OSU Today

Wednesday, May 23, 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.

Despite how it looks, Hawaii’s volcanic eruption is small potatoes (Cosmos)

Furthermore, says Adam Kent, a geologist at Oregon State University, Corvallis, U.S., Hawaiian lavas are unusually hot and fluid — averaging about 1,200 degrees Celsius, compared to 800 to 900 for lavas in the U.S. Cascades.

Schizophrenics’ blood has more genetic material from microbes (The Lund Report)

The blood of schizophrenia patients features genetic material from more types of microorganisms than that of people without the debilitating mental illness, research at Oregon State University has found. What’s not known is whether that’s a cause or effect of the severe, chronic condition that strikes about one person in 100.

Start-up university challenge: How to scale up without losing what works (OPB)

The campus of Oregon State University-Cascades sits off Bend’s main drag in a part of the west side where there’s plenty of room to grow. But the school is raising its profile, and endearing itself to locals, through events such as the “science pubs” the university throws at the local McMenamins.

Dining is suddenly a drag in Charleston (Post and Courier)

That phenomenon is at odds with the last century of U.S. gay history, says Susan Shaw, professor of women, gender and sexuality studies at Oregon State University. “Drag was a form of protest that made clear gender is constructed,” Shaw says, pointing out that drag queens were on the frontlines of the gay rights struggle. “In some ways, that’s gotten lost as the dominant culture has started to consume drag as entertainment without any sense of its history.”

The race for the perfect red: Why we still haven’t cracked the colour of love, excitement and blood (CBC Radio)

To discuss the science, art and history of developing of colour pigments — and the race to find the perfect red — The Current spoke with Mas Subramanian, a chemist at Oregon State University, who accidentally discovered a new shade of blue  — YInMn Blue — in 2009.

OSU-Cascades to honor Jane Teater at commencement (KTVZ)

Oregon State University–Cascades will honor former educator and community volunteer Jane Evey Teater during its 17th annual commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 17.

Timber is Oregon’s biggest carbon polluter (High Country News)

Last summer, the skies of Oregon turned a foreboding shade of gray. Forest fires up and down the state blackened forests and left people gasping for air. Politicians stumped about the need to ramp up logging to improve Oregon’s air, environment and economy. The fires and heated rhetoric got Oregon State University researcher Beverly Law thinking about carbon storage and emissions from Oregon forests.

Memorial Day observances set for Monday (Gazette-Times)

The Oregon State University Student Veterans Association is hosting a program at 11 a.m. outside the Memorial Union. The veterans association organized a 22-kilometer walk last Saturday to raise awareness of the issue of suicides among veterans.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Exporting & Saving in CORE WebEx: You have the parameters in a report set up just the way you want them. Now what? Learn about different ways to save CORE reports so you can easily find and work with them. May 23,  2-2:30 p.m. Register at: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_037XZdQZfPPiNTf Direct questions to Logan Bingle (mailto:logan.bingle@oregonstate.edu)

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 126. RSVP required: http://bit.ly/05-23FreeGMATprep

Upcoming Events

NEW! Music a la Carte: OSU Campus Band directed by Jason Gosset. Friday, May 25, at noon. Student Experience Outdoor Plaza, free.

NEW! Malcolm X Solidarity Iftar: Join the Muslim Student Association at OSU during a Ramadan Iftar dinner to learn more about the historic legacy of Malcolm X and his messages of solidarity and social justice. During the event, executive director of the Council of Islamic American Relations in Michigan Dawud Walid will discuss Islam, social justice, the legacy of Malcolm X, and the importance of Black Muslim voices in our communities. Walid is also a member of the Michigan Muslim Community Council Imams Committee and the co-author of the book, “Centering Black Narrative: Black Muslim Nobles and Early Pious Muslims.” An iftar dinner will be provided. Friday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Food and space is limited, so RSVP here.

NEW! OSU in the Neighborhoods Bicycle Tour: From campus expansions to being home to faculty and students alike, Oregon State University’s impact upon the nearby neighborhoods over the past 150 years is undeniable. This will be a leisurely bike ride through the surrounding neighborhoods with stops highlighting homes of notable faculty and administrators, fraternities and sororities, and historic apartment buildings. This ride is expected to take about an hour or so. May 27, 10 a.m., meet at the intersection of 26th St. and Monroe Ave/Arnold Ave. Tour Guide: Carl Metz, historic preservation planner, City of Corvallis.

NEW! Event at Pangea May 29: Brunch Around the World: Join us as we go on a journey around the world, getting tastes of brunch dishes from faraway places. Nutrition students have dedicated their term to bringing this event to life, held in Pangea Café in the MU. They will be serving up delicious brunch dishes from around the world. There will be French toast casserole, Persian frittata, tropical smoothie bowl, chilaquiles, masala tofu scramble and, of course, there will be bacon. There will also be turkey avocado croissant BLTs, Hawaiian chicken salad, gyros and more. May 29, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

NEW! Pangea Takeover: Tongue Thai’d: As a culminating project for Management of Food Systems class, nutrition students will showcase Thai-influenced dishes they are making. Dishes served will include savory Thai pork meatballs, fresh salad rolls with peanut sauce, and classic pad Thai. This event menu will only be available at Pangea in the MU on Wednesday, May 30, from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

NEW! Board of Trustees: The OSU Board of Trustees will meet from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 1, in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union. The board will discuss the university’s strategic planning efforts, and consider OSU’s 2019 fiscal year operating budget and 2019-21 funding request to the Higher Education Coordinating Commission. The board will consider possible amendments to the university’s presidential employment agreement and the board’s tuition and fee process. A public comment period is provided at each board meeting. Commenters may register by email before the meeting by contacting Lauren Skousen at lauren.skousen@oregonstate.edu or may register at the meeting itself. Other committees of the board will meet from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, in the Horizon Room. On May 31, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., the board and the Associated Students of OSU will host an informal student-trustee discussion and dinner at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. Participation will be limited to invited guests but members of the public may attend. The agendas and meeting materials will be posted as they are available at http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/trustees/meetings. For accommodations: (541) 737-3449 or lauren.skousen@oregonstate.edu at least 48 hours in advance

Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence (CUE): Join us for an annual celebration of undergraduate research and creative work this Thursday, May 24, from 9 a.m. to noon in the MU Ballroom. This event is sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, & the Arts and showcases work by students across disciplines and class levels. All are welcome.

Town Hall on campus safety: The 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. Public safety officials will discuss what to do in an emergent threat situation; cover the run, hide, fight method; and explain how attendees can assist DPS in being proactive partners in safety. A question and answer period also will be available. In addition to this presentation, similar presentations will be held for residence hall residents at 5:30 p.m., May 23, in Marketplace West, and for Greek Life and ASOSU members at 5:30 p.m. on May 31, in the Memorial Union Room 221.

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.

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.

Conversation with Rep. Rayfield: Join the Faculty Senate and the Associated Students of Oregon State University for a conversation with State Representative Dan Rayfield. This forum will provide an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to hear from Rayfield (D-Corvallis) about what is happening in the Oregon Legislature and will cover topics of interest to the OSU community. The event will be held Tuesday, May 29, 10:30 a.m. to noon in Memorial Union 109. RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/VO4nCkrl2OPt7lT13. Live streaming of the event will be available here: https://goo.gl/NEQy8F. Contact Claire McMorris (claire.mcmorris@oregonstate.edu) with any questions.

OPB’s Oregon Experience “Oregon State University:” Join us in Bend on June 5 or in Corvallis on June 6 for a special advanced screening of this one-hour episode that will air on OPB June 11.  Special guests include the producer, Kami Horton.  Tickets are free, but required.  Reserve your seats now

Lectures, Workshops, Webinars 

NEW! Budget Conversations open forum: Sherman Bloomer is hosting another University Budget Conversations open forum, covering the topic “Mandatory & Student Fees & Differential Tuition.” This week’s forum takes place Thursday, May 24, 12:30 p.m. in Memorial Union 215, Thought Lab. Live streaming and conference call-in are not available at this time.

NEW! Joshua Petter – Forest Ecosystems and Society M.S. Defense: Joshua Petter will present “Analysis of Tree Species Selection Across Municipalities in the Pacific Northwest,” on Friday, May 25, at 11 a.m. in Richardson 107. Petter is completing his M.S. under the guidance of major professor Paul Ries.  Free and open to the public.

NEW! MS thesis: Audrey Riddell, M.S. candidate in the Sustainable Forest Management graduate program will present her thesis, “Human-Guided vs. Automated Supervised Classifications of Ponderosa Pine Plantations in the Willamette Valley”, on Friday, May 25, 1 p.m., Richardson Hall 115. Riddell is co-supervised by Stephen Fitzgerald and Bogdan Strimbu.

NEW! Excel Tips & Tricks for CORE: You have found data in CORE, but it is not quite right. Maybe you want to limit entries, build a graph or just remove a field. In this workshop, we will cover tips and tricks for using Excel with CORE data. This workshop requires a CORE security level of STU3. May 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Cascade Hall 118 Registration is required: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eex03AFmPQ1QRxz Direct questions to Logan Bingle (mailto:logan.bingle@oregonstate.edu

NEW! Leadership Development Certificate Online: Leading with Cultural Intelligence – Investigate core cultural dimensions that drive thoughts, emotions, and behavior in global, virtual, and culturally diverse project environments. Find out how here. Five-week online course begins June 4.

NEW! Advanced Digital Marketing: Transmedia Storytelling: Develop skills in storytelling and apply those to a variety of formats and media, allowing you to reach your target audience and improve success results. Discover how here. Six-week online course starts June 4.

NEW! Financial Management and Planning for Nonprofits: Gain an in-depth perspective on how to assess and understand an organization’s financial health while navigating the complex world of nonprofit financials. Read more here. This popular online course starts June 4.

NEW! Designing Effective E-Learning: Explore how you can use instructional design strategies and tools to develop effective e-learning for a wide range of learners. Find out more here. Six-week online course begins June 4.

NEW! E-Learning Assessment and Evaluation: Explore an e-learning project that requires assessment and discover best practices for implementation in this six-week online course. Find out more here. Course begins June 4.

NEW! Grow Your Career Webinar Series: How to Properly Prepare for Retirement: This free webinar on June 6 will provide expert insight into allocation, investment, social security and other important aspects of retirement planning. Register now and secure your seat.

Health care conference: The Chiu Program for Taiwan Studies and the Center for Global Health are co-organizing an international conference. Entitled “Universal Health Care, Equity, and Governance: Taiwan in International Perspective,” the conference explores an important concern. Some of the most distinguished figures in public health, who have for years served as advisers to governments or high-profile think tanks, will speak in the conference, reflecting on the history and future of universal health care.  Leading officials from Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Administration will attend the conference as well. To register, go to https://nhi2018.github.io. May 24-25, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The LaSells Stewart Center, Construction & Engineering Hall.

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 24, noon – 1 p.m. in SEC 112, Involvement Lounge.

Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training: Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students? This workshop will teach participants to recognize the warning signs and how to help if someone they know is thinking about suicide. Suicide is preventable and depression is treatable – you can help save a life. May 24, noon-1:30 p.m., MU Journey Room. Feel free to bring your lunch.

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.

Improv Into a Job!: A Las Vegas improv team will use its on-stage performance skills to show you how to present yourself with confidence to employers and get the job you deserve.  This fun, interactive workshop will be held on Thursday, May 24, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. Space is limited and registration is required https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/events/154552/share_preview

Film Studies Lecture: Haptic/Visual Identities — Christian Villavicencio, University of the Arts, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Villavicencio’s work explores perception in moving images with a focus on the interconnectedness of vision and the body. In this talk, he’ll demonstrate the process of filming with DIY haptic hand cameras and discuss the relationship between embodiment and the politics of technology. Thursday, May 24, 4 p.m., Owen 103.

A Tale of Two Cultures: Colonialism in Latinx & Pilipinx Histories: Two different cultures. Two different communities. But are they really so different after all? Learn about the stories and histories that bring these seemingly separate groups together, and decolonize our understanding of what it means to be Latinx and Pilipinx in America today. May 24, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Asian and Pacific Cultural Center.

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, Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives, 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 at 541-737-4717 or events@oregonstate.edu

Take Note 

NEW! Oregon Sea Grant (OSG) Graduate Fellowship Applications: OSG is now accepting applications for three fellowship opportunities for current graduate students and recent graduates: OSG Natural Resource Policy Fellowship (Applications due June 25); OSG Robert E. Malouf Marine Studies Scholarship (Applications due July 16); and OSG Legislative Fellowship (Applications due Aug. 20). OSG will host an informational webinar about these opportunities: June 15, 10 – 10:30 a.m. PST. Register here.

NEW! Keck Foundation – call for concept papers: This is a call for concept papers for research projects in either science & engineering or medical research. Proposed projects should have the potential to meet the funding interests of the W.M. Keck Foundation. Interested faculty should email their concept paper to Elizabeth Ocampo, Foundation Relations coordinator at the OSU Foundation by May 29. Elizabeth.Ocampo@osufoundation.org.

NEW! Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences: The program provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The current grant level is $300,000; $75,000 per year for a four-year period. For the 2019 award, one nomination will be invited from each of the participating institutions. The internal deadline for submitting a letter of recommendation for a nominee is June 1.  Click this LINK for additional information.

Library satisfaction survey: Take a brief survey (5-10 minutes) and you will be entered for a chance to win one of two $100 gift certificates to the Beaver Store. Go to this link to take the survey:  https://www.libqual.org/survey/RWSLDA42TQM86X8HRA Questions? Contact Brooke Robertshaw at brooke.robertshaw@oregonstate.edu

Women’s Center Awards: Last call for nominations for the Women’s Center’s annual awards: Women of Achievement; Student Leadership and AYA Award. Submit nominations by 11:59pm this Wednesday, May 23. Use the following link to learn more about each award and the nomination process: Women’s Center Awards. 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.

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.

Call for submissions: The final festival of OSU150 takes place Oct. 1-17.  We invite your unit, department or group to host an activity and be a part of celebrating our mission of education for the people.  Contact Shelly.signs@oregonstate.edu with your interest.

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.

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  

Traffic and Maintenance

Hinsdale Wave Lab: As part of the Path of Travel project, the two main driveways into the Hinsdale Wave Research Lab will be closed through June 5 to upgrade the sidewalks crossing driveways.  One driveway will be done at a time to keep the other driveway open.  The sidewalk between the two driveways will also be replaced (View Map).

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.

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 (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Research Associate position. Posting #P02089UF. Full consideration date is May 24. Closes June 30.

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

The Vice President for Research office invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, academic wage salaried position. This position is anticipated to last five month. Posting # P00438AW.  Closes May 31.

Assistant to Department Head/Administrative Manager: The Department of Food Science and Technology invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, salaried Assistant to Department Head/Administrative Manager position.  This is a Professional Faculty position. Posting #P02165UF.  Dull consideration May 31. Closes June 4. 

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. 

NEW! The Business and Engineering Business Center Office located in Austin Hall is recruiting one part-time Student Accounting Assistant. This position will provide data entry support for accounts payable such as invoices, reimbursements, journal vouchers, and procurement requests; scan documents into document archival system; delivery and/or pickup of documents as needed in various offices or units on campus; special projects as identified. Posting # P03825SE. Closes June 1.

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

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

NEW! The Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning is seeking one full-time (1.0 FTE) Research Analyst 2 position. Posting# P01548CT . Posting closes June 13.

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.

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.


OSU150 fun fact: First played in 1894, the Civil War football game between Oregon State and the University of Oregon is the one of the oldest rivalries in intercollegiate athletics.

Corvallis: Slight chance of sprinkles, high of 74, low of 52. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms Thursday.

Central Oregon: Chance of thunderstorms, high of 75, low of 52. Chance of showers Thursday.

Newport: Slight chance of sprinkles, high of 59, low of 51. Slight chance of showers Thursday.

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