OSU Today

Thursday, May 18, 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.

What to know if your child fails out of college (Washington Post)

“Generally there’s more than one pathway for eligibility to return, and if the student wants their family involved in determining the best option, I recommend it,” says Kerry Kincanon, director of Exploratory Advising and Advising Initiatives for the Office of Academic Success and Student Transitions at Oregon State University.

Deforestation (Natural Resources Defense Council)

New findings from the Oregon State University indicate a link exists between cocaine production and the alarming rates at which forests are disappearing in Central America. (see also Newsroom America)

Study illuminates fate of marine carbon in last steps toward sequestration (Phys Org)

A look at genomes from SAR202 bacterioplankton found oxidative enzymes and other important families of enzymes that indicate SAR202 may facilitate the last stages of breakdown before the dissolved oxygen matter, or DOM, reaches a “refractory” state that fends off further decomposition. Findings from the study by scientists at Oregon State University were recently published by the American Society for Microbiology.

Willamette investor event hands out $1 million to 5 startups, and a new fund (Portland Business Journal)

DulsEnergy, a Portland startup, also secured a $250,000 loan from Business Oregon’s Small Business Expansion Program. The company is commercializing a strain of seaweed developed at Oregon State University as a healthy protein source. (The seaweed strain made headlines a couple years ago due to its bacon-like taste profile.)

For sale: When Oregon farm and ranch land changes hands (Daily Astorian)

The research follows a study Horst co-authored with five others: “The Future of Oregon’s Agricultural Land.” The report, produced by Oregon State University, PSU and Rogue Farm Corps, an advocacy group, noted that the average age of Oregon farmers is now 60.

New bio-sending contact lenses will utterly transform our lives (DocNovo)

Using ultra-thin transistor technology, researchers from Oregon State University have found a way to design contact lenses capable of registering information about the wearer’s physiological state.

What’s the best way to boost soil in raised garden beds? (Oregonian)

After such a rainy spring, gardeners are ready to go and that means lots of questions. Get answers from Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University’s Extension Service.

Make the most out of your mulch (Good Fruit Grower)

Cultivating a strong root system and a diverse community of beneficial organisms — from pest predators to mycorrhizae fungi that make roots more efficient — will lead to healthier trees and better fruit, according to experts who spoke at a cherry soil health day hosted by Oregon State University Extension in March.

“Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon” conversation set for Thursday (Register-Guard)

“Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon,” a conversation about Oregonians’ relationship with ocean life and products of the sea, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Oregon State University’s Center for the Humanities Autzen House, 811 SW Jefferson Ave., Corvallis.


Water Resource Policy & Management defense: Tsion Woge, MS Dissertation – Indigenous Approaches to Water Conflict Management: the Anuak and their Approaches to Water Conflict Negotiation. Thursday, May 18, 8 a.m., Strand 340. Tsion is advised by Aaron Wolf of CEOAS.

NEW! Library Undergraduate Research Award ceremony: A celebration is happening in the Valley Library’s second floor Rotunda on May 18 at 10 a.m. with the 2017 Library Undergraduate Research Award (LURA) winners, Steven Miller and Lihani du Plessis, who will each give a short talk about how they selected their topic and how their research was done.

Open Forums for Supplemental Instruction (SI) Coordinator candidates: The Academic Success Center invites campus and community partners to attend candidates’ presentations on the topic of their approach to developing peer educators. Please join us during the following dates and times: May 18, 10-10:50 a.m., Valley Library Willamette East (Rm 3622); May 19, 2-2:50 p.m., Waldo Hall (Rm 400). Position information and candidates’ bio information will be available at the sessions, along with a more detailed presentation description. For accommodations related to disability please contact success@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2272.

Involvement Lunch Fair: all students are invited for a free lunch and casual conversation with peers, faculty, and staff who are involved in some of the amazing experiences that OSU has to offer! Hear about why getting involved matters, how to connect, and what resources are available.  Join us on Thursday, May 18, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Student Experience Center main lobby. Hosted by Student Leadership and Involvement. For accommodations or more info, contact: involvement@oregonstate.edu

SEIU Classified Staff Monthly Meeting: Join us for updates on PERS, bargaining and budget updates. Lunch served. Thursday, May 18, noon – 1 pm, Valley Library, Willamette East conference room (3rd floor). For more information contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at burkes@seiu503.org.

Fake News speaker series: Patricia Sakurai will speak on “Manufacturing ‘Military Necessity’: Japanese American Internment during World War II,” 3-4 p.m., May 18, Willamette Rooms The Valley Library. In 1942, a presidential order ultimately interned 120,000 Japanese Americans living on the West Coast, which a federal commission 40 years later said “was not justified by military necessity” but instead was the result of “race prejudice, war hysteria and a failure of political leadership.” OSU Associate Professor Patricia Sakurai will consider the particular convergence of misinformation, political and business interests, news media, and longstanding anti-Asian sentiment and legislation that sat just below assertions of “military necessity” during the period.

Gallery 440 Reception and Talk: Works from the Wetlands Series.” Portland artist Renée Zangara will be exhibiting her “Wetlands Series” of works on canvas and paper, and mixed media on board in Gallery 440 in Strand Agriculture Hall on the OSU campus through June 2. Reception May 18; 3:30 to 5 p.m.  Gallery Hours: 3 – 4:30 p.m., Thursdays. Contact:  Shelley Curtis, http://agsci.oregonstate.edu/art

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 “Process of Reintegration” May 18, 4 – 5:30 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center.

Micro / Macro : Ocean is a pop-up duo exhibit off campus, sponsored by SPARK. Join us for a one night only reception on Thursday May 18 from 4 – 8 p.m., 528 NW 12th St., featuring creative work from Samm Newton and Tara Pierce. Pieces are inspired by the sea that surrounds us—the deep blue heart of this planet.

Film screening: Eating You Alive – One bite at a time. Half of all adults in the U.S. struggle with chronic health conditions. Despite countless dollars spent on medical research and drugs to improve our health, more Americans are disabled and dying from chronic disease than ever before. Featuring leading medical experts and researchers, this documentary takes a scientific look at the reasons we’re so sick, who’s responsible for feeding us the wrong information and how we can use whole-food, plant- based nutrition to take control of our health. Thursday, May 18, 4 p.m. Milam Hall 319.

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 Mandala. Drinks and hors-d’oeuvre will be served. May 17, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., ECC.

How to Compost at Home: Kelley Deas, a student working on the Composting and Recycling program within the Valley Library will be presenting a free workshop on how to compost at home in the Willamette East room. This workshop will be going over a few different composting methods that are easy to do at home. She will be hosting this workshop on May 18 from 4:30-5 p.m..

Chet Udell & the Optron. It’s a cross between a guitar and light saber, and it helped win Best Performance at a prestigious worldwide competition. Meet faculty member Chet Udell and his innovative musical instrument, Optron, and learn more about the intersections of music and electrical engineering. A performance and discussion for the general public.  Thursday May 18, LINC 228. 4:30-6 p.m.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wri3AODw54w    

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 the Student Sustainability Climate Neutral 2025 Initiative for food and conversation about self-care, new perspectives, well-being, resistance, and thriving. Thursdays (until June 8), 5-6 p.m. Student Experience Center 254.

The Arts Saved My Life: Students will be sharing personal music, artwork, and photography and speaking about how the arts helped them deal with their personal struggles with mental health. This event is free and open to all and will take place on May 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the MU Ballroom.

Upcoming events

NEW! Music a la Carte: OSU String Quartet performs Borodin, Ravel and Dvorak. Friday May 19, Noon, Memorial Union Lounge. Free.

NEW! Queer Family Talks: Join the Pride Center to learn from a panel of students, faculty and staff about their experiences being a part of a queer family dynamic, and how they give and receive support within their family structure. Audience members are also encouraged to share their experiences in open discussion throughout the event. Friday, May 19 at 5 p.m., MU Journey Room. Click here for Facebook event page.

NEW! Film showing: Ray: The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s. Film will be captioned. Monday, May 22, 6 p.m. Milam Hall, 319. Co-sponsored by Disability Access Services and the OSU Disability Network.

NEW! Faculty Appreciate Days at Goss: Join OSU Athletics for Faculty Appreciation Days at Goss Stadium at Coleman Field as the No. 1 ranked baseball team concludes the regular season Memorial Day Weekend. Reduced priced tickets include $13 Reserved Seats and $5 General Admission. Follow these links to get your Faculty Appreciation game-day tickets.  https://tinyurl.com/k5w7q8t (May 27) https://tinyurl.com/l9pmxzx (May 28).

Faculty/Staff FREE Nutrition Counseling:  Last chance this year. The OSU dietetic interns are offering free nutrition counseling sessions to faculty and staff.  Appointments are available on Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.  Can count towards your HEM requirement!  Email michelle.bump@oregonstate.edu to schedule your appointment.

Undergraduate Engineering Expo – The College of Engineering invites you to the 2017 Undergraduate Engineering Expo on Friday, May 19 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. in the Kelley Engineering Center, Johnson Hall, and the community plaza. This Senior Design Showcase features nearly 200 student-built projects from all engineering disciplines. Free and open to the public.

Alex Thao | Heartstrums: Take a break and unplug from your busy life as the APCC presents “Heartstrums,” an acoustic performance featuring Alex Thao, a Hmong YouTube singer-songwriter. This event aims to not only entertain, but to invite communities together through the power of music. Alex will be speaking on behalf of his experiences as a Hmong American artist involving his ability to preserve his individuality on a global platform such as YouTube. May 19, 7-8:30 p.m., MU Lounge. Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/546036082233497/

Author reading: Author Karen Russell will give a reading of her work on Friday, May 19, 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 Visiting Writers Series.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th. Personal purchases must be made during public sales. Staff may shop for their department 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies Concert: Come enjoy their high-energy blend of swing, ska, and big band on Saturday, May 20 at The LaSells Stewart Center. Concert begins at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Tickets include food and beverages. Specially priced student tickets will be available at the door for $20 and includes appetizers and desserts. Must have student ID. This event is a fundraiser for da Vinci Days of Corvallis, a non-profit organization that provides the STEAM Series and Summer Festival at no charge to attendees.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars

 NEW! Department of Fisheries and Wildlife defense: Lindsey L. Thurman, Ph.D. Defense Seminar – Amphibian communities and climate change: where ecological processes meet evolutionary interactions, Monday, May 22, 11 a.m. LINC 314 – Streaming via WebEx http://bit.ly/2qOMswC

NEW! When Colonization is a Pathogen: In this three-part event, we will be analyzing the history of mental health stigma, treatment, and barriers that people of color have faced. Through discussion, activities, and presentations from those working in the field, we will gain a greater understanding of mental health, how it relates to communities of color, and the role representation plays in the accessibility of mental health services. May 22-24, 2-3 p.m., Asian & Pacific Cultural Center on the first two days, Women’s Center on the last day. https://www.facebook.com/events/649235161928345/

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Tara Smiley, Postdoctoral Scholar, Oregon State University will present a seminar, “Mountains & Mammals; Linking Landscape & Climate Change to Diversification in Neogene Rodents” on Monday, May 22, 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! Psychological Science spring colloquium: Erika Frandrup: Veteran Transitions and Identity Change Within Higher Education: Stigmas, Perceptions, and Institutional Betrayal . Raechel Soicher: Metacognition, Structure-building, and Scientific Literacy. May 22, 4-5 p.m., Reed Lodge, room 111.

Disabilities Studies: Join a group of OSU community members interested in discussing Disability Studies teaching and research, in general, and the development of a DS curriculum at OSU, in particular. Gloria Krahn will present, “On Quality of Life with Functional Limitations” Friday, May 19, noon, Milam Hall 301.

Tan Sack Lecture Series: Thomas Love – Linfield College, will speak on “Late Modernity: Time, Net Energy Decline, and the Red Queen Effect,” May 19, noon, Waldo 201A.

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife defense: Imam Basuki, PhD Defense – How land cover change affects carbon dynamics in tropical coastal peatlands? Friday, May 19, 1 p.m., Nash 032.

Campus START orientation information session: New Student Programs & Family Outreach invites all OSU employees to attend a presentation on the details of our START summer orientation program at OSU. Presentation will cover a typical START session agenda, dates of sessions and FAQs you may get working on campus this summer. Two identical info sessions will be held: May 22 at 1 p.m. in MU 208; May 25 at 10:30 a.m. in MU 208. Questions & requests for disability accommodations can be sent to Natalie.Rooney@oregonstate.edu.

Sensory Evaluation of Wine Course. Hurry! One-of-a-kind course in the heart of the Willamette Valley – ideal for tasting room managers, winery staff and wine enthusiasts. Learn more.

Leadership Collaborative I (LCI) Applications for the fall, 2017 LCI session are now being accepted!  The LCI includes 6 sessions on Emergent Leadership.  The LCI features engaged, self-directed learning; team-approach; practical, effective tools & skills; and on-the-job implementation.  All OSU employees are encouraged to apply.  Learn more and submit your application at http://hr.oregonstate.edu/lc1-emergence  This is the only LCI session offered this academic year.

Take Note 

NEW! Faculty presenters sought for “Healthy Economy” event: The Division of International Programs and the Research Office are hosting an event on June 6 from 5-7 pm in the Hallie Ford Center highlighting faculty international research. Interested faculty members whose international research falls under the topic of “Healthy Economy” should contact Stacy Jeffries (stacy.jeffries@oregonstate.edu) by Tuesday, May 23.

NEW! Marine Studies Initiative Survey: The Marine Studies Initiative is asking the OSU community to complete a brief questionnaire to help gauge your familiarity with the program.  Your participation will play a crucial role in planning. The questionnaire should take less than 5 minutes to complete. https://tinyurl.com/survey-msi This survey is confidential. For more information: marinestudies@oregonstate.edu or Facebook. 

The ILRC Summer Symposium on Teaching and Learning Technology:   The ILRC Summer Symposium is an opportunity for faculty and staff at Oregon State University to come together and learn about existing academic technology and their use in teaching and learning. Your peers will model the use of technology and demonstrate how it enhances the teaching and learning experience.  Find over 30 sessions from more than 50 speakers from across campus, coming together for two days of intensive training and informative presentations.  For more information, visit our website at http://is.oregonstate.edu/symposium

Award nominations sought: The Women’s Center Awards will take place Wednesday, June 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. We are currently accepting nominations for the Student Leader Awards and the Women of Achievement Awards. Information about both types of awards can be found on the nomination link listed below. Nominations will be accepted through May 18, and can be made through the form here:  Women’s Center Awards Nomination Submission (https://tinyurl.com/mwfkvfoPlease direct any questions regarding the awards to:  WomensCenter@oregonstate.edu; (541) 737–3186.

Apply now for Ecampus professional development funds: Oregon State Ecampus invites faculty, staff and administrators to pursue professional development related to online and hybrid education. Further your professional goals while promoting effective teaching and learning in OSU’s online and hybrid courses. Funding is available for professorial faculty and professional faculty and advisors. The application deadline is June 7, so learn more and apply online today.

Day of Caring: Registration for the Center for Civic Engagement’s (CCE) Day of Caring Service Projects on Saturday May 20 is now OPEN! Students, staff, and faculty are invited to participate in this day of service. Check-in will be on campus in the MU Lounge with transportation provided from there.  These projects allow participants the opportunity to engage in their local community, build relationships, make impactful changes, and begin to shape the type of community they want to live in. CCE is partnering with the United Way of Benton & Lincoln Counties and the Alumni Association to host this event.  Many projects can accommodate children and youth as well. Pre-registration is required for Day of Caring, so be sure to reserve your spot by signing up here: http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/dayofcaring.

Volunteers needed for the Great Move Out: Volunteers are needed to staff the upcoming Move Out Donation Drive, assisting with receiving and sorting donations. Volunteers are needed for the off-campus event on June 14 and 15; details and sign-up here. And for the res. hall event June 8-20; details and sign-up here. Shifts will be held at the OSUsed Warehouse and Surplus Property (644 SW 13th Street) and Benton County Fairgrounds (110 SW 53rd Street).

Traffic and Maintenance

Steam shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus, to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building.  This process affects hot water supply, heating, and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide.  The steam shutdown for 2017 will occur June 18, 6 p.m. – June 26, 8 a.m.


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

SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time (.80 FTE) fixed-term, SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator faculty position in Marion/Polk/Yamhill counties located in the Marion County Extension Office in Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P01263UF.  Closes May 18.

Administrative Program Assistant – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P00904CT. Closes May 19.

Academic Technologies is recruiting for one part-time, Student Information Technology (Data Analyst) position. This position will be supporting TAC assessment and research projects.  Posting # P02227SE. Closes: May 19.

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. 

Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of Student Life – The Office of Student Life in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of Student Life, Post # P01274UF, Closes May 21.

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.

NEW! Executive Support Specialist 1– The College of Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Travel and General Office Assistant position located in Corvallis. Posting #P01001UF. Closes May 21.  http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/42954

Student Game Show Host – Student Health Services invites applications for 5 part-time student employees to host the START summer game show. This activity  is used to educate incoming first-year students on SHS programs, services, as well as health and community resources. Posting #: P02219SE Additional application requirements: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6SvMdQCNT5aNPp3. Closes May 21.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant position for the Office of the Registrar at Oregon State University. This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date. Posting #P00945CT. Closes May 22.

The Linus Pauling Institute (LPI) is recruiting for an Administrative Program Assistant.  This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year from begin date.  Posting # P00947CT. Closes May 31 with a full-Consideration date of May 22.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Advanced Practice Clinician (NP/PA- Mid-Level Practitioner), Posting #P00908CT.  Closes May 22.

Education Abroad Director (Internal Opportunity) – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Education Abroad Director position. Posting #P01282UF. Closes May 22.  This is an internal employment opportunity.

Temporary Lifeguard – This recruitment will be used to fill two part-time Lifeguards for the 4-H Oregon Conference/Education Center at Oregon State University (OSU). These positions will be located in Salem, Oregon.  Posting# P00921CT.  Closes May 22.

Memorial Union invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Project Coordinator position. Position focus is event management and coordination. Posting #P00902CT. Closes May 22.

Internal Employment Opportunity Assistant to Executive Director – The Office of Career Development Center in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Assistant to Executive Director, Post # P01313UF, Closes May 23. 

Oregon Sea Grant is recruiting for a 0.5 FTE, classified, administrative program assistant (content strategist). This position will report work performed by Sea Grant-funded individuals to the National Sea Grant Library and plan and implement ways to disseminate OSG-related content and amplify awareness of the value of Oregon Sea Grant. Position is based at OSU. Posting # P00936CT, Closes: June 6. Full consideration date: May 23.

Office Assistant – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time, intermittent Office Assistant for the Wallowa County Extension Office at Oregon State University (OSU). This position will be located in Enterprise, Oregon.  Posting# P00948CT.  Closes May 25.

Program Coordinator – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Program Coordinator position. Posting #P01304UF. Closes June 2.  For full consideration, please apply by May 26.

UPDATED! Immigration Programs Specialist– The Office of International Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month,  Immigration Programs Specialist position. Posting #P00949CT. Closes June 2.  For full consideration, please apply by May 26.

Education Placement Internship Coordinator.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position as Education Placement Internship Coordinator.  The Education Placement Internship Coordinator conducts, facilitates, and oversees Teacher Education and School Counseling program students in their clinical field placements.  Posting # P01300UF.  The full consideration date is May 25 and the closing date is May 29.     

Health and Safety Coordinator – The Office of Global Opportunities invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Health and Safety Coordinator position. Posting #P01283UF. Closes May 29.

Analyst Programmer (Web Developer) – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Web Developer. Posting # P00911CT. Closes May 29.

The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing is seeking an Office Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01281UF. Closes: May 29.

Linus Pauling Institute is hiring one Education Program Assistant 2, (approximately 32 hours per week).  This is a limited duration appointment expected to last approximately 1 year, 6 months from the appointment begin date. Posting # P00939CT. Closes May 30.

Accountant 1 – The Forestry, Oceanic and Atmospheric Business Center invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Accountant 1 position.  Position #P00932CT.  Full consideration May 26.  Closes May 31.

NEW! Finance and Accounting Manager – The Arts and Sciences Business Center (ASBC) at Oregon State University is seeking a Finance and Accounting Manager. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01314UF. Closes May 31. 

Course Development Student Worker – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for 1-4 part-time  (a maximum of 20 hours per week) hourly, course development student worker. This position works closely with various members of the Instructional Design team of the Course Development and Training Unit of Ecampus to help with the process of building online courses and on-going course maintenance through a variety of tasks. Posting #P02121SE. Closes May 31.

Assistant Director of Advertising & Marketing. – Orange Media Network invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Director of Advertising & Marketing position. Posting #P01294UF. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Closes June 2.

Associate Director of Journalism. – Orange Media Network invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P01295UF. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Closes June 2.

Program Technician 2 – The Research Administration office in the College of Engineering invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, Program Technician 2 position. The position provides grant proposal support, develop budgets, interprets and advise on policy and procedure related to sponsored programs, and manages a dynamic workload with strict deadlines. Posting # P00944CT. Apply by June 2 for full consideration. 

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 1, position for Enrollment Management Info Tech at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting #P00930CT. Closes June 2.

Civic Engagement Coordinator – Student Leadership & Involvement in the Division of Student Affairs is seeking a Civic Engagement Coordinator. The Civic Engagement Coordinator will facilitate a wide range of civic learning and engagement opportunities and advance a culture of civic engagement and co-curricular community-based learning on campus, specifically throughout Student Affairs and via one-time projects and programs. This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01275UF. Closes June 2.

Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery Technician: The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on June 5. Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered.  Interested parties should apply to posting # no later than midnight on June 4.  Posting #P00671CT.

Grants and Contracts CoordinatorThe University Administrative Business Center invites applications for a full time (1.0 FTE), 12 month, ODS Grant Coordinator. The hiring of this position is contingent on receipt of legislative funding.  Posting # P00954CT.  Closes June 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.  Closes June 12.

 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.

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.

Education Project Assistant – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Education Project Assistant.  Posting #P00924CT. Position open until filled.

Education Project Assistant – College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Education Project Assistant (Spanish required).  Posting #P00925CT. Position open until filled.

IMPACT Program Instructor – Student Health Services invites applications for a .49FTE graduate assistant, 9-month appointment for Academic Year 2017-2018. Details can be found here: http://studenthealth.oregonstate.edu/about-shs/jobs. Open until filled.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Senior Coordinator, Orientation and Engagement. This position is responsible for pre-arrival and on-site orientation, cultural adjustment, social programming, and other programs and services to promote the social, personal, and academic well-being of INTO OSU students. This is a leadership position involving staff supervision and considerable outreach and engagement with key campus partners. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=27942&lang=en_US&source=CC3

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Development in the College of Engineering. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful major gift fundraising with strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent the interest and fundraisings priorities of the college. https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ozoP4fwA&s=OSU_Today


Corvallis: “Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.” ~ Walt Whitman. Mostly sunny, high of 70, low of 47. Sunny Friday.

Central Oregon: Sunny, high of 65, low of 37. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly sunny, high of 59, low of 48. Sunny tomorrow.

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

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