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Materials Assistant, AMSTI-ASIM Temporary, Part-time

Athens State University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jul 13, 2022

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Materials Assistant, AMSTI-ASIM Temporary, Part-time

Athens State University

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Job Duties:
Alabama Science in motion (ASIM) materials Support with the Alabama, Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI)

ASIM is the high school science component of AMSTI, the Alabama State Department of Education's initiative to improve STEM teaching statewide, including improvements in the individualized and integrated STEM subjects. AMSTI-ASIM supports schools by providing professional learning, educator support, and instructional materials needed to implement the current Alabama Course of Study Standards: Science.


● Construct and/or refurbish ASIM kits● Assist with inventory control● Assist in organizing materials to ensure efficient use of space and storage of ASIM materials● Deliver and/or pick up scientific equipment, materials, and supplies to/from participating high school science teachers in the five counties served by the AMSTI-Athens site as scheduled● Follow safety procedures, both on the road and while loading/unloading vehicles, as instructed by Athens State University● Monitor the condition of the vehicle and report issues to specialists and/or the site director to ensure that any repairs/problems are attended to immediately● Meet physical demands of the job, including but not limited to: lifting up to 50 pounds, climbing, crouching/stooping, handling, pushing/pulling, repetitive movement, speaking, standing, walking/running, carrying, driving, keyboarding, reaching, sitting, squatting, twisting/bending, writing● Meet regular attendance and punctuality requirements● Maintain open communication with the site director, specialists, and teachers● Accomplish essential functions in a timely manner● Essential job duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all-inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
● Valid driver’s license required● Ability to operate Athens State University-owned motor vehicles while complying with safety codes, state and federal traffic rules, regulations, and safe operating practices● Ability to relate well to a diverse population● Proficient in the use of standard office software including email● Demonstrated competence in oral and written communication● The individual holding this position will serve as a representative of Athens State University and, as such, shall promote a positive impression by demonstrating a collegial and professional customer-service approach at all times.

Salary Schedule:
$12.00 per hour, 24 hours per week, TEMPORARY, No benefits.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Please provide contact information for three professional references on your application.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

About Athens State University
Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers junior and senior-level coursework to community college graduates and transfer students holding sufficient credits from other institutions. Presently, over 3,100 students have selected Athens State because of its neighborly environment where 50 majors and degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a supportive and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a working adult who commutes. Recently, the University was featured in the 2015 Best Value Online College Rankings by for four online programs including computer science, accounting, education and human resources. The University offers undergraduate degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and Business. The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education. Seventy-five percent of the full-time faculty members hold a terminal degree. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events and festivals that have been featured as the Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” including the Athens Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention.

In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from that criminal background check.

Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.

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