Part-time Temporary Ecological Protection Lab Assistant

Location
Dahlonega, GA
Posted
Jun 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Part-time Temporary Ecological Protection Lab Assistant


Position Number: 10060422

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 06/21/2018

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Part-time Temporary Ecological Protection Lab Assistant. The Ecological Protection Lab is a program of the Environmental Leadership Center, which supports service, research, and teaching activities that promote leadership and stewardship in preserving and enhancing the environment.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Ecological Protection Lab Assistant will:
  • Assist with Ecosystem Restoration Assessment
  • Assist with Environmental Sampling
  • Assist with Site Analysis and Determination
  • Assist with communication of Restoration Efforts
  • Promote other ELC projects and activities


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have proficiency in public speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of basic biology lab equipment and instruments
  • Competency in basic gardening equipment
  • Ability to work outdoors in rugged terrain, varying temperatures, and around common allergens


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED required. Working toward a bachelor's degree preferred
  • Prior experience as a laboratory assistant is a plus but not required
  • Biology majors with an interest in entomology and environmental studies preferred


Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references. This position will require a background check.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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