OSU Today

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 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 ‘late-life cycler’ circadian genes linked to aging and stress (Medical News Today)

Researchers from Oregon State University have discovered a subset of circadian genes that only become active as an organism ages or during times of stress. They could provide a new lens through which to view the process of cellular aging. (see also Daily MailFuturismGlobal Times)

OSU liberal arts college offers four-year graduation guarantee (KTVZ)

Oregon State University’s College of Liberal Arts announced Tuesday it will guarantee that students can earn a bachelor’s degree in four years beginning with the freshman class entering college this fall.

 Too many stinkbugs spoil the wine (Science News)

The newly determined threshold is three per cluster of grape, researchers from Oregon State University in Corvallis report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. More stinkbugs produced red wine that tasted musty, as judged by a consumer panel.

Here’s why cats might make skilled search and rescue animals (Seeker)

“Given the popularity of cats, with cats outnumbering dogs by almost 10 million in the U.S. alone, cats may be an untapped resource for this type of work,” said Shreve, a researcher in Oregon State University’s Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences.

OSU gets $5 million gift from anonymous donor for Bend campus (Oregonian)

Oregon State University said Monday it received a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor to help build a new academic building in Bend. (see also Bend Bulletin)

Women in Oregon fishing industry have important, but sometimes invisible role (Phys.org)

The findings could help government agencies set policies that take into account their potential impacts on the well-being of entire fishing communities, said Flaxen Conway, a community outreach specialist with Oregon Sea Grant Extension and a co-author of the paper. Conway, who is also a professor in OSU’s College of Liberal Arts, noted that a federal law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, requires policymakers to consider how management policies could affect the economic and social well-being of fishing communities.

A milestone in the quest for sustainable energy (Crazy Engineers)

OSU Researchers Devise New Hydronium Ion Battery. (see also Energy Managers Today)

Take a shine to science, at GEMS camp (Oregon Coast Today)

The Girls in Engineering and Marine Science (GEMS) camp will run from March 10 to 11 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, led by female faculty and graduate students from Oregon State University. The camp is made possible by a grant from Oregon State University’s Women’s Giving Circle and additional funding from the Oregon Coast STEM Hub.

Donated funds pay for student field trips (News Times)

Oregon Sea Grant recently received $3,000 from the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund to support field trips to Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC).

Exploring the past at Fossil Fest (News Times)

Families packed the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, for the annual Fossil Fest.

Today

RecycleMania: RecycleMania – an annual civil war and national recycling competition between universities – is running through 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 Location! College of Forestry Soup Lunch: Stop by the Richardson Hall 2 Floor Knuckle 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.

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.

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, noon to 1 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.

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! EECB Seminar Series: Patricia Balvanera, National Autonomous University of Mexico, will speak on “Biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being: perspectives gained from interdisciplinary collaborations,” Feb 22, 4 p.m.,  LINC 302. WebEx: https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=m13e29a2422bb72930dc5f6442ae735ef

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

NEW! Corvallis Queer Film Festival 2017: The 2017 edition of the Corvallis Queer Film Festival runs from Feb. 22-25 at the Darkside Cinema. This international festival organized by the School of Language, Culture, and Society features 60 shorts and 3 feature-length documentaries by queer and trans identifying filmmakers. All programs include mature themes and situations and the Friday shorts program is for adults only. The full schedule with synopses is available as an iBook at http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1199626383. Admission is free.

Upcoming events

NEW! Against the Fascist Creep: Reading by Alexander Reid Ross: Author and organizer Alexander Reid Ross will discuss his new book on the rise of the alt-right and white nationalism that has come to underlie US national politics and what communities can do to resist. It traces today’s often-disguised forms of rightwing extremism through the decades and across the globe to show how infiltration is a conscious and clandestine program for neo-fascist groups that seek to co-opt and undermine both the mainstream and the new social moveme ents of the left. Friday, Feb. 24 at noon, MU Room 206.

NEW! Author reading: Essayist Elena Passarello will read from her new book, “Animals Strike Curious Poses,” on Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library Rotunda. The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book signing, and is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2016-2017 Literary Northwest Series.

Career Connect, SHPR Career Expo: Connect with experts and professionals already working in eight different career fields, meet with representatives from OSU’s Career Development Center and Alumni Association, and learn about potential internships and alumni connections. Pizza will be provided! Thursday, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m., MU Journey room 104 and Talisman.

Next Great Start Up: The elimination round for Advantage’s The Next Great Start Up will be held Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Stirek Auditorium in Austin Hall on the OSU campus. Who will make it to the final four?  Judges will choose from 9 teams that are being coached by venture capitalists through the competition. The competition, which offers more than $30,000 total in prizes, is not an ordinary business plan or pitch competition. The best student-led business will create a real company; receive $18,000 in prizes, legal and accounting services; entrance to the Advantage Accelerator and the opportunity to pitch during the Willamette Angel Conference in May 2017.

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.

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.

“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. 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! Academic Technology webinar: Learn to Love Grading with Canvas Rubrics Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Feb. 23, 10-10:30 a.m. to learn about using rubrics in Canvas to improve efficiency and consistency of assignment grading. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Academic Technology webinar: Is It Original? Check with Turnitin Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, Fb. 23, 2-2:30 p.m. to learn about using Turnitin to evaluate originality of students’ written work. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu

NEW! 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

NEW! Marine Renewable Energy Forum: Joe Haxel joins us from the Hatfield Marine Science Center to discuss his current work on the soundscape characterisation in Oregon’s Coastal Waters. Friday Feb. 24 from noon to 1 p.m. in Rogers Hall Room 332.

NEW! Practice-based curriculum transformation: William W. Predebon, professor and chair of mechanical engineering at Michigan Tech, will give the inaugural lecture in the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering’s 2017 Distinguished Speaker Series. Predebon’s talk will cover the curriculum revision process, including strategies, tactics and resources. He will speak on Friday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. in Rogers Hall 226.

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.

Rethinking Grand Strategies in U.S. Foreign Relations. Christopher McKnight Nichols, OSU Associate Professor of History, will discuss the 2016 Rethinking Grand Strategy conference recently held at OSU.  “Where is American foreign policy going?” and how and what strategies, grand or otherwise, have guided us there in the past and may continue to do so into the future.  Nichols will describe the conference he helped organize and share the issues raised by the twenty-plus historians in attendance Thursday, Feb. 23 at 1:30 p.m., United Church of Christ, 4515 SW West Hills Rd, Corvallis.

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.

75th ANNUAL OREGON ACADEMY OF SCIENCE CONFERENCE: Undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs and faculty are encouraged to attend this one-day conference and connect with Oregon’s scientific community. Sponsored by the College of Science, the OAS conference features presentations and networking opportunities for scientists from across the state. Feb. 25, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Remembering the Past, Queering the Present: Queer Inspiration for Contemporary Activism. Join us to explore local activist histories and learn about After 8, an organization established in Benton County in the 1990s in support of LGBT rights. Those attending will have the opportunity to continue to build upon After 8’s commitment to LGBTQ+ rights by making buttons and writing postcards to local government officials. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 4-6 p.m., Valley Library 5th Floor room 5069. http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/cac.html

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! INTO OSU Soup & Potluck Lunch: Join us for lunch to support the OSU Food Drive. Suggested donation is $5. Lunch will be from 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Feb. 24, in the Cascades Hall Lounge. Contact Erin.Wirkkala@oregonstate.edu or Laurie.LeRiche@oregonstate.edu for questions.

NEW! Soils to Seeds to SOUP (and Bread!) Lunch: The Department of Crop and Soil Science is sponsoring a FREE soup lunch (suggested donation $5-10) on Feb.24 from noon – 1 p.m. in ALS 3005. We will have several soups to choose from! Featured soup chef, James Cassidy, will be cooking up a delicious and nutritious lentil soup.

NEW! Yeti Cooler Raffle: The College of Veterinary Medicine is raffling off a Yeti Hopper 20 soft cooler. Those of you who know coolers know that Yeti makes the best! The Hopper 20 is the soft side carry bag capable of keeping items cool for days. The zipper is leak proof and the bag practically indestructible. This is a $300 cooler that could be yours for $1! Tickets on sale now, M – F in the Magruder atrium (Washington and 30th) until Tuesday Feb. 28 at 5 p.m.

NEW! Hunters and Gatherers basket: Fisheries and Wildlife is offering 2 “Hunters and Gatherers” baskets to be raffled March 1.  Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.  Samples of basket contents are Duck, Venison (steaks & stew meat), Yellow Fin, Ahi, Halibut, Kokanee, California Yellow Tail, Amberjack, Wahoo, blueberries, and peaches.  Raffle tickets can be purchased from Amber, Ann or Gabby in Nash 104 Feb. 22-28.  All proceeds go to the Linn Benton Food Share.

NEW! Ceramic bowl sale: Beautiful ceramic bowls for sale on the 4th floor of the Valley Library behind the Administration and Consulting Services door. $10 each. All proceeds go to the Linn-Benton Food Share. Bowls are great for soup and cereal. Made by Crescent Valley High School students. Sale continues through Feb. 28. Buy a bowl and fight hunger.

Potato Bar Lunch: Come and get your potato, russet or sweet potato, and load it up with your favorite toppings like chili, or broccoli and cheese, or maybe you prefer butter and sour cream. Just $5. Sponsored by Health Science Business Center, Fourth floor kitchen in Snell Hall, Feb. 23, noon until 1 p.m. Contact Brenda.Brumbaugh@oregonstate.edu.

College of Forestry Popcorn Sale: Stop by the first floor of Strand Hall on Feb. 23 from 2-4 pm. 50 cents a bag! Contact susan.sahnow@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3005

Food Drive Yard Sale: The College of Vet Med is having a yard sale on Saturday Feb 25, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the covered Horse Arena at Magruder Hall (30th and Washington across from Reser Stadium — follow the signs).  We will have clothing for adults and children, toys, books, CDs, bikes, household items, horse equipment, a glider with ottoman, and much more!  All proceeds will benefit the Linn Benton Food Share.

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.

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.

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/

Jobs

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

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.

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.

EXTENDED – Instructional Designer – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for two full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Instructional Designers to provide 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. 26.

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.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking one full-time Purchasing Analyst 2. Posting Number: P00792CT.  Closes March 1.

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.

EXTENDED! 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 March 3.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Accessible Formats Asst – The Disability Access Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for 1 part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, 12-month Accessible Formats Asst, Post # P01820SE. Closes March 7.

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! Campus Security/Public Safety Officer – Department of Public Safety at OSU.  Full-time, 12 month position.  Posting # P00794CT. Closes March 14.

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.

NEW! Fiscal Strategist – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time, Fiscal Strategist to conducts comprehensive business and financial analysis of the Division’s current and historical trends. This position is also responsible for conducting strategic business and fiscal forecasting and financial/operational planning that leads to insightful, accurate business decision-making. The Fiscal Strategist will identify savings and programmatic investment opportunities within the Division. Posting #P00780CT. Closes March 12.

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! Instructor – Physics.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Physics Instructor position.  The successful candidate will have the important role of bringing innovative teaching practices to the new Physics program at OSU-Cascades.  Posting # P01083UF.  Full consideration date is March 17. Closes March 21.   

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. 

NEW! Coordinator of Climbing and Wilderness Skills The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University welcomes initiative, organizational excellence, and passion for student development through Adventure.  Inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month professional faculty position. Posting #P01081U. Closes March 31.

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 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 (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

Weather

Corvallis: “Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.”  ~ Maya Angelou. Showers today, high of 46, low of 32. Rain and snow likely tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Scattered rain and snow showers, high of 36, low of 22. Chance of snow showers tomorrow.

Newport: Showers and patchy fog, high of 44, low of 34. Showers likely tomorrow.

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

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