OSU Today

Sept. 12-16, 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 tops funding research mark (Gazette-Times)

For the second consecutive year, Oregon State University has set a record for research funding, the university announced on Tuesday. OSU researchers brought in $336 million in funding for 2015-16, up $27 million, or 9 percent, over the previous year.

Top of the tree (The Economist)

A recent experiment by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, a firm of architects, and Oregon State University, shows how strong engineered wood can be. The researchers used CLT in a hybrid form known as concrete-jointed timber.

Oregon State spinout lands $175 for renewable energy tech (Portland Business Journal)

In 2011 and 2012, Oregon BEST provided grants totaling $93,000, supporting Oregon State University research that led to eChemion being spun out of the school. Then, about a year and a half ago, Oregon BEST invested $75,000 in the company to fund small-scale testing and boost customer interest.

Scientists store glacier chunks in an Antarctic vault for safekeeping (Grist)

“Ice cores are one of the most important records we have of past climate conditions,” says Ed Brook, a paleoclimatologist at Oregon State University and the head of his own ice core lab.

 You’re likely to live longer if you retire after 65 (Harvard Business Review)

Chenkai Wu, a PhD student in public health at Oregon State University, teamed up with OSU professors Robert Stawski and Michelle Odden and Colorado State’s Gwenith Fisher to examine data from the Health and Retirement Study, a longitudinal survey of Americans age 50 and over.

‘Anything goes’ next Northwest winter (Register-Guard)

For much of this year, federal forecasters thought a mild La Niña was developing. But no longer. Kathie Dello, deputy director of the Oregon Climate Service at Oregon State University, said the outlook now has been dialed back to “ENSO ­neutral” in weather-speak — or “La Nada.” But she said that doesn’t necessarily equate to an “average” winter.

Measuring glacier melt (Think Out Loud: OPB)

Oregon State University professor of oceanography Jonathan Nashexplains his work exploring the many unanswered questions scientists have about how glaciers melt.

Skip the tuna, save the ocean: How our appetite for seafood is destroying the world’s coral reefs (One Green Planet)

According to Rebecca Vega-Thurber, a researcher at Oregon State University, between 25 and 35 percent of the corals of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef are dying, and over 90 percent have been bleached (i.e., lost their symbiotic algae – and primary photosynthetic food source – due to biogeochemical changes in the environment). “Corals everywhere seem to be dying,” Vega-Thurber bleakly reports.

OSU-Cascades was decades in the making (Bend Bulletin)

As early as 1979, Central Oregon Community College and Oregon State University considered ways to expand access to higher education in the region. COCC’s president at the time, Fred Boyle, sought to allow the community college to offer upper-division and graduate-level courses. (see also Democrat-Herald)

Ex-NOAA boss on how politics resembles shark diving (Greenwire)

Lubchenco, 68, was the administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration during the Obama administration’s first term. She left the post in early 2013 to return to academia. She’s now teaching at Oregon State University and traveling around the globe while serving as the State Department’s first U.S. science envoy for the ocean.

It’s (almost) official: Bend becomes a university town (Source Weekly)

When Roger Lee, executive director of economic development for Central Oregon, drives by the new Cascades campus of Oregon State University, he sees the new construction as a symbol of Central Oregon’s future.

OSU employee builds Lego replica of the MU (LIFE@OSU)

It’s been years since Merrell played with Legos, but when his 4-year-old daughter Anna started getting interested in the colorful little building blocks, it renewed his childhood interest. A long-time employee of Oregon State University, Merrell is currently director, Access and Affirmative Action and deputy ADA coordinator. He has always admired the architecture of the iconic Memorial Union.

OSU-Cascades library isn’t all about the books (Bend Bulletin)

When OSU-Cascades asked students what they wanted out of their college library, they said a quiet place to study or work in small groups. Less important to them were the actual books.

Starchy enters the race to become the sixth taste (CNN)

“We are taught that humans can taste only five taste categories,” said Juyun Lim, associate professor at Oregon State University’s Department of Food Science and Technology and lead author of the study. “It seems, however, that we can taste other chemicals that comprise foods such as starch degradation products and fatty acids.” (see also Quartz, Mashable)

Bend-based hoteliers endow OSU-Cascades faculty post (KTVZ)

Oregon State University–Cascades said Tuesday it has received a gift from a leading Central Oregon-based hotelier family that will support the creation of an endowed faculty scholar position within the university’s recently launched hospitality management program.

Oregon State Uni open second free Intro to Permaculture course (Permaculture)

Oregon State University is once again offering a 4-week online Intro to Permaculture course that is completely free! The course ran in May of 2016 with nearly 16,000 registrations.

Could this be a safer alternative to coal tar based sealants? (Construction Equipment Guide)

A paper published by Oregon State University researcher Staci Simonich reported, “The pavement sealcoat products used widely around the nation on thousands of asphalt driveways and parking lots are significantly more toxic and mutagenic than previously suspected.”

OSU lichen expert receives his field’s highest award (LIFE@OSU)

Bruce McCune, noted OSU botanist and lichen expert, received the Acharius Medal, his field’s highest honor, last month at a scientific gathering of the International Association for Lichenology in Helsinki.

Dorm life: What can college kids expect at Oregon’s largest universities? (Oregonian)

Oregon State University also has a new dorm for students in recovery.

Oregon State’s new ‘ideation’ team aims to tell Beavers’ story (Oregonian)

Welcome to a day in the life of OSU’s ideation team, a new branch of the athletic department that essentially serves as an in-house creative ad agency with the goal of telling the Beavers’ story to fans, recruits and outsiders.

Store seeds to plant next year: Beans are easy (Oregonian)

“Saving seed can be really fun and is a great way to learn about plants,” saidWeston Miller, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service. “If you choose the right varieties, you can keep them going year after year without buying them again.

From PhDs to Tinder swipes, college rankings list all (Register-Guard)

UO and OSU landed near each other on most Money Magazine intermediate measures. Sticker price for residents was close: $25,400 at UO and $25,600 at OSU. The SAT exam scores (reading and math combined) were also close: 1110 for UO and 1100 at OSU. Students getting merit-based aid were nearly identical: 12 percent at UO and 13 percent at OSU.

Younger, more diverse students expected at OSU-Cascades (Bend Bulletin)

Officials with OSU-Cascades have been meeting with community groups as part of the institution’s expansion-planning process. They came to Touchmark on Aug. 25 to discuss issues such as transportation, parking and campus security.

Chinese eco-food conservation put under spotlight (China Daily)

At the moment, property rights for many Chinese eco-foods are still not well defined,” said Professor Wu Junjie from Oregon State University.”That’s why eco-food in China is in great need for policy protection.”

OSU hosting forum on free speech (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University is hosting a forum on the First Amendment at 10 a.m. Friday in the Memorial Union, Room 213. The event honors the U.S. Constitution, which was signed Sept. 17, 1787.

OSU receives Mortar Board honor (LIFE@OSU)

Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society has presented a Gold Torch award to the Cap & Gown chapter at Oregon State University. The Gold Torch is a national distinction conferred annually upon the most outstanding chapters of Mortar Board.

Workers dismantling OSU’s Peavy Hall (NEWS 10)

The longtime home of the Oregon State University College of Forestry is being demolished to make way for a new classroom and laboratory building.

Monday

Board of Trustees: The Executive & Audit Committee of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees will meet Sept. 12, to discuss the annual compliance and ethics program review, the university risk management topics assigned to the committee, the 2016 Board assessment results, the 2017 committee work plan, and strategic and integrated marketing and communications. 10 a.m. to noon in the B211G conference room, Kerr. Open to the public. http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. Special accommodations: 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu

Wellness Coaching and Motivational Interviewing Consultant: Campus is invited to attend presentations by Todd Gibbs from The Ohio State University on Monday, Sept. 12 in MU Multipurpose Room 13: “Utilizing Motivational Interviewing Across Campus to Support Students” from 10-11:30 a.m and “Wellness Coaching at Oregon State” from 3-4:30 p.m. Please email michelle.bangen@oregonstate.edu to inquire about an in-depth Motivational Interviewing training on Tues. Sept. 13, (space is limited), or to request any accommodations.

Tuesday

Tuesday Teaching Talks: Starting Sept. 13, join CTL every Tuesday for Just-in-Time-Teaching topic sessions. We will network with OSU colleagues and resources to develop a community of practice around the advancement of teaching excellence. As a community we will discuss research-based teaching approaches identified as effective in the scholarship of teaching; enhance teaching and learning through the use of instructional technology; and share and discuss just-in-time teaching needs, challenges, and successes experienced in the classroom. Each 90-minute topic session will be facilitated twice on Tuesdays in Milam 215 at 10 & 1. Contact Jeanna.Towns@oregonstate.edu for exact dates and topics.

Grand opening of Tykeson Hall: A grand opening celebration for Oregon State University – Cascades and its first academic building, Tykeson Hall, will take place at the new campus on Sept. 13, 11 a.m., and includes a ceremony and community open house. It will include presentations by OSU President Ed Ray, OSU-Cascades Vice President Becky Johnson, State Representative and OSU Foundation trustee Knute Buehler, Amy Tykeson, Oregon Poet Laureate Elizabeth Woody, and OSU-Cascades student government president Molly Svendsen.

NEW! IT Communication Manager: Information Services will be hosting candidate presentations for the position of IT Communication Manager.  The candidates will be delivering a 20-30 min presentation, followed by a time for questions. Presentations will also be broadcasted via WebEx. Sept 13, 11:10 – noon in the Valley Library 3622 East&West Willamette Seminar Room – Candidate: Michael McDonald WebEx Link:  join the meeting Sept 14, 11:10  – noon in Kidder 202 –  Candidate: Joshua Hough, WebEx Link:  join the meeting Sept 14, 3:10 – 4 p.m. in Kidder 202- Candidate: Krystal Kear. WebEx Link:  join the meeting

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 3:00 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.

Friday

NEW! Constitution Day: The First Amendment will be the focus of a Sept. 16 panel discussion and town hall meeting at Oregon State University to mark Constitution Day. Speakers include Vice Provost for Student Affairs Susie Brubaker-Cole; OSU General Counsel Rebecca Gose; Associate Professor of Political Science Andrew Valls; and Associate Professor of Philosophy Joseph Orosco, who also is president of the OSU chapter of American Association of University Professors. Christopher McKnight Nichols, associate professor of history and director of the OSU Citizenship and Crisis initiative, will moderate the event. A town hall discussion will follow. The event will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Pan-African Sankofa, Room 213, MU.

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.

NEW! Box information session:  Box is an online file sharing, collaboration, and cloud storage service coming to OSU this fall.  At the information session, you’ll learn more about Box, including a general overview, key features, demo, and Q&A. Friday, Sept.16, 2-3 p.m., Austin Hall Stirek Auditorium. The event will be live streamed at http://live.oregonstate.edu. There is a live chat for the online audience to use for questions. Look for the prompt to “sign in with ONID” in the lower right corner. The session will also be recorded and available at https://media.oregonstate.edu within a business day after the session.

Sunday

NEW! New student move-in: Student move in will be taking place on Sunday, Sept.18. We anticipate over 4000 students arriving with their family members on this day. On this day only 26th Street from Washington to Monroe will be two lanes running northbound. Additionally, we have updated maps and information about the day that can be found here: http://uhds.oregonstate.edu/move-in-guide.

Upcoming events

NEW! Welcome Week 2016 is Coming. During Welcome Week students will begin to create a shared sense of community, belonging, social responsibility and will begin their path to engagement.  This year Welcome Week is Sept. 18-25, and there truly is something for everyone.  A full schedule of events and more information can be found at: http://welcome.oregonstate.edu/.  To maximize their experience students are encouraged to attend as many events as possible, but please note that faculty and staff are welcome to attend many events as well and it is a great way to get to know students outside of the classroom and our offices.

NEW! University Day 2016: Join in the celebration at University Day 2016 from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 at the LaSells Stewart Center, the CH2M HILL Alumni Center and on 26th Street. Listen to keynote speaker Carmen Suarez, Vice President for Global Diversity and Inclusion at Portland State University, meet friends and colleagues for the free lunch on 26th Street and learn more about OSU resources and other campus departments at the Expo. For the complete schedule and to register a booth, visit oregonstate.edu/events/universityday/schedule. For more information, contact events@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Calling all Faculty and Staff for the New Walk & Convocation Faculty/Staff Tunnel.  On Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 3 – 4 p.m.  This is one of the largest traditions of Welcome Week and it truly is exciting to cheer on the new incoming class of students as they, the President, Vice Provosts, College Deans/Representatives, and student leaders enter Gill Coliseum for the annual New Student Convocation.

NEW! Save the Date!  Marine Studies Initiative Open House, Friday Oct. 7 from 3:30-5:30 pm, Strand Hall 300. Come to a gathering in the new Marine Studies Initiative Office.  Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  At 4:30 p.m., there will be a brief update about the program.  Although RSVP isn’t necessary, response is appreciated to help plan food and space.

 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

Johnson Hall Grand Opening: The Oregon State community launches a new era for engineering at OSU with the dedication of Johnson Hall, a state-of-the-art, $40 million, 60,000-square-foot facility for research and instruction. Ceremony starts at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at S.W. Park Terrace Place and Monroe Avenue.

Lectures and Webinars

NEW! Social Justice Education Initiative for faculty and staff: ALL OSU employees now have access to effective professional development to begin, or continue, your equity and social justice journey. For more information contact Jane Waite jane.waite@oregonstate.edu 541-737-0866. To see September workshop schedules and to register, go to http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46

NEW! OSU-Cascades Science Pub: Patrick Hayes, a professor in OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences and head of OSU’s barley breeding program, will explore the origins of barley and trace its journey from grain to glass through malting. The Science Pub will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20 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. Register by 5 p.m. the day prior to each Science Pub at  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

NEW! The 2017 ICOregon Innovation Showcase: March 1, 2017 at the Salem Convention Center. This year’s topic is The Oregon Innovation Ecosystem. Innovate Collaborate Oregon promotes interaction between industry and Oregon research universities. www.icoregon.net.

Search Advocate workshop: University employees are encouraged to register for the fall term offerings of the 2-part Search Advocate workshop series. Search Advocates are trained process experts who serve as members of search committees to enhance the fairness, validity, and diversity of university search and selection efforts. To register and for dates and course descriptions: http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=45 BOTH Session 1 and Session 2 are required to become a search advocate.  You need to register for each session separately and it’s ideal (though not required) to register for both Session 1 and Session 2 dates during the same week.  Questions: Anne Gillies (anne.gillies@oregonstate.edu or 7-0865)

Online Oregon Master Naturalist Course: This popular class returns Sept. 26. If you have a passion for Oregon, our environment and natural resource management, take this class and learn what it takes to become and Oregon Master Naturalist yourself! Learn more: https://pace.oregonstate.edu/catalog/oregon-master-naturalist-online.

OSU SHRM Certification Prep Online or Onsite: OSU’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Prep course returns soon. Three options: Online, Corvallis or Salem. Learn more.

OSU Beer Flavors and Styles Weekend Workshop: Led by OSU’s renowned brewing expert Tom Shellhammer, this session is ideal for brewing/restaurant professionals, home brewers and beer connoisseurs. Learn more.

Museum and Free-Choice Learning Certificate: Museum and informal educators, join us for the next course in OSU’s Museum and Free-Choice Learning Certificate Series. Learn more.

OSU E-Learning Instructional Design Online Certificate: Don’t miss out on this chance to advance in a lucrative e-learning development career. Learn more.

Andrew Millison’s Permaculture Design Certificate Online Returns in September. This often-waitlisted course highlights a unique approach to landscape design using concepts derived from ecosystems, indigenous peoples, and other time-tested practices. Learn more.

HR, Staffing and Training Professionals – OSU SHRM Certification Prep Online or Onsite: OSU’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification Prep course returns soon. Three options: Online, Corvallis or Salem. Learn more.

Project Management Online Certificate Series: Advance in the lucrative field of career management with OSU’s new online certificate series, starting with Project Management Overview and Origination. Learn more.

Javascript Programming Online Short Course. With personalized guidance, master the development of interactive web elements in this six-week course. Learn more.

OSU Project Management Boot Camp in Portland. Equip your team to succeed with this special three-day workshop – featuring one of the nation’s leading project management experts. Learn more.

Online Social Media and Mobile Marketing Workshop Led by Nike Exec Returns Soon: Connect with leading marketing pros in this seven-week workshop. Learn more.

Permaculture Design Certificate Online returns in September. Andrew Millison’s sustainable landscape design program attracts participants from around the globe. Learn more.

News for Employees

NEW! Drag show performers wanted: Calling all performers! It is time to start signing up for OSU’s Fall Drag Show.  This is a great space to be able to express yourself safely and with friends. The show takes place Oct. 22 at The LaSells Stewart Center. Sign ups end Sept. 30. http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3xt0i5DQeNK8s05. For questions or concerns: Rainbow Continuum atrcosu@oregonstate.edu.

Neighborhood canvassing: OSU and the City of Corvallis present the Community Welcome Neighborhood Canvassing.  There are two opportunities for volunteers to help distribute door hangers with resources, tips and information designed to foster increased responsibility and improved neighborhood livability.   A group canvassing takes place Sept. 25, 1-3 p.m., register here: [click here]. Or  receive door hangers to distribute on your own: [click here].

Welcome Week Volunteers Needed: Welcome week is a time of great excitement for new students and there are several large events held and volunteers are needed to ensure success and engagement of our next students.  Volunteer needs and to sign up go here: http://connect.oregonstate.edu/volunteer.

Childcare & Family Resources: Childcare & Family Resources has moved into Avery Lodge on the east side of campus, located at 1030 S.W. Madison Ave. For directions on how to find our new location, please visit our website http://childcare.oregonstate.edu/. Please pardon the ongoing construction and boxes as we are putting the finishing touches on the building, but please feel free to stop by and say hi!

Momentum! Researchers are developing algorithms that enable self-driving cars, robots that think, new technologies for deep space and undersea exploration, and myriad other innovations. Advances in data science and engineering are also shifting the paradigm of how humans think and teach, conduct scientific research, and refine findings. In this latest issue of Momentum!, we look at several exciting College of Engineering research projects that involve new ways of harnessing, interpreting, and converting big data into world-changing applications.

University Health & Safety Committee: Did you know that you can access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://oregonstate.edu/ehs/casc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online. The University Health and Safety Committee also wants to promote health and safety with the following information regarding September being Emergency Preparedness Month.  Please print and post this informational poster http://www.saif.com/Documents/SafetyandHealth/Wellness/Prepare_Poster_8.5×11.pdf

Ticket discounts for home football opener: Discounted tickets are available to faculty and staff for the Beavers’ home football opening game, Sept. 17 vs. Idaho State at Reser Stadium. Use this link to purchase discounted tickets: http://bit.ly/2bmL3BK

Traffic and Maintenance

Hwy 20 Eddyville project update:  To maintain the construction schedule, contractors need to adjust closure dates and times. Beginning Sept. 10, Saturday night closures begin. The highway will be closed at night Saturday, Sept. 10 through Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., at milepost 16.3. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 14 earlier closure times begin. The highway will be closed at night Wednesday, Sept. 14 and Thursday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. This new closure time schedule will continue Saturdays through Thursday nights thereafter, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. The highway will remain open on Fridays.

Jobs

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

NEW! Academic Programs Manager – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Programs Manager to manage existing and developing new programs through curricular proposal and approval. This position will communicate with OSU staff, faculty, program leads, advisors and Ecampus units as part of the new program initiatives. Posting #P00654UF. Closes Sept. 12.

The Division of University Outreach and Engagement is seeking a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P00635UF. Closes Sept. 12.

Analyst Programmer – The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 12-month Analyst Programmer, Competency level 2, post # P00474CT. For full consideration, apply by Sept. 12. Closes Oct. 3.

The Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is seeking a Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting Number: P00666UF.  Closes Sept. 13.

The Office of Procurements, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking an Office Specialist 2.  This is a full0time (1.0 FTE) position at Oregon State University (OSU).  Closes Sept. 13. Posting # P00517CT.

NEW! This is an Internal Employment Opportunity: Business and Engineering Business Center is seeking a Human Resource Consultant 2. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Business Center Manager. To apply please visit: Posting #P00698UF. Closes Sept. 15.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – Extension Family & Community Health program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor (Practice) in Social Demography position. Posting #P00606UF. Full consideration date Sept. 15. Closes Nov. 1.

The Office of Information Services Central Administration is seeking two Information Security Analyst. These are full-time (1.0), 12 month, fixed-term professional faculty positions. Posting Number: P00645UF. Closes Sept. 16.

EXTENDED! Accountant 1 – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center (AMBC) invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position. Posting #P00400CT. Closes Sept. 18.

Assistant Director – CoSINeThe College of Science Information Network (CoSINe), invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Job duties, qualifications, and application process can be found by visiting http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/.  Posting # P00607UF.   Closing date is Sept. 18.

Communications & Marketing Coordinator. The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University welcomes creative initiative, organizational excellence, and passion for well-being.  Inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Communications and Marketing Coordinator. Posting #P00662UF.  Closes Sept. 19.

Accountant 1 – The University Administration Business Center in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 12-month Accountant 1, Post # P00507CT Full Consideration date Sept. 9. Closing date Sept. 19.

The OSU Alumni Association is seeking a Regional Network Director for Central Oregon. The position will be located in Bend, Oregon on the OSU Cascades campus.  Apply by Sept. 23. The position description may be viewed at www.osualum.com/jobs

Conference Services Manager – University Conference Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Conference Services Manager. Posting # P00652UF. Closes Sept. 23.

NEW! The Extension and Experiment Station unit is seeking an Office Specialist 2 (Business Support Specialist). This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) position at Oregon State University (OSU). Closing date is Sept. 24. Posting # P00515CT.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of SHS Information Services, Posting #P00680UF.  Closes Sept. 26.

Treasury Director – The Vice President for finance and administration in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 12-month Treasury Director, post #P00651UF. Full consideration date is Sept. 19; closing date is June 30, 2017.

NEW! Head Academic Advisor – The College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Head Academic Advisor professional faculty position. Posting #P00660UF.  Closes Sept. 26.

NEW! Office Manager – Seed Certification invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Office Manager.  Posting #P00685UF.  Closes Sept. 27.

NEW! Library Technician 3 –The Valley Library invites applications for one full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month Library Technician 3 position. This positon processes serials (print & electronic) invoices and credits for payment, communicates with vendors and publishers, and assists in revising and updating the online catalog to maintain the integrity of serial records. Posting #P00234CT. Closes Sept. 28.

NEW! Oregon Sea Grant Communications, based at OSU, seeks to hire a student graphic designer for up to 20 hours a week. This position will design materials that may include newsletters, graphics for web and video, marketing materials, banners, posters, handouts, brochures, publications for the OSG catalog, flyers and exhibits. Posting # P01162SE. For full consideration, please apply by Sept. 30. Closes Oct. 12.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool for a Float Technician position on Sept.2.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00135CT no later than midnight on Sept. 2 for full consideration.  Additional applications will be considered through Sept. 30 until the position is filled.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

Director- Student Transformative Learning – The Office of Student Affairs Research in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 12-month Director- Student Transformative Learning. Post #P00667UF. Closes Sept. 30.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – The Business and Engineering Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Human Resources Consultant 1. Posting #P00547UF. Closes Sept. 30.

NEW! Public Issues Communications Specialist – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Public Issues Communication Specialist. Posting # P00700UF. Closes Oct. 2.

The Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) Program is seeking an Assistant Professor (Practice). This is a part-time .075 FTE, 12-month, fixed term faculty position.  This position is located in Beaverton, Oregon.  Posting #P00697UF.  Closes Oct. 3.

NEW! This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 32 hours per week) intermittent Food Service Worker 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU).  This position is located in Salem.  Posting P00525CT.  Closes Oct. 9.

Director of Strategic Partnerships – The College of Business invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships. Posting # P00596UF. Closes Oct. 31.

NEW! The Education Opportunities Program invites applications for a part-time (0.25 FTE), 9 month, Fixed-Term Writing Instructor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00704UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Transcriber 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 1. Post # P00597UF, Closes June 15, 2017.

Transcriber 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Transcriber 2, Post # P00598UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Interpreter 1 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 1, Post # P00599UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Interpreter 2 Pool 2016/2017 – The office Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.49 FTE) hourly, 12-month Interpreter 2, Post # P00600UF. Closes June 15, 2017.

Web Development Student Internship: The OSU Foundation seeks an energetic and creative Oregon State student to join our talented Communications team as a Web Intern. This paid internship offers an exciting opportunity to increase your knowledge of website and multimedia development and digital communications processes, while building your professional portfolio. Projects will include building and editing web pages, multimedia features, and digital communications for the OSU Foundation. Minimum 10 hours a week, 20 hours a week maximum. Applicants must be current OSU students. This position is open immediately with preference given to applicants who have an interest in continuing work throughout the 2016-17 academic year. Work-study students are encouraged to apply.  $10-12/hour.  Apply at http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4481www.osufoundation.org

Director of the Linus Pauling Institute – Oregon State University invites applicants for Director of Linus Pauling Institute. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. Inquiries, nominations, referrals and CVs with cover letters should be sent via the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/5859. Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.

Student Worker, Donor Relations: The Oregon State University Foundation is seeking an innovative Oregon State student to work in the Donor Relations department. Be part of the team that says “Thank You” and makes sure that generous supporters know their gifts are having a positive impact on campus. Alumni, parents, and others donate over $100 million a year to OSU for scholarships, new facilities, and research projects. This position works a maximum of 20 hours per week. Students must be available during summer months. Hourly wage is $10 – $12. Visit the OSU Foundation website http://www.osufoundation.org and click on About Us and Careers to learn more details about this Student Position and how to apply.

Weather

Corvallis: I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.” ~ Edith Sitwell. Sunny all week, highs ranging from the upper 70s to low 80s, lows in the mid 40s to low 50s.

Central Oregon: Sunny all week, highs starting in the 60s and ending in the upper 70s, lows hovering around freezing.

Newport: Clear all week, highs in the 60s, lows in the 50s.

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

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