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Thursday, April 13, 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.

Samples suggest life in the Mariana Trench (Daily Mail)

Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Oregon State University and the US Coast Guard sent a device that spent three weeks eavesdropping at the bottom of the trench.   The researchers used a hydrophone that was placed in this trough.

Climate science explains why fishermen on “Deadliest Catch” struggled to find crabs (Forbes)

The honorable Jane Lubchenco is Distinguished University Professor and Adviser in Marine Studies at Oregon State University. She is the U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean, U.S. Department of State. She is one of the most renowned environmental scientists in the world and the former NOAA Administrator.

Adolescents with frequent PE more informed about physical activity’s role in health (ScienMag)

Frequent, long-term instruction in physical education not only helps adolescents be more fit but also equips them with knowledge about how regular physical activity relates to good health, research at Oregon State University shows.

To see the unseen: ‘Microbiomes’ show explores common ground between arts, science (Gazette-Times)

The artists were enthralled by the scientific workshops, said Jerri Bartholomew, the head of OSU’s Department of Microbiology, an accomplished artist in her own right and a driving force behind “Microbiomes.” (The show includes a pair of Bartholomew’s glass works.)

OSU board resets tuition vote after protest (Democrat-Herald)

An Oregon State University Board of Trustees meeting that was disrupted by protesters has been rescheduled for next week as a conference call, the university announced on Wednesday. The telephonic meeting will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on April 21.

Oregon wave test center steps closer to construction (Tidal Energy Today)

The construction of the PMEC-SETS was backed by the US Department of Energy late in December 2016, when the Oregon State University’s Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) was allocated $40 million to build a wave testing center in Newport.

Oregon Tilth, university, release organic transition report (Packer)

Oregon Tilth and Oregon State University’s Center for Samll Farms & Community Food Systems worked together to conduct the research.

Artist Hank Willis Thomas to speak at OSU (Gazette-Times)

Hank Willis Thomas, a photo conceptual artist who works primarily with themes related to identity, history and popular culture, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Oregon State University.

Corvallis Maker Fair celebrates trying, failing and trying again (Corvallis Advocate)

“To tinker is to study. To fail is to be human. To make is to empower.” This is the motto of the CO•, an Oregon State University/Corvallis partnership hosting the fourth annual Corvallis Maker Fair on Saturday, April 15. “As a space and a concept, the CO• makes the room necessary for the uncertainty and experimentation of the learning process,” reads the group’s online manifesto. “Trying, failing, and trying again is a fundamental component of learning.”


OSU Libraries workshops: OSU Libraries spring workshops this week include: EndNote (April 13). Registration is encouraged but not required. View all the offerings in the library’s spring workshop series at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Academic Technology webinar: Can Canvas Do That? The Content Page: Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, April 13, 10-10:30 a.m.,  to unlock your creative powers with Canvas Content Pages. 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! SEIU Bargaining Rally: All SEIU represented and all supporters.The lunch & rally will take place in the greenspace adjoining Gladys Valley Gymnastics building, next to Valley Library, across from Kerr admin. All SEIU represented staff please attend to welcome your bargaining team to campus. Thursday, April 13, 11:30 am – 1:30 p.m. For more information contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at 630-699-0281.  See our new Facebook page for all the details.

TRIAD: At the April 13 meeting of TRIAD, OSU’s faculty and staff club,  Abi Losi, OSU alumna and Visual Artist, will give a presentation titled “Five days at sea: An art and science experience.”  The meeting will begin at noon in Room 211 in the MU. The public is welcome to attend free of charge. 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.

Faculty Senate: The April 13 Faculty Senate agenda is online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/sites/senate.oregonstate.edu/files/1704_5.pdf. The Faculty Senate meeting will begin at 3 p.m., in The LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall. Instructions to participate remotely in the Faculty Senate meeting are online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/webex-instructions. Action items include Mental Health Pledge; Child Care Resolution, Proposal to Revise Academic Regulation (AR) 2. Special reports on International Programs and Information Security.

Special seminar: Bringing Science, Art, and Education Together. World-class artist Haruo Uchiyama is visiting OSU from Japan to share his woodcarvings of birds and their use across the world in conservation and education. He will be offering this special seminar on April 13 at 3 p.m. in Nash 033 and giving a demonstration at the SEA Through the Eyes of an Artist event on April 14, 9 a.m. – noon in Furman Hall.

CCE Distinguished Lecture Series: Hot Technologies 2017, presented by James Spellos, CMP, president, Meeting U. Thursday, April 13, Memorial Union Horizon Room, A light reception will be held at 3:30 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 4:10 p.m.

NEW! Institutionalization of Knowledge: The APCC is having workshops and a discussion series that targets different aspects of a university education in relation to personal life, future job prospects, and global citizenship. This week’s topic is “The Academic Industrial Complex.” April 13, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

Upcoming events

NEW! Follow-up vaccine clinics: In March, more than 1,800 students received the type B meningococcal disease vaccination at clinics held on the Corvallis campus. We are writing to let you know that follow-up vaccine clinics will take place on Monday, April 17, and Tuesday, April 18, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the lower-level ballroom of the Memorial Union. The meningococcal B vaccines are not fully effective until all doses have been received. It is imperative that those who received their first dose achieve the highest level of protection by completing their full vaccination dose series.

NEW! University Outreach and Engagement Vice Provost Awards of Excellence celebration and luncheon: Outreach and engagement is an essential element of OSU’s land grant mission. Learn about 15 award-winning projects involving nine colleges and six campus units; many project teams include OSU students. The event is April 17, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Lunch is $20. Register now.

NEW! LGBTQ+ Prison Pen Pal Writing Parties: Stop in at these writing parties during Week 3 to write letters to incarcerated LGBTQ+ folks and build connections. On Monday, April 17, the first hour of our writing party will be dedicated to talking about the Prison Industrial Complex, prison abolition and facts about being LGBTQ+ in prison. All writing materials will be provided and no commitment to being a long term pen pal is needed to write a letter. April 17-19 at Pride Center from noon-2 p.m.; April 20-21 at Women’s Center from noon-2 p.m.

SEA Through the Eye of an Artist In collaboration with The CO• Maker Fair, and SPARK, the College of Education offers a day of marine arts and science activities. Throughout the day, there will be hands-on learning for K-12 students, OSU, and Corvallis community, as well as a keynote speech to explore this interplay of arts and science. Friday, April 14, from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Furman Hall.

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. Martha Smith (DAS), Gabriel Merrell (EOA), and Stephanie Jenkins (SHPR) will facilitate a workshop on designing accessible syllabi. Faculty participants are asked to bring multiple copies of syllabi that they are interested in having workshopped. Friday, April 14, noon-1 p.m. Milam Hall 301.

Music a la Carte: The Platypus Clarinet Orchestra performs popular favorites and classical transcriptions. April 14, noon, in the Memorial Union Lounge. Free.

Spring Preview: An open house program for prospective students will be in the Memorial Union and CH2M Hill Alumni Center on Friday, April 14. 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!

The Corvallis Maker Fair. The CO is excited to bring back the campus-community 4th Annual Corvallis Maker on Saturday April 15, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the MU Ballroom and on the SEC Plaza. Over 40 tables of hands-on activities: robotics, art, woodworking, music, electronics, virtual reality, and much more! Free and open to all ages! For more info, email info@corvallismakerfair.org.

Maslanka’s Mass: The West Coast premiere of composer David Maslanka’s Mass will be presented at Oregon State University on Thursday, April 20, featuring the OSU Wind Ensemble, the OSU Chamber Choir and the Corvallis Repertory Singers. The performance will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU campus in Corvallis. Chris Chapman, director of bands at OSU, will conduct. Tickets are $18 to $25. OSU students with identification and K-12 youth will be admitted free. Corvallis Arts for All discounts apply. Advance tickets are available online at repsing.org or in Corvallis at Grass Roots Books and Music, Troubadour Music or Schmidt’s Garden Center, or in Albany at Sid Stevens Jewelers.

Earth Day of Service on Saturday April 22:. The Center for Civic Engagement (part of Student Leadership & Involvement) invites faculty, staff, and students (including their partners and dependents) are invited to participate in one of 8+projects for this day of service, community building, and celebration of planet Earth. Be rooted in your community this Earth Day. Details below and available here: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/earthday. Pre-registration required.

Bring Your Kids to Campus Day will be taking place on April 14. In coordination with the national Take Our Daughters & Sons to Work Day, Bring Your Kids to Campus Day is designed with the idea to help promote the value of a college education as well as share with our children the fun and exciting place where we are fortunate to work and attend classes. This year’s schedule is packed with even more fun activities that you won’t want to miss! To view a schedule of the day visit http://childcare.oregonstate.edu/byktcd and register for the day! For questions contact erika.woosley@oregonstate.edu or call us at 541-737-4906.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales 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.

Family Business Day 2017 – Join us Friday, April 14 for Family Business Day in Austin Hall, noon – 3 p.m. Whether or not you are from a family business, understanding privately-held enterprises helps you become more competitive as a business owner, executive, or as a financial adviser. Register here or visit http://business.oregonstate.edu/familybusinessonline/family-business-day

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.

Bend State of the University: In his annual State of the University Address in Bend on May 3, Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray will provide an update on the university’s worldwide accomplishments in the past year. He will also highlight OSU-Cascades and the vision for an expanded campus that is integrated into the Central Oregon  community, as well as the leadership, innovation and excellence Oregon State brings to the region. Individual registration is $20 and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and a dessert reception. Table sponsorship opportunities are available.  To register, visit www.osualum.com/soubend or contact 877-678-2837 or OSUalum@oregonstate.edu.

Hallie Ford anniversary: Join the Hallie Ford Center in celebrating its fifth anniversary on Friday, May 5. Hear about the center’s impact and future from noon-1:15 p.m., attend a public reception from 1:15-1:45 p.m. and attend “Health of Children Living in Chronic War Zones: The Palestinian Case,” presented by Salwa Massad, PhD, research manager for the World Health Organization Palestinian National Institute of Public Health Project, from 4-5 p.m. All events are held in the Hallie Ford Center lobby and Bray Conference Room (115 HFC).

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

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! University Research Computing Seminar: Ian Munoz of CGRB will speak on “Using docker and containers to create scalable reproducible workflows in the cloud”, 2-3 p.m., Monday, April 17, in 202 Kidder. This will be streamed at: http://live.oregonstate.edu

NEW! OSU150 Exhibit final design concept presentation – OSU will be celebrating its 150th anniversary starting in August, and one of the elements is a seven-month installation at the Oregon Historical Society Museum in Portland.  The OSU community is invited to hear about the design firm’s final concept and provide feedback on Thursday, April 27 from 10 -11:30 a.m. in the MU Boardroom.   Learn more about the celebration at OSU150.org, or contact Shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu for more information, or to view a recording of the presentation, if you are unable to participate.

MBA Information Session. Have you been thinking about graduate school, but not sure where to start? Please join us at: Grad School Tips: Is an MBA Program a Good Option for Me? We’ll discuss the MBA program requirements and how to apply for graduate business school. Friday, April 14, 10 a.m.- 11 a.m. Austin Hall, Room 388. Register at: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bQ9zXqDaz8h5Fdj

Horner Exchange: OSU Libraries Library Faculty Association invites colleagues to the April 14 Seminar Series presentation at 10 a.m.: Building Bridges Between Oregon and Fujian: Twenty Years of the Horner Exchange, with Richard Sapon-White, Assistant Professor, Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services, OSU Libraries & Press. We are webcasting the presentation, so if you are not able to be physically present, please join the meeting remotely.

MIME Distinguished Speaker Series: Louis L. Whitcomb: Louis Whitcomb, Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, will discuss developments and sea trials of the Nereid Under-Ice (NUI) underwater robotic vehicle, which he developed with collaborators at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He will speak on April 14 at 10 a.m. in Rogers 226.

College of Business Deans Distinguished Lecture Series: Bob’s Red Mill- Behind the Business. Bob’s Red Mill has one of the best employee cultures in the Northwest. Join Chief Financial Officer Trey Winthrop for his presentation on how he balances company growth and strategy while prioritizing people and relationships. Friday, April 14, 10 a.m., Stirek Auditorium, Austin Hall 183.

Marine Forum: Shamus Gamache of the Central Lincoln People’s Utility District will speak about what the interconnection of wave energy might look like as it integrates into the power grid along the Central Oregon Coast.  The forum will take place Friday, April 14 from noon-1 p.m. in Rogers Hall 332.

Core Curriculum: Are you a supervisor or manager? The Core Curriculum for Managers and Supervisors, led by OSU topic experts, it is available for registration until April 14 at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=23. The OSU Core Curriculum strengthens knowledge and skills essential to effective management at OSU. The program includes 8-10 hours of prerequisite online training, followed by one full day and two half-day classroom sessions that build on the online modules. There is no cost to attend. Can’t go to the sessions? Checkout the online modules at http://hr.oregonstate.edu/elearning to learn the basics.

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 from OSU Transportation Services.  Registration is through Jay Thatcher, League Cycling Instructor, silent.ride@yahoo.com or (541) 758-9333.

Science Worth Spreading: in today’s challenging times, science can help us create a better future. Expand your mind with a series of powerful 7-minute talks from OSU scientists followed by vigorous discussion. FREE for all ages! Saturday, April 22, 10-11:30 a.m., Learning Innovation Center, room 100. Complimentary coffee/tea at 9 a.m. and free pizza lunch afterwards. RSVP here.

Save the Date: Meet BennyBuy (OSU’s new eProcurement System) & DocuSign: Wondering how this new technology will benefit you and your work?  All are welcome to attend this Listening Session with BennyBuy and DocuSign project teams, especially those who are currently involved in purchasing and payments for their departments or programs, to learn about the systems and to share comments, questions and ideas. Tuesday, April 25,  2:30 – 4 p.m. in Austin Hall 183 (Info & Registration).

Celebrate teaching excellence: The Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to join us at our spring symposium “Celebrating Teaching Excellence.” As a progressive luncheon, this event includes four-20 minute rotations to stations of your choice. A course will be served at each rotation. So, save the date for Wednesday, April 26, and join us in the MU Ballroom as we celebrate our collective commitment to our students and the art and science of teaching. Check-in and celebratory events begin at 11:30. Lunch and station rotations are from noon– 2 p.m. Don’t forget to register Celebrating Teaching Excellence Symposium.

Spring Distinguished Lecture: The College of Science is delighted to invite you to our spring 2017 Distinguished Lecture and reception featuring world-renowned theoretical physicist and National Medal of Science awardee Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr., who will present a public lecture on “Why Diversity Makes For Excellent Science” on April 27. Please follow link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/2o0lrSA

Hackathon 2.0 – Innovation Unscripted: Teams work together to build something new to solve a problem and then share it with the OSU community. Prizes are awarded for several categories by a panel of judges. Open to all OSU employees. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., May 12 in the MU Multipurpose room. Register with your team and learn more at is.oregonstate.edu/hackathon

Take Note 

NEW! Kindles at the Valley Library: The Valley Library has six Kindle Voyages available to the OSU community for 2-week checkout. Each Kindle comes preloaded with over 1,000 titles and an origami cover for hands-free reading. To request a Kindle, visit our website and request up to two additional titles per checkout. For questions, please contact valley.circ@oregonstate.edu.

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

Reading The Environment: OSU Libraries’ reading room showcases books on rotating themes chosen in collaboration with students to reflect issues of current and persistent interest and discussion. The next theme will be Reading the Environment, focusing on all types of literature about the Earth. We need your help to identify titles to include! Please fill out this form https://goo.gl/forms/a0WjbLyfnn0AxLbD2. You can find out more about the current collection, Reading Intersectionality, here: http://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/reading

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

Traffic and Maintenance

Ralph Miller Lane: As part of the Valley Football Center renovation project, Ralph Miller Lane will be closed April 11 – April 17, to replace the concrete crossing from Valley Football Center to Prothro Practice (View Map).

Steam shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus, to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building.  This process affects hot water supply, heating, and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide.  The steam shutdown for 2017 will occur June 18, 6 p.m. – June 26, 8 a.m.


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

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.

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 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.

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. Closes April 14.

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.

Student Clerical 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 Clerical Assistant, Post # P02023SE. Closes April 14.

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.

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.

EXTENDED! 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, Posting # P01992SE,. Closes April 18.

EXTENDED! -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. Closes April 19.

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.

The Graduate School seeks to hire a full-time IT Project Coordinator to support our continuing efforts to improve the service we provide to applicants, students, faculty, and academic programs. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01186UF. Closes April 23.

Assist Dir- Career Development- The Office of Career Services is seeking an Assist Dir- Career Development. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting Number: P01187UF. Full consideration date April 24. Closes May 7.

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

Researcher/Hatchery Manager position with the Department of Fisheries & Wildlife at Oregon State University, full-time (1.0 FTE) 12 month, fixed term. Closes April 26.

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.

4-H/SNAP-Ed Educator – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, 4-H and SNAP-Ed Educator position serving Gilliam and Wheeler Counties. This position is located in Condon, Oregon and works as a member of a regional and statewide team of the Extension 4-H Youth Development and the Family & Community Health (FCH) programs, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences. Programming responsibilities will include 75% 4-H Youth Development and 25% SNAP-Ed. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Regional Administrator and the Program Leaders.  Posting # P01222UF.  Closes May 1.

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.

Regional Administrator – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking a Regional Administrator. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. The office location will be on the main OSU campus in Corvallis, Oregon. The region assigned will be Coastal Oregon which will cover Clatsop, Columbia, Coos, Curry, Lincoln, and Tillamook counties.  Posting P01192UF.  Closes May 15.

 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.

OES Assistant Director – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking an Assistant Director. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. The office location will be on the main OSU campus in Corvallis, Oregon. This individual will provide leadership for the OSU Extension Service’s Outdoor School (ODS) Program.  Posting# P01228UF.  Closes May 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. Closes June 30.

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:  “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” ~ Maya Angelou. Showers today, high of 54, low of 39. Showers tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Rain and snow showers, high of 48, low of 28. Chance of rain and snow tomorrow.

Newport: Showers, high of 54, low of 41. Showers tomorrow.

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