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


Agency

Texas A&M University at Galveston


Department

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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