OSU Today

Thursday, March 16, 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.

 ‘Dutch election is Europe’s first test’ (CNBC)

The vote indicates a shift away from right-wing populism, says Alison Johnston, assistant professor at Oregon State University.

World’s rarest dolphin heading toward extinction (Ecologist)

A government-funded study published in 2012 found that the number of Maui dolphins was falling at a rate of 2.8% a year. A more recent study by the same authors put it at 1.5% to 2%. “We do not say that the population has stabilized,” noted lead author Scott Baker of Oregon State University. “The estimated rate of decline has decreased.”

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

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.” (see also KCTS)

Oregon House approves bill that would fund OSU-Cascades expansion (OPB)

A bill to provide money for the expansion of Oregon State University’s branch campus in Bend has passed its first legislative test. (see also US News & World Report, KTVZ, Waste 360)

NuScale’s small modular nuclear reactor keeps moving forward (Forbes)

Originally developed at Oregon State University by NuScale co-founder and OSU nuclear physics professor Jose Reyes, now NuScale’s chief technology officer, NuScale is partnered with Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR), a global engineering, procurement, and construction company with a 60-year history in commercial nuclear power.

Hanging with the Beavs (Democrat-Herald)

When you’re getting ready to take the next step on your educational journey, it helps to have a guide who’s been there and done that. That’s the theory behind Beaver Hangouts, a chance for students to converse via Skype with an Oregon State University student about what college life is really like.

Hydroponic gardening: How to grow vegetables fast in water (Oregonian)

In fact, vegetables grown hydroponically root and grow faster than traditionally grown plants, said Barry Burnsides, an Oregon State University Extension Service master gardener. This ages-old system uses a mixture of water and nutrients to grow plants inside or out. He does both, but prefers the outdoors because there’s no need for lights.

Glyphosate-resistant tumbleweed poses problem for farmers (Capital Press)

Judit Barroso, a weed scientist at Oregon State University, recently published her research that confirmed what some growers have been worried about since they first reported trouble controlling Russian thistle with glyphosate in 2015. Barroso collected thistle samples from 10 locations in Morrow, Sherman and Umatilla counties; three from Morrow County turned out to be glyphosate resistant.

Trump administration considers cutting Oregon Sea Grant (Jefferson Public Radio)

“Basically the whole groundfish industry came crashing down,” Ginny Goblirsch told Think Out Loud recently. Goblirsch was an extension agent with a program called Oregon Sea Grant at the time. “All of these people were basically thrown out of work.”

OSU to host forest pollinator workshop (Gazette-Times)

The Oregon State University College of Forestry is hosting a workshop on how logging, fire and other disturbances can affect birds, bees and other pollinators in the woods.


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.

NEW DATE! Ecological Engineering Student Society Winter Term Plant Sale, Thursday, March 16, 9 a.m – 4p.m in the  SEC Plaza (underneath the cover). Purchase succulents, cacti and other exciting house plants!  Proceeds support student run projects, club field trips, and other club expenses.

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! Forest management talk: Paulo Murillo Sandoval , MS Candidate in Sustainable Forest Management, will present his findings on “Making Better Maps of Montane Forest Disturbance: Leveraging Multi-Sensor Time Series Datasets to Map Short- and Long-Term Forest Disturbances and Drivers of Change in the Colombian Andes”. March 16, 9:30 a.m., Richardson Hall 107. Murillo Sandoval is advised by Jamon Van Den Hoek and Thomas Hilker.

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

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 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Reser Stadium, Loge Level.

 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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! Women’s Herstory Month Celebration: Please be in community with us as we celebrate and wrap up Women’s Herstory Month! This celebration will be filled with art, performances, and refreshments. Our keynote speaker, Sarah Tran, will be featured here. We hope to see you all today at 5-7 p.m., in the Student Involvement Lounge at the Student Experience Center.

Upcoming events

NEW! Concord Sonata: Pianist Arthur Greene presents “The Concord Sonata: A Ghost Story.” In this multimedia event, Greene discusses and performs the monumental sonata by Yankee maverick composer Charles Ives, whose music was inspired by New England transcendentalist authors Emerson, Hawthorne, the Alcott sisters and Thoreau. March 19 at 4 p.m.,The LaSells Stewart Center. For more information, visit corvallispiano.org. Free for OSU faculty, staff and students with OSU ID.

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.

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.

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-in time is 7:30-9 a.m. Dogs (on leash) are welcome.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Public health course in Portland: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is offering the public and OSU alumni a new course titled Certified Northwest: A Course in Public Health. It will be taught by college faculty and will highlight public health issues important for all Oregonians, such as disaster preparedness, health care policy, nutrition, cross-cultural communication and more. The course will be held from 6-7:50 p.m. April 3 through June 12 in the Collaborative Life Science Building at 2730 SW Moody Ave. in Portland. Registration ($99 with discount for OSU alumni) will be available throughout the course, which is offered via PACE. Learn more and register on PACE’s site.

NEW! Coastal Resiliency in the Face of Environmental Change: Oregon Sea Grant and the UO School of Law are cohosting a symposium on April 7 in Eugene. The symposium seeks to bring together law and policy experts, scientists, and managers to discuss issues related to changing environmental conditions, such as ocean acidification and sea level rise, and their impact on coastal infrastructure and energy development.  This symposium is free, lunch and refreshments provided.   Register by April 3.  http://coastresiliency.org/

NEW! Smart Cycling class, April 15 & 16: Build confidence for riding safely in traffic and performing basic bike maintenance.  Two day course on campus and local streets. Fees range from $50 to $100 based on ability to pay. Several full scholarships are available for Oregon State students.  Registration is through Jay Thatcher, League Cycling Instructor, silent.ride@yahoo.com or (541) 758-9333. 

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

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.

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.

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:


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 

NEW! Faculty Regalia Reminder: The OSU Beaver Store is now taking Faculty Regalia orders. Place your order online at http://osubeaverstore.com/faculty/regalia/.  The deadline for orders is April 15. Orders submitted after April 15 may see substitutions with gown size and/or hood colors.   For further questions email faculty.regalia@osubeaverstore.com.

NEW! Thank you: A special Thank you to the following businesses that donated food or services to OSU Student Health Services during our Men B vaccination clinic on March 8 & 9.  Due to the generosity of these businesses the vaccination clinic was very successful: American Dream Pizza (Monroe Street), Bi-Mart (9th Street), Chipotle, Demaggio Pizza, Market of Choice, Pappa’s Pizza, University Calzone, University Housing and Dining, University Parking and Transportation Services, Woodstocks Pizza.

NEW! Mid-month Emergency Preparedness Topic – Food in Emergencies.  If an earthquake, winter storm, or other disaster strikes your community, you might not have access to food, water, and electricity for days or even weeks. By taking time now to store emergency food supplies, you can provide for your entire family.  . Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

NEW! OSU Employees attending other institutions: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount): Deadline is Thursday, March 30, 2017 to submit the application for employees 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

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

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.

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.

NEW! Facilities Services is seeking a Work Coordination Center & Preventative Maintenance Manager (Internal Employment Opportunity). 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: P01123UF. Closes March 24.

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. 

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: “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” ~ Oscar Wilde. Mostly sunny today, high of 57, low of 36. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 53, low of 34. Chance of rain tomorrow.

Newport: Slight chance of showers and then mostly sunny, high of 51, low of 39. Rain tomorrow.

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

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