Lab/Field Student Assistant 2 - Bag

Job description

Posting Number:

G/R11978P

Working Title:

Lab/Field Student Assistant 2 - Bag

Department:

CAES Plant Pathology

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 (https://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 7,700 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.

Employment Type:

Employee

Additional Schedule Information:

20 hours per week, work to be completed in the range of Monday – Friday, 8 AM-5 PM.

Advertised Salary:

$9 per hour

Anticipated Start Date:

05/03/2021

Posting Date:

04/13/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

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]).

Duties/Responsibilities:

Greenhouse – care for plants in greenhouse. Plant, weed, fertilize, water

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with field research- collect plant samples, label, flag, stake

Percentage of time:

20

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with basic lab protocols- Nucleic acid extraction, and other virus related research

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with basic lab maintenance and chores – wash glassware, autoclave supplies, prepare basic solutions and media, take away trash, etc.

Percentage of time:

20

Classification Title:

Student Assistant

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

0.5

Position Summary:

Individual will provide greenhouse assistance to include potting, fertilizing, inoculating and watering plants. Individual will assist in keeping greenhouse space neat, orderly and weed free. Individual will provide assistance with basic field and laboratory research as requested to include collecting plant samples, inoculating plant samples, setting up field studies including labeling and placing flags, stakes and markers. Individual will assist with basic lab protocols including molecular virology as requested and will be responsible for basic lab maintenance and chores including washing glassware, preparing simple solutions, preparing media, autoclaving supplies and waste, taking trash to dumpster, etc.to keep laboratory space neat, orderly and clean.

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

High school students with interest in plant biology; Undergraduate students with majors in plant biology, agriculture, crop and soil science; prior lab experience is preferred.

Physical Demands:

Standing, lifting, enduring outside elements for extended periods of time. Driving.

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a requirement of this position?:

Yes

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

No

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

No

 

 

 

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Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 6/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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