OSU Today

Monday, Feb. 20, 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.

Fearing ‘rough ride,’ scientists stage show of defiance against Trump (The Globe and Mail)

Dr. Lubchenco, a marine scientist at Oregon State University, cautioned scientists that they should be smart in their efforts to counteract a President known for labelling and attacking those who challenge him. “Don’t make science partisan. Don’t buy into that framing,” she said.

Global ‘fish wars’ could break out as climate change and rising nationalism fuel competition for world’s oceans (Independent)

Michael Harte, a professor of marine geography at Oregon State University, said he had been looking into the “winners and losers” from climate change’s effects on fisheries.

Creating the student-centered university (LIFE@OSU)

A panel of speakers will discuss “Creating the Student-Centered University” at Oregon State University on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The discussion is part of the university’s larger role as a member of the University Innovation Alliance, an 11-member organization that works to make a college degree a reality, particularly for first-generation college students or those with limited financial resources.

News roundtable (Think Out Loud)

Senior fellow at the Center for Public Service at Portland State University Barbara Dudley, director of the Oregon State University Center for the Humanities Christopher McKnight Nichols, and Jim Pasero of Third Century Solutions join us to talk about some of the biggest stories in another very busy week.

OSU offers annual housing fair (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University will hosts its fourth OSU Housing Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Union Ballroom.

New protein could be key in fighting debilitating parasite (Science Daily)

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.

Wyden plans Corvallis town hall on Monday (Gazette-Times)

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold a town hall meeting in Corvallis next week to discuss current issues with constituents. The event will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday in the Austin Auditorium of Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St.

Former OSU political science faculty member dies (LIFE@OSU)

Russell W Maddox, Jr. died on Jan. 23, 2017 in Corvallis, Or, at his home.

Ivanka Trump’s signature perfume soars to No. 1 on Amazon (MSN MarketWatch)

“It is due to the proliferation, speed, and reach of social media that we perceive the resistance economy as a growing phenomenon in 2017,” Ryann Reynolds-McIlnay, assistant professor of merchandising management at Oregon State University College of Business in Corvallis, told MarketWatch. But she also said that, as with the jump in sales of Ivanka Trump’s perfume, this politically-driven #GrabYourWallet campaigning can cut both ways.


NEW! Monday Morning Meeting Seminar: Jim Hall – Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU, will speak on “Extensive movement of the chestnut lamprey in a Michigan River: Version 4.1.”  Nash 032, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.

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! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Stevan Arnold,  Professor, OSU will present a seminar, “Can the Fisher-Lande Process Account for Birds-of-Paradise & Other Sexual Radiations” on Monday, Feb. 20 at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served prior.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

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

NEW! RecycleMania: RecycleMania – an annual civil war and national recycling competition between universities – is running Feb. 5 – April 1. Help OSU compete – and catch up to UO who is currently ahead – by recycling, composting and reducing your trash! Upcoming events: Cigarette Butt Clean-up Feb. 22, Recycled Craft N’ Care Feb. 22, “Mug Shots” Coffee Giveaway: Feb. 24, and “Master of the Sort” Game: Feb. 24.

NEW! Women’s basketball: OSU Athletics is excited to offer faculty/staff (OSU ID required) FREE general admission to Friday’s key Pac-12 women’s basketball game vs. Stanford at Gill Coliseum (8 p.m.).  Doors open at 7 p.m.

NEW! Tickets on sale now: SAC Presents The NW Dance Project: NW Dance Project is a bold and innovative contemporary dance company performing all-original repertoire from a select roster of accomplished choreographers and the most promising new talents in contemporary dance. All seats reserved at $10 – $30 each. Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. Advance tickets may be purchased online at http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/events/performance-and-visual-arts-events/sac-presents-nw-dance-project or stop by The LaSells Stewart Center and purchase in person on Tuesdays and Thursdays between Noon and 5 p.m. OSU students may have one free ticket per person with ID card, available at The LaSells Stewart Center during those hours, by phone at 541-737-5592, and at the door while seats last.

NEW! Tickets on sale now: SAC Presents Boston Brass with the Oregon State University Wind Ensemble on Wednesday, May 24 at 7:30 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards and the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment, captivating to any age. The ensemble’s signature sound and lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. All seats reserved at $10 – $30 each. Advance tickets may be purchased online at http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/events/performance-and-visual-arts-events/sac-presents-boston-brass-oregon-state-university-wind-ensemble or stop by The LaSells Stewart Center and purchase in person on Tuesdays and Thursdays between Noon and 5 p.m. OSU students may have one free ticket per person with ID card, available at The LaSells Stewart Center during those hours, by phone at 541-737-5592, and at the door while seats last.

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.

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

“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.

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! Supporting students around DACA and undocumented status:  A session on exploring what questions students may have around DACA status and family members that may be undocumented. Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Native American Longhouse. OSU faculty and staff should leave with a better understanding of what resources are available for students with these questions, as well as how to be a good ally around these issues. The panelists will provide their experiences working with students on these issues, to better support others who are working with impacted students.

NEW! Water Resource Engineering Winter Seminar Series: David Purkey will present “Lessons from an Athenian Drought: What Greek Philosophy Suggests about the Proper Role of Models and Analysis in the Management of Water Resources” on Feb. 22,, from noon- 12:50 p.m in Owen Hall, room 103. Purkey runs the Northern California office of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in Davis, CA. He is also actively involved in the SEI Water and Sanitation Program in the US and globally. Flyer. Calendar.

NEW! Islamophobia and the Muslim Ban: Zahra Billoo is a civil rights attorney and the executive director of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR).  In this capacity, she leads the oldest CAIR chapter in the country, serving the Bay Area’s 250,000 Muslims.  Zahra Billo is frequently seen at mosques and universities facilitating trainings and workshops as a part of CAIR’s grassroots efforts to empower the American Muslim community and build bridges with allies on civil rights issues.  Zahra also provides direct legal services for victims of law enforcement targeting and Islamophobia.  Her work has been highlighted in local and national media outlets including the Christian Science Monitor, KTVU, MSNBC, NPR and the San Jose Mercury News. Feb. 23, 5 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center.

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. 

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

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.

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

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.

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 .

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! Dessert Raffle: Attention dessert lovers! Support the Linn Benton Food Share by purchasing raffle tickets for delicious homemade desserts (cakes, pies, cookies and more!) provided by the AMBC. Tickets are on sale in Hovland 108 from Feb. 21-24, 2017 for $2 per ticket or $7 for 5 tickets. For questions and a complete list of items, contact jill.wait@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! College of Forestry Soup Lunch: Stop by the first floor of Strand Hall on Feb. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. 1 bowl and bread-$3. All you can eat soup and bread-$5. Desserts sold separately. Contactjessica.fitzmorris@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3161.

NEW! Take a break and make collage at the Valley Library! Stop by the main entrance anytime between 4-6 p.m.,, Feb. 22-24 (Wed.-Fri.). Contribute to a collaborative art project, or make your own to take home. Supplies provided! We are celebrating Fair Use Week by highlighting art that builds on previous creations (pastiche, assemblage, sampling, remixing, fan fiction). Just have fun, or get some information about how copyright and fair use balance the needs of creators and re-users. Please contact Michaela.WilliHooper@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

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.

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, Feb. 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.

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.

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.

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 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 NEW! Cook 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time, seasonal, intermittent Cook 1 position for the Oregon 4H Conference and Education center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in rural Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P00785CT.  Full consideration March 1.  Closes April 1.

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.

NEW! Captioner – The Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for 3 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, 12-month Captioner, Post # P01807SE, Closes March 3.

NEW! Accountant 1 – The Business & Engineering Business Center (BEBC) is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE), Accountant 1 to support the College of Engineering (COE) and COE research clusters. Posting #P00783CT. Closes March 3.

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

NEW! Accountant 1– Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Accountant 1, Post # P00789CT. Closes March 6.

NEW! Office Specialist 1 – OSU Extension Service seeks an innovative and enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills to join its team at the Lane County Extension Office in Eugene, Oregon. This recruitment is for a full-time Office Specialist 1.  Posting# P00788CT.  Closes March 6. 

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 – 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.

NEW! Senior Graphic Designer– College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Senior Graphic Designer position. Posting #P00778CT. Closes March 17.

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.

NEW! The Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) is seeking a Success Research and Data Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P01082UF . Closes April 1.

 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.

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.

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: “Take bread away from me, if you wish, take air away, but do not take from me your laughter.” ~ Pablo Neruda. Rain, high of 54, low of 42. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Rain likely, high of 47, low of 34. Slight chance of rain and snow tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 49, low of 43. Showers tomorrow.

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

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