TAMUG_Student Technician_SLF - #242949

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Date: 05/05/2021 02:00 AM

City: Crystal Beach, Texas

Salary: $9 / hour

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Title

TAMUG_Student Technician_SLF


Texas A&M University at Galveston


10230504 Idc Research Management (Katherine St. Clair)

Proposed Minimum Salary

$9.00 hourly

Job Location

Galveston, Texas

Job Type

Student Worker

Job Description

The Student Technician will be responsible for the general husbandry and maintenance of research projects and live cultures housed in the Sea Life Facility. Typical work includes preparing feeds, animal observations, water quality testing and equipment calibration, data collection and entry, inventory, and maintenance of life support system equipment. Additionally, the student will conduct educational outreach tours, create content for various digital platforms, attend training and staff meetings, and other duties as assigned

Roles and Responsibilities

55% - General husbandry of research animals and live feed cultures

15% - Water quality testing of all research systems

15% - Maintenance of life support systems

10% - General facility maintenance

5% - Educational outreach activities

General Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled as a student on the TAMUG campus
  • General knowledge of marine organisms within the Gulf of Mexico
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office and Google applications
  • Able to work in a small team environment and laboratory setting following all rules and regulations
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 - This may be waived, but only with approval from Katie St. Clair after an interview

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making in regards to animal husbandry and experimental procedures
  • Maintain and manage a variety of equipment and resources in a research setting
  • Develop the ability to organize, prioritize, and delegate tasks in a collaborative work environment

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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