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Field & Laboratory Aide  « Position Deleted on 2/05/2014 »

Institution: Virginia Tech
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Category:
  • Admin - Laboratory and Research
Posted: 03/04/2012
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
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Posting Number: 0121596
Percent Employment: Part-time
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: Hampton Roads AREC

About Virginia Tech:
Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution and ranked eighth nationally amoung public universities in The Princeton Review's "Best Value Colleges" for 2011, is committed to the mission of teaching, research and community outreach. Serving a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff in the U.S. and around the world, Virginia Tech's core foundation is reflected in its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). Virginia Tech is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff.

Position Summary:
This position assists faculty with maintenance of agricultural research plots for use in laboratory and field experiments. Assists with spraying and data collection. This is an off-campus position at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center ( AREC), located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Required Qualifications:
Knowledge of farm practices and equipment; Basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of agricultural crops; Experience in an agricultural research setting; Experience with data collection.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Other (Describe Below)

Describe Other:
Must provide own transportation on regular basis

Must have valid driver's license

Employment Comments:
Pooled Position. This position is located off campus at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center ( AREC) located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Position may be required to drive state vehicle.

How to Apply for this Job:
Field & Laboratory Aid, Posting #0121596. For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, Posting #0121596.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

Employee Category:
Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year

Appointment Type:
Temp, non-salaried wage

FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime

Academic Year or Calendar Year:
Calendar Year

If part time, enter Percent Time:
80

Pay Band: 1

Work Location:
Other - Virginia

Location, if not Blacksburg:
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Work Schedule:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Review Begin Date:
03/16/2012

Restricted to university employees only?
No

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.

Applicant Documents:

Optional:

  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.