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Student Assistant - Greenhouse

Apply now Job no: 501512
Department: Biology
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Custodial, Building Support, Grounds, Other

Job Title:

Student Assistant - Greenhouse


$11.30 - $12.30 / hr

Hours per week:


Duration of Appointment:

12 months, can be renewed

Job Summary:

The Biology department’s greenhouse needs student workers to assist with the care of plants and with the upkeep of the greenhouse and outdoor garden area.

Essential Duties:

Duties include but are not limited to: plant care: watering plants, pruning, dividing, propagating plants. Helping to maintain the organization and cleanliness of the greenhouse, grow rooms and storage areas: weeding grow rooms, sweeping floors, emptying bins and trash to proper locations.

Minimum Qualifications:


At times work will include working with others including faculty, undergrad and graduate students. The greenhouse conditions can vary in temperature and can be hot and humid at times. Includes outdoor work in the garden area and occasional work in the Pistell greenhouse in Pearson Hall..

Availability to work as needed on weekends, during the semester breaks and occasional holidays is required. Experience with plant care is preferred.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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