Student Assistant (2)-FMO, Tifton

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Student Assistant (2)-FMO, Tifton


CAES Tifton Campus Business Office

About 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 ( 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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/Department:

In 2018, The UGA Tifton Campus began a yearlong Centennial celebration with various events to commemorate its 100th anniversary of providing updated research to the community.

Research is done on a wide range of commodities, including cotton, peanuts, vegetables and turf grass, all of which make agriculture the No. 1 industry in Georgia.

In 2004, a teaching program was initiated and it has been growing ever since. College-level instruction on campus is aimed at undergraduate and graduate-degree level study.

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Up to 20 hours per week with schedule to be determined by the supervisor and their current school schedule

Advertised Salary:

$8.50 per hour

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is located in Tifton, GA, which is approximately 200 miles southwest of Athens, Georgia, 200 miles south of Atlanta, GA and approximately 70 miles north of the Florida line.

Location of Vacancy:

Tifton 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]).


Working with tradesmen assisting with tasks such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, welding, HVAC and other such duties required to keep campus facilities maintained and working.

Above all other tasks, individual will be responsible for running the daily mail route.

Other duties as assigned.

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Classification Title:

Student Assistant





Position Summary:

This job will be working with Physical Plant tradesmen to perform many different tasks such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, welding, HVAC, etc. This person will also be responsible for running the daily mail route around campus and taking it to the post office to be mailed out.

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

High School Diploma with some college is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

-Good communication skills

-Ability to follow both oral and written instructions

-Ability to work without constant supervision

Physical Demands:

-Lift up to 50 lbs. consistently

-Run mail route in varying weather conditions by driving

-Bend, stoop, climb, etc.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):





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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 7/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time