OSU Today

Monday, May 7, 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.

Antarctica’s waters may soon harbor a boom of baby humpback whales (Smithsonian)

Most of the humpbacks were probably born after the International Whaling Commission (IWC) called for a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1982, Ari Friedlaender, a marine ecologist with Oregon State University and the University of California, Santa Cruz, and lead researcher in the new study, tells the Times.

OSU student with rare disease raises money for service dog (KGW)

An Oregon State University student with a rare genetic disease is raising money to buy and train a service dog to help her.

LBCC, OSU reaffirm degree partnership (Gazette-Times)

Transportation planners know of a concept called “desire paths,” in which they watch to see the routes people naturally take and then lay out streets and sidewalks to match. Essentially, said Linn-Benton Community College President Greg Hamann, that’s exactly what LBCC and Oregon State University did, on an academic level, when they created Oregon’s first degree partnership 20 years ago. (see also KEZI)

New material for more powerful computing (Digital Journal)

The new development comes from Oregon State University , and it concerns the creation of an inorganic compound that can adopt a crystal structure which is capable of sustaining a new state of matter known as quantum spin liquid. Such a matter is regarded as an important advance toward quantum computing.

Vet students host Pet Day (Democrat-Herald)

Oregon State University is hosting Spring Family Weekend, and as in past years one of the signature Saturday events was Pet Day.

OSU focuses on mental health in May (Gazette-Times)

To help mark Mental Health Month in May, Oregon State University’s Counseling & Psychological Services, along with key university partners, has developed a variety of programming on mental health topics.

Oregon the second-most covered state with volcanic rock next to Hawaii (KVAL)

The Pacific Northwest is one of the most volcanic-rich areas in the country. Volcano expert Adam Kent at Oregon State University says Oregon is the second-most covered state with volcanic rock next to Hawaii.

OSUsed open twice a week (KVAL)

Oregon State University is finding a new home for used items that would end up in the landfill. A store called “OSUsed” is now open twice a week, selling donated items that students, faculty and staff no longer want to keep.

Study: Mothers can eat placenta after birth, no risk to newborns (CBS Miami)

Researchers at Oregon State University, UNLV, and UC Davis have concluded that women who consume placenta, usually in pill form after delivery, were not increasing the risk of infection while breastfeeding their child. (see also Oregonian)


NEW! Labyrinth walk: A Labyrinth walk will be offered to the OSU community Monday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Westminster House on the corner of Monroe and 23rd (due to Ag Days, we have moved to the edge of campus). Claim some time to let go of the stress, find a focus, or experience a centering for your life and work. Come and go as your schedule allows. Free. Hosted by United Campus Ministry at Westminster House.

NEW! Chief Human Resource Officer: The second CHRO candidate is Cathy Hasenpflug and will be interviewing on campus Monday, May 7, 10 a.m., Austin Hall 126. The presentation will be streamed live: http://live.oregonstate.edu/

Ramadan panel: Join the Office of International Services and MSA to learn about the experiences and conditions of Muslims at OSU and in the Corvallis area. Monday, May 7,  11 a.m. in the International Living and Learning Center (ILLC) 155.

PLFA lunch: Professional Faculty Leadership Association (PFLA) will host a brown bag lunch on Monday, May 7, at noon in MU 213. Robynn Pease will present on the topic of “The Multi-Generational Workplace.” PFLA Brown Bags are free to members and no RSVP is necessary.  Bring your lunch if you’d like!  Feel free to invite a friend/co-worker – non-PFLA members are welcome to come to one Brown Bag for free. Interested in joining PFLA – click on this LINK

Ag Science dean candidate forums: A candidate for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences will make public presentations in the next week. Kitty Cardwell presents May 7 from 1 to 2 p.m., streaming from the MU Horizon Room. For more information go to http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/executive-searches/ag-science-dean-candidate-forum-videos

Campus START orientation information session: New Student Programs & Family Outreach invites all OSU employees to attend a presentation on the details of our START summer orientation program at OSU. Presentation will cover a typical START session agenda, dates of sessions and FAQs you may get working on campus this summer. Two identical info sessions will be held: May 7 at 1 p.m. in MU 206; May  17 at 10 a.m. in MU 206. Questions and requests for disability accommodations can be sent to Natalie.Rooney@oregonstate.edu.

Department of Integrative Biology Seminar: Daniel Stouffer, associate professor and Rutherford Discovery Fellow, University of Canterbury, will present a seminar, “Exploring the Complexity of Competition in Diverse Plant Communities” on Monday, May 7, 3:30 p.m. in ALS 4001. The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information and to view the entire Integrative Biology Department Spring Seminar Series lineup, please go to http://ib.oregonstate.edu/smnrs.

Art Reception at the Academic Success Center: Join us on Monday, May 7 as we celebrate the artwork of environmental arts and humanities graduate student Samm Newton. Through Creative Practice, Newton explores “the very process of knowledge inquiry she is studying, but also a process that we can all relate to – practice.” Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments between 4-6 p.m. in Waldo 125. For questions and accommodations, please email success@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Discussion on Kanye, Cosby: Distinguished Scholars Initiative (DSI), OSU male-identified students of color success program will host an open discussion on recent happenings regarding pop culture icons Bill Cosby and Kanye West on Monday, May 7, at the Centro Cultural César Chávez from 6 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend and engage in the discussion. For more information, jason.dorsette@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! The Last Pig: The Last Pig is a lyrical meditation on what it means to be a sentient creature with the power to kill. The film follows a pig farmer through his final season of slaughtering pigs. Through sparse, intimate musings, the farmer reveals his growing conflict about a life spent “peddling in death.” Monday, May 7, 6 p.m. in Milam 318. Free food at 5:20 p.m. in Milam 319A.

Unprepared: Will we be ready for the megaquake? The Oregon Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Portland Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) will host a community awareness event to highlight seismic risks and vulnerabilities in Oregon. We are partnering with Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport and Lincoln City and Lincoln County for the event. OSU has donated the theater space to present a showing of the Oregon Public Broadcasting and Oregon Field Guide documentary “UNPREPARED.” A panel of local engineers and emergency managers as well as Allison Pyrch, a geotechnical engineer featured in the documentary, will be available for questions following the film. The panel will answer questions about the Cascadia Event as well as other local seismic risks and how Newport and Oregon are preparing. May 7, 6:30-8:45 p.m., Hatfield Marine Science Center. 

Upcoming Events

The OSU Advantage Innovation Showcase: This event brings researchers, industry and startups together for a celebration of technology and entrepreneurship. Representatives from all three groups will be present to discuss the forefronts of innovation, followed by a networking reception. Join us May 8 at 4 p.m. at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. Attendance is free but seating is limited. RSVP on Eventbrite.

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.

Guy Davis performance: “An Evening with Guy Davis,” a performance and conversation with blues guitarist, writer, actor and teacher Guy Davis, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Majestic Theatre. Davis’ appearance is part of the Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts’ “American Strings Series,” which celebrates America’s longstanding love of stringed instruments and roots music. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. OSU students will be admitted for free, one ticket per student with ID, while seats last. For additional information about the series or to purchase tickets, visit: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/american-strings-series.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Book review: Jonathan Katz reviews Moonglow by Michael Chabon. Moonglow unfolds as the deathbed confession of a man the narrator refers to only as “my grandfather.” It is a tale of madness, of war and adventure, of sex and marriage and desire, of existential doubt and model rocketry, of the shining aspirations and demonic underpinnings of American technological accomplishment at midcentury, and, above all, of the destructive impact – and the creative power – of keeping secrets and telling lies. Wednesday, May 9, noon, Main Meeting Room, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

NEW! Beaver Family Connections: Step-Parenting & Blended Families: Many of today’s families find themselves in a step-parent or blended family situation and it can be hard to know the dos and don’ts of each parent’s role. Join a guided discussion on Wednesday, May 9, from noon to 1 p.m. in MU 212 to learn how to create a healthy family relationship that supports everyone. Rescheduled from Winter.

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series: Please join us for the upcoming Water Resources Seminar. This week Chris Milly, research hydrologist with the USGS field office at NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, will present “Streamflow in Our Warming World: Hydrologic Droughts Ahead? Or Just a Lot of Hot Air?” on Wednesday, May 9, at 4 p.m. in Kelley Engineering 1001. Free and open to the public.

NEW! 2018 Distinguished Professor Lectures: Join us for three talks by this year’s distinguished professors. Joey Spatafora, Distinguished Professor of College of Agricultural Sciences, will speak on “How Fungi Changed the World,” May 10, 9:30 a.m. in MU 109. Edward Brook, Distinguished Professor of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, will speak on “The History of the Atmosphere and Climate from Polar Ice Core: Is Past Prologued?” May 10, 1 p.m., in MU 109. Janet Tate, Distinguished Professor College of Science, will speak on “With a Little Help From My Friends: Collaborative Materials Research and Incorporating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum,” May 11, 9:30 a.m., in the Alumni Center’s Willamette Room. All three lectures will be live-streamed on live.oregonstate.edu. For more information, http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/provost/announcing-2018-osu-distinguished-professors. For questions or accommodations for disabilities, events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.

NEW! Introduction to CORE Parameters: Institutional Analytics and Reporting (IAR) will provide an introduction to using parameters in CORE reports via WebEx on April 11, 2 to 2:30 p.m. Please register at: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b2iyL1frdlGQSrz. Direct questions to Logan Bingle (mailto:logan.bingle@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 May 8, 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. and 2 p.m. No need to register – just come on by! Learn more here. Contact us here

Level Up Your Interview Skills: You got the interview; now what? This is your chance to convince your future employer that you’re the best person for the job. This workshop covers common interview topics, how to answer the tough questions, and strategies for a successful job/internship/graduate school interview. May 8, noon to 1 p.m., in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

Beaver Family Connections: What Does Quality Child Care Look Like? Finding the right child care for your child can be a daunting experience. Join us on Tuesday, May 8, from noon to 1 p.m. in MU 212 as Family Connections shares with us some of the things you should be looking for.

Lunch Club: College Student Mental Health: This spring’s Lunch Club will be focused on mental health among college students. We will be analyzing articles relating to college students’ mental health while discussing tips on dealing with stress. Join the conversation and have lunch with us on Tuesday, May 8, noon to 1 p.m. at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center! RSVP here.

Cultural Appropriation: It’s Not “Fashion”: We will be discussing the prevalence of cultural appropriation within the fashion industry while displaying traditional pieces representing Asia and the Pacific Islands from the College of Business’s Historic and Cultural Textile and Apparel Collection! Join the conversation and come look at some beautiful pieces at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center on Tuesday, May 8, from 4 to 6 p.m.

The North American Truffling Society meeting: Carolina Páez and Dan Luoma will present an overview of the NATS/MSA truffle workshop that was held in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. The presentation will be well illustrated with many photographs of the montane forests of the southern Sierra Nevada and the truffles found therein. May 8,  7:30 p.m. Cordley Hall 2087.

New SJEI workshops: Social Justice Education Initiative from Faculty Affairs. Additional spring term Tier One dates and new Tier Two workshops are now open for registration at http://oregonstate.edu/training/course_list.php?cat_id=46  Join your colleagues and peers to begin, or continue your social justice journey in this well-reviewed program. Contact SJEI Director Jane Waite for further information: jane.waite@oregonstate.edu

Take Note 

NEW! Seeking Volunteers for Cat Behavior Research: Help us learn more about cat behavior! The OSU Human-Animal Interaction Lab is seeking cats and their owners to participate in various research projects exploring cat behavior. We are looking for volunteers who own one cat or multiple cats that are at least 1 year old. Projects are either conducted in our lab at OSU or at the owner’s home. Please email Kristyn Vitale at Kristyn.Shreve@oregonstate.edu to learn more about the various projects.

NEW! Seeking Participants for Foster Dog Behavior Research: Do you foster dogs? The OSU Human-Animal Interaction Lab is currently looking for volunteers for a study exploring attachment behavior and cognition in dogs living in foster homes. Participation in the study involves a single 40-minute testing session on campus in which your foster dog will participate in a series of behavioral tests. All participants will receive a $25 gift card. For more information, or to sign up, please email Lauren Thielke at Lauren.Thielke@oregonstate.edu.

NEW! Benny Buy Project Updates list: The BennyBuy project team has implemented a new email listserv to provide campus employees with updates on the project, training opportunities, system changes and tips for using the system.  If you would like to subscribe to the list, go to lists.oregonstate.edu and subscribe to the BennyBuy_Updates list.

NEW! Volunteers Needed for the Great Move Out: OSU will once again work both on- and off-campus with the Corvallis community to collect reusable goods from students during the Great Move Out. Volunteers are needed for the off-campus event on June 15; details and signup here. Volunteers are needed for the residence hall program June 11-19; details and signup here. For more information on the Great Move Out, visit the website.

Safety Break for Oregon: May 9 is OSHA’s annual “Safety Break for Oregon,” which encourages taking time out to celebrate safety and health in the workplace. You can view more information online at http://osha.oregon.gov/safetybreak/Pages/about.aspx, including ideas for hosting a safety break event. The University Health and Safety Committee would like to encourage the OSU community to take time on May 9 to recommit to recognizing hazards and working safely.

Precollege TAG programs still accepting students: Registration is still open for Expeditions, OSU’s precollege summer program serving talented, gifted and highly able students entering fourth and fifth grades in the fall. Held July 9-20 at Linus Pauling Middle School, the morning program has a noon transportation option to OSU KidSpirit and busing from nearby communities. carol.brown@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2670

Adventures in Learning: Adventures in Learning, OSU’s summer program for talented, gifted and highly able students entering grades six and seven, and Outside the Box, for students entering grades eight through 10, are still accepting registrations. Held on the OSU campus July 9-20, both programs have half-day and full-day options. Busing is available from Albany, Lebanon, Newport, Monmouth and Salem. Dennis.hickey@oregonstate.edu; 541-737-2403.

API Anthology: Color: The Asian & Pacific Cultural Center is taking submissions for our spring theme of API Anthology: Color! The anthology provides a medium to collect and exhibit creative pieces from the Asian & Pacific Islander community. Submissions (due June 1, 2018) may include photography, artwork, writing, videos, and more.

AEELab research participation: Sign up to take part in paid economics research at the Applied Experimental Economics Lab in the Applied Economics Department. No affiliation with OSU is required for participation, and anyone is invited to register through our website at https://oregonstate-aeelab.sona-systems.com/. Find more information about us at our FB page.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: PCOSW seeks nominations for the 2018 University Mentoring and Professional Development Award. This award, presented each September at University Day, recognizes a classified employee, professional faculty, or faculty member who excels in mentoring, supporting, and encouraging OSU employees, especially women and those from under-represented groups. The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 7. To access the nomination form link, please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships

Student Accreditation Advisory Council (SAAC): Are you an OSU undergraduate or graduate student looking for an engagement opportunity during 2018-19? SAAC Application and Nomination Form. Council members will learn why accreditation matters to students, contribute to the process, and gain leadership experience networking with faculty and staff from OSU and peer institutions. For details, visit the SAAC Webpage. Application/nomination deadline is May 18.

Health and safety: The University Health & Safety Committee wants to promote health and safety, with the following link highlighting five essential items you may need if an emergency occurs while you are at home https://www.saif.com/employer/npm_home-5-to-stay-alive.html. Did you know that you can also access OSU’s University Health & Safety Committee online at http://ehs.oregonstate.edu/uhsc, including past meeting minutes, information on how to contact a committee member, and a link to report safety concerns online?

Campus Directions: Learn more from University Facilities, Infrastructure and Operations about how Oregon State’s campuses are improving every day. Read the latest issue of Campus Directions to learn about the steam tunnel project and more. Interested in keeping up with projects on campus? Subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

Traffic and Maintenance

Steam shutdown: Each year Facilities Services performs necessary maintenance on the university’s steam system, which requires shutting off the steam throughout campus to complete maintenance services at the plant, throughout the steam tunnels and in each building. This process affects hot water supply, heating and all equipment that uses steam, campus wide. The steam shutdown for 2018 will occur 6 p.m. June 17 through 5 p.m. June 21. For questions or comments on this closure contact Facilities Services at 541-737-2969.

Jefferson Way to Langton Place: As part of the Path of Travel project, the north access driveway from Jefferson Way to Langton Place (3266) will be replaced May 8-16 (View Map). Vehicles will need to use Armory Lane to access the area. During this time, there will be some demolition noise and minimal dust.

Parking lot closure: As part of the work on Parking Lot 3202 (west of Tebeau), the sidewalks at the driveways  will be replaced beginning May 2 through May 23. Two to four of the driveways will be closed at that time. In addition, a few parking spaces will need to be closed to accommodate the improvements. (View map). There will be some demolition noise and a minimum of dust.

Path of Travel project: As part of the Path of Travel project, the north access driveway to the parking lot adjacent to Goss Stadium will be closed May 1-11 to accommodate the replacement of the sidewalk across the driveway. Access to this parking lot (3268) will need to be from the south entrance. There will be some demolition noise along with minimal dust.

Cordley Hall: As shown on the map, the majority of Cordley Hall parking lot will be closed for construction purposes including ADA parking through June 25. The only spaces that will remain open are along the greenhouse. Plant Clinic parking will be temporarily relocated as shown on the map. For questions or comments on this notice contact Grace Ray at 503-577-3821.


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

EXTENDED  Student Marketing and Communications Assistant: The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a part-time, student hourly position as a Student Marketing and Communications Assistant. Posting #P03532SE. Closes May 7.

This is an Internal Employment Opportunity. The Office of Education Opportunities Program (EOP) is seeking a Coordinator of Black Student Access and Success. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Posting #P01995UF. Closes May 7.

Visiting Assistant Professor – Accounting: The College of Business invites applications for an anticipated one (1.0 FTE), nine-month Visiting Assistant Professor to begin Sept. 16, ending June 15, 2019. Position may teach graduate and undergraduate courses in all areas of accounting. Posting #P02002UF. Closes May 7.

The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Outreach and Industry Relations Coordinator position. Posting #P02023UF. Full consideration date May 7. Closes July 1.

Education Program Assistant 1: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) Education Program Assistant 1 (EPA1) position for the Oregon State University Extension Service. This position will be located in Newport, Oregon. Posting #P01504CT. Closes May 8.

UPDATED! MU Advisory Board Chair: The Memorial Union invites applications for the student MU Advisory Board Chair position. Posting # P03687SE. Closes May 11.

College of Science invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Transfer Student & Recruitment Advisor position. Posting #P02021UF. Closes May 11.

Student Success Advisor: The College of Science invites applications to apply for the Student Success Advisor position. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, appointment. Posting #P02090UF. Closes May 11.

The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will begin review of applications in the University’s Veterinary Technician 2 pool on  May 14. Interested parties should apply to posting #P01316CT no later than midnight on May 13. Applicants must be certified veterinary technicians to be considered. This position is for a full-time swing-shift position in the Large Animal Hospital (includes one weekend day). If you are a CVT currently employed by the VTH, you do not have to apply to the pool. 

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02043UF. Closes May 13.

The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute is seeking one part-time (maximum of 20 hours a week) Student Operations Assistant. Posting #P03689SE. Closes May 14.

HR Business Analyst: The Office of Human Resources, HR Systems and Technology group invites applications for an HR Business Analyst. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02061UF. Closes May 14.

EXTENDED! Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications: Oregon State University College of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02024UF. Closes May 15.

Assistant to School Director: School of Public Policy invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant to School Director position. Posting #P02110UF. Closes May 15.

Instructor Hospitality Management: OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon, in partnership with the College of Business at Oregon State University-Corvallis, invites applications for a part-time, (0.49 FTE), 9-month, fixed-term instructor rank faculty position in hospitality management. Posting #P02099UF. Closes May 16.

Construction Project Manager: OSU-Cascades is seeking a Construction Project Manager. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02100UF. Full consideration May 16. Closes May 30.

The Office of Human Resources invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Benefits Consultant. The anticipated starting salary will be $36,228 to $45,000. Posting #P02060UF. Closes  May 16.

The College of Education invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor position in Counselor Education. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. Posting #P02085UF. Closes May 20.

Accountant 1: Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Accountant 1. Posting #P01514CT. Closes May 21.

Instructor-Chemistry: OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon, invites applications for a full-time, (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Instructor-Chemistry position. Posting #P02121UF. Full consideration May 22. Closes June 1.

IT Infrastructure Services is seeking one Analyst Programmer, Comp Level 3 position. This is a Classified Exempt position. Posting #P01508CT. Closes May 23.

Research Associate: The School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Research Associate position. Posting# P02089UF. Full consideration date is May 24. Closes June 30.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director of Operations. This is a full-time (1.0FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director of Admissions. Posting # P02120UF. Full consideration May 25. Closes May 31.

Instructor-Capstone: The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, non-tenure track position. Posting #P02027UF. Full consideration date May 25. Closes June 8.

Enterprise Computing Services is hiring for one full-time, Analyst Programmer, competency level 3 position.  This is a Classified, Exempt position. Posting #P01512CT. Closes May 28.

Accountant 2: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Accountant 2. Posting #P01479CT. Closes May 31.

The Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing is hiring full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Biocomputing Systems Engineer position. Posting #P02005UF. Closes May 31. 

NEW! Assist Director of Labor Relations: University Shared Services Enterprise (USSE) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (.50 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Assist Director of Labor Relations. Posting #P02132UF. Closes June 1.

Custodian: This recruitment will be used to fill future, full-time needs for custodian position openings at OSU-Cascades. Posting #P01465CT. Closes June 30.

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.

Finance Manager: The Agricultural Research Foundation at Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time Finance Manager. Full consideration applications were due March 30 but the position will be held open until filled. Learn more at http://agresearchfoundation.oregonstate.edu/jobs-arf

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an Special Events student worker to provide general administrative support and work with the Special Events team on implementing and supporting foundation-sponsored events. The ideal candidate will possess an exceptional eye for detail, excellent organizational skill, able to multitask and have good verbal and written communication skills. This is a part-time, up to 20 hours per week, position that will a hourly pay rate of $11.25 per hour. Submit your cover letter and resume to: Nancy Shanks, Director, Special Events at nancy.shanks@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student positions at www.osufoundation.org.

The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an energetic and creative student with a passion for storytelling to join our advancement communications team as a Writing and Editing Intern for the Oregon Stater alumni magazine, published by the OSU Alumni Association. The position reports to the editor of the Oregon Stater and is part of the two organizations’ 20-person advancement communications team, which sets communications strategy, develops creative concepts and delivers a wide range of communications, events and marketing materials that engage alumni and donors in the life of the university and lead to philanthropic support. Submit your cover letter and resume to: Jorge Hernandez, assistant director, talent management at osuf.hr@osufoundation.org. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

The OSU Alumni Association is hiring 4-5 students to join the Student Setup Crew. This is a year-round position. Ability to start during the summer is desirable. This is a part-time student position working up to 20 hours per week at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center. In this role, student workers execute event setups and perform basic maintenance, cleaning, A/V setup, technical support, and customer service. Flexibility, attention to detail, teamwork, and the ability to work independently are required. Salary: $10.25/hour. Learn 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. View the full job posting, as well as other student worker positions at www.osufoundation.org.

Digital Communications (Student Worker): Begin your career with a leading organization. The OSU Foundation is looking for an energetic and creative student with a passion for content development and storytelling to join our Communications team as a Digital Communications Intern. This is a part-time, paid position working up to 20 hours per week (regularly works 10-12) with a flexible schedule. To be considered, send your resume and cover letter to Elinor.manoogianodell@osufoundation.org.   

Student fundraiser: Looking for a job that is challenging and rewarding at the same time? As a student fundraiser for Oregon State University Foundation you will serve as an OSU ambassador to alumni and friends while helping raise much-need support for scholarships, faculty recruitment, and more. You will be joining a group of students who helped raise more than $400,000 for OSU during the 2017 fiscal year. And you will get paid to talk with alumni, parents and friends with updates about campus and ask them to make financial contributions to OSU. Student fundraisers can work 10-20 hours per week, $10.50/hour. Send your contact information and resume to Jake.mendenhall@osufoundation.org to apply.

Assistant Director of Development (ADOD) College of Engineering. The OSU Foundation is searching for an ADOD to focus on securing mid to major gifts, expanding the pipeline of major gift donors, and engaging COE alumni, parents and friends. The College of Engineering’s mission is to transform lives and enhance society through impactful education and research. In an inclusive and open environment, we produce graduates who are highly valued and in demand, solutions to global challenges, and partnerships that ensure responsiveness to Oregon and beyond. Learn more or apply at www.osufoundation.org.


“Here’s the thing about luck … you don’t know if it’s good or bad until you have some perspective.” ~ Alice Hoffman.

Corvallis: Mostly sunny, high of 73, low of 48. Chance of showers Tuesday.

Central Oregon: Sunny, high of 75, low of 45. Slight chance of thunderstorms Tuesday.

Newport: Decreasing clouds, high of 62, low of 49. Chance of showers Tuesday.

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

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