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Thursday, April 20, 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.

OSU to build $60 million arts, education complex in Corvallis (Register-Guard)

Oregon State University leaders announced plans Wednesday for a new $60 million arts and education complex on its Corvallis campus. The initiative will expand and enhance the existing LaSells Stewart Center, bringing together music, theater, digital communications programs and the visual arts to form a center of creativity infused with science and technology, according to an OSU news release. (see also Gazette-Times)

Oregon State ranked among the top three universities in the world in forestry, oceanography (Willamette Living)

Oregon State University has been ranked among the top three universities in the world in forestry and oceanography on the basis of the number of research articles published in top-tier scientific journals. Oregon State was listed as No. 2 in forestry and No. 3 in oceanography. OSU also achieved No. 8 rankings in mycology and in marine and freshwater biology.

Jaw-dropping video shows blue whale chowing down on krill (Smithsonian)

It’s not an unusual sight out in the ocean: blue whales ​slurping up clouds of krill. But researchers most often have a boat’s eye view for this event. Now new drone footage from Oregon State University is giving them a whole new perspective on how these massive creatures, the largest animals on the planet, catch their dinner. (see also Washington Post, Mashable)

System scans cliffs to predict falling rocks (Value Walk)

“Rockfalls are a huge road maintenance issue,” says coauthor Michael Olsen, associate professor of geomatics at Oregon State University.

OSU to host national finals for science bowl (Democrat-Herald)

More than 100 high school students from coastal states across the U.S. will be visiting Corvallis this weekend for the finals of the National Ocean Science Bowl, which is being hosted by Oregon State University for the first time this year.

A type of Omega-3 fatty acid may prevent liver damage (NDTV)

According to a study done by Oregon State University (OSU), a type of omega 3 fatty acids can help prevent liver damage, particularly among people who are obese or have a poor diet.

Portland’s own ‘Stumptown scud’ clean local waterways (KOIN)

The Oregon Zoo Foundation’s Future for Wildlife program has funded researchers at Oregon State University attempting to discover where they live by searching for their DNA. It’s the first time they’ve been researched.

SeaGlide workshop engages teachers and students in ocean research technology (Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative)

LADC-GEMM researchers from Oregon State University, the University of New Orleans, and Proteus Technologies explained how they use ocean gliders to collect temperature, pressure, and acoustic data such as sounds made by Gulf of Mexico whales and dolphins. The team guided the participants in constructing their own SeaGlide models assisted by eight Warren Easton Charter High School students with experience building the model gliders.

40 trail cams that reveal Oregon’s hidden wildlife (Oregonian)

Fortunately, there is a window into untamed Oregon provided by dedicated folks who take to the wilderness looking to capture images with remote cameras. There are two types of people who set up “camera traps”: those looking to survey species, like the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, and those looking to create intimate portraits of wild animals, like Jonny Armstrong, a fish ecology professor at Oregon State University.

Nichols named distinguished lecturer (LIFE@OSU)

Christopher McKnight Nichols was named one of 31 new Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturers. Nichols is director of the Oregon State University Center for the Humanities.

OSU musicians, Corvallis Repertory singers, tackle Maslanka’s Mass (Gazette-Times)

Nevertheless, Oregon State University musicians and the Corvallis Repertory Singers are itching to take on the challenge in a Thursday concert at OSU’s LaSells Stewart Center. The 7:30 p.m. performance will mark the first time Maslanka’s Mass has been performed on the West Coast since the composer revised the work about a decade ago.

Festival of Books (LA Times)

Lewis is the Distinguished Professor of Film Studies at Oregon State University and the former editor of Cinema Journal.  His books include: “The Road to Romance and Ruin: Teen Films and Youth Culture,” “Whom God Wishes to Destroy… Francis Coppola and the New Hollywood,” “Hollywood v. Hard Core: How the Struggle over Censorship Saved the Modern Film Industry,” and for the BFI’s Film Classics series, The Godfather.

Six from OSU receive Fulbright U.S. student program awards (LIFE@OSU)

Six students and alumni from Oregon State University will study, conduct research and teach abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program during the 2017-18 academic year.


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

NEW! SEIU monthly meeting: Get updates on our contract bargaining, PERS and current worksite issues. April 20, noon – 1 p.m., Willamette East – third floor, Valley Library. For more information contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at burkes@seiu503.org or 630-699-0281.

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

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, 3-4 p.m. 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.

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.

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.

NEW! Gallery 440 Reception and Talk: Artist Renée Zangara:  Portland artist Renée Zangara will be exhibiting her “Wetlands Series” of works on canvas and paper, and mixed media on board in Gallery 440 in Strand Agriculture Hall on the OSU campus April 3 through June 2. Receptions will be held April 20 and May 18, 3:30-5 p.m. A galley talk by Zangara will take place Thursday, April 20, 4 p.m., in Gallery 440, Strand Agriculture Hall.

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.

Upcoming events

NEW! Film showing: Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Tuesday, April 25, 6 p.m. Strand Agriculture Hall, 111.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 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://m.bpt.me/event/2909720

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.

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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Talk with Charlene McGee ’04, deputy refugee health coordinator and program specialist with the Multnomah County Health Department and 2017 OSUAA Young Alumni Award recipient. Past commissioner for the City of Portland Human Rights Commission and youngest ever president of a NAACP branch at 24. Free and open to the public. April 21, 4-5 p.m. Hallie Ford Center 115. More information.

NEW! Aruba research: The College of Liberal Arts is hosting a delegation from the University of Aruba, who is visiting OSU to further collaborations in research and education. A lecture titled “Aruba: Research Studies int he Caribbean on Sustainable Development in Small Island States” will be given on Monday, April 24 at 2 p.m. in MU 211. Questions and discussions will take place after the lecture.

NEW! Diaspora and Identity: Afro-Swedish Places of Belonging: Lecture by Nana Osei-Kofi, Center for the Humanities Research Fellow and Director of the Difference, Power, and Discrimination Program. Recent events have forced issues of racialized gender and anti-Black racism to the forefront of public discourse in Sweden. Drawing on interviews, research on community action groups and social media, and her own background as the daughter of a Ghanaian father and Swedish mother, Osei-Kofi will discuss how and why Afroswedes are developing new languages and experiences of diasporic identity. Monday, April 24, 4 p.m., Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson. 

NEW! The Wars in Iraq and Syria – National, Regional, and Global Implications: Public talk by Sarhang Hamasaeed. In his talk, Hamasaeed will examine the complexities of the wars in Iraq and Syria and discuss their implications for the region and the wider world. He is well acquainted with the intricacies of Middle East politics and at one time served as deputy director of the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq. He is currently the director of Middle East Programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Monday, April 24, 7:30 p.m. C&E, LaSells Stewart Center.

NEW! Reflections on the Holocaust: Public talk by Lucille Eichengreen. Eichengreen would as a teenager endure the brunt of the Holocaust. During World War II, she survived the Lodz Ghetto, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen. After liberation, she assisted the British in identifying and bringing to justice more than forty German camp personnel. This service brought death threats and she moved to the U.S. This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required to be admitted into the auditorium. Please reserve your free tickets here. Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. LaSells Stewart Center, Austin Auditorium.

NEW! 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. Deadline for registration is April 25.

Library workshops: OSU Libraries spring workshops this week include 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

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.

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.

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, April 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.

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.

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

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.

Take Note 

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.

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.


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

EXTEND!  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.  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.

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.

NEW! Student Program Records Assistant – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, student programs records assistant. This new student position will provide creative problem solving and strategic planning with record keeping and organization. The supervisor of this position is invested in professional development and seeking high achieving students with a strong desire to be professional. Posting #P01933SE. Closes April 24.

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! Student Outreach Assistant – Open Oregon State invites applications for part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, Student Outreach Assistant to support Open Oregon State. This position will be researching materials to be used for courses and open educational resources that are offered for free and used by students, teachers, and researchers to share and use for educational purposes. Posting # P02066SE. Closes May 5.

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.

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


Corvallis: “We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher. Showers likely today, high of 59, low of 39. Sunny and 70 tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Isolated rain and snow showers, high of 51, low of 28. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Chance of showers, high of 54, low of 44. Sunny tomorrow.

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

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