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Michigan State University Labor Aide/Off-Campus in In State, Michigan

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Labor Aide/Off-Campus

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Work type: Support Staff

Pay Grade:00

Major Administrative Unit / College:Msu Agbioresearch

Department:Anr Research And Extension Centers Mabr 10057513

Sub Area:1585- Service Maint.

Salary:Pay Commensurate with Experience

Location: In State

Categories: Temporary

Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or on-call position. Provides food service, custodial, general labor or maintenance support for departments located off-campus (outside of the Greater Lansing area) Term: Temps can work two (2) nine (9) month terms with a week break in service in between and at the end of the second term terminate for three (3) months or switch to an on-call. On-Call allowed to work 1039 hours in any twelve (12) month period.

Unit Position Summary

The MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center is seeking seasonal Agriculture Research Support Staff to assist with sustainable agriculture research and outreach projects at our facility in Chatham, MI and at partner locations across the UP. Support Staff will assist with applied field crop, forage, organic vegetable and hemp research projects, while spending their days on an idyllic farm in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Common tasks include seed handling and testing, planting, irrigation, fertilization, pest management, harvest, data collection, data entry and direct interaction with farmers and the general public. These seasonal positions will prepare individuals for careers in commercial agriculture, applied field research, agriculture and natural resources education, and


Desired Qualifications

There is no degree requirement for this position. However, experience in Crops and Soil Sciences, Biosystems Engineering, Community Sustainability, Agribusiness Management, Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education, or Horticulture is preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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Advertised: Feb 12, 2024 Eastern Standard Time