Exhibits Bug Care and Maintenance - 11583BR

Exhibits Bug Care and Maintenance

Biodiversity Institute
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Job Description

Come in 3 or more days a week. Care for our live insect room, feeding and cleaning. Keep daily logs. Work with exhibit staff doing maintenance, small projects, cleaning, helping out on projects, lifting and moving exhibit items.

Required Qualifications

Experience working and handling live insects as evidenced by application materials or experience.
Must be reliable, dependable, and able to follow directions as evidenced by experience.
Ability to work during breaks according to schedule.
Must be able to keep a clean working environment as evidenced by experience.
Student must be able to lift at least 50 pounds with reasonable accommodation.
Must have a general knowledge of hand tools as evidenced by experience and application materials.
Have to be willing to get dirty, work in confined spaces as evidenced by application material.

Include the following:
Cover Letter
Resume, that includes your schedule

**During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

Wood working skills. Building and assembly experience. Worked with or cared for animals or other pets. Have at least 1 year left at KU.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of the online application, resume, and a cover letter outlining how qualifications are met.

Application review begins April 13th, 2018 and continues until positions are filled.

Contact Information to Applicants

Greg Ornay

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