OSU Today

Wednesday, April 19, 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.

Ravenous blue whale swallows nearly an entire shoal of krill in one mouthful (HuffPost Tech UK)

“Every time a blue whale opens its mouth, it’s like putting on the brakes, so it slows way down,” said Leigh Torres, principal investigator at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute. “These animals have to make decisions about what it’s worth opening their mouths for.” (see also Stuff.Co.NZ9news.com, Daily Mail)

OSU-Cascades’ advisory board clarifies its role (Bend Bulletin)

Tuesday’s Oregon State University-Cascades Advisory and Advocacy Board meeting clarified the role of the advisory group and updated members on the college’s 10-year strategic plan.

Whale’s-eye view of Antarctica offers new look at our warming planet (Mashable)

“We have been able to show that whales spend a great deal of time during the days socializing and resting, and then feeding largely throughout the evening and night time,” said Ari Friedlander, lead scientist on the whale study and an associate professor from Oregon State University.

Troy Snow named ‘Our Hero’ (LIFE@OSU)

Troy Snow, senior assistant director of Recreation Operations and Student Initiatives at Recreational Sports, has been named the Professional Faculty Leadership Association’s April 2017 ‘Our Hero.’

Food science & technology prof honored for research on healthful properties of berries (LIFE@OSU)

OSU berry researcher Ron Wrolstad received a top honor from his fellow scientists at a worldwide berry-health conference last month.

Pedal Corvallis expanding to OSU this spring: Launch scheduled for Earth Day celebration (LIFE@OSU)

Oregon State University (OSU), in partnership with the Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments (OCWCOG), will be bringing the Pedal Corvallis bikeshare program to campus, by installing two bikeshare stations and locating eight bikes in late April.

Time to turn attention to raspberries and blackberries (The World)

These caneberries should be fertilized starting in early spring when new growth begins, said Bernadine Strik, berry crops professor with the Oregon State University Extension Service.

Today

Spring Career Convention Prepare Fair: The Spring Career Convention is next Wednesday, April 26, so make sure you polish your professional persona prior to the Career Expo! Come to the Prepare Fair on Wednesday, April 19 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the SEC Plaza, to fine-tune your resume with the Job Squad and get the advice you need to make a lasting impression on potential future employers! This event is sponsored by Enterprise. Click here to learn more about the Career Expo: https://goo.gl/F7hK0f

Library workshops: OSU Libraries spring workshops this week include: Get Organized with Google Drive and Box (April 19), and Qualtrics (April 21). 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

Beaver Family Connections- To Cry or Not to Cry: Promoting Emotional Regulation: Join us on April 19 in MU 207 from noon-1 p.m. and learn from a panel of HDFS graduate students about the age old question of knowing when and how long it is okay to let your children cry. For accommodations related to ability contact Childcare & Family Resources at familyresources@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4906.

Academic Technology Lunchtime Webinar: How You Can Create a Successful Hybrid Course Join Cub Kahn(CTL) on Wednesday, April 19, noon to 12:30 p.m.   More than 270 OSU courses are hybrid, integrating a reduced amount of face-to-face class meeting time with significant online learning activity. This webinar will demonstrate effective methods for designing and teaching a hybrid course, and cover ways in which the Center for Teaching and Learning and Academic Technology can support your on-campus hybrid teaching efforts. Register for information on joining this free webinar. Questions? Email:  Cub.Kahn@oregonstate.edu

Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training: Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst college students? This workshop will teach participants to recognize the warning signs and how to help if someone they know is thinking about suicide. Suicide is preventable and depression is treatable – you can help save a life. April 19, noon-1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room.

30-minute WebEx Training Session – CORE My Reports: On April 19, Diana Lindsley from the Business Intelligence Center is hosting a CORE WebEx training from 2 -2:30 p.m. In this session, Lindsley will cover CORE My Reports, which is a data area in CORE specific to you and your work at Oregon State University. There is no need to pre-register to participate in the WebEx session. Copy and paste the following link into your favorite browser, https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/j.php?MTID=mfcfaac9ba569864fb4a49a0a2c14d4e7. When prompted you will enter the following meeting number 923 272 920. If you have questions about the WebEx training session or about CORE, please contact Diana Lindsley.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: Lisa Fauci, Tulane University, will present a seminar “Explorations in the bio-fluid-mechanics of locomotion” on Wednesday, April 19 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

Toppling the Melting Pot: An American Conversations lecture by José-Antonio Orosco. In this talk based on his new book published by Indiana University Press, Orosco will discuss the Broadway origin of the “melting pot” metaphor, present the alternative to its assimilationist ethics proposed by 20th-century American Pragmatist philosophers, and imagine along with them what role immigrants should play in building a culturally pluralistic democracy today. Wednesday, April 19, 4 p.m., MU 208, La Raza Room.

WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Christian Torgersen, a Research Landscape Ecologist with the USGS, will present “Envisioning rivers and data-driven discovery in the Google Earth Era” on Wednesday April 19, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen 103. Free and open to the public. Flyer.

Arts & Indulge: Come cultivate your thoughts on social justice and share your stories on the ideas of identity, love, compassion and wellness. This week’s theme is Acrylic painting. Drinks and hors-d’oeuvre will be served. April 19, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., APCC.

Photo talk: Hank Willis Thomas, a photo conceptual artist who works primarily with themes related to identity, history and popular culture, will speak April 19 at Oregon State University. The talk, “Divided We Fall,” will be at 6:30 p.m. in Construction & Engineering Hall at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St., Corvallis. A reception with the artist will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Myrtle Tree Alcove. The reception and talk are free and open to the public.

Upcoming events

NEW! Queering Engineering and the Sciences: Meet with fellow LGBTQ students in STEM at an informal social, and learn about ways to get involved in the community. There will be representatives from various LGBTQ-friendly STEM organizations and clubs on campus as well as students reviving the Out in STEM club. Enjoy socializing, and grab some free food while you’re at it. Friday, April 21 at 2 p.m. at the Pride Center For accommodations related to ability, please contact the Pride Center at 541-737-9161 or email Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Music a la Carte: Bob Brudvig, OSU director of percussion studies, presents a solo recital. Friday, April 21 at noon in the Memorial Union Lounge. Free.

NEW! Author reading: Authors Wendy S. Walters, Caryl Pagel, and Kevin González will read at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21 in the Valley Library Rotunda on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis. The event is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2017 EdFest, part of the 2016-2017 Visiting Writers Series.

NEW! 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.

NEW! Exhibit: Beautiful Science, Useful Art: Data Visualization Through History. Special Collections and Archives Research Center, OSU Valley Library, 5th floor. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F. Dozens of historical data visualizations selected from manuscript, archival, and rare book collections explore how data visualization has endured and adapted to new technologies, social conditions, cultural values, and cognitive advances from its earliest origins over two centuries ago.

NEW! Faculty Sessions with President Ray: In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring a small group conversation with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional). Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. Upcoming sessions are scheduled on April 27 from 10 – 11:30 a.m., and May 23 from 1-2:30 p.m. If you wish to attend either session, you may register online by copying and pasting the following URL into a browser: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1RkNjLIkiYsW765.

Art Exhibit Opening: Join us at the Center for the Humanities on Thursday, April 20, anytime from 4 -6 p.m. during the Corvallis Arts Walk for a drop-in reception to celebrate the opening of BLACKOUT, a site-specific installation by Kerry Skarbakka, assistant professor of Photography in OSU’s School of Arts and Communication. Diverging from the artist’s primary medium of self-performance and photography, BLACKOUT features objects of art and tools of science and understanding rendered void through encapsulation with industrial-grade truck bed liner.  The exhibit is on view until June 8, and the Autzen House gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and during public events. 811 SW Jefferson Ave. For more information, call 541.737.2450.

Author reading and film screening: Writer Aaron Burch will read from his book “Stephen King’s The Body” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 at the Darkside Cinema in Corvallis. A screening of the film “Stand by Me” will follow. The event is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2017 EdFest, part of the 2016-2017 Visiting Writers Series.

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.

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.

 62nd annual luau: “Journey Through Polynesia,” OSU’s 62nd annual luau takes place Saturday, April 22, 5 p.m., at The La Sells Stewart Center. Tickets are $10, or $5 for OSU students. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m., the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Student Experience Center, or online at http://osuhuiohawaii.bpt.met

Celebrate Oregon State: Join President Edward J. Ray for the unveiling of Oregon State University’s new institutional logo and brand on Monday, April 24 at 10 a.m. in the MU Lounge. A community celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the MU Quad and will include hot air balloon rides, free food, games and plenty of giveaways.

Dance Your Dissertation: Join us for a fun evening of artistic interpretations of graduate students’ theses, and perform your own thesis for others! Don’t Dance? That’s fine! Any artistic interpretation of your research is accepted. Thursday, April 25, 7:15 p.m.  Sign up by Friday April 21 in Strand 362 or contact Nicki Feiten at feitenn@oregonstate.edu

Pet costume contest: Pet Day at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is holding a pet costume contest on Saturday, May 7 at 1 p.m. All species are welcome. Owners can dress up too! There will be prize baskets stuffed full of pet supplies and Beaver gear for first, second and third place winners! For more information or to pre-register, visit http://vetmed.oregonstate.edu/pet-day

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Pre-Workshops, Diversity Career Symposium: Prepare for the Diversity Career Symposium with the following pre-events:  Design your elevator Pitch – April 20, Strand Hall #148, 3-4pm. Dress for Success Career Fashion Show – April 22, MU Horizon Room, 2-4 p.m., Communicating with Confidence & Networking Etiquette – April 25, Reser Stadium, Lodge Level. 6-7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided at Fashion Show and Networking events.

NEW! WIC Spring Lunch April 21 – “From Writing Center to Writing Studio: What Faculty Need to Know”: Join the Writing Intensive Program for free pizza and discussions about teaching writing in Milam 215 at noon April 21. Dennis Bennett, Director of the Writing Center, and associate panel discuss the major transition into the Writing Studio, the reasons behind the change, and what faculty need to know.

NEW! Tan Sack Lecture Series: Madonna Moss – University of Oregon, will speak on “Zooarchaeology, Heritage, and Resource Management in Southeast Alaska:Two Cases” April 21, noon, Waldo 201A.

NEW! Author reading: Amanda Bullock will facilitate a panel discussion featuring four published authors on “Opportunities in the Literary World Beyond Writing and Teaching” at 4 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 21 in the Valley Library Special Collections Room. The event is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2017 EdFest, part of the 2016-2017 Visiting Writers Series.

NEW! 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. 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.

NEW! Diversity Career Symposium:  Join us and encourage your students to attend! DCS is a full day of career-related sessions for diverse students including a keynote speaker, panel informational sessions regarding relevant topics in industry, the OSU Career Convention, and networking with employers. Wednesday, April 26, The LaSells Stewart Center. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. To register: Diversity Career Symposium

Academic Technology webinar: Media at OSU – Getting Started with Kaltura Join Raul Burriel on Thursday, April 20, 10-10:30 a.m. to learn about the Canvas Media Gallery, My Media, and importing video into Canvas. Register to receive information on how to join this free webinar presented by OSU’s Kaltura support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: kaltura@oregonstate.edu

Triad: At the April 20  meeting of TRIAD, OSU’s faculty and staff club,  David Bernell, OSU Political Science, will give a presentation titled “Travel bans and border walls: The U.S. response to terrorism.”  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.

Inclusive lab spaces lecture: Seri Robinson, professor in the Department of Wood Science, will discuss her experiences creating a welcoming lab environment for all in a talk titled “Creating a welcoming lab space: Visibility and ‘walking the walk'”. April 20 from noon to 1 p.m. in Richardson 107. Hosted by Diverse Perspectives in Forestry Group.

Academic Technology webinar: Media at OSU – In-Video Quizzing Join Raul Burriel on Thursday, April 20, 2-2:30 p.m. to learn about converting a video in Canvas to a video quiz assignment. Register to receive information on how to join this free webinar presented by OSU’s Kaltura support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: kaltura@oregonstate.edu

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 Value of an American Degree.” April 20, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

Discovering Your Strengths: Professional development workshop hosted by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association. Effective leaders know what they do well and find ways to apply their strengths productively. In this session, participants will explore their results from StrengthsFinder. Wednesday, May 10, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. $15 PFLA members, $20 non-members ($10 discount if taken StrengthsFinder and can report Top 5 Strengths). Click Here to register for the Spring PFLA Workshop.

Center for Teaching and Learning workshop: Join us to explore tools and techniques to integrate online and classroom learning in your courses. Learn effective blended/hybrid teaching practices in this hands-on CTL workshop on Wednesday, May 3 1:00-2:30 p.m., in Milam 215. All faculty and GTA’s welcome. Please bring your laptop. Refreshments provided. Please register here.

Board of Trustees: The Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting on Friday, April 21, from 2:30-4:30 p.m., to consider items carried over from its March 17 meeting, including fiscal year 2018 tuition rates, mandatory fees and student incidental fees. The Board will also consider its practices for handling written public comments submitted in advance of Board meetings and a statement of principles and core values and hear an update on the current legislative session. The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. The MU Journey Room will also be open to the public as a site for listening to this meeting. No additional testimony beyond what was received for the Board’s March 17 meeting will be heard at the April 21 meeting. The agenda and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

Board of Trustees: The Finance & Administration Committee of the OSU Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting on Monday, April 24, from 11 am to 12:30 pm to discuss short-term financing in support of the university’s internal bank operations. The meeting is open to the public. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. The MU Journey Room will also be open to the public as a site for listening to this meeting. The agenda and meeting materials will be posted at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. The public can listen to the meeting by calling the toll-free number listed on the agenda. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance.

Listening Session for BennyBuy (OSU’s new eProcurement System) & DocuSign: All who are currently involved in purchasing and payments for their departments or programs are encouraged to attend.  We have added a second session for those who would like to join the BennyBuy and DocuSign project teams to learn about these new systems and to share your comments, questions and ideas. Tuesday, April 25,  2:30 – 4 p.m., at Austin Hall 183 (Info & Registration) and Thursday, May 4, 1 – 2:30 p.m. at 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 a.m. Lunch and station rotations are from noon– 2 p.m. Don’t forget to register Celebrating Teaching Excellence Symposium.

Best Practices in Survey Design & Cost Effective Mailing Methods: School of Public Policy & Printing & Mailing Services is hosting a workshop on survey best practices on Friday, April 28, 1- 2:30 p.m. in Bexel 207. Workshop will provide an overview of essential details on how to successfully create and execute public surveys in an effective manner while reducing costs. Session details include but not limited to – sampling, creating an effective survey instruments, quality control measures, response rates, analysis; creating effective mailing lists to reduce mailing costs, etc.  For additional information including workshop outline, etc. and to register please visit – Survey Info & Registration.

Introduction to CORE: Members of the Business Intelligence Center will introduce new employees to the Cooperative Open Reporting Environment (CORE) system. The face-to-face session covers information about the development of CORE, data security, access roles, the system structure and the highlights for reports, features and functions. This course may also be helpful for users who access the system infrequently. Wednesday, May 10, 10 -11:30 a.m. The location for the introductory session is the 3622 Valley Library, Willamette Room East (3rd Floor). Preregistration is requested. If you have questions about the CORE training session, please contact Diana Lindsley or Karren Cholewinski for assistance.

Take Note 

NEW! Vote Now for Oregon State Robot Art!: A team of roboticists are competing for part of $100k in prizes. Vote now for team Anguis (Latin for snake) and their soft snake robot developed at Oregon State that paints by slithering across a canvas: https://robotart.org/team/profile/anguis/

Precollege TAG Program:  Registration is now open for Expeditions, OSU’s precollege summer program serving talented, gifted and highly able students entering fourth/fifth grades in the fall. Held July 10 – 21 at Linus Pauling Middle School, the morning program has a noon transportation option to OSU KidSpirit. expeditions.oregonstate.edu

Precollege TAG Program: Adventures in Learning, OSU’s summer program for talented, gifted and highly able students entering grades six and seven, and Outside the Box, for students entering grades eight and nine, is now accepting registrations.  Both are full-day programs held on the OSU campus on July 10 – 21. To register: ail.oregonstate.edu and box.oregonstate.edu

OSU Employees and dependents attending OSU: Staff Fee Privilege (Tuition Discount):  Deadline is Friday, April 28, to submit the application for employees or family members attending OSU 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

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Medication In Disasters:  Disaster can strike at any time and without warning. By preparing in advance, you can make sure you will have the medications you need and one less thing to worry about in an emergency. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/preparedness-topics.

 Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships are now being accepted for the summer funding period. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to women faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development or conducting research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500, and the project must be completed after July 1. Applications are due Friday, May 5, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines and application links.

Involvement Lunch: the new Spring Involvement Lunch Fair on May 18 highlights the value of high impact experiences and encourages students to talk about involvement with peers, faculty, and staff. Apply by April 28 as a table facilitator to engage students and share personal experiences, and/or submit information by May 5 for a display board showcasing the types of experiences students can get involved in at OSU and resources for doing so.

Traffic and Maintenance

A Avenue: As part of the new OSU 16th & A Ave Parking Lot project, road reconstruction of A Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets will require closure of the street for the duration of work expected to take less than 30 days (View Map).  This closure is in addition to the existing parking and southern sidewalk closure in place. April 12- May 12.  The northern sidewalk at the Pride Center will remain open during construction, but will require a 3-day shutdown later to remove and replace the sidewalk, to be coordinated with building managers of the Pride Center.

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.

Jobs

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

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.

EXTENDED! Clerical Assistant– The Office of Budget and Fiscal Planning in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Clerical Assistant, Posting # P02023SE. 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.

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.

Administrative Program Assistant – The OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (.75 FTE), Limited Duration, Administrative Program Assistant (APA) in the Portland Power-up Program (PPP) office in Portland, Oregon. This is a limited duration appointment is expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date. Extension programs of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences are aligned toward a common vision of lifelong health and well-being for every person, family, and community.  Posting# P00877CT.  Closes April 23.

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/40950Closes 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/40948Closes April 23.

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.

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 24.

Transportation Services is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month Parking Services Field Representative position. Posting #P00875CT. Closes April 24.

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. Posting # P01184UF. Closes April 26.

The Leasing and Strategic Real Property Management unit of Capital Planning and Facilities Services, is seeking applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month Program Representative 1 position. Posting # P00878CT. Closes April 27.

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.

EXTENDED: 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, Posting # P01174UF. Closes April 30.

Recycling Program Assistant: Campus Recycling is hiring for a Student Recycling Program Assistant to assist in planning, implementing, assessing, and providing logistical support for Campus Recycling programs for 12-20 hours per week, starting in summer or fall of 2017. Applications due April 30. Visit http://tiny.cc/recycle-jobs for details.

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, Posting # P01111UF. Closes April 30.

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.

Education Coordinator – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement (Division) at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term Education Coordinator. Reappointment will be at the discretion of the O&E Assistant Director for Open Campus and Innovation and the Coastal Oregon Regional Administrator. The position will be located in Tillamook.  Posting # P01233UF. Closes May 3.

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.

NEW! Executive Director for the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position as Executive Director for the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship.  The Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (ICE) provides an interface between the Central Oregon business community and OSU-Cascades, with a goal of catalyzing new business development that drives economic growth in the region.  Posting # P01240UF.  The full consideration date is May 12. Closes May 15.

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.

NEW! Student Initiatives Coordinator: The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University welcomes initiative, organizational excellence, and passion for student development. Inviting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month professional faculty position. Posting # P01226UF. Closes May 19. 

 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.

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. Closes June 16.

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

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Corvallis: “Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know.  Perhaps it is everywhere – on water and land.” ~ Walt Whitman. Chance of rain today, high of 61, low of 45. Showers likely tomorrow.

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