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Research Aid 2 – College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural ResourcesRUniversity of Nevada, Reno – Main CampusThe University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.Draft applications are saved automatically and can be accessed through your candidate home account. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources helpline at or UNR Med professional job postings, if you have questions or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at .Job DescriptionThe University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Research Aid 2 for College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources. The Research Aid 2 assists academic faculty, researchers and advanced students with research activities by trapping small mammals, collecting samples, and assisting with husbandry of captive animals. This position will assist with vegetation surveys, observations, lab studies, maintain equipment and collect data. This position works in remote locations and is expected to carry out duties according to protocol and in compliance with IACUC regulations and policies.Required QualificationsGraduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience in general farm work which included caring for animals and crops and operating farm equipment andtools; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience described above; OR one year of experience performing routine support duties equivalent to a Research Aid I in Nevada State service. Two years of college level course work in agriculture, biological science or a related field may be substituted for one year of experience.Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.A valid Class “C” Nevada driver’s license or higher operator’s license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employmentScheduleThis position will work a variable work schedule; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.Compensation Grade25Classified BenefitsPERS retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with other benefits. For more information, please visit: Classified BenefitsClassified Staff Grant-In-Aid BenefitFor more information about the Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid Benefit, please visit: Classified Staff Grant-In-Aid BenefitClassified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramAdditionally, we offer a Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent).For more information, please visit: Classified Employee Family Opportunity ProgramExemptNoFull-Time Equivalent100.0%Required Attachment(s)Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at the following attachment(s) to your application Resume/CV – (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.Cover Letter – (optional)Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.Transcripts – (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.Veteran Interview Consideration – (optional) – To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran’s Administration, etc).This posting is open until filledQualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.Posting Close DateNote to ApplicantA background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.University of Nevada, RenoTo apply, visit in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.Copyright ©2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-c19b09f6b2d96b45a7246cf74a8f5354Tracking

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