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Student Job Classifications - Student Research Assistant III

Job 9565
Pay Level III

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General Description
Student is responsible for performing semi-complex research-related tasks in accordance with standard procedure. Student works under minimal direct supervision and exercises some independent judgment and initiative.

Duties (may include but not limited to)
Performs administrative tasks (photocopying, mailing, etc.)
Prepares samples
Performs routine testing
Analyzes materials and/or data
Cleans, stores and sorts materials and research equipment
Cleans and maintains research facilities
Operates basic research equipment
Maintains records and files
Assists graduate students and staff with research testing
Assists in developing techniques and procedures for taking samples
Maintains stock, supplies and equipment
Prepares summaries including basic statistics
May coordinate the activities of other student employees

Additional Requirements (may include but not limited to)
Exhibits excellent communication skills
Must be dependable
Must sign a confidentiality agreement

The description above reflects the general duties and requirements considered necessary to perform the principal functions of the job and shall not be considered a comprehensive description of all work requirements which may be inherent to the position. Individual departments may have specific requirements not detailed above.

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5781 Wingate Hall
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-1349 | Fax: (207) 581-3261E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469