Program Technician - Crop Soil & Environmental Science
Stuttgart, AR 
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Job Description
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NoInstitution Name: Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click theApply link/button.

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Department:Crop Soil & Environmental Science * Rice Extension Agronomist


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Summary of Job Duties:Summary:
This is a grant-funded position with employment contingent upon satisfactory performance. The Program Technician - Rice Agronomy will work with Extension Specialists in Rice to execute the overall Extension and research program in cooperation with other Division of Agriculture personnel and industry cooperators. The successful candidate will assist in compiling, analyzing, and communicating research data. The person will be required to help plan, plant, maintain, spray, collect data, and harvest plots in rice and related rotational crops. Candidate will also assist with data entry, report writing, and analysis of data. Candidate will also be responsible for supervising seasonal workers.

Duties:
Plan, plant, maintain, spray, collect data, and harvest plots in rice and related rotational crops. Supervise test plot maintenance and chemical application, collection of samples, test evaluation, and data collection. Field sites will be located on research station and production fields throughout the state.

Skills:
Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Office applications, data management, and email. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work from multiple projects. Ability to exercise initiative, make sound judgements, and assume responsibility for various projects and activities. Ability to respond positively to direction from supervisors and work without direct supervision.Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Relevant work experience in small and large block field trials. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and other relevant computer programs. Proficiency in driving, maintaining, and operating agricultural equipment is highly preferred.


Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)


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Additional Information:

Special Instructions for the Applicant:

For consideration, applicants must upload a Resume, Cover letter, Transcript, and three (3) Letters of Recommendation. If you have technical issues uploading a document or if you would like to provide additional documentation after submitting your application, contact Human Resources at


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All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Motor Vehicle Reports Check

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment. The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a consistent, non-discriminatory manner consistent with the state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture commits itself to policies of affirmative action and diversity with respect to both employment opportunities and program participation. The Division complies with these policies not merely because of legal requirements, but because we believe that such practices are basic to human dignity. As such, the Division welcomes all applicants to apply without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Candidates must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:Driving, Hearing, Lifting, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting, Standing, Talking, WalkingFrequent Physical Activity:N/AOccasional Physical Activity:N/ABenefits Eligible:Yes
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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