OSU Today

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Today in the News Media

Today in the News Media is a synopsis of some of the most prominent coverage of OSU people and programs. Inclusion of any item constitutes neither an endorsement nor a critique, but rather is intended only to make the OSU community aware of significant items in the media.

New protein could be key to fighting debilitating parasitic disease (Health Canal)

A naturally occurring protein has been discovered that shows promise as a biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis, one of the world’s most prevalent parasitic diseases, Oregon State University researchers reported today in a new study. (see also Business Standard)

Naturalist to novelist (Bend Bulletin)

Kathleen Dean Moore’s love affair with Alaska began in 2006 when she spent time there as a writer in residence at the Island Institute in Sitka. The rugged natural beauty of the northern frontier captured her imagination and spurred her to buy a small vacation cabin on an island in southeastern Alaska (which she prefers not to name).

Garter snake vibes: A tale of pheromones and mating (Corvallis Advocate)

Bob Mason, Professor of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University and renowned garter snake researcher, explains his fascination with the system as a graduate student. “What struck me when I was a young pup – everything that we were working on regarding reproduction had to do with pheromones. If the female didn’t produce them or the male didn’t detect them, all reproduction came to a halt,” Mason commented.

El Niño gobbled up California beaches: Study (Prothom Alo)

Most shorelines are still 10 to 20 metres more eroded than before El Nino, leaving beaches vulnerable to wave erosion and flooding. “It may take years for some beaches to build back,” said Peter Ruggiero of Oregon State University, a co-author of the study.

Biped robot promises to deliver (Engineer UK)

This week’s video comes courtesy of the robotics programme at Oregon State University’s College of Engineering, which has just unveiled a new bipedal bot named ‘Cassie’.


UPDATED Rummage Sale:  Everything half price Friday only. 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.

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

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.

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.

NEW! Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training: Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst college students? This workshop will teach participants to recognize the warning signs and how to help if someone they know is thinking about suicide. Suicide is preventable and depression is treatable – you can help save a life. Friday, Feb. 17, noon-1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room. Feel free to bring your lunch!

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.

“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! Dystopian film: The Anarres Project for Alternative Futures, Allied Students for Another Politics!, and the Spring Creek Project present a film and discussion series of classic dystopian movies to help spur the radical imagination about the possibilities for transformation in daunting times. Our fifth viewing is the film “Pan’s Labyrinth” (Spanish w/ English subtitles). Each film is presented as a starting point for discussion about the kinds of resistance, hope, and struggle that are available in the middle of despair. Monday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m., Milam Hall 318.

NEW! Speaker Lawrence Ross: Author of “The Divine Nine.” 7 p.m., Feb. 21, MU Horizon Room.

NEW! OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

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.

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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Closing the Opportunity Gap: Vijay Pendakur, dean of students at Cornell University, will present on identity-centered, asset-based approaches to supporting the success of underrepresented students. This event is part of the Division of Student Affairs Inclusive Excellence Dialogues series and is open to the university community. Feb. 21 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the MU Horizon Room. 

NEW! Opioid misuse: Join member of the Prevention and Advocacy Coalition for a webinar: Opioid Misuse on Campus: Policy, Treatment and Recovery. Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dixon Lodge Meeting Room. For information on the webinar please visit For information: john.ruyak@oregonstate.edu

NEW! ACTIVISTS UNITE! Learn effective activism tactics. Are you passionate about creating change?  Learn how to make your voice heard with a lecture by José Elias of The Humane League.  As a Campus Outreach Coordinator, he works with student activists across the country and will be going over effective tactics for inspiring change for farmed animals.Feb. 21, 4 p.m., Milam 319. Please join us! Refreshments will be served.

NEW! Blackballed: Know Better, Do Better: In his book, “The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses,” Lawrence Ross explores the history of racism in fraternities and sororities. During this public lecture, Ross will examine campus racism and call for radical policy changes to foster a better legacy for students. Feb. 21, 7-8:30 p.m., MU Horizon Room.

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.

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

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!

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 engineer 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

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

Food Drive

NEW! PB&J Bar: Grab a snack in between classes or while you’re taking a break from your work day! Biological & Ecological Engineering will have a PB&J bar with all your favorite homemade jellies and jams Feb. 21-24 in Gilmore Hall Room 116. $2 donation for each sandwich. Contact jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Harry Potter Movie Marathon: The Office of Academic Success and Student Transitions will be hosting a Harry Potter extravaganza. Stop by Waldo 120 between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21 and catch some of the magic. We’ll have popcorn, butterbeer and wands for all!  Admission is free and all the goodies will range from $1 – $3. For more information, contact Katelyn.Hagel@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3760.

NEW! Anne of Green Gables Tea: In the spirit of last year’s popular Downton Abbey tea, we’re offering another high tea this year, with an Anne of Green Gables theme. Visit the Kerr Admin Building’s 4th floor lobby from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Feb. 21 for tea, sandwiches, salads, desserts and even Anne’s infamous raspberry cordial will be available. $5 for a plate of food and tea. Contact theresa.hogue@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-0786.

NEW! 5 Gallons Custom Brewed Beer Raffle – Enter to win 5 gallons of custom brewed beer (20, 22oz bottles or 1 keg if you own a keg fridge). Winner chooses style! Tickets on sale in 302 Austin Hall. 5 tickets/$20 or 1 ticket/$5. Must be 21 to enter and win. Age will be verified. Contact Noelle Cummings at noelle.cummings@bus.oregonstate.edu for more information.

NEW! Business Affairs Silent Auction: Business Affairs is auctioning off some great gift baskets (cooking, spring activities, wine & chocolate lovers, Mary Kay, Victoria Secret, etc.) a pair of OSU baseball tickets, cozy Beaver colors afghan,  beautiful hand crafted bowls and so much more!  Come check it out! Very small sampling of items are on display now in Business Affairs front office window. Location: Kerr Admin B100 conference room, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Contact: Rhonda.Thomassen@oregonstate.edu

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.

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. HC 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. 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 a raffle on Feb. 21 for a basketball game day basket. The price is $1 per ticket or six tickets for $5. See Noelle Mills or Pete Petryszak in 422 Kerr Administrative Building for raffle tickets.  Drawing will be held at 2 p.m., Feb. 21.

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! Natural Resources Leadership Academy (NRLA) – Registration OPEN: Spread the word: Registration is now open for the premier continuing education event for natural resources graduate students and professionals this summer. NRLA is a unique opportunity to enhance your leadership skills through hands-on experience in engaging course work and an off-site field study. Attend Week 1, 2 or both. NRLA occurs June 18-23 and 26-30. Learn more and register today.

NEW! OSU Spring Break Soccer Camp 2017: Send your first through sixth grade girls to the OSU Spring Break Camp!  Join us in making Spring Break at home more fun and memorable in 2017!  Camp will run March 27-30, Monday – Thursday, from 9 a.m. to noon, and will be held inside the Truax Indoor Center.  Camp focus will be on technical development, fun soccer related games and challenges, and small sided scrimmages.  Campers will receive a unique Spring Break Camp t-shirt! Cost $95 (discount pricing for OSU Employees). Register online at: http://www.osuwomenssoccercamps.com/Spring_Break.htm . For more information: jess.caze@oregonstate.edu

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/


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

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Residential Area Director – University Housing & Dining Services invites internal applications for a full-time, 12-month, Residential Education Director position. Posting #P01065UF. Closes Feb. 24.

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.

NEW! Business Manager/Fiscal Coordinator – The Marine Mammal Institute invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, Business Manager/Fiscal Coordinator position. Posting #P01057UF. Closes Feb. 28.  This position is located in Newport, Oregon.

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.

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.

NEW! Instructor – Tourism and Outdoor Leadership.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Tourism and Outdoor Leadership Instructor.  A specific, but not limited, focus in this position will be to develop courses and grow student numbers in a progressive series of tourism and adventure paddle sports courses aligned with Paddle Sports North America (PNA) / British Canoeing (BC) certification schemes.  Posting # P01064UF.  The full consideration date is March 10. Closes March 14.

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.

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. 

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: “Fatigue is here, in my body, in my legs and eyes. That is what gets you in the end. Faith is only a word, embroidered.” ~ Margaret Atwood. Slight chance of showers, high of 51, low of 39. Chance of rain Saturday, rain Sunday.

Central Oregon: Chance of rain today, and possibility of snow tonight, high of 44, low of 30. Rain and snow possible throughout the weekend.

Newport: Chance of showers, high of 51, low of 41. Chance of rain Saturday, rain Sunday.

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

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