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Thursday, Feb. 16, 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.

International undergrads, especially Indians, electing to skip Portland State application (Portland Tribune)

“I think the Canadians are having a great time advertising: ‘Come to us,’ ” says Ed Ray, president of Oregon State University, noting he is seeing other English-speaking countries also take advantage of the United States’ new presidential policies.

Should marionberry be Oregon’s official state pie? (Oregonian)

Well, there are definitely plenty of arguments for. The Marionberry is a very Oregon berry. It’s a blackberry hybrid, created at Oregon State University in Corvallis, from a cross between the Chehalem blackberry and the Olallieberry blackberry.

Beached gray whale calf dies at Beverly Beach (Newport News-Times)

 A beached gray whale calf was found alive on Monday, Feb. 6, at Beverly Beach, north of Johnson Creek. Two people found the calf while walking dogs in the afternoon and reported the beaching to the Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network (OMMSN).

Zone change should add housing near OSU (Gazette-Times)

More housing is likely to be built just east of Oregon State University as a result of a land-use decision Wednesday night.

Tickets available for Naomi Klein lecture at OSU (Gazette-Times)

Tickets are now available for a lecture by writer and cultural critic Naomi Klein that will be given Wednesday, April 5 at Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis.

Dan Stone’s new stage (Gazette-Times)

Stone teaches courses, including introduction to theater, improv and play reading. LBCC Theatre produces three shows per academic year during the fall, winter and spring terms. This has allowed Stone to teach his students about Commedia dell’ arte. (“For the Love of Lies,” the play Stone is directing at Oregon State University, is being staged in the Commedia dell’ arte style).

Ebola study shows how ‘superspreaders’ can prolong an outbreak (Huffington Post)

Learning more about how to identify the characteristics of superspreaders, as well as superspreading events like funeral and burials, is a vital part of virus research and could help scientists mute the effect of the next infectious disease outbreak, said study co-author Benjamin Dalziel, an assistant professor of Integrative Biology and Mathematics at Oregon State University.

Farm loops aim to lure ‘agritourism’ dollars (East Oregonian)

Clive Kaiser, who works as an extension horticulturist for Oregon State University in Milton-Freewater, said the community had previously been planning its own farm loop — identifying 67 possible attractions — before it was absorbed by the Eastern Oregon Visitors Association as part of a single regional effort.


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.

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.

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

Winter Career Expo: OSU’s Career Development Center will host its 2017 Winter Career Expo for all majors on 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. 

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

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! Senator Ron Wyden town hall: Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) will hold his annual Benton County town hall on campus on Monday, Feb. 20. In fulfillment of Wyden’s pledge to hold annual town halls in each of Oregon’s 36 counties, this upcoming public community meeting will increase to 794 the number of town halls he has held since his election to the Senate in 1996. The town hall begins at 11 a.m. in the Austin Auditorium at LaSells Stewart Center (875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis).  Doors open at 10 a.m.

NEW! Beavers have babies, dam it!: Join The PCOSW at the Memorial Union at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 25 for a rally and march to raise awareness about the child-care crisis at Oregon State University and the Corvallis community at large. Community members are also encouraged to share their stories on our Facebook group.

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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Women in Engineering lecture: Peggy Layne, Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Director of AdvanceVT at Virginia Tech, will deliver the Oregon State ADVANCE annual lecture. She will present “Perspectives on Women in Engineering” on Monday, Feb. 20 from 4 to 5:30 pm in Kelley Engineering Center 1001. Co-sponsored by Oregon State ADVANCE, the Honors College, and PCOSW.

NEW! FREE GMAT Test Prep Class and MBA Information Session. Join us for a FREE GMAT Test Prep Class taught by a Kaplan Test Prep instructor, and you’ll also learn what it takes to apply to the OSU MBA program. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Austin Hall, Room 183 (Stirek Auditorium). Sign up here: bit.ly/KaplanGMATclass

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: On Tuesday, Feb. 21 Teaching Talks will be canceled. We will resume the following Tuesday, Feb. 28 and look forward to seeing you then!

NEW! Thriving Through Different Stages of Your Career: Workshop hosted by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association. Learn how panelists representing different career stages construct a narrative that takes into account work-life balance and personal well-being. Wednesday, March 8, 11:45 a.m. – 1 pm. $5 PFLA members, $10 non-members (includes beverages & cookies). Hallie Ford Center Room 115 and remotely via WebEx. Click to Register

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.

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 .

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

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.

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.

Food Drive

NEW! College of Veterinary Medicine Silent Auction: Come bid on the wonderful items to help this great cause. Items will be displayed in the Magruder Hall Atrium from Monday, Feb. 20 to Friday, Feb. 24 with winners announced on Friday. Contact heather.gentry@oregonstate.edu.

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.

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! Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) Program for Summer 2017 and Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2017-18. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. Program description and application:  Click on this LINK for the application process.  Deadline for application, Monday, April 10, 5 p.m.  Information email – Incentive.programs@oregonstate.edu

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.

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.

NEW! Assessment Analyst: OSU’s Office of Academic Programs, Assessment &  Accreditation (APAA) is seeking an Assessment Coordinator and Analyst. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The analyst will provide support in data collection and analytic support for campus wide assessment activities and projects with a primary emphasis on program and student learning assessment. Interested parties should apply to posting # P01071UF, closing date TBD.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Internal – Business Ops IT Manager – The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Business Ops IT Manager. Posting # P01076UF. Closes Feb. 22.

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.

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 #P01063UF. 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.

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.

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.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant – The OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), Limited Duration, Administrative Program Assistant (APA) in the Portland Power-up Program (PPP) office in Portland. This appointment is expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date.  Posting# P00782CT.  Closes March 1.

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.

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. Closes March 2.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

NEW! Executive Assistant: Academic Affairs is seeking an Executive Assistant. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  This position provides executive-level administrative support and project management to an Associate Vice Provost (AVP) of Academic Affairs and the units and corresponding Directors that the AVP works with. Academic Affairs units served by this position include Office of Academic Programs, Assessment and Accreditation (APAA), Office of Writing Intensive Program (WIC) and Office of Difference, Power and Discrimination Program (DPD). Posting # P01072UF. Closes March 27. 

NEW! Assessment Analyst – The Office of Academic Programs, Assessment, and Accreditation invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assessment Analyst position. Posting #P01071UF. For full consideration please apply by March 31.  Posting closes on June 30.

 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: “If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut. Showers today, high of 54, low of 38. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers and then a chance of rain and snow, high of 47, low of 30. Chance of rain and snow tomorrow.

Newport: Showers today, high of 52, low of 41. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

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