OSU Today

Wednesday, April 26, 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.

 Oregon State University displays new logo (Capital Press)

Oregon State University, the alma mater or sports team favorite of many Pacific Northwest producers, has a new logo and branding to go with it. The new logo is an intentional artistic representation of what the university stands for and the practical research and education it does in agriculture, forestry, natural resources, engineering and other work that benefits Oregonians. (see also KTVL)

Did Nabisco ruin America’s favorite cookie? (New York Post)

Food companies do make minor product changes in order to save big bucks; sometimes they talk about it, sometimes they don’t. “Many times companies might change sugar brands etc., in an attempt to reduce the cost of production,” Elizabeth Tomasino, an assistant professor of enology at Oregon State University, said in an email to The Post. She also suggested I’d need at least 200 participants for a blind taste test. I think I asked about 11.

OSU plans Take Back the Night events Thursday (Gazette-Times)

Oregon State University will hold a march, rally and survivor speak-out on Thursday in recognition of “Take Back the Night,” an event held in many locations throughout the world to raise awareness about sexual violence. (see also Register-Guard)

Bike-sharing program adds two OSU stations (Gazette-Times)

Bike-sharing options in the city have expanded with the addition of two new stations at Oregon State University. Pedal Corvallis racks were installed last week in front of the Kerr Administration Building on Jefferson Way and in front of Weniger Hall on Northwest Monroe Avenue near 23rd Street.

Morrow County farmers seek to preserve no-till practices (East Oregonian)

Research from Oregon State University also shows some tumbleweeds are becoming resistant to glyphosate, forcing farmers to turn to other higher-risk chemicals. If they can eliminate Russian thistle, Rietmann said it would dramatically reduce input costs and ensure farmers can afford no-till practices.

Meadowlands (Terra)

Working with Gordon Grant, hydrologist in the U.S. Forest Service and Oregon State’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Caroline Nash is digging into the origins of a meadow in the floodplain of Cottonwood Creek on the Silvies Valley Ranch north of Burns. Nash, a Ph.D. student in Water Resources Engineering, is seeking permits to install artificial beaver dams to track the impact of such structures on meadow development.

 How to discourage moss in your lawn (Statesman Journal)

The plush, low-lying plant doesn’t get many neutral reactions. People either love it or hate it. Probably more fall on the hate-it side of the fence when it lands in their lawns. That’s why Alec Kowalewski, turfgrass expert for Oregon State University Extension Service, gets so many questions about how to get rid of the flowerless plant that dates to ancient times.

Program on wildlife advocate William Finley Thursday (Herald & News)

The program will focus on William Finley, a well-known naturalist who gathered information during an expedition to the Klamath Basin in 1905, and later lobbied President Teddy Roosevelt to establish the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge was established as the nation’s first waterfowl refuge in 1908. Thursday’s program is presented in partnership with Oregon State University and the Klamath County Historical Society. The program is free and open to anyone interested.

Today

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! Library workshops: OSU Libraries spring workshops this week include: Managing Your Research Data, April 26, and Graduate Publishing Tips, April 27. 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

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.

Spring Career Fair: Over a hundred employers are coming to campus on Wednesday, April 26 for the Spring Career Fair. Join us from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., in The LaSells Stewart Center and the CH2M Hill Alumni Center to take the next step on your career path.

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.

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.

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!

Eco2Go Container Amnesty Event, Ice Cream Sandwich Give-Away: How can three Eco2Go containers get you a free Ice Cream Sandwich? At the UHDS Eco2Go Amnesty Event Wednesday afternoon, April 26, from 2-4 p.m. under the Weatherford Arch. Turn in three or more Eco2Go Containers and get your reward, a free hand-scooped ice cream sandwich made from fresh-baked cookies.

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming events

NEW! Microbiomes: Connecting Communities is on view right now in Nash Hall 234. It will be up through May 12 and there will be a reception with light refreshments on Thursday April 27 from 4 – 7 p.m. Featured artists, and their work, include collaborations across disciplines to incorporate the arts and sciences and spark wonder about the intricacies of microbial ecosystems. They connect us more deeply to global cycles, planetary communities, and ultimately—each other.

NEW! Music à la Carte: Berto Boyd, Flamenco Guitar, Friday April 28 at noon, Memorial Union Lounge, Free.

NEW! Author reading: OSU professor and writer Chris Anderson will give a reading of his work on Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Valley Library Rotunda. The reading will be followed by a Q&A and book signing, and is part of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film’s 2016-2017 Literary Northwest Series.

NEW! Spring Campus Ramble: Join us for a quiet morning walk through the OSU campus, 9 a.m.-noon, Sat., Apr. 29. You’ll have the opportunity to reflect through photography or writing on the natural beauty of spring at varied sites around campus. Then we’ll share our favorite photos and writing from the Ramble at an evening session on campus, 7-8:30 p.m., May 4. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project. Questions? Contact Cub Kahn. Space limited; register now.

NEW! OSU Faculty Recital: David Servias, piano, Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. in Benton Hall 303. Free.

NEW! Board of Trustees: The Academic Strategies Committee of the OSU Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting on Tuesday, May 2, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. to discuss strategies to address high-risk behaviors. 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. If special accommodation is required, please contact Marcia Stuart at (541) 737-3449 or marcia.stuart@oregonstate.edu at least 72 hours in advance. 

NEW LOCATION! OSU150 Exhibit final design concept presentation – OSU will be celebrating its 150th anniversary starting in August, and one of the elements is a seven-month installation at the Oregon Historical Society Museum in Portland.  The OSU community is invited to hear about the design firm’s final concept and provide feedback on Thursday, April 27 from 10 -11:30 a.m. in the MU Council Room 222.   Learn more about the celebration at OSU150.org, or contact Shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu for more information, or to view a recording of the presentation, if you are unable to participate.

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.

New artist at Little Gallery: The Little Gallery presents Betty LaDuke, whose wood panel murals document and narrate stories of Latino farm workers who work on farms in Oregon’s Rogue Valley.  Her work gives recognition and dignity to these many, who are often obliged to live and work on the fringes of society. The show is entitled “Bountiful Harvest and Border Crossings.” It runs now through June 16, with an opening reception April 27, 3:30-5 p.m. Kidder Hall 210. For more  information:  541-737-2146

Dinner and Chat with Betty LaDuke: Come talk with artist Betty LaDuke about her pieces displaying the hard labor, and rewarding fruits of agriculture. Betty has received multiple awards for her art spanning over fifty decades, raising the profile of women and international artists and multicultural themes. Free dinner will be provided. April 27, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Student Experience Center Lobby.

Climate Support Group: Are you worried about what your future will look like because of the climate change crisis? Is it too overwhelming to think about? Do you need a space to get together with others who feel similarly? Join us for food and conversation about self-care, new perspectives, well-being, resistance, and thriving. Thursday, April 27, 6 p.m., Student Experience Center Room 254.

Take Back the Night: Oregon State University will be holding its annual Take Back the Night rally, march, and speak out on Thursday, April 27. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the SEC Plaza. Speakers featured at this event are Brenda Tracy, Jackie Sandmeyer, and Rachel Grisham. Visit tbtn.oregonstate.edu for more information.

Spring Company Expo: Innovation Nation First-Year Experience businesses will be displaying and selling products during Company Expos in the Marketplace of Austin Hall on Friday. Come learn about their businesses and purchase some great products.  Products include t-shirts, coasters, event tickets, posters, photos, baked goods, services, ice cream, phone accessories and more. Friday, April 28, 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., Austin Hall Marketplace.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

NEW! Sexual Violence talk: “Sexual Violence on College Campuses: A Conversation with Brenda Tracy and Jackie Sandmeyer” will take place Thursday, April 27 at 4 p.m. in the MU Horizon Room.

NEW! WIC Spring Lunch April 28 – “Cognition and Learning:” Join the Writing Intensive Program for free pizza and discussions about teaching writing in Milam 215 at noon. Kay Sagmiller, Center for Teaching and Learning Director, discusses connections between cognition and student learning.

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

NWE! SAC Spring Colloquy: “Surveillance Studies and Communication Studies: Intersections.” Joshua Reeves, assistant professor of New Media Communications & Speech Communication will discuss the development of the nationwide crime reporting appartatus that would become Emergency 9-1-1, as well as the C.A.R.E. America program. Friday April 28 4 p.m. in Shepard Hall Room 106.

Academic Technology webinar: Assignments 1.0 – The Workhorses of Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, April 27, 10-10:30 a.m. to learn how to set up assignments and the gradebook in Canvas. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu

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.

Academic Technology webinar: Assignments 2.0 – Students in the Driver’s Seat with Peer Review Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, April 27, 2-2:30 p.m. to learn about creating and managing Peer Review Assignments in Canvas. Register for information on joining this free webinar presented by OSU’s Canvas support team. Find more webinars here. Questions? Email us: Canvas@oregonstate.edu

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 “Why Graduate School?” April 27, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

Spring Distinguished Lecture: The College of Science is delighted to invite you to our spring 2017 Distinguished Lecture and reception featuring world-renowned theoretical physicist and National Medal of Science awardee Sylvester James “Jim” Gates, Jr., who will present a public lecture on “Why Diversity Makes For Excellent Science” on April 27, 5 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center. A reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. Please follow link to RSVP: http://bit.ly/2o0lrSA

State of the University, Bend: Join Oregon State University President Edward J. Ray for a review of the university’s accomplishments over the last year. President Ray will also highlight OSU-Cascades, the vision for an expanded campus that is integrated with the community, as well as the leadership, innovation and excellence Oregon State brings to Central Oregon. Wednesday, May 3, 6 – 8:30 p.m., Riverhouse on the Deschutes,  Register today.

BennyBuy & DocuSign Listening Session: All who are currently involved in purchasing and payments for their departments or programs are encouraged to attend.  Join the BennyBuy (OSU’s new eProcurement System) and DocuSign project teams to learn about these new systems and to share your comments, questions and ideas. Thursday, May 4, 1– 2:30 p.m. at Austin Hall 183 (Info & Registration).

Ecampus Faculty Forum: Take part in a showcase of excellence in online teaching and discover techniques you can use to improve your online courses on May 9 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The interactive sessions at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center feature your OSU colleagues sharing innovative teaching methods and course development best practices. Includes breakfast and lunch with lunchtime remarks by OSU President Edward J. Ray and Susan Capalbo, senior vice provost for Academic Affairs. Register by May 3.

Forest regeneration: Registration is now open for the international conference on “Forest Regeneration in Changing Environments” that will be held July 11-13 in Corvallis. We have accepted abstracts from participants all over the world. With quality keynote speakers and presenters, a banquet, and some great field tour options, this conference is not to be missed! Special rates for Students and Post-doctoral researchers. For more information, or to register, please see the event website.

Take Note 

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.

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.

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.

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.

EXTENDED! 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 May 4.

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.

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.

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 Worker eBay/Online Sales: Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking one part-time (up to 20 hours a week) student to assist with postings for online sales, shipping and follow-up on purchases. Posting closes May 5. Posting # P02127SE.

NEW! Student Worker Computer/IT: Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking one part-time (up to 20 hours a week) student to support the daily warehouse operations that includes receiving, pricing, testing and evaluating computer surplus equipment. Closes May 5. Posting # P02129SE.

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.

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.

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. Closes May 7.

NEW! Student Clerical PCMM Student Admin: Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking one part-time (up to 20 hours a week) student to support the front office operations at PCMM. This includes greeting customers, answer multi-line phone, process mail and scan documents.  Closes May 8. Posting # P02133SE.

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.

Staff Counselor – Counseling and Psychological Services is looking for a counselor who has passion and experience working with college students of color (domestic and international) and/or proficiency conducting therapy in the following languages increasingly represented at OSU:  Arabic, Mandarin, or Spanish.  Posting #P01244UF, Closing May 15.

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

NEW! Memorial Union invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Project Coordinator position. Posting #P00902CT. Closes May 16.

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.

MBA Recruiter – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, MBA Recruiter position located in Portland, OR.  Posting # P01243UF. Closes May 19.

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 only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin. Rain followed by showers, high of 57, low of 41. Chance of showers Thursday.

Central Oregon: Rain and chance of showers, high of 53, low of 31. Chance of rain and snow tomorrow.

Newport: Rain followed by showers, high of 52, low of 43. Chance of showers Thursday.

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

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