CREC 2024 Temporary Farming - Machinery

North Dakota State University   Carrington, ND   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on July 3, 2024
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This is a part-time, non-benefited position. Unsolicited applications to this posting will NOT be considered.

Position Description & Details:

Temporary assignment at an agricultural research center responsible for assisting scientists and laboratory specialists in processes of a crops research program. Position requires diverse skills with major responsibilities to include field work including soil or plant sample collection, weeding, hand harvesting, and miscellaneous tasks related to assisting research leaders. Laboratory duties including grain cleaning, sample grinding, weighing and data collection.


Field work including soil or plant sample collection, weeding, hand harvesting, and miscellaneous tasks related to assisting research leaders. Laboratory duties including grain cleaning, sample grinding, weighing and data collection. A limited amount of time may be spent on grounds and facility maintenance activities.

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Willingness to be timely to work schedule and desire to put forth consistent and full work days. The experience or demonstrated ability to learn the skills necessary to operate specialized research equipment and follow written and verbal instructions. Detail orientated, ability to maintain focus on task.

To Apply - Applications must include the following materials:

Application (resume and cover letter are optional)

Please include within application if you are currently or have in the past 12 months been employed with NDSU, the North Dakota University System or any other North Dakota State agency. If so, include which agency/department, as well as your how many hours you work a week and in the past 12 months.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

Employment Eligibility:

NDSU determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system: What is E-Verify? New employees to NDSU must present specific identification to determine their employment eligibility no later than their first day of work. To view the identification required, please see the List of Acceptable Documents . You will be required to have one item from List A OR one item from List B and List C.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or .