NDSU Temp-DREC Agronomy Dept-Temporary Farming - Machinery

North Dakota State University   Dickinson, ND   Full-time     Farming / Fishing / Forestry
Posted on July 3, 2024
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This is a part-time or temporary non-benefited position.

Description & Details:

The NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center (DREC) is seeking a highly motivated individual that will assist with collecting observations for research on crop production systems in southwest North Dakota. The primary focus of this position will be on working with soil fertility, small grains and various broadleaf crops. Responsibilities will also include assisting in all activities required for the successful execution of field-based agronomy demonstrations and trials. These responsibilities will include note taking, data entry and other duties required to meet project goals. Many duties will require working in an outdoor environment with varying environmental conditions. Duties will require occasional travel to off station research locations. This candidate must be able to carry out these and other duties as assigned with general and minimal guidance from other members of the agronomy staff.

This position is based in Dickinson, ND. Summer housing is available if needed.

Work Schedule:

The regular work schedule is Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 4:30pm and this candidate will be required to check in/out on the HRMS employee self-serve timeclock portal. Ideally, candidate will be able to start in mid May and work through August 31.

Advertised Pay:

Pay rate: $16.00+ per hour, depending upon experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Demonstrated computer skills and ability to work with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and also as a team member
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working toward a degree in crop science, agronomy or related fields
  • Currently holds or is able to obtain a North Dakota Commercial Pesticide Applicator's license
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To Apply - Applications must include the following materials:
  • Current resume
  • Cover letter
Additional information on the NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center can be found on our website at https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/DickinsoREC .

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 ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu .