TFS Assistant Station Manager (TFS, JOB18-12)

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Classification:Research Technician 3
Grade:Grade 77
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:Institute of Arctic Biology
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Other

Position Summary:

The Toolik Field Station at the Institute of Arctic Biology is seeking A motivated individual to work as Assistant Station Manager. *** This recruitment is open internally to current IAB employees only as a promotional opportunity. *** The Toolik Field Station is a 3-150 person remote scientific research field station located at mile 284.5 Dalton Highway, Alaska. The Assistant Station Manager will act as the Toolik Field Station (TFS) camp manager during times when the TFS Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) is not on-site, assist the Camp Manager as directed while both individuals are on-site at TFS, and assist the Camp Manager with a variety of staff and TFS related tasks.

Duties:

10Assist the Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) with recruitment of station staff, assist with development/ revision of station policy and procedures, specific duties as assigned.Essential
20Assist the Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) with scheduling station staff, coordinating staff and user transportation, monitoring and editing user reservations and communicating with users verbally and electronically regarding support details.Essential
25Assist the Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) as directed while both individuals are on-site at Toolik Field Station. This could include any of the tasks in the section above, as well as daily operational tasks of freight handling, fueling, facility upkeep, warehousing, equipment operation, snow removal, grounds maintenance, science support, remote field work, janitorial, logistics, and other camp tasks performed by the staff this position leads. The position is required to regularly drive the remote Dalton Highway on unimproved surfaces, in adverse weather conditions, and amongst industrial traffic.Essential
35Act as Toolik Field Station (TFS) camp manager during times when the TFS Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) is not on-site, which includes: - Enforcement of TFS camp rules and policies pertaining to all users of TFS, including staff and all other camp residents. Enforcement of major code of conduct violations will be done in conjunction with the Facility Supervisor or a member of the TFS Management Team. - Manage the daily operation of TFS including planning housing assignments and keeping posted housing sheets up to date, maintaining attendance records, using and managing a complex electronic hotel reservation system, completing daily logs, giving orientations/briefings to new arrivals, coordinating support requests between staff and users, communicating with TFS Fairbanks staff as needed. - Lead TFS operations staff including Field Operation Assistants (FOAs), Winter Operations Assistants (WOAs), and Safety Coordinators. This includes project identification, daily tasking, and monitoring of work. This position will have the primary responsibility of ensuring TFS is clean, well-kept, and materially organized.Essential
5Assist the Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) with preparation of annual field season summary report.Essential
5Assist the Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) with seasonal staff performance evaluations.Essential

The Toolik Field Station at the Institute of Arctic Biology is seeking a motivated individual to work as an Assistant Station Manager.

The Toolik Field Station is a 3-150 person remote scientific research field station located at mile 284.5 Dalton Highway, Alaska. The Assistant Station Manager will act as the Toolik Field Station (TFS) camp manager during times when the TFS Facility Supervisor (Camp Manager) is not on-site, assist the Camp Manager as directed while both individuals are on-site at TFS, and assist the Camp Manager with a variety of staff and TFS related tasks.

The station is very busy. This position requires working under pressure, working independently, working with a wide variety of faculty, staff and students, working in adverse weather conditions, and performing tasks accurately.

Review Date: November 5, 2017

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Term Position:
This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Probationary:
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

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