Research Aide

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
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Number of Positions Available 7
University Title Research Aide
Working Title Field Station Assistant
Department Center/Lake Erie Area Research
Department Location
Requisition Number 432955
Summary of Duties

Works under the direct supervision of Assistant Manager of Stone Laboratory, to assist in preparation of summer program at Stone Laboratory; assists in operation of Stone Laboratory Field trip Program and operation of Aquatic Visitor Center; assists in preparation and maintenance of facilities for utilization by visitors, faculty, researchers, and students; provides assistance to administrative and laboratory managers as needed; conducts inventory of supplies and equipment; maintains and repairs scientific equipment and occasionally assist with field research; leads scientific classroom activities for grade 5-12 school groups; leads tours, science cruises, laboratory sessions, and activities for visiting groups; provides information about field trip program; assists in construction and storage of educational displays; conducts orientation sessions for visiting groups; assists in seasonal set-up and close-down procedures for the laboratory; performs special assignments as needed; position is a temporary appointment that will last from mid-April to late October, 2018 (flexible beginning and end dates).

This position located is located in Put-In-Bay, Ohio.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Two (2) years college course work or demonstrated ability in the conduct of routine field work.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in biological science-related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Target Salary $9.50 - $10.50 Hourly
Job Category Research
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Temporary
Posting Start Date 10/14/2017
Posting End Date 03/01/2018
Dept Contact Name Ford,Bryan Scott
Dept Contact Phone 614/247-6266
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    • Completed 135 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed 180 college credit hours, but did not graduate
    • Completed an Associate's degree
    • Completed a Bachelor's degree
    • Completed a Master's degree or higher

Required Documents

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Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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