Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Posting NumberG/R05221PWorking TitleUndergraduate Research AssistantDepartmentWarnell For & Nat ResourcesAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date09/01/2019Posting Date08/14/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Apply online and send email with resume attached to [email protected]

Location of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification TitleStudent AssistantFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.5Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

The successful candidate will work with Dr. Joe Conrad to analyze log truck route data for a research project. The analysis will involve the use of ArcGIS and Excel. The candidate will need to provide his or her own laptop capable of operating ArcGIS or conduct the analysis in an appropriate computer lab on campus.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

High school diploma

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Completion of at least one college course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Experience with ArcGIS

Physical Demands

Sitting at a desk for an extended period of time.

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?NoPosting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 8/15/2019
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