OSU Today

Wednesday, March 15, 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.

Sea Grant funding at risk (Think Out Loud)

According to a budget memo obtained by the Washington Post, The Trump administration is considering drastic cuts to the NOAA budget, including defunding the Sea Grant program. The director of Oregon Sea Grant, Shelby Walker, tells us what that would mean for Oregon, along with the director of Lincoln County’s planning department, Onno Husing, and former extension agent, Ginny Goblirsch.

The science of science advocacy (The Scientist)

But not all experts are convinced that there is no danger in science advocacy. “I don’t think there’s any question about it—I’ve worked in this field for 50 years, and I’ve seen a steady erosion of the credibility of scientists, generally,” Robert Lackey, a former senior biologist with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who now works on ecological policy and natural resource management at Oregon State University, told The Scientist. “If your day job is science and your night job is policy advocacy, why would I trust your day job?”

Scotland’s independence vote will complicate Brexit in some very interesting ways (Washington Post)

A piece by Alison Johnston is an assistant professor of political science at Oregon State University. Her work focuses on European integration, E.U. politics and the domestic causes of the European debt crises.

 OSU-Cascades expansion clears first legislative hurdle (Bend Bulletin)

A bill that would provide money for OSU-Cascades to expand its campus passed its first hurdle in the state Legislature.

New tool aids surgeons with bad posture in the OR (UPI)

“With this took, surgeons, as well as occupational and health safety workers, will have immediate access to a report on when and how long they remain in non-neutral positions during surgery,” Xinhui Zhu, assistant professor of industrial engineering at Oregon State University, said. “This information can be used to help individual surgeons, as well as to develop recommendations on how surgeries can be improved for the doctor and patient.”

Anomalous ocean conditions in 2015 may bode poorly for juvenile Chinook salmon survival (Phys.Org)

According to researchers from Oregon State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ocean conditions were historically bad in the spring of 2015, when migrating yearling fish that will comprise the bulk of this spring’s adult Chinook run first went out to sea.

Sobering panel on seismic safety issues (Democrat-Herald)

Andre Barbosa, a civil and construction engineering professor at Oregon State University, used 20 of his students to do some field work in downtown Corvallis. In one small area between Monroe, Jefferson, First and Third, the group found that 36 of the 47 buildings were unreinforced masonry.

Action urged on air pollution (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University toxicologist Diana Rohlman talked about the potential health effects of air pollution, from increased asthma rates to elevated risk of heart disease, stroke, serious respiratory problems and premature death.

10 gardening myths and the truth behind them (Statesman Journal)

Nine experts from Oregon State University Extension Service stepped up to bust some common gardening myths. Read on to get some research-based answers to 10 common misconceptions.

TallWood Design Institute established at Oregon State U (Woodworking Network)

The National Center for Advanced Wood Products Manufacturing and Design at Oregon State University has been renamed as the TallWood Design Institute.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! Say Her Name Vigil : 7 Trans Women have been murdered in the United States this year. That is 7 too many. SOL LGBTQ+ Multicultural Support Network, the Women’s Center and Black Cultural Center invite you to a vigil honoring these women. An altar will be up all day at the BCC and we will host a community gathering at 12:30 p.m. March 15.   

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.

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.

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.

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

Upcoming events

NEW! Microbiomes: Imagining the Unseen Exhibit Reception SPARK, the College of Science and the College of Liberal Arts presents art that exemplifies the inquisitive and inventive nature of  the human mind in its quest to understand the mystique that lies in the unseen reaches of our planet. Light refreshments provided. March 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. Kidder 210. More info.

NEW! Libby Roderick: Concert by internationally acclaimed singer / songwriter Libby Roderick. The surprising power and depth of Libby’s music and the humor and spontaneity of her performances have attracted large and enthusiastic audiences across the continent and fans all over the world. Libby will be joined by Corvallis’ own Cassandra Robertson. Friday, March 17, 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. FREE and open to all.

NEW! Pet Day and Fun Run: The OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting their annual Pet Day and 5K Fun Run May 6. Register before April 18 and get a free t-shirt (or purchase one at the race). For more information go to getmeregistered.com/OSUPetDay5K. Registration is $20. Check-n time is 7:30-9 a.m. Dogs (on leash) are welcome.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Academic Technology webinar: Have No Fear – Getting Started with Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, March 16, 10-10:30 a.m. and learn about finding your courses, setting notification preferences, and posting announcements. 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: Unlock the Secrets of Canvas Course Design Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, March 16, 2-2:30 p.m. to improve students’ ability to navigate your Canvas course. We will cover uploading content, adjusting navigation, and creating modules. 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! OSU Anthropology Lecture Series: Charles Klein, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Portland State University, will give a lecture on “Real Talk: A Computer-delivered Sexual Health Promotion Intervention for Black Gay Men.” He will speak on March 17 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Waldo Hall Room 201A. This event is part of the Anthropology Program’s “Tan Sack” Lecture

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology PhD Defense Seminar:  Kojun Kanda will speak on “Phylogenetic Studies in Tenebrionidae and Related Families” on Friday, March 17, noon, ALS 4001.

NEW! PERS and the budget: OSURA, the OSU Retirement Association, presents a talk on “PERS and the 2017/18 Oregon Budget” by Tim Nesbitt, a former union leader, adviser to former Gov. John Kitzhaber, consultant on PERS issues to the Oregon Business Council, and columnist for The Oregonian/OregonLive.   The talk will be on Thursday, March 23, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the OSU Foundation Boardroom. Talk is free and open to the public. For questions, please contact OSURA.

NEW! Spring Break soccer camp: Wondering what to do with your kids during Spring Break?? Send your 1st through 6th grade girls to the OSU Spring Break Camp!  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.  Price: $95.*Discount pricing for OSU Employees. Register online at:


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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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 

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.

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

NEW! Parking lot closures: Due to parking lot maintenance the following lots will be closed, Sports Complex West #3286, Benton Hall East #3241, Benton Hall South #3242, West Greenhouse Complex #3320, Vet Research Lab South #3342, Magruder Hall South #3363, and Oak Creek Building North #3364. The closures will be from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 27 – 31 (View Map). The lots will reopen when the work is finished and the area is safe to enter. Look for postings in the lot for specific dates.


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

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. 

NEW! Education Program Assistant 1 – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.95 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) located in Irrigon, Oregon and serving Morrow and Umatilla Counties.  Posting# P00826CT.  Closes March 29.

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


Corvallis: “Out of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric; out of the quarrel with ourselves we make poetry.”  ~ W.B. Yeats. Rain today, high of 57, low of 39. Mostly sunny tomorrow after a chance of showers.

Central Oregon: Showers likely today, high of 60, low of 36. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Heavy rain today, high of 52, low of 40. Mostly sunny tomorrow after a chance of showers.

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

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