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Northwest Missouri State University


Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

General Laboratory Assistant - Plant and Soil Science

Department

Agriculture Department

Job Description

To provide preparation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and facilities.

Communication:

  • Ability to follow oral instructions

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Machine operation and maintenance
  • Use data to solve pesticide use problems in crops

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Have ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks

Competence in a Discipline:

  • Planting maintenance and data collection in research plots
  • Plant propagation
  • Mix and apply insecticide and herbicide properly and safely
  • Gather, operate and maintain water sampling equipment
  • Monitor insect and weed population for IPM program
  • Establish nutrient management program

Personal/Social Development:

  • Pay attention to detail

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work positively with others

Multicultural:

  • Have ability to work with diverse on campus populations

Qualifications

Upper division Horticulture or Agronomy major preferred; Equipment operation experience desirable.

Wage Rate

$7.45

Hours Available

10 Hours

Start Date

August 20, 2013

Application Deadline

August 9, 2013; Please complete the attached application.

Supervisor

Dr. Zweifel

Address

Valk 121

Phone

660-562-1155

Email

Aclark@nwmissouri.edu

Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.