The Biosecurity Research Institute is one of the most innovative employers in our area. Joining our team means working alongside motivated, experienced staff to facilitate cutting-edge research, training, and education related to the health and safety of plants, animals, and food.
We value teamwork, diversity, and personal growth; these values form a solid foundation for our organizational goals of promoting safe, inventive research to benefit our region, our nation, and our world.
Our team takes pride in supporting the important research activities conducted at our facility. We seek high achievers from all backgrounds.
Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
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Office Specialist III (Biosecurity Research Institute)
Department: 3670050040 Biosecurity Research Institute
Work type:Staff Full Time (USS)
Categories:Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 06A
About This Role:
The Office Specialist III will contribute to ongoing research mission activities of the Biosecurity Research Institute by providing administrative support and performing detailed and critical duties to meet organizational and regulatory requirements. Public relations responsibilities include coordinating events, tours, and meetings with the public, governmental officials, and BRI staff. Perform administrative support activities and serve as a resource to the public and employees. Monitor activity at central security station while serving in a backup role to security officers. This is a full-time limited term position.
Why Join Us:
Our mission, “Leading through research and education to protect agriculture and the public from biological threats,” is epitomized by the multidisciplinary research and related training activities being conducted at the BRI on high-consequence pathogens that infect livestock, plants, and people, or can contaminate food products. We are one of fewer than six high containment facilities in the United States that can conduct research on livestock experimentally infected with a broad range of highly pathogenic organisms. The BRI is unique in its capacity to perform multidisciplinary research on multiple pathogens and host species within a single facility. As the designated facility at Kansas State University for work on organisms classified by the U.S Government as Select Agents (SAs), our highly specialized facilities and highly trained and approved personnel ensure constant accountability, safety and security.
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
How to Apply:
Please submit the following documents:
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until June 12, 2019
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:
$14.79-$18.48 per hour - limited term position
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.
Applications close: Position is open until filled.