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Federal Work Study - Soil & Water Lab

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens, GA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Sector
Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
Organization Type
Corporate
Posting Number:
G/R22128P
Working Title:
Federal Work Study - Soil & Water Lab
Department:
Warnell-Sch Forestry & Nat Res
About the University of Georgia:
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to 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 employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Employment Type:
Employee
Anticipated Start Date:
08/16/2023
Posting Date:
06/15/2023
Open Until Filled:
Yes
Location of Vacancy:
Athens 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:
Processing soils, plant tissues, or waters for chemical analyses
Percentage of time:
40
Duties/Responsibilities:
Laboratory hygiene
Percentage of time:
30
Duties/Responsibilities:
Maintaining accurate records of all samples processed as well as data entry and management
Percentage of time:
10
Duties/Responsibilities:
Sample cataloging and archiving
Percentage of time:
10
Duties/Responsibilities:
Other duties as needed, including occasional field work
Percentage of time:
10
Classification Title:
Work Study Student
FLSA:
Non-Exempt
FTE:
0.5
Position Summary:
A part-time student technician (federal work-study) to work in the soil and water lab within the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources beginning Fall 2023. Responsibilities consist primarily of laboratory and data entry components, with possibilities for occasional field work.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :
Basic laboratory hygiene
- Basic laboratory techniques (filtering, pipetting, standard curves)
- Familiar with Excel spreadsheets and/or R for data entry
- Quantitatively capable of manipulating data for unit conversions
- Interested in environmental and natural resource-related issues (beneficial, not required)
Physical Demands:
Work standing for 5-8 hour day
- Capable of carrying 30 lb loads up to ½ mile
- For field experience, willing to work under adverse (hot, humid, sunny, wet, muddy, buggy) outdoor conditions
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?:
No
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
Contact Details:
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name:
Shea Hoffman
Recruitment Contact Email:
sah02895@uga.edu

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