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Student Assistant - ENV Research Assistant

Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX
Closing date
Sep 27, 2023

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please notify Christen Myles ( once you have submitted your application. Please include which ENV faculty member you will be working for.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Student Assistant - ENV Research Assistant

General Description

This is a student position responsible for performing field data and sample collection, sample preparation, and lab analyses. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Job Duties

1. May assists in the capture and collection of field data.

2. May cooperates in the handling and processing of data, as necessary.

3. May assists in the development and completion of surveys, reports, analysis, etc.

4. May perform work in varying environmental conditions including summer heat, wind, rain, and humidity.

5. May assists with special projects as assigned.

6. May process samples and perform lab work

7. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

1. Knowledge of data collection principles and practices.

2. Ability to communicate professionally and courteously with university faculty and staff, students, and the general public.

3. Ability to understand and follow instructions.

4. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.

5. Ability to conform to laboratory safety protocols

Required Qualifications

The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University.

No direct experience is required. Training and instruction will be provided.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Ability to perform work in varying environmental conditions including SUMMER HEAT , humidity, wind, and rain.

Must be able to tolerate the elements of the outdoors with the presence of bugs, insects, poison ivy, brush/briars, etc.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

A student must be enrolled in six or more semester hours to be eligible for student employment during the fall or spring semesters. To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester.

Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SA2021-240

Number of Vacancies Many

Posting Open Date 09/24/2021

Review Start Date

Posting Close Date

Work Schedule

Min Pay Rate $8.00/hour

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please notify Christen Myles ( once you have submitted your application. Please include which ENV faculty member you will be working for.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

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Department Information

Department Environmental Science

Contact Name Christen Myles

Contact Phone (936) 468-3301

Contact Email

Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview. If you have technical questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

+ * Which of the following best represents your current student classification?

+ Entering freshman

+ Freshman

+ Sophomore

+ Junior

+ Senior

+ Graduate Student

+ * Are you enrolled as a student in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture?

+ No

+ Yes

+ * Are you available to work during the Summer?

+ Yes

+ No

+ * I understand that this position requires me to work outdoors during hot, cold, rainy, and other inclement weather conditions.

+ Yes

+ No

+ * Have you talked with a professor about this position?

+ Yes

+ No

+ * Who is the professor you will be working on research with?

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

Optional Documents

+ Resume

+ Cover Letter

+ Transcript(s)

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