Lab/Research Student Assistant 2 - Oliver

University of Georgia

United States

July 12, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number G/R13160P

Working Title Lab/Research Student Assistant 2 - Oliver 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.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information

M-F, 20 hours weekly

Advertised Salary $10/hr Anticipated Start Date 08/15/2021 Posting Date 06/10/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants 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 (hrweb@uga.edu).

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

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 30 Duties/Responsibilities

Assist with basic lab protocols- Phytophthora isolation, Xyllella isolation, DNA extraction, etc.

Percentage of time 20 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

Position Details Classification Title Student Assistant

FLSA Non-Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE .50 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

Position will provide greenhouse assistance to include potting, fertilizing, inoculating and watering plants. It will assist in keeping greenhouse space neat, orderly and weed free. It will provide assistance with basic field research as requested to include collecting plant samples, inoculating plant samples, setting up field studies including labeling and placing flags, stakes and markers. It will assist with basic lab protocols 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 diploma preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies 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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