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
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
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Tifton Area
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
Greenhouse – care for plants in greenhouse. Plant, weed, fertilize, water
Percentage of time 30
Assist with field research- collect plant samples, label, flag, stake
Percentage of time 30
Assist with basic lab protocols- Phytophthora isolation, Xyllella isolation,
DNA extraction, etc.
Percentage of time 20
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
UGA Job Code
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
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
High school diploma preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Standing, lifting, enduring outside elements for extended periods of time.
Is this a Position of Trust? No
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?
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)
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you possess a valid driver's license?
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