|Position Title||Student Outreach Assistant|
|Job Title||Student Outreach Assistant (Museum Assistant)|
|Appointment Type||Student Employee|
|Position Appointment Percent||50|
|Min Hourly Rate||9.50 (Non-Urban); 9.75 (Metro & Standard)|
|Mid Hourly Rate||N/A|
|Max Hourly Rate||15.75 (Non-Urban); 16.00 (Metro & Standard)|
|Position Summary||This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Clerical position for the Hatfield Marine Science Center at Oregon State University (OSU). This position is located in Newport, Oregon.
Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center serves the people of Oregon, the nation and the worldwide through research, education and extension that promotes the wise use of the ocean and its resources. Oregon Sea Grant administrates the outreach and education programs and manages the Visitor Center located at HMSC. The Visitor Center encourages adults and children to enjoy marine science through a variety of exhibits and displays. These interactive exhibits and aquaria showcase marine research through recognition of patterns that shape our complex world. Research conducted by HMSC scientists reflects the search for knowledge used to understand, manage, and sustain marine resources. The Visitor Center is the outreach opportunity to showcase this research with over 150,000 visitors annually.
|Position Duties||-Staff the greeter and interpretive positions with the assistance of the volunteer corp at all times.
-Interpret the exhibits and aquaria, assist visitors at the touch tanks, answer questions, ensure that exhibits are operating correctly.
-Provide customer service to public and assist individuals with inquiries.
-Lead presentation/tours for the public
-Assist staff and volunteers during live animal feedings
-Assist with daily operations, turning on and off exhibits, opening and closing procedures, exhibit cleaning, stocking reference materials and brochures.
|Minimum Qualifications||Employment Eligibility Requirements (http://fa.oregonstate.edu/stu-manual/500-employment-eligibility-requirements)|
|Additional Required Qualifications||A sufficient knowledge of spoken and written English to obtain, provide, or exchange information.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 2 years.
|Preferred (Special) Qualifications||Commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Prior experience working or volunteering directly with the public|
|Working Conditions / Work Schedule||May include weekend and holiday work. Includes working in cold salt water and hands on contact with marine animals. Requires working with volunteers and the public of all ages in a very busy environment.|
Posting Detail Information
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Anticipated Appointment Begin Date||05/01/2017|
|Anticipated Appointment End Date|
|Full Consideration Date|
|Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search||Competitive / Student – open to ALL qualified/eligible students|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A Resume/Vita
For additional information, please contact Renee Fowler at (541) 867-0226, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Note: All job offers are contingent upon Human Resources final approval.
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Documents Needed to Apply
To Apply click here: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/41643