Intermittent Worker

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Position type: Intermittent Worker
Department: 013200 - Delta Research and Extension Center
Location: Stoneville, MS
Categories: Support Staff, Intermittent Worker
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Provides support and assistance to the research program to facilitate research activities in a specific area of discipline.

Employees hired into Intermittent positions are limited to working no more than 720 hours per fiscal year.

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

This position is located at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS.

Area of Specialization:

Agricultural Aide

Anticipated Appointment Date:

September 2023. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Under supervision of the Project Leader and support research staff, the individual will routinely perform a variety of generalized and specialized duties related to experiments in the field, greenhouse and laboratory, using established methods and procedures. This may include 1. Collecting and processing research samples. 2. Establishing and maintaining plants in the field and solutions, and living organisms for applications, inoculation, or use in various experiments. 3. Operating, maintaining, and calibrating various field, greenhouse and laboratory equipment used in field operations and analysis of research samples. 4. Performing other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age or older.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to follow instructions.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

Applicants must apply online at

For more information contact:
Elizabeth Jones

Screening Date:

September 28, 2023 until filled. 

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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