OSU Today

Wednesday, May 31, 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.

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Autism in motion (Spectrum)

Parents of children with autism are gravitating toward programs that promise to teach physical skills. For example, a summer program to teach children with autism how to ride a bicycle was filled to capacity in a matter of days, says the program’s leader Megan MacDonald, assistant professor at Oregon State University in Corvallis. “It clearly indicated to us a need for opportunities like this,” she says.

49-4? Oregon State is making it rain in baseball (Newsweek)

When you ask Oregon State baseball coach Pat Casey how he has led his top-ranked Beavers to an otherworldly 49-4 record this spring, or how the Corvallis-based program over which he has presided for 23 seasons is the only school north of Palo Alto to win the College World Series in the past half-century, he provides a succinct answer. “I had the good fortune,” says Casey, “of not having anybody take care of me.”

Replacing beef with beans could save the planet because people fart better than cows (Popular Science Australia)

To be sure, “any significant dietary shifts from animal to high-protein plant based foods will obviously take a considerable amount of time, likely on the scale of years to a few decades,” said William Ripple, a coauthor of the study and distinguished professor of ecology at Oregon State University. “We used the year 2020 for purely demonstrative purposes, and because there are published greenhouse gas emission targets for that year.”

OSU robotics club heads to Utah for Mars Rover challenge (Democrat-Herald)

The robot that Oregon State University’s Robotics Club is bringing to the Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge face four tasks during the competition.

Blocking TB germs’ metabolic ‘escape pathways’ may be key to better, shorter treatment (Health Canal)

Oregon State University scientist Luiz Bermudez estimated that decreasing the time of treatment from six months to three weeks would likely eliminate many of the compliance problems.

Money being raised for stabbing victims (LIFE@OSU)

A Go Fund Me account has been created to raise money for the five victims of a stabbing in Corvallis earlier this month. Two of the stabbing victims are current Oregon State University students, and one is a former student.

Agriculture beware: Groundwater future belongs to SCOTUS (Ag Web)

“They’re not fighting over rain,” says Michael Campana, a professor of hydrogeology at Oregon State University and the technical director of the American Water Resources Association. “They’re fighting over what can’t be seen. Legally, this case is in unknown territory and uncharted waters.”

Cold, snowy winter means diseases for Oregon wheat (Register-Guard)

Christina Hagerty, with Oregon State University, says the season is shaping up to have higher than average stripe rust infections.

Researchers scout Dillingham area for Aleutian tern nesting sites (KDLG Alaska)

Also on the ground with Nesvacil is assistant professor with Oregon State University Don Lyons. He has been studying terns for about 20 years. Lyons estimates that the Aleutian tern count in Alaska is down about 90 percent from the 1970s and 1980s.

Today

Jamaica Me Hungry: Join us on May 31 at Pangea Cafe from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. for a salute to island cuisine including Jamaican Jerk Shrimp Skewers, Island Coconut Rice, Caribbean Spice Roasted Chicken, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Curry, and more. Vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free options will be available. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/276202082791201/ 

NUTR 447 Students take over Pangea: Here is just a sampling of what will be offered: Wednesday:  Jamaica Me Hungry; Thursday:  Let’s Taco ‘bout it; Friday:  Pan Asian Café.  Lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., in Pangea (MU).

Affordable education talk: “Affordable Education and Just Distribution of Resources” relevant to OSU and community. All are invited. Light lunch served at 11:45 am and student-led discussion starts at noon. Wednesday, May 31, 11:45 a.m., – 1 p.m., MU 211. Sponsored by the Alliance for a Socially Just University.

John Myers Farewell:  John Myers is retiring on May 31 after 21 years at OSU, serving as Videographer within Information Services.   John’s distance education and audio/video expertise has been key to many OSU instructional media and outreach classes and events. Join us May 31, 3– 5 p.m., in LINC 466 to celebrate John’s service to OSU.  

Dean Flick retirement: Please join us for a Retirement Reception to honor and thank Dean Larry Flick for his service to OSU.  The reception will be held on May 31 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the CH2M HILL Alumni Center Living Room and Lounge.  For more information, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.  If you are unable to attend you can leave remarks for Dean Flick that will be added to his guest book.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar: June Medford, Colorado State University -Boulder, will present a seminar “Plant Synthetic Biology:  From Computational Protein Designs and Engineering Approaches comes a pathway to sustainable systems on Wednesday, May 31 at 3:30 p.m., in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001

Do you have questions about OSU’s International Travel Registry? Division of International Programs staff will walk through the International Travel Registry on Wednesday, May 31 at 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union, Room 211. During this information session, staff will review the registry process and answer registry-related questions university-affiliated travelers may have. For more information, or for accommodations related to a disability, please contact Kim Calderon at 541-737-6444 or kim.calderon@oregonstate.edu

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Roy Sando, a remote sensing and GIS specialist with the Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center, will present Predicting streamflow permanence using “big data” techniques” on Wednesday May 31, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Owen Hall 103. Free and open to the public. Flyer.

LGBTQ+ Immigration Rights: On Wednesday, May 31 at 4 p.m., join the Pride Center in the Cascade Hall Student Lounge for a panel discussing the rights and resources available to LGBTQ+ immigrants. For accommodations related to ability, please contact the Pride Center at 541-737-9161 or email Pride.Center@oregonstate.edu.

Robert M. Storm Distinguished Lecture: Integrative Biology presents the 2017 Robert M. Storm Distinguished Lecturer, Harry Greene. Greene is professor emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University and will present a seminar, “Natural History and Values: Why Should We Care About Nature?The lecture will be held at the LaSells Stewart Center in the Austin Auditorium May 31, starting with a reception at 6 p.m. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. and a book signing at 8 p.m. Please RSVP to ib.oregonstate.edu/storm as soon as possible.

Upcoming events

NEW! Board of Trustees: The Board of Trustees will meet on Friday, June 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union.  The Board will consider the university’s fiscal year 2018 operating and capital budgets, a liquidity management policy, short-term financing authorization, 2018 and 2019 board calendars, election of a board chair, and presidential assessment policy. Other committees of the Board will meet from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union. The Board will also hold a meeting on Thursday, June 1 from 2:45 to 5:25 p.m. in the ballroom of the CH2M Hill Alumni Center, 25 SW 26th Street. The agendas and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. Accommodation requests should be made at least 48 hours in advance to the Office of the Board of Trustees, Marcia Stuart, 541-737-3449.

NEW! Womxn on Wheels: Have you always wanted to learn how to longboard but never had the chance? Join us for a fun, welcoming, and relaxed environment to learn some basic long boarding techniques and practice your new skill. June 2, noon – 1 p.m. SLP Pavillon (in between intramural fields). Lunch is provided! Learn to ride. Longboard supplied. Fun multiplied! 

NEW! Dave King retirement: A reception is being held to celebrate and recognize Dave King’s work and accomplishments. Dave retired as Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement last year after more than 24 years of service to Oregon State University. In June 2017, he will wrap up a year-long appointment as special assistant to the Provost. June 2, 3-5 p.m., MU Joyce Powell Journey Room (104). Beverages, hors d’oeuvres and cake will be served.

One-act plays: Three original, student-directed, one-act plays will be featured in Oregon State University Theatre’s annual Spring One-Act Festival June 1-3 on the OSU campus in Corvallis. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. June 1-3 and at 2 p.m. June 4 in the Withycombe Hall Lab Theatre, 2901 S.W. Campus Way. Tickets for the 2017 One-Act Festival are $8 for general admission, $6 for seniors, $5 for youth/students, and $4 for OSU students. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/1wgmTkJ. For accommodations related to a disability, contact the OSU Theatre Box Office at 541-737-2784.

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 Oregon State University Honors College Thesis Fair: The Honors College Thesis Fair will be held Friday, June 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Learning Innovation Center. This annual spring event celebrates the research accomplishments of graduating Honors students through informative poster displays. Please stop in to browse the diverse projects and speak to these students.

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

Rally for Funding for OSU and Higher Education: SEIU 503 is hosting a bus and carpools to a huge rally in Salem for revenue on Tuesday June 6 at noon on the Capitol steps. We want to see an increase to revenue for OSU (and a stop to tuition increases). All are invited from OSU and community allies. Lunch and T shirt provided. The bus leaves Adams Hall at 10 a.m. and will return after the rally ends at 1 p.m. For more information and to sign up for this free event, please contact campus organizer Siobhan Burke at burkes@seiu503.org or 630-699-0281.

Wilcox reception: The OSU campus is invited to a retirement reception for Tony  Wilcox, Associate Professor, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, Monday, June 12  3:30-5 p.m. at the Hallie Ford  Center Lobby with Remarks at 4 p.m.  Light hors de ’oeuvres will be served and those that know Tony well, will appreciate that there will also be Dark Chocolate Hershey Minis and Coke (in a can and no diet).  Wilcox’s 30 years of service to the OSU community is truly a time to celebrate and we hope you’ll be able to attend. For those unable to join the celebration, cards may be sent to Michelle Mahana, 123 Women’s Building.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Emily S. Bellis — PhD Defense, OSU Dept. of Integrative Biology: “Evolutionary insights into cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis from natural variation in Aiptasia sea anemones,” Thursday, June 1, 1 p.m. in ALS 4001.

NEW! MacVicar Scholar Award lecture: Elizabeth Collar, PhD candidate in Comparative Health Science Graduate Program will give a lecture on “Third Carpal Bone Fracture is Associate with Focal Subchondral Bone Porosity in Racehorses”. She will speak on Thursday June 1 at 3 p.m. in Magruder 102. Lecture followed by refreshments.

NEW! NAGPRA finalist: Dawn Alapisco is one of two finalists for the OSU NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) Coordinator position. Alapisco will have an open forum on Friday, June 2, from 10 to 11 a.m. It will be held in the Native American Longhouse. NAGPRA is a federally mandated program to repatriate artifacts to the appropriate Native American communities. This position will be responsible for overseeing scientific and community relations activities.

NEW! Disability 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. H Rakes will present, “Disability Studies, Relational Politics, and Critical In/flexibility.” Friday, June 2, noon, Milam Hall, 301.

NEW! 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 June 2 from 1-1:30 p.m.

NEW! Utilization of Low-Value Lumber from Small-Diameter Logs Harvested in Pacific Northwest Forest Restoration Programs in Hybrid Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) Core Layers: Thesis presentation by Brent Lawrence, MS candidate in Wood Science.  Friday, June 2 at 1 p.m. in Richardson Hall 243.  For accommodations contact Jessica.King@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Hip-hop conversation: The Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center and The College of Liberal Arts presents A Conversation With Aminè” Friday, June 2, 2-330 p.m., at the Stirek Auditorium in Austin Hall. Join Dam Jam headliner and rising hip-hop star Aminé in a conversation about music, life and creativity — led by OSU’s Director of Popular Music Bob Santelli. The Portland native is known for defying expectations, and his smash hit “Caroline”. He draws equal influence from his Ethiopian heritage, Kanye West and André 3000. He’d rather record in a cabin in the wilderness than a posh studio. This is a free event but you need a ticket to get in. Ticket information can be found here: bit.ly/osuamine

NEW! Business Analyst Certificate from Elite IBM Business Expert. Receive an immediate career jumpstart as a Business Analyst and gain the indispensable skills, techniques and practices that hiring managers are looking to hire right now. Learn online in six weeks or an accelerated two-week online & on-site combination in Corvallis. Hurry, enrollment ends soon.

NEW! OSU Expert-Led, Online Project Management Certificate. Learn from one of the world’s leading project management experts and accelerate your career growth. Discover new results.

Developing a Standard to Assess Water Repellency & Resulting Stability of Preservative Treated Timbers:  thesis presentation by Daniel Trebelhorn, MS candidate in Wood Science.  Thursday, June 1 at 9 a.m. in Richardson Hall 107.  For accommodations contact Jessica.King@oregonstate.edu.

Academic Technology webinar: Giving Your Students Feedback in Canvas Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, June 1, 10-10:30 a.m. to learn about the different feedback tools 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

Department of Integrative Biology Special Seminar: Harry W. Greene, Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University will present a seminar, “Why & How to Teach About Biodiversity: Walkin’ & Talkin’ the Tree of Life” on Thursday, June 1,  from 10-11 a.m. Greene is an award-winning author, herpetologist, and educator. The seminar will be held in ALS 4001. It is free, open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Flash Virtual Mentoring – Tips for your first year out – Help “flash mentor” current students using a virtual chat-based program during your lunch. June 1, noon-1 p.m.  Register Here

Academic Technology webinar: How to Tame Your Canvas Gradebook Join Tasha Biesinger on Thursday, June 1, 2-2:30 p.m. to learn about the gradebook in Canvas as you prepare to submit final grades for the term. 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

Implementation science: How it can complement, extend and challenge how you do science (and increase your success). The College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites you to this research seminar featuring Russell E. Glasgow, Ph.D., who will speak about designing for implementation and sustainability, adaptations to programs, pragmatic models and measures and development of dissemination plans from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Hallie Ford Center Room 115/Tammy Bray Leadership Conference Room. Informal reception to follow. Hosted by Health Promotion and Health Behavior with support from the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences. This event is free.

Transforming the Curriculum: A Conversation with the 2016-17 DPD Cohort: Join this year’s DPD Academy cohort for a discussion of their curriculum transformation projects. Thursday, June 1, 3-4:30 p.m., Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Light refreshments will be served.  For more information about the Difference, Power, and Discrimination Program, visit the DPD website.

A Whale of a Story: Sex, Lies, and Testimony in the Nineteenth-Century Pacific World: Lecture by Lissa Wadewitz, associate professor of History and Environmental Studies, Linfield College. In the winter of 1860, the Kingdom of Hawai’i’s court of maritime law heard a scandalous case (Enos v. Sowle). Two islander cabin boys, Manuel Enos and Manuel Vierra, charged Captain Nathaniel Sowle of the American whaleship, the Montreal, with repeated counts of sodomy. But was Captain Sowle guilty? What should historians do when archival evidence equally supports completely different versions of past events? And how do we decipher the worst imaginable handwriting from sources that may or may not reveal “what really happened”? Thursday, June 1, 5 p.m. MU, Asian Pacific: 206.

Take Note 

NEW! Healthy & Safety: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety while the temperature is rising this season by providing helpful information on heat related safety, available online at http://www.saif.com/safetyandhealth/topics/prevent-injuries/heat/cold-stress.html. Did you know that you can access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://oregonstate.edu/ehs/casc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online.

NEW! 15% Discount for all OSU Faculty and Staff!  Save on all professional development courses when you pay individually or when your department pays for your continued growth. Discover more.

NEW! Division of International Programs – Scholarships for International Students – Deadline Extended: The deadline for Scholarships for Continuing International Students has been extended from May 5 to June 16. F-1 or J-1 students, with economic need, who have studied a minimum of 3 terms at OSU in a degree-seeking program are encouraged to apply. The minimum overall GPA for undergraduate students is 2.5 and graduate students is 3.0. Preference will be given to students nearing degree completion. For more information and to apply visit http://international.oregonstate.edu/webform/office-international-services/osu-scholarships-international-students.

Marine Studies Initiative questionnaire: The Marine Studies Initiative is asking for help completing a brief questionnaire to help them gauge your familiarity with the program.  Your participation will play a crucial role in planning to bring you new and exciting opportunities. The questionnaire should take less than 5 minutes to complete. To begin the survey click: https://tinyurl.com/survey-msi This survey is confidential. For more information marinestudies@oregonstate.edu or Facebook. 

Faculty Professional Development Opportunities: The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) invites applications for two programs that begin in September. Proposals for these programs are due June 10. Both programs offer professional development funding for successful completion: 1 – The Transformative Curriculum Professional Learning Community supports faculty in defining and designing cross-disciplinary courses that transcend traditional academic boundaries. See the Transformative Curriculum Request for Proposals for details. 2 – The Hybrid Faculty Learning Community supports faculty redesigning Corvallis campus courses as hybrid courses. See the Hybrid Faculty Learning Community Request for Proposals for details. 

Osborne honor: Michael A. Osborne, Professor of History of Science in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, has been elected a Full Member of the International Academy of the History of Science.  He is the second full member from OSU, the first being the historian of chemistry Mary Jo Nye, Horning Professor of Humanities Emerita.

Applications are Due for Leadership Collaborative I (LCI): Applications for the fall, 2017 LCI session are due by June 9. 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.

Summer Youth Experience: INTO OSU 2017 Summer Youth Experience Program are now accepting applications for high school level international students looking for an adventure in the U.S. and learning about the U.S. university system. $3,250 includes program fees, course materials, housings, meals, health insurance, airport pick-up and drop-off, and trips and activities. Visit here for more details or e-mail INTO.SpecialPrograms@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

2017-18 Parking Permit Sales Schedule: Permit sales for same-zone purchases are just a couple of months away. The sales schedule for 2017-18 annual permits can be found at http://fa.oregonstate.edu/parking/permit_renewal.

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.

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.

Administrative Program Assistant – Facilities Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Administrative Program Assistant position. Posting #P00968CT. Closes May 31.

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.

EXTENDED! 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 30.

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.

Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking Seasonal Custodians. These positions will be a part of the Operations unit providing custodial services that ensure a clean, healthy and presentable environment in all UHDS facilities. Custodians are committed to the overall success and satisfaction of UHDS students, customers, clients and guests and demonstrate this commitment through the work that they perform. This is a seasonal position anticipated to begin June 2017 and end in August and September. Posting #P00971CT. Closes June 1.

Telecomm is recruiting for a full-time, Operating Systems/Network Analyst, competency level 2 position at Oregon State University.  This is an Internal Employment Opportunity.  Posting # P00972CT. Closes June 2.

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.  

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. 

 The Office of Undergraduate Studies, College Migrant Program invites applications for a part-time (0.49 FTE), 12-month, term-by-term Instructor. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01330UF. Closes June 2.

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.

Administrative Program Specialist – Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Administrative Program Specialist. Posting #P00950CT. Closes June 4.

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.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is hiring a student designer. This is a year-round, part-time student position working 10–20 hours per week beginning this summer. Posting # P02289SE. Closes June 5. Current OSU students can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume on the OSU Jobs Site. Questions may be sent to kathryn.stroppel@oregonstate.edu.

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.

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.

The Graduate School is seeking an Associate Dean.  This is a part-time, .50 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  This is an Internal Recruitment. Full consideration June 8. Closes June 12.

Program Representative 1 This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Program Representative 1 position for the Business Affairs Office at Oregon State University. Posting# P00973CT. For full consideration apply by June 9. Closes: June 12.

Student Clerical (ID Center Office Assistant) This recruitment will be used to fill three part-time Student Clerical positions for the ID Center within the Business Affairs Department at OSU. Posting # P02324SE. Closes June 12.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for Senior Coordinator-Housing and Operations. This position is designed to provide leadership and management for assigned areas on the Student Services team and involves staff supervision and considerable outreach and engagement with internal and 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 Deadline is June 12.

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 Vice President for Research Office is seeking a Commercialization Catalyst Manager. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01326UF. Closes June 13.  

 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.

Director of Strategic Engagement – The College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Director of Strategic Engagement. Posting # P01316UF. Full consideration date: June 16. Closes July 1.

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.

Assistant Director for Professional Development – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, Assistant Director for Professional Development position.  Posting P01315UF. Closes June 18.

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 OSU Alumni Association has an opening for a student position on the membership team.  This is a year-round position starting in the fall. This is a part-time student position working 10 – 20 hours per week at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center.  Lean more about the position at OSUFoundation.org – About – Careers – Student Job Openings.   Current OSU students can apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to Christi Kasten, Sr. Associate Executive Director by email at christi.kasten@oregonstate.edu.

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

Weather

Corvallis: “O day after day we can’t help growing older. Year after year spring can’t help seeming younger. Come let’s enjoy our winecup today, Nor pity the flowers fallen.” ~ Wang Wei. Partly sunny followed by a chance of showers, high of 70, low of 54. Chance of showers Thursday.

Central Oregon: Scattered showers, high of 71, low of 49. Chance of showers tomorrow.

Newport: Slight chance of showers, high of 60, low of 54. Chance of showers tomorrow.

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

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