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Part-Time Program Assistant - 4-H Tidelands

Company: The University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Details Posting Number S06039P Working Title Part-Time Program Assistant - 4-H Tidelands Department CAES Tidelands About the University of GeorgiaThe University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan GDCP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Non-Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Part Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule InformationSchedule will vary with guest and school activities.Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience Posting Date 05/04/2021 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 05/30/2021 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Camp Jekyll EEO Policy StatementThe University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ().Classification Title Public Service Paraprofessional/Professional FLSA Job Family FTE 0.49 Minimum QualificationsRequires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.Preferred Qualifications Position SummaryThis is a 19 hour/week position at 4-H Tidelands, a Georgia 4-H program facility located on Jekyll Island, GA. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the upkeep of live exhibit collection including reptiles/marine aquaria and educating the general public in live coastal species exhibit gallery. Live exhibit upkeep includes; feeding and carrying out daily/weekly/monthly exhibit cleaning/maintenance schedules, and maintaining care records. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the planning and delivery of coastal ecology programs for youth and adults. Includes; leading school groups, spring break science, and summer programs/day camps, canoeing, and potentially leading kayak tours. Programs and exhibits focus on marine ecosystems and include topics such as marsh & beach ecology, herpetology, invertebrate studies, etc. Assist with general operations and maintenance of the facility. Includes; weekend work and occasional evenings.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical DemandsThis position includes strenuous activity and physical demands such as extended time in the sun while teaching outdoors and/or assisting with canoe/kayak activities, lifting, carrying, etc. Physically bending, lifting and carrying canoes/kayaks (55 to 75 pounds) to and from the water, and on and off the trailer. This position will perform canoe and/or kayak rescue maneuvers under various water conditions. There are also other physical demands as noted and in assisting with facility and/or exhibit maintenance related needs.Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? Yes Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Yes Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policyBe advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the website.Duties/Responsibilities Duties/ResponsibilitiesAssist with animal care & husbandry of live coastal species exhibits- includes care for reptiles, fresh water, and marine aquaria- duties include; feeding and regularly scheduled maintenance of life support systems.Percentage of time 55 Duties/ResponsibilitiesLeading environmental education programs for school groups, home schools, scouts, summer day programs, nature walks, canoeing, and potentially guided kayak tours, as well as working with the general public in live coastal species exhibit areas.Percentage of time 30 Duties/ResponsibilitiesAssist with projects to enhance 4-H Tidelands program facility and projects. May include: creating interpretive exhibit materials/signage, exhibit enhancement, facility/grounds maintenance, aquaria repair, kayak repair, etc.Percentage of time 15 Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Do you possess a valid driver's license? No Response No Yes Applicant Documents Required Documents Optional Documents Resume/CV Cover Letter

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