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Wednesday, Feb. 15, 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.

OSU-Cascades engineering professor receives honor (KTVZ)

Chris Hagen, an engineering professor and researcher at Oregon State University–Cascades, has been selected as a 2017 SAE International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award recipient.  The award recognizes top young engineering educators in the nation.

Elhum Oskui sends a heady message (Gazette-Times)

Elhum Oskui rarely sees other women wearing a hijab working out at Oregon State University’s Dixon Recreation Center. But the Oregon native is hoping to change that by her own example.

Sanctuary discussion turns personal (Gazette-Times)

Representatives of Oregon State University, the Corvallis School District and the city of Corvallis reaffirmed their commitments to provide sanctuary for immigrants and foreign visitors at Tuesday’s meeting of the Corvallis City Club — but they also heard calls for even stronger action from some of those in attendance.

Arsenic levels in Bagaces drinking water improving, but still a concern (Q Costa Rica)

For Oregon State University public health specialist Andrés Cárdenas, any amount of arsenic is harmful to health, although it’s difficult to verify the causality between consumption of the chemical and disease.

Oregon Legislature finally introduces bill to make marionberry pie the state pie (Willamette Week)

Whereas the Marionberry was introduced by George F. Waldo of the United States Department of Agriculture in Corvallis, Oregon, in 1956 as part of Oregon State University’s blackberry breeding program; and Whereas the Marionberry is a hybrid blackberry that is a cross between the “Chehalem” and “Olallieberry” cultivars…

Two-legged robot “Cassie” demonstrates complex locomotion (Reuters)

Oregon State University launches a robot business aimed at bringing ”legged locomotion” to wide-scale use.

Ebola superspreaders: 3 percent infected another 61 percent (NewsMax)

Researchers from Princeton University and Oregon State University conducted a post-epidemic analysis of the timing and location of 200 community burials in urban areas around Freetown, Sierra Leone, said the Post.

The state of Oregon State: We need money, president says (Portland Tribune)

Oregon State University President Ed Ray has strong words for the governor and the Legislature as they head into the biennial budget process.

 Gardening myths debunked by OSU Extension experts (Oregonian)

Nine experts from Oregon State University Extension Service stepped up to bust some common gardening myths. Read on to get some research-based answers to 10 common misconceptions.


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.

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. 15 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) in the Valley Library, 4th Floor Rotunda. Event details.

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 The LaSells Stewart Center, with employers exhibits in both the LaSells Stewart Center and CH2M Hill Alumni Center. For more information, please visit http://beaver.careers/expo or contact us at career@oregonstate.edu. 

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.

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/

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.

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.

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.

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.” Feb. 15, 4 p.m., LINC 302. https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=me7e90c98e6084b6a8c30f5c2aa1fdcb2

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.

CANCELLED: 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.

Upcoming events

NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sale: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly afternoon public sale 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.

Make a letterpress Valentine’s Day card: Stop by the Fairbanks Hall Letterpress Studio on Thursday, Feb. 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.

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.

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.

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/

“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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Graduate Research Showcase – The College of Engineering invites you to learn about groundbreaking research through graduate student poster presentations at the 2017 Graduate Research Showcase on Friday, Feb. 17 from 1-4 p.m. at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Free and open to the public.

NEW! Creating the Student-Centered University: Tim Renick from Georgia State University (GSU) will speak about student success initiatives and innovative problem-solving approaches that enabled GSU to substantially improve graduation rates and eliminate all achievement gaps based on students’ race, ethnicity or income level. Feb. 22, 4-5 p.m., LINC 128. For more information, please go to the Event Website .

NEW! Blind Ambition: Overcoming a pediatric brain tumor to become a Paralympic hopeful. Join Patricia Walsh as she shares lessons learned as an award-winning engineering and world-class athlete. With a degree in computer science from Oregon State University, Walsh was one of the first blind engineers at Microsoft. Friday, Feb. 24, 11-11:50 a.m. in Kearney 112. Free and open to the public. Registration required. Goo.gl/lryYM4

NEW! Graduate Research Showcase – The College of Engineering invites you to learn about groundbreaking research through graduate student poster presentations at the 2017 Graduate Research Showcase on Friday, Feb. 17 from 1-4 p.m. at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Free and open to the public.

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

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.

 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. 

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

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

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.

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.

Food Drive

NEW! The Food Drive Historic Food and Movie Fest: Sample baked treats while watching clips of quirky films produced on campus from the collections of the Special Collections and Archives. Enjoy footage of the OSU Rugby Club in action (ca. 1969), a KBVR Japanese food cooking show, and a sassy walk through campus courtesy of the “Limited Reality” show. Goodies will be available for a donation to the OSU Food Drive. Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Willamette Rooms, third floor of the Valley Library.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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! Over 400,000 disposable to-go containers saved from the landfill: UHDS would like to thank all OSU students, staff and faculty who continue to participate in the Eco2Go reusable container program launched in fall 2015. Last year, you helped University Housing & Dining Services keep more than 400,000 disposable to-go containers from going to the landfill.  This year is looking to exceed that. Please help us to grow this number by returning containers from your office area or that you see around campus back to our dining centers or to one of our 11 exterior return locations. All locations and details can be found here: http://uhds.oregonstate.edu/eco2go.  Together, we can continue to increase the program’s success.

NEW! Mid-month Emergency Preparedness Topic – Food in Emergencies.  If a disaster strikes, you might not have access to food, water, electricity for days or even weeks. Having a stored supply of food will help sustain you and your family.  Know your options.  Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

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. 

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.


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

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.

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.

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

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.

NEW! Faculty Research Assistant- School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences invites applications for a part-time (.25 FTE), 12-month limited duration Faculty Research Assistant. Posting #PO1063UF. Full consideration Feb. 24, Closes March 24.

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.

NEW! Event Coordinator:  The College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Event Coordinator. In addition to organizing college events, the position is responsible for alumni relations, coordination of student clubs, and other projects as assigned. Posting # P00775CT. Closes Feb. 26.

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.

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.

NEW! The Vice President of Research Office is seeking an Assistant Vice President for Research Integrity. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President for Research. Posting Number: P01074UF. Full consideration March 8. Closes March 22.

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.

NEW! The Vice President of Research Office is seeking a NAGPRA Coordinator. This is a part-time (.50 FTE), 12 month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.  Posting Number: P01075UF.  Closes March 16.

 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


Corvallis: “I’d like to get away from earth awhile And then come back to it and begin over. May no fate willfully misunderstand me And half grant what I wish and snatch me away Not to return. Earth’s the right place for love: I don’t know where it’s likely to go better.” ~ Robert Frost. Rain today, high of 56, low of 46. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Rain likely today, high of 50, low of 36. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Heavy rain and breezy today, high of 58, low of 48. Showers tomorrow.

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

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