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Program Technician I

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville Fayetteville, AR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Information

**Posting Number** NCA256P

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**Working Title** Program Technician I

**Position Number** 10365

**Department** Horticulture

**About the University**

About the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture

The 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 (AAES) 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. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

**About the College/Department**

**Department Home Page**

**Job Type** Staff

**Summary of Job Duties**

Full time support in turf research with major involvement in the design, installation, and maintenance of intensively managed turf areas. Treatment applications, data collection and entry, turf plot maintenance (mowing, fertilizing, marking, pesticide applications, etc..), and supervision of support personnel will be required.

**Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.**

B.S. in Agronomy, Plant Science, Horticulture or closely related area.

**Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)?** Yes

**If yes, please specify** Pesticide Applicators License

**Preferred Qualifications**

Two years experience in turfgrass management.

M.S. in Agronomy, Plant Science, Horticulture or closely related area.

**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)**

Attention to details related to maintaining and installing turfgrass plots. Ability to communicate both oral and written at a high level related to preparation of manuscripts and other scientific research.

**Physical activities associated with this position**

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Division's Office of Affirmative Action at.

**Physical Conditions** The employee is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

**Work Schedule** M-F 8:00-5:00

**Overtime Eligible** No

**Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.** No

**Work Location/Building** Agri Experiment Station - Fayetteville

**Benefits Eligible** Yes

**Appointment Percent** 100

**Salary** Commensurate with experience.

**Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check?** Yes

**Does this position require a background check?** No

**If yes, please specify**

**Does this position require a substance abuse test?** No

**Pre-employment Screening Requirements**

Posting Detail Information

**Future Open Date**

**Close Date** 09/16/2019

**Open Until Filled** No

**Anticipated Start Date** 09/30/2019

**Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)**

**Recruitment Contact Information**

Dr. Doug Karcher

c/o Ms. Cindy Kuhns

Department of Horticulture

316 Plant Sciences Bldg.

Fayetteville, AR 72701

**Special Instructions Summary**

**Hiring Location** 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

**EEO Statement**

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs and services 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, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

**Internal Posting** No

**City, St.** Fayetteville, AR

**Supplemental Questions**

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

**Documents Needed to Apply**

**Required Documents**

1. Curriculum Vitae

2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application

3. Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)

4. Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)

**Optional Documents**

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, 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.

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville


Fayetteville, AR