Research Aide

Position Information

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Research Aide
Working Title Aquatic Visitors Center Coord
Department Center/Lake Erie Area Research
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 432959
Summary of Duties

Under the direction of the Stone Lab Manager and Education and Outreach Manager, assumes responsibility of all operations as it relates to Aquatic Visitors Center (AVC); oversees and monitors daily operation of facility; assumes responsibility for care and welfare and record keeping of education animals including fish, amphibians, and reptiles; leads public tours and educates small groups on current Lake Erie issues; trains seasonal employees on AVC daily duties; provides oversight for volunteers; oversees associated housing facility located at AVC; performs simple maintenance of facility and grounds; maintains daily activity reports and produces a seasonal activity report; works occasionally on research vessels; builds a special event calendar early spring and late fall; performs cash handling duties including sales and inventory of merchandise; performs other duties as needed; position is a temporary appointment that will last from mid-April to late October, 2018 (flexible beginning and end dates).

This position 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; knowledge of Lake Erie fish and ecosystems.

Target Salary $10.00 - $11.00 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 03/04/2018
Dept Contact Name Ford,Bryan Scott
Dept Contact Phone 614/247-6266
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Have you completed two (2) years college course work or demonstrated ability in the conduct of routine field work?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other