Research Aide

The Ohio State University

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Research Aide
Working Title Aquatic Visitors Center Coord
Department Center/Lake Erie Area Research
Department Location  
Requisition Number 443483
Summary of Duties

Under the direction of the Stone Lab Assistant Manager and Education and Outreach Manager, assumes responsibility of all operations as it relates to the Aquatic Visitors Center (AVC); oversees and monitors daily operation of facility; assumes responsibility for care and welfare and record keeping of education animals including fish, amphibians, and reptiles; leads public tours and educates small groups on current Lake Erie issues; trains seasonal employees on AVC daily duties; provides oversight for volunteers; oversees associated housing facility located at AVC; performs simple maintenance of facility and grounds; maintains daily activity reports and produces a seasonal activity report; works occasionally on research vessels; builds a special event calendar early spring and late fall; performs cash handling duties including sales and inventory of merchandise; performs other duties as needed; position is a temporary appointment that will last from mid-April to late October, 2019 (flexible beginning and end dates); position located at Put-In-Bay, Ohio.

Additional Information for Applicants:

This position is located in Put-in-Bay, Ohio.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Two (2) years college course work or demonstrated ability in the conduct of routine field work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in biological science-related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge of Lake Erie fish and ecosystems desired; ability to lift 30 lbs.

Target Salary $9.50 - $11.00 Hourly
Job Category Research
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Temporary
Posting Start Date 10/13/2018
Posting End Date 03/03/2019
Dept Contact Name Ford,Bryan Scott
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-3582
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