes its way upriver (Daily Commercial News)

Engineers at Oregon State University have created a new computer modelling package that people anywhere in the world could use to assess the potential of a stream for “run of river” hydropower.

OSU hires new seed laboratory manager (Capital Press)

Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named David Stimpson, who has spent the past 20 years working in seed science and technology for Dow AgroSciences, as its new Seed Laboratory manager.


NEW! Student Conduct and Community Standards Director candidates: Campus forums with the three finalist candidates for the Student Conduct and Community Standards Director will be helped this month. These forums are open to all OSU staff, faculty and students, and will include time for Q&A. Jenn Crowder: Monday, July 18, 11 – 11:45 a.m. 1001 Kelley Engineering Center;TBA: Tuesday July 26, 11 – 11:45 a.m. Willamette West Seminar Room, Valley Library; Jason Casares: Wednesday, July 27, 11 – 11:45 a.m. 1001 Kelley Engineering Center.

NEW! Open Forum: International Programs, Candidate for Director of International Student and Scholar Services: Grace Atebe will present her vision of a high performing International Student and Scholar Office on Monday, July 18 from 2-3 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Center 115.


Library Workshops offered on Zotero: Wrangle your citations into shape on July 19 with Zotero (Intro at 2 p.m.; Intermediate at 3 p.m.), an excellent online tool for capturing, managing and citing your research sources. Workshops will be held in the Valley Library Autzen classroom (Valley 2082). View all the offerings in the library’s summer workshop series at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

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

OSU – Cascades’ Science Pub: In the upcoming Science Pub, Rebecca Vega-Thurber, an associate professor in OSU’s College of Science will explore the worldwide decline of coral reefs and her research on how microbes influence reef health. The Science Pub will take place on Tuesday, July 19 at McMenamins in Bend, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Networking and food and beverage service begin at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. Science Pubs are free to community members, but reservations are required. Space is limited to 100 guests. Register by 5 p.m. the day prior to each Science Pub at  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.


PERS Tier One & Tier Two:  What role will PERS play in your retirement plan? Understand how your PERS retirement works and explore the various choices, advantages/disadvantages you will need to consider when you decide to retire.  Designed for people within 5 years of retirement.  July 20, 11:30 a.m., MU 212   Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS.  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

NEW! Thirty-Minute Brief: How to Get Started and Get Assistance to Make Your Course Hybrid (webinar): A growing number of OSU faculty are redesigning classroom courses as hybrid (blended) courses, which combine significant online learning activity with a reduced amount of on-campus “seat time.”  Learn effective methods for designing a hybrid course and find out about available support through the Center for Teaching and Learning. Presenter: Cub Kahn, CTL and Extended Campus Join us Wed., July 20, at noon. Register here: http://bit.ly/29yhilt.

OPSRP: Understand your OPSRP pension and IAP and take a look at what else you need to do to have adequate retirement income.  Designed for anyone covered by OPSRP. July 20, 1 p.m., MU 212   Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS.  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com


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

Upcoming events

Cascades open house: OSU – Cascades will host a series of open houses for adults in the area interested in returning to school to finish a bachelor’s degree. The open houses will take place in the Graduate & Research Center, room 126.  July 26, 5:30  – 7 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 6, 10 – 11:30 a.m.; Thursday, Aug. 18, 5:30 – 7 p.m. To reserve a seat at an open house visit http://osucascades.edu/admissions/transfer-students. For more information, call 541-322-3100.

International Conference on Biological Ontologies:  The ICBO conference to be held in OSU will host top level international and national scientists working on computational biology and biomedical informatics: Prof. Jacqueline McGlade Chief Scientist of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Prof. Bill Hersh from OHSU, and Prof. Dennis Stevenson from the New York Botanical Garden will be keynote speakers. The conference will be held in CH2 Alumni Conference Center from Aug. 1-4.

New employee breakfast: OSU’s 8th annual New Employee Welcome Breakfast will be held on University Day, 8:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 19, in the Club Level of Reser Stadium. New employees with a hire date between Sept. 22, 2015 and Sept. 16, 2016 will be hosted by Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Ron Adams, President Ed Ray, and others. The Welcome Breakfast is a great way for new employees to meet colleagues and learn about the university community. Registration by Sept. 9 is required. https://apps.ideal-logic.com/cms?key=F3T9-25VWY_K9KH-5PTF_6e7e5cd4

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Dual Thesis Defense. Alexander McCarthy, MS Water Resources Science and MS Soil Science candidate. He will present “Modeling the Effects of Layered Differences in Hydraulic Conductivity of Groundwater: An Estimation of Residence Time for Solute Transport” on Monday, July 25 at 9 a.m. in LINC 314. Alex is advised by John Selker in BEE.

NEW! College of Science hosts first-ever global Genetic Code Expansion Conference: The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics will host the first-ever Genetic Code Expansion (GCE) Conference on campus Aug. 11-14. The conference will bring together diverse scientific disciplines from across industry, academia and research institutions that focus on developing and using GCE technology. Sessions include foundational genetic code expansion technology, design of new cellular tools to probe biology, chemical approaches that facilitate advances in imaging cellular control, and more.

Popular Social Media and Mobile Marketing Online Short Course Returns in August: OSU’s expert-led seven-week offering launches Aug. 15. Learn more.

FREE Garden Workshops at the Benton County Master Gardener Demo Garden: Common Tomato Problems on Aug. 20; and Cover Crops and Soil Building on Sept. 10. Workshops are from 1 – 3 p.m. The Demonstration Garden is located on the south side of the fairgrounds at 110 SW 53rd Street in Corvallis. No registration is required. Call 541-766-6750 for more information.

HR, Staffing and Training Professionals: OSU’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Prep course returns soon – attend online or onsite in Corvallis or Salem. Learn more.

Origins of Beer Flavors and Styles Two-Day Course in Corvallis! Led by OSU’s renowned brewing expert Tom Shellhammer, Ph.D., this session is ideal for brewing/restaurant professionals, home brewers and beer connoisseurs. Learn more.

OSU Beer Quality and Analysis Series for Pro Brewers: OSU’s exclusive offering is designed to help professional brewers manage for consistent quality and amazing product on a growing scale. Learn more.

News for Employees

NEW! News from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences: Summer’s in full swing and as you enjoy time with family and friends, we invite you to read about TEAM OREGON’s new director, an incredible alum who has made a significant mark on public health,  a soon-to-be alum’s college journey , new research regarding flame retardant exposure in children and a trip to China by one of our faculty members here and in Synergies. http://bit.ly/29wslGV

NEW! Oregon LGBTQ+ History Display – The OSU Queer Archives invites you to view a display featuring After 8, an organization that championed for LGBTQ+ rights in Benton County during the 1990s. The display can be found on the Main Floor of the Valley Library, on the left side of the lobby. Find out more on the Blog Post about the display and check out the Digital Collection in Flickr. For more information contact: Natalia Fernández, curator of the OSU Queer Archives.

NEW! Summer office hours for Cashier, Student Finance and Payroll: Effective July 15 through Aug. 26 our windows, located on the 1st floor in Kerr Administration Building, will have new office hours on Fridays. To allow for cross-training, our service windows will be open: Fridays – 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Our regular schedule applies other days: M-TH 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  If you have special requests for assistance on Fridays earlier than 9:30 a.m., please contact us at BAff.FrontOffice@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Invite to Register: The 2016 University Day Expo will be on Mon., Sept. 19 from noon-2 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. The expo is designed to showcase the work and opportunities provided  by units at OSU, to fellow staff and faculty. Register your unit by Mon., Sept. 12.

NEW! Fall Family Weekend: Nov. 18-20. MUPC is searching for seminars/lectures/tours/events that you would like added to the overall weekend schedule. Please contact Curtis Orona as soon as possible at MUPC.Director@oregonstate.edu with as much information as you can provide.

NEW! Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Light in Disasters: Lighting is one of the most essential pieces of an emergency kit. While most people are familiar with flashlights, there are other options to consider.  Never leave light sources burning or turned on when you are asleep (except glow sticks) or not present. Remember to store extra fuel or batteries, wicks, mantles, globes, and other spare parts specific to your light sources in your emergency kit. Don’t wait until an emergency to learn how to use your light sources.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

NEW! WRGP Students in Action. Dacotah Splichalova, MS WRPM candidate, has completed a water mapping story called “Navigating Cultural Currents: Sharing Water in Central America” which can be viewed at http://arcg.is/29YAKIX

NEW! New associate dean to lead strategic initiatives in College of Science: The College of Science welcomes Matthew Andrews as the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Administration, effective Aug. 16. Andrews is currently a McKnight Presidential Professor of Biology and founding director of the Bio-Translational Research Center at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD). Dr. Andrews will help advance the educational, research, diversity and outreach missions of the College and provide leadership to faculty in developing policies and programs to improve student and faculty success.

Orange Rewards: Orange Rewards member? If so, please note that your account is now called Orange Cash. Orange Cash accounts allow you to load money onto your OSU ID card, then use your card to make purchases at many campus locations. When using Orange Cash funds, you’re eligible to receive a 10% Orange Rewards discount at more than 25 participating campus food locations, along with other members-only specials! You can load money to your Orange Cash account at the ID Center office in the Memorial Union, or online at mycard.oregonstate.edu.

Graduate students can apply for scholarship to attend open access conference: OSU Libraries and Press sponsors one graduate student to attend OpenCon 2016 on Nov.12-14 in Washington, DC. Complete the form at https://secure.opencon2016.org/referral/oregonstate by Aug. 31 to apply. OpenCon brings together students and early career professionals from around the world who want to advance open access, open education and open data. The scholarship covers the round-trip flight, lodging, conference registration and most meals.

Register for University Day: The 2016 University Day Expo will be on Mon., Sept. 19 from noon-2 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. The expo is designed to showcase the work and opportunities provided  by units at OSU, to fellow staff and faculty. Register your unit by Mon., Sept. 12.

Beaver Champion: Every year on University Day the President awards the Beaver Champion Award to an individual (or individuals) for outstanding effort, the achievement of excellence, extra effort beyond that requested, and performance of the highest quality.  The President’s Office is seeking nominations for this award.  Please send nomination letters to Edward J. Ray, President, Office of the President, 600 Kerr Admin. Bldg. or to pres.office@oregonstate.edu.  The submission deadline is Aug. 19.

Roads Scholar Tour: Registration for the 5th annual Roads Scholar Tour is now open. The Sept. 12-13 Tour will focus on Central Oregon with an overnight at Kah-Nee-Ta Resort. The goal of the tour is to have new faculty, (0-3 years, professional/tenure-track/Professor of Practice) and/or employees who are new to engagement, experience community engagement and explore opportunities for increased engagement. The tour is free but a $20 non-refundable registration fee applies Space is limited and a pre-tour luncheon is scheduled for Sept. 7. Register at: http://bit.ly/OERoadsScholarTour2016. Questions can be directed to Jeff.Sherman@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-1384 For more information: http://outreach.oregonstate.edu/initiatives/engagement-academy/roads-scholar-tour

Libraries announce Resident Scholar award recipients: OSU Libraries has a Resident Scholar program that awards stipends to visiting researchers whose proposals detail a compelling use of materials in the Valley Library’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center. Three scholars were selected for summer 2016. The resident scholars do a talk about their research topic upon conclusion of their residency, and lecture times will be published as lectures are scheduled. Info is available at http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/residentscholar.html.

Submit your Welcome Week 2016 Events.  Welcome Week 2016 runs Sunday, Sept. 18- 25.  The Welcome Week committee is looking for events and programs during Welcome Week that will help students begin to create a shared sense of community, belonging, social responsibility, and allow them to begin to develop their path to engagement at OSU. Events of all kinds are welcome.  You can review the submissions process, see what has been submitted so far, and submit events at: http://connect.oregonstate.edu/

Beaver Community Fair 2016 – Registration Open:  This fall’s program will be held Wednesday, Sept. 21 – the first day of classes.  Registration will be open through Friday, Sept. 9.  Event information as well as a link to register can be found online at http://sli.oregonstate.edu/bcf.  Questions?  Contact dante.holloway@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! 26th St: As part of the 26th Street and Campus Way intersection improvement project, SW 26th St. between Jefferson Way and Campus Way (View Attachment) will be closed from July 12-24 to make repairs to various broken concrete panels along the street.  Due to the closure, the parking spaces opposite the Women’s Building will also need to be closed.  Campus Way will be open for limited access from the west. The street will be reopened on Monday, July 25.

29th Street: Construction on NW 29th Street will mean periodic street closures between Tyler and Grant Avenues starting on June 20. The project, which will replace aging sanitary sewer lines and mains, is already underway, but closures will be required from about 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily as the project proceeds this month. Up to two blocks will be closed at any given time for roughly three weeks per section as the project move north on 29th Street. Corvallis Transit System (CTS) will alter bus routes around the construction site.

Washington Way: The city will be reconstructing the railroad crossing at 35th Street and Washington Way this summer.  During the reconstruction of the railroad at-grade crossing, road and rail work are to take place, which will result in sidewalk and roadway closures of 35th Street July 25- Aug. 26. Additional information on closure details and duration will be shared as information is received from the city.  For questions or additional information, contact Nathan Patterson.

Hwy 20 Eddyville project update: Travelers between Newport and Corvallis should expect some brief delays to let trucks on and off of the highway at both ends of the project on U.S. 20. Ten-hour nighttime complete closures are planned to occur from Sunday, July 17 through the end of October, five nights a week, Sunday through Thursday. These are necessary because the drilling, blasting, and earthwork operations are above and alongside the highway and the contractor needs enough room and time to do this safely. These are currently scheduled to occur from 7:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., but that time may be adjusted, depending on construction safety needs. The current plan is for the road to be completely open on Friday and Saturday nights.


To apply for the below positions, visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs unless otherwise specified.

Project Coordinator – University Events invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Event Coordinator. This position is a limited duration position through December 2018. Posting #P00350CT.  Closes July 18.

Food Service Worker 2 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for four full-time, 10-month, Foods Service Worker 2 positions.  Posting # P00395CT.  For full consideration, apply by July 18.  Closes Aug. 15.

Veterinary Technician. Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Large Animal Hospital.  The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  Posting #P00135CT. Closes July 18.

Benefits Consultant – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Benefits Consultant. Posting #00500UF. Closes July 19.

Student Success Manager (Internal employment opportunity) – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00488UF.  Closes July 21.

Enrollment Services Specialist Program Representative – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), position. Posting # P00374CT. Closes July 21.

NEW! Program Technician 1 – The Office of the Registrar invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Program Technician 1 position. Posting # P00371CT. Closes July 22.

Space Allocation Manager: Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a Space Allocation Manager position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00485UF. Closing date has been extended to July 22.

NEW! The College of Education invites applications for a Professional Teacher Education-Math & Science Program Coordinator (0.40FTE/Professional Faculty) and Instructor (0.60 FTE) position. One appointee will be hired to fill both positions which will result in a combined full-time (1.00 FTE) 12-month, fixed-term appointment. Posting #P00521UF. Closes July 24.

Accountant 1 – The Arts and Sciences Business Center (ASBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting # P00388CT.   Closes July 25.

Graduate Recruitment and Program Support Coordinator– OSU-Cascades in Bend. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Graduate Recruitment and Program Support Coordinator, Post #P00504UF, Full Consideration date July 22. Closes July 25.

Accountant 2 – The Business and Engineering Business Center (BEBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 2.  Posting # P00353CT.  Closes July 22.

Assist Director of Labor Relations The University Shared Service Enterprise at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month Assist Director of Labor Relations position.  Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­ P00470UF. Closes July 23.

NEW! Outreach Communication Coordinator – The Department of Aquaculture CRSP invites applications for a part-time (.75FTE), 12-month, Outreach Communication Coordinator.  Posting #P00498UF. Closes July 25.

NEW! Enterprise Computing Services is seeking an Analyst Programmer, competency level 1.  The is a full-time (1.0 FTE), position at Oregon State University (OSU).  Posting number: P00397CT.  Closes July 25.

Custodian OSU-Cascades in Bend. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Custodian, Post # P00384CT, Closes July 25.

NEW! Accountant 2 – University Administrative Business Center at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) salary, 12-month Program Accountant 2, Post # P00403CT, Full consideration date July 25. Closes July 29.

NEW! Republished -Accountant 1 – University Administrative Business Center at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) salary, 12-month Accountant  position, Posting # ­­­­­­­­­­­ P00098CT. Closes July 29.

NEW! Office Specialist 2 – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Office Specialist 2. Posting # P00399CT, closes July 31.

Educational Program Assistant 1.  4-H Youth Development seeks an Educational Program Assistant 1 in Eugene. Posting # P00368CT. Closes July 31.

Administrative Program Specialist (Internal Employment Opportunity) – School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Specialist position. Posting # P00278CT. Closes July 31.

Assoc Dir-Undergrad Recruitment – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of Undergraduate Student Recruitment.  Posting #P00348UF.  Closes July 31.

 Assoc Dir-MBA Recruitment – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Associate Director of MBA Student Recruitment.  Posting #P00364UF.  Closes July 31.

Project Controls Manager: Capital Planning and Development invites applications for a Project Controls Manager position. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P00499UF.Closes Aug. 1.

Dir – Strategic Partnerships – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships.  Posting # P00306UF.  Closes Aug. 1.

NEW! Financial Aid Advisor (2 Openings) – The Financial Aid Office invites applications for 2 full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Financial Aid Advisor positions. Posting # P00506UF. Closes Aug. 7.

NEW! Accountant 1 – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1.  Posting # P00400CT.  Closes Aug. 7.

EXTENDED: Procurement Contract Officer Business Affairs in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Procurement Contract Officer Position.  Posting # P00395UF. Closes Aug. 7.

NEW! The OSU Alumni Association is seeking a Director for Alumni Career Services. Apply by Aug. 15 by sending a cover letter and resume to osualum@oregonstate.edu.  View position description at www.osualum.com/jobs.

Student Worker, Foundation Services:  PT 20 hours/week starting July 1.  The OSU Foundation is looking for a student worker to provide administrative and office support to the Director and Assistant Director of Foundation Services.  The Foundation Services program oversees and facilitates the development and programmatic administration of private foundation proposals for multiple units to meet the priorities of Oregon State University.  Learn more and apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=5296.

Student Worker, Donor Relations: The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student to work in the Donor Relations department.  The student worker in this position will provide administrative support for donor recognition and stewardship activities to help assure that donors are stewarded in a thoughtful, timely, and ethical manner. This position works a maximum of 20 hours per week.  Students must be available during summer months.  Hourly wage is $10 – $12.  Visit About Us at the OSU Foundation website http://www.osufoundation.org to learn how to apply.


Corvallis:  “There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” ~ Elie Wiesel. The week will start out cloudy and showery, with sunshine by the end of the week. Highs starting out in the low 70s, reaching the 80s by week’s end.

Central Oregon: Chance of thunderstorms Monday and Tuesday, sunny by Wednesday. Highs in the 70s early in the week, to the 80s by Thursday.

Newport: Slight chance of showers through Wednesday, then mostly sunny. Highs in the 60s.

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

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