OSU Today

Friday, Feb. 10, 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.

Agility Robotics introduces Cassie, a dynamic and talented robot delivery ostrich (IEEE Spectrum) 

Today, Agility Robotics, a spin-off of Oregon State University, is officially announcing a shiny new bipedal robot named Cassie. Cassie is a dynamic walker, meaning that it walks much more like humans do than most of the carefully plodding bipedal robots we’re used to seeing. (see also Popular MechanicsThe Verge, Quartz)

OSU nudges toward divestment of some of its fossil fuel holdings (Portland Tribune)

Oregon State University affiliates have taken two steps to advance the divestment movement targeting fossil fuel companies. The OSU Board of Trustees voted 11-0 in late January to approve an amendment to the state Public University Fund Investment Policy that calls on the fund to divest its current intermediate and long-term assets in fossil fuel-related stocks, and to restrict future investment in those assets.

Library hosts rain-a-palooza (Gazette-Times)

The book being discussed, naturally, was called “Rain: A Natural and Cultural History” by Cynthia Barnett. Poet and essayist Charles Goodrich (OSU) led the discussion, which swept its way in myriad directions, kind of like wind-whipped … you know what.

How do I grow fruit if I garden in raised beds? (Oregonian)

We’re well into winter, but gardening questions never end. Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

OSU to receive $1.5 million from creamery (Tillamook Headlight Herald)

In a move that can be hailed as the first of its kind the Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) gave a truly generous gift to Oregon State University in the form of a $1.5 Million donation to the university’s dairy research program.

Grant Will Help Students Attend Programs At Hatfield Marine Science Center (Oregon Coast Daily News)

Kathryn Hawes, the coordinator of Oregon Sea Grant’s marine education program, announced they received $3,000 from the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund to support field trips to Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Today

Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors…Porter Soaked, Hard Cider Soaked or Pinot Soaked Cheddars. Or our newest Award Winner…Smoked Cheddar – American Cheese Society 3rd Place 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Withycombe 159. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

Music a la Carte: Sarah Kwak, violin and Cary Lewis, piano. Sarah Kwak, concertmaster of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and Cary Lewis, pianist of the famed Lanier Trio perform a recital of sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven and Mendelssohn. Friday, Feb. 10 at noon, Memorial Union Lounge, Free.

OSU Disability Network. Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular.  Lynn Greenough and Tasha Biesinger will present, “Assessing Canvas Accessibility Tools: UDOIT Demo”  Friday, Feb. 10, noon-1 p.m. Milam Hall 301.

College of Forestry Spaghetti Feed: 1 bowl and bread is $3. All you can eat soup and bread is $5. Desserts sold separately. Noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10 in the Richardson Hall 2nd floor Knuckle room. For questions, contact Juliana.ruble@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3282.

Listen Up! Tools to Help You Start a Podcast: How do you get your message out in a lightning-fast digital world where goldfish have longer attention spans than the average person? Faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend a panel discussion featuring communicators from the College of Business (Family Business 360) and the College of Engineering (Engineering Out Loud). Learn how to develop, produce and market a podcast to create interest and build loyalty. Friday, Feb. 10, noon to 1 p.m. in room 402 Linus Pauling Science Center.

Childhood obesity prevention lecture: Michael Beets, Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina, will give the College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ Research Seminar titled, “What’s UP (Undermining Prevention) with Summer: Is summertime undermining obesity prevention efforts during the school year?” He will speak on Feb. 10, from noon-12:50 p.m. in the Hallie Ford Center, Room 115.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales 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.

Scholarship workshop: Join the Pride Center on Friday, Feb. 10 from 3-5 p.m. for an LGBTQ+ Scholarship Workshop. There will be a presentation on creating strong scholarship applications and basic information on beginning the application process. Learn how and where to look for scholarships, and view a list of local and national scholarships. Snacks will be provided. Both OSU and Corvallis-area high school students welcome, and LGBTQ+ students and others with marginalized and underrepresented identities are particularly encouraged to attend. For accommodations related to ability, please contact Cindy Konrad at 541-737-9161.

Houglum Retirement: The Extension Service invites you to the retirement reception honoring Lyla Houglum, professor and former Dean and Director of the OSU Extension Service who is retiring after 31 years of service to OSU Extension Service.  The reception will be held, Friday, Feb. 10, 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the Memorial Union 104 Journey Room.

Dam Cancer Brunch/Events: Help support the Beavers’ women’s basketball team drive to another Pac-12 title by purchasing your faculty/staff general admission ticket (OSU ID required) for $5 at the door for the Feb. 10 game vs. USC at Gill Coliseum (8 p.m.). Doors open at 7 p.m.

Saturday

Healthy Masculinities conference: Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE) Men’s Development & Engagement program cordially invites you to attend the 5th annual Healthy Men & Masculinities conference on this coming Saturday, Feb. 11 at the MU. Conference registration is free for all attendees, including lunch that will be served during the conference. Registration for the conference is open until the end of Feb. 10, and  can be submitted here: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bDjjrPlPbsh5OgR  For questions related to the conference please contact Allen Dean (allen.dean@oregonstate.edu)

Corvallis-OSU Piano Internation Steinway Series presents: Joyce Yang: International award winning pianist Joyce Yang replaces the previously scheduled Nareh Arghamanyan on the COPI Steinway Series. Her program includes works by Schumann, Vine and Grieg. Sunday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis. Tickets $25 advance, $28 door. Youth ages 8-18 and college students free. Visit corvallispiano.org for more information.

Upcoming events

NEW! Human Library: Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover. A Human Library functions similarly to a regular library, however the Books are real, human beings, who teach others about themselves and their experiences through interpersonal dialogue, creating opportunities for conversation and learning between two people who may normally not interact. Feb. 14 (noon-5 p.m.) and Feb. 15 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) in the Valley Library, 4th Floor Rotunda. Event details.

NEW! OSUsed Store Valentine’s Sale: Come by our public sale Tuesday, Feb. 14, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 644 SW 13th Street to guess how many candy hearts are in our jar and you may win a Valentine’s gift! Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

NEW! Winter Repair Fair:  Bring your broken items and learn how to repair them and attend demonstrations to learn more skills (offered for fixing sock holes, foraging plants and making pesto). Wednesday, Feb. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the OSUsed Store (644 SW 13th Street). See the schedule and list of repair skills at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair.

Monday, Feb. 13 from 1-3 p.m. at the Oregon State University Pride Center: Come get crafty at the Pride Center and make some valentines, while discussing safer sex practices! Free and confidential HIV testing will be available in the center. For accommodations related to ability, please contact Cindy Konrad at 541-737-9161.

Dystopian film series: The Anarres Project for Alternative Futures, Allied Students for Another Politics!, and the Spring Creek Project present a film and discussion series of classic dystopian movies to help spur the radical imagination about the possibilities for transformation in daunting times. Our third viewing is the film Sleep Dealer (Spanish w/ English subtitles). Each film is presented as a starting point for discussion about the kinds of resistance, hope, and struggle that are available in the middle of despair. Monday, Feb. 13 at 6 p.m., Milam Hall 318.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! 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 Feb. 14 we will explore active learning and questioning strategies and how they can be applied in your classroom. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here. 

NEW! Save 20% on OSU Technical Writing Workshop in Portland or Online. Jump start a lucrative career in technical writing with this new boot camp-style experience. Learn more.

NEW! Save 20% on OSU Business Writing Workshop in Portland or Online. Earn an OSU digital credential and master writing for the workplace – proposals, internal communications and more. Learn more.

NEW! Drone Photography and Cinematography Certificate. New online program from OSU exposes participants to aerial cinematography and photography with the use of small system Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Learn more.

NEW! Leadership and High Performance Teams Online Program. New OSU online short course features leadership expert Laszlo Retfalvi – register this month and save 20%.  Learn more.

Workshops offered on Zotero and Oral History Training: Get your sources and citations organized with Zotero–Intermediate & Advanced (Feb. 13), an excellent online tool for capturing, managing and citing your research sources. Develop the practical skills and techniques needed to conduct Oral Histories (Feb. 15). View all the offerings in the library’s winter workshop series at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops. Registration is encouraged but not required.

Open Forum Presentation for ASOSU SafeRide Coordinator: The OSU campus is invited to attend finalists’ presentations focusing on SafeRide’s four core values of safety, professionalism, comfort and student centeredness and how they would incorporate these values in their approach to coordinating the office. They will also share what they could bring to SafeRide to improve upon the services already provided. Open Forums are Feb. 13, from 3-4 p.m., in MU 211 & Feb. 14 from 3-4 p.m., in MU 206 (Please note, there will no longer be a presentation on Feb. 7) . 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 ability please contact erika.woosley@oregonstate.edu , 541-737-4906.

Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Susan Balenger , Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi, will present a seminar, “Sexy finches and silent crickets: Parasite mediated elaboration and loss of sexually selected traits” on Monday, Feb. 13, 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served prior.

A History of Yellow Fever: Science, Philanthrophy and Globalism – Lecture by Michael A. Osborne, Professor of the History of Science in OSU’s School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, and a 2016-17 Center for the Humanities Research Fellow. Monday, Feb. 13 at 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave., Corvallis.

Know Your Rights Training and Workshop: Every person in the United States and Oregon is afforded individual civil rights. Lauren Regan, Executive Director of the Civil Liberties Defense Center, and Lorena Reynolds, of the Reynolds Law Firm, will host a training and workshop to discuss civil liberties and provide practical information and guidance for asserting your individual rights. The workshop will include a focus on rights related to immigration and travel issues. A Q&A session will follow the presentation. This is a training for all Oregon State students, faculty and staff. No prior experience with the subject matter is necessary. Facebook Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1654839681198069/

Science Pub: At the Feb. 13 Corvallis Science Pub, Oregon State University anthropologist Loren Davis will discuss his investigations of possible coastal routes that people could have used to reach North America. It begins at 6 p.m. at the Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St. in Corvallis.

Memorial Union director candidates: Campus forums for the finalists for the MU director will be held Feb. 14, 2-3 p.m., MU 222; Feb. 16, 2-3 p.m., MU 222. For accommodations related to disability please request at jasmine.womack@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6766.

Sessions with President Ray: Two small group sessions with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional) are scheduled on Feb. 14 from 1 -2:30 p.m. and March 1 from 10:30 a.m. – noon. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. If you’d like an issue clarified, or wish to confirm a rumor, this is the place to do it! If you wish to attend, please register online at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6oojoiI5Mhz2uHj .

OSU Africa Initiative:  Robert Thompson, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies, OSU, will present “Ghana: A Journey from Kumbi Saleh to Black Star,” Feb. 16, noon, at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Thompson will be leading a summer study abroad trip to Ghana and especially welcomes interested students to attend this presentation. Contact:  Larry Becker, Co-Coordinator, OSU Africa Initiative, 541-737-9504.

Craft Beer Lovers and Pros – PDX Beer Styles Weekend w/OSU Experts! Join Professor Tom Shellhammer in the Portland area (Beaverton) for an amazing overview of beer flavors and styles. Learn more.

OSU Master Interpretive Guide Professional Online Certificate. New, self-paced professional development opportunity for guides, educators and museum professionals. Learn more.

OSU-Exclusive Permaculture Design Certificate Program Returns in March. Led by Andrew Millison and his team, the program guides participants through development of their own regenerative landscape designs. Learn more. 

Employee learning workshops: Employee learning workshops, presented by the Center for Training & Organizational Development, are open for registration. Workshops include: “De-Junking: Helping You Manage the Small and Big Things That Clutter Your Work and Life,” (Feb. 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m.) and “Coaching: A Process for Developing Talent,” (March 2, 8:30-11:30 a.m.). Sessions are free to OSU employees and departments.  Visit http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23  for details and registration.

OSU Craft Brewery Startup Workshop with Two Days On-Site at Ninkasi. Launch your own brewery with insights from industry pro-led workshop in Eugene, Feb. 25 – March 1. Learn more.

75th annual Oregon Academy of Science Conference: Undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs and faculty are encouraged to attend this one-day conference and connect with Oregon’s scientific community. Sponsored by the College of Science, the OAS conference features presentations and networking opportunities for scientists from across the state. Feb. 25, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Workshop – Merging Student Learning Outcomes to Canvas for a Robust Annual Assessment Report: Join Academic Programs, Assessment, and Accreditation (APAA) for the 2017 Annual Assessment Report Workshop. In this two-hour workshop learn to love learning outcomes with Canvas rubrics and how to accurately use the APAA annual report template. In the second hour, Assoc. Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, Janine Trempy, will explain the University’s undergraduate assessment reporting process. Monday, Feb. 27, 3-5 p.m. Milam 215. Space is limited, please RSVP to Beverly.dirks@oregonstate.edu.

Food Drive

NEW! School of Life Sciences Farmers Market: Join us in Cordley 3029 for baked goods, houseplants, home canned products, and other homemade or homegrown items for sale. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Contact durrellt@science.oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Donut Sale: What’s better than enjoying delicious donuts?! Enjoying delicious donuts while helping the Linn Benton Food Share at the same time. Stop by 116 Gilmore Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 8 a.m. – noon for Biological & Ecological Engineering’s donut sale. Donuts are $1 each and were generously donated by Death by Donuts on Monroe. FMI email jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu

NEW! College of Forestry Silent Auction: Come and bid on some one of a kind new and handcrafted items on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Richardson Hall, 2nd Floor Knuckle Room. Contact jessica.fitzmorris@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3161

NEW! Hot dog sale: The College of Veterinary Medicine will be holding a “Hot Dog Sale Extravaganza” on Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Located in Magruder Hall, 700 SW 30th street.  2$ a dog or 2 dogs/chips/soda for 5$. All proceeds go to the Linn/Benton county food share.

Honors College Student Association Bake Sale: The Honors College Student Association is holding a bake sale to benefit the Food Drive. Make sure to stop by the ALS (outside) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13 to buy delicious treats made by some of the most talented bakers in the Honors College! For questions, contact banskots@oregonstate.edu.

Honors College Jamba Juice Fundraiser:  $10 coupon card gets you a free small smoothie ($4.79 retail price) and 8 $3 medium smoothies ($5.59 retail price).  Over $20 in total savings.

Honors College Papa’s Pizza Parlor Fundraiser:  $15 coupon sheet gets you a free small pizza ($12.95 retail price), plus 8 other valuable coupons. Over $100 in savings.

Honors College Krispy Kreme Pre-Order: $10 per dozen. Donuts will be delivered on Feb. 22 and will be available for pickup in LINC 340.    To purchase any of these items, please email Rylan Good at goodr@oregonstate.edu.

Food drive raffles: The Office of Extension and Experiment Station Communications is holding raffles Feb. 7, 14 and 21 for three gift baskets (one on each date). Basket A is movie night, Basket B is Valentine’s Day and Basket C is a basketball game day basket. The price will be $1 per ticket or six tickets for $5. See Noelle Mills or Pete Petryszak in 422 Kerr Administrative Building for raffle tickets.  Drawings will be held at 2 p.m the day of.

Hot Beverage Bar: Warm up during the entire month of February with a hot beverage bar in Gilmore Hall 116. Biological & Ecological will have coffee, hot chocolate and cider available from 8-5 during the entire food drive for a donation of $1 or a can of food per cup. For more information email jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu.

Take Note 

NEW! O&E Vice Provost Awards of Excellence: The Awards of Excellence reward efforts to create and nurture healthy communities, planet and economy through outreach and engagement. If you – faculty, staff, or students –  have taken part in, or know of, an outreach and engagement project implemented in the past five years that is deserving of special recognition, please submit nominations by Feb. 20. You can self-nominate, nominate others, and/or encourage community partners to submit nominations. Visit http://outreach.oregonstate.edu/initiatives/vice-provost-awards, or call 541-737-1380 for information.

NEW! Free Science Workshop for Middle School Girls: Discovering the Scientist Within, a SPARK event, is a program for girls in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades and consists of hands-on STEM activities paired with positive adult women scientist role models. The event will be held on campus, Saturday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Individual pre-registration is required. Registration will close Feb. 24. Contact Emily Nicholson in Precollege Programs at 737-9424 with questions.

OSU Emergency Operation Plan  OSU has updated its University Emergency Operation Plan (EOP).  Combined with College/Department Emergency Operation Plans, the EOP is part of a series of plans that describes how OSU will prepare and organize for response to incidents. The EOP, College/Department EOP templates, and other plans can be found at:  http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/planning.  For more information, contact Mike Bamberger at Michael.bamberger@oregonstate.edu.

Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships are now being accepted.The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or conducting research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, Feb. 10, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines and application links.

New Associate Dean to lead student success in science:  The College of Science welcomes environmental chemistry professor Staci Simonich as the new Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. A champion of student success, Simonich will help identify and implement strategies to improve the academic, recruitment, retention and co-curricular programs and enhance diversity and inclusion.

Jobs

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

Instructor – Natural Resources / Environmental Sciences.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Instructor position in Natural Resources / Environmental Sciences.  Posting # P00989UF.  Closes Feb. 10.

Cashier 2 – University Housing & Dining Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 10-month, Cashier 2 position.  Posting # P00744CT. Closes Feb 10.

Director of Strategic Partnerships – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Director of Strategic Partnerships position located in Portland, OR. Posting P01030UF. Full consideration date is Feb. 10. Closes Feb. 16.

Accountant 1– The University Administration Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Accountant 1, Posting # P00727CT. Closes Feb. 10.

Cash and Investments Manager– The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Cash and Investments Manager, Posting # P00999UF. Full Consideration date Feb. 10. Closes Feb. 17.

The Department of Nuclear Engineering is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Office Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head. Posting# P00998UF. Closes Feb. 12.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 1 – OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), limited duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) in the Linn County Extension office in Albany, Oregon. FCH is affiliated with the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  Posting# P00770CT.  Closes Feb. 14.

NEW! The Academic Success Center invites applications for a Student Technical Assistant (Graphic Designer) position. Full consideration Feb. 14. Posting #P01776SE. Closes Feb. 21.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is seeking an International Programs Contracts 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 # P01020UF.  Closes Feb. 14.

The Institute of Natural Resources is seeking 9 full-time Temporary Bio Sci Research Tech 1. This position will be located in Eastern Oregon.  Posting # P00756CT.  Full-Consideration Date of Feb. 15.  Closes March 2.

Certified Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool for two full-time Oncology Technicians on Feb. 16.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00671CT no later than midnight on Feb. 15 for full consideration.  Additional applications will be considered until the positions are filled.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

The Graduate School at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking one full-time Office Specialist 2.  Posting Number P00760CT. Closes Feb. 17.

Administrative Program Assistant (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Office of International Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position.  This is an internal employment opportunity. Posting #P00759CT. Closes Feb. 17.

Student Outreach Assistant – This recruitment will be used to fill 7 part-time (a maximum of 10 hours per week) Student Outreach Assistant positions for the Oregon State University Outreach and Engagement. The positions will be located at the Washington County Extension Office in Beaverton.  Posting # P01705SE.  Closes Feb. 17.

EXTEND- Instructional Designer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Instructional Designers toprovide knowledge and creativity in enhancing the development and design of hybrid and online courses, full-service support and facilitate trainings for faculty related to hybrid and online course design and facilitation. Posting # P01005UF. Closes Feb. 19.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on Feb. 20.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00671CT no later than midnight on Feb. 19 for full consideration.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences seeks an Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of Academic Programs.  This is a full-time 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. This position provides administrative support for the Associate Dean of Academic Programs (ADAP) with focus on course scheduling, curriculum process, and support for faculty, staff, and students.  Posting #P01050UF. For full consideration apply by Feb. 19.

UPDATED! The Office of the Registrar is seeking an Assistant Registrar and Compliance Officer for Athletics and Eligibility.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting # P01033UF.  Closes Feb. 20.

Building and Space Coordinator – Oregon State University Libraries and Press (OSULP) is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Building and Space Coordinator. This is a professional faculty position. Posting #P01013UF. Closes Feb. 22.

The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center (AABC) at Oregon State University (OSU) is hiring an Accountant 1 position. The Accountant 1 participates in the analysis, planning, interpreting, and review of the fiscal operations for AABC with emphasis on University Conference Services and LaSells Stewart Center. The Accountant 1 performs duties such as accounting, auditing, analysis, budgeting, and travel/employee reimbursements.  Posting # P00739CT. Closes Feb. 24.

Director of International Student Success – The Division of International Programs invites applications for a Director of International Student Success. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month position. Under the direction of the Vice Provost for International Programs, this new position plays a vital role in the internationalization of the OSU campus, alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan, and supports the President’s Student Success Initiative. Posting # P01039UF. Closes Feb. 24.

EXTEND- Course Development and Training Specialist – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Course Development and Training Specialist to provides just-in-time pedagogical, course development, and technological support and consultation for faculty in developing and maintaining course materials, and in facilitating online and hybrid courses. This position also provides leadership and training for a large team of student employees who assist the instructional design and media development teams with course and media development tasks. Posting # P01035UF. Closes Feb. 26.

NEW! Temporary Executive Support Specialist 2 – This posting has been re-opened in order to expand the original applicant pool. The College of Business invites applicants for a temporary full-time classified (1.0 FTE) Executive Support Specialist 2. Posting # P00700CT. Closes Feb. 27.

Assistant Director– OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Assistant Director responsible for the design of effective and engaging online and hybrid education and other instructional materials. The Assistant Director develops and leads the instructional design team in interface design, sequencing of instruction, use of assessments, and design of support course materials and activities. Posting #P01047UF. Closes Feb. 27.

Student Project Assistant – The Corvallis Community Relations (CCR) in Corvallis. Invites applications for 1 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, 12-month Student Project Assistant, Post # P01756SE. Closes Feb. 27.

The Marine Studies Initiative (MSI) seeks an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and project support to the Executive Director’s office. This is a 1.0 FTE 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of MSI Executive Director. This new, entry level position will ensure the smooth functioning of MSI’s Corvallis campus office by providing logistical and communications support for MSI and related program activities. Posting # P01027UF. Closes Feb. 28.

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access (EOA) is seeking a Equity Associate. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting # P01043UF. Closes March 1.

Advisor-Academic E-Campus position working with the Department of Fisheries & Wildlife at Oregon State University, full-time (1.0 FTE) 12 month, fixed term. Posting # P01008UF. Closes March 3.   

Instructor – Computer Science.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Computer Science Instructor.  Posting # P01054UF.  Full consideration March 7. Closes March 10.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Student Success Data Analyst position for the Division of Undergraduate Studies at Oregon State University. Posting # P00743CT. Closes March 10.

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. Closes March 7.

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 has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Communications Specialist to help implement communications and marketing strategy. This is an entry-level professional position with a beginning annual salary range of $40,000 – $42,000. This is a great opportunity for a student who will be graduating soon or a recent graduate with work experience and degree in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism, interactive medical or a related field.

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

Weather

Corvallis: “There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book, and a tired man who wants a book to read.” ~ G.K. Chesterton. Scattered showers today, high of 51, low of 36. Partly sunny tomorrow and mostly sunny Sunday.

Central Oregon: Scattered rain and/or snow showers today, high of 43, low of 22. Sunny over the weekend.

Newport: Showers and windy today, high of 48, low of 39. Partly sunny tomorrow, mostly sunny Sunday.

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

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