OSU Today

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 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.

Disease ‘superspreaders’ accounted for nearly two-thirds of Ebola cases, study finds (Washington Post)

Researchers at Princeton University and Oregon State University conducted a retrospective analysis of the timing and location of 200 community burials between October 2014 and March 2015 in the urban areas around Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. (see also Cosmos, Daily MailPharmacy Today)

Medicare spent $650M on one drug of questionable use: OHSU study (Portland Business Journal)

Medicare spent more than $650 million over a two-year period on a drug of questionable usefulness prescribed by fewer than 1 percent of physicians, according to new research from Oregon Health & Science University and the OHSU/Oregon State University School of Pharmacy.

Bruckner’s 8th: A journey… with tubas (Gazette-Times)

The Corvallis-OSU Symphony will perform Anton Bruckner’s 8th Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the La Sells Stewart Center at Oregon State University.

“Cassie” is set to revolutionize how robots walk (IFL Science)

Hopefully, Cassie will be able to change that. Looking like a mix between a chicken and an AT-ST Walker from Star Wars, this bipedal machine was developed by Agility Robotics, a robotics startup born out of Oregon State University.

Salish Blue: ‘Wheat-like grain’ that regrows annually could help limit soil erosion (Genetic Literacy Project)

[Salish Blue is] a perennial, wheat-like grain that adapts to wet weather, and it’s different from previous attempts because it’s genetically stable, says Oregon State University researcher Michael Flowers, who was not involved in the study.

Go drone racers, go! (Gazette-Times)

The drones buzz like angry bees as they whip around flags stuck into the turf at Oregon State University’s Peavy Fields. The quad copters, all small enough to be held in one hand, average 20 to 30 miles an hour as they race through the curves of the course.

Today

Student Health Advisory Board: SHAB will meet every Tuesday from 8 – 9 a.m. in MU 212 through March 14. For additional information please email osu.shab@oregonstate.edu.

Rummage Sale: The annual NRC rummage sale features a variety of household goods, children and adult clothes, toys, decorative items, books and more! Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Please stop by the fourth floor lobby in Kerr. We’ll be updating as new items come in. Contact theresa.hogue@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-0786.

College of Veterinary Medicine Bake Sale: Come buy some sweets for Valentine’s Day at the Bake Sale in Margruder Atrium. All day Feb. 14. There will be something for everyone, even the four legged friends.

Food drive raffles: The Office of Extension and Experiment Station Communications is holding raffles Feb. 14 and 21 for gift baskets (one on each date). 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.

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

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.

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

Academic Success and Student Transitions Bake Sale & Flower Sale:Just in time for Valentine’s Day! We’ll have an assortment of baked goods, bouquets and handmade valentines. Prices will range from 50 cents to $3. Stop by the first floor lobby of Waldo Hall between 10 a.m and 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14 for a sweet treat and help support a great cause! For questions, contact Katelyn.Hagel@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2272.

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. 

Bake Sale to Help Hunger: Buy something sweet for your valentine on Valentine’s Day!  College of Public Health and Human Sciences is holding a Bake Sale on Feb. 14.  Inside front entry of Women’s Building from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Looking for something healthier – we will also have fresh fruit!  For more information contact Rena.Thayer@oregonstate.edu, 541-737-2176

Cookie & Cupcake Decorating: Come create a one-of-a-kind treat as a gift or just for yourself on Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Hovland 09 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Sugar cookies (traditional and chocolate) are $1 each and cupcakes (variety) are $2.  For questions, contact april.cummings@oregonstate.edu.

Hatfield Marine Science Center Valentine’s Day Bake Sale: Feb. 14 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Newport center.  Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Bake Sale with homemade treats.  Buy your sweetie something sweet for Valentine’s Day!  All proceeds benefit the Food Share of Lincoln County. 

INTO OSU Valentine’s Bake Sale: Purchase baked goods for your Valentine, friend, or yourself! Suggested donations will vary for each dessert. The sale will be in the main lobby of the ILLC from 12:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 14. For questions, contact Laurie.LeRiche@oregonstate.edu.

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.

Speed Mock Interviews: From 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb 14. MU Horizon Room. To help you prepare for this week’s Career Expo, this event brings employers who recruit OSU students to campus to offer short, realistic interview sessions without the pressure to help you sharpen your interview skills. To register, head to beaver.careers

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 .

UPDATE! Memorial Union director candidates: Campus forums for the finalists for the MU director will be held Feb. 14, 2-3 p.m., MU 208; Feb. 16, 2-3 p.m., MU 213 For accommodations related to disability please request at jasmine.womack@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6766.

NEW! International Women Conversation Hour: A meeting space for international women students at OSU to connect and build community. This is a space intended for talking about different aspects of your experience as an international woman studying at OSU, and in the US. This also includes seeking support around your experience of adjusting to the US, and with social justice and multicultural issues. One objective for offering this event is creating a platform for womens’ voices, and starting a dialogue about womens’ experiences studying abroad. Feb. 14, 2:30-3:30 p.m. at CAPS (5th flr. Snell).

 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.

Upcoming events

NEW! Winter Career Expo: OSU’s Career Development Center will host its 2017 Winter Career Expo for all majors on Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Thursday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Check in is at LaSells Stewart Center, with employers exhibits in both the LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill Alumni Center. For more information, please visithttp://beaver.careers/expo or contact us at career@oregonstate.edu. 

NEW! Lunch Club, International Integration: Defining social justice is complex; it ignites controversy, is not neutral, and varies by person, culture, social class, gender, context, space and time. With this in mind, the APCC will be hosting ‘Lunch Club’ where we will be enjoying meals together while discussing various social justice topics and how internalization of –ism’s affect our way of life. Feb. 15, noon-1 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center. https://www.facebook.com/events/1215977961771006/

NEW! Make a letterpress Valentine’s Day card: Stop by the Fairbanks Hall Letterpress Studio on Thursday, February 16, between 4 – 8 p.m. for a fun, interactive activity led OSU art alumna Angie Purviance. The Letterpress Studio is located in the basement of Fairbanks Hall, just below the art gallery. This event, hosted by SAC Academy, is held every third Thursday in conjunction with the Corvallis Arts Walk. It’s free and open to all.

NEW! Portland artists exhibition: Fairbanks Gallery features “Darwin Machine,” exhibition of works by Portland multimedia artists Damien Gilley and Jeff Sheridan, through March 8. The gallery is located on the first floor of Fairbanks Hall, and is open 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday. On Thursday, Feb. 16, the gallery will be open until 8 p.m., with refreshments, in conjunction with the Corvallis Arts Walk. Admission is free.

NEW! Reception and Gallery Talk:  Eye, Hand, Spirit, in Balance, paintings by Nelson Sandgren (American 1917-2006). Reception Feb. 16, 3:30-5 p.m., gallery talk by Eric Sandgren begins at 4 p.m., Gallery 440, Strand Ag.

NEW! Tested, film screening: The APCC is hosting a screening of Tested, a film following the challenges of families and children of color trying to overcome barriers to move towards a better life. This film is being screened as part of Black History Month to highlight and provide comparative analysis of the challenges around access, equity, and racism that the Asian American, Black and other ethnic communities face. Feb. 16, 5-7 p.m., LInC 200. https://www.facebook.com/events/381407408875588/

NEW!  “For the Love of Lies” – A wild romantic comedy based in the traditions of the Italian Renaissance will run at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16-18 and Feb. 24-25, 2017; and at 2 p.m. Feb. 26 on the Main Stage.

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.

Hiphoptivisist “Jaisiri X” : Feb. 15, 7 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! WRGP Winter Seminar. David Jay, with Portland State University, will present “Long-term Changes in Willamette River Flow and Tides – Mining Historical Data” on Feb. 15, noon – 12:50 p.m., Strand Ag 260.  Free and open to the public. Flyer. Calendar.

NEW! 2017 Starker Lecture Series: Recreation in the Forests: Finding a Healthy Balance: Nina S. Roberts, professor and Director, institute for Civic Community Engagement, San Francisco State University will speak onThe intersection of outdoor recreation, diversity, equity, and inclusion: from increasing awareness to creating relevance.” Wednesday, Feb. 15, 3:30-5 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center, C&E Hall.

NEW! Academic Technology webinar: Quizzes 1.0 – The Devil’s in the Details of Canvas Quizzes Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Feb 16, 10-10:30 a.m. to learn about basic quiz settings and potential pitfalls in Canvas. 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

NEW! EHS Colloquium:  Peter Hoffman, Assistant Director, Food Safety & Environmental Stewardship, will present “Toxicity in zebrafish of complex polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures exposed to terrestrially-appropriate UV-radiation.” Karan Patel, Undergraduate Research Assistant, will present,Pharmacokinetics of [14C]-Benzo[a]pyrene and Metabolites Following Micro-Dosing of Humans.” Thursday Feb, 16 from noon-12:30 p.m., in Hallie Ford Rm 115. 

 NEW! Academic Technology webinar: Quizzes 2.0 – Canvas Quiz Question Quandaries Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2-2:30 p.m. to learn about the power of less-typical question types in Canvas. 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

NEW! Representing Our Own Tibet: Contemporary Tibetan Artists’ Journey from the Heart, Lecture by Leigh Miller.  In this talk, we will explore how to look at paintings, multimedia work, installations, and photography by several Tibetan artists, enriching our understanding of the contexts, strategies, and meaning-making that inform this vital art movement expressing the heart of Tibet today. Thursday, Feb. 16 at 5 p.m., Milam Hall 319.

Project Management Boot Camp in Portland or Corvallis. Learn project management essentials as you work on a challenging real-world project in a team setting. Learn more.

OSU Digital Channel Content Strategy Short Course Starts March 13: Learn cutting-edge marketing strategies for today’s social and mobile media landscape (featuring Hallie Janssen of the Oregonian Media Group). Learn more.

Accelerated HR Certification Test Preparation Courses Return in March. Secure your Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification this year with OSU’s test prep program. Learn more.

Workshops offered on Oral History Training: 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.

Winter Career Expo by OSU Career Development Center:  With 180 employers attending over the two days, this event provides a platform for students to network with employers and recruiters, find and learn about jobs, internships, fellowships and graduate programs, and land an interview. The representatives attending both days are interested in meeting students from all colleges and majors. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb 15 and 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check-in at LaSells Stewart Center. For more information and a list of the employers attending, visit beaver.careers/expo.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Sue Biggins, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will present a seminar “How do cells get the right chromosomes?” on Wednesday, Feb.15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Executive Order: Impact on Immigration. Feb. 15, 4-5 p.m., MU 206. This session is designed for international students and international scholars/faculty and OSU faculty and staff who work with these populations.  The Division of International Programs will provide updates on areas impacted by the recent Executive Order, including international travel, documentation, visa renewals and other areas affected by current and potential policy changes.

EECB Seminar Series: John Terbough, Duke University will speak on The whys and wherefores of extinction: Neotropical birds and Australian mammals.” Wed. Feb 15, 4 p.m., in LINC 302.

Dead and Alive: Animals in Early Modern Paintings – Lecture by Nathaniel Wolloch. Figures of dead animals were particularly popular in early modern art from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. The early modern era was also a time of an intense philosophical and ethical debate about animals. This lecture will connect these two interrelated cultural developments in art and in intellectual history. A particular emphasis will be the emergence of the modern economic conception of animals in both economic thought and art history. Part of the Horning Lecture Series – The Body Material. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 4 p.m., Memorial Union 208: La Raza.

EECB Seminar Series: John Terbough – Duke University will speak on The whys and wherefores of extinction: Neotropical birds and Australian mammals.” Feb. 15, 4 p.m., LINC 302. https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=me7e90c98e6084b6a8c30f5c2aa1fdcb2

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.

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.

 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.

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.

 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.

Food Drive

NEW! College of Forestry popcorn sale: Come and get some popcorn on Feb. 16 on the Strand Hall first floor from 2 – 4 p.m. Contact Susan.sahnow@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3005.

NEW! College of Forestry Quilt Raffle: Happening now through the end of the month. Tickets are 1 for $1 or 6 for $5 and the drawing will be held on Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. in the Richardson Hall 2nd Floor Knuckle. View photos of the two beautiful quilts here.

NEW! College of Business Gift Raffle: Tickets on sale Feb. 14-28 in Austin Hall 302. 5/$20 or 1/$5. Contact noelle.cummings@bus.oregonstate.edu. Prizes include a custom OSU Beaver spinning rod, a bag of Bespoken coffee, gift cards, beer and a Corvallis Knights gift basket.

Book Sale: Come get your next great book, DVD, or CD at the College of Veterinary Medicine’s used book sale, happening now through the end of February in the Magruder Hall Atrium. All genres available and a large selection to choose from! All proceeds directly benefit the Linn-Benton food bank. Contact allison.lake@oregonstate.edu 541-737-4812.

Wood Science & Engineering Soup Lunch: Stop by the 2nd Floor Knuckle in Richardson Hall from noon to 1 p.m. on Feb. 15. 1 bowl and bread is $3. All you can eat soup and bread is $5. Desserts sold separately. Contact Michelle.maller@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4529.

Create-Your-Own Brownie Sundae: Stop by ALS 1019 at 2 p.m. on Feb. 15 for a mid-week afternoon treat. We will be supplying the ingredients for brownie sundaes (brownies, homemade ice cream, sauces, and assorted toppings. Suggested donation of $3. Vegan/gluten-free options will be available. Contact mary.mucia@oregonstate.edu.

Other People’s Treasures Silent Auction and Bake Sale: Donate an item or three to give-away. Or bake something tasty to donate. Then come by and bid on great treats and treasures! Treasures can be dropped off now until Feb. 16 at 4 p.m.  Contact Emmalie Goodwin, Crop Science 109. Baked goods can be delivered from 8 – 9 a.m. on the 17. 

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 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. 14 and 21 for gift baskets (one on each date). 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! Spring into the Celebration of Teaching: The Center for Teaching and Learning spring symposium, Celebrating Teaching Excellence, is traditionally dedicated to the showcasing of OSU’s innovative and creative teaching. This is a fun event that fosters reflection, enhances the exchange of ideas, and inspires our collective commitment to our students and the art of teaching. Progressive family-style lunch and rotating conversations are hallmarks of this celebration. On Wednesday, April 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., if you (and colleagues and/or students) would like to showcase your work at a round table, please fill out the short application proposal.  All applications will be reviewed and 12 will be selected. 

NEW! Fan Experience Committee: Oregon State Athletics is proud to announce an exciting new initiative – the Fan Experience Committee. The Committee will serve as a conduit to the athletic staff on recommendations, concerns and overall feedback on the fan experience at Reser Stadium, Gill Coliseum and Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. For more information: http://static.osubeavers.com/custompages/fec/

Livability survey: The City of Corvallis’ Community Relations Advisory Group (CRAG) invites all Corvallis residents to participate in the online Corvallis Neighborhood Livability SurveyThe purpose of the survey is to gather information about the unique issues and opportunities facing the City of Corvallis and Oregon State University.   This survey will help identify livability concerns, and will be used to inform policy and program recommendations for mitigating town-gown issues. Questions: jonathan.stoll@oregonstate.edu or phone: (541) 737-8606.

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.

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.

Jobs

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

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.

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.

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. Closes Feb. 16.

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. Closes Feb. 17.

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.

NEW! Student Health Services invites applications for an Insurance and Billing Assistant (OS2). 12 month, 1.0 FTE. This posting is internal to OSU. Posting #P00774CT. Closes Feb. 19.

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.

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.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Public Info Representative 1 position for the University Marketing at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P00773CT. Closes March 9.

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.

NEW! The Vice President for Research is seeking a Fiscal Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P01040UF. Closes March 6.

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

Weather

Corvallis: “We are strong, no one can tell us we’re wrong, searchin’ our hearts for so long, both of us knowing love is a battlefield. ~ Pat Benatar.  Light rain today, high of 52, low of 44. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Mostly sunny, high of 43, low of 33. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly cloudy, then a chance of rain, high of 56, low of 49. Heavy rain tomorrow.

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

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