OSU Today

Friday, April 21, 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 reveals plans for new $60 million arts and education complex (Oregonian)

Oregon State University plans to build a $60 million complex for theater, arts and music on its Corvallis campus, officials said this week. (see also KLCC, Philanthropy News Digest)

Engagement with nature contributes to overall life satisfaction (News-Medical)

New research at Oregon State University empirically demonstrates that a variety of mechanisms for engaging nature significantly contribute to a person’s overall well-being.

‘Stumptown scud’ scavenger hunt: Scientists seek unique Portland creature (KATU)

The $25,000 grant from the Oregon Zoo Foundation will go in part to Oregon State researchers for work toward a conservation plan for the fingernail-sized species. (see also KPTV)

Corvallis EPA office opens its doors (Democrat-Herald)

By following this data over time, Compton said, the agency has been able to identify when the amount of nitrate leaching spikes. That has helped Oregon State University develop farming techniques that both reduced the amount of nitrate leaching for certain crops, and the human and environmental effects of that leaching, while helping farmers avoid wasting fertilizer.

Holocaust survivor plans OSU talk (Herald & News)

More than 70 years after the end of World War II, Lucille Eichengreen is still bearing witness to the horrors of the Holocaust. The 92-year-old Eichengreen, author of “From Ashes to Life,” will share her story of survival next week as part of Oregon State University’s annual observance of Holocaust Memorial Week.

Oregon State University Board votes Friday on tuition increase (KLCC)

Oregon State University Board Considers Tuition Increase Friday
The Oregon State University Board of Trustees is expected to vote to raise tuition Friday.  The board is considering a 4 percent increase for resident undergraduates and 2 percent for non-residents.

Tracking a bighorn sheep-killer (Western Farmer-Stockman)

Oregon State University wants to know more about the animal patterns of sheep to help determine ways to stop the spread of disease.

Today

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

NEW! Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors…Porter Soaked, Hard Cider Soaked or Pinot Soaked Cheddars. Or our newest Award Winner…Smoked Cheddar – American Cheese Society 3rd Place 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Withycombe 159. For more information robin.frojen@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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Saturday

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.

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.

Pre-Workshops, Diversity Career Symposium: Prepare for the Diversity Career Symposium with the following pre-events: 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.

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

Upcoming events

NEW! Earth Justice Mural: Don’t miss the opportunity to help chalk what possibly could be the world’s largest chalk mural for environmental, social, and economic justice! The fourth annual chalk mural will transform the MU Quad paths into massive canvases, creating a space for OSU communities to highlight the issues they work on and their vision of a just future in a creative and engaging way. Come out and lend a hand to the issues you care about or just walk through and enjoy the view. April 24, 8 a.m.- 7 p.m., MU Quad.

NEW! Health Professions Fair:  The Health Professions Fair connects students with admissions representatives from 70 health professions schools in Oregon and across the country.  This FREE event will be held Tuesday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the MU Ballroom.  Students from all majors, first-year through seniors, are welcome.  For more information, visit the event website.

NEW! Pedal Corvallis OSU Expansion Launch: Pedal Corvallis is adding two new stations on Oregon State University’s campus. To celebrate there will be a launch party with giveaways and helmet decorating. Join us in the SEC Plaza on April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NEW! International Women Conversation Hour: A meeting space for international women students at OSU to connect and build community. Every other Tuesday, 3-4 p.m., MU Talisman Room. April 25, May 9, 23, June 6.

NEW! OSUsed Earth Day Sales: Come by our public sale Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. or Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St and get a free reusable mug, bottle, or lunch bag, while supplies last. Personal purchases must be made during public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

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.

Board of Trustees: The Finance & Administration Committee of the OSU Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting on Monday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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.

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.

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! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Emily Lindsey, Assistant Curator and Excavation Site Director, La Brea Tar Pits will present a seminar, “Tar Pits, Global Change, and the Past, Present and Future of Ecosystems,” on Monday, April 24, at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served prior.

NEW! Accessibility Basics for the Web: Learn how to make websites accessible to people with disabilities. We’ll also discuss the OSU Policy on Information Technology Accessibility. All are welcome, employees with website responsibilities are encouraged if they have not attended yet. Register for a session, offered April 25.

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) every Tuesday for just-in-time-teaching workshops. Attend one or all. Certificates are provided to those who complete at least eight sessions. On April 25, we will learn about various approaches for collecting, analyzing, and engaging in mid-course Student Feedback & Responsive Teaching. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 & 2. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here.

NEW! Your carbon FOODprint: Come get a locally sourced chili dinner and learn more about how your food choices impact the environment. Join our conversation about sustainable eating practices and bring home your own sprouting jar. April 25, 5 – 6 p.m., MU 207. Preregistration is required http://tinyurl.com/YourFOODprint 

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

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NEW! The Office of Institutional Diversity is seeking a Director of Community Diversity Relations. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer. This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. Posting # P01256UF. Closes April 27.

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! Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Contract Manager.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month fixed term professional faculty position.  Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.  Position Number: P01247UF.  For full consideration, apply by May 5. Closes June 12.

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

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Corvallis: “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” ~ John Steinbeck. Sunny today, high of 70, low of 47. Chance of rain Saturday, chance of showers Sunday.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 60, low of 36. Slight chance of showers over the weekend.

Newport: Sunny today, high of 66, low of 51. Chance of showers over the weekend.

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

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