OSU Today

Tuesday, March 14, 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.

Over 1,800 Oregon State students vaccinated (US News & World Report)

Oregon State University vaccinated over 1,800 students to boost immunity on campus to a strain of meningococcal disease that sickened three students in recent months. (see also OregonianLIFE@OSU, Health Canal)

Bend Science Center closer to new building at OSU-Cascades (Bend Bulletin)

The Bend Science Station is one step closer to building a new facility on the OSU-Cascades campus in southwest Bend. With a recent $400,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, the science education nonprofit has raised $1.85 million of its $2.3 million goal, up from the $2.1 million goal the science station publicized in summer 2016. The increased estimate is to meet Bend’s current “construction climate,” said Lisa Bermudez, development and marketing director of the Bend Science Station.

Boisterous OSU discussion on building names (Gazette-Times)

If Monday night’s public meeting on renaming buildings at Oregon State University is any indication, the process likely will be a messy one. Monday’s session was designed to acquaint the community with the process the university will use in deciding whether Arnold Dining Center, Avery Lodge, Benton Hall and Gill Coliseum will keep their names. Concerns have been raised as to whether the racial views of the four individuals whose names are on the buildings are consistent with university values.

How traffic is drowning out frogs’ mating calls (OPB)

During mating season the chorus of “rib-bit” “rib-bit” “rib-bit” attracts the females to ponds where they mate. “So if he’s got a nice, deep, sexy voice they’ll find him more attractive,” said Danielle Nelson, a doctoral student at Oregon State University. “If he calls more often, they’ll find him more attractive.”

Your smartphone photos may be the key to weight loss — but this needs to happen first (Men’s Health)

First, the good news: Snapping photos of your meals and snacks may have some serious health benefits, including weight loss and better nutrition, according to researchers from Oregon State University. (see also Shemazing)

OSU-Cascades scientists, students make fake beaver dams (KTVZ)

By constructing and monitoring artificial beaver dams, scientists and undergraduate students at Oregon State University – Cascades are learning how the health of the surrounding habitat and water can be affected by genuine beaver dams.

You work out. You eat well. But how’s your sex life? (Men’s Journal)

In fact, prioritizing sex can help reduce and prevent the unhappiness that insidiously inserts itself into modern life. According to a 2017 study from Oregon State University, researchers found that office workers who engaged in sex frequently were more likely to enjoy greater job satisfaction and engagement at work, independent of other common mood-boosters like marital satisfaction and sleep quality. (see also Irish Mirror)

US university expanding sediment core collection to be one of world’s largest (Global Times)

Oregon State University (OSU) has received a pair of grants from the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to more than double the size of its repository of oceanic sediment cores starting later this year.

Table grape options under study in Willamette Valley (Capital Press)

But work done at Oregon State University’s research station in Aurora may help open an opportunity for growing table grapes, the sweet snackers that now come piling into grocery stores from California, Mexico and Chile.

No. 1 Beavers make 2017 PAC-12 network debut Thursday (OSU Beavers)

The Oregon State baseball team, a consensus top five club and No. 1 per Collegiate Baseball, opens Pac-12 Conference play this week at Arizona State. The series, which runs Thursday through Saturday, will mark Oregon State’s debut on the Pac-12 Network this season.

da Vinci Days hires new director, sets 2017 schedule (Gazette-Times)

Last year’s key sponsors Benton County, Oregon State University and HP Inc. are back on board, with da Vinci Days officials planning a March 20 appearance before the Corvallis City Countil to request $15,000 from the city. In addition, da Vinci Days has received backing from Linn-Benton Community College for the May lecture series.

Today

Boldly Me Health Week of events, March 13-16. Join Student Health Services Wellness Agents in a week of events to promote healthy sexuality, consent, and gender and sexual orientation inclusivity. Events include movie showings, workshops, and multiple panels. All events are free and open to the public. For a full schedule, please click here.

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.

NEW! Marketplace West closure: Marketplace West dining center will be closed for breakfast March 14 due to repairs to the building hot water heater. The dining center will reopen by 11 a.m. Some menu options may be limited. Check food.oregonstate.edu for updates.

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 March 14 we will apply reflective practices as a catalyst to advance and celebrate teaching practices and student learning. 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.

RecycleMania Update: RecycleMania – a 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 trash! Upcoming events: Reasons for Recycling? Roll With It! March 13 and 14, OSUsed Store Lucky Drawing Sale on March 14 and 17 and Film Screening of “Tapped” March 15.

Summer Camp Fair: It is crazy to think that summer is right around the corner, but it’s time to start thinking about different camps and summer child care options before they fill up! Drop in on March 14 between 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the MU Horizon room to learn about all of the local options. Free snacks and coffee/tea service available. For more information contact Erika Woosley at erika.woosley@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4906.

OSUsed Store Lucky Drawing Sales: Come by the OSUsed Store’s public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th, where we will be hosting a prize drawing for a laptop. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

Ted Talk Tuesdays: Want to connect with others around thought-provoking topics? Join us every Tuesday at 3 p.m. for #TedTalkTuesdays in the Involvement Lounge at SEC 112. Watch a Ted Talk and discuss how it relates to your life and your beliefs. March 14: Want to be Happy? Be Grateful Sponsored by Student Leadership and Involvement. Contact: student.orgs@oregonstate.edu.

Author reading: On Tuesday, Mar. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Valley Library Rotunda, Literary Arts and the OSU Creative Writing Program present an evening with 2017 Oregon Book Awards finalists: Sue Armitage, Tracy Daugherty, Mary Emerick, Martha Grover, Kathleen Dean Moore, Scott Nadelson, and Jennifer Richter.  The event is free and open to the public.

NEW! Nuclear Weapons and the Path to Peace: Join the Corvallis peace and justice community for International Security, Nuclear Weapons and the Path to Peace – Lecture with Reiner Braun Co-Director of the International Peace Bureau in Geneva and Kevin Martin of Peace Action. Tuesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, in the Social Hall, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. Sponsored in part by the SHPR Phronesis Lab.

NEW! Pi Day: March 14 is Pi Day around the world, and if you love Pi(e), math and musicals, then the Department of Mathematics has a treat in store. The Math Club is sponsoring a special presentation of Calculus: The Musical! on Tuesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Milam Hall 026. There will also be a pie reception starting at 6:15 p.m. in the foyer right outside of Milam 026. Everyone is welcome to attend the musical and indulge in their love of pi(e)! For more details, please visit: http://impact.oregonstate.edu/2017/03/math-club-hosts-pi-day-festivities/

OSU Jazz Ensemble: Directed by Ryan Biesack. Tuesday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m., Memorial Union Ballroom. $5 general admission. OSU students and K-12 youth free. Advance tickets at: liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents

Upcoming events

NEW! Ecological Engineering Student Society Winter Term Plant Sale: Purchase succulents, cacti and other exciting house plants! Wednesday, March 15, 9 a.m – 4 p.m in the  SEC Plaza (underneath the cover). Proceeds support student run projects, club field trips, and other club expenses.

NEW! SEIU OSU 83 Member Meeting: OSU SEIU members are invited to attend a meeting March 16, noon – 1 p.m., in Valley Library, Autzen Meeting Room (second floor). Agenda items include a bargaining update, PERS and legislative update and other items.

NEW! Art reception: The Fairbanks Gallery at Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus will present “Way Beyond the Rainbow,” the 2016-2017 Plinkiewisch Scholarship Exhibition, from March 13 through March 31. A drop-in reception will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 16, during the Corvallis Arts Walk. The reception is free and open to the public.

NEW! Cochran Retirement:  Greenhouse Operations is hosting a retirement gathering for Judy Cochran, who is retiring with 43.5 years of service, 30 years of it with the greenhouses.  A reception/gathering will be held on Wednesday, March 22 from noon to 2 p.m., at the OSU Greenhouse Operations Office, 2801 SW Campus way.  (Building 074)  Building is located between Cordley Hall and Withycomb Hall.

United States Army Brass Quintet: Performance and clinic. Wednesday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m. Benton Hall Room 204.

Lauer retirement: Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) invites you to a reception honoring Debbie Lauer who is retiring after 30 years of service within various departments at OSU. The reception will be held on Thursday, March 16, from 11a.m. to 2 p.m., Reser Stadium, Loge Level.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! International Security and Nuclear Weapons in the Age of Trump: informal discussion with Reiner Braun and Kevin Martin. Bring your own lunch or snack. Pizza also provided! Wednesday, March 15, 11-1 pm, MU room 213. Free & open to the public.

NEW! Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of Forest Biodiversity Seminar series:  Leigh Torres will speak on, “Stressed out Whales? New Methods to Examine the Physiological Impacts of Ocean Noise on Gray Whales.” The threat of rising anthropogenic noise levels in the oceans may adversely affect acoustically sensitive marine species including baleen whales whose functional range overlaps with low frequencies commonly generated by anthropogenic sources. The effects of long-term exposure to increasing ambient sound levels resulting from man-made sources are not well known. Wednesday, March 15, 4 p.m., LInC 302.

NEW! Biomass recovery: Bryent Daugherty, MF Candidate in Sustainable Forest Management, will present his findings on “Improving Large Trailer Access for Biomass Recovery in Steep Terrain”.  Thursday, March 16 at 9 a.m., in 115 Richardson Hall.  Bryent is advised by John Sessions.

NEW! Greek Life at OSU: At the March 16 meeting of Triad, OSU’s faculty and staff club, club Leslie Schacht-Drey, Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life, will give a presentation titled “Greek Life at OSU.” The meeting will begin at noon in Room 211 in the MU. An optional catered lunch is available for $13.   Contact Justin Fleming at the Motor Pool to reserve a lunch or to secure your spot, 541-737-7086.

NEW! Upcoming DocuSign event: In preparation for the integration of DocuSign into the university, Information Services is providing the following opportunity for learning and feedback. A launch forum will be held at 2 p.m., March 16, in LInC 200. Additional forums will be scheduled in Spring term

NEW! The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics: This event will consist of 15-20 min. presentations by Holmes Rolston III, Steve Gardiner, Marion Hourdequin, and Allen Thompson followed by a panel discussion. Topics to be discussed are the ethics of geoengineering, the ethics of ecosystem management, anthropocentrism, and environmental ethics in the Anthropocene. Thursday, March 16, 2 p.m., MU: Journey Room, 104.

NEW! Iterate applications open now! The four-week Iterate workshop series focuses on examining the opportunity for your startup idea, defining your value proposition, and finding your problem/solution fit. The program is free and open to the entire OSU community. Course available remotely in Bend. Runs each Tuesday in April. Full details and how to apply here: advantage.oregonstate.edu/iterate

International Security and Nuclear Weapons in the Age of Trump informal discussion with Reiner Braun and Kevin Martin. Bring your own lunch or snack. Pizza also provided! Wednesday, March 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., MU room 213.

WRGP Winter Seminar. Ivan Arismendi, of Oregon State University, will present “Diversity Among Scientists from our Backyard to Across the Nation.” on March 15, from noon – 12:50 p.m. in Strand Ag 260.  Free and open to the public. Flyer. Calendar.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Aaron Wright, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will present a seminar “Activity-based profiling of nutrient acquisition and metabolism in microbes and microbial communities” on Wednesday, March 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Motivating A Call for a Global Constitutional Convention Focused on Future Generations. Lecture by Stephen M. Gardiner. Gardiner will discuss climate change, obligations to future generations, and forms of international governance. Wednesday, March 15, 4 p.m. MU 213: Pan-Afrikan Sankofa.

The College of Forestry and the Northwest Fire Science Consortium are hosting The Era of Megafires: The presentation material comes in the form of fast-moving, short, topic-based talks interspersed with compelling video vignettes and photography and is presented March 15 at 7 p.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center. The film focuses on how we as a society can shift our cultural views of fire, learn to embrace it as an inevitable and crucial to our landscapes, and finally, learn to co-exist with it more peacefully through learning, adaptation, and pro-action.

Information and Inspiration Session for the 3MT and Graduate Showcase: Graduate students are invited to learn the rules, requirements, and tips for success for the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition and the Graduate Showcase, part of OSU’s inaugural Graduate Student Appreciation Week. Information session is Thursday March 16, 3-4 p.m. in Memorial Union (MU) 206.

Board of Trustees: The Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, March 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union.  The Board will consider fiscal year 2018 tuition rates, mandatory fees, student incidental fees and the university’s capital plan.  Committees of the Board will meet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, in the Horizon Room. Agendas, meeting materials, and information about providing comments to the Board will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. For accommodations: (541) 737-3449 or Marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

UPDATED! Provost’s Lecture: FREE tickets for the April 18 Provost’s Lecture Series with Maya Lin be available to all OSU faculty, staff and students beginning Monday, March 13 at 8 a.m. If any tickets are still available, the general public can download free tickets beginning Monday, March 20 at 8 a.m. The lecture is on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center’s Austin Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Book signing following the program. To download your free ticket, visit communications.oregonstate.edu/events/maya-lin. For more information or accommodate for disabilities contact University Events at 541-737-4717 or events@oregonstate.edu.

Beaver Barcamp: Beaver Barcamp is an unconference, which means the discussion and session topics are decided the day of the event by attendees who wish to inform others of something they are passionate about. Traditionally, it is a computer science and technology heavy event, but we are looking to expand our outreach to include more of our Oregon State colleagues and encourage cross-disciplinary dialogue in an informal setting. Visit our website at http://beaverbarcamp.org/ for more information.

Natural Resources Leadership Academy (NRLA) – There’s still time to register: The nation’s leading natural resources university invites you to attend the OSU Natural Resources Leadership Academy (NRLA) June 18-23 and 26-30 on the Corvallis campus. Enhance your leadership skills and learn to solve complicated natural resources issues while studying alongside internationally renowned faculty and industry leaders. Tracks can be taken for professional development (noncredit) or graduate credit. Register today.

Take Note 

NEW! OSU Foundation email address change: During the next few weeks, all OSU Foundation email addresses are changing from the university’s “@oregonstate.edu” extension to the Foundation’s own “@osufoundation.org” extension. The .org domain better reflects the Foundation’s nonprofit status and separate but closely aligned relationship with the university. While email will be forwarded for approximately one year, please take a moment to update your contacts. Questions can be directed to Vivek Narendra, Assistant Director of ITS, at 541-737-5192 or Vivek.Narendra@osufoundation.org.

NEW! Hazelnut study at the Linus Pauling Institute (Corvallis): Interested in eating hazelnuts? The LPI is investigating the role hazelnuts play in improving levels of vitamin E and magnesium. If you are 55 or older, don’t use tobacco, don’t currently take vitamin E, and are not allergic to any nuts, you may qualify to participate. Participants will eat hazelnuts daily for 16 weeks.  Contact Alexander.Michels@oregonstate.edu or call 541-737-8730 for more information. Principal Investigator: Maret Traber, Linus Pauling Institute, OSU.

Participants needed for Metabolic Research Study at Oregon State University: The purpose of this study is to determine the benefits of a single session of exercise on muscle metabolism, including the response to insulin. Participants must be age 18-45 years, not engage in regular exercise activity, not have diabetes or cardiovascular disease, and not be pregnant.  This study is being conducted by Sean Newsom, Ph.D. and Matt Robinson, Ph.D. of the Translational Metabolism Research Laboratory. For more information, please contact us at TMR.Lab@oregonstate.edu

Annual OSU Extension Chick Cam – Clatsop County: The OSU Extension Chick Cam located at the Clatsop County Extension office is starting its LIVE feed today, Friday March 10 and will broadcast live through Friday, March 17.  The baby chicks are due to begin hatching on Monday, March 13.  Tune in live to watch the action and learn about the hatching and brooding of baby chicks at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/clatsop/  You can also follow the Facebook Live stream at https://www.facebook.com/Clatsop4HExtension

Taste Testers Wanted: a fun and tasty way to participate in food research.  The OSU Center for Sensory & Consumer Behavior Research is looking for panelists for consumer taste tests.  Open to all students, faculty and staff.  Panelists receive up to $20/hour for their time.  Tests run throughout the year but panelists choose which tests interest them.  Fill out our questionnaire to get added to our pool at  http://agsci-labs.oregonstate.edu/sensoryresearch/ or call 541-737-6506.

U-Engage Course Proposal Submissions: Course proposals now being accepted from academic and professional faculty to serve as instructors in one of 35 anticipated fall U-Engage courses. More information about U-Engage, including the link to the online application, shared learning outcomes, responsibilities of instructors, and support provided are available at: http://undergraduate.oregonstate.edu/asst/u-engage-course-applications. For more information, contact Spirit Brooks, spirit.brooks@oregonstate.edu. The deadline for submission extended to Monday, March 27 at 8 p.m.

OSU Dependents attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Monday, March 20, to submit the application for dependents attending other former OUS Universities during Spring 2017. Applications are to be submitted to your business center. For additional information, please visit: hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/staff-fee-privileges-tuition-reduction

Traffic and Maintenance

16th Street: As part of the new parking lot construction project at the SE corner of 16th St. and A Avenue, the entrance at 16th St. and A Ave. to the current parking lot on the NW corner of this intersection (View Map) will be closed on March 14, from 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., for the installation of temporary power to the job trailer.

Jobs

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

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.

Cashier 2– Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Accountant 1, Post # P00804CT, Closes March 13.

Seed Certification Aide 2 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 38 hours per week) Seed Certification Aide 2 in the Marion County Extension Office of Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Salem.  Posting# P00812CT.  Closes March 15.

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

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 15.

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.

Education Program Assistant 1 – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.70 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) working with the Family and Community Health (FCH) program in Josephine County. FCH is affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences. This position will be located in Grants Pass, Oregon.  Posting# P00801CT.  Closes March 16.

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.

Resident Director.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Resident Director position.  The successful candidate will be a live-in professional responsible for residence halls housing at OSU-Cascades.  Posting # P01112UF.  Full consideration date is March 17. Closes March 24. 

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.

EXTENDED – 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 19.

Analyst Programmer  – College of Forestry invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12- month, Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 position.  Posting #P00795CT.  Closes March 19.

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.

Research Associate (Post Doc) position with the Department of Fisheries & Wildlife at Oregon State University, full-time (1.0 FTE) 12 month, fixed term. Posting # P01107UF. Closes March 20.

 Education Program Assistant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (19 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 position for the 4-H Tech Wizards in Washington County. The position will be located in Beaverton.  Posting# P00808CT.  Closes March 21.

This is an Internal Employment Opportunity The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME) is seeking a Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs. This is a part-time (0.50 FTE), 9-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Must have current appointment as tenured associate or full professor in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering. To apply, please visit posting # P01116UF. Closes March 22.

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. Closes March 22.

The Institute for Natural Resources Director’s Office is seeking a Faculty Research Assistant. This is a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Closes March 22.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Office Specialist 2 position for the Office of Admissions at Oregon State University (OSU). Closes March 23. Posting #P00802CT.

Instructor – Anatomy & Physiology.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Anatomy & Physiology Instructor position.  The successful candidate will have the important role of bringing innovative teaching practices to the Science program at OSU-Cascades.  Posting # P01102UF.  The full consideration date is March 24. Closes March 27.   

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.

Student Success Counselor – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Student Success Counselor to develop and enhance relationships with students, staff, and faculty to support student enrollment, persistence, and success in Ecampus distance degree programs. This position will work with students throughout the student cycle (i.e. admission through graduation) by implementing systems and processes to address student success and retention in distance programs and courses. Posting #P01100UF. Closes March 26.

The Office of Information Services is seeking an Infrastructure Project 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 Number: P01106UF. Closes March 27.

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.

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.  Closes April 1.

Instructor – Education.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month position as Instructor in Education.  This position is in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program, with focus on the secondary level.  Posting # P01117UF.  The full consideration date is April 3. Closes April 5.   

Analyst, Budget & Resource Planning – The Office of Budget and Fiscal Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Analyst, Budget & Resource Planning, Post # P01111UF, Full Consideration date April 3. Closes April 7.

Seasonal Custodians: Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking Seasonal Custodians. These positions will be a part of the Operations unit providing custodial services that ensure a clean, healthy and presentable environment in all UHDS facilities. Custodians are committed to the overall success and satisfaction of UHDS students, customers, clients and guests and demonstrate this commitment through the work that they perform. This is a seasonal position anticipated to begin May 22, 2017 and end mid-September 2017. Posting #P00810CT. Closes April 16.

Student Outreach Assistant – The Career Development Center in Corvallis. Invites applications for 4 part-time (a maximum of 12 hours per week) hourly, 12-month Student Outreach Assistant, Post # P01870SE, Closes April 28.

Accountant 1 – University Administration Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Accountant1, Post # P00807CT. Full Consideration date April 20. Closes April 28.

 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 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

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

Weather

Corvallis: May you live to be a hundred years, With one extra year to repent!” ~ Irish blessing. Rain, high of 61, low of 46. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of rain, high of 60, low of 42. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 57, low of 49. Heavy rain and breezy tomorrow.

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

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