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Summer Student Worker - Early Childhood Laboratory

Job Description

Summer Student Worker - Early Childhood Laboratory

Required License/Registration/Certification

Applicant must have a current negative TB test (within the last 2 years), or be willing to get one before starting job. CPR and 1st aid certification is preferable.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to walk long distances, pick up children weighing up to 40 pounds, push strollers and be able to get up and down from the floor several times a day.


Working hours are variable. Flexible schedules (days) are allowed. The ECL is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. The job would start on Monday, May 7 and go until August 3, 2018. There will be an opportunity for further employment in the Fall 2018 semester if interested.

Job Summary

We are looking for students who are staying in Lexington for the summer, and who want to work with children. Job duties of a student working at the ECL include playing with and supervising young children, helping classroom teachers with cleaning and organizing, assisting with daily routines, reading to children, and going to the playground and walks around campus.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience with young children.

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Summer Student Worker - Early Childhood Laboratory