OSU Today

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

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.

How drones are helping scientists study the future of whales (NBC News)

At Oregon State University, Professor Scott Baker is adding the information collected by the Snotbot to a catalog of 3,000 whales that he and his team have been studying for 35 years. He analyzes the whales’ identities by looking at age, health and any signs of environmental threats.

Retirement doesn’t have to be the end (Today)

Researchers at Oregon State University analyzed data from a large, ongoing study of people age 50 and up. What they found was that people who continued to work past 65 had an 11% lower chance of death from all causes.

Should we stop eating shellfish?(Mother Nature Network)

For now, the situation is still a wait and see one, but Matthew Hunter, one of the study’s researchers from Oregon State University told Live Science “the biggest takeaway is that the ocean temperatures are changing, and that has the potential for more frequent and more extreme harmful algal blooms.” Those algal blooms could have big implications for fisheries, seafood, and the humans who consume the seafood.

Ag in the Classroom spreads the word (Capital Press)

Jessica Jansen fell in love with agriculture during her high school FFA years. Its broad range of disciplines led her to earn degrees in agricultural sciences and communications at Oregon State University. Now Jansen is executive director of Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom, providing free curriculum, a lending library and training to teachers from kindergarten through high school. The program uses agriculture to teach science, math, history and nutrition across existing curriculum in an especially relevant way.

Scaling up with adaptive learning (Campus Technology)

“The reason we are interested in adaptive courseware is to improve student learning and student success. The adaptive courseware is just one approach to help us increase retention and graduation rates,” said Julie Greenwood, associate dean for undergraduate studies at Oregon State University.

“Eve” and descendants shape global sperm whale population (Knowridge Science Report)

Working in the genetic lab of Scott Baker, associate director of Oregon State’s Marine Mammal Institute, Alexander combined DNA information from 1,091 previously studied samples with 542 newly obtained DNA profiles from sperm whales.

OSU alumni organization proposes merger with university foundation (Gazette-Times)

Members of the Oregon State University Alumni Association will be asked this month to approve a merger of the organization with the OSU Foundation. The merger, Alumni Association staff said, would allow it access to a broader pool of resources to offer services to members and non-member alumni, but it would also remove association member’s right to vote on the association’s board of directors.

OSU celebrates MLK (Gazette-Times)

To make a point during her speech Monday at Oregon State University, Franchesca Ramsey showed pictures of Martin Luther King Jr. being arrested and read aloud pieces of hate mail that the civil rights leader received.

Why an Oregon wave energy device is being tested in Colorado (Portland Business Journal)

The U.S. Department of Energy is promising up to $40 million to build the test center, but its backers at Oregon State University will need to come up with as much as $10 million in matching funding. In its upcoming session, the Oregon Legislature will consider a $4.6 million spending bill to go along with $800,000 in taxpayer funding appropriated last year.

Volunteers happy to give back on MLK Day of Service (Gazette-Times)

The sun had barely come up for the freezing Saturday morning when Jason Dong stabbed a pitchfork into a compost pile at the Produce for the People Community Garden. But the Oregon State University student volunteering for the university’s MLK Day of Service kept a smile on his face, knowing that his hard work would help feed hundreds of people in the year to come.

OSU study clocks low time for cattle stream use (Natural Resource Report)

Using precise tracking technology, Oregon State University researchers have determined that cattle spend less time in streams than most people think—the average is between 1 and 2.5 percent of their time on the range.

Corvallis authors nominated for book awards (Gazette-Times)

Two of the Corvallis writers will face off against each other for the Frances Fuller Victor Award for general nonfiction. Nominees include Tracy Daugherty’s “The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion,” and Kathleen Dean Moore’s “Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change.”

Blue Zone meetings set (Dalles Chronicle)

The Dalles rose to that finalist position after being one of eight communities selected for a site visit last fall, said Lauren Kraemer, an extension agent with Oregon State University who is spearheading the application effort in The Dalles.

The winter-blooming plants give bees a boost (Oregonian)

“Black-tailed bumblebees are out as early as January,” said Andony Melathopoulos, a bee specialist with Oregon State University Extension Service. “Native bees are just starting and will be seen more often later in February when the wild willow starts blooming.”

Benton County might opt out of timber suit (Democrat-Herald)

Tuesday’s meeting will begin with an overview of the lawsuit from Benton County Counsel Vance Croney. Mark Gourley of Starker Forests and Chris Smith of the North Coast State Forest Coalition will address the pros and cons of staying in or pulling out of the suit, with David Bernell, an associate professor of political science at Oregon State University, moderating the discussion.


NEW! Student Health Advisory Board: The Student Health Advisory Board (SHAB) will meet every Tuesday from 8 – 9 a.m. in MU 212 from Jan. 10 to March 14. For additional information please email osu.shab@oregonstate.edu.

Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) every Tuesday for just-in-time-teaching workshops. Attend one or all. Certificates are provided to those who complete the series. On Jan. 17 we will focus on sustaining classroom respect and civility and maintaining personal and professional balance. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 & 2. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here.

Unpacking the Model Minority Myth: Unpacking the Model Minority Myth is a series of workshops created by Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) will be held in Portland, Corvallis and Eugene in 2016-2017. These workshops will address AAPI stereotypes and how this myth is used to create tensions between communities of color. Jan. 17, 4-6 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.  https://www.facebook.com/events/1781265968865899/

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.

Bend Science Pub: A special Science Pub will put science on the back seat and bring music to attendees’ ears on Tuesday, Jan. 17, with a presentation of popular music delivered through the eyes of seasoned GRAMMY professional and noted blues and rock historian, Bob Santelli. Santelli is now director of popular music and performing arts with Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts. 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.

Upcoming events

NEW! The Little Gallery will present Source, a group exhibition of works featuring Liisa Rahkonen, Sandra Roumagoux, and Eliza Murphy, from Jan. 9 through Feb.17, with an opening on Jan. 19 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. All are welcome! Source will present paintings, sculptures and box shrines that reference the sacredness of our rivers and coastal waters – the very source of life.

NEW! Student artwork: Each year the Beth Ray Center for Academic Support displays artwork created by current OSU students. You are welcome to join us for an upcoming Open House Thursday, Jan. 19 from 4-6 p.m., in the Beth Ray Center for Academic Support, 671 SW 26th Street. It is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided.

NEW! OSU student art exhibit: The Fairbanks Gallery at Oregon State University will host “Montage,” an exhibition of art and poetry by OSU students, Dec. 9 through Jan. 23. An artist’s talk and public reception will take place in the gallery at 5 p.m. on Jan. 19. The event is free and open to the public. The Fairbanks Gallery is located on the first floor of Fairbanks Hall, 220 S.W. 26th St., on OSU’s Corvallis campus. It is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of each month for the Corvallis Arts Walk. Admission is free.

NEW! Starker Lecture Series film:Pedal Driven” a ‘bikeumentary’ by Howell at the Moon Productions, followed by a Q&A with film producer Jamie Howell. Jan. 19 7 p.m., Whiteside Theatre, 361 S.W. Madison Ave.

Board of Trustees: The OSU Board of Trustees will meet Friday, Jan. 20. The meeting is open to the public and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. Other committees of the Board will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Willamette Room and Thursday, Jan. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. These meetings are also open to the public. The agendas and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. If special accommodation is required, call 541-737-3449 or email marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

Speaking Justice: a night of spoken word poetry by the OSU community and our feature artist, TOO BLACK, on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., MU Lounge. The workshop “History of Race Relations at OSU” will be held prior to the performance, 3-5 p.m. in the Valley Library 5th floor Special Collections & Archives Research Center, room 5069. In the workshop, facilitated by TOO BLACK, participants will learn about the history of race relations at OSU and its connections to contemporary issues. To register of the workshop or for more information, 541-737-3653 natalia.fernandez@oregonstate.edu

PFLA Winter Luncheon: Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) invites you to attend the Annual PFLA Winter Luncheon Jan. 19 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., in The LaSells Stewart Center Giustina Gallery.  Enjoy a catered lunch by OSU Catering showcasing new and favorite menu items and guest speaker Russell Houghtaling, OSU Associate Athletic Director for Ideation.    Cost $15, RSVP at Winterfest

Helvie retirement: The School of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering invites you to a reception honoring Phyllis Helvie, who is retiring after nearly 30 years of service to OSU.  The reception will be held on Thursday, Jan. 19, from 4:30 – 6 p.m., at the Giustina Gallery in The LaSells Stewart Center.

State of the University: Join Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray as he highlights the accomplishments of Oregon State University across Oregon, the nation and the world over the past year. He will also present a leadership challenge to renew our commitment to student success and to making a positive, powerful impact on all of those we serve. Wednesday, Feb. 8, Oregon Convention Center, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Register today.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Mindfulness Meditation: Did you know that regular mindfulness meditation can reduce stress, increase happiness, improve cognitive function, and boost your immune system? CAPS invites all faculty and staff to begin or enhance their mindfulness practice with free weekly drop-in meditation sessions. All skill levels welcome! Facilitated by Jim Gouveia, LCSW. Each Thursday through finals week at 12:30-1 p.m. 5th floor Snell Hall.

NEW! Self-care workshop: Come to the Pride Center on Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 2-4 p.m., for a self-care workshop. Winter term can be one of the most challenging for students, with changes in weather stimulating Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and other mental health states. There will be a presentation addressing the ways social injustices affect mental health for historically underrepresented and marginalized communities, and how they navigate these lived experiences. A conversation with a representative of Active Minds, and activities centered on self-care and mindfulness will follow. This event will be the first in a series of self-care workshops addressing specific communities at each of OSU’s Cultural Resource Centers.

NEW! EMT Seminar: May Berenbaum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present a seminar “Buzzkill—can the honey bee survive the 21st century?” on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 4 p.m., in the Learning Innovation Center, room 210.

NEW! Open Forums for Director, Student Conduct & Community Standards position finalists: Campus and community partners are invited to attend finalists’ presentations focusing on pressing issues in student conduct work and creating meaningful, positive change. Open Forums are Jan. 23 and 24 from 11-11:45 a.m. in MU206.  Your participation and support of this recruitment is greatly appreciated. Position information and candidates’ bio information will be available at the sessions. For accommodations related to disability please contact deanofstudents@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-9035.

How to Become an Aid Worker? As part of OSU Global Forum series, Diversity & Cultural Engagement in partnership with OSU Policy Analysis Laboratory has invited field team representatives from Mercy Corps to talk about ongoing global crises. International development workers stationed in Portland, Turkey and Nairobi will be calling in via skype to discuss their work and will advise students on how to find employment in this sector. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m., SEC 112.

Library Workshops offered on Spreadsheet Best Practices for Research and Zotero: Check out Spreadsheet Best Practices for Research on Jan. 18 to strengthen your data collection, analysis and sharing, and quality control. Then, on Jan. 19, get your sources and citations organized with Zotero (Intermediate & Advanced), an excellent online tool for capturing, managing and citing your research sources. View all the offerings in the library’s winter workshop series at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required. Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Keith Dunker, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Indiana University, will present a seminar “A Toolkit for Developmental Biology: Intrinsically Disordered Protein, Alternative Splicing, and Post-translational Modification (IDP-AS-PTM)” on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Ecology, Evolution and Conservation of Biodiversity Seminar Series: Andy Jones, OSU. “Intraspective variation in drought responses of tropical tree seedlings: consequences for species distributions.” Jan. 18. LINC 302 4 p.m.

8th ANNUAL Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Research Day: The event features keynote speaker, May Berenbaum, Professor and Chair, of the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  This is an all-day event highlighting the Environmental and Molecular Toxicology faculty and graduate students research on how toxicologists study the effects of chemicals on humans and the environment, create safer foods and consumer products, and protect the environment and public health.  Registration is free, but you must register in advance by Thursday, Jan. 19.  http://emt.oregonstate.edu/ to register and for additional information.

Academic Technology webinar: Welcome All Learners Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Jan. 19, 10-10:30 am to learn about ReadSpeaker and TextAid, accessibility tools in Canvas to support students with multiple learning styles as well as English language learners. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu

Academic Technology webinar: Paving the Road in Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2-2:30 p.m. to learn about some basic course design considerations to improve accessibility. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu

Search Advocate workshops: Winter term Search Advocate initial and update workshops are now available for registration at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=45 .  Search Advocates are external search committee members trained to help enhance the fairness, validity, and diversity of university search and selection efforts. Any member of the OSU community may participate in the initial workshop series to become a search advocate; only trained search advocates may attend the update sessions.

Accessibility Basics for the Web: Learn how to make websites accessible to people with disabilities. We’ll also discuss the OSU Policy on Information Technology Accessibility. All are welcome, employees with website responsibilities are encouraged if they have not attended yet. Register for a session, offered Jan. 25, Feb. 24, Mar. 13.

Core Curriculum for OSU Managers and Supervisors is open for registration. Core Curriculum is a blended training program that includes 10-hours of prerequisite online training followed by classroom sessions (one full day on Jan. 31 and two half-days, Feb. 2 and Feb. 7). Core Curriculum prepares you to effectively supervise with greater institutional knowledge of policies, conditions of employment, legal responsibilities, and administrative procedures. You will also meet topic experts who can be a helpful resource for you. Register at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23. There is no cost to attend.

Take Note 

NEW! Mid-month Emergency Preparedness Topic – Illness in Cold Weather.  With low temperatures comes a responsibility to prepare and take precautions against cold weather illness. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

NEW! Apply now for Ecampus professional development funds: Oregon State Ecampus invites faculty, staff and administrators to pursue professional development related to online and hybrid education. Further your professional goals while promoting effective teaching and learning in OSU’s online and hybrid courses. Funding is available for professorial faculty and professional faculty and advisors. The application deadline is Feb. 7, so learn more and apply online today.

Recruiting Faculty & Staff for 2017 Lu’au Hula Performance: Hui O Hawai’i will be hosting the OSU 62nd Annual Lu’au on April 22. We are excited again to share our Pacific Islander cultures with OSU and the greater campus community. We would like to include faulty and staff to participate. No prior experience necessary, only a desire to learn and a commitment to practice weekly. A showcase of the “I Lava You” hula will occur on Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. in LINC 302. Weekly Sunday practices will begin January. If interested please contact Jackie at corpusj@oregonstate.edu.

University Chorale – Calling all Singers! Join the OSU University Chorale for music, camaraderie and fun – no singing experience needed. Meets Tuesday & Thursday, noon-1 p.m. in Benton 204. Visit liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACacademy for more information.

Long Term Research Rooms: Apply for a long-term (6 to 12 months) research room at the Valley Library.  Doctoral candidates and faculty members engaged in special projects may apply.  Applications (available here) will be considered based on project merits and specific need for library space and materials.  The application deadline is Feb. 13 and decisions will be made Feb. 24.  Please complete and return to the library circulation desk, or return by email to lori.hilterbrand@oregonstate.edu.

Women’s Giving Circle grant proposals: The OSU Women’s Giving Circle is still accepting proposals for grants to be awarded in May 2017. The applications are due by Tuesday, January 17. To apply for a grant, please visit www.osufoundation.org/wgc_grant. Questions contact Kellie Parker at 541-737-4691 or Kellie.Parker@oregonstate.edu.

Clothing donations sought: OSU MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences), is currently seeking donations of ‘lightly used’ professional business attire for our 12th annual Career Wardrobe event, which will be held Feb. 16 in the MU Ballroom open to all OSU students. The annual Career Wardrobe event helps all OSU students prepare for the winter term career fairs and supports student members attending the MANRRS National Conference. Current donation drop off locations are 158 or 147 Strand Agricultural Hall (STAG) and OSU Career Development Center located at B008 Kerr on campus. The Beaver Store in Portland is also a donation center which is located at 538 SW 6th Ave.

Winter Wonderings: Applications are still being accepted for Winter Wonderings, OSU’s precollege program for talented, gifted and highly able students presently in grades 3-9.  oregonstate.edu/precollege/winter. For questions, contact dennis.hickey@oregonstate.edu

Distinguished Professor: The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Professor award has been extended to Tuesday, Jan. 17 by 5 p.m.  Nomination information and a link to the online submission form can be found at: http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/awards-recognition .

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! Bloss Hall and Kerr: On Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10 spaces in the Bloss Hall West lot (View Map) will be reserved for the Board of Trustees from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. On Thursday and Friday, Jan. 19 & 20, 10 metered spaces in the Kerr Admin Jefferson lot (View Map) will be reserved for the Board of Trustees from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. each day.

Reed Lodge: Due to replacing a bleeder valve, the condenser in Reed Lodge will be shut down Jan. 18 from 7 a..m – 5 p.m.  There will be no heat to the building during this time.


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

Associate Student Advocate – The Office of Advocacy of the Associated Students of Oregon State University (ASOSU), is seeking an Associate Student Advocate. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P00953UF. Closes Jan. 17.

The Vice President for Research is seeking an Accelerator Operations Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President. Closes Jan. 17.

Accountant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position.  Position #P00690CT.  Full consideration Jan. 18.  Closes Jan. 31.

Assistant Professor (Practice) – The Crop/Soil Extension Field Facility office at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position. This position will be located in Klamath Falls.  Posting # P00927UF. Closes Jan. 19.

Human Resources Consultant 1  The University Administrative Business Center in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Human Resources Consultant 1, Posting # P00980UF. Closes Jan. 20.

Temporary Administrative Program Assistant – The Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development in the VP for Research Office is seeking a full-time Temporary Administrative Program Assistant, working with the Intellectual Property and Licensing and Industry Contracts Teams. Posting # P00710CT. Closes Jan. 20.

Library Technician 3 – The Special Collections and Archives Research Center at Valley Library invites applications for a part-time (.8 FTE), 12-month, limited term Public Services Assistant. To review posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting #36690. Closes Jan 20.

Veterinary Technician. Oregon State University’s Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Large Animal Teaching Hospital.  The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. To apply online, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Review and apply to posting #P00671CT by Jan. 20.

NEW! Temporary Administrative Program Assistant – The School of Civil and Construction Engineering is recruiting for a temporary part-time Administrative Program Assistant @ .33 FTE.  Please see posting  P00713CT for more details.  Closes Jan. 23.

Web Developer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Web Developer who works as part of the Course Development and Training team, collaborates with faculty, administrators and other clients to design and develop instructional technology and other web-based educational resources for courses and modules. This position designs, develops, tests, implements, and maintains web and multimedia applications. Posting #P00672CT. Closes Jan 23.

Consultant – Academic Advisor – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Academic Advisor position. Posting P00983UF. Full consideration date is Jan. 17. Closes Jan. 23.

Education Program Assistant 1: Sea Grant invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), limited duration Education Program Assistant based out of Washington County Extension office (Beaverton). Posting #00704CT. Closes Jan. 24.

Parent & Family Program Coordinator – The Office of New Student Programs & Family Outreach (NSPFO) Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Parent & Family Program Coordinator, Post # P00969UF. Full consideration date Jan. 23. Closes Jan. 24.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00943UF. Closes Jan. 23.

Memorial Union Events Support Staff – This recruitment will be used to fill 10-15 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services positions with the Memorial Union at Oregon State University. Mandatory training will begin approximately week 6 of Winter term. Posting #P01228SE. Closes Jan. 23. http://mu.oregonstate.edu/guestservices/job-application

Memorial Union Information Desk C This recruitment will be used to fill 5-10 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services positions with the Memorial Union at Oregon State University. Mandatory training will begin approximately week 6 of Winter term. Posting # P01229SE. Close Jan. 23. http://mu.oregonstate.edu/guestservices/job-application

Education Program Assistant 1: Sea Grant invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), limited duration Education Program Assistant based out of Washington County Extension office (Beaverton). Posting #00704CT. Closes Jan. 24.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Marketing and Communications Coordinator. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator (MCC) will be responsible for developing and coordinating marketing and communications to support INTO OSU and its partnership with Oregon State University. The MCC produces print and electronic materials to build awareness of the university and drive international student recruitment from global markets to INTO OSU. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=20024&lang=en_US&source=CC3 Please apply by 5 p.m., Jan. 24.

The Office of Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Construction Contracts Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00976UF. Full-consideration date of Jan. 25; closes March 7.

News Editor-News and Research Communications OSU News and Research Communications is seeking a News Editor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P00985UF. Closes Jan. 26. http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/37007

Faculty Research Assistant-Plant Pathology, OSU-Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center in Central Point, OR invites applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Faculty Research Assistant.  Posting # P00947UF  Closes Jan 27.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Assistant International Marketing and Recruitment Manager position. The Assistant Marketing and Recruitment Manager, under the direction of the INTO OSU Marketing and Recruitment Manager (MRM), will be responsible for strategic planning and decision making for business in assigned markets. For more information, please click on the link provided below. Close Jan. 28. https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=18963&lang=en_US&source=CC3

NEW! Human Resources Technician  The Arts and Sciences Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Human Resources Technician, Posting # P00993UF. Closes Jan. 29.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Student Care and Conduct Coordinator. This position is designed to provide an additional layer of care and support to INTO OSU students. The Care and Conduct Coordinator works closely with the INTO OSU Academic Team, Conduct offices, the INTO OSU Student Services team, and other campus partners to support students in navigating campus processes and accessing resources. For more information or to apply please follow the link:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=20083&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Deadline for application is Jan. 29.

The Office of Institutional Diversity is seeking a Assistant Director of Outreach. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Diversity Officer. Posting #P00952UF. Closes Jan. 30.

Assistant or Associate Professor in the Energy Systems Engineering Program. OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9 month Assistant or Associate Professor in the Energy Systems Engineering Program.  Posting #P00898UF. Closes Jan. 31.

Entomology Research Associate (Post Doc) – The Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hood River, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, 1.0 FTE, Research Associate (Post Doc), for entomology research on pears and cherries, and to provide outreach to local producers.  Posting #P00906UF http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/35537The closing date is Jan. 31.

NEW! INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Chinese Language and Culture Advisor. This position is designed to enhance Chinese-speaking students’ academic success at INTO OSU through proactive outreach and advising. The Chinese Language and Culture Advisor supports students with issues of academic and cultural adjustment at OSU. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=20243&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Feb. 1. 

START Leader  The Office of New Student Programs & Family Outreach Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE) hourly, approximately 30-hours a week, 12-month START Leader, Posting #P01662SE. Closes Feb. 3.

Instructor – The Department of Horticulture invites applications for a part-time (vary FTE), 9-month, Instructor Pool, to teach courses in Applied Ecology of Managed Ecosystems (HORT 318) winter 2017, and Floriculture and Greenhouse Systems course (HORT 351) spring 2017.  Posting #P00881UF. Closes March 15.

 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.

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. Posting #P00597UF, Closes June 15.

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, Posting #P00598UF. Closes June 15.

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, Posting #P00599UF. Closes June 15.

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, Posting #P00600UF. Closes June 15.

Academic Wage Staff Auditor – The University Shared Services Enterprises in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE) hourly, 12-month Academic Wage Staff Auditor, Posting #P00166AW. Closes June 30.

Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training) – The Department of Disability Access Services at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) hourly, 9-month Academic Wage (Transcribers in Training), Posting #P00140AW. Closes June 30.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for a driven individuals to fill two entry-level professional position:  Assistant Director, Regional Programs Portland and Assistant Direction, Regional Programs California. The ideal candidate is a recent Oregon State University graduate with donor engagement and fundraising experience.  Follow the link to learn more:    http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&pgid=4352

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Student Services Coordinator. This position is responsible for operations and implementation of high impact programs and initiatives within Student Services including; International Student Orientation, Special Programs, assessment, and other student services efforts which impact the student experience. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=18104&lang=en_US&source=CC2

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Application Support Analyst to help manage organizational reports and train users of the Foundation’s constituent relationship management system (CRM)  The ideal candidate for this position is an innovative thinker with an understanding of how people learn. To apply visit:  Http://www.osufoundation.org.


Corvallis: “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A chance of freezing rain before 11 a.m., followed by rain. High of 49, low of 47. Rain Wednesday.

Central Oregon: Chance of a wintry mix, followed by rain. High of 36, low of 32. Rain likely tomorrow.

Newport: Rain, high of 53, low of 48. Heavy rain and wind tomorrow.

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

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