Laboratory Helper - Center for Food Safety

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Posting NumberG/R10216PWorking TitleLaboratory Helper - Center for Food SafetyDepartmentCAES Food Safety CenterAbout 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 Information

Up to 19 hours per week

Advertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date10/26/2020Posting Date10/20/2020Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyGriffin 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Duties/Responsibilities

Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.

Duties/Responsibilities

This position will provide laboratory support to researchers. It will be responsible for assisting other researchers to conduct experiments and prepare reagents and media. It is also expected that this position will perform routine microbiological procedures. This position will also help in the general housekeeping of laboratory supplies and instruments.

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Classification TitleTemporary Technical ParaprofessionalFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE0.475Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Temporary 19 hour per week lab helper position.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in PositionKnowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

Standing or sitting in laboratory setting for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

Is this a Position of Trust?NoDoes 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, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 10/21/2020
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