Job Announcement: Assistant to the Station Manager, Summer-Only Position at MLBS

Wed, 2013-02-20 (All day)


The Mountain Lake Biological Station (University of Virginia) is located in Pembroke, Virginia, just a half hour drive from Blacksburg. Applications are currently being accepted for a full-time seasonal Assistant to the Station Manager, to work May - August 2013. This position provides administrative, financial, and general operational support. Duties include providing clerical support, answering telephones, greeting visitors, copying, faxing, sorting mail, station deliveries, and assisting the Station Manager with billing, purchasing of supplies, and receiving. This position also assists with maintaining the shop and stockroom, ensuring shop safety issues are reviewed and communicated. Ensure records on equipment use are maintained and accurate. Will assist researchers and students with building experimental apparatuses, providing repair, coordination, and movement of station equipment and furnishings. Waste removal, recycling duties, cleaning duties, and trail maintenance are also needed. A high school diploma is required. Knowledge of office reception and office procedures is required. Knowledge of bookkeeping is preferred. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access is helpful, as is a background in lab science. 

This is a wage position, up to 40 hours per week for a span of three and a half (3.5) months.  Open Until Filled. 

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