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  • Research Farm Assistant - Field Crops (Job #S32)

    Tuskegee University

    Research Farm Assistant - Field Crops (Job #S32)

    Posting Date: July 25, 2021                                       Repositing                                                  Posting End Date: September 25, 2021

    Position: Research Farm Assistant- Field Crops (2 Positions)                                                  Location: CAENS

    Status: Full Time (non-exempt)

    Special Qualifications
    In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Research Farm Assistant will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence. 

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Assist researchers and scientists with field crops research (ie: field preparation, planting, cultivating, application of pesticides and fertilizer, harvesting, grading, weighting and recording data)
    Assist in the general care and maintenance of the research farm
    Assist researchers with greenhouse experiments, plant care, and general management of the greenhouse and head house
    Provide on farm and field assistance to limited farmers in the counties
    Participate in CAENS and other Departmental activities
    Perform minor repairs of farm equipment and implements
    Perform other related duties as assigned


    High School Diploma or equivalent

    Additional Desirable Qualifications

    Work experience as related to plants and the care of plants
    Ability to work effectively as a team member with peers, researchers, scientists and students

     Commensurate with education, training and experience 

    **The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

    Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

    Office of Human Resources
    Attn: Employment/Recruitment
    1200 West Montgomery Road
    101 Kresge Center
    Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
    Email Address:    Fax: 334-724-4319
    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of
    employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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