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Pace University Student Assistant PLV Gardner in New York, New York

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Posting Summary

Position Title Student Assistant PLV Gardner

Position Number 1A0212

Status Part Time

Executive Provost/EVP Academic Affairs

Division Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Department Environmental Center A0212

Primary Campus/Site PL - Pleasantville Campus

Work Mode On-Campus

Grant Funded? No

Position Summary

The position is a part-time position dedicated to planning, developing, and maintaining the vegetable and butterfly gardens located at the Pace PLV campus and performing general tasks associated with the gardens.

Position Duties

The gardener will be responsible for:

  • Watering gardens and plants.

  • Weeding, mulching, and trimming in and around gardens.

  • Planting and transplanting plants and seeds.

  • Conditioning soils based on nutrient needs.

  • Preparing and maintaining flower and vegetable beds.

  • Pruning plants, shrubs, and trees.

  • Documenting and keeping growth records of selected areas.

  • Researching suitable plants and materials for designated projects.

  • Working with and instructing other students interested in gardening.

  • Maintaining garden tools and equipment.

  • Performing basic maintenance and repair tasks.

  • Ensuring the area in and around the garden is kept neat and clean and maintains a pleasing appearance.

  • Harvesting as needed

  • Perform general upkeep tasks as needed

    Position Qualifications

The main qualities for the position are:

  • Reliability – Being around during the growing season working the expected times and performing the expected tasks.

  • Good Communicator- Because things often happen on a fast-paced critical timetable communicating with others involved is important so that timely tasks are completed.

  • Enjoy working outdoors – Despite sometimes hard conditions work may need to be done.

  • Experience – Carpentry and gardening experience is a plus but not essential.

  • Good independent worker needing minimal supervision.

    Work Hours

Each would work approximately 6 hours/week for 20 weeks (120 hours per student over the period). Starting May 15 – September 15

Hourly Rate Range $15.00 - $15.00/hour

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number Stu01794P

Job Open Date 05/12/2023

Job Close Date 06/12/2023

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to Applicant

About the Institution

For more than 100 years, Pace University has been preparing students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience and the New York advantage. Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the College of Health Professions, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

AA/EEO Statement

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Annual Security Report Notice

Pace is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University’s Safety and Security department publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which can be accessed here ( . The report contains information on security policies as well as crime and fire statistics for the University.

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Supplemental Questions

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    • Are you an active Pace University Student?
  • Yes

  • No

    • What is your UID number (University Identification Number)?

(Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

    Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter