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Research Aide

Apply now Department: 3670035230 Northwest Research - Ext Cntr
Job no: 502512
Work type: Temporary Part-time
Location: Other
Categories: Agriculture, Agronomy, Crop Production

General Description of Position:

Agronomy Research Aide - assists with data collection in both laboratory and field setting.

Information about the Department:

Northwest Area Extension Office

Colby, KS

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

The Successful Candidate will:

  • Assist in establishing crop research trials and performing various tasks associated with field research.
  • Collect crop performance data by doing sample counts of plant density, bloom dates, heads, ears in the field.
  • Process crop samples by weighing, counting heads or kernals, and counting seeds. Perform data entry into manual notebooks or computerized systems..
  •  Perform routine custodial duties to maintain cleanliness and order in the workplace.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must have a valid drivers license upon employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to use basic tools associated with applied agronomy research program
  • Ability to understand and carry out specific written and oral instructions
  • Ability to operate and maintain agricultural machinery

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$9.69-$15.98 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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