Workplace Diversity

AFS Student Worker

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/28/2024
Full Time

Job Title
AFS Student Worker

Requisition Number

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range
$8.50 - $12.00

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


Required Related Experience

To be discussed with hiring supervisor. Attention to detail, good work ethic, punctuality, good communication skills.

Required License/Registration/Certification

May require a drivers license

Physical Requirements

Positions may require, but not limited to, lifting, bending, squating, repetitive motion, working outside, heat/cold temps (weather), working with animals.


Shifts vary – supervisor will work with individual schedules.

Job Summary

This is typically a pre-hire position.

Work on farm units. Duties will vary and may include, but not limited to, cleaning stalls, barns, facilities; feed and handle animals; operate equipment; assist with research projects. Supervisors will discuss each unit’s specific needs and job duties.

Most positions are located off campus at the farms (Beef, Dairy, Equine, Poultry, Sheep, Swine, Feed Mill); a few are on campus (Animal Lab and Meat Lab).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Attention to detail, good work ethic, punctuality, good communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Farm and animal experience. Computer knowledge.

Deadline to Apply

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.