Animal Husbandry Assistant - Student

job - part time, paid

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Closed
Posted 33 Days ago
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
job - part time, paid
Posted 33 Days ago
Closed

Description

Animal Husbandry Assistant - Student University of Kentucky, United States Updated: 7 minutes ago Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY Job Type: PartTime Deadline: Posting Details Posting Details Job Title Animal Husbandry Assistant - Student Requisition Number DU03319 Department Name 7H016:SPINAL CORD & BRAIN INJURY RES Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range $8.95/hour Type of Position Student Position Time Status Part-Time Required Education High School Diploma Required Related Experience N/A Required License/Registration/Certification N/A Physical Requirements Ability to lift 50 lb , Ability to stand for extended periods of time Shift Monday-Friday, every other weekend is required Job Summary The Ambystoma Genetic Stock Center supplies live materials to researchers and educators around the world. The Center is seeking motivated undergraduate students to help care for an endangered species of salamander through husbandry work. The job would entail cleaning and feeding of salamanders as well as general lab maintenance duties. Shifts are set based on class schedule. There are no evening hours permitted. All shifts will be in the morning or early afternoon. Working every other weekend is required. Hours vary based on availability but range anywhere from 7-10 hours per week. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Ability to work mornings is preferred Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Prior Animal Care Experience preferred Deadline to Apply 12/31/2019 University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Skills

animal husbandry, animal care, endangered species, animal handling, research, microsoft word, event planning, education, genetic analysis, maya, cleaning, animal work, animal training, birds, animal welfare

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