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Friday, May 11, 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.

Diverse programs, experiences help students thrive (Capital Press)

A piece by Dan Arp, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Trailer park place: Examining life in a singlewide (Santa Fe New Mexican)

“Sonya was my major professor for my Ph.D. I chose that school in large part because I wanted to study with her,” said MacTavish, who is associate professor of human development and family science at Oregon State University and lives in Corvallis.

Four reasons to work past retirement age (The Globe and Mail)

In one 2016 study from Oregon State University, statistical analysis indicated that simply retiring at 66 versus 65 led to an 11-per-cent drop in mortality rates across the board.

Analyze Agriculture (Baker City Herald)

The animals are medium-framed and usually have a good disposition, Leticia Henderson, Oregon State University Extension livestock and natural resources agent, told her first group of students Tuesday morning as the second day of the two-day event got under way.

OSU agronomist bullish on the potential of biochar (Capital Press)

Stephen Machado, a professor and agronomist for Oregon State University Extension Service, wants to expand his biochar trials and is working with a new nonprofit dedicated to building a market for the carbon-rich material.


Hackathon 3.0: In your job at Oregon State, have you come across something you thought could be done better, faster or with a different tool? The Hackathon is a daylong event that is your chance to make it happen. It takes place May 11, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Memorial Union Horizon Room  All OSU employees are invited. Form a team but do it soon — spots are limited and the registration deadline to get a free T-shirt is April 27. BUILD something. SOLVE a problem. SHARE it with the world. Learn more and register at is.oregonstate.edu/hackathon

Fundamentals of Process Improvement: Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification: Enhance your teamwork and leadership skills in a hands-on workshop from the premier business methodology used by Fortune 500 companies. This certification, valued at $800-$1500, is being offered for free. Registration is recommended but not required; students must arrive on time to guarantee admission. Friday, May 11, MU Multipurpose Room, 9 a.m. – noon.

NEW! Distinguished Professor talk: Join us in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Willamette Room at 9:30 a.m. for the final lecture in our Distinguished Professor Lecture Series. Janet Tate, Distinguished Professor College of Science, will give her talk on “With a Little Help From My Friends: Collaborative Materials Research and Incorporating Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum.” There will be a reception honoring Tate following her lecture from 11 to 12:30. Tate’s lecture will be livestreamed 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.

Decolonizing the Social Sciences & Liberal Arts Workshop: A free, 90-minute workshop at the sixth annual SLCS Conference will focus on using collaborative, cross-disciplinary discussion and brainstorming about how current and future scholars can invert the historical and on-going colonial processes involved in our teaching, research and scholarship. The workshop is May 11 from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. in 201A Waldo Hall.

Plant Sale: Plant Sale for Family Weekend is over but the OSU Horticulture Club still has plenty of huge fuchsia baskets reduced to $25 each. We also have Geraniums in half-gallon containers, three for $10. The sale will be outside greenhouse #12 near the main entrance to the Agricultural and Life Sciences Building. The greenhouses are east of Cordley. We will be selling May 11, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Questions? Call Al Shay at 541-207-8951

NEW! Music a la Carte: New Works by Dana Reason (composer/pianist) with Ryan Biesack (drums), Catherine Lee (oboe) and Mike Gamble (guitar). Friday, May 11, noon. Memorial Union Lounge. Free.

OSU Disability Network: Interested in Disability Studies? Want to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion? If so, join the OSU Disability Network and the Disability Studies Center for Humanity Research Cluster. This week’s talk by Kathleen Bogart on “The Adults with Rare Disorders Support (AWaRDS) Project.” Friday, May 11, at noon in Milam 301. For more information about the OSU Disability Network or to request accommodations for disability, contact: Stephanie Jenkins at stephanie.jenkins@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6517.

Game of Your Life Activity and Health Fair: Join Student Health Services wellness agents for the first ever Game of Your Life Activity Fair. Students and community members are encouraged to attend the event to learn about strategies for thriving and wellness over the summer and after graduation. Prizes and giveaways available. Friday, May 11, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the SEC Plaza.

Beaver Classic Cheese Sales: Come purchase your favorite Beaver Classic Cheeses. Take home some of our new flavors: porter soaked, hard cider soaked or pinot soaked sheddars. Or our newest award winner: smoked cheddar, American Cheese Society, third place, 2016. Fridays 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Withycombe 159. For more information, robin.frojen@oregonstate.edu

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

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sale Friday noon to 3 p.m. at 644 S.W. 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.

NEW! The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ weekly research seminar will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 11, in HFC 115/Bray Conference Room. Lynne Messer, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, is the featured speaker. Co-sponsored by the Environmental and Occupational Health program. Videos of past seminars can be found online.

OSU IEEE PES Guest Lecture: Consulting in Power Engineering: Martin Stoddard and Jiajia Song are two consulting engineers from OS Engineering working on a broad range of power industry challenges. In this presentation they will discuss an overview of power engineering consulting and provide several specific project examples demonstrating some of the many challenges faced by modern power engineers. Friday, May 11, 1 p.m. KEC 1007.

Advances in Accounting Conference: The College of Business Accounting Program is hosting the third annual Advances in Accounting conference the weekend of May 11-12. This journal is published through Elsevier, with Roger Graham serving as editor since 2015. Each May, editorial board members are invited to participate in this conference hosted on campus. The conference will be held in Austin Hall 388 from 1 to 6:30 p.m. on May 11, and 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. on May 12.

Global Health Keynote: OSU anthropology professor Emily Yates-Doerr will give the first sixth annual SLCS Student Conference keynote titled “Whose Global, Which Health? Unsettling Collaboration Through Careful Equivocation.” She will speak on Friday, May 11, from 5 to 6 p.m. in 201A Waldo Hall.

Sixth annual SLCS Student Conference Social Hour: A post-conference social hour for attendants and affiliates of the SLCS – give yourself a opportunity to connect with other students/faculty/staff in a light-hearted atmosphere. The social hour will be on Friday, May 11, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at McMenamin’s, 2001 N.W. Monroe Ave., Corvallis, OR 97330. Food and drink for purchase.

Jason Magabo Perez performance: Join us as we welcome Jason Magabo Perez. On May 11, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in LInC, Perez will share storytelling through poetry, essay and documentary film. Book signing will follow.


Decolonizing Anthropology Keynote: Confederated Tribes of Siletz member and a doctoral student in biological anthropology at Washington University Savannah Martin will give the second sixth annual SLCS Student Conference keynote titled “She doesn’t even go here!: Making space for the ‘Othered’ in Anthropology.” She will speak on Saturday, May 12, from 9 to 10 a.m. in 201A Waldo Hall.

OSU Campus Walking Tour: OSU’s historic district, which includes more than 80 contributing structures, is the only Oregon college or university campus district listed in the National Register of Historic places. Learn about the development of many of the original campus buildings, the early Olmsted and Taylor campus plans, and viewsheds. Appreciate the most comprehensive collection of distinctive John V. Bennes-designed buildings in Oregon. Tour guide: Larry Landis, local author and director of OSU’s Special Collections and Archives Research Center. Sponsor: Benton County Historic Resources Commission and OSU. Sunday, May 13, 2-4 p.m. Meet at the east side of Benton Hall (14th Street between Jefferson and Monroe). Tour is limited to 20 persons; call 541-737-0540 to reserve tour spaces.

Upcoming Events

NEW! Outreach and Engagement Vice Provost Awards for Excellence event: Register for the Vice Provost Awards for Excellence event and celebrate outstanding outreach and engagement projects on May 14 in the MU ballroom. Cost: Free. Hors d’oeuvres and beverage provided. Agenda: 3:30 to 5 p.m. awards event; poster session 5 to 5:30 p.m.; and reception 5 to 6 p.m. Learn more and register here. Space is limited so register early.

NEW! Madison Avenue Gateway Walk Dedication: Help us celebrate this collaborative project that has been in the works for more than 40 years. This effort was started in 1973 by OSU President Robert MacVicar and Corvallis Mayor Don Walker, with the goal to connect OSU to downtown and the riverfront. Join us May 16, 4 p.m., outside between Ninth and 11th streets on Madison Avenue as we celebrate the completion of this project and look forward to the next 150 years of collaboration that will enhance the quality of life and prosperity of our community. 

NEW! Kathy Bickel Retirement Reception:  Kathy Bickel, vice president of alumni relations and executive director of the OSU Alumni Association, has announced she will retire at the end of June. Please join us for a reception as we honor and celebrate Kathy and her many contributions at OSU. Tuesday, June 5, 4 to 5:30 p.m. (program at 4:45), CH2M Hill Alumni Center. RSVP by May 29 to katie.cox@osufoundation.org

The third annual Human Library: Event participants will engage in 30- to 45-minute two-way conversations with individuals who volunteer as “Human Books.” Experiencing a discussion with a human book creates an opportunity for constructive dialogue, learning and empathy between two people who otherwise might not interact. A list of books and registration are available at https://guides.library.oregonstate.edu/humanlibrary. Tuesday, May 15, noon to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Valley Library, fourth-floor rotunda. Preregistration is strongly encouraged. For more information, contact Shalece Rains at 541-737-4537 or shalece.rains@oregonstate.edu. This event is sponsored by OSU Libraries and Press and the University Ombuds Office.

Day of Caring: The SLI Center for Civic Engagement in partnership with United Way and the OSU Alumni Association invite students, staff, faculty, their children/dependents and alumni to join us for the annual Day of Caring and OSU Community Day of Service on Saturday, May 19. OSU students, staff, faculty, and their dependents can register for six projects on Ideal-Logic, while alumni can register for projects both in Corvallis and around the U.S. and world on osualum.com. Visit http://sli.oregonstate.edu/cce/dayofcaring to learn more. #BeaversGiveBack

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Department of Integrative Biology & College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Seminar: Dawn J. Wright, chief scientist, ESRI, and courtesy professor, CEOAS, will present a seminar, “52 Million Points and Counting: A New Environmental Stratification Approach for Mapping Global Marine Ecosystems,” on Monday, May 14, 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.

NEW! Tuesday Teaching Talks: NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict the May 15 session, “Exploring Brain-Based Active Learning Strategies,” will be switched with the May 22 session, “Exploring the purpose of assessment and varied ways for Assessing Student Learning.” If available, please bring copies of the learning outcomes and learning assignment(s) and/or assessment(s) used in your course. 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.

NEW! Extended Introduction to CORE: Institutional Analytics and Reporting (IAR) will provide an in-depth introduction to data available in CORE and navigating the CORE website. Registration is required: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8cgJtjPeSRMQ7KB May 15, 11:30 -1 p.m. at the Valley Library Willamette Room East (Valley 3622) Direct questions to Logan Bingle (mailto:logan.bingle@oregonstate.edu)

NEW! Campus information session: David M. Levy, professor at the Information School at the University of Washington and board member of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, will be joined by OSU faculty to present “Contemplation in Higher Education: What’s the Buzz About?” Tuesday, May 15, 3:30-5:30, MU 208 (La Raza Room). Sponsored by OSU Contemplative Studies Initiative. OSU community invited.

NEW! Sex worker talk: In Profit and Passion, Nicole von Germeten narrates the history of the women who carried and resisted labels of ill repute such as whore and prostitute. Her analysis concentrates on the words women spoke in court and on how their language changed over time, pointing to a broader transformation in the history of sexuality, gender, and how legal processes affected women. Tuesday, May 15, 4 p.m. MU, Pan-Afrikan, 213.

NEW! DocuSign Campus Forum: Join our session on Wednesday, May 23, from 10 to 10:50 a.m. in Owen 101 to learn about DocuSign and how you can use this tool to reduce time for completing documents, eliminate paper and improve processes. 

NEW! From Corvallis to Hollywood: Commencement speaker Harley Jessup (BFA ’76) and screenwriter Mike Rich (’81) will discuss their work in a program centered on clips from their most iconic films. Moderated by Peter Betjemann, director of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film, June 15, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center, Construction and Engineering Hall.

Sandra Steingraber Keynote Lecture at the Whiteside: Spring Creek Project welcomes acclaimed biologist, author, cancer survivor, and anti-fracking advocate Sandra Steingraber to the Whiteside Theatre on May 14. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the event begins at 7 p.m. Register for your free tickets on Eventbrite.

Procurement and Contracts Online Course: Gain an inside-view of the contracting process and build the fundamental knowledge needed to effectively manage business contracts in this six-week course. Find out more. Register through May 14.

Digital Brand Strategies Online Course: Part of the popular Digital Brand Management Certificate, this seven-week online course allows you to develop a digital marketing strategy that sets your organization apart from the competition. Discover more. Register through May 14.

Beer Quality and Analysis Workshop and Hop Farm Tour in Corvallis: Learn the fundamentals of microbiology and its role in the brewing process in this expert-led workshop that features online and in-person components. Find out more here. Online section of course begins May 14.

Universal Health Care conference: The College of Public Health and Human Sciences’ Center for Global Health and the Chiu Program for Taiwan Study are presenting “Universal Health Care, Equity and Governance: Taiwan in International Perspective” from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 24-25 in the Agriculture Production Room at OSU’s LaSells Stewart Center. The School of History, Philosophy and Religion is funding the symposium, which will address five national health systems: Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Canada and Chile. The keynote speaker is renowned health economist Robert G. Evans, faculty in the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research and emeritus professor in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia. You may choose to register for one or both days; registration is free and space is limited. Register today.

Take Note 

Women’s Center Awards: The Women’s Center invites nominations for our annual awards: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership and AYA Award. Use the following link to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women’s Center Awards.  Nominations Due: Wednesday, May 23. We invite you to not only consider submitting a nomination but hope that you will plan to attend this year’s award ceremony on June 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Women’s Center.

Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Fire: If you discover a fire, sound the alarm, evacuate, call 911, report to the designated meeting area. This month’s poster can be downloaded http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/05-01%20Fire.pdf

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 one year old. Projects are either conducted in our lab at OSU or at the owner’s home. Email Kristyn Vitale at Kristyn.Shreve@oregonstate.edu to learn more about the various projects.

Seeking Participants for Foster Dog Behavior Research: Do you foster dogs? The OSU Human-Animal Interaction Lab is 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, email Lauren Thielke at Lauren.Thielke@oregonstate.edu.

Traffic and Maintenance

Campus Way: Due to construction, the southbound lane between Campus Way and Washington Way (see map) will be closed Friday, May 11, from 7 a.m. to Tuesday, May 15, at 5 p.m.

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.

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.

Temporary Biological Science Research Technician 3: This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) Temporary Biological Sciences Research Technician 3 position for the Crop and Soil Extension Field Facility serving the North Willamette Research and Extension Center. This position will be located in Aurora, Oregon.  Posting# P01526CT.  Full consideration May 12.  Closes May 15.

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.

NEW! Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking to fill 2-3 Custodian positions. Posting # P01523CT. Closes May 15.

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.

IT Infrastructure Manager: The Office of IT Infrastructure Services in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.00 FTE) salary, 12-month IT Infrastructure Manager. Posting #P01670UF. Closes May 16.

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.

Temporary Education Program Assistant 1: This recruitment will be used to fill three part-time (approximately 5 hours per week) Temporary Education Program Assistant 1 positions for Extension offices at Oregon State University (OSU). One will be located in Newport, Lincoln County. One will be located in Tillamook, Tillamook County. One will be located in Astoria, Clatsop County. Posting# P01522CT. Closes May 18.

NEW! The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is seeking an Academic Advisor. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting #P02128UF. Full consideration May 20. Closes May 27.

Advisor: the University Honors College invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month Advisor. Posting #P02134UF. Closes May 20.

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.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, Registered Nurse, Posting #P01521CT.  Closes May 23.

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.

Cashier 2: This recruitment will be used to fill two full-time Cashier 2 positions within the Transportation Services department. The work performed is focused on greeting customers, conducting business transactions with customer, cash handling, data entry, filing, and supporting customer service projects and initiatives. Posting #P01516CT. Closes May 28.

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. 

Assistant 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.

Student Health Services invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Alcohol & Drug Prevention Specialist, Posting #P02126UF. Closes June 2. 

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.

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. Closes July 1.

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.


“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul. ~ Alfred Austin.

Corvallis: Mostly sunny, high of 65, low of 46. Sunny and warm through the weekend.

Central Oregon: Slight chance of showers, high of 58, low of 41. Sunny this weekend.

Newport: Scattered showers and then partly sunny, high of 59, low of 46. Sunny this weekend.

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

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