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Student Technical Assistant/Pooled 2017 CBARC

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For additional information please contact: Karl Rhinhart @ 541-310-8683 OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LBGTQ community members a, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Technical Assistant
Job Title Student Technical Assistant/Pooled 2017 CBARC
Appointment Type Student Employee
Job Location Pendleton
Position Appointment Percent 100%
Appointment Basis 12
Min Hourly Rate $9.75
Max Hourly Rate $16.00
Position Summary

This recruitment will be used to fill up to 10 summer agricultural research positions located in Pendleton, Oregon at the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center. These positions will perform routine to complex technical or specialized tasks in support of research and clinical work. Some positions may include laboratory research, greenhouse operations, field plotting, data collection and simple analysis.

Position Duties

100% duties to be determined by CBARC faculty may include field or bench top research, laboratory set-up and maintenance, greenhouse operations, field plotting, data collection and analysis and other related tasks. Field and plot weeding, planting & transplanting of plants in the field, greenhouses & screen houses. General farm work including but not limited to harvest activities and farm equipment awareness and safety trainings as needed.
Other duties are performed specific to location/unit.

Minimum Qualifications

Employment Eligibility Requirements (http://fa.oregonstate.edu/stu-manual/500-employment-eligibility-requirements)

Additional Required Qualifications

Ability to take directions and execute. Work with people from diverse backgrounds and ethnicity. Ability to perform farm labor/manual labor. Ability to work in hot weather and of various extremes.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

Ability to follow directions.
Punctual.
Interested in agriculture.
Enjoy working outdoors and in a laboratory research facility.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Work is performed in a typical outdoor eastern Oregon agricultural setting and laboratory research facility to be determined by the faculty at CBARC. May be exposed to hot summer temperatures, walking on uneven terrain, loud noises and agricultural machinery. May need to maneuver up to 50 lbs. and may be required to stoop, bend and kneel as necessary to complete research projects as assigned. Normal hours during the summer months are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P01951SE
Number of Vacancies 25
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 04/03/2017
Anticipated Appointment End Date 10/30/2020
Posting Date 03/23/2017
Full Consideration Date 03/23/2017
Closing Date 10/10/2017
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / Student - open to ALL qualified/eligible students
Special Instructions to Applicants

For additional information please contact: Karl Rhinhart @ 541-310-8683

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LBGTQ community members a, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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