As a Program Assistant at the Office of Indiana State Chemist (OISC), you will be a part of a nationally recognized team that strives to protect the public and the environment by ensuring that pesticide products distributed within the state are properly labeled.

In this role, you will:

  • The ability to work independently with little supervision, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail to ensure data accuracy
  • The capability of making informed decisions regarding regulations and policies
  • Typing, drafting, filing, data entry, proofreading and editing skills
  • The ability to set personal objectives and work independently on projects under moderate supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to monitor and coordinate resources
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment

In addition to Purdue’s robust benefits package, OISC offers hybrid work environments, flexible work schedules, and encourages healthy work-life balance.


  • High school diploma/GED
  • 2 years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of common computer applications and programs (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat)
  • Database Management
  • Customer service experience