OSU Today

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 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.

 Workplace alcohol not always a benefit, study finds (Bend Bulletin)

A study published Monday by an Oregon State University researcher suggests a keg on tap isn’t the workplace incentive employers sometimes want it to be. (see also AZ MediaKTVZ, India America Today)

Cells’ remodeling abilities may be key to how cancer spreads (KTVZ)

Research at Oregon State University released Monday shows that human cells have tremendous power to mechanically change their surroundings, opening the door to new insights on a variety of physiological processes — including how cancer spreads.

Oregon farmers say retiring research station director will be sorely missed (Capital Press)

East Oregon farmers say it will be tough to replace Clint Shock, the retiring director of Oregon State University’s Malheur County agricultural experiment station.

Towing the Line (Terra)

On a map of Oregon, find the coastal town of Newport. Draw a straight line directly west, perfectly perpendicular to the coast, out into the mighty Pacific 200 nautical miles from the blinking beacon of the Yaquina Head lighthouse. You’ve just sketched the Newport Hydrographic Line. Nearly everything we know about the function of Oregon’s coastal ocean ecosystem has been learned from samples collected at these stations between 1961 and … well, last week.


Boldly Me Health Week– Student Health Services’ Wellness Agents present the second annual Boldly Me Health Week of events from Feb. 19 to 24.  Events are centered around promoting healthy sexuality, consent and increased understanding of diverse gender identities and sexual orientations. Event locations vary. All in the OSU community are encouraged to attend. Full list of events can be found here.

Used Book Sale: INTO OSU is hosting a used book sale to benefit the OSU Food Drive. Come by the ILLC during the week of Feb. 19 thru Feb. 23 to browse and buy. Suggested donation: $1 to $5. For questions, contact Erin.Wirkkala@oregonstate.edu.

Rummage Sale: Rummage sale: The OSU news office annual rummage sale for the Food Drive takes place Feb. 19 to 23 in the fourth floor lobby of Kerr Admin. Housewares and home decor, books, movies, music, toys, clothing and more. For questions, contact theresa.hogue@oregonstate.edu.

EESC Bagel Break: Come and join us for our Bagel Break in 400 Kerr on Feb. 20 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and enjoy Panera bagels, cream cheese, and a beverage. Minimum donation amount will be $3. Please stop by during your break for a delicious morning treat! For questions, contact Noelle.Mills@oregonstate.edu.

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. 20, join Kay Sagmiller the director of CTL who will explore Brain-Based Active Learning Strategies. 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

Beaver Family Connections: Step Parenting & Blended Families: This event has been cancelled. For more information contact familyresources@oregonstate.edu.

Hope for People and the Ocean – a presentation by Jane Lubchenco, marine biologist and Distinguished Professor in Integrative Biology, Feb. 20, 5 p.m., LaSells Stewart Center, followed by posters and tabling in the lobby about marine related topics.  These opportunities are part of the OSU150 Sea Grant Festival.

OSU-Cascades Science Pub:  At the upcoming OSU- Cascades Science Pub, OSU-Cascades biologist Ann Petersen will share how some local populations of wild-caught stickleback demonstrate distinct types of organ and tissue abnormalities and disease, and how her research has implications for human health, on Feb. 20 at McMenamins Father Luke’s room in Bend. Science Pubs take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Networking and food and beverage service begin at 5:30 p.m., and the presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. Science Pubs are free to community members, but reservations are required.  Space is limited to 100 guests.  Register by 5 p.m. the day prior to each Science Pub at  http://www.osucascades.edu/sciencepubs.

Saving Atlantis screening: Oregon State University filmmakers will be offering three free special screenings of a feature-length documentary “Saving Atlantis,” which they produced after spending three years traveling around the world to document the decline of coral ecosystems.The screenings, narrated by Emmy-winning narrator Peter Coyote will be held  Feb. 20, 7 p.m., at The LaSells Stewart Center at OSU, and Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Performing Arts Center. This event is part of the OSU150 Sea Grant Festival. For more information, visit communications.oregonstate.edu/sea. For more information on Saving Atlantis and to reserve your FREE tickets, visit coralreefmovie.org.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Winter Career Fair: You’re already innovators in your chosen fields; find an employer who will take you further. Employers at this fair are seeking students to fill jobs and internships in STEM fields, the arts, humanities, business, and healthcare. See all employers attending on Handshake. Check in at LaSells Stewart Center; employers in LaSells Stewart Center, CH2M Hill Alumni Center, and Reser Stadium – Club Level. Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. More information on our website.

Visit the Ocean Observing Center: As part of the OSU150 Sea Grant Festival come tour OSU’s Ocean Observing Center and see the giant surface buoys, seafloor platforms and underwater robots that OSU scientists use to explore the ocean off the Pacific Northwest coast. – Wednesday, Feb. 21, 126 SW McKenzie, Corvallis. The Ocean Observing Center is home to OSU’s part of the Ocean Observatories Initiative, the largest civilian oceanography project in history.

Career Connect – The School of History, Philosophy and Religion Career Expo. Featuring reps and professionals from a wide variety of fields, including: Education/Teaching, Journalism, Pre-Med/Public Health, Archives/Library Science, Museums, Public Service – Government/Law/Ministry, Business and Private Sector. Wednesday, Feb. 21, 4 p.m. Memorial Union, Journey Room: 104.

Corvallis Queer Film Festival 2018: Darkside Cinema, Feb. 21-24. Free admission. All programs contain adult themes, viewer discretion advised. CQFF is a community project sponsored by the School of Language, Culture and Society at OSU. For a full list of films and times: : http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1339742621

OSU Chamber Winds: World premiere of Eric Russell’s “Ashen Sky”; Beethoven Octet, Op. 103; Nardelli “Procession to St. Anthony Church.” Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m., Benton Hall 303. Free.

 Wave lab tour: Tour the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory as part of the OSU150 Sea Grant Festival, Feb. 23, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Art exhibit: An Ocean of Impact art exhibit at the LaSells Stewart Center through March 5, in support of the OSU’s 150th anniversary and the OSU150 Sea Grant Festival.

Corvallis-OSU Symphony presents “Two Big B’s”: Maestro Marlan Carlson conducts Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto, featuring  soloist Alexander Tutunov, and Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony in E-major. Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m., The LaSells Stewart Center. Ticket info at: cosusymphony.org

Back to the 80s: A radical prom. Just like your prom – only better! This totally rad event benefits Faculty Staff Fitness and will bring you back to the decade of neon, leg warmers and big hair. We’ll have wicked prizes, bangin’ snacks, righteous beverages and a no-host bar. Dress in your ’80s finest and be crowned prom king or queen. Join us from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the Women’s Building gymnasium. Cost is $15; must be 21+. Sign up online or cash at the door.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Climate Change Expert and Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar: James Zachos, professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Santa Cruz, will be speaking about “A Geologic Perspective on Ocean Acidification: The Causes and Consequences” at a special CEOAS Seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 21, noon-1:30 p.m., in Burt Hall 193.

NEW! Climate Change Expert and Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar: James Zachos, professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UC Santa Cruz, will be offering a seminar on “Climate Change Careers: How to Make a Difference” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2-3:30 p.m., at the Science Success Center in Kidder 109.

NEW! The Existential Threat of a North Korean EMP: George Baker and James Gilbert will discuss the physical and political environment surrounding the threat of a North Korean electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. Feb. 21, 4 p.m., LPSC Room 125.

NEW! Hybrid Seminar Series: Three experienced hybrid course faculty will share their successful blended teaching methods to promote learning and student success in hybrid courses. All faculty and GTAs welcome! Thursday, Feb. 22, 3-4 p.m., in Milam 215. Refreshments provided. Information: Cub.Kahn@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Center for Teaching and Learning Hybrid Seminar: Shireen Hyrapiet/Geography, Cheridy Aduviri/ESOL Education, Isabelle Brock/Writing, and Todd Kesterson/New Media Communications will share successful teaching methods in hybrid courses. All faculty, advisers and GTAs welcome. Thursday, Feb. 22, 3-4 p.m., in Milam 215. Refreshments provided.

Presentation Open Forums for Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students position finalists: Campus and community partners are invited to attend finalists’ presentations focusing on how OSU’s Dean of Students and the Office of Student Life can make the greatest positive impact on students, faculty, staff, the university community, and the State of Oregon. Open Forums are 10:30 – 11:30 a.m, Feb. 21, 26, and 28 in MU213.  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 disability please contact deanofstudents@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-9035.

Career Development Action Plans: Workshop hosted by the Professional Faculty Leadership Association; Three panelists will discuss how they evaluated their career aspirations, assessed their opportunities, identified challenges, and utilized professional development tools. Time will be built in for participants to ask questions and share their experiences.  Wednesday, Feb. 21, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.. No charge for PFLA members, $10 non-members.  Hallie Ford Center Room 115 Click to Register.

 Sexual Health for Folks with Disabilities: Join the Pride Center in partnership with Student Health Services’ Boldly Me for a panel and discussion featuring folks with disabilities from on and off campus around the topic of sexual health within disabled and LGBTQIA+ communities.  Wednesday, Feb. 21 from noon-2 p.m. at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center. Visit the Facebook event page for details and updates. To request accommodations related to a disability, please emailPride.Center@oregonstate.edu or call 541-737-9161.

Accessibility Basics for the Web: Learn how to make websites accessible to people with disabilities. We’ll also discuss the OSU Policy on Information Technology Accessibility. All are welcome, employees with website responsibilities are encouraged if they have not attended yet. Register for this upcoming session, offered Feb. 21.

OSU-Cascades MS defense: Devin Stucki, candidate for MS in Forest Ecosystems and Society with  Ron Reuter, will present his thesis titled, “Evaluating the effects of traditional harvest and climate on common camus (Carnassia quarnash) in Weippe Praire, Idaho.” Feb. 21, noon, TYKH 207  (Cascades Campus). To watch Devin’s defense online, please contact Ron.Reuter@oregonstate.edu.

WRGP Winter Seminar Series. Ganti Murthy, of Biological & Ecological Engineering will present, “Are biofuels sustainable? If so, under what conditions? on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at noon-1 p.m. in 260 Strand Hall. Free and open to the public.

Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing Seminar (CGRB): Jason Slot, The Ohio State University, will present a seminar “Investigating fungal chemical ecology with evolutionary genomics” on Wednesday, Feb 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg (ALS) 4001.

TRIAD meeting: Mark Peters and Ben Lester from the Research Office will present “Drone and autonomous machines, OSU research tools? Or the rise of the machines?”  The meeting will begin at noon on  Feb 22 in MU 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge.  An optional catered lunch is available for $13.  Contact Jeannine Cropley, Jeannine.cropley@cgrb.oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch.

Oregon State’s Popular Human Resources Management Certificate Program Starts Soon. Register through Feb. 25 for our online program. Learn more.

Science on Tap in Portland featuring OSU Food Innovation Center: Get a glimpse of the food development and marketing process for new food items from three of our OSU food scientists at the Oregon Historical Society on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 6 – 8 p.m.  Register here and join us for fun, appetizers, beer, wine, taste testing and view the OSU150 Exhibit. $5 OSUAA member or $8 nonmembers. In partnership with Metro Extension Service and Alumni Association.

Creating Quick and Easy Meals from Your Food Pantry and Freezer: Master Food Preservers share ideas to help you utilize the foods you have in your pantry and freezer and how to save money on your food bills while eating healthier. Learn what to keep on hand for making quick meals. A well-stocked pantry is a toolbox for your recipes. Learn to pack it with wholesome foods for cooking on the spot. Cost $35 Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Community of Christ Church, 1485 Gilham Road.  Register Today

Newly Updated! Launch or Expand Your Farm or Ranch with Oregon State’s Growing Farms Online Program. This innovative online course offers a step-by-step approach to successful, sustainable farming. Learn more.

Oregon State Craft Brewery Startup Workshop in Eugene with Ninkasi Brewing Company. Learn the business of beer from industry professionals. Learn more.

Food Drive

NEW! Vet Med Chili Cook-Off: Decide on the Best Vegetarian Chili, Most Creative Chili, and Best Overall Chili in the Chili Cook-Off! A $5 donation; unlimited tastes, a bowl of chili, cornbread and a drink. The cook-off will be held in the Magruder Hall lobby on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 11:30 a .m. to 1 p.m. For questions, contact Sara Smith at sara.k.smith@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! EMT Food Drive Soup Kitchen: Join us for hot soup on a cold day. Thursday, Feb. 22, noon to 1 p.m. in Ag Life Sciences 1019. Vegetarian Chili, Wild Rice & Mushroom, Chicken Tortilla, Minestrone, and Thai Coconut Shrimp soups with bread/crackers/toppings. $5 suggested donation. For questions, contact mary.mucia@oregonstate.edu.

Springtime Bake Sale: Visit the Moreland Hall Foyer on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 8 a.m .to 4 p.m. for some great treats. School of Writing, Literature and Film invites you to come help support the Linn Benton Food Share and enjoy some yummy baked goods. For questions, contact molly.mcferran@oregonstate.edu.

Plant Sale: Plant Sale: Looking for some great additions to your garden? How about a succulent to spruce up your office? All proceeds go to the Linn Benton Food Share. Stop by the first floor of Waldo Hall between 10 am and 2 pm on Feb. 21. For questions, contact anika.lautenbach@oregonstate.edu.

College of Forestry Soup Lunch: Join us for the College of Forestry Soup Lunch from Noon to 1 pm, Feb. 21, Richardson Hall 2nd Floor Knuckle. 1 bowl of soup for $3, all you can eat soup for $5; includes bread. Desserts sold separately. For more information, email jessica.fitzmorris@oregonstate.edu.

Women of NASA Lego Raffle: This month Biological & Ecological Engineering is holding a raffle for a chance to win the Women of NASA Lego kit. Tickets can be purchased in 116 Gilmore Hall throughout the month. Winners will be announced at the end of February. All proceeds go to the Linn Benton Food Share. For questions, email jennifer.cohen@oregonstate.edu, or call 541-737-6292. 

University Information & Technology Online Silent Auction: The auction starts Friday, Feb. 16 at 9 a.m. and ends at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28. We’ll be using an online auction tool, 32auctions.com. To view auction items and register to bid, visit our auction website at HERE. Questions? Contact Chris Sinnett via email or phone at chris.sinnett@oregonstate.edu or x79156.

Hunters and Gatherers Raffle: Fisheries and Wildlife “Hunters and Gatherers” raffle!!! Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. Sample contents include Duck, Venison (steaks & stew meat), Ahi, Halibut, Pheasant, Crab, Blueberries and Jam. Tickets can be purchased from Amber or Gabby in Nash 104 from Feb. 13 thru 28. Winner selected March 1st. For questions, contact Amber.Ahlgren@oregonstate.edu.

Who Gets the Pie: Who gets the pie, Katie or Bruce?? Come check out the Dueling Duggers Pi Day Face Off in Nash 104 and cast your vote via beans!!! $1 or 1 food/hygiene item for 1 bean OR 6 beans for $5! The Dugger with the most beans in their jar by Feb. 28 gets a pie in the face on Pi Day (3/14/18). For questions, contactAmber.Ahlgren@oregonstate.edu.

Win Candy Jars and More: Visit the XPress Stop at the MU (MU61) from Feb. 12 to Feb. 28 to win Candy Jars and other gifts. Bring 3 cans of food or buy a raffle ticket for $1 to win one or more Jars of Candy and other gifts. All proceeds benefit Linn Benton Food Share! Winners announced in March. For questions, contact norene.collins@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. 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.

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! Kerr Visitor Services: Now open: A new visitor services desk has been unveiled in the Kerr Administration Building. This is a point of welcome and assistance for all visitors to Kerr. In addition to providing increased visitor information services for the entire building, new visitor services coordinators will help implement new safety procedures for the building. Please direct questions to 541-737-7740.

Will you be in Washington D.C. on March 8? Join D.C.-area alumni for a reception with President Ed Ray and Vice President for Alumni Relations Kathy Bickel to celebrate our 150th anniversary and hear about the exciting work underway to ensure even greater success for future generations of proud graduates. Registration closes March 1.

International student orientation: 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.

Help Ecological Engineering students put their projects in action! Senior Design teams are either developing a filter to remove toxic levels of Fluoride from well-water in Cameroon, or developing a nitrate-removing bio-reactor to treat the tile-line water from the OSU dairy facility fields. We hope to send students representing two of the fluoride teams to Cameroon to implement their ideas in collaboration with the Cameroon Institute for Geological and Mining Research Hydrological Research Center, and two students to represent the bioreactors teams to the ACS NORM 2018 Conference. More info about the capstone project and a link to donate can be found at the Ecological Engineering Capstone CREATE Page.

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.


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

Temporary Cook 2-   OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for a Temporary Cook 2. This position is a full-time, temporary position anticipated to end on June 30 . Posting #P01319CT. Closes Feb. 20.

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.

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. 21.

Fiscal Coordinator 1 – The Auxiliaries & Activates Business Center at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, Fiscal Coordinator 1 position. Job duties, qualifications, and application process can be found by visiting http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/  Posting # P01390CT.  Closes Feb 23.

Academic Wage-Salaried: Co-trip Leader Mountaineering Expedition Course – OSU Cascades invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, academic wage salaried position. OSU-Cascades has a short term, academic wage position for 1 individual to co-lead an outdoor trip for a 25 day mountaineering expedition course offered during spring term 2018 from approximately May 8, 2018 to June 4, 2018. May 8 and 9 are preparation days. June 4 is a course finish up day. Posting #P00380AW. Closes Feb. 23.

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

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. 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.

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.

EXTENDED! Temporary Publishing Manager The Extension and Experiment Station Communications unit invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) temporary Publishing Manager position. Posting number: P00377AW Closes Feb. 26.

UPDATED! 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. 26. 

Short-term, full-time lab technician needed for forest pollinator research in the Forest Animal Ecology Lab at Oregon State University. A technician is needed during spring 2018 to assist with ongoing research related to forest pollinator health. Duties will include but are not limited to processing and identifying pollen samples, quantifying Osmia lignaria reproductive output, quantifying nest activity from video recordings, rearing Bombus colonies, curating insect specimens, and tasks related to preparation for the 2018 field season. Some fieldwork may be required to assist with stand selection in the Oregon Coast Range, which will include hiking off-trail in challenging conditions (heat, cold, rain, sun, steep slopes, loose rock, hazardous plants), carrying heavy equipment, and navigating through heavily forested areas. Applicants should create a single PDF or MS-Word file that contains (1) a cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the specific duties described in the position description; (2) a full-length CV or resume; and (3) the names and contact information (email, telephone, and mail) of three referees who may be contacted; this document should be emailed to Dr. Sara Galbraith (oregonbeecrew@gmail.com) with “Lab Technician Application 2018” in the subject line. Positions will be reviewed on a rolling basis through Feb. 26.

Accountant 1-   OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for an Accountant 1. This position is a full-time, 1.0 FTE 12-month classified staff position. Posting #P01397CT. Closes Feb. 27.

NEW! Finance Specialist/Advisor (Part-Time) 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=37998&lang=en_US&source=CC3. Please apply by 5 p.m. Feb. 28.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2 position for the Office of the Registrar at Oregon State University (OSU). Posting # P01389CT. Closes Feb. 28.

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. 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.

Director of Course Development and Training – OSU Extended Campus invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), director of Course Development and Training. The director oversees the production of Ecampus courses and open education multimedia content, as well as media development and production to support other units in the division. Posting #P01911UF. Closes March 4.

NEW! Property Specialist 2 – University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) invites applications for one Property Specialist 2 position.  This is a full-time, 12-month, classified position.  Posting # P01405CT.  Closes March 5.

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

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.

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.  Closes March 9.

The Office of Financial Aid is seeking a Financial Aid Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director. Posting # P01922UF. Closes March 9.

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 OSU Library is seeking one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month tenure track Assistant Professor.  Posting # P01917UF.  Closes March 19.

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


Corvallis: “I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma.” ~ Eartha Kitt. Rain and snow today, mostly in the late afternoon, high of 41, low of 27. Partly sunny tomorrow with a slight chance of rain and snow.

Central Oregon: Mostly cloudy today with snow likely tonight, high of 32, low of 17. Chance of snow tomorrow.

Newport: Rain and snow, turning to rain. High of 42, low of 33. Clearing tomorrow with a chance of rain.

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



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