OSU Today

July 24-28, 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.

Why do dogs love us? Geneticists search for DNA clues (The Verge)

The genetic blueprint underlying this personality shift is still a mystery, however. So Bridgett vonHoldt, an evolutionary geneticist at Princeton University, and Monique Udell, at Oregon State University, led a team of scientists to find out what sets dogs apart from wolves. Using a combination of genetic sequencing and behavioral tests, they pinpointed a couple genetic differences that seem to track with friendliness, according to a study published today in the journal Science Advances. (see also New York TimesHeritage DailySmithsonian)

Why teenagers should never get drunk (Daily Mail)

Researchers believe drinking large quantities of alcohol while the brain is still maturing may permanently damage a person’s nervous system and increase their risk of alcoholism. Study author Professor Anita Cservenka from Oregon State University, said: ‘Adolescence is a time when the brain still matures including not only biological development but also maturation of psychosocial behaviors. (see also Psych CentralConsumer Affairs)

The false promise of home ownership (Washington Post)

Marisa Chappell is associate professor of history at Oregon State University. She is the author of “The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America.”

OSU professors find gun violence prevention groups are more moderate than portrayed (Gazette-Times)

A group of Oregon State University researchers recently concluded gun violence prevention groups in the United States are “middle-of-the-ground” in ideology.  This surprised the professors as it contradicts some depictions of gun violence prevention groups as “anti-gun,” they said.

Louie Quintana named Oregon State head track and field/cross country coach (OSU Beavers)

Louie Quintana has been named the head track and field and cross country coach at Oregon State University, Vice President/Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Monday. (see also Oregonian)

Eisenstadt named assistant vice president for Research – Research Integrity (LIFE@OSU)

As AVPR, Eisentadt will oversee operations related to all aspects of research integrity including human and animal subjects research, conflicts of interest, export control, and scientific diving.

Innovation Day draws 170 attendees (Bend Bulletin)

What new innovation results from the event Tuesday at Oregon State University-Cascades remains to be seen, but attendees said they felt inspired after hearing about the work Central Oregonians are doing in sectors such as transportation technology, housing and cannabis production.

Unusual ocean phenomenon happening along Oregon coast (KPTV)

Meanwhile, at Oregon State University, Francis Chan is digging into findings of high levels of acidity in the ocean just off the coast. High levels of acidity, which register as low pH readings, have a negative effect on sea life, particularly shellfish.

Oregon’s bighorn sheep revival (Bend Bulletin)

Robert Spaan, an Oregon State University student who’s majoring in wildlife science, is currently located near the Nevada and Oregon border, where he’s documenting symptoms of some bighorn sheep herds.

Corvallis, OSU prepares for influx of visitors for eclipse event (KVAL)

Oregon State University is providing blankets and glasses for the upcoming total solar eclipse August 21. “You want to be away from trees and buildings and see the eclipse as it’s coming,” says OSU Eclipse Event Manager Jill Peters. She says they even have the perfect view.

NW crabbers working to save whales (Chinook Observer)

“It’s not so easy to sight a whale that’s tangled,” said Jim Rice, of Oregon State University, the stranding coordinator for the Marine Mammal Stranding Network for the Oregon Coast. “It’s a needle in a haystack, frankly.”

New Orinoco fish named after Enya (Practical Fishkeeping)

In 1988, Irish singer and songwriter Enya released a single called ‘Orinoco Flow’ from her second studio album, which went on to become an international hit and earn a Grammy Award nomination. Now a team of scientists have named a new species of fish from the Orinoco River drainage after her. Leporinus enyae is a “beautiful little fish,” said Michael Burns, a doctoral candidate at Oregon State University and lead author on the paper describing the new species. (see also KLCC)

What’s trending in undergraduate degrees (Oregon Business)

Oregon State University’s College of Business has also introduced a new major in Hospitality Management at its Cascades campus in Bend. The university used to offer a concentration in the subject as part of its business major, but with increased interest from industry in hospitality degrees, it converted the concentration into a full major.

Rural Muslims fight for safety, inclusion (Oregonian)

Muslims have more resources in larger cities like Portland and Seattle than they do in communities like Albany and Corvallis. People like Khan try to fill those gaps. Ismail Warsame, also Muslim, works at Oregon State University as a case manager for international students.

As technology marches forward, future of robots raises ethical questions (Oregonian)

Versions of the robot at Oregon State and a university spin-off company could eventually be used for delivery, military and rescue purposes. The technology developed on the Oregon State campus could shape the future, but with that technology comes the need to explore issues surrounding its existence.

Oregon State debates buildings with controversial namesakes (Oregonian)

A debate about buildings named for people accused of holding racist ideas has called into question how Oregon State University’s past aligns with its values today.

To save the forest, don’t cut the first tree: Study (KUOW)

Chris Wolf and his colleagues at Oregon State University had a question. They wanted to figure out which is worse: chopping down an acre of woods in a forest that’s already been disturbed or chopping down an acre of woods in a forest previously untouched by humans.

Projects funded by Pac-12 Student Athlete Health Grant Program announce early findings (PAC-12)

Injury Surveillance: How Much is Enough? Enhancing the Precision of Team Injury Estimates Using Detailed Athlete Exposure Information (Oregon State).

Beyond Football: Oregon State program focuses on life after athletics (Oregonian)

About 15 Oregon State football players piled into a limo last spring, unaware they were about to embark on a life-changing night. Dressed to impress, they walked a red carpet lined with photographers into Corvallis’ Suburban Christian Church. Dancing, karaoke and laughs filled a memorable Night to Shine, a prom for special needs children put on by the Tim Tebow Foundation.

‘Try again': Youths put STEM skills to test (Ontario Argus Observer)

Malheur Education Service District STEM Coordinator Nickie Shira, along with Oregon State University extension agent Barbara Brody brought materials part of the littleBits electronic building blocks kit. Through electronic pieces that are both color-coded and magnetic, the kits, such as the ones provided by the teaching duo at the library on Wednesday, are designed to be simple enough for kids to grasp what is being taught.

Coping with intractable problems (Coast Weekend)

The Pacific Northwest is home to some fine academic publishers, and this week I’d like to call your attention to a thoughtful new book from Oregon State University Press that considers how serious environmental and other challenges are dealt with by scientists, policy-makers and citizens.

Tuesday

NEW!  Michael Berry – PhD Defense, Sustainable Forest Management: “Evaluating Transportable Conversion Facilities for a Forest Biomass Supply Chain in the Pacific Northwest, USA”.  Tuesday, July 25 at 9 a.m. in 107 Richardson Hall. Berry is advised by John Sessions. 

NEW! Open Forum Presentation for Orange Media Network Associate Director of Journalism: The OSU campus is invited to attend finalists’ presentations where they will outline, “What is the role of journalism in 2017, and what should it be? What skills and content strategies should OMN students practice in order to serve society in this capacity? Share your advising philosophy, and vision for how college media builds campus culture and engagement, while outlining a plan OMN could use to accomplish this.” Open Forum will be held on July 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Valley Library 3622 with Cheryl Hatch. Your participation and support of this recruitment is greatly appreciated. Position information and candidates’ bio information will be available at the sessions. For accommodations related to ability please contact markie.belcher@oregonstate.edu , 541-737-6375.

NEW! Weight Watcher’s: The New 13-week OSU At-Work Weight Watcher’s Session started July 18. PEBB offers Weight Watchers for free. You may register in person with your insurance card for the next 2 weeks.  Come talk to Julia Slater WW Leader, at 105 Milam Hall at 11 a.m. or noon July 25 or Aug. 1.

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.

Workshops offered on LaTex and Dossier Metrics: OSU Libraries summer workshops coming up include offerings on the LaTex typesetting tool July 25 and exploring useful and appropriate Dossier Metrics on July 26. Registration is encouraged but not required. View all the offerings in the library’s summer workshop series and register for your sessions (we’ll send you a reminder) at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Thursday

NEW! PeopleAdmin: The OSU Student Recruitment Project Team will be hosting a training session for PeopleAdmin student initiators/approvers, Thursday, July 27, 9:30-10:30 a.m., LlnC Room 200. This training will cover the action plan, system changes and resource documents that will be available for the Immediate Action Plan.  The training will be live-streamed, http://live.oregonstate.edu/, with live-chat and will be recorded for viewing following the training.

Friday

Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors…Porter Soaked, Hard Cider Soaked or Pinot Soaked Cheddars. Or our newest Award Winner…Smoked Cheddar – American Cheese Society 3rd Place 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Withycombe 159. We are at Farmers Market on Saturdays, sharing a booth with The Organic Growers Club. For more information robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

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.

Saturday

NEW! Fruit Extravaganza ~ What to do with all that fruit:  Learn how to can seasonal fruits, and freeze berries and fruits to use all year. Included will be tips on drying fruits, making fruit leathers, and making homemade ice cream and sorbets using seasonal fruit. Cost is $30. Class held on July 29 from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Community Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene.  Registration Required

Upcoming Events

NEW! Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) Ice Cream Social: Stop by for cool treats and warm conversation on Aug. 1 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. on the Strand Ag Hall Plaza (MU Quad side). Meet and mingle with your fellow PFLA members or, if you’re not a member, come by to find out more about it.

Register here:http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bdV3Um3bbRTZKId

Pollination:  Recent Work by Tallmadge Doyle: Pollination,” an exhibition of recent works by celebrated Eugene printmaker Tallmadge Doyle, is on display in Gallery 440 in Strand Agriculture Hall on the Oregon State University campus through Sept. 8.  Sponsored by the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences, the exhibit features 15 hand-pulled prints from her studies of the nature and science of pollination. The 440 Gallery is located on the fourth floor of Strand Agriculture Hall, and is open Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

One Solar Eclipse. Two Central Oregon Events. Sunny August weather and wide open skies make Central Oregon one of the best regions in the state for viewing this summer’s total solar eclipse. Join OSU-Cascades at events in Bend or Culver and enjoy educational offerings, movies, music, games and opportunities for eclipse viewing, as well as overnight camping or residence hall experiences. Registration now open. First-come, first-served. Visit http://osucascades.edu/eclipse

Solar Eclipse – On Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will occur across the United States and Corvallis is a prime location to view the event. Download eclipse informational and safety posters at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/solar-eclipse.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Fruit workshop: On Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. the OSU Extension Service Master Food Preservers will be teaching a workshop on all the things you can do to preserve the bountiful fruit produced in Lane County. Learn to can, dry, freeze, make pie fillings and even fruit drops and fruit leathers.  The class will also include tips on making your own fruit ice cream and sorbets. Class will be held at the Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road, Eugene.  Cost of the class is $30 which will cover lots of sampling and a jar of your own canned product to take home.  To register for the workshop go to the OSU Extension Service – Lane County website http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/announcements/food-preservation-baking-classes or stop by the OSU Extension Service office at 990 Jefferson Street, Eugene (enter on 10th at the ramp). For more information contact the OSU Extension Service Master Food Preserver hotline 541-344-4885. 

NEW! Workshop offered on Git: OSU Libraries summer workshops coming up include an exploration of the Git version control system on Aug. 2. Registration is encouraged but not required. View all the offerings in the library’s summer workshop series and register for your sessions (we’ll send you a reminder) at: http://bit.ly/graduate-workshops Questions? Contact Hannah.Rempel@oregonstate.edu

Implicit bias webinar: “Controlling for Implicit Bias in Hiring and Managing Student Support Staff and Students to Create More Inclusive Environments.” Learn how implicit bias manifests in our daily work, and how to work with students and student support staff in an inclusive way that addresses potential bias. First hour is the webinar; second hour is discussion with Anne Gillies and Kerry McQuillin. Aug. 1, 9-11 a.m., Memorial Union – 13 Multipurpose Room.

PERS Simplified Tier 1 & 2.  What role will PERS play in your retirement plan? Understand how your PERS retirement works and explore the various choices, advantages/disadvantages you will need to consider when you decide to retire.  Designed for people within 5 years of retirement.  Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*.  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com. Aug 3, noon, MU 206. 

Inaugural symposium explores how NMR illuminates biology: The College of Science is hosting the inaugural symposium on biological Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Aug. 4. The event features internationally recognized NMR scientists, a poster session, research talks by students and postdocs and a session on careers in BioNMR presented by panelists from national labs, academia and industry. The event is sponsored by ISOTEC, the world’s largest producer of enriched stable isotopes.

For prospective presenters: Share your department’s innovations, policies, procedures, systems implementation, or other topic relevant to OSU employees! OSU Training Days 2017 provides an opportunity for you to reach out to employees in up to 65 mini workshops led by OSU topic experts. For more in-depth presenter information, visit http://fa.oregonstate.edu/training-days/presenter-information. Contact Leigh Larkin at X7-3207 or email leigh.larkin@oregonstate.edu  by Aug. 30 (but, earlier is better!) to schedule your session.

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.

OSU E-Learning Instructional Design and Development Certificate Series Starts July 31. Gain career-ready skills to enter or advance in the field of instructional design and learn ways to integrate technology into the classroom. Learn more.

OSU Intro to R and RStudio Online Course. Learn this in-demand programming language, designed for analysis of statistical data sets. Learn more.

Master Lean Six Sigma Methodology and Advance Business Effectiveness. With personalized insight from expert instructors, you’ll finish Lean Six Sigma Philosophy and Project Selection with the knowledge and tools to enhance product and process excellence. Learn more.

Now Enrolling for OSU’s Accelerated HR Certification Test Preparation. Secure your Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification this year with OSU’s test prep program. Register now.

Craft Beer Lovers and Pros – Get an OSU Expert-Led Guided Tasting Experience. Join Professor Tom Shellhammer in Corvallis for an amazing overview of beer flavors. Learn more.

OSU’s Popular Permaculture Design Certificate Program Returns in September. Amazing 10-week online program focuses on truly sustainable, climate-specific landscape design in both urban and rural environments – ideal for pros, homeowners and more. Learn more. 

Learn to Save Money, Resources and Energy with on Demand Recycling 101. Learn how to protect our natural resources and reduce your environmental footprint. Learn more.

Search Advocate training: Become part of OSU’s nationally-recognized Search Advocate program, or update your eligibility for academic year 2017-18 with continuing education!  Search Advocates collaborate with search committees to enhance equity, validity, and diversity in search and selection.   Workshops for summer 2017 are available for registration at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=45.   

Mastering Contracts Can Be an Untapped Goldmine For Your Career. Learn how to expertly create and negotiate contracts in this online Procurement and Contract Certificate series. Learn more.

Digital Marketing Certificate – Taught by CMO for Marketing at Microsoft. Get the tools you need to design, implement, and manage a successful digital marketing strategy! Get started.

Social Justice Education Initiative for Summer Term: The SJEI is a professional development program for all OSU faculty, staff, and graduate students aimed at building knowledge about equity and inclusion, and developing intercultural competencies. In addition to the platform curriculum, comprised of Session One and Session Two, there are new shorter workshops that explore specific topics with more depth. SJEI is also available to hold in-house workshops for individual units, including customized training to meet your unit’s needs. Now is a great time to build your equity and inclusion skills! Space is limited, register today! http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46 For more information, please contact: jane.waite@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-0866.

Take Note 

NEW! Open Source Lab Crowdfunding Campaign: The Open Source Lab (OSL) is looking to raise $10000 to help fund five additional students for our team for the coming academic year. We offer experiential learning on real-world open source projects for undergraduate students. Your donations will fund life-changing opportunities and ultimately help expand the pipeline of graduates with DevOps and open source software experience. Please visit our crowdfunding page to contribute and learn more.

NEW! Fall Move-In: UHDS Fall Move-in Promotion Opportunities for OSU-affiliated departments, student groups, and organizations. To participate, your organization must follow the procedure listed under the “Fall 2017 Move-In Advertising” heading at http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/marketing-and-promotion-uhds-halls#fall.  Please contact dave.warneking@oregonstate.edu with any questions.

NEW! New Safety Purchase Assistance Program from Enterprise Risk Services: Enterprise Risk Services has developed a new program to assist departments with funding of qualifying of items to be used towards safety improvements, such as equipment and training, or other safety related items. The program is aimed at increasing employee safety and a reduction of injuries and workers’ compensation claims. For more information on this Safety Purchase Assistance program, program documentation (which includes information on qualifying purchases) and to request funding through our online application form, please visit http://ehs.oregonstate.edu/osu-safety-purchase-assistance-program.

Study abroad proposals sought: The Office of Global Opportunities invites Faculty to submit a Faculty-led Study Abroad Program Proposal for programs beginning Summer 2018 through Spring (Intersession) 2019.Visit our Resources for Faculty-led Program Leaders website and learn about Proposing a Program  (including how to use our new online proposal system).  For more information, contact us as faculty-led@oregonstate.edu | University Plaza – Suite 290.  

Taste Testers Wanted: a fun and tasty way to participate in food research.  The OSU Center for Sensory & Consumer Behavior Research is looking for panelists for consumer taste tests.  Open to all students, faculty and staff.  Panelists receive up to $20/hour for their time.  Tests run throughout the year but panelists choose which tests interest them.  Fill out our questionnaire to get added to our pool at  http://agsci-labs.oregonstate.edu/sensoryresearch/ or call 541-737-6506.

Fall 2017 On-campus Housing Move-In and Early Arrival:  This coming Fall 2017 move-in for the residence halls will take place on Sunday Sept. 17 and you can find more information on our website: http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/move-in-guide. OSU departments and programs that require students to arrive prior to scheduled move-in dates for orientations or trainings must complete an Early Arrival Request Form for their group.  If you have questions, please contact Kaitlyn.griffin@oregonstate.edu.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Lighting Lighting is one of the most essential pieces of emergency kits.  A portable light source should be readily accessible in every home.  While most people are familiar with flashlights, there are other options to consider. Download this month’s Preparedness Topic at http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/07-15%20Light%20in%20Disasters.pdf

Writing Center: The Writing Center’s online writing lab (OWL) provides detailed, formative, and process-based feedback to students, faculty, and the larger OSU community. Our highly-trained staff are available to respond to your writing via email or a 50-minute Skype conference. Open for the entire summer session, head over to http://writingcenter.oregonstate.edu/online-writing-lab to learn more and to submit your writing project.

 Study participants needed: OSU researchers from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences (CPHHS) and the College of Agricultural Sciences are seeking children with disabilities and their family dogs for a research study that will test a new intervention to see if pairing the dog with the child can encourage increased physical activity. Families who are interested in learning more about this opportunity should contact CPHHS Assistant Professor Megan MacDonald at 541-737-3273 or Megan.MacDonald@oregonstate.edu.

Parking Permit Sales Dates: July 18: Current annual commuter permit holders will be eligible to purchase 2017-18 permits in the same zone. Aug. 1: All current annual permit holders may purchase 2017-18 permits in any available commuter zone. Reserved and Dedicated spaces will be available for renewal. Sept. 1: 2017-18 annual permits will be available for sale to the full OSU community. Annual residence hall parking permits will be available. For more information: parking@oregonstate.edu, or by calling (541) 737-2583.

Health and Safety: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety by providing helpful information sneaking more steps into your day, available online at https://www.saif.com/employer/sneak-more-steps-into-your-work-day.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.

Grant opportunities: Oregon State University has an institutional subscription to GrantFowardAn excellent resource to search for funding opportunities.  Contact Research.Development@oregonstate.edu if you need assistance with creating a profile.   

Traffic and Maintenance

NEW! University Plaza: All domestic water will shut-off in University Plaza July 25, from 5 a.m. – 8 a.m. to replace the south irrigation backflow pump. This will affect all domestic water throughout the building. For questions or comments on this notice contact, Sergio Formiga  at 541-737-2969.

NEW! 30th Street: As part of the 30th Street Storm Sewer Renewal project, 30th Street southbound from Jefferson Way to Washington Way will be closed starting on Monday, July 24, through Friday, Aug. 25. (View Map). This closure will be in effect 24-hours a day during the duration of this project. This project may create disruptive noise, dust and/or mud. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Rick Freeman at 541.231.5368.

Parking closures: Due to parking lot maintenance, the following lots will be closed intermittently between July 10 _ Aug. 12, 6 a.m.-5 p.m.:   Crop Science Building West Lot (3332), Washington Ave Southwest Lot (3202), East Campus Way (3211) Orchard Ave North Lot (3317),  North 27th Street, Arnold Way Lot (3311). Signs will be posted to alert drivers to the closures (View Map). All lots will reopen when the work is finished and the areas are safe to enter.

Gill Coliseum: The eastern portion of the parking lot north of Gill Coliseum at the corner of Washington & 26th Street  (View Map) will be blocked from Monday June 19– July 31 due to construction on 26th Street. The steam will be shut down in Gill Coliseum from June 27 – July 31 due to the 26th Street steam line replacement project. This will affect all steam services, includes heat & hot water building wide.

National Forage Seed Center East Lot: To facilitate the reconstruction and expansion of the gravel parking lot west of the Motor Pool along Campus Way, all parking stalls will be closed for the duration of the project within the lot, June 12 – Sept.  15. There will also be closures to the adjacent sidewalks and access aisles for limited duration.  The access aisle to the Radiation Center will remain open, or the project will accommodate special deliveries.  Clark Meat Lab access will be provided as coordinated with the building manager, with pedestrian paths communicated to the public in advance of events and for normal business.  General construction noise and dust will be present during the lot reconstruction.

Jobs

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

Education Program Assistant 1 – OSU Extension Service invites applications for a part-time, .70 FTE (approximately 28 hours/week), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) working with the Family and Community Health (FCH) program in Josephine County. The position will be located in Grants Pass. FCH is affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences.  Posting# P01055CT.  Closes July 24.

Job and Internship Developer – The Career Development Center in Corvallis. Invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Job and Internship Developer,  Posting #P01402UF. Closes July 24.

Education Program Assistant 1  This recruitment will be used to fill a part-time .90FTE, 10 month, limited duration Education Program Assistant 1 position located in Roseburg, OR . Posting# P01057CT. Closes July 25.

NEW! The Parking office of Transportation Services, Oregon State University, is hiring one full-time (1.0 FTE) Parking Field Representative. Posting#: P01073CT. Closes July 28.

The Office of Undergraduate Studies, College Assistance Migrant Program is seeking a Director TRiO Upward Bound & Beaver Hangouts. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting #P01445UF. Closes July 28.

Health Advisor/OSU-Cascades.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position as Health Advisor.  The Health Advisor is a grant-funded position that assists OSU-Cascades students and/or dependents in establishing appropriate health insurance coverage, understanding their health insurance benefits, advocating for student and/or dependents in accessing services, assessing health care needs and connecting students to community health care resources.  Posting # P01416UF.  Closes July 28.

Instructor – Outdoor Products.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 9-month Outdoor Products Instructor position.  The successful candidate will develop an innovative Outdoor Products degree program offered at OSU-Cascades.  Posting # P01405UF.  Closes July 28.

Faculty Research Assistant/OSU-Cascades.  OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking applicants for a part-time (.50 FTE) 12-month, fixed term Faculty Research Assistant.  The Faculty Research Assistant is a grant-funded position that will work under the guidance of Dr. Shannon Lipscomb who is conducting research on school readiness among young children and professional development of early childhood teachers. Specifically, this is a project supported by the US Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences (IES) to develop and conduct a pilot test of an innovative online learning and coaching program to help early childhood teachers enhance the academic, social and behavioral outcomes of children who have experienced early childhood trauma (e.g. abuse, neglect, domestic violence, parent mental illness, parent substance use, etc.).  Posting # P01424UF.  Full consideration July 28. Closes Aug. 4.

Marketing Coordinator – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), Marketing Coordinator. This position provides project management support and maintains the department’s project database. The Marketing Coordinator works across the marketing, enrollment services, web/IT and other units within the division to analyze and report on campaign results, make recommendations to improve campaign performance and also coordinate market research on new programs. Posting #P01422UF. Closes July 30.

Temporary Bio Science Research Tech 1-Hood River.  This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time, Temporary Science Research Tech 1 for entomology research.  This position is located in Hood River, Oregon.  Posting # P01037CT.  Closes July 30.

NEW! Office Manager, Orange Media Network. Responsibilities include managing the daily administrative operations for the department by providing the full range of planning and management of support resources and personnel. See posting for full responsibilities and qualifications. Orange Media Network strives to lead the field of collegiate media by elevating diverse student voices through accessible, hands-on media and leadership experiences that challenge views, build grit, and engage the community. Posting # P01413UF . Closes July 31.

NEW! Certified Veterinary Technician:  The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool for one full-time Small Animal Float Technician on Aug. 1.  Interested parties should apply to posting #P00671CT no later than midnight on July 31.  Applicants must be Certified Veterinary Technicians to be considered. 

The Office of Admissions is seeking a Regional Admissions Advisor. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Senior Associate Director. Posting # P01443UF. Closes July 31.

Sous Chef – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for two Sous Chef positions.  These are full-time, 12-month, fixed term, professional faculty positions, with reappointment at the discretion of the Director.  Posting # P01442UF.  Closes July 31.

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is seeking a Financial Aid Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE),12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost. Posting #P01364UF. Closes July 31.

The Office of the Provost is seeking an Administrative Support Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Provost and Executive Vice President Posting # P01434UF. Full consideration: July 31. Closes Aug. 11.

NEW! Payroll Technician This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Payroll Technician position for the Department of Business Affairs at Oregon State University (OSU).  Posting# P011065CT.  Closes Aug. 1.  

NEW! The Arts and Sciences Business Center is seeking a Finance Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position.  Posting # P01459UF.  Closes Aug. 2.

NEW! Education Program Assistant 1 – OSU Extension Service Family and Community Health (FCH) program invites applications for a 2 part-time (.45 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 1 year), Education Program Assistant (EPA1) in Linn and Benton County (1 position will be located in the Tangent office and 1 in the Corvallis office).  Posting# P01078CT.  Closes Aug. 3.

NEW! University Infrastructure & Operations Administration is seeking a Strategic Web and Integrative Communication Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President. Posting # P01448UF. Closes Aug. 4.

The Office of the President is seeking a Government Relations Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the President. Posting # P01444UF. Closes Aug. 7.

Assistant Professor of Practice – This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position that will serve the Klamath Basin region in addressing Irrigated forages, Livestock production and Open Campus. The academic home for this position will be the Department of Agricultural Education & Agricultural Sciences, in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University (OSU).  The position will be located in Klamath Falls.  Posting# P01426UF.  Closes Aug. 7.

NEW! Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management is seeking a Construction Contract Officer. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Procurement Officer. Posting # P01446UF. Closes Aug. 14.

NEW! Capital Planning and Development is seeking a Project Manager. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Vice President. Posting #: P01462UF. Closes Aug. 15.

NEW! Office Manager – Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 1.00 FTE, Office Manager position in the Extension Clackamas County Office. This position will be located in Oregon City, Oregon. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Clackamas Regional Administrator.  Posting# P01453UF.  Closes Aug. 21.

Treasury Manager – The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time, 12-month Treasury Manager, Post # P01383UF. Full consideration date July 31. Closes Sept. 30.  

Fiscal Coordinator 2 – The University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time, 12-month Fiscal Coordinator 2, Post # P00977CT. Full consideration date July 31. Closes Sept. 30. 

NEW! 4-H Center Manager – The 4-H Center is seeking a 4-H Center Manger. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. The 4-H Center is located in a rural area north of Salem. The position is a part of the OSU Extension 4-H Youth Development program, affiliated with OSU’s College of Public Health & Human Sciences (CPHHS). Reappointment is at the discretion of the 4-H Program Leader and/or CPHHS Associate Dean for Outreach and Engagement.  Posting# P01461UF. Closes Aug. 17.

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Communications Student Worker on our Communications & Marketing Strategy team. This paid student position provides the opportunity to increase your experience in writing, editing, and publishing electronic and web-based communications. Assignments may include fundraising appeals, event marketing and registration emails, and e-newsletters, supporting many departments within the Foundation. In general, assignments will tell the story of how donor support enables amazing things to happen at OSU—from creating scholarships, to recruiting top faculty, to building new facilities—and ultimately makes the world a better place.

The Oregon State University Foundation has an exciting opportunity for an Athletic Development Events Student Worker on our Athletics Communication and Stewardship teamUnder the direction of the Events Director, interns will observe and assist in projects related to event planning.  Responsibilities include engaging in strategic planning for upcoming events, opportunity to innovate new fundraising events, researching potential venues, purchasing and organizing events supplies, crafting communication, assist with RSVP guest and invitation lists, tracking information, assist with on-site event execution including set-up, registration and breakdown, and other duties as needed.

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.

Weather

Corvallis:  “Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ~ Henry James. Sunny all week, highs in the upper 80s, lows in the upper 50s.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of thunderstorms, otherwise sunny, highs in the upper 80s, lows in the upper 50s.

Newport: Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 60s, lows in the mid 50s.

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

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