OSU Today

Monday, May 21, 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.

The power of ‘environmental DNA’ for monitoring whales (Forbes)

“It’s been well-established that you can follow a whale and capture some of its fecal plume before it dissipates,” said lead author, Scott Baker, head of the Cetacean Conservation and Genomics Laboratory and associate director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University, in email.

Would your cat choose you over its food? (National Geographic)

Your cat’s preference for “a food treat, favorite toy, or human interaction” as a reward is key, says Kristyn Vitale, doctoral candidate at Oregon State University.

Hundreds of blue whales are permanent residents off New Zealand’s coasts (Smithsonian)

The whale tale begins in 2011, when a colleague told Leigh Torres, a researcher at Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute, that observers on a seismic survey ship had spotted nine blue whales in New Zealand, according to a press release. That’s an unusually high number of the massive beasts, and it piqued Torres’ interest. (see also Forbes)

Probing for data: How a new backcountry citizen science effort is growing the snow-depth database (Backcountry Magazine)

Data collection for scientific research can be a tedious task, especially when it comes to gathering information from remote, wintry climates. But a group of scientists based out of Oregon State University, the University of Washington and University of Alaska have joined forces to mobilize an army of backcountry citizen scientists to gather crowd-sourced snow-depth data.

Annotation tool provides step toward understanding links between disease, mutant RNA (Science Daily)

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a computer program that represents a key step toward better understanding the connections between mutant genetic material and disease.

Celebrities are obsessed with the keto diet. Why you shouldn’t be (Live Science)

“Depending on your approach, [keto diets] can contribute to significant lean body mass loss along with fat loss,” said Melinda Manore, a professor of nutrition at Oregon State University. (Typically, dieters want to shed only fat, not lean body mass, which includes muscle.) And as with other fad diets, people typically regain the weight once they go off the diet.

Personal and campus safety presentation (LIFE@OSU)

The Oregon State University Department of Public Safety is conducting a presentation on personal and campus safety on May 24, noon – 1 p.m., MU Horizon Room. Students, staff and faculty are invited to attend. The meetings will focus on safety practices and training, how OSU is working to provide a safe campus environment, and what individuals can do to be safe while attending or working at the university.

OSU-Cascades hospitality management program graduates first class (Bend Bulletin)

When Tristin Sornson receives her diploma in a couple weeks, she will be among a select group of graduates from Oregon State University-­Cascade’s hospitality management degree program.

The Northwest juniper lumber industry is poised for a healthy bump (OPB)

Byrne Miyamoto is finished with juniper. At least he wants to be. For the past three years, the Oregon State University graduate research assistant has been hauling juniper from Eastern Oregon and cutting it up to avoid knots.

Building a better waffle maker: Oregon State engineering students tackle real projects (KVAL)

Hundreds of Oregon State University engineering students showed off their senior projects at Friday’s Engineering Expo.

Dean Montoya honored by alma mater (LIFE@OSU)

Mitzi Montoya, the Sara Hart Kimball Dean of the College of Business at Oregon State University, was one of eight distinguished alumni of the Michigan State University College of Engineering who were honored Saturday, May 5, during the 2018 Alumni Awards Banquet in East Lansing, Mich.

Awards and honors (LIFE@OSU)

Kendra Sharp, Peter Betjemann honored.

Getting organized: OSU faculty members take steps to form a union (Gazette-Times)

Since mid-February, organizers have been meeting individually with faculty members to discuss the matter and asking them to sign cards authorizing United Academics of Oregon State University to negotiate on their behalf.

For Latinos a program for college readiness (Daily Astorian)

Ensuring students are prepared for college can be daunting for parents. The Juntos program’s six-week college readiness workshop — taught entirely in Spanish — aims to provide Latino families with the right information to support that process. Ryan Stanley, the coast coordinator for Juntos, offered through Oregon State University, said the biggest benefit is showing students and families “what’s possible, especially living in a smaller community.”


Navigating the Power Systems Industry, OSU IEEE PES Guest Lecture: OSU alumnus Rich Meier, who is now working as a professional in the power systems industry, will give an experience-based account on the state of the industry. Topics include: grid policy, power system simulation, renewable, grid controls, and software engineering/design. May 21, 11 a.m. in KEC 1007.

Department of Integrative Biology: Roger Anderson, a professor at Western Washington University, will present a seminar, “The Effects of Climate Variation and Extremes on Trophic-Level Responses in Desert Scrub Communities,” on Monday, May 21, 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, go to http://ib.oregonstate.edu/smnrs.

NEW! Statistics Research Seminar: Nima Dolatnia, OSU Ph.D. student, will give this week’s seminar on the topic of “Integrating Bayesian Optimization with Resource Production and Constraints.” The seminar begins at 4 p.m. with refreshments prior at 3:55 pm, Monday, May 21, in Kelly Engineering Room 1001.

Warkentin Lecture Series: Karen Vaughan, assistant professor of pedology in the Ecosystem and Management Department at the University of Wyoming, will give a lecture on “Wetland Biogeochemistry: Where Disciplines Collide.” This lecture will take place on May 21 at 4 p.m. in ALS 4000.

Tibetan Buddhism Lecture: Teacher Resistance in Tibetan Life Writing: Tibetan Buddhism famously asks practitioners to be devoted to their religious master, deferring to a teacher’s authority in all aspects of their lives. What happens when conflict arises? Geoff Barstow, assistant professor in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion, and author of Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet will discuss stories of disagreement and resistance preserved in Tibetan biographical and autobiographical literature. Monday, May 21, 4 p.m., OSU Center for the Humanities, Autzen House, 811 S.W. Jefferson Ave. 

Upcoming Events

NEW! Corvallis-OSU Symphony: Nature and the Human Condition – Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 3. Tuesday, May 22, at 7:30 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center. Tickets $22–$32, OSU students free with ID. CAFA discounts apply. More information at www.cosusymphony.org.

NEW! Film Screening- “All the Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone”: A new film about government and corporate deceptions that have cost and impacted millions of lives, and the independent journalists who bring us the truth. The real stars of the movie are independent journalists including Amy Goodman (Democracy Now!), Glenn Greenwald (The Intercept), and the legendary I.F. (Izzy) Stone, who challenged official propaganda, wars and racism for decades until his death. Wednesday, May 23, noon, MU 109.

NEW! Bike Month Poker Ride: Join Transportation Services for a free social bike ride, and play a friendly game of cards along the way. Riders will collect playing cards at stations across campus, then gather at McMenamins after prizes are awarded at the final station. Prizes for the winning hands, and coupons for extended happy hour will be available. Wednesday May 23, 5-7 p.m. Start at the bike racks between Dixon and Goss Stadium at 5 p.m. All riding levels welcome. We will be there rain or shine. Questions? Email transportation@oregonstate.edu.

OSUsed Store Public Sales: The OSUsed Store is open for its weekly public sales Tuesday 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 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.

Taste of the Valley: Hosted by the student club 16xOSU, this event brings together local wineries, breweries and restaurants to serve signature dishes and drinks in support of Linn-Benton Food Share. Tuesday, May 22, 6-8 p.m. at the Children’s Farm Home, Historic Old School on Highway 20. Tickets $30 pre-sale – Visit our website for more information or to buy tickets.

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Webinar: Negotiate Like a Pro: Looking for a new job this year or want to increase your current salary? Learn from Yuliya Dennis, OSUAA career services director, how to successfully negotiate your salary. Don’t sell yourself short or leave money on the table. We’ll help you learn to negotiate not just during the job search but also once you’re in the job too. Negotiations during your job search can be a stressful process. That’s why we’re here to make the entire process easier and equip you with the skills and tips to succeed. We will share with you how to best negotiate like a pro to get what you want. May 23, noon – 1 p.m.

NEW! SHPR Career Workshop – Have you ever wondered how you’re going to land that perfect internship or job? Join Karla Rockhold, CLA’s Career Development specialist, to learn strategies for a successful job or internship search. You’ll learn what the application process looks like, how you should prepare, and how you can sell the skills you’ve mastered as liberal arts majors to potential employers. Wednesday, May 23, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Milam 319.

NEW! Starker Lecture: How should we manage our forests in the face of uncertainty? What we know and what we don’t know about how trees respond to climate . Constance (Connie) Harrington, research forester with the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, will speak May 23, 3:30 p.m., in The LaSells Stewart Center C&E Hall.

NEW! Biochemistry and Biophysics Guest Lecture: William N. Zagotta from the University of Washington will present “Visualizing conformational changes in membrane proteins with transition metal ion FRET” on Wednesday, May 23, at 3:30 pm in ALS 4001.

NEW! WRGP Spring Seminar Series. Renee Brooks, of the EPA Western Ecology Division, will present, ” Willamette River Flow Sensitivity to Cascade Snowpack Variation: Insights from Water Stable Isotopes” on Wednesday, May 23, at 4 p.m. in Kelley Engineering 1001.  Free and open to the public.

NEW! GMAT Test Prep Class & MBA Information Session. Join us for a FREE GMAT Test Prep class, taught by a Kaplan Test Prep instructor. Learn expert tips on how to best prepare for the exam. You’ll also learn what it takes to apply to the MBA program at Oregon State. Wednesday, May 23. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Austin Hall Room 126. RSVP required: http://bit.ly/05-23FreeGMATprep

NEW! TRIAD meeting:  Renee McKitterick, Visual Arts at LBCC, will discuss the ceramic arts in the mid-Willamette valley.  The meeting will begin at noon on May 24 in MU 211. The public is welcome to attend free of charge.  An optional catered lunch is available. Contact Jeannine Cropley, jeannine.cropley@oregonstate.edu to reserve a lunch. TRIAD provides faculty, staff, students and community members with an opportunity to network, discuss events of the day, and learn something new. See TRIAD website.

Brain-Based Active Learning Strategies: Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) in a certificated series of teaching workshops. Attend one, some, or all. On May 22, explore Brain-Based Active Learning Strategies, facilitated by Kay Sagmiller, CTL director. Join colleagues and the Center for Teaching and Learning in a certificated series of teaching workshops. 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  Getting Your Family Outdoors: Join OSU’s Josh Norris and Ryan Brown as they discuss some easy tips and tricks to getting your family outside and why it is important. They will also share some of the great places right in our backyard that you can go explore. This session will take place on Tuesday, May 22, from noon-1 p.m. in MU 212. For more information visit http://familyresources.oregonstate.edu/outdoors.

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences Distinguished Visiting Lecture: Rebecca Moore, director of Google Earth, Earth Engine and Earth Outreach, will speak on “Earth’s vital signs: Planetary-scale environmental monitoring with Google Earth Engine” – http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/features/moore/. Tuesday, May 22, 6-7 p.m. reception; 7-8 p.m. lecture. The LaSells Stewart Center, Construction & Engineering Hall.

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.

Board of Trustees: The OSU Board of Trustees will hold a telephonic meeting on Thursday, May 24, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. to consider a tenured faculty member’s sanction-for-cause appeal. The meeting will be held in conference room 109 of the Memorial Union. The meeting is open to the public. If special accommodation is required, contact Lauren Skousen at 541-737-3449 or lauren.skousen@oregonstate.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Grow Your Career Webinar Series: Negotiate Like a Pro; In this free webinar on May 23, learn how to negotiate your salary, how to identify key negotiation principles and best practices for getting what you want. Click here to register now and secure your seat.

Human Resources Management Certificate: Employee Recruitment and Retention: Create agile practices for hiring and retaining employees while effectively managing communication between your organization and potential job candidates. Find out how. Five-week course starts May 28.

Creating Anti-Racist Communities: The College of Engineering and the President’s Commission on the Status of Women present: “Creating Anti-Racist Communities.” In today’s society what does it take to create a just community? How can we break through the deeply ingrained layers of structural racism to create an equal America? On May 30 at 6 p.m. in the LaSells Stewart Center, Tricia Rose, acclaimed scholar and award-winning author and the Chancellor’s Professor of Africana Studies, and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University, attempts to tackle this in our political landscape. For information or accommodations contact, University Events 541-737-4717 or events@oregonstate.edu

Take Note 

Recycling has changed: OSU has been following significant changes occurring to recycling markets that impact what materials are acceptable for placing in recycling bins on campus. Campus Recycling has recently updated the OSU acceptables list in accordance with our local recycling processors’ requirements. See the updated online recycle guides here and learn more about the changes here.

Fall 2018 On-campus Housing Move-In and Early Arrival: Fall 2018 move-in for the residence halls will take place on Sunday, Sept. 16, and you can find more information on our website:http://oregonstate.edu/uhds/move-in-guide. OSU departments and programs that require students to arrive prior to scheduled move-in dates for orientations or trainings must complete an Early Arrival Request for their group, which will be available in early July.  If you have questions, contact Kaitlyn.griffin@oregonstate.edu.

Homecoming 2018: The OSU Homecoming Committee wants to know your thoughts in helping to make a fun, campus-wide Homecoming week, Oct. 15-20, 2018.  Complete this short survey. Your responses will provide valuable feedback for campus and community partners when planning Homecoming activities. 

Faculty and Staff Climate Survey: The 2018 Faculty and Staff Climate survey launched on May 7 with an invitation from President Ray with additional invitations from deans and division leaders. Check your e-mail to access the survey link. Copy and paste the links below to learn more about how employee input has been used to make a difference (video) and to access the Office of Institutional Diversity website for past reports. Video: http://bit.ly/2wKNazf.  Reports: https://leadership.oregonstate.edu/diversity/reports/climate-assessment  

LGBTQIA+ leadership award: At Lavender Celebration, the Pride Center will present the Marilyn Gorski Award for Excellence, Integrity, and Outstanding Contributions to Oregon State University. Visit the online form to nominate any graduating student who has provided leadership and service to Oregon State’s LGBTQIA+ community during the years seeking their current degree. Nominations due Sunday, May 27, by 11:59 p.m.

Mid-Monthly Emergency Preparedness Topic – Hot Weather Illness: With high heat comes a responsibility to prepare and take precautions against potential heat illness. Know the symptoms and suggested treatment for each heat illness. This month’s poster can be downloaded at: http://emergency.oregonstate.edu/files/EP-Bulletin/05-15%20Hot%20Weather%20Illness.pdf

Clothing drive for Corvallis trans Community: May 28-June 1. Accepting donations of gently used clothing for all gender identities and expressions. Drop off clothes at the Women’s Center and Pride Center. Having gender affirming clothing can be life saving for trans people. Thanks for supporting transgender folks in our community by donating resources they need to thrive.

Apply now for Ecampus professional development funds: Oregon State Ecampus invites faculty, staff and administrators to pursue professional development related to online and hybrid education. Further your professional goals while promoting effective teaching and learning in OSU’s online and hybrid courses. Funding is available for professorial faculty, professional faculty and advisers. The application deadline is June 7, so learn more and apply online today.

CFP-Humanities Research Clusters: The OSU Center for the Humanities invites proposals for 2018-19 Humanities Research Clusters. Supported through a partnership with the Office of the Provost, this program offers scholars with expertise in different disciplines the opportunity to explore a topic of shared interest in common and in depth. Deadline: Friday, June 8. More information and application instructions at this link: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/humanities/research-clusters

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.

Traffic and Maintenance

Magruder Hall: As part of the Path of Travel project, the south driveway to the Magruder Hall parking loop at the northeast corner of Magruder Hall will be closed from May 15-25 to accommodate the replacement of the sidewalk across the entrance (View Map).

30th Street: As part of the Path of Travel project, sections of the sidewalk along the west side of S.W. 30th Street between S.W. Western Blvd. and Washington Way will be closed from May 14 through June 1, to correct cross slope issues. There will be some demolition noise and minimal dust. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Ned Nabeta at 541-954-0294.

14th and 15th: As part of the Path of Travel project, traffic and bike lanes along 14th and 15th Streets will be temporarily shifted to accommodate modifications to curb ramps from just south of Monroe Street to Jefferson Way now through May 25. There will be some minor demolition noise and minimal dust. For questions or comments on this closure, contact Ned Nabeta at 541-954-0294.

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.

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.

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.

Oregon State University‘s University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS) is seeking to fill Seasonal Custodian positions. Posting # P01535CT. Closes May 21.

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.

Cashier’s Office Supervisor (Internal Employment Opportunity) – Business Affairs in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month Cashier’s Office Supervisor (Internal Employment Opportunity). Posting # P02146UF, Closes May 23.

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.

NEW! Enterprise Computing Services is seeking an Associate Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02167UF. Closes June 25.

Finance Coordinator – University Administrative Business Center (UABC) in Corvallis. Invites applications for one full-time (1.0 FTE) Salary, 12-month  Finance Coordinator. Posting # P02144UF. Closes May 25.

The Office of Admissions is seeking an Assistant Director 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 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.

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. Closes May 27.

Grants/Contracts Technician: Health Sciences Business Center (HSBC) in Corvallis invites applications for two (2) full-time Grants and Contracts Technicians (1.0 FTE each). One position is a full-time, regular position. The other is a full-time, limited duration appointment expected to last approximately one year from the appointment begin date. Posting #P01542CT. For full consideration, please apply by May 27. Closes June 10.

Custodial Supervisor – Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Custodial Supervisor.  Posting #P02131UF.  Closes May 28.

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.

Laboratory Assistant: The Department of Food Science and Technology at OSU seeks applications for a Laboratory Assistant in the OSU Center for Sensory & Consumer Behavior Research.  This is a part-time/Intermittent Classified position (a maximum of 35 hours per month). The incumbent will be responsible for assisting with research or field work, in support of the Center. Posting #P01520CT.  Closes May 29.

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for the Office of Enrollment Management Information Technology at Oregon State University. Posting #P01545CT. Full consideration May 30. Closes June 6.

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. Closes May 30.

INTO OSU Student Services Coordinator, part-time:  This position is responsible for the logistical coordination of signature INTO OSU programs, including quarterly new student orientation and Student Enrichment Day, as well as other duties for the INTO OSU Student Services Team. Closes May 30. For full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=41015&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Administrative Program Assistant, Fisheries and Wildlife: This position provides support to the academic unit and advisors of the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and is responsible for planning and coordinating various elements of the Corvallis Campus and Ecampus programs offered by the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Posting #P01517CT. Closes May 31.

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. 

INTO OSU Student Engagement Coordinator: Responsible for student engagement programming within the INTO OSU center and campus collaborations which promote international student integration at OSU. Full-time with benefits. Closes June 3, for full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=42370&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Marketing Writer: The Department of University Marketing is seeking a Marketing Writer. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting# P02159UF. Closes June 5.

INTO OSU Director of Marketing and Recruitment: The Director of Marketing and Recruitment position leads the strategic planning for and execution of an international recruitment and marketing plan to drive international student enrollment to the INTO Oregon State University programs as well as all Oregon State University degree seeking programs. Closes June 10, for full posting and link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=784f8d56-cd0b-4d3e-a1ac-d483f8f0a37e&jobId=42367&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Regional Director: The Office of Outreach and Engagement is seeking a Regional Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. This position will be located in one of the Oregon Metro’s Extension County Offices. Posting #P02154UF. Closes June 18.

NEW! Enterprise Computing Services is seeking an Associate Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Posting # P02167UF. Closes June 25.

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.

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.


“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” ~ Audrey Hepburn.

Corvallis: Mostly sunny with a high of 75, low of 48. Sunny Tuesday.

Central Oregon: Sunny today, high of 72, low of 46. Sunny tomorrow.

Newport: Mostly sunny, high of 66, low of 48. Mostly sunny tomorrow.

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

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