Assistant to the Station Manager
Working Title: Assistant to the Station Manager
Position Type: Hourly Wage
Department: Mountain Lake Biological Station
Location: Mountain Lake
Posting Date: 02-01-2017
The Mountain Lake Biological Station, which is located in Pembroke, Virginia, just a half hour drive from Blacksburg, Virginia, is accepting applications for a full-time, seasonal Assistant to the Station Manager beginning May 2017 through August 2017. The Assistant to the Station Manager provides administrative, financial, and general operational support for the Station Manager, faculty, researchers, students, staff, and residents. The incumbent also serves as a main point of contact for the MLBS Office Manager located offsite.
Duties include providing clerical support; assisting visitors and station residents; making copies; taking inventory; receiving payments; making deposits; assisting with recycling, cleaning, and waste removal duties; moving station equipment and furniture; maintaining trails; assisting researchers and students as needed; and helping maintain the shop, stockroom, library, computer lab, laboratories, and other shared-use spaces.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of general office protocols is required. General administrative skills such as answering telephones, greeting visitors, and copying are required.
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