Student Assistant - Czarnota at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

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Student Assistant - Czarnota



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 ( 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 1,800 full-time instructional 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.

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Additional Schedule Information:

Monday-Friday; work hours will vary around the student's class schedule.

Advertised Salary:

$12.75 - $18.00

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Location of Vacancy:

Griffin 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 (

UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.

The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit or call (706) 542-2222.


Nursery/Greenhouse: work including but is not limited to potting, pruning, weeding, grafting, seeding, data entry, maintaining research plots, watering, fertilizer and pesticide applications running and maintaining nursery equipment located at the campus and local research farms.

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Laboratory work: including but is not limited to washing dishes, preparing research samples, processing samples, data entry, running and maintaining lab equipment.

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Teaching & Extension: help with activities associated with preparation of teaching a weed science lab and assist with editing extension publications.

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Classification Title:

Student Assistant





Position Summary:

This position will assist faculty and staff with greenhouse, research and field plots. As well as help with extension and teaching activities. This position will work both indoors and outdoors with minimum supervision. There will also be some work in a greenhouse environment. Duties may also include intermittent out-of-town travel to research plots. Computer experience with word processing, spread sheet, and graphics software is a plus.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

High School diploma/GED; Training will be provided on all processes and equipment when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and general mechanical aptitude.

Physical Demands:

Lift 50 pounds and work in inclement weather, as needed (i.e., rain, snow, heat, cold, etc.)

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Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Mark Czarnota

Recruitment Contact Email:

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