OSU Today

Monday, Feb. 27, 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.

 Afraid of AI taking your job? Yep, you likely are (CIO)

Some scientists, like Tom Dietterich, a professor and director of intelligent systems at Oregon State University, say smart systems should start to act as increasingly powerful digital assistants that will be used to help people train and do their jobs .

Henderson native pens scientific research study on young students, stress (Gleaner)

Henderson County native Bridget Hatfield has long been interested in the psychology of young children. Hatfield is an assistant professor for the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, and College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University.

Oregon’s winter of 2016-17 won’t soon be forgotten (Oregonian)

An Oregon State University study published this week underscored that outlook, predicting low snowpacks similar to 2013-14 and 2014-15 should be expected in the future.

‘Beavers Have Babies” rally raises awareness for childcare (Gazette-Times)

More than 50 parents, many with children, marched Saturday morning through Oregon State University’s campus to raise awareness of what they see as a growing childcare crisis in Corvallis.

Warming temperatures could trigger starvation, extinctions in deep oceans (Eurasia Review)

“Biodiversity in many of these areas is defined by the meager amount of food reaching the seafloor and over the next 80-plus years – in certain parts of the world – that amount of food will be cut in half,” said Andrew Thurber, an Oregon State University marine ecologist and co-author on the study. “We likely will see a shift in dominance to smaller organisms. Some species will thrive, some will migrate to other areas, and many will die.

Man admits to Michigan State lab firebombing 25 years later (Seattle Times)

“In my heart, I was deeply troubled,” said Coronado, who said he participated in a half-dozen attacks, including at Oregon State University, Washington State University, and private fur farms in the early 1990s. “I wanted to do everything I could to try to stop it.”

Bringing up Baby (Gazette-Times)

How do you milk an elephant? Very carefully. It’s an old joke, but the question was a serious one for Jean Peters back in the late 1960s, when the Corvallis woman took part in an attempt to collect samples of elephant milk from an unwilling donor at the Portland Zoological Gardens.

OSU cooking extension program aims to educate on faster, easier cooking (KMTR)

The Oregon State University cooking extension program teaches the public how to safely use pressure cookers, crock pots and a turbo oven.

5 ways to control toddler tantrums (Smart Parenting)

“Parents’ ability to regulate themselves and to remain firm, confident, and not overreact is a key way they can help their children to modify their behavior,” said lead researcher Shannon Lipscomb from Oregon State University. “You set the example as a parent in your own emotions and reactions.” As they say, monkey see, monkey do.

An alarmingly early Spring is sweeping across the Southern US (Gizmodo Australia)

The US-NPN also collected recent heat and temperature data provided by the NOAA, including daily data used for the National Weather Service, and historical daily data collected by Oregon State University. All this data was adjusted to conform to a daily schedule, and across a two-mile resolution.

How do I get rid of a skunk living under my house? (Oregonian)

We’re well into winter, but gardening questions never end. Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

Today

“Why a Cold War? The U.S., the World, and the Rise of the Cold War”: Professor Christopher McKnight Nichols will examine how and why the Cold War began in the years immediately following WW II. The emphasis will be on some of the most important US doctrines and strategies from the 1940s and ‘50s, as well as events in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. Benton County Historical Society Museum.

Chili Cook-Off: Stop by Magruder Hall on Feb. 27 between noon-1:30 p.m., for the annual College of Veterinary Medicine Chili Cook-Off! $3 will get you a taste of all entries and a bowl of your favorite, or $5 will get you tastes and a bowl, plus cornbread and a beverage. For questions, please contact tess.collins@oregonstate.edu.

WIC Writing Assignment Peer Review for Faculty: The Writing Intensive Curriculum Program invites all faculty to participate in a Writing Assignment Workshop on Monday, Feb. 27 in Milam 215. Drop in any time between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Faculty peer review groups will start at 12:30, 1:15, and 1:45 p.m. Bring a writing assignment with you that you’d like to improve! Click here to register

NEW! Self-care: “Feeling stressed? Come to the Pride Center on Feb. 27 from 3-5 p.m. to create a DIY self-care kit that is unique to you! Materials will be provided to create kits with objects that engage each sense and promote mindfulness. For accommodations related to ability, please contact the Pride Center at 541-737-9161.

Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Philip Pepe, Instructor, OSU will present a seminar, “Acropora sps. Color-Depth Relationships on a Shallow Fringing Reef, Vavvaru, Maldives” on Monday, Feb. 27,  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.

Dystopian films: 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 sixth and final viewing is the film Blade Runner. 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. 27 at 6 p.m., Milam Hall 318.

Upcoming events

NEW! RecycleMania Update: 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: Hooked on Recycling March 2 and Recycle Nights at OSU Baseball on March 3, 4 and 5.

NEW! Opportunities to Go Global through OSU:  Join us for an hour long open house and learn about OSU’s global opportunities for diverse students, exploring diverse themes, and to diverse destinations.  The open house will highlight study abroad, internships abroad, and OSU’s short-term faculty led programs. Meet several OSU faculty who will be leading a short-term faculty led program this summer to one of a dozen countries including Ghana, Italy, Canada and more.Friday, March 3, noon to 1 p.m., Native American Longhouse.  For more information, contact Dorian Smith, Academic Counselor, Educational Opportunities Program.

NEW! 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.  Application deadline is Wednesday, March 22.

Student Health Advisory Board: SHAB will meet every Tuesday from 8 – 9 a.m. in MU 212 from Jan. 10 to March 14. For additional information please email osu.shab@oregonstate.edu.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. 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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Self-care workshop: Take a break from midterm stress and join this self-care workshop with the Native American Longhouse and the Pride Center. Come to the NAL on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 2-4 p.m. There will be activity stations for petting dogs, creating art projects, relaxing in a cozy fort, and engaging in mindfulness practices led by a representative of CAPS. For accommodations related to ability, please contact the Pride Center at 541-737-9161 or email Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu.”

NEW! Chief Diversity Officer: The search committee for the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer invites the campus community to the open forum sessions with candidate Charlene Alexander on Tuesday, Feb. 28.  The morning forum, held at 9-10 a.m. in the MU Horizon Room, will include a candidate presentation that will be streamed live at http://live.oregonstate.edu/, along with a live chat for the online audience to use for questions. The afternoon session, held from 430-530 p.m. in MU 213, will be drop-in reception style.

NEW! WRGP Winter Seminar. David Rupp with the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, will present “Western US hydroclimate response to anthropogenic greenhouse gases” on March 1, from noon – 12:50 p.m. in Strand Ag 260.  Free and open to the public. Flyer. Calendar.

Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) every Tuesday for just-in-time-teaching workshops. Attend one or all. Certificates are provided to those who complete the series. On Feb. 28 we will create measurable, aligned, and precise learning outcomes and explore various types of assessment approaches. If available, please bring copies of the learning outcomes and learning assignment(s) and/or assessment(s) used in your course. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 & 2. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here.

Hearing All Voices Seminar: Presented by Diana Kardia and Karen Williams. Feb. 28, 8:30-10 a.m., Johnson Hall 102.  Registration required:  http://bit.ly/2jRAvQh Free and open to all faculty and staff.

Understanding Executive Orders: Rorie Solberg, Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy at Oregon State University will present Understanding Executive Orders: An educational workshop about executive orders and presidential powers.  What are Executive Orders?  How do they work?  How are Executive Orders supported or challenged by the separation of powers of the Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches of government. Feb. 28, 4-5 p.m., Centro Cultural Cesar Chavez. https://www.facebook.com/events/156473064866508/

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

Socratic Club: The Oregon State University Socratic Club will host an event featuring speaker Todd Miles, “Is Faith Rational?” next Tuesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. in Withycombe Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Free parking (after 5 p.m.) is available north of Withycombe Hall. The address for Withycombe Hall is 2921 SW Campus Way on the OSU campus.

Geologic past, present and future of the Northwest: Author and geographer Ellen Morris Bishop will read from her book Living with Thunder: Exploring the Geologic Past, Present, and Future of the Pacific Northwest. Cosponsored with OSU Press. Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center.

OSU and Hydrothermal Vents: Jack Corliss, Robert Collier, Andrew Thurber, & William Chadwick will discuss one of the most important discoveries in Earth Sciences of the last century, Thursday, March 2, 3:30 p.m. in LInC 210. Open forum with Jack Corliss & expedition participants, Friday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Burt 193. Free & open to the public. More information

Food Drive

NEW! Plant Sale: Spring is just around the corner, so stop by the first floor lobby of Waldo Hall from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28. We’ll have a variety of plants generously donated by Schmidt’s, Shonnard’s and Homegrown Gardens. Prices will range from $2-$5. Contact Katelyn.Hagel@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Ceramic bowl sale, only 2 days left! 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!

Bagel Break: Come and join us for our Bagel Break in Kerr 400 on Feb. 28 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Panera bagels, cream cheese, and fresh hot coffee will be provided. Minimum donation amount requested will be $2. Please stop by and enjoy pleasant conversation over a steaming hot cup of coffee and a delicious morning treat! For questions contact Debbie.Sayer@oregonstate.edu.

Pie-in-the-Face and Root Beer Float: On Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m., we’ll be watching some lucky members of INTO OSU get a pie in the face in the name of charity. Donations will be accepted in advance to choose the pie recipients. Root Beer Floats will also be for sale for $3. For questions, please contact Karen.Berg@oregonstate.edu or Scott.Lee@oregonstate.edu.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! OSU Spring Break Soccer Camp 2017: Send your 1st through 6th 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!  March 27-30. Cost is $95. Discount for OSU employees. Register online at: http://www.osuwomenssoccercamps.com/Spring_Break.htm 

Take Note 

NEW! Clara L. Simerville Award for International Education Accepting Nominations: Award is given in honor of Dr. Simerville, Professor Emeritus of International Education and Foreign Student Counselor from 1955-1970, to an OSU undergraduate domestic or international student who has voluntarily contributed to international understanding through personal relationships, scholarship and research, and involvement in campus or community organizations supporting international understanding. Award: $100, presented at the Student Awards Recognition Dinner. Deadline: April 15. For more information, please email isas.scholarships@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! BEE: BEE’s Ecological Engineering undergraduates are developing innovative designs to treat agricultural wastewater! The Ecological Engineering Senior Design Project is a hands-on class that gives students a chance to put their knowledge to use by developing real-world solutions to ecological issues. We invite OSU staff and students to support these hard-working students by visiting the Biological & Ecological Engineering Facebook page. The teams are competing for likes and shares, so be sure to check out their projects and videos, and show your support by liking and sharing your favorites! Please help ensure the continuation of this unique and progressive Senior Design class by donating to help cover the costs of materials and equipment. Visit our BEE Create Page to donate. FMI, contact annie.ingersoll@oregonstate.edu.

 

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

Traffic and Maintenance

Orchard Street: Due to excavation of the steam and condensate system, the west sidewalk will be closed between Campus Way and Orchard St. in front of Hallie Ford Center & Bates Hall (see map) beginning Monday, Feb. 27- Friday, March 3, from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There will be access accommodations to Hallie Ford & Bates Hall east entrances.

Jobs

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

NEW! The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Development in the College of Engineering. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful major gift fundraising with strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent the interest and fundraisings priorities of the college. https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ozoP4fwA&s=OSU_Today

NEW! The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in Development.  The ideal person will have the capacity to help keep support functions running efficiently and look for new and creative ways to increase productivity. https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=o1MP4fwq&s=OSU_Today

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.

Program Finance Manager – OSU Extension Family and Community Health and 4-H programs are seeking a Program Finance Manager. This is a full-time, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01069UF, Closes March 7.

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.

NEW! International Program Consultant (Academic Wage) – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month, Academic Wage: International Program Consultant position.  This position will last for approximately 3 months. Posting #P00212AW. Closes March 8.  

NEW! Academic Advisor – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Academic Advisor position. Posting P01096UF. Full consideration date is March 8. Closes March 15.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Office Specialist 1 – TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Office Specialist 1 position.  Posting # P00796CT. Closes March 19.

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. Closes March 24.

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. 

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 individual to fill our entry-level professional Assistant Director, Regional Programs California position.   The ideal candidate is a recent OSU graduate with strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to articulate a strong and compelling case to support Oregon State University.  This position is based in Corvallis, OR.https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oB9x4fw5&s=OSU_Today

Weather

Corvallis: “Trying to understand is like straining through muddy water. Have the patience to wait! Be still and allow the mud to settle.” Showers today, high of 45, low of 36. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Chance of snow showers, high of 38, low of 21. Chance of snow showers Tuesday.

Newport: Showers today, high of 42, low of 39. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

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