Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Service Maintenance
Hiring Salary: Hourly-Staff
Department: Texas Invasive Species Institute (TISI)
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent with at least one year of experience in a laboratory at a university, college or experience in a related field. Associates degree preferred. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs under supervision, a wide variety of routine and technical tasks including sample preservation, assisting in Texas Invasive Species Institute (TISI) educational events, and organizing TISI's biological samples and inventory.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Interprets and applies routine but moderately complex directives requiring limited judgement. Requires ordinary attention and care to tasks such as, but not necessarily limited to: scheduling, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, equipment maintenance and repair, sanitation, security, and compliance with university and governments procedures, standards, rules and regulations. Processes field samples and documents insect species collected for funded grants. Assists with educational programs with supervisor. Helps support other team members as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 23514
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.