ACCS Research Professional 1 - 5 pool

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Classification:Temporary Professional
Grade:Grade 81
Work type:Staff Full-time, Temporary, Graduate Student Worker, Marine Worker, Post Doc
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional, Research/Science/Grants, Marine Worker, Agricultural/Life Sciences/Vet Medicine

Position Summary:

This is a pool from which the Alaska Center for Conservation Science/AKNHP/KBNERR will draw when research technicians are needed to work on grant-funded projects. The position may be part or full-time.

Duties:

100Duties will vary according to project and the level of technical work to be done. Work may be done in a laboratory or in the field. Work, while temporary, may be part- or full-time. Positions at this level may perform one or more of the following: organize, collect and ensure quality control of data, and interpret results for reporting; lead the work of graduate assistants, student assistants, or research technicians in support of projects; lead the activities associated with a remote location or field camp; perform a specialized function; perform advanced field work.Essential

SALARY GRADE:

78-82

WORK SCHEDULE:

Varies up to 40 hours a week

CONTRACT PERIOD:

Varies up to 18 months

HOURLY PAID: 

Starts at $15.25 + DOE & Level of work  

The Alaska Center for Conservation Science/AKNHP/KBNERR collects information, conducts research, and serves data on species and ecosystems of conservation concern. Assessing the status and distribution of rare and invasive species and systems enables land managers, scientists and the general public to better understand and manage the state's biological resources. 


Alaska Center for Conservation Science/AKNHP/KBNERR is a member of NatureServe, which networks 82 Natural Heritage Programs and Conservation Data Centers located throughout North America. NatureServe serves conservation data at national and international levels. Alaska Center for Conservation Science/AKNHP/KBNERR resides within the University of Alaska Anchorage College of Arts and Sciences and also participates in the teaching, research, and service missions of the university.  

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

Knowledge of data collection procedures, data entry procedures, and computerized spreadsheets and databases. Solid understanding of databases, and methodology to design and use new databases. Ability to manipulate data to produce charts and graphs to display trends in data. Ability to interpret data to detect problems or irregularities. Attention to detail. Ability to work with little or no supervision. Ability to work in remote locations, sometimes in extreme conditions. Ability to coordinate/lead the activities of others.  

Length of time and type of experience required:

Varies by level of position need. 

Tech 1: HS graduation and 6 months experience in field relevant to research or equivalent combination of training and experience. 
Tech 2: 1 yr relevant college coursework and 1 year experience in relevant field or equivalent combination training and experience. 
Tech 3: 2 yrs relevant college coursework and 2 yrs relevant experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. 
Tech 4: Bachelors degree in relevant filed and 4 yrs experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.  

Typical education or training required:

Varies by level of position need. 

Tech 1: HS graduation and 6 months experience in field relevant to research or equivalent combination of training and experience. 
Tech 2: 1 yr relevant college coursework and 1 year experience in relevant field or equivalent combination training and experience. 
Tech 3: 2 yrs relevant college coursework and 2 yrs relevant experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. 
Tech 4: Bachelors degree in relevant filed and 4 yrs experience or equivalent combination of training and experience.  

Duties:

Duties will vary according to project and the level of technical work to be done. Work may be done in a laboratory or in the field. Work, while temporary, may be part- or full-time.

Positions at this level may perform one or more of the following: organize, collect and ensure quality control of data, and interpret results for reporting; lead the work of graduate assistants, student assistants, or research technicians in support of projects; lead the activities associated with a remote location or field camp; perform a specialized function; perform advanced field work.

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