OSU Today

Monday, April 24, 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.

Will refusing an international assignment derail your career? (Harvard Business Review)

A piece by Anthony C. Klotz, an assistant professor of management at Oregon State University’s College of Business.

Engagement with natural environment a significant contributor to life satisfaction (Science Daily)

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. (see also Psych Central)

Single-payer activists come to Corvallis, tout universal care study (Lund Report)

“The question is not whether we can afford the single-payer system but how can we afford the current system,” said Chunhuei Chi, an expert in healthcare financing and professor at Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

Is a grand bargain for Oregon possible without Kitzhaber? (Oregonian)

Both Moore and Oregon State University political science professor emeritus Bill Lunch agree that Kitzhaber was key in shepherding the 2013 negotiations. Despite its eventual partial failure in the courts, at the time, the bargain was a shining example of bipartisanship.

8 unusual vegetables to add new flavor to your table (Oregonian)

Coon, an Oregon State University Extension Service master gardener, knew he was on to something when he’d be stopped in the grocery store by shoppers fascinated by the produce he was sending through the checkstand.

OSU board OKs 4 percent undergraduate tuition hike (KTVZ)

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved tuition and mandatory fees for the 2017-18 academic year. Tuition will increase 4 percent for Oregon resident undergraduate students and 2 percent for non-resident undergraduates on both the Corvallis and OSU-Cascades (Bend) campuses. (see also KATU)

Thousands turn out for Corvallis science march (Gazette-Times)

The moment came at a rally following the March for Science in downtown Corvallis Saturday afternoon, which coincided with similar marches across the United States. Organizers estimated the crowd in Corvallis was between four and five thousand.

Whale cams capture massive mammals’ mysterious daily habits (Live Science)

The research project, a collaboration between the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Oregon State University, used suction cups to attach cameras with sensors to the whales’ backs. These camera tags would stay on each whale for 24 to 48 hours, allowing researchers to experience a day in the life of a whale.

Study: Home birth safe but not for all women (UPI)

“Families who are considering a home or birth center birth now have data to use in making decisions,” said lead researcher Melissa Cheyney, a licensed midwife. “Many pregnant women do not see one risk-free option,” Cheyney said. They see two different options with some level of risk associated with each, explained Cheyney, an associate professor of medical anthropology at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

History of Willamette River, Oregon pollution documented in KGW archive reports (KGW)

The documentary details work by Oregon State University researchers and other scientists who were studying the impact of development and tourism on the ecosystem. Patton deftly illustrates the ongoing questions faced by a growing coastal population that is not immune to the forces of nature that constantly reshape the coastline itself.

Today

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! Monday Morning Meetings: Allison Evans and Bill Gerth, department of Fisheries and Wildlife, OSU will speak on “Lions, Amphipods and Cladocerans, Oh My! (but without the lions),” April 24, 10 a.m., Nash 032.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

NEW! Native Plant Sale Come early for best selections. The CAS sponsored student organization OSU Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) Chapter will be holding its annual Native Plant Sale as a fundraiser for Avivara, a non-profit organization working to improve the quality of, and access to, education in Guatemala. Great prices on a variety of NW native plants donated by local SevenOaks Native Nursery available at the Annual Earth Day Community Fair OSU MANRRS Chapter booth. Tuesday, April 25 in the Student Experience Center Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

NEW! Dance Yo Dissertation! Tuesday, April 25, 7:15 p.m, Chintimini Community Center. 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! For info or to sign up, contact Nicki Feiten at feitenn@oregonstate.edu

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

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

NEW! First-Generation Student Lunch: The Division of Undergraduate Studies’ FIRST! Committee invites first-generation faculty, staff, and students to connect and to enjoy a delicious lunch. An event focused on celebrating first-generation students will be held on Wednesday, April 26 from noon – 1:30 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room. If you would like to RSVP, click here!

NEW! 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 Origami. Drinks and hors-d’oeuvre will be served. April 26, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., ILLC.

NEW! Culinary Challenge: Watch student chefs compete against each other to create a prize-winning dish, reality show-style, using ingredients that are available from OSU’s Food Pantry. The HSRC & UHDS Culinary Challenge is 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at McNary Dining Center. Guests can enjoy free food samples and cheer on the student chefs as they cook. Donations of cash or non-perishable food items to support the food pantry will be accepted; items for donation will be available for purchase. For more information or accommodations related to ability, contact the HSRC at 541-737-3747.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pre-Workshops, Diversity Career Symposium: Prepare for the Diversity Career Symposium with the following pre-events: Communicating with Confidence & Networking Etiquette – April 25, Reser Stadium, Lodge Level. 6-7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided at Fashion Show and Networking events.

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.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Free Hands-On workshop for Microsoft’s new Surface products. CDW-G will provide Surface Pro 4, Surface, Book, and Surface Studio devices with Windows 10 for hands-on trials. Details Tuesday, April 25, 1-4 p.m., Valley Library, Willamette Room East. Agenda 1- 2 p.m., Introduction to Surface and digital inking, 2 – 4 p.m., Hands-on time with Surface. Snacks will be provided.

NEW! Webinar: Bystander Intervention for Hate/Bias Incidents: This one-hour webinar will introduce some of the research around bystanders’ action and inaction and the methods shown to assist bystanders to intervene safely when they see something. We will also cover microaggressions and steps that can be taken to address them. April 26, 10 a.m. – noon, Memorial Union Journey Room. For questions or accommodations please email robert.reff@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Lunch Club: In the rush of everyday life, it can be difficult not to get caught up in the rat-race. For college students, balancing academics, work, bills and extracurriculars while maintaining healthy social and family relationships can be detrimental to physical and mental health. The APCC’s “Lunch Club” series will focus on the effects of psychological burnout and explore some ideas on how to create a healthy and positive mindset. April 26, noon – 1 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series. Mark Person, Professor of Hydrology at New Mexico Tech, will present “Continental shelf freshwater water resources: An unconventional water resource for coastal megacities?” on Wednesday April 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen 103. Free and open to the public. Flyer.

NEW! Spring Distinguished Lecture: The College of Science invites you to our 2017 Spring Distinguished Lecture featuring Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr., a University System Regents Professor and John S. Toll Professor of Physics at the University of Maryland. Dr, Gates will present a free public lecture on “Why Diversity Makes For Excellent Science” on Thursday, April 27  at 5 p.m. with a reception to honor Gates at 4:30 p.m. in LaSells Stewart Center’s Austin Auditorium. Please follow link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/2o0lrSA

NEW! Triad: At the April 27 meeting of TRIAD, OSU’s faculty and staff club,  Robert Santelli, College of Liberal Arts, will give a presentation titled “Backstage at the Grammys…Music’s Biggest Night”.  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.

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.

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.

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

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 

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.

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.

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 

NEW! Committee service: OSU Faculty and Classified Staff are invited to volunteer for AY 2017-2018 committee service by completing the online form at http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eXMX6KN4a1cRJ9H. This information will be provided to the various offices involved in making committee selections. Please complete the form no later than Noon on April 27. If you wish to resign from current committee membership, please either contact your committee chair or e-mail vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu and include your name, the name of the committee from which you wish to resign, and your effective date of resignation.

NEW! OSU Venture Development Fund Request for Proposals :The purpose of the funding is to facilitate development and commercialization of research inventions, tools, prototypes, software, digital content or other intellectual property (IP) created by OSU faculty and students. Click on this LINK for information and to download the RFP.  Deadline May 19, 5 p.m.

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

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.

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. 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.

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! Education Program Assistant 2 – OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a part-time (.95 FTE), limited duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant 2 (EPA2) in the Tillamook County Extension office in Tillamook.  Posting# P00897CT.  Closes May 5.

NEW! Administrative Program Assistant – This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant (APA) position in the Division of University Outreach and Engagement, Extension Service Administration at Oregon State University. This position will be located in Corvallis, Oregon.  Posting# P00896CT.  Closes May 5.

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

Weather

Corvallis: “The beginning is always today.”  ~ Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Rain, then showers likely, high of 55, low of 44. Rain tomorrow.

Central Oregon: Showers likely, high of 50, low of 30. Rain and snow showers tomorrow.

Newport: Rain and breezy, high of 52, low of 45. Rain tomorrow.

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

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