OSU Today

Thursday, April 6, 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.

Compound function of medication may help slow aging (UPI)

Researchers at Oregon State University have found that the compound rapamycin has properties that may help treat neurologic damage in diseases like Alzheimer’s. (see also KTVZ, Science Daily, EMaxHealth)

The scientist who stumbled upon a tick filled with 20-million-year-old blood (The Atlantic)

Poinar, now a retired professor at Oregon State University, has studied hundreds insects caught in amber. His research that caught Crichton’s attention was on a fossilized fly, so well-preserved that its muscle fibers and sub-cellular structures were visible. Crichton conjectured dinosaur blood ingested by a bug in amber might still contain viable DNA, and so the plot of Jurassic Park, and so on.

The Curious Case of Urban Homesteading (Jacobin Magazine)

A piece by Marisa Chappell, associate professor of history at Oregon State University and the author of The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America.

Little pot of magic! Marmite boosts brain power (Daily Mail)

You can have too much of a good thing. Scientists from Oregon State University have urged people not to consume Marmite, or the niacin (vitamin B3) it contains, in high doses without medical supervision. Excessive niacin — above 35mg daily — can cause skin flushes and liver damage. Six Marmite servings could put you over the safe limit.

Breeding problems another cost of wild cattle (Beef Magazine)

Early studies in Florida showed Brahman-cross cattle with excitable temperaments had lower pregnancy rates than their calmer herd mates. Ongoing studies at Oregon State University are looking at effect of temperament on reproductive performance in Angus-Hereford-cross cows.

On-the-job injuries rise among Oregon seafood processing workers: Study (Safety & Health)

Injuries among seafood processing workers in Oregon have eclipsed the statewide average, and the rate appears to be increasing, according to a recent study from Oregon State University.

US senators urge Trump to reconsider Sea Grant budget cuts (Undercurrent News)

Oregon’s US senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined 21 other senators to urge the president to reconsider his proposal to eliminate the $73 million national Sea Grant college program in his 2018 budget, Merkley said in a release on his website.

Today

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The entire month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Join the sexual assault awareness programming committee for a month of events, including phone banking representatives on Oregon laws relating to survivors, a day of survivor healing, a theater of consent workshop put on by University of Oregon’s Sexual Wellness Team and more! Find out more information at https://www.facebook.com/osuwomenscenter/?ref=bookmarks

Benton Slope Circulation Study Workshop:  Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a Workshop regarding the Benton Slope planning study.  Designers will present options related to pedestrian accessibility, bicycle and vehicle circulation, parking and lighting.  This is a drop-in event that will occur on Thursday, April 6, from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. in the MU La Raza Room (Room 208).

Academic Technology webinar: Make Your Canvas Course Site Student-Friendly Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, April 6, 10-10:30 a.m. to set the tone for your course and control access to your materials. Learn about home pages, the Canvas syllabus, university policy links, and discussion boards. 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

Fulbright Program Workshop for U.S. Scholars, Faculty, and Professionals: Jordanna Enrich, Fulbright US Scholar Program Director based in Washington DC’s Institute for International Education (IIE) will provide information about Fulbright opportunities for the 2018-19 cycle and how to develop a competitive application.  April 6, noon – 1 p.m., MU Journey Room, For questions or to schedule a one on one meeting the same day with Enrich, contact Julie Walkin in the Division of International Programs.

US Student Fulbright Information Meeting: Lora Seery, Senior Program Officer for the US Student Fulbright Program at the Institute for International Education and LeAnn Adam, OSU Advisor for Prestigious Scholarships will present an information session on Fulbright opportunities.  Please join us to learn more about Fulbright, hear from past Fulbright recipients and current semi-finalists, and start your own Fulbright journey. April 6, noon – 1 p.m., Bexell 208. RSVP is requested but not required:  leann.adam@oregonstate.edu

Flash Virtual Mentoring – Translating your transferable skills – Help “flash mentor” current students using a virtual chat-based program during your lunch. April 6, noon- 1 p.m. Register Here

OSU Student Data 101 Orientation: Using data to improve student success is growing priority. The Division of Undergraduate Studies is hosting an event to provide a general introduction to the many OSU data tools, reports, and important information related the access and use of student data that can inform decision making. Target audience is Deans, Associate Deans, and Directors for colleges and student success programs. Please note location change. April 6, 1-4:30 p.m., Kidder 202. Registration is required.

Academic Technology webinar: Welcome All Learners Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, April 6, 2-2:30 p.m. to learn about ReadSpeaker, TextAid, and other accessibility topics in Canvas to support students with multiple learning styles as well as English language learners. 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

Academic Technology Webinar: Digital Story-Telling for Learning: With Jon Dorbolo and Ed Ostrander.  Creating even a basic interactive book requires choosing relationships among elements of content.  Students tasked with expressing their learning by creating an interactive story/book must decide how to organize and connect learned information.  Thursday April 6, 3-3:30 p.m. This session covers the technologies and techniques of interactive book creation as well as methods for evaluating student work. Register here. For more information contact Jon Dorbolo.

Viruses and Geometry: The Mathematics and Integrative Biology departments will host Professor Reidun Twarock, professor of Mathematical Biology from the University of York in England for a special joint Math/IB Colloquium entitled Viruses and Geometry: New Insights into Virus structure, Assembly and Evolutions on Thursday, April 6 in Kidder 350 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Prior to the talk there will be a tea from 3-3:30 p.m. in the math faculty lounge (Kidd 302).

Beaver Vet Community Spring Social: Open to all members of the Beaver Vet Community, faculty, staff, and students. April 6 from 4-7 p.m. in the M.U. Bowling Center. Family friendly event. Free bowling, billiards, and food.

Albany Artists 10×10 exhibit: The Giustina Gallery in The LaSells Stewart Center is hosting the Albany Artists 10×10 exhibit April 3-30. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m., April 6 in the gallery. Ten Albany artists will be featured as well as an in memorial selection of works by Lynn Powers. To learn more about this and other exhibits, visit the website.

Upcoming events

NEW! Thank a Teacher Week:  Calling all students! Join the Center for Teaching and Learning as we recognize and celebrate the educational figures who shape our lives. Timed to coincide with national Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12), we will express our appreciation and collectively celebrate the teaching excellence that exemplifies Oregon State University. We invite you to help us organize and market this week-long series of events! Join us April 10 in Milam 215 at 12:30 to start planning. Snacks will be provided. Please register here.

Spring Preview: An open house program for prospective students will be in the Memorial Union and LaSells Stewart Center on Friday, April 7. There will be approximately 900 visitors on campus, which may affect parking and retail food locations.  Please welcome visitors you interact with during their time on campus.

OSU Disability Network. Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular.  Stephanie Jenkins will present, “‘Suicide Pain’: Living the ‘Unlivable Life’” Friday, April 7, noon-1 p.m. Milam Hall 301.

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Counseling The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday April 7 at noon or 1 p.m.; April 21 at noon or 1 p.m.,; and May 19 at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.  Can count towards your HEM requirement. Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Feser welcoming reception: A reception welcoming Edward Feser, Oregon State University’s new Provost and Executive Vice President, will be held from 3:30 – 5 p.m., Friday, April 7, in the Memorial Union Lounge. All members of the university community are invited to enjoy desserts and beverages and to meet Provost Feser.

A Call to Life: Variations on a Theme of Extinction: Kathleen Dean Moore and Rachelle McCabe bring their powerful weaving of music (Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Variations on a Theme of Corelli) and words back to OSU, followed by a panel of expert scientists speaking to the moral, ecological, scientific, artistic and so many other reasons it is urgent that we act now on behalf of the world’s amazing creatures. Friday, April 7, 7 p.m. LaSells Stewart Center.

Visiting Writers Series: Ellen Bass will recite her poetry at 7:30 p.m., April 7, in the Valley Library Rotunda.  A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. Bass is the author of the poetry collection “Like a Beggar,” published in 2014 by Copper Canyon Press. Her previous books of poetry include “The Human Line,” which was named a notable book by The San Francisco Chronicle, and “Mules of Love,” which won the Lambda Literary Award in poetry.

Marine Science Day: Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center will hold its annual Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 8, giving visitors an opportunity to see laboratories behind-the-scenes, interact with student scientists and learn more about current marine research. The event is free and open to the public, and will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center, located in Newport southeast of the Highway 101 bridge over Yaquina Bay. It will feature interactive, hands-on exhibits and opportunities to talk to researchers from OSU and other federal and state agencies.

Tickets on sale now: SAC Presents The NW Dance Project: NW Dance Project is a bold and innovative contemporary dance company performing all-original repertoire from a select roster of accomplished choreographers and the most promising new talents in contemporary dance. All seats reserved at $10 – $30 each. Friday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in The LaSells Stewart Center. Advance tickets may be purchased online at http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/events/performance-and-visual-arts-events/sac-presents-nw-dance-project or stop by The LaSells Stewart Center and purchase in person on Tuesdays and Thursdays between noon and 5 p.m. OSU students may have one free ticket per person with ID card, available at The LaSells Stewart Center during those hours, by phone at 541-737-5592, and at the door while seats last.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Melissa Wilson Sayres, assistant professor, Arizona State University will present a seminar, “Sex – Biased Genome Evolution” on Monday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served prior.

NEW! My Head in a Jar: A lecture by Lisa Temple-Cox an artist based at Cuckoo Farm Studios in Colchester, England. Her current visual research interests revolve around the aesthetics and symbolism of the 19C medical museum; using its collections, taxonomies, and histories as metaphors for a contemporary subjective experience of the body, in life and death.  Monday, April 10, 4 p.m. MU Journey Room 104.

Marine Forum: Kaety Jacobson of Oregon Sea Grant will be discussing her experience of outreach and engangement with the community during marine renewable energy research and development.  The forum will be held Friday, April 7 from noon – 1 p.m. in Rogers 332.

Academic Technology Webinar: Digital Story-Telling for Learning. Creating even a basic interactive book requires choosing relationships among elements of content.  Students tasked with expressing their learning by creating an interactive story/book must decide how to organize and connect learned information.  This session covers the technologies and techniques of interactive book creation as well as methods for evaluating student work. With Jon Dorbolo and Ed Ostrander. Friday April 7, 1-1:30 p.m.  Register here. For more information contact Jon Dorbolo.

Ecampus Faculty Forum: Take part in a showcase of excellence in online teaching and discover techniques you can use to improve your online courses on May 9 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The interactive sessions at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center feature your OSU colleagues sharing innovative teaching methods and course development best practices. Includes breakfast and lunch with lunchtime remarks by OSU President Edward J. Ray and Susan Capalbo, senior vice provost for Academic Affairs. Register by May 3.

Spring Search Advocate Workshops:  Search Advocates are external search committee members who promote equity, validity, and diversity on OSU searches.  The workshops are open to any members of the OSU community who has an onid login.   To review the workshop descriptions and/or to register, please go to the OSU Professional Development Registration site. For more information about OSU’s Search Advocate program, go to http://searchadvocate.oregonstate.edu/  or anne.gillies@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-0865.

Seminar—Fixed Price Masters from Georgia Tech: Nelson Baker, dean of Professional Education at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will speak on the background and development of the fixed price master’s degrees offered by Georgia Tech at 2 p.m. on Tuesday May 2, in the Hallie Ford Center. Georgia Technology offers a three-year master’s degree in computer science (https://www.omscs.gatech.edu/ ) that can be earned entirely online — and costs less than $7,000. They partnered with Udacity, a for-profit provider of MOOC (massive open online course) education, and AT&T, which contributed $2 million in startup funding. The goal was to build a program that established corporate acceptance of high-quality and 100 percent online degrees as being on par with degrees received in traditional on-campus settings. They have more than 4,000 students currently enrolled.

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.

OSU Intro to R and RStudio Online Course. Learn this in-demand programming language, designed for analysis of statistical data sets. Learn more.

OSU Beer Quality and Analysis Series for Brewing Pros. Led by OSU’s Tom Shellhammer, Ph.D., this program is designed to help brewers ensure quality in production-scale brewing. Learn more.

Lean Six Sigma Descriptive Statistics Short Course starts April 24. Learn to construct process control charts and perform measurement systems analysis. Learn more.

Fundamentals of Data Analysis Online Short Course. Learn to turn data into actionable intelligence with widely available software and visualization tools. Learn more.

Sensory Evaluation of Wine Course. Hurry! One-of-a-kind course in the heart of the Willamette Valley – ideal for wine lovers, winery staff and more. Learn more.

Take Note 

NEW! Excellence in Family Business Challenge Applications for the 2017 Excellence in Family Business challenge are now being accepted. Nominate a family owned business here and we will invite them to complete the application.  Application deadline is April 10 at midnight. Call Melissa Elmore 541.737.3326 or visit: http://business.oregonstate.edu/familybusinessonline/excellence-family-business-challenge

New OSU International Travel Registry — The Division of International Programs has launched the new OSU International Travel Registry to replace the international travel form previously overseen by Risk Management. The registry is designed to capture travel information for all faculty, staff, and students traveling internationally outside of an education abroad program currently supported by the Office of Global Opportunities. Registering travel is required and triggers enrollment in the Travel Accident & Sickness Plan. Contact the Division of International Programs for more information.

Professional Faculty Leadership Award: Nominations are being accepted for the Karel J.H. Murphy Professional Faculty Leadership and Service Award  The award recognizes a professional faculty member who provides outstanding leadership and service both in their department and in programs or organizations across the Oregon State University community. The award honors ongoing, strategic, progressive leadership, and administrative support and service among Professional Faculty and other OSU employees. The award winner receives recognition during the OSU’s University Day program, an engraved clock and a $1,000 check. Nominations due April 14. For more information, mahanam@oregonstate.edu

iPads at the Valley Library: The Valley Library now has iPads available to the OSU community for 1 week checkout. Come to the Circulation Desk to borrow one or visit our website for more information. For questions, please contact valley.circ@oregonstate.edu.

Older adult volunteers wanted for a multivitamin and immune function research study (Corvallis):  If you are healthy, age 55-75, non-smoking, not consuming foods or supplements high in zinc, and do not have allergies, diabetes, kidney, thyroid or intestinal problems or bariatric surgery, you may qualify to participate.  The study will take 15 weeks, and volunteers will receive $50. Principal Investigator: Adrian Fritz Gombart. Contact Sandra Uesugi, RN for more information: Sandra.uesugi@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-3594.

University Mentoring and Professional Development Award:  PCOSW seeks nominations for the 2017 University Mentoring and Professional development Award. This award, presented each September at University Day, recognizes any classified, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups or non-traditional careers. The deadline for nominations is May 1. To access the application link, please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

Science Pub Podcast: If you’ve missed recent science pub talks at the Old World Deli, you can now listen at your own convenience on the new Corvallis Science Pub Podcast. Already posted are talks by Jane Ishmael (The Science of Marijuana), Christopher McKnight Nichols (Grand Strategies in Foreign Policy), Linda Hardison (The Oregon Flora Project), Dr. Douglas Aukerman (Brain Injuries in Sports), Loren Davis (Ancient America) and Yigit Menguc (Soft Robots).

Undergraduate Research Funding Opportunity: The Research Office is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship and Creativity (URISC) Program for Summer 2017 and Fall, Winter and/or Spring term(s) 2017-18. This program supports undergraduate research activities from all academic disciplines within the university. Program description and application:  Click on this LINK for the application process.  Deadline approaching, Monday, April 10, 5 p.m.  Information email – Incentive.programs@oregonstate.edu

Students can complete a business minor in the summer: Oregon State now offers students the opportunity to complete a minor in business and entrepreneurship in just two short summers, which will help them stand out among their peers. Classes are offered both on campus and online during summer term, allowing students to mix and match to meet their needs. Learn more at summer.oregonstate.edu/business, and share this information with students in your field.

Jobs

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

Office Specialist 2.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Office Specialist 2 position, as a Customer Service/Admissions Specialist.  Posting # P00834CT.  Closes April 6.

Administrative Program Assistant.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Admin Program Assistant position, as a Coordinator of Educational Placement.  Posting # P00843CT.  Closes April 7.

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, Posting # P01111UF. Closes April 7.

Human Resources Consultant 1 – Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), fixed-term, 12-month Human Resources Consultant 1 (HRC1) serving the College of Forestry and College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences. Posting #P01160UF. Full Consideration: April 7. Closes April 14.

Outreach Program Coordinator – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University is seeking an Outreach Program Coordinator. This is a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. The position will be located in John Day, Oregon. Reappointment will be at the discretion of the Regional Administrator for Eastern Oregon and the Extension Service Assistant Director, OSU Open Campus and Innovation.  Posting# P01155UF.  Closes April 9.

The Office of the President invites applications for a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month, academic wage hourly position for an Executive Assistant. This position reports directly to the General Counsel. Posting #P00232AW. Closes April 10.

(Internal Employment Opportunity) Interim Manager – HR Business Partnership – The Auxiliaries & Activities Business Center invites applications for a full-time,12-month interim HR Manager position. Posting # P01179UF.  Closes April 10.

Web Programmer / Office Assistant – the Student Affairs Communications & Marketing in Corvallis. Invites applications for 1 part-time (a maximum of 10 hours per week) hourly, 12-month Web Programmer / Office Assistant, Post # P01992SE, Closes April 10.

Billing Assistant- Administrative Program Assistant.  Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Billing Assitant.  Posting #P00845CT.  Closes April 10.

Transfer Transitions Advisor: The Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) is seeking a Transfer Transitions Advisor.  This is a full-time (1.0) 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position.  Posting # P01151UF.  Closes April 12.

The Graduate School is seeking a Student Success Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting # P01148UF. Closes April 14, full-consideration date of April 12.

Employee Relations Officer – The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Employee Relations Officer. Posting # P01171UF. Closes April 13.

Faculty Research Assistant – Bee Informed Partnership.  The Department of Horticulture is seeking a Faculty Research Assistant, as a member of the Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) Technical Transfer Team and the research will support the Beekeepers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho with field work in California.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting # P01173UF http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/40950To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 14.  Closes April 23.

Coordinator Oregon Master Beekeeper and Pollinator Health Outreach.  The Department of Horticulture is seeking a Coordinator Oregon Master Beekeeper and Pollinator Health Outreach, a state-wide educational program for beekeepers of all levels. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting # P01169UF http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/40948To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 13.  Closes April 23.

The Writing Center is seeking a Writing Center Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01168UF. Closes April 14.

Supplemental Instruction Coordinator – The Academic Success Center is seeking a Supplemental Instruction (SI) Coordinator. This is a 1.0 FTE, 12-month, unclassified position reporting to the Director of the Academic Success Center (ASC) within the Division of Undergraduate Studies. The SI Coordinator coordinates and provides leadership for the Academic Success Center’s SI program. The SI Coordinator is responsible for supervision of SI Leaders, management of daily operations, program assessment and strategic planning, and communication and collaboration with the OSU community. Posting # P01166UF. Closes April 14.

The College of Education is seeking an Academic Advisor and Outreach Specialist. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting # P01136UF. Closes April 14.

Transfer Ambassadors -The Office of New Student Programs & Family Outreach (NSPFO) Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE) hourly approximately 10-hours a week, 12-month Transfer Ambassadors, Posting # P01978SE, Closes April 16.

Instructor – Counselor Education.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Counselor Education Instructor.  The successful candidate will be a counselor educator to teach in our graduate program in Counselor Education.  Posting # P01129UF.  Full consideration April 14. Closes April 17.  

Associate Dean.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Associate Dean.  This is an Administrator 1 level, tenured administrator.  The Associate Dean will assist the OSU-Cascades Dean of Academic Affairs in leading the campus through a period of rapid enrollment growth, significant campus transition, and the expansion of academic programs.  Posting # P01139UF. Full consideration April 14. Closes April 18.

The Academic Success Center is seeking a Supplemental Instruction Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01166UF. Closes April 14.

Instructor – Hospitality Management.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Hospitality Management Instructor position.  The successful candidate will have the important role of bringing hospitality experience and teaching practices to the new Hospitality Management program at OSU-Cascades.  Posting # P01141UF. Full consideration April 15. Closes April 17.  

Transfer Ambassadors -The Office of New Student Programs & Family Outreach (NSPFO) Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE) hourly approximately 10-hours a week, 12-month Transfer Ambassadors, Posting # P01978SE, Closes April 16.

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.

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA) at Oregon State University invites applications and nominations for the Director of the School of Language, Culture, and Society (SLCS). The Director leads a unique school of learners, teachers, and scholars in the continuing development of its shared vision. The Director supervises the School’s academic programs (Anthropology; College Student Services Administration; Ethnic Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and World Languages and Cultures) and serves as chief administrative officer and advocate for the school as a whole. This is a full-time (1.0), 12-month tenured administrator position. Posting # P01152UF. For full consideration, please apply by April 17. Closes June 16.

Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Procurement Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01145UF. Closes April 17.

 

NEW! Event Coordinator:  The College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Event Coordinator. In addition to organizing college events, the position is responsible for alumni relations, coordination of student clubs, and other projects as assigned. Posting # P00775CT. Closes April 19.

Student Accounts Customer Service Assistant-The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for a part-time (.50 FTE) hourly approximately 20-hours a week, 12-month Student Accounts Customer Service Assistant, Post # P01998SE, Closes April 19.

Manager of Access Services – The Office of Disability Access Services (DAS) in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Manager of Access Services, Post # P01174UF. Closes April 22.

Oregon State University welcomes applications for the position of Coordinator – IT Project 1  within the Research Office. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Research, the Project Manager provides project management expertise to all aspects of the Research Office. Posting # P01157UF. For full consideration apply by April 22. Closes April 30.

Registered Nurse- Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month RN1.  Posting #P00841CT.  Closes April 24.

Faculty Research Assistant – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University is seeking an Faculty Research Assistant with the Juntos program beginning May 1, 2017 (with the potential for a second year renewal depending on the availability of funds). This is a part-time (.75 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position.  Posting# P01161UF.  Closes April 28.

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, Posting  # P01870SE, Closes April 28.

Academic Advisor – College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Academic Advisor position.  This position is based in Portland, OR.  Posting #P01154UF.  Closes April 30.

Collegiate Recovery Specialist: Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Collegiate Recovery Specialist, Posting #P01163UF.  Closes May 3.

 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.

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. Posting closes on June 30.

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:  “Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read.”  ~ Jorge Luis Borges. Rain today, high of 61, low of 45. Rain and breezy tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Chance of showers today, high of 57, low of 39. Chance of rain and breezy tomorrow.

Newport: Rain today, high of 56, low of 47. 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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