OSU Today

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

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.

A 45-year labor of love… the Gateway Walk is all but completed (Gazette-Times)

The project, which began in 1973 with an idea by then-Oregon State University President Robert McVicar to connect downtown Corvallis with the university via Madison Avenue, has all but completed the final link from Ninth Street to 11th Street.

Oregon’s warm winter and low snowpack makes summer drought likely (Statesman Journal)

“The lack of snowpack is concerning, and without a cool, wet spring drought development is likely in parts of the state,” said Kathie Dello, climatologist with Oregon State University. (see also KGW)

Transfer students find a home (LIFE@OSU)

Nestled on the south side of Halsell Hall, the Transfer Student Living Room has cozy couches, a friendly workspace and a big screen t.v. It doesn’t look much different from a family living room, if a bit tidier, but that’s the point of the new space.

OSU-Cascades names Innovation Co-Lab director (KTVZ)

Adam Krynicki recently joined Oregon State University-Cascades as the first executive director of the Innovation Co-Lab, a new center at the Bend campus that will support innovative startup companies. (see also Global University Venturing)

A view from above and below: Hatchery Chinook salmon are self-sorting in tanks (Science Daily)

Hatchery-raised chinook salmon sort themselves into surface- and bottom-oriented groups in their rearing tanks. This behavior might be due in part to the fish’s genes, according to an Oregon State University study.

OSU-Cascades to open incubator (Bend Bulletin)

Oregon State University-Cascades will open a business incubator, the Innovation Co-Lab, in March on the second floor of the Graduate and Research Center on SW Columbia Street.

Grow your own asparagus. Here’s how (Statesman Journal)

Oregon State University Extension horticulturists recommend planting asparagus in a trench about 6 inches deep, planting crowns about 12 inches apart. Spread roots, and cover the crowns with 2 inches of soil amended with compost or slow-release fertilizer. Add lime if soil is acidic. As the spears lengthen, fill the trench with soil.

Today

Sign up for the Oregon Health Plan: To support all students receiving the Meningococcal B vaccine, the Human Services Resource Center is hosting a sign-up for Oregon Health Plan on Friday, Feb. 9 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Avery House, 1030 SW Madison Ave. Students, staff and community members can come and learn more about the plan and, if they’re eligible, sign up for the program on the spot. Insurance and billing staff from Student Health Services will be also be available to answer questions, assist in navigating benefits and provide resources to help pay for the MenB vaccine. More information can be found on the Facebook event page.

PB&J Bar sponsored by New Morning Bakery: Thanks to a generous donation from New Morning Bakery, you’ll be able to build your favorite PB&J from a variety of jellies, jams and butters. Join BEE for PB&Js Feb. 5 through Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in 116 Gilmore Hall. A minimum $2 donation per sandwich with all donations going to the 2018 Food Drive. For questions, email jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu.

Collegiate Recovery Community Open House: Interested in living orange, black and sober while at OSU? The Collegiate Recovery Community offers students a traditional college experience in a recovery-first community. Open Houses will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 9 and March 2 at Dixon Lodge. More information is available by emailing recovery@oregonstate.edu.

Lonesome Pottery Sale: The OSU Craft Center presents beautiful, handmade pottery & glass for sale at bargain prices. All pieces are handcrafted by local artisans and Craft Center members and all proceeds go to support the OSU Craft Center (cash and check only). Partake in the sale Feb. 9, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the MU Trysting Tree Loungesli.oregonstate.edu/craft.

NEW! Cheese sale: Beaver Classic Cheese Sales today at Pangea Café in the MU from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., instead of our usual sales at the Creamery. Come try our brand new Provolone and Smoked Provolone. Pangea will be featuring the Provolone in a creamy cheese sauce topping a Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich. All our other cheeses will be available for purchase.

NEW! Music a la Carte: The OSU Percussion Ensemble directed by Bob Brudvig. Friday, Feb. 9 at noon. Memorial Union Lounge, Free.

NEW! OSUsed Store Facebook Drawing Sale: Visit our Facebook page before our public sale on Friday, noon to 3 p.m. at 644 SW 13th St to get a special code you can use to enter a prize drawing. Personal purchases must be made during such public sales, but departments may shop on most weekdays; learn more on our website.

NEW! Meat Center: The Clark Meat Science Center retail store will be open Friday from noon-5:30 p.m. Products include fresh and cooked/smoked sausages, bacon, retail cuts, jerky, snack sticks, and Beaver Classic cheese! The store is located at 3260 SW Campus Way, next to the Motor Pool. Please email Nathan.Parker@oregonstate.edu for any questions regarding the store

Research seminar on early childhood development programs: Todd Pugatch (School of Public Policy/Economics) will present “Improving Access and Quality in Early Childhood Development Programs: Experimental Evidence from The Gambia,” Friday Feb. 9, noon-1 p.m., BEXL 414. Part of the School of Public Policy Brownbag Seminar series. Free and open to the public.

OSU Anthropology Lecture Series: Brandon Trelstad (OSU Sustainability Office) and Eric Beeler (OSU Student Sustainability Initiative) will give a presentation titled, “Sustainability at OSU: Opportunities for Action and Engagement.”  Trelstad and Beeler will speak on Feb. 9 from noon to 12:50 p.m. in Waldo Hall Room 201A. This event is part of the Anthropology Program’s Lecture Series. Questions? Contact: drew.gerkey@oregonstate.edu

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar will be held from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, in HFC 115. Matt Robinson, PhD, assistant professor in Kinesiology in the CPHHS, will present “Impact of Exercise and Insulin Resistance on the Mitochondrial Proteome.”

Honors mentoring info session: The Honors College is hosting an info session to share recent updates to the honors thesis process and discuss best practices for mentoring undergraduates.  Past, current, and prospective thesis mentors are welcome from 1-2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, in LiNC 343.  RSVP here.

Winter Olympics viewing party: The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea are beginning this week. INTO OSU and several departments across campus have come together to host events to celebrate the games. We will be beginning with a big celebration and viewing of the Opening Ceremony this Friday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m., on in the Reser Stadium Club Level (entrance at Gate C). This event is free and open to all OSU community members and their families.  Concessions will be available for purchase.  This will be a family friendly event….bring your kids.

Author reading: Novelist Chang-rae Lee will give a reading of his work on Friday, Feb. 9, 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 2017-2018 Visiting Writers Series.

Upcoming Events

NEW! NIH Mobile Unit: The mobile unit for the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us precision medicine program will be on campus in the Brick Mall off the NE corner of the MU from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. The unit will explain and offer people the opportunity to join this landmark research project that aims to gather data from 1 million people or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health. On campus, this initiative is supported by the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health.

OSU at the Historical Society: Oregon State University:  A Legacy of Transformation, at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland.  This nearly 3,000 square foot display will be in place from Feb. 10 – Sept. 7.

Meningococcal B vaccination clinics will be held on campus Feb. 13, 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily at the MU (check in at the SEC Plaza). These will be the last large-scale vaccination opportunities for students to receive their second dose of meningococcal B vaccine on campus prior to the Feb. 15 deadline. Students who received their first dose more than 28 days ago are now eligible for their second dose and can receive it from SHS, the OSU Pharmacy, local pharmacies or urgent care clinics. Visit Getthevax.oregonstate.edu for more information.

Faculty Sessions with President Ray: In an ongoing effort to improve communication lines between the faculty and administration, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee is sponsoring two winter term small group conversations with President Ray and faculty (academic, research and professional). Each conversation will be facilitated by a Faculty Senate Executive Committee member and will consist of up to 12 faculty. This is an opportunity for the President to hear what faculty are thinking and experiencing; faculty are encouraged to speak freely. If you wish to participate, please access the registration form at https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8HpE7tKA7LEftSR to register for either Feb. 20 from 9:30-11 a.m., or March 5 from 1-2:30 p.m. Session requests will be honored on a first come, first serve basis.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW!  Renewable Energy for Oregon:  Building Resilient Communities: Join us on Feb. 13 at noon in Kearney 112.

NEW! Beaver Family Connections:  Bullying 101   Join us as the Old Mill Center’s Dr. Farrah Dalal (LMFT) discusses some signs that your child might be getting bullied, the impacts it can have on them, and what you can do to support your child. Feb. 13, from noon -1 p.m. in MU 212.

NEW! Science Pub: New varieties of hops and barley offer brewers of craft beer, which accounts for an increasing share of Northwest beer sales, the chance to develop products with new flavors. At the Corvallis Science Pub on Feb. 12, Tom Shellhammer will discuss how these new varieties are shaping the craft beer industry. Science Pub begins at 6 p.m. in the Old World Deli, 341 2nd St. in Corvallis and is free and open to the public. Starting in April, the audience at Science Pub will be limited, and attendees will need to preregister.

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some, or all. On Feb. 13, we will discuss how to Get Students to Read with the creation of assignments that support student literacy development and active reading.  If available, please bring a copy of a text your students are required to read. This 90-minute workshop will be facilitated twice in Milam 215 at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here

 NEW! Drupal Community Meeting:  Join the community of Drupal users on campus to learn from URM good tips for writing effectively on the web, a show and tell of the new Rec Sports site and the IS Service catalog, Web Services updates, and more details about the Digital Experience initiative. Feb. 13, 2-4 p.m. in Furman 303. Learn more at Drupal@OSU. All levels of OSU Drupal users are welcome.

NEW! Qual*Tricks. Come learn some new tricks in Qualtrics on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in the Valley Library, Willamette East from 12:15-12:45 pm. This week’s topic is Contact Lists.  Bring your lunch and your own laptop if you’d like to follow along. Can’t come? Join us on WebEx! Please RSVP for both F2F and Online attendance. See the complete schedule.

NEW! Biochemistry and Biophysics Guest Lecture Seminar: Brad Nolen, a researcher at the University of Oregon, will present “Nucleating branched and linear actin filaments with Arp2/3 complex” on Feb. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. 

NEW! Speaking (Dis)ability: Invisible Panel: This is an event to further the knowledge on campus about how (dis)ability status affects folx daily. This event also aims to let folx process how they may have impacted others by not thinking about how ability affects people. Feb. 16,  2-4 p.m. at the Asian and Pacific Cultural Center. Check out the Facebook page.

Marine Conservation – International School In Slovenia: Join professors Scott Heppell and Selina Heppell from the College of Agricultural Sciences for a 5 graduate credit, faculty-led study abroad program in Slovenia from June 21 – 30, 2018. Through an intensive 10-day course, students will be exposed to multiple perspectives on important scientific issues in marine conservation and gain valuable experience in critical thinking while networking with conservation scientists from multiple countries. This course will focus on the Adriatic Sea, an area rich in history, natural resource use, and conservation efforts, with field trips to Croatia and Italy. Please join an Info Session on Mon., Feb. 12 at noon in Nash 032. Application Deadline: March 15. For more information contact faculty.led@oregonstate.edu or visit the program brochure.

Financial Strategies for Women.  Designed for women (and people who care about women) who want to take control of their finances.  Presented by Barbara Koontz, Financial Advisor, CFS*. Feb. 13, noon,  MU 207  RSVP to Investmentseminars@mapscu.com

College of Engineering Presents – Hidden Figures | Modern Figures: Meet Tracy Drain. Reserve your spot for a talk and lunch with Tracy Drain on Feb. 22 from noon-1 p.m. in 112 Kearney Hall. Tracy Drain is a Flight Systems Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Deputy Chief Engineer for the Juno Mission to Jupiter. Free and open to the public, lunch is included and registration is required: bit.ly/TracyDrain. For info, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-47147.

Please join us for the Fourth Annual Linn County Master Gardener 2018 Beevent Pollinator Conference: “Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape in Your Garden”. Held at the Conference Center at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center 3700 Knox Butte Rd. in Albany, on Saturday, March 3. Learn how to make your yard a more friendly habitat for pollinators! A full day of wonderful speakers, vendors, and citizens who are concerned about the plight of our pollinators! Visit http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/beevent for event and registration information.

Training workshop: “Streamlining the Student Experience through Process-Mapping” training workshop, scheduled for March 8, 8:30-10:30 AM, Memorial Union, has a few seats left. Alex Aljets, Academic Programs and Learning Innovation will guild you through streamlining and reengineering processes to benefit students, particularly new students and first-generation college students who find it difficult to navigate OSU. Interactive exercises. Cost $0. Register now.

Food Drive

NEW! Crop and Soil Science Bake Sale and Silent Auction: Join us for the Crop and Soil Science Bake Sale and Silent Auction. Come on by Crop Science 119 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 13 and bid on some great baked goods! Just in time for Valentine’s Day! For questions, contact emmalie.goodwin@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Alice in Wonderland tea: The OSU news office is continuing its tradition of a Food Drive high tea. This year’s theme is Alice in Wonderland, and includes loads of sweet and savory thematic treats and tea. $5 per person. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., fourth floor lobby of Kerr Admin.

Chipotle Fundraiser Night: Please join the Honors College at Chipotle (2501 Monroe Avenue) on Monday, Feb. 12 between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. and help raise money for the Linn-Benton Food Share. Please print or simply show this flyer (https://honors.oregonstate.edu/chipotle) to the cashier upon payment and 50% of your purchase will go to the Linn-Benton Food Share!  If you have any questions, please email Rylan Good at rylan.good@oregonstate.edu

OSU150 Building Bingo, Biological & Ecological Engineering: Daily clues via Facebook/Twitter and in Gilmore Hall. Answers found in the OSU150 App. Get a BINGO and receive an OSU150 prize and a chance at more prizes. Everyone who buys a card is entered to win Women of NASA Legos. Get your card; $1 from 116 Gilmore Hall! For questions, email jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu.

College of Forestry Quilt Raffle: Quilt Raffle tickets are on sale now. Contact the email below or visit the College of Forestry in Richardson Hall to get your tickets! $1 each or 6 for $5. Drawing will be held on Feb. 28 at 1 pm. For questions, email Terralyn.Vandetta@oregonstate.edu.

Jamba Juice discount cards: The Honors College is selling Jamba Juice discount cards for $10.  The coupon card gets you a FREE small smoothie and 8 $3 medium smoothies (over $20 in savings!).  To purchase a card, please contact Rylan Good at goodr@oregonstate.edu. All proceeds directly benefit the Linn-Benton Food Bank.

Gift Basket Raffle: Drawings take place on Feb. 14, 21, and 28 at 2 p.m. for four gift baskets. There will be a chef’s basket, Valentine’s Day basket, movie basket, and book basket. Tickets are 1/$1 or 6/$5. See Noelle Mills or Pete Petryszak in 422 Kerr, 8 am to 5 pm, for raffle tickets. For questions, contactNoelle.Mills@oregonstate.edu.

50/50 Cash Raffle: Come try your luck while you stop by for a workout with the Rec Sports 50/50 Cash Raffle. Tickets can be purchased, 7:30 am to 5 pm, through Miles Dodge at the Dixon Recreational Center (just ask the front desk to point you to his office). Winners will be announced at the end of February. $2 for 1 ticket, $5 for 3 tickets, $10 for 8 tickets. For questions please contact miles.dodge@oregonstate.edu.

Valentine’s Day Cards: The AMBC will be selling fabulous handmade Valentine’s Day cards and card kits starting Feb. 1 through Valentine’s Day in 108 Hovland Hall. With prices starting at $1, you can purchase a handmade card or buy a kit to make a card with your own personal touch. For questions, email karen.bose@oregonstate.edu.

50/50 Cash Raffle: Through the month of February, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine will be doing a 50/50 cash raffle. Tickets can be purchased through Derrick Padar in the Marguder Hall Atrium. Winners will be announced at the end of February. For questions, email sara.k.smith@oregonstate.edu, or call 541-737-6779.

Book/DVD/Game Sale: Come get your next great book, DVD, or CD at the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine’s used book sale, happening now through the end of February, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Magruder Hall Atrium. All genres available and a large selection to choose from! All proceeds directly benefit the Linn Benton Food Bank. For questions, email allison.lake@oregonstate.edu, or call 541-737-4812.

Take Note 

NEW! College of Science publishes 2-year Annual ReportThe College of Science published its first external annual report highlighting accomplishments during FY 2015-17. This inaugural publication provides context about who we are, what we have accomplished and current momentum to carry us into the future. The biennial report not only highlights our achievements, but also our investments in faculty, students, facilities, outreach, teaching and research.

OSU academic advisors featured for higher ed innovation:  Throughout 2017, a team representing the Colleges of Forestry, Engineering, Liberal Arts and Exploratory Studies utilized process mapping strategies to create a new resource – the Proactive Advising Toolkit – to help OSU advisors more easily reach out to help students resolve issues. You can read about their project, learn tips for hosting your own process mapping activity, and download the toolkit.
http://www.theuia.org/blog/post/three-insider-tips-effective-process-mapping-higher-ed 

OSU150 app: Download the OSU150 phone app to celebrate our anniversary with games.  Everyone who’s playing is eligible for a prize at the kickoff Feb. 12.

Vaccination clinic volunteers: Volunteers are needed to help run the Meningococcal B vaccination clinics next week – Feb 13-15.  Please SIGN UP if you have availability to help.

Nominations for O&E Vice Provost Awards for Excellence: The Awards for Excellence reward efforts to create and nurture healthy communities, planet and economy through outreach and engagement. If you – faculty, staff, or students –  have taken part in, or know of, an outreach and engagement project implemented in the past five years that is deserving of special recognition, please submit nominations by Feb. 28. You can self-nominate, nominate others, and/or encourage community partners to submit nominations. Visit http://outreach.oregonstate.edu/initiatives/vice-provost-awards, or call 541-737-1327 for information.

New Impact Report for the Libraries and Press is now available online: OSU Libraries and Press provide a wide array of services and resources for faculty, staff, students, and our state, and an Impact Report is compiled each year that offers highlights of the work that is done and summarizes the accomplishments of the previous year. To learn more, you can read the new Impact Report for OSU Libraries and Press at https://library.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/libraryimpactreport2016-2017.pdf.

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.

Environmental Health Study: Seeking community members in Eugene, Oregon to use the ELF device for one week to track their Exposure, Location and Lung Function. Qualifications include: ≥18 years old, current asthma diagnosis, and English-speaking. Contact Dr. Rohlman (541-357-8577) or visit http://fses.oregonstate.edu/node/1395 to learn more. The “Exposure, Location and lung Function (ELF) Measures” project is led by Dr. Kim Anderson at Oregon State University with funding by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Faculty Awards Solicitation: The Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for University Day awards. Criteria and nomination forms regarding these awards are online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/individual-awards; nominations will be accepted through March 17. Guidelines to assist those preparing nomination packets are available online at http://senate.oregonstate.edu/sites/senate.oregonstate.edu/files/guidelinesfacultysenateawardnominationpackets.pdf. For further information, contact Vickie Nunnemaker at vickie.nunnemaker@oregonstate.edu.

Folk Club scholarships: OSU Folk Club is offering scholarships for non-traditional women students (30 years+ by application deadline, pursuing a BS, MS or professional degree) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and residents of either Benton County, Linn County or Monmouth or Independence in Polk County. Details and application forms for these $3,000 scholarships ($1,500 part-time) are available at osufolk.oregonstate.edu, click Scholarships and must be submitted by 5 p.m. on March 26.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (SURF): Engineering Solutions for Resilient and Sustainable Communities. SURF awards 15 to 20 fellowships of $4,500 for undergraduate students to support hands-on research in the areas of community resilience, clean water engineering, and infrastructure renewal. During the June 18 to Aug. 24 program, students work with a faculty mentor and graduate student on a specific project and develop research skills to increase graduate school opportunities. Learn more and apply cce.oregonstate.edu/surf. Application deadline: Feb. 16.

 Volunteers sought: INTO OSU is looking for volunteers to help at the upcoming Spring 2018 International Student Orientation, which takes place Tuesday, March 27 to Friday, March 30.  Volunteers will have the opportunity to meet people from all over the world, practice intercultural communication and gain valuable leadership skills and experience. Use the link to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/uhUvQT10xzIF6tq43. Please contact Erica.Mercier@oregonstate.edu if you have any questions.

Hyperthyroid cat study: Researchers are seeking indoor hyperthyroid and non-hyperthyroid cats over 10 years old. Cats will wear a passive sampling cat tag for 7 days to assess flame retardant levels in the home. Cat owners must provide their cat’s medical records, complete a questionnaire, and return the cat tag to OSU. If interested, please contact Dr. Jana Gordon (Jana.Gordon@oregonstate.edu, OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital). For more about the cat tags, see http://fses.oregonstate.edu/node/1363 with Kim Anderson (OSU Toxicology).

Research Equipment Reserve Fund (RERF). The Research Office is now accepting applications for the RERF. The budget this year is expected to be $400,000. Research Equipment Reserve Funds (RERF) may be used to acquire, repair, renovate, or improve equipment directly used for research. The equipment may be inventoried capital equipment (defined as =>$5,000 per unit), or fabricated capitalized equipment. Proposals are due by Feb. 28, 5 p.m. Questions:  Contact Research Office Incentive Programs at:  Incentive.Programs@oregonstate.edu

Engagement Scholarship Consortium Awards Available. The Engagement Scholarship Consortium’s Excellence Awards Program provides recognition of excellence in engaged scholarship. Open to all institutions of higher education, the program offers awards for engaged scholarship to recognize exemplary institutional programs across four categories:  Student, Faculty, Community Partner, and Institutional Leadership.Nominations will be accepted through the ESC Awards Portal from Jan. 3 – Mar 1, 2018. Award recipients will be notified by May 1, 2018. Questions can be directed to Charles Robinson (Charles.robinson@oregonstate.edu).

Traffic and Maintenance

26th Street: Due to construction, 26th street between SW Campus Way and SW Orchard Ave. (see map) will be closed February 2018 through May 2018. Crews will be installing new steam and condensate lines from the tunnel at Campus Way north to the intersection of 26th street and Orchard. Currently 26th street is scheduled to close on Feb. 2 and reopen on May 28.  Pedestrian traffic will not be impacted, northbound and southbound sidewalks will remain open. We will add an update to this notification when we have more precise details on the construction schedule.

Kerr Admin Loading Dock closed: As part of the Kerr Admin Freight Elevator Modernization project, the Kerr Admin loading dock will be closed through mid March (see map). The closure of the east side of the loading dock will not affect hand truck deliveries or pedestrian pathways for building access. Accommodations for larger deliveries can be made when needed.

Jobs

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

Oregon State University (OSU) Innovation Hub (IHub) is seeking an Administrator of Operations. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting# P01887UF. Full consideration Feb. 9. Closes Feb. 23.

EXTENDED! Student Treasury Management Project Assistant – The Office of University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week), Student Treasury Management Project Assistant post # P03167SE Full consideration date Feb. 9. Closes Feb. 28

First-Year Head Advisor – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position. Posting # P01868UF.  Closes Feb. 9.

Grants and Contracts Technician – Extension 4H and the Health Sciences Business Center invite applications for a 12-month, limited duration Grants and Contracts Technician position. Posting # P01363CT. Closes Feb. 11.

Marketing & Communications Manager – University Housing & Dining Services(UHDS) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month fixed-term Marketing & Communications Manager. This position is a lead marketing manager for UHDS university-wide programs that serve and house faculty, students and staff. These programs include, but are not limited to:  UHDS residential dining, University Catering, Orange Rewards, conference and scholar housing and UHDS Summer Session Housing. Posting #P01881UF. Full consideration Feb. 11.

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Finance Specialist/Advisor This position will work on the INTO OSU Finance Team as a Finance Specialist/Advisor providing support to INTO OSU students with communication and advisement relating to their student accounts. This position will utilize communication skills to provide quality advice and support for students, staff, agents and parents. This position works with minimal supervision utilizing independent judgement, under the direction of the Finance Business Partner. For more information or to apply please follow the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=37263&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Feb. 12.

Program Representative 1 – The Office of Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Program Representative 1 post # P01370CT, Closes Feb. 12.

HR Office Assistant (Part-Time) The HR Office Assistant will provide administrative support in the area of Human Resources. This position will assist search committees, be the first point of contact for newly hired employees, enter employment information in the HRIS system, and keep organized personnel records.  The HR Office Assistant acts on behalf Human Resources Manager when providing or receiving information, when scheduling and arranging appointments, meetings, and conferences, and when performing special projects or assignments. The HR Office Assistant may deal with sensitive issues which require confidentiality, and the individuals involved must be handled with tact, diplomacy and a solid understanding of FERPA regulations. Students are encouraged to apply. For more information: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=37264&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Closes Feb. 12.

Administrative Program Assistant: Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full time Administrative Program Assistant in the Dean’s office. Posting #P01371CT. Closes Feb. 13.

NEW! Office Specialist 2 – The Motor Pool Office invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Office Specialist 2. Posting # P01379CT, Closes Feb. 16.

AMBC Office – The Agricultural Sciences and Marine Sciences Business Center invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month, Student Clerical position. Posting #P03233SE. Closes Feb. 16.  Business majors are encouraged to apply. 

The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a Human Resources Retirement Officer. This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P01885UF. Closes Feb. 16.

Regional Director – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a Regional Director. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. The region assigned will be East Oregon which will cover Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa counties. The office location will be in one of the East Oregon’s Extension County Offices. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement.  Posting # P01870UF.  Closes Feb. 18.

NEW! Temporary Publishing Manager – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) temporary Publishing Manager position. Posting # P00377AW Closes Feb. 19.

Office Manager – The College of Business is seeking an Office Manager for the Faculty Services office. This position is based in a fun, fast-paced office at the heart of the College’s day-to-day operations, and is an excellent opportunity to develop your project management and leadership skills. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Please see Posting # P01904UF. Close Feb 19.

INTO OSU is currently recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Specialist. As a member of the INTO North America team, the Marketing and Communications Specialist for INTO JV develops print materials and digital content to promote the university and drive student recruitment from global markets to INTO. This position will manage, organize and implement a wide range of projects/ activities/tactics primarily focused on those defined in the recruitment and marketing plan that support student recruitment, education counselor training and enrollment goals. The successful candidate also will be responsible for general center marketing and communications activities, including events planning and center visits from agents and prospective students.  The candidate is expected to work both independently and creatively as well as collaboratively with all stakeholders to achieve goals. For more information or to apply please follow the link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=into&jobId=37627&lang=en_US&source=CC3, Please apply by Feb. 19.

Finance and Accounting Manager – The Health Sciences Business Center at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time Finance and Accounting Manager position. Posting #P01902UF.  Full consideration date Feb. 19. Closes March 9.

The University Admin Business Center is seeking one full-time Accountant 1 position at Oregon State University (OSU).  Posting Number: P01376CT. Full consideration is Feb. 19. Closes March 5. 

UPDATED! Coordinator for Outreach and Retention – The College of Pharmacy is expanding its Student Services Office to include a dedicated individual who will focus on enhancing marketing and awareness of professional opportunities in pharmacy, and recruit professional students through direct interactions with advisors and potential students at community and four year colleges throughout the northwest.  This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Recruiter position.  Posting #P01855UF.  For full consideration apply by Feb. 19.

Recruiter – College of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Recruiter position.  Posting #P01855UF.  Closes Feb. 19.

Faculty Research Assistant – The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term Faculty Research Assistant position that will be located at the OSU North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora, Oregon. The academic home for this position will be the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. Reappointment is at the discretion of Regional Director, Department Head, and the Program Leader.  Posting# P01907UF.  Closes Feb. 21.

Assistant Director of Advancement – The College of Business invites applicants for a full time (1.0 FTE) 12-month Assistant Director of Advancement position.  Posting #P01878UF. Position can be located in Corvallis or Portland, OR. Closes Feb. 21.

NEW! Student Career Assistant – College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (.3 FTE) student position. Posting # P03248SE.  Closes Feb. 23.

Enterprise Computing Services is recruiting for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 1 position at Oregon State University.  Posting # P01356CT. Closes Feb. 23.

UPDATED! Content Strategist – The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Content Strategist. As a member of EESC’s web and content strategy team, the content strategist contributes project management expertise and also assists with planning, design, and development for the OSU Extension website and other EESC-managed web/technology initiatives and projects. Posting # P01851UF Closes Feb. 25.

NEW – Director of Marketing and Enrollment Services – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), director of Marketing and Enrollment Services. This position provides leadership and administrative management to the Marketing and Enrollment Services unit. The director leads a large in-house team, which includes marketing managers, writers, a videographer, graphic designer, web and interactive staff and an enrollment services team overseeing inquiry management. In collaboration with three assistant directors, they develop, implement and evaluate short- and long-term goals related to marketing and enrollment services for Extended Campus programs and units. The director is charged with branding Oregon State Ecampus as a national leader in online education. Posting #P01900UF. Closes Feb 25.

The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access is seeking an Accommodation Associate. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director. Posting # P01888UF. Closes Feb. 25.

UPDATED! Education Program Assistant 1 – This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time, .70 FTE (28 hours per week), position for an Education Program Assistant (EPA1) with the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service program in Wheeler County. This position is located in Fossil, Oregon.  Posting# P01383CT.  Closes Feb. 28.

Research Coordinator – The Division of University Outreach and Engagement, Extension Service at Oregon State University invites applications for an Outdoor School Evaluation, Assessment, and Research Coordinator. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position to be located in Corvallis, Oregon.  Posting# P01908UF.  Closes Feb. 28.

The College of Education invites applications for full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month, fixed-term appointment. One applicant will be hired to fill the positions of Program Lead/Coordinator (.80 FTE) and an Instructor (.20 FTE) for Counselor Education. Reappointment of these positions is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #P01865UF. Closes Feb. 28.

The Office of Audit Services is seeking a staff auditor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Chief Audit Executive. Posting # P01876UF. Full consideration Feb. 28. Closes March 30.

Interpersonal Violence Services Coordinator – Counseling and Psychological Services seeks an innovative, trauma-informed clinician to coordinate the Interpersonal Violence Services program in collaboration with numerous offices within OSU and the community. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track, fixed term full-time position. Posting #P01893UF. Closes March 1.

CBEE Undergrad Advisor – The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering (CBEE) invites applications for an Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01891UF. Closes March 5.

CBEE Head Undergraduate Advisor – The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering (CBEE) at Oregon State University (OSU) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Head Undergraduate Advisor. Posting #P01903UF. Closes March 5.

Master Gardener Coordinator – The Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service is seeking a Master Gardener Coordinator. This is a part-time, .75 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Southern Oregon Regional Administrator and the Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Program Leader.  Posting# P01909UF.  Closes March 7.

Enterprise Computing Services is recruiting for one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 3 position at Oregon State University.  Posting # P01358CT. Closes March 15.

Veterinary Technician. Oregon State University’s (OSU) Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks a Certified Veterinary Technician for employment in our Anesthesia Services.  The hospital is part of OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and provides excellent benefits and a competitive salary. This is a full time position.  Posting #PO1316CT. Closes March 18. Mark your application with “Anesthesia” in the notes section under the question;  “which department would you like to work in.”  

The Office of Academic Programs, Assessment and Accreditation is seeking a Curriculum Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Associate Provost. Posting # P01894UF. Closes April 2. Full-Consideration date is March 19.

Enterprise Computing Services is seeking one Analyst Programmer, Comp Level 2 position for their Data Architecture Team (DATA).  This is a Classified Exempt position.  Posting # P01385CT. Closes March 23.

Kinesiology Experiential Learning Coordinator: College of Public Health and Human Sciences invites application for a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, Experiential Learning Coordinator. Posting #P01877UF.  For Full Consideration apply by March 31.

Enterprise Computing Services is seeking one Analyst Programmer, Comp Level 2 position for the Hyland Onbase project.  This is a Classified Exempt position that is of Limited Duration (expected to last 2 years).  Posting # P01386CT.  Closes April 10.

ABE Teacher  The College Assistant Migrant Program (CAMP) is seeking an ABE Teacher. This is a part-time, .49 FTE, 9-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting # P01530UF. Closes June 30.

Director of Development, Health Sciences.  The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for a front-line fundraising professional to manage a comprehensive major gift program to support units within the Division of Health Sciences.  This position will devote 80% of work time to major gift fundraising activities and 20% of work time to administrative responsibilities. Learn more a www.osufoundation.org

Weather

Corvallis:“If they come for me in the morning, they will come for you in the night.” ~ Angela Y. Davis. Mostly cloudy today, high of 54, low of 33. Sunny tomorrow, showers Sunday.

Central Oregon: Partly sunny today, high of 49, low of 23. Sunny tomorrow, chance of rain and snow Sunday.

Newport: Mostly sunny today, high of 50, low of 36. Sunny tomorrow, showers likely Sunday.

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

 

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